climate

The youth prioritises agriculture

Discussions about development spending and reducing Bangladesh's climate vulnerability are often dominated—understandably—by politicians and donors. These are the decision-makers who affect...

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

Climate change 'to make transatlantic flights longer'

Flights from the UK to the US could take longer due to the changes in the climate, according to a new study.

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997: Study

The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released Monday shows.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

AGREEING TO SAVE THE PLANET

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21, held in Paris from 30 November to 12 December 2015, was the biggest event of its kind.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

NOAA says 2015 was US' second hottest year on record

Last year was the second hottest on record in the contiguous United States, and included 10 major weather and climate events, such as droughts and storms, that each led to over $1 billion in...

December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015

What Paris deal means for developing world

Despite some misgivings, there is a recognition in India, as elsewhere in the developing world, that compromise was inevitable to get the Paris deal.

December 12, 2015
December 12, 2015

Climate deal draft reached in Paris

Organisers of climate talks in Paris say a final draft text has been reached after nearly two weeks of intensive negotiations.

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

COP21: Rows likely over new climate text

A critical "clean" draft text has been published at UN climate talks here in Paris after delays.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

Paris climate deal ‘more likely’

Nearly 150 global leaders are gathering in Paris on Sunday for a critical UN climate meeting, amid tight security.The conference, known as COP21, will attempt to craft a long-term deal to limit...

November 27, 2015
November 27, 2015

Climate crunch to dominate Commonwealth summit

The 2015 Commonwealth Summit kicks off on Friday to a grand opening ceremony with Queen Elizabeth, followed by intense working sessions where world leaders will grapple with climate change.

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

'Dramatic retreat' seen in Greenland glacier

A major glacier in northeastern Greenland is rapidly crumbling into the Atlantic Ocean and experts warned on Thursday the breakup will likely raise global sea level by 18 inches (a half meter).