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New report sets climate tests for projec

Ontario, Jan 30 (IBNS): A new report by climate and assessment experts has developed a set of tests that could help determine whether federal projects support Canada’s commitment to the Paris Agreement.

Warming seas may increase frequency of e

Washington, Jan 30 (IBNS): A new NASA study shows that warming of the tropical oceans due to climate change could lead to a substantial increase in the frequency of extreme rain storms by the end of the century.

Australia: Hundreds of Fish found dead a

Melbourne, Jan 29 (IBNS): In a shocking sight for people, large number of fish were found dead in the Darling River at Menindee town in Australia, the second such event in three weeks, officials said.

Climate change recognized as ‘threat m

New York, Jan 26 (IBNS): As climate change is increasingly recognized as a “threat multiplier” by scientists, political representatives, and civil society across the world, the United Nations Security Council held an open debate on Friday to discuss its concrete impact on peace and security, and focus on tangible ways to diminish the effects of global warming.

Environment and health at increasing ris

New York, Jan 25 (IBNS): Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which exceeds the combined weight of all the commercial airliners ever made, or alternatively, enough Eiffel Towers to fill the whole of Manhattan.

Greenland ice melting rapidly, study fin

New York, Jan 22 (IBNS): Greenland is melting faster than scientists previously thought—and will likely lead to faster sea level rise—thanks to the continued, accelerating warming of the Earth’s atmosphere, a new study has found.

6 magnitude earthquake hits Andaman and

Port Blair, Jan 17 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter Scale hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Thursday, officials said.

Antarctica losing six times more ice mas

California, Jan 15 (IBNS): Antarctica experienced a sixfold increase in yearly ice mass loss between 1979 and 2017, according to a study published on Monday in  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Australia witnesses warmer than average

Melbourne, Jan 14 (IBNS): The Bureau of Meteorology in Australia has released its Annual Climate Statement, showing 2018 was the country's third-warmest year on record, while rainfall totals were the lowest since 2005.

Is Haiti better prepared for disasters,

New York, Jan 13 (IBNS):Half a capital city destroyed, 220,000 reported dead and 1 million residents displaced. This was the toll of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, which struck on 12 January, 9 years ago.

Himachal Pradesh: Magnitude 3.3 earthqua

Chamba, Jan 12 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter Scale hit Chamba area of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, as per India Meteorological Department said.

5.9 earthquake hits Gilan-e Gharb in Ira

Tehran, Jan 7 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale hit western city of Gilan-e Gharb in Iran on  Sunday, media reports said on Monday.

Melting ice sheets release tons of metha

London, Jan 6 (IBNS): The Greenland Ice Sheet emits tons of methane according to a new study, showing that subglacial biological activity impacts the atmosphere far more than previously thought.

Hundreds of trains, flights hit by fog i

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): Hundreds of trains were cancelled and tens of flights were affected in India's National Capital Region owing to fog on Sunday, reports said.

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