An increase in heat waves is almost certain, while heavier rainfall, more floods, stronger cyclones, landslides and more intense droughts are likely across the globe this century as the Earth's cli

At least some of the weather extremes being seen around the world are consequences of human-induced climate change and can be expected to worsen in coming decades, a United Nations panel reported o

Read IPCC Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation. It makes a strong link between extreme weather events and GHGs concentrations from anthropogenic emissions.

The toll from ever-more intense floods, drought, and heatwaves will crescendo this century unless humanity anticipates the onslaught, according to a UN report set to be unveiled on Friday.

As the world continues to pump greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, the global temperatures could rise by 3°C by mid-century, says a soon-to-be-released report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Extreme weather events will become even more intense. Erratic monsoons and severe cyclones have already battered large parts of India this century. Should we still blame the increasing disasters on unpreparedness of governments and bad planning? Down To Earth investigates

When extreme weather strikes, somebody, somewhere always asks about a link to climate change. It's time we gave straight answers.

A claim that global warming caused the 2010 Russian heatwave could bring closer the day when climate victims can sue oil firms.

There's a way to curb carbon emissions without having to wait for governments to forge a global climate deal. (Editorial)

Deaths and health problems from floods, drought and other U.S. disasters related to climate change cost an estimated $14 billion over the last decade, researchers said on Monday.

This document contains the presentation by Subimal Ghosh, Civil Engineering Department, IIT Bombay on “Finer Scale Temperature and Rainfall Projections under Climate Change” during Second National Research Conference on Climate Change, organized by the Centre for Science and Environment, IIT Delhi and IIT Madras on November 5-6, 2011 at New D