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In the climate change era, every bit of warming matters: Sumaira Abdulali – Forbes India

Agriculture is the highest source of methane emissions, and is led by emissions from livestock, the dairy and beef industries, says data available with the USImage: Shutterstock In September 2020, Satellite Iris launched by GHGSat, Canada, observed her first methane…

IPCC Report: New Warnings on Global Warming – Energy Industry Review

According to the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), issued at the end of last year, global warming causes ever-increasing and, in some cases, irreversible changes in rainfall, ocean and wind patterns in all parts of…

5 things you should know about the greenhouse gases warming the planet – UN News

1. What is the greenhouse effect? In a greenhouse, sunlight enters, and heat is retained. The greenhouse effect describes a similar phenomenon on a planetary scale but, instead of the glass of a greenhouse,  certain gases are increasingly raising global…

Clearing the Air: Decarbonization Technologies Take a Giant Step Forward – Columbia University

Clearing the Air: Decarbonization Technologies Take a Giant Step Forward Adapted from a story in the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 2021 Annual Report.  Peter Kelemen in Oman. Photo: Kevin Krajick Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels today are higher than at any point…

Global Warming Impacts Antarctic Glaciers and Wildfires – Modern Diplomacy

This year saw another steady stream of UN-backed reports reinforcing a stark message: man-made climate change is an urgent and even existential threat to life on Earth. Will the international community’s efforts to tackle the crisis, as seen at the…

2021 Year in Review: Climate action, or blah, blah, blah? – UN News

Heading into uncharted territory To avoid catastrophic climate change, global temperatures rises need to be kept to a maximum of 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels, but the odds of the world getting hotter in the next five years continue to…

Forests: an unrecognized force for adaptation to climate change – Landscape News

In early August 2021, scientist Houria Djoudi watched as wildfires blazed through her home country Algeria, turning the forests and landscapes of her childhood into ash. Trees that sustained the local people went up in flames across 100,000 acres, taking…

When did scientists first warn humanity about climate change? – Livescience.com

Climate change warnings are coming thick and fast from scientists; thousands have signed a paper stating that ignoring climate change would yield “untold suffering” for humanity, and more than 99% of scientific papers agree that humans are the cause. But…

Who will be the judge of countries’ climate plans? – The New Indian Express

By AFP Countries have until the end of next year to ensure their climate commitments meet the Paris agreement’s cap on global warming. But who will check that their promises really do stack up? The question is so sensitive that,…

How Does Climate Change Affect Human Health? – Discover Magazine

Over the past century, the Earth’s average temperature has risen by 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Although it seems like a negligible amount, this global warming is out of the ordinary in the planet’s recent history, causing dramatic shifts in climate patterns…

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