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Climate change


India’s road to clean energy goes via natural gas

May 02, 2021 8:06 pm

Rather than focus only on the endgame of decarbonisation, India must first ‘green’ its fossil fuel energy basket by increasing the share of natural gas

Explained: What new research says about climate change causing a shift in Earth's axis

May 02, 2021 5:56 pm

While this change is not expected to affect daily life, it can change the length of the day by a few milliseconds, experts say.

New e-book explores impact of climate change

April 23, 2021 4:59 pm

According to the research, India ranks fifth in the Global Climate Risk Index 2020, and the risk factor for the country is increasing every year through rising temperature, increase in sea level around Mumbai, forest fires, and plastic waste generation.

US applauds India for stepping up its climate change commitment

April 23, 2021 4:34 pm

In its new nationally determined contribution, the US has set an economy-wide target of reducing its net greenhouse gas emissions by 50-52 percent below 2005 levels in 2030. While India, as part of its climate mitigation efforts, has set a target of installing 450 GW of renewable energy by 2030.

Climate change is making some people skip having children, research finds

April 23, 2021 3:50 pm

The study conducted by the University of Arizona suggests that climate change has been added to the list of factors to consider while planning a family

Explained: The US has a new climate goal. How does it stack up globally?

April 23, 2021 2:09 pm

The United States officially has a new goal for fighting climate change over the next decade. So how ambitious is it?

Updated field guides, other titles lure readers outdoors

April 23, 2021 11:04 am

“Nature has been a point of solace for people over the course of the pandemic that they can tap into, either for the first time, or tap into it again,” says John Rowden, senior director of bird-friendly communities for the National Audubon Society

Climate Summit: PM Modi, Joe Biden launch India-US clean energy initiative

April 23, 2021 12:06 am

The US pledged to cut emissions by 50 to 52 per cent of its 2005 levels by 2030. This is double the 2015 goal set by former President Barack Obama.

Nigerian teen climate activists create fashion from waste to fight pollution

April 22, 2021 4:58 pm

"We need to start now because in a few years it's going to be too late to do anything," said Esohe Ozigbo, the 15-year-old climate change activist who leads the group of youngsters, on the need to address environmental issues

Global community, especially developed countries, must commit to climate action

April 22, 2021 8:50 am

In the months ahead, beginning with the upcoming Leaders Summit hosted by the United States, governments must dramatically step up their ambitions.


2019 was a year in 'climate emergency': Images that put climate issues under spotlight

December 26, 2019 3:13 pm

Climate protests have happened in the past, but their intensity and frequency increased this year. Same is the case with climate-related natural disasters.

In Greenland, a glacier's collapse shows climate impact

September 21, 2018 6:53 am

The March mission was part of NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) project, a five-year, $30 million effort aimed at improving sea level rise projections by understanding how warming oceans are melting ice sheets from below - the most ambitious research on the subject to date

'Winter wonderland' — Breathtaking pictures of freezing Niagara Falls go viral

January 05, 2018 4:14 pm

Pictures of the falls have gone viral on the Internet hugely this year and has in turn inspired visitors to brave the bone-chilling cold and take snapshots and selfies at the marvel.


Climate change is real and it is making hurricanes worse. Here's how

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Rising ocean temperatures have fueled some of the most devastating storms in recent years. Kendra Pierre-Louis, a reporter on The New York Times’s climate team, explains how.