If you love the smell of bread and how it makes your mouth water with its delicious fluffy goodness, you’re not going to like the idea that in the near future your bread could be less appealing with fewer nutrients. The reason? Rising CO2 levels.
You eat it in your favourite sushi or get annoyed when your feet become tangled in it during a dive. But you probably don’t realise just how beneficial seaweed can be for the oceans. It might just become the oceans’ saving grace.
We regularly hear of the animals that are facing extinction due to climate change, but there are some animals that are going to thrive as global temperatures increase. Here’s a rundown of some surprising ones.
Polar bears are being forced to come up with different ways to find food due to how the ice is melting. This has led them to head onshore, but just because they’re eating whatever they can find on land, does it mean they can survive and thwart the doomsday consequences of global warming?
If you can’t start your morning without a delicious cup of coffee, the thought that coffee supply could be at risk due to climate change is worrying. Here’s what’s causing such a stir.
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.