The UN concerned the difference in terms of emissions

The UN concerned the difference in terms of emissions to save the planet

According to experts from the UN, the world is still too far from achieving control over global warming. In order to achieve the planned reduction in global temperature and prevent hot air for more than 2 ° C, emissions in 2020 must not exceed 44 Gt of CO2 equivalent. But as of 2010, the volume of gas is 49 Gt. And if domestic policy in this matter is not strict, and in 2020 the world will have already 52 Gt.

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Climate change will increase the difference between north and south Europe

Climate change will increase the difference between north and south Europe Weather and Climate

Rise in global temperatures can not only increase the difference between natural, social and living conditions of the southern and northern Europeans.

If the climate becomes warmer, the Southern Europe continues to suffer from a succession of floods, storms, heat waves and droughts. Such an abundance of natural disasters inevitably undermine the national budget of the southern countries, while some of them and so are not considered in the richest part of the world. Cope with new disasters initially weak financially States will be

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USA: Ominous clouds covered Michigan

July 25, 2013. Yesterday at about 20:30 local time on the staff of Michigan appeared ominous clouds yellow-orange color. According to one of the local newspapers, the witnesses of this strange phenomenon immediately began to shoot video and take pictures, and then putting them online. One of the locals in the comments wrote that what he saw is the craziest thing he had ever met. In fact, many Michigan residents expect after such a horrifying sight to see a hurricane or tornado.

But meteorologists have denied such allegations, noting that it is a rare phenomenon called Mammatus. In

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More than a million people in China suffer from a shortage of drinking water due to drought

July 25, 2013. About 1.15 million people living in the provinces of Hunan / Central China / Guizhou and / Southwest China /, because of the intense and prolonged drought are suffering from a shortage of drinking water. This is today Xinhua reported.

According to the agency, because of the continuing few weeks of dry weather the local farmers may lose their crops on the areas in 697.9 thousand hectares, and about 436.3 thousand head of cattle.

In the affected areas of the Hunan provincial government has sent 2.5 million people and 13 thousand tanks with water.

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Liner Costa Concordia ran aground on the non-existent rock

January 14. Captain of wrecked off the coast of Tuscany, the Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia Schettino Franco (Franco Schettino) claims that his ship ran into rocks that were not included on the navigation map, local media reported.

Initially it was reported that the ship Costa Concordia, which was carrying more than 4.2 thousand people, including Russian tourists on Saturday night ran aground near the island of Giglio (Giglio) off the coast of Tuscany. As a result of the accident, at least three people were killed and 40 were injured, including two seriously. However, these data are not conclusive:

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Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant reactors suppresses pending tsunami

Fukushima nuclear power plant back in the spotlight

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May 14.Hundreds of people gathered in front of the head office of the company TEPKO, the operator of nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima". Protesters waved banners that read "Stop all nuclear power plants" and urged the government to use alternative sources energii.Tem time, passed away one of the staff of NPP "Fukushima." He lost consciousness During repair work on stantsii.Ekstrenny examination showed the presence of radioactive substances in the body and clothing of the deceased. The dose of radiation in the course of his work at the station was minimalnoy.Drugaya Japanese

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To avoid starvation — China is buying up land around the world

Because of the severe drought, China will have to import huge quantities of wheat, according to the American press. This will cause a rise in prices in the world. Although China meets its cereal needs, China began to acquire land abroad for food security.

As long as people are holding their breath, watching the uprisings in the Arab world that threaten oil supplies, and the disaster in Japan, the world lies in wait for a new disaster: drought in China may force up food prices and create a new economic crisis. With such a prediction was made by a former

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In the fight against greenhouse gases in man an unusual ally

In the fight against greenhouse gases in man an unusual ally Scientists prove

As is known, except carbon dioxide nitrogen oxide is also a dangerous greenhouse gas that can destroy the protective ozone layer of the Earth. But as recently found in nature is a great "army", which can lead to quite fruitful battle with harmful nitrogen emissions. This is a type of bacteria discovered in the laboratory of the University of Tennessee.

Scientists previously knew of the existence of micro-organisms that have the property of splitting the molecule N2O to secure nitrogen atoms. Now, however, it became

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New signs of warming in the Russian Arctic

New signs of warming in the Russian Arctic Weather and Climate

A team of scientists from Russia after a three-month observation Arctic ice on Earth Franz Joseph came to the conclusion that their stock is constantly decreasing. Besides starting a marked migration to higher latitudes of the living species, the area previously spread further south. The explanation for such changes can only serve global warming.

To get a real picture of what is happening, the researchers examined 42 of the 191 islands in the archipelago. On each of them confirmed the thinning of the ice cover since the

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