Such increases may lower the future ability of global vegetation to offset carbon dioxide emissions caused by burning fossil fuels.
The researchers explained that as land ice is lost to the oceans, both the Earth's gravitational and rotational potentials are perturbed, resulting in strong spatial patterns in sea-level rise (SLR).Nov 17, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
An analysis showed that each creature was found to have consumed some form of manmade material, including the plastics Nylon, PVC, and PVA.Nov 17, 2017, 10:07 AM IST
It looks at the Earth's spin and gravitational effects to predict how water will be 'redistributed' globally, says NASA.
At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Delhi's AQI was 345, which falls under the "very poor" category.Nov 16, 2017, 14:38 PM IST
This move comes after NGT in June this year, had asked schools and colleges to submit their respective action plans to install rainwater harvesting systems within their premises.Nov 16, 2017, 14:22 PM IST
According to a recent research, living within 200 meters of the main road can increase the risk of infertility by 11%.Nov 16, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
The research centred on the impact solar geoengineering methods may have on the frequency of tropical cyclones.Nov 15, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
In relation to climate change, these invisible thresholds are a point-of-no-return beyond which lies a world that could fall rapidly and seriously out of balance.Nov 15, 2017, 12:41 PM IST
The contribution of air pollution to disease burden remained high in India between 1990 and 2016, with levels of exposure among the highest in the world.Nov 15, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
The figures point to China as the main cause of the renewed growth in fossil emissions -- with a projected growth of 3.5 percent.Nov 14, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
The article, "World Scientists Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice", has been co-signed by over 15,000 scientists in 184 countries and was published today in the journal BioScience.Nov 14, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Local governments now want to educate climbers to take garbage home, especially foreigners, who are sometimes unaware that this is normal etiquette in Japan.Nov 13, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
The 12th annual report is produced by 76 of the world's leading emissions experts from 57 research institutions and estimates that global carbon emissions from fossil fuels will have risen by 2 percent by the end of 2017.Nov 13, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
There are many things you can do on your personal level to help reduce the health risk of toxic pollutants.Nov 13, 2017, 15:57 PM IST
The species caught was a male measuring 1.5 metres (5ft) in length and was caught at a depth of 700 metres (2,300 ft) in waters off the resort of Portimao.Nov 13, 2017, 11:55 AM IST
Delhi residents Gaurav Ahuja and Khushbu Rastogi have come up with a unique initiative called 'Green Gaddis', which revolves around mainly behind the concept of plantationNov 11, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
The impact of the asteroid caused a crater 180 km wide and heated organic matter in rocks and ejected it into the atmosphere, forming soot in the stratosphere.
The newly described fossils were recovered from a commercial quarry near the village of Shanghuang in the southern Jiangsu province of China, about 100 miles west of Shanghai.Nov 10, 2017, 17:21 PM IST