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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.
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.
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.
Kerala was affected by the severe floods, the worst in nearly a century, due to unusually high rainfall during the monsoon season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meteorologists say the summer weather conditions are a result of climate change.
CM to inaugurate second phase of festival at Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium in Vijayawada, terms event historic
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.