• 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
    • 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
    • Drought in Kenya puts livestock at risk; crop failure triggers fear of starvation
    • Drought in Kenya puts livestock at risk; crop failure triggers fear of starvation
    • Drought in Kenya puts livestock at risk; crop failure triggers fear of starvation

      Kenya is prone to drought because only 20 per cent of the country receives adequate and regular rainfall

      READ MORE 24 Jan 2017
    • 'Family farmers need technical assistance to adapt to climate change impacts'
    • 'Family farmers need technical assistance to adapt to climate change impacts'
    • 'Family farmers need technical assistance to adapt to climate change impacts'

      Most increases in agricultural yields required to feed a world population set to touch 9 billion by 2050 will take place in rural regions and …

      READ MORE 23 Jan 2017
    • After US, rising sea level may soon gobble up an entire island in Canada
    • After US, rising sea level may soon gobble up an entire island in Canada
    • After US, rising sea level may soon gobble up an entire island in Canada

      Land bigger than 300 football fields has been swallowed by the sea within the span of a few generations

      READ MORE 23 Jan 2017
    • New drought in Ethiopia puts recovery at risk
    • New drought in Ethiopia puts recovery at risk
    • New drought in Ethiopia puts recovery at risk

      A new drought is emerging in southern and southeastern pastoral areas of the country

      READ MORE 18 Jan 2017
    • After Great Barrier Reef, bleaching kills 70 per cent of Japan’s coral reef
    • After Great Barrier Reef, bleaching kills 70 per cent of Japan’s coral reef
    • After Great Barrier Reef, bleaching kills 70 per cent of Japan’s coral reef

      Coral in the Sekisei lagoon in Okinawa has turned dark brown and is covered with algae, according to a government study

      READ MORE 13 Jan 2017
    • Hospitals feel the heat too from extreme weather and its health impacts
    • Hospitals feel the heat too from extreme weather and its health impacts
    • Hospitals feel the heat too from extreme weather and its health impacts

      Hospital infrastructure has not been adapted to secure health care during such events.

      READ MORE 11 Jan 2017
    • Methane, other short-lived greenhouse gases cause long-term sea-level rise: study
    • Methane, other short-lived greenhouse gases cause long-term sea-level rise: study
    • Methane, other short-lived greenhouse gases cause long-term sea-level rise: study

      Even greenhouse gases that don’t last long in the atmosphere can have centuries-long impact on sea level

      READ MORE 10 Jan 2017
    • Response to climate change is critical as risk of disease outbreaks grows
    • Response to climate change is critical as risk of disease outbreaks grows
    • Response to climate change is critical as risk of disease outbreaks grows

      As East Africa becomes warmer, the threat of climate sensitive diseases such as malaria, Rift Valley Fever and cholera is increasing

      READ MORE 10 Jan 2017
    • Arctic warming at least twice as fast as rest of the world: NOAA report
    • Arctic warming at least twice as fast as rest of the world: NOAA report
    • Arctic warming at least twice as fast as rest of the world: NOAA report

      Persistent warming and loss of sea ice in Arctic is triggering release of trapped carbon into atmosphere

      READ MORE 02 Jan 2017
    • Hit by extreme winter, Mongolia stares at humanitarian crisis
    • Hit by extreme winter, Mongolia stares at humanitarian crisis
    • Hit by extreme winter, Mongolia stares at humanitarian crisis

      Livestock deaths due to extreme cold are robbing herders of livelihood, causing mass migration to cities

      READ MORE 28 Dec 2016
    • Yes, Arctic's freakishly warm winter is due to humans' climate influence
    • Yes, Arctic's freakishly warm winter is due to humans' climate influence
    • Yes, Arctic's freakishly warm winter is due to humans' climate influence

      The end of 2016 has brought balmy Arctic temperatures and record low ice extent for the time of year

      READ MORE 23 Dec 2016