Global warming

Bleak future ahead for Kochi, thanks to global warming

A look into how the rising sea levels and changing rain patterns may affect the city

published on : 19th January 2022

Scientists to explore Thwaites, Antarctica's 'doomsday' glacier

Thirty-two scientists will travel to the area where the massive but melting Thwaites glacier faces the Amundsen Sea and may eventually lose large amounts of ice because of warm water.

published on : 6th January 2022

Global warming at doorstep, we need planning with climate lens 

This has been a year of extremes, with Covid-19 striking a blow right in the beginning and adversely impacting lives and livelihoods of people, and the economy at large.

published on : 29th December 2021

The complexity of environmental impact calculations

In climate science, everything is about trade-offs. By now, researchers realise that there is really no technology that does not harm the earth, sea or atmosphere.

published on : 23rd December 2021

More than 50,000 people displaced from homes in Malaysian floods

A weekend of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow, flooding towns and villages and cutting off major roads, with many motorists left trapped in their vehicles for hours.

published on : 20th December 2021

Global Warming: India among nations to experience the largest labour, economic losses

Global warming will cause labour losses most acutely in the tropical nations and are expected to experience the largest population-weighted labour and economic losses.

published on : 14th December 2021

Glasgow climate meet kept 1.5-degree Celsius limit alive, but it was a fragile win: COP 26 president

Speaking at a session on 'Climate Action: The Road Beyond COP26 Glasgow', Alok Sharma said that countries and companies must honour the promises made at the conference.

published on : 13th December 2021

Climate change makes children vulnerable to infectious diseases: Study

Globally, it is estimated that children are to bear most of the burden of disease due to climate change, with the poorest disproportionately affected.

published on : 13th December 2021

Who will be the judge of countries' climate plans?

Nations have agreed to a global target aimed at avoiding the impacts of climate change, but fossil fuel and other greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise when they should be falling.

published on : 12th December 2021

Climate change on list in conference of top cops in Lucknow

Other key issues to be discussed are the security situation in Kashmir and Naxal areas, cyber crime, refugee crisis, cyber threat from China, radicalisation of youth and impact of extremism.

published on : 19th November 2021

Pollution menace: Almost 200 nations strike climate deal with coal compromise

Several countries, including small island states, said they were deeply disappointed by the change promoted by India to 'phase down,' rather than 'phase out' coal power.

published on : 14th November 2021

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres says global warming goal on 'life support'

Antonio Guterres said the Glasgow talks are in a crucial moment and need to accomplish more than securing a weak deal that participating nations agree to support.

published on : 11th November 2021

Clarion call for climate action in Chennai

With placards in hand, raising slogans calling for action, a number of youth organisations came together to host the Umbrella Rally to demand for climate change solutions. 

published on : 9th November 2021

Coastal areas in India to bear maximum brunt of climate change: Expert

Added to this are unscientific developmental activities and policies influenced by pressure from rich and influential people.

published on : 9th November 2021

Global warming contributing to more cases of kidney disease? Here's what we know

In Brazil - where the study was focused - this equated to more than 202,000 cases of kidney disease from 2000-2015.

published on : 6th November 2021
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