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Worst greenhouse gas-emitters least affected by climate change

Worst greenhouse gas-emitters least affected by climate change

The case of global climate change seems to resemble that of non-smokers getting cancer from second-hand smoke as a new study suggests that countries emitting the least amount of gasses ironically suffer the most and vice versa.

Feb 08, 2016, 12:06 PM IST

'India lacks awareness about tools to quantify green emission'

 Indian environment management practitioners lack awareness about systems and tools to quantify greenhouse gas emissions even as climate changes are likely to impact agriculture in hilly and coastal areas, the Bureau of Indian Standards said today.

Sep 11, 2015, 22:39 PM IST
Oceans slowed down global warming

Oceans slowed down global warming

In the recent years, extra heat from greenhouse gases has been trapped in the subsurface waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans accounting for the slowdown in the global surface temperature increase observed during the past decade, shows a study.

Jul 17, 2015, 22:15 PM IST
British 'chocolate greenhouse' saving the world's cocoa

British 'chocolate greenhouse' saving the world's cocoa

Chocolate lovers take heart: a steamy greenhouse near London is helping to ensure that cocoa crops globally remain disease-free and bountiful to cope with the growing appetite for sweet treats.

Feb 23, 2015, 20:27 PM IST

With rich-poor split, climate talks run into overtime

UN climate talks went deep into overtime on Friday as negotiators struggled to break a deadlock between rich and developing nations on the underpinnings of a world carbon-cutting pact. 

Dec 13, 2014, 10:10 AM IST

Identified: 'Hidden' emissions in global meat trading

 An international team of researchers has estimated the amount of methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) that countries release into the atmosphere when producing meat from livestock.

Nov 14, 2014, 15:22 PM IST

Odhisha govt motivating flower growers to set up greenhouse

With floriculture suffering a setback after cyclone Phailin last year, Odisha government is encouraging flower growers to set up greenhouses in Ganjam district to boost production in a big way.

Aug 11, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

Harrison, once world`s most expensive teenager, dies, 46

Wayne Harrison, who once signed for Liverpool for £250,000 (299,000 euros), making him the world`s most expensive teenage footballer before his career spiralled into decline, has died at the age of 46, local media said.

Dec 27, 2013, 09:51 AM IST

Climate change 375 mn years ago may have lead to mass extinction

Researchers have found proof for catastrophic oceanographic events linked with climate change and a mass extinction 375 million years ago that devastated tropical marine ecosystems.

Dec 16, 2013, 16:22 PM IST

Climate change may shrink wheat crop yields

Wheat is harvested in temperate zones on more than 220 million hectares, making it the most widely grown crop on Earth.

Jan 30, 2012, 09:13 AM IST

Greenhouse gas emissions hitting record highs

The greenhouse gas emissions are going up instead of down, hitting record highs.

Jun 05, 2011, 18:04 PM IST

World’s hottest chilli grown in UK can leave one shaking

The record for the world’s hottest chilli has been broken by one grown in a greenhouse in UK.

Feb 18, 2011, 12:14 PM IST

Using liquid foam technology to improve greenhouse, plant microclimates

Canadian researchers have developed a liquid foam technology to improve greenhouse climates.

Dec 29, 2010, 14:30 PM IST

Using liquid foam technology to improve greenhouse, plant microclimates

Canadian researchers have developed a liquid foam technology to improve greenhouse climates.

Dec 29, 2010, 14:30 PM IST

Greenhouse emissions up 58% in last 15 yrs

India`s greenhouse gas emissions
(GHGs) have increased by 58 per cent to 1.9 billion tonnes
between 1994-2009, primarily from coal-based power sector that
nearly doubled its carbon footprint, a study has said.

Jul 14, 2010, 00:43 AM IST

Maha govt to frame policy for Greenhouses, floriculture

Maharashtra Government will soon
frame a comprehensive policy for promotion of Greenhouses and
floriculture in the state, State Marketing and Co-operation
Minister Harshvardhan Patil said today.

Apr 01, 2010, 00:36 AM IST

Nuclear energy may help cut greenhouse gas emissions

roposals are being worked upon at the Copenhagen summit to cut the greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere, prominent among which is the use of nuclear energy.

Dec 10, 2009, 00:11 AM IST

US agrees `greenhouse gases harm humans`

The US` EPA has given compelling scientific evidence that manmade greenhouse gases endangers health.

Dec 08, 2009, 13:09 PM IST

Reducing greenhouse gases not enough to slow global warming

A new research by a scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology has determined that reducing greenhouse gases may not be enough to slow down global warming.

Nov 12, 2009, 13:44 PM IST

Reducing greenhouse gases may not be enough to slow global warming

A new research by a scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology has determined that reducing greenhouse gases may not be enough to slow down global warming.

Nov 11, 2009, 14:40 PM IST