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India risks loss of 8.7% of GDP by 2100 on climate change: ADB

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:23

A global failure to respond to climate changes could result in about 8.7 percent economic loss in India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2100, Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday.

Climate indicators show renewed signs of El Nino: Australia

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 10:59

The Pacific Ocean has warmed in the last two weeks, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday, renewing signs of the development of an El Nino weather pattern.

BASIC countries ask developed nations to `walk the talk`

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 19:45

Environment Ministers of BASIC countries including India and China Friday said developed countries should "walk the talk" in addressing climate change in keeping with their historic responsibilities.

Deaths from overheating houses may triple by 2050

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 19:01

As temperatures rise and the population ages, premature deaths from overheating houses could triple by the 2050s, says a study.

Climate change may shrink oxygen-deprived zones in oceans

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 15:17

Contrary to what one would expect, researchers have shown that climate change, as it weakens the trade winds, could shrink the size of the lowest-oxygen environment zones in the

`Time for action by developing nations on climate change`

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 12:14

Noting that response of many countries is not adequate to combat climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said time has come for "enhanced action" by developing nations.

Closing nuclear fuel cycle important to meet climate change threat

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 17:45

With the threat of climate change looming large, it is important to close the nuclear power fuel cycle so that the base fuel could be used more efficiently. With a closed fuel cycle, nuclear power is almost akin to renewable energy, said a senior official here.

Tornadoes`s increased frequency, strength linked with climate change

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 16:49

A change in climate may be causing more and deadlier tornadoes that are hitting the US, as revealed by a new study.

Human influence causing climate warming: IPCC report

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 21:04

Observing that humans are the dominant cause of global warming, a UN climate panel has warned that climate change will impact human health, south Asian settlements and infrastructure through flooding, and will aggravate food and water shortages in the region.

18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting from tomorrow

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 16:53

Environment Ministers of BASIC countries will meet here to discuss important issues relating to current United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations.

Come up with out-of-the-box solutions: Naveen to scientists

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 16:09

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday urged upon the state`s scientific fraternity to come up with "out-of-the-box" solutions to combat the menaces of environmental pollution, energy crisis, water scarcity, global warming, and climate change.

Can tiny ants save us from global warming?

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 14:59

Ants may be one of the earth`s most powerful biological climate brokers, a study claims.