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The study revealed that some 520-540 million years ago, animal life evolved in the ocean and began breaking down organic material on the seafloor, leading to more carbon dioxide (CO2) and less oxygen.
Two-fifths of that ice loss occurred in the last five years, a three-fold increase in the pace at which Antarctica is shedding its kilometres-thick casing.
Just four pieces remain that meet the minimum size requirement - at least 37 kilometers to be tracked by the US National Ice Center.
A weather station in the city of Nawabshah registered 50.2 degrees Celsius on Monday; or 122.4 degrees Fahrenheit.
An analysis on the biological timing of 88 species that rely on another life form shows that on average species are moving out of sync by about six days a decade.
The study published in the journal Nature found that 29 per cent of the 3,863 reefs comprising the world's largest reef system lost two-thirds or more of their corals.
Holding the line at 1.5 C (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit), however, would make a huge difference, according to two separate studies published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change.
A PIL petition has been filed in the Madras High Court to take steps on a war-footing to control air and water pollution in all slum areas in the City.
So far climate change has inexorably become an "engine of migration," forcing individuals, families and even whole communities to seek more viable homes, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva said.
The study by scientists from Chandigarh-based SASE found that that amount of snowfall has decreased whereas rainfall has increased in the last 25 years in the Himalayan region.
The Paris Agreement saw nearly all the countries in the world set an aspirational target of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius.
The Paris Agreement goal of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius will slip beyond reach unless nations act now to slash carbon pollution.
Climate change may cause popular wines to taste different, forcing winemakers to plant lesser- known grape varieties to counteract some of the effects of global warming.
Experts have warned that increase in warmer global temperatures and dryer weather conditions could see chocolate disappear by as early as 2050.