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Attack the sun to fight climate change, propose Ivy League researchers

Attack the sun to fight climate change, propose Ivy League researchers

Researchers at Harvard and Yale have proposed a novel and unorthodox method to combat global warming: spraying Sun dimming sulfates into the lower stratosphere. This technique is called stratospheric aerosol injection, and the scientists proposing it have said it could cut the …Continue reading

Our time is running out, warns UN climate report

Following a week-long meeting of the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in South Korea, a monumental 400-page report stressing the importance of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius (°C) was released on Monday. The IPCC special report is …Continue reading

If Temperature Rises by Two Degrees, a Fourth of Earth’s Land Will Be Arid by 2050, Study Suggests

Over a quarter of the world’s land will dry up if the atmospheric temperature rises by two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels in the next three decades, the upper limit for the global average temperature rise set by nations under the Paris …Continue reading

Planting Trees Cannot Replace Cutting Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Scientists Say

A new study argues that a singular focus on planting trees will not help in keeping global warming to well below two degrees celsius above the pre-industrial levels. To ensure that global temperature remains under this safe limit, the signatories to the …Continue reading

How Hot Weather and Climate Change Affect Airline Flights

Hot weather has forced dozens of commercial flights to be canceled at airports in the Southwest this summer. This flight-disrupting heat is a warning sign. Climate change is projected to have far-reaching repercussions – including sea level rise inundating cities and shifting weather patterns causing long-term declines …Continue reading

Global Stocktake Shows the 43 Greenhouse Gases Driving Global Warming

The most comprehensive collection of atmospheric greenhouse gas measurements, published today, confirms the relentless rise in some of the most important greenhouse gases. The data show that today’s aggregate warming effect of carbon dioxide (CO₂), methane (CH₄) and nitrous oxide (N₂O) is …Continue reading

The Perils of Inaction on Climate Change

Extreme and erratic weather conditions, regular floods and lower agricultural outputs call for urgent adaptation reforms to counter the adverse effects of climate change in Pakistan. Currently, Pakistan ranks seventh in the 10 countries that are most affected by climate change globally, …Continue reading