The UK is going to run for a full day without coal, in a first since the industrial revolution.
The country is set to fulfil all of its energy needs from other sources, according to the National Grid.
It would be the first working day that the UK hasn’t relied on coal power since the industrial revolution.
Floods destroyed eight bridges and ruined crops such as wheat, maize and peas in the Karimabad valley in northern Pakistan, a mountainous region with many glaciers. In many parts of the world, glaciers have been in retreat, creating dangerously large lakes that can cause devastating flooding when the banks break. Climate change can also increase rainfall in some areas, while bringing drought to others.
Sindh province in Pakistan has experienced a grim mix of two consequences of climate change. “Because of climate change either we have floods or not enough water to irrigate our crop and …
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