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What will the world actually look like at 1.5°C of warming?

By the 1980s, when scientists first warned about the risks of climate change, the world had already warmed by around 0.4°C. Things have accelerated since, and while year-to-year changes show downs as well as ups, the general ongoing trend is upwards. Latest data from the Met Office shows 2016 is expected to be 1.2°C above pre-industrial levels – the hottest year ever recorded. So given this, what will a world above 1.5°C look like?

Is Desalination Our Only Way Out of the Water Crisis?

Desalination technology has been in existence for quite some time. Indeed, some countries, especially those in desert regions use it extensively for their water needs. So, why are we not using it at scale to solve the global water crisis?
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How to Cope in Extreme Heat [And What Not to DO]

Global warming is pushing heatwaves and other extreme weather events to extreme records. Even as we cut carbon emissions, we must start learning how to live with the effects of climate change. Here are a few tips to help you cope during a heatwave.
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How to Effectively Talk to Kids About Climate Change

There is no easy way to talk to kids about climate change. With so much technical jargon and limited understanding on the kid's part, it might seem like an insurmountable feat. However, you need to have the conversation now seeing the kids may bear the biggest brunt of climate change. Here's how to start having fruitful conversations with your kids about climate change and the environment.

Building Sustainable Cities: Lessons from The Sustainable City in Dubai

The Sustainable City in Dubai is a technological oasis in what was a barren desert until a few years ago. It's a marvel of innovation and within it, a thriving community of Eco-conscious individuals, families, small businesses, and a community pursuing a sustainable way of life.
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Global Warming Vs. Climate Change: Your Questions Answered

What's the difference between global warming and climate change? What do they even mean or signify for the environment? Here are the answers to these and other questions about the changing environment.
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7 Critical Environmental Concerns for 2021

The planet has gone through extreme environmental changes over the years. Some have been extremely detrimental to different species and their natural ecosystems. Here's a look at the top 7 environmental concerns of 2021

U.S. Rejoins the Paris Climate Agreement: What You Need to Know

President Biden recently signed an executive order putting back the United States back into the Paris Climate Agreement. What does the move mean for the environment, the U.S. and other countries around the world?

How “Sponge Cities” Are Helping to Curb Effects of Climate Change

Sponge cities are becoming the latest trend in urban design to help curb the effects of climate change. A sponge city is a city that's "designed to passively absorb, clean and use...
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Psychology of Green: What’s Driving the Green Initiative?

The surprising factors driving the green movement in tackling global warming. Plus, what more can we do to accelerate the shift to a greener, more sustainable living?

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