05 Apr 2018

Ice free Arctic

Yesterday, a new study on the effects of climate change on the arctic has been published in the journal Nature Climate Change. As agreed by the contract of Paris, global warming shall not exceed 1.5 degree Celsius, which could reduce the likelihood of an ice-free Arctic summer to only 30 percent by ...
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22 Mrz 2018

International Day of Forests

Yesterday, the International Day of Forests was celebrated. Forests and vegetation in general, are crucial to our existence on earth and provide us with oxygen, remove pollutants from the air and can even reduce the heat island effect, which is a common problem in urban areas. Cities worldwide devel...
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05 Feb 2018

Portland Tree Removal

A couple of days ago, we have informed you about an interesting paper about the effects of giant sequoias on the microclimate in Portland, US. The study used ENVI-met as a computational fluid dynamics model to isolate the effects of sequoias on microclimates, and validated results by making field me...
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20 Dez 2017

Seasons Greetings

Well, it’s been a big year here at ENVI_MET – our team has been busier than ever with our client list growing rapidly worldwide as more and more universities, cities, architects and landscape architects share our vision to understand and simulate our environment as a holistic organism. To re...
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18 Nov 2017

Reflection on COP 23

The Conference COP in Bonn is over, and the participants went back to their states and daily business leaving mixed impressions behind. A handbook on how to use the Paris agreement was the target of the conference and a huge document was developed. Like in all handbooks, it contained sections that a...
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03 Nov 2017

COP 23 in Bonn

The upcoming 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP) on Climate Change from 6th to 17th of November in Bonn pursues the goal of implementing the agreement of Paris of 2015. 195 states agreed to reduce their emissions to lower the global warming up to only 2°C until 2100, but now it is time to fulf...
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