Climate Change

Winter effect of Arctic emissions may have been understated, fear scientists

A new study has brought forth a startling finding that Arctic permafrost and methane, the gases released below the surface of the ice, have been released at a much higher rate in recent years than thought earlier, a factor that has contributed immensely to climate change and global warming.... read more

Earthquakes that struck Nepal earlier this year could have been much, much worse, say scientists

According to scientists, the impact of the huge earthquakes that hit Nepal earlier this year could have been much, much worse. A review of the events has been recently published by an international team, demonstrating that the number of landslides was quite less than feared by people.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Hollywood actor and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Paris to speak about climate change. ‘The Terminator’ actor said global warming is not a movie script that people will listen.

While talking to BBC, Schwarzenegger urged people to go part-time vegetarian to... read more

Cargill joins other major American companies in signing White House’s American Business Act on Climate Pledge

The climate change impact on agriculture may prove significant, and everybody can play a role in tackling this global challenge. That’s why Cargill, the US’s largest privately held corporation, has joined other leading American companies like great Minnesota businesses such as Target, Best Buy... read more

Effort to understand more about bats in 31 states and 10 Canadian provinces

The North American Bat Monitoring Program is an initiative being exercised in 31 states and 10 Canadian provinces. Main aim of the program is to better understand the ecological role played by bats and threats faced by them owing to factors like climate change, habitat loss and wind energy... read more

EU first major economy that fulfills its global emissions pledge

Europe's climate chief said in a statement that the European Union will push up for an UN deal to cope up with global warming problems that have been affecting the world and will check the outcome for every five years.

Miguel Arias Canete, Climate and Energy Commissioner, said that any... read more

Many US cities could be washed away due to rising sea level

A new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences has unveiled that many US cities are at high risk of being washed away by increasing sea levels this century. New Orleans is facing the maximum risk and Miami also has crossed the point of no return.

Study's lead... read more

Europe’s Climate Chief says Positive Progress by Nations towards Global Deal on CO2 astonished Him

Miguel Arias Cañete, climate change chief of Europe, is happy with the way nations are dealing with carbon dioxide emissions. The chief said the positive progress by about 149 countries towards a global deal on carbon dioxide has astonished him.

In an interview with BBC News, Cañete... read more

Warmer-than-normal Ocean Temperatures could lead to Hawaii’s Worst Coral bleaching ever

Ocean temperatures are rising rapidly due to climate change and making scientists think seriously about global warming. According to scientists, ocean temperatures around Hawaii are warmer than normal this year and it could result into worst coral bleaching the US State has ever seen.

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Exxon covered-up climate change: email reveals

A newly discovered email from one of ExxonMobil's scientists revealed that the oil giant knew about climate change as early as 1981, more than half a decade before the notion became a public issue.

According to the email, Exxon was aware of the connection between increasing use of fossil... read more

Exxon was Aware of Dangers of Climate Change since 1981

ExxonMobil, the world's largest publicly traded international Oil and Gas Company, was aware of the dangers of the climate change since 1981. However, then also it has remained mum on topic since then. Even now, the oil giant continues to deny on the topic.

Lenny Bernstein, ExxonMobil's... read more

Willie Soon received over $1.2 million for his research

As per Greenpeace reports, Wei-Hock (Willie) Soon, a part-time researcher at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, has received more than $1.2 million from the fossil fuel industry for his research work over the last decade. Soon is an academic, who is famous for denying human role in... read more

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