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Photo by @ggkenya. A young girl carries firewood on her head cut from local forests in rural southern Zambia,
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Zambia is losing it's forests faster than any other country in Southern Africa. The Zambian government have increased electricity tariffs forcing the majority of the population to have to use charcoal again instead of electricity, and are promoting the production of cash crops such as sunflower, soybeans and cotton, incentivising forest destruction further,
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Our climate change issue has heightened the importance of forests as carbon sinks. Governments must find alternative sources for fuel for cooking so that low income, rural and vulnerable communities around the world can become sustainable, if we are to save our forests from extinction,
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What can the government do? What should the government do?,
👉Here’s an interesting read on 2 sides of the story: http://sitn.hms.harvard.edu/flash/2012/energy-finance/
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#forests #trees #Zambia #biodiversity #climatechange #globalwarming  #everydayclimatechange #dailylife #portrait #smile #eyes #earthfocus #losingearth  #Africa #everydayextinction #extinction #women @womenphotograph @NatGeoYourShot @unfccc #natgeoyourshot @magnumfoundation @dysturb #ReportageSpotlight #canonCNA @canonCNA #ourplanetdaily #storyportrait #everydayeverywhere
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Photo by @ggkenya. a young girl carries firewood on her head cut from local forests in rural southern zambia,
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zambia is losing it's forests faster than any other country in southern africa. the zambian government have increased electricity tariffs forcing the majority of the population to have to use charcoal again instead of electricity, and are promoting the production of cash crops such as sunflower, soybeans and cotton, incentivising forest destruction further,
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our climate change issue has heightened the importance of forests as carbon sinks. governments must find alternative sources for fuel for cooking so that low income, rural and vulnerable communities around the world can become sustainable, if we are to save our forests from extinction,
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what can the government do? what should the government do?,
👉here’s an interesting read on 2 sides of the story: http://sitn.hms.harvard.edu/flash/2012/energy-finance/
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#forests #trees #zambia #biodiversity #climatechange #globalwarming #everydayclimatechange #dailylife #portrait #smile #eyes #earthfocus #losingearth #africa #everydayextinction #extinction #women @womenphotograph @natgeoyourshot @unfccc #natgeoyourshot @magnumfoundation @dysturb #reportagespotlight #canoncna @canoncna #ourplanetdaily #storyportrait #everydayeverywhere
592 1 10 hours ago
Photo by Amnon Gutman @gutmanen for #everydayclimatechange. A dry hot day for hikers on their way to the summit of Mt Klimanjaro on the 5th day of a 7 day climb. Kili’s famous glaciers have shrunk by a whopping 82% since the first survey of the summit in 1912. Even since 1989, when there were 3.3 square kilometres, there has been a decline of 33%. At that rate, say the experts, Kili will be completely ice-free within the next decade or two. The icecap on Mount Kilimanjaro has been disappearing with serious implications for the rivers that depend on ice melt for their flow. Several rivers are already drying out in the summer season due to depletion in melting water, and recent projections suggest that if the recession continues at its present rate, the ice cap may have disappeared completely by the year 2025. Climate change is also expected to increase the severity, duration and frequency of weather related extreme events such as drought and floods, threatening water availability and food security for millions of poor people. So to say climate change is viewed as one of the gravest threats of the present and future of humanity in Tanzania. Climate change has been the main driver of biodiversity loss, and has already affected biodiversity resources. In the future, some species will not be able to keep up, leading to a sharp increase in extinction rates. #climatechange#globalwarming #climatchangetanzania
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Photo by amnon gutman @gutmanen for #everydayclimatechange. a dry hot day for hikers on their way to the summit of mt klimanjaro on the 5th day of a 7 day climb. kili’s famous glaciers have shrunk by a whopping 82% since the first survey of the summit in 1912. even since 1989, when there were 3.3 square kilometres, there has been a decline of 33%. at that rate, say the experts, kili will be completely ice-free within the next decade or two. the icecap on mount kilimanjaro has been disappearing with serious implications for the rivers that depend on ice melt for their flow. several rivers are already drying out in the summer season due to depletion in melting water, and recent projections suggest that if the recession continues at its present rate, the ice cap may have disappeared completely by the year 2025. climate change is also expected to increase the severity, duration and frequency of weather related extreme events such as drought and floods, threatening water availability and food security for millions of poor people. so to say climate change is viewed as one of the gravest threats of the present and future of humanity in tanzania. climate change has been the main driver of biodiversity loss, and has already affected biodiversity resources. in the future, some species will not be able to keep up, leading to a sharp increase in extinction rates. #climatechange#globalwarming #climatchangetanzania
283 0 Yesterday
Photo by James Whitlow Delano @jameswhitlowdelano for @everydayclimatechange.

Woman descends the mountain to her village after worshipping in a church further up in the Ethiopian Highlands.  After suffering one of the worst droughts in decades, now the Northern Ethiopian Highlands experienced heavy rains two summers ago, as the pendulum swung back the other way, creating worry about crop failures due to the rains.  USAID has designated this region of the highlands as having a high to extreme risk of food insecurity. Northern Ethiopian Highlands.

Climate change will most effect marginal climates like in the Ethiopian Highlands where the people depend on seasonal rains almost entirely for agriculture.  Ethiopia can expected extended periods of drought as the climate warms followed by more intense rains of shorter durations – in other words, more floods.

#climatechange #globalwarming #drought #flood #ethiopia #ethiopian highlands, #africa #foodinsecurity #foodsecurity #water #everydayclimatechange #jameswhitlowdelano
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Photo by james whitlow delano @jameswhitlowdelano for @everydayclimatechange.

woman descends the mountain to her village after worshipping in a church further up in the ethiopian highlands. after suffering one of the worst droughts in decades, now the northern ethiopian highlands experienced heavy rains two summers ago, as the pendulum swung back the other way, creating worry about crop failures due to the rains. usaid has designated this region of the highlands as having a high to extreme risk of food insecurity. northern ethiopian highlands.

climate change will most effect marginal climates like in the ethiopian highlands where the people depend on seasonal rains almost entirely for agriculture. ethiopia can expected extended periods of drought as the climate warms followed by more intense rains of shorter durations – in other words, more floods.

#climatechange #globalwarming #drought #flood #ethiopia #ethiopian highlands, #africa #foodinsecurity #foodsecurity #water #everydayclimatechange #jameswhitlowdelano
694 3 2 days ago
Video by @edkashi  I’m delighted to share this @oneshotnow video featuring one of the stills from the latest iteration of my work on #ChronicKidneyDisease (#CKDu) in Peru. Click the link in my bio to see the latest film that @t_laffay and I made with support from our @natgeo Explorer’s Grant. .

@insidenatgeo #edkashi #oneshot #natgeo #photojournalism #Peru #investigate #document #documentary #film #documentaryfilm #illness #disease #health #healthcare #dialysis #nationalgeographic #international #epidemic #portrait #family
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Video by @edkashi i’m delighted to share this @oneshotnow video featuring one of the stills from the latest iteration of my work on #chronickidneydisease (#ckdu) in peru. click the link in my bio to see the latest film that @t_laffay and i made with support from our @natgeo explorer’s grant. .

@insidenatgeo #edkashi #oneshot #natgeo #photojournalism #peru #investigate #document #documentary #film #documentaryfilm #illness #disease #health #healthcare #dialysis #nationalgeographic #international #epidemic #portrait #family
187 1 3 days ago
Photo by Mette Lampcov @mettelampcov for @everydayclimatechange.

After a lightning storm started a wildfire in the Sierra Nevada’s at a high elevation, fire haze is covering the mountains and valleys near Mammoth Lakes, CA. The fire was spreading poor air across the region reaching Nevada. Mammoth lakes, CA June 24th.

15 out of the 20  largest wildfires in California’s history have occurred since 2000. Since 2012, there has not been a single month without a wildfire in California. Of the three biggest fires currently burning in California, all started in July, which saw the state’s hottest month on record. Experts say climate change has increased the length of the fire season, with hotter and drier conditions.  This year’s fires have already burned nearly three times as many acres as the same time last year.

#climatechangeisreal #californialandscape #california #fire #landscapephotography #sunset #Mammoth #mammothlakes #documentaryphotography
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Photo by mette lampcov @mettelampcov for @everydayclimatechange.

after a lightning storm started a wildfire in the sierra nevada’s at a high elevation, fire haze is covering the mountains and valleys near mammoth lakes, ca. the fire was spreading poor air across the region reaching nevada. mammoth lakes, ca june 24th.

15 out of the 20 largest wildfires in california’s history have occurred since 2000. since 2012, there has not been a single month without a wildfire in california. of the three biggest fires currently burning in california, all started in july, which saw the state’s hottest month on record. experts say climate change has increased the length of the fire season, with hotter and drier conditions. this year’s fires have already burned nearly three times as many acres as the same time last year.

#climatechangeisreal #californialandscape #california #fire #landscapephotography #sunset #mammoth #mammothlakes #documentaryphotography
805 2 4 days ago
The thinning of Mer de Glace glacier over the past century and a half due to global warming.

#climatechange #globalwarming #meltingice #recedingglaciers #ice #greatmelt #alps #france #frenchalps #jameswhitlowdelano
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The thinning of mer de glace glacier over the past century and a half due to global warming.

#climatechange #globalwarming #meltingice #recedingglaciers #ice #greatmelt #alps #france #frenchalps #jameswhitlowdelano
326 4 6 days ago
photo by @ruhanikaur for @everydayclimatechange In summer, the coal-dust storms often turn day into night, even as the teachers and children tie their scarves tightly around their faces while singing the National Anthem.Carbon Dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. Yet, the Indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. In the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short. 
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases#extremeweather#heatwave 
#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
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Photo by @ruhanikaur for @everydayclimatechange in summer, the coal-dust storms often turn day into night, even as the teachers and children tie their scarves tightly around their faces while singing the national anthem.carbon dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. yet, the indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. in the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short.
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases#extremeweather#heatwave
#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
303 2 1 weeks ago
Video by @ruhanikaur and @viveksingh  @thefarvalley for @everydayclimatechange Carbon Dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. Yet, the Indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. In the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short. 
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases #extremeweather#heatwave#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
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Video by @ruhanikaur and @viveksingh @thefarvalley for @everydayclimatechange carbon dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. yet, the indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. in the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short.
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases #extremeweather#heatwave#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
387 7 1 weeks ago
photo by @ruhanikaur for @everydayclimatechange During our time, there was no illness. In the last 10-15 years, it is everywhere. Those days, the water was not like this. Now, the water itself is the illness! My whole body has got jammed like iron. Only my hands move a little. Whatever little moves, I move. I eat, I shit, everything I do is on this cot only. How long can I live like this? -Vindhyachal, 70-year-old patient. Carbon Dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. Yet, the Indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. In the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short. 
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases#extremeweather#heatwave#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
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Photo by @ruhanikaur for @everydayclimatechange during our time, there was no illness. in the last 10-15 years, it is everywhere. those days, the water was not like this. now, the water itself is the illness! my whole body has got jammed like iron. only my hands move a little. whatever little moves, i move. i eat, i shit, everything i do is on this cot only. how long can i live like this? -vindhyachal, 70-year-old patient. carbon dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. yet, the indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. in the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short.
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases#extremeweather#heatwave#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
495 3 1 weeks ago
photo by @ruhanikaur for @everydayclimatechange The red, stagnant lake at Pipragaon Nayi Basti, 20 kms from Obra Thermal Power Plant, tested positive for pollutants with far higher-than-permissible limits. Lying in the direct direction of the wind blowing from the plant, the lake stands testimony to the continual passage of arsenic, mercury and fluoride in the air. This exceeds the15 km safe-radius that the government recognizes.  Carbon Dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. Yet, the Indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. In the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short. 
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases#extremeweather#heatwave 
#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
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Photo by @ruhanikaur for @everydayclimatechange the red, stagnant lake at pipragaon nayi basti, 20 kms from obra thermal power plant, tested positive for pollutants with far higher-than-permissible limits. lying in the direct direction of the wind blowing from the plant, the lake stands testimony to the continual passage of arsenic, mercury and fluoride in the air. this exceeds the15 km safe-radius that the government recognizes. carbon dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. yet, the indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. in the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short.
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases#extremeweather#heatwave
#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
385 0 1 weeks ago
photo by @ruhanikaur for @everydayclimatechange On my own, I can’t move at all. It takes two people at a time to move me in and out. If I don’t have my medicines, I won’t be able to survive for even one day.- Vijay Kumar Sharma, Fluoride Patient, Pipragaon Nayi Basti. Carbon Dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. Yet, the Indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. In the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short. 
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases#extremeweather#heatwave#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
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Photo by @ruhanikaur for @everydayclimatechange on my own, i can’t move at all. it takes two people at a time to move me in and out. if i don’t have my medicines, i won’t be able to survive for even one day.- vijay kumar sharma, fluoride patient, pipragaon nayi basti. carbon dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. yet, the indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. in the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short.
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases#extremeweather#heatwave#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
676 7 1 weeks ago
photo by @ruhanikaur for @everydayclimatechange Ash slurry from the Belvadah Ash pond, disposed of by NTPC Shaktinagar and Vidhyachal Thermal Power Plants, overflows into Rihand Dam. Even the committee constituted to look into the NGT case, chaired by AB Akolkar, Member Secretary of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), shared its concern over the contamination of the Rihand river – the main water source of the area. To make matters even worst, ash pipes of several thermal power plants have leaks, which also add to the contamination of fields and ground water. Carbon Dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. Yet, the Indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. In the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short. 
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases #extremeweather#heatwave 
#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
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Photo by @ruhanikaur for @everydayclimatechange ash slurry from the belvadah ash pond, disposed of by ntpc shaktinagar and vidhyachal thermal power plants, overflows into rihand dam. even the committee constituted to look into the ngt case, chaired by ab akolkar, member secretary of the central pollution control board (cpcb), shared its concern over the contamination of the rihand river – the main water source of the area. to make matters even worst, ash pipes of several thermal power plants have leaks, which also add to the contamination of fields and ground water. carbon dioxide emissions, due to the burning of coal and the release of methane during coal mining, cause long-term and irreversible global warming. yet, the indian government continues its staggering dependence on coal for its energy needs, and is aiming to peak its production by 2037. in the meantime, the lives of the affected and forgotten continue to be cut short.
#climatechange#globalwarming#climatechangeisreal#climatechangeawareness#climatechanges#coal#coalminer#globalwarming#airpollution#pollution#coalmining#humanrights#airpocalypse#coalkills#india#fossilfuels#hydrocarbons#greenhousegases #extremeweather#heatwave
#dirtycoal#pollution#contamination#helpdelhibreathe#thefarvalley
439 3 2 weeks ago