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Biden, Pope Francis to talk virus, climate, poverty at Vatican

As only the second Catholic president after John F. Kennedy, Biden has made his audience with the pope a clear priority

29 Oct 2021 11:57 AM

When will climate, bad air be a live poll issue?

In India, there have been several instances where public protests led to some changes or withdrawal of policy decisions.

31 Oct 2019 12:00 AM

Russia joins Paris climate accord ahead of key summit

While many countries will be present at the summit at the head of state level, Russia is only sending a deputy environment minister.

24 Sep 2019 12:16 PM

Here’s how to deal with climate change by planting more trees

An additional 1 billion hectares of forest will be required to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2050.

07 Jul 2019 11:26 AM

Indian Ocean cradle of deadly cyclones?

Here’s why the Indian Ocean is spawning strong and deadly tropical cyclones.

18 May 2019 2:41 PM


What we need is a global climate jihad

Never in human history has such a prospect threatened, except possibly for a while during the Black Death of the 14th century.

14 May 2019 5:39 AM

Organic farming impact climate, says study

Organically farmed food occupies larger land which impacts weather.

29 Dec 2018 3:12 PM

Talks adopt ‘rulebook’ to put Paris climate deal into action

Negotiators delayed other key decisions until next year — a move that frustrated environmentalists and countries.

17 Dec 2018 1:54 PM

Organic food can be worse for climate than conventionally cultivated food

If we use more land for the same amount of food, we contribute indirectly to bigger deforestation elsewhere in the world.

14 Dec 2018 4:49 PM

Rising heat affects all, world must act as one

Global warming and climate change have become a part of our lexicon during the past couple of decades.

15 Oct 2018 12:06 AM


Earth risks tipping into 'hothouse' state: study

The risk of tipping cascades could be significant at a 2 C temperature rise, and could increase sharply beyond that point.

07 Aug 2018 7:29 PM

Human influence detected in changing seasons: Study

Satellite temperature data are consistent with models that project that this seasonal

21 Jul 2018 2:55 PM

Humans arrived in Asia earlier than thought: Study

The artefacts include a notch, scrapers, cobble, hammer stones and pointed pieces, according to the study published in the journal Nature.

12 Jul 2018 1:40 PM

Here's how dryness is aiding disease transmission

Scientists say the effect of sickness on behaviour is most pronounced in animals that are very dependent on access to limited water.

22 Jun 2018 7:14 PM

World's oldest spider discovered in Australia

Australian researchers have discovered what is thought to be the world's oldest recorded spider.

29 Apr 2018 4:27 PM


Is social media behaviour linked to weather outside?

The research was carried out by researchers at Universidad Carlos III De Madrid.

26 Apr 2018 4:26 PM

Health savings outweigh costs of limiting global warming: study

Health costs from air pollution include medical treatment, patient care, and lost productivity.

03 Mar 2018 10:03 AM

Satellites show warming is accelerating sea level rise

The research, based on 25 years of satellite data, shows that pace has quickened, mainly from the melting of massive ice sheets.

13 Feb 2018 9:23 AM

Vegan diets maybe good for environment: study

Environmental effects of production systems are not uniform and can be impacted by climate.

11 Feb 2018 4:36 PM

Chemical sunshade to slow warming may not be feasible: UN

United Nations has reviewed the idea of creating a 'sunshade' using sun-dimming chemicals.

31 Jan 2018 12:13 PM