Taking a global average of the land and sea surface temperatures for the entire year, NOAA found the data for “2016 was the highest since record keeping began in 1880,” said the announcement.
Various countries maintain bases in Antarctica, a shared space for scientific research under a 1959 international treaty.
An Indian company has taken lead in the race to capture carbon dioxide emitted from our coal-powered boilers turning them to soda ash
The Jianggudiru Glacier has shrunk by 34 metres in the last 6 years, as reported by China state media
Temperatures are warming faster in the Arctic than elsewhere, which has led to longer seasons for plants to grow in and changes to the soils.
The submerged islands were part of the Solomon Islands, an archipelago that over the last two decades has seen annual sea levels rise as much as 10 millimeters
At a time when global warming is threatening a rise in sea levels, Facebook, Google may be more concerned as their campuses are now at the risk of being flooded.
Aviation accounts for about 5 percent of global greenhouse emissions, according to environmentalists
An additional 160 million kids are growing up in areas suffering severe droughts, mostly in Africa, UNICEF said in the report titled “Unless We Act Now.”
When the world first became conscious of the need to tackle global warming and climate change, in the early 1990s, it was considered fair that those who had created the problem be made responsible for cleaning the mess.
A study on how elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and nitrogen depositions have enhanced the productivity of plants in comparison to the baseline year of 1850
Countries have made “an historic level of commitment” with their pledges, UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner said in a statement.
Tensions over the concept, called “decarbonisation”, illustrate how wide the divides remain less than six weeks before a 195-nation UN forum gathers in Paris to try to tame climate-altering forces.
The path to climate ambition must be paved with equity,” said visiting MP from India S P Muddahanumegowda.
In a five-year study, researchers compared glaciers in Patagonia and in the Antarctic Peninsula.