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Global GDP to face a 19% decline by 2050 due to climate change, study projects

Although the detrimental effects of climate change on economies have been acknowledged, quantifying…

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The summer of 2023 was hotter than any season since the Chola Empire 2000 years ago!

Using the age rings inside tree trunks, scientists were able to extract climatic data spanning the …

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The Earth's mangroves could end up emitting 500 times more carbon by the end of the century, study warns

Despite covering a mere 0.1% of Earth's surface, mangrove forests play a critical role in regulatin…

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Did we overestimate the benefits of planting trees to fight climate change? A new study says yes

While planting trees certainly helps, there are a ton of usually uncounted things that prevent it f…

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Wetlands in the icy Arctic have begun releasing 9% more planet-warming methane in the past two decades: study

While headlines may remain fixated on carbon dioxide, there is another accomplice aiding the gas in…

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City farms emit six times more greenhouse gases compared to typical agricultural fields: study

Urban farming is tricky. While futuristic hydroponic systems with multi-level vertical farms might …

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Pecking disorder: Polar bears are shrinking, while some birds are becoming bigger, all thanks to climate change

Polar bears, currently the largest family of bears on the planet, is shrinking at a rapid rate. Som…

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Switching to plant-based diets could help clean up the air, save over 2 lakh people worldwide: study

World Health Organisation estimates showed that one-fifth of premature deaths, amounting to nearly …

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18 billion livestock animals are dying every year without any of them actually ending up on our plates

A recent study found that an astounding 18 billion animals, including chickens, turkeys, pigs, shee…

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Columbus' voyages sparked epidemics that killed so many people, it may have crashed carbon dioxide levels worldwide

Columbus' expedition to North and South America brought not only conquest and exploitation to the r…

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The Earth's 'blood pressure' is too high, and we are inching closer to a heart attack: new report warns

A new report card has shown that we have breached six of nine planetary boundaries, putting enormou…

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"Climate change will definitely not end the world as we know it": Elon Musk shares views on climate crisis

Musk had earlier claimed that farming has no major effect on the climate, which drew flak from the …

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Indo-Gangetic Plains, home to half the Indian population, to soon become hotspot of extreme climate events: study

The study suggests that the Plains could face increased risks of crop failure due to rising tempera…

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Greenhouse gas smuggling was as lucrative as cocaine in the '90s. It's back and the US government is cracking down with 2 new arrests.

Greenhouse gas smuggling could lead to a black market in HFCs similar to the one in CFCs in the '90…

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Mesmerising NASA videos depict where our CO2 comes from, and where it eventually ends up

In three videos, NASA expresses the voyage of carbon dioxide from source to sink over the course of…

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Cold air, hot waters: AC usage among Indians to spike fourfold by 2050, generate massive amount of emissions

​While air conditioning would undoubtedly protect more people from exposure to extreme heat by up t…

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80% of the biggest companies failed to curtail climate change-inducing pollution sufficiently in the past five years

The leading sustainability data provider found that the efforts of just 22 per cent of the world's …

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An 'ice-free' summer awaits the Arctic within ten years, study finds!

Although Arctic ice has been steadily diminishing over the past fifty years, the most dramatic decl…

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Buried toxic waste from old mining operations could destroy ecosystems as warming thaws the Arctic permafrost

Despite seeming wild and untouched, the Arctic, being rich in mineral resources, has been home to m…

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Five-feet-tall 'tentacles' of second-hand clothes are building up in Ghana's beaches, destroying fisheries

Being the world’s largest importer of used clothing might seem like business is booming, but this a…