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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Climate change

CLIMATE CHANGE NEWS

Greta Thunberg is TIME's 2019 Person of the Year

December 11, 2019 9:25 pm

The teenager, who recently made headlines by angrily thundering “How Dare You” at the world's most powerful leaders at the UN Climate Summit for their inaction, was honoured by the magazine on Wednesday.

Explained: The rising threat to Mumbai

December 11, 2019 8:35 pm

A new study projects that in the absence of quick and significant action, Mumbai in 2050 will look much like what it did in 1700 — with the sea having reclaimed much of the landfill that the city has been built on

Carbon market: Talks in Madrid go nowhere

December 10, 2019 9:55 pm

Countries like India, China and Brazil want their unsold carbon credits to be valid in the new market while the developed countries are opposing it on the ground that many of these credits were bogus and did not represent actual emission reductions.

World's oceans are losing oxygen rapidly, finds new study

December 10, 2019 9:52 am

The world’s oceans are gasping for breath, a report issued Saturday at the annual global climate talks in Madrid has concluded.

Carbon markets, biggest agenda at Madrid, in danger of going unresolved

December 10, 2019 12:31 am

There has been virtually no progress at the Madrid climate talks on two of the most contentious issues relating to the creation of a new carbon market under the Paris Agreement.

Futile to seek bigger commitments when targets not being met: India at Madrid conference

December 10, 2019 12:27 am

Javadekar: India on course to meet and exceed targets, others must focus on implementing Paris pact.

Explained: Why ‘carbon market’ is debated

December 07, 2019 9:35 am

It is a major contentious issue at Madrid climate talks, dividing the developed and developing world. What is the concept, why was it felt necessary, and what are the major points of disagreement?

Let’s assess failure of developed countries in acting on climate, says India

December 06, 2019 7:04 am

India and the other countries said that the developed countries must be given another two years, until 2022, to fulfil their earlier commitments.

India fifth most affected by climate change disasters

December 05, 2019 12:31 pm

In 2018, India’s higher rank is attributed to the Kerala floods, cyclones on the east coast and the heatwave.

India 5th most vulnerable country to climate change: Global Climate Risk Index

December 05, 2019 6:21 am

The report says that in India, it was the 2018 monsoon that severely affected the country and contributed to its sliding to the number 5 position.

CLIMATE CHANGE PHOTOS

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 VIDEOS

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

September 17, 2018 6:12 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.