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Wildfires show that climate change will not impact just the global south

Prabir Purkayastha talks about the wildfires in California and how it can no longer be denied that climate change is the underlying cause.

Climate study of past 66 million years reveals earth’s current temperature rise is unprecedented

The study published in the Science journal concludes that this human-made climate change is far beyond the natural changes that are triggered by the earth’s changing orbit

COVID-19 lockdowns didn’t help in reducing carbon emission: UN report

The report found that due to lockdowns, the daily level emissions of greenhouse gases decreased by 17% in April when compared to 2019. But, as the world went back to work, emissions rose and crossed last year’s levels

Half of the world’s oceans are already affected by human-induced climate change

A recent study of ocean depths shows that 20-55% of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans have shown an emergent human-induced signal and it is likely to increase to 40-65% and up to 80% by 2080

Government neglect continues to fuel Australia bushfires

The fire season began in July and has till now claimed 24 lives, destroyed 2,000 homes and burned down more than 7.3 million hectares of land.

Climate change: India’s international and domestic challenges

D Raghunandan discusses the inequity and inadequacy of the Paris Agreement to tackle the global climate crisis.

The global climate crisis: Are movements stepping up?

Nagraj Adve discusses the new breed of climate activism represented by Greta Thunberg and the Extinction Rebellion, and whether we see an incipient climate movement in India.

Greenland Ice sheets Greenland’s ice sheet melting 7 times faster than in 1990s

The sea level rises are likely to reach 67 centimeters by 2100, which is about 7 centimeter more than the previous prediction of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

COP25: Will we achieve the target?

The emissions of the most polluting countries are actually on the rise, while the given carbon budget is depleting.

Wealthy countries’ approach to climate change condemns hundreds of millions to suffer

A Green New Deal in the West is not going to be sufficient if this deal does not include trillions of dollars into the UN’s Green Climate Fund and the transfer of technology as a social practice and not for profit.

Greenhouse gas concentration in atmosphere at record high: report

As per a World Meteorological Organisation bulletin, global averaged concentration of carbon dioxide reached 407.8 parts per million in 2018, a surge from 405.5 ppm in 2017.

Flooding in Venice Following Venice floods, organizations mobilize to demand protective measures

Approximately 70% of Venice was submerged in the flooding that was triggered by massive tides. Residents say the government failed completely in setting up mechanisms to protect the city

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