Mitigation and Adaptation — Are We Ready to Face Climate Change?

In the history of our planet, we have been through several catastrophic events. The communities which were better prepared and adapted to the calamities survived and thrived, while the rest perished! The present-day challenge comes in the form of climate change and it is expected to be a rougher trip down the road. With noRead More

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Carbon Sequestration — Capturing and Storing Carbon

Ever wondered what happens to all the carbon generated into the atmosphere? Well, there are natural means and mechanisms set in place for the removal and storage of the carbon, or specifically speaking, the carbon dioxide and this process is known as carbon sequestration. When done artificially, the carbon sequestration process can be used toRead More

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Switzerland — Climate Change Trouble in Paradise?

The negative impacts of climate change are being observed all across the globe and in coming future, more and more nations will see a destabilisation in their social, cultural and economic life, thanks to global warming! One of the most popular and developed countries, Switzerland, too, stands at a risk of losing its charm whichRead More

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Coral Bleaching — Global Warming is Destroying Our Corals!

The spiralling concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and our oceans have led to global warming. The marine life has been severely affected by climate change. Marine environmental issues like ocean acidification, ocean deoxygenation, sluggishness in ocean currents continue to deteriorate marine ecosystems which are not only home to a range of animal andRead More

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Antarctica — The Sleeping Giant Awakens!

Antarctica, the Southernmost continent, has been often neglected by the media when it comes to reporting the impacts of climate change in this ice-covered landmass. However, recent studies reveal that Antarctica has been warming up and it threatens to drive rapid sea-level rise globally as the climate changes. The West Antarctic peninsula has been amongRead More

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Role of Forests in Fight Against Climate Change

Since the beginning of Industrial Age, two centuries ago, the average temperature of the earth has been rising considerably owing to uncontrollable emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere which has been trapping the heat and making the earth hotter. This has led to a sharp rise in the number andRead More

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