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DN Opinion. The storm, Alfrida shows that we need to care about the climate

Sunday night came the tide back to our village on Yxlan in Norrtälje, sweden, after having been away for six days. A tacksamhetens thought goes to the workers, the electrician, and helikopterförare who toiled day and night to clear after the storm, Alfrida.

the End of the year tends to be followed by the crispy cold, but this time by a roaring tempest from the south-east of them of hurricane force in the gusts. It should surely not be?

on the climate? Hard to know – the weather is, of course, irregular variations, day-to-day, week-to-week.

the Climate is väderstatistik, update for a long time. The statistics say that the earth has become one degree warmer then we began to seriously burn coal and oil. A degree doesn't sound much. But this small degree is enough for the arctic sea ice is slowly but surely disappearing.

It's enough for the strongest storms, hurricanes, category 5, has tripled (they are quite few, so the figure is shaky), but the number of category 4 storms have also increased and doubled in number.

become more, already at a degree warmer temperature. Then at two degrees, at three? At the four?

I do not want to experience more Alfrida. I do not want our children to experience the storms that Alfrida each and every year in the middle of the cold winter where the power will be gone in days, maybe weeks.

Therefore, I am fighting for, that we should stop emitting greenhouse gases – as soon as possible, thank you.

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