The Yamal peninsula is located in the north-western part of Russia at a latitude between 67° N and 73° N and stretches out for about 700 km in the Kara Sea.
The actual and foreseeable movement of people from their own country to other places due to a number of reasons, including climate change, recalls in a way the migrations of the past. Continue reading Global Change needs Global View – The Price of a Life
Temperatures are on the rise; this winter season in Italy was the second warmest since 1800. According with data recently published by the Italian Institute of Atmospheric Science and Climate (ISAC) of the National Research Council (CNR), the average temperature during this winter was 1.8° C higher than the average winter temperatures during the 1971-2000 interval. Continue reading Italian heat
This winter the central and eastern part of North America experienced very cold temperatures. The latest U.S. climate report stated that it was the 34th-coldest winter on record in USA, 1° F cooler than average, and the coldest in the last four years. The report showed also that there was more snow than usual: in the Northern Hemisphere snow covered 255,000 square miles above the 1981-2010 average and produced the 18th largest winter snow cover. Many claimed that this is evidence against Global Warming: is that true? Continue reading North America’s freezing winter