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Geo Engineering: Elite American scientific body calls for govt funding of research on controversial climate action approach

Solar geoengineering—primarily altering clouds or introducing particles in the atmosphere to reflect sunlight—has been limited to computer simulations/modelling, and niche experiments.

Summer 2021 starts to set in: Why we are looking at possibility of increased cases of fires

As per the data of the Forest Survey of India, 54.4% of the forest area in India is prone to occasional fires in the country, while another nearly 7.5% are prone to moderately frequent fires.

Heat waves likely in for north India between April and June as La Nina conditions weaken

In other parts of the country, however, that is the central, eastern and southern peninsular regions, the normal day temperature would prevail.

Policy must heed climate resilience: Embracing climate adaptation & resilience building

This decade must start by embracing climate adaptation and resilience building that would work as a common thread to balance the climate change

Achieving a state of ‘coherence’, characterised by reduced stress and increased resilience, is the key to better tomorrow.

Budget 2021 expectations: With integrated SDG interventions, we could exceed development goals despite COVID, says think tank head

Union Budget 2021 expectations for climate: Talking to Financial Express Online’s Bulbul Dhawan, Dr Jai Asundi, Executive Director of think tank CSTEP, shared his views on various domains, their outlook and Budget 2021 expe

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2020 was one of three warmest years on record: World Meteorological Organisation

Moreover, there is at least a one-in-five chance that the average global temperature will temporarily exceed 1.5 degrees C by 2024, according to WMO's Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update, led by the United Kingdom's Met O

Achieving a state of ‘coherence’, characterised by reduced stress and increased resilience, is the key to better tomorrow.

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

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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

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.

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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.

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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

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‘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

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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.

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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.

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

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.

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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 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.

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