global warming

Climate change focus for UK PM Boris Johnson at UN General Assembly

More than 100 Heads of State and Government as well as Foreign Ministers and diplomats will participate in-person in the annual General Debate, beginning September 21 through September 27.

published on : 19th September 2021

Everyone must commit to net zero emissions: US

​The US Climate envoy lauded India’s leadership role in demonstrating how economic development and clean energy can go hand in hand and stated that urgent Global Climate Action is the need of the hour

published on : 14th September 2021

Climate change could move 200 million people by 2050: Report

Under the most pessimistic scenario, with a high level of emissions and unequal development, the report forecasts up to 216 million people moving within their own countries across six regions.

published on : 13th September 2021

12-year-old Mumbai boy wins global recognition for environment-related project

Ayaan Shankta won the third place in the 8-14 age category for his project Conservation and Rehabilitation of Powai Lake, according to a media release issued on Wednesday.

published on : 9th September 2021

Global warming to make extreme coastal events far more common: Study

The research, published in 'Nature Climate Change', looked specifically at extreme sea levels, the occurrence of exceptionally high seas due to the combination of tide, waves, and storm surge.

published on : 8th September 2021

Northwest, central and south-central India new hotspot of intense heatwave for last 50 years: Study

The study also highlights the need for developing effective heat action plans in the three heatwave hotspot regions with a focus on different vulnerabilities among the inhabitants.

published on : 8th September 2021

No country is safe from global warming, says UN climate chief

China, one of the world's biggest polluters, should also increase its efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions, said Timmermans, whose portfolio covers environmental issues.

published on : 7th September 2021

Climate action cannot wait for COVID-19 pandemic to end, 220 journals warn

The editorial is being published ahead of the UN General Assembly, one of the last international meetings taking place before the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, UK in November.

published on : 6th September 2021

Brief gains in air quality worldwide in 2020 due to COVID lockdowns: UN

The Geneva-based agency noted an "unprecedented decrease" in pollutant emissions as many governments restricted gatherings, closed schools, and imposed lockdowns.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Climate change blamed for New Zealand's warmest winter 

Temperatures in the June-August period were 1.32 degrees Celsius (2.38 degrees Fahrenheit) above average, exceeding the previous record set last year, the NIWA said.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Weather, climate disasters surge fivefold in 50 years: UN report

A report from the UN's World Meteorological Organization examined mortality and economic losses from weather, climate, and water extremes between 1970 and 2019.

published on : 1st September 2021

Rising seas and melting glaciers: Climate changes are now irreversible, but can be slowed down

Past greenhouse gas emissions, since 1750, mean we are now committed to future ocean warming throughout this century. The rate of change depends on our future emissions.

published on : 11th August 2021

Wildfires in Algeria kill 42 people, authorities blame arson

Algeria joins a string of countries to be hit by major blazes in recent weeks, including Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and the western United States.

published on : 11th August 2021

374 sq km of Kerala’s coastal land may submerge by 2130: IPCC

Sea level may rise by 1m in next 109 years, says report.Thrissur, Ekm, Alappuzha and Kottayam will be hit the worst.Immediate action required, say experts

published on : 11th August 2021

India must act now, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, build climate resilient infrastructure: Experts

Krishna Achuta Rao, one of the authors of the report, said the stronger effects of climate change will continue till the time the emissions are zeroed out.

published on : 10th August 2021
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