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Dall’Amazzonia all’Antartide, la Terra e i rifugiati climatici

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:25:00 +0200huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

In questi giorni la Foresta Amazzonica, il principale polmone della Terra, brucia a ritmi preoccupanti. Le immagini satellitari diffuse dalla Nasa testimoniano un’intensità delle fiamme così elevata da essere visibile dallo spazio. L’Istituto Nazionale brasiliano di Ricerche Spaziali riporta che dall’inizio dell’anno sono scoppiati circa 73.

Gases de efecto invernadero rompen récord en 2018

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:05:00 +0200futuroverde (es)

Los gases están calentando el planeta a niveles más altos en 2018 que se hayan registrado, según un informe publicado por la American Meteorological Society y compilado por el gobierno de los EE.UU. El estudio encontró que los gases de efecto invernadero estaban en niveles que no se veían en 60 años....

India Environment Floods after drought: India reels from extremes India has fallen into cycles in which severe drought and flooding follow each other By Aritry Das

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 04:35:00 +0200asiatimes (en)

Climate change and bad policies have pushed India into a recurring cycle of floods and droughts which is threatening the country’s economic stability and environmental wellbeing. The current floods have so far killed around 250 people and displaced at least a million across four states in southern and western India.

Climate Change To Shrink Economies Of Rich, Poor, Hot And Cold Countries Alike Unless Paris Agreement Holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:43:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge suggests that virtually all countries – whether rich or poor, hot or cold – will suffer economically by 2100 if the current trajectory of carbon emissions is maintained. In fact, the research published by the National....

Under a “business as usual” carbon emissions scenario, the U.S. would lose 10.5% of its GDP by 2100

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:11:00 +0200yubanet (en)

Aug. 19, 2019 – Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits from higher temperatures. However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University....

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:38:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge suggests that virtually all countries -- whether rich or poor, hot or cold -- will suffer economically by 2100 if the current trajectory of carbon emissions is maintained.

Belarús se adherirá a la elaboración de medidas contra la degradación de las tierras

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:15:00 +0200Belta_esp (es)

MINSK, 19 ago (BelTA). – La entrevista ordinaria de las partes de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación se celebrará los días 2-13 de septiembre en Delhi ( India ). Para Belarús, que participa activamente en el trabajo de la convención, en la entrevista es muy....

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:54:00 +0200alphagalileo (en)

Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits from higher temperatures. However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge....

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:41:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits from higher temperatures. However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge....

Freak weather events spiked this year: Data

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 20:23:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

India has already experienced more “extreme rainfall periods” in 2019 as compared to 2018, but there are also large pockets of the country affected by drought-like conditions due to the unequal distribution of rainfall, according to data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) that provides....

Sri Lanka: Government of Sri Lanka, KOICA and WFP renew partnership to help rural communities withstand climate change

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:29:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Monaragala – The Government of Sri Lanka , together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), today launched a three-year, LKR 106 billion (US$ 6 million) project to build resilience of communities against the impact of natural disasters.

Alluvione lampo: improvviso fiume di fango invade strade e trascina via automobili e persone. Situazione difficile, il video dalla Malesia

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:17:00 +0200centrometeoitaliano-salute (it)

Inondazioni: situazione difficile in Malesia. Nelle ultime settimane abbiamo riportato più volte del meteo estremo che sta continuando a colpire il sud-est Asiatico e ancora adesso molti Paesi stanno continuando a fronteggiare una situazione di piena emergenza.

Regular droughts, floods prove climate change is...

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:01:00 +0200khaleejtimes (en)

THESE ARE DAYS of nature's fury in many parts of India . Intense rain, followed by floods, has ravaged many districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala. Less known are similar stories from the southern districts of Chhattisgarh where life has been thrown into disarray.

Flooding, Landslides Kill Hundreds Across South and Southeast Asia - Democracy Now!

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:16:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

In India , massive floods and landslides have killed an estimated 200 people and displaced hundreds of thousands, as days of torrential monsoon downpours hit several southern and western states. In Kerala, a mudslide killed at least 50 people Sunday. This is a Kerala resident who was rescued.

Flooding and Landslides Kill Hundreds throughout South and Southeast Asia

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 00:05:00 +0200periodico26 (en)

In India , massive floods and landslides have killed an estimated 200 people and displaced hundreds of thousands, as days of torrential monsoon downpours hit several southern and western states. In Kerala, a mudslide killed at least 50 people last weekend. New Delhi.

Sri Lanka: Support for rural areas to withstand climate change

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 08:13:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The Sri Lanka n government, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), yesterday launched a three-year project to build resilience of communities against the impact of natural disasters at a cost of Rs. 1.

Support for rural areas to withstand climate change

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 02:16:00 +0200dailynews-lk (en)

The project being launched by the representatives from the United Nations World Food Programme and the Korea International Cooperation Agency, yesterday. The Sri Lanka n government, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA),....

US$ 6 Mn project launched to help Lankan communities face natural disasters

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 23:16:00 +0200island (en)

August 11, 2019, 10:02 pm The agreement to launch three-year project to build resilience of communities against the impact of natural disasters being signed by the representatives from the United Nations World Food Programme and the Korea International Cooperation Agency on Friday.

Vinieron los “millennials” que enfrentan la crisis climática

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 04:34:00 +0200elespectador (es)

A pesar de los dramas que enfrentan, son jóvenes optimistas. Llegaron a Bogotá el 1º de agosto como becarios de un programa al que se presentan centenares de aspirantes de todo el mundo y solo 18 son seleccionados para venir a Colombia desde hace siete años.

Aunque nada es nuevo, cada día más preocupante Reciente informe del Panel Intergubernamental sobre el Cambio Climático

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 17:57:00 +0200apiavirtual (es)

. Para Apiavirtual. Sergio Ferrari, desde la ONU, Ginebra, Suiza. El clima mundial muy enfermo. El 1ero elaborado con mayoría de expertos de “países en desarrollo” 2°C de calentamiento, panorama infernal. 1.5°C, grave. La salud del planeta empeora. La tierra tiembla por excesivo calor. Y el horizonte no aclara.

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