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An 'ice-free' summer awaits the Arctic within ten years, study finds!

Although Arctic ice has been steadily diminishing over the past fifty years, the most dramatic decl…

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The Earth's mangroves could end up emitting 500 times more carbon by the end of the century, study warns

Despite covering a mere 0.1% of Earth's surface, mangrove forests play a critical role in regulatin…

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Did we overestimate the benefits of planting trees to fight climate change? A new study says yes

While planting trees certainly helps, there are a ton of usually uncounted things that prevent it f…

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Wetlands in the icy Arctic have begun releasing 9% more planet-warming methane in the past two decades: study

While headlines may remain fixated on carbon dioxide, there is another accomplice aiding the gas in…

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Exposure to coal power plant emissions may be twice as dangerous than previously thought, study finds

Coal burning creates copious amounts of sulphur dioxide, a fine particulate matter (PM2.5) that sus…

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Are solar panels better for climate change mitigation than the creation of forests?

Forests sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, gradually removing the greenhouse gas over ti…

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Columbus' voyages sparked epidemics that killed so many people, it may have crashed carbon dioxide levels worldwide

Columbus' expedition to North and South America brought not only conquest and exploitation to the r…

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The carbon budget to limit global warming to 1.5°C might be exhausted in just six years, shocking study finds

To have a 50% chance of constraining warming to 1.5°C, the world is left with less than 250 gigaton…

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Richer nations are unfairly eating away at the carbon budget, not leaving room for developing countries like India: study

Developed countries are projected to collectively emit approximately 3.7 gigatonnes of extra carbon…

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The Earth's 'blood pressure' is too high, and we are inching closer to a heart attack: new report warns

A new report card has shown that we have breached six of nine planetary boundaries, putting enormou…

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Global GDP to face a 19% decline by 2050 due to climate change, study projects

Although the detrimental effects of climate change on economies have been acknowledged, quantifying…

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Indo-Gangetic Plains, home to half the Indian population, to soon become hotspot of extreme climate events: study

The study suggests that the Plains could face increased risks of crop failure due to rising tempera…

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A leading carbon target arbiter has come into fire after ruling to allow carbon offsets — what's the big deal?

The Science Based Targets initiative, revered for its role in setting rigorous climate targets for …

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Walking the plank: climate change is making trees larger, but at a sinister hidden cost!

Scientists have discovered that in temperate regions of North America and Europe, trees have begun …

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Widespread adoption of electric vehicles is already making some neighbourhoods cleaner, study finds

Studies have shown that electric vehicle sales in India have risen more than sixfold since pre-pand…

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Planting trees and bushes along highways can significantly cut local motor pollution levels, study finds

It is common to see plants at Indian traffic medians wilting away for lack of care, or even destroy…

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Earth lost forests the size of a football field every five seconds in 2022, 10% more than the previous year

Recent analysis of satellite data revealed that Earth lost more than 41,000 square kilometres of ra…

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Adani Power undertakes green ammonia combustion pilot project at Mundra plant

As the world leaders converge in the UAE for the COP28 this week to chalk out strategies for climat…

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Many companies are looking into carbon dioxide removal to achieve their net zero emission targets. But will it help?

Many companies, such as Microsoft, are moving towards such carbon capture technologies to minimise …

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Greenland’s ice sheets are melting too quickly, and we’re already halfway to the point of no return

Imagine you stand by the ocean line at the beach, where the rolling waves periodically drench your …