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Monsoni, siccità e frane: i disastri ambientali affliggono la vita degli srilankesi

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:51:00 +0200asianews (it)

In queste settimane il Paesi che si affacciano sul Golfo del Bengala sono colpiti da forti tempeste monsoniche. Oltre 567mila persone sono state colpite in nove province da frane e cattive condizioni atmosferiche. Massima allerta sulla costa occidentale; divieto di prendere il largo per i pescatori.

India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:24:00 +0200firstpost (en)

By Joydeep Gupta, Mubina Akhtar. Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India , and in Bangladesh. Almost all of southern and interior western India is grappling with water scarcity. With mega-city Chennai being supplied by water trains, one....

Help scientists track extreme weather this week!

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 03:29:00 +0200discovermagazine (en)

Tropical storms loom large over different parts of the globe, while extreme heat and droughts wreak havoc on other areas. Flash floods and landslides plague parts of India , as dust storms make it difficult to drive and breathe in the southwestern United States. Extreme weather.

Copernicus Emergency Management Service – monitoring tropical cyclone Fani from space

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:56:00 +0200geospatialworld (en)

Tropical Cyclone (TC) Fani hit India on 3 May with sustained winds of 240km/h – it was the most intense cyclone to make landfall in the country in 20 years. India is not alone in experiencing such record-breaking disasters in recent years – Mozambique and the devastating cyclones that crippled the....

90 Dead, 1 Million Displaced by Monsoon Flooding in India and Nepal

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:39:00 +0200ecowatch (en)

It is somehow fitting to be in Nepal during an extreme monsoon for the @IPCC_CH author meeting - our mandate being climate change impacts, adaptation & vulnerability. Thank you to all the emergency responders who are at the front lines of the flooding.

More climate refugees to come, Defence briefing warns

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:01:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Internal Australian Defence Force (ADF) briefing notes from last year, obtained by the ABC under Freedom of Information, also predict the military may be forced to increase patrols in Australia's northern waters to deal with "sea-borne migration" sparked by rising sea levels in the Indo-Pacific.

More climate refugees to come, Defence briefing warns

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 21:47:00 +0200radioaustralianews-fr (en)

Internal Australian Defence Force (ADF) briefing notes from last year, obtained by the ABC under Freedom of Information, also predict the military may be forced to increase patrols in Australia's northern waters to deal with "sea-borne migration" sparked by rising sea levels in the Indo-Pacific.

More climate refugees to come, Defence briefing warns

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 21:07:00 +0200abc-au (en)

Internal Australian Defence Force (ADF) briefing notes from last year, obtained by the ABC under Freedom of Information, also predict the military may be forced to increase patrols in Australia's northern waters to deal with "sea-borne migration" sparked by rising sea levels in the Indo-Pacific.

Pekanbaru shrouded in haze from forest fire

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 09:47:00 +0200antaranews-en (en)

A fire fighter tried to extinguish bushfire in Pekanbaru, Riau, earlier this year. (Doc ANTARA FOTO/Rony Muharrman/wsj. Pekanbaru. Riau (ANTARA) - Tampan and Senapelan Sub-districts in Pekanbaru, Riau Province, Sumatra Island, on Sunday were shrouded in haze coming from forest fire.

We were already over 350ppm when I was born | Jamie Margolin

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:34:00 +0200guardian (en)

‘We have to dismantle the systems of oppression that gave rise to and perpetuate the climate crisis, including colonialism, racism, and patriarchy.’ Photograph: Erik M/Pacific/Barcroft Images. C limate change is such an overwhelming problem that many people understandably want to keep it separate from other issues.

We Were Already Over 350 ppm When I Was Born

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:27:00 +0200thenation (en)

Climate change is such an overwhelming problem that many people understandably want to keep it separate from other issues. After all, the task seems daunting enough already. To avoid catastrophic climate disruption, global emissions of greenhouse gases must be slashed by 45 percent by 2030,....

A deeper look at the Chennai floods of 2015

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:35:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Author Krupa Ge is emphatic: “Any environmentalist will tell you, floods and droughts are two sides of the same coin.” A coin called mismanagement of water resources. At a time when the city is reeling under water scarcity, the writer-journalist has come up with her first non-fiction book, Rivers....

Climate crisis emergencies are becoming a weekly event

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 22:09:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Karen Graham 52 mins ago in Environment A "staggering" new warning from a top United Nations official that climate crisis-related disasters are now occurring at the rate of one per week has provoked calls for immediate global action to combat the human-caused climate emergency.

<p>L&rsquo;ACQUA &Egrave; ROBA DA RICCHI &ndash; IN INDIA, DOPO 200 GIORNI SENZA PIOGGE, ESPLODONO LE RIVOLTE CONTRO LE AUTOCISTERNE PRIVATE CHE SVUOTANO I POZZI: L&rsquo;ACCUSA &Egrave; DI PORTARE L&rsquo;ACQUA SOLO A CHI HA I SOLDI LASCIANDO A SECCO I POVERI CHE, PER NON MORIRE DISIDRATATI, BEVONO....

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 15:49:00 +0200dagospia (it)

8 lug 2019 15:48 L’ACQUA È ROBA DA RICCHI IN INDIA, DOPO 200 GIORNI SENZA PIOGGE, ESPLODONO LE RIVOLTE CONTRO LE AUTOCISTERNE PRIVATE CHE SVUOTANO I POZZI: L’ACCUSA È DI PORTARE L’ACQUA SOLO A CHI HA I SOLDI LASCIANDO A SECCO I POVERI CHE, PER NON MORIRE DISIDRATATI, BEVONO DA POZZI INQUINATI....

Emergenza climatica, nel mondo un disastro naturale ogni settimana

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 14:54:00 +0200teleambiente (it)

I disastri causati dalla crisi climatica appaiono in media una volta a settimana ed è necessario che venga fatto il possibile per aiutare le nazioni in via di sviluppo a prepararsi alle conseguenze. Catastrofi come i cicloni Idai e Kenneth in Mozambico e la siccità che sta colpendo l’ India in questi....

<p>TERRA COM-PROMESSA &ndash; LA CALIFORNIA SI STA TRASFORMANDO IN UN TERRITORIO &ldquo;ESTREMO&rdquo;: INCENDI E SICCIT&Agrave;, SCOSSE DISTRUTTIVE E INCAPACITA&#39; DI SALVAGUARDARE LE PROPRIE FALDE ACQUIFERE IN UNA TERRA RUBATA AL DESERTO CHE DEVE FARE I CONTI CON L&rsquo;URBANIZZAZIONE SELVAGGIA....

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 17:31:00 +0200dagospia (it)

7 lug 2019 17:15 TERRA COM-PROMESSA LA CALIFORNIA SI STA TRASFORMANDO IN UN TERRITORIO “ESTREMO”: INCENDI E SICCITÀ, SCOSSE DISTRUTTIVE E INCAPACITA' DI SALVAGUARDARE LE PROPRIE FALDE ACQUIFERE IN UNA TERRA RUBATA AL DESERTO CHE DEVE FARE I CONTI CON L’URBANIZZAZIONE SELVAGGIA E SE DA UN LATO SI PUÒ....

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 13:13:00 +0200guardian (en)

in Mozambique and the drought afflicting India make headlines around the world. But large numbers of “lower impact events” that are causing death, displacement and suffering are occurring much faster than predicted, said Mami Mizutori, the UN secretary-general’s special representative on disaster risk reduction.

Nel 2018, le temperature globali hanno subito un aumento di 1°C rispetto all’era pre industriale. Gli ultimi 4 anni del 2018 sono stati i più caldi mai registrati.

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:45:00 +0200euronews-it (it)

Nel 2018, le temperature globali hanno subito un aumento di 1C rispetto all’era pre-industriale. Se guardiamo indietro nel tempo tra gli anni 1980-2010, con focus particolare all'anno che è appena passato, vediamo sicuramente che l’Europa era più calda rispetto alla media in questi anni e per tutto....

Copernicus: un anno di inondazioni, un anno di siccità

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:45:00 +0200euronews-it (it)

Il quarto agosto più caldo di sempre. Secondo i dati forniti dal lo scorso mese di agosto 2018 è stato il quarto più caldo mai registrato. La copertura di ghiaccio marino è stata al di sotto della media in entrambe le regioni polari. L'Europa settentrionale, l'Australia e l'Africa meridionale erano particolarmente aride.

Ajaya Dixit

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 05:30:00 +0200nepalitimes (en)

Pic: BIKRAM RAI athmandu is the centre of everything in Nepal: power, administration, public education, tourism, hospitals. Till the late [] Tornado in Bara. Photo: RSS his is the season for windstorms, and even though the whirlwind that hit the central [] Photo: ALTON BYERS n a normal winter,....

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