Author: Maheep Chawla

Maheep is a third-year undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She is pursuing a major in Psychology. Previously, she has interned with a pre-school for children with special needs based in New Delhi. In the past, she has also written for her campus newspaper and the editorial department at UBC’s Psychology Student Association.

Extreme weather roundup: Cyclone in Australia, snowstorm in Madrid and hotter-than-ever oceans

Extreme weather roundup: Cyclone in Australia, snowstorm in Madrid and hotter-than-ever oceans

With record-breaking disasters, 2020 shows climate change is here

With record-breaking disasters, 2020 shows climate change is here

Largest glacier in France could all but vanish by the end of the century

Largest glacier in France could all but vanish by the end of the century

New techniques could cut airlines’ massive emissions

New techniques could cut airlines’ massive emissions

Hundreds of dead elephants baffle scientists in Botswana. Is climate change responsible?

Hundreds of dead elephants baffle scientists in Botswana. Is climate change responsible?

Climate change has put koala populations into decline

Climate change has put koala populations into decline

Antarctic iceberg 80 times the size of Manhattan threatens penguin colonies

Antarctic iceberg 80 times the size of Manhattan threatens penguin colonies

This hurricane season breaks 100-year record for most named storms

This hurricane season breaks 100-year record for most named storms

Australia sees a surge in deadly shark attacks 

Australia sees a surge in deadly shark attacks 

UN says deaths from natural disasters may double by 2030

UN says deaths from natural disasters may double by 2030

Climate change is killing the Great Barrier Reef

Climate change is killing the Great Barrier Reef

Ghost forests haunt North Carolina

Ghost forests haunt North Carolina

Luxury fashion buys into climate finance

Luxury fashion buys into climate finance

Zombie fires lurk in the Arctic

Zombie fires lurk in the Arctic

Wildfires helped kill nearly a million birds

Wildfires helped kill nearly a million birds

The world has met none of the UN’s conservation targets 

The world has met none of the UN’s conservation targets 

Australian insurers face $5.4 billion in bushfire claims

Australian insurers face $5.4 billion in bushfire claims

Mysterious 100-foot hole found in Siberia

Mysterious 100-foot hole found in Siberia

Wake up, America: California’s five-alarm climate emergency

Wake up, America: California’s five-alarm climate emergency

Alaskan salmon are shrinking. Climate change may be to blame. 

Alaskan salmon are shrinking. Climate change may be to blame.