The human body can only function within a narrow range of core body temperatures around 37 degrees Celsius.
India stands by its commitment in the Paris climate change deal. Energy chief Piyush Goyal states that India will not affected by Trump's verdict.
The report observes that in Mumbai and Kolkata, half of the population would be under water. In Shanghai, a city of 23 million people, it is more than three-quarters.
Such a temperature spike can have dire consequences for the health of city-dwellers, robbing companies and industries of able workers, and put pressure on already strained natural resources such as water.
It is true that there is an increase in carbon emission by India and China due to homegrown consumption and lack of infrastructure. But let's keep in mind that India's carbon emissions per capita are still 10 times lower and China's is half of that compared to the US.
The meeting, which was aimed at raising awareness about global warming and marine pollution, took place at a famous beach resort in Kovalam, Kerala.
After a two-day meeting, ministers from G20 developed and developing nations said they were "working to strengthen the contribution of trade to our economies" but failed to spell out a pledge to reject protectionism in a closing statement.
"Regrettably, the signs of push-back on commitments by traditional donors towards assisting in the implementation of these two landmark agreements, that can actually and in very practical terms transform human societies, for our collective betterment, place a question mark on any such prospects.
Anil Madhav Dave, who took charge of the Environment Ministry in July, led the Indian delegation at the Marrakesh summit and also oversaw the signing ceremony of Framework Agreement on International Solar Alliance, to which over 20 countries are signatories.
Battling recurring pollution enveloping its cities, China has passed a new law to levy environment tax on polluters, specially on heavy industries.
A circular issued by the Finance Department yesterday said 50 crore trees are to be planted in the next three years (2017-19) and appealed the other departments to come together and ensure 80-90 percent survival rate of saplings.
The "Marrakesh Action Proclamation", which was agreed upon by all the parties -- 196 nations and the EU bloc -- taking part in the summit, was read out at the Conference of Parties (CoP) Plenary session which said it was an "urgent duty to respond" to global warming.
A week after the election to the White House of Trump, who has called global warming a "hoax" and has threatened to "cancel" the global pact, Ban said: "I am sure he will make a good, wise decision".
Marrakech (Morocco), Nov 14 (AFP) The year 2016 will "very likely" be the hottest on record, the UN said today, warning of calamitous consequences if the march of global warming cannot be halted.
Addressing a gathering at main Tibetan Temple at Thekchen Choling in upper Dharamsala on Aryadevas 400 Santazas on the middle way, he asked people to be warm-hearted, to cultivate love and compassion.
French Minister of Environment and Energy Segolene Royal complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi for deciding to ratify the ambitious pact that charts a course to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
To rejuvenate the sagging agriculture in the state, Maharashtra government has decided to bring in a new policy that will focus on promoting indigenous seeds instead of genetically-modified ones and also farm-allied businesses.
The study 'Investing for the Climate in Asia' also found that financial intitutions need to do more before they can fully unlock this multi-trillion opoortunity.
"The challenge is clear for all of us: to pioneer a path towards a more sustainable future. The vision is also clear: India and United States build on a strong partnership and take a leading role to pioneer a new and more sustainable path to development," Verma said addressing the India Energy Access Summit here.
The negotiations, that began here on July 13 with 196 member countries as participants, have seen a clear divide on the position of developed and developing countries on various issues being debated including setting up of a baseline for phasing down of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) to reduce global warming.
The Middle East could be hardest hit, with its gross domestic product slipping as much as 14 percent by 2050 unless measures are taken to reallocate water significantly, the Washington-based institution said in a report.
The draft is filed keeping in mind the needs of developing nations and respects the obligations to human rights by taking actions addressing climate change without discriminating any minority, race and gender.
It is India's most vast and desolate landscape and the first signs of climate change are already setting in, Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh. Find out as global warming sets in, will the lives of people over here change forever.
Jairam Ramesh, who is in Paris to attend a two-day GLOBE COP21 Legislators Summit in the National Assembly, said vehicles of state and central government ministers should also be part of the ban and no exemption should be given. He said that if implemented seriously, the decision will have "constructive impact".
The climate action plans submitted by countries are not going to be sufficient to cap global warming at 2Â° Celsius, former environment minister Jairam Ramesh said today and asked the nations to commit to review their current voluntary targets in the next five years to achieve this goal.