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Despite lockdowns, emissions from use of oil, gas, coal were higher in Dec 2020 than 2019: Study
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Despite lockdowns, emissions from use of oil, gas, coal were higher in Dec 2020 than 2019: Study

The right energy policies could ensure the historic opportunity to make 2019 the definitive peak in global emissions, is not wasted, experts said.

Clouds of uncertainty: Scientists claim to have spotted signs of life on Venus but sceptics prevail
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Clouds of uncertainty: Scientists claim to have spotted signs of life on Venus but sceptics prevail

Venus' surface is a hellish place with temperatures well over 800 degrees Fahrenheit but it could've been much more like Earth today, with oceans and a moderate climate

Greta Thunberg reminds world leaders at Davos of climate crisis they continue to ignore
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Greta Thunberg reminds world leaders at Davos of climate crisis they continue to ignore

She said, "The climate and ecological crisis can unfortunately no longer be solved within today's systems."

Humans cause of all global warming, natural processes contribution are negligible
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Humans cause of all global warming, natural processes contribution are negligible

That 1 C increase has already caused more frequent, extreme weather events like droughts, floods, superstorms made more deadly by rising seas.

El Nino, La Nina vary in durations and its effects are powerful enough to alter global temperatures
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El Nino, La Nina vary in durations and its effects are powerful enough to alter global temperatures

Forecasting the beginning of an episode is now possible several months in advance, enabling some degree of preparation for agriculture or water management.

2020 for India was the eight warmest year since 1901, much lower than the highest temperature in 2016: IMD
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2020 for India was the eight warmest year since 1901, much lower than the highest temperature in 2016: IMD

The IMD also said extreme weather conditions led to the death of more than 1,565 people last year with thunderstorm and lightning claiming the lives of 815 of them.

Amid wildfires and sweltering Siberia, 2020 emerges as one of three hottest years on record, says UN
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Amid wildfires and sweltering Siberia, 2020 emerges as one of three hottest years on record, says UN

The 2020 provisional State of the Global Climate report also found temperature averages across the last five years, and across the last 10-year period to be "the warmest on record"

Volcanic eruptions may help better predict Indian monsoons, claims Indo-German research team
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Volcanic eruptions may help better predict Indian monsoons, claims Indo-German research team

There is evidence to suggest that massive volcanic eruptions could lead to improved monsoon prediction in subsequent years.

Millions of uncounted trees dotting Sahara, Sahel deserts found in satellite imagery
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Millions of uncounted trees dotting Sahara, Sahel deserts found in satellite imagery

Improved imagery over the years have powered counting of trees, particularly over vast stretches of land, best done by a computer.

NatWest Group Earth Heroes Awards, to announce its 2020 winners through an online ceremony
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NatWest Group Earth Heroes Awards, to announce its 2020 winners through an online ceremony

The ‘NatWest Group Earth Heroes’, by way of hundreds of committed individuals, leaders and institutions from all corners of the country, are the bulwark of this powerful network for positive intent and action.

Are consumers willing to pay more for climate-friendly products?
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Are consumers willing to pay more for climate-friendly products?

Simple economies of scale impact price - demand for such products remains low, the price is but more demand means more production and lower unit price costs.

Carbon neutrality: China's addiction to coal will erode its long-term climate goals
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Carbon neutrality: China's addiction to coal will erode its long-term climate goals

Between 2000 and 2018, China's annual carbon emissions nearly tripled, and it now accounts for nearly a third of the world's total greenhouse gases linked to global warming.

Rate of climate change in deep waters of the ocean could be to be seven times faster by 2050 even if we reduce emissions
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Rate of climate change in deep waters of the ocean could be to be seven times faster by 2050 even if we reduce emissions

The results also showed that no amount of carbon emission reduction can reverse the rate of change that has already taken place.

Deforestation, climate change will wipe out Madagascar's entire rainforest by 2070
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Deforestation, climate change will wipe out Madagascar's entire rainforest by 2070

Protected areas can help mitigate the devastation while long-term solutions for ending GHG emissions are found.

COP25: Madrid climate meet shows discord at critical juncture
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COP25: Madrid climate meet shows discord at critical juncture

COP25 was important because it would set the ground for talks on climate change, global warming at COP26.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's Person of the Year 2019 for 'turning vague anxieties about the planet into a worldwide movement'
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's Person of the Year 2019 for 'turning vague anxieties about the planet into a worldwide movement'

Greta Thunberg rose to global prominence last year by taking time off school to demonstrate outside Swedish parliament about the lack of action to combat climate change. Inspired by her weekly protest, millions of young people protested around the globe to put pressure on governments to act.

COP25 commences: Earth has a few turning points to avoid climate catastrophe — this week is one of them
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COP25 commences: Earth has a few turning points to avoid climate catastrophe — this week is one of them

Almost 200 world leaders have gathered in Madrid for climate talks which will determine the success of the Paris agreement.

Understanding Saturn's moon Titan's seasons might provide insights about Earth's climate
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Understanding Saturn's moon Titan's seasons might provide insights about Earth's climate

Titan is the only body in the solar system, other than Earth, with a significant atmosphere and liquid surface lakes.

The five different types of climate change denial that are trying to delay climate action
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The five different types of climate change denial that are trying to delay climate action

Fossil fuel industry, political lobbyists, media moguls have been sowing doubt about climate change among the public but their hold is waning.

Oxford Dictionary declares 'climate emergency' as Word of the Year for 2019
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Oxford Dictionary declares 'climate emergency' as Word of the Year for 2019

The word was selected from a list of 10 other words and is thought to reflect the ethos and mood of the passing year