Environment/Science
New York: The UN weather agency issued an urgent appeal on Tuesday for governments everywhere to switch to cleaner forms of energy, such as solar, wind and hydro-electric power. more
WMO: Climate change in Africa can destabilize ‘countries and entire regions’

New York: Water stress and hazards like withering droughts and devastating floods are hitting African communities, economies and ecosystems hard, according to a new report launched on Thu ...

Heat, drought and wildfires during one of the warmest Julys on record– WMO

New York: Amidst extreme heat, drought and wildfires, many parts of the world had just experienced one of three warmest Julys on record, the UN weather agency said on Tuesday.

Heat, drought and wildfires during one of the warmest Julys on record– WMO

New York: Amidst extreme heat, drought and wildfires, many parts of the world had just experienced one of three warmest Julys on record, the UN weather agency said on Tuesday.

WMO reports decrease in likelihood of severe Atlantic hurricane season ahead

New York: As the North Atlantic hurricane season enters its traditional peak period, the US National  Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NOAA) has adjusted its forecast to moni ...

Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations, associated accumulated heat propelled planet into uncharted territory, says WMO

Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future ...

Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN

New York: Hurricanes, monsoon floods and continuing severe drought made 2017 the costliest year ever for severe weather and climate events, according to a new report by the United Nations ...

Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017, says WMO

London, Mar 21 (IBNS): The year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, according to the World Meteorologi ...