Amphan Pummels India and Bangladesh



Supercyclone Amphan has left large parts of India and Bangladesh in ruins. Over the course of five days, millions of people were cut off from electricity, water supply, and communication lines. Surveys assess damages costing up to $13.5 billion and counting.

Are Superstorms the New Normal?

Supercyclone Amphan has left large parts of India and Bangladesh in ruins. Over the course of five days, millions of people were cut off from electricity, water supply, and communication lines. Surveys assess damage cost reaching up to $13.5 billion and counting.

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Andreas Klippe

Don’t be a Victim of COVID Tunnel Vision



The COVID Pandemic has infected more than 4 million people worldwide and millions more have been urged back into their homes or worse, in hospitals. Those who have been restricted to their homes have been in quarantine for more than 1 month. Needless to say, people are very excited to get out of their homes and out of this pandemic. Unfortunately no end is in sight and worse, experts say we will feel the effects for the years to come. With all the attention to the coronavirus, many more could be suffering from COVID Tunnel Vision.

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COVID Tunnel Vision is the mistake of concentrating too much resources on the current COVID pandemic that we forget the other inevitable problems we have to face. The world has been so focused on COVID response efforts that there are annual dangers that are being overlooked, underreported, and deprioritized.
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Andreas Klippe

A Pandemic for Cleaner Air?



The COVID pandemic has gripped the world. What started as the novel coronavirus back in December has spread out to bring industries to a standstill, crippling world economies. Millions have been infected and hundreds of thousands have perished. Even now, the COVID pandemic is already widely accepted as a defining moment of this generation.

It is noteworthy that science is of utmost importance now. We now look to scientists and doctors to bring us out of this struggle. Sure as clouds have silver linings, the quarantines and shutdowns that resulted from the pandemic has given us all a glimpse of what life looks like when destructive human activities are reduced. Let’s see what this break from industrial waste and pollution means for our future.

The COVID Pandemic has gripped the world. What started as the novel coronavirus back in December has spread out bringing industries to a standstill, crippling world economies. Millions have been infected and hundreds of thousands have perished. Even now, the COVID Pandemic is already widely accepted as a defining moment for this generation. 

It is noteworthy that science is of utmost importance now. We now look to scientists and doctors to bring us out of this struggle. Sure as clouds have silver linings, the quarantines and shutdowns that resulted from the pandemic has given us all a glimpse of what life looks like when destructive human activities are reduced. Let’s see what this break from industrial waste and pollution means for our future.

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Andreas Klippe

GOOD NEWS: UK’s Weather Supercomputer



We check out another piece of good news. Amidst worldwide disarray brought on by COVID-19, there’s still time to be had for positivity. We hear about good news from the United Kingdom and the more than a billion pounds they plan to spend for a weather supercomputer. Let’s hear some good news for a change!

We check out another piece of good news. Amidst worldwide disarray brought on by COVID-19, there’s still time to be had for positivity. We hear about good news from the United Kingdom and the more than a billion pounds they plan to spend for a weather supercomputer. The effort to build it is part of the UK government and the British Monarchy’s dedication to a decade of climate action. Let’s hear some good news for a change!


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Andreas Klippe

February 2020 Weather Recap



Climate change continues to develop and change. While it has not come to the point where we are getting storms in the dry season, evidently, we are feeling more intense effects from what used to be mild weather.

This raises another worry where climate change is indirectly causing deaths. Europe has been dealing with consecutive summer heat waves. With buildings that have been designed to keep heat in, heat strokes have become a major concern with a number of casualties reported every year. It is revealing to us that existing infrastructure is not equipped to deal with climate change, and even modern countries are not fully prepared.

Climate change continues to develop and change. While it has not come to the point where we are getting storms in the dry season, evidently, we are feeling more intense effects from what used to be mild weather.

This raises another worry where climate change is indirectly causing deaths. Europe has been dealing with consecutive summer heatwaves. With buildings that have been designed to keep heat in, heat strokes have become a major concern with a number of casualties reported every year. It is revealing to us that existing infrastructure is not equipped to deal with climate change, and even modern countries are not fully prepared.

WORLD WEATHER

Official data has now confirmed that January 2020 was Earth’s hottest month on record. After 141 years of meteorological record-keeping, land and water temperatures worldwide were exceptionally high. Every January for the past 5 years have been the hottest. Europe was 3 degrees Celsius warmer compared to the 1981-2001 average. Continue reading “February 2020 Weather Recap”

Andreas Klippe

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