Tagged: weather

Cairo Sees Snow For The First Time In 112 Years (6 pictures)

For the first time in 112 years it is snowing in Cairo, the capital city of Egypt. In a city that averages less than an inch (25.4 mm) of rain in a year, precipitation in any form is quite rare. The entire Middle East region is experiencing record snowfalls, the likes that have not been seen in over fifty years. Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Jordan and Syria have all received snowfall this December.

Climate change the state of the science

The data visualization summarises several of the most significant statements in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change‘s (IPCC) recent Fifth Assessment Report. Including everything from sea level rise, to rising global temperatures and sea ice melt.