Environment/Science
Climate Change
New York: The chances of seeing unprecedented temperatures of 40 degree Celsius (40°C) or more in the UK could be up to 10 times more likely in the current climate than under a “natural climate unaffected by human influence,” the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) declared on Monday. more
UK issues red warning for extreme heat

London/UNI/Xinhua: The UK Met Office on Friday issued a red warning for extreme heat, the highest-level alert, the alert covers parts of England next Monday and Tuesday.  

Melting of glaciers in Tibet is threat to region: Report

The melting glaciers of Tibet have emerged as a new challenge for the region which depends on it for water.

‘Think resilience’ to protect against climate and other catastrophes

New York: More countries must “think resilience”, and urgently adopt and improve early warning systems to reduce risks from an increasing number of disasters across the world, ...

World Health Day: Take climate action, take care of each other

New York: An urgent call to protect health and mitigate the climate crisis was issued by the UN health agency on Wednesday, to mark World Health Day on Thursday.

UN chief hails launch of new expert group to boost net-zero climate change fight

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday urged private investors businesses, cities, states and regions, to do more to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions, laun ...

Newest satellite data reveals remarkable decline in Arctic sea ice over just three years

Washington: In the past 20 years, the Arctic has lost about one-third of its winter sea ice volume, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Washington and the Califor ...

IPCC adaptation report 'a damning indictment of failed global leadership on climate'

New York: UN scientists on Monday delivered a stark warning about the impact of climate change on people and the planet, saying that ecosystem collapse, species extinction, deadly heatwav ...

Adapting to climate change ‘happening worldwide’, essential

New York: The impacts of climate change are already “very visible” and “happening worldwide”, the head of the UN weather agency told the start of the 55th Session ...

Mount Everest's highest glacier melting fast, says study

Orono: Melting and sublimation on Mount Everest’s highest glacier due to human-induced climate change have reached the point that several decades of accumulation are being lost annu ...