A climate activist holds a placard during a protest march.
For years, scientists have been warning about the impact of global warming. They have cited the threat from very hot weather, drought, floods, torrential rain, earthquakes and rising seas by way of examples. They have again sounded the warning drumbeat: a UN science
Over 32 trillion gallons of rain and snow fell on California since Christmas. Now this is a scenario that no one, let alone Americans, would want to see repeated in future. The strongest of California’s storms from atmospheric rivers, long and wide plumes of moisture that form over an ocean and flow through the sky over land,
Floods, landslides, tsunamis, storms, heat waves, cold spells, drought and waterborne disease outbreaks are all becoming more frequent and more intense amid a new report by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). It says against the backdrop of
As scientists gather online to finalise a long-awaited update on global climate research, recent extreme weather events across the globe highlight the need for more research on how it will play out, especially locally. The list of extremes in just the last few weeks has been startling:
The last great hope for China’s faltering post-pandemic rally is fading as the nation’s legion of small-time investors turns bearish on equities to double down instead on safer assets amid a stuttering economic recovery. Brokers and money managers had expected billions of yuan in excess savings would find their way to the stock
Rishi Sunak’s Conservatives may yet find electoral salvation in the “shy capitalist“ millennial generation, according to a new report. A new study from centre-right think tank Onward, after a survey of 8,000 people across the UK, suggests millennials — those aged between 25 and 40 — have a dim view of the government.
India’s National Climate Research agenda was released at the inauguration of the two-day International Climate Research Conclave (ICRC-2023) recently, with the aim to coordinate national efforts towards understanding and addressing climate change 2030 and beyond. As per the official press release, during the release function,
The war only produces destruction and misery. War makes warring countries economically weak and people of the countries suffer uncountable difficulties (“Russia fires missiles on Kyiv in rare daytime attack,” May 30, Gulf Today website). According to the report, Russia fired a barrage of missiles at Kyiv on Monday, sending