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World is getting warmer: Global climate report

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 03:29

The world is getting warmer, as greenhouse gases reach historic highs and Arctic sea ice melts, making 2013 one of the hottest years on record, international scientists said today.

Underwater vehicle to measure Antarctic Sea ice

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:58

In a bid to get a better understanding of the effects of global climate change, New Zealand scientists will begin a project to measure Antarctic sea ice from below this coming southern summer.

Sharks able to cope with climate change

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 13:21

Amid fears that climate change may further contribute to already declining population of sharks, a study has found that sharks in the Arctic may be able to cope with the change.

New soot particle from wildfire emissions discovered

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 15:51

A study led by Indian-origin researcher Rajan Chakrabarty has found a previously unrecognised form of soot particle, identified by the authors as "superaggregates", from wildfire emissions, offering new insights into global climate study.

Redheads falling prey to extinction due to climate change: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 13:48

We may feel a drop in the number of `red-heads` around us, as a new study claims that they may very soon be on the verge of extinction.

Invasive plant species may accelerate global warming

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:22

Invasive plants can accelerate the greenhouse effect by releasing carbon stored in the soil into the atmosphere, says a study.

NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:55

The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

Climate change will impact the tropics too: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:44

Although greenhouse gases cause greater warming at the poles, few places on the earth will be immune to global warming and the tropics too will likely experience associated climate impacts, such as increased storm intensity, says a study.

Controversial technologies may be needed to control climate change: Study

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 19:02

Technology can not only improve lives, it can also present us with numerous possibilities when it comes to dealing with climate issues.

Swiss say only decades left for ice artifacts

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 20:20

Swiss scientists say only decades remain for alpinists and hikers to retrieve items covered for hundreds or even thousands of years by ice which is now melting.

Leafing out and climate change

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 13:46

Global warming is generally expected to bring spring forward but a connected influx of plant species from warmer southern latitudes could counteract this effect, said a study.

Changing flight path can help curb climate change: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 11:51

A new study has revealed that aviation could become more environmental friendly by re-routing their paths.