Category: Environment

Climate change: Need a new financial system

Jason Hickel: When it comes to global warming, we know that the real problem is not just fossil fuels – it is the logic of endless growth that is built into our...

Building on the Paris Agreement

The 174 countries and the European Union that signed up to the Paris Climate Change Agreement in New York on April 22 have committed themselves to the decision that a...

Climate change triggers coral bleaching

Climate change caused bleaching of coral reefs in the Gulf of Mannar owing to rising water temperature. In the Gulf of Mannar, annual summer bleaching normally starts by...

Stop wasting food to help fight climate change

ISLAMABAD: About a tenth of overall global greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture could be traced back to food waste by mid-century, a new study shows. The team from...

Industry threatens nearly half of natural heritage sites

PARIS: Mining, oil exploration, illegal logging and other industries threaten almost half the natural World Heritage Sites the UN seeks to preserve for future...

amazing features of gardening

Most of us are familiar with ways that exercise can prevent depression, but this would also like to share that some ways gardening helps with depression. You even feel...

‘Drastic’ Antarctic melt could double global sea-level rise

Global sea levels could rise by more than double the current best estimate, according to a new analysis of climate change in Antarctica. The modelling assessment says...

Australia drops Tasmanian Wilderness logging campaign

The Australian and Tasmanian authorities are abandoning their bid to have logging permitted in the Tasmanian Wilderness, a World Heritage site. The decision comes after...

Brazil uses dammed lake surface for floating solar panels

PRESIDENTE FIGUEIREDO, Brazil: Two decades ago, a section of the Amazon rainforest was flooded for a dam that currently produces little electricity. Engineers now see...

What Weather Is the Fault of Climate Change?

LIKE politics, weather can be a contentious subject, especially when you throw climate change into the mix. One view holds that no single storm or drought can be linked...