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Countries need to work together to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in order to avoid climate change
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Countries need to work together to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in order to avoid climate change

A system needs to be devised where quotas are fairly allocated and countries that cannot fulfil their obligations allowed to trade with those who can remove CO2.

Even with the COVID-19 lockdown pulling the brakes on economies, CO2 emission hit a new record in May
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Even with the COVID-19 lockdown pulling the brakes on economies, CO2 emission hit a new record in May

Carbon dioxide recorded at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii reached 417 parts per million in May, higher than the record of 414.8 ppm set last year.

Cyclone Amphan: Global warming could make cyclones more dangerous, harder to predict
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Cyclone Amphan: Global warming could make cyclones more dangerous, harder to predict

Last year, the cyclone season was a monster with six severe, six very severe, and three extremely severe cyclone storms.

Coronavirus will cause the biggest fall in CO2 emissions since WWII but won't stop climate change: WMO
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Coronavirus will cause the biggest fall in CO2 emissions since WWII but won't stop climate change: WMO

WMO expects a six percent drop in carbon emissions this year but warned it could be followed by higher emissions than before COVID-19.

Older forests have a limit to how much CO2 they absorb, planting new forests could help in fight against climate change
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Older forests have a limit to how much CO2 they absorb, planting new forests could help in fight against climate change

Carbon sinks made up of older trees, might be weaker and incapable to absorb the higher levels of CO2 from the atmosphere.

World Water Day: Tropical countries like India to be worst-hit by water stress — UN
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World Water Day: Tropical countries like India to be worst-hit by water stress — UN

Globally, 2.2 billion people do not have access to drinking water that is water both available and free of contamination.

2019 was second warmest year on record, January was the warmest January since 1850: WMO report
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2019 was second warmest year on record, January was the warmest January since 1850: WMO report

WMO secretary-general said seawater is the most acidic it has been in 25 million years which will have negative impacts on the ecosystems.

Reducing carbon footprint: How Microsoft, Google, others are working towards a cleaner atmosphere
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Reducing carbon footprint: How Microsoft, Google, others are working towards a cleaner atmosphere

Apple last March said that it had reduced carbon emissions by 64 percent since 2011.

Microsoft to erase its carbon footprint from atmosphere by 2030: Satya Nadella
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Microsoft to erase its carbon footprint from atmosphere by 2030: Satya Nadella

Microsoft plans to create a 'Climate Innovation Fund,' to speed up the development of carbon removal technology.

'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change
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'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change

He said that we’re not built to survive any other planet and we should spend our time and energy trying to fix it.

EU admits that it will miss its targets for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030
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EU admits that it will miss its targets for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030

The 28-nation bloc is aiming to reduce 40 percent by 2030, some leaders called for the target to be raised.

Carbon emissions around the world is increasing every year but at a lower rate
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Carbon emissions around the world is increasing every year but at a lower rate

China is the biggest polluter, with 28 percent of the 2019 emissions and the US No. 2 at 14.5 percent.

Researchers develop special battery to remove carbon dioxide from the air
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Researchers develop special battery to remove carbon dioxide from the air

The researchers have set up a company called Vertex to commercialize the process and they want to develop a working plant.

Researchers develop new catalyst that turns carbon dioxide from cars into natural gas
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Researchers develop new catalyst that turns carbon dioxide from cars into natural gas

While not a cure, this advance could significantly reduce the near-term impact on global warming.

Geoengineering is the fail-safe 'Plan B' that might help tackle climate change
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Geoengineering is the fail-safe 'Plan B' that might help tackle climate change

UN's top climate science body said slashing carbon pollution won't stop Earth from overheating.

Amid concerns on Amazon forest fires, NASA spots blazes in central Africa; incident linked to traditional farming, say experts
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Amid concerns on Amazon forest fires, NASA spots blazes in central Africa; incident linked to traditional farming, say experts

Just like the Amazon, the forests of the Congo Basin absorb tons of carbon dioxide and is referred to as the 'second green lung' of the planet after Amazon

Mumbai family plants more than 6000 trees in green lung of the city — Aarey Milk Colony
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Mumbai family plants more than 6000 trees in green lung of the city — Aarey Milk Colony

Coastal cities like Mumbai are vulnerable to climate change, green spaces are crucial in urban infrastructure.

Global energy demands might rise by 60 percent before 2050 due to climate change
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Global energy demands might rise by 60 percent before 2050 due to climate change

Energy needs will rise most quickly in southern Europe, China, the United States and more.

Scientists develop microbes which consume CO2 to produce biodegradable plastics, fuels
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Scientists develop microbes which consume CO2 to produce biodegradable plastics, fuels

"We’re looking at a technique that could improve CO2 capture to combat climate change," said researcher Prashant Nagpal

Comets inspire researchers to create breatheable oxygen for humans on Mars
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Comets inspire researchers to create breatheable oxygen for humans on Mars

Scientists think this new way of producing oxygen could also help fight climate change on Earth.