First solar-powered motorhome in the world
Last change: Isolde Moussot 26.09.2021
Students at Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands, have developed it. It can drive completely self-sufficiently up to 750 km a day. In addition to the solar cells on the roof, more can be folded out.
Fridays for Future global climate strike
In Germany alone there were more than 620,000 participants!
Schwere Überschwemmungen im Südwesten von Spanien und im Osten von Mallorca
Last change: Isolde Moussot 24.09.2021
Unwetter brachten Regenfälle von bis zu 137 Liter pro Quadratmeter. Autos und Müllkontainer wurden von den Fluten mitgerissen. Das Meer um Mallorca hat sich braun gefärbt, weil wertvoller Boden ins Meer gespült wurde
Magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Australia
This is the strongest earthquake to date in the state of Victoria
The earthquake occurred in Mansfield, about 200 kilometres northeast of the megacity Melbourne. Stronger earthquakes are rather rare in Australia.
Volcanic eruptions also possible in the Eifel region
Quoting geophysics professor Torsten Dahm from the Helmholtz Centre in Potsdam: "We know that the magmatic system under the Eifel is definitely still active at greater depths".
Several tornadoes in Italy
There are no reports of casualties.
Volcanic eruption on La Palma
For the first time in 50 years, a volcano erupted on the Canary Island of La Palma this afternoon.
Shoes for Germany from India at a high price for the workers and for nature
Documentation by SWR
Shoes for Germany produced in India by people without protective clothing and shoes with sickening chemicals from Germany.
Verdict on police violence in Hambach Forest, Germany
Quote: "Legal error in the police action, which had been neither reasonable nor appropriate".
This is exactly what will happen to motorways if climate protection continues to be treated as if it were just another issue on the political agenda
A9 motorway flooded near Nimes
Last change: Isolde Moussot 14.09.2021
Only recently we saw similar pictures from Germany.. Climate protection is the most important issue of all. Because if it goes on like this, everything else will become a minor matter all by itself. And we are only concerned with somehow coping with the climate catastrophe.
Marmara Sea off the Turkish coast irreversibly damaged
Marine slime has "irreversibly" damaged the ecosystem of the Sea of Marmara. 60 per cent of the creatures in this ecosystem have disappeared.
50 cm of rain per square metre in just one hour puts Nimes, France, under water
The motorway is also flooded
Vehicles sink in the floods. Trees topple over. In Nimes, streets are being transformed into raging rivers. A wall of a restaurant has been torn out. There are casualties among the restaurant's customers.