Paris Climate Deal: ambitions and actions on the ground
National pledges on emission reduction made by countries under Paris Agreements will only account for one-third of what is needed to avoid the …
'Permaculture potential is huge in India'
Permaculturist Dwarakanath talks to Down To Earth about how this innovative design science can help India become food resilient in future
Tropical thunderstorms are set to grow stronger as the world warms
The amount of atmospheric energy available to thunderstorms will increase in response to climate change
How to help farmers prepare for climate change
There is increasing evidence from across many African and South Asian countries that contextual, timely climate information, helps farmers manage …
Do hurricanes feel the effects of climate change?
What scientists know – and don't know – about the linkage between climate change and hurricanes
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
Facing disasters: lessons from a Bangladeshi island
To save lives, resiliency plans must understand how locals in climate-vulnerable places assess risk.
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
Incorporating dark humour, wit and cartoons, The Madhouse Effect lays bare the obfuscation of climate science deniers
What's the connection between climate change and violent unrest?
A new research explains how food shortages induced by climate change increase the risk of unrest in countries
WHO must play a decisive role in climate adaptation, says chief Tedros
The new director-general emphasised on health impacts of climate change as one of WHO's priorities
India has been getting warmer continuously, consistently and rapidly
A new analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment has indicated that India is warming at a much faster rate than thought previously
Climate scientists say human link evident in extreme weather events
Unprecedented 2016 California drought, the 2011 US heat wave and 2010 Pakistan flood belong to a most worrying series of extremes
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
Before the flood
Will China lead on climate change as green technology booms?
All is not lost for the climate with the election of Donald Trump
Species speed up adaptation to beat effects of warmer oceans
Species threatened by climate change may find ways to adapt far quicker than through changes in DNA
Countries adopt Kigali amendment to phase down HFCs
As per the agreement, developed countries will reduce HFC use first, followed by China and then India
India will ratify the Paris Agreement on October 2, says Prime Minister Modi
India’s move will bring Paris Agreement closer to entry into force this year
Is safety the real concern?
Fear about safe use of natural refrigerants is more a political agenda and less a concern for safety
Deforestation leads to weakening of summer monsoon, says study
The study found a decrease in rainfall due to large-scale conversion of savannah to cropland
HFC phase down: what is the relationship between cost and ambition?
Coming to a consensus on the relationship between cost and ambition will be crucial in determining the nature of the HFC phase-down amendment
Relief but from what?
After an excruciating drought, heavy rains lead to flash flood in Madhya Pradesh
Climate change, tourism and the Great Barrier Reef: what we know
Adding complexity to the issue, there is debate locally as to how widespread the coral bleaching reported by scientists really is
Reviewing refrigeration standards
There is an urgent need to assess flammable refrigerants with changing technology