Is a mass extinction event on currently?

Climate change: 30% plants, animals may go extinct in 50 years

The study by University of Arizona researchers may be the first to assess the extinction patterns using recent climate-related data and the movement of species. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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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 »