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Earth warming at faster rate than in last 2,000 years: Study

The research, published in the journals Nature and Nature Geoscience, shows that there is no evidence that there were uniformly warm and cold periods across the globe over the last 2,000 years.

At climate talks, Indian line ignores its own official’s objection to equal norms

In his intervention, India’s lead negotiator, Ravi Shankar Prasad, who is a joint secretary in the Environment Ministry, said that the objection to the provisions was on the grounds that it did not reflect the principle of equity.


Climate change can undermine 50 years of progress in health, says report

The report shows that the direct health impacts of climate change come from the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, especially heat waves, floods, droughts and storms.

Awards for solutions from India

The initiative collects and recycles over 1,000 kg of waste paper every month.

Countries frown as climate talks drag at Lima

Each country has to submit its INDC next year listing the ‘contribution’ it will make in the fight against climate change.

Be ambitious at Lima

Larger promises of emissions reduction would benefit India. But any agreement must also be fair.


PM stresses ‘equity’ in climate talks

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stressed the need for “equity” in global climate change negotiations and said economic growth should not harm the environment

Global warming could double food prices,say experts

On our current emissions path,climate change becomes the 'threat multiplier' that could double grain prices by 2050.

India says it cannot accept a cap on development

India asserted that any negotiation on climate change should take into account the overriding developmental objectives of the developing countries.