Drought in Brazil
Is it a new drought or a continuation of the drought since 2012?
With the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, an important source of moisture for Brazil is being lost.
Over 50 degrees Celsius and water emergency in the USA
In Death Vally it was even 54 degrees. In Arizona, 47 degrees were measured. That is a new heat record. The entire western USA is affected by the extreme heat.
Heatwave and drought in the USA
Temperatures of 50 degrees are also forecast for parts of the USA for the next few days. In addition, the western USA is suffering from extreme drought.
State of alert in the Arctic!
The Arctic is on the verge of a tipping point!
The ice extent measured by the researchers of the Polar Star Expedition is only half as large in summer as it was 130 years ago. The thickness of the ice has decreased by more than half. The ice retreats earlier in spring than ever before.
48 degrees Celsius in Iran
Heat wave in the Middle East. A high of 48.4 Gtad was recorded in Iran. Iraq is also affected. A high of 47.2 degrees was measured there.
30 degrees in Russia and Siberia and cold spring in Europe
While Europe has an unusually cold spring in 2021, Russia to Siberia has temperatures 30 degrees and more.
Parts of the Greenland ice sheet have been shown to destabilise
Has the tipping point been reached soon and what are the implications?
Destabilisation of central-western areas of the ice sheet could be an early warning sign that a tipping point for the Greenland ice sheet will soon be reached. Feedback effects, such as increased snowfall as warmer air absorbs more moisture, could still slow this down,
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.