Saturday, Sep 24, 2022

global warming


Earth breaks heat record in 2016 for third year in a row

January 18, 2017 10:27 pm

Taking a global average of the land and sea surface temperatures for the entire year, NOAA found the data for "2016 was the highest since record keeping began in 1880," said the announcement.

Climate change shows in shrinking Antarctic snows

January 14, 2017 5:00 pm

Various countries maintain bases in Antarctica, a shared space for scientific research under a 1959 international treaty.

Tuticorin-based plant is locking up 60,000 tonnes of CO2, converting it to baking soda

January 04, 2017 5:39 pm

An Indian company has taken lead in the race to capture carbon dioxide emitted from our coal-powered boilers turning them to soda ash

Important glacier is melting due to global climate change: China

June 08, 2016 11:07 am

The Jianggudiru Glacier has shrunk by 34 metres in the last 6 years, as reported by China state media

Global warming melting Arctic regions, climate change is happening: NASA

June 06, 2016 4:44 pm

Temperatures are warming faster in the Arctic than elsewhere, which has led to longer seasons for plants to grow in and changes to the soils.

Rising seas submerge five Pacific islands, researchers find

May 10, 2016 10:24 am

The submerged islands were part of the Solomon Islands, an archipelago that over the last two decades has seen annual sea levels rise as much as 10 millimeters

Facebook, Google's Silicon Valley campuses vulnerable to flooding, thanks to global warming

April 24, 2016 12:53 pm

At a time when global warming is threatening a rise in sea levels, Facebook, Google may be more concerned as their campuses are now at the risk of being flooded.

UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planes

February 09, 2016 9:00 am

Aviation accounts for about 5 percent of global greenhouse emissions, according to environmentalists

690 million children at risk from climate change: UNICEF

November 24, 2015 9:25 am

An additional 160 million kids are growing up in areas suffering severe droughts, mostly in Africa, UNICEF said in the report titled "Unless We Act Now."

From CBDRs to INDCs: Acronyms on the road to averting climate change disaster

November 24, 2015 1:49 am

When the world first became conscious of the need to tackle global warming and climate change, in the early 1990s, it was considered fair that those who had created the problem be made responsible for cleaning the mess.