According to a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health, researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill found that the average intensity of hot night events will nearly double by 2090 increasing the burden of diseases by interrupting the normal physiology of sleep in humans. #ClimateActionNow
A paper published by Royal Society Publishing finds that, if #ClimateChange continues unchecked, rainfall-related volcanic activity will increase in more than 700 volcanoes around the globe. Urgent need to scale-up research efforts on climate-volcano impacts.
Every now and again an article pops up telling us that the day is not far when humans will live on the Red Planet. This is not, the writers insist, something out of an Isaac Asimov book or the ramblings of a Star Trek fan.
As per UN Environment Programme, 80% of people displaced by #ClimateChange are women & girls. We need to empower women for disaster preparedness & provide alternative means of livelihood in the wake of a #ClimateCrisis to protect them from #GenderBasedViolence.
The recent #Cloudbursts in #Kullu district of #HimachalPradesh, as well as the cloud burst which induced flash floods over #Amarnath cave, are due to faster evaporation rates from glacial lakes at high altitudes because of #ClimateChange. #ActOnClimate
#ClimateChange is causing a gradual shift of apple trees in #HimachalPradesh from lower & mid-elevations to higher altitudes affecting its fruit-bearing capability. This could jeopardise an economy of Rs 5,500 crore & livelihoods of over 2 lakh families. #ActOnClimate
"Education is a critical agent in addressing the issue of climate change” - UN. Climate change is one of the, if not the most serious issues threatening the survival of our very planet. This video aims to create awareness of this issue by sensitizing the general population.
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”
- Chief Seattle
#India has lost Rs. 8.3 trillion ($127.3 billion) in the previous 60 years due to invading alien species, making it the second most invasion-cost-bearing country after the United States, according to a report published at Springer Nature. #ClimateActionNow
According to a study by RMSI Pvt. Ltd., #ClimateChange induced temperature rise by 1 degree Celsius may lead to a rise in the frequency of lightning events by 12 %. This stresses the need for putting in place a warning system to help reduce fatalities to lightning. #ActOnClimate