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Most people’s reaction upon seeing a bug would be “Ewww…get rid of it!” But while they may not be the most welcome sight, insects are extremely crucial for the survival of life on our planet. In fact, without insects, all life on Earth would end within a span of 50 years! However, a new research […]

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Just like heatwave induced wildfires are wiping out large areas of forests on land, ocean heatwaves are causing massive destruction inside the waters, killing a wide variety of marine animals and destroying kelp forests, scientists have warned. The damage caused in these ocean hotspots is also harmful for humanity, which relies on the oceans for […]

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A recent poll conducted by Yale revealed that in the wake of natural disasters like wildfires, snow storms and hurricanes, Americans today are more concerned about climate change and its impacts than ever before. Overall, 73% of Americans accept that global warming is happening, outnumbering those who don’t by five to one. This acceptance has […]

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Earth’s oceans are warming up way more quickly than previously believed, a new analysis has concluded. According to the article published recently in Science journal, oceans are heating up 40% faster than a United Nations panel estimated five years ago. Because they play such a critical role in global warming, oceans are one of the […]

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At the two-week-long UN climate talks that just ended in Poland, although countries managed to create a “rulebook” that will govern how the Paris Agreement of 2015 is put into action, they failed to match up to the challenges faced, especially in terms of reduction of greenhouse emissions. Leading figures in climate science and economics said […]

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Under the 2015 Paris Agreement signed by almost 200 countries, the world pledged to limit the global temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius. However, a new report issued by Climate Action Tracker (CAT) has revealed that current climate policies adopted by governments are likely to push Earth towards 3.3 degrees Celsius of warming. The […]

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