Floods are wreaking havoc in the western, eastern and southern districts of Rajasthan affecting thousands of lives. There was a time when people here were unaware of floods but now the situation has turned to the opposite. Now flood situations are arising in the desert almost every year.
A report published by Reuters highlights alarming data that reveals the Alps’ glaciers are facing the wrath of global warming and they are going to face the biggest ice loss in the history of 60 years.
Recent research from New South Wales University indicates that human influence on the climate has increased the Incidents of heatstroke and wildfires. Since the middle of the 20th century, their intensity, frequency and duration have increased around the world and these changes are occurring rapidly.
A new study published by the Canadian and U.S. scientists published in the journal Onyx highlighted that meat-eating polar bears are now being forced to eat garbage as their icy homes are melting. The biggest reason behind this is climate change and global warming which has increased due to pollution and carbon emissions being spread by humans.
The data of the Central Pollution Control Board highlights that the air in Delhi is the cleanest after 2016 in the month of July this year. According to the CPCB, the AQI in Delhi was in the 'moderate' category for five days in July this year. On the other hand, not a single AQI has reached the 'poor or very poor' category so far this month.
The US-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) said in its report that South Asia is becoming a hotspot of climate change. It is estimated to have the biggest impact on India. According to the report, by the year 2100, the temperature of South Asia is 1.2 to 4.3 degrees Celsius, while the temperature of India may increase by 2.4 to 4.4 degrees Celsius.
A recent study published in the Journal Nature Biotechnology revealed some alerting facts that highlight the melting of Tibetan glaciers could release microbes in nature that could spark a possibility of a new deadly pandemic like COVID.
Thousands of Hindu pilgrims from across India visit Amarnath every year to capture a glimpse of the Shivling forms naturally from the ice in the Amarnath cave. But, about two weeks before Amarnath Yatra concludes the pilgrims are left disheartened as the lingam has already started melting due to the impacts of global warming as the climate experts suggest.
Rising average temperature and extreme weather events have become more frequent in the past decade. The agricultural sector is one of the most affected due to the consequences of climate change as the rainfall patterns have been severely deterred.