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Aon 2021 Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight Report

2022-01-27T15:08+0100fanews (en)

Aon, a leading global professional services firm, published its 2021 Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight report , which evaluates the increasing frequency and severity of disruptive natural disasters and how their resulting economic losses are protected globally.

La crisi climatica ci costerà sempre di più

2022-01-26T08:17+0100247libero (it)

Per avere un'idea dei costi degli ultimi mesi basta andare nel dettaglio dei dati 2021: negli Stati Uniti sono state le tempeste tropicali ad avere di gran lunga il maggiore impatto economico, causando danni per 78,5 miliardi di dollari . Di questi, 74 miliardi di dollari sono arrivati ​​dall'....

Aon: $343 Billion in Global Weather-, Catastrophe-Related Economic Losses Reported in 2021, Up From $297 Billion in 2020

2022-01-25T16:45+0100AsiaOne (en)

Report shows only 38 percent of natural peril losses were covered by insurance, an improvement from last year. CHICAGO Jan. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today published its 2021 Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight report , which....

United States: The Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act—Investment In Weatherization - Arnold & Porter

2022-01-24T13:39+0100mondaq (en)

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes a major investment in climate resilience. Following 22 extreme weather and climate-related disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each (and nearly $100 billion cumulatively) in 2021, the Act provides nearly $50 billion to make communities....

CYCLONES THREAT: CROPS INSURANCE UPTAKE LOW

2022-01-24T07:17+0100times-co-sz (en)

MBABANE A serious cause for concern. While there are threats of cyclones, reports suggest the figures for farmers with crops insurance cover still do make for riveting reading. This past Thursday, this publication reported that a prediction had been made that four to eight cyclones were likely to mature to tropical cyclone level.

Learning From Climate Impacts On Health And Migrations In Marshall Islands

2022-01-23T02:29+0100eurasiareview (en)

By East-West Center Back in 1989, when the world was just starting to become aware of global warming, then-President of the Marshall Islands Amata Kabua delivered alarming remarks at the opening of the first Intergovernmental Meeting on Climatic Change and Sea Level Rise in the South Pacific , held in the Marshalls’ capitol, Majuro.

Destaca FAO uso del arado Delfino contra desertificación en el Sahel

2022-01-20T14:33+0100prensa-latina (es)

Burkina Faso, Níger, Nigeria y Senegal recibieron una excavadora pesada de última generación, capaz de realizar cortes de una profundidad de más de medio metro en el suelo afectado por extrema sequía, como parte de la Iniciativa de la Gran Muralla Verde, del organismo especializado de ONU.

UCI engineers evaluate snow drought in different parts of the world

2022-01-18T18:51+0100news-uci (en)

Wyoming’s Mount Moran emerges from thick clouds shortly after a heavy rainstorm, with the Snake River in the foreground. The peak is part of the Teton Range rising around 6,000 feet (1800m). Snowmelt from this area is a major source of water for the five states through which the Snake River passes. Amir AghaKouchak / UCI.

Cambio climatico e rete vecchia le cause dei black out elettrici negli Stati Uniti

2022-01-18T11:25+0100lastampa (it)

hanno lasciato senza corrente centinaia di migliaia di statunitensi . Prima erano stati gli incendi o gli uragani. Ed è ormai nella storia l’ondata di gelo che proprio un anno fa si abbatté sul Texas provocando la più grande falla nella rete elettrica dello Stato, con più di quattro milioni di abitazioni al buio per molti giorni consecutivi.

Cambio climatico e rete vecchia le cause dei black out elettrici negli Stati Uniti

2022-01-18T11:15+0100laprovinciapavese (it)

hanno lasciato senza corrente centinaia di migliaia di statunitensi . Prima erano stati gli incendi o gli uragani. Ed è ormai nella storia l’ondata di gelo che proprio un anno fa si abbatté sul Texas provocando la più grande falla nella rete elettrica dello Stato, con più di quattro milioni di abitazioni al buio per molti giorni consecutivi.

Cambio climatico e rete elettrica vecchia le cause dei black out elettrici negli Stati Uniti

2022-01-18T11:14+0100repubblica (it)

hanno lasciato senza corrente centinaia di migliaia di statunitensi . Prima erano stati gli incendi o gli uragani. Ed è ormai nella storia l’ondata di gelo che proprio un anno fa si abbatté sul Texas provocando la più grande falla nella rete elettrica dello Stato, con più di quattro milioni di abitazioni al buio per molti giorni consecutivi.

Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Jan. 16

2022-01-16T12:07+0100china.org.cn (en)

MOGADISHU -- A Somali government spokesman Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu was injured in a suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, Sunday, said a police source. Police spokesman Abdifitah Aden said that a suicide bomber blew himself up at Moalimu's vehicle at a busy Dabka intersection in Mogadishu.

Climate change now causes too much rain – so watt up?

2022-01-15T19:30+0100jioforme (en)

Guest essay by Eric Waral. Can you read the latest climate science end press release to find out what the weather was like the previous year? More rainy days due to climate change can slow economic growth: research. Scientists have investigated 40 years of data from more than 1,500 regions of the world.

Brooklyn Nets se impuso a Chicago Bulls

2022-01-13T16:53+0100noticierovenevision (es)

Brooklyn Nets venció por 138-112 a los Chicago Bulls en el United Center. Brooklyn , que había perdido sus dos duelos anteriores ante los Bulls , incluso cayendo por 118-95 en su primera visita a Illinois de la temporada. El récord de los Nets en la 2021-2022 ante los equipos ubicados en el top 4....

Drought No More: Climate Change Now Causes Too Much Rain

2022-01-13T04:29+0100wattsupwiththat (en)

Guest essay by Eric Worrall. Can you tell what the previous year’s weather was like, by reading the latest climate science doomsday press releases? More rainy days from climate change could dampen economic growth: Study. Scientists examined 40 years of data from more than 1,500 global regions. By 13 January 2022, 04:32.

Wildfires in the western United States plus heat can make breathing dangerous

2022-01-13T02:19+0100printveela (en)

The study found that between 2001 and 2020, exposure to high levels of air pollution in the western states increased significantly – to 25 million “individual days” each year. It is a measure that takes into account both the number of people affected and the number of days exposed.

Summer of 2021 in Europe was warmest ever

2022-01-12T18:34+0100balkangreenenergynews (en)

The last seven years were the warmest on record globally by a clear margin, and 2021 was the fifth-hottest ever, Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) revealed in its annual report. Last year Europe experienced its warmest summer of all time. The document points to the trend of increasing concentrations of carbon dioxide and methane.

Año de clima extremo mortal para EE. UU. a medida que se disparan las emisiones de carbono

2022-01-12T15:04+0100noticiasdelatierra (es)

Estados Unidos se tambaleó a través de una avalancha constante de desastres meteorológicos y climáticos mortales de miles de millones de dólares en un 2021 extremadamente caluroso, mientras que las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero de la nación el año pasado aumentaron un 6% debido a los....

Il 'costo' dell'emergenza climatica: nel 2021 danni per 170 miliardi di dollari

2022-01-12T10:16+0100247libero (it)

L’uragano Ida, che a fine agosto 2021 ha devastato i Caraibi e il Nord-Est degli Stati Uniti provocando la morte di almeno 95 persone, ha causato danni per 65 miliardi di dollari. Poco meno di un mese prima, violente piogge nel cuore dell’Europa avevano mietuto 240 vittime tra Germania, Belgio,....

Ocean warmth sets record high in 2021 due to greenhouse gas emissions

2022-01-11T18:39+0100boston (en)

The team analyzed data from a worldwide network of buoys in seven ocean basins. Overall, it found that the upper 2,000 meters of Earth’s oceans absorbed more than 227 excess zettajoules of energy compared with the 1981-2010 average. Last year broke the previous record set in 2020 by at least 14 zettajoules.

Inseguono calamità, sognando una vita migliore.

2022-01-11T12:38+0100notizieglobali (it)

La maggior parte dei nuovi lavoratori negli Stati Uniti proviene dal Sud America e sta inseguendo disastri naturali in tutto il paese per ricostruire. Nel maggio 2020 un richiedente asilo venezuelano ha accettato per la prima volta un lavoro presso Back to New, una piccola società in franchising Servpro.

Weather disaster deaths hit 10-year high in mainland US

2022-01-11T09:44+0100terradaily (en)

Nearly 700 people died due to natural disasters in the contiguous United States in 2021 -- the most since 2011, said a federal weather agency in a report released Monday. The year "was marked by extremes across the US, including exceptional warmth, devastating severe weather and the second-highest....

Stati Uniti, il 2021 è il quarto anno più caldo e il secondo per numero di eventi meteo estremi

2022-01-11T09:15+0100iconaclima (it)

Il 2021, segnato da un dicembre record, è diventato il quarto anno più caldo per gli Stati Uniti. L’anno è stato caratterizzato da eventi estremi devastanti, ondate di caldo eccezionali, incendi e uragani: complessivamente è stato il secondo anno con più disastri da almeno 1 miliardo di dollari legati a clima ed eventi meteo estremi.

Weather disaster deaths hit 10-year high in mainland US

2022-01-11T00:59+0100urdupoint (en)

Washington, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Jan, 2022 ) :Nearly 700 people died due to natural disasters in the contiguous United States in 2021 -- the most since 2011, said a agency in a report released Monday. The year "was marked by extremes across the US, including exceptional warmth,....

U.S. Natural Disasters Cost $145 Billion In 2021 — 3rd-Costliest Year On Record

2022-01-10T22:26+0100forbes (en)

Topline. Hurricanes, wildfires, droughts and deep freezes made 2021 one of the costliest — and deadliest — years for natural disasters in recent U.S. history, a federal report found Monday, as scientists and policymakers warn climate change could make extreme weather more common. Tangent.

Weather disaster deaths hit 10-year high in mainland US

2022-01-10T19:55+0100phys (en)

The year "was marked by extremes across the US, including exceptional warmth, devastating severe weather and the second-highest number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters on record," said the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The number of deaths from meteorological disasters reached the highest level in 10 years in the continental United States

2022-01-10T19:46+0100floridanewstimes (en)

The Federal Meteorological Service said in a report released Monday that nearly 700 people were killed in a natural disaster in the mainland United States in 2021. “This year was extreme across the United States, with extraordinary warmth, catastrophic bad weather, and record-breaking multi-billion....

10/01/2022 Weather disaster deaths hit 10-year high in mainland US

2022-01-10T18:33+0100rfi-en (en)

The year "was marked by extremes across the US, including exceptional warmth, devastating severe weather and the second-highest number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters on record," said the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Weather Disaster Deaths Hit 10-year High In Mainland US

2022-01-10T18:14+0100barrons (en)

Nearly 700 people died due to natural disasters in the contiguous United States in 2021 -- the most since 2011, said a federal weather agency in a report released Monday. The year "was marked by extremes across the US, including exceptional warmth, devastating severe weather and the second-highest....

Yahoo News Uses Anti-Science Trying To Link Climate And Extreme Weather

2022-01-07T14:41+0100climatechangedispatch (en)

Yahoo News posted an article titled, “Extreme weather fueled by climate change hit 4 in 10 Americans where they lived in 2021,” saying climate change is responsible for an increase in the instances and severity of extreme weather. This is false. Millions of Americans are affected by extreme weather....

Thailand’s new early warning technology to protect 70 million from disasters

2022-01-05T15:14+0100downtoearth (en)

A new early warning and hazard monitoring system, ThaiAWARE, will provide advanced decision support capabilities to Thailand’s disaster managers, protecting the country’s 70 million residents from natural disasters. The Thailand government and Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) have operationalised this....

Erosión: España pierde cada minuto 3.000 toneladas de suelo

2022-01-02T09:43+0100epe (es)

Según la organización de la ONU para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), los suelos sanos no solo constituyen la base para los alimentos, combustibles, fibras y productos médicos, sino que también son esenciales para los ecosistemas y desempeñan un papel fundamental en el ciclo del carbono, almacenando y filtrando el agua.

Colorado Wildfire: Carcass dogs hunt for snow and hot debris after nearly 1,000 homes are destroyed | US News

2022-01-02T03:24+0100eminetra (en)

After a wildfire in the Colorado community, an emergency service to find the missing person uses a corpse dog to search for a layer of fresh snow over the smoldering debris. The fire left three people missing, destroyed nearly 1,000 homes and damaged hundreds, but the cause is still unknown.

Inside biggest 2021 weather disasters in US from tornadoes to wildfire hell as Nostradamus predicts quakes and drought

2022-01-01T22:35+0100thesun (en)

The 963,309-acre Dixie Fire became California's largest single wildfire in history Credit: AP. Among the dire events Nostradamus predicted for 2022 are a huge earthquake in Japan, the escalation of artificial intelligence, inflation and starvation, and droughts and floods of biblical proportions. Texas deep freeze.

Colorado wildfire took hold 'in blink of an eye': governor

2022-01-01T11:50+0100urdupoint (en)

Superior, United States , Jan 1 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Jan, 2022 ) :A fast-spreading wildfire that tore through several Colorado towns -- laying waste to entire neighborhoods "in the blink of an eye," according to the governor -- had largely burned itself out Friday, with heavy snow expected to douse any remaining embers.

Heavy snows to hit Colorado after wildfires destroyed hundreds of homes

2022-01-01T04:28+0100nation (en)

Superior, United States - A powerful storm system bringing heavy snowfall was blowing into Colorado on Friday, a day after devastating wildfires fueled by hurricane-force winds destroyed hundreds of homes and forced tens of thousands to flee. Up to a foot of snow is expected in some parts of the....

Colorado wildfire took hold 'in blink of an eye'

2022-01-01T02:59+0100BangkokPost (en)

SUPERIOR (UNITED STATES) - A fast-spreading wildfire that tore through several Colorado towns -- laying waste to entire neighborhoods "in the blink of an eye," according to the governor -- had largely burned itself out Friday, with heavy snow expected to douse any remaining embers.

Heavy snows to hit Colorado after wildfires destroyed hundreds of homes

2022-01-01T00:40+0100mb-com-ph (en)

SUPERIOR, United States — A powerful storm system bringing heavy snowfall was blowing into Colorado on Friday, a day after devastating wildfires fueled by hurricane-force winds destroyed hundreds of homes and forced tens of thousands to flee. Up to a foot of snow is expected in some parts of the....

Hundreds of homes that could be lost in a Colorado wildfire

2021-12-31T09:13+0100floridanewstimes (en)

Hundreds of homes are feared to be lost in a fast-moving wildfire in Colorado, USA, as the flames tore the dry areas in a historic drought, officials said Thursday. At least 1,600 acres have burned in Boulder County, many in the suburbs, and the flames have hit hotels and shopping centers in the town of Superior, warning that casualties are likely.

Hundreds of homes feared lost in Colorado wildfires

2021-12-31T05:41+0100urdupoint (en)

Superior, United States , (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 31st Dec, 2021 ) :Hundreds of homes are feared lost in fast-moving wildfires in the US state of Colorado, officials said Thursday, as flames tore through areas desiccated by a historic At least 1,600 acres have burned in Boulder County,....

Hundreds of homes feared lost in Colorado wildfires

2021-12-31T05:16+0100bssnews (en)

SUPERIOR, United States , Dec 31, 2021 (BSS/AFP) - Hundreds of homes are feared lost in fast-moving wildfires in the US state of Colorado, officials said Thursday as flames tear through areas desiccated by a historic drought. At least 1,600 acres have burned in Boulder County, much of it suburban,....

Colorado Fire: Wildfires in Boulder County have forced thousands to evacuate

2021-12-31T05:13+0100floridanewstimes (en)

Thousands of residents of two communities near Denver-Boulder were ordered to evacuate on Thursday due to a wildfire caused by a wind that caught part of the area in a smoky orange sky. The city of Louisville, with a population of about 21,000, was ordered to evacuate after being told to evacuate a superior inhabitant with 13,000 inhabitants.

Hundreds Of Homes Feared Lost In "Life-Threatening" US Colorado Wildfires

2021-12-31T04:44+0100ndtvnews (en)

Superior, United States : Hundreds of homes are feared lost in fast-moving wildfires in the US state of Colorado, officials said Thursday, as flames tore through areas desiccated by a historic drought. At least 1,600 acres have burned in Boulder County, much of it suburban, with warnings that deaths....

Hundreds of homes feared lost in Colorado wildfires

2021-12-31T03:37+0100mb-com-ph (en)

LOS ANGELES, United States – Hundreds of homes are feared lost in fast-moving wildfires in the US state of Colorado, officials said Thursday, as flames tear through areas desiccated by a historic drought. At least 1,600 acres have burned in Boulder County, much of it suburban, with warnings that....

Thousands of people leave their homes in the US after strong fires

2021-12-31T01:53+0100california18 (en)

Thousands of people received an evacuation call due to the rapid advance of the wildfires in Colorado, in the United States , this Thursday, when the flames easily swept the region parched by a historical drought. Power towers collapsed by powerful winds ignited small fires that took shape in the dehydrated landscape of Boulder County.

Clima impazzito, dall’«Icemageddon» in Alaska con 20 gradi, al Capodanno caldo in Europa

2021-12-30T13:27+0100corriere (it)

Si stanno manifestando in più continenti effetti «assurdi» del cambiamento climatico: dopo le temperature record in Siberia di metà dicembre e il super tifone Odette-Rai nelle Filippine a fare i conti con il «clima impazzito» sono ora gli Stati Uniti, già devastati da uragani e tornado, e anche l’Europa alle prese con caldo insolito per Capodanno.

Understanding El Niño A recurrent weather phenomenon

2021-12-30T04:58+0100wsimag (en)

The El Niño weather phenomenon has been observed as becoming more intense over the past decades. Its impacts are even exacerbated by global warming. The 2015-2016 El Niño has substantially influenced weather patterns across the globe. Its impacts already include massive wildfires in Indonesia,....

Neve in California e caldo in Alaska,’clima impazzito’

2021-12-30T03:31+0100genteditalia (it)

Sempre più drammatici e "assurdi" gli effetti del cambiamento climatico: dopo le temperature record in Siberia, tocca ora agli Stati Uniti, già devastati da uragani e tornado, a fari i conti con il 'clima impazzito'. Sulla catena montuosa della Sierra Nevada, in California, nell'ultimo mese è state....

Clima impazzito: neve in California, caldo in Alaska

2021-12-29T19:54+0100cdt (it)

Sempre più drammatici e «assurdi» gli effetti del cambiamento climatico: dopo le temperature record in Siberia, tocca ora agli Stati Uniti, già devastati da uragani e tornado, a fari i conti con il «clima impazzito». Sulla catena montuosa della Sierra Nevada, in California, nell’ultimo mese è state....

¿Qué harían Europa y EEUU con mil millones de refugiados climáticos?

2021-12-29T10:28+0100elpaisonline (es)

Este escenario bien podría hacerse realidad dado el rápido crecimiento de la emergencia climática. Qué harían entonces Europa, Estados Unidos y otros países ricos? Alimentarán sus políticos -y la creciente extrema derecha- una vez más el miedo a la “invasión” de migrantes y refugiados, diciendo que....

Floods destroy over 37,000 tons of cereals in South Sudan

2021-12-29T02:22+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

JUBA, South Sudan Heavy floods in South Sudan have destroyed an estimated 37,624 tons of cereals, according to the latest preliminary report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It said 65,107 hectares of land have been submerged since May.

Floods destroy over 37,000 tons of cereals in South Sudan

2021-12-29T02:05+0100aa-en (en)

JUBA, South Sudan Heavy floods in South Sudan have destroyed an estimated 37,624 tons of cereals, according to the latest preliminary report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It said 65,107 hectares of land have been submerged since May.

The “stunning” costs of an environmental disaster in 2021 have been revealed-as leaders urged prioritizing climate change | Climate News

2021-12-27T05:25+0100eminetra (en)

According to a new report by Christian Aid, the 10 most costly climate-related disasters in 2021 caused more than £ 120 billion in damage. The destruction was the result of extreme weather events such as floods, storms and droughts. This figure means that natural disasters have caused more than $ 100 billion (£ 77.

Afghanistan’s climate change exacerbating poverty as humanitarian crisis looms 34 mins

2021-12-23T14:35+0100cknw (en)

Fed by rain and snowmelt from mountains, this valley nestled among northwestern Afghanistan ’s jagged peaks was once fertile. But the climate has changed in the last few decades, locals say, leaving the earth barren and its people struggling to survive.

Afghanistan’s climate change exacerbating poverty as humanitarian crisis looms

2021-12-23T13:57+0100globalnews (en)

Fed by rain and snowmelt from mountains, this valley nestled among northwestern Afghanistan ’s jagged peaks was once fertile. But the climate has changed in the last few decades, locals say, leaving the earth barren and its people struggling to survive.

Climate change pushes thousands of Afghans into extreme poverty

2021-12-23T09:15+0100dailysabah (en)

Fed by rain and snowmelt from mountains, the valley nestled among northwestern Afghanistan’s jagged peaks was once fertile. But the climate has changed in the last few decades, locals say, leaving the earth barren and its people struggling to survive. Many have fled, heading to neighboring Iran or....

Changing climate parches Afghanistan, exacerbating poverty

2021-12-23T08:06+0100apnews (en)

For many families in the Sang-e-Atash area, the Red Crescent aid is their only lifeline for the harsh winter. The organization’s regional head for western Afghanistan, Mustafa Nabikhil, said 558 families had received the food over three days: flour, rice, beans, cooking oil, sugar, salt, tea and high-calorie, vitamin-fortified biscuits.

Preparing, and Paying for, Climate Change-Induced Disasters

2021-12-22T21:47+0100enn (en)

Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center director talks about strategies for resilience and recovery. During the evening hours of Dec. 10, a flurry of tornadoes ravaged several states, claiming close to 100 lives and leaving whole communities in wreckage.

11 Top Causes of Global Poverty

2021-12-22T13:17+0100reliefWeb (en)

Around 8% of the world’s population lives in extreme poverty but do you know why? We look at 11 of the top causes of global poverty. Living on less than $2 a day feels like an impossible scenario, but’s a reality for around 600 million people in our world today.

Tornado touches down in Florida two weeks after deadly Kentucky, midwest tornadoes

2021-12-21T20:53+0100independent-UK (en)

Strong storms – including a tornado touch down – tore through Southwest Florida , leaving behind a trail of damage and forcing several areas to issue tornado watches. On Tuesday morning, a tornado watch was issued for the entire southwestern Florida region. It expired at 10am EST.

Huracán podría haber causado daños diversos al trigo de invierno en región de las Llanuras Estados Unidos

2021-12-20T23:39+0100elperiodicodemexico (es)

Por Julie Ingwersen. CHICAGO, (Reuters) - Los vientos con fuerza de huracán que azotaron el cinturón de las Grandes Llanuras de Estados Unidos parecen haber causado diversos grados de daño a los cultivos de trigo de invierno, que ya estaba sufriendo por condiciones sumamente secas, dijeron observadores de la industria de Kansas.

25% of Somalia faces acute hunger due to drought: UN

2021-12-20T21:07+0100almayadeen-en (en)

The UN estimates the crisis will leave 4.6 million people in desperate need of food by May 2022. Nearly one in four people in Somalia are facing acute hunger due to the droughts ravaging the Arab country, following three seasons of poor rainfall and a fourth on the way for the first time in 30 years, the United Nations warned Monday.

Huracán podría haber causado daños diversos al trigo de invierno en región de las llanuras eeuu

2021-12-20T14:39+0100lanacion-AR (es)

CHICAGO, 20 dic (Reuters) - Los vientos con fuerza de huracán que azotaron el cinturón de las Grandes Llanuras de Estados Unidos parecen haber causado diversos grados de daño a los cultivos de trigo de invierno, que ya estaba sufriendo por condiciones sumamente secas, dijeron observadores de la industria de Kansas.

Acute hunger threatens 1 in 4 Somalis: UN

2021-12-20T07:32+0100almayadeen-en (en)

The crisis is expected to get worse in the war-torn nation. Nearly one in four people in Somalia are facing acute hunger due to the drought ravaging the conflict-stricken country, after three seasons of poor rains and a fourth on the way, the United Nations warned Monday.

Eyewitness to climate change

2021-12-19T19:19+0100smh (en)

Two years ago we were staring down the barrel of an unparalleled bushfire threat following a vicious drought. Now we are coming out of the wettest November on record. Many of our rivers are flooding. Bureau of Meteorology alerts have been laced with tornado threats and giant hail warnings.

Eyewitness to climate change

2021-12-19T19:04+0100theherald-au (en)

Two years ago we were staring down the barrel of an unparalleled bushfire threat following a vicious drought. Now we are coming out of the wettest November on record. Many of our rivers are flooding. Bureau of Meteorology alerts have been laced with tornado threats and giant hail warnings.

Eyewitness to climate change

2021-12-19T19:03+0100brisbanetimes (en)

Two years ago we were staring down the barrel of an unparalleled bushfire threat following a vicious drought. Now we are coming out of the wettest November on record. Many of our rivers are flooding. Bureau of Meteorology alerts have been laced with tornado threats and giant hail warnings.

The warning shot the US is ignoring: climate change impacts on California Central Valley

2021-12-18T23:12+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

By Pablo Ortiz , Bilingual Western States Climate Scientist II for the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. While different places in the United States experience different climate impacts (e.g., more extreme precipitation in eastern states, stronger hurricanes in the Gulf,....

The Warning Shot the US Is Ignoring: Climate Change Impacts on California Central Valley

2021-12-18T21:24+0100cleantechnica (en)

By Pablo Ortiz , Bilingual Western States Climate Scientist II for the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. While different places in the United States experience different climate impacts (e.g., more extreme precipitation in eastern states, stronger hurricanes in the Gulf,....

Amazon drivers are said to be in a hurry because they didn’t finish delivery during the tornado that killed six people.

2021-12-18T17:49+0100eminetra (en)

driver : The radio is ringing. Express delivery : understood. Please continue driving. You cannot call back for a warning without instructions from Amazon. driver : Just relay in case you can’t hear it over there. driver : The tornado warning is ringing here. D ispatch : Please continue to deliver for now.

Así ha influido el cambio climático en estos desastres meteorológicos del 2021

2021-12-18T17:20+0100noticiasambientales (es)

Ola de calor en el noroeste de Estados Unidos. El noroeste de la costa del Pacífico de Estados Unidos y el suroeste de Canadá -una región que alberga a unos 13 millones de personas y que es conocida por su clima lluvioso y suave- experimentaron un calor mortal este verano.

How many more warnings are needed before we seriously tackle climate change?

2021-12-18T02:18+0100suntimes (en)

Climate change deniers have largely switched to a new tactic. Posing as voices of reason, they claim each proposed solution won’t work, is too expensive or will cost jobs. That provides cover for governments and businesses that aren’t doing enough to prevent the globe from warming more than 2.

Tormentas con fuertes vientos azotan varios estados en EEUU

2021-12-16T16:39+0100lanetaneta (es)

OMAHA, Nebraska — Un poderoso sistema de tormentas atravesó el miércoles la región de las Grandes Llanuras y el centro-norte de Estados Unidos, lo que provocó el cierre de caminos en el occidente de Kansas, originó varias alertas de tornado en Nebraska y desató preocupaciones de posibles incendios....

Live Updates: High Winds Cause Power Outages Across Great Plains and Midwest - The New York Times

2021-12-16T12:51+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet....

High Winds Cause Power Outages Across Great Plains, Midwest: Live Updates - The New York Times

2021-12-16T12:34+0100google-top-stories (en)

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet....

Tormentas atraviesan la región centro-norte de EEUU

2021-12-16T03:52+0100lanacion-AR (es)

OMAHA, Nebraska, EE.UU. (AP) — Un poderoso sistema de tormentas atravesó el miércoles la región de las Grandes Llanuras y el centro-norte de Estados Unidos, lo que provocó el cierre de caminos en el occidente de Kansas, originó varias alertas de tornado en Nebraska y desató preocupaciones de....

Tormentas atraviesan la región centro-norte de EEUU

2021-12-16T03:30+0100sandiegouniontribune (es)

OMAHA, Nebraska, EE.UU. — Un poderoso sistema de tormentas atravesó el miércoles la región de las Grandes Llanuras y el centro-norte de Estados Unidos, lo que provocó el cierre de caminos en el occidente de Kansas, originó varias alertas de tornado en Nebraska y desató preocupaciones de posibles....

Powerful Storms Tear Across Midwest

2021-12-16T01:23+0100nytimes (en)

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet....

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2021-12-15T13:27+0100usgs-gov (en)

2. Atmospheric rivers are the largest “rivers” of fresh water on Earth. While atmospheric rivers are pretty different from rivers of liquid water down on the ground, they transport enough water to deserve their moniker as rivers. Studies of atmospheric rivers over the Pacific have found that they....

What we do and don't know about climate change and tornadoes

2021-12-15T11:45+0100bdnews24 (en)

Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet and hurricanes, heat waves and droughts, attributing the likelihood that climate change played a role in individual isolated events. The same can’t be said for tornadoes yet. “This is the hardest phenomenon to connect to climate....

Meteorologist: California’s Mega-Droughts And Mega-Floods Are Nothing New

2021-12-14T21:13+0100climatechangedispatch (en)

For those wondering about the recent heavy rains in the west, going from drought to deluge in a few short months, here’s some data and history to illustrate that it is nothing new, and it has nothing to do with the claims of a “climate change” influence.

Slow action on climate change risks ever-worsening tornado disasters

2021-12-14T19:57+0100thehill (en)

The damage and death from last week’s tornado outbreak were horrifying by all measures. Video footage of a huge tornado approaching in the night, illuminated only by lightning flashes, conveys the sense of the terror that must have been felt as nature unleashed its fury on a likely record-long 200-plus mile swath of American heartland.

Effects of Climate Change on Tornadoes: What We Know

2021-12-14T18:11+0100nytimes (en)

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet....

What causes a tornado? Tornadoes can be destructive and hard to predict. We know why they form and climate change plays its part, but we can't always see them coming. Here's why.

2021-12-14T15:29+0100deutschewelle-en (en)

How does a tornado form? Scientists know the basic ingredients for a tornado, but they are still trying to work out exactly what causes them. "The truthful answer is we don't know," says Walker Ashley , an atmospheric scientist at Northern Illinois University. Ashley is — what you might call — a storm chaser.

Los afganos enfrentan una "avalancha de hambre y miseria", dice agencia de la onu

2021-12-14T13:38+0100lanacion-AR (es)

GINEBRA, 14 dic (Reuters) - Casi la totalidad de los afganos carece de lo suficiente para comer y la crisis económica que sufre Afganistán podría llevar a la catástrofe la situación cada vez más grave del país bajo el gobierno talibán el próximo año, dijo el martes el Programa Mundial de Alimentos de la ONU (PMA).

The Dozens Killed in Tornadoes Are Mourned

2021-12-14T12:02+0100nytimes (en)

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet....

MIL-OSI USA: Schrader Hosts USDA Secretary Vilsack, Under Secretary Bonnie, Oregon Agriculture and Forestry Leaders, Leads Discussions on Disaster Relief and Mitigation

2021-12-14T02:06+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5) Today, U.S. Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) was pleased to host U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack virtually and welcome U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and....

Over 80 feared dead as deadly tornaodes wreak havoc across 6 US states

2021-12-13T06:18+0100business-standard (en)

More than 80 people are feared dead following reports of tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday in six states of the US, while Kentucky district judge Brian Crick was among those who lost his life. There were at least 50 tornado reports during the outbreak this weekend in Arkansas, Illinois,....

Deadly tornadoes devastate communities across 6 states in US, Kentucky district judge dies

2021-12-13T02:55+0100longbeachstar (en)

Washington [US], December 13 (ANI): More than 80 people are feared dead following reports of tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday in six states of the US, while Kentucky district judge Brian Crick was among those who lost his life. There were at least 50 tornado reports during the outbreak this....

Deadly tornadoes devastate communities across 6 states in US, Kentuc

2021-12-13T02:27+0100aninews (en)

Washington [US], December 13 (ANI): More than 80 people are feared dead following reports of tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday in six states of the US, while Kentucky district judge Brian Crick was among those who lost his life. There were at least 50 tornado reports during the outbreak this weekend in , reported CNN.

MIL-OSI United Nations: First Person: Cultivating Haiti’s future

2021-12-12T07:23+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The bridge. The bridge out of the town was damaged and so trucks can no longer pass, so it’s become very difficult for farmers to sell their produce in big markets like the capital, Port-au-Prince. Their grains and vegetables have to be literally carried over the bridge on foot if they want to export them.

Microgrids and Solar Power Offer a Promising Way to Reduce Outages

2021-12-08T14:08+0100azocleantech (en)

Climate change is fueling more floods, droughts, wildfires, and extreme storms across the United States . As a result, aging power grids are being pushed beyond their limits, sometimes with deadly impacts. (In 2020, a series of unusual winter storms knocked the power out in Texas for days -- leading....

Investing in EU disaster prevention is a small price to pay | View

2021-12-08T13:27+0100euronews-en (en)

The world is now a very different place to the one we knew several decades ago. The social, economic, technological and industrial development we have witnessed over the years has brought enormous costs in terms of vulnerabilities, interdependencies and risks.

Nutrición, la clave para detener la degradación de los suelos

2021-12-08T04:10+0100eldiario-EC (es)

Según la ONU cada cinco segundos se erosiona una superficie de tierra equivalente a un campo de fútbol y se estima que para el 2050 el 90% de los suelos a nivel mundial podrían estar degradados. Sumado a esto el 95% de los alimentos depende estrechamente de los suelos y su calidad. Estas cifras son una alerta preocupante para la actividad agrícola.

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