Greece Braces for Possibly the ‘Hottest Summer Ever’
Scientists have warned that Greece may experience the hottest summer ever as Spain and Portugal, are bracing for an early heatwave with temperatures possibly very close to 40 C (104 F) at the end of April. "It is possible that...
Heatwaves in Greece Increase in Duration, Intensity and Frequency
Greece has experienced an average of 0.7 heatwaves per year from 1950 to 2020, but this average value has increased to 1.1 heatwaves per year from 1990 to 2020, according to a recent study. The study published in the international...
Climate Change: Wildfire Risk Has Grown Everywhere
As climate change makes hot and dry conditions—often termed “fire weather”—more common and severe, vegetation dries out and landscapes become more flammable, pushing up the odds of dangerous wildfires. By Stefan H Doerr, Cristina Santín, John Abatzoglou, Pep Canadell and Matthew William Jones Humans...
Climate Change: Earth’s Poles Hit by Simultaneous Heatwaves
Both of Earth's poles are experiencing unprecedented heatwaves and climate scientists around the world warn that the alarming events are a sign of the devastating effects of climate change. Antarctica, which is usually cooling down at this time of year,...
Massive Heat Waves, Climate Change Daunt Scientists
Heat waves and overall climate change has scientists around the globe sounding the alarm and call for the necessity of immediate measures
''Greece Like Libya, Britain Like Morocco'': Experts Warn About Global Warming
The latest heatwaves that swept across most of Europe during the last several days have been a serious concern to scientists. Speaking with state-run AMNA news agency, Professor Michael Petrakis explained why the latest European heatwaves are something that should...
Scientists Warn Violent Thunderstorms Threaten Greece this Summer
American meteorologists predict that violent thunderstorms will threaten Greece and the rest of the Balkans during the summer, while parts of Europe will experience intense heat. The warning by AccuWeather, a media company that provides commercial weather forecasting services worldwide,...