India, the world's 3rd largest emitter of carbon and one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change, is a key player in global climate negotiations. Now, its negotiating position might [...]
According to the Stern Review, climate change could cost the world 20% of its GDP in damages. And also claims that taking steps to tackle climate change would only cost the world 1% of its GDP.
The IPCC released its 1st assessment report in 1990, concluding that temperatures had risen by 0.3-0.6°C in the last 100 years, and warned that humanity’s actions were contributing to the trend.
The fact that Climate Change is a real issue has been suggested by climate scientists for several decades. But when did people start to realise that something was wrong with our climate?
US states will have to increase the share of renewable energy in their power generation mix. This means an additional fillip for the already burgeoning energy generation from renewable sources.
Here’s something to consider: the recent spate of wildfires in Alaska have been terrible and are expected to cost the US government $100 million in damages. But what caused them?