Effects of global warming Current Affairs, GK & News

Fridays for Future Campaign

Fridays for Future activists have launched climate change protests in Germany and other countries. Key facts About 280,000 people in over 270 cities and towns across Germany are taking part in demonstrations as part of the Fridays for Future movement. One of the biggest rallies took place in Berlin, where over 36,000 people gathered to ..

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Global Registry of Fossil Fuels

Global Registry of Fossil Fuels is the world’s first public database on fossil fuel reserves, production and emissions. Key features The Global Registry of Fossil Fuels is the “first-ever fully transparent” public database that tracks fossil fuels across the world. It was launched by the Carbon Tracker and Global Energy Monitor. It was released to ..

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Climate tipping point

A new research has revealed that an increase of 1.5 from pre-industrial levels would trigger multiple climate tipping points. Presently, some parts of West Antarctic ice sheets, an important marker, have already passed tipping point. Key facts Climate tipping points (CTPs) are indicators of a large climate system, which when triggered beyond a threshold, perpetuate ..

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What are the reasons of persistent extreme heat in Europe?

In July 2022, Poland and other parts of East Europe are suffering due to persistent extreme heat. Earlier, France recorded the hottest May in history. Temperatures across Europe are climbing again. Wildfires are also catching due to heat in many countries, and the continent is also suffering due to lengthy drought. In Europe, heat waves ..

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Cyclone Barsirai

On February 6, 2022, Cyclone Barsirai made landfall on coast of Madagascar, killing at least six people. It was an intense tropical cyclone. Highlights Cyclone had the packing winds of 235 km/h. It struck the Mananjary district, which is around 530 kilometres southeast of the capital Antananarivo. It has resulted into widespread damage by blowing ..

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Melting on Mount Everest

Recently scientists found that the highest glacier on the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest is melting at a faster rate. It is the South Col glacier and the glacier has lost 54 metres of thickness in the last 25 years. About the melting The South Col glacier is located at a height of 7,906 metres. ..

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