Global warming

Kids born in 2021 will witness more wildfires, floods and droughts than their grandparents

Regarding droughts, heatwaves, river floods and crop failures, people under the age of 40 today will live what the researchers call "an unprecedented life".

Sep 27, 2021, 15:23 PM IST

Wildfires, floods, droughts: Global warming on Earth heads towards 'catastrophic' levels, reports UN

Earth will get 2.7 degrees Celsius warmer, as per a global emissions targets report by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Countries need to slash 45% of its emissions by 2030 to reach carbon neutrality by mid-century. Here's more on the report...

Sep 19, 2021, 17:41 PM IST

Can carbon capture and storage help solve global warming?

As the world continues to be battered by the effects of climate change investment is growing into new solutions like capturing and storing carbon - one of the main contributors to global warming. Iceland is now the home of Orca, the world's first and largest direct air capture and storage plant which is aiming to remove 4000 tonnes of carbon from the air each year.

Sep 14, 2021, 20:20 PM IST

Bengaluru to face acute shortage of drinking water, warn experts

Climate and socio-economic experts expressed deep concerns about the findings of The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.

 

 

Aug 21, 2021, 12:56 PM IST

It's scorching! July 2021 is officially the HOTTEST month ever

July 2021 has officially been declared as the hottest month ever since records began 142 years ago. Data further points out that it is quite likely that 2021 will rank among the 10 warmest years on record. 

Aug 14, 2021, 11:26 AM IST

DNA: Climate change is behind the danger of landslides in India?

Floods in Maharashtra and North Bihar, landslides and cloudbursts in Himachal Pradesh, excessive rainfall in two districts of Goa and Uttarakhand, all collectively indicate an increasing intensity of extreme weather events in the Indian landscape. This is the reason why we can no longer ignore the impact of climate change, experts warn.

Aug 11, 2021, 21:56 PM IST

Climate Change: 12 Indian cities may drown in future due to rise in sea level

The climate change report by the IPCC said global warming is dangerously close to spiralling out of control and it could result in rising sea levels across the world, including India. This, as a result, could lead to the submersion of several coastal regions of Earth. Here's how the top cities of India are going to be affected by rising in temperature in the coming years.

Aug 11, 2021, 21:38 PM IST

Several cities including Mumbai, Chennai can go underwater, warns new IPCC report

A new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on climate change has a serious warning for India and several other countries.

Aug 11, 2021, 12:16 PM IST

Global warming dangerously close to spiralling out of control, says UN climate change report

UN Secretary-General António Guterres described the report as a "code red for humanity".

Aug 10, 2021, 12:22 PM IST

Extreme sea level events could happen every year by end of this century, claims new IPCC report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) 'Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis' said every region in the world is witnessing irreversible changes in climate due to human influence.

Aug 09, 2021, 15:10 PM IST

Sea level in Asia rising at faster rate: Indian scientist on IPCC report

According to the IPCC report, the global surface temperature in the first two decades of the 21st century (2001-2020) was 0.99 (0.84-1.10) degree Celsius higher than 1850-1909. Global surface temperature was 1.09 (0.95 to 1.20) degrees higher in 2011?2020 than 1850-1900.

Aug 09, 2021, 14:22 PM IST

Beware! Bottled water can be up to 3,500 times worse for the environment

The consumption of bottled water has been increasing sharply in recent years on the global scale.

Aug 09, 2021, 13:04 PM IST

A 'wobble' in moon's orbit can lead to floods, warns NASA

A study, conducted by NASA, says that a 'wobble' in Moon's orbit combined with rising sea levels due to climate change will lead to devastating floods in the world. The situation is likely to become especially grim around mid-2030s.

Jul 13, 2021, 12:41 PM IST

French people going 'childfree' to control overpopulation and reverse global warming

"When the planet has no resources left, I`ll be six feet under. But if I have a child, they and their children will have to live with it. I don`t want to inflict that on anybody," said a person.
 

Jul 12, 2021, 07:01 AM IST

Will Narmada river also become extinct like Saraswati?

Many rivers in India are in danger of being lost. The condition of Ganga and Yamuna is already bad while the Saraswati river has become extinct. But now the water level of the Narmada river is also depleting considerably.

Jul 05, 2021, 21:14 PM IST

Landslide in Japan, drought in America, severe heat in Canada, 'games' of season

Weather is playing its own game around the world. Where once there used to be severe cold, today people are losing their lives due to heat, somewhere there is a situation of drought and somewhere there is an influx of water. Watch this special report

Jul 03, 2021, 22:22 PM IST

DNA: World's largest iceberg 'A76' breaks off from Antarctica

Antarctica's ice sheet is heating up rapidly. Due to this, large icebergs are melting. Now a giant ice floe has broken off the coast of Antarctica. According to photos taken from satellites and planes, it is the largest iceberg in the world.

May 20, 2021, 23:30 PM IST

Global warming causes depletion in biodiversity: Study

We all know that global warming is harmful to the earth as it increases the water level in the sea but now it is also endangering the biodiversity present on the planet. Studies suggest that an increase in temperature leads to the loss of biodiversity, mainly marine life as the elevated temperature reduces the amount of dissolved oxygen and hence leading to the unavailability of oxygen for marine animals.

May 07, 2021, 17:08 PM IST

Scientists prepare to send millions of sperm and egg samples to moon as part of THIS plan

The plan is referred to as a "modern global insurance policy" and it includes humans saving up sperms and ova from 6.7 million species on Earth including humans on the moon. As a part of this plan, the human sperm bank or the lunar gene bank will be situated beneath the surface of the moon. 

Mar 14, 2021, 21:12 PM IST

The danger of further tragedy like Uttarakhand

Scientists believe that the water level of Himachal Pradesh's rivers is continuously increasing and if it is not taken care of in time, then it can bring tragedy like Uttarakhand.

Feb 22, 2021, 08:42 AM IST