Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Yangon traffic has killed over 500 people in 2017

Coconuts Yangon: "Furthermore, police figures show that the danger of Yangon’s roads is not decreasing significantly. In January, 174 traffic accidents killed 35 people and injured 197. In May, 215 accidents killed 51 people and injured 275. In October, 182 accidents killed 42 people and injured 224."

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Climate change might be worse than thought after scientists find major mistake in water temperature readings

The Independent : "Global warming might be far worse than we thought, according to a new study. The research challenges the ways that researchers have worked out sea temperatures until now, meaning that they may be increasing quicker than previously suggested."

Saturday, October 7, 2017

China running low on oil

medium.com : "This also has major implications for the prospect of a 2018 oil squeeze — as China scales its domestic oil peak, rising demand will impact world oil markets in a way most forecasters aren’t anticipating, contributing to a potential supply squeeze. That could happen in 2018 proper, or in the early years that follow."

Friday, October 6, 2017

The reality of living with 50℃ temperatures in our major cities

theconversation : "Australia is hot. But future extreme hot weather will be worse still, with new research predicting that Sydney and Melbourne are on course for 50℃ summer days by the 2040s if high greenhouse emissions continue. That means that places such as Perth, Adelaide and various regional towns could conceivably hit that mark even sooner."