Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ could meet its doom faster than scientists predict

VTV.vn – Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is facing an alarmingly fast melting rate. (Photo: Alexandra Mazur/University of Gothenburg) Underwater robots observing the Thwaites glacier – the river nicknamed “Doomsday” has realized its “doomsday” may come sooner than expected with the rate of melting ice increasing rapidly. A detailed map of…

22/09/2022

Discovery reveals large, year-round ozone hole over tropics

An ozone hole, seven times larger than the Antarctic ozone hole, is currently sitting over tropical regions and has been since the 1980s, according to a Canadian researcher. An ozone hole over Antarctic on September 11, 2022. Photo: CAMS IIn AIP Advances, by AIP Publishing, Qing-Bin Lu, a scientist from…

22/07/2022

WION Climate Tracker: Western Europe sweltering in extreme heat | 20 wildfires across Portugal

Europe is witnessing a climate wrath; record-breaking temperatures, heat waves, and now deadly wildfires. The temperature in Spain has already reached 45.6 degrees Celsius.   Source: WION

22/07/2022

This Map Will Make You Optimistic About Fighting Climate Change

Một bản đồ cho phép tìm kiếm thể hiện các ước tính cơ hội việc làm và sức khỏe cộng đồng khi chuyển đổi ngưng việc sử dụng nhiên liệu hóa thạch. Ảnh chụp màn hình của Bản đồ Cơ hội Khí hậu (Climate Opportunity Map). Nguồn: Đại học Brown,…

21/07/2022

United Nations: Before long, humans will have to face with disasters everyday. The findings show that the world is set to face 1.5 disasters a day – 560 a year – by 2030, as humans put themselves on a “spiral of self-destruction” by heating up the climate and ignoring risk,…

16/05/2022

Five charts that show why our food is not ready for the climate crisis

Crops are already seeing losses from heat and drought. Can genetic diversity – a return to foods’ origins – help combat the climate challenges ahead? The industrialization of agriculture in the last century boosted production around the world – but that success also made our food systems much more vulnerable…

22/04/2022

Extremes of 40C above normal: what’s causing ‘extraordinary’ heating in polar regions?

Antarctic and Arctic temperatures have shocked researchers. How unusual are they? What are the consequences? Scientists have been shocked by high temperatures in both Antarctica and the Arctic in recent days, with one Antarctic station recording a temperature more than 40C above seasonal norms. Photograph: Natalie Thomas/Reuters. Unusually high temperatures…

21/03/2022

The big idea: can forests teach us to live better?

Community, family, connection … how trees could be the model for a new way of being When you walk in the forest, breathe in the fresh air and notice how vibrant you feel. The oxygen entering your lungs is produced by photosynthesis, where plants turn light into chemical energy, at…

21/03/2022

Creating a Sustainable Tomorrow in Vietnam: Hoang Thi Minh Hong

For International Women’s Day 2022, The World Bank is talking with women leaders across East Asia and the Pacific who are advancing gender equality today to help create a more sustainable future for all. Hoang Thi Minh Hong is the founder and executive director of CHANGE – a dynamic Vietnamese…

08/03/2022

Wildfires likely to increase by a third by 2050, warns UN

Even previously unaffected countries likely to see uncontrollable blazes, says study, which calls for shift to spending on prevention Wildfires that have devastated California, Australia and Siberia will become 50% more common by the end of the century, according to a new report that warns of uncontrollable blazes ravaging previously unaffected…

23/02/2022