Extreme weather in a room – level 3
An Italian research center is attempting to show the conditions of a climate disaster under laboratory conditions.
The climatic chambers at the Eurac facility in Bozen-Bolzano are able to create extreme weathers and temperatures from artificial snow blizzards at minus 40 degrees Celsius to the driest of heat waves. Scientists want to see how climate change is affecting the natural world, and how humans, plants, and small animals acclimatize when exposed to the harshest weather conditions, without endangering themselves.
Also until now, mountain rescuers had to climb four days to practice emergency procedures. However, these rooms’ new technologies can create these treacherous conditions for training.
Scientists hope that data from the experiments will also help inform people about how to care about the natural world a little better.
You can watch the video news lower on this page.
What do you think about this news?
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.