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There is nothing we can do to stop the oncoming effects of climate change says a new study
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There is nothing we can do to stop the oncoming effects of climate change says a new study

Natural drivers of global warming already set in motion by carbon pollution will take on their own momentum.

Nobel economics prize: Bob Wilson and Paul Milgrom's insights into auctions could drive down carbon emissions
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Nobel economics prize: Bob Wilson and Paul Milgrom's insights into auctions could drive down carbon emissions

A key insight of Wilson’s analysis is the need for bidders to avoid the “winner’s curse”.

Restoring certain habitats can prevent extinctions, offset emissions: climate repair blueprint
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Restoring certain habitats can prevent extinctions, offset emissions: climate repair blueprint

Thirty million sq km of ecosystems world over is agricultural or pasture land that was once forest, grasslands and shrublands.

Siberia is facing forest 'zombie' fires as a result of climate change, releases huge amounts of CO2 into the atmosphere
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Siberia is facing forest 'zombie' fires as a result of climate change, releases huge amounts of CO2 into the atmosphere

It is a vicious circle where these fires made worse by climate change release gases that in turn exacerbate climate change.

Soot-free 'blue whirl' flame recreated by researchers that could be handy in cleaning up oil spills
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Soot-free 'blue whirl' flame recreated by researchers that could be handy in cleaning up oil spills

This phenomenon was first discovered in 2016 and the blue whirl is actually the result of three different types of flames merging into one.

Afforestation could result in loss of biologically valuable forests, be more harmful than beneficial says study
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Afforestation could result in loss of biologically valuable forests, be more harmful than beneficial says study

Afforestation is considered to be an efficient way to remove CO2 from the atmosphere but a study finds that the carbon-capture potential was maybe overrated.

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.

Rise in industrial activity in China, post-COVID-19 lockdown, leads to increase in air pollution levels
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Rise in industrial activity in China, post-COVID-19 lockdown, leads to increase in air pollution levels

Regions with factories reported bigger increases in nitrogen dioxide emissions while densely populated urban areas - showed smaller increases.

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.

Palm oil: research shows that new plantations produce double the emissions of mature ones
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Palm oil: research shows that new plantations produce double the emissions of mature ones

Palm oil plantations on peatland contribute between 16.6- 27.9 percent of total GHG emissions from Malaysia and Indonesia.

Greta Thunberg’s message at the World Economic Forum: ‘Our House Is Still on Fire’
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Greta Thunberg’s message at the World Economic Forum: ‘Our House Is Still on Fire’

She said “We don’t need a ‘low carbon economy.’ We don’t need to ‘lower emissions. Our emissions have to stop.”

Climate action: Which countries are likely to meet their Paris Agreement targets
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Climate action: Which countries are likely to meet their Paris Agreement targets

China is the world’s largest installer of renewable energy and the largest consumer of coal.

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 crisis: Is there a Savitri to save the world from its climate catastrophe?
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Climate crisis: Is there a Savitri to save the world from its climate catastrophe?

With 17 percent of the world’s population, India's current emissions are seven percent of global emissions.

COP25: More vanishing glaciers, underwater heatwaves, rising seas coming soon, says WMO report
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COP25: More vanishing glaciers, underwater heatwaves, rising seas coming soon, says WMO report

Climate change has also been a key driver of a recent rise in global hunger after a decade of steady declines.

Emissions from G20 nations continue undeterred, India among few countries on track to meet 2030 targets
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Emissions from G20 nations continue undeterred, India among few countries on track to meet 2030 targets

Greenhouse gas emissions from India have increased, almost doubled, in the past 25 years, but still below the G20 average.

IPCC Land Use report: Clearing, farming land contribute third of greenhouse emissions
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IPCC Land Use report: Clearing, farming land contribute third of greenhouse emissions

The report found there is no way to keep under the 2℃ without reductions in land sector emissions.

World Environment Day 2019: Four sustainable technologies to help save our oceans
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World Environment Day 2019: Four sustainable technologies to help save our oceans

Sustainable tech can help the oceans as well as reduce the carbon footprints we are leaving behind.

UK becomes first country to declare a 'climate emergency'
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UK becomes first country to declare a 'climate emergency'

The United Kingdom will take up this issue on a war footing and put it at the centre of the government policy

World Health Day 2019: India accounts for quarter of the world's air pollution deaths
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World Health Day 2019: India accounts for quarter of the world's air pollution deaths

Every second person in the world lives in areas that don't fall into even the least stringent WHO targets.