Category: climate change

New weather supercomputer to be installed in Bologna

New weather supercomputer to be installed in Bologna:

Plants adapt to climate change with a little help from friendly bacteria | Result In Brief | CORDIS | European Commission

Plants adapt to climate change with a little help from friendly bacteria | Result In Brief | CORDIS | European Commission:

Meet the friendly bacteria that help plants adapt to Climate Change.

Could this discovery help us address the future challenges of nature management?

EMSR322: Hurricane Michael over the coast of Florida, Alabama and Georgia

EMSR322: Hurricane Michael over the coast of Florida, Alabama and Georgia:

Press Release:

The EU’s Copernicus emergency satellite mapping service has been activated on the request of the US Federal Emergency Management Agency to support the US authorities face Hurricane Michael. Maps will be provided for Florida, Alabama and Georgia. Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides said: “Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre is monitoring the situation 24/7. We are helping our American friends face yet another threatening hurricane. Our thoughts are with all the people who are in the path of this powerful storm. The EU stands ready to provide further assistance”. This is the second time this year Copernicus has been activated for hurricanes in the US. Photos of the Emergency Centre are available, as well as a video of the EU’s Copernicus programme and a factsheet on the EU’s emergency centre.

EU always answer a call for help! Lets us know how we can help.

GLOBAL WARMING OF 1.5 °C

GLOBAL WARMING OF 1.5 °C:

Climate change report: “..the world will be beyond recognition”

Climate change report: “..the world will be beyond recognition”:

Read more here (CNN): Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn 
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/07/world/climate-change-new-ipcc-report-wxc/index.html

Possible formation of a ‘Medicane’ in the Tyrrhenian sea on Thursday, Sept 20th

Possible formation of a ‘Medicane’ in the Tyrrhenian sea on Thursday, Sept 20th:

WRF-NMM model, 18th Sept 00 UTC run:

#EuronewsNow | The world will be 4 to 5 degrees hotter even if we slash CO2 emmissions, according to…

Triestingtal: 43 Mio. Euro für Hochwasserschutz

Triestingtal: 43 Mio. Euro für Hochwasserschutz:

Die Kosten des Klimawandels für den Steuerzahler, allein in Niederösterreich:

Seit dem Jahr 2002 wurden in Niederösterreich 950 Millionen Euro in den Hochwasserschutz investiert.

Das Bundesland hat 1.6m Einwohner, macht gut €1500 pro Steuerzahler allein für zusätzlichen Hochwasserschutz. Andere Auswirkungen wie Unwetter oder Dürren nicht berücksichtigt.

Summer heatwave: soon the norm in Europe

Summer heatwave: soon the norm in Europe:

Europas Hitzwelle wird bald zur Norm

Europas Hitzwelle wird bald zur Norm: