Washington: Sulphur dioxide emissions from moderate volcanoes around the world can mask some of the effects of global warming by 25%, a new study has found.

London: The peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro — world’s highest free-standing mountain — may be ice-free as soon as 2060, scientists have warned.

A Russian team has succeeded in drilling through four kilometres (2.5 miles) of ice to the surface of a mythical subglacial Antarctic lake which could hold as yet unknown life forms, reports said M

Paris: Worldwide carbon emissions are at their highest ever levels,stoking fears of a global temperature rise over the dangerous 2 Celsius threshold,the International Energy Agency announced on Monday.
The world economys return to growth in 2010 coincided with a 1.6 gigatonne rise in carbon dioxide emissions,the highest ever recorded jump,the agency said.
This significant increase in CO2 emissio

An irreversible climate tipping point could occur within the next 20 years as a result of the release of huge quantities of organic carbon locked away as frozen plant matter in the vast permafrost region of the Arctic,scientists have found.
Billions of tons of frozen leaves and roots that have lain undisturbed for thousands of years in the permanently frozen ground of the northern hemisphere are

Proceedings of the ninety eighth session of the Indian Science Congess, Chennai, 2011.

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The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) institutes a Fellowship Programme known as the

Mumbai Even as the Copenhagen Summit on climate change struggles to come up with a solution, agencies in Mumbai have initiated a study to look at ways to reduce carbon footprints in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.

I am an engineer by training and have spent over a decade working in the water sector. Over the years. I have analysed, researched and documented national as well as international policies and practices on water management.