Tags: global warming

Harness renewable sources to overcome the challenges posed by global-warming: VP

The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday called upon policymakers and experts in the renewable energy sector to take steps to tap the vast potential of solar energy around the world and make solar energy affordable for all. He urged all the member nations of International Solar Alliance to develop solar resources […]

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Scientists designs new materials to enhance natural gas storage, reduce global warming

Scientists have designed plastic-based materials that can effectively store natural gas. The materials can not only make large-scale, cost-effective, and safe natural gas storage possible, but further hold a strong promise for combating global warming, suggests a study. The study was published in the journal ‘Natural Energy’. Natural gas (predominantly methane) is a clean energy […]

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Exhausted, hungry polar bear seen wandering in Siberian city

A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometers from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia. The female bear, visibly weak and seemingly ill, lay despondently on the ground for hours on Tuesday in Norilsk’s suburbs, its feet caked in mud, occasionally rising […]

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UN chief Guterres says world ‘not on track’ with climate change

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand Sunday, warning the world was “not on track” to limiting global temperature rises. In a strong message for action on climate change, Guterres said international political resolve was fading and it was the small island nations that were “really in the […]

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If global warming is not stopped it would be total disaster: UN Chief

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in an interview with The Associated Press said the world must dramatically change the way it is fueled to limit future warming to a level scientists call the nearly impossible. Speaking to the agency he said the alternative would be total disaster. The agency reports that Guterres is summoning world […]

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Saving the planet may cost USD 100 billion per year: Scientists

Saving the diversity and abundance of life on Earth may cost $100 billion a year, say scientists who have proposed a policy to prevent another mass extinction event on the planet. There have been five mass extinctions in the history of the Earth. Scientists now estimate that society must urgently come to grips this coming […]

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Solar Powered Desalination Offers Ray of Hope for Indian Villages

UNSW’s Global Water Institute seems to be at the cusp of a revolution in irrigation that could secure water supplies and food production during drought. The quest to provide clean water to Indian villages spurred the need for the innovation that could potentially act as a game-changer for world that is battling global warming and […]

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Melting Glaciers Causing Sea Levels to Rise at Ever Greater Rates

Melting ice sheets in Greenland and the Antarctic as well as ice melt from glaciers all over the world are causing sea levels to rise. Glaciers alone lost more than 9,000 billion tons of ice since 1961, raising water levels by 27 millimeters, an international research team under the lead of UZH have now found. […]

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Leaders back climate change urgency in New York

Heads of state and government on Monday kicked off “Climate Week,” held every year on the margins of the UN General Assembly, by urging world leaders to act urgently to reduce global warming. With Poland hosting the COP 24 climate summit in December, UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa called on nations to unite behind limiting […]

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