It is simple maths. No matter how many new renewables we build, if we keep increasing the amount of fossil fuels we burn, global carbon emissions will continue to rise. To have any hope of cutting emissions, the basic first step must be to stop investing
It is a big question, and it is a troubling question. To keep the climate change goal of restricting the rise of temperature to less than 2 degrees Celsius, it will be necessary to reach net-zero carbon emissions.
We have so many organisations around the world like United Nations, Unicef, Nato and ILO which advocate poverty eradication, importance of women’s education, refugee settlement, climate change, peacekeeping and many more
Firefighters fanned out across blackened landscape in Arizona’s high country, digging into the ground to put out smoldering tree stumps and roots as helicopters buzzed overhead with buckets of water to drop on a massive blaze.
The month of March this year was the hottest in 122 years since the India Meteorological Department (Met Department or IMD) started maintaining records, as reported by Mongabay-India. The report adds that it comes after the extreme
Spin your globe, fast as you can. Stop it with your hand, anywhere you want. This is probably the one week in your life when you will be able to look at whatever place on the globe is under your thumb — or closest to it — and feel like you know what the folks who live there are talking to each other about at that very moment.
Since moving to the UAE some 26 odd years ago I thought that the people in the Middle East were the few people in the world who experienced extreme heat during the summer months. The temperatures here can often climb to the late 40 with little or no breeze and a lot of humidity. If you need to go out
After the COVID-19 pandemic, the horror of climate change is gripping the whole world. A heatwave engulfing Europe has intensified, boiling fields and damaging airport runways and train tracks (“Britain boils in record temperature of 40°C,” July 20, Gulf Today website). The Met Office said the provisional
It’s so terrifying to see the disastrous situation of California because of climate change and it’s a wakeup call for the whole world to work together to save the world (“California wildfire rages on as US bakes in record-setting heat wave,” July 24, Gulf Today website). The United States of America is the only superpower in the world.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis called Hurricane Ian a “once in 500-year event.” If only. Floridians could then rebuild after Ian and return to business as usual. Unfortunately, because of climate change, past weather patterns are becoming less and less useful for pricing future weather-related risks. Rather than 500-year events, biblical floods