Forests at greater risk due to climate change than previously believed
Forests at greater risk due to climate change than previously believed

A new study has revealed that forests around the world are affected by man-made climate change, suggesting that degradation of woods cannot be ruled out for the future.

Massive volcanic explosions contributed to dinosaurs' extinction
Massive volcanic explosions contributed to dinosaurs' extinction

A new research has examined that a series of colossal volcanic explosions 66 million years ago, emitted massive amounts of climate-altering gases into the atmosphere immediately before and during the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs.

'Lima held no hope for an India facing extreme weather patterns'

The recently-concluded climate change talks in Lima failed to catalyze any optimism for the next round at Paris 2015, signalling little hope for India that is already reeling under extreme weather patterns, experts said.

Greenland may lose ice more rapidly in future than previously thought
Greenland may lose ice more rapidly in future than previously thought

A new study has provided the first comprehensive picture of how Greenland's glaciers have changed over the past decade.

Climate policy pledges fall short of 2 degrees Celsius: Researchers
Climate policy pledges fall short of 2 degrees Celsius: Researchers

A new research has revealed that pledges to reduce emissions in China, Europe and the US give an important step forward, but have fallen short of 2 degrees Celsius.

SAARC policy makers, scientists discuss climate change

Policymakers and scientists from SAARC countries have begun deliberations on climate change, which is adversely affecting Ocean and marine life in the region.

'Climate change action plan' for bad effects of climate change

Kerala government has worked out an action plan to combat adverse effects of climate change in the state, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Monday.

Lima accord essential to combat climate change: France
Lima accord essential to combat climate change: France

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius Sunday welcomed Lima accord on climate change which he said prepared the ground for Paris's next year gathering to forge concrete measures aimed at slowing increases in global temperature, droughts, floods, storms, and sea-level rise.

SAARC scientists to review climate change impact on coral reef
SAARC scientists to review climate change impact on coral reef

Several scientists from SAARC countries will come together in Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Islands from tomorrow for a five-day workshop that aims to throw light on the impact of climate change on coral reefs and protection of the environment.

India must not announce peaking year, says expert

India should priotorise peaking technology transfer from countries like the US in tune with its growth imperative before declaring a year to cap off its carbon emission, an expert said as environmentalists discussed the effect of climate change in Asia.

Global warming not high priority for Americans: Survey

While most Americans say the US ought to take a leadership role in combating global warming, they personally show low concern for it in comparison to other environmental issues, a survey has found.

NASA offers prizes for apps on climate change
NASA offers prizes for apps on climate change

NASA has offered $35,000 in prizes to create apps which use US climate data. The contest, called the Climate Resilience Data Challenge in partnership with the US Geological Survey (USGS), offers prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that will help the United States cope with climate change.

Kerry appeals to all to share burden of climate change

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday appealed to the countries at UN climate talks to jointly share the burden of combating climate change and draft their energy policies around renewable sources.

Peru's melting glaciers a deadly threat as temperatures rise

High in the Peruvian Andes, the glacier-fed lake Laguna 513 brims with meltwater atop a populated valley in a region prone to earthquakes.

Himalayan states discuss climate change

Climate change and the bulging population are reasons for the rising temperature in Himalayan states, BJP leader Anurag Thakur said Thursday as nine Himalayan states discussed the issue.

Thousands in Lima march for the planet

Thousands of people marched in central Lima against the abuse of Earth`s resources Wednesday, urging ministers haggling over a world climate deal to ensure a global switch to 100-percent clean energy by 2050.

Indian metropolis subject of climate change case study

Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore will serve as case studies for a Norwegian research project to study climate change impacts on Indian cities, a statement said Wednesday.

UN for working together on matters of finance and adaptation

The UN has asked countries to work together to take action on matters of finance and adaptation and define a clear pathway for achieving the goal of USD 100 billion per year by 2020 in support of developing countries.

Still possible to curb warming but time short: Ban Ki-moon

The UN urged nations Tuesday to seize a shrinking opportunity to tame global warming as ministers negotiated in Lima for a new world pact to slash carbon emissions.

India named among moderate-performers on climate change

India has been named as a moderate-performing country in combating climate change with Australia being the worst in this sphere, according to a report released at climate negotiations here.