Greenland Ice Sheet more sensitive to climate change than previously thought
Greenland Ice Sheet more sensitive to climate change than previously thought

A new study has revealed that despite its apparent stability, the massive ice sheet covering most of Greenland is more sensitive to climate change than earlier estimates have suggested.

Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves
Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves

Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, scientists said Monday.

Consumers show improvements on sustainable behaviour

Although more people now expect global warming will negatively affect them during their lifetime than in 2012, environmental-friendly behaviour has shown an improvement among people in nine countries, including India, a new global analysis suggests.

We can limit climate change: IPCC head R K Pachauri
We can limit climate change: IPCC head R K Pachauri

Even as the world is faced with the growing threat of climate change, it already has the means to build a more sustainable world and avert widespread disruptions and destruction if there is a will to act, Dr R.K. Pachauri, the head of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC), said Tuesday.

Obama admits US role in creating climate change crisis
Obama admits US role in creating climate change crisis

President Barack Obama acknowledged the role of the United States in creating the climate change crisis Tuesday and told developing nations Washington will provide science and technology to help them combat it.

'Unfair to look at climate commitment on participation basis'

India Tuesday said it is "unfair" to question the commitment of countries on the issue of climate change on the basis of the participation of their leaders at a summit being hosted by the UN Secretary General.

PM Narendra Modi to skip UN climate summit in New York: Reports
PM Narendra Modi to skip UN climate summit in New York: Reports

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is hosting a key summit on climate change Tuesday in New York where more than 100 world leaders including US President Barack Obama will attend the meeting.

Thousands join climate change march in New York

New York City Sunday was the scene of a huge and colourful demonstration against climate change with more than 300,000 people turning out as part of an international initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of global warming.

US power plants world's worst polluters: Report
US power plants world's worst polluters: Report

America's power plants are among the leading global sources of carbon emission than the entire economies of Russia, India, Japan or any other nation put together besides China, a latest report said today.

Caribbean among most vulnerable regions to climate change
Caribbean among most vulnerable regions to climate change

Developing societies in the Caribbean are the most vulnerable economies in the Americas to climate change because the majority of the population lives in coastal areas, environmental experts have said.

White House tackles HFC emissions to slash global warming

The Obama administration today said it will slash emissions of hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), a potent greenhouse gas used to fuel refrigerators and air conditioners that contributes to global warming.

Study urges 15-year plan for low-carbon growth

The world can save both financial and environmental costs by shifting toward a low-carbon economy over the next 15 years, a high-level panel said today ahead of a UN summit.

Global warming may unleash series of decades-long 'megadroughts'
Global warming may unleash series of decades-long 'megadroughts'

A new study has revealed that due to global warming, this century may suffer from a series of decades-long "megadroughts".

Ocean algae can evolve fast to tackle climate change: Study
Ocean algae can evolve fast to tackle climate change: Study

Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed.

India, EU stress need for global pact on climate change

India and the European Union today stressed the need for a global agreement on climate change at the UN Conference in Paris next year.

Warmer air caused ice shelf collapse off Antarctica
Warmer air caused ice shelf collapse off Antarctica

Warmer air triggered the collapse of a huge ice shelf off Antarctica in 2002, according to a report on Thursday that may help scientists predict future break-ups around the frozen continent.

Activists plan worldwide march on global warming
Activists plan worldwide march on global warming

Thousands of activists are expected to participate in a march in New York, London and eight other cities worldwide, including Delhi, to pressure world leaders to take action on global warming, ahead of a major summit on climate change this month, a British daily reported Monday.

Cab sharing helps cut cost, curbs CO2 emission
Cab sharing helps cut cost, curbs CO2 emission

Sharing a cab may help reduce total travel time by up to 40 percent, with corresponding reductions in operational costs and carbon dioxide emissions, says a new study.

United Nations' 'reports from future' predicts climate hell by 2050
United Nations' 'reports from future' predicts climate hell by 2050

United Nation recent initiative called 'weather reports from the future' predicted the disastrous climate change by 2050 with imagined weather forecasts.

Brazil police arrests 'deforestation gang' in Amazon rainforest
Brazil police arrests 'deforestation gang' in Amazon rainforest

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New Delhi: Brazil police on Friday arrested a gang who have carried out the worst environmental crimes of performing deforestation in the Amazon region.