The world is set to add
nearly 290 gigawatts of renewable power capacity this year, according to
the International Energy Agency, with the Paris-based organization
expecting 2021 to “set a fresh all-time record for new installations.”
Published on Wednesday, the IEA’s Renewables Market Report forecasts
that the planet’s renewable electricity capacity will jump to more than
4,800 GW by the year 2026, an increase of over 60% compared with 2020
Winnipeg Blue Bombers win the Grey Cup.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will miss his team's
game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, November 7, after testing
positive for COVID-19, according to multiple reports.
The Atlantic City Braves win the World Series in baseball over the
Roger Federer announces that he will not play in the US Open Tennis
matches because of injuries. Emma Raducanua and Daniil Medvedev
win the women's and men's singles tennis matches at the New York Open.
Phil Mickelson at the age of 50 wins the PGA Championship. The
oldest Professional Golf Champion. Serbian Novak Djokovik wins the
French Open Tennis match. In July its the finals sports month and in
hockey the Tampa Bay Lightning wins the Stanley Cup, Novac Djokovik
at the W ilmington Tennis Open, and Italy
beat England to win Euro 2020 Soccer.
Baylor U wins t he March Madness for men
and Stanford U wins the women's championship.
For the first time in history, an object
made by humans entered the sun’s
atmosphere—and lived to tell the tale.
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe spent five hours
catching rays and collecting data in the
sun’s corona before moving back out to a
safer, more distant orbit.
China landed a spacecraft on Mars for
the first time on Saturday May 15, a
technically challenging feat more difficult
than a moon landing, in the latest advance
for its ambitious goals in space.
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has made a
historic flight on Mars, marking the first
powered aircraft on another planet.
Cheers erupted in mission control at
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as
controllers confirmed that NASA’s
Perseverance rover, with the Ingenuity Mars
Helicopter attached to its belly, has
touched down safely on Mars. Engineers are
analyzing the data flowing back from the
Researchers in Europe (including France, the United Kingdom, the
Netherlands, and Finland) examined data from almost 8,000 participants
from a study and found that consistently sleeping six hours or
less at age 50, 60, and 70 was associated with a 30% increase in
dementia risk compared to a normal sleep duration of seven hours.
At the beginning of June, the United States has fully vaccinated over
41 % of its citizens. .
Brazil and India are two countries who have run out of oxygen for
their COVID-19 patients.
A team of international scientists have concluded that the COVID-19
virus initially had jumped from an animal to a human being in China.
As 2021 opens, the USA total number of C0VID-19 cases exceeds
20,000,000 with 356,000+ deaths. Then at the end of January
the suppliers of the vaccine slow down the production of the
vaccine and countries like Canada prohibit the flying to the Caribbean
Decades of data have revealed the Antarctic Circumpolar Current
(ACC), the only ocean current that encircles the entire globe, has
started flowing faster.
Rolls-Royce claims to have developed the world's fastest
Extreme rainfall is wreaking havoc on
America. It's growing worse with climate change.
COP 26 in Glasgow Scotland ends with some direction on
how to reach a 1.5 C depletion increase
with the target of total
depletion of burning coal as a key item to reach the climate goal. Greta
Thunberg says of the COP 26 ... Blah, blah, blah... We need
more real action and less talk.
At COP 26 there was no mention that one of the biggest causes of
climate change is high population densities.
in British Columbia, becomes world’s first patient to be diagnosed with
At COP 26 summit. Ms Thunberg said: "It is not a secret
that COP26 is a failure. It should be obvious that we
cannot solve a
crisis with the same methods that got us into it in the first place."
She said: "We need immediate drastic annual emission cuts unlike
anything the world has ever seen.
The heavily subsidized energy plant Drax is the biggest single
source of CO2 in the UK and third biggest in Europe.
emissions are not included in the UK emissions.
In a year of extreme heat, Antarctica's last six months were the
coldest on record.
In July, wildfires emitted nearly 1.3 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide,
a record that was topped by August’s 1.4 gigatons. Between the two
months, forest fires emitted an amount of carbon dioxide greater than
all of India’s carbon emissions in a year."
Hundreds of animals die due to prolonged drought in Kenya.
Extreme weather events are having a severe impact on animals in many
parts of Africa.
UN says global carbon emissions set to rise 16 per cent by 2030.
July 2021 was the third hottest July globally ever measured, and the
second hottest July in Europe.
The optimum population of Earth – enough to guarantee the minimal
physical ingredients of a decent life to everyone – was 1.5 to 2 billion
people rather than the 7 billion who are alive today or the 9 billion
expected in 2050, said Paul Ehrlich in an interview with the Guardian.
Lytton's official high temperature today June 27, 2021 is 46.6 C.
Lytton BC now holds the record for Canada's all time maximum high. The
previous record was 45.0 C set on July 5, 1937 at Yellow Grass, and
Midale, SK.Lytton's official high temperature today June 27, 2021 is
46.6 C. Lytton BC now holds the record for Canada's all time maximum
high. The previous record was 45.0 C set on July 5, 1937 at Yellow
Grass, and Midale, SK.
Globally, 2020 was the hottest year on record, effectively tying
2016, the previous record. Overall, Earth's average temperature has
risen more than 2 degrees Fahrenheit since the 1880s. Temperatures are
increasing due to human activities, specifically emissions of greenhouse
gases, like carbon dioxide and methane.
Canadian government data shows Canada's managed forest isn't
absorbing CO2 anymore — it's emitting it.
First study of all Amazon greenhouse gases suggests the damaged forest
is now worsening climate change. The Brazilian Amazon released nearly
20% more CO2 into the atmosphere over the past decade than it absorbed,
according to a report that shows humanity can no longer depend on the
world’s largest tropical forest to help absorb manmade carbon pollution
2020 was tied with 2016 as the warmest year on record, the European
Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) is reporting.
After 20 years of war in Afghanistan the
US has decided to leave this country on Sept 11, 2021.
More than a thousand people have been
arrested at rallies in towns and cities across Russia as they called for
the release of the opposition leader Alexei Navalny from jail. The
protests are thought to be the largest in Russia since 2017
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops says 25 to 30 Indigenous
people are to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican in December.
delegates are to include elders, knowledge keepers, residential school
survivors and youth. A small group of Canadian bishops is also to attend
from Dec. 17 to Dec. 20.
The Indian Government has shut down Internet services to tens of
thousands of Indian farmers, protesting over agricultural laws that they say
threaten their livelihoods, have vowed to carry on their around-the-clock
sit-ins despite cold weather that has already led to some deaths among them.
Telephone scamming still is a ramped way to make money and right out
Drones are being used to deliver COVID - 19 tests and vaccines to
remote communities in Canada and Scotland.
The high cost of living starting with housing sand threatening rising
cost of living seem to be holding back economic growth.
Large sudden changes in the climate have
certainly in North America caused loss of crop production.
After months of diminishing TV audiences and slumping tent poles,
Hollywood’s biggest night somewhat predictably turned out to be its
least-watched in history, capping a turbulent award season of record
ratings lows that saw the 93rd Oscars net fewer eyeballs than ever
of the Year
The understanding of our universe seemed
to increase by leaps and bounds and the understanding of ridding the
planet of Covid 19 viruses not so great.
2021: A year marked by
conflict, COVID and climate change!
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