2020-10-14 | In April 2020, at the height of the first wave of Corona infections, when most major countries shut down their public life and parts of their economy, emissions declined by 16.9%. The magnitude of this decrease was larger than during the financial crisis of 2008, the oil crisis of 1979, or even World War II.
2020-10-10 | "For the first time, we are forced to consider the real risk of destabilizing the entire planet," says climate impact scholar Johan Rockström. Hear his plan for putting the planet back on the path of sustainability over the next 10 years -- and protecting the future of our children.
2020-09-24 | It is evident that climate change increases the frequency and/or severity of fire weather around the world. Land management alone cannot explain recent increases in wildfire because increased fire weather from climate change amplifies fire risk where fuels remain available.
2020-05-23 | It has been an unusually hot spring in Siberia, and the coinciding lack of underlying snow in the region combined with overall global temperature increases, undoubtedly helped play a critical role in causing this extreme temperature observation in Verkhoyansk (northern part of Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), a region of Eastern Siberia).
2020-04-01 | The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the quantity and quality of weather observations and forecasts, as well as atmospheric and climate monitoring.