Last month, nuclear fusion topped headlines around the world when scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California announced an essential milestone in developing this nascent technology. They achieved “ignition,” meaning more energy came out of a reaction than was needed to make the reaction happen in the first place.
A recent study cautions that a failure to cut global greenhouse gas emissions will undercut species conservation efforts in the fragile region, as reported by Mongabay-India. As much as 36% of 47 protected areas in the eastern Himalayas, especially
In a recent report, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has advocated for technological intervention to address carbon emissions from the cement industry, which, in turn, will help achieve India’s net-zero emission targets, as reported by
Surprisingly, more than 90 countries, including the United States — which has always been resistant to environmental issues — agreed to the United Nations goal of preserving 30 per cent of land and 30 per cent of sea for preservation of biodiversity by 2030, and this has been termed “30 by 30”. Chinese Environment Minister
At one point in Al Gore’s seminal 2006 film “An Inconvenient Truth,” the former vice president laments that his tobacco-farming parents didn’t stop raising tobacco until after their beloved daughter Nancy died of lung cancer in Tennessee. “It’s just human nature to take time to connect the dots,” Gore says
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, once said, ‘Countries share one fate and one future, and, therefore, cannot work alone to protect the planet.’ The words of Sheikh Mohammed could not be truer.
One of the annoying things about global warming — besides the likelihood it will ravage life on Earth — is all the new words we are expected to learn in order to track our descent into climate chaos. Rising temperatures have not only
As the death toll from flooding in Western Europe climbed above 180 on Sunday climate scientists say the link between extreme weather and global warming is unmistakable and the urgency to do something about climate change undeniable (“Europe toll jumps
Artists and scientists are doing everything in their power to convey the urgency of the repercussions of disastrous human activities on the planet. The latest is the installation by the artist Luke Jerram, of a 7-metre installation of the
Water is a staple part of everyone’s lives, without which a lot of people’s lives could be in jeopardy. But the floods in Europe and China have shown the damaging impact of global warming. Perhaps nowhere is this more pronounced than in Germany whose network of rivers