15 Sep 2020
Facebook launches new 'Climate Science Information Center': Details here
In a bid to help make planet Earth a greener and less polluted place to live, Facebook has announced a new 'Climate Science Information Center' for its main app.
30 Oct 2019
By 2050, Mumbai, Kolkata may get completely flooded, says research
As global warming continues, polar ice will melt faster and coastal regions worldwide will be swallowed by the swelling seas.
26 Jun 2019
An ice-free Greenland could be our *scary* future, says study
If you are someone who wonders why Greenland, a landmass that's mostly ice, was named that, you probably won't have to spare more thought for it.
08 Jun 2019
Delhi: Sikh man distributes water to strangers, wins Internet's heart
No matter how much you deny, climate change is a real problem and it is accelerating faster than you think.
05 Jun 2019
Human civilization could end by 2050 and it's our fault
It has been decades since we first started hearing about the drastic climate change, but it seems nobody has been taking those warnings seriously. And now, as it turns out, we may end up paying the ultimate price.
29 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: From toilet-paper to denying climate-change, Trump was the newsmaker
US President Donald Trump is known for his unintentional funny antics.
19 Dec 2018
Blind, worm-like, sand burrowing creature named after Donald Trump
The US President, Donald Trump, has been the face of many controversies.
13 Dec 2018
Donald Trump actually thought Christian Bale was Bruce Wayne. What?
When did you realize that Superman, Spiderman or Batman isn't real - somewhere around 6, 7 or 10 years, maybe?
28 Nov 2018
Climate isn't weather: Trump gets science lessons from Assamese girl
On November 21, the temperature dropped to -2 degree Celsius in Washington, US.
30 Oct 2018
Bitcoins might destroy Earth as we know it: Here's how
Not many people associate bitcoins with climate change, but it seems like cryptocurrencies can hasten humanity's march towards climate catastrophe.
24 Oct 2018
Himalayan Viagra, costlier than gold, is in danger
Nicknamed 'Himalayan Viagra', an expensive caterpillar fungus, which is more valuable than gold, is becoming harder to find due to climate change, say researchers.
19 Oct 2018
#ClimateChange: The clock is ticking; can we change our ways?
About two weeks back, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a landmark report warning humanity of run-away climate change and cataclysmic consequences in the absence of 'unprecedented' changes to the world economy in the next 10 years.
08 Oct 2018
UN: 10 years left before climate change decimates planet Earth
A landmark climate change report released by UN on Monday has warned that the world is on the brink of disaster and could face cataclysmic consequences if steps aren't taken immediately to drastically cut carbon emissions.
11 Jul 2018
Increasing evidence points towards sixth wave of extinction
When the last male northern white rhino, Sudan, was put down earlier this year by its caretakers, the uncomfortable topic of extinction made its way into mainstream news for a brief period of time before being swept under the rug again.
02 Apr 2018
Global warming can worsen India's food security problem manifold
Hunger is one of India's basic problems: according to the 2017 Global Hunger Index, it ranked 100th out of 119 countries.
24 Mar 2018
UN: Humans looking at lonely future with fewer plants, animals
According to new UN scientific reports - covering the Americas, Europe and Central Asia, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific regions - on biodiversity in the planet, humans are looking at lonely future with an ever-increasing number of species coming under the threat of extinction.
23 Jan 2018
Modi in Davos: PM discusses three biggest challenges of today
PM Narendra Modi talked about climate change, good vs bad terrorism and self-centeredness, the three biggest challenges the world is apparently facing today, at the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland.
19 Jan 2018
Last 17 years have been the hottest since 1880: NASA
2017 was the warmest without El Nino, the Pacific weather pattern that adds to the rising temperatures, reported NASA on Thursday.
03 Jan 2018
Thanks to climate change, chocolate to get extinct by 2040
Imagine a world without chocolates.
29 Dec 2017
As America freezes, Trump suggests using bit of global warming
Donald Trump mocked climate change on Friday, displaying once again how little he thinks of the modern world's most imminent threat.
15 Nov 2017
Time is running out: Global scientists warn humanity
World scientists recently issued a second "warning to humanity", highlighting the imminent danger that our planet is in, thanks to our unsustainable lifestyles.
14 Oct 2017
Pollution woes: Instead of crackers, SC should ban this fuel
As if Delhi was not crumbling under pollution from coal plants and exhaust from cars, high imports of a fuel more polluting than diesel and petrol, petcoke, adds to Delhi's pollution woes.
17 Sep 2017
US to re-engage with the Paris Agreement?
The US recently made its withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change official, inviting significant criticism.
19 Aug 2017
How much would climate change cost India?
As global green house gas emissions continue to grow, India is starting to feel the impact of climate change; be it through bad monsoons or through extreme weather events.
04 Aug 2017
'India performs better than predicted, cuts down faster on coal'
While announcing his withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, President Trump loudly wondered why the US should stop its coal production, while India could double its production by 2020.
03 Aug 2017
Global warming: Are we ignoring farmers in the Himalayas?
Climate change has been manifesting itself through many ways including changing weather patterns.
21 Jul 2017
How much does earth's plastic weigh? Try a billion elephants!
Despite its extremely negative environmental impacts, plastic continues to be an inherent part of our lifestyle.
09 Jul 2017
Paris Agreement: 19 countries reiterate commitment after US' withdrawal
Just over a month after the US pulled out of the landmark Paris Agreement, leaders of 19 nations at the Hamburg G20 summit have vowed to take it forward with or without America.
20 Jun 2017
Was Trump's withdrawal from Paris Agreement a blessing in disguise?
Trump's recent withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has been met with a loud clamour on how it ends all hopes for fighting climate change.
16 Jun 2017
Last month was the second hottest May on record
According to NASA's monthly analysis, last month was the second hottest May in 137 years of modern record-keeping of average global temperatures.
08 Jun 2017
India witnessing shocking increase in heatwaves
India is witnessing increasing temperatures. Several deaths due to heatwave have already been reported; experts say more are likely.
05 Jun 2017
IIT Delhi's eco-friendly innovations to bring about a sustainable environment
IIT Delhi is making India and the world a better place, one invention at a time.
05 Jun 2017
World Environment Day 2017 - Connecting people to nature
Every year, 5 June is celebrated as World Environment Day - the largest and the most celebrated day for conserving and preserving the nature and environment.
02 Jun 2017
Five ways Trump's Paris agreement withdrawal impacts the world
President Donald Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.
28 May 2017
G7 summit concludes: Trump refuses to agree to climate-change deal
The conclusion of the annual G7 summit in Sicily on Saturday saw differences crop up between US President Donald Trump and representatives from European nations and Japan.
24 May 2017
Tree Conservation- Delhi's special ambulance for sick trees, and more
Delhi got its 'tree ambulance' in 2010, after the previous year's monsoon left about a 100 trees uprooted in the area maintained by the New Delhi Municipal Corporation.
09 May 2017
IIT-B professor awarded prestigious INSA Young Scientist medal
Vikram Vishal, assistant professor in the Earth Sciences department at IIT-B, has won the coveted Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal for Young Scientist, 2017.
08 May 2017
Paris accord- Investor giants urge Trump to implement climate agreement
In a letter to the Group of seven (G7) countries, investors holding $15 trillion worth of assets urged countries led by US to implement the Paris climate agreement, despite Trump's abrogation threats.
25 Apr 2017
Heatwave in India: 4,620 deaths recorded in four years
Deadly heatwave in India claimed over 4,620 lives over the last four years.
22 Apr 2017
Earth Day 2017: On the importance of going green
April 22nd is celebrated annually as Earth Day since 1970. Celebrated across the world, the Day upholds the importance of environmental protection. Demonstrations and celebrations are conducted in over 193 countries commemorating the day.