Environment/Science
Climate Change
New York: Speaking alongside the UK Prime Minister in New York on Monday the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has called on world leaders for “decisive action now to avert climate catastrophe.” more
Paris climate deal could go up in smoke without action: Guterres

New York: Unless wealthy nations commit to tackling emissions now, the world is on a “catastrophic pathway” to 2.7-degrees of heating by the end of the century, UN Secretary G ...

California fire crew attempts to safeguard about 2,500-year-old General Sherman tree

California: The fire crew in California has blanketed the historical sequoia trees, including the giant General Sherman, with fire-resistant wraps to protect them against the ravagin ...

Recent wildfires triggered by climate change, to be a norm if not acted quickly: Experts

Washington DC: On Thursday (September 2), US President Joe Biden acknowledged the presence of climate crisis as the country is fighting both storms and wildfires. "We must be better ...

Greenland's snowy summit witnesses first ever rainfall amid high temperatures

In an unprecedented event, last Saturday, Greenland witnessed rainfall instead of snow at the summit of Greenland roughly two miles above sea level.

July marked the hottest month ever recorded: NOAA

Washington: July 2021 has earned the unenviable distinction as the world’s hottest month ever recorded, according to new global data released today by NOAA’s National Centers ...

UN weather agency seeks to confirm 48.8°C ‘record’ heat spike in Sicily

New York: UN weather experts said on Thursday that they’re “actively looking” into a possible record temperature for Continental Europe of 48.8 Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit ...

Finland's Arctic Lapland region swelters under unprecedented heat wave

Finland has been reeling under heatwave for weeks and the temperature in its northernmost Arctic Lapland region has recorded the highest temperature in over a century with mercury shootin ...

On climate change frontline, indigenous provide pointers to save planet

New York: Indigenous people living on the frontline of climate change could offer potentially ground-breaking insight into biodiversity protection and sustainability, but they urgently ne ...

World on the verge of climate ‘abyss’, as temperature rise continues: UN chief

New York: The Earth’s temperature continues to rise unabated, with 2020 being one of the three warmest years on record, as extreme weather events combine with the COVID-19 pandemic, ...