Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) News

Explained: How world is losing fertile land

UN Convention to Combat Desertification meeting nears conclusion in Greater Noida. What is causing desertification of land around the world, and what role does the Convention play in trying to combat it?

Explained: What the new IPCC report says on land and climate change

This is the first time that the IPCC, whose job it is to assess already-published scientific literature to update our knowledge of climate change science, has focused its attention solely on the land sector.


World’s food supply at risk due to climate change, window to act rapidly closing: UN

The report said measures such as reduction in food wastage, sustainable agriculture practices and shifting of dietary preferences to include more plant-based food rather than animal-based could avoid a part of these emissions without jeopardising food security.

India needs to make a smooth and viable transition from coal, says IPCC report

India could witness deadly heatwaves if the planet's temperature goes up by two degrees Celsius, according to a report released Monday by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC).

Environmentalist Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment charge, hospitalised

A Delhi court has granted interim protection from arrest to Pachauri till Feb 26.

Lawyers, activists demand Pachauri's resignation from TERI

Jaising and others said that no "fair" inquiry can be held while Pachauri is still the DG of the organisation.