Climate Change

Is being child-free how you save the planet?

Climate Change and global warming are daunting realities we all face. Even if you are someone who doesn't really believe in these, the reality is…

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What is greenwashing, the practice major companies are accused of engaging in?

What does 'greenwashing' mean and why is it a problem? Why do big brands like Coca Cola engage in it? Greenwashing serves as a smokescreen which…

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Non-vegetarians, will you make changes to save Earth?

Find out things that the World Wildlife Fund recommended to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Amid drought conditions, US to cut water supplies for some states, Mexico; California remains unaffected

Officials in upstream states blasted the settlement on Tuesday, saying it was unfair because California was spared from any reduction

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Raging wildfires might push Europe towards record-breaking destruction, says experts

The data stated that the total land area burned across the continent is twice as large as it was during 2006–2021

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Bureau of Land Management halts oil and gas leasing on 2.2 million acres of land over climate concerns

Earlier, in the August 2020 lawsuit, the Sierra Club, Centre for Biological Diversity, and other parties claimed that the BLM violated the National Policy…

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Climate change in 2022 brings unprecedented fire activity in SW Europe, record wildfire carbon output globally

France has reached unprecedented levels of carbon pollution from wildfires in the last three months, reports AFP. As per the European Union's satellite monitoring programme, they are at their…

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Study predicts super rare megflood striking California in coming decades

A megaflood is "a very severe flood event across a broad region that has the potential to bring catastrophic impacts to society in the areas affected, according to researchers 

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United States calls China's decision to cut off climate talks 'fundamentally irresponsible'

Highlighting that Beijing can ease tensions over Taiwan by ending its 'provocative' military drills, Kirby said US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip did not constitute a violation of Chinese…

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WION Explains | COP26: What, Why, How and Where?

This year, COP27 is to take place in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt. With nations preparing to meet again to deliberate the progress since the last COP, here is a look into what is COP26, what were its…

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The world needs to think about worst case scenario as extreme weather conditions become a global challenge

Scientists have further noted that with the current level of emissions and population trends, two billion people could live in places with an annual average temperature of more than 84 degrees…

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Tonga underwater volcano impact can affect ozone layer: Here's what you should know

Tonga explosion shook the entire world, making the atmosphere "ring like a bell" and causing tsunamis to pound adjacent coastlines. But it also has long-lasting serious ramifications on our…

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Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is recovering from bleaching events but still 'very vulnerable': Survey

The fourth mass bleaching was confirmed in March and since then, AIMS had grave concerns, especially ahead of this year's study. The chief executive of AIMS, Paul Hardisty said, "In our 36 years…

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Scotland to move towards environment-friendly heating

The Scottish government is looking for alternatives like solar electric energy and heat pumps to replace gas-fired boilers. Additionally, the government has emphasised on fittings with low-carbon…

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Hotter summer means more female sea turtles in Florida

The gender of hatchlings is determined by the temperature of the sea when a female turtle constructs a nest on a beach

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Heatwaves increasing in India during monsoon season but related fatalities fall

India reported 24 fatalities caused by heatwaves up to July, compared to none for the entire previous year and 25 deaths in the year 2020

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France and England experienced driest July on record exacerbating water shortage

Most climate experts agree that the earth is warming as a result of carbon emissions from people burning fossil fuels, potentially increasing the severity…

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UK must act now or face long queues for bottled water, warn experts

Water measuring is considered the best way to reduce water use in the UK which has the highest water consumption in Europe

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'If you see me, weep': Europe's histsoric drought uncovers centuries-old macabre warnings

Europe's current drought is undoubtedly historic. Sky News reported that according to researchers at the European Drought Observatory, it is expected to be the worst in 500 years

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Amid drought conditions, US to cut water supplies for some states, Mexico; California remains unaffected

Officials in upstream states blasted the settlement on Tuesday, saying it was unfair because California was spared from any reduction

Read Article

Raging wildfires might push Europe towards record-breaking destruction, says experts

The data stated that the total land area burned across the continent is twice as large as it was during 2006–2021

Read Article

Bureau of Land Management halts oil and gas leasing on 2.2 million acres of land over climate concerns

Earlier, in the August 2020 lawsuit, the Sierra Club, Centre for Biological Diversity, and other parties claimed that the BLM violated the National Policy…

Read Article

Climate change in 2022 brings unprecedented fire activity in SW Europe, record wildfire carbon output globally

France has reached unprecedented levels of carbon pollution from wildfires in the last three months, reports AFP. As per the European Union's satellite monitoring programme, they are at their…

Read Article

Study predicts super rare megflood striking California in coming decades

A megaflood is "a very severe flood event across a broad region that has the potential to bring catastrophic impacts to society in the areas affected, according to researchers 

Read Article

Bolsonaro, climate change, and fires: The story of Amazon rainforest's devastation

The number of fires burning Brazil's Amazon jungle reached a 15-year high in June, despite the country's pledge last year to stop deforestation by…

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In pics | Nearly 60% of land in the European Union and UK face drought warnings

The European Drought Observatory stated that at least 60 per cent of the land in the European Union and UK is currently under drought warnings.

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United States calls China's decision to cut off climate talks 'fundamentally irresponsible'

Highlighting that Beijing can ease tensions over Taiwan by ending its 'provocative' military drills, Kirby said US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip did not constitute a violation of Chinese…

Read Article

WION Explains | COP26: What, Why, How and Where?

This year, COP27 is to take place in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt. With nations preparing to meet again to deliberate the progress since the last COP, here is a look into what is COP26, what were its…

Read Article

The world needs to think about worst case scenario as extreme weather conditions become a global challenge

Scientists have further noted that with the current level of emissions and population trends, two billion people could live in places with an annual average temperature of more than 84 degrees…

Read Article

Tonga underwater volcano impact can affect ozone layer: Here's what you should know

Tonga explosion shook the entire world, making the atmosphere "ring like a bell" and causing tsunamis to pound adjacent coastlines. But it also has long-lasting serious ramifications on our…

Read Article

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is recovering from bleaching events but still 'very vulnerable': Survey

The fourth mass bleaching was confirmed in March and since then, AIMS had grave concerns, especially ahead of this year's study. The chief executive of AIMS, Paul Hardisty said, "In our 36 years…

Read Article

Scotland to move towards environment-friendly heating

The Scottish government is looking for alternatives like solar electric energy and heat pumps to replace gas-fired boilers. Additionally, the government has emphasised on fittings with low-carbon…

Read Article

Hotter summer means more female sea turtles in Florida

The gender of hatchlings is determined by the temperature of the sea when a female turtle constructs a nest on a beach

Read Article

Heatwaves increasing in India during monsoon season but related fatalities fall

India reported 24 fatalities caused by heatwaves up to July, compared to none for the entire previous year and 25 deaths in the year 2020

Read Article

France and England experienced driest July on record exacerbating water shortage

Most climate experts agree that the earth is warming as a result of carbon emissions from people burning fossil fuels, potentially increasing the severity…

Read Article

UK must act now or face long queues for bottled water, warn experts

Water measuring is considered the best way to reduce water use in the UK which has the highest water consumption in Europe

Read Article

Earth Overshoot Day: The planet is exhausted. Mankind has already used up its resources for the year 2022

Earth Overshoot Day: The planet has reached a milestone: Humanity has travelled the path to this year's "Earth Overshoot Day". Congratulations are in order or are they?

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Australian Labor Party to focus on ‘climate change’ setting a target of 43% cut in emissions by 2030

Among the climate change bill that would set a target of a 43 per cent reduction in emissions by 2030, which the previous conservation Liberal party had opposed

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'If you see me, weep': Europe's histsoric drought uncovers centuries-old macabre warnings

Europe's current drought is undoubtedly historic. Sky News reported that according to researchers at the European Drought Observatory, it is expected to be the worst in 500 years

Read Article

Amid drought conditions, US to cut water supplies for some states, Mexico; California remains unaffected

Officials in upstream states blasted the settlement on Tuesday, saying it was unfair because California was spared from any reduction

Read Article

Raging wildfires might push Europe towards record-breaking destruction, says experts

The data stated that the total land area burned across the continent is twice as large as it was during 2006–2021

Read Article

Bureau of Land Management halts oil and gas leasing on 2.2 million acres of land over climate concerns

Earlier, in the August 2020 lawsuit, the Sierra Club, Centre for Biological Diversity, and other parties claimed that the BLM violated the National Policy…

Read Article

Climate change in 2022 brings unprecedented fire activity in SW Europe, record wildfire carbon output globally

France has reached unprecedented levels of carbon pollution from wildfires in the last three months, reports AFP. As per the European Union's satellite monitoring programme, they are at their…

Read Article

Study predicts super rare megflood striking California in coming decades

A megaflood is "a very severe flood event across a broad region that has the potential to bring catastrophic impacts to society in the areas affected, according to researchers 

Read Article

United States calls China's decision to cut off climate talks 'fundamentally irresponsible'

Highlighting that Beijing can ease tensions over Taiwan by ending its 'provocative' military drills, Kirby said US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip did not constitute a violation of Chinese…

Read Article

WION Explains | COP26: What, Why, How and Where?

This year, COP27 is to take place in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt. With nations preparing to meet again to deliberate the progress since the last COP, here is a look into what is COP26, what were its…

Read Article

The world needs to think about worst case scenario as extreme weather conditions become a global challenge

Scientists have further noted that with the current level of emissions and population trends, two billion people could live in places with an annual average temperature of more than 84 degrees…

Read Article

Tonga underwater volcano impact can affect ozone layer: Here's what you should know

Tonga explosion shook the entire world, making the atmosphere "ring like a bell" and causing tsunamis to pound adjacent coastlines. But it also has long-lasting serious ramifications on our…

Read Article

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is recovering from bleaching events but still 'very vulnerable': Survey

The fourth mass bleaching was confirmed in March and since then, AIMS had grave concerns, especially ahead of this year's study. The chief executive of AIMS, Paul Hardisty said, "In our 36 years…

Read Article

Scotland to move towards environment-friendly heating

The Scottish government is looking for alternatives like solar electric energy and heat pumps to replace gas-fired boilers. Additionally, the government has emphasised on fittings with low-carbon…

Read Article

Hotter summer means more female sea turtles in Florida

The gender of hatchlings is determined by the temperature of the sea when a female turtle constructs a nest on a beach

Read Article

Heatwaves increasing in India during monsoon season but related fatalities fall

India reported 24 fatalities caused by heatwaves up to July, compared to none for the entire previous year and 25 deaths in the year 2020

Read Article

France and England experienced driest July on record exacerbating water shortage

Most climate experts agree that the earth is warming as a result of carbon emissions from people burning fossil fuels, potentially increasing the severity…

Read Article

UK must act now or face long queues for bottled water, warn experts

Water measuring is considered the best way to reduce water use in the UK which has the highest water consumption in Europe

Read Article

Earth Overshoot Day: The planet is exhausted. Mankind has already used up its resources for the year 2022

Earth Overshoot Day: The planet has reached a milestone: Humanity has travelled the path to this year's "Earth Overshoot Day". Congratulations are in order or are they?

Read Article

Australian Labor Party to focus on ‘climate change’ setting a target of 43% cut in emissions by 2030

Among the climate change bill that would set a target of a 43 per cent reduction in emissions by 2030, which the previous conservation Liberal party had opposed

Read Article

United States: National Weather Service issues extreme heat warnings in 28 states

While central and southern states are facing the brunt of the scorching heat warnings, advisories have been put in place for 28 states

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What a paradox! Improved air quality is now accelerating global warming

According to Johannes Quaas, a climate scientist at Leipzig University and the study's primary author, cleaner air has actually increased the amount of warming caused by carbon dioxide emissions…

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Bolsonaro, climate change, and fires: The story of Amazon rainforest's devastation

The number of fires burning Brazil's Amazon jungle reached a 15-year high in June, despite the country's pledge last year to stop deforestation by 2030. 

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In pics | Nearly 60% of land in the European Union and UK face drought warnings

The European Drought Observatory stated that at least 60 per cent of the land in the European Union and UK is currently under drought warnings.

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How climate change drives heatwaves and wildfires

Brutal heatwaves are gripping both Europe and the United States this week and are forecast to dump searing heat on much of China into late August.

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China on alert amid extreme heatwave

In the western region of Xinjiang, accelerated glacial melt through poses risks to rivers and dams

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What Britishers are doing to cope with extreme heat- see pics

Temperatures in Britain reached 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) for the first time on Tuesday as a brutal heatwave that is fuelling fierce wildfires across western Europe caused regiona

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Britain suffers extreme heat, people rush to beaches- see pics

Britain readied itself for yet another day of scorching temperatures on Monday (July 18).

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In pics: Cities in India's Maharashtra witness heavy rainfall, IMD issues alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heavy rainfall alert for numerous areas for Maharashtra, including the capital, for the next few days.  

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‘A life-threatening emergency’: Thousands of Australians to evacuate from Sydney

Australia has been at the front lines of climate change with droughts, fatal bushfires, floods getting more frequent and severe as global weather pattern shifts. 

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Big brands like Coca Cola found guilty of 'greenwashing', what is this and why is it problematic?

As per new research, major corporations like Coca-Cola and Unilever are deceiving customers by engaging in "greenwashing".  The Changing Markets Foundation (CMF) points out that "the number of prod

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Sydney comes to a standstill as thousands take to streets for Climate change protest

Climate change protesters marched in Sydney on Monday, forcing police to close major roads in the city centre while morning traffic through the landmark Sydney Harbour Bridge was disrupted after a

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Ahead of UN Ocean conference, mermaids call for ocean protection in Portugal climate protest

On a beach in Lisbon on Monday, June 27, Extinction Rebellion activists dressed as merpeople caught in fishing nets and trash to call for ocean protection ahead of the United Nations Ocean Conferen

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Swiss 'zero star hotel' offers sleepless nights to ponder world's crisis' - see pics

Twin brothers, Swiss concept artists Frank and Patrik Riklin have come up with a 'zero star hotel' art installation in Saillon, Switzerland.

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Mothers bear extreme heat and effects of climate change- see pics

South Asia has suffered unseasonably hot temperatures in recent months.

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Chile’s Lake turns into desert, warnings for climate change - See pics

Amid a historic 13-year drought, rainfall levels have slumped in this South American nation that hugs the continent's Pacific coast.

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'Girls' education is a climate solution: Malala Yousafzai joins climate protest - see pics

The fight against climate change is also a fight for the right to education of girls, millions of whom lose access to schools due to climate-related events, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousaf

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Climate activists crash Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee celebrations, protest against Crown's climate inaction

A group of climate change protestors sparked a minor commotion on the Mall boulevard during the Trooping the Colour ceremony at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by dashing out in front of marching sold

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Brazil flood: Death toll reaches 57, thousands displaced

Over 100 people are missing or confirmed dead in Brazil, the government said on Sunday (May 29), as mudslides and major floods brought about by heavy rains tore through several urban neighbourhoods

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In pics: Assam floods, more than 500,000 people fled their homes

The worsening flood situation in India's northeastern Assam state has driven people out of their homes as most buildings have submerged in floodwaters. (Text: Reuters)

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Climate change threatens Emperor penguins; species faces extinction in 30 years

The emperor penguin, which roams Antarctica's freezing tundra and icy seas, is in grave danger of extinction in the next 30 to 40 years due to climate change, according to an expert from the Argent

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New Mexico firefighters battle United States' largest active wildfire, 145 thousand acres go up in smoke

Thousands of residents of a historic Old West town in New Mexico face evacuation as fierce winds drove the largest active US wildfire through drought-parched forests.

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Climate change, pandemic, super volcanoes and more: Ways in which we might go extinct

Life is fragile. We are always at the precipice of danger. While we can protect ourselves against the small things like accidents, illness etc. What about the big, global catastrophes? Read Article
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Is being child-free how you save the planet?

Climate Change and global warming are daunting realities we all face. Even if you are someone who doesn't really believe in these, the reality is hard to deny. Draughts, floods, wildfires, and heatwaves are all proof it is happening. So what can we do to delay the inevitable? Read Article
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What is greenwashing, the practice major companies are accused of engaging in?

What does 'greenwashing' mean and why is it a problem? Why do big brands like Coca Cola engage in it? Greenwashing serves as a smokescreen which hides the continued exploitation of the planet and allows those responsible to get away with it. "The number of products labelled as sustainable or green has increased exponentially in recent years, with many household brands guilty of greenwashing. Yet, as businesses claim progress towards sustainability, emissions continue to rise, extraction increases, and overproduction spirals," says Changing Markets Foundation (CMF) Read Article
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Non-vegetarians, will you make changes to save Earth?

Find out things that the World Wildlife Fund recommended to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Read Article