Colder Climate

Cape Horn – Extreme Cold in the Southern Hemisphere

What is the furthest South that solar thermal panels have been installed? Who installed them? Does it surprise you that close to Tierra Del Fuego and Cape Horn on Lennox Island there are Solar Thermal Panels – the same panels that have been fitted in Germany, England, the United Kingdom, the USA and in the Sahara Desert? When, in 1833, Charles Darwin sailed in HMS Beagle he sailed around the southern tip of South America between Tierra de Fuego and an island called Lennox Island. The [...]

-40° C & Super Hot

The highest mountain in Germany is called the Zugspitze and in the late 1990s a hotel called the Schneefernerhaus closed down and its premises were adapted to use as an Environmental Research Station. Its main task is to measure accurately and carefully changes in atmospheric pollution. There are many places doing this work throughout the world and the sum of their research adds greatly to our knowledge about global warming and climate change. If you went skiing on the Zugspitze, [...]