Analysis of climate data since 1950: where the most extreme heat waves occurred

Climate data analyzed since 1950 Where there have been the most extreme heat waves 05/09/2022, 08:25 In some parts of the world, ecosystems and humans have become accustomed to high temperatures. Even small upward fluctuations can then have serious effects. Given this relative intensity, many heat waves of the past 70 years have gone unnoticed. … Read more

Another drought summer: harvests could fail in eastern Germany

Germany Another dry summer Harvests could fail in East Germany and fires could occur Status: 5:18 p.m. | Reading time: 4 minutes Source: Daniel Kubirski/picture alliance; UFZ Drought Monitor/Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research, installation: WELT infographic Because it hardly rained, especially in March, there are huge dry areas in eastern Germany. Farmers are already anticipating … Read more

Nearly 50 degrees for days: India’s heat wave shows the complexity of the climate crisis

Temperatures between 40 and 50 degrees Celsius – this has been the norm in India and Pakistan for days. The record temperatures are much more than random outliers. Experts see this as a clear sign of a climate catastrophe with far-reaching consequences. May is usually the hottest month of the year in India and Pakistan. … Read more