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Tag: Global Warming

Global warming causing world's oceans to lose 'memory'
Global warming causing world's oceans to lose 'memory'

Along with ocean memory decline, the thinning mixed layer is also found to increase the random fluctuations of the sea surface temperature.

IPL 2022: RCB to don green jersey against SRH as part of 'Go Green' Initiative
IPL 2022: RCB to don green jersey against SRH as part of 'Go Green' Initiative

The last time Bangalore met Hyderabad; they were bowled out for just 68 in 16.1 overs and lost by nine wickets. All-rounder Glenn Maxwell also urged citizens to contribute to this 'Go Green' initiative.

Sea levels rising twice as fast in New Zealand
Sea levels rising twice as fast in New Zealand

On Monday, the programme released location-specific sea-level rise projections out to the year 2300 for every 2 km of the coast of New Zealand.

India can help other countries achieve their climate change goals: UN representative
India can help other countries achieve their climate change goals: UN representative

At the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in November last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that India will achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2070 and take its non-fossil energy capacity to 500 GW by 2030.

Why Climate Crisis Is Also Health Crisis
Why Climate Crisis Is Also Health Crisis

The WHO estimates that between 2030 and 2050, climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year, from a combination of malnutrition, malaria, diarrhoea and heat stress.

Dire Warning For Great Barrier Reef Amid Bleaching
Dire Warning For Great Barrier Reef Amid Bleaching

The report found 2021 was the warmest year on record for the world's oceans and the 2,300-km World Heritage site could not survive under those conditions.

'Early Warning And Early Action' Theme For World Meteorological Day On March 23
'Early Warning And Early Action' Theme For World Meteorological Day On March 23

Being prepared and able to act at the right time, in the right place, can save many lives and protect the livelihoods of communities everywhere, both now and in the future.

Temperature-Related Deaths May Rise If Global Warming Exceeds 2 Degrees C
Temperature-Related Deaths May Rise If Global Warming Exceeds 2 Degrees C

When plotted on a graph, the relationship between temperature and mortality is roughly u-shaped, meaning that at extremely high temperatures, which the population is not used to, the mortality risk increases sharply for each degree rise of daily mean temperature.

Indian Scientists Reveal New Layer Of Monsoon Circulation's Link To Antarctica
Indian Scientists Reveal New Layer Of Monsoon Circulation's Link To Antarctica

It appears that millennial scale variability in the southern high latitude region significantly modulates sub-orbital variance of cross-equatorial monsoon flow, most likely by influencing the sea surface temperatures (SST) in the tropical Indian Ocean, the scientists said.

Himalayan Glaciers Melting At 'Exceptional Rate', Says New Study
Himalayan Glaciers Melting At 'Exceptional Rate', Says New Study

The acceleration of melting of Himalayan glaciers has significant implications for millions of people who depend on Asia's major river systems for food and energy. These rivers include the Brahmaputra, the Ganges and the Indus.

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India Launches 'Climate Equity Monitor' On First Day Of COP26

Welcoming the going live of the website (https://climateequitymonitor.in) on global climate policy, India's Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister, Bhupender Yadav, tweeted: "Climate Equity Monitor that focuses on equity and climate action from a data and evidence-based perspective will encourage a vigorous discussion on this crucial issue and engage experts from all countries."

'State Of The Global Climate 2021' Paints A Scary Picture
'State Of The Global Climate 2021' Paints A Scary Picture

The past seven years are on track to be the seven warmest on record, according to the provisional WMO State of the Global Climate 2021 report, based on data for the first nine months of 2021. A temporary cooling 'La Nina' event early in the year means that 2021 is expected to be "only" the fifth to seventh warmest year on record.

Shah Rukh Khan Says ‘Main Hoon Naa’ For Veganism, Promotes Plant-Based Meats
Shah Rukh Khan Says ‘Main Hoon Naa’ For Veganism, Promotes Plant-Based Meats

As per the climate experts, the deteriorating climatic condition is posing a severe threat to living beings on the earth. Several studies have also suggested that going full vegan can be helpful in tackling climate change.

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Paradip May Go At Least 2 Feet Underwater By Turn Of 22nd Century

Due to melting of glaciers, 12 Indian coastal cities including Paradip will submerge in the sea by the end of 21 century, NASA predicted

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Monsoon Extremes Likely To Increase Over India, South Asia: IPCC Report

Rainfalls, floods and droughts will also increase. Droughts will occur more because the soil will lose moisture. Due to an increase in temperature, there will be more water evaporation which will in turn decrease soil moisture and leads to droughts, R Krishnan, Executive Director, Centre for Climate Change Research (CCCR), Indian Institute of Tropical Research and one of the co-authors of the report said.

'No Time For Delay And No Room For Excuses': UN, UNFCCC On IPCC Report
'No Time For Delay And No Room For Excuses': UN, UNFCCC On IPCC Report

The report from the Working Group I - 'Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis' - is the first installment of the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), which will be completed in 2022.

Global Warming Raising Risk Of Collapsing One-Third Of Antarctic Ice Shelf Area
Climate Change Widespread, Rapid, Intensifying: Scientists Warn Of Unprecedented Future 

It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean, and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere, and biosphere have occurred.

Ladakh Glacier Retreating, May Influence Summer And Winter Pattern: Study
Ladakh Glacier Retreating, May Influence Summer And Winter Pattern: Study

The WIHG, an autonomous institution under the Department of Science & Technology, has been working on various aspects of glaciology, i.e. glacier health (mass balance) monitoring, dynamics, discharge, past climatic conditions, speculation for future climate change and its impact on glaciers in the Himalayas.

Coastal Erosion
Climate Crisis | Signs Ominous As Sea Drives Into Konark Marine Drive

Chandrabhaga Beach located in Konark offers some stunning sunrises and sunsets.

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Climate Change To Bring More Intense Storms Across Europe
Climate Change To Bring More Intense Storms Across Europe

The scientists estimate that these slow-moving storms may be 14 times more frequent across land by the end of the century. It is these slow-moving storms that have the potential for very high precipitation accumulations, with devastating impacts, as currently seen in Germany and Belgium.

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IMF Proposes Setting Up Of An Int'l Carbon Price Floor

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has proposed to set up an international carbon price floor to help limit global warming and achieve the transition toward low carbon growth over this decade.

Plant A Tree, Get Married; UP Village Makes Tree Plantation Mandatory For Newlyweds
Plant A Tree, Get Married; UP Village Makes Tree Plantation Mandatory For Newlyweds

"The initiative has already started with the first couple who got married after the recent decision, has planted a sapling and resolved to care for it like their first born."

Tackle biodiversity, climate crises together: Experts
Tackle Biodiversity, Climate Crises Together: Experts

Biodiversity loss and climate change are both driven by human economic activities and mutually reinforce each other. Neither will be successfully resolved unless both are tackled together.

Global Warming Raising Risk Of Collapsing One-Third Of Antarctic Ice Shelf Area
Global Warming Raising Risk Of Collapsing One-Third Of Antarctic Ice Shelf Area

London: As climate change is making temperatures soar, more than a third of the Antarctic’s ice shelf could be at risk of collapsing into the sea, and causing global sea-levels…

Global Warming: Nations Need To Step Up Actions Or Face Costs, Says UN Report
Global Warming: Nations Need To Step Up Actions Or Face Costs, Says UN Report

Nairobi: As temperatures rise and climate change impacts intensify, nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious costs, damages and losses, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report said on Thursday. Adaptation – reducing countries’ and communities’ vulnerability to climate change by increasing their ability to absorb […]

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Global warming: India Heating Up Slowing, Odisha not in top-disaster states list in 2020!  

Bhubaneswar:  The effects of global warming on India is receding if the pattern of heating up of the country over the past several years is any indication. What comes as relieving fact for the country amid growing concerns over global warming is, India was hotter by 0.29 deg C in 2020 even as the mean […]

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Are Earthquakes To Blame For Arctic Warming?

Moscow: The Arctic’s rapid warming could have been triggered by a series of great earthquakes, suggests new research. In the Arctic, one of the factors driving climate warming is the release of methane from permafrost and metastable gas hydrates in the shelf zone. The study published in the journal Geosciences attempted to offer an explanation […]

Indian Railways To Go Green
Railways On Track To Go Green By 2030 With Major Initiatives To Mitigate Global Warming

New Delhi: In a bid to make itself carbon-free by 2030, the Indian Railways has initiated a number of major initiatives to mitigate global warming and combat climate change. In a statement, a railways spokesperson said here that it has completed electrification of more than 40,000 route km (RKM), which is 63 per cent of […]

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Winter To Be Warmer This Season, Predicts IMD

Bhubaneswar: December is knocking at the door, but winter chill is still missing in Odisha. Not only Odisha, several other states across the country will experience warmer winter this year, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). There is a higher probability of above-normal minimum temperature during the winter season, as per IMD’s latest seasonal […]

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Global Warming Likely To Increase Illnesses

Sydney: Global warming is likely to increase illnesses caused by undernutrition, due to the effects of heat exposure, researchers have warned. For the study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, the researhers analysed daily hospitalisation data covering almost 80 per cent of Brazil between 2000 and 2015. They studied the link between daily mean temperatures […]

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Column: Small Sacrifice For A Big Cause

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Climate change is a big issue in this part of the world. The city is currently in the grip of Extinction Rebellion protesters who have launched a two-week long campaign to highlight the dangers of climate change. Members of the eco- justice group, drawn from various parts of England, are everywhere in […]

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1billion people could be exposed to dengue, Zika by 2080

New York: Global warming could expose as many as a billion people to mosquito-borne diseases including dengue and Zika by 2080, says a new study that examined temperature changes on a monthly basis worldwide. The study found that with the rise in temperature, dengue is expected to have a year-round transmission in the tropics and […]

Researchers turn carbon emissions into usable energy

Seoul: A team of researchers has developed a system that produces electricity and hydrogen while eliminating carbon dioxide (CO2), which is the main contributor of global warming. The team from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea created a “Hybrid Na-CO2” system that can continuously produce electrical energy and hydrogen through […]

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IPCC calls for far-reaching changes to fight global warming

Incheon (South Korea): The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a world body assessing the science related to climate change, urged “rapid and far-reaching” changes in all aspects of the entire world on Monday to fight global warming after adopting a special report on the issue. The 48th IPCC session in South Korea’s western port […]

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New battery may help cut Co2 emissions

New York: Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new battery made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants. While still based on early-stage research and far from commercial deployment, this battery could continuously convert carbon dioxide into a solid mineral carbonate as it discharges, said the study published in the […]

ENI, Italian national research council ink clean energy accord

Rome: Italian energy giant ENI and Italy’s National Research Council on Friday signed a multi-million euro agreement aimed at curbing global warming and desertification. The accord, signed by ENI’s CEO Claudio Descalzi and the research council’s President Massimo Inguscio, covers four areas of high scientific and strategic interest: nuclear fusion, water, agriculture and the Arctic […]

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Nila Madhab Panda's 'Kadvi Hawa' to hit theatres on November 24

Bhubaneswar: Odia director Nila Madhab Panda’s Bollywood movie, co-produced by Akshay Kumar Parija, is all set to release on November 24. The film titled ‘Kadvi Hawa’ is based on the global issue of climate change and focuses on Bundelkhand,  Chambal and coastal villages of Kendrapara in Odisha. Speaking to odishatv.in, Nila Madhab Panda said, “This […]

Heat source under Antarctica melting its ice sheet: NASA

Washington: A geothermal heat source called a mantle plume lies deep below West Antarctica, explaining some of the melting that creates lakes and rivers under the ice sheet, confirms a new NASA study. The heat source may help explain why the West Antarctic ice sheet collapsed rapidly in an earlier era of rapid climate change, […]

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Climate change to hit coffee lovers hard

New York: Thanks to global warming, your morning cup of coffee could be a lot more pricey in the years to come. Researchers have estimated that climate change could reduce coffee growing areas in Latin America — the world’s largest coffee-producing region — by as much as 88 per cent by 2050. The study published in […]

Indian Ocean level rising faster than the global estimate

New Delhi: Global warming is leading to an accelerated rise of the sea level in the north Indian Ocean as compared to the global estimate, Parliament was informed on Monday. Recent studies by Indian scientists had revealed that the trend of sea level rise in the north Indian Ocean is slightly higher than the global estimate […]

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