The forecast does not bode well: The number of days on which heat can damage human health is likely to increase sharply in the coming years and decades. This slider helps to compare predicted developments in the periods 1971-2000, 2031-2060 and 2070-2099.
EU members have established a new political community with almost all other European countries as a response to Russia’s war on Ukraine. The aim of the association is to enable closer exchanges between EU countries and partners outside the EU.
The interactive map shows the composition of the community, consisting of the 27 EU countries and 17 other non-EU countries.
2021 is clearly too warm and continues the series of exceptionally warm years. The graphic shows the temperature difference from pre-industrial conditions (1850 - 1900) in the period from 1850 to 2021.
The share of national gas imports from Russia is over 50% in some EU countries. This interactive map shows how this looks in the individual member states. In addition, the graphic provides an overview of the most important gas pipelines from Russia to Europe.
Besieging cities, shelling civilian infrastructure and arranging "safe corridors": the tactics used by Russia in its war on Ukraine mirror those it tested and fine-tuned to drain resistance in Syria's conflict