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Extreme Weather Events Have Increased Significantly in the Last 20 Years

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 04:15:00 +0200enn (en)

There has been a “staggering rise” in the number of extreme weather events over the past 20 years, driven largely by rising global temperatures and other climatic changes, according to a new report from the United Nations. There has been a “staggering rise” in the number of extreme weather events....

Without The North American Monsoon, Reining In Wildfires Gets Harder

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 03:14:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

But this year was anything but normal. The 2020 monsoon season was the second-driest on record, and many high-profile wildfires swept across the Sonoran Desert and surrounding sky islands. Putting an end to severe fires may only become harder as climate change makes monsoon storms less frequent and....

VP U Henry Van Thio delivers speech at 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction online event

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 22:16:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Vice President U Henry Van Thio presides over 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction event via videoconferencing on 13 October. PHOTO: MNA. Vice President U Henry Van Thio, in his capacity as the Chairperson of National Disaster Management Committee, delivered an opening speech via....

Without the North American monsoon, reining in wildfires gets harder

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:30:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

But this year was anything but normal. The 2020 monsoon season was the second-driest on record, and many high-profile wildfires swept across the Sonoran Desert and surrounding sky islands. Putting an end to severe fires may only become harder as climate change makes monsoon storms less frequent and....

Atmospheric dust levels are rising in the Great Plains

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:00:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

The trend of rising dust parallels expansion of cropland and seasonal crop cycles, suggesting that farming practices are exposing more soil to wind erosion. And if the Great Plains becomes drier, a possibility under climate change scenarios, then all the pieces are in place for a repeat of the Dust Bowl that devastated the Midwest in the 1930s.

Without the North American monsoon, reining in wildfires gets harder

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 19:41:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

The North American monsoon has dictated the length of wildfire season for centuries in the U.S.- Mexico border region, according to new University of Arizona

Without the North American monsoon, reining in wildfires gets harder

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 18:54:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

New research shows that while winter rains can temper the beginning of the wildfire season, monsoon rains are what shut them down. This monsoon season was the second-driest on record, leaving Southern Arizona dry and vulnerable.

Atmospheric dust levels are rising in the Great Plains

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 18:09:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

A study finds that atmospheric dust levels are rising across the Great Plains at a rate of up to 5% per year. The trend of rising dust parallels expansion of cropland and even seasonal crop cycles. And if the Great Plains becomes drier, a possibility under climate change scenarios, then all the....

Natural disasters have almost doubled in the last 20 years

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:34:00 +0200trtworld (en)

The UN's new research into disaster, has revealed that the number of natural calamities has nearly doubled in the last 20 years. Together with a “staggering” rise in climate disasters in the first two decades of this century, the UN researchers determined that “almost all nations” have failed in....

Surge in natural disasters takes heavy human and economic toll — UN

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 10:15:00 +0200bworldcom (en)

Philippines among countries with highest number of disaster events An SUV gets caught in a flood on Timog corner Scout Tobias in Quezon City after a sudden downpour of rain on October 12, 2020. The Philippines recorded 304 disaster events from 2000 to 2019, landing it among the top 10 countries to report extreme weather events.

Rising temperatures continue to cause heatwaves: UN

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 07:02:00 +0200dawn (en)

UNITED NATIONS: As Karachi prepared for an unusual, early winter heatwave , UN experts warned on Monday that a 1.1-degree Celsius increase in the global temperature would continue to cause such calamities. “Between 2000 and 2019, extreme temperatures caused 13 per cent of all disaster deaths....

Surge in natural disasters takes heavy toll: UN

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 04:58:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

Heatwaves and droughts will pose the greatest threat in the next decade, as temperatures continue to rise due to heat-trapping gases, experts said. China (577) and the United States (467) recorded the highest number of disaster events from 2000 to 2019, followed by India (321), the Philippines (304)....

Natural disasters surge in past 20 years: UN

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 04:58:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

Heatwaves and droughts will pose the greatest threat in the next decade, as temperatures continue to rise due to heat-trapping gases, experts said. China (577) and the United States (467) recorded the highest number of disaster events from 2000 to 2019, followed by India (321), the Philippines (304)....

UN report shows staggering rise in climate emergencies

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 03:11:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

The first 20 years of this century have seen a staggering rise in climate disasters, a United Nations report published on Monday shows. The Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019, published by the UN Office on Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), shows that there has been a dramatic rise in disasters over....

Climate change causing rise in global disasters

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 03:09:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

Climate change is largely to blame for a near doubling of natural disasters in the past 20 years, the United Nations said yesterday. The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction said 7,348 major disaster events had occurred between 2000 and 2019, claiming 1.2 million lives, affecting 4.2 billion people and costing the global economy about US$2.

Natural disasters increase dramatically: U.N.

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 02:50:00 +0200chillreport (en)

The United Nations says that extreme weather events in the world have increased dramatically over the last 20 years. The agency also warned that these incidents, which cause serious damage to people and property, may increase in the future. The agency said in a report on Monday (October 12) that....

UN report shows staggering rise in climate emergencies in last 20 years

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 00:08:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- The first 20 years of this century have seen a staggering rise in climate disasters, a United Nations report published on Monday shows. The Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019, published by the UN Office on Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), shows that there has been....

Global climate inequality, in one chart

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 21:52:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The global impacts of climate change are inherently unequal. Very often, the most severe damages from droughts, hurricanes, and other disasters occur in places that are That’s not to say that the US and EU don’t experience disasters, of course. And when they do, the dollar cost of damages from,....

Global climate inequality, in one chart Quartz

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 20:40:00 +0200qz (en)

The global impacts of climate change are inherently unequal. Very often, the most severe damages from droughts, hurricanes, and other disasters occur in places that are That’s not to say that the US and EU don’t experience disasters, of course. And when they do, the dollar cost of damages from,....

Natural disasters surge in past 20 years, likely to continue to wreak havoc: U.N.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 17:45:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday. Slideshow ( 3 images ) Heatwaves and droughts will pose the....

Natural disasters surge in past 20 years, likely to continue to wreak havoc: U.N. By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday. Heatwaves and droughts will pose the greatest threat in the next decade, as tempera... 51m ago

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:43:00 +0200wsau (en)

By Stephanie Nebehay. GENEVA (Reuters) - Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday. Heatwaves and droughts will pose the greatest threat in the....

Drought once shut down Old Faithful—and might again

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:38:00 +0200sciencemag (en)

Oct. 12, 2020 , 9:55 AM. Old Faithful, it turns out, wasn’t always so faithful. The geyser, in Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park, is famous because it blasts hot water tens of meters into the air at regular intervals— every 90-94 minutes , on average.

Drought once shut down Old Faithful—and might again

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:15:00 +0200sciencemag-org (en)

Oct. 12, 2020 , 9:55 AM. Old Faithful, it turns out, wasn’t always so faithful. The geyser, in Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park, is famous because it blasts hot water tens of meters into the air at regular intervals— every 90-94 minutes , on average.

Natural disasters surge in past 20 years, likely to continue to wreak havoc: U.N.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:10:00 +0200reuters-af (en)

Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday.

Natural disasters surge in past 20 years, likely to continue to wreak havoc: U.N.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:09:00 +0200oann (en)

October 12, 2020. By Stephanie Nebehay. GENEVA (Reuters) – Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday.

I disastri naturali sono raddoppiati in 20 anni: colpa dei cambiamenti climatici

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:09:00 +0200rinnovabili (it)

Nuovo rapporto delle Nazioni Unite: dal 2000 al 2019 ci sono state 7.348 calamità, con 3mila miliardi di dollari di danni e la morte di oltre 1,2 milioni di persone. I due più grandi eventi per numero di vittime sono stati lo tsunami nell’oceano Indiano nel 2004 con 226.

Surge in natural disasters takes heavy human and economic toll: U.N.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 15:52:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday.

Premio Nobel per la Pace 2020 al World Food Programme

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:33:00 +0200rinnovabili (it)

Il riconoscimento assegnato al WFP dimostra che sicurezza alimentare, pace e stabilità sono strettamente interconnesse. Senza la pace non potremo raggiungere l’obiettivo globale di fame zero nel mondo e finché ci sarà la fame il mondo non conoscerà la pace. Credits: United Nations Photo (CC BY-NC-ND 2.

Hurricane Delta - Statement by Vice President Joe Biden

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 19:47:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Jill and I send our prayers to everyone facing the harrowing impact of Hurricane Delta, particularly those Louisiana and Texas communities still reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Laura less than two months ago. Our hearts are with every family forced to evacuate their home or shutter their....

Cos’è il World food programme: 15 miliardi di pasti per 97 milioni di persone all’anno (e la sede a Roma)

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 13:18:00 +0200corriere (it)

L’agenzia Onu vincitrice del Premio Nobel per la Pace esiste da oltre 50 anni: porta aiuti umanitari (finanziati soprattutto da Usa ed Europa) nei luoghi più disastrati al mondo

World Food Programme: cosa fa l'agenzia Onu con sede a Roma

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:18:00 +0200adnkronos (it)

Pubblicato il: 09/10/2020 11:59. Con 86,7 milioni di persone assistite in circa 83 paesi ogni anno, il World Food Programme (Wfp), la cui sede è a Roma è la principale organizzazione umanitaria e agenzia delle Nazioni Unite impegnata a salvare e cambiare le vite, fornendo assistenza alimentare nelle....

World Food Programme: cosa fa l'agenzia Onu con sede a Roma

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:06:00 +0200news-yahoo-it (it)

Con 86,7 milioni di persone assistite in circa 83 paesi ogni anno, il World Food Programme (Wfp), la cui sede è a Roma è la principale organizzazione umanitaria e agenzia delle Nazioni Unite impegnata a salvare e cambiare le vite, fornendo assistenza alimentare nelle emergenze e lavorando con le....

Story Climate change: Proof in numbers Read more

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 05:09:00 +0200unenvironment-org (en)

UNEP’s novel ‘ World Environment Situation Room’ provides real-time data on PM2.5 levels across the planet, informing scientists, policy-makers and citizens alike. Last month, as wildfires continued to rage across the American West, Pascal Peduzzi, a climate scientist with the United Nations....

Usa: oltre 1,8 miliardi di dollari di danni per eventi meteo estremi negli ultimi 40 anni

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 04:36:00 +0200lastampa (it)

Dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno subito 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici nei quali i danni e i relativi costi complessivi hanno raggiunto o superato 1 miliardo di dollari (compreso l'adeguamento dell'inflazione al 2020). Il costo totale di questi 279 eventi supera i 1.825 miliardi di dollari.

Huracán ‘Delta’ deja 301 mil afectados en Yucatán

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 01:20:00 +0200zocalo (es)

Ciudad de México.- El paso del huracán Delta por el sureste dejó más de 301 mil afectados en Yucatán, de los cuales 7 mil se encuentran en calidad de damnificados, mientras que en Quintana Roo solo se reportaron caída de árboles y fallas en la energía eléctrica.

Climate change: Proof in numbers

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 08:44:00 +0200unenvironment-org (en)

By Simon Akam. UNEP’s novel ‘ World Environment Situation Room’ provides real-time data on PM2.5 levels across the planet, informing scientists, policy-makers and citizens alike. Last month, as wildfires continued to rage across the American West, Pascal Peduzzi, a climate scientist with the United....

Clima, NOAA: dal 1980 a oggi gli USA hanno affrontato 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 08:01:00 +0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di giovedì 8 ottobre 2020) Secondo i dati dei National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) della NOAA , la National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno affrontato ben 279 disastri meteorologici e Clima tici: il costo totale di questi eventi supera i 1.

Clima, NOAA: dal 1980 a oggi gli USA hanno affrontato 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:59:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Secondo i dati dei National Centers for Environmental Information NCEI ) della NOAA , la National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno affrontato ben 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici : il costo totale di questi eventi supera i 1.825 miliardi di dollari.

Usa: oltre 1,8 miliardi di dollari di danni per eventi meteo estremi negli ultimi 40 anni

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:06:00 +0200lasentinella (it)

Dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno subito 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici nei quali i danni e i relativi costi complessivi hanno raggiunto o superato 1 miliardo di dollari (compreso l'adeguamento dell'inflazione al 2020). Il costo totale di questi 279 eventi supera i 1.825 miliardi di dollari.

Usa: oltre 1,8 miliardi di dollari di danni per eventi meteo estremi negli ultimi 40 anni

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:06:00 +0200gazzettadimodena (it)

Dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno subito 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici nei quali i danni e i relativi costi complessivi hanno raggiunto o superato 1 miliardo di dollari (compreso l'adeguamento dell'inflazione al 2020). Il costo totale di questi 279 eventi supera i 1.825 miliardi di dollari.

Usa: oltre 1,8 miliardi di dollari di danni per eventi meteo estremi negli ultimi 40 anni

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:05:00 +0200laprovinciapavese (it)

Dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno subito 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici nei quali i danni e i relativi costi complessivi hanno raggiunto o superato 1 miliardo di dollari (compreso l'adeguamento dell'inflazione al 2020). Il costo totale di questi 279 eventi supera i 1.825 miliardi di dollari.

This Year Has Seen A Record Number of Climate Disasters Costing $1 Billion

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 21:06:00 +0200bloomberg (en)

Storms, fires, and droughts have already cost the country at least $50 billion—and there are still three months left in 2020.

New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 11:15:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making "good progress" Wednesday as high winds finally eased. The wildfire erupted in a mountain forest on the South Island in the early hours of Sunday morning and swept through the popular tourist....

COVID-19 and climate change are a perfect storm for violent conflict

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 23:46:00 +0200thehill (en)

The massive wildfires that have ravaged the Pacific Northwest of the United States in recent weeks are a stark reminder that climate change has not paused for the COVID-19 pandemic. On the contrary. The global impact of COVID-19 is already combining with climate change to affect millions of the most....

Disastrous duo: heatwaves and droughts

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:38:00 +0200mcgill (en)

Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the United States , according to a new study led by researchers from McGill University. Periods of dry and hot weather, which can make wildfires more likely, are becoming larger, more intense, and more frequent because of climate change.

The climate science behind this year's wildfires and powerful storms

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 03:14:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

At least 31 have died in the largest wildfires in California history. The east is defending itself against twice the usual number of tropical cyclones. And what may be the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth came in August in the United States . It's a torrid 2020 and it was forecast 32 years ago.

California state fire chief says once-rare mega fires are now the norm

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 02:40:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

At least 31 have died in the largest wildfires in California history. The east is defending itself against twice the usual number of tropical cyclones. And what may be the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth came in August in the United States . It's a torrid 2020 and it was forecast 32 years ago.

The climate science behind this year's wildfires and powerful storms

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 01:51:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

At least 31 have died in the largest wildfires in California history. The east is defending itself against twice the usual number of tropical cyclones. And what may be the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth came in August in the United States . It's a torrid 2020 and it was forecast 32 years ago.

Off the Cuff: After the losses, came the dragon fruit

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 06:00:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

Guanacaste sits in Central America’s Dry Corridor, nearly 1,000 miles of land that stretches from Mexico to Panama and is one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change. Temperatures are rising; the corridor is growing; and droughts and erratic rainfall take turns devastating the....

Refugees in their own country as wildfire destroys California town

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 14:36:00 +0200trust (en)

Tens of thousands of California have been displaced by increasingly ferocious wildfires. By Sharon Bernstein. NEVADA CITY, Calif., Oct 2 (Reuters) - Jeannie Weber could probably rebuild her ruined house in the foothills of California's Sierra Nevada mountains. But as wildfires rage with increasing frequency, it doesn't seem safe.

Yes, climate change is driving wildfires

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 14:13:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

the country in smoke, Niklas Hagelberg has a sobering message: this could be America’s new normal. The climate change expert with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says a fast-warming planet will likely lead to more record-breaking blazes, like those that have ravaged the states of California, Oregon and Washington in recent months.

Refugees in their own country as wildfire destroys California town

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 13:42:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Tens of thousands of California have been displaced by increasingly ferocious wildfires. By Sharon Bernstein. NEVADA CITY, Calif., Oct 2 (Reuters) - Jeannie Weber could probably rebuild her ruined house in the foothills of California's Sierra Nevada mountains. But as wildfires rage with increasing frequency, it doesn't seem safe.

Yes, climate change is driving wildfires

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 12:43:00 +0200unenvironment-org (en)

the country in smoke, Niklas Hagelberg has a sobering message: this could be America’s new normal. The climate change expert with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says a fast-warming planet will likely lead to more record-breaking blazes, like those that have ravaged the states of California, Oregon and Washington in recent months.

Balancing the carbon budget – how local scientists are tackling the climate emergency

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:49:00 +0200eadt (en)

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. “Human-made global warming is what happens when the carbon budget is out of balance.

Balancing the carbon budget – how local scientists are tackling the climate emergency

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:45:00 +0200eveningnews24 (en)

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. “Human-made global warming is what happens when the carbon budget is out of balance.

Global warming is in evidence locally on the Norfolk Broads, where coastal erosion is worsened by a rise in sea level and overtopping Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:32:00 +0200edp24 (en)

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. “Human-made global warming is what happens when the carbon budget is out of balance.

Disastrous Duo: Heatwaves and Droughts

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 16:59:00 +0200enn (en)

Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the United States , according to a new study led by researchers from McGill University. Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the United States, according to a....

Disastrous duo: Heatwaves and droughts

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 03:52:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

In a study published by Science Advances , the researchers analyzed heat and drought events across the contiguous United States over the past 122 years. They found that combined dry and hot events have not only increased in frequency, but also in size geographically.

Heat and Drought Team Up More Frequently, With Disastrous Results

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 00:29:00 +0200nytimes (en)

The combination of drought conditions and heat waves, which can make wildfires more likely, is becoming increasingly common in the American West, according to a new study . The results may be predictably disastrous. It has been well established that both and heat waves have been occurring more frequently in recent decades.

Disastrous duo: Heatwaves and droughts

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 21:59:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the Unites States, according to a new study led by researchers from McGill University. Periods of dry and hot weather, which can make wildfires more likely, are becoming larger, more intense, and more frequent because of climate change.

Disastrous duo: heatwaves and drought

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 19:34:00 +0200alphagalileo (en)

Climate change at the heart of more frequent and intense dry and hot extremes in recent decades. Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the Unites States, according to a new study led by researchers from McGill University.

Disastrous duo: heatwaves and droughts

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 19:10:00 +0200mcgill (en)

Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the Unites States, according to a new study led by researchers from McGill University. Periods of dry and hot weather, which can make wildfires more likely, are becoming larger, more intense, and more frequent because of climate change.

Inondazioni nel Sahel: almeno 112 morti e più di 700.000 persone colpite

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 13:15:00 +0200greenreport (it)

L’United Nations high commissioner for refugees (Unhcr), sta intensificando le operazioni per assistere regione africana del Sahel, tra più di 700.000 persone colpite dalle devastanti inondazioni che hanno interessato la regione africana del Sahel. L’Unhcr dipinge un quadro apocalittico: «Decine di....

Coinciding Droughts and Heatwaves To Become More Common

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 11:44:00 +0200earth-org (en)

Droughts and heatwaves are both damaging, costly phenomena, but their effects are compounded when they coincide. The United States suffered three of these devastating dry-hot extremes between 2011 and 2013, tallying up US $60 billion in damages. Worse yet, they are becoming more likely. Earth.Org takes a closer look.

Weekend reads: 11 of the best international premium pieces

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 06:20:00 +0200nzherald (en)

Climate disruption is now locked in. The next moves will be crucial. America is now under siege by climate change in ways that scientists have warned about for years. But there is a second part to their admonition: Decades of growing crisis are already locked into the global ecosystem and cannot be reversed.

Frequency of combined droughts and heatwaves has substantially increased in western U.S. over past 50 years

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:34:00 +0200phys (en)

A team of researchers from Canada, Iran and the U.S. has found that the frequency of combined droughts and heatwaves has increased substantially in the western U.S. over the past half-century. In their paper published in the journal Science Advances , the group describes their analysis of weather....

This May Have Ignited Southern Cal's Bobcat Fire

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:24:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

KEY POINTS The Bobcat fire has burned about 114,000 acres of land and crews contained around 40% of the blaze; Southern California Edison turned over a conductor believed to have been malfunctioning minutes before the fire started; Crews managed to make headway against the fire after initial struggles because of the fire's location.

World’s Richest Fuelling Climate Crisis?

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:00:00 +0200theaseanpost (en)

A rescue team carry a victim's body following flash flooding in Radda village in North Luwu regency, South Sulawesi on 14 July, 2020, after three rivers overflowed due to torrential rains. (AFP Photo) Climate change, driven by human emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), have caused devastating impacts on some parts of the world.

UN, Britain to co-host climate summit on December 12

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 10:19:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

File photo: The United Nations flag is seen during the Climate Action Summit 2019 at the United Nations General Assembly Hall, in New York City on September 23, 2019 AFP. Recent data shows greenhouse gas concentrations reaching record levels, worsening extreme events including unprecedented wildfires, hurricanes, droughts and floods.

Climate exigency: The time to act is now!

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:41:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Forest is a limited renewable natural resource, which can maintain its sustainable functioning only if it is given time to regenerate. Unfortunately, the forest resources around the world have been depleting at an extremely alarming rate resulting in catastrophic and hazardous chain reactions.

Droughts and heatwaves are coinciding more often

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:50:00 +0200earth (en)

A dangerous combination of droughts and heatwaves has substantially increased across the United States over the past 50 years, according to a new study from the American Association for the Advancement of Science . The regions that have been affected most by dry-hot weather extremes are located in the West and parts of the Northeast and Southeast.

World: Climate-related extreme weather events and COVID-19: A first look at the number of people affected by intersecting disasters

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:57:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

New York, Geneva, 23 September 2020 New analysis published today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre reveals that at least 51.6 million people worldwide have been affected by floods, droughts or storms and COVID-19.

Heat and Drought Team Up More Frequently, With Disastrous Results

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:39:00 +0200nytimes (en)

The combination of drought conditions and heat waves, which can make wildfires more likely, is becoming increasingly common in the American West, according to a new study . The results may be predictably disastrous. It has been well established that both and heat waves have been occurring more frequently in recent decades.

Coronavirus: At least 51.6 million people doubly hit by climate-related disasters and COVID-19, new analysis by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) reveals 18 mins ago

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:20:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

New analysis published today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre reveals that at least 51.6 million people worldwide have been affected by floods, droughts or storms and COVID-19.

Coronavirus: At least 51.6 million people doubly hit by climate-related disasters and COVID-19, new analysis by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) reveals

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:28:00 +0200africa-newsroom (en)

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 23, 2020/APO Group/ -- New analysis published today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre reveals that at least 51.6 million people worldwide have been affected by floods, droughts or storms and COVID-19.

MIL-OSI NGOs: At least 51.6 million people doubly hit by climate-related disasters and COVID-19,...

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:18:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

New York, Geneva, 23 September 2020 New analysis published today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre reveals that at least 51.6 million people worldwide have been affected by floods, droughts or storms and COVID-19.

Climate change compromises agricultural production

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:31:00 +0200sundaystandard (en)

Land use change and especially deforestation and forest degradation are major sources of GHG emissions in Botswana. Forested areas are rapidly shrinking to meet domestic demand for wood and fuel and export demand for wood products. With regard to the former, biomass and waste account for 27 percent....

World: Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI): Exploring Potential at the Global Scale

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 06:46:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By Faiz Alam, Researcher Water Resources/Agricultural Water Management (IWMI) and Paul Pavelic, Senior Researcher Hydrogeology (IWMI) IWMI has conducted a global assessment of a means to better capture and store water from flooding for use in times of drought for the first time.

UNDP, Timor-Leste launch GCF-backed project to protect rural communities against climate change

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 22:25:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

26 August 2020, Dili - - As Timor-Leste continues to experience unpredictable weather patterns and the impacts of more intense wet seasons and longer dry seasons, government representatives from the Secretary of State for Environment, Ministries of Agriculture and Fisheries, Interior (Secretary of....

Montana Steps Toward Action on Climate Change

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 07:55:00 +0200energycentral (en)

This month, Montana Governor Steve Bullock took a critical step forward in his efforts to address the threat of climate change in the state by releasing the final recommendations of the Montana Climate Solutions Council (Council). This is the first report of its sort in Montana.

Sudan: Humanitarians assist hundreds of thousands of people as the country faces its worst flooding in decades

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 18:33:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Khartoum, 21 September 2020. Humanitarian organizations in Sudan have reached over 350,000 people with life-saving assistance as continued torrential rains threaten more damages in the worst floods to hit the country in three decades. Over 120 people have lost their lives and the number of people....

Data Prove Climate Change Is Not Making Droughts, Heatwaves, or Wildfires Worse

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 23:15:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

in the western United States . The problem is, and it’s a big problem for those making these claims, data don’t support them. Sadly, the mainstream liberal media, in search of attention-grabbing headlines, routinely ignore this fact. For instance, California Gov.

Data Prove Climate Change Is Not Making Droughts, Heatwaves, or Wildfires Worse

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 23:06:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

in the western United States . The problem is, and it’s a big problem for those making these claims, data don’t support them. Sadly, the mainstream liberal media, in search of attention-grabbing headlines, routinely ignore this fact. For instance, California Gov.

Climate Change Driving Forests To Smaller And Younger Trees

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 08:37:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Our planet’s forests are adapting to global warming, as one would expect. But their trees are getting shorter and younger. And that’s going to continue for a long time. Burned forest are a natural phenomenon, and can recover if conditions are normal. But conditions are not normal anymore.

VIVILLADAS: El cambio climático… la realidad

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:27:00 +0200cambiodemichoacan (es)

Entendemos que el cambio climático trae de cabeza al mundo entero, en esta categoría entra por supuesto México, nuestro país. Ha sido notable que, por ejemplo, en varios municipios de Michoacán estén existiendo torrenciales aguaceros, provocando inundaciones o encharcamientos como convenientemente....

Impedire il degrado dei suoli può prevenire e gestire le guerre e proteggere il pianeta

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:56:00 +0200greenreport (it)

Intervenendo a un briefing virtuale humanitarian impact of continued degradation, peace and security, il segretario esecutivo della United Nations convention to combat desertification (Unccd), Ibrahim Thiaw, ha ricordato al Consiglio di sicurezza che «La protezione ambientale è vitale per la nostra salute, la nostra ricchezza e la nostra benessere.

NACIONAL - Población:

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:16:00 +0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

14:52, 2020-09-17. El presidente de México prometió el jueves pagar la deuda de agua del país con Estados Unidos, incluso si eso significa pedir a los agricultores de los estados mexicanos en la frontera norte que contribuyan. 17:01, 2020-09-15. Cada año, el presidente toca por la noche una campana....

Malin Moench: The climate has already changed, and it’s ugly

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 20:42:00 +0200sltrib (en)

Temperatures topped 120 degrees in Los Angeles County. Red flag warnings of extreme fire danger are posted from the Mexican to the Canadian border. Bay Area smoke has been so thick that San Franciscans have had to check their watches to tell whether it is night or day.

World: Communities facing conflict, climate change and environmental degradation walk a tightrope of survival

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:51:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Statement to United Nations Security Council Open Debate on the Humanitarian Effects of Environmental Degradation and Peace and Security. As delivered by ICRC President Peter Maurer. Mr. President, Excellencies, Thank you for the opportunity to brief you and to the Government of Niger for organizing today's Security Council meeting.

Are this year’s wildfires too big for Washington to ignore?

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 12:54:00 +0200todayheadline (en)

With massive wildfires across the West burning more than 5 million acres and displacing tens of thousands of people, Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon says this is the moment for Congress to reform the nation’s fire management policies, or brace for more Septembers like this one.

The Age of Megafires: The World Hits a Climate Tipping Point

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:49:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

In the late 1980s, three massive wildfires burned in China, Canada, and the United States — fires that in hindsight were a harbinger of the huge, climate change-driven conflagrations now destroying millions of acres in the western U.S. In the spring and summer of 1987, one of the largest wildfires....

Coronavirus to Wildfires: 4 Times Donald Trump Got Science Wrong This Week

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 08:51:00 +0200news18 (en)

The last two weeks have been quite eventful for US President Donald Trump. For one, he was nominated for two Nobel Peace Prizes (Peak 2020, right?). On the other hand, this week Trump has found himself on the receiving end of criticism and disdain following a series of unscientific and false claims....

Fires continue to rage in US as smoke reaches Europe

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 00:16:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Wildfire smoke obscures the view of Elliott Bay as people walk by a Pike Place Market sign on September 11, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. According to reports, air quality is expected to worsen as smoke from dozens of wildfires in forests of the Pacific Northwest and along the West Coast descends onto the region.

Fires continue to rage in US as smoke reaches Europe

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 23:56:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

LOS ANGELES: Devastating wildfires that have ravaged the US West Coast continued to rage on Wednesday (Sep 16) as smoke from the deadly blazes spread across the country and even reached Europe. "The scale and magnitude of these fires are at a level much higher than any of the 18 years that our....

Fires continue to rage in US as smoke reaches Europe

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 22:45:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

"The scale and magnitude of these fires are at a level much higher than any of the 18 years that our monitoring data covers" since 2003, said Mark Parrington, senior scientist and wildfire expert at Europe's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS).

Fires continue to rage in US as smoke reaches Europe

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 22:07:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

Devastating wildfires that have ravaged the US West Coast continued to rage on Wednesday as smoke from the deadly blazes spread across the country and even reached Europe. "The scale and magnitude of these fires are at a level much higher than any of the 18 years that our monitoring data covers"....

Birds are dropping dead in New Mexico, potentially in the 'hundreds of thousands'

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 22:00:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Wildlife experts in New Mexico say birds in the region are dropping dead in alarming numbers , potentially in the "hundreds of thousands." “It appears to be an unprecedented and a very large number,” Martha Desmond, a professor at New Mexico State University’s department of fish, wildlife, and....

NACIONAL - Población:

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 21:49:00 +0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

17:01, 2020-09-15. Cada año, el presidente toca por la noche una campana que se alza en el Palacio Nacional a fin de recordar el llamado a las armas que hizo Miguel Hidalgo para iniciar la lucha de 1810-1821 y lograr su independencia de España, cerrando con el grito ”Viva México!”. 09:08, 2020-09-15.

It's Not Just the West. These Places Are Also on Fire.

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 21:29:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

A volunteer firefighter at work in the Pantanal region of southern Brazil on Aug. 28, 2020. (Maria Magdalena Arrellaga/The New York Times) Wildfires are devastating the American West, but the United States isn’t the only place on Earth that’s burning. This year, other countries have also experienced....

Birds are dropping dead in New Mexico, potentially in the 'hundreds of thousands'

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:42:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Wildlife experts in New Mexico say birds in the region are dropping dead in alarming numbers , potentially in the "hundreds of thousands." “It appears to be an unprecedented and a very large number,” Martha Desmond, a professor at New Mexico State University’s department of fish, wildlife, and....

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged western US

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 05:17:00 +0200nation (en)

United States-President Donald Trump suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of the ferocious fires engulfing the west of the United States . As the focus of the US election campaign switched to the deadly blazes, Democratic challenger Joe Biden slammed....

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged western US

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 04:27:00 +0200omanobserver-om (en)

McClellan Park, United States : President Donald Trump suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of the ferocious fires engulfing the west of the United States. As the focus of the US election campaign switched to the deadly blazes, Democratic challenger Joe....

Trump defiant on climate change as US west burns

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 03:15:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

US President Donald Trump has suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of the ferocious wildfires engulfing the West Coast of the United States . As the focus of the US election campaign switched to the deadly blazes, Democratic challenger Joe Biden slammed the incumbent as a “climate arsonist.

U.S. appeals court lets Trump officials deport many immigrants - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 02:38:00 +0200google-top-stories (en)

A federal appeals court decided 2 to 1 Monday that the Trump administration may deport hundreds of thousands of immigrants who previously received temporary protected status for humanitarian reasons. The ruling by a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned an injunction protecting....

U.S. appeals court lets Trump officials deport many immigrants - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 01:50:00 +0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

A federal appeals court decided 2 to 1 Monday that the Trump administration may deport hundreds of thousands of immigrants who previously received temporary protected status for humanitarian reasons. The ruling by a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned an injunction protecting....

Wildfires add heat to US campaign

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 23:17:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has called President Donald Trump a "climate arsonist" for failing to acknowledge the role of global warming in the Western wildfires, while Trump said forest management was the key to controlling the blazes. Wildfires across Oregon, California and....

‘Hundreds Of Thousands’ Of Migratory Birds Dropping Dead In New Mexico, Scientists Warn

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 21:13:00 +0200forbes (en)

Topline. Hundreds of thousands of birds in New Mexico are dropping dead, wildlife experts in the state have warned, for reasons that are still unknown. There is no concrete theory yet on what is killing so many birds. getty Key Facts. While there is no concrete theory as to what is causing the....

Wildfires are making life unbearable in Oregon, but nowhere in the U.S. is safe from Mother Nature’s wrath

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 18:32:00 +0200oregonlive (en)

, now more than ever. A fire crew member works to protect the town of Butte Falls in southern Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 13. 2020. (Matthew McFarland/Unified Fire Authority) AP. , far more so than usual during fire season, and some Oregonians have had enough. They are starting to wonder if it’s time to pack up and move on.

Birds are dropping dead in New Mexico, potentially in the 'hundreds of thousands'

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 18:15:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Wildlife experts in New Mexico say birds in the region are dropping dead in alarming numbers , potentially in the "hundreds of thousands." “It appears to be an unprecedented and a very large number,” Martha Desmond, a professor at New Mexico State University’s department of fish, wildlife, and....

NACIONAL - Población:

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:37:00 +0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

09:08, 2020-09-15. El gobierno de México acordó el lunes con representantes de las familias de los 63 mineros sepultados en el norte de México en 2006 que los trabajos de rescate de los cuerpos se iniciarán “de inmediato” y que la Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) aprovechará esos trabajos para extraer carbón.

Birds are dropping dead in New Mexico, potentially in the 'hundreds of thousands'

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:13:00 +0200nbcnews (en)

Wildlife experts in New Mexico say birds in the region are dropping dead in alarming numbers , potentially in the "hundreds of thousands." “It appears to be an unprecedented and a very large number,” Martha Desmond, a professor at New Mexico State University’s department of fish, wildlife, and....

Trump dismisses climate concerns as...

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 14:59:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Biden, speaking at his own campaign event on the opposite coast, said Trump's re-election would be catastrophic for the environment. President Donald Trump suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of the ferocious fires engulfing the west of the United States .

Video: Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged western US

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:30:00 +0200citizen (en)

President Donald Trump suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of the ferocious fires engulfing the west of the United States . As the focus of the US election campaign switched to the deadly blazes, Democratic challenger Joe Biden slammed the incumbent as....

Mentre gli Usa bruciano, Trump nega la scienza. Biden: "Piromane"

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:18:00 +0200leggo (it)

Non brucia solo la costa occidentale degli Stati Uniti: anche lo scontro tra Donald Trump e Joe Biden si infiamma. E stavolta, terreno della disputa sono proprio gli incendi da record che stanno devastando da settimane California, Oregon e Washington, i quali hanno già provocato 35 morti e centinaia di migliaia di evacuati.

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged western US

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 12:21:00 +0200capitalfm (en)

McClellan Park, United States , Sep 14 – President Donald Trump suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of the ferocious fires engulfing the west of the United States. As the focus of the US election campaign switched to the deadly blazes, Democratic....

Trump Dismisses Climate Concerns As He Visits Fire-ravaged Western US

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 12:16:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

President Donald Trump suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of the ferocious fires engulfing the west of the United States . The 20 largest Californian wildfires in recent history Photo: AFP / Bertille LAGORCE.

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged western US

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:09:00 +0200enca (en)

UNITED STATES - President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes. Trump, who flew into Sacramento on the third day of a....

No Filipinos affected in US forest fire — DFA

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:39:00 +0200mb-com-ph (en)

“No Filipinos have so far been reported affected by the recent forest fire incidents across the United States ’ West Coast,” the department said in an advisory. Authorities reported that the fire engulfing swaths of the US West have killed at least 35 people since the start of summer and forced hundreds of people out of their homes.

Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds found dead in New Mexico. Nobody knows why

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:22:00 +0200buffalonews (en)

To determine how climate change impacts every state bird, Stacker mainly consulted the "Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink" website from the National Audubon Society. Climate change is a complex issue—leading to considerable , backed by substantial funding —and results in a variety....

Filipinos safe from western US inferno: DFA

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:21:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA -- Filipinos have been spared so far from the ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West that have killed at least 35 and forced hundreds of thousands of people out of their homes, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Monday. The DFA "confirms that no Filipinos have so far been....

Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds found dead in New Mexico. Nobody knows why

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 06:27:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

Biologists at New Mexico State University are trying to find out why hundreds of thousands of migratory birds have been found dead across the state. The mystery started Aug. 20 with the discovery of a large number of dead birds at the US Army White Sands Missile Range and White Sands National....

Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds found dead in New Mexico. Nobody knows why

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 06:19:00 +0200missoulian (en)

To determine how climate change impacts every state bird, Stacker mainly consulted the "Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink" website from the National Audubon Society. Climate change is a complex issue—leading to considerable , backed by substantial funding —and results in a variety....

Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds found dead in New Mexico. Nobody knows why

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 05:59:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

To determine how climate change impacts every state bird, Stacker mainly consulted the "Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink" website from the National Audubon Society. Climate change is a complex issue—leading to considerable , backed by substantial funding —and results in a variety....

Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds found dead in New Mexico. Nobody knows why

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 05:57:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

To determine how climate change impacts every state bird, Stacker mainly consulted the "Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink" website from the National Audubon Society. Climate change is a complex issue—leading to considerable , backed by substantial funding —and results in a variety....

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged western US

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 05:15:00 +0200bssnews (en)

MCCLELLAN PARK, United States , Sept 15, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes.

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged western US

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0200thesundaily (en)

UNITED STATES : President Donald Trump (pix) on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes. Trump, who flew into Sacramento on the third day of a....

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged West

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 04:10:00 +0200inquirer (en)

MCCLELLAN PARK, United States — President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes.

Trump Dismisses Climate Concerns As He Visits Fire-Ravaged Western US

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 03:02:00 +0200ndtvnews (en)

McClellan Park, United States : President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes.

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged West

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 00:59:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

MCCLELLAN PARK: President Donald Trump on Monday (Sep 14) suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes. Trump, who flew into Sacramento on the third day of....

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged West

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 00:16:00 +0200mb-com-ph (en)

President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes. Trump, who flew into Sacramento on the third day of a reelection campaign....

Trump Dismisses Climate Concerns As He Visits Fire-ravaged West

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 00:01:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes. Trump, who flew into Sacramento on the third day of a reelection campaign....

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged West

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 22:45:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

Trump on his arrival also repeated his argument that the wildfires are due instead to insufficient maintenance of forest areas to make them less combustible. "There has to be strong forest management," he said. "With regard to the forests, when trees fall down after a short period of time, about 18 months, they become very dry.

Trump dismisses climate concerns as he visits fire-ravaged West

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 22:31:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes. Trump, who flew into Sacramento on the third day of a reelection campaign....

Trump and Gavin Newsom won't meet publicly after president blamed ‘forest management’ for causing wildfires

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 18:40:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Marcelino Maceda looks at the ruins of his home in Estacada, Oregon (AFP via Getty Images) Governor Gavin Newsom will meet privately with Donald Trump during the president’s West Coast campaign swing for a briefing on the still-raging wildfires that have scorched more than 3 million acres in the state.

Trump and Gavin Newsom won't meet publicly after president blamed ‘forest management’ for causing wildfires

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:57:00 +0200independent-UK (en)

Governor Gavin Newsom will meet privately with Donald Trump during the president’s West Coast campaign swing for a briefing on the still-raging wildfires that have scorched more than 3 million acres in the state. The president is scheduled to deliver remarks to the California National Guard, but....

Trump to meet California governor after falsely claiming 'forest management' caused wildfires

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 15:56:00 +0200independent-UK (en)

Governor Gavin Newsom will meet privately with Donald Trump during the president’s West Coast campaign swing for a briefing on the still-raging wildfires that have scorched more than 3 million acres in the state. The president is scheduled to deliver remarks to the California National Guard, but....

West Coast Wildfires: l'inferno degli incendi negli Stati Uniti

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 13:54:00 +0200citynews (it)

Non bruciano solo milioni di ettari di suolo americano. Brucia nell'immaginario l'idea stessa di West Coast, terra di speranze, di promesse, dove anche grazie ai territori sconfinati e alla natura rigogliosa, generosa, caratterizzata dal verde delle foreste e dal blu dell'Oceano un futuro è alla....

Gambia: We Must Change to Save Climate!

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 02:03:00 +0200allafrica (en)

The effects of climate change are becoming unavoidable and potentially "catastrophic," according to a report produced by the National Security, Military and Intelligence Panel on Climate Change. It's time to stop denying the dangers of climate change. It's time to start lobbying for laws that will help solve the issue of climate change.

USA, oltre 30 morti per i roghi

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 10:06:00 +0200rsi-ch (it)

È salito a oltre 30 morti il bilancio degli incendi che imperversano da tre settimane lungo tutta la costa occidentale degli Stati Uniti - dal confine canadese a quello messicano - alimentati dai venti e grazie alla siccità. Nell'Oregon, lo Stato più colpito, si contano decine di dispersi e gli....

Sixteen dead in US wildfires as cool weather brings hope

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 05:51:00 +0200dailytimesPK (en)

More than 20,000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast as the arrival of cooler weather offered hope of a respite. The true scale of the destruction from dozens of massive blazes in California, Oregon and Washington states....

Continúan los incendios en Estados Unidos y esperan lo peor

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 00:21:00 +0200mdzol (es)

California, Oregon y Washington han visto con sus años numerosos incendios, pero esta vez se enfrentan a uno de los peores. Al momento, el fuego ya se cobró 29 vidas y decenas de desaparecidos . Los daños materiales son por el momento incalculables y miles de vecinos han tenido que abandonar sus....

Separating Fact From Fiction About Wildfires

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 20:08:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

Commentary. Due to much of the western United States being naturally arid, high mountain scrub desert, grassland, and dry forest, wildfires are an unfortunate fact of life. They always have been and likely always will be. And despite what you may have heard, there is no evidence climate change is making the problem worse.

Sixteen Dead In US Wildfires As Officials Say Toll Could Rise

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 16:16:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

US officials warned Friday of potential "mass" fatalities as more than 20,000 firefighters from across the country battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast. A prediction of cooler weather offered some hope of respite in coming days, but the true scale of the destruction from....

Dozens missing as deadly US wildfires create ‘world’s dirtiest air’

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 12:51:00 +0200metro-uk (en)

Dozens are missing after wildfires tore through Oregon (Picture: AP) Dozens of people are missing and tens of thousands have been forced to flee their homes after Authorities in the western US state are ‘preparing for a mass fatality event’ as two large blazes threatened to merge in a heavily-populated area near Portland.

Sixteen dead in US wildfires as officials say toll could rise 35 mins ago World

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 12:39:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

ASHLAND, OR – SEPTEMBER 11: Search and rescue personnel from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office look for the possible remains of a missing elderly resident in a mobile home park on September 11, 2020 in Ashland, Oregon. Hundreds of homes in Ashland and nearby towns have been lost due to wildfire.

Sixteen dead in US wildfires as officials say toll could rise

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 11:37:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

US officials warned on Friday of potential “mass” fatalities as more than 20,000 firefighters from across the country battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast. A prediction of cooler weather offered some hope of respite in coming days, but the true scale of the destruction from....

India’s coronavirus cases cross 4.6 million after record surge

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 11:26:00 +0200arabnews (en)

FRESNO, California: US officials warned Friday of potential “mass” fatalities as more than 20,000 firefighters from across the country battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast. A prediction of cooler weather offered some hope of respite in coming days, but the true scale of the....

Officials warn of ‘mass fatalities’ in sprawling US wildfires

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 10:37:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A prediction of cooler weather offered some hope of respite in coming days, but the true scale of the destruction from dozens of massive blazes in California, Oregon and Washington states remained hard to gauge. There were 16 deaths confirmed this week, with wide stretches of land still cut off by flames.

US deadly wildfires kill 16, officials fear rise in death toll

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 10:17:00 +0200geo-tv (en)

More than 40,000 Oregonians have fled their homes so far, with around half a million under evacuation warnings The raging wildfires claimed as many as 16 lives in the US, according to officials as 20,000 firefighters continued to battle the flames up and down America's west coast.

Sixteen Dead in US Wildfires as Officials Say Toll Could Rise

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 09:18:00 +0200naharnet-en (en)

US officials warned Friday of potential "mass" fatalities as more than 20,000 firefighters from across the country battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast. A prediction of cooler weather offered some hope of respite in coming days, but the true scale of the destruction from....

Sixteen Dead in US Wildfires as Officials Say Toll Could Rise

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 09:01:00 +0200naharnet-ar (en)

US officials warned Friday of potential "mass" fatalities as more than 20,000 firefighters from across the country battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast. A prediction of cooler weather offered some hope of respite in coming days, but the true scale of the destruction from....

Sixteen dead in US wildfires as officials say toll could rise

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 08:47:00 +0200JakartaPost (en)

US officials warned Friday of potential "mass" fatalities as more than 20,000 firefighters from across the country battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast. A prediction of cooler weather offered some hope of respite in coming days, but the true scale of the destruction from....

Officials warn of ‘mass fatalities’ in sprawling US wildfires

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 08:02:00 +0200france24-en (en)

A prediction of cooler weather offered some hope of respite in coming days, but the true scale of the destruction from dozens of massive blazes in California, Oregon and Washington states remained hard to gauge. There were 16 deaths confirmed this week, with wide stretches of land still cut off by flames.

California governor blames wildfires on climate 'emergency'

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 07:22:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

By Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday toured communities devastated by the state’s raging wildfires and said the deadly, record-shattering fire season across the U.S. West should end all debate over climate change. Newsom, a Democrat, appeared to direct at least some of his remarks at suggestions by U.

Sixteen dead in US wildfires as officials say toll could rise

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 06:35:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

Houses and vehicles in the Bear Lakes Estates neighbourhood which were left devastated by the Almeda fire are seen in Phoenix, Oregon September 9, 2020. — Reuters pic. FRESNO, Sept 12 — US officials warned yesterday of potential “mass” fatalities as more than 20,000 firefighters from across the....

Sixteen dead in US wildfires as cool weather brings hope

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 06:32:00 +0200bssnews (en)

FRESNO, United States , Sept 12, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – More than 20,000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast as the arrival of cooler weather offered hope of a respite. The true scale of the destruction from dozens of massive....

Sixteen dead in US wildfires as officials say toll could rise

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 06:31:00 +0200malaymail (en)

Houses and vehicles in the Bear Lakes Estates neighbourhood which were left devastated by the Almeda fire are seen in Phoenix, Oregon September 9, 2020. — Reuters pic. FRESNO, Sept 12 — US officials warned yesterday of potential “mass” fatalities as more than 20,000 firefighters from across the....

16 dead in US wildfires as officials say toll could rise

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 06:23:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

FRESNO, California: US officials warned Friday (Sep 11) of potential "mass" fatalities as more than 20,000 firefighters from across the country battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast. A prediction of cooler weather offered some hope of respite in coming days, but the true....

'The debate is over': Amid wildfires, California governor calls for climate action Gavin Newsom denounced the ``ideological BS'' of those who deny the danger while standing in the ashes of a burned forest, one of several affected by this season's blazes. 1 hour World

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 05:54:00 +0200cknw (en)

Gov. Gavin Newsom offered some of his most impassioned comments on climate change , denouncing the “ideological BS” of those who deny the danger and vowing Friday to accelerate the state’s already ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse gases. Newsom spoke against a backdrop of ghost-like trees and....

16 dead in US wildfires as cool weather brings hope

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 05:46:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

FRESNO: More than 20,000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast as the arrival of cooler weather offered hope of a respite. The true scale of the destruction from dozens of massive blazes in California, Oregon and Washington....

Sixteen dead in US wildfires as officials say toll could rise

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 05:42:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

US officials warned Friday of potential "mass" fatalities as more than 20,000 firefighters from across the country battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast. A prediction of cooler weather offered some hope of respite in coming days, but the true scale of the destruction from....

California governor blames wildfires on climate 'emergency'

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 05:24:00 +0200reuters-uk (en)

Newsom, a Democrat, appeared to direct at least some of his remarks at suggestions by U.S. President Donald Trump that poor forest management, and not warming temperatures, were to blame for the raging conflagrations. “I’m a little bit exhausted that we have to continue to debate this issue. This is a climate damn emergency.

SOCIETY Sixteen dead, 500,000 evacuated as western US burns out of control

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 05:19:00 +0200presstv (en)

More than 20,000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast -- a wave of infernos that have forced more than half a million people to flee their homes. The true scale of destruction was hard to gauge, with 16 deaths confirmed so....

Dozens missing as firefighters battle two large Oregon fires

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 04:51:00 +0200trtworld (en)

A haze from wildfire smoke lingers over the gutted Medford Estates neighbourhood in the aftermath of the Almeda fire in Medford, Oregon, US, September 11, 2020. Image taken with a drone. (Reuters) Hundreds of firefighters have battled two large wildfires that threatened to merge near the most....

Sixteen dead in US wildfires as cool weather brings hope

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 04:50:00 +0200thesundaily (en)

FRESNO: More than 20,000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast as the arrival of cooler weather offered hope of a respite. The true scale of the destruction from dozens of massive blazes in California, Oregon and Washington....

15 die, 500,000 evacuated in unprecedented US bushfires

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 03:17:00 +0200thenews-pk (en)

CLOVIS, United States : Firefighters were battling unprecedented wildfires up and down the US West Coast on Friday that killed 15 people and forced more than half a million others to flee their homes, with officials warning of more deaths to come in the days ahead.

15 killed, 500,000 evacuated as western US burns out of control

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 03:17:00 +0200thenews-pk (en)

FRESNO, United States : Crews battled sprawling wildfires up and down the US West Coast on Friday in a wave of infernos that have killed 15 people and forced more than half a million others to flee their homes. The true scale of destruction was hard to gauge across wide stretches of California,....

California governor blames wildfires on climate ’emergency’

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 02:16:00 +0200financialpost (en)

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday toured communities devastated by the state’s raging wildfires and said the deadly, record-shattering fire season across the U.S. West should end all debate over climate change. Newsom, a Democrat, appeared to direct at least some of his remarks at suggestions by U.

Africa: South-South Cooperation to Tackle Climate Change

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 02:08:00 +0200allafrica (en)

For the International Day for South-South Cooperation on 12 September, we follow a pioneering, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)-supported project that's using nature to adapt to climate change in three ecosystems - the coasts of Seychelles, the mountains of Nepal and the deserts of Mauritania.

16 dead in US wildfires as cool weather brings hope

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 01:50:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

FRESNO, California: More than 20,000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday (Sep 11) battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast as the arrival of cooler weather offered hope of a respite. The true scale of the destruction from dozens of massive blazes in California,....

Sixteen dead in US wildfires as cool weather brings hope

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 01:33:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

More than 20,000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast as the arrival of cooler weather offered hope of a respite. The true scale of the destruction from dozens of massive blazes in California, Oregon and Washington states....

16 dead, 500,000 evacuated as western US burns out of control

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 23:43:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

FRESNO, California - More than 20,000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast -- a wave of infernos that have forced more than half a million people to flee their homes. The true scale of destruction was hard to gauge, with....

News24.com | Sixteen dead, 500 000 evacuated as western US burns out of control

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 23:21:00 +0200news24 (en)

More than 20 000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast - a wave of infernos that have forced more than half a million people to flee their homes. The true scale of destruction was hard to gauge, with 16 deaths confirmed so....

U.S. Hydroelectric Generation To Increase In 2020 Despite Drought Conditions

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 22:42:00 +0200cleantechnica (en)

In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that electricity generation from hydroelectric power plants in the United States will grow by 4% in 2020 from 2019 levels, to 280 billion kilowatt-hours, despite current drought conditions and....

Sixteen dead, 500,000 evacuated as western US burns out of control

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 20:59:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

More than 20,000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast -- a wave of infernos that have forced more than half a million people to flee their homes. The true scale of destruction was hard to gauge, with 16 deaths confirmed so....

Sixteen dead, 500,000 evacuated as western US burns out of control

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 20:57:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

More than 20,000 firefighters from across the United States on Friday battled sprawling deadly wildfires up and down the West Coast -- a wave of infernos that have forced more than half a million people to flee their homes. The true scale of destruction was hard to gauge, with 16 deaths confirmed so....

Permanent Link to UN report shows global warming could pass 1.5C limit before 2030

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 20:17:00 +0200inhabitat (en)

According to the United Nations’ United in Science Report 2020 , global temperatures could exceed the 1.5°C limit set in the Paris Agreement in the next decade. Global temperatures have been on a steady rise since the 1800s due to the effects of industrialization. According to the report, global temperatures have already risen by 2°F (1.

Wind, fuel, heat: 3 factors combined to set western Oregon ablaze

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 17:56:00 +0200eastoregonian (en)

SALEM — The fires ravaging Oregon, called “unprecedented” by Gov. Kate Brown, have shown explosive growth and caused massive destruction because of a rare combination of factors: a powerful wind event uncommon at this time of year, forest management practices that have left forests overloaded with....

Unprecedented western US bushfires kill 15; 500,000 evacuated

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:59:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

Cars drive along the Golden Gate Bridge under an orange smoke filled sky at midday in San Francisco, California September 9, 2020. — AFP pic. CLOVIS (United States), Sept 11 — Firefighters were battling unprecedented wildfires up and down the US West Coast today that killed 15 people and forced more....

Unprecedented western US bushfires kill 15; 500,000 evacuated

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:57:00 +0200malaymail (en)

Cars drive along the Golden Gate Bridge under an orange smoke filled sky at midday in San Francisco, California September 9, 2020. — AFP pic. CLOVIS (United States), Sept 11 — Firefighters were battling unprecedented wildfires up and down the US West Coast today that killed 15 people and forced more....

Millions of COVID-19 cases went undetected in India, research paper estimates

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:49:00 +0200arabnews (en)

CLOVIS, United States : Firefighters were battling unprecedented wildfires up and down the US West Coast on Friday that killed 15 people and forced more than half a million others to flee their homes, with officials warning of more deaths to come in the days ahead.

South-South cooperation to tackle climate change

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 09:37:00 +0200unenvironment-org (en)

For the International Day for South-South Cooperation on 12 September, we follow a pioneering, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)-supported project that’s using nature to adapt to climate change in three ecosystems – the coasts of Seychelles, the mountains of Nepal and the deserts of Mauritania.

La Nina may disrupt global food supply, send prices higher

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 09:02:00 +0200bworldcom (en)

The La Nina weather system could roil global food production, sending prices higher, as potential droughts and floods bring upheaval to a suite of key agricultural commodities from Southeast Asia to South America. The highly anticipated phenomenon has officially formed, the US Climate Prediction....

If Biden wins, climate change will top the agenda in the next Congress

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 06:12:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

House Democrats plan to advance climate change legislation in the next Congress quickly if Joe Biden wins the White House in November. A Democrat in the White House and perhaps in charge of the Senate will give House Speaker Nancy Pelosi the chance to advance a liberal wish list her rank and file have been drafting for two years.

La Nina May Disrupt Global Food Supply, Send Prices Higher

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 02:21:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- The La Nina weather system could roil global food production, sending prices higher, as potential droughts and floods bring upheaval to a suite of key agricultural commodities from Southeast Asia to South America. The highly anticipated phenomenon has officially formed, the U.S.

Wind, fuel, heat: 3 factors combined to set western Oregon ablaze

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 02:00:00 +0200bendbulletin (en)

The fires ravaging Oregon, called “unprecedented” by Gov. Kate Brown, have shown explosive growth and caused massive destruction because of a rare combination of factors: a powerful wind event uncommon at this time of year, forest management practices that have left forests overloaded with fuel and....

Separating Fact From Fiction About Wildfires

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 01:30:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

Commentary. Due to much of the western United States being naturally arid, high mountain scrub desert, grassland, and dry forest, wildfires are an unfortunate fact of life. They always have been and likely always will be. And despite what you may have heard, there is no evidence climate change is making the problem worse.

California Wildfires Proof of Climate Emergency: Tom Steyer

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 22:45:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

00:00 Give us a sense of how bad it is because I think it's hard for us to comprehend on the East Coast. Well let me give you a couple parameters David so that people can kind of get their arms around it . We've had wildfires in California that have so far burned two point three million acres this year.

Wind, fuel, heat: 3 factors combined to set western Oregon ablaze

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 21:24:00 +0200oregonlive (en)

A deadly combination of wind, dry fuel and a warming climate lead to explosive fire growth and destruction in Oregon this week. , called “unprecedented” by Gov. Kate Brown, have shown explosive growth and caused massive destruction because of a rare combination of factors: a powerful wind event....

California Wildfires Proof of Climate Emergency: Tom Steyer

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 19:53:00 +0200bloomberg (en)

00:00 Give us a sense of how bad it is because I think it's hard for us to comprehend on the East Coast. Well let me give you a couple parameters David so that people can kind of get their arms around it . We've had wildfires in California that have so far burned two point three million acres this year.

United in Science 2020: Onu, ”Clima vera emergenza, o uniti o perduti”

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:45:00 +0200onuitalia (it)

NEW YORK, 10 SETTEMBRE – ”O uniti i perduti” : stavolta il grido di allarme dell’ Onu è particolarmente drammatico e prefigura per il clima una situazione che, se non corretta immediatamente, sarà presto di non ritorno perchè non sarà più possibile rispettare l’ Accordo di Parigi.

Climate change not stopped despite COVID-19 pandemic: report

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 07:43:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

Climate change has not stopped for COVID-19, as emissions are bouncing back after a temporary decline caused by the pandemic lockdown and economic slowdown, and the world is still off the track of limiting global temperature rise, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday.

METEO -- USA nella morsa dell'INVERNO. Dopo il caldo estivo arrivano FREDDO e NEVE a quote basse

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 04:31:00 +02003bmeteo (it)

Immagine di archivio. Il drastico cambio di stagione degli USA è in corso e dopo il caldo intenso dei giorni scorsi, la siccità e i conseguenti incendi , quando in alcune località degli stati occidentali si superavano i 35°C, un'irruzione fredda canadese ha fatto sprofondare i termometri fin verso gli zero gradi.

Climate change not stopped despite COVID-19 pandemic

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 03:25:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

Climate change has not stopped for COVID-19, as emissions are bouncing back after a temporary decline caused by the pandemic lockdown and economic slowdown, and the world is still off the track of limiting global temperature rise, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday.

Clima: il Covid non rallenta il riscaldamento della Terra. Gas serra ai massimi e ghiacciai alpini in ritirata

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 23:12:00 +0200247libero (it)

3' di lettura. Il Covid non ha fermato l’avanzata dell’inquinamento. Gas serra ai massimi, ghiacciai alpini che arretrano, foreste che bruciano. Sono solo alcuni dei fenomeni che si stanno registrando in questi giorni. «Le economie hanno rallentato a causa del coronavirus, ma il riscaldamento del nostro pianeta non si è fermato.

Clima: il Covid non rallenta il riscaldamento della Terra. Gas serra ai massimi e ghiacciai alpini in ritirata

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 21:43:00 +0200ilSole24ore (it)

Gas serra ai massimi, ghiacciai alpini che arretrano, foreste che bruciano. Sono solo alcuni dei fenomeni che si stanno registrando in questi giorni a danno dell’ambiente

Climate change not stopped despite COVID-19 pandemic: report

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 17:33:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Climate change has not stopped for COVID-19, as emissions are bouncing back after a temporary decline caused by the pandemic lockdown and economic slowdown, and the world is still off the track of limiting global temperature rise, the World Meteorological Organization said on Wednesday.

Climate change not stopped despite COVID-19 pandemic: report

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 15:26:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

GENEVA, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Climate change has not stopped for COVID-19, as emissions are bouncing back after a temporary decline caused by the pandemic lockdown and economic slowdown, and the world is still off the track of limiting global temperature rise, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday.

Covid crisis does little to slow climate change

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wildfires are being linked to climate change in many parts of the world. The global response to Covid-19 has barely made a dent in the causes of climate change, according to a major new report. While emissions of CO2 plummeted during lockdown,....

UN report: Covid crisis does little to slow climate change

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 13:08:00 +0200bbc (en)

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wildfires are being linked to climate change in many parts of the world. The global response to Covid-19 has barely made a dent in the causes of climate change, according to a major new report. While emissions of CO2 plummeted during lockdown,....

Mauritania: al via oggi conferenza ministeriale dedicata al "Grande muro verde"

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 10:33:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Nouakchott, 07 set 10:15 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il ministro dell'Ambiente e dello Sviluppo sostenibile della Mauritania, Marieme Bekay, presiederà oggi 7 settembre una conferenza ministeriale dedicata al Grande muro verde che riunirà 11 paesi africani e le Nazioni Unite.

Video: How ancient ice cores show 'black swan' events in history – even pandemics

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 16:26:00 +0200phys (en)

and Ellen Mosley-Thompson at The Ohio State University have been studying ice cores from around the world for over 30 years. They collect, store and study ice cores to understand the history of the Earth's climate and preserve them for future scientists.

Severe Cyclones May Have Played a Role in the Maya Collapse

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 14:06:00 +0200smithsonianmag (en)

Why the once great Maya civilization withered away is still a matter of debate among historians, archaeologists, and geoscientists. The leading theory is that the Maya suffered a series of severe droughts around 800–1100. New evidence suggests there may have been another reason: severe tropical storms.

California and Australia look to Indigenous land management for fire help

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 19:42:00 +0200pri (en)

After years of advocacy work, cultural burning practitioners had a win in Australia last week, when the government of New South Wales, the state hit hardest by last year’s catastrophic bushfires, formally accepted a recommendation for an increase in cultural burning as part of their fire management strategy.

Cambiamenti climatici Maltempo? No, crisi climatica

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 10:07:00 +0200scienzainrete (it)

In Italia, in questi giorni di fine agosto e inizio settembre, si sta passando da periodi di forte caldo a giornate con forti temporali. Notizia recente di due bambine di 3 e 14 anni morte a Massa Carrara perché travolte da un albero caduto sulla loro tenda per il vento.

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 21:40:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lightning-sparked blazes raging in and around the greater San Francisco Bay area since mid-August, though 60,000 people remained under evacuation.

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 10:51:00 +0200ahram-EN (en)

California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lighting-sparked blazes raging in and around the greater San Francisco Bay area since mid-August, though 60,000 people remained under evacuation. As of Sunday firefighters had managed to carve....

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 08:48:00 +0200yenisafak-en (en)

California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lighting-sparked blazes raging in and around the greater San Francisco Bay area since mid-August, though 60,000 people remained under evacuation. As of Sunday firefighters had managed to carve....

This content was published on Aug 31, 2020 - 04:54 Aug 31, 2020 - 04:54 Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 08:42:00 +0200swissinfo-eng (en)

By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lighting-sparked blazes raging in and around the greater San Francisco Bay area since mid-August, though 60,000 people remained under evacuation.

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 08:09:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

LOS ANGELES: California fire officials on Sunday (Aug 30) reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lighting-sparked blazes raging in and around the greater San Francisco Bay area since mid-August, though 60,000 people remained under evacuation.

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires Reuters

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 06:46:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

© Reuters/Adrees Latif FILE PHOTO: Helicopter releases water on secition of LNU Lightning Complex Fire near Middletown, California. By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lighting-sparked blazes....

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 06:24:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - California fire officials on Sunday (Aug 30) reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lighting-sparked blazes raging in and around the greater San Francisco Bay area since mid-August, though 60,000 people remained under evacuation.

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lighting-sparked blazes raging in and around the greater San Francisco Bay area since mid-August, though 60,000 people remained under evacuation. As of Sunday firefighters had m... 20m ago

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 06:21:00 +0200wsau (en)

By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lighting-sparked blazes raging in and around the greater San Francisco Bay area since mid-August, though 60,000 people remained under evacuation.

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 06:21:00 +0200oann (en)

August 31, 2020. By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lighting-sparked blazes raging in and around the greater San Francisco Bay area since mid-August, though 60,000 people remained under evacuation.

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 06:17:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lighting-sparked blazes raging in and around the greater San Francisco Bay area since mid-August, though 60,000 people remained under evacuation.

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 06:14:00 +0200reuters-af (en)

As of Sunday firefighters had managed to carve containment lines around 56% of the perimeter of a colossal wildfire that has burned more than 375,000 acres across five counties north of the bay, including a swath of the Napa and Sonoma valley wine country region.

Why California is experiencing its worst fires on record

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 23:27:00 +0200economist (en)

T HE WEBCAM above her nest shows Iniko, a four-month-old California condor, high in the trees of the Ventana wilderness area, looking out as flames advance towards her. She is part of a 20-year breeding programme to reintroduce the giant birds, which were extinct in the wild, to California’s central coast.

US agriculture faces significant threat from climate change

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 10:15:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

This week’s blog from the National Farmers Union of the United States outlines the extreme weather events and natural disasters that farmers across the US are contending with this year. Fires in California have burned through thousands of acres of land, destroyed farm structures and razed crops.

Natural disasters Why California is experiencing its worst fires on record

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 04:58:00 +0200economist (en)

T HE WEBCAM above her nest shows Iniko, a four-month-old California condor, high in the trees of the Ventana wilderness area, looking out as flames advance towards her. She is part of a 20-year breeding programme to reintroduce the giant birds, which were extinct in the wild, to California’s central coast.

Natural disasters Why California is experiencing its worst fires on record

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 23:25:00 +0200economist (en)

WhatsApp THE WEBCAM above her nest shows Iniko, a four-month-old California condor, high in the trees of the Ventana wilderness area, looking out as flames advance towards her. She is part of a 20-year breeding programme to reintroduce the giant birds, which were close to extinction in the wild, to California’s central coast.

A four-footed fire prevention squad?

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:16:00 +0200theecologist (en)

Herds of goats are used to rid the earth of grasses and shrubs that could be a fire hazard from the US to the Mediterranean – but should this practice be encouraged? Back in 2007, some members of an 80-strong wild goat herd inhabiting Exmoor National Park 'invaded' the small English village of....

NEW FUNDING SUPPORTS DROUGHT PREDICTIONS IN HAWAIʻI, PACIFIC ISLANDS

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 02:58:00 +0200agenparl (en)

(AGENPARL) – HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, mer 26 agosto 2020 2013 drought in Ailuk Atoll, Marshall Islands. © United Nations Development Program, 2013. Used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License. To assess factors affecting the intensity and duration of droughts in Hawaiʻi and U.

Using AI-Driven Satellite Data Analysis for Vegetation Management

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 22:05:00 +0200tdworld (en)

Space-based Earth observation is undergoing a revolutionary development with an increasing number of satellites in orbit and the rise in the number of private remote sensing technology providers. The possibilities for high-frequency, large-scale monitoring is also increasing rapidly.

La depresión "Catorce" se convierte en la tormenta tropical "Marco"

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 16:15:00 +0200elexpresso (es)

Washington, 21 ago (EFE).- La depresión tropical "Catorce" se convirtió este viernes por la noche en la tormenta tropical "Marco" en trayectoria hacia la península de Yucatán (México), según informó el Centro Nacional de Huracanes (NHC) de Estados Unidos. De acuerdo al último boletín del NHC de las 03.

Heat, Drought, Wildfires, And The Hottest Temperature On Earth Since 1913 All In One Spot

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 23:56:00 +0200forbes (en)

The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC. U.S. Drought Monitor/National Drought Mitigation Center.

Hit by worsening drought, Zimbabwe taps funding for water-wise farming

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 14:15:00 +0200thezimbabwemail (en)

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – After long-running drought slashed their harvests, small-scale farmers in Lupane, western Zimbabwe, decided to switch away from irrigating their fields by flooding them, which wastes huge amounts of water.

Hit by worsening drought, Zimbabwe taps funding for water-wise farming

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 12:34:00 +0200smartwatermagazine (en)

After long-running drought slashed their harvests, small-scale farmers in Lupane, western Zimbabwe, decided to switch away from irrigating their fields by flooding them, which wastes huge amounts of water. They tested out more precise drip irrigation that saves water by delivering it to plants....

Hit by drought, Zimbabwe taps funding for water-wise farming

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 10:49:00 +0200trust (en)

Backed by the Green Climate Fund, small-scale farmers in the south will get help to improve irrigation and use scarce water resources more efficiently. By Lungelo Ndhlovu. BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Aug 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After long-running drought slashed their harvests, small-scale farmers....

A recent report casts a shadow over the future: “We need to take dramatic action” – Abroad

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 06:02:00 +0200en24 (en)

Last year saw a number of extreme weather events linked to global warming. Last the decade was the hottest in measurement history, a recent report says. According to a study by the American Meteorological Foundation, every decade since 1980 has been hotter than its predecessor. The last decade was 0.

Specialists warn of extreme weather conditions

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 20:10:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

13 de agosto de 2020, 13:28 Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from several countries today insist on the alarming danger to life on Earth, as a consequence of climate change and the extreme conditions it causes. The experts reiterated this issue in a new report, led by the Center for....

1:28 Specialists warn of extreme weather conditions

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 20:04:00 +0200plenglish (en)

13 de agosto de 2020, 13:28 Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from several countries today insist on the alarming danger to life on Earth, as a consequence of climate change and the extreme conditions it causes. The experts reiterated this issue in a new report, led by the Center for....

A Year of Records and Near-Records: 2019 Among the Three Hottest on Earth

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 22:24:00 +0200courthousenews (en)

All signs point to 2019 being one of the three hottest years on record, while a new report says Earth’s hottest month on record was July 2019. The post A Year of Records and Near-Records: 2019 Among the Three Hottest on Earth appeared first on .

China Faces Food Shortage as Droughts, Floods, and Pests Ruin Harvest

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:07:00 +0200breitbart-com (en)

Torrential rains and heavy flooding, hard on the heels of widespread drought and infestations of locusts and worms, have left China with rising consumer prices and troubling signs of a food shortage.

Climate change to bring longer droughts in Europe: study

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:22:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Punishing two-year droughts like the record-breaking one that gripped Central Europe from 2018 to 2019 could become much more frequent if the region fails to curb greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said Thursday, affecting huge swathes of its cultivated land. The five hottest years in recorded history have occurred in the last five years.

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