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Meet the caterpillar slug, a potential future invader to India

July 16, 2021 9:54 pm

Invasive species have cost nearly $1.3 trillion dollars to the global economy since 1970.

Moon's wobble and climate change will cause coastal flooding in US: NASA study

July 15, 2021 1:15 pm

By mid 2030s, many coastal cities in the United States will experience an increase in high-tide floods, notes a new study by NASA researchers, adding that lunar wobble will make the problem worse.

Global warming is changing summer camp s’more than you think

July 05, 2021 2:31 pm

After more than a year of pandemic isolation and disrupted schools and social lives, the 26 million children are ready to get back to summer fun. But the stewards of many of those camps say that the effects of climate change are making it harder to provide the carefree experiences that past generations enjoyed.

UN agency confirms record heat of 18.3 degrees Celsius in Antarctica

July 02, 2021 11:12 pm

The previous record for the Antarctic region was 17.5 degrees Celsius, recorded on March 24, 2015, at the Esperanza station.

A clean, green future for Indian cities

June 09, 2021 9:01 am

Hardeep Singh Puri writes: A progressive track of urban development while keeping sustainability, disaster risk resilience and community building at its core has been the guiding principle for urban development during the last seven years of the Modi government

Air pollution on rise in Indian cities: study

April 29, 2021 1:58 pm

The researchers speculated that increases in PM2.5 and NO2 in India reflect increasing vehicle ownership, industrialisation and the limited effect of air pollution policies to date

Explained: The US has a new climate goal. How does it stack up globally?

April 23, 2021 2:09 pm

The United States officially has a new goal for fighting climate change over the next decade. So how ambitious is it?

Japan’s famous cherry blossoms see early bloom amid global warming

March 30, 2021 6:37 pm

Japan’s favorite flower, called “sakura,” used to reach its peak bloom in April, just as the country celebrates the start of its new school and business year

UN chief reappoints billionaire Bloomberg as climate envoy

February 05, 2021 5:55 pm

Bloomberg, who has long campaigned on the issue of climate change, was first tapped for the position in 2018.

Explained: In the oceans, the volume is rising like never before

February 06, 2021 11:06 am

Humans — and their ships, seismic surveys, air guns, and even surfing — have made the ocean an unbearably noisy place for marine life, according to a review of the prevalence and intensity of the impacts of anthropogenic ocean noise published in journal Science.


Greenland residents grapple with global warming

January 15, 2019 7:31 am

As scientists study the threats posed by a warming climate, some of the immediate effects of climate change have been a double-edged sword for some in and around Tasiilaq.


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.