Global warming

Syria signs Paris climate deal, US now only non-member nation in the world

Syria signs Paris climate deal, US now only non-member nation in the world

The Syria People's Assembly voted to approve ratification of the agreement last month, according to the country's state-run media outlet SANA.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, says WMO report

2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, says WMO report

The WMO's provisional Statement on the State of the Climate says the average global temperature from January to September this year was approximately 1.1 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial era.

Nov 06, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Countries need to take action to limit global warming: UN Environment

Countries need to take action to limit global warming: UN Environment

At least 200 countries need to take urgent action to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

Oct 31, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Bamboo lemurs being pushed towards extinction due to climate change, warn researchers

Bamboo lemurs being pushed towards extinction due to climate change, warn researchers

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), there are only about 500 greater bamboo lemurs remaining in the wild.

Oct 30, 2017, 17:19 PM IST
Arctic sea ice disappearing at a rapid pace, says study

Arctic sea ice disappearing at a rapid pace, says study

The discourse on climate change has been growing since a long time and with the phenomenon making its presence felt every day, it doesn't seem like it will end soon.

Oct 25, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Greenland waters losing salinity due to melting ice, may affect marine life: Scientists

Greenland waters losing salinity due to melting ice, may affect marine life: Scientists

Over the years, the dramatic meltdown of ice in the Arctic Ocean has received great attention and is easy to observe through satellite images.

Oct 16, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Not just humans, ocean critters also contribute to global warming – This is how

Not just humans, ocean critters also contribute to global warming – This is how

A detailed analysis showed that around 10 percent of total methane emissions from the Baltic Sea may be due to clams and worms.

Oct 15, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Climate change: Warming soils may intensify Earth's temperatures, warn scientists

Climate change: Warming soils may intensify Earth's temperatures, warn scientists

The analysis of the results of the study has revealed that the warm dirt has accelerated the catastrophe of global warming. 

Oct 08, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Mid-air turbulence set to triple due to climate change in future

Mid-air turbulence set to triple due to climate change in future

Climate change will significantly increase the amount of severe turbulence worldwide by 2050-2080, said the study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
61% Americans oppose Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Paris climate agreement: Survey

61% Americans oppose Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Paris climate agreement: Survey

Donald Trump's reasoning for backing out of the Paris accord was that it undermined the country's economy, cost US jobs, and put it at a disadvantage to other nations.

Oct 03, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Leonardo DiCaprio slams Donald Trump for failing on climate change

Leonardo DiCaprio slams Donald Trump for failing on climate change

Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who is flexing his voice on climate change, has slammed US President Donald Trump`s inaction on climate change.

Sep 22, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj reaffirms India's commitment to Paris climate accord

Sushma Swaraj reaffirms India's commitment to Paris climate accord

The summit was presided by French President Emmanuel Macron.

Sep 20, 2017, 17:51 PM IST
US refutes EU offical's claims of softening stance on Paris climate deal

US refutes EU offical's claims of softening stance on Paris climate deal

At a summit held in Canada, a European official said that a US envoy has signalled that President Donald Trump may be ready to soften his stance on the Paris climate pact.

Sep 17, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Climate change to destroy coffee-growing areas by 88 percent till 2050

Climate change to destroy coffee-growing areas by 88 percent till 2050

Latin America is the world's largest coffee-producing region and if this actually happens, all the coffee lovers are going to face a tough time ahead.

Sep 12, 2017, 12:52 PM IST
Third of animal parasites may be extinct by 2070: Study

Third of animal parasites may be extinct by 2070: Study

The diverse group of organisms includes tapeworms, roundworms, ticks, lice, fleas and other pests - most of which are best known for causing disease in humans, livestock and other animals.

Sep 08, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
Rising ocean temperatures in Antarctica is affecting marine life – Read

Rising ocean temperatures in Antarctica is affecting marine life – Read

The shallow waters on the West Antarctic Peninsula are reflecting the effects of warming and as per reports, an increase of just 1-2 degrees Celsius in temperature has radically reduced marine diversity.

Sep 04, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
Can coral reefs survive rapid pace of climate change?

Can coral reefs survive rapid pace of climate change?

The researchers from ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at James Cook University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have recommended for future research.

Sep 02, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
Volcanic carbon dioxide drove ancient global warming event

Volcanic carbon dioxide drove ancient global warming event

The PETM is the most rapid and extreme natural global warming event of the last 66 million years.

Sep 02, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Global warming boon for Antarctic, may double marine life growth

Global warming boon for Antarctic, may double marine life growth

Researchers at British Antarctic Survey in the UK deployed heated panels on the seabed on the Antarctic Peninsula to observe the effect on local marine species.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Rising temperatures causing Caspian Sea to evaporate; scientists reveal worrying statistics

Rising temperatures causing Caspian Sea to evaporate; scientists reveal worrying statistics

The Caspian Sea, located between Europe and Asia, is about 371,000 square kilometres across in size.

Aug 30, 2017, 19:30 PM IST