The warming of the planet has resulted in historic droughts and deadly sea level rises. According to scientists, this rise in sea levels will go on for decades to come, even if global warming is halted right this second. However, a Climate Central study has
In the current climatic scenario, no one can deny the omnipresent phenomenon of climate change. Rapid deforestation, pollution, carbon emissions and other anthropogenic activities have triggered a chain reaction in the climate. The most recent analyses of these changes were presented by the latest report
According to a report released by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), India needs to agree on a net-zero emissions target, as growing climatic change conditions will make glaciers in Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region shrink further. This will consequently lead to glacier melting events
With the rising global temperatures, the frozen lands are melting at a faster pace than ever before. A study has indicated that the Greenland Ice Sheet is losing ice mass at an alarming rate amid heat and rain. Moreover, enough ice has melted toward the
High-tide flooding is a phenomenon quite often experienced by the inhabitants of many cities on the US Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Also known as nuisance floods or sunny day floods, high-tide floods are likely to increase in the US by mid-2030s, partially due to a
Recently, a new report published in Climate Central, a US-based non-profit research and journalism organization, nearly 55 million people living in India’s coastal areas are at risk of drowning due to rise in sea levels. The report compared two scenarios – consequences of 2 degree
A panel of NASA scientists has come out with very bad news for humankind. Rising sea levels are expected to get worse than scientists had predicted earlier. The speed of rise in water levels in oceans isn’t the same as it was 50 years ago.