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.

Billions of sea creatures perished in Northern Hemisphere heatwaves

Billions of sea creatures perished in Northern Hemisphere heatwaves

Western US faces medieval-level drought period

Western US faces medieval-level drought period

Climate change threatens tea country

Climate change threatens tea country

Japan’s cherry blossom season came early. Climate change is to blame. 

Japan’s cherry blossom season came early. Climate change is to blame. 

Spiders, snakes and mice invade New South Wales amid worst flood in 60-years

Spiders, snakes and mice invade New South Wales amid worst flood in 60-years

Extreme weather roundup: The pandemic emissions drop ends, and the tropics are becoming unlivable

Extreme weather roundup: The pandemic emissions drop ends, and the tropics are becoming unlivable

From Texas to Moscow, the world endured a brutal February

From Texas to Moscow, the world endured a brutal February

Extreme weather roundup: Record low ice on the Great Lakes, vanishing butterflies in California

Extreme weather roundup: Record low ice on the Great Lakes, vanishing butterflies in California

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