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Russia's new climate change plan is to adapt, take advantage of warmer temperatures
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Russia's new climate change plan is to adapt, take advantage of warmer temperatures

The 17-page document covers the first stage of the plan which will span two years, ending 2022.

IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of rising sea levels, reality maybe worse
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IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of rising sea levels, reality maybe worse

The difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of heating is important for the poles, which warms faster than the global average.

Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating
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Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating

At 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, we could expect to lose between 70 and 90 percent of our coral reefs.

IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere Report: How is climate change affecting India's ocean ecosystems?
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IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere Report: How is climate change affecting India's ocean ecosystems?

The tropics in general and India must focus on the lack of long-term sustained Indian and Pacific ocean observations.

Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report
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Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report

Experts highlighted that countries will either have to pay the cost of climate-related damages now, or invest in climate adaptation for the future.

IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent
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IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent

Mitigating climate change and adapting to its effect in high mountains won't be easy, but it is the need of the hour.

IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment
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IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment

The report looks at the effects of climate change on oceans and has been written by 104 scientists from all over the world.

40,000 year old wolf head carcass was found in perfect condition in Siberia
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40,000 year old wolf head carcass was found in perfect condition in Siberia

The wolf was found in permafrost with its fur and teeth intact, the tissues will be preserved for future studies

Carbon boost from thawing of Arctic permafrost likely in coming decades: Study
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Carbon boost from thawing of Arctic permafrost likely in coming decades: Study

Unlike gradual, an abrupt thaw process increases the release of stored carbon by 125 to 190 percent

Scientists discover worms that have been napping for 40,000 years in Siberia
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Scientists discover worms that have been napping for 40,000 years in Siberia

The intact nematodes were kept in isolation and over the next few weeks, the researchers spotted flickers of life.

We're not alone!
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We're not alone!

Life has been detected on three meteorites in the form of tiny fossilized bacteria by a NASA scientist.