The spectre of climate change is here to stay and could even worsen, say climate scientists as searing winds blow across swathes of north India, including New Delhi where temperatures have crossed 49 degrees Celsius.
The UN report, released last week, called for urgent action to avert a "sand crisis," including a ban on beach extraction.
The temperature in East Antarctica rose to minus 11.8 degrees Celsius last week, more than 40 degrees Celsius warmer than the seasonal norm.
A study, led by senior scientist Dr Mahua Saha last year, indicated presence of microplastics in water, sediment and local animal and plant life from the estuary.
In recent years, widespread deforestation and burning of agriculture has taken its toll on the Amazon rainforest.
The focus on tech-driven solutions for the climate change crisis is likely to have an impact on the economy and the job market.
The reef ball design was started by a group of divers decades ago, but is now being increasingly seen in practice.
Under the policy, companies will have the liberty to set up capacity to generate electricity from renewable sources such as solar or wind anywhere in the country by themselves or through a developer.
The 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report has been prepared by various US agencies. NOAA administrator Rick Spinrad called it "a global wake-up call".
Animals migrating north to breed are being put at risk by ongoing climate change and increasing human pressure, a study by an international research team has found
The Supreme Court today issued a contempt notice to nine persons, mostly Maharashtra government officials, in connection with the killing of Avni, an adult tigress, in Maharashtra in 2018. While the court sought evidence to confirm whether or not the big cat was a man-eater, its notification demanded answers on the reward given out for the act in violation of a judicial order.
At least two union ministers today mocked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his sarcastic tweet on Prime Minister's Narendra Modi's views expressed during an interaction with Henrik Andersen, head of Danish wind turbine-maker Vestas, a few days ago.
Two months of the Coronavirus lockdown have done what successive governments could not do in 25 years with over Rs 5,000 crore at their disposal-clean up the Yamuna river.
Filmmakers Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor and actor Kangana Ranaut are among the six film personalities to be awarded the Padma Shri, officials said on Saturday.