Global Warming

Hamburg to go Car-Free in 20 Years

January 10, 2014 / No Comments

Hamburg, the German city, is on road to be a car free metro in the next 20 years’ time.  It is being said that the city’s proposed Green Network will make sure that the need for cars will be eliminated  in the next 20 year period and the car lanes will transform themselves into bike lanes and pedestrian pathways. Going car ...

Fish Size Shrinking Due to Global Warming

October 2, 2012 / No Comments

It is common knowledge that the fish population, all over, is shrinking. But as per a new study, along with the fish population, the fish themselves are also shrinking. Under the influence of global warming, the body of around 600 types of marine fish will probably decrease. Pollution, decrease in habitat, and food sources also contribute to this disaster.   The researchers ...

Heat Spells Death for Ice Hockey

March 5, 2012 / 1 Comment

All world famous players and athletes are said to have started their career in small open spaces around their homes, and not in humongous stadiums and professional grounds. Almost all senior Ice Hockey players used to play initially at frozen lakes and backyard rinks and it seems like future ice hockey players may miss all the childhood excitement. A recent ...

US Stays Away from Coal Plants in 2010, Coal Sector Faces a Gradual Death

January 4, 2011 / No Comments

Amidst the climatic changes and related issues during the past one year, there is certain subtler news to be happy with.  The Washington Post has analyzed the 2010 investment trends in the energy sector and the same provides some hope for environment enthusiasts.

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.

America Wastes 2% of Energy on Uneaten Food!

October 4, 2010 / 1 Comment

Latest research reveals that the US wastes two percentage of energy on uneaten food. It says that tons of food gets tossed out every day. Americans are throwing off a shockingly high amount of food, where 8-16 percent of total US energy consumption goes into producing the food they consume. Estimates according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicate that people ...

Spices Could Be An Effective, Inexpensive Option To Reducing Methane Emission

July 20, 2010 / 1 Comment

For years, methane emissions by dairy animals have been a cause for concern to environmental activists. Now, scientists have found that some spices can reduce the amount of methane that is produced by the animals. Latest research says that adding coriander and turmeric to the animals’ diet can drastically reduce the methane causing bacteria in the animal’s gut. Animals like ...

Nature Solves Territorial Dispute Between India and Bangladesh, an Island Disappears

March 24, 2010 / 1 Comment

Even though it is more of a result of rising sea levels and global warming than the grand plans of nature, the disappearance of an island has kind of "solved" a point of territorial dispute between India and Bangladesh. The tiny, uninhabited island was about six feet above sea level at its highest point, and recent satellite images seem to ...

“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".

Fight climate change like Churchill fought the Nazis, exhorts Al Gore

July 16, 2009 / No Comments

Al Gore, former Vice-President of the United States, has resorted to the example of Winston Churchill in his latest word of warning about global warming.  Al Gore, environmental campaigner and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, also won an Oscar for his film titled An Inconvenient Truth – a film that helped bring the grave question of global climate change ...