Latest in Tag: global warming Highlight
Latest in Tag: global warming
Atmospheric contamination widespread despite experiments occurring in remote locations
Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn’t bad enough, a new report shows it’s also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic.People are more aware than ever that plastic — one of the most ubiquitous products in the global economy — …
Lake greenness increases methane emissions by 30% to 90% over next 100 years
Researchers used combination of bottom-up, top-down analyses
The ability to enjoy a high standard of living without a drastic increase in global energy consumption should be available to everyone. A new study published on Monday in Nature Energy reported that global warming can be limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius via unprecedented improvements in the energy efficiency of everyday activities. According to the …
Climate change will lead to changes in shorelines, nature of cultivated crops, displacement of residents
Researchers used satellite data to analyse changes in global vegetation cover
Research team suggests new strategies for preparing crops for global warming
Oceans cover the majority of the earth’s surface and are crucial to our survival. Global warming, overfishing and pollution are all huge threats. But how can we safeguard such a vast and important resource?Global Ideas: What is ocean governance? A proverbial government for the sea? Sebastian Unger: First and foremost, the concept of “governance” means …
Projected emissions for 2030 would increase the global temperature around 3 degrees Celsius this century – even if the Paris agreement is fully implemented, the UNEP’s 2016 Emissions Gap Report warns.
Cement factories under scrutiny for their failure to meet environmental standards
There is not one single climate activist in sight here at the climate summit venue in Le Bourget on the outskirts of Paris. Understandably, the area is effectively sealed off, so there is not much of an audience. While many planned marches have been cancelled for security reasons, there are still many protestors in the …
One of the things we are hearing more and more about here in Paris is so-called “climate aid”. There has been a huge push from climate NGOs to convince rich countries to spend a fortune to help poor countries adjust to global warming. This term is a catch-all for money being given from rich countries …
Coral reefs are among the world’s richest ecosystems – and they will disappear from the face of the Earth before this century is over if we don’t make serious changes, ecologist Peter Sale told DW
US President Obama has released a video highlighting the problems of climate change as he prepares to unveil a major plan to fight global warming. Opponents have said they will immediately contest the plan in court.
Temperature rises would sharply raise risks to food and water supplies and could trigger irreversible damage
Scientists and government representatives are meeting in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, to exchange ideas and release a full report at the end of the conference on 31 March.
The study states that about 140 UNESCO heritage sites are at risk of flooding in 2000 years
The trilogy is the IPCC’s first great overview of the causes and effects of global warming, and options for dealing with it, since 2007.
Egypt seeks international assistance in developing environmentally-friendly policies