The scientist explained why Russia warming 2.5 times faster than the average for the planet

because of the unique situation with the weather and climate in Russia – the predominance of the sushi above the water surface. This statement was made by specialist of the Main geophysical Observatory named Voeikov Andrey Kiselev in an interview to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”.

According to him, the warming in Russia is 2.5 times faster than the average for the planet due to the fact that the land has a heat capacity different from the water surface. As you know, ocean – giant size battery heat. In addition, the varied terrain of Russia also influences this process. Kiselev does not exclude that the bursts of cold and warm weather in Russia will be more dramatic.

Earlier Russia has approved the terms of adaptation of Russia to climate changes. For regions, departments and various sectors of the economy will be developed in the climate passport until 2022. The head of the program “Climate and energy” world wildlife Fund (WWF) of Russia Alexey Kokorin said among the advantages of this plan climate passport, and among the disadvantages – lack of labor and the Federal migration service (FMS) among a part of the development plan departments. The expert believes that climate change have a significant impact on migration of the population. In his opinion, but at the abrupt climate change – the deterioration of the health of the population.