New evidence to rewrite Martian climate history
New evidence to rewrite Martian climate history

Geologists from Brown University have found new evidence that glacier-like ice deposits advanced and retreated multiple times in some regions of Mars in the recent past.

World can cut carbon emissions and live well, eco tool shows

 Cutting carbon emissions to limit global temperatures to a 2 degree centigrade rise can be achieved while improving living standards, a new online tool shows.

Bengal delta facing ecological catastrophe: Amitav Ghosh

Warning that the Bengal Delta in South Asia is facing an "ecological catastrophe" in the light of climate change, acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh has questioned the "obscurement" of information regarding the vulnerabilities of the region.

India, Germany to hold talks on environment, climate change

India and Germany will hold a bilateral meeting tomorrow aiming at strengthening the cooperation between the two nations on issues related to environment.

Obama wants India to embrace cleaner fuels

Offering help in the adaptation of climate change, American President Barack Obama Tuesday said unless countries like India embrace cleaner fuel world does not stand a chance against climate change.

Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers
Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers

One of the largest glaciers on the planet, Totten, is melting due to ocean warming, a phenomenon that demonstrates the vulnerability of East Antarctica and its role in increasing the level of the oceans.

'Agreement on climate change solidifies India's commitment'

The announcements by India to boost cooperation with the US in clean energy and confront climate change solidifies New Delhi's commitment to expand its share of renewable energy, an American think-tank said on Sunday.

Nothing momentous in Modi-Obama statement on climate change: Greenpeace

Greenpeace India Sunday expressed disappointment over the Indo-US joint announcement on climate change, saying it did not go beyond the "rhetoric and the usual platitudes", although it noted that the agreement reached to phase out HFCs marked a big shift.

India, US announce steps to promote clean energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday dismissed that there was any pressure to ink a pact similar to US-China agreement on emission cuts as India and the US announced important steps to promote clean energy and confront climate change.

Japanese technology to boost flood warnings in South Asia

A sophisticated flood forecast model developed by Japanese scientists will enhance early warnings and help mitigate the impact of climate change in the flood-ravaged trans-boundary river basins of India, Pakistan and even China.

US must understand India's growth imperatives: Javadekar
US must understand India's growth imperatives: Javadekar

Urging developed countries to walk the talk on climate change, union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday said he expects the US to understand India's "need for growth" that aligns with its bid for greater share in global carbon space.

Will be more pro-active if US addresses demand for green tech transfer: India

Ahead of President Barack Obama's visit, India Friday said it will be more pro-active on climate change issues if the US addresses its demand for transfer of green technology and operationalisation of the Green Climate Fund pledged by the developed world including America.

Great Barrier Reef can decline to less than 10% if ocean warming continues
Great Barrier Reef can decline to less than 10% if ocean warming continues

A new study has revealed that Australia's Great Barrier Reef could lose 90 percent of its living corals if ocean warming continues.

Climate change brings world closer to `doomsday`: Scientists
Climate change brings world closer to `doomsday`: Scientists

Climate change and the danger of nuclear war pose an ever-growing threat to civilization and are bringing the world closer to doomsday, a group of prominent scientists and Nobel laureates said Thursday.

Government releases book on climate change
Government releases book on climate change

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu released a book on climate change in the capital on Tuesday.

Focus on climate change must shift to 'green credit': PM Modi
Focus on climate change must shift to 'green credit': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday called for greater emphasis on generating and conserving clean energy as opposed to staying focused on cutting down carbon emissions alone.

PM chairs first meet of reconstituted climate panel
PM chairs first meet of reconstituted climate panel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired the first meeting of the reconstituted high-level climate panel to review the national action plan on climate change.

Manage Himalayan ecosystems to reduce effects of climate change: Javadekar

Managing Himalayan forest ecosystems on a trans-boundary scale is a must to reduce the effects of climate change, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said here.

2014 may not be hottest year on record: Report

In a twist to the claim that 2014 was the hottest year on record, NASA climate scientists now reportedly say that the likelihood that 2014 was the warmest year since 1880 is just "38 percent".

Marine wild life about to collapse in 100 years: Study
Marine wild life about to collapse in 100 years: Study

The collapse of wildlife on land due human activity is about to recur in the sea in the next 100 years, a consortium of scientists has found.