Will the Third Pole spring any surprises in a warming world?
Changing climate is altering the Himalayas and there is little data to understand the extent of it
Look at disasters from a broader perspective, urges new report
It analyses past trends and says India has to be prepared for catastrophes even if they are not defined as natural disasters
Here is why researchers working in polar regions are coming together
To bring scientists working in both the poles together, the International Polar Year was observed during 2007-2008 and it was decided to have …
World’s northernmost town now its fastest warming too
The temperature at Longyearbyen in Norway's Svalbard archipelago has risen by 4°C since 1971
Earth’s last magnetic field flip lasted 22,000 years: Study
The most recent magnetic field reversal happened some 770,000 years ago and is named Matuyama-Brunhes after the scientists who discovered it
An Arctic Council-like Himalayan body brewing in India’s backyard
The ICIMOD is pursuing 8 countries, including India, to set up an inter-governmental body to protect the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, known as …
Indian president visits Norway, marks country’s presence in the ongoing Arctic rush
India’s interests in the Arctic region are scientific, environmental, commercial as well as strategic, says president
Polar vortex: did warming bring the chill to US?
Extreme events like this may become frequent, say experts