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What can I do about climate change?

Image copyright Getty Images “The moment of crisis has come” in efforts to tackle climate change, Sir David Attenborough has warned. He spoke as BBC News launched a year of special coverage on global warming.Here are our answers to a range of readers’ questions.What are the most important things people can do? – Maureen Watt,…

What is climate change?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOur Planet Matters: Climate change explainedScientists say global warming could have a catastrophic effect on the planet.Human activities have increased carbon-dioxide emissions, driving up temperatures. Extreme weather and melting polar ice are among the possible effects. So, what do we know about the Earth’s changing climate?What is…

Climate Change Threatens Water Resources for Nearly 2 Billion People

Where the Indus River and Zanskar River meet near Leh in Ladakh, India.Photo: GettyAround the world, billions of people rely on water from snow and glaciers. However, rising temperatures and political turmoil could mean rapidly diminishing water resources for these vulnerable regions—most notably being high mountain Asia according to new findings released at the American…

Good News For Climate Change: India Gets Out of Coal and Into Renewable Energy

Good News For Climate Change: India Gets Out of Coal and Into Renewable Energy (thebulletin.org) Posted by EditorDavid on Saturday December 21, 2019 @01:34PM from the going-green dept. “India has been aggressively pivoting away from coal-fired power plants and towards electricity generated by solar, wind, and hydroelectric power,” writes the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.Lasrick…

This Was the Decade Climate Scientists Stopped Being Polite

Decade’s EndDecade’s EndGizmodo, io9, and Earther look back at our passing decade and look ahead at what kind of future awaits us in the next ten years.Scientific warnings about the risks of unchecked global warming have reached a crescendo in the past couple of years, with urgent messages from researchers on social media, in congressional…

Climate costs mount as retailers compete on fast delivery

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