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India not bound to cut greenhouse gas emission levels: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 14:22

India is not bound to mandatorily cut greenhouse gas emission levels under Kyoto Protocol but voluntary efforts are being undertaken to reduce them, the government said on Wednesday.

White House warns climate inaction could cost US billions

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:11

Delaying efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could cost the US USD 150 billion per year, the White House warned today in a report on the economic consequences of inaction on climate change.

Increase in atmospheric moisture tied to human activities

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 17:31

Human activities are directly responsible for rising levels of atmospheric water vapour, the most abundant greenhouse gas and a key driver of global warming, scientists say.

NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:55

The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

Global warming will increase greenhouse gas emissions: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 19:23

A new study has claimed that rising temperatures can increase the amount of greenhouse gases emitted naturally by the oceans.

Fewer US nuclear plants could curb climate change fight

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 01:59

Nuclear power plants in the United States increasingly risk closure amid growing competition from cheap natural gas, which experts said could hamper President Barack Obama`s efforts to combat climate change.

Climate deal `won`t be perfect`: US negotiator

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 09:54

With 19 months to go until the deadline for a new, global pact on climate change, the United States` top negotiator cautioned today against unrealistic expectations, saying the deal "won`t be perfect".

Scientists showing dissent over global warming issues being crucified

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 13:17

Climate scientists who have posed questions about the relevance of global warming issues are reportedly being ostracized.

Environmentalists warn against waiting too long to deal with climate change

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 16:20

Environmentalists have warned policy makers that if they do not act upon the impending dangers of human-made climate change now and continue to wait, then it might be too late.

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.