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Climate change and fires: Bolivia's forests in peril

2021-11-10T10:57+0100phys (en)

It is a protected area, but San Matias—which also hosts subsistence farmers, cattle ranches and quartz mines—burns every year as land is cleared for the next planting season. The practice is legal during May and June, after the rainy season, with each farmer allowed to burn 20 hectares—also in the....

Climate change and fire: endangered Bolivian forests

2021-11-10T10:55+0100floridanewstimes (en)

The road through San Matthias in Bolivia is a no-man’s land. Hundreds of thousands of hectares of forest, once lush, are now a wasteland of twisted, carbonized tree stumps. Although a protected area, San Matthias, with its self-sufficient farmers, ranches and quartz mines, burns every year as the land is cleared for the next planting season.

Climate change and fires: Bolivia's forests in peril

2021-11-10T06:04+0100urdupoint (en)

, is a no man 's land. Hundreds of thousands of hectares of once lush forest are now a wasteland of twisted, carbonized tree stumps. It is a protected area, but San Matias -- which also hosts subsistence farmers, cattle ranches and quartz mines -- burns every year as land is cleared for the next planting season.

Climate change and fires: Bolivia's forests in peril

2021-11-10T03:09+0100digitaljournal (en)

The road through San Matias, Bolivia, is a no man’s land. Hundreds of thousands of hectares of once lush forest are now a wasteland of twisted, carbonized tree stumps. It is a protected area, but San Matias — which also hosts subsistence farmers, cattle ranches and quartz mines — burns every year as land is cleared for the next planting season.

Climate Change And Fires: Bolivia's Forests In Peril

2021-11-10T02:57+0100barrons (en)

The practice is legal during May and June, after the rainy season, with each farmer allowed to burn 20 hectares -- also in the reserve located in Bolivia's eastern Santa Cruz department, near the border with Brazil. The limit is often deliberately exceeded, and the fines negligible.

Climate change and fires: Bolivia's forests in peril

2021-11-10T02:48+0100yahoo-sg (en)

The road through San Matias, Bolivia, is a no man's land. Hundreds of thousands of hectares of once lush forest are now a wasteland of twisted, carbonized tree stumps. It is a protected area, but San Matias -- which also hosts subsistence farmers, cattle ranches and quartz mines -- burns every year as land is cleared for the next planting season.

10/11/2021 Climate change and fires: Bolivia's forests in peril

2021-11-10T02:41+0100rfi-en (en)

It is a protected area, but San Matias -- which also hosts subsistence farmers, cattle ranches and quartz mines -- burns every year as land is cleared for the next planting season. The practice is legal during May and June, after the rainy season, with each farmer allowed to burn 20 hectares -- also....

Report: Earth has 11 years to reduce carbon emissions to avoid dangerous warming mark

2021-11-09T23:46+0100fox35orlando (en)

Friedlingstein said if the world hits the mark, we could see more frequent extreme weather over the next couple of decades. "Wildfires in the U.S., wildfires in Russia," he continued. "Massive floods in western Europe." Friedlingstein urged countries to come together and commit to reducing carbon emissions.

As COP Begins Its Second Week And After The Passage Of The Infrastructure Bill, Walton Family Foundation Emphasizes The Need To Invest In And Scale Local Solutions To Protect Water

2021-11-09T20:43+0100wateronline (en)

Environment Program Director Moira Mcdonald: “Water is one of the clearest ways that people experience the impacts of climate change. That means water must also be central to solutions for a resilient climate future.” Washington, D.C. -- As the second week of COP 26 begins on the heels of the House....

Famine-hit Madagascar Calls For Climate Empathy at COP26

2021-11-09T18:49+0100almayadeen-en (en)

Underweight and malnourished children wait for treatment at a nutrition center in Ambovombe district in June 2021 ( WFP. "The world's first climate change-induced famine," a sentence that should sound all alarms around the globe, as it is solid proof of the gravity of climate change, which could see....

Famine-stricken Madagascar calls for 'climate empathy' at COP26

2021-11-09T18:08+0100enca (en)

ANTANANARIVO - As the world's first climate change-driven famine ravages her tropical island homeland, Madagascar's environment minister is in Scotland to warn that other countries could find themselves suffering a similar fate. A multi-year drought has desiccated farmland across the southern part....

Report: Earth has 11 years to reduce carbon emissions to avoid climate catastrophe

2021-11-09T01:40+0100fox35orlando (en)

Friedlingstein said if the world hits the mark, we could see frequent extreme weather over the next couple of decades. "Wildfires in the U.S., wildfires in Russia," he continued. "Massive floods in western Europe." Friedlingstein urged countries to come together and commit to reducing carbon emissions.

Sudan meridionale: come il WFP sta lavorando con gli agricoltori per contrastare il cambiamento climatico

2021-11-08T18:42+0100esgdata (it)

Nascosto nell’angolo nord-occidentale del Sud Sudan, il villaggio di Ayok-Hong, nello stato settentrionale di Bahr el Gazal, è caldo tutto l’anno. Le precipitazioni imprevedibili degli ultimi anni hanno messo a rischio proprietà, raccolti e bestiame preziosi.

As COP Begins its Second Week and After the Passage of the Infrastructure Bill, Walton Family Foundation Emphasizes the Need to Invest in and Scale Local Solutions to Protect Water

2021-11-08T08:39+0100markets-businessinsider (en)

WASHINGTON Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the second week of COP 26 begins on the heels of the House passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, the Walton Family Foundation's Environment Program, which works to protect water resources in the era of climate change, issued the following....

As COP Begins its Second Week and After the Passage of the Infrastructure Bill, Walton Family Foundation Emphasizes the Need to Invest in and Scale Local Solutions to Protect Water

2021-11-08T08:21+0100streetinsider (en)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the second week of COP 26 begins on the heels of the House passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, the Walton Family Foundation's Environment Program, which works to protect water resources in the era of climate change, issued the following....

As COP Begins its Second Week and After the Passage of the Infrastructure Bill, Walton Family Foundation Emphasizes the Need to Invest in and Scale Local Solutions to Protect Water

2021-11-08T08:12+0100prnewswire (en)

WASHINGTON Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the second week of COP 26 begins on the heels of the House passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, the Walton Family Foundation's Environment Program, which works to protect water resources in the era of climate change, issued the following....

El cambio climático acentúa la 'guerra del agua' entre el Tajo y el Segura

2021-11-06T13:29+0100clm24 (es)

El concepto de 'solidaridad' es enarbolado tanto por los pueblos de interior del alto Tajo por su derecho a utilizar este bien escaso para desarrollarse como también por parte de los usuarios de Murcia, sur de Alicante y norte de Almería, un amplio territorio cada vez más desértico que lucha por....

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:54+0100laopiniondezamora (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:52+0100DiarioDeMallorca (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:38+0100diariodeibiza (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:37+0100diarioCordoba (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:33+0100levante-emv (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:29+0100laopiniondemurcia (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:21+0100elperiodicoextremadura (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:16+0100elperiodicodearagon (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:13+0100elperiodicomediterraneo (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:13+0100eldia (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T01:10+0100laopinioncoruna (es)

La provincia de y buena parte de Murcia , con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Sequía en España: La huerta de Europa llora por el Tajo

2021-11-06T00:23+0100elperiodico (es)

La provincia de Alicante y buena parte de Murcia, con un déficit de lluvias que en algunas comarcas, sobre todo al sur de la primera, es similar al del desierto de Atacama en Chile, sufre directamente el azote de los periodos de sequía debido a que, por sí sola, carece de los recursos hídricos suficientes para mantener su producción hortofrutícola.

Olio d’oliva, verso le 300mila tonnellate nel 2021-2022

2021-11-05T21:20+0100tantenews (it)

Disporre di acqua per l’irrigazione di emergenza dell’oliveto fa la differenza in termini di produttività e le regioni meridionali contribuiranno inmaniera rilevante ad una produzione di olive da olio di qualità nella campagna 2021-2022 che si preannuncia in lieve ripresa rispetto alle....

Guns, but more Roses

2021-11-04T20:08+0100thedailystarBD (en)

BBC reported on October 29, "Days of heavy downpours have brought significant flooding problems across the south and west of Scotland. Travel has been disrupted, bridges washed away and people evacuated from their homes." Unthinkable even a few years ago.

Children illustrate how climate change affects them

2021-11-04T16:55+0100trtworld (en)

Global heating is irreparably reshaping our world and children are, and will continue to be, the worst affected. Children born in 2020 are more likely to be hit harder by climate disasters than their grandparents, even if countries fulfil their current pledges to cut future carbon emissions,....

COP26, fame acuta in 27 dei 35 Paesi più colpiti dalla crisi climatica (VIDEO)

2021-11-03T15:25+0100greenreport (it)

Azione contro la Fame: Sud del mondo vittima senza colpe, dare nuovo impulso agli Accordi di Parigi. [3 Novembre 2021] Mentre a Glasgow è in corso la 26esima Conferenza delle parti Onu sul clima (COP26 Unfccc) il direttore generale di Azione contro la Fame, Simone Garroni fa notare che «Dei 35....

Cop26… 27 paesi soffrono di fame acuta

2021-11-03T15:13+0100vglobale-it (it)

Le conseguenze della crisi climatica in 35 nazioni. «Nuovo impulso agli accordi di Parigi, Sud del mondo vittima senza colpo ferire». I dati del rapporto di Azione contro la Fame, il manifesto-appello alla comunità internazionale, un filmato per sensibilizzare l’opinione pubblica: l’eco dei disastri naturali premessa dell’insicurezza alimentare.

Global heating revving up reinsurance costs

2021-11-03T13:48+0100fanews (en)

Nations, activists and scientists are haggling over emission reduction commitments at the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland in an attempt to come up with global heating solutions. Although some activists feel that the conference is just a talk shop....

China: Over 8.96 million people affected due to...

2021-11-03T12:04+0100aninews (en)

China: Over 8.96 million people affected due to natural disasters in October. ANI | Updated: Nov 03, 2021 14:06 IST. Beijing [ China ], November 3 (ANI): More than 8.96 million people have been affected due to natural disasters including floods, droughts in month of in , local news reported.

Over 8.96 million people in China affected due to natural disasters in October

2021-11-03T11:00+0100newindianexpress (en)

BEIJING: More than 8.96 million people have been affected due to natural disasters including floods, droughts in month of October in China, local news reported. Citing data released by the ministry of emergency, Global Times reported that a total of 43 people feared dead during the month.

Natural disasters affected more than 8.96 million people in China in October

2021-11-03T10:25+0100naveenbharat (en)

By ANI. BEIJING: More than 8.96 million people have been affected by natural disasters including floods and droughts in China in the month of October, local news reported. Citing the figures released by the Ministry of Emergency, Global Times Told that a total of 43 people are feared to have died during the month.

43 people died or disappeared in natural disasters in October

2021-11-03T04:54+0100globaltimes (en)

Heavy rainfall hits Zhengzhou, Central China’s Henan Province on Tuesday, vehicles that are washed away by the floods piled up on top of each other on the flooded roads. Photo: VCG Natural disasters - dominated by floods, geographical disasters and droughts - in October affected more than 8.96 million people in China.

As Bangladesh faces up to climate reality, children are most at risk

2021-11-02T19:33+0100bdnews24 (en)

Although it is responsible for less than 0.47 percent of global emissions, Bangladesh is among the most climate-vulnerable countries and the tens of millions of young people here will grow up facing a number of environmental hazards. Increasing coastal salinity has already put many children in the middle of a clean drinking water crisis.

How Is Climate Change Impacting Russia?

2021-11-02T16:44+0100themoscowtimes (en)

As world leaders gather in Glasgow for the COP26 climate summit in hopes of agreeing on a strategy to avoid catastrophic global warming, Russia stands to face significant changes from climate change in the coming decades. Here’s a look at some of the ways Russia, which is warming 2.

Dead Coral Reefs And Flooded Coastal Cities Are 80 Years Away If We Don’t Do More About The Climate

2021-11-01T06:11+0100buzzfeednews (en)

There’s a very real chance the planet will warm up an average of 3 degrees Celsius (5.4 degrees Fahrenheit) this century — and that would be disastrous. In such a brutally hot world, scientists agree, deadly heat waves, massive wildfires, and damaging downpours will come far more often and hit much harder than they do today.

MIL-OSI New Zealand: PHOTO SERIES: Surviving the Climate Crisis

2021-11-01T02:44+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: Save The Children. As the COP26 summit begins, Save the Children has released a new photo series documenting the stories of children and their families living on the frontline of the climate crisis captured by world-renowned photographers in Australia, Cambodia, and Pakistan.

PHOTO SERIES: Surviving the Climate Crisis

2021-11-01T01:47+0100savethechildren (en)

travelled to coastal New South Wales to meet families whose lives have been changed forever by intense bushfires in Australia. Lim Sokchanlina visited Tonle Sap Lake (the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia) where fish stocks and lowland forests have been devastated by the climate crisis and....

COP26: Record sea level rise and past seven years to be warmest ever, UN climate report finds

2021-10-31T16:46+0100heart (en)

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the report shows how our planet "is changing before our eyes" and illustrates how ecosystems and communities "are being devastated". "COP26 must be a turning point for people and planet," he said. "Scientists are clear on the facts. Now leaders need to be just as clear in their actions.

COP26: Record sea level rise and past seven years to be warmest ever, UN climate report finds

2021-10-31T16:31+0100coastfm (en)

Released on the same day begins in Glasgow, the World Meteorological Organisation's (WMO) provisional report on the state of the global climate in 2021 paints an abysmal picture. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the report shows how our planet "is changing before our eyes" and illustrates....

'COP26 must be a turning point': Record sea level rise and past seven years to be warmest ever, UN report finds

2021-10-31T16:18+0100skynews (en)

Oceans. • Most of the oceans experienced at least one "strong" marine heatwave in 2021 - the Laptev and Beaufort Sea in the Arctic experienced "severe" and "extreme" marine heatwaves from January to April 2021. • The ocean is becoming more acidic as it absorbs carbon dioxide, and therefore less able....

Pictures: Extreme weather events of 2021 so far

2021-10-31T13:47+0100gulfnews (en)

Fires raged, rivers flooded, the ice melted, droughts baked, storms brewed, temperatures soared, and people died. Climate change in 2021 reshaped life on planet Earth through extreme weather. Above, In this Aug. 17, 2021, file photo, embers light up hillsides as the Dixie Fire burns near Milford in Lassen County, Calif.

The World Is On Track To Warm 3 Degrees Celsius This Century. Here’s What That Means.

2021-10-30T15:40+0200buzzfeednews (en)

There’s a very real chance the planet will warm up an average of 3 degrees Celsius (5.4 degrees Fahrenheit) this century — and that would be disastrous. In such a brutally hot world, scientists agree, deadly heat waves, massive wildfires, and damaging downpours will come far more often and hit much harder than they do today.

CICLONE IN SICILIA, AUMENTANO LE TEMPERATURE NELLE PROFONDITÀ DEI NOSTRI MARI

2021-10-29T12:25+0200corrierequotidiano (it)

Roma- Mentre continua l’allerta meteo in Sicilia per il ciclone tropicale mediterraneo (o medicane, dalla contrazione di Mediterranean hurricane) che in questi giorni ha colpito Catania causando già tre vittime e che potrebbe intensificare la propria violenza spostandosi in altre zone del sud....

Climate change: What’s at stake for Africa? For African countries, the UN climate conference is about vital funding and securing the livelihoods of 1.4 billion peop

2021-10-28T13:19+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

From locust plagues in East Africa and deadly droughts in the south, to tropical storms and floods that forced more than a million people to leave their homes in Somalia alone, Africa is feeling the devastating reality of climate change. "This is about life and death", said David Mfitumukiza....

27.10.2021 Bangladesh - $11.3b losses due to natural disasters last year Bangladesh suffered an estimated loss of approximately $11.3 billion last year due to natural disasters such as tropical cyclones, floods and droughts, says a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) of the United Nations.

2021-10-27T14:03+0200agroinsurance-en (en)

Bangladesh suffered an estimated loss of approximately $11.3 billion last year due to natural disasters such as tropical cyclones, floods and droughts, says a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) of the United Nations.

27.10.2021 Bangladesh - $11.3b losses due to natural disasters last year Bangladesh suffered an estimated loss of approximately $11.3 billion last year due to natural disasters such as tropical cyclones, floods and droughts, says a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) of the United Nations.

2021-10-27T13:33+0200agroinsurance (en)

Bangladesh suffered an estimated loss of approximately $11.3 billion last year due to natural disasters such as tropical cyclones, floods and droughts, says a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) of the United Nations.

Asia suffers hottest year on record

2021-10-26T19:26+0200kuwaittimes (en)

BALA MURGHAB: Photo shows a man walking as the sun sets at the Jamal Khan village of Bala Murghab district in Badghis province. Drought stalks the parched fields around the remote Afghan district of Bala Murghab, where climate change is proving a deadlier foe than the country’s recent conflicts. – AFP.

New tools to map flood risk will help bring disaster planning up to date

2021-10-26T15:07+0200europesun (en)

About 90% of natural disasters are water-related - most notably cyclones, floods and droughts. Since 2000, over 5,300 water-related disasters have been reported across the world, with over 325,000 fatalities and economic losses exceeding US$1.7 trillion. Floods alone account for approximately 54% of all water-related disasters.

Africa: New Tools to Map Flood Risk Will Help Bring Disaster Planning Up to Date

2021-10-26T13:12+0200allafrica (en)

About 90% of natural disasters are water-related - most notably cyclones, floods and droughts. Since 2000, over 5,300 water-related disasters have been reported across the world, with over 325,000 fatalities and economic losses exceeding US$1.7 trillion. Floods alone account for approximately 54% of all water-related disasters.

'Asia suffered hottest year on record in 2020'

2021-10-26T12:37+0200dhakatribune (en)

Also, floods and storms in 2020 affected nearly 50 million people in Asia, killing 5,000 Asia suffered its hottest year on record in 2020, the United Nations said Tuesday ahead of the COP26 summit, with extreme weather taking a heavy toll on the continent's development.

New tools to map flood risk will help bring disaster planning up to date

2021-10-26T12:29+0200reliefWeb (en)

Author: Hamid Mehmood - Senior Researcher, United Nations University. Disclosure statement Hamid Mehmood does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.

New tools to map flood risk will help bring disaster planning up to date

2021-10-26T11:48+0200longbeachstar (en)

About 90% of natural disasters are water-related - most notably cyclones, floods and droughts. Since 2000, over 5,300 water-related disasters have been reported across the world, with over 325,000 fatalities and economic losses exceeding US$1.7 trillion. Floods alone account for approximately 54% of all water-related disasters.

New tools to map flood risk will help bring disaster planning up to date

2021-10-26T11:27+0200cambodiantimes (en)

About 90% of natural disasters are water-related - most notably cyclones, floods and droughts. Since 2000, over 5,300 water-related disasters have been reported across the world, with over 325,000 fatalities and economic losses exceeding US$1.7 trillion. Floods alone account for approximately 54% of all water-related disasters.

Asia Suffered Hottest Year On Record In 2020: UN

2021-10-26T09:03+0200ibtimes (en)

Asia suffered its hottest year on record in 2020, the United Nations said Tuesday ahead of the COP26 summit, with extreme weather taking a heavy toll on the continent's development. In its annual "State of the Climate in Asia" report, the UN's World Meteorological Organization said every part of the region had been affected.

Vanessa Nakate, l’attivista di Fridays for future che dà voce ai Sud del Mondo

2021-10-26T07:51+0200wisesociety (it)

Chi è Vanessa Nakate Ormai globalmente riconosciuta come una delle maggiori attiviste contro il cambiamento climatico Vanessa Nakate è nata a Kampala , in Uganda il 15 novembre 1996. Si è laureata in Economia aziendale alla Makerere University Business School nel gennaio 2019 e nel novembre 2020 è....

rainfall chart 2 Report finds ‘human influence’ role in small island climate warming by Kalain Hosein

2021-10-26T06:10+0200Triniad-guardian (en)

Kalain Ho­sein. The In­ter-gov­ern­men­tal Pan­el on Cli­mate Change (IPCC) has said that for the Caribbean and oth­er small is­land de­vel­op­ing states, it has ob­served that warm­ing in small is­lands was at­trib­uted to hu­man in­flu­ence. In ad­di­tion, it said that this in­crease in....

Maltempo: dopo una notte di interventi, la Sicilia conta gli ingenti danni e la morte di un uomo, dispersa la moglie

2021-10-25T15:35+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di lunedì 25 ottobre 2021) D’estate la siccità e gli incendi, con la stagione autunnale, frane ed esondazioni. Purtroppo il Sud, la Sicilia in particolare, con il passare degli anni continua a mostrare una preoccupante vulnerabilità rispetto agli eventi atmosferici al punto che, all’arrivo di ogni....

MIL-OSI Global: New tools to map flood risk will help bring disaster planning up...

2021-10-25T15:32+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Hamid Mehmood, Senior Researcher, United Nations University. Forecasts are key to mitigating the worst effects of floods. Vadim Petrakov/Shutterstock. About 90% of natural disasters are water-related – most notably cyclones, floods and droughts. Since 2000, over 5,300 water-related disasters....

COP26 must not fail with humanity to blame for 'out of control' climate change

2021-10-25T08:10+0200themirror (en)

With a record 54.4C in America’s Death Valley, -25C temperatures in Spain and raging fires in Greece, it’s been a year of climate disasters. Devastating heatwaves, Biblical rainfall, wildfires and other extreme climate events are now being felt around the world with increasing the frequency and ferocity.

Bomb Cyclone and ‘Atmospheric River’ Pummel California With Rain and Wind - The New York Times

2021-10-24T22:09+0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

California bore the brunt on Sunday of what meteorologists referred to as a “bomb cyclone” and an “atmospheric river,” a convergence of storms that brought more than half a foot of rain to parts of the Bay Area, along with high winds, concerns about flash floods and the potential for heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada.

Bomb Cyclone and ‘Atmospheric River’ Pummel California With Rain and Wind

2021-10-24T21:00+0200nytimes (en)

California bore the brunt on Sunday of what meteorologists referred to as a “bomb cyclone” and an “atmospheric river,” a convergence of storms that brought more than half a foot of rain to parts of the Bay Area, along with high winds, concerns about flash floods and the potential for heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada.

The role of extractives in Africa’s inclusive green and resilient recovery

2021-10-23T09:33+0200zimbabwesituation (en)

Climate change presents yet another stumbling block to achieving development outcomes as floods, droughts, cyclones, and other natural hazards continue to ravage Africa, reversing the gains made over decades. For Africa that is already reeling in poverty, debt, crumbling health systems and a myriad....

The role of extractives in Africa’s inclusive green and resilient recovery

2021-10-23T08:57+0200thezimbabwean (en)

The COVID-19 pandemic presents the greatest global development challenge ever faced in our lifetime. It has decimated economies and livelihoods. The impacts are multi-faceted and longer term than expected. Climate change presents yet another stumbling block to achieving development outcomes as....

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-22T10:33+0200timesfreepress (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and protect refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said in a series of grim assessments Thursday on the growing challenges facing the country as the world warms. Separate assessments from U.

White House: Climate change to bring global tensions, security threats, migration

2021-10-22T02:47+0200fox35orlando (en)

WASHINGTON Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and protect refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said in a series of grim assessments Thursday on the growing challenges facing the country as the world warms. Separate assessments from U.

U.S. Outlines Response as Climate Change Drives Migration

2021-10-22T01:27+0200chosun (en)

Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track, ease and manage flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said Thursday in what it billed as the federal government's first deep look at the problem.

U.S. Must Better Track Refugees Entering Because of Disasters, Report Says

2021-10-22T00:01+0200newsweek-USA (en)

As worsening climate change causes more and more adverse weather events, the U.S. must do better in tracking and managing refugees entering the country as they flee natural disasters, a Biden administration report said Thursday. The report, which was ordered by President Joe Biden , outlines a range of suggested actions that the U.

WFP Nicaragua Country Brief, September 2021

2021-10-21T23:49+0200reliefWeb (en)

In Numbers. USD 1.9 m six-months (October 2021 March 2022) net funding requirements, representing 82% of total. 263,095 people assisted in SEPTEMBER 2021. Operational Updates In September, WFP continued supporting Nicaragua's emergency response post-hurricanes Eta and Iota by scaling-up the school feeding programme.

The US anticipates more threats, more desperate refugees as the climate warms

2021-10-21T21:57+0200nola (en)

Each year, hurricanes, the failure of seasonal rains and other sudden natural disasters force an average of 21.5 million people from their homes around the world, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says. Worsening climate from the burning of coal and gas already is intensifying a range of....

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T20:58+0200taiwannews (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and protect refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said in a series of grim assessments Thursday on the growing challenges facing the country as the world warms. Separate assessments from U.

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T20:52+0200beloitdailynews (en)

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2021, file photo, a firefighter watches as smoke rises from a wildfire in Goleta, Calif. Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and manage flows of migrants fleeing natural disasters. That's the finding of a multiagency study from the Biden administration.

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T20:17+0200buffalonews (en)

Separate assessments from U.S. intelligence and defense officials outlined the rise of global tensions and resulting heightened threats to U.S. security, outlining a more dangerous world with more desperate leaders and peoples as temperatures rise. One, a first-of-its-kind intelligence assessment on....

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T20:03+0200news-gazette (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and protect refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said in a series of grim assessments Thursday on the growing challenges facing the country as the world warms. Separate assessments from U.

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T19:59+0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Separate assessments from U.S. intelligence and defense officials outlined the rise of global tensions and resulting heightened threats to U.S. security, outlining a more dangerous world with more desperate leaders and peoples as temperatures rise. One, a first-of-its-kind intelligence assessment on....

U.S. Must Better Track Refugees Entering Country Because of Disasters: Government Report

2021-10-21T19:58+0200newsweek (en)

As worsening climate change causes more and more adverse weather events, the U.S. must do better in tracking and managing refugees entering the country as they flee natural disasters, a Biden administration report said Thursday. The report, which was ordered by President Joe Biden , outlines a range of suggested actions that the U.

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T19:52+0200wacotrib (en)

Separate assessments from U.S. intelligence and defense officials outlined the rise of global tensions and resulting heightened threats to U.S. security, outlining a more dangerous world with more desperate leaders and peoples as temperatures rise. One, a first-of-its-kind intelligence assessment on....

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T19:44+0200ChinaPost (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and protect refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said in a series of grim assessments Thursday on the growing challenges facing the country as the world warms. Separate assessments from U.

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T19:39+0200nbc12 (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and protect refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said in a series of grim assessments Thursday on the growing challenges facing the country as the world warms. Separate assessments from U.

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T19:36+0200TorontoStar (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and protect refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said in a series of grim assessments Thursday on the growing challenges facing the country as the world warms. Separate assessments from U.

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T19:36+0200whig (en)

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2021, file photo, a firefighter watches as smoke rises from a wildfire in Goleta, Calif. Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and manage flows of migrants fleeing natural disasters. That's the finding of a multiagency study from the Biden administration.

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T19:20+0200krmg (en)

Climate Migration FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2021, file photo, a firefighter watches as smoke rises from a wildfire in Goleta, Calif. Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and manage flows of migrants fleeing natural disasters. That's the finding of a multiagency study from the Biden administration.

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

2021-10-21T19:18+0200wftv (en)

Climate Migration FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2021, file photo, a firefighter watches as smoke rises from a wildfire in Goleta, Calif. Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and manage flows of migrants fleeing natural disasters. That's the finding of a multiagency study from the Biden administration.

US Outlines Response as Climate Change Drives Migration

2021-10-21T18:45+0200voanews (en)

WASHINGTON — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track, ease and manage flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said Thursday in what it billed as the federal government's first deep look at the problem.

U.S. outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T18:37+0200vindy (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track, ease and manage flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said today in what it billed as the federal government’s first deep look at the problem.

US outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T18:33+0200news-gazette (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track, ease and manage flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said Thursday in what it billed as the federal government's first deep look at the problem.

U.S. outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T18:17+0200HonululuAdvertiser (en)

WASHINGTON >> Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track, ease and manage flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said today in what it billed as the federal government’s first deep look at the problem.

US outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T18:11+0200ChinaPost (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track, ease and manage flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said Thursday in what it billed as the federal government’s first deep look at the problem.

US outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T17:47+0200beloitdailynews (en)

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2021, file photo, a firefighter watches as smoke rises from a wildfire in Goleta, Calif. Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and manage flows of migrants fleeing natural disasters. That's the finding of a multiagency study from the Biden administration.

US outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T17:40+0200clickondetroit (en)

WASHINGTON – Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track, ease and manage flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said Thursday in what it billed as the federal government's first deep look at the problem.

US outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T17:38+0200missoulian (en)

The report recommends a range of steps: doing more to monitor for floods or other disasters likely to create climate refugees, targeting U.S. aid that can allow people to ride out droughts or storms in their own countries, and examining legal protections for refugees driven from their countries partly because of worsening climate.

US outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T17:33+0200whig (en)

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2021, file photo, a firefighter watches as smoke rises from a wildfire in Goleta, Calif. Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and manage flows of migrants fleeing natural disasters. That's the finding of a multiagency study from the Biden administration.

Report: US must do more as worsening climate fuels migration

2021-10-21T17:27+0200siouxcityjournal (en)

The report recommends a range of steps: doing more to monitor for floods or other disasters likely to create climate refugees, targeting U.S. aid that can allow people to ride out droughts or storms in their own countries, and examining legal protections for refugees driven from their countries partly because of worsening climate.

US outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T17:21+0200wacotrib (en)

The report recommends a range of steps: doing more to monitor for floods or other disasters likely to create climate refugees, targeting U.S. aid that can allow people to ride out droughts or storms in their own countries, and examining legal protections for refugees driven from their countries partly because of worsening climate.

US outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T17:16+0200news4jax (en)

WASHINGTON – Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track, ease and manage flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said Thursday in what it billed as the federal government's first deep look at the problem.

US outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T17:08+0200sfgate (en)

1 of 3 FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2021, file photo, a firefighter watches as smoke rises from a wildfire in Goleta, Calif. Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and manage flows of migrants fleeing natural disasters. That's the finding of a multiagency study from the Biden administration.

US outlines response as climate change drives migration

2021-10-21T17:04+0200krmg (en)

Climate Migration FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2021, file photo, a firefighter watches as smoke rises from a wildfire in Goleta, Calif. Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track and manage flows of migrants fleeing natural disasters. That's the finding of a multiagency study from the Biden administration.

Report: US must do more as worsening climate fuels migration

2021-10-21T17:02+0200news-yahoo (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track, ease and manage flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said Thursday in what it billed as the federal government's first deep look at the problem.

Future generations will experience more from extreme weather events

2021-10-20T17:01+0200zmescience (en)

In recent years, we’ve been witnessing more and more atmospheric extreme events taking place on the planet. In 2020, we had the most intense hurricane season in history, while this year heat waves in and Scandinavia brought temperatures to what you’d expect to see in the tropics.

Future generations will experience more from extreme weather events

2021-10-20T13:57+0200zmescience (en)

In recent years, we’ve been witnessing more and more atmospheric extreme events taking place on the planet. In 2020, we had the most intense hurricane season in history, while this year heat waves in and Scandinavia brought temperatures to what you’d expect to see in the tropics.

IRCS seeks assistance from IFRC to deal with drought

2021-10-20T09:42+0200tehrantimes (en)

TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has asked the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to help in dealing with the drought in the southeastern part of the country. So that, in the coming months, funds from the Emergency Response Fund will be provided....

Africa’s glaciers melting, millions of poor face drought, floods

2021-10-20T08:22+0200ippmedia-en (en)

This comes amid sweeping forecasts of pain for a continent with the least contribution to global warming but expected to suffer the condition’s harshest consequences. The report, the work of the World Meteorological Organisation and various other agencies, has been released ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26.

Climate-induced natural disasters to hit Europe more often, experts warn

2021-10-19T18:29+0200worldbulletin (en)

Three months after deadly floods swept through Western Europe, experts warn that natural disasters may become more frequent and diverse in the future. "The climate models predict floods in the north, droughts in the south. We will see more of the floods, the droughts, the heat waves and the forest....

IRCS seeks assistance from ICRC to deal with drought

2021-10-19T16:42+0200tehrantimes (en)

So that, in the coming months, funds from the Emergency Response Fund will be provided to the IRCS in the form of international aid, IRNA reported on Tuesday. Hassan Esfandiar, director of operations and humanitarian programs of the IRCS, announced the invitation of David Fisher, an expert of the....

In Sud Sudan le comunità più vulnerabili colpite dalle inondazioni

2021-10-19T16:17+0200romasette (it)

Sono oltre 700mila in tutto il Sud Sudan le persone colpite dalle inondazioni che stanno devastando il Paese. «Le peggiori degli ultimi decenni», le definisce l’Unhcr, l’Agenzia delle Nazioni Unite per i rifugiati, che insieme al team di operatori umanitari presenti nel Paese e al governo del Sud....

Climate-induced natural disasters to hit Europe more often, experts warn

2021-10-19T15:42+0200aa-en (en)

BRUSSELS Three months after deadly floods swept through Western Europe, experts warn that natural disasters may become more frequent and diverse in the future. "The climate models predict floods in the north, droughts in the south. We will see more of the floods, the droughts, the heat waves and the....

Climate-induced natural disasters to hit Europe more often, experts warn

2021-10-19T15:08+0200yenisafak-en (en)

Three months after deadly floods swept through Western Europe, experts warn that natural disasters may become more frequent and diverse in the future. "The climate models predict floods in the north, droughts in the south. We will see more of the floods, the droughts, the heat waves and the forest....

Climate-Induced Natural Disasters To Hit Europe More Often, Experts Warn

2021-10-19T14:02+0200haberler-en (en)

Three months after deadly floods swept through Western Europe, experts warn that natural disasters may become more frequent and diverse in the future. "The climate models predict floods in the north, droughts in the south. We will see more of the floods, the droughts, the heat waves and the forest....

Sud Sudan: Unhcr, oltre 700 mila persone colpite dalle inondazioni (2)

2021-10-19T13:31+0200agenzianova (it)

Ginevra, 19 ott 13:18 - (Agenzia Nova) - Gli effetti dell’emergenza climatica si fanno sentire in ogni continente e in ogni regione, ma il suo impatto è colpisce profondamente in Africa orientale. Le comunità, già in difficoltà, stanno affrontando inondazioni e tempeste senza precedenti, piogge....

Harris argues for Biden climate agenda at sinking Lake Mead

2021-10-19T01:49+0200krmg (en)

Harris Vice President Kamala Harris, smiles at Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., not pictured, at the conclusion of a virtual town hall where they discussed different care policies ranging from at-home medical care to childcare, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington.

Harris to discuss drought, climate change at Lake Mead

2021-10-19T00:11+0200whig (en)

Vice President Kamala Harris, smiles at Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., not pictured, at the conclusion of a virtual town hall where they discussed different care policies ranging from at-home medical care to childcare, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington.

Harris to discuss drought and climate change at Lake Mead

2021-10-18T03:46+0200compsmag (en)

Water levels at Lake Mead — created in the 1930s by the damming of the Colorado River — have fallen to record lows. In August, federal officials declared the first-ever water shortage at the Colorado River. As a result, Arizona, Nevada and Mexico will receive less water than normal next year amid a drought gripping much of the West.

Harris to discuss drought, climate change at Lake Mead

2021-10-18T02:01+0200news4jax (en)

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Vice President Kamala Harris, smiles at Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., not pictured, at the conclusion of a virtual town hall where they discussed different care policies ranging from at-home medical care to childcare, Thursday, Oct.

Harris to discuss drought, climate change at Lake Mead

2021-10-18T01:46+0200whig (en)

Vice President Kamala Harris, smiles at Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., not pictured, at the conclusion of a virtual town hall where they discussed different care policies ranging from at-home medical care to childcare, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington.

Harris to discuss drought, climate change at Lake Mead

2021-10-18T01:45+0200clickondetroit (en)

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Vice President Kamala Harris, smiles at Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., not pictured, at the conclusion of a virtual town hall where they discussed different care policies ranging from at-home medical care to childcare, Thursday, Oct.

Harris to discuss drought, climate change at Lake Mead

2021-10-18T01:45+0200highlandstoday (en)

Vice President Kamala Harris, smiles at Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., not pictured, at the conclusion of a virtual town hall where they discussed different care policies ranging from at-home medical care to childcare, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington.

Harris to discuss drought, climate change at Lake Mead

2021-10-18T01:41+0200krmg (en)

Harris Vice President Kamala Harris, smiles at Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., not pictured, at the conclusion of a virtual town hall where they discussed different care policies ranging from at-home medical care to childcare, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington.

Harris to discuss drought, climate change at Lake Mead

2021-10-18T01:32+0200wowktv (en)

Vice President Kamala Harris, smiles at Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., not pictured, at the conclusion of a virtual town hall where they discussed different care policies ranging from at-home medical care to childcare, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington.

Harris to discuss drought, climate change at Lake Mead

2021-10-18T01:13+0200click2houston (en)

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Vice President Kamala Harris, smiles at Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., not pictured, at the conclusion of a virtual town hall where they discussed different care policies ranging from at-home medical care to childcare, Thursday, Oct.

Flash Update on Water Shortage Crisis in Somalia (As of 17 October 2021)

2021-10-17T13:59+0200reliefWeb (en)

Situation Overview. Jubaland. A significant pasture degradation and water shortages have been reported in many areas in Jubaland due to dry weather and high evaporation rates with Afmadow, Badhadhe, Belet Xawo and westeren villages of Kismayu being the hardest hit areas.

Africa: Overseas Trade Has a Hidden Environmental 'Disaster Footprint' - New Report

2021-10-15T15:03+0200allafrica (en)

Environmental disasters are increasingly a fact of life around the world. Each year, floods, droughts and landslides affect tens of millions of people, leaving vast human and economic destruction in their wake. The cost in human lives and livelihoods each year is enormous.

Weather roiling La Nina arrives, and may stoke droughts or frigid winters

2021-10-14T16:41+0200straitstimesSG (en)

BOSTON (BLOOMBERG) - A weather-roiling La Nina appears to have emerged across the equatorial Pacific, setting the stage for worsening droughts in California and South America, frigid winters in parts of the US and Japan and greater risks for the world's already strained energy and food supplies.

La Nina Arrives, Threatening to Stoke Droughts and Roil Markets

2021-10-14T15:37+0200financialpost (en)

Article content. Due to La Nina, California may see little relief from its ongoing drought, making its wildfire season even worse. The most populous U.S. state usually receives the bulk of its annual water from rain and snow spread between November and April, a pattern La Nina threatens to disrupt by shifting storm tracks north.

5.7 million in LA County ‘highly exposed’ to severe climate impacts, study finds

2021-10-14T00:10+0200dailybreeze (en)

LOS ANGELES — More than half of Los Angeles County residents — about 5.7 million people — live in communities deemed “highly exposed” to severe climate impacts now and through 2050, according to a study released today by the county’s Chief Sustainability Office.

5.7 million in LA County ‘highly exposed’ to severe climate impacts, study finds

2021-10-13T23:56+0200whittierdailynews (en)

LOS ANGELES — More than half of Los Angeles County residents — about 5.7 million people — live in communities deemed “highly exposed” to severe climate impacts now and through 2050, according to a study released today by the county’s Chief Sustainability Office.

5.7 million in LA County ‘highly exposed’ to severe climate impacts, study finds

2021-10-13T23:41+0200dailynews (en)

LOS ANGELES — More than half of Los Angeles County residents — about 5.7 million people — live in communities deemed “highly exposed” to severe climate impacts now and through 2050, according to a study released today by the county’s Chief Sustainability Office.

Lake Tahoe sinks to four-year low amid California drought

2021-10-13T21:45+0200thehill (en)

Lake Tahoe has sunk to a four-year low as California struggles with drought and wildfires. The is expected to fall below the basin’s natural rim in the next few days as increased evaporation rates caused by high winds continue causing water levels to plummet, The Guardian That will leave Truckee River without its source of water.

It’s not fair to single out the five countries in the Greta Thunberg UN children-climate case

2021-10-13T19:13+0200moderndiplomacy (en)

Climate change has affected the entire globe and the process is accelerating at a dangerous pace, while severely affecting the environment, causing glaciers to melt, ice on rivers and lakes to break. It is a fact that the number of climate-related disasters has tripled in the last 30 years.

Foreign trade has a hidden “disaster footprint”

2021-10-13T15:51+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Much of the environmental benefits achieved by major pollutants come not from sustainable emission reductions, but from shifting carbon-intensive processes to manufacturing sites in developing countries. The garments and building materials used in the UK still need to be manufactured, but by....

Overseas trade has a hidden environmental 'disaster footprint'

2021-10-13T15:49+0200phys (en)

but also a "disaster footprint." The UK and many other wealthy European countries have committed to ambitious emissions targets with apparent success . Yet once you consider overseas trade, the achievements of such policies are grossly overstated. Many of the environmental gains achieved by major....

Hong Kong: Borsa e servizi sospesi a causa del tifone Kompasu

2021-10-13T11:58+0200agenzianova (it)

Hong Kong, 13 ott 11:28 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il mercato azionario di Hong Kong e tutti i servizi ai cittadini sono stati sospesi dopo che il tifone Kompasu si è abbattuto sulla città durante la notte. Lo rende noto il quotidiano "South China Morning Post", aggiungendo che il governo locale ha disposto....

Our underwater future: Sea level rise will be striking without action, study says

2021-10-13T03:22+0200buffalonews (en)

Weather is global, meaning what is seen in an American summer is often reflected or complemented by the rest of the world. Even recurring El Nino and La Nina phenomena begin in the ocean and ripple out to affect the entire world’s weather, sometimes for years at a time.

Our underwater future: Sea level rise will be striking without action, study says

2021-10-13T03:13+0200missoulian (en)

Weather is global, meaning what is seen in an American summer is often reflected or complemented by the rest of the world. Even recurring El Nino and La Nina phenomena begin in the ocean and ripple out to affect the entire world’s weather, sometimes for years at a time.

Our underwater future: Sea level rise will be striking without action, study says

2021-10-13T03:04+0200wacotrib (en)

Weather is global, meaning what is seen in an American summer is often reflected or complemented by the rest of the world. Even recurring El Nino and La Nina phenomena begin in the ocean and ripple out to affect the entire world’s weather, sometimes for years at a time.

Overseas trade has a hidden environmental ‘disaster footprint’ – new report

2021-10-13T01:31+0200theconversation-uk (en)

Environmental disasters are increasingly a fact of life around the world. Each year, floods, droughts and landslides affect tens of millions of people, leaving vast human and economic destruction in their wake. The cost in human lives and livelihoods each year is enormous.

The role of extractives in Africa’s inclusive green and resilient recovery

2021-10-12T23:05+0200un-africarenewal (en)

Climate change presents yet another stumbling block to achieving development outcomes as floods, droughts, cyclones, and other natural hazards continue to ravage Africa, reversing the gains made over decades. For Africa that is already reeling in poverty, debt, crumbling health systems and a myriad....

15 dead after heavy rain, floods in China coal region

2021-10-12T16:01+0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

BEIJING (AFP): At least 15 people have died during unseasonably heavy rain and flooding in north China’s Shanxi province earlier this month, local officials said Tuesday, after the normally dry region received three months’ rain in one week. The flooding hit the coal-rich landlocked region during a....

15 dead after heavy rain, floods in China coal region

2021-10-12T10:09+0200dailytimesPK (en)

At least 15 people have died during unseasonably heavy rain and flooding in north China’s Shanxi province earlier this month, local officials said Tuesday, after the normally dry region received three months’ rain in one week. The flooding hit the coal-rich landlocked region during a nationwide....

Global War Against Climate Change

2021-10-12T05:23+0200moderndiplomacy (en)

Climate change has affected the entire globe and the process is accelerating at a dangerous pace, while severely affecting the environment, causing glaciers to melt, ice on rivers and lakes to break. It is a fact that the number of climate-related disasters has tripled in the last 30 years.

Meteo3 minuti fa Meteo – Aria fredda sull’Italia, piogge localmente intense al Sud VORTICE CICLONICO IN AZIONE: OGGI RICHIAMERÀ ARIA FREDDA SU GRAN PARTE DEL PAESE E PORTERÀ PIOGGE LOCALMENTE INTENSE AL SUD E IN SICILIA “Un nucleo di aria...

2021-10-10T12:00+0200ilgiornaledipantelleria (it)

: UN AMBIENTE SANO E PULITO È UN DIRITTO UMANO. LE PREVISIONI PER LE PROSSIME ORE. Cielo molto nuvoloso con precipitazioni diffuse su Abruzzo meridionale, Molise, regioni del Sud e nel nord della Sicilia: i fenomeni assumeranno localmente carattere di intensi rovesci , accompagnati da possibili temporali , specie nel settore del basso Tirreno.

Natural disasters and extreme weathers cause 792 deaths or missing in China in first three quarters

2021-10-10T09:33+0200globaltimes (en)

Residents in Shanghai hold umbrellas as they walk in the rain on September 12 under the impact of Typhoon Chanthu. Photo: VCG China has suffered complex and severe natural disasters and frequent extreme weathers and climate events during the first three quarters of this year, with floods, wind....

Notable 6.8 Earthquake Strikes Vanuatu Region: USGS

2021-10-09T19:16+0200theepochtimes (en)

A magnitude 6.8 struck the Vanuatu region, an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Saturday. The quake had a depth of 301 miles (485 km), the USGS said in a statement . Officials said there was no danger of a tsunami.

Meteo15 minuti fa Meteo – Correnti fredde su tutta Italia: valori sotto la media, tempo ancora instabile WEEKEND A RISCHIO PIOGGIA SOPRATTUTTO AL SUD, MENTRE SU TUTTO IL PAESE PROSEGUE L’AFFLUSSO DI ARIA FREDDA: LE TEMPERATURE CROLLERANNO AL DI SOTTO DELLE...

2021-10-09T10:25+0200ilgiornaledipantelleria (it)

WEEKEND A RISCHIO PIOGGIA SOPRATTUTTO AL SUD, MENTRE SU TUTTO IL PAESE PROSEGUE L’AFFLUSSO DI ARIA FREDDA: LE TEMPERATURE CROLLERANNO AL DI SOTTO DELLE MEDIE STAGIONALI. “La circolazione ciclonica responsabile del peggioramento di questi ultimi giorni si sta allontanando verso est in direzione dei....

Homeland Security warns that climate change will lead to more crossings at borders

2021-10-09T09:12+0200eminetra (en)

Homeland Security warns that climate change will lead to a further surge in intersections at borders “Climate change is likely to increase migration from Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean,” the ministry said. “Increased migration may require more resources and operational capabilities at the border with the United States.

California Wildfire May Have Killed Hundreds Of Historic Sequoias

2021-10-08T20:00+0200forbes (en)

Surprising Fact. Scientists have said climate change caused by humans has worsened wildfires, and the New York Times reported carbon dioxide released when vegetation burns impact the climate. California fires produced more than 75 million metric tons of carbon dioxide between June and August, twice....

Climate data to play a bigger role in a more extreme world

2021-10-08T15:53+0200euronews-en (en)

The media labelled it a wake-up call for climate action. Last month, the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was possibly science’s strongest warning about the effects of climate change that will affect most regions on our planet. It seemed almost fateful.

'Less food. More traffic accidents': Biden pushes federal agencies to evaluate climate change threats

2021-10-07T22:03+0200alternet (en)

In contrast to former President Donald Trump and many other climate change deniers in the Republican Party, President Joe Biden's administration has acknowledged climate change as a very real danger. Under Biden, top officials in federal government agencies have spent months evaluating the threats....

Scientists Sound the Alarm Over Drought in East Africa: What Must Happen Next

2021-10-07T11:02+0200greenbuildingafrica (en)

Opinion. Every few years, it is devastating to watch the same tragedy: a weather cycle that brings debilitating drought and hunger to East Africa, threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya. The weather cycle responsible for these episodes is a climate-change-enhanced .

Dalla siccità all’alluvione record: Liguria emblema della crisi climatica

2021-10-07T09:57+0200iconaclima (it)

L’estremizzazione degli eventi meteo è il volto più evidente della crisi climatica in atto. L’autunno 2021 ha preso il via dopo un’ estate particolarmente secca e calda, la seconda più calda al Sud, e la più siccitosa in assoluto al Nord-Est. Con uno scarto complessivo di – 32% , infatti, l’estate 2021 si piazza al 6° posto fra le più siccitose.

Why has it been raining so hard? How climate change is causing heavier downpours

2021-10-06T22:13+0200ideas-ted-com (en)

When it rains, it pours. Today’s rainstorms give new meaning to this age-old expression. This past July, a slow-moving storm poured over 4 inches of rain over west Germany, in what was described as the continent’s deadliest flood since 1985 . During the same month, Zhengzhou, China, saw “....

Liguria, il record di pioggia

2021-10-06T14:32+0200247libero (it)

È allerta meteo in questi primi giorni d’autunno, con condizioni climatiche avverse in tutta Italia. Da nord a sud, sono molte le località colpite dal maltempo. In Liguria è stato addirittura battuto il record di pioggia , a causa delle alluvioni che si stanno abbattendo sulla regione. Liguria, il record di pioggia.

Big Data utilised in forecasting flash floods and landslides

2021-10-06T05:47+0200vietnamnews (en)

Deputy Director of the Việt Nam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration Hoàng Đức Cường talks to Quân Đội Nhân Dân (People’s Army) newspaper on applying new technology in forecasting adverse natural events. What are the challenges in forecasting the two most prominent natural disasters in....

UN report warns of global water crisis amid climate change

2021-10-05T21:51+0200hjnews (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 file photo, paramilitary police work to evacuate people trapped in a flooded area in Suizhou in central China's Hubei Province. Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas. According to a United Nations report released on Tuesday, Oct.

UN report warns of global water crisis amid climate change

2021-10-05T20:46+0200buffalonews (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 file photo, paramilitary police work to evacuate people trapped in a flooded area in Suizhou in central China's Hubei Province. Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas. According to a United Nations report released on Tuesday, Oct.

UN report warns of global water crisis amid climate change

2021-10-05T20:43+0200nwitimes (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 file photo, paramilitary police work to evacuate people trapped in a flooded area in Suizhou in central China's Hubei Province. Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas. According to a United Nations report released on Tuesday, Oct.

UN report warns of global water crisis amid climate change

2021-10-05T20:17+0200missoulian (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 file photo, paramilitary police work to evacuate people trapped in a flooded area in Suizhou in central China's Hubei Province. Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas. According to a United Nations report released on Tuesday, Oct.

"Christian" resta in Italia tutta la settimana: danni in Liguria e Piemonte, tornado a Catania Rai News

2021-10-05T18:16+0200msn-it (it)

La perturbazione d'autunno "Christian" continuerà ad abbattersi per tutta la settimana su molte Regioni italiane, secondo gli esperti, dopo la prima di ieri che ha provocato numerose esondazioni di fiumi e torrenti tra Liguria e Piemonte, "un pericoloso vortice ciclonico" si formerà a partire dal Nord e arriverà fino al Sud dello stivale.

"Christian" resta in Italia tutta la settimana, si contano i danni in Liguria e Piemonte Rai News

2021-10-05T13:01+0200msn-it (it)

La perturbazione d'autunno "Christian" continuerà ad abbattersi per tutta la settimana su molte Regioni italiane, secondo gli esperti, dopo la prima di ieri che ha provocato numerose esondazioni di fiumi e torrenti tra Liguria e Piemonte, "un pericoloso vortice ciclonico" si formerà a partire dal Nord e arriverà fino al Sud dello stivale.

"Christian" resta in Italia tutta la settimana, si contano i danni in Liguria e Piemonte Rai News

2021-10-05T12:35+0200msn-nl (it)

La perturbazione d'autunno "Christian" continuerà ad abbattersi per tutta la settimana su molte Regioni italiane, secondo gli esperti, dopo la prima di ieri che ha provocato numerose esondazioni di fiumi e torrenti tra Liguria e Piemonte, "un pericoloso vortice ciclonico" si formerà a partire dal Nord e arriverà fino al Sud dello stivale.

Ethiopia: Scientists sound the alarm over drought in East Africa: what must happen next

2021-10-04T13:57+0200reliefWeb (en)

Chris Funk: Affiliated Research Professor, Department of Geography and Director, Climate Hazards Group, University of California Santa Barbara. Every few years, it is devastating to watch the same tragedy: a weather cycle that brings debilitating drought and hunger to East Africa, threatening the....

Scientists sound the alarm over drought in East Africa: what must happen next

2021-10-04T11:00+0200menafn (en)

- The Conversation) Every few years, it is devastating to watch the same tragedy: a weather cycle that brings debilitating drought and hunger to East Africa, threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya. The weather cycle responsible for these episodes is a climate-change-enhanced “La Niña” .

MIL-OSI Global: Scientists sound the alarm over drought in East Africa: what must happen...

2021-10-04T10:50+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Chris Funk, Affiliated Research Professor, Department of Geography and Director, Climate Hazards Group, University of California Santa Barbara. Dead animal carcasses lie outside of the village of Dambas in Kenya during a drought in 2006. Chris Jackson/Getty Images.

A threat to sustainable development

2021-10-03T06:04+0200nation (en)

Air pollution in the atmosphere in modern day is like the monster Medusa, affecting almost all the aspects directly or indirectly related to human life, with its head having many venomous snakes, sometimes impacting human health by elevating risks of heart diseases, lung cancer and chronic....

Climate Change: The Impact On People

2021-10-01T12:59+0200barrons (en)

disasters such as. storms and floods. since 2008. Natural disasters. At 2.7oC warming: 122 m people affected. in Mesoamerica, 28 m in Brazil, 31 m in rest. of South America. Water stress. Six-fold increase. between 2020 and 2050. Internal migration. *depends on levels of emissions/extent of development.

‘The kids aren’t alright’: Global warming elevates risks to children

2021-10-01T09:38+0200inquirer (en)

If global warming is limited to 2 degrees Celsius, the younger generation will experience on average 22 heatwaves or a lesser average of 18 heatwaves if the warming is limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius. “Our results highlight that lifetime exposure to each of the considered extreme events consistently....

Brazil Wildfires: Where They Are, What's Causing Them, and More

2021-09-28T21:11+0200greenmatters (en)

Unfortunately, just like the state of California, Australia, and several European states, Brazil has endured record-breaking wildfires in 2021. In fact, during the month of September alone, four states across the South American country were engulfed in flames.

Children born in 2020 will experience 6.8 times more heatwaves than those born in 1960: Report

2021-09-28T20:57+0200downtoearth (en)

Children born in 2020 will experience more heatwaves, floods, droughts and wildfires across their lifetimes due to climate change, according to a These children will face on average twice as many wildfires; 2.8 times the exposure to crop failure; 2.6 times as many drought events; 2.8 times as many river floods and 6.

Rischio desertificazione sulla dorsale adriatica

2021-09-28T13:36+0200nuovigiorni (it)

Rischio desertificazione. Da Nord a Sud d’Italia stanno virando, verso una conclamata aridità, territori finora caratterizzati da piogge a macchia di leopardo e sempre più rade. Così anche il Molise, finora considerato un’oasi del Centro Sud Italia, si scopre siccitoso con la diga del Liscione, a....

Kids to face four times more climate disasters than their grandparents

2021-09-28T12:23+0200yourweather (en)

New research has found that people born today will face many more weather-related disasters than previous generations, including heatwaves, wildfires and floods. 3 minutes ago 3 min Today's children will see more than twice as many droughts as those born 60 years ago.

7 ways Africa is adapting to climate change Africa Climate Week will focus on ambitious climate change solutions. DW looks at strategies from across the continent.

2021-09-28T07:02+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Feeding frenzy. Locusts, boosted by drought, heavy rains and warm temperatures, have devastated crops in East Africa. Pesticides can help, though they're not exactly environmentally friendly. Scientists in Nairobi have experimented with fungi and other microbes to make safer poisons.

The kids are not alright

2021-09-27T20:29+0200iiasa (en)

Under current climate policy, newborns across the globe will on average face seven times more scorching heatwaves during their lives than their grandparents. In addition, they will on average live through 2.6 times more droughts, 2.8 times as many river floods, almost three times as many crop....

China Joins Lower Mekong River Countries to Study Impacts of Climate Change, Dams

2021-09-27T19:13+0200voacambodia (en)

BANGKOK — China and the countries of the lower Mekong River are teaming up for their largest joint study yet of the impacts climate change and hydropower dams are having on one of Asia's great waterways, and how to cope with the growing threats from floods and drought.

Effects of Climate Change are Disproportionally Affecting Future Generations

2021-09-27T16:43+0200azocleantech (en)

An international research team guided by Prof. Wim Thiery of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) research group BCLIMATE reveals that children are to endure disproportionate increases in extreme event exposure during their lifetimes, particularly in low-income nations. Image Credit: SHutterstock.com/ Piyaset.

Siccità e malattie dimezzano la produzione di olio d’oliva in Liguria e nel savonese

2021-09-27T16:02+0200ivg (it)

Liguria. Prime operazioni di raccolta delle olive: la campagna 2021/22, mediamente, si annuncia in leggera ripresa rispetto a quella dello scorso anno, ma con forti differenze tra il Nord e le aree del Centro e del Sud. Una parte del potenziale olivicolo oleario rimarrà ancora inespressa senza....

Study: Climate change is disproportionately affecting children

2021-09-27T14:45+0200phys (en)

International research led by Prof. Wim Thiery of the VUB research group BCLIMATE shows that children are to face disproportional increases in lifetime extreme event exposure—especially in low-income countries. Under current climate policy, newborns across the globe will on average face seven times....

The kids are not alright

2021-09-27T14:04+0200idw-online (en)

27.09.2021 13:25 The kids are not alright Ansa Heyl Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit Children are to face disproportionate increases in lifetime extreme event exposure – especially in low-income countries, according to new research by an international group of scientists.

Kids are not alright

2021-09-27T14:00+0200miragenews (en)

Children are to face disproportionate increases in lifetime extreme event exposure – especially in low-income countries, according to new research by an international group of scientists. Under current climate policy, newborns across the globe will on average face seven times more scorching heatwaves during their lives than their grandparents.

Seven ways Africa is adapting to climate change Africa Climate Week will focus on ambitious climate change solutions. DW looks at strategies from across the continent.

2021-09-27T04:16+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Feeding frenzy. Locusts, boosted by drought, heavy rains and warm temperatures, have devastated crops in East Africa. Pesticides can help, though they're not exactly environmentally friendly. Scientists in Nairobi have experimented with fungi and other microbes to make safer poisons.

Más lluvias torrenciales en un entorno de sequía meteorológica

2021-09-25T07:17+0200tiempo-es (es)

Las precipitaciones durante el actual año hidrológico presentan un carácter normal, pese a que la sequía meteorológica se ha instalado en cuencas del sur y nordeste peninsular, según AEMET Hace 4 horas 10 min Imagen de inundación sólo para ilustración. PXHERE.

China Joins Lower Mekong River Countries to Study Impacts of Climate Change, Dams

2021-09-25T05:11+0200globalsecurity (en)

By Zsombor Peter September 24, 2021. China and the countries of the lower Mekong River are teaming up for their largest joint study yet of the impacts climate change and hydropower dams are having on one of Asia's great waterways, and how to cope with the growing threats from floods and drought.

China Joins Lower Mekong River Countries to Study Impacts of Climate Change, Dams

2021-09-24T17:42+0200voanews (en)

BANGKOK — China and the countries of the lower Mekong River are teaming up for their largest joint study yet of the impacts climate change and hydropower dams are having on one of Asia's great waterways, and how to cope with the growing threats from floods and drought.

Gov. Newsom signs $15 billion climate, wildfire package at Sequoia National Park

2021-09-24T13:50+0200mercurynews (en)

Speaking at Sequoia National Park, where firefighters have toiled for the past two weeks to keep wildfires from killing some of the largest trees in the world, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday signed a package of bills providing $15 billion for a wide range of climate, wildfire and water projects —....

This City Is Using 54% Less Water as Extreme Weather Increases

2021-09-24T06:52+0200nbcbayarea (en)

From droughts to floods to wildfires, many of us have experienced some sort of extreme California weather. Look at the data below and you can see the trend of extreme weather has been on a steady climb over the past few decades. This has meant more heat waves, drought and extreme rain events.

Which City Is Using 54% Less Water as Extreme Weather Increases?

2021-09-24T05:49+0200nbcbayarea (en)

From droughts to floods to wildfires, many of us have experienced some sort of extreme California weather. Look at the data below and you can see the trend of extreme weather events has been on a steady climb over the past few decades. This has meant more heat waves, drought and extreme rain events.

Gov. Newsom signs $15 billion climate, wildfire package at Sequoia National Park

2021-09-24T00:19+0200mercurynews (en)

Speaking at Sequoia National Park, where firefighters have toiled for the past two weeks to keep wildfires from killing some of the largest trees in the world, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday signed a package of bills providing $15 billion for a wide range of climate, wildfire and water projects —....

Gov. Newsom signs $15 billion climate, wildfire package at Sequoia National Park

2021-09-23T23:54+0200eastbaytimes (en)

Speaking at Sequoia National Park, where firefighters have toiled for the past two weeks to keep wildfires from killing some of the largest trees in the world, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday signed a package of bills providing $15 billion for a wide range of climate, wildfire and water projects —....

Smoke From Australian Bushfires Created Unprecedented Algal Bloom

2021-09-23T23:51+0200maritime-executive (en)

Iron contained in smoke particles fertilized a giant stretch of the Southern Ocean, resulting in an algal bloom that absorbed about as much CO2 as the fires put out Himawari satellite image showing the January 2020 aerosol plume stretching east over the South Pacific. Himawari-8, Author provided.

Olio di oliva, annata in ripresa (al Sud) ma ha pesato la mancanza di acqua

2021-09-23T17:01+0200corriere (it)

Seppur con differenze tra le diverse aree geografiche (Nord, Centro e Sud), la campagna olearia 2021/22 dà segni di ripresa rispetto allo scorso anno. «La qualità è buona, e in generale gli operatori sono soddisfatti per lo stato fitosanitario delle drupe hanno spiegato i tecnici di Confagricoltura .

The Lost Tale of an 18th-Century Tsunami, as Told by Trees

2021-09-23T13:23+0200wired (en)

One night in late January 1700, two tectonic plates running along the Pacific Northwest coast released the tension they had accumulated during a centuries-long tête-à-tête. In a tectonic roar, the Juan de Fuca plate slipped past the North American plate, and a roughly 9.0-magnitude earthquake rattled the entire region.

COP 26: Zim braces to mitigate climate change effects

2021-09-23T12:01+0200zimbabwesituation (en)

Floods have ravaged Germany and Belgium, while tropical storm and earthquake shook Haiti to the core. Other countries in Europe have recorded high temperatures, while China has also been under siege from torrential rains. Africa has not been spared, as several countries across the continent are....

Cop 26 - Zim Braces to Mitigate Climate Change Effects

2021-09-23T10:55+0200allafrica (en)

The last three months have witnessed riveting and disturbing news on natural disasters across the globe. Floods have ravaged Germany and Belgium, while tropical storm and earthquake shook Haiti to the core. Other countries in Europe have recorded high temperatures, while China has also been under siege from torrential rains.

Campagna olio 2021. Lieve ripresa in Italia, bene oliveti irrigui e Sud, calo al Centro

2021-09-22T16:07+0200ciatoscana (it)

Le tendenze di Italia Olivicola e AIFO. Intervento presidente nazionale Cia, Scanavino. L’acqua fa la differenza, così come le regioni meridionali che contribuiscono in maniera rilevante a una produzione di qualità nella campagna 2021/22 che si preannuncia in lieve ripresa rispetto alle performance....

Estate 2021: ben 1400 eventi meteorologici estremi solo in Italia (+65%) Mer, 22/09/2021 - 08:44

2021-09-22T09:07+0200tempostretto (it)

Dalle violente grandinate, ai tornado e alle ondate di calore che hanno interessato il sud fra luglio e agosto. Dalle violente grandinate alle ondate di calore e i devastanti incendi che le hanno accompagnate durante il mese di agosto. L’estate 2021 è stata davvero tremenda sul fronte dei fenomeni meteorologici estremi.

Managing flash floods in a changing climate

2021-09-22T07:16+0200thenational-wales (en)

Parts of south Wales have also experienced flash flooding in 2021. Communities in Skewen, Neath Port Talbot, have faced major disruption after intense rainfall. So far, most other parts of Wales have escaped major flash flooding this year, but the country has not always been so lucky.

The bold firefighting strategies that saved some of the world’s largest sequoias

2021-09-21T22:27+0200sandiegouniontribune (en)

When wildfire raced toward Sequoia National Park’s largest concentration of giant sequoias, officials sprang into action. Crews raked vegetation from the trees’ enormous bases. Hotshot personnel lighted low-intensity fires to burn off duff and litter. Firefighters wrapped protective foil around the....

The firefighting strategies that saved some of the world’s largest sequoias

2021-09-21T20:09+0200stripes (en)

So, when the KNP Complex fire hit the edge of the 489-acre Sherman prescribed burn completed in 2019, its forward advance into the area actually stopped, Theune said. “That’s really, really good news,” he said. “It shows the effectiveness, and why it’s so important that we come together as we look....

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-21T18:57+0200busiweek (en)

Over the past five decades, disasters related to weather, climate or water hazards, have become a regular occurrence, responsible for the deaths of at least 115 people, and causing $202 million in economic loses every day, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), launched on Wednesday.

Nearly one third of Australia’s koala population has been lost in three years

2021-09-21T17:07+0200independent-UK (en)

has lost nearly a third of its koala population over the last three years, according to new figures. Droughts, heatwaves and bushfires have all contributed to the decline, the Australian Koala Foundation said. The charity has estimated there are no more than 58,000 in the country. This is a drop of 30 per cent from 80,000 in 2018.

Come Germania, Sudafrica e Singapore affrontano gli eventi meteorologici estremi

2021-09-21T17:05+0200esgdata (it)

Da ondate di calore torrido, restrizioni di siccità e uragani a inondazioni mortali e incendi devastanti, gli eventi meteorologici estremi stanno diventando una realtà quotidiana sempre più comune per le città di ogni continente. Con la proporzione di abitanti delle città destinata a salire a oltre....

ODS13. Informe de la OMM alerta sobre el creciente costo y...

2021-09-21T03:34+0200corresponsables (es)

El documento se publicó días después de que el huracán Ida azotó el sur de Luisiana y atribuyó la creciente frecuencia tanto al cambio climático como a la mejora de los informes de desastres. La Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM) publicó hace unos días un documento en el que realizó....

Hurricane names: What happened to the Greek alphabet?

2021-09-20T19:22+0200news4jax (en)

FILE - This Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Eta at 10:40 a.m. EST in the Gulf of Mexico, Theta, right, and a tropical wave to the south that became Tropical Storm Iota. An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020 an extreme year for....

Africa: Climate Crisis Stirs a Physical and Mental Health Storm

2021-09-20T17:21+0200allafrica (en)

Natural disasters, burning fossil fuel plants and extreme weather not only affect our planet but are taking a severe toll on our mental health - something exacerbated by government inaction, a new study has found. First published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper.

COLDIRETTI * MALTEMPO: " CON L'ARRIVO DELLA NEVE SI CHIUDE LA STAGIONE ESTIVA CON 14 NUBIFRAGI AL GIORNO, UN AUMENTO DEL 58% RISPETTO ALLO ...

2021-09-19T15:41+0200247libero (it)

L’ultima ondata di maltempo con l’arrivo della neve fa salire a quasi 1300 i nubifragi, le bombe d’acqua, trombe d’aria, grandinate e tempeste di fulmini nell’estate che si va a concludere, con un aumento del 58% rispetto allo scorso anno ed effetti devastanti su città e campagne da nord a sud della Penisola.

Maltempo, Coldiretti, neve chiude estate con 14 nubifragi al giorno (+58%)

2021-09-19T11:04+0200agricolae (it)

L’ultima ondata di maltempo con l arrivo della neve fa salire a quasi 1300 i nubifragi, le bombe d’acqua, trombe d’aria, grandinate e tempeste di fulmini nell’estate che si va a concludere, con un aumento del 58% rispetto allo scorso anno ed effetti devastanti su città e campagne da nord a sud della Penisola.

Nubifragi, 14 al giorno. L’estate più calda dal 1800

2021-09-19T10:52+0200lanuovapadania (it)

L’ultima ondata di maltempo con l’arrivo della neve fa salire a quasi 1300 i nubifragi, le bombe d’acqua, trombe d’aria, grandinate e tempeste di fulmini nell’estate che si va a concludere, con un aumento del 58% rispetto allo scorso anno ed effetti devastanti su città e campagne da nord a sud della Penisola.

Maltempo: l’estate si chiude con quasi 1300 nubifragi, grandinate e tempeste di fulmini

2021-09-19T10:24+0200meteoweb (it)

L’ultima ondata di maltempo con l’arrivo della neve fa salire a quasi 1300 i nubifragi, le bombe d’acqua, trombe d’aria, grandinate e tempeste di fulmini nell’estate che si va a concludere, con un aumento del 58% rispetto allo scorso anno ed effetti devastanti su città e campagne da nord a sud della....

Dati Onu, Fao e Oxfam: la fame uccide più del covid

2021-09-07T16:19+0200avanti (it)

Con la pandemia la fame è aumentata allontanando l’obiettivo ‘Zero Hunger’. La fame non sarà debellata entro il 2030 a meno che non vengano intraprese azioni coraggiose e venga affrontata la disuguaglianza nell’accesso al cibo. Nel 2020 c’è stato infatti un drammatico peggioramento della fame e della malnutrizione nel mondo.

Disastri naturali: sono i rischi idrici a guidare la classifica

2021-09-03T09:23+0200regionieambiente (it)

L’Atlante delle mortalità e perdite economiche dei disastri naturali correlati a cambiamenti climatici e condizioni meteorologiche estreme, pubblicato dall’Organizzazione Meteorologica Mondiale (WMO), con la collaborazione dell’Ufficio delle Nazioni Unite per la Riduzione del Rischio di Disastri....

A third of deaths due to extreme events occurred in Africa over 50 years: WMO

2021-09-02T18:46+0200downtoearth (en)

Every third death (35 per cent) from extreme weather, climate or water stress in half a century was in Africa, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said. The continent accounts for only 17 per cent of global population. Four droughts 1973 and 1983 in Ethiopia, 1981 in Mozambique and 1983 in....

WMO releases Atlas of impacts of weather, climate and water extremes 1970 – 2019

2021-09-02T18:07+0200un-spider (en)

On 31 August 2021, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) launched its Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970 – 2019) . This publication presents information on the impacts of extreme weather, climate and water-related events that took place between 1970 and 2019.

Disastri climatici: i dati dell’Atlas Wmo per ogni regione del mondo

2021-09-02T08:30+0200greenreport (it)

Per evidenziare gli impatti di specifici rischi meteorologici, climatici e idrici, l” ”, presentato ieri da World meteorological organization (Wmo), Organizzazione mondiale della sanita (Oms) e United Nations office for disaster risk reduction (Undrr), disaggrega i dati per sottotipo e sub-sottotipo....

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years, but early warnings save lives - WMO report

2021-09-02T07:56+0200publicnow (en)

According to the agencies' Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes , from 1970 to 2019, these natural hazards accounted for 50 per cent of all disasters, 45 per cent of all reported deaths and 74 per cent of all reported economic losses.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years, but early warnings save lives - WMO report

2021-09-02T00:09+0200un-news (en)

have affected the frequency and extent of the most intense tropical storms , the WMO chief explained. WMO cited peer-reviewed studies in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, showing that over the period 2015 to 2017, 62 of the 77 events reported, revealed a major human influence at play.

Climate And Weather Related Disasters Surge Five-fold Over 50 Years, But Early Warnings Save Lives - WMO Report

2021-09-01T21:16+0200scoop-co-nz (en)

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 6:49 am Press Release: UN News Climate change and increasingly extreme weather events, have caused a surge in natural disasters over the past 50 years disproportionately impacting poorer countries, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) said on Wednesday.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T12:07+0200maravipost (en)

Over the past five decades, disasters related to weather, climate or water hazards, have become a regular occurrence, responsible for the deaths of at least 115 people, and causing $202 million in economic loses every day, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), launched on Wednesday.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T11:20+0200cambodiantimes (en)

Over the past five decades, disasters related to weather, climate or water hazards, have become a regular occurrence, responsible for the deaths of at least 115 people, and causing $202 million in economic loses every day, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), launched on Wednesday.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T10:51+0200longbeachstar (en)

Over the past five decades, disasters related to weather, climate or water hazards, have become a regular occurrence, responsible for the deaths of at least 115 people, and causing $202 million in economic loses every day, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), launched on Wednesday.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T10:32+0200un-org (en)

Climate change footprints. “The number of weather, climate and water extremes are increasing and will become more frequent and severe in many parts of the world as a result of climate change”, said Mr. Taalas. “That means more heatwaves, drought and forest fires such as those we have observed recently in Europe and North America”.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T09:58+0200miragenews (en)

Climate change footprints. “The number of weather, climate and water extremes are increasing and will become more frequent and severe in many parts of the world as a result of climate change”, said Mr. Taalas. “That means more heatwaves, drought and forest fires such as those we have observed recently in Europe and North America”.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T09:36+0200un-news (en)

Climate change footprints. “The number of weather, climate and water extremes are increasing and will become more frequent and severe in many parts of the world as a result of climate change”, said Mr. Taalas. “That means more heatwaves, drought and forest fires such as those we have observed recently in Europe and North America”.

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