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  • The economics of climate change

    Since the Rio Summit three decades ago, climate change has progressed from a mere challenge to an urgent crisis.

  • Is climate change a reason behind increasing heart attacks in US?

    Rising temperatures caused by climate change put at risk the heart health of Americans, particularly the elderly and adults. According to a recent study published in the journal Circulation, the combination of temperature and humidity, known as the heat index, topped 90 degrees on average for 54 days per summer in the United States between 2008 and 2019. This sweltering weather caused an estimated 1,700 extra cardiovascular deaths per year.

  • UN COP 28 Climate Summit- Challenges ahead

    The upcoming United Nations COP28 climate summit faces significant obstacles and differences, as more than 70 environment ministers and 100 state delegations convened in Abu Dhabi to prepare for the conference, which is set to begin on November 30 in Dubai. The selection of the United Arab Emirates, a petrostate, as the host country has prompted concerns about the country's ability to shepherd the world towards a sustainable, low-carbon future, especially given that 2023 is on course to be the hottest year ever recorded globally, emphasizing the need for action.

  • Developed countries falling short of carbon emissions goals

    A recent study by the Council for Energy, Environment, and Water (CEEW) revealed some concerning conclusions about industrialized countries' carbon emissions trajectory. These nations, which account for the lion's share of global carbon emissions, are expected to significantly exceed their 2030 emissions reduction targets. According to the analysis, the United States, Russia, and the European Union are on track to contribute an astounding 83% of this emissions overshoot.

  • Climate change hikes olive oil prices

    Droughts, heat waves, and wildfires have become more regular in southern Europe, putting a strain on olive oil output. For two years in a row, these extreme weather events have resulted in a substantial reduction in global olive harvests.

  • The reason behind West Antarctica's rapid ice melt

    West Antarctica's ice sheet is melting quickly due to the warm oceans surrounding it, and even with reductions in carbon emissions, this trend is inevitable.

  • Carbon budget for 1.5°C may be exhausted by 2029 if current emission trends continue.

    Our carbon budget is not enough to maintain global warming by 2029, comparing to the previous years projections it has been cut to half. What's the actual reason behind this?

  • What climate crisis price is the world paying everyday?

    World is paying $391 million per day and $143 billion every year to climate crisis everyday. All of this is related to the loss of human lives, accounting for 63% of the total. But how?

  • Why India is not willing to join the global cooling pledge at COP 28?

    India is missing out on the opportunity to sign the cooling pledge this time. But, how other countries can take advantage of future financial flows?

  • Can 800 resistant crop varieties help Agri sector amidst climate change?

    India's important step towards the protection of Agriculture sector and Farmer's livelihood in the climate change crisis.