Climate change

Climate change: UN report says the poor will suffer most

March 31, 2014 / No Comments

According to report that was released by the United Nations today, March 31, 2014, the organization has stated that climate change is a potential threat to human security and the effects of the rapid change in climate and global warming will badly effect the poor sector of the society, which obviously has less to do with man made change in ...

UN Panel Climate Report To Be Released on March 31; Many Pointers To Asian Cities

March 30, 2014 / No Comments

The much awaited reported from UN Panel will be out on Monday, March 31, which will talk on the impacts of climate change on certain regions, natural resources and human settlements.   To be released in Japan’s Yokohama, the report will put some light on how some of the major Asian cities might be at risk with rising levels of sea, including ...

Climate Change To Push Another 50 Million Towards Hunger By 2050

March 25, 2014 / No Comments

The UN climate talks in Poland, a few months back, had brought forward another impending and gloomy scenario that the world faces thanks to the global climate change coupled with increasing population. With the world set to discuss the report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in Japan, hunger seems to be one of the biggest threats that the planet ...

Antarctica Ice Melting Faster Down Below the Ice Shelves

June 14, 2013 / 1 Comment

Scientists have found that warm ocean water is melting the ice shelves of Antarctica, and this could result in the rise of global sea levels. The expanses of Antarctic ice become smaller when iceberg chunks break off floating ice shelves that undergo fast melting. The ice shelves melt from below and are invisible from above. When the ice shelves shed weight, ...

The case for man-made climate change

December 5, 2012 / No Comments

By Emily Buckley "Science has made enormous inroads in understanding climate change and its causes.There are still some uncertainties, and there always will be in understanding a complex system like Earth’s climate. Nevertheless, there is a strong, credible body of evidence, based on multiple lines of research, documenting that climate is changing and that these changes are in large part caused ...

Climate Change: Europeans Believe It’s Serious

October 14, 2011 / 1 Comment

Europeans are no longer cloudy regarding their opinion about global climate change: they are now unequivocal and say that climate change is a ``very serious problem’’. According to a recent survey, the majority of people in the European Union now see climate change as a grave issue to grapple with. In fact, EU residents see climate change as the second most ...

Climate Change Committee Ceases to Exist

December 3, 2010 / 2 Comments

GOP is closing down the house climate change committee. The house of representatives has made it clear that it is longer going to concern itself with climate change. The most striking aspect in this regard is that 50% of the new Congress doesn't believe climate change is real.

Space Tourism May Have Immediate Impact on Climate

October 28, 2010 / 1 Comment

Space tourism flights, such as that planned by British billionaire Richard Branson, is likely to contribute in increasing carbon footprint which in turn leads to global warming and climate change.  According to new research, these flights could have an even more immediate impact on the world's climate.

Cycle for Water Bamboo Bicycle Journey to Support Water Awareness

September 30, 2010 / No Comments

Joost Notenboom and Michiel Roodenburg, began their 18-month bicycle journey called ‘Cycle for Water’ on July 4, 2010 as part of their attempt to bring attention to the global water crisis. Starting from Deadhorse in Northern Alaska, the two Dutch friends are now en route to Ushuaia, the most southern tip of Argentina.

Sony’s Eco Activities or How Technology Can Be Part of The Solution to Climate Change [Interview]

March 30, 2010 / No Comments

Last week we got some time with Emily Young, General Manager for Sony Europe, Eco Communications, regarding Sony's eco activities in 2009 and its plans for 2010. We wanted to know what Sony thinks about the future of our planet and what green means to them. Check it out below.