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Earth to reach 1.5 degree Celsius more than pre-industrial levels by 2030

The UN IPCC, in a report, said the date, which falls well within the lifetime of many people alive today, is based on current levels of greenhouse gas emissions.

published on : 8th 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

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

Tackling climate change to be key talking point at UN summit

There'll be talk of emissions targets and the need to adapt to the inevitable changes already underway when small island states take the floor at the annual gathering.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Global warming could spur more and hungrier crop-eating bugs

Insects now consume about 10 percent of the globe's food, but that will increase to 15 to 20 percent by the end of the century if climate change isn't stopped.

published on : 31st August 2018

NASA set to launch space laser to track Earth's melting ice

ICESat-2 -- which is scheduled to be launched on September 12 -- represents a major technological leap in our ability to measure changes in ice height.

published on : 30th August 2018

A Sea change

The second part of this series post the recent devastating floods in Kerala explores the danger of an ecological apocalypse waiting to sweep across India and the world.

published on : 26th August 2018

Europe Heatwave: Temperatures hit 46 degree Celsius

In southern Spain, the heat continued to pound down with the touristy city of Cordoba expected to reach 45 C. The heat has already claimed the lives of three people this week.

published on : 4th August 2018

Europe Heatwave: Two dead in Spain as temperature soars to 45 degree Celsius

The highest temperature ever recorded in Europe was 48 degrees in Athens in 1977, closely followed by 47.3 in Amareleja, Portugal in 2003 and in Montoro, Spain last year.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Record heatwave across Northern Hemisphere; Meteorologists blame climate change

Meteorologists say the summer weather conditions are a result of climate change.

published on : 26th July 2018

Shelter for 3 lakh, house warming fest tomorrow

CM to inaugurate second phase of festival at Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium in Vijayawada, terms event historic

published on : 4th July 2018

Earth's first animals caused global warming: Study  

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.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Melting of Antarctica is speeding up, boosting sea levels

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.

published on : 14th June 2018

World's largest iceberg set to disappear after an 18-year-long journey: NASA 

Just four pieces remain that meet the minimum size requirement - at least 37 kilometers to be tracked by the US National Ice Center.

published on : 12th June 2018
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