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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Global warming likely to be slower than predicted
Global average temperatures will warm about 20 per cent more slowly than expected over the coming de...
Longest-ever Everest ice core to study climate change
Scientists have obtained the longest ice core ever from the Mount Everest, measuring 142 metres, alo...
Global warming likely to be slower than earlier predicted
Scientists have said that the recent downturn in the rate of global warming will lead to lower tempe...
GPS data can predict post-quake tsunami within mins
By using global positioning systems, researchers have shown that they can provide accurate warning o...
It`s official! Humans caused global warming
Over 2000 papers were rated and among those that discussed the cause of recent global warming, 97 pe...
Global warming causes North Pole shift: Study
A new study that has been published in the Geophysical Research Letters, has found that the location...
Mount Everest losing its cloak of ice and snow
Mount Everest is shedding its frozen cloak as its glaciers have shrunk at an alarming rate of 13% ov...
Climate change could leave hundreds of millions homeless
It is increasingly likely that hundreds of millions of people will be displaced from their homelands...
Global carbon dioxide in atmosphere touches milestone level
For the first time in human history, the carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in the atmosphere has pa...
UN agency predicts mobile numbers will outnumber global population by next year
A United Nations agency has said there will be more mobile subscriptions than people in the world by...
Scientists warn over Arctic Ocean’s rapid acidification
Scientists from the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) on Monday warned over the rapi...
Global warming could affect rainfall patterns
A NASA-led modelling study has provided new evidence that global warming could change future global ...
2012 was the 9th warmest year on record: WMO
UN’s weather agency has released its annual report, in which 2012 has been declared as the ninth-war...
Climate chief warns of `urgency` as CO2 levels rise
The UN`s climate chief called for urgency today as she opened a new round of global talks amid warni...
`Using grocery delivery services cuts carbon emission by half`
University of Washington engineers have found that using a grocery delivery service can cut carbon d...
Plants moderate climate warming: Study
As temperatures warm, plants release gases that help form clouds and cool the atmosphere, according ...
13b pound project could generate unlimited supply of clean, cheap energy
A 13 billion pound project has found a solution to climate change and an age of clean, unlimited ene...
Global cooling trend ended in 19th century
Analysis of 2,000 years of climate records has found that a long-term cooling trend ended late in th...
Earth Day 2013: 20th century warmest in 1,400 yrs
Earth was cooling until the end of the 19th century and a hundred years later, the planet`s surface ...
Climate change negotiations painfully slow: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the goal of stabilising global temperatures at acceptab...
Global military spending falls amid economic crisis
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) attributed the fall to austerity polici...
Mahatma Gandhi among leaders most admired by CEOs globally
Mahatma Gandhi figures among the top three most admired leaders of the world, said a global survey o...
Antarctic summer ice melting 10 times faster: Study
Summer ice in the Antarctic is melting 10 times quicker than it was 600 years ago, a new study showe...
Global warming to cause starvation of millions in Asia, Africa
Millions of people might face starvation by 2050 as a result of extreme temperature globally.
India important in fight against cyber crime: Hague
British Foreign Secretary William Hague has described India as an important partner in the fight aga...
Wine production to fall due to global warming: Study
Researchers have warmed production of wine could drastically fall due to the change in global weathe...
Japan, US to deploy drone to monitor North Korea?
Japan and the United States might deploy a high-altitude reconnaissance drone called the `Global Haw...
Arctic Ocean records all time fifth lowest wintertime sea ice extent
After a record melt season last year, the Arctic Ocean`s icy cover shrank to its lowest extent on re...
Low-level clouds behind Greenland`s record-breaking ice melt in 2012
The culprit that caused the record-shattering level of ice melting in Greenland in 2012 may have bee...
UN adopts treaty to regulate global arms trade, India abstains
The UN General Assembly today overwhelmingly approved the first ever arms treaty regulating the USD ...
Final draft of global arms trade treaty flawed: India
India has criticised the final draft of the global Arms Trade Treaty at the UN, saying it falls shor...
Cyber attack targeting European spam-fighting group `originated in Russia`
A massive cyber attack targeting a European spam-fighting group that slowed some global Internet tra...
Summer melt season `getting longer on Antarctic Peninsula`
A new research from the Antarctic Peninsula has shown that the summer melt season has been getting l...
10% Facebook users abused online: Study
At least one in 10 Facebook users have received abusive or insulting messages on the site, a new stu...
Climate swings contribute more to increased monsoon rainfall
Natural swings in the climate have significantly intensified Northern Hemisphere monsoon rainfall.
Great Barrier Reef could be destroyed `permanently`
Great Barrier Reef could be destroyed permanently due to climate change and the development of coal ...
Tropical forests more resilient to global warming than thought
Tropical forests are less likely to lose biomass - plants and plant material - in response to greenh...
Arunachal villages disappearing as rivers changing course
A number of hamlets in the foothills of Arunachal Pradesh and upper Assam have disappeared under wat...
China`s sat-nav system to have civilian uses
China`s Beidou satellite-navigation system, which has proven its use in defence and national safety ...
Earth`s hot spell unlike anything in 11,000 years
A study has found that the Earth is on track to becoming the hottest it has been at any time in the ...
Giant Arctic camel`s fossil found
Canadian paleontologists have discovered the fossilized remains of a giant camel that lived in the A...
Global warming to open unexpected shipping routes in Arctic: Study
Global warming will make frigid shipping routes much more accessible than ever imagined by melting a...
`New tech changing global energy trends`
Global energy trends are changing especially with the advent of new technologies as well as high pri...
`Volcanoes keeping a lid on global warming`
Sulphur dioxide emissions from moderate volcanoes around the world can mask some of the effects of g...
China`s BeiDou navigation system to get full global coverage by 2020
In a stiff challenge to America`s Global Positioning System, China on Sunday said that its home-grow...
Volcanic eruptions halted global warming during 2000-10
Dozens of volcanoes spewing sulfur dioxide may be the reason why Earth did not warm as much as scien...
Global tipping point `unlikely` in real world
A group of international ecological scientists have rejected a doomsday-like scenario of sudden, irr...
`Blood test` for corals to measure impact of warming
Researchers are developing a "blood test" for corals to measure how they are being affected by clima...
US labels Pak-based Mullah Nazir`s militant group `Global Terrorists`
The US State Department has designated the Commander Nazir Group and its leader Malang Wazir as ` Sp...
Arunachal apples losing taste due to climate change
Popular for its sweetness, apples produced in the Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh are now gradu...
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