Climate and Ecology 2023, February

Ozone layer over Earth thinner than ever, UN warns

Ozone layer over Earth thinner than ever, UN warns

Ozone thickness over the Arctic has dropped to record levels due to atmospheric chemicals and frost in the stratosphere

Scientists say lakes on the Tibetan plateau trap heat under the ice

Scientists say lakes on the Tibetan plateau trap heat under the ice

The Tibetan Plateau is the largest highlands in the world in terms of area and height, located in Central Asia. Scientists have found that lakes with fresh water there function as lenses that absorb the flow of solar energy and detain it

Tragic disappearance of glaciers in the Pyrenees predicted

Tragic disappearance of glaciers in the Pyrenees predicted

Europe's southernmost glaciers are likely to nearly disappear in the next two decades due to climate change, as the ice mass reduction in the Pyrenees continues at a constant rapid rate, seen since at least the 1980s

Southern Europe predicted a doubling of dangerous droughts due to global warming

Southern Europe predicted a doubling of dangerous droughts due to global warming

In Eastern Europe and the Alps, this figure may increase by 20-25%

Japan will dump radioactive water from Fukushima into the Pacific Ocean

Japan will dump radioactive water from Fukushima into the Pacific Ocean

In a world where the UN is pushing the West (but not China, oddly enough) to drastically cut emissions to save the planet from global warming, where the hottest trend in the investment universe is investing in ESG, it's great that the government

"No climate catastrophe": Quadrupling CO2 will only raise temperatures by 1 ° C

"No climate catastrophe": Quadrupling CO2 will only raise temperatures by 1 ° C

"No climate catastrophe," scientists say in their new study, "rising CO2 levels will not significantly change Earth's temperature." Increasing the CH4 and N2O content will have very little noticeable effect

By 2100, seas and oceans will change beyond recognition

By 2100, seas and oceans will change beyond recognition

According to a new study by American scientists, by the end of the century, up to 95% of the Earth's water surface will change catastrophically if humanity does not take control of carbon emissions

"Moscow becomes Voronezh". How are heat, floods and snowfalls related to climate change?

"Moscow becomes Voronezh". How are heat, floods and snowfalls related to climate change?

The summer of 2021 once again broke heat records. It seems that the weather is losing its mind more and more: either meter-long snowdrifts fall, or floods paralyze entire cities. We asked climatologists and weather forecasters to explain if these events are related to the global

Scientists have denied the conclusions of the UN and published data that the sun, not CO2, is behind "global warming"

Scientists have denied the conclusions of the UN and published data that the sun, not CO2, is behind "global warming"

Climatologist Dr. Ronan Connolly, Dr. Willie Sun, and 21 other scientists argue that the conclusions of the latest IPCC climate report and the confidence with which these findings are expressed depend on the limited choice of IPCC authors' datasets

Sharp rise in Arctic sea ice: Ice volume to peak in 15 years

Sharp rise in Arctic sea ice: Ice volume to peak in 15 years

The extent of Arctic sea ice has held up exceptionally well during the 2021 summer melt season. During August, due to cold conditions and favorable wind conditions, more ice and snow remained than usual

Madagascar is experiencing a famine entirely caused by climate change for the first time

Madagascar is experiencing a famine entirely caused by climate change for the first time

Residents of Madagascar were on the verge of starvation due to four years of extremely low rainfall. As reported by the United Nations (UN), this is the first famine caused solely by the effects of climate change

Antarctic sea ice recovery disrupts the "global warming picture"

Antarctic sea ice recovery disrupts the "global warming picture"

Just two years ago, many mainstream media reported that the sea ice at the South Pole was melting at an "astonishing" rate. The German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported in June 2019 that Antarctic sea ice "has decreased by

Volcanoes are the main contributor to the increase in CO2 in the atmosphere

Volcanoes are the main contributor to the increase in CO2 in the atmosphere

Humanity is nowhere near capable of providing the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions as natural geological processes. So it's pointless to blame us for global warming. New research has further confirmed these findings

NASA changes data that recorded cold snap for warming in Ireland and Greece

NASA changes data that recorded cold snap for warming in Ireland and Greece

Data manipulation to advance the global warming agenda is not science, it is politics. Today we take a look at NASA's temperature data for Ireland and compare the unadjusted GHCN version with the GHCN version 4 charts, corrected

The concentration of hydrogen in the atmosphere has grown by 70% over the past 150 years

The concentration of hydrogen in the atmosphere has grown by 70% over the past 150 years

Scientists believe this growth has further accelerated global warming

The level of the Caspian Sea decreases by 5-10 cm per year

The level of the Caspian Sea decreases by 5-10 cm per year

The average annual water level in the Caspian Sea has decreased by about 5-10 cm compared to last year, according to the Iranian Ministry of Energy

The ice age threat is real

The ice age threat is real

Most people have NEVER heard of Beaufort's kettlebell, a powerful wind current in the Arctic Ocean that has a far greater effect on sea ice than anything we can throw into the atmosphere. Gear Beaufort regulates the climate and shaping

Geomagnetic storms destroy the ozone layer of the earth's atmosphere

Geomagnetic storms destroy the ozone layer of the earth's atmosphere

The geomagnetic storms that cause the Auroras - beautiful streaks of green light often visible from the Earth's polar regions - cause ozone depletion in the mesosphere. This attrition could have a bearing on global climate change, poet

The Brazilian city of Atafona plunges into the ocean

The Brazilian city of Atafona plunges into the ocean

Decades ago, Julia Maria de Assis thought that someday she would take over the management of a hotel that her father had begun to build in Atafona, a seaside town in the north of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro

IPCC report downplays the risk of El Niño and La Niño anomalies

IPCC report downplays the risk of El Niño and La Niño anomalies

Australian scientists questioned the latest UN-backed global warming report, saying it underestimated the likelihood that major weather events caused by the Pacific

For the first time in history, it rained on the glaciers of Greenland

For the first time in history, it rained on the glaciers of Greenland

For the first time in the history of meteorological observations, it rained at the highest point of the Greenland ice sheet. Researchers are concerned

Retreating glaciers in East Greenland reveal plant remains dating from the 16th and 17th centuries

Retreating glaciers in East Greenland reveal plant remains dating from the 16th and 17th centuries

Discovered mosses and willow shrubs buried under the modern retreating glaciers of East Greenland can be dated to 400-500 years ago, suggesting that during this period (the beginning of the Little Ice Age) there were also

A heat bomb was found under the most dangerous glacier in the world

A heat bomb was found under the most dangerous glacier in the world

Scientists at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany have found a vulnerable spot under one of the fastest melting Antarctic glaciers

Climate change has turned into problems for airlines

Climate change has turned into problems for airlines

Airlines are increasingly facing problems due to bad weather caused by climate change, writes Financial Times

Scientists warn of "autism epidemic" in the world

Scientists warn of "autism epidemic" in the world

Autism rates have been growing exponentially for several years now. According to a study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, the United States (USA) is facing a "tsunami" of future autism and

Scientists warn of Siberia's "methane super-bomb"

Scientists warn of Siberia's "methane super-bomb"

Due to climate change, methane stored in the Arctic begins to surface and its amount cannot be compared with the emissions that humanity produces

Something is killing gray whales. Is this a sign that the oceans are in danger?

Something is killing gray whales. Is this a sign that the oceans are in danger?

For thousands of years, gray whales in the eastern Pacific have made one of the longest annual migrations of all mammals - from the cold waters of the Arctic, then down past the densely populated shores and beaches of California, before finding

23 solar physics and climatology experts refute IPCC findings on the causes of climate change

23 solar physics and climatology experts refute IPCC findings on the causes of climate change

A group of experts from around the world concluded that it was premature to blame climate change mainly on greenhouse gas emissions. Their findings contradict the UN IPCC conclusion, which the study showed is based on narrow and

3 out of 4 people think Earth is approaching irreversible tipping points, poll shows

3 out of 4 people think Earth is approaching irreversible tipping points, poll shows

Around 73 percent of people now believe Earth's climate is approaching dramatic and irreversible "tipping points," according to a global poll published on Tuesday

Blue hydrogen turned out to be worse for the climate than coal combustion

Blue hydrogen turned out to be worse for the climate than coal combustion

Most hydrogen today is produced by exposing natural gas to high temperature, pressure and steam, which produces carbon dioxide as a by-product. In the so-called "gray" hydrogen, all this

By insisting on more oil production, the US is in breach of its climate protection commitments

By insisting on more oil production, the US is in breach of its climate protection commitments

When the calls of the "exclusive nation" to all other countries of the world "to give up oil and coal in order to save the world from Global Warming", which the United States itself invented and promotes to the masses

Get used to skyrocketing food prices: Extreme weather conditions persist, but climate is not the only culprit

Get used to skyrocketing food prices: Extreme weather conditions persist, but climate is not the only culprit

Devastating heat. Debilitating droughts. Exhausting frosts. Extreme weather creates nightmares for farmers around the world - and makes food more expensive for Americans, CNN writes, but global price increases will not only affect

The Earth's atmosphere continues to cool

The Earth's atmosphere continues to cool

The media has diligently touted this year's Olympics as potentially "the hottest ever!" but in reality northern Japan is suffering from a record, unprecedented cold - and almost nothing about it

"Not a single good news." Highlights from the IPCC report on climate change

"Not a single good news." Highlights from the IPCC report on climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published the first part of the Sixth Assessment Report, which details the impact of humans on the atmosphere, oceans and land. A gloomy picture emerges from the emphatically dry text

Sicily has the highest temperature in European history

Sicily has the highest temperature in European history

According to preliminary reports from local meteorologists, southern Italy may have had the highest temperature in Europe. A temperature of 48.8 ° C was recorded on August 11 near the city of Syracuse on the island of Sicily

Global warming could change the climate impact of volcanic eruptions

Global warming could change the climate impact of volcanic eruptions

Climatologists consider volcanoes to be one of the main "conductors" of the Earth's climate

Will Europe freeze? What surprises to expect from the weather in the near future

Will Europe freeze? What surprises to expect from the weather in the near future

What predictions about climate change in ten key areas has the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change made in its new report?

Oil spill in the Black Sea is much larger than reported

Oil spill in the Black Sea is much larger than reported

The oil spill off the Russian Black Sea coast over the weekend spread to an area of ​​almost 80 square kilometers and turned out to be much larger than previously estimated, scientists from the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) reported on Wednesday, citing satellite

Rosprirodnadzor announced the threat of loss of mineral springs in the Caucasus

Rosprirodnadzor announced the threat of loss of mineral springs in the Caucasus

Head of Rosprirodnadzor Radionova warned of the threat of loss of mineral springs in the Caucasus

Climate change is "like hitting the head with a hammer," say developing countries

Climate change is "like hitting the head with a hammer," say developing countries

Leaders of vulnerable countries as well as activists said the United Nations report released on Monday should spur global action. But big companies that emit greenhouse gases are playing for time