25 January, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the impact of Australian bushfires on global temperature
Context: Australia’s bushfires are contributing to one of the biggest annual increases in the concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere since record-keeping began more than 60 years ago, according to a forecast published by Britain’s Met Office on Friday.
Observations made by the Britain’s Met Office
Alarming levels of CO2 concentration
Source: Indian Express
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