Greenhouse gas emissions are exacerbated by an increase in population numbers, with more cities becoming hotter and more polluted. Paris is set to tackle the situation within its walls with eco-friendly towers and structures that are going to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by up to 75 per cent by the year 2050.
We often hear of how sea animals are affected by global warming, but land animals also face negative consequences from climate change.
When we hear of global warming, we might immediately picture blaring hot sun and dried up landscapes. But warmer temperature is not the only thing scientists say is linked to global warming. Cold weather is, too.
Africa is on a remarkable growth trajectory, with many analysts predicting economic growth to remain above 5% for the foreseeable future.
Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change and climate variability, says Michael O’Brien-Onyeka, the executive director of Greenpeace Africa.
It sounds like an action movie plot: global warming becomes so dangerous that it starts causing health problems like asthma.
Joburg will be South Africa’s first city to obtain electricity from landfill with the city’s first methane gas-to-power project.
Back in 1994, the United Nations General Assembly named June 17th the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.
Cows farts are rich in methane gas, a greenhouse gas and a fuel source. But trying to trap those farts is not an easy task, until now!
We’ve heard about the scary way in which sea levels are rising due to warmer sea temperatures and melting ice. The alarming thing is that it’s set to get worse. According to an international panel of scientists, sea levels are expected to rise by three metres or more by the year 2100.