Monday, January 17, 2022

global warming

Australians to create ‘black box’ to hold world accountable for climate crisis

Inspired by an aeroplane’s flight recorder, the 'Earth's Black Box' will be built in 2022 on the remote west coast of Tasmania, an area deemed geographically and politically stable, according to its creators.

Arctic rainfall could dominate snowfall earlier than expected, says study

At the current rate of warming rain could dominate snow in the Arctic before the end of the century, the study says.

2021 global CO2 emissions near record levels

Emissions from gas and highly polluting coal will have risen this year by more than they dropped in 2020 due to the pandemic-driven economic slowdown.

Asia suffered hottest year on record in 2020, says UN

In its annual 'State of the Climate in Asia' report, the UN's World Meteorological Organization says every part of the region has been affected.

Little fluffy clouds may help save Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

The Reef came close to being listed as an endangered World Heritage Site by the UN, although it avoided the designation following lobbying by Australia.

South America’s second longest river is drying up, baffling experts

The decrease has become so drastic that it is affecting commercial shipping, electricity generation, fishing, tourism, as well as the provision of water for drinking and irrigation.

Haj pilgrims face growing heatstroke risks

Climate scientists say that rising temperatures could 'compromise the very essence of Islam'.

Oceans warmed steadily over 12,000 years, study says

Earth's oceans have been warming consistently throughout the last 12,000 years, according to new research that authors say shows clearly humanity's profound effect on the climate.

Xi says China aiming for carbon neutrality in 40 years

Coronavirus has prompted China to fight against global warming.

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