Climate change will cost billions of euros and damage all our economic sectors. Even if we manage to slash emissions, the world is still likely to reach 1.5°C of warming within the next 20 years. This means that the impacts of climate change will become increasingly severe, with more frequent and intense extreme weather events.
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Dire global warming impacts distract from even more dire warnings
By Eric Roston Extreme weather continues to swell like US coastlines during high tide. And with it comes the realization that the climate changes we were warned about are already here. For decades the core question in the public debate over global warming was: Will all these scientific projections come true? Now, Britain has hadContinue reading “Dire global warming impacts distract from even more dire warnings”
Extreme weather disasters are on the rise – and it’s no coincidence
Hurricane Ian was a large and destructive Category 4 Atlantic hurricane that was the deadliest hurricane to strike the state of Florida since the 1935 Labor Day hurricane.
The hourglass of this world
We from our site of the West European continent also resolved to do everything possible to show what goes wrong in this world. To this end, we hope that readers who come here, shall appreciate our writings and shall take the necessary steps to help to share these articles with others.
What was at stake in Sharm El-Sheikh
Whilst the cost of inaction is far, far greater than the cost of inaction for many countries, it was difficult to come to an agreement to contribute to a fund helping those countries most affected by pollution from the industrial and most polluting countries.
Bloomberg’s view for 2022 August 29 – September 04
August 29 After China’s military drills following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, the ball was back in US President Joe Biden’s court to respond. His military generals did so by sending two guided-missile cruisers through the Taiwan Strait yesterday, in what the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet called a “routine” trip. In many ways,Continue reading “Bloomberg’s view for 2022 August 29 – September 04”
Composted reads for the third week of August 2022
As drought blights the UK, our politicians have their heads buried in the sand Caroline Lucas England’s privatised water system is compounding the climate emergency. Instead of fixing it, the government has gone awol. Rivers and reservoirs are evaporating in front of our eyes. Water may soon be rationed and crop irrigation restricted. Drought, andContinue reading “Composted reads for the third week of August 2022”
This is Europe in the 2nd week of August
Parched rivers, dunes on fire – why this Europe-wide drought isn’t a freak event Boats upended on Swiss riverbeds, smoke rising from the pine forests of the Landes and hillsides of Galicia, parched arborio rice fields in the Po delta, sea water evaporating at twice the normal rate from the salt pans of the Loire-Atlantique;Continue reading “This is Europe in the 2nd week of August”
Climate articles selection from The New York Times for the Fourth week of July
Extreme heat and fires gripped several parts of Europe and North America.
The Guardian reviewing 2022 July 18 – July 24
July 18 Heatwave / UK braces for record temperature as first ever red heat warning comes into effect Network Rail says to avoid trains unless absolutely necessary, with much of country covered by extreme heat alert ‘Shameful diversion tactic’ / UK’s ‘quick-fix’ asylum policies criticised in damning MPs’ report ‘It’s socialism’ / Heated Tory leadershipContinue reading “The Guardian reviewing 2022 July 18 – July 24”