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  • Austrian glaciers likely to disappear by end of century: WMO

    Austrian glaciers likely to disappear by end of century: WMO

    Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), warned that Austrian glaciers are likely to disappear entirely by the end of this century due to global warming.

    May 14, 2022
  • Climate change a top priority for Australian voters: Survey

    Climate change a top priority for Australian voters: Survey

    Lead author, Associate Professor Sameer Deshpande said that the project was one of the "most ambitious climate change surveys yet conducted in Australia," and showed that key attitudes had experienced a dramatic shift, reports Xinhua news agency.

    May 11, 2022
  • Why are birds dying?

    Why are birds dying?

    "After documenting the loss of nearly 3 billion birds in North America alone, it was dismaying to see the same patterns of population declines and extinction occurring globally,"

    May 11, 2022
  • Study suggests ‘climate change’ could spark the next pandemic

    Study suggests ‘climate change’ could spark the next pandemic

    As viruses start to jump between host species at unprecedented rates, the authors say that the impacts on conservation and human health could be stunning.

    May 6, 2022
  • China’s coal

    China’s coal

    China’s plan to promote the production of coal runs counter to efforts to cut climate-changing carbon emissions from the biggest global source.

    April 27, 2022
  • Twitter bans misleading climate change ads

    Twitter bans misleading climate change ads

    Last year, Twitter introduced a dedicated Topic to help people find personalized conversations about climate change.

    April 23, 2022
  • Climate change top issue for Australian voters: Poll

    Climate change top issue for Australian voters: Poll

    Cost of living and the economy rated as voters' next biggest concern, with 13 percent of 97,159 Vote Compass participants choosing each, followed by government accountability, the environment, and healthcare.

    April 22, 2022
  • Google Doodle shows the brutal realities of climate change over time

    Google Doodle shows the brutal realities of climate change over time

    On the Google Search homepage — as well as Chrome’s new tab page — people around the world will see one of four time-lapse animations, showing the incremental impact of climate change on a part of the world over months or years.

    April 22, 2022
  • Investment in water and sanitation is crucial

    Investment in water and sanitation is crucial

    Many climate-vulnerable countries have some of the lowest levels of access to water and sanitation in the world. Over two billion people worldwide, or 1 in 4, live in countries where water supply is inadequate.

    April 20, 2022
  • Aus govt fails to ward off effects of climate change: Survey

    Aus govt fails to ward off effects of climate change: Survey

    "Australians have lost almost a decade of what should've been our moment to take strong and bold action on climate.

    March 31, 2022
  • Climate change may cause longer, more intense allergy seasons

    Climate change may cause longer, more intense allergy seasons

    The research from the University of Michigan showed that by the end of this century, pollen emissions could begin 40 days earlier in the spring than we saw between 1995 and 2014.

    March 17, 2022
  • By 2050, number of wildfires globally to rise by 30%: UN Report

    By 2050, number of wildfires globally to rise by 30%: UN Report

    UNEP will be exploring how further investments can be made to reduce fire risks in critical ecosystems around the world.

    February 23, 2022
  • ‘G20 members should proactively react in addressing climate change’

    ‘G20 members should proactively react in addressing climate change’

    Indonesia, she said, has been on the track to accelerate energy transition to support the global low carbon economy.

    February 17, 2022
  • Forests & Climate

    Forests & Climate

    The change in the pattern of climate largely explains why temperatures are set to increase in Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Global warming is a contributory phenomenon. No less impressive is the data furnished by the Forest Survey of India, to the effect that the country’s green cover has touched nearly one-fourth of its geographical area. “Forests” and “trees outside the recorded forest areas" recorded an increase of 2261 square m in 2021, compared with the previous assessment in 2019.

    January 15, 2022
  • The perils of denying science

    The perils of denying science

    A 2021 international study found that 80 per cent of individuals are indeed willing to make changes in how they live and work to help reduce the effects of climate change.

    January 11, 2022
  • End overdependence on coal

    End overdependence on coal

    India must diversify its energy programmes towards ‘cleaner’ and ‘greener’ alternatives. This will also make the country independent of fluctuations in the global hydrocarbon market. Coal shortages are a call to India’s policymakers to prioritize the green energy transition in the country.

    November 24, 2021
  • Climate hopes and the path less taken

    Climate hopes and the path less taken

    Perhaps the most harmful product group is weapons, arms and ammunition. So, disarmament and war prevention should get top priority, and if we succeed, this itself would be the greatest blessing. If this enables the world to reduce weapons production by around 90 per cent, this would reduce GHG emissions greatly, plus the reduction of GHG emissions achieved by avoiding war and war preparations, including movement of troops and weaponry.

    November 22, 2021