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Soil can lock away greenhouse gases, curb global warming

Soil can lock away greenhouse gases, curb global warming

Adopting the latest technologies and sustainable land use practices on a global scale could store more emissions in farmland and natural wild spaces, the study suggests.

Goal to reduce world temperatures likely to fail: Study

Goal to reduce world temperatures likely to fail: Study

The Paris Agreement's overall goal is to replace fossil fuels, which emit huge amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere which in turn leads to higher temperatures, with renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power and biofuels.

Humans responsible for record-breaking hot years since 1930s: Study

Humans responsible for record-breaking hot years since 1930s: Study

The researchers examined weather events that exceeded the range of natural variability and used climate modelling to compare those events to a world without human-induced greenhouse gases.

Nations with least emissions most vulnerable to climate change

Nations with least emissions most vulnerable to climate change

 Countries that emit the least amounts of greenhouse gases are ironically the most vulnerable to climate change effects such as increased frequency of natural disasters, changing habitats and human health impacts, a new study has found.

Less polluted nations most vulnerable to climate change

Less polluted nations most vulnerable to climate change

The majority of the most vulnerable countries are African and small island nations like Maldives, Mauritius, Fiji and Antigua and Barbuda.

'India to cut greenhouse gas emission up to 35% by 2030'

'India to cut greenhouse gas emission up to 35% by 2030'

India has submitted its INDCs which envisages reduction of carbon intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

New camera can measure greenhouse gases

New camera can measure greenhouse gases

The new camera can be used to measure emissions from many environments including sewage sludge deposits, combustion processes, animal husbandry and lakes.

DNA: World leaders call for action at Paris Summit 2015

More than 140 world leaders are gathering in the French capital to kick-start two weeks of talks that aim to reach the first truly global deal to cut greenhouse gases.

Earth in 'uncharted territory' on global warming

Earth has heated up by one degree Celsius (1.6 degrees Fahrenheit), Britain's weather office said today, as greenhouse gases hit record levels just weeks before a crucial climate summit in Paris.

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit record high

The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new record high in 2014, according to a new report released by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) on Monday.

Climate change moving world into 'unchartered territory': UN

Concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new high in 2014, the UN said today, warning the resulting climate change was moving the world into "unchartered territory".

US consumption level unsustainable: CSE

CSE said if the US did not make serious changes to its "conspicuous consumption", climate change mitigation efforts would not be as successful as the US needed to lead the way.

Talks on climate deal heat up over bill for global warming

The trillion-dollar question of who should pay for global warming is coming to a head in talks on an international climate pact, as developing countries worry they won't get enough money to tackle the problem.

Deep-sea bacteria could neutralise greenhouse gas

Deep-sea bacteria could neutralise greenhouse gas

Carbon dioxide, a major contributor to the buildup of atmospheric greenhouse gases, can be captured and neutralised in a process known as sequestration.

Citing talks with India, China, US announces new greenhouse gas commitments

Citing talks with India, China, US announces new greenhouse gas commitments

The US has been working to negotiate an amendment to the Montreal Protocol to phase down the production and consumption of HFCs globally.

Cities sign climate pledge in boost to global deal

Leading cities and regions on Thursday promised ambitious cuts to emissions blamed for climate change, hoping to boost efforts for a global deal.

UN climate talks plagued by twin fears

Negotiators from 195 nations tasked with crafting a universal climate pact are driven by twin fears tugging in opposite directions, which may result in a hollow deal, say analysts.

Rise in CO2 to melt world's glaciers

Just as it did at the close of the last Ice Age 11,000 years ago, rise in greenhouse gases will eradicate many of the world's glaciers by the end of the century, warns a new study.

Case closed, says study: C02 melted Ice Age glaciers

Greenhouse gases were the driving force behind global glacier retreat at the end of the last Ice Age, echoing current climate change, according to a study published today.

Targets to tackle climate change will remain a dream without affordable technology: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the targets of reducing greenhouse gases will remain difficult dreams in the absence of affordable technology and adequate finance as he made a strong pitch for concrete and effective outcome at the upcoming global conference on climate change.