More than 6.5 million acres of land in Russia’s coldest city Yakutsk has been charred and the smoke of the wildfires is traveling to Alaska due to strong wind currents. What is fueling these wildfires?
Carbon Trading works on the cap-and-trade model where the coal-and-gas-fired energy plants are allocated a specific number of emissions allowances. If they exceed this limit, the energy plants are permitted to buy allowances from the open market.
Most of these viruses are unlike any viruses that have been cataloged to date, as they have been remained frozen for thousands of years. The study findings were published in a science journal- Microbiome.
As per a study published in the scientific journal Nature, the Amazon Rainforest is emitting more carbon dioxide (CO2) than it absorbs in some areas. Read the link between Amazon Rainforest and Climate Change.
Two Indian organisations have won Equator Prize 2021, for their exceptional achievement in showcasing innovative, local, nature-based solutions for tackling biodiversity loss and climate change and achieving their local development goals.
Floods in Western Europe: Germany has been the worst affected with fast moving torrents of water inundating entire towns and villages in western and southern parts. Around 1300 people are assumed missing in the nation's Ahrweiler district.
The high-speed solar storm can also lead to a blackout of high-frequency radio communication nearly for an hour in a vast area. It can also cause interference with the mobile phone signal, GPS navigation, and satellite TV.