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

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

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

Wind Energy – A Leading Solution to Climate Change

Our rapid growth and development in the last couple of centuries have come with a cost and that is climate change. With the massive industrial boom and subsequent increase in the demands for energy led to indiscriminate burning of fossil fuels which has been adding skyrocketing emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide andRead More

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