Global warming

Climate change means more weather disasters every year, warns UN

In a new report released with partners on Tuesday, the World Meteorological Agency says more disasters attributed to weather are taking place each year.

published on : 13th October 2020

Delhi may have eight months of 32°C average temperature by 2100: WEF study

As per the study, a record increase in temperature is expected in the US, India and across South Asia for longer periods of time.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Brazil is victim of environmental smear campaigns: President Jair Bolsonaro at UNGA

'We are victims of one of the most brutal disinformation campaigns about the Amazon and the Pantanal wetlands,' Bolsonaro said.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Winds pose continued threats in California wildfire

In Southern California, fires burned in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, and the forecast called for the arrival of the region's notorious Santa Anas.

published on : 9th September 2020

Global temperature inching towards agreed limit, may exceed by next decade: UN

So far, 2020 is the second hottest on record and has a 37 per cent chance of surpassing the global record set in 2016.

published on : 9th September 2020

Glaciers in Nanda Devi, central Himalayas have lessened in last 37 years: Study

According to the study, the analysis of the data showed that recession rate of the glaciers has increased after the 1990s.

published on : 21st August 2020

Irreversible: Greenland ice sheet shrinks

Their observations show how much ice breaks off into icebergs or melts from the glaciers into the ocean.

published on : 18th August 2020

Climate warriors demand action against pollution

Former Chairman of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), Swatanter Kumar lauded the children for their clarity of thoughts and articulation.

published on : 9th June 2020

Venice flooded by unusual high tide, third highest for June

The highest June high tide was registered in 2002, when the water mark hit 121 centimeters, followed by 117 centimeters in June of 2016.

published on : 5th June 2020

Locusts, sparrows and the global warming link

Normally a once-in-30-years phenomenon, this biblical-style plague from the sky has only added to the misery of the corona virus lockdown.

published on : 31st May 2020

UN commemorates Earth Day with 'Earth Anthem' penned by Indian poet-diplomat

On the occasion, 'Earth Anthem' penned by Ambassador of India to Madagascar and Comoros and poet Abhay Kumar was screened to commemorate Earth Day and to inspire the youth globally.

published on : 28th April 2020

Forest fires, stubble burning influencing melting of Gangotri Glacier

The research, led by Dr PS Negi from WIHG, was published in the scientific journal Atmospheric Environment.

published on : 3rd March 2020

Newly found bacteria may help treat environmental toxins, fight climate change: Study

The researchers noticed that madseniana is adept at breaking down aromatic hydrocarbons, which make up lignin -- a major component of plant biomass and soil organic matter.

published on : 21st February 2020

Beef industry contributing to global warming: Former Environment minister Jairam Ramesh

"I have always held this view that if you want to do something on global warming, become a vegetarian," Ramesh said.

published on : 12th February 2020

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
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