climate change Tag

Global warming

Global warming is one of the defining issues of our time. Drastically shifting weather patterns not just disturb the ecological system but also have a negative effect on the life of humans. This problem, if not monitored, can lead to serious problems that may be experienced on a large scale in the future.   Auroop Ganguly, an associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University,...

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Ever since the start of the 21st century, the Amazon rainforest, which spans across various countries in Africa, has faced many severe disasters. Encompassing 7,000,000 km2, of which 5,500,000 km2 are covered by the rainforest, the Amazon is home to about 2.5 million insect species, tens of thousands of plants, and some 2,000 birds and mammals. To date, at least 40,000 plant species, 2,200 fishes,...

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wake up now to fight climate-change.

Climate is the most important part of nature, the basis of human survival and development, a crucial resource, and the basic condition of sustainable economic and social development. However, the speed at which it is changing has threatened the existence of humankind on this planet. There is no doubt that climate change has been the biggest problem faced by humankind. The problem has ignited itself...

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wake up now to fight climate-change.

Global warming can be defined as the rise in average surface temperatures on Earth. Experts say that global warming is primarily due to the human use of fossil fuels, which releases carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the air. The gases trap heat within the atmosphere. This has a range of effects on ecosystems, including rising sea levels, severe weather events, climate change and...

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Plastics have a huge impact on our lives, from the food packaging to the car we drive to the computers and phones you’re reading this now on. However, the amount of one-time-use plastic is giving away to the idea of a perfectly-balanced ecosystem. There might come a time in the future where we might just get a pound of plastic with every three pounds of...

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The pressure of the degradation of the environment is increasing as the days slide away. Banners, hoardings, advertisements, seminars, and political schemes have become very common which has in-turn made them more susceptible to miss out on. To counter this problem, most environmentalists have taken to a series of measures to raise awareness about the graveness of the situation.   These ways include involving all stakeholders like...

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Carbon

Aron Stubbins is definitely a water guy. He has, quite bravely, mapped his way to the Kolyma River, the largest river in the world with permafrost. Situated in the eastern Siberia, Stubbins had to cross 15 different time zones, stopping in one of the coldest cities across the globe – with the only aim of his adventure being to study a way to make the...

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“You reap what you sow” is the proverb that applies to human beings as the problems faced by us are the results of our deeds. We live in a century where we do almost everything using technology and the knowledge we have gained or developed. However, this technology is achieved by us paying a huge cost in the form of deteriorating health and many other...

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