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How Narendra Modi stood tall at Glasgow to show the world a way out of climate mess
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How Narendra Modi stood tall at Glasgow to show the world a way out of climate mess

India’s leadership in dealing with climate change will spur other countries to raise their own contributions in meeting this global challenge

COP26: ‘Everything is at stake’ as world gathers for climate talks in Glasgow
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COP26: ‘Everything is at stake’ as world gathers for climate talks in Glasgow

Climate change is fueling heat waves, flooding, drought and nastier tropical cyclones. Extreme weather also costs the globe about $320 billion a year in economic losses, according to risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide

We The Change: Climate change is accelerating floods and India needs enhanced forecasting to adapt
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We The Change: Climate change is accelerating floods and India needs enhanced forecasting to adapt

Despite decades of modernisation efforts, the Central Water Commission (CWC) does not have ‘real-time data’ on floods and depends on manual data for its policymaking.

Concrete is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth after China, US
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Concrete is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth after China, US

The stakes for the planet are high: the UN estimates that three quarters of the world's infrastructure by 2050 has yet to be built.

Bitcoin miners set up private power plant, garners wrath of environmentalists as it threaten climate action
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Bitcoin miners set up private power plant, garners wrath of environmentalists as it threaten climate action

Greenidge Generation runs its own power plant to produce about 44 megawatts to run 15,300 computer servers which is enough to power more than 35,000 homes.

Climate repair: These three actions need to be taken to stabilise the planet, ASAP
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Climate repair: These three actions need to be taken to stabilise the planet, ASAP

The challenge of surviving the next 50 years is now seen as a planet-wide existential crisis.

Unravelling the mystery of how climate works and how human activities tip the scales
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Unravelling the mystery of how climate works and how human activities tip the scales

We have only started to understand the effects of greenhouse gases began in the 1820s with French scientist Joseph Fourier.

Earth day 2021: Climate scientists caution concept of net zero is a dangerous trap
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Earth day 2021: Climate scientists caution concept of net zero is a dangerous trap

If we deploy CO2 removal techniques and reduce fossil fuel burning, it is believed that we can halt global warming.

More than half of the nations have missed the deadline to submit upgraded climate ambitions
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More than half of the nations have missed the deadline to submit upgraded climate ambitions

According to Climate Action Tracker, 49 states that had submitted their new proposals only represent 23.7 percent of global GHG emissions.

Despite COVID-19 lockdowns, greenhouse gases continue to rise around the world: WMO
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Despite COVID-19 lockdowns, greenhouse gases continue to rise around the world: WMO

The WMO's Bulletin listed the atmospheric concentration of CO2 in 2019 at 410 ppm, up from 407.8 ppm in 2018, and said the rise had continued this year.

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.

US pulls out of Paris Accord: Amid changing scenario, experts fear move may weaken fight against global warming
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US pulls out of Paris Accord: Amid changing scenario, experts fear move may weaken fight against global warming

While experts opine that it is unlikely that other countries will follow suit, concerns remain that some nations might adopt a go-slow approach.

Greenland on way towards losing ice faster than any century in last 12,000 years, say scientists
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Greenland on way towards losing ice faster than any century in last 12,000 years, say scientists

Researchers are of the opinion that countries around the world need to take action to reduce emissions, slow decline of ice sheets and mitigate sea-level rise.

Scientists discover first active methane leak from the sea bed in Antarctica
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Scientists discover first active methane leak from the sea bed in Antarctica

The seepage of the methane was first discovered in 2011 by a team of divers but studies on the site began only in 2016.

USA increases drilling for oil and gas, contributes to most of the methane emissions globally finds two studies
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USA increases drilling for oil and gas, contributes to most of the methane emissions globally finds two studies

In South Asia, South America and Africa, growing agricultural activities have caused methane levels to spike.

Global warming has undone 6,500 years of worldwide cooling in the last 150 years
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Global warming has undone 6,500 years of worldwide cooling in the last 150 years

Accelerating greenhouse gases have contributed to global average temperatures that are now moving past one degree Celsius above the mid-19th century.

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.

Humans are responsible for the rising sea levels, climate change; not the change in Earth’s orbit
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Humans are responsible for the rising sea levels, climate change; not the change in Earth’s orbit

The largest sea-level decline was witnessed during the last glacial period some 20,000 years ago, the water level dipped to about 121 metres.

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.

Ozone-depleting substances caused half of Arctic warming, sea ice loss from 1955 to 2005
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Ozone-depleting substances caused half of Arctic warming, sea ice loss from 1955 to 2005

The ozone-depleting substances have also caused about a third of all the global warming from 1955 to 2005.