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
Sustainable use of Africa’s natural capital can boost economic growth
Africa holds 30 per cent of the world’s mineral reserves, roughly 65 per cent of its arable land and 10 per cent of its freshwater resources
Global assets worth trillions of dollars at risk due to climate change
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to limit global warming to 2°C substantially reduces the value at risk
The week that was
Round-up of science news from the week that includes a possible vaccine for dengue, cosmic rays in the Milky Way and other news stories
Paris Agreement on climate change: the good, the bad, and the ugly
The Paris climate summit was historic as a political achievement but it's not clear how and when the hard problems of emission cuts and climate …
Brazil becomes latest member of the High Ambition Coalition
The coalition has been formed to push for an ‘ambitious and strong Paris Agreement’
Operationalising technology transfer—learning from the Montreal Protocol
Communities are embracing measures to adapt to extreme weather events. Here are some important practices for each of the five agro-climatic zones …
Cross Hairs - October 31, 2014
Is this climate justice?
India and the US talk about being climate-sensitive but do the opposite