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Global Warming

Watch Live: U.S. re-enters Paris Agreement

The United States on Friday is marking its re-entry into the Paris Agreement, which was originally signed and negotiated during the final years of the Obama administration. The U.S. withdrew from the international climate accord under President Trump last year, and is now re-entering the agreement. U.S. Special Presidential Envoy…
bubmag
February 19, 2021
Global Warming

We can’t escape climate change, but we can manage it

From stronger storms to Arctic warming to California fires, rising atmospheric carbon levels mean there's no escaping the fallout from global warming. Now, we're plunged into a new world of managing the consequences. Why it matters: Some regions will require power grids more prepared for extreme heat and cold. But…
bubmag
February 19, 2021
Global Warming

Teenagers Deserve a Place at Biden’s Climate Table

The youth vote is one of the biggest what-ifs in American politics. The crucial 18-to-29 bracket typically doesn’t participate at levels comparable to groups over the age of 30, skewing national electoral profiles toward the older end of the spectrum. The 2020 election didn’t upend the trend, but surging youth turnout did…
bubmag
February 17, 2021
Global Warming

Indian Himalayan region: Another catastrophe in the making?

Synopsis In high mountainous terrains, melting of glaciers due to global warming leading to higher warming rates over higher elevation than lower elevation is seen. This situation increases risk of glacial-related hazards.The catastrophic disaster due to compounding effects leading to flash flood in Rishiganga basin in Chamoli, Uttarakhand on February…
bubmag
February 9, 2021