Overall Orange alert Drought for Southern Africa-2018
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Despite increased rainfall, earth faces widespread drought: Australian study

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:07:00 +0100ecns (en)

Despite overall rainfall increasing as global temperatures rise, the world could still be headed for widespread drought if countries do not respond with infrastructure based solutions to water scarcity, according to an Australian study released on Thursday.

Despite increased rainfall, earth faces widespread drought: Australian study

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:18:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

SYDNEY, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- Despite overall rainfall increasing as global temperatures rise, the world could still be headed for widespread drought if countries do not respond with infrastructure based solutions to water scarcity, according to an Australian study released on Thursday.

House passes farm bill after pro-work provisions dropped

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:57:00 +0100washtimes (en)

President Donald Trump hold up hats that read “Make Our Farmers Great Again!” as he walks across the South Lawn before boarding Marine One at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, for a short trip to Andrews ... By David Sherfinski - The Washington Times - Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

Maltempo: grandinate record in Puglia

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:30:00 +0100canale7 (it)

Ieri lunedì 11 dicembre un grandinata improvvisa e di notevole intensità ha interessato coperto le località del sud est barese e nord brindisino. Una coltre bianca ha ricoperto campi e strade da Polignano a Mare a Monopoli e fino a Fasano. Il fenomeno atmosferico è stato causato dal forte e....

American Meteorological Society: New Studies Reveal Clear Ties between Today’s Extremes and Human Causes

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 02:07:00 +0100yubanet (en)

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 10, 2018 – The U.S. Northern Plains and East Africa droughts of 2017, floods in South America, China and Bangladesh, and heatwaves in China and the Mediterranean were all made more likely by human-caused climate change, according to new research published today in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS).

The Global Rice Cakes Market (2018-2022) is Forecast to Grow at a CAGR of ~9%

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:08:00 +0100prnewswire (en)

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The rice cakes market will grow at a CAGR of almost 9% by 2022. In recent times, the rice cakes market has witnessed a staggering number of new products introduced to the market by many regional and international players which is....

The Global Rice Cakes Market (2018-2022) is Forecast to Grow at a CAGR of ~9%

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:49:00 +0100markets-businessinsider (en)

DUBLIN Dec 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The rice cakes market will grow at a CAGR of almost 9% by 2022. In recent times, the rice cakes market has witnessed a staggering number of new products introduced to the market by many regional and....

The Global Rice Cakes Market (2018-2022) is Forecast to Grow at a CAGR of ~9%

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:38:00 +0100finanzen-ch (en)

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The rice cakes market will grow at a CAGR of almost 9% by 2022. In recent times, the rice cakes market has witnessed a staggering number of new products introduced to the market by many regional and international players which is....

Violenta grandinata nel Sud Barese

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:34:00 +0100palermo-virgilio (it)

Una grandinata improvvisa e di violenta intensità ha coperto i campi e le strade da Polignano a Mare a Fasano, imbiancando i terreni anche a Monopoli, a causa del forte e repentino abbassamento della temperatura, accompagnato da gelate che mettono a rischio verdure e ortaggi coltivati in pieno campo....

Violenta grandinata nel Sud Barese

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:59:00 +0100ansa (it)

(ANSA) - BARI, 10 DIC - Una grandinata improvvisa e di violenta intensità ha coperto i campi e le strade da Polignano a Mare a Fasano, imbiancando i terreni anche a Monopoli, a causa del forte e repentino abbassamento della temperatura, accompagnato da gelate che mettono a rischio verdure e ortaggi....

After a record dry, 2018 may be the year of the Indian Ocean Dipole

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 04:53:00 +0100radioaustralianews-fr (en)

The droughts of past decades have burnt the term El Nino into the Australian vocabulary, but after the drought of 2018, perhaps the IOD — short for Indian Ocean Dipole — might also become a household name. A decade ago, an Australian team led by a young climatologist, Caroline Ummenhofer, began....

After a record dry, 2018 may be the year of the Indian Ocean Dipole

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:12:00 +0100abc-au (en)

The droughts of past decades have burnt the term El Nino into the Australian vocabulary, but after the drought of 2018, perhaps the IOD — short for Indian Ocean Dipole — might also become a household name. A decade ago, an Australian team led by a young climatologist, Caroline Ummenhofer, began....

Move over El Nino — 2018 may be the year of the Indian Ocean Dipole

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:43:00 +0100radioaustralianews-fr (en)

The droughts of past decades have burnt the term El Nino into the Australian vocabulary, but after the drought of 2018, perhaps the IOD — short for Indian Ocean Dipole — might also become a household name. A decade ago, an Australian team led by a young climatologist, Caroline Ummenhofer, began....

Move over El Nino — 2018 may be the year of the Indian Ocean Dipole

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 20:56:00 +0100abc-au (en)

The droughts of past decades have burnt the term El Nino into the Australian vocabulary, but after the drought of 2018, perhaps the IOD — short for Indian Ocean Dipole — might also become a household name. A decade ago, an Australian team led by a young climatologist, Caroline Ummenhofer, began....

Evidence of change: You don't have to leave the region to see that our climate is roiling

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 19:10:00 +0100sentinelsource (en)

It notes some sections of the U.S. economy could lose hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the 21st century because of climate change, and the country’s gross domestic product would decline by 10 percent. As for the potential human toll, the report concludes that continued severe weather,....

Climate change threatens environmental security

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 04:41:00 +0100vietnamnet-en (en)

VietNamNet Bridge - A study by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) shows that one of the most critical problems for environmental security is climate change. Climate change has made natural disasters increasingly worse. Climate change has made natural disasters, especially....

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.

Yemen to face worst humanitarian crisis of 2019: UN

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:56:00 +0100aljazeera-en (en)

said on Tuesday. Funding requirements next year will amount to $21.9bn with Yemen facing the worst humanitarian emergency followed by Afghanistan, Cameroon and the Central African Republic. Presenting the Global Humanitarian Overview for 2019, Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock said the UN and its partner organisations aim to assist some 93.

Australia is not prepared for climate change health impacts

Sun, 02 Dec 2018 16:40:00 +0100medicalxpress (en)

Despite decades of warning from scientists, Australia remains woefully underprepared to deal with hotter, more frequent and longer heatwaves, catastrophic bushfires, severe storms and intense prolonged droughts, and higher risk of mosquito-borne diseases that climate change brings.

Maltempo Australia: piogge ...

Sun, 02 Dec 2018 13:18:00 +0100centrometeoitaliano-salute (it)

Maltempo Australia: grandinate a sud e incendi a nord. In questi ultimi giorni, in modo particolare tra la fine di novembre e l’inizio del mese di dicembre, l’ Australia sta facendo i conti con due situazioni diametralmente opposte, nemmeno a così tanti chilometri di distanza l’una dall’altra.

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