Climate change adaptation
The impact of warming oceans on marine species has long been a subject of concern, with scientists warning of irreversible loss of marine and coastal ecosystems. However, a recent study by scientists from Oregon State University found that black rockfish ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Tamil Nadu recently became the first state in India to launch its own climate change mission. The objective of the mission is to make Tamil Nadu a “climate smart state”. What are the key highlights of the Tamil Nadu Climate ..
The United Nation’s COP27 climate summit recently approved the creation of the “Loss and Damage” Fund to compensate economically vulnerable countries for the damages caused by climate-linked disasters. What is “Loss and Damage Fund”? The Loss and Damage Fund is ..
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar published a study of sequential extreme weather events – heatwaves in the summer and extreme rainfall in summer monsoon seasons over the same regions from 1951 to 2020. What are the key ..
The Global Shield Against Climate Risks initiative was launched on November 14, 2022 by the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) countries and G7 countries. While V20 countries represent 58 countries that are vulnerable to climate change, the G7 represent seven of the ..
A study based on the WHO data from 101 countries highlighted the inadequate action of countries to tackle the impact of climate change on the population’s health. The report says that the countries are increasingly prioritising health and climate in ..