Hailstorm floods Verona
Rain, storm and hail cause flooding and great damage in Verona.
Bella Ciao climate song for Kölle (Cologne)
Last change: Isolde Moussot 05.09.2020
The lyrics are attached to the video
This year's Earth Overshoot Day is on 22 August
That is more than three weeks later than last year. Because of the corona virus crisis, fewer resources have been used.
Worst rainfall since records began in 1961
In the southwest of China
Sichuan has the highest warning level ever issued. More than 60,000 inhabitants are affected.
Crop failures in Germany for the 3rd consecutive year of drought
The crop yields are described as cathastheopal to very good, varying by region and amount of rainfall. Frost damage is also reported.
The 3rd year of drought in a row in Germany and water is becoming scarce
In the middle and east of Germany, the water levels of rivers and lakes are falling, sometimes dramatically. Some have even dried up.
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.
Dramatic developments for the climate are emerging.
Now the efforts for climate protection must be intensified even more.
Last change: Isolde Moussot 15.08.2020
Climate activists from Fridays for Futute at the climate camp in Augsburg report on the current situation. Giving up is not an option, we only have this one earth and should do everything to save what can be saved.
We are the people
from Gitte Hagstedt-Dickson, Göteborg, Sweden
Last change: Isolde Moussot 13.08.2020
Song to encourage from a committed climate activist and singer from Sweden.
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.
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!
Protest from Ende Gelände against the destruction of villages in Germany for coal mining
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.
Protest action from the end of the site at the Drzewce lignite mine of ZE PAK near Konin in Poland
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.