• Poles witness record dip in sea ice extent, says NASA
    • Poles witness record dip in sea ice extent, says NASA
    • Poles witness record dip in sea ice extent, says NASA

      On February 13, the combined Arctic and Antarctic sea ice numbers were at their lowest point since satellites started measuring sea ice in 1979

      READ MORE 23 Mar 2017
    • 2016 was year of extreme warming; 2017 shows no signs of easing
    • 2016 was year of extreme warming; 2017 shows no signs of easing
    • 2016 was year of extreme warming; 2017 shows no signs of easing

      Last year was the warmest on record for North America, second warmest for Africa and South America and third warmest for Europe

      READ MORE 22 Mar 2017
    • Global warming in past caused mammals to shrink, and it could happen again
    • Global warming in past caused mammals to shrink, and it could happen again
    • Global warming in past caused mammals to shrink, and it could happen again

      Will today's animals have enough time to adapt to human-induced climate change that's happening fast?

      READ MORE 21 Mar 2017
    • This year too, El Nino may lead to deficit monsoon, drier conditions in India
    • This year too, El Nino may lead to deficit monsoon, drier conditions in India
    • This year too, El Nino may lead to deficit monsoon, drier conditions in India

      Drier-than-normal conditions in Southeast Asia are likely to develop around July to August and persist through the end of the year

      READ MORE 15 Mar 2017
    • Does a new era of bleaching beckon for Indian Ocean coral reefs?
    • Does a new era of bleaching beckon for Indian Ocean coral reefs?
    • Does a new era of bleaching beckon for Indian Ocean coral reefs?

      The British overseas territory faces an environmental crisis

      READ MORE 14 Mar 2017
    • Coal comfort: Pacific islands on collision course with Australia over emissions
    • Coal comfort: Pacific islands on collision course with Australia over emissions
    • Coal comfort: Pacific islands on collision course with Australia over emissions

      As Australia looks to expand the coal industry at home, it's also ramping up regional diplomacy aimed at avoiding condemnation by those at the …

      READ MORE 02 Mar 2017
    • IMD predicts 'above normal' summer in 2017
    • IMD predicts 'above normal' summer in 2017
    • IMD predicts 'above normal' summer in 2017

      Above normal heat wave conditions are likely over the core heat wave zone including northern plains and central regions, as per India …

      READ MORE 01 Mar 2017
    • Trump’s administration will scrap Obama-era green regulations
    • Trump’s administration will scrap Obama-era green regulations
    • Trump’s administration will scrap Obama-era green regulations

      Meanwhile, UN’s new climate chief says action to stop climate change will continue irrespective of US involvement

      READ MORE 27 Feb 2017
    • Climate change can cause selenium deficiency in soil and humans
    • Climate change can cause selenium deficiency in soil and humans
    • Climate change can cause selenium deficiency in soil and humans

      Deficiency of the micronutrient has been associated with a deadly heart ailment called Keshan disease

      READ MORE 27 Feb 2017
    • El Nino may make a comeback in 2017, but unlikely to affect southwest monsoon
    • El Nino may make a comeback in 2017, but unlikely to affect southwest monsoon
    • El Nino may make a comeback in 2017, but unlikely to affect southwest monsoon

      The first few months of Indian monsoon may escape the impact of weather fluctuations induced by El Nino

      READ MORE 22 Feb 2017
    • A plan to install 10 million fans for
    • A plan to install 10 million fans for
    • A plan to install 10 million fans for "refreezing" Arctic

      The plan costs a massive US $400 billion, but is this what we need? 

      READ MORE 20 Feb 2017
    • Oceans are fast losing oxygen, putting marine habitat at greater risk
    • Oceans are fast losing oxygen, putting marine habitat at greater risk
    • Oceans are fast losing oxygen, putting marine habitat at greater risk

      Decreasing oxygen level increases stress on marine life even as it faces the impact of rising temperatures and ocean acidification

      READ MORE 17 Feb 2017
    • How the warming world could turn many plants and animals into climate refugees
    • How the warming world could turn many plants and animals into climate refugees
    • How the warming world could turn many plants and animals into climate refugees

      Almost unprecedented rate of global temperature increase means that species need to migrate at rapid rates

      READ MORE 17 Feb 2017
    • Impact of climate change on wildlife far greater than we thought: study
    • Impact of climate change on wildlife far greater than we thought: study
    • Impact of climate change on wildlife far greater than we thought: study

      47 per cent of mammals and 23 per cent of birds on the IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species have been negatively affected by climate …

      READ MORE 16 Feb 2017
    • Kashmir gets warmer
    • Kashmir gets warmer
    • Kashmir gets warmer

      Rising winter temperatures make rain and snowfall erratic in the valley, deplete streams

      READ MORE 15 Feb 2017
    • Sea level changes that occurred 6,000 years ago may happen again; Southeast Asia at risk
    • Sea level changes that occurred 6,000 years ago may happen again; Southeast Asia at risk
    • Sea level changes that occurred 6,000 years ago may happen again; Southeast Asia at risk

      Natural causes can further aggravate the effects of rise in sea level combined with human-assisted climate change

      READ MORE 11 Feb 2017
    • Droughts, flooding rains already more likely as climate change plays havoc with Pacific weather
    • Droughts, flooding rains already more likely as climate change plays havoc with Pacific weather
    • Droughts, flooding rains already more likely as climate change plays havoc with Pacific weather

      New research shows that global warming has already begun to exacerbate extremes of rainfall in the Pacific region

      READ MORE 10 Feb 2017
    • Climate change forces Red-tailed Hawk to skip migration
    • Climate change forces Red-tailed Hawk to skip migration
    • Climate change forces Red-tailed Hawk to skip migration

      According to experts, the bird has become a year-round resident, giving up embarking on a long journey southwards

      READ MORE 08 Feb 2017
    • Extreme wildfire events will intensify; Australia and US most at risk
    • Extreme wildfire events will intensify; Australia and US most at risk
    • Extreme wildfire events will intensify; Australia and US most at risk

      Overall increase in extreme wildfires is linked to climate change as global temperatures continue to rise in areas that were already prone to fires

      READ MORE 08 Feb 2017
    • Industry lobbyists deny GHG emission from meat production, blame small herders
    • Industry lobbyists deny GHG emission from meat production, blame small herders
    • Industry lobbyists deny GHG emission from meat production, blame small herders

      Methane, the major GHG from livestock, remains in the atmosphere for only 10 years but traps 28 times more heat than CO2

      READ MORE 08 Feb 2017
    • Business-as-usual approach to curbing CO2 emission could kill vital corals by 2100
    • Business-as-usual approach to curbing CO2 emission could kill vital corals by 2100
    • Business-as-usual approach to curbing CO2 emission could kill vital corals by 2100

      Greater carbon concentrations in oceans lead to algae producing more potent chemicals that kill corals more rapidly

      READ MORE 06 Feb 2017
    • Meet El Niño’s cranky uncle that could send global warming into hyperdrive
    • Meet El Niño’s cranky uncle that could send global warming into hyperdrive
    • Meet El Niño’s cranky uncle that could send global warming into hyperdrive

      The IPO’s pattern is similar to El Nino, which has led climate scientists to think that the two are strongly linked

      READ MORE 06 Feb 2017
    • Climate in Budget 2017-18: notes ban effect likely to leave climate expenditure high and dry
    • Climate in Budget 2017-18: notes ban effect likely to leave climate expenditure high and dry
    • Climate in Budget 2017-18: notes ban effect likely to leave climate expenditure high and dry

      With eyes on upcoming state elections and cool down in the mood towards climate action around the world, no major announcements to offset climate …

      READ MORE 30 Jan 2017
    • Cabinet gives nod to ratify Doha amendment of Kyoto Protocol
    • Cabinet gives nod to ratify Doha amendment of Kyoto Protocol
    • Cabinet gives nod to ratify Doha amendment of Kyoto Protocol

      The second commitment period or the Doha amendment will determine the course of climate action till 2020

      READ MORE 24 Jan 2017