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GLOBAL WARMING NEWS

Climate Change is causing Greenland, Antarctica to melt 6 times faster than in the 1990s

March 18, 2020 12:28 pm

Greenland and Antarctica ice covers are melting six times faster than 1990s, will affect millions of people as sea levels could rise by 6.7-inch by 2100.

Heat stress may impact over 1.2 billion people annually by 2100: Study

March 13, 2020 9:56 am

Rising global temperatures are increasing exposure to heat stress, which harms human health, agriculture, the economy and the environment, according to the research published in the journal Environmental Research Letters.

The health and future of every child is under immediate threat, finds report

February 20, 2020 1:37 pm

Convened by the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF and The Lancet, the commission's report — A Future for the World’s Children? — finds that the health and the future of every child and adolescent is at risk.

Vulnerable, small nations now lead charge to submit new climate plans ahead of COP 26 in UK

January 14, 2020 10:15 pm

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC is expected to take place from 9-19 November 2020, in Glasgow, UK.

'2019 was warmest year for oceans than any other time in recorded human history'

January 14, 2020 5:03 pm

Researches opine that while humans can attempt to reverse their effect on the climate, our oceans will take longer to respond than atmospheric and land environments.

Explained: Why Amazon rainforest is reaching a dangerous tipping point

December 21, 2019 11:03 pm

The Amazon basin is the world’s largest repository of biodiversity and produces about 20 per cent of the world’s flow of freshwater into the oceans. In the recent few years, the rainforest has been under threat from deforestation and burning.

UN chief warns against 'survival of the richest' on climate

December 14, 2019 8:40 am

Antonio Guterres said unrestrained climate change would allow only the “survival of the richest,” while former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the “absence of leadership” from Washington was a big obstacle in the talks.

Explained: How climate change could impact Mumbai by 2050

December 13, 2019 3:55 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

Warning signs: warmest ever, emission highs

September 25, 2019 8:10 am

The warmest five-year trend has especially affected large areas of the United States, including Alaska, eastern parts of South America, most of Europe and the Middle East, northern Eurasia, Australia and areas of Africa south of the Sahara.

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.

GLOBAL WARMING PHOTOS

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.

GLOBAL WARMING 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.