Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

Climate Change


Thinking of going plastic-free? Here are some places you can seek inspiration from

October 03, 2019 12:50 pm

Environment-friendly measures are being adopted by many institutions. Here's all you need to know.

'How dare you?': Greta Thunberg's impassioned plea against climate change is all the inspiration you need

September 25, 2019 7:30 am

Greta Thunberg was recently at the United Nations Climate Action Summit and delivered a powerful, stirring speech.

Humanity has created an unsafe environment for humans: Luisa Neubauer

September 11, 2019 7:30 am

In her talk titled 'Why I became a climate activist', she takes us back to her childhood, when she was perturbed by the fact that something so fundamental (like the greenhouse effect) would be squeezed into a single geography lesson.

Russian land of permafrost and mammoths is thawing due to climate change

August 05, 2019 1:00 am

The thawing of the permafrost — along with other changes triggered by global warming — is reshaping this incredibly remote region sometimes called the Kingdom of Winter. It is one of the coldest inhabited places on earth, and huge; Yakutia, if independent, would be the world's eighth-largest country.

How to talk to kids about climate change, without making them anxious

July 03, 2019 7:00 am

An episode of “Big Little Lies,” the show about five women living in Monterey, California, included a second-grader who had an anxiety attack after discussing climate change with a teacher. The girl worried the world was going to end.

Living in denial

June 07, 2019 12:24 am

President Trump deploys familiar rhetoric against China, India and Russia. He must know world has left behind climate deniers

Like Copenhagen

March 27, 2019 12:17 am

The city’s journey to becoming carbon neutral could offer lessons to civic authorities around the world

A greener way

March 18, 2019 12:13 am

Global Environmental Outlook report encourages policymakers to establish links, break silos.

Explained: Magnetic north pole drifting fast towards Russia

February 06, 2019 8:29 am

Explained: How it is different from geographic north, why it is drifting fast towards Russia, what that could lead to

New rules, old games

December 19, 2018 12:20 am

Katowice climate conference offers flexibility to developing nations but also familiar platitudes.


Earth Hour 2016: Cities turn off lights to call for action on climate change

March 20, 2016 8:20 am

In Sydney, where the Earth Hour idea originated in 2007, many harbourside buildings fell dark as the city switched off for the tenth year in a row.

Beijing air pollution reaches extremely hazardous levels

November 30, 2015 5:54 pm

More than 200 expressways were closed and residents were advised to stay indoors as China grappled with the worst smog of the year, ahead of the Paris climate meet on Monday (November 30).


'Trees flying by' | The aftermath of hurricane Michael

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle at close to Category 5 strength, causing widespread damage and killing at least two people.

The aftermath of a hurricane, seen from a drone

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

Aerial footage from North Carolina shows the scale of flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

Seven countries are home to over half the world's population: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

About 53% of the world population of the world lives in just seven countries. Take a look in today's News in Numbers.

How bad rains have been in Mumbai this year: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

#NewsInNumbers How bad the rains in Mumbai have been this month. See more:

India, US to launch satellite on climate change in 2021

February 26, 2016 5:27 am

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): India and the United States are collaborating to build a satellite on climate change which will be launched in 2021, said US ambassador to India Richard Verma.Divulging details, Verma said space agencies are developing NASA –ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar project or NISAR and plan to launch it from India’s impressive geo-synchronised satellite launch vehicle in 2021. Verma added that the satellite will use advance radar imaging to provide an unprecedented detail view of earth.

Explained: Why Winters Set In Late

January 21, 2016 2:17 pm

A southward shift of two wind systems has allowed the Westerlies to penetrate into the Indian landmass. Indian Express explains how.