These signs show that the Earth is approaching a climate disaster

These signs show that the Earth is approaching a climate disaster

The UK Weather Service projects the global temperature by 2023 to be between 1.08°C and 1.32°C above the pre-industrial average. It would be the tenth consecutive year in which temperatures reached at least 1 °C from the baseline, which would leave the planet “very close to the goal of the maximum of 1.5 °C set by … Read more

Young people will suffer much more natural disasters

Young people will suffer much more natural disasters

Seven times as many heat waves, three times as many droughts and river floods, and twice as many forest fires. This is the dramatic future that an international group of researchers predicts for people born between 2015 and 2021 if the current climate policy does not change. “It is a call to action. We need … Read more

10 Cities most at-risk for natural Disasters

10 Cities most at-risk for natural Disasters

Natural disasters are, unfortunately, more and more frequent in our time. Many of the cities most at risk are in coastal areas, making them more vulnerable to floods, tsunamis and earthquakes. These types of catastrophes are devastating both for human life and for infrastructure development and the economy. The following cities around the world have … Read more

907 deaths due to lightning this year in India

907 deaths in a year due to lightning in India

In 2022, there was an increase in the number of natural disasters due to extreme weather in India. There was a huge increase in lightning incidents and more than 900 people were killed. There were nearly eight times as many heat waves, 27 in all, and lightning increased more than 111 times, killing 907 people, … Read more

10 climate disasters in 5 years cost $1.5 trillion

Climate Change will fuel Humanitarian Crisis in 2023

Calculating the growing costs of climate disasters Insurers and risk modelling experts say climate change is increasing the cost of natural disasters, as rising sea levels and drought increase the frequency and severity of floods and wildfires. The biggest losses typically occur in wealthier countries with more expensive assets: the 2019-2020 bushfires in Australia rank … Read more

What is a tornado and how is it formed?

What is a tornado and how is it formed?

Before knowing how a tornado is formed, you have to know exactly what phenomenon we are talking about. Tornadoes are violently rotating column of air that extends from the ground to the base of a cloud that is usually cumuliform. A tornado can travel several kilometres before disappearing, leaving serious material and even human damage … Read more