Global ambition to curb the climate crisis only one-fifth of what is necessary to reach 1.5 degrees

Anna De M, November 30 2018

Latest Emissions Gap Report released this week by the UN reveals that the collective commitments of all nations that are signed onto the Paris Climahte Agreement are woefully insufficient to meet its objective, namely to limit warming to 2 degrees celsius and ideally 1.5 degrees celsius.

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Thunderstorm asthma

Anna De M, November 12 2018

hunderstorm asthma is the triggering of an asthma attack by environmental conditions directly caused by a local thunderstorm. It has been proposed that during a thunderstorm, pollen grains can absorb moisture and then burst into much smaller fragments with these fragments being easily dispersed by wind. However, there is no experimental evidence c...

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