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Las consecuencias medioambientales y sociales de la desertización rural

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:02:00 +0100ecoticias (es)

El sindicato gallego Unións Agrarias (UU AA), según informaron recientemente varios medios, ha advertido de que la desaparición de la actividad agraria, y el consiguiente abandono de campos de cultivo y árboles frutales en el medio rural, provocan la desaparición de ciertas especies autóctonas de....

Pakistan: Drought Bulletin of Pakistan (July-September 2018)

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 06:31:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

1. Introduction. Pakistan has a long latitudinal extent and the rainfall variability during different seasons is considerably high. The climate of the country in its lower southern half is arid and hyper-arid while the northern half of country lies between semi arid to very humid.

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:33:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997). L'Italia è nella top 10 dei Paesi del Mondo che hanno subito più danni dal 1998 dovuti a catastrofi naturali....

Índice de Riesgo Climático: Latinoamérica en el ojo del huracán

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:53:00 +0100elmostrado (es)

En un informe publicado este martes, la ONG alemana Germanwatch afirma que los daños materiales causados por desastres climáticos alcanzaron los 375 mil millones de dólares el año pasado. La clasificación toma datos recogidos tanto por la reaseguradora Munich Re como por el Fondo Monetario Internacional.

Shift to low carbon

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 20:51:00 +0100thehindu (en)

Both rich and poor countries have faced extensive damage from storms and heatwaves this year. As climate representatives meet in Poland for the Conference of the Parties 24, the crucial question is whether carbon emissions will be reined in to avert further damage due to climate change.

Índice de Riesgo Climático: Latinoamérica en el ojo del huracán El cambio climático provoca cada vez más tormentas, inundaciones y sequías. Eventos climáticos que, según la ONG medioambiental Germanwatch, dejaron más de 11.500 muertos y millonarias pérdidas materiales en 2017.

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:59:00 +0100deutschewelle-es (es)

En un informe publicado este martes (04.12), la ONG alemana Germanwatch afirma que los daños materiales causados por desastres climáticos alcanzaron los 375 mil millones de dólares el año pasado. La clasificación toma datos recogidos tanto por la reaseguradora Munich Re como por el Fondo Monetario Internacional.

Allarme clima, Iss: «Solo due generazioni per salvare il pianeta»

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:16:00 +0100ilmessaggero (it)

Non abbiamo più tempo. Ci restano solo due generazioni. Tra due generazioni i nostri figli e i nostri nipoti corrono il rischio di non poter stare all'aria aperta. Di abitare un pianeta non vivibile a causa dei cambiamenti climatici e dell'inquinamento.

Climate change is more extensive and worse than once thought

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:42:00 +0100phys (en)

They missed how bad wildfires, droughts, downpours and hurricanes would get. They missed how much ice sheets in West Antarctica and Greenland would melt and contribute to sea level rise. They missed much of the myriad public health problems and global security issues.

Climate change is more extensive and worse than once thought

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 20:43:00 +0100missoulian (en)

FILE- In this July 26, 2011 photo, a melting iceberg floats along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet near Nuuk, Greenland. Massive ice sheets in western Antarctica and Greenland are melting much faster than scientists figured a quarter century ago. Greenland has lost more than 5 trillion tons since 1992.

Climate change is more extensive and worse than once thought

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 19:11:00 +0100wacotrib (en)

FILE - In this April 14, 2010 file photo, a shepherd walks with a herd of sheep as he crosses a dried water bed in the outskirts of Hyderabad, India . Studies have shown climate change has worsened droughts, downpours and heat waves that have killed thousands of people. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.

Climate change is more extensive and worse than once thought

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 18:59:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

FILE- In this July 26, 2011 photo, a melting iceberg floats along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet near Nuuk, Greenland. Massive ice sheets in western Antarctica and Greenland are melting much faster than scientists figured a quarter century ago. Greenland has lost more than 5 trillion tons since 1992.

Study warns of cascading health risks from the changing climate

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 02:45:00 +0100seattletimes (en)

Crop yields are declining. Tropical diseases like dengue fever are showing up in unfamiliar places, including in the United States. Tens of millions of people are exposed to extreme heat. These are the stark findings of a wide-ranging scientific report that lays out the growing risks of climate....

Study Warns of Cascading Health Risks From the Changing Climate

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:46:00 +0100nytimes (en)

, our email newsletter. Crop yields are declining. Tropical diseases like dengue fever are showing up in unfamiliar places, including in the United States. Tens of millions of people are exposed to extreme heat. These are the stark findings of a wide-ranging scientific report that lays out the....

Success stories

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 18:56:00 +0100fao-en (en)

"There’s always a right path for development. You just need to stop and think, and work very hard." Artur, a fisher and rural council member from Toktogul, a city in the Jalal-Abad Region of Kyrgyzstan The project strengthened the right to food and enhanced livelihoods and employment opportunities among the rural poor in Kyrgyzstan.

OCHA Annual Report 2015

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 18:08:00 +0100unocha (en)

1OCHA UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS ANNUAL REPORT 2015 CHA UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS ANNUAL REPORT 2015 unocha.org reliefweb.int Twitter @unocha and @UnReliefChief Facebook www.facebook.com/unocha LinkedIn United Nations Ocha WEB PLATFORMS SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS ODSG1.

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.

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.

Un trago de ciencia para un mundo con sed

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:41:00 +0100elsiglodetorreon (es)

El sistema nervioso central recibe el aviso de que el cuerpo necesita agua. Los labios se entre abren y el líquido fluye por boca, garganta, estómago e intestino. Unos cuántos mililitros encienden una sinfonía orgánica que posibilita el transporte de nutrientes a las células, regula la temperatura,....

Incendi in California, oltre 1300 dispersi e 76 morti. È il peggiore rogo della storia americana

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 12:52:00 +0100ilfattoquotidiano (it)

La California continua ad andare a fuoco. Finora sono almeno 1.300 i dispersi e 76 i morti accertati a causa degli incendi – finora domati al 55% – che dall’8 novembre hanno devastato 600 chilometri quadrati e distrutto quasi 10mila abitazioni. Circa 50mila gli sfollati . È il peggiore rogo della storia americana.

Incendi in California, 74 morti e mille dispersi. Arriva Trump

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 07:20:00 +0100247libero (it)

LOS ANGELES – Il presidente degli Stati Uniti, Donald Trump, è volato in California, nelle zone devastate dal peggiore incendio della storia americana, che ha fatto fino ad ora 74 vittime e oltre mille dispersi. E intanto arriva un altro allarme: San Francisco, Sacramento (la capitale) e Stockton....

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