12.11.2019 Earthquake near Strasbourg of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale
Nobody was injured
Last change: Isolde Moussot 13.11.2019
The damage to buildings is also minor. Nevertheless, some buildings in Strasbourg were evacuated for safety reasons.
Venice 12.11.2019 Acqua Alta 187 cm at St. Mark's Square
Only in 1966 the water level was higher at 194 cm.
At 22:50 the flood reached 1.84 metres. The city is preparing to declare the catastrophe.
Greta Thunberg leaves tomorrow morning for COP25 to Madrid
With a catamaran called La Vagabonde
Tomorrow morning Greta Thunberg will set off for Madrid for the UN climate conference COP25.
Australia hit by devastating forest fires
The affected area is almost 1 million hectares
150 houses fell victim to the flames, at least 3 people lost their lives, 100 were injured, including 20 firemens. Now the fire is near Sydney.
A tornado, storm and torrential rain in the south of Italy
In Matera and Metapontino, a storm with torrential rainfall led to flooding. In Policoro there was a tornado.
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India, Delhi is currently suffering from air pollution
which is 7 times higher than the limit rated there as harmless
The inhalable lethal particles PM2.5 fine dust are 418 µg/m3. The WHO classifies 10 µg/m3 as harmless
Uniper, a German energy group, is considering legal action against the Netherlands
because they've decided to drop the coal
RWE is also considering a lawsuit, but wants to wait and see and negotiate with the Netherlands.
Large parts of Somalia are flooded
270,000 people have to flee
Thunderstorms with large amounts of rain have led to enormous flooding. There is danger of epidemic. The German daily Tagesschau reports that at least 10 people have died
Ways out of the age of fossil energies
Niko Peach shares his thoughts on structural change and stopping climate change
In the article there are good approaches for a way towards a good climate and these are a good discussion basis for the way we should go in the future to prevent the climate catastrophe.
In June 2019, the Indian billionaire Adani obtained permission to operate the world's largest coal mine
received from the Australian government
Despite years of protests by the population, including the Aborigines, the indigenous people of Australia. The coal mine is located near the Great Barrier Reef. Environmentalists fear that the Great Barrier Reef, which is already threatened by global warming, is now also
Microplastic filter invented for washing machine
by a 15-year-old teenager from Friedberg, Germany
Last change: Isolde Moussot 03.11.2019
The filter reliably filters microfibres from the waste water of the washing machine.