The capitals of the world's two most populous nations, China and India, were blanketed in hazardous, choking smog as climate change talks began in Paris, where leaders of both countries are among the participants.
This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be even hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said on Wednesday, warning that inaction on climate change could see global average temperatures rise by 6 degrees Celsius or more.
India has taken a strong exception to US Secretary of State John Kerry’s statement that India will be a 'challenge' at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
The sea level is rising faster than expected and may cross one metre mark by the end of this century— double that of the estimates made by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in 2007.
From the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, to this year's Rio Summit on climate change nations have made promises galore on fighting global warming. The fight against global warming seems to be a form of mere lip service by leaders of the world.