Literature and climate change: Vinita Agrawal, Ranjit Hoskote and Sumana Roy on politics, intimacy of writing about nature
As the issue of climate change becomes more urgent, the work of writers becomes vital, to remind us of what is at stake, and what is already lost.
Delaying COVID-19 peak was important, says govt-appointed panel chief Prof M Vidyasagar as India bends curve
Staying the course would lead to a steady reduction in cases, while any departure in terms of slackening safety protocols would disturb this trend, the professor who chaired a panel of experts that worked on India’s COVID-19 “supermodel”, warns
To comment upon the impact the tsunami might leave, experts cited examples of landslide-induced tsunamis in the past in Alaska and Greenland.
Nobel economics prize: Bob Wilson and Paul Milgrom's insights into auctions could drive down carbon emissions
A key insight of Wilson’s analysis is the need for bidders to avoid the “winner’s curse”.
Thirty million sq km of ecosystems world over is agricultural or pasture land that was once forest, grasslands and shrublands.
German Fridays for Future activist Lisa Neubauer said "It appears like the ones who have made the most claims are the ones who back up the most."
Larger corals, like branching and table-shaped forms, have been the hardest hit – almost disappearing from the far northern reaches of the Reef.
'Arctic ocean is dying' says scientist crew that observed the epicentre of climate change for a year
The 140-million-euro expedition, consisting of a team of several hundred scientists from 20 countries, are bringing back 150 terabytes of data and more than 1,000 ice samples.
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She said, "It is time for leaders to leave their comfort zones and see the danger that we are in and do something about it."
A fiscal stimulus could be an opportunity to boost green and resilient public infrastructure, the IMF said.
Antarctic Peninsula hottest in three decades; rapid rate of ocean warming may be to blame, says study
Between January and August, temperatures reached between 2 and 3 degrees Celsius on the peninsula, according to researchers at the Chilean Air Force's Frei Base
Simple economies of scale impact price - demand for such products remains low, the price is but more demand means more production and lower unit price costs.
The reconstruction and analysis show that Earth's climate can be grouped into discrete states, based on changing greenhouse gas levels and growth of polar ice sheets.
In David Attenborough's warning about the Earth's future, a lesson for liberals who have failed to unite for the planet's cause
The ability of some types of stories, such as those rooted in religion and nationalism to unite large numbers of people, has outstripped the ability of other stories, which are rooted in ideas of equality and emancipation, to bring people together.
A chaotic and ill-mannered food-fight that lasted 98 minutes left no one with any idea as to whether Joe Biden or Donald Trump was more deserving of being the next president
These findings have profound and troubling implications which include potentially driving more "intense, destructive hurricanes" as ocean surfaces warm.
Between 2000 and 2018, China's annual carbon emissions nearly tripled, and it now accounts for nearly a third of the world's total greenhouse gases linked to global warming.
'If COVID-19 doesn't kill us, climate change will': At annual UN meet, world leaders warn of 'environmental Armageddon'
The postponement of the UN climate summit hasn't stopped countries, from slowly sinking island nations to parched African ones, from speaking out.
Xi has previously pledged to increase government support for new technologies while doing more to fight pollution, protect natural resources and expand the country’s national park networks.