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Is coffee dying? Study says wild species of the world's favourite beverage endangered

For the first time ever, scientists have carried out an International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species assessment for all 124 coffee species.

published on : 17th January 2019

World Economic Forum: Climate risks, data theft top fears for Davos next week

The growing risk of Britain crashing out of the European Union without a Brexit deal in late March is also worrying global institutions and will figure at the meetings next week.

published on : 16th January 2019

New mathematical model may help save endangered species

Understanding the dynamics of survival and reproduction can improve a species' chances of surviving.

published on : 14th January 2019

Terrorism, WMDs, climate change today's critical challenges: Sushma Swaraj

'Today, no country, big or small, is immune from this existential threat, particularly terrorism, actively supported and sponsored by states,' she said.

published on : 9th January 2019

After floods, Kerala now reels under cold wave; global warming to blame?

The recent dip in the mercury has seen Kerala hit the lowest minimum temperature in at least three decades.

published on : 8th January 2019

Freezing Kerala: Chilly weather to continue for another five days

While Munnar reported minus 3 degree Celsius, several parts of the state, including Sabarimala and some pockets in Kottayam, recorded 17 degree Celsius.

published on : 6th January 2019

Nations count cost of 2018 climate disasters

Topping the list were hurricanes Florence and Michael, which caused an estimated USD 17 billion (15 billion euros) and USD 15 billion worth of damage, respectively.

published on : 27th December 2018

India succeeds in evolving global climate roadmap in 2018

India has committed that by 2030, as much as 40 per cent of its installed energy capacity will be based on non-fossil fuels.

published on : 25th December 2018

Poland climate summit fared much better than expected: Union Environment official

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries Sunday finalised a set of rules that will make the 2015 Paris deal to curb global warming operational in 2020, after a two-week summit.

published on : 25th December 2018

Assam, Mizoram, Jammu and Kashmir and other Himalayan states stare at climate risk

The Himalayas are the largest and tallest mountain range in the world, bordering 8 countries and covering an area of about 43 lakh sq km.

published on : 24th December 2018

Assam most vulnerable to climate change in Indian Himalayan region: Study

The assessment is significant for India as a majority of its population is dependent on agriculture which requires water. The Himalayas are a source of many rivers which supply this water.

published on : 23rd December 2018

India in the forefront in handling climate change: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

The Minister said the country's early tsunami warning system is the best in the world, matching the capabilities of the best in the world or even surpassing their capabilities

published on : 22nd December 2018

2.8 feet rise in sea level by 2100 could cost TN, AP, Kerala vast stretches of land

Citing studies by the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, the minister said the sea level rise is likely to threaten several river deltas including that of the Cauvery

published on : 22nd December 2018

Renewable Energy sector highest priority of government, tariff and infrastructure costs remain an issue

To achieve the balance target of 101.65 GW, an investment of about Rs 5.12 lakh crore has been estimated.

published on : 21st December 2018

'Pause' in global warming never happened

Many studies over the past decade have claimed to find a pause or slowdown in global warming and have typically posited this as evidence that is inconsistent with our understanding of global warming.

published on : 19th December 2018
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