ozone layer above Antarctica

Earth’s ozone layer is healing due to human action, says study

The success in reversing the damage to ozone layer may prompt world nations to act swiftly and decisively on greenhouse gas emissions that threaten irreversible climate changes. Read more »
coronavirus-covid-19

Economy and governance in the time of coronavirus

One of the reasons for the fast spread of the virus in Europe and America is the relatively weak public healthcare system. Read more »
Australian wild fire

World off target in global warming response, warns UN

Extreme weather events in 2019 resulted in rising hunger, displacement and loss of life around the world. Read more »
ground water contamination is rampant across the world

Urbanisation, climate change to hit quality, availability of drinking water

Increased temperatures in the wettest periods of the year result in dissolved organic carbon concentration increases of up to 45%. Read more »
Coal-based power plant

Global CO2 emissions fall as power sector moves away from coal

Power generation from coal crashes by 24% in Europe and 16% in the US, but China’s dependence on coal-fired plants rises. Read more »
sandy beaches

Climate change will destroy half of world’s beaches, says report

Countries such as the United States, Mexico, China, Australia, Canada, Russia, Argentina, Chile, Pakistan may face huge damage. Read more »
Cut good waste, shun meat to save planet

Cutting food waste, vegetarianism can slow down global warming: Study

Climate targets can be met without compromising on food security and damaging ecosystems just by reducing demand for food, feed, and fibre, says The Drawdown Review. Read more »
G20 on global warming and climate change

G20 agrees on risks to global economy from climate crisis

The Paris Clime agreement has set stiff targets for carbon emissions to limit global warming due to human activities, but the developed nations are accused of taking policies inconsistent with the policy... Read more »
climate change, global warming threat

Human life as we know is threatened: JP Morgan report

Climate change could result in water crises, famine, displacement and migration, and could spark off political stress, conflict. Read more »
New coronavirus could be deadly in Africa.

Children of the world facing existential threats, says study

At least 250 million children under five years of age in low- and middle-income countries are at risk of not attaining their developmental potential. Read more »