Monthly Archives: June 2012

Earth and its climate (HT online series 2009-10)

In class five in my primary school the geography textbook said sun is a big ball of fire. The fire comes to earth in the form of light and heat. This warmth of the sun is trapped by the invisible … Continue reading

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Road to green Earth (HT online series 2009-10)

Ever since 1970s weather trends and scientific data were suggesting that the world climate was slowly but surely undergoing a change. In 1987 scientist shocked the world by the fact that the ozone layer in the atmosphere that keeps sun’s … Continue reading

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The concept of global warming (HT online series 2009-10)

Industrial Revolution started in mid 18th century in Europe. For close to 100 years human civilisation used coal to power its ships, trains, power plants to produce electricity, stoves at home to cook food and to keep themselves warm from … Continue reading

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Lost in statistics (HT online series 2009-2010)

Scientists all over the world are busy trying to work out a benchmark for the amount of CO2e (Carbon-dioxide or equivalent green house gases) presence so that atmosphere’s mean temperature doesn’t rise beyond 2 degree centigrade as compared to Pre-Industrial … Continue reading

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Politics of Climate change

Keshav Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times New Delhi, January 04, 2010 In this section, we will deal with political position of various nations as well as issues that have arisen due to the threat of climate change. Ever since it has become … Continue reading

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