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The Sound of Music: How climate change threatens quality of acoustic guitars, violins and other string instruments
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The Sound of Music: How climate change threatens quality of acoustic guitars, violins and other string instruments

Spruces are the most common tree in Switzerland, and the hitherto stable climate in the Jura made the species perfect for producing tonewood for acoustic string instruments. But climate change has brought drier, warmer weather, threatening the special tonal qualities of the wood

Human population is 8 billion strong: Where does it leave space and resources for animals and other species?
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Human population is 8 billion strong: Where does it leave space and resources for animals and other species?

Nearly 20 plant and animal species are becoming extinct every hour according to a National Wildlife Federation report from the US

Explained: Why this man is advocating for the extinction of humanity
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Explained: Why this man is advocating for the extinction of humanity

For the sake of the planet, Les Knight, the founder of the Voluntary Human Extinction movement, has spent decades pushing one message: 'May we live long and die out'

COP27: What is the UN loss and damage fund and how will it work?
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COP27: What is the UN loss and damage fund and how will it work?

The establishment of a fund to help poor nations getting hit hard by extreme weather events was one of the most significant decisions to come out of US climate talks in the last 30 years

War fallout, aid demands overshadow climate talks in Egypt
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War fallout, aid demands overshadow climate talks in Egypt

Scientists are more concerned about global warming than three decades ago, when governments first came together to discuss the problem because the pace of warming in the past decade is 33% faster than in the 1990s

Madrid to build 75-kilometre-long urban forest to combat climate change
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Madrid to build 75-kilometre-long urban forest to combat climate change

In order to absorb 175,000 tonnes of CO2 each year, the initiative will also make use of abandoned areas that are located between roadways and buildings. When completed, Madrid's "green wall" will consist of a forest of native trees that can absorb both CO2 and heat produced by human activities

Canada: Receding ice leaves polar bears at rising risk
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Canada: Receding ice leaves polar bears at rising risk

Climate warming is affecting the Arctic three times as fast as other parts of the world, and sea ice, the habitat of the polar bear, is gradually disappearing

Going beyond Net Zero: How collective global action can protect life on earth
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Going beyond Net Zero: How collective global action can protect life on earth

Global warming is making the planet much hotter to a degree beyond not just human survivability but also that of myriad organisms

In parts of Mideast, power generators run the country, spew hazardous fumes 24 hours a day
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In parts of Mideast, power generators run the country, spew hazardous fumes 24 hours a day

The pollutants caused by generators add to the many environmental woes of the Middle East, which is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to the impact of climate change. The region already has high temperatures and limited water resources even without the growing impact of global warming

Britain's new King Charles III 'been ahead of the public awareness and political awareness' for environment
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Britain's new King Charles III 'been ahead of the public awareness and political awareness' for environment

When Britain hosted the COP26 climate summit in Scotland last year, Charles gave the opening speech, urging world leaders seated in front of him to redouble their efforts to confront global warming and warning: 'Time has quite literally run out'

Head-on | After polluting the world for 300 years, the West lectures India on climate change
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Head-on | After polluting the world for 300 years, the West lectures India on climate change

India will have to balance its laudable 2070 net-zero target with a gradual but pragmatic shift away from fossil fuels without sacrificing an iota of its economic growth potential

Scientists predict melting of 'Zombie Ice' to raise global sea level by 10 inches
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Scientists predict melting of 'Zombie Ice' to raise global sea level by 10 inches

The vast majority of Greenland has been covered by an ice sheet for 18 million years for being largely located within the Arctic Circle.

Flood Fury in Pakistan: Why the South Asian monsoon is important and yet so dangerous
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Flood Fury in Pakistan: Why the South Asian monsoon is important and yet so dangerous

The monsoon is vital for agriculture and therefore for the livelihoods of millions of farmers and for food security. However, it brings destruction every year in landslides and floods. Unregulated construction in flood-prone areas exacerbates the damage

Three times hotter: What a new study reveals about extreme heatwaves
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Three times hotter: What a new study reveals about extreme heatwaves

The study said a heat index considered "extremely dangerous", where it exceeds 124 degrees, will likely strike a tropical belt that includes India one to four weeks a year by century's end

Tibetan Plateau to experience significant water loss this century due to global warming, say research
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Tibetan Plateau to experience significant water loss this century due to global warming, say research

The reservoirs of the Tibetan Plateau, which covers much of southern China and northern India, are fed by monsoons and currently supply most of the water demand for nearly two billion people

How India can mitigate climate change impact
India

How India can mitigate climate change impact

If we all work together to improve our relationship with the environment, India can serve as a model for sustainability to the rest of the world

Explained: The dangers of the Arctic warming four times faster than rest of the globe
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Explained: The dangers of the Arctic warming four times faster than rest of the globe

A new study shows that the Arctic has warmed nearly four times faster than the rest of the world over the past 43 years. This is alarming, because the Arctic contains sensitive and delicately balanced climate components that, if pushed too hard, will respond with global consequences

How US president Joe Biden learnt from his mistakes and scored a win on climate plan
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How US president Joe Biden learnt from his mistakes and scored a win on climate plan

Many pieces of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda have been thrown overboard, but his proposals on climate change remain largely intact

World Nature Conservation Day 2022: Find date, history, and significance
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World Nature Conservation Day 2022: Find date, history, and significance

World Nature Conservation Day is an attempt to recognise that a well-functioning environment is the need of the hour for sustaining a productive human society

Watch: Bridge cracks open due to scorching heat in China, clip shows harsh effect of climate change
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Watch: Bridge cracks open due to scorching heat in China, clip shows harsh effect of climate change

People got stunned after watching the unusual happening. While some of them blamed the poor design and engineering defect of the bridge, most expressed their concern about the rising temperature