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Clima, cambiamenti nella cintura tropicale della pioggia: aumenterà la siccità in Africa e America centrale e le inondazioni in India

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:32:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

. La posizione della cintura tropicale della pioggia potrebbe oscillare in modo irregolare a causa del cambiamento climatico: gli effetti su alcune aree del mondo. Un nuovo studio, pubblicato sulla rivista Nature Climate Change e condotto da un team interdisciplinare di esperti dell’Universita’....

La mappa della siccità futura è scritta nell’oscillazione della cintura tropicale della pioggia

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 12:53:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

Ha un’oscillazione naturale, ma quella provocata dal cambiamento climatico di origine antropica ne stravolgerà la geografia: uno studio analizza gli spostamenti e le conseguenze The post La mappa della siccità futura è scritta nell’oscillazione della cintura tropicale della pioggia appeared first on Rinnovabili.

Climate change to make droughts worse in some areas and intensify flooding in others

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 02:12:00 +0100inews-co-uk (en)

New study finds that the tropical rain belt will shift, profoundly changing weather patterns

The shifting burden of wildfires in the United States

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:29:00 +0100stanford (en)

(Stanford Earth). Moreover, being in close proximity to trees, brush and wilderness is no longer a prerequisite for suffering impacts from wildfire. Burke and colleagues estimate that wildfires have accounted nationwide for a quarter of the toxic fine particle pollution known as PM2.

Report: 2020 Natural Disasters Create $210B In Losses

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 16:01:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A record hurricane season and wildfires generated by climate change led to $210 billion in losses from natural disasters globally, a new report released Thursday said. The Atlantic Ocean saw more hurricanes than ever during the past season and the western United States experienced historic....

Report: 2020 Natural Disasters Create $210B In Losses

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 15:39:00 +0100insurancenewsnet (en)

The Atlantic Ocean saw more hurricanes than ever during the past season and the western United States experienced historic wildfires, fueled by the second-warmest year on record, the report by global insurer Munich Re said. Fires in the western United States-- hitting California, Colorado and Oregon....

'20 disaster costs put at $95B

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 11:21:00 +0100arkansasonline (en)

WASHINGTON -- Hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters across the United States caused $95 billion in damage last year, according to new data, almost double the amount in 2019 and the third-highest losses since 2010. The new figures, reported Thursday by Munich Re, a company that provides insurance....

Billion-dollar natural disasters: Natural catastrophes in 2020 ‘create global economic loss of $210bn’

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 03:19:00 +0100energylivenews (en)

Natural catastrophes last year cost global economies an estimated $210 billion (£155bn). That’s according to new research by the German reinsurer Munich Re, which suggests the economic damage of natural disasters, including storms, wildfires and hurricanes soared last year, up from $166 billion (£122bn) in 2019.

Global natural disasters cost 210 bln USD in 2020: German reinsurance firm

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 22:42:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

BERLIN, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- Global losses from natural disasters increased to around 210 billion U.S. dollars last year, up from 166 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, the German reinsurance group Munich Re said on Thursday. The United States was hit particularly hard. Hurricanes, severe thunderstorms and wildfires caused 95 billion U.

Report: 2020 natural disasters create $210B in losses

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:40:00 +0100upi (en)

Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A record hurricane season and wildfires generated by climate change led to $210 billion in losses from natural disasters globally, a new report released Thursday said. The Atlantic Ocean saw more hurricanes than ever during the past season and the western United States experienced....

Data | Floods, droughts, and cyclones have become more frequent in India since 2000

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:12:00 +0100thehindu (en)

Fishermen pull all boats to safer place at Kokkillamedu Kuppam near Mamallapuram on November 24, 2020 ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall | Photo Credit: M. Karunakaran Before 2005, eight districts were affected by cyclones annually on an average. This figure increased to 28 after 2005.

U.S. Disaster Costs Doubled in 2020, Reflecting Costs of Climate Change

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:12:00 +0100nytimes (en)

The $95 billion in damage came in a year marked by a record number of named Atlantic storms, as well as the largest wildfires recorded in California.

Two cyclones and a gas leak: Journey of migrants between urban precariousness and ravaged villages

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 13:33:00 +0100downtoearth (en)

Rise in sea level, erosion of river banks, and extreme weather events like droughts, heatwaves, floods, cyclones, soil degradation, and erratic monsoons have induced seasonal and various other kinds of migration. But since climate-related migration continues to be categorised as ‘economic....

I 10 eventi meteorologici più distruttivi del 2020

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 02:01:00 +0100galileonet (it)

Uragani, cicloni, tempeste, incendi e invasioni di insetti : non solo Covid-19 , il 2020 è stato un anno catastrofico sotto molti punti di vista, anche quello ambientale. Gli effetti del riscaldamento globale si fanno sentire, e non con piccoli indizi, ma tramite veri e propri disastri.

Cambiamento climatico, 2020 dal meteo estremo: cosa è accaduto

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 19:35:00 +0100yeslife (it)

Nel 2020 numerosi sono stati i fenomeni atmosferici estremi registratisi sul pianeta: un meteo anomalo causato dal cambiamento climatico.

Gli altri disastri naturali del 2020 che il coronavirus ci ha fatto dimenticare

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 16:51:00 +0100247libero (it)

in foto: Un devastante incendio in Australia. L'anno che sta per concludersi resterà impresso nei libri di storia come quello della pandemia di COVID-19 , e come noi oggi citiamo la “ Spagnola ” del 1918-20, tra cento anni si ricorderà il drammatico impatto sanitario, economico e sociale determinato dalla diffusione del coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 .

Gli altri disastri naturali del 2020 che il coronavirus ci ha fatto dimenticare

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 16:41:00 +0100fanpage (it)

in foto: Un devastante incendio in Australia. L'anno che sta per concludersi resterà impresso nei libri di storia come quello della pandemia di COVID-19 , e come noi oggi citiamo la “ Spagnola ” del 1918-20, tra cento anni si ricorderà il drammatico impatto sanitario, economico e sociale determinato dalla diffusione del coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 .

Nel 2020, miliardi di dollari di danni da eventi climatici estremi legati ai cambiamenti climatici

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 12:09:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Il nuovo rapporto “Counting the cost 2020: a year of climate breakdown” di Christian Aid, identifica 15 dei disastri climatici più distruttivi del 2020 e 10 di questi sono costati 1,5 miliardi di dollari o più, 9 hanno causato danni per almeno 5 miliardi di dollari.

Researchers isolate responses of crop yield and production to climate disasters in China

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 08:50:00 +0100qnewshub (en)

Climate disasters have disrupted food production and caused yield losses in recent decades. These disasters have threatened food security at both local and

La temperatura media è aumentata in quasi tutti i comuni italiani

Sat, 19 Dec 2020 11:46:00 +0100ilpost (it)

Negli ultimi cinquant’anni la temperatura media è aumentata di almeno 1°C in 7.540 comuni italiani su 7.669, e a un ritmo di crescita preoccupante. Il clima sta ancora cambiando velocemente in tutto il mondo, nonostante gli impegni di governi e aziende per ridurre le emissioni di gas serra,....

Il carbone ha i giorni contati

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 11:35:00 +0100247libero (it)

Il carbone si è sviluppato nella rivoluzione industriale. Nel mondo ricco il suo impiego nelle fornaci e nelle caldaie è culminato negli anni trenta, poi è calato con la diffusione di combustibili meno inquinanti. Di recente il suo consumo in occidente è crollato.

Il carbone ha i giorni contati

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 11:30:00 +0100internazionale (it)

Il carbone si è sviluppato nella rivoluzione industriale. Nel mondo ricco il suo impiego nelle fornaci e nelle caldaie è culminato negli anni trenta, poi è calato con la diffusione di combustibili meno inquinanti. Di recente il suo consumo in occidente è crollato.

'The Greta Thunberg of India': Why Licypriya Kangujam won't let cyber bullies silence her message

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 10:48:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

In November 2016, India 's capital New Delhi declared its pollution levels an "emergency situation", prompting environmental agencies to call it the most polluted city on Earth. Toxic smog enveloped the city, shuttering schools and limiting traffic flow for three days.

'India's Greta Thunberg': Licypriya Kangujam won't let cyber bullies silence her message

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 09:40:00 +0100thenational (en)

In November 2016, India 's capital New Delhi declared its pollution levels an "emergency situation", prompting environmental agencies to call it the most polluted city on Earth. Toxic smog enveloped the city, shuttering schools and limiting traffic flow for three days.

Finally there's global action on the climate crisis, and Britain must lead the way

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 19:27:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

‘Renewables are finally undercutting fossil fuels as the cheapest and most secure form of energy.’ An offshore wind farm near Redcar, October 2020. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images. O n Saturday the UK, UN and France will co-host the climate ambition summit alongside partners Italy and Chile,....

The Stormy, Fiery Year When Climate Disasters Wouldn’t Stop

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 18:51:00 +0100claimsjournal (en)

The United States didn’t just set a record for the most disasters costing at least $1 billion — adjusted for inflation — the nation obliterated the record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. By September, 2020 had tied the old record of 16 billion-dollar disasters and....

Finally there's global action on the climate crisis, and Britain must lead the way | Dominic Raab

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 18:13:00 +0100guardian (en)

‘Renewables are finally undercutting fossil fuels as the cheapest and most secure form of energy.’ An offshore wind farm near Redcar, October 2020. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images. O n Saturday the UK, UN and France will co-host the climate ambition summit alongside partners Italy and Chile,....

Per salvare l’ambiente bisogna agire subito (e farlo tutti insieme)

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 06:43:00 +0100linkiesta (it)

Domani è il 5° anniversario degli accordi di Parigi sul Climate Change. Ancora troppo poco però è stato fatto e la situazione mondiale tende ad aggravarsi. Serve la volontà di ciascuno di noi per modificare le nostre abitudini e contribuire a costruire un mondo più sostenibile L'articolo Per salvare....

In India, over 75% districts hotspots of extreme weather events, finds study

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 04:33:00 +0100expressindia (en)

This is the first time that extreme weather event hotspots in the country have been mapped. (File) Over 75 per cent districts in India , home to more than 63.8 crore people, are hotspots of extreme climate events such as cyclones, floods, droughts, heat and cold waves, according to a study released....

Over 75% districts hotspots of extreme weather events, finds study

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 04:33:00 +0100expressindia (en)

Over 75 per cent districts in India , home to more than 63.8 crore people, are hotspots of extreme climate events such as cyclones, floods, droughts, heat and cold waves, according to a study released on Thursday by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).

The stormy, fiery year when climate disasters wouldn’t stop

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 19:10:00 +0100apnews (en)

Nature struck relentlessly in 2020 with record-breaking and deadly weather- and climate-related disasters. With the most named storms in the Atlantic, the largest-ever area of California...

The stormy, fiery year when climate disasters wouldn't stop

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 18:25:00 +0100independent-UK (en)

By September, 2020 had tied the old record of 16 billion-dollar disasters and when the count is completed in early January, officials figure it will be 20, likely more. Only three states weren’t part of a billion-dollar weather disaster (Alaska, Hawaii and North Dakota) — and all the coastline from....

A wholesome initiative

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 05:10:00 +0100tribune (en)

While many are still critical of the reality of climate change and global warming, facts indicate that more than 2 million people have been killed by natural disasters since 1980, while statistics predict that an additional 100 million people will be pushed into extreme poverty within the next decade.

Water resources cooperation injects more vitality into Lancang-Mekong

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 06:44:00 +0100authorityngr (en)

A website that shares water resources information among six countries along the Lancang-Mekong River was launched Monday in Beijing, aiming to enhance the sharing of hydrological data, information, knowledge, experience and technologies. The Lancang River, which rises on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau....

China Expanding Weather-Control Program To Make Artificial Rain, Snow

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 23:13:00 +0100slashdot (en)

China is massively expanding its weather-control project, and is aiming to be able to cover half the country in artificial rain and snow by 2025 , the government said Tuesday. Business Insider reports: The practice of "cloud seeding" was discovered in the US in 1946 by a chemist working for General Electric.

Leadership politica e cooperazione internazionale: le chiavi per la transizione energetica

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 09:21:00 +0100247libero (it)

. L’energia è da sempre un importante fattore di crescita economica e progresso e, dalla prima rivoluzione industriale, è addirittura essenziale per lo sviluppo economico. Negli ultimi tempi, tuttavia, vi è stato un profondo cambiamento nella relazione tra energia e crescita.

Cambiamento climatico e salute, sarà boom di malattie infettive

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:19:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

Pubblicato il rapporto Countdown on Health and Climate Change 2020 di Lancet, tutti gli indicatori segnalano trend negativi The post Cambiamento climatico e salute, sarà boom di malattie infettive appeared first on Rinnovabili.

Water resources cooperation injects more vitality into Lancang-Mekong regional development

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 08:14:00 +0100peopledaily (en)

A website that shares water resources information among six countries along the Lancang-Mekong River was launched Monday in Beijing, aiming to enhance the sharing of hydrological data, information, knowledge, experience and technologies. The Lancang River, which rises on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in....

2020 on track to be 1of 3 warmest years on record

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:24:00 +0100saudigazette (en)

GENEVA — The World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) annual climate report, released on Wednesday, reads like a long list of extreme weather and natural disasters. But it may well be a preview of things to come. The report, which includes data from January to October and is based on input from....

Antonio Guterres: Salvare il pianeta, "dichiarare guerra alla natura è un suicidio"

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:10:00 +0100lavocedinewyork (it)

Alla Columbia University di New York, il Segretario Generale dell’ONU Antonio Guterres ha pronunciato uno storico e profondo discorso sul cambiamento climatico , segnando l’inizio di un mese d’azione per il clima, che culminerà con il vertice sul clima in agenda il 12 dicembre per il quinto....

Wmo: «Il 2020 dovrebbe essere uno dei tre anni più caldi mai registrati» (VIDEO)

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:27:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Secondo il secondo WMO report on the State of the Global Climate in 2020 provvisorio, «Nel 2020 il cambiamento climatico ha continuato la sua inarrestabile marcia ed è sulla strada per essere uno dei tre anni più caldi mai registrati. Il 2011-2020 sarà il decennio più caldo mai registrato, con i 6 anni più caldi dal 2015».

Water info-sharing platform launched for Mekong nations

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 02:06:00 +0100ecns (en)

China launched an online information-sharing platform on water resources in Beijing on Monday as part of its efforts to help Mekong River countries address the challenges of climate change. The opening of the website comes as the Lancang-Mekong River Basin faces escalating difficulties from flooding....

Water info-sharing platform launched for Mekong nations

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 00:54:00 +0100chinadaily (en)

China launched an online information-sharing platform on water resources in Beijing on Monday as part of its efforts to help Mekong River countries address the challenges of climate change.

Lancang-Mekong water resources website launches

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:40:00 +0100chinadaily (en)

A view of the Mekong river bordering Thailand and Laos is seen from the Thai side in Nong Khai, Thailand, Oct 29, 2019. [Photo/Agencies] As its latest efforts to help Mekong River countries address challenges from climate change, China launched an online information sharing platform of water resources on Monday in Beijing.

Il Punto Nemo sul pianeta di Katapult

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:45:00 +0100247libero (it)

Nel mondo ci sono 746 aziende che gestiscono centrali elettriche a carbone in 95 Paesi. In 60 Paesi se ne progettano di nuove. La massima concentrazione è in Cina, India e Stati Uniti: un paese all’avanguardia e due in via di rapido sviluppo continuano a puntare sulla fonte di energia più antiquata e inquinante.

Cambiamento climatico: la scarsità d’acqua colpisce 3 miliardi di persone

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 10:58:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

Il rapporto della Fao sottolinea che la quantità d’acqua potabile disponibile pro capite è diminuita del 20% in appena due decenni. Siccità e eventi climatici estremi colpiscono in modo sproporzionato i più vulnerabili The post Cambiamento climatico: la scarsità d’acqua colpisce 3 miliardi di persone appeared first on Rinnovabili.

Undrr: i disastri climatici mietono 60mila vittime all’anno

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:24:00 +0100asvis (it)

Undrr: i disastri climatici mietono 60mila vittime all’anno Aumentano le catastrofi da clima: inondazioni e tempeste gli eventi più diffusi. Asia e Americhe le regioni più colpite. Necessaria una migliore prevenzione, politiche strutturali e un serio impegno per ridurre le emissioni. 24/11/20

Climate Change 101

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 04:58:00 +0100inquirer (en)

Why? Scientists say this is because of climate change. Climate change affects rainfall patterns, storms and droughts, growing seasons, humidity and sea levels. Farmers who depend on the rains to water their crops are not sure now when to plant or harvest. The winds and rains have become more severe.

Science & Health | FOCUS Trump’s environmental legacy may be lasting harm to the climate by Coral Davenport

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 06:42:00 +0100japantimes (en)

Washington – President-elect Joe Biden will use the next four years to try to restore the environmental policies that his predecessor has methodically blown up, but the damage done by the greenhouse gas pollution unleashed by President Donald Trump’s rollbacks may prove to be one of the most profound legacies of his single term.

UK appoints champion to support developing countries to deal with climate change

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 16:51:00 +0100urdupoint (en)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed the former Secretary of State for International Development, Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, as the UK's International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, Presidency.

Se sudavano i ghiacciai

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 12:00:00 +0100247libero (it)

on Unsplash Un nuovo record assoluto di caldo è stato registrato all’inizio del mese di luglio 2020, ma immersi come eravamo nelle prime vacanze libere da quarantene e terrori da virus, quando non addirittura colpiti negli affetti più cari per la scomparsa prematura di parenti stretti o di amici di....

Atmosphere, Vol. 11, Pages 1196: Meteorological Drought Changes and Related Circulation Characteristics in Yulin City of the Northern Shaanxi from 1961 to 2015

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 17:46:00 +0100mdpi (en)

This study explored the spatio-temporal patterns of meteorological drought change and the mechanisms of drought occurrence in Yulin City of the northern Shaanxi by using Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI), Empirical Orthogonal Function (EOF) analysis and composite analysis based on the....

For global wetlands, intensifying droughts pose a ‘diabolical’ threat

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 15:20:00 +0100mongabay (en)

People seldom think of wet soil until they step in it, but the Earth’s soggy places quietly do the work of legions: holding together coasts, giving shelter to young fish, preventing floods, filtering water, storing carbon and providing a legacy of fertile soil — quite a job for some mud.

Consequences of climate change in Afghanistan: after the war comes the flood

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 04:36:00 +0100en24 (en)

Extreme weather that can lead to months of drought or severe floods: Afghanistan is already one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to be confronted with the effects of climate change. In the first quarter of this year, the International Displacement Monitoring Center already counted....

How do floods and drought impact economic growth and human development at the sub-national level in India?

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 04:21:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Abstract/Description. This paper tries to shift the focus of research on the impact of natural disasters on economic growth from global and national levels to sub-national levels. Inadequate sub-national level information is a significant lacuna for planning spatially targeted climate change adaptation investments.

China’s FY satellites contributes to production, lifts people’s livelihood

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 12:30:00 +0100authorityngr (en)

According to China Meteorological Administration (CMA), 4 to 5 typhoons might be generated in northwest Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea, and 1 or 2 of them could possibly hit or have an obvious impact on the coastal areas in south China. However, forecasters are not frightened by the....

Britain has recently seen a rise in weird weather. It's only just the beginning

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 02:14:00 +0100prospectmagazine (en)

Like the proverbial frog squatting unconcerned in a pan of water as the temperature is slowly racked up, a significant chunk of humankind still fails to grasp that the end result of ever climbing temperatures will be our annihilation. Compared to earthquakes, volcanic blasts and hurricanes, climate....

Climate, Vol. 8, Pages 123: How Do Floods and Drought Impact Economic Growth and Human Development at the Sub-National Level in India?

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 10:25:00 +0100mdpi (en)

This paper tries to shift the focus of research on the impact of natural disasters on economic growth from global and national levels to sub-national levels. Inadequate sub-national level information is a significant lacuna for planning spatially targeted climate change adaptation investments.

Displaced: Drought and floods - The climate exodus

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:09:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The number of climate refugees is rising - and yet the status of ‘climate refugee’ has yet to be officially recognized by national or international law. One factor is illustrative of the devastating impact of climate change on countries and communities: water. Recent years have seen an increasing number of floods and droughts.

China Inks Deal to Provide Year-Round Mekong Data to Downstream Countries

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:08:00 +0200benarnews (en)

China formally agreed on Thursday to provide the Mekong River Commission with year-round data on water flows on the Mekong, a move aimed at better monitoring and forecasting of floods and drought on the important regional waterway. Signed by China’s Ministry of Water Resources and the Commission....

China’s FY satellites contributes to production, lifts people’s

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 22:21:00 +0200authorityngr (en)

According to China Meteorological Administration (CMA), 4 to 5 typhoons might be generated in northwest Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea, and 1 or 2 of them could possibly hit or have an obvious impact on the coastal areas in south China. However, forecasters are not frightened by the....

High stakes for Earth’s climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 11:26:00 +0200euractiv-en (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 10:22:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High Stakes for Earth's Climate Future in U.S. Vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 08:51:00 +0200naharnet-ar (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 08:42:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

In a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, increasing signs of the brutal impacts of climate change have come into view, with record temperatures, sea ice loss and enormous wildfires scorching parts of the Arctic Circle, Amazon basin and the US itself. Scientists say the window of opportunity to contain Earth's warming is narrowing fast.

High stakes for Earth’s climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 08:03:00 +0200bssnews (en)

PARIS, Oct 19, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – The United States presidential election will be “make or break” for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world’s chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

Trump's re-election may imperil climate: Experts

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:44:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

PARIS (AFP) - The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:30:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

PARIS: The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:14:00 +0200JakartaPost (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his reelection may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 06:40:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

In a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, increasing signs of the brutal impacts of climate change have come into view, with record temperatures, sea ice loss and enormous wildfires scorching parts of the Arctic Circle, Amazon basin and the US itself. Scientists say the window of opportunity to contain Earth's warming is narrowing fast.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 06:37:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

PARIS: The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 06:20:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 05:58:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

China's FY satellites contributes to production, lifts people's livelihood

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 04:13:00 +0200peopledaily (en)

Photo shows the FY-4A satellite launched on Dec. 11, 2016. Photo: courtesy of the CMA. According to China Meteorological Administration (CMA), 4 to 5 typhoons might be generated in northwest Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea, and 1 or 2 of them could possibly hit or have an obvious impact on the coastal areas in south China.

Heat waves, earthquakes and floods: UN warns that natural disasters increased by 80%

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 18:15:00 +0200en24 (en)

The report highlights, for example, that droughts have increased by 29% in the period 2000-2019 with respect to 1980-1999, from 263 to 338, but growth has been even more striking in extreme weather events (heat and cold waves), which went from 130 to 432, an increase in 232%.

Storms, covid raise fear of worst North Korea famine since 1990s

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 12:04:00 +0200expressindia (en)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a speech during a ceremony to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the country’s ruling party in Pyongyang Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (KRT via AP) Three destructive typhoons, U.S.-backed sanctions and the global pandemic are fuelling concern that North Korea’s 26....

Did Cambodia's Most Famous River Stop Changing Course?

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 08:10:00 +0200vice-com-uk (en)

"We don’t see the water rising up like before," said Kheav Cheam, a 50-year-old fisherman. "In the past, the water rose higher and spilled into the lake, so we could catch fish. But now, the water doesn't go into the lake and the fish don't grow bigger." In Cambodia , fish is the main source of protein for as much as 80 percent of the population.

Storms, COVID-19 raise fear of worst North Korea famine since 1990s

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 08:10:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

SEOUL, South Korea (Tribune News Service) — Three destructive typhoons, U.S.-backed sanctions and the global pandemic are fueling concern that North Korea's 26 million people could slip back into the devastating food shortages the country faced during the rule of Kim Jong Un's father in the 1990s.

Asia Pacific Storms and pandemic raise fear of worst North Korea famine since 1990s

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 06:03:00 +0200japantimes (en)

Three destructive typhoons, U.S.-backed sanctions and the global pandemic are fueling concern that North Korea’s 26 million people could slip back into the devastating food shortages the country faced during the rule of Kim Jong Un’s father in the 1990s.

Storms, Covid Raise Fear of Worst North Korea Famine Since 1990s

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 01:24:00 +0200bloomberg (en)

Three destructive typhoons, U.S.-backed sanctions and the global pandemic are fueling concern that North Korea’s 26 million people could slip back into the devastating food shortages the country faced during the rule of Kim Jong Un’s father in the 1990s.

The Covid-19 Era Sheds Light On Transportation’s Climate Change Impact

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 20:50:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The pandemic’s impact on transportation has also sparked a conversation on the future of mobility and its environmental impact. getty. Many months into the Covid-19 pandemic, and there is no clear end yet in sight. While several vaccine trials have entered advanced stages, there have also been disappointing setbacks.

The Covid-19 Era Sheds Light On Transportation’s Climate Change Impact

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 20:03:00 +0200forbes (en)

Many months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and there is no clear end yet in sight. While several vaccine trials have entered advanced stages, there have also been disappointing setbacks. When trying to identify a silver lining of the pandemic, many point to a reduction in carbon dioxide levels—though....

International Disaster Risk Reduction Day: Why being prepared is key to overcoming 21st century challenges

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

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic couldn’t have come at a worst time. Many countries were already struggling to cope with rising numbers of climate-related disasters when the virus emerged and began to spread, overloading medical services, causing mayhem for food production and sending national economies tumbling.

International Disaster Risk Reduction Day: Why being prepared is key to overcoming 21st century challenges

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 11:50:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic couldn’t have come at a worst time. Many countries were already struggling to cope with rising numbers of climate-related disasters when the virus emerged and began to spread, overloading medical services, causing mayhem for food production and sending national economies tumbling.

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)....

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....

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....

ONU advierte sobre dramático aumento de desastres naturales en últimos 20 años que han costado 1,2 millones de muertes

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 17:05:00 +0200ElComercio (es)

Ha habido un aumento dramático en los eventos climáticos extremos en los últimos 20 años que está generando un elevado costo humano y económico en el mundo, especialmente en Asia, con una tendencia que sigue expandiéndose, dijo en el lunes en un reporte la MIRA: Louisiana: medio millón de hogares se....

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....

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 India no 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.

Researchers isolate responses of crop yield and production to climate disasters in China

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 03:46:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Climate disasters have disrupted food production and caused yield losses in recent decades. These disasters have threatened food security at both local and

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 13:37:00 +0200247libero (it)

Le attività: conflitti, terremoti ed epidemie. Due terzi delle attività del Wfp avvengono in Paesi colpiti da conflitti, che quindi hanno una necessità maggiore di soccorso anche alimentare, con una probabilità tripla di denutrizione rispetto ai Paesi in pace.

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

Droughts are threatening global wetlands: new study

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 08:12:00 +0200alphagalileo (en)

University of Adelaide scientists have shown how droughts are threatening the health of wetlands globally. Published in the journal Earth-Science Reviews , the scientists highlight the many physical and chemical changes occurring during droughts that lead to severe, and sometimes irreversible, drying of wetland soils.

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....

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