India, the world’s most populated country, is on track to achieve its climate goals: report

A new report submitted by the Indian government to the United Nations offers a glimmer of hope when it comes to the fight against climate change: Over the past 14 years, the world’s most populous nation has reduced its carbon emissions by a larger-than-expected 33%. According to the report filed to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, India is well on its way to achieving the goal it established for itself in the Paris climate accord: To reduce its carbon emissions intensity by 45% from its 2005 levels by 2030....

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Unsanitary and deadly: The Great Stink of 1858 may foreshadow our future climate breakdown

As Summer 2023 continues to shatter heat records, climate change experts are talking about a “new abnormal.” Studies indicate that ecosystems are likely to rapidly collapse as extreme weather events caused by these heatwaves pile up, one on top of the other. Sky high temperatures are rendering cities like Phoenix, Arizona into borderline uninhabitable heat domes....

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Hellhounds of summer: The hottest heatwave in human history just keeps getting worse

The global heatwave continues to sizzle as humanity experiences its hottest summer on record. Since June 10, when the heatwaves first began, more than 2,300 temperature records have been smashed around the globe, according to CNN. And there’s no end in sight for the ongoing scorch fest, with some predicting it could linger into August....

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