Overall Orange alert Drought for Nordeste (Brasil)-2018
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Longer and More Severe Floods Are Becoming More Common in the Amazon

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 23:32:00 +0100psmag (en)

River records are useful windows into the dynamics of large regions, as their levels are influenced by the water levels in all tributaries upstream and downstream of the measurement site. They are also among the longest ecological records available. The team identified 14 severe droughts and 14 severe floods in the Amazon since 1903.

Scientists warn new Brazil president may smother rainforest

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 23:25:00 +0100muscatinejournal (en)

In this May 4, 2018 photo released by Ibama, the Brazil ian Environmental and Renewable Natural Resources Institute, members of a specialized inspection group of Ibama walk with their weapons up through an area affected by illegal mining, after landing in helicopters in Munduruku indigenous lands in Para state in Brazil's Amazon basin.

Scientists warn new Brazil president may smother rainforest

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 23:00:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

In this June 24, 2017 photo released by Ibama, the Brazil ian Environmental and Renewable Natural Resources Institute, agents from the institute navigate the Novo River where they set fire to a structure that was being used by people mining illegally, behind, as they work to combat mining and....

Climate impacts will seldom strike singly

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:58:00 +0100environmentalresearchweb (en)

By 2100, climate impacts will be felt by everyone and most people will experience at least three simultaneous hazards , inexorably made more hazardous by the build-up of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. And they could be the lucky ones: some people could be menaced by six different kinds of warming-related hazard simultaneously.

Greenhouse gasses triggering more changes than we can handle

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:39:00 +0100terradaily (en)

An analysis of thousands of peer-reviewed scientific papers reveals 467 ways in which human health, food, water, economy, infrastructure, and security have been impacted by multiple climatic changes including: warming, drought, heatwaves, wildfires, precipitation, floods, storms, sea level rise and changes in land cover and ocean chemistry.

Climate impacts will seldom strike singly

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 03:33:00 +0100eco-business (en)

By 2100, climate impacts will be felt by everyone and most people will experience at least three simultaneous hazards , inexorably made more hazardous by the build-up of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. And they could be the lucky ones: some people could be menaced by six different kinds of warming-related hazard simultaneously.

Greenhouse gasses triggering more changes than we can handle

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:59:00 +0100eurekalert (en)

Credit: Camilo Mora. A new study published in Nature Climate Change provides one of the most comprehensive assessments yet of how humanity is being impacted by the simultaneous occurrence of multiple climate hazards strengthened by increasing greenhouse gas emissions.

This map shows how climate change will unleash disaster around the world

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:20:00 +0100metro-uk (en)

Our society faces a far higher risk from climate change than previously believed, with rising temperatures unleashing disasters such as fires, floods and hurricanes. Researchers found 467 ways greenhouse gas emissions can affect us – and warned that some coastal cities could face several different threats at once.

El Niño could drive intense season for Amazon fires

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:05:00 +0200news-uci (en)

Irvine , Calif. , June 29, 2016 – The long-lasting effects of El Niño are projected to cause an intense fire season in the Amazon, according to the 2016 seasonal forecast from scientists at NASA and the University of California, Irvine. El Niño conditions in 2015 and early 2016 altered rainfall patterns around the world.

WSU Vancouver climate scientist sees stage set for reprise of worst known drought, famine

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:47:00 +0200terradaily (en)

A Washington State University researcher has completed the most thorough analysis yet of The Great Drought - the most devastating known drought of the past 800 years - and how it led to the Global Famine, an unprecedented disaster that took 50 million lives. She warns that the Earth's current warming climate could make a similar drought even worse.

Reprise of Worst Known Drought, Famine Possible — WSU Vancouver Researcher

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:10:00 +0200enn (en)

A Washington State University researcher has completed the most thorough analysis yet of The Great Drought — the most devastating known drought of the past 800 years — and how it led to the Global Famine, an unprecedented disaster that took 50 million lives.

WSU Vancouver climate scientist sees stage set for reprise of worst known drought, famine

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:46:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Washington State University. VANCOUVER, Wash. - A Washington State University researcher has completed the most thorough analysis yet of The Great Drought -- the most devastating known drought of the past 800 years -- and how it led to the Global Famine, an unprecedented disaster that took 50 million lives.

Carbon Emissions From Amazonian Forest Fires Up To 4 Times Worse Than Feared

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 09:08:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

New research, published in a special issue of the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B , has revealed that the aftermath of 2015 and 2016 forest fires in the Amazon resulted in CO2 emissions three to four times greater than comparable estimates from existing global fire emissions databases.

Carbon emissions from Amazonian forest fires up to 4 times worse than feared

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:11:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Carbon losses caused by El Nino forest fires of 2015 and 2016 could be up to four times greater than thought, according to a study of 6.5 million hectares of forest in Brazil ian Amazonia. New research, published in a special issue of the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, has....

Carbon emissions from Amazonian forest fires four times more: Study

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 13:22:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Carbon losses caused by forest fires of 2015 and 2016 could be up to four times greater than thought, according to a study of 6.5 million hectares of in Brazil ian Amazonia. forest The research, published in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, has revealed that the....

Carbon emission from Amazon wildfires 4 times worse than thought

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 13:22:00 +0200business-standard (en)

According to a recent research, carbon emissions from Amazonian forest fires could be up to four times worse than feared. New research of 6.5 million hectares of forest in Brazil ian Amazonia has revealed that the aftermath of 2015 and 2016 forest fires in the Amazon resulted in CO2 emissions which....

Carbon emissions from Amazonian forest fires up to 4 times worse than feared

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 02:30:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Carbon losses caused by El Niño forest fires of 2015 and 2016 could be up to four times greater than thought, according to a study of 6.5 million hectares of forest in Brazil ian Amazonia. New research, published in a special issue of the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B ,....

Hotter planet faces more killer heat

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 17:05:00 +0200environmentalresearchweb (en)

Once again, researchers have confirmed that limiting global warming will save lives by reducing the impact of killer heat. An international team has checked predictions for heat-related deaths against some of the global average temperatures likely later this century, to issue this warning: it will....

Flood frequency of the world's largest river has increased fivefold

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:47:00 +0200terradaily (en)

A recent study of more than 100 years of river level records from the Amazon shows a significant increase in frequency and severity of floods. The scientists' analysis of the potential causes could contribute to more accurate flood prediction for the Amazon Basin.

Flood frequency of the world’s largest river has increased five-fold

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:30:00 +0200yubanet (en)

Flooded area in the center of Manaus in 2009. Credit: Jochen Schöngart, National Institute for Amazon Research. Sept. 21, 2018 – A recent study of more than 100 years of river level records from the Amazon shows a significant increase in frequency and severity of floods.

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