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Extreme flooding-like events will occur every year by 2050, says UN report

Extreme sea level events including flooding, that used to occur once in every 100 years will strike every year on many low-lying areas by 2050, revealed a United Nations report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Sep 26, 2019, 13:45 PM IST

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions

Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardising a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scientists said in a study on Monday.

Jul 01, 2019, 20:43 PM IST

'Common glue may help fight climate change'

The researchers cross-linked the polyamine into a solid by using epoxy resin constituting just one-tenth of the mass of the material maximising the CO2-reactive component and avoiding the use of a support.

Jun 20, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

Watch Daily News and Analysis with Sudhir Chaudhary, 5th June, 2019

Watch the complete segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary. This segment of DNA brings to you an analysis of the top news of the day.

Jun 06, 2019, 07:06 AM IST

DNA: Delhi world's most polluted capital, Watch DNA test of air pollution level in Delhi

Delhi choked with worst air quality, Watch DNA test on analysis of pollution with Sudhir Chaudhary. Watch full video to know more.#BeatAirPollution #AirPollution #DNAVideo

Jun 05, 2019, 23:42 PM IST

NASA study confirms global warming quicker than expected

AIRS (Atmospheric Infra-Red Sounder) shows Earth's surface has been warming up 'more quickly than previously thought' in the past 15 years.

Apr 17, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

Scientist who popularized term 'global warming' dies

Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.

Feb 19, 2019, 06:43 AM IST

India and China lead the way in increasing Earth's green cover: NASA report

That spike in human population is detrimental to Earth's green cover is a notion that has been busted by both India and China.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Climate change can affect immune system: Study

As part of the study, researchers investigated how high temperatures affect mice infected with influenza virus.

Feb 05, 2019, 15:30 PM IST

Australia had hottest month on record in January: Met department

The heatwave has been mainly due to a high pressure system off the southeast coast that blocked cooler air from coming in, the Bureau of Meteorology has said.

Feb 01, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

Donald Trump 'calls back' global warming to deal with US cold; Twitter gives him lessons in climate change, grammar

Donald Trump tweeted: "What the hell is going on with Global Waming? Please come back fast, we need you!"

Jan 30, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

Climate change will affect gender ratio among newborns: Study

There is a link between temperature fluctuations and a lower male-to-female sex ratio at birth, with conceptions of boys especially vulnerable to external stress factors.

Jan 28, 2019, 15:32 PM IST

Greenland ice melt reaching 'tipping point': Study

Greenland`s ice has historically melted in cycles due to natural weather phenomena, but rising temperatures have exacerbated the trend.

Jan 22, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Wintertime heat melting Greenland's ice sheet: Scientists

The ice sheet in this region is melting at its fastest rate and continued global warming will further accelerate the thawing process.

Dec 26, 2018, 14:10 PM 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

NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth''s changing ice

Called the Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), the mission is scheduled to be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on September 15.

Aug 24, 2018, 10:54 AM IST

Delhi as hot as Timbuktu, hotter than desert cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat

It may well be surprising but some of the infamously hot places on Earth may be better off currently than Delhi.

May 23, 2018, 14:24 PM IST

Global warming killing the Great Barrier Reef: Study

Corals on Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef experienced a catastrophic die-off following the extended marine heatwave of 2016, a study has found.

Apr 19, 2018, 16:35 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