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Scientists predict ice-free Arctic by 2058

Ice-free in this context refers to a time period during any given year - generally arriving in September.


Small chance of El Nino or La Nina in summer-autumn 2013: WMO

Wednesday , 26 June '13

The two phenomena cause heavy rainfall and flooding in some parts of the globe or drought in others.
An iceberg melts off Ammassalik Island in eastern Greenland. (AP)
Solar-powered NASA rover 'Grover' to explore Greenland's ice

Thursday , 2 May '13

The space agency's newest scientific rover is set for testing from May 3 through June 8.
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2012 was among 10 warmest years in global record - NASA/NOAA

Wednesday , 16 January '13

The 2012 global surface temperature, including land and water, was 1 degree F (.56 degree C) warmer than the 1951-1980 average.
The National Climatic Data Center calculates that the average US temperature in 2012 was 55.32 degrees Fahrenh...
2012 was hottest year on record in US

Wednesday , 9 January '13

Previous record broken by a full degree in temperature
Nobel laureates Dr R K Pachauri with Dr Yuan-Tseh Lee at the Science Congress on Sunday.
Dr R K Pachauri sounds climate alert for Sundarbans

Monday , 7 January '13

Indian science congress: ‘Need for dykes, mangroves’
As global average temperatures rise due to greenhouse gas emissions, the effects on the planet , such as melti...
100 million will die by 2030 if world fails to act on climate: report

Wednesday , 26 September '12

Conducted for govts of 20 developing countries, study says growth will be cut by 3.2% of GDP by 2030.
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'Arctic sea ice could disappear within 10 years'

Monday , 13 August '12

Arctic sea ice is dramatically melting at a faster rate than previously thought, which may accelerate the effects of global warming.
Greenland ice sheet gone in flash thaw, ISRO images show (AP)
Greenland ice sheet gone in flash thaw, ISRO images show

Thursday , 26 July '12

The thawed ice area jumped from 40 per cent of the ice sheet to 97 per cent in just four days from July 8 to 12.
Rio summit to make fresh bid to tackle environment woes

Wednesday , 20 June '12

A summit on global development kicks off today with nearly 20 heads of state including PM Manmohan Singh.
Greenhouse gases are on track for inflicting huge costs annually in damage to the oceans by 2100.
Damage to oceans to cost $2 trillion a year: study

Wednesday , 21 March '12

Greenhouse gases are on track for inflicting huge costs annually in damage to the oceans by 2100.
A farmer picks watermelons inside a plastic tent at a flooded field in Kaihua county, Zhejiang province, China...
China report spells out grim climate change risks

Wednesday , 18 January '12

Global warming is cutting China's crops by shrinking rivers and unleashing more droughts and floods.
India will not sign any legally binding global agreement for emissions reduction, Jayanthi Natarajan said.
India not for legally binding pact on emission cuts: Govt

Tuesday , 27 December '11

Jayanthi was responding to clarifications on her December 21 statement in the House.
COP 17 President Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on ...
Discontent grows with US at climate talk

Thursday , 1 December '11

US dragging feet on key issues may make world perceive it as obstacle to global warming fight.
There are proposals from rich and major emerging economies to delay a global deal to curb greenhouse gases unt...
Vulnerable nations fear slowdown in climate fight

Monday , 28 November '11

There are proposals from rich and major emerging economies to delay a global deal to curb greenhouse gases until 2020.
Austrlian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said vote had turned years of discussion and debate into a reality. (Re...
Australia passes carbon pricing law

Tuesday , 8 November '11

Landmark Australian law to impose price on carbon emissions, beginning as tax.
Large jumps in global warming gases in 2010, measured from C02 emissions, were visible in China, United States...
Biggest spike ever in global warming gases: US

Saturday , 5 November '11

Large jumps, measured from C02 emissions, were visible in China, United States and India.
People paddle in a boat past a flooded temple in central Bangkok. (Reuters)
Weather extremes worsen worldwide: panel

Tuesday , 1 November '11

Global warming is likely to spawn more weather extremes, costing billions of dollars.
Maplecroft, a British firm specialising in risk analysis, points to Kolkata as being one of the most exposed a...
Climate change: which nations, cities most at risk?

Wednesday , 26 October '11

Bangladesh and India are among 30 countries with 'extreme' exposure to climate shift, says a study.
Swiss agency and NABARD join hands for climate project in Maha

Saturday , 22 October '11

Project aims at developing strategies, knowledge to enhance capacity of rural communities.