Climate change

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.

Artists use Climate as a Companion to Their Work

March 18, 2010 / No Comments

Artists Ap Verheggen and Nasser Azam work independently, but their latest works have a common undercurrent, the climate. Work of these artists uses weather as an addition, making a profound impact on the outcome. Verheggen lives in Holland and has finished the first in line of four sculptures. Each of these sculptures would be placed in areas experiencing extreme climate ...

Youths Start a Sit-In at the International Climate Change Negotiations in Copenhagen

December 16, 2009 / No Comments

Today, at 5 PM, during the opening of the high level segment of the international climate change negotiations for this year, a small group of around thirty people from various countries began a sit-in. The youths refused to leave the talks until they've seen the reaching of an ambitious, fair and legally binding treaty.

Cyclone in Mumbai, Cyclone Phyan, Level 6, Indian Meteorological Department, Weather Forecast Mumbai, Goa

November 11, 2009 / No Comments

The Indian meteorological department has said that the Cyclone named Phyan was about 250 km west of Goa at 2.30 a.m. Thursday morning, it is been issued an "orange" alert. That is one step below the red alert given for a severe cyclone. Reportedly the Cyclone will hit Mumbai tomorrow around 5.30 am morning. According to Met officials  the cyclone with ...

Kilimanjaro’s Melting Snow Shows a Drastic Picture of Global Warming

November 3, 2009 / No Comments

Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak, and used to be covered in snow throughout the year despite its proximity to the equator. The ill-effects of global warming however, have put up a drastic picture of the mountain, whose slopes went ice-free this year; probably for the first time in 12,000 years.

EU Agrees on Formula for Copenhagen

October 30, 2009 / 2 Comments

As the Copenhagen talks draw near, nations are working to set their goals and agenda for the summit. So far, a major point of contention has been the demand by developing nations that developed countries subsidize, or pay for their environment efforts. The demand is on grounds that developed countries have contributed greatly to pollution with their industries, and should ...

350 International Day of Climate Action

October 23, 2009 / 1 Comment

On Saturday, October 24, people in 181 countries are coming together for what many are describing as the most widespread day of environmental action in the planet's history.They're gathering to call for strong action and bold leadership on the climate crisis. Specifically, the web-based campaign called "350.org" is calling on people from around the world to organize an action that in ...