Climate change

India and climate change: implications of setting a net zero target

The 1.5C report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlights the importance of achieving a net future with zero greenhouse gases. Many countries have announced their commitment to achieve a net zero future for their economies. India, while doing far more than its “fair share” of mitigation, has yet to announce a net […]

Climate change

Young people have the wind in their sails to fight climate change thanks to SSE

Glasgow SCHOOL students recently helped accelerate change in the run-up to COP26. S1 youth at St. Thomas Aquinas RC High School in the northwest of the city learned about floating wind turbine technology as part of the SSE Renewables STEM Leadership initiative. The program aims to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers with […]

Climate models

Researcher seeks to improve climate models for future water projections

October 27, 2021Commented by Alex Smith According to a broader scientific consensus, the western part of the United States will have less water and the northeastern United States will have more due to climate change. Flavio Lehner. Image credit: Cornell University. However, how much less and how much more is mostly uncertain, posing a critical […]

Climate change

Billboard satire denounces Australian government’s lukewarm stance on climate change for COP26 in GlasgowGlobal Voices

Charbon-o-Phile Dundee. A screenshot of the Guardian video October 15, 2021 An Australian comedian and satirist uses giant electronic billboards to voice concerns about his government’s plans to tackle the climate crisis. Dan Ilic takes the message to the streets before and during the COP26 conference in Glasgow, which runs from October 31 to November […]

Climate change

Climate change disrupts natural cycles in Dryer Lake Tahoe – NBC Bay area

The climate change-fueled drought has caused Lake Tahoe to plummet below its natural edge and interrupted flows into the Truckee River, a historically cyclical event that occurs earlier and more often than before – raising fears of what could be in reserve for the famous alpine lake. Scientists fear that the increasing frequency of extreme […]