Study shows dramatic slowdown of the Gulf Stream
Last change: Isolde Moussot 26.02.2021
Scientists from Ireland, Great Britain and Germany provide the result of a study according to which the Gulf steome is weaker than it has been for at least 1000 years. -> To translate the source texts, deepl.com can be used, for example.
The permafrost in Russia is thawing at a record pace
Documentary about Yakutia, a republic of Russia, where more and more people have to leave their homes and villages..
November 2020 is the warmest since weather records began
The Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) announced this today in London.
Fridays for Future Deutschland
hat Wissenschaftler vom Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie gefragt, was notwendig ist um das 1,5 Grad Ziel noch einhalten zu können.
Die Antwort: Bis 2035 müssen wir CO2-neutral leben und schon in den nächsten Jahren die CO2-Emmissionen drastisch reduzieren.
244 Megatonnen CO2-Emission durch Brände in der Arktis
Von Januar bis August 2020
Das ist mehr als im gesamten Vorhahr und es brennt dort noch immer.
Waldbrände in Kalifornien
Häuser verbrennen in Juniper Hills.
Forest fires in California, Oregon and Washington
We have to think of it as a climate fire, says the Governor of Washington.
Last change: Isolde Moussot 12.09.2020
500,000 people are fleeing the flames. At least 16 people have died in the fires, including a one-year-old boy.
Hurricane Laura, USA, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti
In Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the storm has already caused considerable damage and 25 people have died. It is now moving across the Atlantic at 145 km/h. The unusual warm seawater means that the storm is constantly gaining strength.
The great death of trees in Germany
Spruces are particularly affected. They can be seen from far away. They look like grey corpses. I have to cry when I see this and fall into deepest mourning. But also the other tree species die in the 3rd year of drought in a row.
Power outages in California due to the heat wave
54.4 degrees Celsius in Death Valley
For the first time since 2001, so-called rolling blackouts have been ordered since 15.8.2020 because the power grid is overloaded.
Canada Arctic last intact ice shelf collapsed
In the Canadian Arctic, the last completely intact ice shelf in the collapsed. In only 2 days in July it lost 40 percent of its surface area, researchers said on Thursday.
1.01 million hectares of forest have already been burned in the Pantanal this year (Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia)
The South American Pantanal is one of the largest inland wetlands on earth and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The area is currently experiencing the greatest environmental tragedy in decades. 1.01 million hectares of virgin forest have burned this year (from 1.1.2020 to 4.8.2020) in the Panatal valley in the Mato Grosso do Sul area. This is almost 4 times as much as last year. Last year,