Tag: Global Warming

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.

  • Monday, 09 August 2021
'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.

  • Monday, 09 August 2021
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.

  • Monday, 09 August 2021
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.

  • Friday, 06 August 2021
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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  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Cyclones of Bay of Bengal weaker than hurricanes, but cause more damage: expert

Bhubaneswar: Funnel shaped and shallow, the Bay of Bengal has witnessed around 500 cyclones in 125 years since 1891 of which 107 had targeted Odisha causing immense devastation. “However, compared to hurricanes inthe west pacific, cyclones originating in the Bay of Bengal are less intense and much weaker but ironically cause more death and destruction. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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.

  • Sunday, 18 July 2021
Experts blame crass urbanization for heat wave like condition in twin cities

Bhubaneswar: With the mercury rising with an accelerating rate these days, the State has already lost 17 lives due to heat wave like condition. Scientists blame global warming for this extreme situation. To address this issue, a panel discussion was organised on ‘Global warming, its remedies and necessity of afforestation’ here by ‘Prerna’, a social […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021