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Climate change will worsen disparities, may increase support for Naxals: Report

Floods, cyclones, heat waves and droughts are now a frequent occurrence and are expected to intensify in the coming years.

published on : 16th October 2018

In posthumous message during book launch, Stephen Hawking says science under threat

He cited the election of US President Donald Trump and Britain's 2016 vote to leave the European Union as part of a global revolt against experts and that includes scientists.

published on : 15th October 2018

Donald Trump takes U-turn, now admits climate change not a 'hoax' 

In an interview with CBS News' '60 Minutes', Trump accused scientists of having a "very big political agenda" and asserted that he does not want to put the US ​at a disadvantage.

published on : 15th October 2018

Centre to study pests and diseases caused by climate change 

The fact that almost one third of the agricultural yield is lost every year to pests and diseases speaks of the importance of such a centre.

published on : 14th October 2018

Is winter coming? Days get hotter and nights colder in Telangana State

The maximum temperatures was recorded 2 degree Celsius above normal at 33 degree Celsius, the minimum temperature was recorded 1 degree Celsius below normal at 20 degree Celsius. 

published on : 13th October 2018

US, China, India, Japan suffer as environment protection becomes costlier: United Nations

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) noted that "climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of extreme weather events" such as tsunamis, floods and storms.

published on : 10th October 2018

India must take lead in controlling climate change: Centre for Science and Environment

The report outlines climate change impacts that can be avoided by limiting global warming to 1.5ºC compared to 2°C, or more.

published on : 9th October 2018

What will it take humanity to cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius?

UN's 195-nation climate science body plunged deep into overtime to finalise a report outlining stark options - all requiring a global makeover of unprecedented scale for avoiding climate chaos.

published on : 6th October 2018

Wind turbines contribute to climate change

Researchers from Harvard University found that powering the entire US with wind energy would cause a 0.54 degree Celsius ground temperature rise in the area where the turbines were located.

published on : 5th October 2018

UN report spotlights government inaction on climate

The UN special report on global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above preindustrial levels began as a request from the 195 nations that inked the Paris Agreement in 2015.

published on : 1st October 2018

Green norms eased, experts see red

The expert panel’s recommendation for infrastructure projects comes within 100 days of the Environment Ministry releasing similar standard conditions for clearance in 25 industrial sectors.

published on : 30th September 2018

UN General Assembly: Leaders from vulnerable island states plead for aid on climate action

A total of ten island leaders addressed the Heads of State and Government about not only the catastrophic impacts of climate change caused by centuries of industrial pollution from northern nations.

published on : 29th September 2018

UNGA president Maria Fernanda Espinosa cites Kerala floods to urge faster action on climate change

Kerala was affected by the severe floods, the worst in nearly a century, due to unusually high rainfall during the monsoon season.

published on : 26th September 2018

CMFRI to launch winter school on climate change issues

The 21-day long winter school titled ‘climate change impacts and resilience options for Indian marine fisheries’ will be held from November 8 to 29 at the CMFRI.

published on : 17th September 2018

Heat saps productivity

published on : 13th September 2018
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