Negative Emissions

N.B. I feel like the worst blogger. I haven’t blogged about this series in the last 25 days, but my studies are catching up and I don’t have any free time left. Anyways, negative emissions are emission technologies that are supposed to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it on land, underground or in the … More Negative Emissions

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Mitigation and Adaptation

IPCC Definitions: Climate mitigation: “An anthropogenic intervention to reduce the sources or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases” Climate adaptation: “adjustment in natural or human systems to a new or changing environment. Adaptation to climate change refers to adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, … More Mitigation and Adaptation

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Economic Impact of Climate Change

Economic impacts of climate change are related to three important variables: temperature, precipitation, and change in sea level. Agriculture Change in rainfall and average temperature would lead to degradation of agricultural lands and impacting food security in some areas. In other areas, there will be a shift in plant and wildlife species, but if this … More Economic Impact of Climate Change

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Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity

Biodiversity is defined as “the variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems.” However talking about the impacts of Climate Change on biodiversity we can take into consideration the main factors affected: Temperature increase, … More Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity

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