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Why increased rainfall in the Arctic is bad news not only for polar region but the whole world
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Why increased rainfall in the Arctic is bad news not only for polar region but the whole world

The Arctic water cycle is expected to shift from a snow-dominated one towards a rain-dominated one during the 21st century, although the timing of this is uncertain.

'Deluge of waste': United States is world's biggest plastic polluter, finds report
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'Deluge of waste': United States is world's biggest plastic polluter, finds report

On average, every American generates 130 kilograms (286 pounds) of plastic waste per year, with Britain next on the list at 99 kilos per person per year, followed by South Korea at 88 kilos per year.

Amazon deforestation in Brazil rises by 22% in a year; a look at what caused deterioration in 15 years
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Amazon deforestation in Brazil rises by 22% in a year; a look at what caused deterioration in 15 years

The National Institute for Space Research's Prodes monitoring system showed the Brazilian Amazon lost 13,235 square kilometers of rainforest in the 12-month reference period from 2020 August to July 2021

APEC 2021: How the last of the big summits charted a new path on pandemic and climate change
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APEC 2021: How the last of the big summits charted a new path on pandemic and climate change

Recent events in the Indo-Pacific left New Zealand behind. But the island nation has used APEC 2021 effectively to enhance its stature

With a few bright spots, Glasgow COP26 Summit ended in a failure; here's why
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With a few bright spots, Glasgow COP26 Summit ended in a failure; here's why

Renewing targets for 2030 that align with limiting warming to 1.5℃ and an agreement on accelerating phasing-out of coal are the two main items on the agenda of COP26 which weren't realised at the Summit

Re: Woke | Stubble burning chokes Delhi! Why are woke goddesses Greta, Meena and Rihanna conspicuously silent?
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Re: Woke | Stubble burning chokes Delhi! Why are woke goddesses Greta, Meena and Rihanna conspicuously silent?

For almost a month now we’ve been enveloped by deadly smog, but Greta Thunberg, Meena Harris and Rihanna are yet to say a word on that.

As Glasgow climate pact emerges at UN COP26 summit, India intervenes on fossil fuel
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As Glasgow climate pact emerges at UN COP26 summit, India intervenes on fossil fuel

Several countries criticised the change on fossil fuels promoted by India, while Indian Environment Minister asked the summit how one could expect developing nations to make promises about 'phasing out' coal, dealing with their development agendas

Why phasing out coal completely is easier said than done even though its future is bleak
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Why phasing out coal completely is easier said than done even though its future is bleak

Electricity needs are soaring as the world’s population and prosperity increase, and renewables simply aren’t enough to satisfy that growth in demand

Glasgow Climate Pact: Five things you need to know about the UN COP26 deal
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Glasgow Climate Pact: Five things you need to know about the UN COP26 deal

From phasing out coal to carbon market loopholes, here are the highlights of the finally signed Glasgow Climate Pact, which brought together 197 countries in a fight against climate change

Good COP, bad COP? Takeaways from the new UN climate deal
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Good COP, bad COP? Takeaways from the new UN climate deal

Going into the Glasgow talks, most countries, including the United States, China and the 27 members of the European Union, declared new, more ambitious targets for reducing emissions.

India’s terrible roads: How to build a world-class network and still reach net zero
India

India’s terrible roads: How to build a world-class network and still reach net zero

Modi’s announcement at COP26 that India would not aim for net-zero until 2070 signals that, in the short run, growth is likely to come first – and it is obviously difficult for wealthier nations to argue that India should not have a world-class road network

COP26 leaves too many loopholes for the fossil fuel industry, here are five of them
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COP26 leaves too many loopholes for the fossil fuel industry, here are five of them

As recent research suggests, 89 percent of coal and 59 percent of gas reserves need to stay in the ground if there’s to be even a 50 percent chance of global temperature rise staying under the crucial limit of 1.5℃ this century

From protests to historic promises: Highlights from the COP26 summit we won't forget
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From protests to historic promises: Highlights from the COP26 summit we won't forget

Whether the COP26 summit in Glasgow was a failure or success only time will tell. However, the summit, which saw over 120 world leaders gather to discuss climate change and its adverse effects, really captured the attention of the world

Canadian woman becomes world’s first patient to be diagnosed with ‘climate change’
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Canadian woman becomes world’s first patient to be diagnosed with ‘climate change’

According to a Canadian daily, a senior citizen from British Columbia, has been facing an underlying condition of asthma, which the doctors said was due to heatwaves and bad air quality

From Uttarakhand floods to cyclone Tauktae, a list of extreme weather events India witnessed in 2021
India

From Uttarakhand floods to cyclone Tauktae, a list of extreme weather events India witnessed in 2021

In the first seven months of this year alone, the country of 1.3 billion people experienced two cyclones, a deadly glacier collapse in the Himalayas, a sweltering heatwave and killer floods

Barack Obama slams Russia, China for ‘dangerous lack of urgency’ on climate change
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Barack Obama slams Russia, China for ‘dangerous lack of urgency’ on climate change

Obama later Monday met with a dozen climate activists and urged them to keep up the public pressure despite any frustrations they may feel at governments' inaction

Climate clock reset shows world is one year closer to 1.5 C warming threshold
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Climate clock reset shows world is one year closer to 1.5 C warming threshold

The clock tracks global emissions and temperature data, and uses the most recent five-year emissions trend to estimate how much time is left until global warming reaches the 1.5 C threshold

Activist Greta Thunberg says COP26 was a greenwash campaign for business leaders, politicians
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Activist Greta Thunberg says COP26 was a greenwash campaign for business leaders, politicians

“Since we are so far from what actually we needed, I think what would be considered a success would be if people realize what a failure this COP is,” Thunberg said.

COP26: Five takeaways from the first day of the biggest climate summit that you need to know
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COP26: Five takeaways from the first day of the biggest climate summit that you need to know

It remains unclear whether the two biggest emitters, China and the United States, can move past tensions over trade and human rights to work together.