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Hidden Menace: Massive methane leaks speed up climate change

July 28, 2022 3:00 pm

Massive amounts of methane is venting into the atmosphere from oil and gas operations across the Permian, a 250-mile-wide bone-dry expanse along the Texas-New Mexico border

Four things nations can do to conserve energy

July 24, 2022 4:58 pm

Well-designed public awareness campaigns can motivate people to take measures to reduce their own energy use, but poorly designed campaigns that don’t find the right tone and message can fall flat.

Climate change: Tourist destinations under threat

July 15, 2022 2:02 pm

Global warming is the root cause of extreme heatwaves, destructive storms and many other troubling phenomena. How is the tourist industry coping?

Global warming increases frequency of lightning strikes: Study

June 20, 2022 2:09 pm

The study by Murari Lal, a climate change expert at RMSI, advocates putting in place a system where warnings can be issued to help reduce fatalities to lightning.

Plugging methane leaks is a powerful climate fix, so why aren't we doing it?

June 14, 2022 12:32 pm

The oil and gas industry is choking the atmosphere with methane, a heat-trapping gas stronger than CO2 — despite cheap, fast and easy fixes.

Explained: What are 'carbon bombs', why environmentalists want them defused?

June 08, 2022 8:25 am

The usage of the term ‘carbon bombs’ picked up after an investigative project of The Guardian this year. The project reported the plans of countries and private companies all over the world to engage in 195 'carbon bomb' projects.

Concretisation in Bengaluru amplifying heatwaves, say IISc professors

April 21, 2022 2:13 pm

Experts call for creating more water bodies like lakes and green areas in the city to reduce the daily maximum temperatures.

Digging Deep: How forest cover change could impact global temperatures

April 08, 2022 11:32 am

Considering both biophysical and biochemical effects of forests in tandem can give a more wholesome picture of the potential of forests in offsetting global warming and boost conservation efforts.

How individuals can save a warming planet

April 06, 2022 9:06 am

Joyashree Roy writes: The right choice matters, but it must be enabled and supported by larger, systemic changes

Explained: What does a new study say about climate change?

February 18, 2022 8:33 pm

According to a press release issued by the University of California Davis, public perceptions of climate change, the future cost and effectiveness of climate mitigation, and how political institutions respond are important determinants of the degree to which the climate will change over the 21st century


A shrinking island in Bengal and a river that threatens to swallow it whole

November 28, 2021 9:39 pm

With the tides during the full moon and new moon increasing in intensity, it seems as if the river Chinai and the Bay of Bengal would soon swallow the Mousuni island.

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.