Climate Change

State Regulators battle Drought, Restrict Water Withdrawal Rights of More Senior Rights Holders

The steadfast efforts of California officials to tackle drought conditions seems to challenge the decades-old water rights as the regulators have issued notices in several cities curbing the water rights held by senior diverters. The growing list of curtailed water rights holders had another... read more

Columbia University Researchers Find No Link between Global Warming and Winter-Deaths

In a new study conducted by researchers at the Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, no link has been found to claim that increased global warming leads to a reduction in winter-related deaths around the world.

The study, published in the journal IOP Science, attempted... read more

Larsen B could disappear within a Decade: Study

In 2002, Larsen B, an ice shelf in Antarctica partially collapsed. A novel research has found that the ice shelf, which is shrinking at a faster rate, could disappear within a decade.

Research team led by Ala Khazendar of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) unveiled that the ice shelf... read more

Global warming accountable for 75% of extremely hot days: Study

According to a new report, three out of four extremely hot days can be associated with impact of human activity on climate. As per the new study, percentage of extremely hot days as a result of man-made greenhouse gases will increase past 95% with worsening climate change around mid-century.... read more

IPCC Report highlights impacts of Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, published its Synthesis Report in the second week of November, which was summarized by thousand scientists worldwide.

The report produced five thousand pages of evidence in five years and came at a critical time for international... read more

Blue Ocean Film Festival emerging as medium to convey Climate Change’s Story

Some of the world's most acclaimed ocean filmmakers and Hollywood activists converged at the Blue Ocean Film Festival, world's biggest documentary festivals in Florida.

The Blue Ocean event is considered one of the world's most prestigious environmental film festivals. It came into... read more

Walsh announces Regional Summit on Climate Change

A regional summit on climate change was announced on Wednesday by Mayor Martin J. Walsh on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.

According to Walsh, rising sea levels and powerful storms pose a serious threat.

At the University of Massachusetts Boston, the summit will be... read more

Research Team Puts Sensors to Track Melting of Arctic Ice

International Research team led by researchers from the University of Washington has setup sensors under the ice in the Beaufort Sea, to track the melting of ice in the region.

The ice melts during the summer and continues till September to reach its lowest cover. The U.S. Office of... read more

Summers in America will Not Please You by the End of Century

It has been revealed by a newly unveiled set of weather predictions for 1,001 cities across the United States that warming will keep on increasing throughout the country because of rise in levels of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. As a result, places like Boston will have weather similar... read more


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