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For those who think that the ongoing slump in global carbon emissions due to the coronavirus pandemic will cool the climate this year – meteorologists believe that there is a 50% to 75% chance that 2020 will be the world’s hottest year since recording began. Although the coronavirus lockdown has temporarily cleared the skies, it […]

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In a shocking analysis conducted by the Ice Sheet Mass Balance Intercomparison Exercise (IMBIE), the ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are melting at a pace that is six times faster as compared to the 1990s. In fact, the ice sheet melting pace is on track with the worst-case-scenario prediction from the Intergovernmental Panel on […]

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The year 2019 was exceptionally hot, and the month that followed was the hottest January over the world’s land and ocean surfaces ever recorded. In the last century and a half of record keeping, the last five years have been the hottest, which is yet another proof of how real the climate change threat is. […]

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A international team of scientists recently concluded that around 2,100 deaths from fatal injuries could be caused in the US on an annual basis from a 2 degree Celsius rise in temperatures. Under the Paris agreement, international leaders have agreed to limit global temperature increases to well below 2 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels with […]

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Climate change is already hampering the health of millions of children across the globe and if the world’s nations fail to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius, it will profoundly impact the health of coming generations, warns the 2019 Lancet Countdown Report on health and climate change. “Over the past 30 years, we’ve […]

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The latest UN report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) paints a very bleak picture of the future if we do not succeed in cutting down greenhouse gas emissions with immediate effect. The report predicts the if the oceans continue to warm at the current rate, sea levels will rise three feet […]

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A few months ago, researchers warned that almost 90% of Alpine glaciers would be lost forever of the world continued to warm at the current rate. In an attempt to bring the world’s attention towards this pressing issue, hundreds of climate activists gathered at the mock funeral of Pizol, a glacier in the Swiss Alps […]

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A mock funeral was held in Iceland which was attended by officials, scientists, activists and others to bid farewell to the Okjokull glacier – Iceland’s first glacier lost forever to climate change. Everyone gathered demanded urgent action by world leaders towards fighting climate change. The funeral included a poetry reading, moments of silence and political speeches. According to […]

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