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Climate change adaptation: Cost to at least quadruple for developing countries in 3 decades

The current annual adaptation costs in developing countries are around $70 billion 

Upper oceans hottest in 2020 despite lower emissions due to COVID-19 lockdowns

Heat content was 20 zetta joules higher than in 2019

Warm winter to severely hit rabi production in Bihar: Experts

Forced maturity in plants due to higher temperatures can result in smaller seeds

Climate change in North East: Arunachal’s Seijosa shows connect between shifting patterns, declining biodiversity

Loss in forest cover, change in rainfall patterns, human interventions may together set in …

‘Climate crisis a universal reality’: Heaviest snowfall since 2005 halts life in J&K

Widespread damage, disruption reported from several parts of the UT; L-G declares heavy …

2020 was the hottest year globally despite cooling La Niña

Matches temperature record of 2016 which began with warming weather events

Angry river: How Jiadhal in Assam’s Dhemaji is changing livelihoods

The Jiadhal flooded, not once or twice, but several times in 2020. Flood plains were damaged,…

Global warming: Mollusc species collapsing in eastern Mediterranean, finds study

Marine organisms that cannot adapt to rising temperatures migrate to cooler water areas or die

Antarctic ozone hole — one of the largest, deepest — closes

The annually occurring ozone hole over the Antarctic had rapidly grown from mid-August 2020 …

Climate crisis: Uttarakhand may see forest fires round the year

It is winters but state forests are on fire. Experts say lack of soil moisture due to …

40th Indian scientific expedition to Antarctica launched

Apart from its scientific mission, the expedition shall carry out the humanitarian …

UP, Bihar hit hardest by adverse weather in 2020

More than 350 deaths were reported from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar each in 2020, mainly due to …

Two cyclones and a gas leak: Journey of migrants between urban precariousness and ravaged villages

A report narrates the story of three migrants from Assam and West Bengal who have been …

India bore maximum brunt of extreme weather events in 2020: Report

As many as 2,067 lives lost to floods in India through the year, the highest in the world …

World to breach 1.5°C threshold by 2027-2042: Study

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change had estimated global warming threshold …

Extreme weather events in 24 of 36 meteorological sub-divisions in 2020: IMD

Floods, landslides, heat waves and isolated extremely heavy rainfall were common during …

Carbon capture technology not on track to reduce CO2 emissions

CCS technology aims to capture 400 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year by 2025,…

Cold waves to locust attack: How climate crisis impacted India in 2020

Delhi recorded its highest rainfall in 10 years for January 2020; There were 354 heavy …

Looking back in 2020: The world in grip of extreme weather events

Cyclones, rainfall, floods and droughts, climate-induced migration: The world witnessed it …

Looking back: How did climate change alter the world this year?

2020 is on course to become the third-warmest year on record; the development put in …

These 10 cards show why Planet Earth is still headed for a meltdown 5 years after Paris

The recent UNEP Emissions Gap report, the WMO’s State of the Global Climate Change …

Too early to gauge full impact of COVID-19 on global shipping, aviation: Emissions Gap Report

Document urges use of bio-, green and synthetic fuels in both sectors to reduce warming