Heat wave breaks record

Temperatures in the capital over the weekend were the highest on record for mid-May, according to the National Observatory of Athens, which said its weather station in Thiseio recorded just under 37 degrees Celsius on both days. 

Trump showcases idea heat, humidity could help fight virus

The White House on April 23 pitched ``emerging'' research on the benefits of sunlight and humidity in diminishing the threat of the coronavirus as President Donald Trump encourages states to move to reopen their economies.

Past studies have not found good evidence that the warmer temperatures and higher humidity of spring and summer will help tamp down the spread of the virus.

Climate Change | Athens | March 3

In collaboration with the BEYOND Center of Excellence and the Research Center for Atmospheric Physics and Climatology, the French Institute in Athens will host a conference at its Theo Angelopoulos Auditorium in Kolonaki titled "Climate Change Impacts: Space Innovation at the Service of the Citizen" on March 3.

2019 - The Second Warmest Year ever Recorded

2019 is the second warmest year ever recorded, the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) has announced, quoted by France Press. This was also the warmest decade.

2019 was only 0.04 degrees Celsius colder from 2016, the warmest year ever since the El Nino phenomenon. According to NASA data, in 2016 El Nino's extreme intensity has increased global temperatures by 0.2 degrees Celsius.

Тhe Global Sea Level Is Rising Faster than Expected

Climate change can cause much faster and higher levels of ocean, a study of the previous warming period (125,000 years ago) showed, BTA reported, quoted by NOVA.

The water then rose 10 meters above current levels to 3 meters per century, according to scientists at the Australian National University. This scenario would be a disaster for hundreds of millions of people.