Angkor City: How Climate Change Triggered its Collapse

Our world today stands at the brink of climate change catastrophe. Thanks to indiscriminate combustion of fossil fuels over the last two centuries, we have been heating our planet more than ever, and this could have far-reaching consequences for our current and future generations. Buried deep in the pages of history is a tale ofRead More

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Rio de Janeiro — One of the Worst Affected Cities by Climate Change

Climate change has been unleashing catastrophic events all across the world. The number of extreme weather events has only gone up in recent years.  Floods, drought, storms, wildfires, rising sea levels have been wreaking havoc on communities causing deaths and destruction and forcing people to migrate en masse to safer places. The climate scenario projection for futureRead More

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Climate Apartheid would Make the World Inhospitable for Mankind

As climate change continues to grow worse, basic necessities such as food, water, housing and health have been threatened for millions of people around the world. Rising sea levels, rapidly melting glaciers on the mountains and shrinking ice cover and sheets in the Arctic, and extreme weather events such as drought, floods, heatwaves, wildfires andRead More

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Snow Leopards: The Vanishing Cats of the Mountains

Climate change is dramatically shifting the mountain landscape all across the world. The ongoing land degradation coupled with increased melting of glaciers, snow and permafrost has been endangering several wildlife species by destroying their habitats and thus putting many on the brink of extinction. One such species is Snow leopards, the notoriously elusive big catsRead More

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The Increasingly Visible Impacts of Climate Change

Climate change is no more a thing of the future! It is happening right now and its impacts are being felt all over the world. The unabated emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere due to anthropogenic activities such as combustion of the fossil fuels for our energy needs has been heating up our planetRead More

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Climate Change to Hit the Middle East the Hardest

The Middle East has been witnessing unprecedented climatic episodes for the past few years. The frequency and intensity of extreme weather events have surged dramatically and it is expected that the consequences of climate change would become more pronounced for the region in the upcoming decade. In no other country in the world is theRead More

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The Elusive and Vulnerable Giant Panda Bears of China

We have been losing nature’s balance and its ability to sustain life on our planet. The threat to our wildlife has become more pronounced owing to human activities and changes in the climate over the past few years. Many species of animals and plants are on the brink of extinction as their habitats continue toRead More

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Shrinking Dead Sea and Rise of Deadly Sinkholes

The world around us is changing and for worse. The shifting landscape — primarily triggered by human-induced climate change and other anthropogenic factors — has opened up a pandora’s box not only for environmentalists but also for the local population who depend on the environment and its ecosystem for their survival and livelihood. One ofRead More

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Climate Change and The Changing Landscape of Wine Industry

Across the world, the rising temperature owing to climate change has been affecting everything we grow and produce. Not only is it affecting the food quality but it is also reducing our access to some of our favourite foods. Ecologists and farmers have been trying to figure out the challenges which await us in futureRead More

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Managing Nitrogen Pollution — A Key for Climate Change Mitigation

Nitrogen — the main component of the atmosphere of our planet (78 per cent by volume) — is a double-edged sword! Its conversion to other chemically reactive forms could be indispensable for some life processes while for others it could wreak havoc in the form of nitrogen pollution. This growing menace has been driven byRead More

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