Environment

California Clean Air Chief Mary Nichols on shortlist to head EPA under Biden administration

California Clean Air Chief Mary Nichols on shortlist to head EPA under Biden’s administration

Following years of unpleasant and unsatisfying performance, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to resume its actual task of protecting the deteriorating environment under the Joe Bide

Melting of Arctic sea ice providing food for creatures: scientists say

Melting of Arctic sea ice providing food for creatures: scientists say

Melting of sea ice in the Arctic region is providing more and more food for a range of creatures in the region, a new research revealed.

Scientists struggling to know why tornado outbreaks are on the rise

Scientists struggling to know why tornado outbreaks are on the rise

Incidents of tornado outbreaks are on the rise for the last few years, but scientists are still struggling to figure out what actually is causing the deadly outbreaks frequently.

Soil poised to make global warming much worse: researchers find

Soil poised to make global warming much worse: researchers find

Soil, which is a massive repository of carbon because of plants that have grown and died in it, is poised to make the problem of global warming much worse, a new study cautioned.

2016 projected to be hottest year on record

2016 projected to be hottest year on record

2016 is slated to be the hottest year on record as the average global temperature is breaching last year's record-making temperature, The United Nation's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its latest report.

An analysis of fresh data indicated that 2016's average global temperature is nearly 1.2 degree Celsius above the pre-industrial levels.

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