While the year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, extreme weather and climate conditions have continued into 2017, pushing the world into "truly uncharted territory", ... Zee News, 1 month ago
2017 already marked by climate extremes: UN - Business Standard, 1 month ago
After record temperatures last year, 2017 already marked by climate extremes: UN - News on Air, 1 month ago
Weather watchers said it can’t be known till May whether El Niño will impact the monsoon or not, reports Sanjeeb Mukherjee While it is gradually becoming clearer that La Niña -- which causes bountiful rain -- is unlikely during the monsoon this year, there is still no certainty as to what the status of El Niño, which causes less rain, will be. El Niño, according to most models, is in an evolving state, something which makes predictions all the more ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago El Nino could return in second half of 2017 - WMO Reuters, 2 months ago
According to a study by the medical journal, the Lancet, air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide. The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study. According to medical journal The Lancet, over a million Indians die every year due to air pollution and some of the worst polluted cities of the world are in India. The ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - The extent of sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic last month was the lowest on record for January, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said on Friday, while concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a record level.Reuters, 2 months ago
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