There's a game of Tetris happening on a global scale: The playing space is planet Earth, and all those pesky, stacking blocks represent carbon dioxide -- a greenhouse gas that is piling up ever more rapidly as we burn the fossil fuels that run our cars, factories and power plants. Joss Fong outlines how this overload of CO2 leads to climate change and reminds us that, unlike Tetris, we won't get an opportunity to start over and try again. Lesson by Joss Fong, animation by Provincia Studio.

Source: TED-Ed

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UNDP Myanmar video looks at a project that the organization is working on in collaboration with the country's government in the driest region in Myanmar, where effects of a changing global climate is causing hardship to rural farmers. The project aims to create water security, which in turn will benefit those who currently depend on less and less reliable rainfall. Watch the full film here.

Source: UCA News  | 26 June 2017

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