Will chinstrap penguins go extinct?

Climate change: Chinstrap penguin population down 77%

The researchers who recorded the dramatic decline in chinstrap population, found a remarkable increase in the population of gentoo penguins. Read more »
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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 »
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India on course to cut greenhouse emissions by 35%; Javadekar asks rich nations to pay up

Javadekar at COP25 UN climate meet: Minister lists India's achievements, says developed nations yet to deliver the promised $1 trillion. Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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Modi govt approves India’s climate change stand at UN meet

Indian delegation to the conference will be headed by Prakash Javadekar, minister for environment, forests and climate change. Read more »