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Earth Hour: Nothing 'virtual' about climate impact of emails, tweets

March 18, 2016 5:52 pm

The 10th edition of Earth Day, organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature(WWF) and backed by other NGOs to raise awareness about the threat of climate change

Climate change wiped out prehistoric 'sea dragon': Study

March 09, 2016 8:24 am

The creatures were wiped out in two phases, they said, finally disappearing at the beginning of the Late Cretaceous period

Climate action plan still on paper: Municipal Corporation may miss MoEF grants

March 06, 2016 4:26 am

After a delay of over 18 months, the Chandigarh administration had formulated an action plan on climate change, which was approved by MoEF and a climate change advisory committee was constituted last year.

Pollution breaching right to happy life, urgent steps needed: President Pranab Mukherjee

February 09, 2016 5:11 pm

The President said citizens of this country have a right to lead a healthy, happy and productive life.

Why the winter has arrived late and why the cold will last

January 21, 2016 12:06 am

A southward shift of two wind systems has allowed the Westerlies to penetrate into the Indian landmass. Indian Express explains how.

Climate change to affect farmers first: Akhilesh Yadav

December 24, 2015 12:35 am

Akhilesh added that the state government will observe the next financial year as ‘Kisan Varsh’ (farmers’ year) as was done in the current financial year.

Health insurance policy for planet: Ban Ki-moon on Paris climate change deal

December 15, 2015 9:41 am

"It will save lives, improve human well-being and promote more peaceful, stable societies," Ban Ki-moon said on his return from Paris.

No winners or losers: PM Narendra Modi on #ParisAgreement

December 13, 2015 2:37 pm

Just before the 31-page document was finalised, French President François Hollande, who hosted the conference, called up Modi to apprise him of the latest status at the talks.

COP21: Historic, but agreement could have been more ambitious, says Javadekar

December 13, 2015 2:13 pm

Javadekar said the agreement could have been more ambitious as the actions of developed nations are "far below" than their historical responsibilities and fair shares.

Paris Agreement: World adopts first global pact to fight climate change

December 13, 2015 8:44 am

The "Paris agreement" aims to keep global temperatures from rising another degree Celsius between now and 2100, a key demand of poor countries ravaged by rising sea levels and other effects of climate change.


Earth Hour 2016: Cities turn off lights to call for action on climate change

March 19, 2016 8:47 pm

In Sydney, where the Earth Hour idea originated in 2007, many harbourside buildings fell dark as the city switched off for the tenth year in a row.

Beijing air pollution reaches extremely hazardous levels

November 30, 2015 5:51 pm

More than 200 expressways were closed and residents were advised to stay indoors as China grappled with the worst smog of the year, ahead of the Paris climate meet on Monday (November 30).


'Trees flying by' | The aftermath of hurricane Michael

June 18, 2020 2:34 pm

Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle at close to Category 5 strength, causing widespread damage and killing at least two people.

The aftermath of a hurricane, seen from a drone

June 18, 2020 2:36 pm

Aerial footage from North Carolina shows the scale of flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

India, US to launch satellite on climate change in 2021

February 26, 2016 5:27 am

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): India and the United States are collaborating to build a satellite on climate change which will be launched in 2021, said US ambassador to India Richard Verma.Divulging details, Verma said space agencies are developing NASA –ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar project or NISAR and plan to launch it from India’s impressive geo-synchronised satellite launch vehicle in 2021. Verma added that the satellite will use advance radar imaging to provide an unprecedented detail view of earth.

Explained: Why Winters Set In Late

January 21, 2016 2:09 pm

A southward shift of two wind systems has allowed the Westerlies to penetrate into the Indian landmass. Indian Express explains how.