Tags : Climatecrisis

UAE invests in technology to tackle water scarcity across the world

ABU DHABI: The UAE has adopted state-of-the-art technologies to ensure the sustainability of water resources that are mainly fed by precipitation, as part of the country’s leading role in tackling the most pressing global issues that demand urgent action including water security. Cloud seeding plays a crucial role in reengineering the planet earth through mitigating […]...Read More

Train travel to help save the planet!

Fifteen years after it was first proposed, Austria’s new Klimaticket, or climate ticket, goes live on October 26 which would mean an epic ride across Europe costs just $3.50 (AED13). Offering seamless travel across all modes of public transport is intended to galvanize the Alpine nation’s fight against climate change. The annual pass, priced at […]...Read More

#Earth Day: UN chief and climate activists appeal to end the war on nature

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for commitment to restoring the planet, and to making peace with nature, in his message to mark International Mother Earth Day, celebrated annually on 22 April.  This year’s observation is taking place as the planet is at “a tipping point”, he said, as humanity continues to abuse the natural world.  […]...Read More

Alarm bells: Europe logs its hottest November on record

Last month was the hottest November on record as Europe basked in its highest Autumn temperatures in history, the European Union’s satellite monitoring service said Monday. The Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) analysis of surface and air temperatures found that November 2020 was 0.8C warmer than the 30-year average of 1981-2010 — more than 0.1C […]...Read More

Larger-than-life voices roar ‘green’ at live TED event, ‘Earth not an orange to squeeze the life from: Pope

Celebrities from filmmaker Ava DuVernay to Britain’s Prince William to the Pope himself issued powerful calls last week calling for people to mobilise and unify to confront the climate crisis. Joining the panel of hosts at the live-streamed, TED Countdown event, were prominent faces from across the board including actors, Mark Ruffalo, and Don Cheadle, […]...Read More

Shrunk, drained of colour and life: Half of Great Barrier Reef’s corals wiped out in past 25 years

Half of the Great Barrier Reef’s corals have died over the past 25 years, scientists said Wednesday, warning that climate change is irreversibly destroying the underwater ecosystem. A study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society Journal found an alarming rate of decline across all sizes of corals since the mid-1990s on the vast World […]...Read More