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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Want to save the planet? A new study shows you just need to talk to people about the meat problem

Studies have shown that if we just cut meat consumption to the equivalent of two beef burgers per p…

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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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India, China to play "critical role" in determining global warming trajectory: US intelligence report

Climate change will increasingly exacerbate risks to U.S. national security interests as the physic…

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Meeting India's 2070 net zero emission target would require $10 trillion investment, starting this year: report

The economic benefits of India stepping up its transition to climate neutrality by 2070 are immense…

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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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World to blaze by 1.5-degree goal, global temperatures to rise by at least 2.5 degrees by end of this century: new UN report

A new report from UN Climate Change on Wednesday showed countries are bending the curve of global g…

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UN plans to launch universal early-warning systems for climate disasters in next five years

The UN Secretary-General insists that the world fails to invest in protecting the lives and livelih…

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98% of companies responsible for 80% of corporate greenhouse emissions refuse to disclose their climate-change impacts: Study

When available, analysts also reviewed audit committee (or equivalent) reports, finding that they o…

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Supreme Court restricts — but does not end — Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions

The Clean Air Act will still allow the EPA to regulate the greenhouse-gas emissions driving our cli…

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