A bite from the sun: How the world saw the eclipse
Even if it’s just a partial eclipse, it’s still special. The moon has moved in front of the sun this week over the heads of billions of people on Earth.
Photographers set out to capture the scene of light in all kinds of variations. A partial solar eclipse still appears to have spiritual significance to some. On a beach in the Pakistani city of Karachi, parents partially bury their sick children, hoping that exposure to light during a solar eclipse will have a therapeutic effect.
Above in the photo: a solar eclipse in Moscow, with smoke from a boiler house in the foreground. Although the sun is less visible during the eclipse, this week it turns out that global warming is still headed in the wrong direction. Concentration of major greenhouse gases in the atmosphere – CO2And methane and nitrous oxide – they increased even more in 2021, the World Meteorological Organization says in a new report. carbon dioxide emissions2 It has ‘rebounded’ since the Covid lockdown in 2020, only a rapid and large-scale global shift to renewable energy can contain global warming to some extent.
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