What will be the upcoming winter in Europe?

What will be the upcoming winter in Europe? Weather and Climate

European countries have already experienced the first signs of winter. And it goes on the offensive. Small outbreaks of cold weather comes from Siberia will be celebrated in the west and in the center of continental Europe in the middle of winter and closer to spring, and the south of Spain, south-eastern Europe and the Mediterranean Basin expect storms.

Winter temperature is below standards will be observed in countries such as the UK. Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain and Portugal. But the weather

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Drought in China has left without water for more than 3 million people

August 15, 2013. In June, the 11 provinces of China established a severe drought. Since then, the natural disaster affected more than 27 million people. Direct economic losses to date is estimated at 12 billion yuan (about U.S. $ 2 billion).

The drought has caused shortages of drinking water. As of August 13, the difficulties experienced with the water for more than 3 million people in Hunan province in central China. Over the past two weeks, it increased by two million people.

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In addition, the province set

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Tokelau island was entirely on solar energy

Tokelau island was entirely on solar energy Facts

Said Pacific island, consisting of three atolls, Atafu, Nukunonu and Fakaofo, the world's first inhabited place where all requests for electricity are fully satisfied with the produced solar energy. Island, which is home to just over 1.5 thousand people, located between New Zealand and Hawaii.

Earlier this territory belonging to New Zealand is 100% dependent on diesel fuel, which was the main item of expenditure and the main source of pollution. But the authorities have funded a project to install solar panels on each of the atolls in the amount

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Earthquake in Guatemala

Earthquake in Guatemala Natural Disasters

The Pacific coast of Guatemala, an earthquake of 7.4 points. In the list of the dead at the moment is listed 39 people who lived in the small north-western state of border with Mexico. Most suffered a small mountain village of San Marcos, located 128 kilometers from the epicenter of the earthquake. It destroyed about 30 houses.

On saving lives of six people buried alive under the sand collapse, more than 300 firefighters, policemen and villagers. The depth of the epicenter was about 32 km, its distance from the coast and the nearest

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The effect of climate change on human behavior

August 9, 2013. Researchers at Princeton University and the University of California at Berkeley in his article for the journal "Science" reported that even small variations in temperature and precipitation will lead to a significant increase in the risk of personal violence and social upheaval. Very likely the result of changes in the Earth's climate and air temperature rises by 2 ° C by the year 2050 is to increase the number of conflicts between people. At the same time, some African nations will be sufficient warming to 0,35 ° C to a potentially dangerous conflict, for example, civil war,

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Heavy rains in the central city of Tanzania

Heavy rains in the central city of Tanzania Weather and Climate

December 20, 2011 about 13 people were killed in the floods caused by unusually heavy rains in the central city of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. Tanzanian Meteorological Center appealed to citizens to leave the city due to the ongoing rains, but some people refuse because they fear for their property. In the city there is widespread destruction of property and infrastructure hundred people were left without homes, bridges destroyed, roads on the outskirts of the city are blocked by flood waters. December rains have formed as a result of

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In space, found a potentially habitable planet

In space, found a potentially habitable planet Facts

Astronomers had discovered a planet that is not part of the solar system, which judging by its parameters may be present life. This exoplanet codenamed HD 40307g and rotates just in the area of the life of its star, so that it may well be liquid water. Distance from this super-Earth to have is 42 light-years, and it is quite a distance to affordable modern telescopes to study the planet in detail.

As it became known, and she and her HD 40307g have the orbit of the Moon, due to

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Scientists are trying to understand the causes of the medieval cooling

January 31. A new study conducted by experts from the University of Colorado at Boulder (USA), claims that the mysterious cooling, marked on the planet centuries ago, was caused by a series of powerful volcanic eruptions that triggered the chain of a number of climatic fluctuations, in particular a marked expansion of the polar ice caps. In the scientific literature cooling in the Middle Ages, often referred to by experts as the Little Ice Age.

Climate scientists studied chemical deposits in the Arctic Circle, analyzed a large amount of soil sediments and came to the conclusion that the

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The discovery of new features of the carbon cycle

The discovery of new features of the carbon cycle, scientists have proved

Scientists from the University of California decided to study the behavior of the residual carbon, which are utilized by burrowing into the ground. Previously, it was assumed that the erosion can carry away carbon deep into the soil, acting as a sump for the surplus to his or storage. But in fact, such storage is impermanence, as scientists have found.

In the carbon cycle on Earth soil erosion processes can act as an adsorbent and as a source of carbon, which can not but affect the

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In Peru, an earthquake of magnitude 7.0

September 26, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 7.0. occurred off the coast of Peru. The tremors were recorded at a depth of 45 kilometers. In some areas of damaged houses and schools. Wounds and injuries to about 20 people. One miner was pulled from the mine. The threat of a tsunami in the coastal areas has not been announced.

Source: Euronews

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