EU cites J&K floods to root for strong climate agreement

Sounding alarm bells over Jammu and Kashmir floods and other environmental disasters, European Union on Friday said governments should work "seriously" towards a meaningful and "strong" climate agreement in Paris next year to keep the goal of limiting global temperature increase to under two degrees Celsius.

Warming climate adding to CO2 levels released by oceans: Study

A new study has revealed that increase in warming climate has intensified the carbon dioxide level in atmosphere which is released by oceans.

World experiences hottest November in 134 years: NOAA

The month of November was the hottest experienced on Earth since record-keeping began in 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday.

`Global cooling as significant as global warming`

A "cold snap" 116 million years ago triggered a marine ecosystem crisis similar to those witnessed as a result of global warming, a new study claims.

World experiences fourth warmest June on record

Average global temperatures this June were the fourth warmest since record keeping began in 1880, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has said.

World moving towards 2 deg rise in temp: UN

Global temperatures in 2011 are the 10th highest on record with countries like Pakistan, Thailand, Myanmar and the US were among the worst hit by extreme weather events.

Global carbon emissions at record high: IEA

Energy-related carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2010 were the highest in history.