Global warming: The year 2022 was a record year on all levels

The year 2022 has been marked by a number of extreme metrological phenomena: heatwaves, drought, forest fires, extreme heat waves which, according to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), cost billions of dollars and had an impact on millions of people around the world.

Drought: World Meteorological Organisation sounds the alarm

In its first annual report on the state of the world’s water resources, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has indicated that, under the influence of climate change and the La Nina weather phenomenon, large areas of the planet have experienced drier than normal conditions in 2021.

Forestry sector employs 33 million people according to ILO

In a new report prepared in collaboration with the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Thünen-Institute of Forestry, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has revealed that the forestry sector employs 33 million people worldwide, that is 1% of global employment.