Greenhouse gases
Daily Round-up | Unions extend national strike against rising inflation in Panama & other stories

In today’s episode we bring you the latest from the strike in Panama, the extension of aid to reben-held areas in Syria, the impact of emissions from the US, and a WHO warning on COVID-19

UN Climate Panel says greenhouse emissions must be halved by 2030 and other stories

Today we look at the UN IPCC’s report on climate change mitigation, Israeli violence against Palestinians during the month of Ramadan, and more

Food crisis worsens in Afghanistan amid major drought and rising poverty and other stories

Today we look at the hunger crisis in Afghanistan amid a severe drought; a strike against insecurity and critical fuel shortages in Haiti, and more

Man-made climate change is cooling and contracting the mesosphere

Three NASA satellites combined about 30 years of observation, which indicates that the summer mesosphere over Earth’s poles is on the track of cooling by 4 to 5 degree Fahrenheit and contracting 500 to 650 feet per decade

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

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.