Snowstorm in New York and the entire east coast of the USA
The worst snowstorm in years. Several people have died in traffic accidents.
Atomkraftwerke und der Anstieg des Meeresspiegels
Last change: Isolde Moussot 16.12.2020
Atomkraftwerke brauchen für den Betrieb viel Wasser. Deshalb sind viele direkt an den Küsten und an Flüssen gebaut. Was mit Atomkraftwerken passieren kann, wenn der Meeresspiegel ansteigt, können wir sehen, wenn wir die Kathastrophe von Fukushima betrachten.
The Moria 2 refugee camp is flooded
People still live in tents
which fill up with water and do not even have a substructure to protect them from the cold and water. And that in the European Union!
A way out of factory farming
Factory farming still exists in many places around the world. Many have eaten meat without thinking about where it comes from. Now many of us have become aware of how much meat consumption harms nature and the climate.
Huge amounts of sea foam on the Gold Coast
An extreme weather situation with hurricanes preceded the extraordinary event.
Neuer Gesetzentwurf für Solarenergie in Berlin
In Berlin sollen zukünftig alle Neubauten verpflichtend mit Solaranlagen ausgestattet werden. Dasselbe gilt bei Dachumbauten und Dachsanierungen.
China opens world's largest pig farm
2.1 million pigs are to be bred there annually
84,000 sows and their offspring are to be housed in the new mega-farm near Nanyang. This mega-farm about ten times the size of breeding facilities in the USA...
Today the last tree for the A49 motorway was felled in Dannenröder Wald - Hessen, Germany
The protest continues
announce climate protectors, who support the Dannenröder forest and have even stayed in the forest at freezing temperatures to fight for the life of every single tree.
November 2020 is the warmest since weather records began
The Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) announced this today in London.
A bush fire has been raging on Fraser Island in Australia for 6 weeks
Since 1992 the island has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Last change: Isolde Moussot 07.12.2020
Half of the largest sand island on earth has already been devastated by bush fires. Now a village is threatened by the flames.
Record snowfall in the Alps - up to 370 litres of snow per square metre since last Friday
2 deaths in Italy
The Lesachtal in Austria is particularly affected. Up to 370 litres of precipitation fell there per square metre. In Upper Carinthia and East Tyrol, some weather stations reported more precipitation from Friday to Sunday than ever before since weather recording began.
Current buoys in rivers from 3m depth
can generate up to 350 MWh of electricity per year. They float under water and are attached to the bottom with chains. Fish are prevented from swimming through with a rake. In the Rhine near St Goar, close to the Loreley Rock, the first major power buoy park in Germany is planned.