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7:20 Bolivia reafirma posición en defensa de la Naturaleza en COP-14

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:28:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

10 de septiembre de 2019, 7:20 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) Bolivia expresó hoy su preocupación por el calentamiento global y cambio climático provocado por el hombre, al intervenir ante la Conferencia de las Partes de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP-14), que sesiona en Greater Noida, India .

6:09 Perú apoya en COP-14 esfuerzos mundiales contra la desertificación

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 12:23:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

10 de septiembre de 2019, 6:9 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) Perú apoya los esfuerzos mundiales en la lucha contra la desertificación y la sequía, afirmó el embajador de esa nación latinoamericana en India , Carlos Polo, durante la Conferencia COP-14 que sesiona en Greater Noida.

5:13 Cuba muestra sus logros en COP-14 de lucha contra la desertificación

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 11:19:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

10 de septiembre de 2019, 5:13 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) Cuba mostró sus logros en el enfrentamiento a la desertificación y la sequía, el manejo del agua y el uso de energías renovables durante la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU sobre Desertificación (COP-14).

1:25 Llaman en India a crear agenda global de acción para el agua

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:35:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

10 de septiembre de 2019, 1:25 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) El primer ministro de India , Narendra Modi, llamó a crear una agenda global de acción para el agua, durante la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP-14).

Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 03:20:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Following are statements by Commissioners and the Managing Partners: High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Today, climate crisis affects countless lives and the enjoyment of a range of human rights. Ultimately, it threatens human survival.

Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 02:13:00 +0200wri (en)

Following are statements by Commissioners and the Managing Partners: High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Today, climate crisis affects countless lives and the enjoyment of a range of human rights. Ultimately, it threatens human survival.

1:50 Ecuador manifiesta sus compromisos en COP-14

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:22:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

9 de septiembre de 2019, 13:50 Nueva Delhi, 9 sep (Prensa Latina) Ecuador manifestó hoy su compromiso con lograr la neutralidad de la degradación de la tierra, durante la décimocuarta sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación.

Trump mixes nuclear weapons and climate change

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 19:58:00 +0200bangordailynews (en)

We have no shortage of serious global issues to worry about, but nearly all of them are made more threatening by the ominous, double-edged backdrop against which they play themselves out: nuclear weapons and climate change. India and Pakistan are not the first two countries to maintain a long-standing territorial dispute.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General’s opening remarks at UNCCD COP 14 High-level Session [as prepared for delivery]

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 19:44:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

My thanks to the Government of India for hosting this conference and to the Executive Secretary for this opportunity to highlight the unprecedented expectations on your work here. At any other time, I would be here to merely say congratulations on your 25th Anniversary or that securing the Delhi....

Cop 14 sulla desertificazione: Costa lancia il progetto “Grande Muraglia Verde”

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 17:45:00 +0200rinnovabili (it)

Iniziano oggi a Nuova Delhi i lavori della Cop14 sulla desertificazione: dal Ministro italiano dell’ambiente lo spunto per rilanciare ambiente e occupazione (e rallentare i flussi migratori) nei Paesi del Sahel. Foto credit Alessandro Vasaturo / flickr Circa 3,2 miliardi di persone sono colpite dagli effetti della desertificazione.

Clima, Costa annuncia sostegno a ‘grande muraglia verde’ contro desertificazione

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 16:07:00 +0200teleambiente (it)

Clima. L’Italia darà il suo sostegno al progetto visionario “la grande muraglia verde”, un’opera unica composta da tanti progetti con l’obiettivo di fermare la desertificazione e di riportare alla vita terre e territori. Lo annuncia sulla sua pagina Facebook, il ministro dell’Ambiente, Sergio Costa,....

Incendi boschivi: i resti di vegetazione carbonizzata aiutano a ridurre le emissioni complessive

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:11:00 +0200greenreport (it)

Gli incendi nell’Artico – i più vasti mai registrati nell’area – e in Amazzonia e le enormi quantità di CO2 che stanno emettendo stanno causando forti preoccupazioni. Decenni di osservazioni satellitari dimostrano che, mediamente, in un anno gli incendi in tutto il mondo bruciano un’area enorme....

UNCCD COP14 HIGHLIGHTS: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:46:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a high-level segment meeting of the ongoing COP14 to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday. (Source: ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a high-level segment meeting at the gathering at the Conference of Parties (COP14)....

Ambiente: Cop14, ministro Costa annuncia "grande muraglia verde" contro desertificazione

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:44:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Roma, 09 set 11:25 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il ministro dell’Ambiente, Sergio Costa, in occasione della 14ma Conferenza delle parti (Cop14) della Convenzione delle Nazioni Unite contro la desertificazione (Unccd), in corso in India , a Greater Noida, ha annunciato via Facebook, la partecipazione a una....

Convención de ONU contra la Desertificación en segmento de alto nivel

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:12:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Nueva Delhi, 9 sep (Prensa Latina) El primer ministro de India , Narendra Modi, se dirigirá hoy al Segmento de Alto Nivel de la décimocuarta sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de la ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP-14). El encuentro, con sede en la localidad india de....

India will say goodbye to single-use plastic, and restore degraded land, says Narendra Modi at UNCCD COP14 conference in NCR

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:59:00 +0200firstpost (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a meeting at the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday. India is hosting the UNCCD COP14 conference this year from 2 September to 13 September .

UNCCD COP14 LIVE Updates: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:42:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a high-level segment meeting of the ongoing COP14 to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday. (Source: ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a high-level segment meeting at the gathering at the Conference of Parties (COP14)....

Clima, Ministro Costa: l’Italia “sostiene la grande muraglia verde dell’Africa”

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:40:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

I muri, nella storia dell’umanità, sono legati a un’immagine, negativa, di divisione e separazione. Ma non sempre. Ed è per questo che voglio annunciare il sostegno dell’Italia al progetto visionario ‘la grande muraglia verde’, un’opera unica composta da tanti progetti con l’obiettivo di fermare la....

UNCCD COP14 LIVE Updates: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:19:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a high-level segment meeting at the gathering at the Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday and said that climate change was leading to land degradation of various kinds.

Calidad de vida, objetivo contra la desertificación en R. Dominicana

Sun, 08 Sep 2019 07:27:00 +0200almomento (es)

Nueva Delhi, 8 sep.- República Dominicana tiene objetivos estratégicos en la lucha contra la desertificación, que tienen que ver con mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas, afirmó hoy aquí la máster en Ingeniería Ambiental, Dominga Polanco. La calidad de vida de las personas posibilita que se....

Calidad de vida, objetivo contra la desertificación en la R. Dominicana

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 03:28:00 +0200barrigaverde (es)

Por: Prensa Latina | 11:45 AM NUEVA DELHI, 6 de septiembre, 2019 (PL).- Nueva Delhi, 6 sep (Prensa Latina) República Dominicana tiene objetivos estratégicos en la lucha contra la desertificación, que tienen que ver con mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas, afirmó hoy aquí la máster en Ingeniería Ambiental, Dominga Polanco.

1:52 Bolivia expuso su estrategia en Convención ONU contra Desertificación

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 20:10:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

6 de septiembre de 2019, 13:52 Nueva Delhi, 6 sep (Prensa Latina) El viceministro de Recursos Hídricos y Riego de Bolivia, Juan Braulio Huaylla, expuso hoy la Estrategia Nacional de Neutralidad de Degradación de Tierras en la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU contra la Desertificación.

In just 12 days of August, 1,000 extreme rain events

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 02:52:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

The increase in extreme rainfall events links up with land degradation because one of its major causes is soil erosion. Soil aridity is also increasing in India with rise in land temperature, experts said. (Photo by Ragul Krishnan/ HT PHOTO)(HT PHOTO) There were 1,000 “extreme rain events” in the....

Alertan alta deforestación en América Latina y Caribe

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 16:22:00 +0200radiolaprimerisima (es)

Los bosques en América Latina y el Caribe presentan 350 millones de hectáreas deforestadas y 300 millones degradadas por la agricultura, infraestructura y minería, se divulgó este jueves en la Conferencia contra la Desertificación COP-14. Mientras progresa la degradación de las tierras en América....

Alertan en COP 14 de la alta deforestación en América Latina y Caribe

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 10:24:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

5 de septiembre de 2019, 1:53 Nueva Delhi, 5 sep (Prensa Latina) Los bosques en América Latina y el Caribe presentan 350 millones de hectáreas deforestadas y 300 millones degradadas por la agricultura, infraestructura y minería, se divulgó hoy en la Conferencia contra la Desertificación COP-14.

1:53 Alertan en COP 14 de la alta deforestación en América Latina y Caribe

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 08:15:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

5 de septiembre de 2019, 1:53 Nueva Delhi, 5 sep (Prensa Latina) Los bosques en América Latina y el Caribe presentan 350 millones de hectáreas deforestadas y 300 millones degradadas por la agricultura, infraestructura y minería, se divulgó hoy en la Conferencia contra la Desertificación COP-14.

India’s climate score: high on vulnerability, low on resilience

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 21:52:00 +0200thehindu (en)

HSBC’s 2018 assessment of India being the country the most vulnerable to climate change is of great significance. However, against scientific warnings, carbon emissions continue to rise in China, the U.S. and India, three of the biggest emitters. Brazil, under its President Jair Bolsonaro, is....

'Drones to plant seeds in inaccessible areas can help combat land desertification'

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 17:04:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Innovations like drones to plant seeds in inaccessible areas can make a huge difference, an official of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) said on Wednesday. Addressing delegates from various countries at the 14th Conference of Parties (COP 14) to UNCCD at Greater Noida,....

Carretera Rosita-Sahsa fortalecerá corredor interoceánico de la Costa Caribe Norte

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 04:11:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Un total de 425 empleos directos generará esta obra durante los 30 meses que durará su construcción. Foto: Archivo. La compañera vicepresidenta Rosario Murillo anunció que mañana 4 de septiembre se inaugura el proceso de construcción de la nueva Carretera de 52 kilómetros Rosita-Sahsa , que dijo....

Compañera Rosario en Multinoticias (3 de septiembre del 2019)

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 04:11:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Declaraciones de Rosario Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua en Edición del Mediodía de Multinoticias Canal 4 (3 de Septiembre del 2019) Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, SiempreBendita, Siempre llena de la Fuerza Espiritual que nos caracteriza...

Declaraciones de la Compañera Rosario Murillo, Vice Presidenta de Nicaragua (3/9/2019) (Texto íntegro)

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 02:11:00 +0200lavozdelsandinismo (es)

LA VOZ DEL SANDINISMO | 03/09/2019. Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, SiempreBendita, Siempre llena de la Fuerza Espiritual que nos caracteriza… Siempre Libre ! Ayer tuvimos un Día Extraordinario, un Acto Extraordinario, Discursos, Mensajes....

Compañera Rosario en Multinoticias (3 de septiembre del 2019)

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 01:19:00 +0200presidencia-NI (es)

Declaraciones de Rosario Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua en Edición del Mediodía de Multinoticias Canal 4 (3 de Septiembre del 2019) Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, SiempreBendita, Siempre llena de la Fuerza Espiritual que nos caracteriza...

Carretera Rosita-Sahsa fortalecerá corredor interoceánico de la Costa Caribe Norte

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 00:34:00 +0200presidencia-NI (es)

Un total de 425 empleos directos generará esta obra durante los 30 meses que durará su construcción. Foto: Archivo. La compañera vicepresidenta Rosario Murillo anunció que mañana 4 de septiembre se inaugura el proceso de construcción de la nueva Carretera de 52 kilómetros Rosita-Sahsa , que dijo....

Javadekar opens COP on land desertification, says positive action can restore balance of nature

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 19:34:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Positive action can restore the balance of nature which has been disturbed by human activities, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday while kickstarting the 14th conference of parties on land desertification at Greater Noida. The 11-day conference is being held with delegates from 196 countries.

Mega UN summit to combat desertification kicks off at Greater Noida

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 13:42:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Around 196 countries and 94 environment ministers are taking part in the mega event, which is being hosted by India . (Representational Image) A UN convention to combat desertification kicked off on Monday at Greater Noida in which countries are expected to announce their targets for land restoration....

Mega UN summit to combat desertification kick off at Greater Noida

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 13:28:00 +0200business-standard (en)

A UN convention to combat desertification kicked off on Monday at Greater Noida in which countries are expected to announce their targets for land restoration and agree on measures to address emerging threats including sand and dust storms and droughts.

1:30 COP 14 buscará invertir el proceso de degradación de tierras

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:46:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

2 de septiembre de 2019, 1:30 Nueva Delhi, 2 sep (Prensa Latina) Invertir el proceso de degradación de tierras en aras de los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible es meta de la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación, que comienza hoy aquí.

As India hosts desertification meet, 30% of its land is already degraded

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:24:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Even as it prepares to host a global conference on rising desertification, India faces a growing crisis of land degradation: Nearly 30% of its land area, as much as the area of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra put together, has been degraded through deforestation, over-cultivation, soil erosion and depletion of wetlands.

India facing dilemma of development

Sun, 01 Sep 2019 22:28:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

India is hosting the 14th Conference of Parties on the Convention to Combat Desertification today onwards. A key focus is on using land sustainably, also the focus of a recent IPCC report. Globally, the learnings are that every square foot of land has to be treated in ways that are ecologically sound for that location and the local people.

IJERPH, Vol. 16, Pages 3146: Time-Series Study of Associations between Rates of People Affected by Disasters and the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Cycle

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 17:45:00 +0200mdpi (en)

The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a major driver of climatic variability that can have far reaching consequences for public health globally. We explored whether global, regional and country-level rates of people affected by natural disasters (PAD) are linked to ENSO.

Bangladesh: New Drought Monitoring System Will Reduce Climate Risks for South Asian Farmers

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 18:52:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

To mitigate the food security and economic risks of South Asia’s frequent and intense droughts, scientists and policymakers from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development ( ICIMOD ) and the International Maize and Wheat....

10:51 India acogerá Convención de la ONU sobre Desertificación y Sequía

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 16:53:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

27 de agosto de 2019, 10:51 Nueva Delhi, 27 ago (Prensa Latina) India acogerá la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de lucha contra la desertificación, la degradación de tierras y la sequía (COP14), del 2 al 13 de septiembre, se anunció hoy aquí.

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.

Support for rural areas to withstand climate change

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 10:25:00 +0200news-lk (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.

2.600 millones de personas viven en países con problemas de agua extremos

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 04:23:00 +0200semana (es)

El crecimiento de la población, el aumento del consumo de carne y la intensificación de la actividad económica vienen presionando en forma creciente los recursos hídricos del mundo. Habitantes de casi 400 regiones del planeta ya están viviendo en condiciones de "estrés hídrico extremo", según un....

Support for rural areas to withstand climate change

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 02:08:00 +0200dailynews-lk (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.

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 19:01:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly....

UN Flags Need To Cut Meat To Curb Land Use Impact On Global Warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:42:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free, it....

Sri Lanka, KOICA and WFP launch Rs. 1.06 billion project to help rural communities withstand climate change

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:01:00 +0200colombopage (en)

Fri, Aug 9, 2019, 07:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka . Aug 09, 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, Rs. 1.

Sri Lanka, KOICA and WFP launch Rs. 1.06 billion project to help rural communities withstand climate change:

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 15:56:00 +0200slmuslims (en)

Sri Lanka, KOICA and WFP launch Rs. 1.06 billion project to help rural communities withstand climate change Fri, Aug 9, 2019, 07:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka . Aug 09, Monaragala: The Government of Sri Lanka, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Korea....

Government Of Sri Lanka, Koica And WFP Renew Partnership

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 13:47:00 +0200srilankaguardian (en)

“The damages caused by the current dry spell and the preceding years of cycles of floods and droughts, clearly demonstrate the need to build capacities of rural farming families against climate shocks,” said Brenda Barton, WFP Country Director. “We are very grateful for the Government’s leadership....

Il Medio oriente rischia una crisi idrica senza precedenti

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 12:17:00 +0200asianews (it)

Doha (AsiaNews) - In Medio oriente (e Nord Africa) si profila una crisi dell’acqua senza precedenti: dal Qatar a Israele, dall’Iran al Libano, con la sola eccezione del virtuoso Oman, i Paesi dell’area rischiano di affrontare a breve “uno stress idrico estremamente elevato”.

UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:34:00 +0200thedailyherald (en)

LONDON/GENEVA--Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going....

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:14:00 +0200reuters (en)

LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly....

Farming and eating need to change: UN

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 04:19:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free, it called for big changes to farming and eating habits to limit the impact of population growth and changing consumption patterns on stretched land and water resources. Plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food....

Aunque nada es nuevo, cada día más preocupante

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 23:11:00 +0200elmercuriodigital (es)

-El clima mundial muy enfermo -Reciente informe del Panel Intergubernamental sobre el Cambio Climático · El 1ero elaborado con mayoría de expertos de “países en desarrollo” · 2°C de calentamiento, panorama infernal. 1.5°C, grave Sergio Ferrari, desde la ONU, Ginebra, Suiza.- La salud del planeta empeora.

Aunque nada es nuevo, cada día es más preocupante situación del clima

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 19:26:00 +0200radiolaprimerisima (es)

La salud del planeta empeora. La tierra tiembla por excesivo calor. Y el horizonte no aclara. Comida más escasa, más cara, menos nutritiva y de más difícil acceso, en particular, para los países más pobres. Así lo enfatiza el nuevo informe *La Tierra y el Cambio Climático* presentado el jueves 8 de....

Cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming: UN

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 19:24:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Report stops short of advocating going meat-free, but says dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food, could free up land and cut emissions. * Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC.

UN flags need to cut on eating meat to curb land-use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:10:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

LONDON/GENEVAGlobal meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going....

UN flags need to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:08:00 +0200middle-east-online_en (en)

GENEVA - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat....

Cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming: UN

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:08:00 +0200trust (en)

Report stops short of advocating going meat-free, but says dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food, could free up land and cut emissions. * Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC.

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:28:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free, it called for big changes to farming and eating habits to limit the impact of population growth and changing consumption patterns on stretched land and water resources. Plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food....

Update 1-UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:12:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

* Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC. * Climate change will exacerbate food security risks (Adds comments from press conference, more detail) By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay.

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:12:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free, it called for big changes to farming and eating habits to limit the impact of population growth and changing consumption patterns on stretched land and water resources. Plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food....

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay. LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded.

UPDATE 1-UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

* Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC. * Climate change will exacerbate food security risks (Adds comments from press conference, more detail) By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay.

¿Cuán probable es que la Argentina sufra escasez de agua?

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 19:59:00 +0200lanacion-AR (es)

Habitantes de casi 400 regiones del planeta ya están viviendo en condiciones de "estrés hídrico extremo", según un nuevo informe del World Resources Institute (WRI) , un centro de estudios con sede en Washington. El estrés hídrico mide la cantidad de agua extraída de fuentes subterráneas y superficiales en comparación con el total disponible.

¿Cuán probable es que tu país sufra escasez de agua?

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 18:24:00 +0200ecuavisa (es)

Problema global. Casi un tercio de la población global, cerca de 2.600 millones de personas, vive en países en situación de estrés hídrico "extremadamente alto" , incluyendo 1.700 millones de personas en 17 naciones con "escasez extremada de agua", según el WRI.

¿Cuán probable es que tu país sufra escasez de agua?

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 05:29:00 +0200laprensa (es)

El crecimiento de la población, el aumento del consumo de carne y la intensificación de la actividad económica vienen presionando en forma creciente los recursos hídricos del mundo. Habitantes de casi 400 regiones del planeta ya están viviendo en condiciones de « estrés hídrico extremo «, según un....

¿Cuán probable es que tu país sufra escasez de agua?

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 19:42:00 +0200bbc-spanish (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Casi un tercio de la población global, cerca de 2.600 millones de personas, vive en países en situación de estrés hídrico "extremadamente alto", según el informe. El crecimiento de la población, el aumento del consumo de carne y la....

¿Cuán probable es que tu país sufra escasez de agua?

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 18:41:00 +0200bbc-es (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Casi un tercio de la población global, cerca de 2.600 millones de personas, vive en países en situación de estrés hídrico "extremadamente alto", según el informe. El crecimiento de la población, el aumento del consumo de carne y la....

Severe drought threatens delicate ecosystem in Gujarat

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 09:56:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Kutch district, Gujarat, India - Over the past few days, dark monsoon clouds have enveloped the small desert town of Bhuj, in the Indian state of Gujarat, with rainfall finally bringing relief to the distressed region. A severe heatwave has hit India this summer.

Water, Vol. 11, Pages 1602: Impact of Climate Change and Land-Use on the Propagation from Meteorological Drought to Hydrological Drought in the Eastern Qilian Mountains

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 09:28:00 +0200mdpi (en)

Abstract As one of the most destructive and costly natural disasters, drought has far-reaching negative effects on agriculture, water resources, the environment, and human life. Scientific understanding of propagation from meteorological to hydrological drought is of great significance for accurate....

Bangladesh flood 2019: The role of Warm Pool El Niño

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 17:33:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

Currently we are facing a weak El Niño year. The traditional meaning of El Niño has been limited to dry (or drought) conditions in the South-Asian countries, which means that Bangladesh and the greater Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basin systems will receive lower-than-normal rainfall.

Ethiopia tackles climate crisis — plants 350m trees in a day

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 17:21:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

The Monday planting was part of the country's larger "Green Legacy" initiative that aims to plant 4 billion indigenous tree seedlings during the "rainy season" that occurs between May and October, according to CNN News Citizens had been encouraged to plant 200 million seedlings on Monday, but Ahmed....

Neck deep in trouble

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 20:47:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Currently, we are facing a weak El Niño year. The traditional meaning of “El Niño” has been limited to dry (or drought) conditions in the South Asian countries. This means that Bangladesh and the greater Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basin systems will receive lower-than-normal rainfall.

Small dams, a harbinger of resolving Pakistan’s water woes

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:42:00 +0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

F.P. Report. PESHAWAR: Known as the home of longest River Indus (3180km) in Asia, Pakistan is a unique country with plenty of small and big rivers gifted with natural sites for construction of more dams to address the longstanding water woes of the country.

Small dams, a harbinger of resolving Pakistan’s water woes

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 05:13:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

Peshawar. Known as the home of longest River Indus (3180km) in Asia, Pakistan is a unique country with plenty of small and big rivers — gifted with natural sites for construction of more dams to address the longstanding water woes of the country. The country has more than 24 big and small rivers....

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

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:08:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (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....

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,....

2:10 India planea restaurar 21 millones de hectáreas de tierra degradada

Sun, 30 Jun 2019 08:17:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

30 de junio de 2019, 02:10 Nueva Delhi, 30 jun (Prensa Latina) A dos meses de la cumbre de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP 14), del 2 al 13 de septiembre, India anunció que restaurará 21 millones de hectáreas de tierra degradada.

A Crisis Of This Scale Needs More Than 15 Minutes And Obligatory Sound Bites

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 15:31:00 +0200huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

It was, undoubtedly, an improvement over Wednesday night’s first debate, when candidates spent just over 9 minutes discussing an emergency that threatens, even in best-case projections, destruction on a scale incomprehensible to most people. Yet the candidates didn’t spar. They didn’t offer specifics.

Natural calamities impair Odisha’s growth, says Economic Survey

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 21:42:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Odisha, which is pushing for inclusion of natural calamity as a criterion for according Special Category Status, says its economic growth is hindered largely by frequent occurrences of natural disasters. Odisha Economic Survey 2018-19 that was tabled in the State Assembly on Friday says enormous....

Could Canada be a safe haven for climate refugees ?

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:25:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Lying in the central Pacific Ocean, the islands of Kiribati look like a tropical paradise. Surrounded by crystal-clear water and coral reefs, with coconut palm and pandanus trees lining the islands, it's straight out of a holiday brochure. On any given day, the temperature hovers around 30 C and rarely drops below 25 C.

Could Canada be a safe haven for climate refugees?

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:06:00 +0200CBC (en)

Lying in the central Pacific Ocean, the islands of Kiribati look like a tropical paradise. Surrounded by crystal-clear water and coral reefs, with coconut palm and pandanus trees lining the islands, it's straight out of a holiday brochure. On any given day, the temperature hovers around 30 C and rarely drops below 25 C.

Frenar la degradación, clave para alimentar a 7.500 millones de personas

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:44:00 +0200republica-UY (es)

«Piensen en lo que se necesita para alimentar a 7.500 millones de personas», dijo el secretario ejecutivo de la CNULD, Ibrahim Thiaw, a cientos de representantes de países y organismos internacionales, participantes en el congreso sobre sobre «Transformación exitosa hacia la neutralidad en la degradación de la tierra: Perspectiva de futuro».

2018 was 4th hottest on record

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 06:07:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India . Record levels of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, mainly from burning fossil fuels, trap ever more heat. Average global surface temperatures were 1.0 degree Celsius (1.

Frenar la degradación, clave para alimentar a 7.500 millones de personas

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 20:55:00 +0200ipsnoticias (es)

ANKARA, 18 jun 2019 (IPS) - La conmemoración del 25 aniversario de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD), que acoge la capital de Turquía, tiene un llamado común de sus participantes: se necesita una acción urgente para frenar la degradación de las tierras y....

World: Unos 24.000 millones de toneladas de suelo fértil se pierden cada año por la desertificación

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:57:00 +0200reliefWeb (es)

Además, la degradación de la calidad de la tierra es responsable de la reducción del producto nacional bruto en un 8% cada año. Nuestra tierra se desgasta. En el Día Mundial contra la Desertificación y la Sequía, las Naciones Unidas llaman a proteger el suelo, restaurarlo y utilizarlo de manera más sabia.

1:45 Celebran en India Día mundial contra la desertificación y la sequía

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:53:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

17 de junio de 2019, 13:45 Nueva Delhi, 17 jun (Prensa Latina) El Ministro de Medio Ambiente, Bosques y Cambio Climático de India , Prakash Javadekar, afirmó hoy que para abordar la desertificación las herramientas clave están en la participación y cooperación de la comunidad en todos los niveles.

Unos 24.000 millones de toneladas de suelo fértil se pierden cada año por la desertificación

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:19:00 +0200news-un-es (es)

El Día Mundial, que crea conciencia sobre los esfuerzos internacionales para combatir la desertificación, se estableció hace 25 años, junto con la aprobación de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas para Combatir la Desertificación , el único acuerdo internacional jurídicamente obligatorio que....

Desiertos hechos por el hombre

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:17:00 +0200deutschewelle-es (es)

Desiertos donde antes había fauna diversa. Hubo un tiempo en el que en el desierto del Sahara vivían hipopótamos y elefantes. Hoy, el Sahara es un territorio seco, y solo un pequeño lago formado por aguas subterráneas de lluvias caídas hace siglos nos recuerda mejores épocas. El clima cambió y así surgieron inmensos paisajes donde solo hay arena.

11:48 Síntesis de Cuba

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:14:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Lunes, 17 de junio de 2019 SUMARIO - Presidente Díaz-Canel ratifica apoyo a los universitarios de Cuba - Canciller cubano rinde homenaje en Barbados a víctimas de atentado - Medidas de Trump contra Cuba: críticas en el Congreso - Refuerzo de bloqueo a Cuba contraviene orden jurídico internacional -....

World: Aprovechar las innovaciones agrícolas para reforzar la resiliencia de los agricultores ante la sequía

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:50:00 +0200reliefWeb (es)

En el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía, la FAO pide usar tanto “soluciones sencillas” como tecnología punta para evitar que una sequía se convierta en hambruna. 17 de junio de 2019, Roma – Aprovechar el potencial de las innovaciones agrícolas -ya se trate de soluciones....

Aprovechar las innovaciones agrícolas para luchar contra la sequía

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:55:00 +0200elmercuriodigital (es)

Al intervenir en la apertura del 2º Seminario Internacional sobre Sequía y Agricultura en la sede de la FAO en Roma –dentro de las celebraciones del Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía- el Director General afirmó que “es imposible evitar que ocurra una sequía, pero podemos....

Aprovechar las innovaciones agrícolas para reforzar la resiliencia de los agricultores ante la sequía

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:26:00 +0200fao-es (es)

17 de junio de 2019, Roma – Aprovechar el potencial de las innovaciones agrícolas -ya se trate de soluciones sencillas o tecnologías basadas en el uso de satélites-, ayudará a evitar que una sequía se convierta en hambruna y desplazamiento forzado de la población y a revertir la desertificación,....

Desde Roma reclamo a impedir que la sequía derive en hambruna

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:21:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Devino también un llamado a la cooperación de todos los gobiernos y en particular al sector privado para contribuir a que las técnicas más inteligentes y las prácticas elementales lleguen al agricultor a favor de prevenir, preparar y planificar mejor el enfrentamiento a estos fenómenos que comprometen la existencia humana.

7:44 Desde Roma reclamo a impedir que la sequía derive en hambruna

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:49:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Devino también un llamado a la cooperación de todos los gobiernos y en particular al sector privado para contribuir a que las técnicas más inteligentes y las prácticas elementales lleguen al agricultor a favor de prevenir, preparar y planificar mejor el enfrentamiento a estos fenómenos que comprometen la existencia humana.

La ricerca italiana apre alla possibilità di ottenere piante più resistenti alla siccità

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:34:00 +0200greenreport (it)

. Ildikò Szabò (Università di Padova): «I risultati ottenuti aprono moltissime domande di importanza cruciale nella fisiologia vegetale e possibilmente porteranno a implicazioni rilevanti per l’agricoltura» [17 Giugno 2019] La Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione ci pone oggi di....

India: monsone comincia a muoversi verso nord-est in seguito a indebolimento ciclone Vayu (2)

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:53:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Nuova Delhi, 17 giu 10:40 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il progredire del ramo del monsone del Mar Arabico, che porta intorno al 65 per cento dell'umidità complessiva, continuerà solo dopo che il ciclone Vayu sarà sparito completamente. "Il normale ciclo del monsone dovrebbe riprendere tra le prossime 24 e 48....

What is climate change?

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:15:00 +0200CBC (en)

There has been debate recently about whether climate change should actually be called a "climate crisis" or "climate emergency." Whatever the description, scientists have been observing changes in our environment for years. Here's a look at some of the key concepts. Climate change and global warming — are they the same thing.

Previsioni meteo. Da giovedì punte fino a 40 gradi al Sud.Tempo instabile a nord fino a mercoledì

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 20:29:00 +0200247libero (it)

Il clima nel nord-Italia sarà caratterizzato nelle giornate di oggi e domani soprattutto, da una certa instabilità, con la formazioni di isolati temporali sulle Alpi ma anche a valle nelle zone del Nord-Ovest e del Veneto. Più sereno il tempo nel resto d’Italia, dove continuerà a prevalere l’alta....

Da giovedì punte fino a 40 gradi al Sud e nelle isole. Instabilità a nord fino a mercoledì

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 13:21:00 +0200247libero (it)

In Italia le catastrofi naturali hanno causato molti più danni negli ultimi 20 anni che nei 20 anni precedenti. Si calcola infatti che tra il 1998 e il 2017, l’ammontare complessivo dei danni economici è aumentato del 151% rispetto al periodo che va dal 1978 al 1997.

Impact of El Nino: A peek into a changing world

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 05:48:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

THE BOY CHILD. Like the tantrums of a petulant child, the destruction that El Nino has wrought in recent decades has made the world sit up and pay more attention. The 1982 event, in particular, was a turning point. That year, El Nino caused a global catastrophe - droughts in the western Pacific and....

La crisi ambientale sta seriamente danneggiando la salute umana

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 13:24:00 +0200teleambiente (it)

Inquinamento. Un documento firmato da esperti di 27 accademie scientifiche di tutto il mondo ha confermato che il continuo riscaldamento globale sta già causando peggioramenti nella salute delle persone e c’è il rischio che questa situazione possa seriamente peggiorare in futuro.

Sri Lanka

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 04:59:00 +0200wfp (en)

A middle-income country, Sri Lanka is focusing its development agenda on accelerating economic growth and recovering from a 30-year civil war that ended in 2009, while ensuring good governance and sustaining peace. The country is credited with considerable advancement in several development areas,....

Nepal: Operationalizing an Agricultural Drought Monitoring and Early Warning System in the Hindu Kush Himalaya Region

Wed, 29 May 2019 23:09:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Written by Faisal Mueen Qamer, Remote Sensing Specialist, Geospatial Solutions, ICIMOD; and Mir Matin, Science and Data Lead, SERVIR-HKH/Theme leader, Geospatial Solutions, ICIMOD. The countries that share the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India , Myanmar, Nepal,....

LA MISSIONE DI PADRE JEAN CHRYS A TOLIARA, IN MADAGASCAR

Sat, 18 May 2019 23:06:00 +0200caserta24ore (it)

(Paolo MESOLELLA) DOVE I BAMBINI, GLI AMMALATI, LE RAGAZZE MADRI HANNO BISOGNO DI CIBO, ACQUA, ELETTRICITA’, OSPEDALI, SCUOLE E MEDICINE Padre Jean, Chrysostome Ravelomahitasoa è un prete salesiano speciale. Un missionario che da venti anni dedica tutto il suo tempo, ogni minuto, ai suoi poveri del Madagascar.

5 Natural Disasters That Demand Quick Environmental Change

Sat, 11 May 2019 18:10:00 +0200interestingengineering (en)

Natural disasters are extreme they are basically sudden events that are caused due to changing environmental patterns. As the name explains they are a disaster that not only damages the properties but also affect the people, flora and fauna around. The worst part is that these disasters like....

Cyclone Fani | IMD director says India at a stage where it can save most lives

Sat, 04 May 2019 22:53:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

AMITABH SINHA: In recent years, states have been successful in minimising damage caused by cyclones. How has this been achieved? This is because response actions and preparatory precautions are now systematically implemented. The target of our team is to ensure there is no casualty.

Coastal roads, shelters, warning, response… We’re at a stage where we can save most lives: IMD Director General K J Ramesh

Sat, 04 May 2019 22:52:00 +0200expressindia (en)

We have two principal cyclone seasons in India — in April-May over the Bay of Bengal, and October-November and partly December. This happens because of the movement of the sun from the Southern Hemisphere to the Northern Hemisphere. It leads to the formation of a low-pressure area called the Intertropical Convergence Zone.

India, 10 milioni di bambini vivono nel percorso del ciclone Fani

Sat, 04 May 2019 14:59:00 +0200redattoresociale (it)

ROMA In India , nell’Odisha, 28 milioni di persone, di cui 10 milioni di bambini, vivono sul percorso di impatto del ciclone Fani . Circa 1 milione di persone sono già state evacuate in preparazione di quello che è stato descritto come il ciclone più forte dell'India in più di 20 anni.

Cyclone Fani in India

Sat, 04 May 2019 14:55:00 +0200oxfam (en)

At any given time, we are responding to over 30 emergency situations. We provide life-saving essentials in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster and to people affected by conflict, as well as long-term development support. You can help. As a global movement of people working together to end....

India, Unicef: 10 milioni di bambini sul percorso del ciclone Fani

Sat, 04 May 2019 11:11:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

In India , 28 milioni di persone, di cui 10 milioni di bambini, vivono sul percorso di impatto del ciclone Fani : lo riporta l’Unicef in un comunicato specificando che circa 1 milione di persone sono state evacuate in preparazione di quello che è stato descritto come il ciclone più forte degli ultimi 20 anni.

India: sul percorso del ciclone Fani 28 milioni di persone

Sat, 04 May 2019 10:07:00 +0200corrierenazionale (it)

L’ India trema per il passaggio del ciclone Fani: già evacuate un milione di persone, altre 28 vivono sul percorso di impatto nell’Odisha. In India, nell’Odisha, 28 milioni di persone, di cui 10 milioni di bambini, vivono sul percorso di impatto del ciclone Fani.

Tree rings show human effect on climate goes back more than a century May 1 Updated

Wed, 01 May 2019 19:19:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

In 1896, Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius made a prescient calculation that showed the vast quantities of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by burning coal and other fossil fuels would eventually cause the planet to get warmer. Little did he realize that the effect he described was already....

World: Cred Crunch Newsletter, Issue No. 54 (April 2019) - Disasters 2018: Year in Review

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 21:34:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Brussels 2019 - In 2018, there were 315 climate-related and geophysical disaster events recorded in the EM-DAT (International Disaster Database) with 11,804 deaths, and over 68 million people affected across the world. Globally, Indonesia recorded nearly half the total deaths from disasters, while....

Il Nepal colpito dal suo primo tornado

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:46:00 +0200focus-it (it)

Un evento meteo letale che si è riversato sul Nepal sudorientale alla fine di marzo potrebbe essere il primo tornado mai verificatosi nel Paese: una circostanza talmente rara, che per riconoscerla e ricostruirne il percorso è stato necessario ricorrere a una serie di strumenti e di misurazioni non convenzionali.

India: Good Practices on Drought Management and Response in India (2018)

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:42:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Background. India is vulnerable, in varying degrees, to a large number of disasters- both natural and manmade. Over 68% of its cultivable area is vulnerable to droughts; 40 million hectares (12%) of its land is prone to floods and river erosion; close to 5,700 kms, i.e., more than 58.

Bracing for disaster

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:09:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Bangladesh has a long history of natural hazards in summer. The main hazards include tornadoes, Nor’wester, flash floods, and cyclones. These disasters lead to the loss of lives, livelihoods, assets, and properties. Tornadoes mainly occur in the pre-monsoon (March-May), and post-monsoon (October-November) periods.

Pakistan vs the environment

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:07:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

Abdullah Gauhar Malik. AS we step into the months of April and May, the weather changes from blissful winds to the scorching heat and there is a sense of irritability all around. With every passing year, we set a record for having the highest temperature in more than a decade or often even a century.

WeWorld Index 2019: la scuola è sotto attacco, istruzione primo baluardo contro l’esclusione

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 19:29:00 +0200onuitalia (it)

(di Maria Novella Topi) – ROMA, 9 APRILE – Nel mondo c’è una vera e propria guerra che si combatte contro l’ istruzione , e sono sotto attacco bambine e bambini, ma anche insegnanti e operatori umanitari. Il rapporto 2019 della onlus WeWorld-GVC – presentato oggi alla Farnesina – mette quest’anno....

Climate Change Could Harm the Lives of 19 Million Children in Bangladesh, Says UNICEF

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:35:00 +0200news18 (en)

Recently, children across the globe including India skipped school, en masse, to participate in global protests against climate change. While several powerful people and world leaders (read Donald Trump), often deride climate change as fiction, the numbers are now starting to jar.

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