Global Warming, Climate Change Major Cause Of Preterm Babies Death
The recently released 'Born Too Soon: Decade of Action on Preterm Birth' report by WHO, UNICEF and Partnership for Maternal New Born and Child Health highlights myriad impacts of climate change to be the reason for detahs of preterm babies. As per the report, 90% babies of low income nations died of massive air pollution, as unlike rich countries, they make no contribution towards climate change and global warming.
Tags: Babies, global warming, Climate Change, Preterm Death, Air Pollution
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
India To Witness Warm Summers After Heat In February
India is gearing up for the warm summers, as many states of the nation reported scorching and warm February. While this year, winters were severe, summers are also expected to be harsh for people. The Indian Meteorological Department, Telangana, Delhi, Mumbai, Gujarat and Rajasthan will have breathtaking summers. People are advised to take proper caution and stay hydrated and safe from loo and heat waves.
Tags: Summers, IMD, February, WEATHER, global warming
Courtesy: Zee News
Om Birla Cautions Against Misuse Of Natural Resources
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla stressed the need for a sustainable environment, during an event on April 16. During his speech at a Parliamentary Research and Training Institute program, Birla called for innovative methods to preserve the environment. He also cautioned against the misuse of natural resources. He also stated that climate change affects various aspects of human life, like the ecosystem, the economy, etc.
Tags: environment, Environmental Issues, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, global warming
Japanese Researchers Appoint Seals To Collect Global Warming Data
Japanese researchers are training seals to survey under the thick ice sheet in Antarctica. To study global warming impacts, the researchers equipped seals with high-tech head-mounted measuring devices to gather observation data like water temperatures and salt levels, in areas with extremely harsh weather conditions. Notably, the data showed that the seals have covered a distance of 633km and a depth of 700m so far.
Tags: environment, Researchers, global warming, Seals, antartica
Courtesy: India Today
Alaskan Polar Bears Migrate To Russia Due To Climate Change
Global warming is one of the most important factors which affects animal population and habitats. Similarly, in Alaska, since temperatures have risen, polar bears have been forced to move to Russia's Wrangel Island. About 40 percent of the polar bear population in Alaska has dropped between 2001 to 2010. Annual Alaska's temperature has risen to 4.8° Celsius in the last 50 years.
Tags: Climate Change, Polar bears, Russia, Alaska, global warming
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Governments To Aid Countries Affected By Global Warming: COP26
Authorities pressed for an agreement on how to assist vulnerable countries in coping with global warming and recompense for harm already done. They also discussed whether nations can overcome the impasse on climate change payments, on November 8. Britain aimed at setting the pace with new funds of 290 million pounds. "We are aiming for significant change that will… read-more
Tags: Climate, COP26, Funds, Britain, global warming
U.K's Long Lasting Snow Patch Melts After 300 Years
The United Kingdom's long lasting snow patch, "the Sphinx", which had survived through countless summer seasons, melted away for the eighth time in 300 years. Ironically, the snow patch found on Braeriach in Scotland, melted on the day COP26 was scheduled. Experts believe rise in climate temperature to be the cause. "How prescient it is, our long lasting patch of snow melted on the eve of COP26", said the expert.
Tags: the spine, Scotland, Climate crisis, global warming, world leaders summit cop26
Courtesy: The Guardian
'Controlling Carbon Emissions Should Be First Priority': India
India on October 27, rejected its decision to announce "net zero carbon emissions target", given by Glasgow Climate Summit, and said it is more important to plan the reduction of carbon dioxide causing global warming. India which is considered to be world's third biggest carbon emitter after china, is under pressure to become carbon neutral by mid-century. However the country is planning to decrease the amount of emissions for now.
Tags: environment, carbon emissions, Glasgow, climate summit, India, global warming
Judge Avinash Kumar: Grants Bail Conditions That Address Social Issues
Additional District and Sessions judge Avinash Kumar from the subdivisional court of Jhanjharpur, Bihar is known for his unique bail conditions. The conditions are aimed towards helping the society and addresses issues such as global warming and socio-economic disparity Recently, he released a bail order for an attempted-murder accused on August 9, 2021, on the condition that he will teach five underprivileged children along with a ₹10,000… read-more
Tags: Judge, Jhanjharpur, Bail conditions, global warming
Courtesy: Bar And Bench
Satellite Images Show 'Mega-Drought' Affecting Andes Mountain Range
Satellite images released by EU's Satellite Copernicus Sentinel-3 show the “mega-drought” rand snow deficient affecting the Andes Mountain range. The decade-long drought topped with historically low snowfall in 2021 is caused by the rising global warming, claimed scientists. Ricardo Villalba, IANIGLA's principal investigator, said that the communities depending on water supply from the mountains will suffer shortages. "The glaciers are in a… read-more
Tags: Andes Mountain Range, Snow deficit, mega-drought, global warming