• Intensity, extent and duration of severe heat waves to increase dramatically: study
    • Intensity, extent and duration of severe heat waves to increase dramatically: study
    • Intensity, extent and duration of severe heat waves to increase dramatically: study

      The entire stretch from Uttar Pradesh in the north to the southern peninsular tip is likely to be badly affected by increased heat wave frequency

      READ MORE 17 Oct 2017
    • Climate-induced loss and damage continues to be neglected globally
    • Climate-induced loss and damage continues to be neglected globally
    • Climate-induced loss and damage continues to be neglected globally

      Ever since inception, the executive committee of WIM has not been able to mobilise fund for addressing loss and damage in developing countries

      READ MORE 14 Oct 2017
    • World needs a collective strategy to deal with US at Bonn climate conference
    • World needs a collective strategy to deal with US at Bonn climate conference
    • World needs a collective strategy to deal with US at Bonn climate conference

      US move to repeal Clean Power Plan proves that naming and shaming has not worked, nor are the statements to stand united on Paris Agreements enough

      READ MORE 11 Oct 2017
    • Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike
    • Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike
    • Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike

      From Miami and Puerto Rico to Barbuda and Havana, the devastation of 2017 hurricane season across Latin America and the Caribbean serves as a …

      READ MORE 11 Oct 2017
    • The reality of living with 50℃ temperatures in our major cities
    • The reality of living with 50℃ temperatures in our major cities
    • The reality of living with 50℃ temperatures in our major cities

      Future extreme heat is worse and coming sooner than you might think

      READ MORE 07 Oct 2017
    • Can India-EU strategic partnership focus on climate change, clean energy?
    • Can India-EU strategic partnership focus on climate change, clean energy?
    • Can India-EU strategic partnership focus on climate change, clean energy?

      Trade and security was the focus of the recently concluded India-EU summit, but the two entities need to move beyond that?

      READ MORE 06 Oct 2017
    • Conflict and climate change lead to a rise in global hunger
    • Conflict and climate change lead to a rise in global hunger
    • Conflict and climate change lead to a rise in global hunger

      We need to heed the warning and take actions necessary to help communities build more resilient food systems

      READ MORE 05 Oct 2017
    • US provides more than $20-billion subsidy to fossil fuel industry each year
    • US provides more than $20-billion subsidy to fossil fuel industry each year
    • US provides more than $20-billion subsidy to fossil fuel industry each year

      Apart from disrupting the process of meeting global climate targets, it undermines the steps taken at states and cities level to address climate …

      READ MORE 04 Oct 2017
    • Three-fold increase in extreme rain events over central India: study
    • Three-fold increase in extreme rain events over central India: study
    • Three-fold increase in extreme rain events over central India: study

      Widespread extreme rain events have increased during the 66-year period between 1950 and 2015

      READ MORE 04 Oct 2017
    • Global carbon emission remained static in 2016, but India registered significant rise
    • Global carbon emission remained static in 2016, but India registered significant rise
    • Global carbon emission remained static in 2016, but India registered significant rise

      Slowdown in emissions is attributed to decreased use of fossil fuels, especially coal, and increasing popularity of renewables

      READ MORE 01 Oct 2017
    • Only six out of 22 river basins in India have potential to cope with climate change threats: study
    • Only six out of 22 river basins in India have potential to cope with climate change threats: study
    • Only six out of 22 river basins in India have potential to cope with climate change threats: study

      Drastic reduction in water use efficiency under driest conditions was observed for some basins, which highlights their inability to cope with …

      READ MORE 27 Sep 2017
    • Improved heat tolerance and drought resistance help pearl millet fight climate change
    • Improved heat tolerance and drought resistance help pearl millet fight climate change
    • Improved heat tolerance and drought resistance help pearl millet fight climate change

      The reference genome and analysis of 1,000 lines of the pearl millet genome has provided the clue as to how this dryland cereal survives in …

      READ MORE 20 Sep 2017
    • Keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees: really hard, but not impossible
    • Keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees: really hard, but not impossible
    • Keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees: really hard, but not impossible

      It's still possible to hit the more ambitious of the two Paris global warming goals, according to a new estimate of global carbon budget

      READ MORE 19 Sep 2017
    • Plucking out problems
    • Plucking out problems
    • Plucking out problems

      Tea estates in Darjeeling are embracing innovative techniques to combat the impacts of climate change

      READ MORE 18 Sep 2017
    • Do hurricanes feel the effects of climate change?
    • Do hurricanes feel the effects of climate change?
    • Do hurricanes feel the effects of climate change?

      What scientists know – and don't know – about the linkage between climate change and hurricanes

      READ MORE 14 Sep 2017
    • Global warming can reduce coffee growing areas in the world’s largest coffee-producing region: study
    • Global warming can reduce coffee growing areas in the world’s largest coffee-producing region: study
    • Global warming can reduce coffee growing areas in the world’s largest coffee-producing region: study

      Bee-friendly farm practices and conserving forests suitable for coffee production can reduce vulnerability to climate change, it said

      READ MORE 13 Sep 2017
    • Irma and Harvey: very different storms, but both affected by climate change
    • Irma and Harvey: very different storms, but both affected by climate change
    • Irma and Harvey: very different storms, but both affected by climate change

      This hurricane season sea temperatures have been persistently 1-2℃ above normal over the tropical Atlantic Ocean, which allowed stronger storms …

      READ MORE 12 Sep 2017
    • Megastorms and the relevance of climate action   
    • Megastorms and the relevance of climate action   
    • Megastorms and the relevance of climate action  

      Experts predict ten-fold increase in frequency of tropical storms if the climate becomes two degree Celsius warmer

      READ MORE 10 Sep 2017
    • Hurricanes of the future might have increased potential for catastrophic events
    • Hurricanes of the future might have increased potential for catastrophic events
    • Hurricanes of the future might have increased potential for catastrophic events

      Climate science predicts a definite increase in the frequency of hurricanes, their intensity and duration due to warming of the ocean surfaces

      READ MORE 10 Sep 2017
    • India, please don't make the same mistakes we made in industrialised world: Swiss President
    • India, please don't make the same mistakes we made in industrialised world: Swiss President
    • India, please don't make the same mistakes we made in industrialised world: Swiss President

      President Leuthard urged India to explore the possibility of close collaboration between research institute and policymakers on clean energy

      READ MORE 04 Sep 2017
    • Climate disruption
    • Climate disruption
    • Climate disruption

      Global warming has compromised Africa's ability to feed its population. It's time African nations adapt to the changing scenario

      READ MORE 31 Aug 2017
    • Smaller Himalayan glaciers more sensitive to climate change
    • Smaller Himalayan glaciers more sensitive to climate change
    • Smaller Himalayan glaciers more sensitive to climate change

      A study shows that small and low-altitude glaciers have lost about 67 per cent of the total basin volume between 1984 and 2012

      READ MORE 30 Aug 2017
    • Facing disasters: lessons from a Bangladeshi island
    • Facing disasters: lessons from a Bangladeshi island
    • Facing disasters: lessons from a Bangladeshi island

      To save lives, resiliency plans must understand how locals in climate-vulnerable places assess risk.

      READ MORE 28 Aug 2017
    • Antarctic ice reveals that fossil fuel extraction leaks more methane than thought
    • Antarctic ice reveals that fossil fuel extraction leaks more methane than thought
    • Antarctic ice reveals that fossil fuel extraction leaks more methane than thought

      Analysis of 12,000-year-old Antarctic ice reveals that methane leaks from fossil fuel extraction play a larger role than previously thought

      READ MORE 24 Aug 2017