Climate change could become a serious threat by end of century

Climate Change a serous threat

New study shows only a small chance to accomplish one of the goals of the Paris Agreement The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a scientific and intergovernmental organization formed by the United Nations, has released its latest assessment on climate change. The new study from the organization highlights a major challenge that faces the Paris Agreement. According to the study, the world has only a 5% chance to avoid temperature increases of 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century. This could have serious implications for the future,…

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Umbrellas used as solar battery charger

American University Students bring solar-powered umbrella to campus. While umbrellas have traditionally been used as protection against rain and from the sun, now, a special type of umbrella found at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, can be used as a solar battery charger for mobile phones. The power of the sun collected from the top of the umbrellas is delivered to a battery charging station. The umbrellas gather energy from the sun via solar collectors, which line the ribs on the tops of the large umbrellas. According…

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