Irfan Ahmad

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We've already exhausted the amount of resources that Earth can produce in 2017 — at the fastest pace ever

Previously known as Ecological Debt Day, it's when the global population's demand exceeds the amount of resources that Earth can produce for the year. The date has slowly crept up from Dec. 21 in 1971.<p>"Most people think it's relevant to know how much they earn and spend," said Dr. Mathis …

Climate change to cause humid heatwaves that will kill even healthy people

Extreme heatwaves that kill even healthy people within hours will strike parts of the Indian subcontinent unless global carbon emissions are cut sharply and soon, according to new research.<p>Even outside of these hotspots, three-quarters of the 1.7bn population – particularly those farming in the …

Climate Change

Seeding The Clouds - Should We Mess With Our Earth's Climate?

Seeding clouds as a way to change weather began its history as a serious science during WWII, originally as a way to interrupt severe storms or to produce rain and snow. It never developed in practice. But more recently it has been investigated as a way to reflect back heat into space in order to …

Climate Change

Plastic pollution in the ocean is officially everywhere, even Antarctica

Given Antarctica's extreme location on the bottom of the Earth, scientists long believed the continent was free from the plastic pollution tarnishing …

Liverpool are paying a Pharoah's ransom but Mohamed Salah is a lightning, devastating force and worth every penny

As Monchi explained a week ago and Liverpool are now fully aware, “Roma is not a supermarket.” There are no discounts, no bargains to be had down its …

Liverpool set to rebuff bids for Emre Can

Liverpool have no intention of selling Emre Can this summer.<p>The German midfielder’s future has been the subject of speculation as he’s about to enter …

Van Dijk a 'problem' for Saints; Could be forced into Liverpool sale

As has become clear over the past week, Liverpool are still in the hunt for Virgil van Dijk.<p>It looked like we were destined to miss out on Jurgen …

Soccer

Your favorite coffee could be going extinct thanks to climate change

Ethiopia, the birthplace of the coffee bean, is poised to lose up to 60% of its suitable farming land by the end of this century thanks in large part …

Coffee

Future Energy: China leads world in solar power production

<b>Ten years ago, Geof Moser had just graduated with a master's degree in solar energy from Arizona State University - but he didn't feel much opportunity lay at his feet in his home country.</b><p>So he headed for China.<p>"The solar industry was fairly small and there weren't a lot of jobs," he remembers. …

Mohamed Salah and the big dilemma Jurgen Klopp will need to solve at Liverpool

It feels like it’s taken a while - though the transfer window does not even officially ‘open’ for another 10 days.<p>Technically it certainly has tested …

Jürgen Klopp says injuries scuppered Liverpool’s Premier League title bid

• German believes absences hindered battle with Chelsea and Spurs<br>• Klopp rules out summer move for Manchester City’s Joe Hart<p>Jürgen Klopp believes Liverpool would have competed alongside Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur for the Premier League title but for “unlucky” injuries that stretched his …

NOAA's Interactive Maps Show How Your Climate Is Changing

New interactive maps from NOAA show you how your region's vegetation has shifted due to climate change.<p>The maps are based off of the official U.S. …

Global Warming

Jurgen Klopp: What Liverpool must do to stop Christian Benteke

Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool they must stop deliveries from wide areas in order to ensure Christian Benteke doesn’t return to haunt them on …

On repeat. 🚀 https://t.co/UkqCGN2301

How Liverpool can raise another £80 million in sales this summer

After raising over £80 million in the transfer market last summer, Liverpool could recoup a similar amount this summer by […]

Do Liverpool really struggle against Tony Pulis teams?

Tony Pulis is often viewed as a bogey manager for Liverpool - and sadly the statistics certainly seem to support that view as the Reds gear up to …

Millions of discarded flip flops posing huge hazard to ocean life

<b>Watamu, Kenya (CNN) —</b> The shores of Watamu on the Kenyan coast should be pristine. They're not.<p>Downstream from an ecological disaster brewing a continent away, these placid waters are bearing the brunt of a foot-born problem: your flip flops.<p>The Japanese call them zoris. They're thongs in …

Pollution

As hundreds of toxic sites await cleanup, questions over Superfund program’s future

More than 100 years after industries began dumping toxic chemicals into New York City’s Gowanus Canal, a long-awaited cleanup through the federal …

EPA Scraps Scheduled Ban of Widely Used Pesticide Known to Harm Kids’ Brains

In one of his first major decisions as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator, Scott Pruitt sided with the pesticide lobby over …

Absolutely love this image from @br_uk about Klopp owning the city again after the derby #LFC #LFCfamily #YNWA https://t.co/T4cNwHfzat

Greenland's Ice Caps Have Passed the Point of No Return

Goodbye Ice Caps?<p>In Greenland, the effects of climate change are quickly proving to be drastic and irreversible. Greenland’s coastal glaciers and ice …

Global Warming

#MyLFCMatchdayImage for #LIVEVE need this man to step up now #Lallana is out. #Coutinho #LFC #YNWA #WeGoAgain #Top4 @LFC @Anything_LFC https://t.co/lNZRZhm1Je

Jurgen Klopp on Sheyi Ojo. #LFC #LFCU23S https://t.co/2E8NrekwoF

75 U.S. mayors won’t enforce climate policy rollback

Cities pledge to double down on climate action in response to an executive order signed by President Donald Trump<p>In an executive order signed yesterday, President Donald Trump proposed sweeping changes to the way the country regulates energy production and emissions, including rolling back most …

The EPA Petition to End Water Fluoridation

OPINION -- Six weeks ago, the Fluoride Action Network, Food and Water Watch, Organic Consumers Association, American Academy of Environmental …

Water

Liverpool FC

Gini and Jürgen have been shortlisted for March Premier League awards! http://lfc.tv/AJkk

Adam #Lallana & Roberto #Firmino | #LFC Phone Wallpaper (RTs Appreciated) https://t.co/wptxL2zP0Z

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Smog-filled Beijing is building a 'green necklace' around the city to curb pollution

Beijing’s pollution problem is no secret – earlier this year the city even created an environmental police squad in a bid to stop smog. Now, the …

Climate Change News: Dead Sea Salt Shows Worst Drought Humans Have Ever Seen

Scientists drilling deep down into the Dead Sea have found a warning about how climate change could affect us in the future. A study in the journal</i> …