Indian-origin scientist chosen for UN`s highest environmental award

An Indian-origin scientist, who proved how cutting emissions of "black carbon" or soot can significantly lessen the impact of climate change, has been selected for the United Nation`s top environmental award.

`Soot responsible for rapid Arctic melt`

Soot, is produced by auto & truck engines, aircraft emissions and burning forests.

Space tourism to speed up climate change

Soot from commercial space flight will change global temperatures, researchers have warned.

Glacier melting issue: Soot from India causing decline in ice cover

Now a physicist at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Surabhi Menon has set out to isolate impacts of greenhouse gases.