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Electric heavy-duty vehicles unlock pathway for reduction of GHGs in India

The flagship electric truck of the Company IPLT Rhino 5523 in operation.
Published on May 28, 2024 06:00 PM IST

How one of the oldest professions in India is facing effects of climate change

A nomadic pastoralist of the Changpa community with a goat walks along the barren Tsaga La Pass in India's union territory of Ladakh on May 19, 2024. (Photo by Tauseef MUSTAFA / AFP)
Published on May 26, 2024 10:30 AM IST

Heat Waves: 23 states have heat action plans but are they being implemented?

A woman covers her child with a scarf to save him from heat wave on a hot summer day in Mumbai, India, Thursday, May 23, 2024. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Published on May 26, 2024 01:09 AM IST

Weather Bee | How bad is the heat in India this May?

New Delhi, India - May 20, 2024: Visitors brave the Heat Wave in hot summer at Kartvaya Pathlawns , in New Delhi, India, on Monday, May 20, 2024. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Published on May 23, 2024 08:30 AM IST

Mass fish death in Periyar river sparks protests in Kochi

HT Image
Published on May 22, 2024 02:50 PM IST

Climate change: Small island states hail ocean court victory

Judge Albert Hoffmann from South Africa, President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), opens a session of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, issues a legal opinion on measures to protect the oceans from climate change, in Hamburg, Germany, Tuesday, May 21, 2024.
Published on May 21, 2024 10:36 PM IST

Study reveals how ‘upside down’ trees thrived across oceans, defying extinction

The various names, including ‘mother of the forest’ in the Malagasy language, the ‘upside-down tree,’ and the ‘tree of life,’ because of their unique features, which you will explore as you read this.
Updated on May 18, 2024 10:36 PM IST

Climate change to intensify heatwave in India: Scientists

A man takes shelter under an umbrella from the scorching sun on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi
Published on May 17, 2024 11:18 PM IST

India’s east coast cities faced unprecedented heat stress in April, shows study

IMD identifies heat stress in terms of heatwave conditions, which are declared based on specific temperature thresholds
Published on May 17, 2024 04:50 PM IST

Weather Bee | Temperature alone cannot predict distress as monsoon approaches

A person splashes water on his face from an irrigation pipe to beat the intense heat wave in Lucknow. (File Photo/AP)
Published on May 16, 2024 04:45 PM IST

Extreme heat in April made worse by climate crisis: Study

A woman splashes water on her face to get some respite from the scorching heat in Ahmedabad. (PTI Photo)
Published on May 15, 2024 09:07 AM IST

Summer 2023 was the hottest in past 2,000 years: Study

Women cover themselves to protect from the sun on a hot summer day
Published on May 14, 2024 09:04 PM IST

Science suggests multiple eco organs of Earth may be failing, says top scientist

Kenya is grappling with one of its worst floods in recent history, the latest in a string of weather catastrophes, following weeks of extreme rainfall scientists have linked to a changing climate.
Updated on May 13, 2024 09:01 PM IST

April 2024 warmest since 1940; eleventh month in a row that is warmest: Report

New Delhi: The month was 1.58°C warmer than the estimated April average in the 1850-1900, the pre-industrial reference period (HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)
Updated on May 08, 2024 06:11 PM IST

Earth observation data to drive $3 trillion in economic benefits by 2030: WEF

For representational purposes only. (AFP File Photo)
Published on May 07, 2024 03:20 PM IST

Experts urge integration of climate resilience in urban development plans

This picture shows a flooded motorway in Dubai on April 20, 2024. Four people died after the heaviest rainfall on record in the oil-rich UAE on April 16, including two Filipino women who suffocated inside their vehicle in Dubai's flooding. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP)
Published on May 03, 2024 11:26 PM IST

Why Alphonso mango season ends early in Ratnagiri?

File: A vendor sells alphonso variety of mangoes, from Konkan region, at Crawford Market in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)
Published on May 03, 2024 09:15 AM IST

Climate change is slowing Earth’s rotation

Tidal forces, combined with the roiling currents in Earth’s core and the redistribution of ice sheets at its surface, cause the planet’s rate of spin to vary ever so slightly from year to year.
Published on May 03, 2024 08:00 AM IST
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