Study reveals: Climate change becomes a health hazard for humans

Study reveals: Climate change becomes a health hazard for humans

Climate change is increasingly becoming a health hazard for humans, which show numerous scientific studies in the magazine "The Lancet". Because of the rising temperatures, researchers expect tropical diseases to spread. In 2017, extreme weather events led to a global loss of around 288 million euros.

Recycled boxes help bats to survive during heat-waves and increase rice productivity

Recycled boxes help bats to survive during heat-waves and increase rice productivity

Out of recycled material (rice chaff) researchers build bat-houses in agricultural lands and help farmers to control rice pests using an ecofriendly approach. Bats on rice fields eat the harmful insects that destroy the rice. The adapted bat boxes don’t get more than 40 degrees inside even with a heat wave.

The C40 network: Because countries are too slow in protecting the climate

The C40 network: Because countries are too slow in protecting the climate

The C40 network consists of more than 90 cities worldwide. Together they develop climate change adaptation measures to achieve the Paris’ agreement goals until 2020.