Just a glance at some of the happenings around the world triggered by climate change would indicate the danger facing the planet and the need for urgency in tackling global warming.
Australia recorded its lowest level of rainfall for the month of November, the country’s weather bureau said on Thursday, as an unrelenting drought fuels deadly bushfires. All of Australia received less than 50 mm (1.9 inches)
Severe droughts and hurricanes, melting ice sheets and rising sea levels are giving us a glimpse of the fallouts of a warmer planet. As much as leaders of some of the advanced nations
On August 18, the Union Cabinet agreed to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol – a significant development in the arena of global climate action. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave
This is with reference to the article “A burning issue that can’t be doused soon” (Aug. 17). Well, I believe that the world’s leaders and scientists are now delaying in telling us that the inevitable is the new normal — that climate change and the erratic effects are here to
The Paraná River, one of the main commercial waterways in South America, has reached its lowest level in nearly 80 years due to a prolonged drought in Brazil that scientists attribute to climate change.
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
A recent report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has said that India lost $87 billion last year due to disasters such as cyclones, floods and droughts. The United Nations weather agency said in its State of the Climate
For centuries, the Nineveh Plains were the breadbasket of Iraq, with 6,000 square kilometres (2,300 square miles) of arable land, said agriculture ministry spokesman Hamid Al Nayef.