Climate change

Climate Activists Smash Windows of Barclays Bank in London

Seven people were arrested outside the London headquarters of Barclays bank on Wednesday after climate change activists broke windows to protest the role of the financial sector in climate change, news wires reported. "You may dislike our action today but I ask you to compare a crack in a window to funding wildfires and flooded homes," said a campaigner cited by Reuters.

Putin and Biden Agreed to Resume Climate Cooperation Despite Controversies

Russia and the United States have embarked on resuming climate cooperation, with Russian Presidential Climate Advisor Ruslan Edelgeriyev having held his first meeting with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry. Climate protection remains one of the few promising areas for cooperation between the two superpowers, Kommersant writes.

Sunken ship comes to light in Lake Van

 

The remains of a ship that sank many years ago in Lake Van in eastern Turkey emerged on Feb. 17 as its water level recedes due to global warming.

The increasing effects of global warming are causing water level changes in the lake during certain periods, and as a result, a number of historic artifacts dating back to the Seljuk and Ottoman empires are coming to light.

Antarctica hides Earth’s history, says Turkish scientist

A scientist specializing in Arctic studies said research on Antarctica has shed light on global climate change as well as the Earth's history.

Burcu Özsoy, a member of Istanbul Technical University's Faculty of Maritime Studies and chairperson of the TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center's Institute of Arctic Research, has been conducting studies on sea ice on the white continent.

Global Ice Sheet Melting Much Faster Than in 1990

The rate at which ice is disappearing across the world matches "worst-case climate warming scenarios", UK scientists have warned in new research.

A team from the universities of Edinburgh and Leeds and University College London said the rate at which ice is melting across the world's polar regions and mountains has increased markedly in the last three decades.

Weather in Bulgaria: Still Warm and Quiet

Warming trend will continue today, the national weather service reports. In some regions of Bulgaria day temperatures may reach 15 C.

Light wind from south-southwest will rise to moderate in the eastern parts of the country. In the coming days the warm spell will persist.

The atmospheric pressure is higher than average but will keep falling.

 

 

Carbon neutrality by 2050 is the world’s most urgent mission

As the world marks the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, a promising movement for carbon neutrality is taking shape. By next month, countries representing more than 65% of harmful greenhouse gases and more than 70% of the world economy will have committed to achieve net zero emissions by the middle of the century.

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