Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022



Climate change turning Arctic region into next global geopolitical hotspot, say analysts

November 30, 2022 12:30 pm

The Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses along with the Ministry of Earth Sciences had organised a seminar titled ‘India and the Arctic: Prospects for Partnership’.

Fast-melting Arctic ice is turning the ocean acidic, threatening life

October 03, 2022 12:19 pm

The ocean's chemistry growing more acidic creates life-threatening problems for the diverse population of sea creatures, plants and other living things that depend on a healthy ocean.

India keen to strengthen partnership with Russia on Arctic subjects: PM Modi

September 07, 2022 3:43 pm

Recalling his participation at the Eastern Economic Forum summit physically in 2019, Modi said India had announced its "Act Far-East" policy at that time and as a result of that, India's cooperation with the Russian Far East has increased in various fields.

UN agency confirms record 38 degrees Celsius heat for the Arctic

December 14, 2021 4:38 pm

The record is now an official entry in the World Weather Climate Extremes Archive, a sort of Guinness World Records for weather

Arctic warming may be linked to shifting weather patterns in North America

September 25, 2021 5:19 pm

The National Snow and Ice Data Center, at the University of Colorado, said that Arctic sea ice has hit its annual low on September 16.

Arctic sea ice hits annual low, but it’s not as low as recent years

September 23, 2021 11:25 am

Many scientists expect the Arctic may become ice-free in summers within a decade or two.

US House panel passes reconciliation bill protecting Arctic reserve from drilling

September 10, 2021 10:06 am

The bill also invests $3 billion in a Civilian Climate Corps, $9.5 billion for Great Lakes restoration and climate resiliency projects, and $2.5 billion to clean up abandoned hardrock mines.

New study shows how Arctic warming can cause severe winter weather

September 04, 2021 2:24 pm

A new study has now pointed out that these changes in the Arctic region induced by anthropogenic global warming have disrupted a wind system called Stratospheric Polar Vortex (SPV).

Expedition discovers island believed world’s northernmost

August 30, 2021 3:34 pm

The yet-to-be-named island is 780 meters north of Oodaaq, an island off Cape Morris Jesup, the northernmost point of Greenland and one of the most northerly points of land on Earth.

Novel AI tool to help predict Arctic sea ice loss

August 27, 2021 12:45 pm

The new sea ice forecasting framework fuses data from satellite sensors with the output of climate models in ways traditional systems simply couldn't achieve