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Invasive plant species may accelerate global warming

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:22

Invasive plants can accelerate the greenhouse effect by releasing carbon stored in the soil into the atmosphere, says a study.

Global warming is not due to natural factors, says expert

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 10:47

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth`s climate.

US high court mulls greenhouse gas limits

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 04:33

The US government has defended its regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from power plants before the Supreme Court, after coming under attack from industry and Republicans alike.

Link between Pangea integration and biggest mass extinction revealed

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 14:41

A new study has revealed the mysterious relationship between Pangea integration and the biggest mass extinction that happened 250 million years ago.

New software to measure carbon emissions at street level

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 18:02

Scientists from the Arizona State University developed the new measuring system, called Hestia using data from a number of sources including air pollution reports, traffic counts and tax offices.

`Concentration of green house gases reach their highest level`

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 20:30

The concentration of green house gases - carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide among others - have reached their highest levels despite the global economic crisis.

India cannot take legally binding emission cuts: Ramesh

Last Updated: Sunday, July 19, 2009, 20:10

India on Sunday said it was not in a position to accept any "legally binding" reductions in green house gas (GHG) emissions amid concerns by developed countries over the increasing carbon emissions by developing nations.