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Covered St. Vincent braces for further volcanic eruptions

Engraving 'after Agostino Brunias' (ca 1801) entitled A Negro Festival drawn from Nature in the Island of St Vincent. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. People that ignored an initial warning to evacuate an area near a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St....

Explosive eruption jolts volcano on Caribbean island of St. Vincent

'An explosive phase of the eruption may begin with very little warning,' the University of West Indies Seismic Research Centre said in a release. The new eruption comped mandatory evacuation orders issued on Thursday to residents of the volcano. "People should be...

St Vincent warns of volcano eruption, orders house-to-house evacuations

Authorities on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent said Wednesday that they mistook the La Soufriere volcano for a risk of explosion and ordered forced evacuations. The disaster response service on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent, which issued one...

California plans $536 million for forests ahead of fire season

Gavin Newsom signing AB2147 among trees that burned in the North Complex Fire. After a record wildfire season, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a $536 million plan on Thursday to help California avoid future fires. In January Newsom announced that he would spend $323...

Judge stops California development citing wildfire risk

Tejon Ranch Company headquarters, with some of the ranch disappearing into the cloud behind. This will be the site of Tejon Mountain Village. Note trademarked cattle brand. A long-running plan to construct an urban housing estate of 19.000 homes on the vast Tejon...

Third of the Antarctic Ice Shelf ‘will collapse amid 4C global heating’

More than a third of the Antarctic shelf is at risk of collapse in the sea if global temperatures reach 4 degrees Celsius above pre-developed levels, as climate change makes the world warmer, warned a new study by Britain's University of Reading. Dr Ella Gilbert, of...

Covered St. Vincent braces for further volcanic eruptions

Engraving 'after Agostino Brunias' (ca 1801) entitled A Negro Festival drawn from Nature in the Island of St Vincent. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. People that ignored an initial warning to evacuate an area near a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St....

Explosive eruption jolts volcano on Caribbean island of St. Vincent

'An explosive phase of the eruption may begin with very little warning,' the University of West Indies Seismic Research Centre said in a release. The new eruption comped mandatory evacuation orders issued on Thursday to residents of the volcano. "People should be...

Most common questions about climate change 

What is nature of climate change?

Climate change is a change in the pattern of weather, and related changes in oceans, land surfaces and ice sheets, occurring over time scales of decades or longer. Weather is the state of the atmosphere, its temperature, humidity, wind, rainfall and so on—over hours to weeks.

What are the 5 effects of climate change?
  • rising maximum temperatures.
  • rising minimum temperatures.
  • rising sea levels.
  • higher ocean temperatures.
  • an increase in heavy precipitation (heavy rain and hail)
  • shrinking glaciers.
  • thawing permafrost.
How does climate change affect the natural environment?
  • Climate change is having serious impacts on the world’s water systems through more flooding and droughts. Warmer air can hold a higher water content, which makes rainfall patterns more extreme. Rivers and lakes supply drinking water for people and animals and are a vital resource for farming and industry.

How can we prevent climate change?
  • Speak up! 
  • Power your home with renewable energy. 
  • Weatherize, weatherize, weatherize. 
  • Invest in energy-efficient appliances. 
  • Reduce water waste. 
  • Actually eat the food you buy and make less of it meat. 
  • Buy better bulbs.
  • Pull the plug(s).
What are 3 facts about climate change?
  • Fact 1: Most of the increase in global temperatures since 1950 has been caused by human activity.
  • Fact 2: The average temperature of the Earth is determined by the greenhouse effect. 
  • Fact 3: Global temperatures have increased by about 1° Celsius in the past century.
How will climate change happen?

Humans are increasingly influencing the climate and the earth’s temperature by burning fossil fuels, cutting down rainforests and farming livestock. This adds enormous amounts of greenhouse gases to those naturally occurring in the atmosphere, increasing the greenhouse effect and global warming.

What are the bad effects of changes in nature?

Some changes have bad effect like pollution and destruction of habitat and lose of lives. Improper disposal of garbage, harmful chemicals and human waste can cause changes. It can pollute air, land and water.

What are the five major causes of climate?

These have been caused by many natural factors, including changes in the sun, emissions from volcanoes, variations in Earth’s orbit and levels of carbon dioxide.

What are 4 effects of climate change?

Increased heat, drought and insect outbreaks, all linked to climate change, have increased wildfires. Declining water supplies, reduced agricultural yields, health impacts in cities due to heat, and flooding and erosion in coastal areas are additional concerns.

Is climate change bad 2020?

Global temperature rise. The planet was warmer by 1.2 degrees Celsius from January to October in 2020 than the pre-industrial average measured between 1850 and 1900, according to the Nature report. This is the second-warmest recorded when compared to similar periods in historical data.

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Covered St. Vincent braces for further volcanic eruptions

Engraving 'after Agostino Brunias' (ca 1801) entitled A Negro Festival drawn from Nature in the Island of St Vincent. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. People that ignored an initial warning to evacuate an area near a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St....

Explosive eruption jolts volcano on Caribbean island of St. Vincent

'An explosive phase of the eruption may begin with very little warning,' the University of West Indies Seismic Research Centre said in a release. The new eruption comped mandatory evacuation orders issued on Thursday to residents of the volcano. "People should be...

St Vincent warns of volcano eruption, orders house-to-house evacuations

Authorities on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent said Wednesday that they mistook the La Soufriere volcano for a risk of explosion and ordered forced evacuations. The disaster response service on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent, which issued one...

California plans $536 million for forests ahead of fire season

Gavin Newsom signing AB2147 among trees that burned in the North Complex Fire. After a record wildfire season, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a $536 million plan on Thursday to help California avoid future fires. In January Newsom announced that he would spend $323...

Judge stops California development citing wildfire risk

Tejon Ranch Company headquarters, with some of the ranch disappearing into the cloud behind. This will be the site of Tejon Mountain Village. Note trademarked cattle brand. A long-running plan to construct an urban housing estate of 19.000 homes on the vast Tejon...

Third of the Antarctic Ice Shelf ‘will collapse amid 4C global heating’

More than a third of the Antarctic shelf is at risk of collapse in the sea if global temperatures reach 4 degrees Celsius above pre-developed levels, as climate change makes the world warmer, warned a new study by Britain's University of Reading. Dr Ella Gilbert, of...

Texas facility says migrant children ‘being sexually abused & Covid-positive children aren’t being isolated’, says Gov Abbott

Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday urged the White House to close a community facility in San Antonio that shelters migrant children after accusations of sexual assault. Migrant children are reported to have been sexually abused while others not being...

India reiterates pledge to Paris agreement in meeting with Kerry

Modi (right) at CoP21 Climate Conference, in Paris, announcing the founding of an International Solar Alliance (ISA). Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told US climate chief John Kerry India has committed to delivering on its climate change commitments, and Kerry...

California utility PG&E faces criminal charges over biggest state wildfire in 2019

The prosecution case against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company related to the Kincade Fire in California in 2019. The Sonoma County district attorney indicted PG & E on five misdemeanors and 28 misdemeanors after state investigators determined that a ruptured...

At least 76 killed in floods and landslides following tropical cyclone in Indonesia and East Timor

Timor island 2 Flash floods and landslides that struck Indonesia and nearby East Timor over the weekend have killed more than 90 people, authorities said Monday. Tropical Cyclone Seroja killed 55 people and left 40 missing in Indonesia's eastern Nusa Tenggara...

Covered St. Vincent braces for further volcanic eruptions

Engraving 'after Agostino Brunias' (ca 1801) entitled A Negro Festival drawn from Nature in the Island of St Vincent. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. People that ignored an initial warning to evacuate an area near a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St....

Explosive eruption jolts volcano on Caribbean island of St. Vincent

'An explosive phase of the eruption may begin with very little warning,' the University of West Indies Seismic Research Centre said in a release. The new eruption comped mandatory evacuation orders issued on Thursday to residents of the volcano. "People should be...

St Vincent warns of volcano eruption, orders house-to-house evacuations

Authorities on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent said Wednesday that they mistook the La Soufriere volcano for a risk of explosion and ordered forced evacuations. The disaster response service on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent, which issued one...

California plans $536 million for forests ahead of fire season

Gavin Newsom signing AB2147 among trees that burned in the North Complex Fire. After a record wildfire season, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a $536 million plan on Thursday to help California avoid future fires. In January Newsom announced that he would spend $323...

Judge stops California development citing wildfire risk

Tejon Ranch Company headquarters, with some of the ranch disappearing into the cloud behind. This will be the site of Tejon Mountain Village. Note trademarked cattle brand. A long-running plan to construct an urban housing estate of 19.000 homes on the vast Tejon...

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