UN asks India to set target to cut down carbon emissions
UN asks India to set target to cut down carbon emissions

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Sunday asked India to set an ambitious target to cut down carbon emissions, saying it is in a unique position to lead sustainability, energy efficiency and fight against climate change.

New method to convert CO2 to valuable organic compound

In a bid to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide released into the environment, researchers have discovered a new method to convert the environmental pollutant to a valuable organic compound.

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.

Invasive plant species may accelerate global warming

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

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

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

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

`Concentration of green house gases reach their highest level`

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