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The German Federal Minister of Transport Scheuer flies from Hamburg to Sylt, which is only 190 km away,

which you can easily take e.g. the train.

https://taz.de/Minister-fliegt-von-Hamburg-nach-Sylt/!5702219/

12.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

There are ministers in the German Federal Government who have still not understood how urgently action must now be taken for climate protection. Our Minister of Transport is doing exactly the opposite, and his behaviour is a negative example of the traffic turnaround!

Sources:

https://taz.de/Minister-fliegt-von-Hamburg-nach-Sylt/!5702219/

Protest from Ende Gelände against the destruction of villages in Germany for coal mining

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2584292381874706

10.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

Village walk in Garzweiler, because coal companies drive people out of their houses to mine coal. The burning of coal releases CO2 and thus harms the climate and destroys our and the future our children and grandchildren.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2584292381874706

Protest action from the end of the site at the Drzewce lignite mine of ZE PAK near Konin in Poland

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1010669279366348

10.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

Open-cast mining not only threatens the climate, but also consumes massive amounts of water in the already arid region of central Poland. This is why the fields there are drying up. The water level in an important lake has dropped an average of 5 metres in the last 10 years.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1010669279366348

Volcanic eruption in the north of the island Sumatra in Indonesia

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10.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

The volcano Sinabung has today ejected an ash cloud of more than 7 km height. Already on Saturday there was an eruption with an ash cloud of 4 km height. In June 2019 the last eruption of the 2460 m high volcano took place. In 2010 it erupted for the first time in 400 years.

Sources:

https://www.nau.ch/news/ausland/vulkan-sinabung-in-indonesien-ausgebro

https://youtu.be/DcNCx6yLw-c

https://youtu.be/pnYtrYacC5I

https://www.nau.ch/news/ausland/vulkanausbruch-in-indonesien-videos-ze

After thermal storms, dramatic situation in Greece

https://www.wetter.com/news/heftige-unwetter-tote-bei-ueberschwemmunge

09.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

There are severe floods, residents save themselves on the roofs of their houses, streets are torn away and cars are washed into the sea. At least five people are dead and two are missing.

Sources:

https://www.wetter.com/news/heftige-unwetter-tote-bei-ueberschwemmunge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4K5EGAUhpSI&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR0

Climate activists occupy parts of the Mannheim coal-fired power station and the combined heat and power plant in Berlin-Mohabit

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09.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

5 to 6 people climb onto a roof of the Mannheim coal-fired power station and block the conveyor belt for 5 hours. After that the police arrest them. With this action, the climate protectors want to draw attention to the disastrous consequences of coal-fired power generation.

Sources:

https://www.badische-zeitung.de/klimaaktivisten-besetzen-teile-des-man

https://www.rbb24.de/panorama/beitrag/2020/08/umweltaktivisten-besetze

Action of Animal Rebellion Dortmund in the city centre of Dortmund, Germany

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=959435434561473

08.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

They called for the urgently needed agricultural turnaround for (survival) in order to counter the climate crisis and the next pandemic outbreaks, and because of the corona crisis, the action was carried out with minimum distance and masks. Every crisis must be fought.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=959435434561473

Worst drought in Europe for 250 years

https://www.prosieben.de/tv/galileo/videos/europa-trocknet-aus-schlimm

08.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

Since spring 2018, a large part of Europe, including Germany and the Czech Republic, has been suffering from an exceptional drought. The last 5 years were the hottest 5 years since weather records began.

Sources:

https://www.prosieben.de/tv/galileo/videos/europa-trocknet-aus-schlimm

https://www.n-tv.de/wissen/Haerteste-Duerre-seit-250-Jahren-in-Europa-

The sand fly migrates from the south to Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate

Southern Germany

https://www.swr.de/swraktuell/rheinland-pfalz/sandmuecke-verbreitung-r

08.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

This mosquito can transmit leishmaniasis, which can cause skin changes, liver, spleen or bone marrow damage. The mosquitoes usually live in stables and barns.

Sources:

https://www.swr.de/swraktuell/rheinland-pfalz/sandmuecke-verbreitung-r

Further links:

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandm%C3%BCcken

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leishmanien

Canada Arctic last intact ice shelf collapsed

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-canada-idUSKCN2523JH

07.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

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.

Sources:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-canada-idUSKCN2523JH

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/07/siberia-s-gateway-underworld-g

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.

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07.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Translator: Isolde Moussot Original language: de

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,

Sources:

https://www.bbc.com/portuguese/amp/brasil-53662968

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pantanal

http://79.143.189.165/wissen/flora-und-fauna-brasiliens/biodiversitaet

https://www.wwf.de/klimakrise/amazonas/

Further links:

https://www.fr.de/meinung/bio-sprit-gefaehrdet-pantanal-guerteltier-bi

https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/brasilien-amazonas-abholzung-101.htm

Northwestern China

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUaetSKlDb8&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR2

06.08.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Original language: en

After heavy rain a Gas pipeline explodes.

Sources:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUaetSKlDb8&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR2