Running during a heatwave affecting parts of Europe, such as Germany, France or even the Arctic for days to weeks. Major heat wave for northern Europe and the Arctic this weekend http://www.severe-weather.eu/mcd/major-heat-wave-for-northern-europe-and-the-arctic-this-weekend Sommer-Wetter-Comeback in Deutschland https://www.merkur.de/welt/wetter-in-deutschland-portugal-zittert-vor-hurrikan-sommer-comeback-bei-uns-zr-10147379.html France reached historic temperatures. 🌡️Records de chaleur pour une 2e décade d'octobre ce 12/1030.6°C Montluçon29.4 Nevers28.2 St-Yan27.5 St-Dizier27.4 Strasbourg27.1…
Waldbrand bei Berlin – Feuerwehr lässt drei Dörfer räumen https://www.tagesspiegel.de/berlin/brandenburg-waldbrand-bei-berlin-feuerwehr-laesst-drei-doerfer-raeumen/22947794.html
Mehr als 45 Grad wurden in Portugal gemessen. Gleich an mehreren Orten fielen Hitzerekorde – und es soll es noch heißer werden. Mehr zum Thema dieser Sendung vom 4 August 2018 https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/portugal-hitzerekord-101.html
Wissenschaftler warnen vor Heißzeit https://tagesschau.de/inland/heisszeit-pik-101.html
Scientist point to the manifestation of a persistent heat spell in many parts around the globe, this summer. Climate expert and science editor for Axios, Andrew Freedman https://twitter.com/afreedma speaks about the climate-weather teleconnections with CBSN anchor.
Global Extreme Freak Weather July 2018 – Footage Compilation.
European Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič’s keynote speech at the Energiewende 2018 conference in Germany Berlin, April 18, 2018.
For more conference talks visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb7H8cqwr_Wnhx2X5xuV5ag/videos or https://www.energiewende2018.com or https://twitter.com/greensofa_betd
It’s 2018 and Germany is still digging coal. But is this a good idea, since Germany may lose large land masses to rising seas, in part fueled by it’s CO2 emissions. Credits German activists lose bid to halt Hambach mine expansion http://www.dw.com/en/german-activists-lose-bid-to-halt-hambach-mine-expansion/a-41517134 Climate Expert Jim Hansen explains the Climate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y09kyx9YgUM Future Sea Level Rise Summary…
Logistics giant DHL has an extensive effort to electrify its massive fleet of delivery vehicles. The company is both buying EVs and making its own. https://electrek.co/2017/12/29/bmw-i3-battery-modules-dhl-electric-vehicles
A powerful Nor’Easter is forming off the East Coast of the U.S., while temperatures in Florida outpace those in Anchorage, Alaska. Meanwhile powerful storms swept through western Europe, France, the U.K., Ireland, Netherlands, and Germany. One difference are the rather mild temperatures in Europe compared to U.S. Arctic cold. The storm Eleanor sweeps France with…
Stefan Rahmstorf speaks at the 2017 Bonn climate conference, explaining the basics of global climate change, and outlines our current emissions pathway – asking if we can control the climate crisis. The talk is titled Climate Action and Human Wellbeing at a Crossroads: Historical Transformation or Backlash?
Stefan Rahmstorf’s homepage http://www.pik-potsdam.de/~stefan
Scientists warn that insects could be facing “Armageddon” after a new study found that more than 75 percent of the insect population in Germany has declined in the last two decades. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/scientists-warn-insect-armageddon-after-dramatic-drop-populations-n812401 More than 75 percent decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0185809 Music composed by Piotr Wojtowicz aka…
On the eve of the COP23 UN Climate Talks, the Pacific Climate Warriors and 1000s of people from around the world used their bodies, their culture and their spirits to demand an end to the era of fossil fuels, and a rapid, just transition to renewable energy for all. More on this story at 350…
Illuminating the near future of electric mobility: the BMWi Visionary Dynamics at #IAA2017, via https://twitter.com/BMWi
BMW’s i Vision Dynamics targets Tesla-topping range in a four-door coupe https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/12/bmws-i-vision-dynamics-targets-tesla-topping-range-in-a-four-door-coupe/
In this July 2017 interview with CarbonBrief, Amory Lovins talks about gas plants, nuclear, and about Germany’s Energiewende. Read the interview summary at https://www.carbonbrief.org/carbon-brief-interview-amory-lovins
Video by CarbonBrief https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiXgvmQ2jUgUjRpJzvga5Tg/videos
Today Helmut Kohl died, aged 87, he was chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998, and responsible to reunite Germany’s eastern and western parts. Back in 1995 he called for CO2 reductions, at a United Nations conference. Related Helmut Kohl, Chancellor Who Reunited Germany, Dies at 87 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/16/world/europe/helmut-kohl-german-chancellor-dead.html German: Der schwarze Riese http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/zum-tode-helmut-kohls-der-schwarze-riese-a-1152559.html Release via…