Climate Change and An Impending Food Crisis

Glaciers melting, rivers flooding, rainforests burning, lakes shrinking, heat waves in Europe– whatever could go wrong went wrong in 2019! Most of us witnessed some or other forms of these extreme weather events in our respective geographical regions. The threat of climate change manifested itself claiming lives, displacing large populations, making many homeless and withoutRead More

Climate Change: Myths And Deniers

In the last couple of years, climate change and its implications have become a part of mainstream conversations all around the world. The phrase Climate Emergency was even chosen as the Oxford word of the year in 2019. As the discussions around the changing weather pattern, frequent natural disasters, rising sea levels, and global warming, increase, moreRead More

Climate Change And Its Impact On Australian Bushfires

Bushfires in Australia are common natural events which blaze over a million hectares of land, decimate hundreds of homes and properties, and cause fatalities including humans and animals lives, each year. Over the years, however, the frequency and intensity of these bushfires have increased manifold; this has left many wondering whether this could be attributedRead More

Shrinking Lake Chad: Is Climate Change A Factor?

Climate change impact is real! Communities, especially the poorest ones among others, around the world, have been bearing the brunt of ongoing climate change. Some of these poorest communities reside in the countries which lie in the Sahelian zone of west-central Africa. Of late, the world has caught the attention of the plight of theRead More

Seven Ways to Reduce Waste at Home

Rapid urbanisation and growing population have been driving the massive generation of global waste. It is estimated that, annually, somewhere around 2.1 billion tonnes of waste is being generated, all across the world. This waste not only contaminates soil, water and air, it also contributes to the emission of several greenhouse gases which has beenRead More

Scientists warn of worst-case climate change scenario

A newly published study suggests that there would be greater greenhouse gas emissions because of high economic growth as was forecast previously. Owing to this, the scientists require recalibrating projections related to “worst case” climate change scenario. The new study has been conducted by taking greater global economic growth into account. The scientists conducted theRead More