Thousands of people across the world joined rallies demanding more action on climate change on Friday, aiming to force political leaders to come up with urgent solutions at a United Nations conference next week.
The latest excavations at the Karim Shahi and Vigakot sites in Gujarat, India, dating back to 2,100 BCE and 5th century CE, respectively, right on the Kutch-Pakistan international border, have shed light on how climate change in the post-Harappan period in the Kutch region affected ancient human settlements.
Climate change could directly cost the world economy $7.9 trillion by mid-century as increased drought, flooding and crop failures hamper growth and threaten infrastructure, new analysis showed Wednesday.
India is the world’s second most populous nation and the country has diverse terrain and dramatic landscape but the country has done little to cut the greenhouse gas emissions which will give rise to the average temperature and with it the rise in mortality. A latest study by Tata Centre for Development at the University of Chicago has said.
A majority of people in the UK say the climate crisis will influence how they vote in the looming general election, according to an opinion poll, with younger voters feeling particularly strongly about the issue.
At this point, the greatest danger of climate engineering may be how little is known about where countries stand on these potentially planet-altering technologies. Who is moving forward? Who is funding research? And who is being left out of the conversation?