Coastal communities, especially the ones whose livelihoods depend on the sea, are one of the earliest to be affected by the process of climate change and any disasters it results in. Their resilience and adaptability when facing these crises may offer valuable insight into building approaches towards collective efforts, suggests a new study.
Environmental policies are often met with resistance or reluctance from businesses who'd be expected to employ them. This is usually due to the assumption that such policies, while they may be for the long-term or 'greater good', spell bad for business. This may not be true. In fact, some policies may prove to be beneficial for businesses implementing them.
To determine the rise in sea levels, it is currently assumed that icebergs melt at a uniform pace. However, that may not be the case.
In what may be a natural reaction and reinforces several theories, affected communities or individuals reduce their charitable spending. With disasters affecting their lives and putting them in the path of risk, vulnerability, and damage, affected people hold back.
Is the SARS-CoV-2 somehow related to climate change? New research has studied evidence that suggests that climate change over the years, especially in southern China and adjacent southern areas, could have played a part in the emergence and spread of the novel coronavirus, which has slowed down the world since 2020.