Global warming

Rapid Antarctic ice melt being triggered by warm water, say researchers

Rapid Antarctic ice melt being triggered by warm water, say researchers

A massive conduit of hot water was detected last year, measuring around 10 kilometres wide and 1 kilometre deep in front of the western side of the Totten Glacier.

Dec 18, 2016, 16:33 PM IST
Tibet glaciers drilled for climate change research by Chinese scientists

Tibet glaciers drilled for climate change research by Chinese scientists

Scientists claim that they have drilled into the glacier to collect almost 400-metre ice samples for research into climate change.

Dec 16, 2016, 20:42 PM IST
Has Climate change started widening world's wet-dry region divide?

Has Climate change started widening world's wet-dry region divide?

A new study has revealed that the wet regions of the Earth are getting wetter and dry regions are getting drier due to global warming.

Dec 14, 2016, 05:05 AM IST
Antarctica more vulnerable to warming than thought: Study

Antarctica more vulnerable to warming than thought: Study

East Antarctica`s massive ice sheet may be more exposed to global warming than long assumed, according to a study Monday that shows how strong winds can erode ice shelves that help hold it in place.

Dec 13, 2016, 08:15 AM IST
Surging methane emissions imperil climate goals: Study

Surging methane emissions imperil climate goals: Study

A decade-long surge of the potent greenhouse gas methane threatens to make the fight against global warming even harder, top researchers warned Monday. 

Dec 12, 2016, 07:00 AM IST
Climate change: Total loss of sea ice this year bigger than the entire area of India!

Climate change: Total loss of sea ice this year bigger than the entire area of India!

Warming temperatures caused the oceans to warm up as well, which in turn caused above average sea ice loss.

Dec 07, 2016, 14:40 PM IST
Is cow poop an answer to global warming problems?

Is cow poop an answer to global warming problems?

The four-cambered stomachs of cows have microbes that convert food into methane during the digestive process.

Dec 04, 2016, 06:11 AM IST
Deep sea corals face threat from climate change, global warming

Deep sea corals face threat from climate change, global warming

As per the report, North Atlantic coral populations face this threat and scientists have warned that changing winter weather conditions may upset fragile marine ecosystems.

Nov 28, 2016, 13:57 PM IST
Has the Antarctic really shrunk in size or is it a myth?

Has the Antarctic really shrunk in size or is it a myth?

Last year, American space agency NASA had released a shocking statement saying that ice in the Antarctic was actually increasing, as compared to the decreasing levels in the Arctic.

Nov 27, 2016, 03:20 AM IST
Dead Sea drying out by 3.3 feet per year – Swimmers cross Salt Lake for eco awareness (Watch video)

Dead Sea drying out by 3.3 feet per year – Swimmers cross Salt Lake for eco awareness (Watch video)

The Dead Sea is shrinking by about 3.3 feet per year owing to human activities.

Nov 22, 2016, 12:13 PM IST
Earth's warm October not record; 2016 on track to be hottest year ever!

Earth's warm October not record; 2016 on track to be hottest year ever!

From May 2015 to August 2016, Earth set monthly heat records for 16 straight months.

Nov 18, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

UN meeting urges `highest political commitment` on climate change

Nearly 200 nations made an appeal Thursday for the "highest political commitment" to combat climate change, at a UN gathering overshadowed by Donald Trump`s threats to withdraw the US from a global pact to turn back global warming.

Nov 18, 2016, 01:57 AM IST
2016 on track to become hottest year on record

2016 on track to become hottest year on record

While last month merely tied for the world's third warmest October in history, 2016 is still on track to be the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists said on Thursday.

Nov 18, 2016, 01:49 AM IST

China hits back at Trump's climate change hoax claims

Trump in 2012 infamously claimed China had created the concept of climate change to make America's manufacturing sector less competitive.

Nov 17, 2016, 22:02 PM IST
Thinning Arctic ice claims lives of 80,000 reindeer as global warming cuts off food supply

Thinning Arctic ice claims lives of 80,000 reindeer as global warming cuts off food supply

During 2013, 61,000 reindeer died – more than a fifth of the total Yamal Peninsula population of 275,000.

Nov 16, 2016, 10:02 AM IST
Global temperatures warmer by 1.2 degrees; 2016 sets record high for third year running

Global temperatures warmer by 1.2 degrees; 2016 sets record high for third year running

The WMO confirmed that 2016 has been the hottest year on record, with 2015 as a close second and 2014 taking the third place.

Nov 15, 2016, 17:07 PM IST
2016 warmest year in UK since 1850

2016 warmest year in UK since 1850

Data for 2016 showed a current value of 0.84 degrees Celsius above the average for the 30-year period between 1961 and 1990.

Nov 15, 2016, 12:00 PM IST
Climate change behind destruction of Japan's coral reef

Climate change behind destruction of Japan's coral reef

The reef, located in front of Ishigaki island in Okinawa and protected as a natural reserve, boasts over 70 coral species and is considered one of the oldest and largest in the northern hemisphere, Efe news reported.

Nov 11, 2016, 17:45 PM IST
Climate change, global warming have drastic affects on Earth

Climate change, global warming have drastic affects on Earth

Most life on Earth is already being changed by the warming climate, even though the rise in global temperature since pre-industrial times has been slight, said researchers.

Nov 11, 2016, 16:13 PM IST
Indian Ocean's current is widening and it may impact climate change enormously!

Indian Ocean's current is widening and it may impact climate change enormously!

The findings suggest that intensifying winds in the region may be increasing the turbulence of the current, rather than increasing its flow rate.

Nov 10, 2016, 23:39 PM IST