Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence that rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are heating up the Earth, increasing the harmful greenhouse gas effect and exacerbating climate change,

Question raised in Lok Sabha on emission of chlorofluorocarbon gases, 24/02/2015.

Climate change and high rates of extinctions of animals and plants are pushing the Earth into a danger zone for humanity, a scientific report card about mankind's impact on nature said on Thursday.

Around 30 million cases of skin cancer will be prevented by 2030, thanks to successful implementation of the Montreal Protocol and its amendments says this new report produced by the Environmental Effects Assessment Panel (EEAP) of the Montreal Protocol. The report details various effects of UV radiation on human health, ecosystems, biogeochemical cycles, air quality and materials.

Climate change and high rates of extinctions of animals and plants are pushing the Earth into a danger zone for humanity, a scientific report card about mankind's impact on nature said on Thursday.

At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a "safe operating space" for human beings.

The year 2015 is opening with a new hope for cleaner environment in terms of tackling challenges that hindered the efforts of achieving the set goals in 2014 for a sustainable environment.

Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2014 is the quadrennial report of the Scientific Assessment Panel (SAP) of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

The year 2014 is on track to be one of the hottest, if not the hottest, on record, according to preliminary estimates by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). This is largely due to record high global sea surface temperatures, which will very likely remain above normal until the end of the year.

In a significant move, India today did not oppose participation in a discussion on the issue of harmful greenhouse gas hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the UN Montreal Protocol on ozone-depleting su

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