Water crisis due to climate change: More serious than previously thought

Water crisis due to climate change: More serious than previously thought

Until now, projections of climate impact on river flows were typically calculated using physical models, such as those reported by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). A study published in the journal Nature Water analyzed data from more than 9,500 river basins around the world, finding that climate change could lead to much more serious local water crises than … Read more

Elephants are ‘Environmental Engineers’ and can help us fight climate change

elephants environmental engineers

According to WWF, African elephants are the largest animals walking the Earth. Their herds wander through 37 countries in Africa. National Geographic states that they are slightly larger than their Asian cousins and can be identified by their larger ears. Scientists have determined that there are actually two species of African elephants- Savanna and Forest … Read more

Things you can do at home to help solve climate change

Things you can do at home to help solve climate change

To help combat climate change, the United Nations makes it easier for us by collecting some ideas and initiatives to help stop the climate crisis. From shopping for groceries near you to calculating your carbon footprint, there are many ways to influence the change needed. According to a United Nations report, households are associated with … Read more

Why an Australian expedition wants to drill 2.6 km of Antarctic ice?

Why an Australian expedition wants to drill 2.6 km of Antarctic ice?

An Australian expedition is in the process of drilling 2.6km below Antarctica’s Dome C camp to find tiny air molecules some 1.5 million years old. The last time they were in the atmosphere, homo erectus was figuring out how to use fire to cook and stay warm. Australian expedition wants to drill Antarctic ice The primary goal is … Read more

How can artificial intelligence help us with climate change?

Artificial intelligence for climate change

John McCarthy, one of the founding fathers of artificial intelligence, offered the following definition of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in a paper published in 2007, it is the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs. It is related to the similar task of using computers to understand human intelligence. But, AI does … Read more

Mangrove Alliance for Climate, Explained!

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The UAE and Indonesia announced the ‘Mangrove Alliance for Climate’ during the COP27 climate summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. It was further amplified at the G20 summit where the G20 presidency, Indonesia, will seize this momentum to establish sustainable and inclusive development. In addition, exploring new avenues to shape a more adaptive G20 against … Read more

Beautiful Bortir Bil is impacted by frequent flooding due to climate change

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Bortir bil lies between the cities of Barasat and Barrackpore in the North 24 Parganas district. The wetlands are a little over an hour’s drive from the heart of Kolkata, West Bengal. But, these wetlands have been impacted significantly by climate change. Furthermore, these changes disastrously affect people’s livelihoods and communities. Effects of climate change Farmers … Read more

ExxonMobil knew about global warming, but withheld information

ExxonMobil knew about global warming, but withheld information

It is known that “ExxonMobil knew” half a century ago about the threats of global warming (there are even various initiatives to denounce and investigate it). Still, now researchers from Harvard University (USA) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (Germany) put numbers to that statement.  ExxonMobil knew about global warming In the first systematic evaluation … Read more

Water security in 2022, a thing India has to fight for

water security in India

In the second most populous country in the world, home to 16% of the world’s population, more than 6% of its people lack access to safe drinking water. India has only 4% of the world’s freshwater resources. Estimates say that India’s groundwater use is roughly one-quarter of global usage. Furthermore, the total usage surpasses countries … Read more

Where does India stand in the Climate Change Performance Index?

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Published by Germanwatch, CAN International, and the New Climate Institute, Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is a tool to evaluate and compare the climate protection performance of 59 countries and the EU. The Climate Change Performance Index aims to enhance transparency in international climate politics. In addition, enables a comparison of climate protection efforts and … Read more