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'Come with a plan,' UN chief Antonio Guterres to world leaders ahead of climate summit

UN chief Antonio Guterres has told world leaders to come up with concrete, realistic plans to boost climate action as greenhouse gas concentrations are driving global temperatures towards increasingly dangerous levels impacting millions of people.

Mar 29, 2019, 09:16 AM IST

Freida Pinto urges people to act on climate change

The documentary will be premiered on Tuesday.

Mar 18, 2019, 21:17 PM IST

16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Teenager Greta Thunberg is a prominent voice in the fight against climate change.

Mar 14, 2019, 09:51 AM IST

Deshhit: Himalayan glaciers melting

Himalayan glaciers melting due to Climate change. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 11, 2019, 21:26 PM IST

Earth may not appear as blue by 2100: MIT study

There will be a noticeable difference in the colour of 50 per cent of the ocean by the end of the 21st century, said MIT study.

Feb 05, 2019, 13:47 PM IST

Climate change increasing air pollution across globe: Study

Aerosols are tiny solid particles or liquid droplets suspended in the atmosphere.

Feb 05, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

Watch: Daily News and Analysis with Sudhir Chaudhary, 24 January, 2019

Watch the complete segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary, 24 January, 2019. This segment of DNA brings to you analysis of top news of the day.

Jan 25, 2019, 00:58 AM IST

DNA: Himalayan glaciers melting due to climate change

This segment of DNA brings to you analysis on important story of the day. Himalayan glaciers melting due to Climate change. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 24, 2019, 23:16 PM IST

Amid protests, French govt preparing to suspend fuel tax increases: Sources

The Emmanuel Macron government has imposed taxes on diesel to combat climate change but this has been met with massive protests.

Dec 04, 2018, 14:01 PM IST

Villagers' survival at stake in India's disappearing island

The tiny island in Sundarbans delta, home to 4,800 people, is endangered due to climate change.

Nov 30, 2018, 09:08 AM IST

Climate change may cause threefold increase in powerful storms in some regions: study

The impact on local communities could be severe, with more intense and extreme storms leading to greater large-scale flooding events, according to the study.

Nov 28, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

Clashing with Trump, US government report says climate change will batter economy

Climate change will cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century, hitting everything from health to infrastructure, according to a government report issued on Friday that the White House called inaccurate.

Nov 24, 2018, 08:38 AM IST

Mankind at risk: Global temperatures to rise by 1.5 degree Celsius by 2030-2052, says UN

There has already been a rise of 1C since the mid-1800s as industrialisation lifted emissions of CO2, the main greenhouse gas blamed for climate change.

Oct 08, 2018, 08:51 AM IST

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj discusses UNSC reforms, climate change with UN chief Antonio Guterres

United United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday and discussed important issues like climate change and United Nations Security Council reforms. 

Oct 03, 2018, 17:03 PM IST

India willing to take lead in combating climate change: Sushma Swaraj at UN

India is the sixth largest producer of renewable energy, and fifth largest producer of solar energy in the world, Swaraj said at the high-level meeting on climate change.

Sep 27, 2018, 15:10 PM IST

Energy-intensive Bitcoin transactions pose environmental threat

Bitcoin and similar blockchain technologies consume more electricity than entire nations may prevent the world from achieving the climate change mitigation targets under the Paris Agreement, a study has warned.

Aug 01, 2018, 16:33 PM IST

Australian scientists go deep into caves to study impact of climate change

Scientists from University of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia are moving into caves to understand how climate change and land use are affecting groundwater resources.

Apr 09, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2017

Energy demand rose by 0.9 percent in 2016 and 0.9 percent on average over the previous five years.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:00 PM IST

Study calls for urgent climate-proofing, says extreme weather events more frequent

These extreme weather events carry substantial economic costs, scientists pointed out.

Mar 22, 2018, 12:56 PM IST

Disaster assured: Too late to save 1/3 of world's glaciers, say researchers

Every 1 km you drive in your car will make 2 kg of glacier ice to melt after 2100.

Mar 21, 2018, 15:47 PM IST