Lima Accord issued at the conclusion of the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (CoP) put the world on track to new universal climate agreement.
A new study has revealed the Complex pattern of Greenland Ice Sheet dynamics and provided the first comprehensive picture of how Greenland's glaciers have changed over the past decade.
Three mobile apps launched as part of project, Mobile Apps for Climate Change: A Citizen Science Programme for Schools in Metros.
Scientists from IISc, Bangalore discovered nine new species of bush frogs in mountainous region of Western Ghats.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on 5 December 2014 released the first Adaptation Gap Report. The Report was released during a crucial round of climate talks in Lima, Peru.
The median time it takes to cause maximum warming following a Carbon Dioxide emission is 10.1 years. This was revealed by study published in journal Environmental Research Letters on 2 December 2014.
The committee recommended formulating a new umbrella law to streamline the process of environment clearances for development projects in the country.
The announcement is a part of pledge of the nation to cut carbon emissions by 7 per cent to 11 per cent below 2020 business-as-usual (BAU) levels.
Over the last 100 years, the rate of deposition of reactive nitrogen from the atmosphere to the open ocean has more than doubled globally.
A new study claimed that due to heavy loss of Arctic sea ice, Polar bears may face starvation and reproductive failure by 2100.
The UK's first bus powered entirely by human and food waste has gone into service between Bristol and Bath.
The critically endangered Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti) spotted in Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary in Palghar District of Maharashtra.
An exotic carnivorous plant species Nepenthes zygon was on 25 November 2014 discovered at the Kew Gardens where it was helping to keep down cockroaches.
The bird found in Sulawesi Island of Indonesia was named as Muscicapa sodhii.
Volcano Pico do Fogo in the Cape Verde archipelago off the coast of West Africa erupted leading to evacuation of people.
The World Bank released Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal report focusing on the specific regional impacts of warming.
The High-level Pledging Conference of Green Climate Fund pledged to contribute 9.3 billion US dollars towards the Green Climate Fund (GCF)
At least 10 Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas are in serious danger, a study released by BNHS.
China and Australia a MoU on bilateral Antarctic cooperation will exchange data and personnel.
Guwahati’s Assam State Zoo is set to become the only zoo of the world to have critically endangered pygmy hog (Porcula salvania).
Council of EU extended ban on deep-sea shark fishing for the European fleet for at least another 2 years, with only Spain and Portugal voting against.
To protect the sharks and marine ecosystem, Jet Airways Cargo banned shipment of shark fins.
Scientists for the first time tracked the entire route of migratory bird Amur Falcon.
PM’s Council on Climate Change re-constituted to monitor formulation of action plans in area of assessment, adaptation and mitigation of climate change.
An endangered species Flying Squirrel was captured by the forest department officials on 29 October 2014 at Balijharan village in Jagannathpur sub-division of West Singhbhum district, Jharkhand.
Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) launched the National Air Quality Index.
Category 2 Hurricane Gonzalo struck Bermuda with winds of about 185 km/h and lashed the tiny Atlantic island chain with torrential rain and howling wind.
A new study of Scientists says that some areas of Himalayan mountain range are melting faster than others, which aren’t melting at all.
Scientists found that the sea levels have risen more in past century as compared to any century in past 6000 years.
India on 30 September 2014 signed the Minamata Convention on Mercury.