What coronavirus could teach us about the climate crisis

Last month was the warmest May on record

According to the Copernicus Climate Change Service, global warming between May 1981 and 2010 was 0.63 degrees Celsius warmer than in May, making it the warmest on record, according to the Copernicus Climate Change Service.

Copernicus’ figures are related to a 1.26 degree Celsius rise in pre-industrial levels in May. Global temperatures must be These layers were not allowed to rise above 1.5 সেল C The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has decided to avoid a major impact on the climate.

The May increase follows a clear trend recorded by Copernicus compared to last year. Last May, global temperatures were 0.7 degrees Celsius warmer than average – matching the previous year’s long highs between October 2015 and September 2016.

Europe was generally slightly cooler than average, but with sharp geographical differences, the report said.

The deadliest spike was in Siberia, usually the icy region that covered most of Russia, with an average temperature of more than 10 degrees Celsius.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency in the Siberian city of Norilsk this week. 20,000 tons of fuel spilled into a nearby river Authorities are blaming permafrost in the area for an incident from a power plant.

An environmental group described the damage as “catastrophic” and said the concentration of pollutants in nearby waters had already exceeded the approved level by several thousand times, according to the Russian environmental agency Rosprednadzor.

Two-thirds of Russia sat in permafrost, which is rapidly declining, puncturing places including giant synchols.

It has followed a significant warm winter in Russia, which usually becomes snowless at the beginning of a year.

Instead, I saw it The coldest in the 140-year history of weather-related observations, Beating the pre-winter record of 2015-16 by 1.3 degrees Celsius (2.3 degrees Fahrenheit), the country’s Russia’s state hydrometeorological center said in March.

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