Cyclone Shaheen hits Oman with winds up to 120 km per hour
Last change: Isolde Moussot 04.10.2021
Heavy flooding, at least 13 dead, 2 people killed in landslide, others still missing.
Solar modules now also possible on listed houses?
Coloured solar modules in the same colour as the roof tiles could be the solution.
Betting differently would be nice
.A paradigm shift in television programmes could also be made visible. It is still often about who is the best, the fastest, the richest or who can show off some other special achievement or skill.
Tornado in the Kiel Fjord, Germany
Several rowers were caught by the whirlwind on the jetty while trying to secure their boats and were thrown into the water and against the quay edge. Seven people were injured, three of them seriously and three slightly.
Prices for cereals and especially durum wheat are rising and rising
The price of durum wheat has tripled!
Because of poorer harvests worldwide, due to increasing extreme weather events, droughts and heavy rainfall, due to global warming, the prices for durum wheat, wheat and rye are rising. Both the quality of the grain and the harvest volumes are lower worldwide.
Keeping animals for food production is becoming increasingly uneconomical
partly because the cost of feed has risen due to increased extreme weather events and crop failures caused by global warming.
60 percent of pig farmers plan to quit pig farming
Many are even already in the process of dropping out. Unfortunately, it is the small farmers who are hit first. It should be the other way round: first get out of factory farming.
Heavy rain and flooding in Berlin
Flooded cellars and flats, flooded streets and subways.
China gets serious about climate protection
Last change: Isolde Moussot 29.09.2021
China wants to reduce electricity consumption by 3 per cent this year, stop building coal-fired power plants abroad and limit electricity consumption for industry and private households.
Magnitude 5.8 earthquake in Greece
Numerous houses on Crete were damaged. At least 1 person died during the quake in Crete. 9 people were injured.
Sandstorm darkens several inland cities near Sao Paulo, Brazil
The wind reached speeds of up to 100 km per hour. For months, there has been terrible drought in South America. Rivers are drying up. The Pantanal, one of the largest wetlands in the world, is burning.
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.