Originally posted on The Curious Mag: What is climate change and isn’t it a natural process? The ‘climate crisis’ refers to global climate change that is happening too rapidly for the world to adapt. Climate Change means rising average temperatures which cause extreme weather events, shifting wildlife populations and habitats, rising sea levels, and a…
Fiona Harvey “It’s now or never, if we want to limit global warming to 1.5C.” That was the stark verdict of the final instalment of the most important scientific report on the climate ever compiled. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, made up of the world’s leading climate scientists, published the third part of itsContinue reading “Saving our climate is possible – but it requires action now”
Originally posted on Dare to Know: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its Sixth Report in the midst of Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine. Find out why the unfortunate timing has diverted attention from a growing global crisis. We can’t say that nobody warned us. Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius discovered the fact that releasing…
‘Nurdles are everywhere’: how plastic pellets ravaged a Sri Lankan paradise Microplastics found in human blood for first time Exclusive: The discovery shows the particles can travel around the body and may lodge in organs The bad news ‘Out of control’: how the climate crisis is turning the Arctic green Arctic sea ice could hitContinue reading “Composted reads at the end of March 2022”
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, found that with each incremental temperature rise more wildfires, droughts and heatwaves are likely, along with more intense storms, more sea-level rise and more extreme rain (Photos by Reuters, EPA and Getty) “An atlas of human suffering” is a phrase that’s applicable to any numberContinue reading “An atlas of human suffering”
Below is a photo of Emily Holden in 2017, crowded around the TV at the climate publication she worked for, looking resigned as then president Donald Trump announced the US was withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement. Emily Holden writes: I couldn’t have imagined the wild ride I was in for. Over four years, TrumpContinue reading “Four ways Joe Biden has failed on climate”
More than one crisis Britain is facing, whilst the prime minister is trying to take off attention from his stupidities and willingly or not realising he is taking the country deeper into a major crisis period.
On the 25th of October 1990, Kazakhstan declared its sovereignty and Nursultan Nazarbayev was elected by the Supreme Soviet as the first president. Low wages of the oil workers in 2011 started a protest wave, which was followed in 2021 by rising food and energy prices.