Climate Change

London-Sized Glacier Breaks Off In Antarctica

An iceberg broke off from Antarctica last Sunday, researchers said. A massive iceberg, nearly the size of Greater London, separated from the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Researchers first noticed significant fractures in the ice shelf a decade ago, but in recent years, there have been two significant separations.

Earth’s Ozone Layer Could Recover by 2066

A report by the United Nations has revealed that the depleted ozone layer will recover in 43 years. The Earth’s ozone layer, which protects out earth from UV radiations, is recovering at a rate that will close the hole above Antarctica in 43 years, a UN study conducted every four years mentioned. The scientific assessment has shown optimism in the recovery and full healing of the Earth’s protective layer.

83% Of World’s Glacier Is About To Vanish

Our planet’s temperature is increasing at an alarming rate. Forests are shrinking, floods are getting frequent, animals are getting extinct, and the glaciers are vanishing day by day. A latest report has revealed shocking figures as it claims that 83% or two-third of the world’s glaciers are projected to disappear from the surface by the end of this century.

Belgian NGO Is Recycling Hair To Protect Environment

An NGO based in Belgium is ahead of the game giving a sustainable solution to a problem. The Hair Recycle Project recycles hair making it reusable instead of throwing it away into dustbins. The project is led by Belgian non-profit “Dung Dung”.

Canadian Polar Bears Vanishing Due To Climate Change

Polar bears are declining as ice melts much quickly in ice-covered regions of the world. Species upon which our survival depends are losing their homes due to climate change. A recent report has revealed that the population of polar bears in Canada’s western Hudson Bay is declining at a much faster rate in the last few years. 

COP15: Nations Agreed To Preserve 30% Earth For Nature

In a historic deal at COP15 UN biodiversity summit, world leaders agreed to protect 30% of Earth for nature by 2030. Leaders of countries from all over the world came to Canada to put forward a fresh set of objectives that will direct global action to reverse natural loss and to protect the existing biodiversity.

Climate Change Will Accelerate Conflicts In 2023

A report shows that climate change may further increase the humanitarian crisis around the world in 2023. Issues like armed conflict and economic downturns will spiral further, if not timely controlled by international actors. The report has not only focused on the natural aspect of climate change but also includes social and political aspects.

UN Warns Complete Destruction If Nature Continue To Decline

The chief of the United Nations’ biodiversity has said that if nature continues to thrive in the backwards direction, life will cease to exist on our planet. In the last five decades, our earth has experienced an enormous amount of degradation at the hands of humans, which is now threatening our own existence on the planet.

Over 20,000 Died In Summer Heat Waves In Europe

One of the biggest threats from climate change is the ‘heat waves’. Each year, thousands of deaths are caused due to high temperatures around the world, many of which go unreported. Recent report shows more than 20,000 died in western Europe in this year’s summer.

Hungry Bats Will Cause Another Worldwide Pandemic

The new study suggests that starving bats can shed more deadly viruses that can affect both humans and animals. The findings of the new research can help the scientists to make new vaccines prior to global outbreaks. The scientists concentrated on the Hendra virus, which kills 75% of the horses infected by the virus.

UN Chief Warns 54 Countries About Facing Bankruptcy

More than 50 countries are going to default according to UN official while talking to an audience during the COP27 summit. The situation of the poorest economies has been worse amid growing energy and food crises and inflation. Achim Steiner, the UN global development chief, argued that the UN has listed 54 countries that are on the brink of bankruptcy.

World Leaders Arrive In Egypt For Climate Conference

World leaders have arrived in Egypt for the 27th conference of world leaders. More than 120 world leaders including Britain’s new prime Minister Rishi Sunak and the US president, Joe Biden, are expected to attend the conference being held at Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. In 2022, the world saw devastating environmental changes all across the globe which makes the ongoing conference more important than anything else.