Climate change

Polar Bear Population Threatened by Climate Change

November 15, 2013 / No Comments

At present, polar bears outnumber the residents of a small town in Canada’s tundra. But this is going to change very soon. Reports suggest that the speedy ice melting in Churchill, Manitoba, a town inhabited by almost 800 residents and 900 polar bears, will prove to be very devastating for the bears. Experts say that the process will now begins in ...

Climate Change Plays Havoc on Arctic Ice

September 25, 2012 / No Comments

Global warming is for sure playing havoc on Arctic ice. In August, the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) stated that over 900 cubic kilometers of summer sea ice had vanished from the Arctic Ocean. According to NSIDC, it has reached its lowest levels this year, setting a new low. This year the levels have gone down to 3.41 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Obama’s Speech at Copenhagen Disappoints the Public

December 18, 2009 / No Comments

Obama was very confident when he entered the final hours of the Copenhagen summit, stating that the world could act "boldly and decisively" on the matter. However, after giving his speech, the public was all but impressed, and actually expressed severe disappointment.

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.

“Global Warming” and “Climate Change” Most Popular Terms of the Last Decade

December 15, 2009 / 2 Comments

The public attention for the Earth's problems has been on the rise for the last few years, and that's definitely a good thing - and according to the Global Language Monitor, based in Austin, Texas, the two most popular phrases of the last decade were "global warming" and "climate change".

Mediterranean Tourism Could Bear the Brunt of Climate Change

October 1, 2009 / 1 Comment

[caption id="attachment_6556" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Sea Caves in Cyprus"][/caption] As climate change forces temperatures up, tourism in the Mediterranean may be deeply affected. The Mediterranean basin attracts nearly 20% of the world's tourists every year, but with increasing temperatures, visitors may begin to avoid the region during summers.

Nature Conservancy Launches Web Campaign to Educate and Inspire Action About Climate Change

September 27, 2009 / No Comments

Did you know that the carbon emissions caused by deforestation are greater than those caused by the entire global transportation sector? The Nature Conservancy wants to equip you with facts like this so you can start thinking about the solutions that nature holds for slowing carbon emissions and dealing with the effects of climate change. In fact, last week, the Nature ...