Saturday, 24 June 2017

Record high temperatures grip much of the globe, more hot weather to come – UN agency (Story & video)

UN News Centre
Extremely high May and June temperatures have broken records in parts of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the United States, the United Nations weather agency reported today, warning of more heatwaves to come. Story here.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Deadly Heatwaves Could Threaten Nearly Three-Quarters of World's Inhabitants

Common Dreams

New study released as "unusually early" heatwaves grip large swathes of globe. Details here.

PinP photo.

Moss study reveals widespread climate change in the Antarctic

Science Media Centre of Canada.

Moss from additional sites on the Antarctic Peninsula has allowed scientists to get a clear picture of the ecological changes the region underwent over the past 50 years. Details here.

Keep the Hives Alive! (Video)

Monday, 19 June 2017

We can’t fight climate change if we keep lying to ourselves

Nation of Change - Chris Hedges
The inability to see what is in front of our eyes replicates the blindness of all past civilizations that celebrated their eternal glory at moments of precipitous decline. Details here.
Recent wildfires in Portugal have incinerated more than 60 people in their homes and cars. Nsandre photo.