‘Study global warming impact, form climate adaptation plans’: Govt to states
BySoumya Pillai, New Delhi May 28, 2023 05:15 AM IST Share Via Copy Link States will have to formulate local climate adaptation plans, which will help create an expansive database on the impact of climate crisis. All states need to…
India underestimating heatwave impact, more than 90% of the country at risk: Study
Climate experts and policymakers should re-evaluate the metrics for assessing the country’s climate vulnerability as heatwaves in India and the Indian subcontinent become recurrent and long-lasting
Even with ‘moderate emissions’, India’s heat is set to get worse – The Hindu
The climate crisis is no longer a distant event that might happen in the future. It is here, bringing new and previously unimaginable challenges. Temperatures are rising, rainfall patterns are shifting, and extreme events such as record-high temperatures and heavy…
New study on climatic variation in Himalayas 7,000 years ago will help assess future global warming trends – The Tribune India
Tribune News Service Vijay Mohan Chandigarh, March 3 It was not the Indian Summer Monsoon (ISM) but the Westerlies, which are permanent winds blowing in the middle latitudes, that defined the climatic variation and the evolution of landscape in the…
60 Scientists Call for Accelerated Research Into ‘Solar Radiation Management’ That Could Temporarily Mask Global … – InsideClimate News
A scientific showdown over whether dispersing massive amounts of reflective particles high into the atmosphere could temporarily and safely mask global warming intensified this week, as a group of more than 60 researchers published a letter Monday calling for accelerated…
How Himalayan glaciers are resisting global warming | Mint – Mint
Researchers have made great progress in unravelling why a few areas of glaciers in the Karakoram Range are defying the global trend of glaciers losing mass, with the Himalayas being no exception, and resisting glacial melt caused by climate change….
DST needs to invest in sectors contributing to global warming: Secretary – Devdiscourse
51 years of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) sets the occasion for introspection of how far the mandate of the Department has been achieved and formulating the way forward, Secretary DST Dr S Chandrasekhar said at the 52nd…
On thin ice: Less snow, high temperatures have upturned lives in Himalayan cold desert
Ladakh’s Average temperature has increased in last 3 decades while precipitation had reduced; Rainfall has also decreased in Lahaul-Spiti & Kinnaur
Research brief: New fossil sheds light on the evolution of how dinosaurs breathed
(University of Minnesota) Using an exceptionally preserved fossil from South Africa, a particle accelerator, and high-powered x-rays, an international team including a University of Minnesota researcher has discovered that not all dinosaurs breathed in the same way.
Biosensors monitor plant well-being in real time
(Linköping University) Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, have developed biosensors that make it possible to monitor sugar levels in real time deep in the plant tissues – something that has previously been impossible. The information from the sensors may help agriculture to adapt production as the world faces climate change. The results have been published in the scientific journal iScience.