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Tropical Nights in Tromsø

When temperatures fell to just 21°C in a summer night in 2018 (July 29), it was reported in the news the following day. The first time in recorded history, Tromsø, about 350 km north of the Arctic Circle (69° 40′ 58″ N), had … Continue reading

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Climate Change is a Fact

That the currently observed climate change is man-made is still disputed, in particular by president Trump who calls global warming “weather.” Scientists are not denying that Earth is undergoing glacial periods for billions of years, and the development and spread … Continue reading

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Human Flow

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and head of the Bavarian CSU, Horst Seehofer, have agreed to cap the annual number of refugees at 200,000. As the Guardian comments, the “refugee cap deal is widely being interpreted as mainstream conservatives yielding to … Continue reading

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Hurricane Season

In my last post on the Great American Eclipse on 21 August, the impressive gif of the moon’s shadow crossing the entire United States, hurricane Harvey was already lurking approaching the Yucatán peninsula. The devastation in Texas might be a … Continue reading

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Trump’s Conspiracy Theory

Showing his complete lack of information on global climate change, Donald Trump claimed being an environmentalist (“As someone who cares deeply about the environment, which I do …;” possibly of his golf course of the Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida) in his … Continue reading

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