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Extreme weather continues in 2017, pushing world into 'uncharted territory': Report

While the year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, extreme weather and climate conditions have continued into 2017, pushing the world into "truly uncharted territory", said the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). 

Mar 21, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Study confirms global warming not driven by natural forces

The new study reveals that unless pushed by outside forces, temperatures should remain stable.

Feb 02, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

Two or 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming: Goal post to be shifted?

The island countries have raised the demand for a lower cap, saying they stand to lose if the global temperature rises by 2 degrees. 

Dec 08, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Global temperature to rise by three degree Celsius: Study

Researchers found that global emissions could peak shortly before 2030 at 12 percent above 2010 level. 

Oct 28, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

World can cut carbon emissions and live well, eco tool shows

 Cutting carbon emissions to limit global temperatures to a 2 degree centigrade rise can be achieved while improving living standards, a new online tool shows.

Jan 28, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

India must be active in Lima climate change talks: Experts

 India must get actively get involved in the climate change talks to be held in Peru next month, expressing how much it wants as its share in the "carbon budget", or the country's annual flow of emissions, and and setting up time limit to reduce its carbon footprint, experts said Thursday.

Nov 27, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

2014 heads for warmest year on record: NOAA

Climate scientists on Thursday said that the year 2014 is almost certain to be the warmest year on Earth since 1880.

Nov 21, 2014, 19:22 PM IST

EU cites J&K floods to root for strong climate agreement

Sounding alarm bells over Jammu and Kashmir floods and other environmental disasters, European Union on Friday said governments should work "seriously" towards a meaningful and "strong" climate agreement in Paris next year to keep the goal of limiting global temperature increase to under two degrees Celsius.

Sep 13, 2014, 00:33 AM IST

Warming climate adding to CO2 levels released by oceans: Study

A new study has revealed that increase in warming climate has intensified the carbon dioxide level in atmosphere which is released by oceans.

Jun 09, 2014, 16:30 PM IST

World experiences hottest November in 134 years: NOAA

The month of November was the hottest experienced on Earth since record-keeping began in 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday.

Dec 18, 2013, 09:31 AM IST

`Global cooling as significant as global warming`

A "cold snap" 116 million years ago triggered a marine ecosystem crisis similar to those witnessed as a result of global warming, a new study claims.

Jun 17, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

World experiences fourth warmest June on record

Average global temperatures this June were the fourth warmest since record keeping began in 1880, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has said.

Jul 18, 2012, 17:01 PM IST

World moving towards 2 deg rise in temp: UN

Global temperatures in 2011 are the 10th highest on record with countries like Pakistan, Thailand, Myanmar and the US were among the worst hit by extreme weather events.

Nov 29, 2011, 19:03 PM IST

Global carbon emissions at record high: IEA

Energy-related carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2010 were the highest in history.

May 30, 2011, 20:16 PM IST