UN game for climate action

UN launches campaign to assess public opinion on global warming, climate change

The survey will be done through an internet and mobile-based video game in which players act as climate policymakers trying to limit global warming. Read more »
Greenland ice sheet vulnerable to global warming and climate change

Climate change: Indian monsoon among nine tipping points

British website Carbon Brief says changes will be gradual, but the fragile climate and ecological systems could change dramatically and irreversibly. Read more »
climate change causing extreme weather events

Climate change: Ocean currents are moving faster than earlier

More than two-thirds of the world’s oceans are speeding up, energised by faster winds, says a scientific study. Read more »
Melting of Antarctic ice sheet is a concern

Global warming: Antarctica records hottest day ever

The Antarctic Peninsula has warmed almost 3°C in the last 50 years. The annual loss of ice from the Antarctic ice sheet has jumped at least six-fold since 1979. Read more »
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WEF report warns of geopolitical tension, climate change

World leaders must work closely to address threats to environment, climate, public health and technology systems, says Global Risks Report 2020. Read more »
Polluting nations block stiff greenhouse emission targets at COP 25

Climate change: UN talks fail to set stiffer greenhouse emission targets

Unresolved issues at Madrid will cast shadow over next year’s Glasgow conference. Read more »
India promotes electic vehicles to meet Paris Agreement targets

Electric vehicles: India pulls out all stops for a green future

The government has lined up tax concessions, subsidies to promote green transport infrastructure. Read more »

Climate change: India lost $37.8 billion in extreme weather events in 2018: Study

The country among most affected; also lost 2018 lives in last year, says study by Bonn-based Germanwatch Read more »

COP 25 summit: Big businesses get their act together on climate change

Nine Indian firms among 285 companies that got their science-based targets approved. Read more »

India set to achieve 1,00,000 MW solar power target by 2022

The country may miss PM Modi's 4,50,000 MW clean energy target. Read more »