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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Climate change


Climate change concern for migratory birds, says research

May 09, 2022 2:08 pm

The continued growth of human footprint on the natural world, which has led to the degradation and loss of natural habitats, and the direct overexploitation of many species are the key threats to avian biodiversity, says research titled ‘State of the World's Birds’ published in 'Annual Review of Environment and Resources' on May 5.

Some volcanoes could warm climate and destroy ozone layer: NASA

May 03, 2022 7:11 pm

Flood basalt eruptions can warm the planet over the long term and cause the circulation of the stratosphere to change a way that discourages ozone formation.

Confident of agreement with India on war crime accountability: German Chancellor

May 02, 2022 11:38 am

Climate change fight, free trade pact on common agenda in his first talks with PM as Chancellor, says Olaf Scholz

South African floods underline that climate change will hit the poor the most

April 28, 2022 8:55 am

As in other parts of the world, the way forward lies in improving the accuracy of warning systems, and building the resilience of people, especially the poor. This should be the focus of adaptation strategies.

European Commission chief calls for reducing dependency on Russian fuel amid Ukraine conflict

April 25, 2022 10:27 am

Von der Leyen also said that India and the European Union are closely aligned in the fight against climate change and have understood the importance of solar energy.

Explained: Can climate change be solved by pricing carbon?

April 26, 2022 1:32 pm

The Biden administration's social cost estimate is about $51, meaning every ton of carbon dioxide spewed from a power plant or tail pipe today is projected to contribute to $51 in economic damages in coming years.

From recycling to taking public transport: Survey on what urban Indians would like to do to reduce pace of climate change

April 23, 2022 10:35 am

According to Ipsos Global Earth Day 2022 Survey released on World Earth Day 2022 on April 22, two in three urban Indians plan to avoid products with excess packaging

Gujarat varsity to set up Centre of Excellence on Climate Change

April 13, 2022 5:25 am

In this regard, the Vice Chancellor (V-C) of Gujarat University Prof Himanshu Pandya said that special emphasis would be laid on the issue of balanced development by the Centre.

A greener, safer future for Indian cities

May 02, 2022 7:47 am

Master plans face prolonged delays in preparation, sanctioning and implementation. They lack the mandate for integration with other sectoral infrastructure plans which largely remain as wishlists.


A shrinking island in Bengal and a river that threatens to swallow it whole

November 28, 2021 9:39 pm

With the tides during the full moon and new moon increasing in intensity, it seems as if the river Chinai and the Bay of Bengal would soon swallow the Mousuni island.

'Fashion Revolution': Unique catwalk show aims to raise awareness for fast fashion, climate change

November 24, 2021 6:19 pm

The show highlighted the perils of capitalism and fast fashion

‘If they die, we all die’: Drought kills in Kenya

November 08, 2021 6:31 pm

As world leaders address a global climate summit in Glasgow, pastoralists in Kenya watch their beloved animals suffer from lack of water and food.

As US reels under floods after Ida, Biden aims for climate action

September 05, 2021 10:51 pm

Ida transitioned into a post-tropical cyclone on September 1, killing 65 people across the US, with most of the deaths in New Jersey, New York and Louisiana.

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.