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Land under pressure from humans, climate change: IPCC report

"Governments challenged the IPCC to take the first ever comprehensive look at the whole land-climate system. We did this through many contributions from experts and governments worldwide," said IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee.

Aug 08, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

The heat is rising! Earth may become over two degrees warmer this century

Our planet may see a temperature increase of 2 to 4.9 degrees Celsius over the next 80 years, much higher than the target set by the 2016 Paris Agreement, the study has found.

Aug 01, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Human-induced climate change may cause significant rise in sea levels, warns IPCC

Valerie Masson-Delmotte, co-chair of IPCC Working Group I, said at the Australian National University (ANU) that human influence on the climate has contributed to changes in the warming of the Greenland ice sheet, something which is affecting sea levels the world over.

Jul 18, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Climate change impacting the faculties of citizens, global leaders?

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Apr 18, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

Gangotri glacier getting less snowfall, higher temperatures

A research shows that the health of the majestic Gangotri glacier that feeds the river Ganges has been affected, as the maximum temperature in the region has shot up by 0.9 degree Celsius and snowfall reduced by 37 cm annually.

Dec 06, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

Himalayan glaciers to ice in Antarctica!

The NASA study challenges the oft-repeated findings of the United Nation's panel on climate change, the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that forecast a grim future for the melting ice sheets of the Antarctic.

Nov 08, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Global warming 'tipping points' identified

Many of these events occur for global warming levels of less than two degrees, a threshold sometimes presented as a safe limit. 

Oct 16, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

UN chief welcomes new head of UN climate science panel

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the election of a new head of the UN climate science panel.

Oct 07, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

UK child sex probe: "I was raped by ex-PM Edward Heath when I was 12"

A man has made shocking allegations against former UK prime minister Sir Edward Heath claiming that 'he was raped by him when he was 12-yr-old'.

Aug 04, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

China sets CO2 target, garners praise

China, the world`s top CO2 polluter, promised Tuesday to peak emissions within about 15 years, in a move widely hailed as a boost for the global effort to curb planet warming.

Jun 30, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

RK Pachauri case: Exclusive interview with sexual harassment victim

Watch the exclusive interview of the 29-year-old research associate, who has accused TERI chief RK Pachauri of sexual harassment.

Jun 25, 2015, 12:13 PM IST

TERI internal probe finds RK Pachauri guilty in sexual harassment case

An internal committee of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has found its director general RK Pachauri guilty in a sexual harassment case.

May 28, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Global sea levels rising faster over past 20 years than previously believed

 As per a new research, global sea levels are climbing at a faster rate than previously thought.

May 12, 2015, 14:53 PM IST

Sea-level rise accelerating, say scientists

Sea-level rise is accelerating, not declining as some have hoped, scientists said Monday citing melt water from Earth's ice sheets as the likely cause.

May 11, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

Global warming not progressing as fast as depicted in worst-case models

A new study has revealed that global warming is progressing at a moderate rate than the scenarios depicted in the worst-case models outlined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Apr 22, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

DNA: RK Pachauri denied plea to travel abroad for Global Water Summit

A Delhi court has refused to hear TERI Director General R K Pachauri's plea to travel abroad for the Global Water Summit.

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Apr 21, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

Scotland Yard face graft probe for covering up child sex abuse

The UK's police watchdog on Monday launched a probe into alleged corruption in Scotland Yard ranks for shielding influential politicians and officials involved in sex offences against children, including an Indian-origin boy who was found murdered in the 1980s.

Mar 16, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

UN climate panel looks ahead after Pachauri controversy

The UN panel on climate change has said it cannot ignore the sexual harassment allegations against its former chairman RK Pachauri but stressed that the organisation is well prepared for the future as it seeks to focus on involving developing countries more closely in its work.

Feb 28, 2015, 21:44 PM IST

IPCC sea-level rise scenarios fall short for high-risk coastal cities

According to a new research, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sea-level rise scenarios may not provide complete information for high-risk coastal decision-making and management.

Feb 27, 2015, 14:38 PM IST

Rajendra Pachauri told to stay away from TERI after harassment claim

A court on Thursday ordered Rajendra Pachauri, a leading global voice on climate change, to stay away from his Delhi thinktank after a female employee accused him of sexual harassment.

Feb 27, 2015, 01:22 AM IST