Garbage set on fire as heavy smoke billows causing air pollution in New Delhi.

• Scientists from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) say there is a possibility of a new El Niño event forming later this year.

MARRAKECH: The year 2016, which brought new national temperature records for India when Phalodi in Rajasthan had recorded 51 degree Celsius on May 19, is "very likely" to be the hottest year on rec

The assessment pointed out that the average global temperatures in 2015 had already gone beyond 1°C compared to pre-industrial times.

New Delhi: The world has now entered a new climate reality era, with average concentration of CO2 expected to remain above the threshold level of 400 parts per million throughout 2016, according t

A depiction of the global sources of CO2 which are dominated by the US, China and Europe

Pope Francis called on Thursday for concerted action against environmental degradation and climate change, renewing a fierce attack on consumerism and financial greed which, he said, were threateni

The record-breaking worldwide heat of the first six months of 2016 has turned to abnormally severe seasonal flooding across Asia with hundreds of people dying in China, India, Nepal and Pakistan an

A La Nina event, which affects rainfall and temperatures in the tropics, may develop in the third quarter of the year but it is likely to be weak and far less intense that El Nino that ended in May

Record temperatures in the first half of 2016 have taken scientists by surprise despite widespread recognition that extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense, the director of th

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