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Norvergence: Youth Movement against Climate Change

Today, ahead of the U.N. Climate Action Summit in the New York, climate activists across the globe are collectively raising their voices to take action on the problems like climate change and global warming. Groups such as Earth Uprising, Youth Climate Strike, This is Zero Hour, Earth Guardians, Extinction Rebellion, Future Coalition, International Youth Council, and the Sunrise Movement have come together to organize this event. Activists from more than 150 countries are on the strike today a

Impacts of Climate Change in Vietnam

As we all know that climate change is one of the most significant challenges that we are facing in this century. It is affecting human life, animals, and the environment to a larger extent. Vietnam, known for its beaches, rivers, and bustling cities, is considered as one of the countries which are significantly impacted by global climate change. When it comes to geography and demography of Vietnam, the country has a total land area of 329,569 square kilometers and a population of over 92 milli

Norvergence: Climate change fueled Syria’s civil war

“Until now the main cause of civil war is a wealth of the nation in few men hands but Syria showed us another reason; Climate Change” With this blog post, environmentalists at Norvergence have taken their research and study to a whole new level. The purpose of this content is to make people aware of how a climate change-driven drought can exacerbate conflict in a country. No one knew that drought in Syria could be one of the devastating factors that trigger the 2nd deadliest war of the 21st ce

Intentional or natural: Viewpoint behind fires in Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest, the world’s largest tropical rainforest is on fire. This rainforest, with the highest species diversity on the planet, provides the most important service to the ecosystem. The Amazon alone produces 20% of the earth’s oxygen and also plays an important role in fighting climate change. When environmentalists at Norvergence were collecting and curating this research piece or even now when you are reading it, the Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate. According to a

How education helps to address climate change, by group

A non-governmental organisation, Norvergence, has said that education offers a valuable opportunity to address climate change. According to the group, education helps people understand, evaluate, and take actions against the impacts of global warming on them and on other species (including plants and animals). In a statement made available to EnviroNews, George Stacey, an environmentalist at Norvergence, pointed out that education also inspires people to change their behaviour and attributes t

Op-Ed: Impacts of climate change in Vietnam

As we all know that climate change is one of the most significant challenges that we are facing in this century. It is affecting human life, animals, and the environment to a larger extent. By George Stacey, an environmentalist at Norvergence Vietnam, known for its beaches, rivers, and bustling cities, is considered among countries that are significantly impacted by global climate change. When it comes to geography and demography of Vietnam, the country has a total land area of 329,569 square

Norvergence: Psychosocial and mental health impacts of climate change

“In the tech-saturated world, climate change is the biggest global threat (both physically and mentally).” Most articles or blog posts that address the climate change problem focuses on its physical health impacts. On the other hand, the overlooked impact of climate change is the mental health problems caused by it. Mostly, developing countries fail to monitor, access, and predict the mental health implications that are related to climate change and global warming. In this article, Norve

A report on economic impacts of climate change by norvergence

Scientists have been doing comprehensive research over the past decade about the impact of climate change on economies of different countries. Till now, what they found that climate change badly affects the growth rate of the global economy and the number of people will get poorer in the upcoming years. At the same time, due to the increase in awareness about global warming and other environmental hazards; stakeholders or owners are feeling under pressure to analyze the impact of how their comp

Environmental Activists Being Killed Globally: Why Are World Leaders Still Silent?

This is not a quote; this was a belief of a number of environmental activists that were killed mercilessly in the span of the last 10 years. More than 500 environmentalists were assassinated and the ongoing investigation regarding their murders seems to get nowhere. Deadly Environment, an investigation report curated by London-based Global Witness, documents 147 deaths in 2012. Norvergence, an environmental organization found the condition gets more pity as around 908 environmentalists were ki
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