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Human-induced climate change may cause significant rise in sea levels, warns IPCC

Human-induced climate change may cause significant rise in sea levels, warns IPCC

Valerie Masson-Delmotte, co-chair of IPCC Working Group I, said at the Australian National University (ANU) that human influence on the climate has contributed to changes in the warming of the Greenland ice sheet, something which is affecting sea levels the world over.

Climate change to bring 'devastating consequences' to countries in Pacific and Asia, claims study

Climate change to bring 'devastating consequences' to countries in Pacific and Asia, claims study

The study also said that Southern India may witness a decline in rice yields by five percent in the 2030s.

'Entire world looking at India to combat climate change'

'Entire world looking at India to combat climate change'

Environmental experts feel that the traditional heritage of environment protection that India has can be utilised to deal with the dangers associated with environment.

Heatwave breaks 131-year-old temperature record in US

Heatwave breaks 131-year-old temperature record in US

The temperature downtown hit a record high of 98 Fahrenheit degrees (36.6 degrees Celsius), beating the former record of 95 Fahrenheit degrees (35 degrees Celsius) set in 1886, Xinhua news agency cited National Weather Service (NWS) as showing.

G20: Compromise on climate change, but at what cost?

G20: Compromise on climate change, but at what cost?

The key risk for defenders of the global pact is that other countries could now follow Trump's lead.

Global warming, climate change result of ignoring ancestral advice: Harsh Vardhan

Global warming, climate change result of ignoring ancestral advice: Harsh Vardhan

The minister, who started a plantation drive here, said our ancestors handed over to "us a pure environment" along with some "principles of living" to protect it.

Slightest increase in global temperatures can lead to extreme weather conditions, say scientists!

Slightest increase in global temperatures can lead to extreme weather conditions, say scientists!

Global warming caused mostly by the burning of fossil fuels began slowly in the early 19th century with the onset of industrialisation, but has accelerated rapidly over the last 50 or 60 years.

US President Donald Trump defends decision to pull out of Paris climate deal, says he's 'proud' of it

US President Donald Trump defends decision to pull out of Paris climate deal, says he's 'proud' of it

Climate change has become a major bone of contention between the United States and its Western allies, and the issue is set to loom large when Trump meets Group of 20 leaders in Hamburg, Germany next week.

Climate change may force ice-free areas of Antarctica to increase by 25%, warns study

Climate change may force ice-free areas of Antarctica to increase by 25%, warns study

Researchers have successfully conducted an investigation on how ice-free areas in Antarctica may be affected by climate change.

Chinese research vessel embarks on 240-day expedition

Chinese research vessel embarks on 240-day expedition

The vessel departed from China's southern province of Guangdong, heading for the Western Pacific to conduct deep-sea geological surveys for climate change, biological and environmental research, the report said.

Climate change: Neglecting oceans no longer an option

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Rapid rise in global sea levels since 1990s due to soaring temperatures, says study!

Rapid rise in global sea levels since 1990s due to soaring temperatures, says study!

Sea levels have risen by about 20 cms in the past century and many scientific studies project a steady acceleration this century as man-made global warming melts more ice on land.

Is the downfall of deforestation near? Aussie engineer has it all planned with this drone! - This is how

Is the downfall of deforestation near? Aussie engineer has it all planned with this drone! - This is how

More than 15 billion trees are lost to the world every year as civilisation continues to expand.

Climate change may claim sea turtle population; scientists sound warning!

Climate change may claim sea turtle population; scientists sound warning!

Researchers recorded sand temperatures at a globally important loggerhead sea turtle nesting site in Cape Verde off the northwest coast of Africa over six years.

India may become 2-4 degrees Celsius warmer, but heat deaths are preventable

India may become 2-4 degrees Celsius warmer, but heat deaths are preventable

The next year turned out to be India's hottest ever, since record-keeping began in 1901. And earlier in 2017, summer got off to an unprecedented intense start, as heatwaves in late March swept through nine states.

Feeling the heat? It's about to become more intense, says study!

Feeling the heat? It's about to become more intense, says study!

A team of researchers examined 1,949 deadly heat waves from around the world since 1980 to look for trends, define when heat is so severe it kills and forecast the future.

Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched!

Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched!

The last expedition of similar scale in Tibet, regarded as roof of the world was conducted in the 1970s.

Earth warming to tipping point - May 2017 second hottest on record, reveals NASA

Earth warming to tipping point - May 2017 second hottest on record, reveals NASA

May 2017's temperature was 0.05 degrees Celsius cooler than May 2016. It was just 0.01 degrees Celsius warmer than the third warmest May, which occurred in 2014, NASA said in a statement.

Marine reserves can help mitigate climate change effects

Some researchers have argued that as much as 30 per cent of the ocean should be set aside as reserves to safeguard marine ecosystems in the long-term.

India saw warmest winter this year, says study

India saw warmest winter this year, says study

The analysis, based on temperature trends from 1901 till recent years, finds that India has been getting warmer continuously, consistently and rapidly.