Global warming makes the reindeers become smaller, according to a recent study. A survey revealed an alarming drop in the average mass of reindeers from 1994 to 2010 due to the dramatic rise in temperature.
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A significant step is now made in an international effort to prevent global warming from reaching a hopeless condition. Early Saturday morning, more than 170 countries decided to restrict emissions of key pollutants found in air conditioners.
Air New Zealand has joined hands with Virgin Australia to scrutinise options for internally manufactured aviation biofuel. The move mirrors airlines' effort to reduce aviation impact on global warming.
Zika has appeared as a nightmare to many Latin American countries. The number of Zika infected has reached 4 million landmarks since reporting of the first case just eight months earlier. Absence of proper vaccine has made the situation much more terrible. Recently, scientists have escalated the fears revealing climate change may also contribute to the spread of Zika and other mosquito borne diseases.
A new ADB report has shared data that shows that the Southeast Asian region is among the top greenhouse gas emitters in the world. The report recommended efficiency and reduction of carbon-based fuel to help reduce emissions.
The U.S. space agency NASA claimed that the mass gain for Antarctic ice is greater than the loss suffered from melting. The latest study of NASA doesn't deny that ice mass in Antarctica is melting at an increased rate as a result of global warming but suggests ice mass gains outweigh the losses.
Wading into one of the most polarizing issues in American politics, Pope Francis has called upon the United States to join other nations in fighting climate change. He stressed the time to act is now. "Climate change is a problem which can no longer be left to a future generation. When it comes to the care of our common home, we are living at a critical moment of history," the pope said in a speech Wednesday on the South Lawn of the White House.
Once at the forefront of the fight against global warming, Japan is now facing calls from other big economies such as China to set fresh emissions targets as Tokyo increases its use of dirty coal energy to replace nuclear.