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.
July was the warmest month ever on record worldwide and 2015 has been so far the hottest year
Donald Trump, one of the many Republican contenders for the White House in 2016, thinks the global warming is a hoax.
Moving away from its earlier intention of submitting a comprehensive climate action plan ahead of the Paris climate meet, India is preparing to make a minimalist offer indicating a single target for slowing down the growth of its greenhouse gas emissions. Countries are in the process of submitting their respective climate action plans, being called Intended […]
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The study also warned around 750 million people in South Asia could face extreme water shortage, or 1.8 billion people could face chronic water shortage by 2050, due to population growth.