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Sunday, Sep 27, 2020

Climate change

Sep 15, 2020 09:22
As US President Donald Trump visited California, one of 10 states where wildfires have burnt down nearly 5 million acres of land and killed dozens of people, local officials argued climate change should be accepted as having played a role in the fires read more
Sep 14, 2020 21:18
A coalition of 44 low-lying nations has sounded alarm bells saying they are sinking not just because of climate change impacts but are also neck-deep in debt. read more
Sep 14, 2020 10:43
Trump, a Republican who pulled the United States out of the Paris accord on global warming because he found it too costly, has expressed his view that poor forest management is partly to blame for the fires that are raging around the West Coast. read more
Sep 13, 2020 14:19
Instead of disposing plastic pens when they are no longer useful for consumers, Environment Ministry suggests different models for re-using them read more
Sep 13, 2020 12:05
Sweden’s teen climate change activist, Greta Thunberg’s documentary trailer grabs over 1.3 million views, makes hair stand on the ends with climate emergency warnings ahead of cinematic release worldwide starting October 16 read more
Sep 12, 2020 14:39
California Governor Gavin Newsom toured the fire-ravaged region on Friday and strongly asserted that climate change was evident and pledged to redouble efforts to “decarbonise” the economy. read more
Sep 11, 2020 09:22
‘It needs to dominate the news. All the time’: Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg draws social media users’ attention on the wildfires that are raging across parts of the US West Coast as they doubled in size between Wednesday and Thursday read more
Sep 10, 2020 18:01
The planet is showing signs it’s in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic. read more
Sep 09, 2020 23:28
In the next five years, the world has nearly a 1-in-4 chance of experiencing a year that’s hot enough to put the global temperature at 2.7 degrees (1.5 degrees Celsius) above pre-industrial times, according to a new science update released Wednesday by the U.N., World Meteorological Organization and other global science groups. read more
Sep 09, 2020 18:11
Now, the British environmental activist has written a book for fellow teens who want to act on climate change but do not know where to start. read more
Sep 09, 2020 17:04
The sharp, but short, dip in emissions earlier this year represented only a blip in the build-up of climate-warming carbon dioxide. read more
Sep 09, 2020 14:59
The study -- ‘Is There Always Space at The Top’-- was published in the ‘Ecological Indicators’, a journal of high international repute based at the Netherlands, on September 6. read more
Sep 08, 2020 20:27
Wildfires have torched more than 2 million acres, the most in records stretching back three decades. Hundreds of thousands of people may go dark for days while trapped indoors due to wildfire smoke and Covid-19 outbreaks. read more
Sep 04, 2020 22:45
A tightness in the chest, state of constant low-key worry, the sense that nature, the economy and life as we knew it just aren’t ever going to be the same. The pandemic has sparked doomsday anxiety read more
Sep 04, 2020 19:40
Shifting monsoon patterns linked to climate change likely caused the rise and fall of the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation, according to a study by an Indian-origin scientist which analysed data from North India covering the past 5,700 years. read more