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China-India cooperation on carbon emission to benefit both: Daily

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 23:29

Coordinated efforts by China and India will help in moving both the countries towards global sustainability goals in carbon emission, a leading Chinese daily said Wednesday.

Amazon forests inhale more carbon dioxide than they emit: NASA study

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 18:56

In a finding that is seen as a significant factor in reducing global warming, a new NASA-led study confirmed that natural forests in the Amazon remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than they emit.

Components of Venus` acidic cloud cover identified

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:46

A team of researchers used rainbow-like light phenomenon observed on Venus cloud tops to identify the components of the planet`s acidic cloud cover.

Climate body says Australia emissions target `not credible`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 20:45

The Australian government`s climate change agency warned today that Canberra`s five per cent emissions reduction target was "not credible" compared with other countries and called for it to be tripled.

Climate risk from wind farms is minimal: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 00:21

Concerns that giant wind farms aimed at easing climate change in fact aggravate the problem are misplaced, a scientific study said today.

Change in snowfall pattern threaten Antarctica`s ice shelves

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 16:21

According to a new report, climate change can may soon change the thick snow cover in Antarctica completely in the next 200 years

Europe`s 2030 climate plan draws mixed response

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 07:24

Environment watchdogs rejected Europe`s 2030 greenhouse gas-curbing plan as inadequate today but the UN climate chief hailed it as a "positive" step towards a new international pact against global warming.

New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 22:20

A long-lived man-made greenhouse gas that appears to have the highest global-warming impact of any compound to date has been discovered.

Temperature limit too high to avoid climate change: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 11:14

An internationally agreed target to limit rises in global average temperatures to within 2 degrees Celsius is around double the threshold that would avoid catastrophic climate change.

US emitting 50% more methane than EPA calculations: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 19:35

The emissions of methane in the United States may be 50% more than the indicated estimates by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), says a new study on Monday.

New faultlines widen at UN climate talks

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 21:06

Fraught UN climate talks revealed growing frustration this week among vulnerable nations and observers with the political stance of emerging economies like China and India in the battle to stave off dangerous Earth warming.

Carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 18:32

Even if carbon dioxide emissions came to a sudden halt, the greenhouse gas already present in the Earth`s atmosphere could continue to warm our planet for hundreds of years, a new study has found.