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Friday, May 1, 2015
Currently, about 2.8 per cent of the species on Earth are at risk of extinction due to climate change that has already occurred.
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Thursday, December 4, 2014
Largely due to record high sea surface temperatures, says World Meteorological Organisation report
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
World Meteorological Organisation puts the odds of El Nino at 60% between June and August, rising to 75-88% between October and December
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June 12, 2014
India is expected to be the first to suffer, with weaker monsoon rains, followed by further scorching droughts in Australia and collapsing fisheries off South America. But U.S. sees it as the ‘great wet hope’.
March 21, 2014
The World Meteorological Day was celebrated at the Eastern Naval Command here on Friday.Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet Rear Admiral Atul K. Jain inaugurated at the Command Met Office...
October 17, 2013
A warmer world may be leading to a delayed withdrawal of the Indian monsoon, hitting crop yield and affecting the livelihoods of small farmers and agricultural workers »
April 28, 2013
Development of a large-scale software model to examine the impact of climate change in Kerala is part of a forthcoming scientific study that will formulate an integrated climate change database an...
March 31, 2012
The Andhra Chamber of Commerce and Industry has appealed to the people of the city to observe the ‘Earth Hour' by stopping the use of power from 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. on Saturday.Chamber p...
July 20, 2010
At least 175 people have died in the coldest winter in South America in recent years, officials in six affected countries said. The cold was worst in southern Peru, where temperatures in higher alt...
November 13, 2009
Ahead of the Copenhagen Summit next month, India has made a key move to wrest a climate change initiative, with an offer to set up a global innovation centre for development and transfer of green...
November 3, 2009
Scientists have warned that deep-sea ecosystems, occupying 60 percent of the Earth’s surface, could be vulnerable to the effects of global warming.“Global-scale models are now e...
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September 19, 2009
Bali: A hospital official says an earthquake on the Indonesian resort island Bali has injured at least seven people and sent many others fleeing outside.The US Geological Survey says the qua...
August 18, 2009
Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddiyurappa on Tuesday sought Rs 395 crore assistance under the National Calamity Contingency Fund (NCCF) to counter a 40—year low rainfall in the last two mo...
May 2, 2014
Aberrations in monsoon behaviour are not uncommon. What is new is the difficulty in forecasting caused by factors coming under the generic title, ‘Climate change.’
December 7, 2013
Climate change would cast an adverse impact on water and energy resources and governments need to address these issues. This was the observation made by experts at a seminar on Climate change –...
May 9, 2013
Pets with flat faces such as pugs and Persian cats are more prone to heatstroke. Also needing extra care are the older ones, those with heart or lung problems and those that are overweight
August 21, 2012
With much of the world facing the twin threats of poor harvest and high food prices due to severe droughts and deficit rainfall, the hunger summit at the end of the London Olympics did not come a...
February 26, 2011
Expect evening thundershowers for two more days
July 17, 2010
U.S. government climate data suggests 2010 on course to be warmest year since records began.
November 11, 2009
In a rare campaign to dispel rumours fuelled by the Internet and a new Hollywood movie titled 2012-, NASA officials has said that the world is not coming to an end on December 21, 201...
October 15, 2009
The Arctic will be ‘ice-free’ in summer within the next two decades, suggests a study that found a rapid acceleration in the loss of sea ice.
Based on research unde...
September 18, 2009
The Director General of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Dr William Dar, has signed the Copenhagen Communiqué on climate change, joining a host of gl...
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