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

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.

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.

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

‘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

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.

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.

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.


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