Global warming

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.

Jun 27, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
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.

Jun 25, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
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.

Jun 23, 2017, 15:31 PM IST
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.

Jun 22, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
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.

Jun 20, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
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.

Jun 18, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
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.

Jun 16, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

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.

Jun 09, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
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.

Jun 05, 2017, 22:32 PM IST
World Environment Day: What you can do today to help save the planet

World Environment Day: What you can do today to help save the planet

World Environment Day (WED), which occurs on 5 June every year, is all about taking action and getting yourself involved physically to do something to help preserve nature and ecosystems.

Jun 05, 2017, 12:04 PM IST
'World Environment Day' right time to nurture a better planet: PM Modi

'World Environment Day' right time to nurture a better planet: PM Modi

World Environment Day 2017 will be observed today across the world and the theme of this year is `Connecting People to Nature`.

Jun 05, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
Here’s how you can support eco-tourism as a traveller

Here’s how you can support eco-tourism as a traveller

Here are a few tips on how you can save the environment while travelling:

Jun 05, 2017, 07:59 AM IST
World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact

World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact

China and Europe pledged on Friday to unite to save what German Chancellor Angela Merkel called "our Mother Earth", standing firmly against President Donald Trump`s decision to take the United States out of the Paris climate change pact.

Jun 03, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
India's green lobby slams Trump for exiting Paris deal

India's green lobby slams Trump for exiting Paris deal

The Agreement was adopted on December 12, 2015 by 195 parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), replacing its predecessor Kyoto Protocol. It was finally ratified on November 4, 2016.

Jun 02, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

Priorities of coral and coal clash in Aussie Sunshine State

As many Australians grapple with how to save their Great Barrier Reef from global warming, others are preoccupied with building one of the world's biggest coal mines nearby.

May 31, 2017, 14:52 PM IST
UN chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

UN chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

In his first major speech on climate action on Tuesday, Guterres promised that he will intensify high-level political engagement to "raise the bar" on climate action, Xinhua news agency reported.

May 31, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
Spoiling environment for posterity is 'crime': PM Narendra Modi

Spoiling environment for posterity is 'crime': PM Narendra Modi

Recognising the need to promote an ecosystem that creates entrepreneurial economy, Modi and Merkel agreed to promote cooperation in the field of Startups by facilitating interaction with various stakeholders in the Startups ecosystem.

May 31, 2017, 00:26 AM IST
Climate change may make cities 8 degrees Celsius hotter by year 2100, say researchers!

Climate change may make cities 8 degrees Celsius hotter by year 2100, say researchers!

The projection is based on the worst-case-scenario assumption that emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases continue to rise throughout the 21st century.

May 30, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
Have trouble sleeping? Climate change is about to make it worse!

Have trouble sleeping? Climate change is about to make it worse!

Researchers have long known that being too hot or too cold at night can disturb anyone’s sleep, but nobody had thought to ask how that might affect people in a world grown hotter because of climate change.

May 27, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
NASA study on hottest summers in Greenland churned out a new discovery and it's worrying!

NASA study on hottest summers in Greenland churned out a new discovery and it's worrying!

This solitary wave is a new discovery that may increase the potential for sustained ice loss in Greenland as the climate continues to warm, with implications for the future rate of sea level rise.

May 26, 2017, 10:59 AM IST