Brace Yourself for More Heat Waves in the Future!

In past few years, the world has seen some of the direst consequences of climate change— from blazing bushfires in Australia, melting ice sheet in Greenland, vanishing snow cover in mountains to floods in Venice, drought and cyclones like Idai in Africa. The unabated emission of carbon from the combustion of fossil fuels and otherRead More

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Ocean Deoxygenation And Starving Marine Life

Our marine life is struggling for its life! Oxygen, a gas vital to all forms of life on our planet, has been decreasing in oceans. Oceans account for half of the total oxygen in the atmosphere and trees for the other half. With unabated emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and other humanRead More

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Mangroves Restoration to Fight Climate Change

As the temperatures rise globally due to increasing CO2 gas in the atmosphere, our planet has become more prone to extreme weather events such as floods, storms, drought, hurricanes and cyclones, deadly heatwaves and wildfires! The sea-level rise has put much of the coastal areas around the world at a greater risk. To adapt andRead More

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Soil Conservation: A Weapon Against Climate Change

Carbon dioxide gas is one of the major greenhouse gases which is contributing to global warming and climate change. Combustion of fossil fuels to operate automobiles and run thermal power plants, increasing deforestation, land degradation are some of the key reasons for rapidly growing carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere and oceans. Fortunately, in theRead More

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Climate Change: Earth is Getting Hotter, Winters are Getting Colder

Deniers of climate change often argue that if the earth is getting hotter because of global warming, why is that we are faced with extreme and colder weathers, with temperatures at the Arctic-like levels? Should not the rising temperature of earth make our winters milder or just make them go away? Well, the answer toRead More

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6 Celebrities Who are Actively Promoting Environmental Issues

Celebrities are not shy when it comes to raising awareness about climate change and environmental challenges. Whether they are Hollywood stars, business tycoons or politicians, everyone seems to be trying to do their bit to attract more and more world leaders’ attention toward climate action. Having a lot of fan following over social media suchRead More

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Is Vertical Farming the Answer to the Global Food Crisis?

With the burgeoning world population, and a decline in arable land as a result of desertification, human-induced erosion, degradation of topsoil, there has been a looming threat of food crisis globally. There has been a lot of hype generating around a relatively newer form of farming which grows produce in vertically stacked layers and verticallyRead More

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Unchecked Ocean Acidification May Cause Mass Extinction

There has been a looming threat to our marine life which oceanographers, across the globe, have been monitoring closely in recent years. The increasing carbon emission from the anthropogenic activities and the growing human population has led to a new phenomenon called ocean acidification. On a pH scale, zero is most acidic and 14 isRead More

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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

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How Global Warming Is Threatening Our Wellness

Global Warming is certainly a serious issue. The rising temperatures and disturbing ecological balances are also destroying our health. We are coming across various devastating news like the glaciers are melting, sea level are rising, oceans are suffocating, etc. Ever think, how global warming taking on us as human beings. As humans, we find ourselvesRead More

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