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Offshore wind can yield twin benefits of GHG reduction, return on investments: Report

Offshore wind energy generation estimated to increase between 650 and 3,500 terawatt hours …

Karnataka faces 2019-like situation with full dams and more rains in store

Mismanagement over the release of water from various dams had worsened the flood situation …

Book Digest: Tracing world order from 2008 financial crisis to COVID-19, Shaheen Bagh and more

From stories of climate crisis to women-led movement for equal rights, DTE tracks new, …

More than 200 natural disasters across world in 1st half of 2020

Cyclone Amphan was the world’s costliest natural disaster, at an estimated economic …

Increasing human footprint cutting Antarctica wilderness: Study

Data from 2.7 million records show how human activity has risen in Antarctica over the last …

Where does the water go during a drought? Germany researchers try to find out

Researchers examined how the process of evaporation and groundwater recharge differed under …

World to need 10 bln-plus more cooling machines: Report

Energy-efficient cooling can help avoid the equivalent 460 billion tonnes of greenhouse …

Climate resilience needed for COVID-19 recovery, flags UN commission

Global Commission for Adaptation has asked world leaders to align policies with long-term …

Climate change: Scientists look at 20th century data, heat extremes for early-warning signals

The study found that early-warning signals existed before global warming and were possibly …

How technology is helping Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen amid climate change patterns

Numer 8, an analytics company in India, is helping fishermen practice sustainable and safe …

World Snake Day 2020: Dozens of snake species facing peril, say herpetologists

Habitat loss is the gravest threat facing snakes, says Romulus Whitaker

India this monsoon: 12% excess rainfall until now, distribution skewed

The North East, for example, is experiencing floods in some regions and below-normal …

Fossil fuels have no place in COVID-19 recovery plans: UN chief

“We can invest in fossil fuels that are lethal or we can invest in renewable energy …

Avg global temperature can rise by 1.5°C in next 5 years: WMO report

Countries under 2015 Paris Agreement had agreed to try and limit average global temperature …

Study predicts 4 outcomes for aquaculture industry amid COVID-19 impact

The relatively young industry suffers curb in exports, layoffs, reduced demand and …

‘Jewel of nature’: Scientists fight to save a glittering green bee after the summer fires

Last summer’s catastrophic bushfires significantly increased the risk of local …

Migration reduces transmission of pathogens between species: UN Report

The migration behaviours of several species is changing because of man-made factors like …

Climate change can affect diseases transmitted by insects, vectors: UN report

Humans are changing zoonotic disease systems and increasing their impact through habitat …

Locust swarms: How can they be warded off?

All ammunition currently in use against locusts can have serious health and environmental …

Locust swarm invasion: The wind factor

Desert locusts are age-old threats. But now something is changing in the way they spread …

Extreme heat and rain: Thousands of weather stations show there’s now more of both, for longer

Unusually warm days are becoming more common throughout Australia; New Zealander also …

Locust swarms: How the other plague is affecting several states

Locusts have returned to India in just two months and are spreading to new territories. Has …