Comenius 2008-Konklúzió

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Comenius 2008-Konklúzió

  1. 1. Extreme weather events in Hungary
  2. 2. Extreme weather events in the past • in 1458 the Danube froze • in August of 1724 there was snowing in Northern Hungary • in 1870 at Christmas time the plants and trees bloomed.
  3. 3. In the present A few years ago there was an enormous storm which hit Budapest on August 20, our national holiday.
  4. 4. 21:3021:00 20:3020:00
  5. 5. Average wind speed (m/s) Highest wind speed (m/s)
  6. 6. In a strong storm the tower of the Sáránd church was destroyed
  7. 7. Bánkút protected forests of the Bükk mountains have been destroyed recently
  8. 8. Gátér - tornado third tornado-like event in 2008
  9. 9. Heat waves in Hungary 0 4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 napokszáma Hőhullámok előfordulása (legalább 3 napig az átlaghőmérséklet eléri a 25 °C-ot, illetve a 27 °C-ot) Budapesten, 1901-2004
  10. 10. Record-breaking temperatures • July 2007, Debrecen 37.1°C • July 2007, Kiskunhalas 41.9°C • January 2008, Szentgotthárd 17.2°C • September 2008, Szeged 36.7°C
  11. 11. CONCLUSION Climate change seems to be an unstoppable and irreversible process. We have to face the consequences & adapt our life to these changes.
  12. 12. Organizations Campaigns IPCC VAHAVA (Hungary) www.ipcc.ch www.vahava.hu MTV Switch Vegyél vissza! www.mtvswitch.org www.vegyelvissza.hu
  13. 13. WHAT YOU CAN DO: find solutions to reduce emissions and save energy
  14. 14. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! This project has been made by: Horog Gyula Nagy Fruzsina Pusztai László Urbánkó Ádám

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