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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

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

Worldwide glacier melting can't be prevented in this century: Study

According to researchers, 500 meters by car with a mid-range vehicle will cost one kilogram of glacier ice in the long run.

Mar 21, 2018, 15:34 PM IST

World could see 140 million climate migrants by 2050: Report

The exodus could create a looming humanitarian crisis and will threaten the development process.

Mar 20, 2018, 17:22 PM IST

France-sized Antarctic glacier has scientists concerned – Here's why

According to NASA monitoring, between 2002 and 2016, Antarctica lost 125 gigatonnes of ice per year, causing sea levels worldwide to rise by 0.35 millimeters annually.

Mar 20, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

Climate change impacts women more than men: UN

With dry seasons now becoming longer, women are working harder to feed and care for their families without support. 

Mar 08, 2018, 18:15 PM IST