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Like Copenhagen

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

A greener way

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


Explained: Magnetic north pole drifting fast towards Russia

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

New rules, old games

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

Warming bells

The Katowice test

UNFCCC summit must heed the frustration of countries that are most vulnerable to climate change.


Let it be

The Democrats abandon their efforts to limit emissions through legislation....

Explained: How to reach a 1.5-degree world

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases its ‘special report’ on keeping warming to under 1.5°C as compared to pre-industrial times. Why is this important, and is it even doable?

A nudge for climate capital

Governments could spur green investments by taking risks off the table.

Earth Hour: Nothing 'virtual' about climate impact of emails, tweets

The 10th edition of Earth Day, organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature(WWF) and backed by other NGOs to raise awareness about the threat of climate change

Climate Change Photos

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

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

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).


Climate Change Videos

'Trees flying by' | The aftermath of hurricane Michael

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

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

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

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

India, US to launch satellite on climate change in 2021

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

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