The artificially created public antagonism against science exists all over the world and is more pronounced in countries that are tilting towards right-wing authoritarianism.
Trump’s policies have not only brought the world to the verge of war, but are also affecting global humanitarian and environmental programmes negatively.
The protest was against the Trump administration’s proposal to cut US federal science funding and its scepticism towards climate change.
Techniques such as the Fischer Tropsch Synthesis can be used to turn garbage into biogas and other fuels which also reduces carbon dioxide emissions.
Global warming, left unchecked, could cause rising sea levels and displace almost 200 million people. If we act now the worst can be prevented.
“I had seen black francolins at 1,400 m in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but now the maximum elevation for them has changed to 2,800 meters.”
As scientists prepare for IPCC’s sixth assessment report, they want more systematic information on the Himalayas and the rivers that flow down from there.
Born out of a complete disregard for the poor and the state’s refusal to care for the destitute, the cuts proposed in the Trump’s budget are cruel to say the least.
From luxuries like champagne to the very livelihoods of fishing communities in the developing world – the climate-driven shifts in species will affect us all.
Massive new coal plants planned for Pakistan will further harm the environment in a country already suffering the effects of climate change. Solar energy is a clear alternative.
In a mental landscape increasingly dominated by the ephemeral nature of ‘Breaking News’, Larsen C exemplifies a global warming trait difficult to get our heads around.
The study indicates that an ice-free Arctic Ocean, often feared to be just years away, could be delayed if nature swings back to a cooler mode.
Small steps by Pakistan are helping it create resilience in the face of climate change, an issue the Indus Waters Treaty did not anticipate, and which endangers it.
Sustainable buildings don’t just make environmental sense. There are potentially large economic gains to be had from more efficient use of resources. This includes increased employment, increased productivity and less need for government subsidies.
The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services said the state was more susceptible to flooding because of destructive wildfires that left many areas in northern and southern California with burn-scarred hills.
The bulletin cited nuclear volatility, especially as the US and Russia seek to modernise their atomic arsenals and remain at odds in war-torn countries such as Syria and Ukraine.
The mood is dark as Trump takes over the environmental agency he pledged to reduce to “little tidbits.”
Sri Lanka is heading towards one of its worst droughts in 30 years, which in the long-term could lead to land degradation and seriously impact the country’s economy.
US government scientists have made unofficial twitter accounts in order to defy what they view as censorship of climate change research by Trump.
Imperceptible rise in sea levels and changes in weather patterns is making Mumbai and the west coast of India more vulnerable to severe cyclonic storms.
Brown defended California’s efforts to curb global warming, protect immigrants and expand healthcare vowing to fight Trump if need be.
The climate change page contains links to scientific global warming research, as well as detailed data on emissions.
Facing incessant droughts due to climate change, many women in southern Africa are adopting alternate practices like goat herding to sustain their families.
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World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set by the Paris climate change deal.
The feminisation of environmental migration is already underway in South Asia but governments are slow to recognise the role of climate change and there’s no policy action
There’s probably no more consequential and contentious a target for the incoming administration than an arcane metric called the “social cost of carbon.”
Making people anxious to ask honest questions, and robbing them of the opportunity to respectfully disagree, isn’t going to do much good for the climate.
Global surface temperatures in 2016 averaged 14.8 °C, or 1.3 °C higher than estimated before the Industrial Revolution ushered in wide use of fossil fuels, the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service said.
Because not all science that happens is covered; not all science that is covered is consumed; and not all science that is consumed is remembered.
Researchers say the rainfall on December 1, 2015 cannot be attributed to climate change.
Experts say it would be wrong for climate change deniers to interpret the expected 2017 dip as a sign of an end to the long-term trend of global warming.
Politicians and organisations have both expressed concerns over Rex Tillerson’s past at Exxon and his close ties to Russia.
No one should be surprised about Trump being a sceptic. But what leaves one startled is how poorly informed his scepticism is.
As a society we have become conditioned to moving from one burning issue to another without adequately resolving the first, thus making challenges like pollution, joblessness and economic inequality our new normal.
Nidhi Singh, a researcher at Banaras Hindu University, wants to provide evidence on the link between climate change and the increase in vector-borne and other diseases in Varanasi.
By the time we hit that temperature, further climate changes will already be locked in and unavoidable.
Ban Ki-moon received the Legion of Honour for his efforts to tackle climate change, and he helped push the climate agreement as well.
Nicaragua was the only nation to reject the agreement last December arguing for far more drastic action to limit rising temperatures.
The final weeks of 2016 would need to be the coldest of the 21st century to avoid it becoming the hottest year.