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CLIMATES and sea-level changes are intimately related. An increase in mean global temperature is directly proportionate to the sea level, the circulation patterns of ocean waters. This summarises the

In the face of mounting criticism at home and abroad, Japan's fast breeder reactor programme is on the mat

The degree and honesty of environment concerns in European companies are under scrutiny

The North does not appear to be serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Some Western countries sponsor meetings of select experts to sway public opinion in their favour

Industrialised nations continue to be the major contnlxftrs of greenhouse gases and their emissions are increasing

A 4.80 m long shallow water sediment core, collected from the inner shelf (at 22 m water depth) off Karwar, near Kali river mouth is studied for foraminiferal tracers of palaeomonsoons. The climate history of this core which represents the last 4,500 years approximately revealed the evidences of a significant change in the intensity of the precipitation around 2,000 years BP.

Scientists have created the most realistic model of ocean currents yet and taken another step towards understanding global climate

The World's richest nations reiterate environment is high on their policy agenda

The Beijing conference saw discussions on the second phase of the Global Environment Facility, which is expected to finance implementation of the climate and biodiversity conventions.