Up to half of plant and animal species in the world’s most naturally rich areas, such as the Amazon and the Galapagos, could face local extinction by the turn of the century due to climate change if carbon emissions continue to rise unchecked.

An environmental advocacy group sued the US government on Tuesday for failing to release records that could show why it has not filed a report required under a global climate compact.

PUNE: January this year was something of a paradox in the age of global warming. It was the coldest January since 2012, but this winter was the fourth warmest the last 117 years.

We live in an age of dramatic change. Urbanisation and industrialisation are growing at a phenomenal pace.

The world's fisheries will be, on average, 20 per cent less productive in the year 2300, according to a study.