The loss of rainforests all over the world to logging and agriculture has further aggravated the crisis.
Police and firefighters went door-to-door before dawn Wednesday in a frantic scramble to warn residents to evacuate as fire encroached on Vacaville, a city of about 100,000 that lies between San Francisco and Sacramento. Fire officials said at least 50 structures were destroyed and 50 were damaged and that four people were injured.
As the death toll from flooding in Western Europe climbed above 180 on Sunday climate scientists say the link between extreme weather and global warming is unmistakable and the urgency to do something about climate change undeniable (“Europe toll jumps
Floods, landslides, tsunamis, storms, heat waves, cold spells, drought and waterborne disease outbreaks are all becoming more frequent and more intense amid a new report by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). It says against the backdrop of
It is time to look climate change in the eye and to stop being in denial that the world’s governments will save the planet through rigorous green policies. Neither will happen — the planet won’t be saved and the governments won’t be accountable. The article rightly says that it is
It was exactly a year ago that the American forces and the rest of the Nato forces packed their bags and left Kabul in undignified haste, and the Taliban walked back into the Afghan capital after 20 years. There was no resistance. The chaos that ensued has died down, of course. The Afghans who could flee did leave
We’ve all seen those cute little books and articles like The Danish Way to Live Well and The Danish Way of Parenting. Glossy airport literature written for, by and about white middle class people. Our “culture” is packaged for consumption by journalists who make a good buck on book sales and keynote speeches on
Studies are predicting a huge growth in demand for electric scooters in the Indian market. The sales of electric two-wheelers will jump to 78% of the total two-wheeler sales in the country by 2030, helped by government policies, technology, infrastructure, and consumer acceptance, a report by Redseer Strategy
The lethal coronavirus, a disease that jolted the world, claimed millions of precious lives over the last two years, and destroyed the world’s economy, is still a real threat to the world (“UK first to approve new Moderna vaccine targeting Omicron variant,” Aug.15, Gulf Today website). Despite the deadly coronavirus being