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Asia tourism, airlines 'complacent' on climate
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, May 01, 2008

BANGKOK: Asian airlines and tourist firms are too complacent about the urgent need to address global warming, industry leaders warned at a conference on climate change. Westerners rather than Asians d ...More


Climate change could increase HIV rates
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, May 01, 2008

SYDNEY: Climate change will trigger a chain of events that is likely to prompt an increase in HIV rates worldwide, an expert has warned. Daniel Tarantola of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) sa ...More


World's largest lake warming rapidly
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, May 01, 2008

NEW YORK: Siberia's Lake Baikal has warmed faster than global air temperatures over the past 60 years, which could put animals unique to the world's largest lake in jeopardy, US and Russian scientists ...More


Arctic sea ice forecast: Another record low in 2008
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, May 01, 2008

WASHINGTON: Arctic sea ice, sometimes billed as Earth's air conditioner for its moderating effects on world climate, will probably shrink to a record low level this year, scientists predicted on Wedne ...More


World's largest lake warming rapidly
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, May 01, 2008

NEW YORK: Siberia's Lake Baikal has warmed faster than global air temperatures over the past 60 years, which could put animals unique to the world's largest lake in jeopardy, US and Russian scientists ...More


Australia splashes $13 bn to secure water supplies
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, April 29, 2008

CANBERRA: The Australian government outlined plans to secure water supplies and repair ailing rivers on Tuesday, to protect the nation's drought-hit food bowl, which produces about A$22 billion ($21 b ...More


Australia splashes $13 bn to secure water supplies
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, April 29, 2008

CANBERRA: The Australian government outlined plans to secure water supplies and repair ailing rivers on Tuesday, to protect the nation's drought-hit food bowl, which produces about A$22 billion ($21 b ...More


Desalination plants for water needed: expert
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Wednesday, April 23, 2008

‘Climate changes have caused water crisis’ Recycled water for non-drinking purpose Waste management to be a key problem Thrissur: M. David Barnes, president of the Australian Water Associati ...More


Climate change pact on troubled path: UNEP
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, April 23, 2008

SINGAPORE: Agreement on a new climate change treaty could run the risk of failure at talks in Copenhagen next year if governments do not narrow their differences, a top UN environmental official said ...More


Single Europe airspace would cut airline pollution: IATA Chief
Vasundhara Sanger
Times of India , Wednesday, April 23, 2008

GENEVA: The head of the international airline body IATA, Giovanni Bisignani urged European governments on Tuesday to work towards a single European airspace to raise efficiency and reduce carbon emiss ...More


California to sign UN compact to help China cut emissions
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, April 22, 2008

SACRAMENTO, California: California, which puts out more greenhouse gases than any other U.S. state, is promising to share ideas and research to help China cut back on its own emissions, which rival th ...More


Canada's polar bears in dire straits: WWF
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, April 22, 2008

OTTAWA: Some of Canada's polar bear populations risk being wiped out within four decades because of climate change and human activity including hunting, the World Wide Fund For Nature warned. Canada, ...More


Maldives prez seeks help for 'paradise drowning'
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, April 22, 2008

SINGAPORE: Maldives President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom made an impassioned plea on Tuesday for a cut in global greenhouse gas emissions, warning that rising sea levels could submerge his paradise island c ...More


Plan to empower local communities to deal with climate change impact
Staff Reporter
The Tribune , Tuesday, April 22, 2008

CHENNAI: A group of agricultural scientists, panchayat leaders and non-governmental organisations has come up with a proposal to empower local communities to deal with the adverse effects of climate c ...More


UN environment chief sounds dire warning
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, April 22, 2008

SINGAPORE: The global community runs the risk of the greatest policy failure in the history of mankind if negotiations on how to tackle climate change stay bogged down as they are, UN Environment Prog ...More


Businesses should seek climate solutions: UN
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, April 22, 2008

SINGAPORE: Businesses should spur governments into greater action against global warming and not let a global economic downturn derail efforts to tackle climate change, UN officials said on Tuesday. A ...More


‘India, China to play key role in global warming’
SRIDHAR KRISHNASWAMI
The Asian Age , Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Washington, April 21: US President George W. Bush has said that any international agreement on climate change can not be effective without full participation of major economic powers like India and Ch ...More


Bush wants India, China fully in climate regime
Neha Lalchandani
Times of India , Monday, April 21, 2008

WASHINGTON: President George W Bush has told another visiting leader that a new international regime on climate change is not going to work without the full participation of fast-growing countries lik ...More


Schools sow the seeds of a healthy environment
Neha Pushkarna
Times of India , Monday, April 21, 2008

NEW DELHI: With last year's Nobel peace prize going to former US vice-president Al Gore and intergovernmental panel on climate change, headed by Indian environmentalist RK Pachauri, for "disseminating ...More


Biofuels under attack as world food prices soar
Neha Lalchandani
Times of India , Monday, April 21, 2008

PARIS: Hailed until only months ago as a silver bullet in the fight against global warming, biofuels are now accused of snatching food out of the mouths of the poor. Billions have been poured into dev ...More


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