Climate change

47 poor nations seek monetary support for climate targets

47 poor nations seek monetary support for climate targets

Ahead of the UN climate summit that aims to keep the global average rise in temperatures below two degrees Celsius, a group of 47 poorest nations has sought money to achieve their climate plans and protect people from the devastating impact of climate change.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
Coral reefs can adapt to climate change, says study

Coral reefs can adapt to climate change, says study

Researchers found that some corals in the normally cool waters of the Cook Islands carry genetic variants that predispose them to heat tolerance.

Nov 02, 2017, 20:22 PM IST
Countries need to take action to limit global warming: UN Environment

Countries need to take action to limit global warming: UN Environment

At least 200 countries need to take urgent action to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

Oct 31, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Kadvi Hawa trailer: Sanjay Mishra's exceptional act will make you think about climate change—Watch

Kadvi Hawa trailer: Sanjay Mishra's exceptional act will make you think about climate change—Watch

Bollywood is house to many superstars and budding stars in the making. But it also has a reservoir of actors who are impeccable when it comes to their craft, and the very talented Sanjay Mishra is one such highly underrated actors in the Hindi film industry.

Oct 31, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
CO2 concentrations in atmosphere at record high in 2016: WMO report

CO2 concentrations in atmosphere at record high in 2016: WMO report

This risks making global temperature targets largely unattainable, the report added.

Oct 31, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
Bamboo lemurs being pushed towards extinction due to climate change, warn researchers

Bamboo lemurs being pushed towards extinction due to climate change, warn researchers

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), there are only about 500 greater bamboo lemurs remaining in the wild.

Oct 30, 2017, 17:19 PM IST
Arctic sea ice disappearing at a rapid pace, says study

Arctic sea ice disappearing at a rapid pace, says study

The discourse on climate change has been growing since a long time and with the phenomenon making its presence felt every day, it doesn't seem like it will end soon.

Oct 25, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Greenland waters losing salinity due to melting ice, may affect marine life: Scientists

Greenland waters losing salinity due to melting ice, may affect marine life: Scientists

Over the years, the dramatic meltdown of ice in the Arctic Ocean has received great attention and is easy to observe through satellite images.

Oct 16, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Not just humans, ocean critters also contribute to global warming – This is how

Not just humans, ocean critters also contribute to global warming – This is how

A detailed analysis showed that around 10 percent of total methane emissions from the Baltic Sea may be due to clams and worms.

Oct 15, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Climate change: Warming soils may intensify Earth's temperatures, warn scientists

Climate change: Warming soils may intensify Earth's temperatures, warn scientists

The analysis of the results of the study has revealed that the warm dirt has accelerated the catastrophe of global warming. 

Oct 08, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Ancient humans left Africa to escape drying climate

Ancient humans left Africa to escape drying climate

Genetic research indicates people migrated from Africa into Eurasia between 70,000 and 55,000 years ago.

Oct 05, 2017, 16:12 PM IST
UN chief: Scientists say extreme storms will be 'new normal'

UN chief: Scientists say extreme storms will be 'new normal'

A warmer climate "turbocharges the intensity of hurricanes," which pick up energy as they move across the ocean, UN chief said.

Oct 05, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
Mid-air turbulence set to triple due to climate change in future

Mid-air turbulence set to triple due to climate change in future

Climate change will significantly increase the amount of severe turbulence worldwide by 2050-2080, said the study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Government launches wildlife action plan for next 15 years

Government launches wildlife action plan for next 15 years

The NWAP 2017-31, under which there are 250 projects, is India's road map to conserve wildlife for the next 15 years.

Oct 03, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
61% Americans oppose Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Paris climate agreement: Survey

61% Americans oppose Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Paris climate agreement: Survey

Donald Trump's reasoning for backing out of the Paris accord was that it undermined the country's economy, cost US jobs, and put it at a disadvantage to other nations.

Oct 03, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Tasmanian tiger extinction a result of climate change, says study

Tasmanian tiger extinction a result of climate change, says study

Tasmanian tigers, about the size of a large dog, became extinct 81 years ago when the last one died in captivity at the Hobart zoo on September 7, 1936.

Sep 28, 2017, 12:40 PM IST
We built IITs, IIMs, Pak created Lashkar, Jaish: Sushma at UNGA

We built IITs, IIMs, Pak created Lashkar, Jaish: Sushma at UNGA

Our contemporary world is trapped in a deluge of troubles of which the most dangerous is the relentless rise of violence: Sushma

Sep 23, 2017, 20:36 PM IST
Leonardo DiCaprio slams Donald Trump for failing on climate change

Leonardo DiCaprio slams Donald Trump for failing on climate change

Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who is flexing his voice on climate change, has slammed US President Donald Trump`s inaction on climate change.

Sep 22, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj reaffirms India's commitment to Paris climate accord

Sushma Swaraj reaffirms India's commitment to Paris climate accord

The summit was presided by French President Emmanuel Macron.

Sep 20, 2017, 17:51 PM IST
India to work for environment beyond Paris Agreement: Sushma Swaraj

India to work for environment beyond Paris Agreement: Sushma Swaraj

Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj has said that India will continue to work beyond the Paris Agreement.

Sep 20, 2017, 07:32 AM IST

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