Climate change

Turns out, climate change hurts globalized economy too

The globalization has made the economic production far more vulnerable to the impacts of extreme weather, including heat stress on workers, according to a new study. The analysis by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Re

Turns out, climate change hurts globalized economy too

China says Jianggudiru glacier is melting due to climate change

A glacier that is one of the largest at the source of China's Yangtze River is fast retreating because of climate change

China says Jianggudiru glacier is melting due to climate change

How climate change threatens panda conservation

Pandas do not like it hot and rising temperatures can also put pressure on their food supply by eliminating vast amounts of bamboo plants, researchers say.

How climate change threatens panda conservation

Arctic getting greener due to climate change: NASA

Using 29 years of data from satellite imageries, NASA scientists have found extensive greening in the Arctic region, thanks to rising temperatures.

Arctic getting greener due to climate change: NASA

Donald Trump vows to cancel Paris Climate Agreement

Donald Trump has vowed to cancel the historic 'Paris Climate Agreement' and stop US donations for UN global warming programme as the Republican presidential candidate outlined his plan to accomplish "complete American energy

Donald Trump vows to cancel Paris Climate Agreement

‘Godzilla’ El Nino, primary reason for poor rainfall, has finally ended after 2 years

After two years of depleted rainfall, this monsoon season is predicted to bring good rainfall. The Indian Met department has forecast above average rainfall in the four-month season of June to September. It has said India as

‘Godzilla’ El Nino, primary reason for poor rainfall, has finally ended after 2 years

40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels; Mumbai & Kolkata have maximum exposure: UN report

Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding, says a UN report.

40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels; Mumbai & Kolkata have maximum exposure: UN report

G7 ministers to expedite efforts to actualise Paris climate agreement

Environment ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) nations on Monday in Japan collectively said they were committed to ensuring global climate change would be tackled swiftly in line with a deal struck in Paris last year.

Global warming may up chronic kidney disease

Climate change is likely to accelerate rates of chronic kidney disease worldwide as rising temperatures and heat stress harm kidneys.

India has made strides in tackling climate change: TERI chief

India has made strides towards providing "real solutions" to tackle climate change, TERI Director General Ajay Mathur said today, a day after the country signed the Paris accord along with more than 170 nations.

India has made strides in tackling climate change: TERI chief

Anand Mahindra invokes ‘manthan’ to highlight Paris climate deal

Invoking the Indian mythological story of the great "manthan", Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra said the world's transition to a greener way of life is happening through the Paris climate agreement that was struck after

India signs climate pact along with over 170 states at United Nations

India today signed the historic Paris climate agreement here along with more than 170 nations, marking a significant step that has brought together developing and developed nations for beginning work on cutting down greenhous

India signs climate pact along with over 170 states at United Nations

Scientists: Greenland ice sheet is melting freakishly early

Greenland's massive ice sheet this week started melting freakishly early because of a weather system that brought unseasonably warm temperatures and rain, scientists say.

World Bank unveils Climate Change Action Plan, to mobilise $25 bn in pvt financing

The World Bank has announced its plan to help developing countries add 30 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy to the world's energy capacity and to mobilise $25 billion in private financing for clean energy by 2020.

World Bank unveils Climate Change Action Plan, to mobilise $25 bn in pvt financing

Climate impact: India for SAARC co-operation on agriculture

South Asia is one of the most sensitive regions with regard to impact of climate change, India said today and called for SAARC countries to cooperate in addressing its impact on the farm sector.

Climate impact: India for SAARC co-operation on agriculture

Climate change: Trees adapt to higher temperatures, limiting global warming impact

Climate change: Trees can adapt to rising temperatures and limit their natural emissions of greenhouse gases, according to a study published on Wednesday that suggests plants may have a smaller than expected role in stoking m

Climate change could kill 500,000 ‘extra’ by 2050

A new study has revealed that climate change could cause significant changes to global diets, leading to more than half a million extra deaths by 2050. The research is the strongest evidence yet that climate change could have

US climate change ruling raises doubts in India, China: NYT

The US Supreme Court's surprise decision to halt President Barack Obama's climate change regulation could imperil the Paris accord and raise doubts in India and China about US commitments, according to the New York Times.

Climate change will make transatlantic flights longer due to high altitude winds: Study

Flights from Europe to North America will take slightly longer and nudge up airline fuel costs if climate change strengthens high altitude winds as widely expected, a study said on Wednesday.

Climate change: 2-degree target to tame global warming can’t be met; here is why

The ambitious plan to limit global warming to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius is abstract and invites misunderstanding, a team of Swiss researchers claims.

92% Indians perceive climate change as a major threat: Survey

A total of 92 per cent Indians polled by independent market research company Ipsos view global warming and climate change as major threats.

92% Indians perceive climate change as a major threat: Survey

Climate change: Powerful replacement in works for climate-modeling computer

One of the most powerful computers in the world dedicated to climate change, weather and other earth science research will be replaced in 2017 by an even faster machine, officials announced Monday.

Climate change: Sea levels rising at more rapid rate, fear scientists

A new study has found that Greenland ice sheet due to climate change is rapidly losing the ability to buffer its contribution to the rising sea levelS.

Climate change altering Greenland ice sheet

Greenland's ice sheet has traditionally been pictured as a bit of sponge for glacier meltwater, but new research has found that climate change is changing its structure, thereby reducing its ability to buffer its contribution

Climate change: Unique Indian geological feature may mitigate impact through ‘Deccan Traps’

India is blessed with an extraordinary geological feature that may provide a natural solution to the problem of climate change, according to some geologists.

Climate change: Alaska permafrost thawing sooner than expected

Climate change: Up to a quarter of the permafrost that lies just under the ground surface in Alaska could thaw by the end of the century, according to a new study...

Earth’s tilt influences climate change: Study

Earth's tilt that shifts every 41,000 years influences climate change by affecting the world's heaviest rain-belt, a new study that analysed data from the past 282,000 years has found.

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