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Nine tipping points now 'active' in cascade of changes sparked by global warming, say experts
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Nine tipping points now 'active' in cascade of changes sparked by global warming, say experts

The comment states that experts have likely underestimated the risks of irreversible changes, where the planet self-amplifies warming.

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

The UN Climate Action Summit this year was missing one key ingredient — climate action
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The UN Climate Action Summit this year was missing one key ingredient — climate action

Almost 80 countries pledged to reach 'net zero' – that is, to balance carbon emissions with carbon removal – by 2050.

Melting glaciers in Antarctica are accelerating the thawing of the continent's ice sheets
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Melting glaciers in Antarctica are accelerating the thawing of the continent's ice sheets

As temperatures continue to rise in the Antarctic, surface melting could occur more frequently, and across a wider area.

Quickly melting glaciers spell water trouble for the world's highest capital in Bolivia
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Quickly melting glaciers spell water trouble for the world's highest capital in Bolivia

Andean snowcaps. which fill the city's reservoirs, are disappearing at a rate that has alarmed scientists

Largest Alps glacier might disappear by the end of this century due to climate change
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Largest Alps glacier might disappear by the end of this century due to climate change

The glacier covers 86 square kilometres and is estimated to hold around 11 billion tonnes of ice.

Global warming causes lakes to heat up at the surface, remain cool at the bottom
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Global warming causes lakes to heat up at the surface, remain cool at the bottom

Lakes play an important role in the global carbon cycle, acting as large natural bioreactors.

Spiders are threatened by climate change, even the biggest arachnophobes should be worried
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Spiders are threatened by climate change, even the biggest arachnophobes should be worried

Male spiders are maturing earlier in the year than normal, due to unusually hot period in winter.

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.

Microbes in the Tundras could blow the roof off global warming with their emissions
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Microbes in the Tundras could blow the roof off global warming with their emissions

Microbes react very quickly — within five to seven years — to even slight changes in the climate.

Reforest an area the size of the US to help avert complete climate breakdown
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Reforest an area the size of the US to help avert complete climate breakdown

The study says that one-fifth of the land proposed for reforestation would be too hot to grow new trees by 2050.

Even if we stop using fossil fuel right now, we won't be able to prevent a climate catastrophe
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Even if we stop using fossil fuel right now, we won't be able to prevent a climate catastrophe

Carbon gets soaked up into the oceans and the forests but a lot of it still trapped in the atmosphere.

Canadian permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, a sign of climate crisis
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Canadian permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, a sign of climate crisis

Experts suggest that thawing permafrost, a tipping point for climate breakdown, is a clear sign to decarbonize our economies.

Heat waves sweeping India, energy demand rising: Are we caught in a Catch-22?
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Heat waves sweeping India, energy demand rising: Are we caught in a Catch-22?

We need technologies to cool houses, but also to cool areas where people can congregate and take shelter.

Climate change narratives in society is important to make people aware of the crisis
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Climate change narratives in society is important to make people aware of the crisis

The division in the thought process between the rural and city dwellers was displayed during the climate election in Australia.

End of humanity begins in 2050, most climate change models too 'conservative': Report
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End of humanity begins in 2050, most climate change models too 'conservative': Report

The report predicts total chaos & destruction, suggesting an emergency plan for the dire situations to come.

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.

Climate Strike on 24 May: When & where to join protests against inaction in India
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Climate Strike on 24 May: When & where to join protests against inaction in India

In the second edition for the global climate strike initiated by Greta Thunberg, Indian cities will be taking part.