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Climate Change

Climate Climate is often defined as ‘average weather’. Climate is usually described in terms of the mean and variability of temperature, precipitation and wind over a period of time, ranging from months to millions of years (the classical period is 30 years). Forcing The climate system evolves in time under the influence of its own ..

Saudi Green Initiative Forum

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has opened the “Saudi Green Initiative forum” on October 23, 2021. Key Facts The forum was launched in Riyadh, along with the announcement of Saudi Arabia’s new “green” objectives. The forum will discuss the environmental efforts made by Saudi Arabia with guests including international personalities and high-profile government leaders. In ..

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US List of ‘Countries of concern’ on climate

The United States categorised India as a ‘country of concern’ on climate in the assessment of the American Intelligence Community in its report called “National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on climate”. Highlights India was put in this category along with 10 other countries namely, Afghanistan, Haiti, Colombia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Iraq, North Korea, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. ..

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The State of Climate Services 2021: Water report

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released its new report titled “The State of Climate Services 2021: Water” on October 5, 2021. Key findings of report According to WHO, climate change increases the risk of water-related hazards such as floods and droughts. Climate change will also increase the number of people affected by water scarcity. As ..

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WMO Report: Climate Indicators and Sustainable Development

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published a new report titled “Climate Indicators and Sustainable Development: Demonstrating the Interconnections” on September 22, 2021. Highlights of the report Release of the WMO report coincides with the annual session of United Nations General Assembly and the opening of the SDG Action Zone, dedicated to accelerating action on ..

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IPCC report: Sea level rise is certain

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published the Assessment Report from Working Group I titled “Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis”. The report call for is a clear climate action. Key Points IPCC report provides one of the most expansive scientific reviews on science and impacts of climate change. It discussed five different ..

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