December 3, 2011
Goal of holding global warming to 2C will be missed if the world's largest economies insist on delaying negotiations. »
November 28, 2011
The U.N.'s top climate official said on Sunday that she expects governments to make a long-delayed decision on whether industrial countries should make further commitments to reduce emissions of c...
November 26, 2011
As delegates gather in South Africa to plot the next big push against climate change, Western governments are saying it’s time to move beyond traditional distinctions between industrial and develop...
October 30, 2011
It's time the Government encouraged the introduction of more energy-efficient products in the market »
July 23, 2011
Claims that climate change will kill off the coral on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef within a generation are unfounded, researchers in Australia said Saturday.James Cook University&rs...
June 27, 2011
Strong ocean currents are eroding the ice beneath West Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier, accelerating its melting.According to one estimate, the total collapse of Pine Island Glacier...
April 6, 2011
Ice cap meltwater and river run-off could have significant impact on the climates of Europe and North America, say scientists.
March 26, 2011
Scientists have discovered that when Antarctic icebergs cool and dilute the seas through which they pass for days, they also raise chlorophyll levels in water, thus increasing carbon dioxide absor...
February 10, 2011
Caused by the 2010 drought, the occurrence could see the forest turn from carbon sink to carbon source. »
January 29, 2011
New study overturns fears that increased melting could lubricate the ice sheet, causing it to sink ever faster into the sea. »
November 29, 2011
The U.N. weather office says world temperatures maintained a long-term upward trend and Arctic sea ice shrank to record low volumes this year.The report by the International Meteorological O...
November 27, 2011
As she surveys her small, bare plot in Zimbabwe’s capital, farmer Janet Vambe knows something serious is happening, even if she has never heard of climate change.“Long ago, I could set my ca...
November 13, 2011
Price volatility and the persistence of widespread and hidden hunger underline the need for enhancing the productivity and profitability of smallholder agriculture in an environmentally sustainable manner. »
October 22, 2011
Glaciers in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, the source of many rivers that sustain China and the Indian subcontinent, are melting “faster than ever,” according to a five-year study by Chinese researche...
July 9, 2011
The Earth had been ‘slimming down’ by just under a mm a year following the Ice Age, which finished about 20,000 years ago, but global warming is now reversing this process.Resea...
May 11, 2011
The Central government is set to form an independent regulatory authority, which will be responsible for nuclear safety and enforcement of safety standards. A bill to that effect will be int...
April 6, 2011
The world’s glaciers are melting up to 100 times faster than any time during the last 350 years.The findings, based on a study of Patagonia, South America, have worrying implications...
February 17, 2011
If greenhouse gas emissions stopped now, the earth would still likely get warmer.While governments debate about potential policies that might curb the emission of greenhouse gases, new rese...
February 3, 2011
While global warming has resulted in increasing sea-surface temperatures and fears that there will be an increase in frequency and intensity of tropical cyclones, it has been found that atmospheric...
January 23, 2011
Charged particles from beyond solar system possibly affect the pace, but the extent is not clear