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Marine heatwave: the Mediterranean Sea beats temperature records

nd, the sea ends up warming up and bathers on vacation along the Mediterranean this summer were quick to notice! A small difference is that marine heat waves are not as brutal as land heat waves. The water temperature rises more slowly, but then the heat persists longer. Depending on the durat ...

02
Aug
2022

Heat wave and mental health: how heat affects your mood

es. It promotes mood disorders, anxiety, stress but also depression and an increase in suicide rates. It has also been observed that the effects of heat waves on mood are exacerbated in isolated and aging people. Among the elderly, physical discomfort is coupled with an increased risk of depressi ...

21
July
2022

Green plants: how to take care of them during the heat wave?

the ground more often Houseplants, which are mostly plants of tropical origin, are used to temperatures ranging from 18°C to 28°C. Even in periods of heat waves like France is experiencing this summer, they are therefore quite capable of withstanding the heat. To help them get through these hea ...

10
Aug
2022

What is the difference between weather and climate?

Be careful not to mix everything up! Since the release of an IPCC assessment report on February 28, 2022, there has been a lot of talk about climate and climate change affecting our planet. About global warming, the IPCC predicts a trajectory of +2.7 degrees. From there to believe that the tempe ...

17
Mar
2022

Garden: 5 good reasons to stop mowing the lawn

en more quickly. Conversely, high grasses manage to better retain moisture from dews and are more resilient in times of high heat, Drought or even heat waves. Therefore, even if you don't want to adopt a wild meadow in your garden, consider adjusting the height of mowing according to the weath ...

15
June
2022

Heat wave: 5 tips to cool down

1- Take a shower... but not too cold The first instinct we often think of when we get too hot is to take a shower. This is a good idea, but only if you set the water temperature properly. During hot weather or a heat wave, we all too often tend to take a cold shower. But, in reality, this is not ...

17
June
2022

Kit, shell or wooden pools: which cheap pool to choose?

What is the cheapest inground pool? Since the confinement and with heat waves becoming more and more frequent in our country, more and more French people are realizing their dream of having an in-ground pool. In fact, France is the second largest market in the world for swimming pools after the ...

03
Aug
2022

Forest management: what if France were to take its cue from Portugal?

r in France, which represents the equivalent of the city of Paris and part of the inner suburbs. This sad record can of course be explained by the heat waves that have followed one another over our country for several weeks. Exceptional climatic conditions combining wind, overwhelming heat and Dr ...

05
Aug
2022

Weather : what is a dry storm ?

se phenomena explains why Météo France often places departments under vigilance for risk of thunderstorms, shortly after the periods of vigilance for heat waves: ???? 5 dpts in #vigilanceOrange Stay informed on https://t.co/rJ24zzmmy4 pic.twitter.com/Iykmop8oLZ— VigiMétéoFrance (@VigiMe ...

16
Aug
2022

Heat: indoor plants to cool the house

Why are plants refreshing? During the heat waves we experienced this summer, you may have noticed that it is warmer in the city center than in the countryside. In the same street, you just have to pass on the side where there are trees to be less hot and this difference in temperature is not onl ...

17
Aug
2022

Why and how to dust off your computer?

clean the computer more often, about every 6 weeks. Also keep in mind that this cleaning is even more important when it's hot, such as during summer heat waves. When the ambient temperature climbs, the fans need to run well to cool your computer's components. After this dusting, you'll probab ...

13
Oct
2022