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PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 09:15 AM IST
- That’s equal to losing the last seven years of productivity growth, according to research led by Cornell University and published in the journal Nature Climate Change. The study was funded by a unit of the US Department of Agriculture.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 12:41 PM IST
In its annual flagship report, the International Renewable Energy Agency underscored the scale and pace of change needed to cap the rise in average global temperatures at 1.5 degrees Celsius, in line with the 2015 Paris climate accord.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 06:14 AM IST
Jeff Bezos, who announced plans to step down as Amazon’s CEO last month to focus on philanthropic and science interests, cited Steer’s decades of experience in environmental and climate science.
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 02:53 PM IST
The research, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, found that the Mediterranean region and the Tibetan Plateau have experienced the greatest changes to their seasonal cycles.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Women are disproportionately affected by the ongoing climate crisis since they directly manage natural resources in most communities via activities such as water collection and food production.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 02:51 PM IST
The forest loss is also a major contributor of climate-warming emissions, with the dense tropical forest vegetation representing the largest living reservoir of carbon.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 04:46 PM IST
The findings of a recent study suggests that outdated assumptions regarding gender continue to hinder effective and fair policymaking, along with the action for climate mitigation and adaptation.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 07:24 PM IST
Books titled “Trees in Trouble” and “How We’re F—ing Up Our Planet” scream out from the shelves of Barnes and Noble’s nature and wildlife section between reassuring tomes on hummingbirds and wildflowers.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 03:08 PM IST
Figures released Tuesday by the International Energy Agency show emissions from the production and use of oil, gas and coal were 2% higher in December 2020 than a year earlier.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:46 AM IST
The findings of a new research show a connection between extreme rains and lower birth weights and even premature births in Brazil's Amazon region.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:49 PM IST
The year 2050 is when nations have been called on to achieve net-zero CO2 emissions.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 02:04 PM IST
Part of the job of being president is responding to the destruction left behind by earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other natural disasters, or events like deadly mass shootings, or even acts of terrorism.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 04:32 PM IST
Massive post-pandemic stimulus packages are mostly failing to support action to tackle climate change or halt the loss of biodiversity, but the amount of green spending is slowly tracking upwards.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 07:05 PM IST
Since each bat species carries an average of 2.7 coronaviruses, the researchers said 100 strains of coronavirus were now concentrated in this "hotspot" area.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 11:59 PM IST
The new coronavirus has ignored national borders and "climate change respects them even less", Patricia Espinosa said in an online lecture for the London School of Economics (LSE).
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 06:48 AM IST
A new research led by the University of Lincoln, UK, reconstructed the effects of climate change on floodwater farming in present southern Kazakhstan.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:17 AM IST
“It is not a secret that the relationship between the United States and China is arguably the most important relationship that we have in the world going forward,” US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 05:36 AM IST
Joe Biden, a Democrat, has already issued executive orders on climate issues including canceling the Keystone XL pipeline and rejoining the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 06:55 PM IST
The incoming administration has set out four key priorities of turning around the economy, tackling Covid-19, addressing climate change and racial justice.
By Amit Bhatt
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Climate change is real and cities have a big role to play in surviving and addressing this crisis.