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U.S. wheat market has been remarkably resilient amid climate change

2024-04-13T22:18+0200earth (en)

In recent decades, the U.S. wheat market has shown remarkable stability despite facing the growing challenges of climate change and extreme weather conditions. A recent study led by the University of Southampton delves deep into the wheat sector’s resilience and the broader theme of food security in developed countries.

New Report Integrates Indigenous and Western Knowledge for Forest Adaptation Strategies to Combat Climate Change

2024-04-13T12:30+0200indiaeducationdiary (en)

There are 154 national forests in the United States , covering nearly 300,000 square miles of forests, woodlands, shrublands, wetlands, meadows and prairies. These lands are increasingly recognized as vital for supporting a broad diversity of plant and animal life; for water and nutrient cycling; and....

MIL-OSI Security: Secretary Mayorkas Announces Extension and Redesignation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status

2024-04-12T16:50+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Redesignation Allows Additional Eligible Ethiopian Nationals to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents. WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced the extension and redesignation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from....

MIL-OSI USA: Secretary Mayorkas Announces Extension and Redesignation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status

2024-04-12T16:32+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Headline: Secretary Mayorkas Announces Extension and Redesignation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status. Redesignation Allows Additional Eligible Ethiopian Nationals to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents. WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N.

Secretary Mayorkas Announces Extension and Redesignation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status

2024-04-12T16:30+0200dhs-gov (en)

Redesignation Allows Additional Eligible Ethiopian Nationals to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents WASHINGTON Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced the extension and redesignation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from....

Sopoaga scolds Australia and fossil fuel industry

2024-04-12T04:03+0200pina (en)

A former Tuvalu Prime Minister scolded the Australian Government and its fossil fuel industry at a recent climate integrity summit in Canberra. Enele Sopoaga, Tuvalu’s Prime Minister from 2013-2019, was keynote speaker at the Canberra conference last month.

MIL-OSI NGOs: Oxfam: European Court of Human Rights provides a partial step forward for climate protection but a step back on international accountability

2024-04-12T01:53+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

In response to the decision by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the Grand Chamber’s first-ever climate-related cases ( Verein KlimaSeniorinnen Schweiz and Others v. Switzerland Duarte Agostinho and Others v. Portugal and Others , and Carême v.

Canada readies for another 'explosive' wildfire season

2024-04-11T15:19+0200phys (en)

Canada is bracing for another "explosive" wildfire season after last year's marked the worst that Canadians have ever known, federal officials said Wednesday. There are multiple indications for major risk, including a warmer-than-normal winter that left little snow accumulation on the ground, compounding droughts in several regions.

Why is olive oil so expensive?

2024-04-11T14:15+0200standard (en)

Waitrose's 500ml bottle of olive oil costs £22, making it the most costly. Compared to a 750ml bottle of Whispering Angel Provence Rosé, which costs only £11.49 from the same shop, it is more than twice as expensive. The Grocer reported on November 2023 that the price of olive oil has increased by....

Wildfires in the United States are becoming larger and more complex, requiring changes in the firefighting workforce

2024-04-11T07:59+0200ksusentinel (en)

becomes scarce. According to the National Interagency Fire Center’s most recent forecast, the fire season will last longer due to climate change. As fires grow larger and linger longer, federal officials are shifting to a new commercial model. They are restructuring top-tier management teams to....

Looking ahead in the midst of a crisis: The role of Anticipatory Action in a protracted drought

2024-04-11T06:49+0200reliefWeb (en)

Attachments Anticipatory Action (AA) is a tool to mitigate risks, by acting ahead of a predicted hazard to prevent or reduce the impacts on communities before they fully unfold. This study sought to understand how and when can development, climate change and humanitarian actors best support....

Climate: Forest Adaptation Strategies

2024-04-11T04:46+0200sciencedaily (en)

There are 154 national forests in the United States , covering nearly 300,000 square miles of forests, woodlands, shrublands, wetlands, meadows and prairies. These lands are increasingly recognized as vital for supporting a broad diversity of plant and animal life; for water and nutrient cycling; and....

New report ‘braids’ Indigenous and Western knowledge for forest adaptation strategies against climate change

2024-04-11T04:03+0200yubanet (en)

April 10, 2024 – There are 154 national forests in the United States , covering nearly 300,000 square miles of forests, woodlands, shrublands, wetlands, meadows and prairies. These lands are increasingly recognized as vital for supporting a broad diversity of plant and animal life; for water and....

The US Presidential Election is Hugely Important to the Future of Climate Policy

2024-04-11T01:29+0200climatescorecard (en)

The 2024 US presidential election is likely the most critical in America’s history. It has significant implications for the country’s climate policy. The two leading candidates – Joe Biden (Democrat and incumbent) and Donald Trump (Republican and past President) – have vehemently opposed views on climate change.

Canada readies for another 'explosive' wildfire season

2024-04-11T00:09+0200japantoday (en)

Canada is bracing for another "explosive" wildfire season after last year's marked the worst that Canadians have ever known, federal officials said Wednesday. There are multiple indications for major risk, including a warmer-than-normal winter that left little snow accumulation on the ground, compounding droughts in several regions.

Canada readies for another 'explosive' wildfire season

2024-04-10T23:10+0200terradaily (en)

Ottawa, April 10 (AFP) Apr 10, 2024 Canada is bracing for another "explosive" wildfire season after last year's marked the worst that Canadians have ever known, federal officials said Wednesday. There are multiple indications for major risk, including a warmer-than-normal winter that left little....

Canada readies for another 'explosive' wildfire season

2024-04-10T22:39+0200france24-en (en)

There are multiple indications for major risk, including a warmer-than-normal winter that left little snow accumulation on the ground, compounding droughts in several regions. "With the heat and dryness across the country, we can expect that the wildfire season will start sooner and end later and....

Lower coconut oil production seen due to El Niño

2024-04-10T18:31+0200manilatimes (en)

THE El Niño weather disturbance will likely cause a decline in the Philippines' copra production and a reduce projected coconut oil exports in the 2024-2025 marketing year (MY), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) said. In its latest report, the USDA said that copra crushing would....

To Mitigate Climate Change Associated Disasters That Impact the Agricultural Sector – Launch Multipronged Efforts

2024-04-10T17:27+0200ipsinternational-sw (en)

Additionally, the report highlighted the economic losses and other impacts extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, heatwaves, and tropical cyclones have on agriculture. Indeed, globally, and in the United States , record-breaking, extreme weather disaster events, such as flooding, storms,....

How Climate Change Could Affect Your Favorite Wines

2024-04-10T16:48+0200newsweek-USA (en)

Tablas Creek Vineyard started growing Rhone grapes like Syrah and Grenache in California back in 1989. The vineyard's founders chose the Paso Robles area, along California's Salinas River Valley, because its Mediterranean-like climate was well suited for what they wanted to grow. But that climate has changed considerably over the past 35 years.

Water is scarce, but we have an even bigger problem: experts warn that it will leave us without access to technology

2024-04-10T16:31+0200ecoticias (en)

The excessive consumption of resources is a situation that is getting worse and worse, while million of Americans cannot afford higher costs of electricity. However, water is especially precious, and the droughts we are experiencing are worrying. In this context, one expert has issued a serious....

10-Apr-2024 New report ‘braids’ Indigenous and Western knowledge for forest adaptation strategies against climate change University of Washington Reports and Proceedings Forests could also be potential bulwarks against climate change. But, increasingly severe droughts and wildfires, invasive....

2024-04-10T16:06+0200eurekalert (en)

(Note: researcher contact information at end) For Immediate Release. April 10, 2024. There are 154 national forests in the United States , covering nearly 300,000 square miles of forests, woodlands, shrublands, wetlands, meadows and prairies. These lands are increasingly recognized as vital for....

New report ‘braids’ Indigenous and Western knowledge for forest adaptation strategies against climate change

2024-04-10T16:05+0200nationaltribune (en)

The top and bottom images both show Bethel Ridge in Washington state. The top image, taken in 1936, shows a mosaic forest. The darkest grey tones are mature, moist, mixed-conifer forests. In the bottom image, taken in 2012, the forest has become more uniform and dense following decades without fire.

Report Merges Indigenous, Western Tactics for Forest Climate Adaptation

2024-04-10T16:03+0200miragenews (en)

The top and bottom images both show Bethel Ridge in Washington state. The top image, taken in 1936, shows a mosaic forest. The darkest grey tones are mature, moist, mixed-conifer forests. In the bottom image, taken in 2012, the forest has become more uniform and dense following decades without fire.

To Mitigate Climate Change Associated Disasters That Impact the Agricultural Sector – Launch Multipronged Efforts

2024-04-10T15:06+0200ipsnews (en)

Additionally, the report highlighted the economic losses and other impacts extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, heatwaves, and tropical cyclones have on agriculture. Indeed, globally, and in the United States , record-breaking, extreme weather disaster events, such as flooding, storms,....

Madagascar’s drought and climate change

2024-04-10T12:59+0200knowridge (en)

A group of scientists led by the University of California, Irvine, has found a clear connection between the ongoing long drought in southern Madagascar and climate change caused by human activities. Their research, published in the journal npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, shows how changes in....

South Sudan launches humanitarian coordination center

2024-04-10T11:20+0200radiotamazuj (en)

South Sudan’s Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) launched the National Humanitarian Coordination Operation Center along with a website on Monday. These platforms aim to streamline humanitarian response and provide disaster risk information. The center serves as a centralized facility....

UN General Assembly declares access to clean and healthy environment a universal human right

2024-04-10T08:35+0200un-org (en)

“Today is a historic moment, but simply affirming our right to a healthy environment is not enough. The General Assembly resolution is very clear: States must implement their international commitments and scale up their efforts to realize it. We will all suffer much worse effects from environmental....

Drought turns up the heat on wildfire recovery in western US, NASA data reveals

2024-04-10T07:40+0200downtoearth (en)

The Western United States is no stranger to wildfires. However, a recent study using National Aeronautics and Space Administration satellite data sheds light on a troubling trend: Drought is significantly hindering the ability of ecosystems to recover from these fiery events.

179m Nigerians in dire straits, lack access to potable water nationwide

2024-04-10T06:30+0200guardian-ng (en)

• 117,000 die yearly from sanitation-related diseases • Cost of digging boreholes ranges between N700,000 and N4m • Lack of comprehensive water programme, management cost Nigeria N7b yearly. The perennial lack of legislation and a national action plan on efficient water resources has deprived more....

Barbados: New UN disaster preparedness hub built on ‘frontlines of climate change’

2024-04-10T03:45+0200un-org (en)

The facility is a partnership between the UN agency, the Barbadian Government, and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), and will be located at the international airport in the capital, Bridgetown. Once up and running, the hub will support air and sea operations and serve as....

MIL-OSI United Nations: American west faces water and power shortages due to climate crisis: UN environment agency

2024-04-10T00:38+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United Nations 2. Lake Mead and Lake Powell are currently at their lowest levels ever and are at risk of reaching “dead pool status” , meaning that the water in the dams would be so low it could no longer flow downstream and power hydroelectric power stations.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Barbados: New UN disaster preparedness hub built on ‘frontlines of climate change’

2024-04-10T00:38+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United Nations 2. The facility is a partnership between the UN agency, the Barbadian Government, and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), and will be located at the international airport in the capital, Bridgetown. Once up and running, the hub will support air and sea....

El Niño-Induced Cholera Outbreak claims 60 lives in Somalia, UNICEF reports

2024-04-09T22:14+0200hiiraanweyn (en)

The Media Line Tuesday April 9, 2024. A severe cholera outbreak in Somalia has resulted in at least 60 fatalities over the past three months, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Sunday. The outbreak has seen a sharp increase in cases, with nearly 5,000 new infections being reported, of which 51% are female.

Namibia achieves 45% food self-sufficiency

2024-04-09T20:21+0200newera (en)

For the first time in about 15 years, Namibia has managed to achieve a rate of 45% food self-sufficiency – thanks to local farmers who continue to contribute towards the reduction of staple grain imports, such as maize, pearl millet and wheat. Sustained output from smallholder and large-scale....

Suman Naishadham

2024-04-09T15:01+0200nationalobserver (en)

For the 10th consecutive month, Earth in March set a new monthly record for global heat — with both air temperatures and the world’s oceans hitting an all-time high for the month, the European Union climate agency Copernicus said. The Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt — as the biomass stretching from....

Andrew Bolt brands professor a ‘hypocrite’ after being accused of spreading climate ‘misinformation’

2024-04-09T13:33+0200qt (en)

Andrew Bolt has branded Professor Nicholas Talley a “hypocrite” after the gastroenterologist called out Sky News Australia over comments on global warming. Almost two years ago, the professor tweeted out an article from The Guardian and claimed Sky News Australia is a “global hub for climate misinformation”.

Register to the event "Towards a High-Level Dialogue on the Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture (WASAG) - Technical Preparatory Meeting", 29-30 April, FAO headquarters and online

2024-04-09T11:06+0200fao-en (en)

Water scarcity is one of the greatest challenges of the twenty-first century, especially for the agriculture sector. Droughts are already a major cause of crop failures in many areas of the world and of acute food insecurity crisis in vulnerable countries.

Capital FM » Richie Olaka: Fostering Environmental Conservation and Peace Through Equitable Resource Allocation

2024-04-09T09:08+0200kenyamoja (en)

By Richie Olaka. There is a strong correlation between peace and the environment. Resource-sharing wrangles are the leading cause of many conflicts today. Unsustainable environmental practices such as deforestation result in food insecurity and increased competition for available resources, such as pasture for livestock.

Richie Olaka: Fostering Environmental Conservation and Peace Through Equitable Resource Allocation

2024-04-09T08:36+0200capitalfm (en)

By Richie Olaka. There is a strong correlation between peace and the environment. Resource-sharing wrangles are the leading cause of many conflicts today. Unsustainable environmental practices such as deforestation result in food insecurity and increased competition for available resources, such as pasture for livestock.

El Niño-Induced Cholera Outbreak claims 60 lives in Somalia, UNICEF reports

2024-04-09T08:16+0200hiiraan (en)

The Media Line Tuesday April 9, 2024. A severe cholera outbreak in Somalia has resulted in at least 60 fatalities over the past three months, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Sunday. The outbreak has seen a sharp increase in cases, with nearly 5,000 new infections being reported, of which 51% are female.

Zambia, Malawi e Zimbabwe hanno dichiarato lo stato di calamità per siccità

2024-04-08T15:50+0200green (it)

Sabato 23 marzo il Malawi è stato costretto a dichiarare lo stato di calamità per siccità . La decisione è stata presa in seguito a un lungo periodo senza precipitazioni, con il governo che non ha potuto fare altro che muoversi per cercare aiuti e assistenza a livello internazionale.

Supreme Court says climate crisis threatens right to life The right against ‘adverse effects of climate change’ is part of constitutional guarantees, the court said. Scroll Staff · 33 minutes ago

2024-04-08T10:12+0200scroll-in (en)

has ruled. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud made the statement while ruling on a petition about the need to conserve the Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican – both critically endangered bird species. The judgement was passed on March 21 and the detailed verdict was made public on April 6.

The Unsung Engineers of Nature: A Closer Look at Beavers

2024-04-08T07:04+0200businessnewsthisweek (en)

Celebrated annually on April 7th, International Beaver Day serves as a crucial extension of the themes explored in our discussion on beavers, emphasizing the significance of these ecosystem engineers in enhancing biodiversity, water management, and habitat creation.

The Vital Role of Water in Climate Change

2024-04-08T04:06+0200zimeye (en)

Source: Climate Advocacy for Lesotho. In the heart of Southern Africa lies a kingdom that is not only known for its stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage but also for its abundant water resources. Lesotho, often referred to as the “Kingdom in the Sky,” boasts a unique distinction—the wealth....

Desperate Nations May Unilaterally Begin Hacking The Global Climate

2024-04-07T15:56+0200sciencealert (en)

The historic Paris climate agreement started a mantra from developing countries: " 1.5 to stay alive ." It refers to the international aim to keep global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.8 Fahrenheit) compared with preindustrial times. But the world will likely pass that threshold within a....

Families that farm together stay together

2024-04-07T15:53+0200nepalitimes (en)

Like many Nepalis, Surendra Dhami left his home village in Darchula for Malaysia in the hope of improving his family’s quality of life. He returned in a few months because the work and pay were not what he had been promised by the recruiter. But there were no jobs in Darchula, and farming in the rugged arid mountains would not feed his family.

Pese a legalización, California sufre con cultivos irregulares de marihuana

2024-04-07T09:31+0200tvn-2 (es)

California, Estados Unidos/ Policías armados se preparan para irrumpir en un invernadero en pleno desierto de California: "¡Orden de búsqueda!", gritan, poco antes de depararse con unas 900 plantas de cannabis clandestinas. Granjas ilegales como esta, con capacidad de producir hasta cuatro cosechas....

The Unsung Engineers Of Nature: A Closer Look At Beavers

2024-04-07T04:39+0200newsghana (en)

Celebrated annually on April 7th, International Beaver Day serves as a crucial extension of the themes explored in our discussion on beavers, emphasizing the significance of these ecosystem engineers in enhancing biodiversity, water management, and habitat creation.

Climate engineering carries serious national security risks — countries facing extreme heat may try it anyway, and the world needs to be prepared

2024-04-06T07:20+0200downtoearth (en)

The historic Paris climate agreement started a mantra from developing countries: “ 1.5 to stay alive .” It refers to the international aim to keep global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.8 Fahrenheit) compared with preindustrial times. But the world will lgeikely pass that threshold within a....

Las razones detrás del inusual sismo que sacudió a Nueva York, uno de los más fuertes en la historia de la ciudad: los antecedentes

2024-04-06T04:35+0200eju (es)

Un temblor inusual agitó la costa este de Estados Unidos, desde Maryland hasta Maine. El epicentro se ubicó en Nueva Jersey, lo que desencadenó revisiones en infraestructuras y la suspensión de ciertos servicios esenciales. Fuente: Esta mañana, la costa este de Estados Unidos registró un inusual....

Climate engineering carries serious national security risks

2024-04-05T22:34+0200finance-commerce (en)

The historic Paris climate agreement started a mantra from developing countries: “1.5 to stay alive.” It refers to the international aim to keep global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.8 Fahrenheit) compared with preindustrial times. But the world will likely pass that threshold within a decade,....

Opinion / Not one has lived without water

2024-04-05T20:01+0200newagebd (en)

— Dissident Voice. BY NOVEMBER 2023, it was already clear that the Israeli government had begun to deny Palestinians in Gaza access to water. ‘Every hour that passes with Israel preventing the provision of safe drinking water in the Gaza strip, in brazen breach of international law, puts Gazans at....

Megadroughts Could Hit Australia and Last for Over 20 Years, Resulting in Future Rainfall Declines [Study]

2024-04-05T17:38+0200natureworldnews (en)

Megadroughts are defined as extremely long-lasting drought events covering a large area that can last for years or even decades. In human history, previously recorded megadroughts have caused widespread ecological, environmental, and societal impacts. Amid extreme dry conditions and warmer....

UN Coordinator for El Niño and UNICEF Regional Director Call for international solidarity and support for drought-stricken Zambia

2024-04-05T15:04+0200reliefWeb (en)

Lusaka, 5 April 2024 Reena Ghelani, the UN Assistant Secretary General and Climate Crisis Coordinator for the El Niño / La Niña response and Eva Kadilli, UNICEF Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, called for international solidarity and urged for concerted efforts to support the....

2023 Disasters in numbers

2024-04-05T13:47+0200reliefWeb (en)

Executive Summary. In 2023,1 the Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT) recorded a total of 399 disasters related to natural hazards.2 These events resulted in 86,473 fatalities and affected 93.1 million people. The economic losses amounted to US$202.7 billion.

Agrivoltaics Market To Incur Rapid Extension During 2031 - Ombrea, Namaste Solar, Sunagri, Enel Green Power Spa, Etc.

2024-04-05T08:03+0200menafn (en)

- EIN Presswire) Agrivoltaics Market. Advancement in Technology Foreseen to Drive the Global Agrivoltaics Market from 2021 to 2031 Agrivoltaics: Future trends include innovative farming, land & water scarcity solutions, and rising gov. investments & subsidies.” - Allied Market Research.

The global climate engineering race has begun. But there are more questions than answers

2024-04-05T00:24+0200fastcompany (en)

The massive problem of climate change. To understand what climate engineering might look like in the future, let’s first talk about why a country might want to try it. Since the industrial revolution, humans have put about 1.74 trillion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, largely by burning fossil fuels.

Global Weather Hazards Summary April 05 - 11, 2024

2024-04-04T22:55+0200reliefWeb (en)

Attachments Droughts persist in southern Africa while flooding continues in most parts of eastern Africa. Africa Weather Hazards The flooding situation in the Sudd wetlands in South Sudan has worsened. Due to a delayed start to the rainy season, insufficient rainfall, and extended dry spells,....

Counties with the most boat launches

2024-04-04T20:31+0200eastoregonian (en)

Boat launches tend to be clustered around lakes and reservoirs, so it's no surprise that the Great Lakes region has the highest concentration of launching sites—however, not necessarily for the reason you might assume. Although the Great Lakes region does dominate other areas of the U.S.

Counties with the most boat launches

2024-04-04T19:55+0200messenger-inquirer (en)

There are 11.8 million recreational boats in use across the country as of 2022, according to the Coast Guard, meaning about 1 in 11 U.S. households own a vessel. Who knew having a boat was so popular in the United States ? Well, despite stereotypes about boating, in reality, it's not just a leisure....

Mandorle, le stime internazionali

2024-04-04T19:40+0200myfruit (it)

Il report dell’ INC su Nutfruit Magazine , il maggiore organo di diffusione dei dati sulla frutta a guscio a livello internazionale, a marzo ha presentato gli aggiustamenti delle stime produttive per la campagna 2024. Ecco il punto sulle mandorle dai principali paesi produttori. Stati Uniti.

Counties with the most boat launches

2024-04-04T19:31+0200guampdn (en)

There are 11.8 million recreational boats in use across the country as of 2022, according to the Coast Guard, meaning about 1 in 11 U.S. households own a vessel. Who knew having a boat was so popular in the United States ? Well, despite stereotypes about boating, in reality, it's not just a leisure....

Climate Engineering Carries Serious National Security Risks − Countries Facing Extreme Heat May Try It Anyway, And The World Needs To Be Prepared

2024-04-04T19:05+0200menafn (en)

- The Conversation) The historic Paris climate agreement started a mantra from developing countries:“1.5 to stay alive .” It refers to the international aim to keep global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.8 Fahrenheit) compared with preindustrial times.

Nuova campagna “Weather Kids” per contrastare il cambiamento climatico a tutela delle prossime generazioni

2024-04-04T15:53+0200ambiente-news (it)

Il “Programma delle Nazioni Unite per lo Sviluppo” interrompe le trasmissioni televisive in tutto il mondo con allarmanti previsioni meteorologiche dal futuro, per promuovere un’azione concreta contro il cambiamento climatico. La campagna Weather Kids , ideata in collaborazione con l’Organizzazione....

La peligrosa profecía de Nostradamus sobre España: esta es la ciudad española que corre

2024-04-04T15:47+0200larazon-es (es)

Predicción La peligrosa profecía de Nostradamus sobre España: esta es la ciudad española que corre "grave peligro" en 2024 El boticario francés Michel de Nôtre-Dame es famoso por sus predicciones y aciertos, como el ataque del 11S en Estados Unidos, la muerte de Isabel II o el tsunami catastrófico de 2004.

Climate engineering carries serious national security risks − countries facing extreme heat may try it anyway, and the world needs to be prepared

2024-04-04T15:39+0200johansen (en)

Date: 2024-04-04 13:29 Author: Ben Kravitz, Assistant Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Indiana University Original article: https://theconversation.com/climate-engineering-carries-serious-national-security-risks-countries-facing-extreme-heat-may-try-it-anyway-and-the-world-needs-to-be-pre....

MIL-OSI Global: Climate engineering carries serious national security risks − countries facing extreme heat may try it anyway, and the world needs to be prepared

2024-04-04T15:20+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The historic Paris climate agreement started a mantra from developing countries: “ 1.5 to stay alive .” It refers to the international aim to keep global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.8 Fahrenheit) compared with preindustrial times. But the world will likely pass that threshold within a....

Climate engineering carries serious national security risks − countries facing extreme heat may try it anyway, and the world needs to be prepared Ben Kravitz, Indiana University and Tyler Felgenhauer, Duke University

2024-04-04T14:57+0200theconversation-us (en)

Disclosure statement. Ben Kravitz receives funding relevant to this work from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Science Foundation. Tyler Felgenhauer receives funding relevant to this work from the National Science Foundation and from Resources for the Future.

The Silent Storm: Climate Change worsens women’s SRH in Africa

2024-04-04T14:15+0200thechronicle (en)

In the vast landscape of Africa, the impact of high heat on human health is becoming increasingly apparent, particularly for vulnerable populations such as women and girls. High temperatures have a range of direct and indirect effects on women’s SRH across the African continent.

Vietnam 15th country at most risks of disasters: Report

2024-04-04T13:31+0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

Việt Nam and Yemen share 15th position in the list of countries at the most risks of natural disasters globally in 2023, an improvement from the 12th position in 2022 for the country, according to the latest WorldRiskReport. The dimensions of risks for Việt Nam measured in the report, Exposure and....

Zimbabwe appeals for $2 billion to avert food insecurity

2024-04-04T10:27+0200observer-ug (en)

Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

The T-MEC partners agree to fight against climate change in agriculture

2024-04-04T10:17+0200bullfrag (en)

EFE.- The partners of the Treaty between Mexico, the United States and Canada (T-MEC) agreed on Monday a new working group called “Water, Soil and Climate Change” to face the effects of the environmental crisis on agriculture. The mechanism will exchange information for the primary sector of the....

Australia on track for unprecedented decades-long megadroughts, finds modeling study

2024-04-04T09:58+0200phys (en)

The researchers' bleak findings are before factoring in human impact on the climate since the Industrial Revolution. The ANU-led team also found that 20th century droughts in southwestern and eastern Australia, including the Murray-Darling Basin, were longer on average compared to pre-industrial times.

Việt Nam 15th country at most risks of disasters: Report

2024-04-04T09:16+0200vietnamnews (en)

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam and Yemen share 15th position in the list of countries at the most risks of natural disasters globally in 2023, an improvement from the 12th position in 2022 for the country, according to the latest WorldRiskReport. The dimensions of risks for Việt Nam measured in the report,....

Zimbabwe Appeals for $2 Billion to Avert Food Insecurity

2024-04-04T07:04+0200allafrica (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

Japan and UNICEF launch project on improving sanitation and hygiene in flood-prone areas of Ulaanbaatar

2024-04-04T05:59+0200akipress-en (en)

AKIPRESS.COM UNICEF hosted the launching ceremony of a project to improve sanitation and hygiene in flood-prone areas of Ulaanbaatar at the UN Building on April 2. The project, funded by a $1.8 million from the government of Japan, will be implemented by UNICEF, Montsame reports.

Zimbabwe Declares Emergency Amid El Nino Drought

2024-04-04T03:40+0200reportfocusnews (en)

Zimbabwe has aligned with Zambia and Malawi in announcing a state of disaster in response to a crippling drought that is engulfing much of southern Africa. President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared the emergency during a speech on Wednesday, urging for two billion dollars (£1.6bn) in humanitarian aid.

Il mais sale per la seconda sessione grazie agli acquisti dei fondi, il mercato guarda alla semina negli Stati Uniti

2024-04-04T03:02+0200marketscreener (it)

Il mais di Chicago ha guadagnato terreno giovedì, grazie agli acquisti degli investitori che hanno sostenuto i prezzi, che hanno toccato il minimo di un mese questa settimana, mentre è probabile che il mercato si concentri sulla semina negli Stati Uniti per avere una direzione nelle prossime settimane.

Rajkot ramps up efforts to curb climate change impact

2024-04-04T02:03+0200timesofindia (en)

Rajkot: Sponge city , eco-schools, and natural heat buffers are some of the pathbreaking initiatives being planned to equip Rajkot, Saurashtra’s commercial capital, to tackle the vagaries of climate change impact An elaborate plan spread over four years has been chalked out by the Rajkot Municipal....

Editorial Comment: Let us join hands to cope with drought effects

2024-04-04T00:19+0200herald (en)

President Mnangagwa was very clear yesterday when he declared the El Nino-drought a national state of disaster, with more than US$2 billion required to deal with the effects, mostly the need to buy food to aid the vulnerable but also including water supplies and other drought effects.

Zimbabwe appeals for $2 billion to avert food insecurity

2024-04-03T21:11+0200cambodiantimes (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

Zimbabwe appeals for $2 billion to avert food insecurity

2024-04-03T21:06+0200singaporestar (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

Zimbabwe appeals for $2 billion to avert food insecurity

2024-04-03T20:57+0200srilankasource (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

Zimbabwe appeals for $2 billion to avert food insecurity

2024-04-03T20:53+0200longbeachstar (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

Zimbabwe appeals for $2 billion to avert food insecurity

2024-04-03T20:50+0200northernirelandnews (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

Zimbabwe appeals for $2 billion to avert food insecurity

2024-04-03T20:43+0200myanmarnews (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

Zimbabwe appeals for $2 billion to avert food insecurity

2024-04-03T20:31+0200nigeriasun (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

Zimbabwe appeals for $2 billion to avert food insecurity

2024-04-03T20:16+0200manilametro (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

Intense fire season in Mexico is part of a worldwide trend

2024-04-03T18:06+0200earth (en)

Today’s Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory features smoke streaming from a fire near the border of Oaxaca and Chiapas in southern Mexico. “As Mexico entered peak fire season in March 2024, dry and warm conditions helped fuel the flames of more than 100 active blazes across the country,” said NASA.

Zimbabwe appeals for $2 billion to avert food insecurity

2024-04-03T17:47+0200voanews (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe appealed to the United Nations, aid agencies and individuals on Wednesday for $2 billion to avert food insecurity caused by an El Nino-induced drought. At the State House in Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide state of disaster.

MIL-OSI Europe: AFRICA/NIGERIA – The bishop of Sokoto: “Let us develop agriculture to give dignity to our people”

2024-04-03T15:25+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI. Abuja (Agenzia Fides) – “No one should queue for help when we are not at war” says Matthew Hassan Kukah, bishop of Sokoto, in his Easter message, entitled “It is time to heal”. In the message Msgr. Kukah lists what he believes are the evils that the Nigerian nation....

MIL-OSI Translation: AFRICA/NIGERIA – The bishop of Sokoto: “Let’s develop agriculture to give dignity to our people”

2024-04-03T12:49+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: The Holy See in Italian. Abuja (Agenzia Fides) – “No one should line up to receive help when we are not at war” says Matthew Hassan Kukah, bishop of Sokoto, in his Easter message, entitled “It is time to heal”. In the message Mgr. Kukah lists what he says are the evils that the Nigerian....

Australia on track for unprecedented decades-long megadroughts, finds modeling study

2024-04-03T12:29+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital. Excellence is embedded in our approach to research and education. Australia could soon see megadroughts that last for more than 20 years , according to new modeling from The Australian National University (ANU) and the ARC Center of Excellence for Climate Extremes.

Scorched Earth: Australia on Track for Unprecedented, 20-Year-Long Megadroughts

2024-04-03T12:06+0200scitechdaily (en)

New modeling predicts Australia may experience megadroughts lasting 20 years or more, exacerbated by climate change, posing severe risks to the environment and agriculture. Australia could soon see megadroughts that last for more than 20 years, according to new modeling from The Australian National....

Ribera y Moreno, unidos por Doñana

2024-04-03T11:48+0200europasur (es)

La vicepresidenta tercera del Gobierno y ministra para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico de España (Miteco), Teresa Ribera, ha agradecido el "especial cuidado" con Doñana del presidente de la Junta, Juanma Moreno, y ha añadido que la gestión del humedal está siendo "mucho más tranquila"....

Ribera y Moreno, unidos por Doñana

2024-04-03T11:47+0200huelvainformacion (es)

La vicepresidenta tercera del Gobierno y ministra para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico de España (Miteco), Teresa Ribera, ha agradecido el "especial cuidado" con Doñana del presidente de la Junta, Juanma Moreno, y ha añadido que la gestión del humedal está siendo "mucho más tranquila"....

Ribera y Moreno, unidos por Doñana

2024-04-03T11:46+0200eldiadecordoba (es)

La vicepresidenta tercera del Gobierno y ministra para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico de España (Miteco), Teresa Ribera, ha agradecido el "especial cuidado" con Doñana del presidente de la Junta, Juanma Moreno, y ha añadido que la gestión del humedal está siendo "mucho más tranquila"....

Ribera y Moreno, unidos por Doñana

2024-04-03T11:45+0200granadahoy (es)

La vicepresidenta tercera del Gobierno y ministra para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico de España (Miteco), Teresa Ribera, ha agradecido el "especial cuidado" con Doñana del presidente de la Junta, Juanma Moreno, y ha añadido que la gestión del humedal está siendo "mucho más tranquila"....

Ribera y Moreno, unidos por Doñana

2024-04-03T11:45+0200diariodejerez (es)

La vicepresidenta tercera del Gobierno y ministra para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico de España (Miteco), Teresa Ribera, ha agradecido el "especial cuidado" con Doñana del presidente de la Junta, Juanma Moreno, y ha añadido que la gestión del humedal está siendo "mucho más tranquila"....

Ribera y Moreno, unidos por Doñana

2024-04-03T11:42+0200diariodesevilla (es)

La vicepresidenta tercera del Gobierno y ministra para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico de España (Miteco), Teresa Ribera, ha agradecido el "especial cuidado" con Doñana del presidente de la Junta, Juanma Moreno, y ha añadido que la gestión del humedal está siendo "mucho más tranquila"....

La diversità delle api è minacciata dal riscaldamento del clima e dall’aridità

2024-04-03T11:23+0200meteoweb (it)

La diversità delle api nel sud-ovest degli Stati Uniti è minacciata dal riscaldamento e dall’aridità legati al cambiamento del clima, secondo uno studio pubblicato su Nature . Le specie più tolleranti sono proiettate per dominare il paesaggio man mano che aumenta l’aridità.

On Thin Ice: Covering Climate Adaptation in a Rapidly Changing World

2024-04-03T11:21+0200pulitzercenter (en)

Over the last decade, Namibia's Kunene Region has been experiencing recurrent droughts. Livestock... Please join the Pulitzer Center on April 23, 2024, for a Zoom discussion on climate adaptation efforts around the world. Image captions, from top : As droughts in the Kunene region have grown in....

Japan and UNICEF to Implement Project Improving Sanitation and Hygiene in Flood-Prone Ulaanbaatar Areas 30 minutes

2024-04-03T10:23+0200montsame (en)

Ulaanbaatar, April 3, 2024. /MONTSAME/. On April 2, 2024, UNICEF hosted the Launching Ceremony of a Project to Improve Sanitation and Hygiene in Flood-Prone Areas of the city at the UN Building in Ulaanbaatar. The project, funded by a USD 1.8 million from the Government of Japan, will be implemented by UNICEF.

Australia on track for unprecedented, decades-long megadroughts

2024-04-03T04:32+0200sciencedaily (en)

The researchers' bleak findings are before factoring in human impact on the climate since the Industrial Revolution. The ANU-led team also found that 20th century droughts in southwestern and eastern Australia, including the Murray-Darling Basin, were longer on average compared to pre-industrial times.

Australia on track for unprecedented, decades-long megadroughts

2024-04-03T00:40+0200nationaltribune (en)

Australia could soon see megadroughts that last for more than 20 years, according to new modelling from The Australian National University (ANU) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. The researchers’ bleak findings are before factoring in human impact on the climate since the Industrial Revolution.

Australia Braces for Record-Setting, Decades-Long Megadroughts

2024-04-03T00:40+0200miragenews (en)

Australia could soon see megadroughts that last for more than 20 years, according to new modelling from The Australian National University (ANU) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. The researchers' bleak findings are before factoring in human impact on the climate since the Industrial Revolution.

The AUC Meets with a High-Level Donor Mission

2024-04-02T21:33+0200au (en)

The Directorate of Sustainable Environment and Blue Economy (SEBE) welcomed a high-level delegation of donors to the Africa Multi-hazard Early Warning and Early Action System (AMHEWAS) Situation Room on 5 th March 2024 at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

L’acqua scarseggia, ma l’intelligenza artificiale aiuta a non sprecare quella che c’è

2024-04-02T21:33+0200ilpattosociale (it)

Il 22 marzo si è celebrato il World Water Day, la Giornata mondiale dell’acqua, istituita dalle Nazioni Unite nel 1992 per sensibilizzare sul valore di questa preziosa risorsa, ancora difficilmente accessibile per 2 miliardi di persone. Al di là del valore umanitario della giornata proclamata....

El Nino-related drought threatens millions with hunger in southern Africa

2024-04-02T16:34+0200coastfm (en)

Zimbabwe is on the brink of declaring a national disaster as a deepening drought leaves millions facing hunger. A huge area across the Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana border has just endured its driest February in decades, according to the United Nations' World Food Programme, devastating harvests of some crops.

El Nino-related drought threatens millions with hunger

2024-04-02T16:13+0200skynews (en)

Zimbabwe is on the brink of declaring a national disaster as a deepening drought leaves millions facing hunger. A huge area across the Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana border has just endured its driest February in decades, according to the United Nations' World Food Programme, devastating harvests of some crops.

El Nino-related drought threatens millions with hunger in southern Africa

2024-04-02T16:11+0200heart (en)

Zimbabwe is on the brink of declaring a national disaster as a deepening drought leaves millions facing hunger. A huge area across the Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana border has just endured its driest February in decades, according to the United Nations' World Food Programme, devastating harvests of some crops.

HAITI | Quasi 5 milioni di persone in piena crisi alimentare

2024-04-02T14:43+0200italiachiamaitalia (it)

Secondo l’ultimo rapporto IPC (Classificazione Integrata delle Fasi della Sicurezza Alimentare), un comitato indipendente di esperti di sicurezza alimentare e nutrizione delle Nazioni Unite, dei governi e delle ONG, Port-au-Prince tra cui Azione contro la Fame , che opera ad Haiti dal 1985, circa....

HAITI: L’ESCALATION DI VIOLENZA FA PRECIPITARE QUASI 5 MILIONI DI PERSONE NELLA CRISI ALIMENTARE.

2024-04-02T11:07+0200politicamentecorretto (it)

2 aprile 2024 – Secondo l’ultimo rapporto IPC [1] (Classificazione Integrata delle Fasi della Sicurezza Alimentare), un comitato indipendente di esperti di sicurezza alimentare e nutrizione delle Nazioni Unite, dei governi e delle ONG, Port-au-Prince tra cui Azione contro la Fame, che opera ad Haiti....

Haiti: Azione contro la fame, “quasi la metà della popolazione in insicurezza alimentare. 1,64 milioni a un passo dalla carestia”

2024-04-02T10:44+0200agensir (it)

Ad Haiti, su una popolazione di 11,5 milioni di persone, 4,9 milioni (il 42,6%) hanno bisogno di aiuti. Secondo l’ultimo rapporto Ipc (Classificazione Integrata delle Fasi della Sicurezza Alimentare), un comitato indipendente di esperti di sicurezza alimentare e nutrizione delle Nazioni Unite, dei....

Haiti: l’escalation di violenza fa precipitare quasi 5 milioni di persone nella crisi alimentare

2024-04-02T10:27+0200agenpress (it)

AgenPress . Secondo l’ultimo rapporto IPC (Classificazione Integrata delle Fasi della Sicurezza Alimentare), un comitato indipendente di esperti di sicurezza alimentare e nutrizione delle Nazioni Unite, dei governi e delle ONG, Port-au-Prince tra cui Azione contro la Fame, che opera ad Haiti dal....

The African Union Commission Meets with a High-Level Donor Mission on Multi-Hazard Early Warning and Early Action System

2024-04-02T10:14+0200wardheernews (en)

The Directorate of Sustainable Environment and Blue Economy (SEBE) welcomed a high-level delegation of donors to the Africa Multi-hazard Early Warning and Early Action System (AMHEWAS) Situation Room on 5 th March 2024 at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Mozambique: UN to provide humanitarian assistance to 1.7 million people

2024-04-02T08:33+0200clubofmozambique (en)

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) intends to provide, throughout the current year, humanitarian assistance to at least 1.7 million people, especially in northern Mozambique. According to an OCHA statement on “Humanitarian Needs and Response Plan Mozambique 2024”, of this number, 1.

1-Apr-2024 Australia on track for unprecedented, decades-long megadroughts Australian National University Peer-Reviewed Publication Australia could soon see megadroughts that last for more than 20 years, according to new modelling from The Australian National University (ANU) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes.

2024-04-02T01:33+0200eurekalert (en)

Australia could soon see megadroughts that last for more than 20 years, according to new modelling from The Australian National University (ANU) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. The researchers’ bleak findings are before factoring in human impact on the climate since the Industrial Revolution.

Australia Braces for Decades-Long Megadroughts Unseen Before

2024-04-02T01:26+0200miragenews (en)

Australia could soon see megadroughts that last for more than 20 years, according to new modelling from The Australian National University (ANU) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. The researchers' bleak findings are before factoring in human impact on the climate since the Industrial Revolution.

Atlanta Suffered Severe Drought, Prompting Government To Declare Natural Disaster

2024-04-01T17:47+0200natureworldnews (en)

The United States Department of Agriculture has designated "primary natural disaster areas" for more than 30 Georgia counties, including 10 in metro Atlanta. The designation comes after the state experienced a severe drought for weeks during the crop season. Exceptional and Extreme Droughts.

Sensing Diseases From Space

2024-04-01T01:03+0200cleantechnica (en)

Disease itself may be invisible to the human eye, but conditions ripe for disease outbreaks can be seen from satellites. ORNL’s Assaf Anyamba has spent his career using satellite images to determine where extreme weather may lead to vector-borne disease outbreaks. His work has helped the U.S.

Natural disaster declared in Atlanta area as severe drought causes crop failures

2024-04-01T00:47+0200independent-UK (en)

More than 30 counties in Georgia have been designated as “primary natural disaster areas” by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in the wake of severe across the state. The areas, announced on Thursday by the USDA, include 10 in the metropolitan area of Crippling droughts have....

Once a 'kept secret,' here's how Maldives became a top destination Destinations

2024-03-31T12:54+0200usaToday (en)

When imagining paradise, the Maldives’ pristine beauty often comes to mind. Powdery white sand reflects sunlight so brilliantly it feels like it's searing your pupils. The inviting turquoise water is crystal clear, showcasing fish swimming below the surface like a glass aquarium.

[MARCH 29] Extreme Weather Events: From Deadly Tornadoes to Winter Storms and Flooding, the NWS Outlines the Top US Disasters of the Decade

2024-03-30T01:19+0100natureworldnews (en)

Extreme weather events have been recorded for the past several decades, ranging from historic heat waves to hurricanes and flooding. Some of these natural disasters potentially driven by anthropogenic climate change have caused widespread property damage, loss of human life, and destruction of natural habitats.

Crisis climática: 2023 fue el año más cálido desde que hay registros

2024-03-29T20:45+0100eldeber (es)

La secretaria general de la Organización Meteorológica Mundial, Celeste Saulo (centro), en la presentación del informe sobre el estado del clima mundial 2023 Foto: Noticias ONU/Anton Uspensky. En el informe contribuyeron decenas de expertos de las organizaciones de las Naciones Unidas, los Servicios....

Wrong, Daily Mail, Climate Change Isn’t Causing a Chocolate Easter Egg Crisis

2024-03-29T10:25+0100wattsupwiththat (en)

By The Daily Mail posted an alarming Easter themed story saying climate change has caused the price of chocolate Easter eggs to increase. This is false. Chocolate Easter eggs and other chocolate candies have seen prices increase; however, data prove it isn’t due to a shortage of cocoa beans since cocoa production has risen as the Earth has warmed.

World News in Brief: Russia vetoes DPR Korea sanctions resolution, children under fire in Sudan, drought plagues Malawi

2024-03-29T07:18+0100globalsecurity (en)

28 March 2024 - A United States resolution to extend the mandate of an expert panel which monitors sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was vetoed by Russia in the Security Council on Thursday. This in effect abolishes the monitoring of UN sanctions against the country,....

World News in Brief: Russia vetoes DPR Korea sanctions resolution, children under fire in Sudan, drought plagues Malawi

2024-03-29T04:36+0100foreignpolicywatchdog (en)

More than 40 per cent of the country’s agricultural land has been impacted by the El Niño weather system, UN Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric told reporters in New York on Thursday, “with rains and prolonged dry spells – as well as flooding – severely damaging crops and food production.

Designing water markets for climate change adaptation

2024-03-29T04:14+0100nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

Markets that manage groundwater may remedy existing external costs from groundwater extraction and serve as a tool to mitigate the costs of climate change. In the absence of well-defined property rights, groundwater users do not internalize the costs their behaviour imposes on others.

National Weather Service launches new online flood prediction tool

2024-03-29T00:17+0100upi (en)

March 28 (UPI) -- The National Weather Service introduced a new online tool Thursday that will allow weather experts to predict weather flooding up to 10 delays in advance. The National Water Prediction Service combines local and regional forecasts with water data and new national level....

MIL-OSI United Nations: World News in Brief: Russia vetoes DPR Korea sanctions resolution, children under fire in Sudan, drought plagues Malawi

2024-03-28T22:07+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United Nations. This in effect abolishes the monitoring of UN sanctions against the country, more commonly known as North Korea, blocking the extension of the panel for another year. Russia’s Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said the sanctions regime adopted with the intention of preventing....

World News in Brief: Russia vetoes DPR Korea sanctions resolution, children under fire in Sudan, drought plagues Malawi

2024-03-28T21:59+0100devdiscourse (en)

SHARE; A United States resolution to extend the mandate of an expert panel which monitors sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was vetoed by Russia in the Security Council on Thursday. This in effect abolishes the monitoring of UN sanctions against the country, more....

28.03.2024 USA - Several metro Atlanta counties declared natural disaster zones after severe drought More than 30 Georgia counties — including 10 in metro Atlanta — have been designated “primary natural disaster areas” by the United States Department of Agriculture, the agency announced Thursday.

2024-03-28T21:54+0100agroinsurance-en (en)

More than 30 Georgia counties including 10 in metro Atlanta have been designated “primary natural disaster areas” by the United States Department of Agriculture, the agency announced Thursday. The designation comes after a severe drought gripped the state for weeks during the growing season.

28.03.2024 USA - Several metro Atlanta counties declared natural disaster zones after severe drought More than 30 Georgia counties — including 10 in metro Atlanta — have been designated “primary natural disaster areas” by the United States Department of Agriculture, the agency announced Thursday.

2024-03-28T21:26+0100agroinsurance (en)

More than 30 Georgia counties including 10 in metro Atlanta have been designated “primary natural disaster areas” by the United States Department of Agriculture, the agency announced Thursday. The designation comes after a severe drought gripped the state for weeks during the growing season.

Brazil’S Machinery Exports, Imports Down

2024-03-28T19:49+0100menafn (en)

- Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)) São Paulo – Brazil's machinery and equipment exports were down in February and the first two months of the year, the Brazilian Association of the Machinery and Equipment Industry (ABIMAQ) reported on Wednesday (27). Revenue from the industry's domestic consumption, imports and exports reached BRL 19.

Several metro Atlanta counties declared natural disaster zones after severe drought

2024-03-28T16:02+0100cbs46 (en)

ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - More than 30 Georgia counties — including 10 in metro Atlanta — have been designated “primary natural disaster areas” by the United States Department of Agriculture, the agency announced Thursday. The designation comes after a severe drought gripped the state for weeks during the growing season.

Readers respond: Don’t gloat about fossil fuel 46m agoLetters to the editor

2024-03-28T15:16+0100oregonlive (en)

My heart sank after reading West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin’s opinion piece in The Oregonian (“ Our energy policy is a success. President Biden should be proud, ” March 20). How could one of our leaders gloat over the fact that “No other country in history has produced as much oil and gas as the....

Drought’s impact on fire recovery in the west: insights for conservation

2024-03-28T11:49+0100knowridge (en)

A recent study using data from NASA satellites sheds light on the challenging recovery of western ecosystems after wildfires, particularly under the strain of ongoing drought conditions. This finding is crucial for guiding conservation efforts in a region that has seen an uptick in both the frequency and intensity of wildfires.

Mighty microbes: Soil microorganisms are combating desertification

2024-03-28T08:15+0100phys (en)

in Earth-Science Reviews , has identified soil microbes as critical to this mission. Waqar Islam, an Associate Professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and colleagues explain how a diverse community of bacteria, fungi, archaea and other microorganisms play vital roles in promoting soil health,....

Satellite data shows how drought changes wildfire recovery in the West

2024-03-28T03:34+0100phys (en)

The West has been witnessing a trend of increasing number and intensity of wildland fires. Historically a natural part of the region's ecology, fires have been exacerbated by climate changeincluding more frequent and intense droughtsand past efforts to suppress fires, which can lead to the....

Salvaging Nigeria from floods

2024-03-28T00:38+0100punchng (en)

FOR Lagos and Ogun state residents, the imminent seasonal rains might not bring any respite as the projected deluge threatens to displace them from their homes while wreaking havoc on the roads and other infrastructure. As the rains beckon, the Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water....

Rain, rain go away

2024-03-28T00:25+0100intellinews (en)

The hotter the world gets, the more water the air can hold and the more it will rain. Last year’s disaster season saw catastrophic floods around the world caused by record levels of rainfall. After putting in the hottest year on record, this year is going to be the worst, with sea temperatures....

APO AFRICA Newsnote: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launches communication campaign on climate

2024-03-27T17:56+0100venturesafrica (en)

The Climate Change Crisis is a Child Rights Crisis. Climate change is impacting the lives of children worldwide, as well as Zimbabwe. It creates scarcity in access to safe water and food, has implications on the health of children, increases children’s vulnerability to exploitation and abuse, and....

NASA Data Reveals Drought's Impact on Western Wildfire Recovery

2024-03-27T17:19+0100miragenews (en)

4 min read. California's 2017 Thomas Fire (shown) was included in a new analysis of more than 1,500 wildland fires teasing out how drought and fire combine to affect western U.S. lands. USDA Forest Service/ Stuart Palley. A new study using NASA satellite data reveals how drought affects the recovery....

Article 4 min read NASA Data Shows How Drought Changes Wildfire Recovery in the West

2024-03-27T17:14+0100nasa (en)

The West has been witnessing a trend of increasing number and intensity of wildland fires. Historically a natural part of the region's ecology, fires have been exacerbated by climate change—including more frequent and intense droughts—and past efforts to suppress fires, which can lead to the....

Newsnote: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launches communication campaign on climate

2024-03-27T16:08+0100myjoyonline (en)

The Climate Change Crisis is a Child Rights Crisis. Climate change is impacting the lives of children worldwide, as well as Zimbabwe. It creates scarcity in access to safe water and food, has implications on the health of children, increases children’s vulnerability to exploitation and abuse, and....

Newsnote: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launches communication campaign on climate

2024-03-27T15:51+0100CapitalEthiopia (en)

The Climate Change Crisis is a Child Rights Crisis. Climate change is impacting the lives of children worldwide, as well as Zimbabwe. It creates scarcity in access to safe water and food, has implications on the health of children, increases children’s vulnerability to exploitation and abuse, and....

Future uncorked: Scientists forecast challenges — and opportunities — for wine industry

2024-03-27T00:32+0100courthousenews (en)

(CN) — To uncork a bottle of wine is to pour out a glass of history. Wine not only embodies where its grapes were grown but when and how. In a review paper published in Nature on Tuesday, a team of European researchers untangle a variety of challenges and opportunities for viticulturists around the....

NPCA Report Finds Air Pollution Harms 97% of National Parks

2024-03-26T19:51+0100yubanet (en)

A 2024 report by the National Parks Conservation Association found that 97% of parks have unsatisfactory levels of visibility impairment overall, indicating they are far from achieving clean air or clear skies. This finding, drawn from National Park Service data, encapsulates three categories....

Enjoy Your Favorite Wine Before Climate Change Destroys It

2024-03-26T17:56+0100wired (en)

Unless you’ve got a cellar stockpiled to last you the rest of your life, climate change is probably coming for your favorite wine . Temperature fluctuations during the growing season create the flavors, alcohol content, and even color of your preferred fermented grape juice—producing a beautiful ballet in a bottle.

NTT Enters the Dry Season in April, Beware of the Impact of Extreme Drought

2024-03-26T14:06+0100kompas-id (en)

KORNELIS KEWA AMA. Head of the BMKG Climatology Station in Lasiana, Kupang, Rahmatullah Adji (center), accompanied by Ruth Apriana (left), a forecaster at the Lasiana Climatology Station, and moderator Fera Adrinita (right), also a climatology forecaster at Lasiana, on Tuesday (26/3/2024).

MIL-OSI United Nations: Germany renews its investments into Afghan communities and supports keeping children in school

2024-03-26T11:03+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: World Food Programme. KABUL – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of EUR15 million (US$16.4 million) from Germany, through its Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), raising the total German contribution to more than EUR78 million (US$83.

Germany renews its investments into Afghan communities and supports keeping children in school

2024-03-26T09:58+0100wfp (en)

“Germany stands with the Afghan people, and we continue our engagement to help communities stand on their own feet,” said Katharina Spiess, BMZ’s Head of Division “Crisis management, Reconstruction and Transitional Development Assistance. Investments into food-insecure communities and school....

Germany Boosts Afghan Aid, Prioritizes Child Education

2024-03-26T09:58+0100miragenews (en)

KABUL - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of EUR15 million (US$16.4 million) from Germany, through its Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), raising the total German contribution to more than EUR78 million (US$83.1 million) in 2023.

Germany renews its investments into Afghan communities and supports keeping children in school

2024-03-26T09:53+0100reliefWeb (en)

KABUL The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of EUR15 million (US$16.4 million) from Germany, through its Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), raising the total German contribution to more than EUR78 million (US$83.1 million) in 2023.

Assaf Anyamba: Sensing diseases from space

2024-03-25T17:42+0100ornl (en)

Disease itself may be invisible to the human eye, but conditions ripe for disease outbreaks can be seen from satellites. ORNL’s Assaf Anyamba has spent his career using satellite images to determine where extreme weather may lead to vector-borne disease outbreaks. His work has helped the U.S.

Anyamba: Tracking Diseases Via Space Technology

2024-03-25T16:55+0100miragenews (en)

Disease itself may be invisible to the human eye, but conditions ripe for disease outbreaks can be seen from satellites. ORNL's Assaf Anyamba has spent his career using satellite images to determine where extreme weather may lead to vector-borne disease outbreaks. His work has helped the U.S.

Mitsotakis, Trudeau hail Greek-Canadian relations in joint statement

2024-03-25T08:00+0100kathimerini-en (en)

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in Montreal on Sunday and attended the signing of an agreement for Greece’s purchase of seven new state-of-the art firefighting aircraft (DHC-515). The two leaders’ meeting was followed by expanded talks and a....

SOS on world meteorological day

2024-03-25T02:33+0100pakobserver (en)

THE latest World Meteorological Organisation’s (WMO) State of the Climate 2023 report reads like a dystopian thriller – but smashed records of GHG levels, ocean heat, and glacial melt are anything but fiction. According to the report, 2023 is the hottest year on record. The global average near-surface temperature soared to a staggering 1.

Joint Statement by PMs Mitsotakis, Trudeau in Montreal

2024-03-25T00:29+0100thenationalherald (en)

MONTREAL – Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in Montreal on Sunday and attended the signing of an agreement for Greece’s purchase of seven new state-of-the art firefighting aircraft (DHC-515). The two leaders’s meeting was followed by expanded....

MIL-OSI Translation: Joint statement from Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Mitsotakis

2024-03-24T21:25+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: Prime Minister of Canada – in French. We, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the Hellenic Republic, met today in Montreal to celebrate Greek Independence Day. It is an honor for Canada to welcome the Prime Minister of Greece on this occasion to....

Joint statement by Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Mitsotakis

2024-03-24T21:19+0100lelezard (en)

MONTRÉAL March 24, 2024 /CNW/ - We, the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau , and the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis , met today in Montréal to celebrate Greek Independence Day. Canada is honoured to host Greece on this occasion, reaffirming the enduring friendship....

MIL-OSI Canada: Joint statement by Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Mitsotakis

2024-03-24T20:55+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

We, the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, met today in Montréal to celebrate Greek Independence Day. Canada is honoured to host Greece on this occasion, reaffirming the enduring friendship between our countries, as....

China to enhance international cooperation in tackling climate change

2024-03-24T18:35+0100pakistantoday (en)

BEIJING: China Meteorological Administration (CMA) will join hands with relevant parties to enhance international cooperation, and deeply engage in global climate governance for a clean and beautiful world, stated Dr Chen Zhenlin, Administrator, CMA on the occasion of World Meteorological Day (WMD) 2024.

China to enhance international cooperation in tackling climate change

2024-03-24T16:40+0100app-en (en)

BEIJING, Mar 24 (APP): China Meteorological Administration (CMA) will join hands with relevant parties to enhance international cooperation, and deeply engage in global climate governance for a clean and beautiful world, stated Dr Chen Zhenlin, Administrator, CMA on the occasion of World Meteorological Day (WMD) 2024.

Ireland’s interface with climate change: extreme flooding

2024-03-24T13:09+0100irishtimes (en)

Buried in the recesses of a 2018 report by the Office of Public Works (OPW) is an eye-catching assessment of the risk posed to Dublin from an extreme flooding event. For Ireland, climate change-induced weather events are more likely to manifest as flooding.

Drought, warmer temperatures adding fuel to nation's biggest wildfires

2024-03-24T11:48+0100usaToday (en)

, it burned across 850,000 acres in the Texas Panhandle in about 48 hours, torching more than 100 homes and killing thousands of cattle as firefighters from throughout the region battled to save homes and lives. It would be safer for firefighters, communities and property if such massive infernos....

How SNP-Tory feuding is putting action on climate change at risk

2024-03-23T18:28+0100TheScotsman (en)

For those who still believe climate change is a problem for the future, the recent “red alert” issued by the United Nations’ World Meteorological Organisation is the latest of many wake-up calls. Increasingly, the effects of global warming are writ large in the weather. In a report, the WMO documented a litany of warning signs.

How to achieve safe water access for all: work with local communities

2024-03-23T13:07+0100nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

More than two billion people worldwide lack access to reliable, safe drinking water. Challenges around managing water resources are complex and wide-ranging . They are interlinked with those affecting land and food systems and are exacerbated by the climate crisis .

Global water crisis fuelling more conflicts, UN report warns

2024-03-23T12:29+0100dailynews-lk (en)

Increasing global water scarcity is fuelling more conflicts and contributing to instability, the United Nations warns in a new report, which says access to clean water is critical to promoting peace. The UN World Water Development Report 2024, released on Friday, said 2.2 billion people worldwide have no access to clean drinking water and 3.

Water Crisis: UN Issues Warning Against 'Thirsty New Technologies' Disguising as Solutions to Depleting Water Resources

2024-03-23T11:11+0100natureworldnews (en)

Water crisis is becoming more evident in different parts of the world, impacting not only human population centers but also wildlife. Exacerbated by drought conditions, rising temperatures, and heat waves, water resources have shrunk significantly in recent years.

UNDP: About 79% Of Afghans Lack Access To Clean Water

2024-03-23T10:06+0100menafn (en)

- Khaama Press) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says Afghanistan grapples with severe water crisis, with nearly 80 percent of the country's population lacking sufficient access to drinking water. On World Water Day, the UNDP announced that almost 79 percent of Afghanistan's population lacks adequate access to water.

UNDP: About 79% of Afghans lack access to clean water

2024-03-23T08:55+0100khaama (en)

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says Afghanistan grapples with severe water crisis, with nearly 80 percent of the country’s population lacking sufficient access to drinking water. On World Water Day, the UNDP announced that almost 79 percent of Afghanistan’s population lacks adequate access to water.

2.2 billion people worldwide lack access to clean drinking water- UN report

2024-03-23T07:50+0100adaderana (en)

Increasing global water scarcity is fuelling more conflicts and contributing to instability, the United Nations warns in a new report, which says access to clean water is critical to promoting peace. The UN World Water Development Report 2024, released on Friday, said 2.2 billion people worldwide have no access to clean drinking water and 3.

Giornata Mondiale dell'Acqua: 2,2 miliardi di persone non hanno acqua potabile

2024-03-23T01:14+0100ilgiornaledellaprotezionecivile (it)

Nel mondo ad oggi sono 2,2 miliardi le persone che non hanno ancora accesso all'acqua potabile. Mentre 3,5 miliardi non hanno accesso ai servizi igienico-sanitari. Questo perchè, come si legge nel rapporto Unesco 2024 pubblicato in occasione dell'odierna Giornata Monidiale dell'Acqua , "le città e i....

Water resources: Rainfall boosts water reserves, ensures full irrigation for agriculture

2024-03-22T17:58+0100shafaaq (en)

Shafaq News/ The Iraqi Ministry оf Water Resources announced оn Friday that recent rains have boosted the country's water reserves by 10%, contributing tо ensuring full irrigation for agricultural crops. The ministry stated that "the rains and floods witnessed іn the country over the past three....

A weather forecast for a better future

2024-03-22T17:42+0100thehindubusinessline (en)

There is a sense of intrigue as 9-year-old Alina comes on screen to present a weather report. Combining the knowledge and demeanour of a professional meteorologist with the liveliness of a kid, she presents the forecast not for the coming day or week, but for the year 2050, explaining how her future....

How to achieve safe water access for all: work with local communities

2024-03-22T15:59+0100nature-current (en)

More than two billion people worldwide lack access to reliable, safe drinking water. Challenges around managing water resources are complex and wide-ranging . They are interlinked with those affecting land and food systems and are exacerbated by the climate crisis .

How to achieve safe water access for all: work with local communities

2024-03-22T15:49+0100nature (en)

More than two billion people worldwide lack access to reliable, safe drinking water. Challenges around managing water resources are complex and wide-ranging . They are interlinked with those affecting land and food systems and are exacerbated by the climate crisis .

Water, from conflict to cooperation

2024-03-22T15:27+0100cimafoundation (en)

The theme chosen this year for World Water Day is Water for Peace : a resource at risk can transform from a reason for conflict into an opportunity for cooperation. A process that is certainly complex, as also highlighted by a recent legal study by CIMA Research Foundation. Water can create peace or spark conflicts .

ICTA-UAB Targets Optimal Territory Adaptations for Climate Change

2024-03-22T14:57+0100miragenews (en)

A new ICTA-UAB project titled "Systematization of nature-based solutions in Spain (E:SBN), will carry out a comprehensive identification and compilation of nature-based solutions in Spain, as a reference of good practices for adequate adaptation to climate change in each territory.

Global water crisis fuelling more conflicts, UN report warns

2024-03-22T13:21+0100TheFrontierPost-en (en)

by The Frontier Post UNITED NATIONS: Increasing global water scarcity is fuelling more conflicts and contributing to instability, the United Nations warns in a new report, which says access to clean water is critical to promoting peace. The UN World Water Development Report 2024, released on Friday, said 2.

India's Fertility Rate Drops From 6.2 To Under 2 Since 1950: Lancet Study

2024-03-22T10:54+0100timesnownews (en)

In a recent study published in The Lancet journal, findings reveal a significant decline in India's fertility rate over the past decades. According to the research, India's fertility rate has dropped from approximately 6.2 in 1950 to slightly below 2 in 2021. Projections indicate a further decrease to 1.

Global water crisis fuelling more conflicts, UN report warns

2024-03-22T10:45+0100aljazeera-en (en)

Increasing global water scarcity is fuelling more conflicts and contributing to instability, the United Nations warns in a new report, which says access to clean water is critical to promoting peace. The UN World Water Development Report 2024, released on Friday, said 2.2 billion people worldwide have no access to clean drinking water and 3.

The Star » World Water Day: What you need to know

2024-03-22T10:06+0100kenyamoja (en)

World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on March 22 to raise awareness about the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Here are some key things to know about World Water Day. Theme. Each year, World Water Day focuses on a specific theme related to water.

World Water Day: What you need to know

2024-03-22T08:44+0100thestarkenya (en)

World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on March 22 to raise awareness about the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Here are some key things to know about World Water Day. Theme. Each year, World Water Day focuses on a specific theme related to water.

Alarm over rise in vitamin A, iron deficiencies in children Health 6 min ago

2024-03-22T05:07+0100nation-ke (en)

The report revealed that the prevalence of iron and vitamin A deficiencies is unacceptably high among young children — 62 per cent deficient in vitamin A and 22 per cent iron-deficient. The report also revealed that the percentage of children receiving a minimum acceptable diet in Kenya dropped by....

UN marks World Water Day as droughts plague the globe

2024-03-21T23:21+0100euronews-en (en)

World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993, is an annual United Nations Observance focusing on the importance of freshwater - yet many parts of the world, including Catalonia, Spain, are observing their worst droughts in decades. The Spanish region of Catalonia is experiencing one of the worst droughts in living memory.

Private hands in tackling water crisis

2024-03-21T19:12+0100newagebd (en)

— Undark. WATER poses one of the critical sustainable development challenges of the 21st century. The demand for water globally has increased over the last century and is expected to grow more with time. Increasing water demand, pollution, limited supplies, inadequate infrastructure and lack of....

Climate Change pushes back improvements in quality of life

2024-03-21T19:10+0100ecoportal (en)

People around the world are living longer and healthier lives than they did half a century ago. Climate change threatens to reverse this progress. Across the planet, animals (and the diseases they carry) are changing to adapt to a broken world. And they are not alone: ​​ticks, mosquitoes, bacteria,....

Address by the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment at the 6th Meeting of the CIS Ad-hoc Task Group on Water Scarcity and Droughts, in Larnaka 21-3-2024

2024-03-21T16:41+0100moa-gov-cy (en)

Address by the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment at the 6th Meeting of the CIS Ad-hoc Task Group on Water Scarcity and Droughts, in Larnaka It is both an honour and a privilege to welcome you to Cyprus for the 6th Meeting of the CIS Ad-hoc Task Group on Water Scarcity and Droughts.

News 'Weather Kids' communicate future climate challenges A United Nations global campaign launched today sees children calling for pledges to help prevent the worst impacts of climate change. Read more

2024-03-21T16:38+0100metoffice (en)

Thousands of parents and carers across the world are making pledges on behalf of their children today about how they are going to help tackle climate change , improving future outcomes for their children. It’s all part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) A key part of the global....

Foods, Vol. 13, Pages 966: Impacts and Risk Assessments of Climate Change for the Yields of the Major Grain Crops in China, Japan, and Korea

2024-03-21T15:41+0100mdpi (en)

The statistical data include the year-by-year crop production, number of people employed in agriculture, area sown, and amount of fertilizer applied by crop area from 1991 to 2020. The data were obtained from the China Rural Statistical Yearbook, 60 Years of Statistics on Agriculture in New China https://zdscxx.

World Water Day

2024-03-21T14:19+0100nationaltribune (en)

Transboundary waters should be managed as ecosystems, not as economic resources, says UN expert. GENEVA (20 March 2024) – Transboundary waters, those shared by two or more countries, must be managed as living ecosystems, not merely as economic resources, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to....

Address by the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment at the 6th Meeting of the CIS Ad-hoc Task Group on Water Scarcity and Droughts, in Larnaka

2024-03-21T14:18+0100pio-gov-cy-en (en)

It is both an honour and a privilege to welcome you to Cyprus for the 6 th Meeting of the CIS Ad-hoc Task Group on Water Scarcity and Droughts. As the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment of the Republic of Cyprus, I am profoundly aware of the critical challenges we face regarding water scarcity and droughts.

India’s fertility rate declines: Study says continued decrease since 1950, forecasts further decline to 1.29 by 2050

2024-03-21T13:53+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

In India, the numbers were significant, with over 1.6 crore live births in 1950 and 2.2 crore in 2021. However, the project indicates a decrease to 1.3 crore by 2050. While many parts of the world grapple with declining fertility rates, low-income countries are expected to continue facing high....

India’s fertility rate declines: Study says continued decrease since 1950, forecasts further decline to 1.29 by 2050

2024-03-21T13:14+0100financialexpress (en)

In India, the numbers were significant, with over 1.6 crore live births in 1950 and 2.2 crore in 2021. However, the project indicates a decrease to 1.3 crore by 2050. While many parts of the world grapple with declining fertility rates, low-income countries are expected to continue facing high....

Land, Vol. 13, Pages 398: Potential Interactions between Climate Change and Land Use for Forest Issues in the Eastern United States

2024-03-21T12:58+0100mdpi (en)

Applying an interaction framework, we examined whether climate change and combined land use and disturbance changes were synergistic, antagonistic, or neutral for forest issues of wildfires, tree growth, tree species distributions, species invasions and outbreaks, and deer herbivory, focused on the....

Interrompiamo le trasmissioni: le allarmanti previsioni meteorologiche dal futuro dei Weather Kids

2024-03-21T10:34+0100greenreport (it)

Undp, Wmo e Rai promuovono un’azione informativa concreta contro il cambiamento climatico. [21 Marzo 2024] La campagna dell’United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), ideata in collaborazione con la World meteorological organization e The Weather Channel e trasmessa in Italia da Rai, in qualità....

Beekeeping boon for Chimanimani farmers

2024-03-21T10:10+0100thestandard-zw (en)

Many people in this part of the country rely on many forms of agriculture, from agroforestry and horticulture to crop production. Nonetheless, with increasing floods and droughts as a result of climate change, both rainfed and irrigation agriculture have become somewhat unreliable, forcing farmers....

The Star » Climate change impacts need tailored response – experts

2024-03-21T06:55+0100kenyamoja (en)

Scientists have called for a tailored response to address the devastating impacts of climate change. They said countries in Africa, such as Kenya, must lead in developing responses that align with unique needs, circumstances and priorities. The scientists spoke on Wednesday during a two-day meeting in Nairobi.

Disaster Management Reference Handbook (March 2024) - Cambodia

2024-03-21T02:30+0100reliefWeb (en)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. Cambodia is a country in Southeast Asia, a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and part of the Lower Mekong River region. Cambodia faces a high level of disaster risk and is ranked 58th most at-risk of 191 countries in the INFORM Risk Index in 2024.

Green building certification imperatives for Zim

2024-03-20T23:06+0100herald (en)

THE global consciousness towards sustainable development has spurred significant transformation across various industries, with the real estate sector not an exception. Zimbabwe has to navigate environmental, social and economic challenges. So, incorporating sustainability principles into its real estate market becomes paramount.

More than 20 killed in Somalia in alleged Turkish drone strike

2024-03-20T15:21+0100hiiraanweyn (en)

By Katharine Houreld and Mohamed Gabobe Wednesday March 20, 2024. A drone strike just outside the Somali capital killed more than 22 people and wounded 21, including many children, a witness and a relative of the victims told The Washington Post. Two security sources, who spoke on the condition of....

SODMA and OCHA officials discuss enhanced interventions ahead of spring rains in Somalia

2024-03-20T14:34+0100radiodalsan (en)

The Somali Disaster Management Agency and United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Somalia on Tuesday convened a meeting at the Agency head quarters to discuss preparations for the upcoming Spring rainy season (GU’), which is anticipated to bring about significant flooding.

Coal Use Hits Record In 2023, Earth's Hottest Year

2024-03-20T13:14+0100menafn (en)

- Jordan Times) PARIS - Global consumption of coal reached an all-time high in 2023, the IEA energy watchdog said on Friday, as Earth experienced its hottest recorded year. The International Energy Agency (IEA) reported that nations would burn even more coal this year than in 2022, the previous....

5 More than 20 killed in Somalia in alleged Turkish drone strike

2024-03-20T08:48+0100WashingtonPost (en)

A drone strike just outside the Somali capital killed more than 22 people and wounded 21, including many children, a witness and a relative of the victims told The Washington Post. Two security sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media, said the strike was carried out by a Turkish drone.

This city has become 'unliveable' as temperatures reach 52C and the streets have air con

2024-03-20T07:13+0100irishmirror (en)

European heatwaves are nearly an annual event nowadays as soaring average temperatures continue to break records, but none are quite as hot as one city in particular. Summers in the capital of Kuwait - Kuwait City - regularly hit highs of 52C with the city being considered to be almost unliveable, the says.

More than 20 killed in Somalia in alleged Turkish drone strike

2024-03-20T06:39+0100hiiraan (en)

Witness Daud Hassan Mohamed said the strike hit a home in an agricultural area in the evening after iftar, the meal when Muslims fasting for the holy month of Ramadan break their day-long fast. “There was one airstrike that targeted the victims. But when people began rushing to the scene to save....

UN agency issues climate 'red alert'

2024-03-20T04:10+0100peopledaily (en)

A man stands next to his flooded house after a heavy downpour in Garissa County, Kenya, on Nov 22, 2023. [Photo/Xinhua] Last year was the warmest 12 months on record, according to the United Nations' World Meteorological Organization, or WMO, which issued a "red alert" on Tuesday as it urged the world to sit up and take notice.

MIL-OSI China: WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T03:57+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Children play at an artificial fountain to cool off in Sheraton hotel park in Doha, Qatar, on July 6, 2023. [Photo/Xinhua] The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new data showed that records for every single climate indicator were shattered in 2023.

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T03:08+0100china.org.cn (en)

Children play at an artificial fountain to cool off in Sheraton hotel park in Doha, Qatar, on July 6, 2023. [Photo/Xinhua] The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new data showed that records for every single climate indicator were shattered in 2023.

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T03:00+0100europesun (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva. GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new....

Opinion: Creating safe, resilient communities in a climate-changed B.C. requires healthy watersheds

2024-03-20T02:48+0100vancouversun (en)

It’s a fact that the future we are facing is uncertain. The recent string of devastating and deadly floods, droughts and wildfires in B.C. foreshadow a chaotic future — a future where these events are not only more common, but also increasingly severe.

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T02:12+0100peopledaily (en)

Children play at an artificial fountain to cool off in Sheraton hotel park in Doha, Qatar, on July 6, 2023. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua) "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva.

World WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators The United Nations' climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new data showed that records for every single climate indicator were shattered in 2023. 20m

2024-03-20T02:04+0100shine (en)

The United Nations' climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new data showed that records for every single climate indicator were shattered in 2023. The UN's climate agency, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), has released a new report on the state of the global climate in 2023.

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T01:45+0100myanmarnews (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva. GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new....

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T01:40+0100singaporestar (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva. GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new....

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T01:39+0100irishsun (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva. GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new....

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T01:35+0100manilametro (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva. GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new....

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T01:30+0100srilankasource (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva. GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new....

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T01:24+0100longbeachstar (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva. GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new....

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T01:21+0100cambodiantimes (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva. GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new....

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T01:14+0100northernirelandnews (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva. GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new....

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-20T00:57+0100nigeriasun (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "This annual report shows that the climate crisis is the defining challenge that humanity faces," WMO Secretary-General Celeste Saulo said at a press conference in Geneva. GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new....

UN agency issues climate 'red alert'

2024-03-19T23:25+0100chinadaily (en)

A toddler gets a drink of water from her mother as they and a dozen other residents of the North Kivu town of Nyanzale gather in front of a UN peacekeepers base in the town of Rwindi on November 19, 2008. Global temperatures "smashed" heat records last year, as heatwaves stalked oceans and glaciers....

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-19T22:51+0100dailyfinland-fi (en)

The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new data showed that records for every single climate indicator were shattered in 2023. The UN's climate agency, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), has released a new report on the state of the global climate in 2023.

United Nations: “Planet on the brink of collapse after hottest decade ever”

2024-03-19T22:21+0100breakinglatest (en)

© AFP. Ocean temperatures are reaching record highs, sea levels are rising, glaciers are retreating faster and faster every year,… The past decade has been the warmest on record. The United Nations warns that the planet is on the brink of the abyss. Source: BELGA. Today at 3:19 PM.

More than 20 killed in Somalia in alleged Turkish drone strike

2024-03-19T19:49+0100WashingtonPost (en)

A drone strike just outside the Somali capital killed more than 22 people and wounded 21, including many children, a witness and a relative of the victims told The Washington Post. Two security sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media, said the strike was carried out by a Turkish drone.

Yet another climate agency confirms 2023 to be the World's hottest year

2024-03-19T19:26+0100thejournal (en)

YET ANOTHER CLIMATE agency report has confirmed that 2023 was the World’s hottest year on record. The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) – the United Nations’ weather and climate agency – has said that last year was the hottest year on record “by clear margin” and broke record in all aspects of climate change.

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-19T18:20+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new data showed that records for every single climate indicator were shattered in 2023. The UN's climate agency, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), has released a new report on the state of the global climate in 2023.

WMO issues red alert over record-breaking climate change indicators

2024-03-19T18:19+0100english-news-cn (en)

GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations'(UN) climate chief issued a red alert on Tuesday as new data showed that records for every single climate indicator were shattered in 2023. The UN's climate agency, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), has released a new report on the state of the global climate in 2023.

Climate change, the UN: “Our planet is on the brink of the abyss”

2024-03-19T17:58+0100breakinglatest (en)

After recording the hottest decade in history, the UN warns that the “planet is on the brink”: last year, temperatures broke all records, heat waves hit the oceans and glaciers suffered dramatic reductions. This is the catastrophic picture provided by the United Nations World Meteorological....

How climate change is impacting skin care NPD

2024-03-19T17:33+0100cosmeticsdesign (en)

The world reached record-beating temperatures in July 2023, prompting the chief of the United Nations Antonio Guterres to state that “the era of global warming has ended, the era of global boiling has arrived.” From environmental irritants to the effects of heatwaves, droughts, and wildfires, the....

Climate report issues 'red alert' warning after record-breaking temperatures caused 'misery and mayhem' in 2023

2024-03-19T14:20+0100coastfm (en)

Extreme weather events were "off the charts" in 2023, according to a new report aiming to send a "red alert" to the world about the need for action on climate change. Global temperatures broke records "by a clear margin" last year , United Nations climate scientists have said.

'Red alert to the world' after 2023 plagued with climate 'misery and mayhem'

2024-03-19T14:10+0100skynews (en)

Extreme weather events were "off the charts" in 2023, according to a new report aiming to send a "red alert" to the world about the need for action on climate change. Global temperatures broke records "by a clear margin" last year , United Nations climate scientists have said.

Harsh Mongolian winter leaves 4.7m animals dead; Red Cross issues appeal

2024-03-19T09:13+0100aljazeera-en (en)

Mongolian herders have endured months of extreme cold, known as the “dzud”, that have already claimed the lives of about 4.7 million livestock animals, according to Mongolia’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), prompting an emergency appeal for assistance from the Red Cross.

Topic Water

2024-03-18T19:01+0100wmo (en)

Accessible, clean, safe drinking water is critical for human health, stable human societies, sustainable development and ecosystem integrity. Around 70% of our planet is covered by water. The ocean holds about 97% of this water, and only around 3% is freshwater.

World's hottest city so unbearable even streets have air con as residents melt in 52C

2024-03-18T15:53+0100dailystar (en)

of one Middle-Eastern city considered one of the hottest places on earth. Following brutally hot weather sweeping through the UK, France, Italy and Spain in recent years, it's Kuwait City which is considered to be all but unliveable, with summer temperatures regularly smashing 52C, reported.

33 African countries in need of food aid due to armed conflicts and drought — FAO

2024-03-18T13:51+0100northafricapost (en)

A total of 45 countries and regions worldwide, including 33 in Africa, are in need of external assistance for food, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has warned. The FAO’s latest “Crop Prospects and Food Situation” report indicates that 33 African countries are in....

El Nino jeopardizing domestic animals, wildlife alike in Zimbabwe

2024-03-18T10:46+0100aa-en (en)

- Domestic and wild animals are getting killed by drought - Amid El Nino drought, many have become cattle-poor overnight. HARARE, Zimbabwe. A month ago, 56-year-old Thulani Bhebhe owned a herd of 23 cattle, but that’s no longer the case thanks to a rampaging El Nino-induced drought that has not....

El Nino Jeopardizing Domestic Animals, Wildlife Alike In Zimbabwe

2024-03-18T09:28+0100haberler-en (en)

A month ago, 56-year-old Thulani Bhebhe owned a herd of 23 cattle, but that's no longer the case thanks to a rampaging El Nino-induced drought that has not spared his home area in Zimbabwe's Matabeleland North province. In Tsholotsho district, where he has lived since birth, the El Nino has left trails of disaster.

Climate Change: Time To Focus On Way Forward

2024-03-17T13:03+0100zimeye (en)

Climate change, fuelled by various activities such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation, is a heavy toll on the planet. From rising temperatures to extreme weather events, the effects of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent and dire.One of the most visible consequences of climate change is the warming of the planet.

Shifting Focus: From Blame to Solutions in Climate Action

2024-03-16T12:27+0100zimeye (en)

Amid ongoing finger-pointing, let’s prioritize solutions. Channelling subsidies from fossil fuels towards renewables. As per the International Monetary Fund, eliminating fossil fuel subsidies could reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 34% by 2030, a substantial step towards the required 43% reduction to limit global warming under 1.

Why are one-fifth of the world’s migratory species facing extinction?

2024-03-16T08:16+0100aljazeera-en (en)

These species face shifting landscapes due to urbanisation, farming and climate change among several other challenges. Here is what you need to know about their decline, what it means for the environment and whether these at-risk species can be saved. Which migratory species are most in danger? The....

Nearly 64 mln people in need of emergency aid in Horn of Africa: UN

2024-03-16T07:44+0100peopledaily (en)

ADDIS ABABA, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 64 million people in the Horn of Africa region will need emergency aid in 2024, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) warned late Thursday. In a press release, the UNOCHA warned that 25 million people in Sudan, 21 million in Ethiopia, 9 million in South Sudan, and 8.

Nearly 64 mln people in need of emergency aid in Horn of Africa: UN

2024-03-15T22:48+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

ADDIS ABABA, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 64 million people in the Horn of Africa region will need emergency aid in 2024, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) warned late Thursday. In a press release, the UNOCHA warned that 25 million people in Sudan, 21 million in Ethiopia, 9 million in South Sudan, and 8.

22 March The land-water nexus: improving science-policy interfaces to strengthen resilience Bonn, Germany 22 March 2024

2024-03-15T18:41+0100unccd-int (en)

UNCCD Science Policy Interface (SPI)-Bonn Water Network (BWN) Joint Session 22 March 2024, 9:00-11:00 (CET) Hybrid MET 2116, Langer Eugen Building, UN Campus, Bonn, Germany. Sustainable management of land and water is the key to food security and the health of human beings and ecosystems.

Nearly 64 mln people in need of emergency aid in Horn of Africa: UN

2024-03-15T18:35+0100china.org.cn (en)

ADDIS ABABA, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 64 million people in the Horn of Africa region will need emergency aid in 2024, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) warned late Thursday. In a press release, the UNOCHA warned that 25 million people in Sudan, 21 million in Ethiopia, 9 million in South Sudan, and 8.

Beekeeping Offers Opportunity to Zimbabwean Farming Communities

2024-03-15T17:41+0100globalissues (en)

The 26-year-old puffs some smoke, a safety measure, as he holds and inspects a honeycomb built from hexagons by the honey bees. Many people in this part of the country rely on many forms of agriculture, from agroforestry and horticulture to crop production.

Beekeeping Offers Opportunity to Zimbabwean Farming Communities

2024-03-15T11:42+0100allafrica (en)

Chimanimani, Zimbabwe Honeybees quickly react with a sharp and loud buzz sound as beekeeper Tanyaradzwa Kanangira opens one of the wooden horizontal Kenyan top bar hives near a stream in a thick forest in Chimanimani, 412 kilometres from Zimbabwe's capital, Harare.

How to use the carbon emissions estimate you see when booking flights

2024-03-15T11:33+0100WashingtonPost (en)

If you’ve searched for plane tickets on Google Flights in the past two years, you’ve probably seen a little green number that compares each route’s climate impact. Google began predicting flight emissions in 2022, using data about flight schedules, airplane models and how full a flight is expected....

World Met Day: Addressing the Climate Crisis

2024-03-15T11:07+0100zimeye (en)

Climate change, fuelled by various activities such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation, is a heavy toll on the planet. From rising temperatures to extreme weather events, the effects of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent and dire.One of the most visible consequences of climate change is the warming of the planet.

Goleta Water District Inaugurates New Well

2024-03-14T21:50+0100independent (en)

At the visit to the new Hope Well, Goleta Water District (GWD) Infrastructure Manager Daniel Brooks gestures toward an older well, flanked by Department of the Interior’s Laura Daniel-Davis (left) and GWD boardmember Lauren Hanson, with board president Farfalla Borah (far left) and general manager David Matson.

Elicit Plant Announces Its Upcoming US Biosolution Launch With Demonstrated 20% Reduction of Water Consumption in Broad Acre Crops

2024-03-14T19:08+0100finanznachrichten-en (en)

In the heart of the fight against climate change, and following rapid commercial success in Europe, Ukraine and Brazil, Elicit Plant a pioneering agri-tech company that has succeeded in reducing water stress in field crops is preparing for launch in the United States in 2025.

Elicit Plant Announces Its Upcoming US Biosolution Launch With Demonstrated 20% Reduction of Water Consumption in Broad Acre Crops

2024-03-14T19:08+0100lelezard (en)

In the heart of the fight against climate change, and following rapid commercial success in Europe, Ukraine and Brazil, Elicit Plant - a pioneering agri-tech company that has succeeded in reducing water stress in field crops - is preparing for launch in the United States in 2025.

Elicit Plant Announces Its Upcoming US Biosolution Launch With Demonstrated 20% Reduction of Water Consumption in Broad Acre Crops

2024-03-14T19:00+0100streetinsider (en)

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the heart of the fight against climate change, and following rapid commercial success in Europe, Ukraine and Brazil, Elicit Plant - a pioneering agri-tech company that has succeeded in reducing water stress in field crops - is preparing for launch in the United States in 2025.

Risparmio idrico: patate tra gli alimenti più indicatiGiornata Mondiale dell’Acqua: UE appoggia la campagna "Potatoes Forever!" di Unapa

2024-03-14T13:58+0100efanews (it)

Istituita dalle Nazioni Unite nel 1992, la Giornata Mondiale dell’Acqua si celebra in tutto il mondo ogni 22 marzo, con il proposito di sensibilizzare la popolazione globale sull’utilizzo idrico sostenibile e di promuovere azioni concrete a riguardo. Anche per l’Unione Europea questo è un obiettivo....

Major droughts make women 35 per cent more likely to be underweight: New study

2024-03-14T06:41+0100downtoearth (en)

Natural disasters, which are becoming more frequent and intense due to climate change, affect women and children disproportionately. Events such as droughts have significant direct and indirect implications on their health and livelihoods. A new study released by the Union Ministry of Women and....

Alberta considers new water reservoirs to improve future drought resiliency

2024-03-14T00:34+0100theglobeandmail (en)

Alberta’s government announced Wednesday it will explore building new reservoirs, part of $35-million in proposed spending to optimize water use and increase drought resilience throughout the province. Environment Minister Rebecca Schulz said $23-million will be spent over the next three years on....

UNICEF Mali Humanitarian Situation Report No. 01: Reporting Period January 2024

2024-03-13T17:14+0100humanitarianresponse (en)

HIGHLIGHTS. • On December 19, 2023, in response to continued volatile situation in Mali, especially after the departure of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), which intensified humanitarian needs, the UNICEF Executive Director announced a new L2 designation for Mali.

UNICEF Mali Humanitarian Situation Report No. 01: Reporting Period January 2024

2024-03-13T13:51+0100reliefWeb (en)

HIGHLIGHTS. • On December 19, 2023, in response to continued volatile situation in Mali, especially after the departure of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), which intensified humanitarian needs, the UNICEF Executive Director announced a new L2 designation for Mali.

Doctors know banning fossil fuel ads is a matter of life or death

2024-03-13T12:45+0100nationalobserver (en)

When health-care professionals joined MP Charlie Angus on stage to announce his private member’s bill to ban advertising for fossil fuels, it came as no surprise. Physicians and health-care workers lead the movement for a tobacco-style ban on fossil fuel advertising.

Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-13T12:06+0100singaporestar (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-13T12:01+0100manilametro (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-13T11:54+0100kenyastar (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-13T11:48+0100northernirelandnews (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-13T11:47+0100longbeachstar (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-13T11:39+0100srilankasource (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-13T11:37+0100cambodiantimes (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-13T11:36+0100myanmarnews (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-13T11:26+0100nigeriasun (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

OPINION Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the production and marketing of forest reproductive material, amending Regulations (EU) 2016/2031 and 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directive 1999/105/EC (Regulation on forest reproductive material) - PE757.

2024-03-13T11:15+0100europarl (en)

AD\1298813EN.docx PE757.165v02-00 EN United in diversity EN European Parliament 2019–2024 Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety 2023/0228(COD) 12.3.2024 OPINION of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety for the Committee on Agriculture and Rural....

Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-13T11:12+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

People walk past a section of a damaged road in Tana River County, Kenya, Dec. 1, 2023. (Xinhua/Li Yahui) It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May.

Uniti dal clima folle. La lezione del Belgio: "Lotta al cuneo salino, tecniche da esportare"

2024-03-13T06:14+0100ilrestodelcarlino (it)

Delegazione della Provincia e del Consorzio bonifica in trasferta. Confronto con altri paesi europei per realizzare strategie comuni. "Il cambiamento del tempo e i danni che provoca ci riguardano tutti". Sullo sfondo un mulino, è bianco, come quello della pubblicità.

Addio papaveri, i nuovi talebani puntano sulla metanfetamina

2024-03-13T01:05+0100lastampa (it)

Dal 2021, quando gli Stati Uniti decisero che l’Afghanistan non faceva più parte dei loro “interessi’’, è come se una fitta nebbia fosse calata tra il mondo conosciuto e gli abitanti dal Paese tornato talebano. Tendere la mano verso di loro è come tenderla nella nebbia.

Clear Watershed Boundaries are Essential for Successful Water Stewardship

2024-03-12T16:41+0100wri (en)

Private companies are increasingly reporting water as a material risk to their businesses. These risks — such as water scarcity, floods and droughts, which are increasing due to climate change and growing water demand — can raise operational costs, disrupt operations, damage brands or heighten regulatory uncertainty.

Feature: Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-12T15:06+0100china.org.cn (en)

NAIROBI, March 12 (Xinhua) -- It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

Feature: Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-12T14:47+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

NAIROBI, March 12 (Xinhua) -- It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

Feature: Kenyan farmers struggle with erratic weather

2024-03-12T14:47+0100english-news-cn (en)

NAIROBI, March 12 (Xinhua) -- It is another planting season in Kenya, where farmers start preparing their farms in March, coinciding with the onset of the long rains that last until May. However, as farmers across the East African country prepare their farms, uncertainty over the rains lingers in their minds.

MIL-OSI USA: Padilla Urges Agriculture Committees to Include Permanent Disaster Relief for Agriculture in the Farm Bill

2024-03-12T03:02+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) and Representatives Mike Thompson (D-Calif.-04), Ken Calvert (R-Calif.-41), and Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.-01) urged the House Committee on Agriculture and the Senate Committee....

Tale of two canals: Ongoing chaos in oceans may drastically raise prices in India

2024-03-12T02:41+0100indiatoday (en)

The Indian Navy reportedly rescued two cargo ships attacked by Houthi rebels in the vicinity of the Red Sea. In separate incidents, US allies reportedly shot down 15 drones fired by Yemen’s Houthis. The situation in the Red Sea, a response to Israel’s ongoing offensive in Gaza, is a concern for global trade, and India is not immune.

California Plans to Store More Stormwater in Cities After 'Failing' to Capture Enough to Supply Water for Millions

2024-03-11T23:09+0100natureworldnews (en)

Drought events had struck different parts of California for over a decade, and the lack of rainfall during certain periods forced local authorities in recent years to impose water restrictions. The state recorded heavy rainfall events, powered by atmospheric rivers and winter weather systems, since 2023.

Counties with the most boat launches

2024-03-11T18:29+0100digitaljournal (en)

There are 11.8 million recreational boats in use across the country as of 2022, according to the Coast Guard, meaning about 1 in 11 U.S. households own a vessel. Who knew having a boat was so popular in the United States ? Well, despite stereotypes about boating, in reality, it’s not just a leisure....

MIL-OSI United Nations: Hitting the ground before disaster strikes: The evolution of DRR in Madagascar

2024-03-11T15:39+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Madagascar’s location and socio-economic conditions make it especially exposed to a wide range of interconnected hazards. These include, but are not limited to, floods, droughts and cyclones, which, because of climate change, are becoming more frequent and intense, often leaving trails of destruction in their wake.

Dalla siccità al gelo: mangiare gamberi adesso è un lusso

2024-03-11T10:31+0100ilsecoloxix (it)

Un viaggio nel sud degli Stati Uniti non può prescindere dalla cucina creola e cajun, ma ora il cambiamento climatico sta mettendo in crisi uno dei prodotti gastronomici più iconici di questa zona. Le condizioni meteorologiche estreme stanno infatti decimando l’industria dei gamberi di acqua dolce....

Dalla siccità al gelo: mangiare gamberi adesso è un lusso

2024-03-11T09:02+0100laprovinciapavese (it)

Un viaggio nel sud degli Stati Uniti non può prescindere dalla cucina creola e cajun, ma ora il cambiamento climatico sta mettendo in crisi uno dei prodotti gastronomici più iconici di questa zona. Le condizioni meteorologiche estreme stanno infatti decimando l’industria dei gamberi di acqua dolce....

Dalla siccità al gelo: mangiare gamberi adesso è un lusso

2024-03-11T08:49+0100lasentinella (it)

Un viaggio nel sud degli Stati Uniti non può prescindere dalla cucina creola e cajun, ma ora il cambiamento climatico sta mettendo in crisi uno dei prodotti gastronomici più iconici di questa zona. Le condizioni meteorologiche estreme stanno infatti decimando l’industria dei gamberi di acqua dolce....

Micronesia drought leaves thousands desperate for food - UNICEF

2024-03-11T07:40+0100marianasvariety (en)

PAGO PAGO (RNZ Pacific/Pacnews) — Thousands of people are being impacted by drought in the Federated States of Micronesia. The four states - Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae - have all been experiencing drier than normal weather since December last year with the US National Weather Service predicting....

Micronesia drought leaves thousands desperate for food – UNICEF

2024-03-11T04:55+0100pina (en)

Thousands of people are being impacted by drought in the Federated States of Micronesia. The four states – Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae – have all been experiencing drier than normal weather since December last year with the U.S National Weather Service predicting things are likely to worsen under current El Nino conditions.

Micronesia drought leaves thousands desperate for food - UNICEF

2024-03-10T23:45+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Thousands of people are being impacted by drought in the Federated States of Micronesia. The four states - Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae - have all been experiencing drier than normal weather since December last year with the US National Weather Service predicting things are likely to worsen under current El Nino conditions.

Micronesia drought leaves thousands desperate for food - UNICEF

2024-03-10T23:43+0100radionz (en)

Thousands of people are being impacted by drought in the Federated States of Micronesia. The four states - Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae - have all been experiencing drier than normal weather since December last year with the US National Weather Service predicting things are likely to worsen under current El Nino conditions.

22 marzo 2024, Giornata Mondiale dell’Acqua

2024-03-09T18:20+0100periodicodaily (it)

Il 22 marzo 2024 si celebra la Giornata Mondiale dell’Acqua, il World Water Day, istituita dalle Nazioni Unite nel 1992 prevista all’interno delle direttive dell’Agenda 21, risultato della conferenza di Rio. Andiamo a saperne di più anche in merito a qualche iniziativa del territorio italiano. La Giornata Mondiale dell’Acqua.

Droughts killed more than 12 million trees in Mississippi and no one has the money to cut them down

2024-03-09T15:22+0100businessinsider-za (en)

Droughts in 2023 killed more than 12 million pine trees in Mississippi last year. With many of the trees threatening to demolish power lines and homes, people are scratching their heads about how to pay for their removal. A report from the United States Department of Agriculture and the Mississippi Forestry Commission found that at least 12.

Droughts killed more than 12 million trees in Mississippi and no one has the money to cut them down

2024-03-09T14:41+0100insider-com (en)

Droughts in 2023 killed more than 12 million pine trees in Mississippi last year. With many of the trees threatening to demolish power lines and homes, people are scratching their heads about how to pay for their removal. A report from the United States Department of Agriculture and the Mississippi Forestry Commission found that at least 12.

Balochistan first to feel the influence of strong westerly from today after it wreaks havoc in UAE

2024-03-09T10:51+0100dunyanews (en)

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE (Web Desk) Another strong weather system which has so far dumped inches of rain on the United Arab Emirates will start affecting Balochistan today (Saturday) as most parts of Pakistan producing heavy downpour and snow over the hills in the coming days.

Comunicato stampa – Accademia del Caffè Espresso, Cisco e PNAT avviano il progetto ConSenso per aiutare l’industria del caffè ad affrontare l’impatto del riscaldamento globale

2024-03-08T14:10+0100agenparl (it)

(AGENPARL) – ven 08 marzo 2024 Accademia del Caffè Espresso, Cisco e PNAT avviano il progetto ConSenso per aiutare l’industria del caffè ad affrontare l’impatto del riscaldamento globale Accademia del Caffè Espresso, CISCO e PNAT hanno avviato un progetto che mira a definire come le piante di caffè possano resistere al cambiamento climatico.

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T12:28+0100vglobale-it (it)

Tempo di lettura: 2 minuti. (Adnkronos) – A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare – Le parole unite alle azioni' che....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T12:00+0100meridiananotizie (it)

(Adnkronos) – A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare – Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra l’impegno del....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:57+0100viverecivitanova (it)

(Adnkronos) - A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare - Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra l’impegno del....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:57+0100quotidianodifoggia (it)

(Adnkronos) – A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare – Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra l’impegno del....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:53+0100lagazzettadelmezzogiorno (it)

Roma, 8 mar. (Adnkronos) - A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare - Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:50+0100vivereancona (it)

(Adnkronos) - A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare - Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra l’impegno del....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:48+0100affaritaliani (it)

Roma, 8 mar. (Adnkronos) - A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare - Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:48+0100Quotidianodibari (it)

(Adnkronos) – A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare – Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra l’impegno del....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:47+0100meteoweb (it)

Roma, 8 mar. (Adnkronos) – A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell?ambito di ‘Impegnati a cambiare – Le parole unite alle azioni’ che incontra....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:46+0100laragione (it)

Roma, 8 mar. (Adnkronos) – A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di ‘Impegnati a cambiare – Le parole unite alle azioni’ che incontra....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:44+0100adnkronos (it)

A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare - Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra l’impegno del Sistema....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:43+0100strettoweb (it)

Roma, 8 mar. (Adnkronos) – A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell?ambito di ‘Impegnati a cambiare – Le parole unite alle azioni’ che incontra....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:40+0100lasvolta (it)

Roma, 8 mar. (Adnkronos) - A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare - Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:40+0100gazzettadimodena (it)

Roma, 8 mar. (Adnkronos) - A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare - Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:39+0100lanuovaferrara (it)

Roma, 8 mar. (Adnkronos) - A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare - Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:39+0100gazzettadireggio (it)

Roma, 8 mar. (Adnkronos) - A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell’ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare - Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra....

Altroconsumo e Sistema bibliotecario di Milano, 15 incontri per un futuro più sostenibile

2024-03-08T11:37+0100corriereadriatico (it)

Roma, 8 mar. (Adnkronos) - A partire da marzo fino a novembre, Milano, città Unesco per la letteratura, ospiterà un ciclo di 15 incontri, aperti a tutti i cittadini, organizzati da Altroconsumo e la sua Fondazione nell ambito di 'Impegnati a cambiare - Le parole unite alle azioni' che incontra l....

Sustainability, Vol. 16, Pages 2260: Leveraging Remotely Sensed and Climatic Data for Improved Crop Yield Prediction in the Chi Basin, Thailand

2024-03-08T08:49+0100mdpi (en)

Predictions of crop production in the Chi basin are of major importance for decision support tools in countries such as Thailand, which aims to increase domestic income and global food security by implementing the appropriate policies. This research aims to establish a predictive model for....

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

2024-03-07T10:20+0100africa-newsroom (en)

Administrator Power and Special Envoy Lamamra also discussed the grave humanitarian situation and the imperative to accelerate the flow of humanitarian assistance to the people of Sudan. The below is attributable to Spokesperson Jessica Jennings:‎ On March 5, Administrator Samantha Power met UN....

2024-03-07T13:13:33+05:30 - World February 2024 warmest on record with average temperature 1.77 degree Celsius above pre-industrial period: European Union climate agency

2024-03-07T08:48+0100Hindu (en)

The world, last month, experienced the warmest February on record, with the average temperature being 1.77 degrees Celsius more than the February average for 1850-1900, the designated pre-industrial reference period, the European Union's climate agency said on March 7.

February 2024 warmest on record with average temperature 1.77 degree Celsius above pre-industrial period: European Union climate agency

2024-03-07T08:47+0100thehindu (en)

The world, last month, experienced the warmest February on record, with the average temperature being 1.77 degrees Celsius more than the February average for 1850-1900, the designated pre-industrial reference period, the European Union's climate agency said on March 7.

In Mongolia, a Killer Winter Is Ravaging Herds and a Way of Life

2024-03-06T22:17+0100e360 (en)

In January, snowfall nationally was double the long-term average, with more than 13,500 households in snow-blocked areas. “I’ve never seen snow that is equal to the height of a ger in my life,” said Tserenbadam G., a nomad in her 70s. “This winter is particularly severe.

La Nina

2024-03-06T22:09+01009news (en)

A sprawling metropolis of nearly 22 million people is facing a severe water crisis and the dire threat of "day zero". Australia recorded its eighth warmest year on record last year, according to new data from the Bureau of Meteorology. It's predicted all cereal and coarse grain production,....

Plant a tree and get $100 under the new MWD program

2024-03-06T21:38+0100goodwordnews (en)

Starting this week, new applicants can apply for a $100 rebate for each eligible tree planted – up to five trees total – as part of their turf replacement project, according to a district spokesperson. Eligible residents will also receive $3 for every square foot of lawn they replace with native plants, up from $2, thanks to a federal grant.

Help Not Reaching Most Victims As Droughts In Ethiopia Kill Hundreds

2024-03-06T17:05+0100humangle (en)

“Ethiopia” and “drought” sitting in the same sentence does not come as a shock to those who have studied the country’s history. Thirty-five-old Hamid Heramo, a small-scale farmer in the South West of Ethiopia, told Farm Africa, an organisation providing support to farmers in eastern Africa, that he is now suffering from depression.

12 Of Our Best Life Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier and Healthier

2024-03-06T16:05+0100onegreenplanet (en)

It’s pretty easy to stumble across an article, blog, or video claiming to have the latest hack to make your life oh so better, cheaper, more eco-friendly, and fun. To be honest, though, as ‘click-baitish’ as those titles often seem, there are some great ones out there (as well as a few duds).

La Asamblea Mundial sobre Medio Ambiente urge a tomar medidas para afrontar la triple amenaza planetaria

2024-03-06T12:41+0100diariosigloxxi (es)

Inger Andersen, directora ejecutiva del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA), durante la cumbre mundial del ambiente. Imagen: PNUMA. NAIROBI – La Sexta Asamblea de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Medio Ambiente (UNEA-6) ha concluido con un llamamiento de los delegados a....

Promotion of Food Security a Pillar of Ethiopia's Comprehensive Economic Independence

2024-03-06T11:11+0100allafrica (en)

In a ceremony hosted by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy two weeks back, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the prestigious FAO Agricola Medal, according to the organization, for his vision, leadership and commitment to food security and nutrition as well....

Combustibili fossili: l’Ue vuole tassarli per pagare la lotta climatica

2024-03-06T09:01+0100lasvolta (it)

Mentre le Nazioni Unite si preparano a decidere sui finanziamenti globali per il clima l’Unione europea potrebbe proporre che le imprese legate ai combustibili fossili sostengano economicamente la lotta contro i cambiamenti climatici , a partire dai Paesi più poveri, attraverso una tassazione.

Climate change is hitting women, rural poor harder, study says

2024-03-06T07:31+0100straitstimesSG (en)

ROME - Extreme heat is making some of the world’s poorest women poorer. That is the stark conclusion of a report, released on March 5, by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, based on weather and income data in 24 low- and middle-income countries.

March-May temperatures above normal due to El Niño – UN

2024-03-06T04:22+0100pina (en)

The warming El Niño weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations has said, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now until May. Though El Niño is now gradually weakening, its impact will continue over the coming....

Above-Normal Temperatures For March-May Due To El Nino: UN

2024-03-06T04:22+0100menafn (en)

- Nam News Network) GENEVA, March 6 (NNN-AGENCIES) - The warming El Nino weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May.

Cina e India trainano la crescita delle emissioni globali del settore energetico

2024-03-06T03:27+0100energyup (it)

La crisi dell’idroelettrico In buona parte (per oltre il 40%) questa crescita è legata a una eccezionale carenza di energia idroelettrica a causa di estreme siccità – in Cina, negli Stati Uniti e in diverse altre economie – poiché i paesi si sono rivolti principalmente a alternative ai combustibili....

Megafires are here to stay — and blaming only climate change won’t help

2024-03-06T01:39+0100nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

In February, megafires ripped through the Chilean central coastal hills, killing at least 132 people, injuring hundreds and destroying 7,000 homes. At the time of writing, more than 300 people remain missing. These wildfires are not a one-off calamity.

Megafires are here to stay — and blaming only climate change won’t help

2024-03-05T18:55+0100nature (en)

In February, megafires ripped through the Chilean central coastal hills, killing at least 132 people, injuring hundreds and destroying 7,000 homes. At the time of writing, more than 300 people remain missing. These wildfires are not a one-off calamity.

Megafires are here to stay — and blaming only climate change won’t help

2024-03-05T18:23+0100nature-current (en)

In February, megafires ripped through the Chilean central coastal hills, killing at least 132 people, injuring hundreds and destroying 7,000 homes. At the time of writing, more than 300 people remain missing. These wildfires are not a one-off calamity.

El embajador de Palestina en España catalogado a Israel como un “Estado genocida”

2024-03-05T18:06+0100cope (es)

El embajador de Palestina en España, Husni Abdel Wahed, ha catalogado a Israel como un “Estado genocida” y que además cuenta “lamentablemente con el apoyo y la complicidad de algunos actores de la política internacional, principalmente Estados Unidos y sus aliados”, detallado que la acción de hace unos días, arrojando 35.

El Niño-induced drought leaves 5.3m Zimbabweans facing food insecurity

2024-03-05T18:05+0100nehandaradio (en)

The World Food Programme (WFP) has warned that 5.3 million Zimbabweans are facing insufficient food consumption due to the effects of the El Niño-induced drought. The latest numbers represent a significant portion of the country’s population, highlighting the severity of the food security crisis.

Above-normal temperatures for March-May due to El Niño—UN

2024-03-05T17:22+0100manilastandard-ph (en)

It can also cause severe droughts over Australia, Indonesia, parts of southern Asia, Central America and northern South America. Geneva, Switzerland—The warming El Niño weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting....

Climate Crisis: Pakistan faces existential threat Pakistan stands at a pivotal moment, facing an existential crisis that transcends conventional security worries. OpEd Yesterday

2024-03-05T16:57+0100theCitizen (en)

The report published by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in August 2021 focuses on the irreversible nature of global warming and devastating summers marked by wildfires, extensive cropland damage, and heat waves. The melting glaciers of Pakistan are evidence of....

Above-normal temperatures for March-May due to El Nino: UN

2024-03-05T14:12+0100TheFrontierPost-en (en)

by The Frontier Post NEW YORK (AFP): The warming El Nino weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May.

Naciones Unidas trató problemas medioambientales críticos

2024-03-05T13:30+0100aimdigital (es)

Por Norberto Ovando, especial AIM.- Se celebró Unea-6 bajo el tema “Acciones multilaterales eficaces, inclusivas y sostenibles para abordar el cambio climático, la pérdida de biodiversidad y la contaminación” Del 26 de febrero al 1 de marzo se realizó en Nairobi, Kenia, la Asamblea de las Naciones....

Artificial Glaciers Help Stave Off Drought In Kyrgyzstan

2024-03-05T11:29+0100menafn (en)

- Kashmir Observer) SYN TASH- In the Tian-Shan mountains of Kyrgyzstan, villagers have made an artificial glacier to provide water for their drought-hit farms. Standing on the ice hillock, farmer Erkinbek Kaldanov said he was optimistic about harnessing nature to counteract climate change.

More than half of the world’s great lakes are drying up

2024-03-05T10:50+0100bullfrag (en)

More than half of the world’s major lakes and reservoirs are drying up. A new study based on satellite images, verified that 53% of these water surfaces have been decreasing significantly since 1992. And yes, it’s partly our fault. From the Caspian Sea, located between Europe and Asia, to Lake Titicaca in South America.

Asia & Pacific Above-normal temperatures for March-May due to El Nino: UN

2024-03-05T09:14+0100JakartaPost (en)

Though El Nino is now gradually weakening, its impact will continue over the coming months by fuelling the heat trapped in the atmosphere by greenhouse gases, the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said. Therefore "above normal temperatures are predicted over almost all land areas between....

Farà caldo fino a maggio, e non è solo colpa del Nino

2024-03-05T09:14+0100agi (it)

AGI - Le temperature anomale che si stanno registrando sono da attribuire a El Nino. Lo afferma uno studio delle Nazioni Unite, secondo cui si continueranno ad avere picchi di caldo fino a maggio. Sebbene El Nino si stia gradualmente indebolendo, il suo impatto continuerà nei prossimi mesi....

March-May temperatures above normal due to El Niño - UN

2024-03-05T09:05+0100RTERadio (en)

Pedal boats are seen on dry soil at the Sau water reservoir in Catalonia, which declared a state of emergency last month as water reservoir levels dropped below 16% capacity. The warming El Niño weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United....

Above-normal temperatures for March-May due to El Niño — UN

2024-03-05T08:37+0100philstar (en)

GENEVA, Switzerland The warming El Niño weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May. Though El Niño is now gradually weakening, its impact will....

Above-normal temperatures for March-May due to El Nino: UN

2024-03-05T08:36+0100bssnews (en)

GENEVA, March 5, 2024 (BSS/AFP) - The warming El Nino weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May. Though El Nino is now gradually weakening, its....

March-May To Experience Above Normal Temperatures Due To El Nino: UN Weather Agency

2024-03-05T08:28+0100ndtvnews (en)

Geneva: The warming El Nino weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May. Though El Nino is now gradually weakening, its impact will continue over....

Above-normal temperatures for March-May due to El Nino: UN

2024-03-05T08:15+0100omanobserver-om (en)

Geneva - The warming El Nino weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May. Though El Nino is now gradually weakening, its impact will continue over....

Above-normal Temperatures For March-May Due To El Nino: UN

2024-03-05T08:09+0100barrons (en)

The warming El Nino weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May. Though El Nino is now gradually weakening, its impact will continue over the coming....

Above-normal temperatures expected from March to May due to El Nino

2024-03-05T08:06+0100khaleejtimes (en)

The warming El Nino weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May. Though El Nino is now gradually weakening, its impact will continue over the coming....

Above-normal temperatures for March to May due to El Nino: UN

2024-03-05T08:01+0100straitstimesSG (en)

GENEVA - The warming El Nino weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said on March 5, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May. Though El Nino is now gradually weakening, its impact will continue....

Above-normal temperatures for March-May due to El Nino - WMO

2024-03-05T07:46+0100gmanews (en)

The warming El Niño weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May. Though El Niño is now gradually weakening, its impact will continue over the coming....

Above-normal temperatures for March-May due to El Nino: UN

2024-03-05T07:44+0100terradaily (en)

Geneva, March 5 (AFP) Mar 05, 2024 The warming El Nino weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting that it would produce above-normal temperatures from now to May. Though El Nino is now gradually weakening, its....

Above-normal temperatures for March-May due to El Nino: UN

2024-03-05T07:37+0100hurriyetdailynews (en)

UNITED NATIONS The warming El Nino weather phenomenon that peaked in December was one of the five strongest ever recorded, the United Nations said Tuesday, predicting that it would produce above-normal class='cf'> Though El Nino is now gradually weakening, its impact will continue over the coming....

Identification of reliable locations for wind power generation through a global analysis of wind droughts

2024-03-05T01:09+0100nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

We find that the American Midwest, Northeastern Canada, Australia, the Sahara, Argentina, parts of Central Asia and Southern Africa, Northern Russia, and Central and Northwestern Europe have relatively high power densities, mostly in the range of 250 to 500 W m −2 .

UNICEF Is Transforming Lives With Safe Water In Sudan

2024-03-04T21:07+0100forbes (en)

How the children and women of Gelhanty, a small, remote village in Sudan’s Red Sea state, gained access to a reliable and safe water source, bringing joy to the community. A UNICEF success story. Children collect clean and safe water from a new water station in the small village of Gelhanty in Agig locality, Red Sea state, Sudan.

Vertice a Messina sulla crisi idrica, Giardini tra i Comuni capofila per il monitoraggio Lun, 04/03/2024 - 17:50

2024-03-04T18:01+0100tempostretto (it)

Comuni uniti per salvare l'acqua, la ricetta per superare l'emergenza. MESSINA – L’obiettivo è chiaro: evitare che la siccità trasformi l’estate in un incubo. Le istituzioni sono al lavoro, ma la collaborazione di tutti è fondamentale. Il Palazzo del Governo di Messina è stata la sede du un incontro....

Migratory animals face sharp declines: New U.N. report

2024-03-04T17:14+0100centraljersey (en)

New Jerseyans are fortunate to live in a state that hosts many migratory species. In the spring and summer, for example, our forests are filled with the songs of over 75 species of tanagers, vireos, warblers, cuckoos, flycatchers, grosbeaks, swallows, swifts, hummingbirds, other birds that spend their winters in the tropics and come here to breed.

Asamblea Mundial sobre Ambiente urge a medidas para afrontar la triple amenaza planetaria

2024-03-04T16:58+0100ipsnoticias (es)

NAIROBI – La Sexta Asamblea de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Medio Ambiente (UNEA-6) concluyó con un llamamiento de los delegados a adoptar medidas firmes para hacer frente a la triple crisis planetaria del cambio climático, la pérdida de la naturaleza y la contaminación.

NPCA Finds Air Pollution Harms 97% of National Parks

2024-03-04T15:16+0100lelezard (en)

Parks group releases 2024 report underscoring air pollution, climate threats and need for action. WASHINGTON March 4, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2024 report by the National Parks Conservation Association found that 97% of parks have unsatisfactory levels of visibility impairment overall, indicating they are far from achieving clean air or clear skies.

NPCA Finds Air Pollution Harms 97% of National Parks

2024-03-04T15:15+0100streetinsider (en)

by the National Parks Conservation Association found that 97% of parks have unsatisfactory levels of visibility impairment overall, indicating they are far from achieving clean air or clear skies. This finding, drawn from National Park Service data, encapsulates three categories evaluated in NPCA's....

Answer to a written question - Droughts and access to water in the EU - E-003594/2023(ASW)

2024-03-04T09:58+0100europarl (en)

EN E-003594/2023 Answer given by Mr Sinkevičius on behalf of the European Commission (4.3.2024) 1. Since the 2007 Communication ‘Addressing the challenge of water scarcity and droughts in the EU’1, the Commission has been supporting Member States to reduce water scarcity risks through adaptation and foresight and is stepping up these endeavours, e.

How melting Arctic ice leads to European drought and heatwaves

2024-03-03T17:26+0100arstechnica (en)

The Arctic Ocean is mostly enclosed by the coldest parts of the Northern Hemisphere’s continents, ringed in by Siberia, Alaska and the Canadian Arctic, with only a small opening to the Pacific through the Bering Strait, and some narrow channels through the labyrinth of Canada’s Arctic archipelago.

Países de Naciones Unidas avanzarán en la acción colaborativa sobre la triple crisis planetaria ambiental

2024-03-03T00:01+0100misionesonline (es)

La sexta edición de la Asamblea para el Medio Ambiente realizada en Kenya cerró con sólidos acuerdos de la comunidad internacional para enfrentar la triple crisis planetaria y frenar los efectos extremos del cambio climático, restaurar la naturaleza y la tierra, y crear un mundo libre de contaminación.

Teen Mental Health Struggles Surge in Tandem With Climate Change

2024-03-02T21:52+0100medindia (en)

The deteriorating impact of human-induced climate change may reach beyond commonly acknowledged consequences such as rising sea levels, elevated temperatures, and disruptions to food supply and migration. It could potentially extend to exacerbating mental distress among high school students in the United States .

Record di emissioni di CO2 nel 2023, l'Europa lotta per il verde mentre Cina e India aumentano le emissioni

2024-03-02T16:03+0100informazione (it)

Il 2023 è stato un anno di tristi record per quanto riguarda le emissioni totali di CO2 . Un incremento di 410 milioni di tonnellate ha portato il totale a un livello record di 37,4 miliardi di tonnellate. Questo aumento è avvenuto nonostante gli sforzi dell'Europa e degli Stati Uniti per ridurre....

Climate, drought, and the disrupted future of global trade

2024-03-01T22:14+0100atlanticcouncil (en)

By Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou, Sophia Busch. Over 80 percent of all global trade in goods and commodities is carried through waterways. But climate change threatens the efficient functioning of waterways, canals, and seaports—and therefore is a major threat to global trade.

Climate: hydroelectricity production in crisis “because of global warming”

2024-03-01T20:05+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-03-01T19:03:49.644Z. Highlights: Recurring droughts, intensified by global warming, are reducing the quantity of water available in dams. According to a report from the International Energy Agency, electricity production from hydraulic sources has also declined.

Daily Top News: PETA Calls Out Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce for Zoo Visit, Washington’s Senate Passes Bill to Ban Octopus Farming, Climate Change is Causing Animal Sanctuaries to Relocate, and More!

2024-03-01T16:16+0100onegreenplanet (en)

Every day, One Green Planet brings you today’s top news. For those who don’t have a lot of time to look through the news each day, this will be a great resource and an easy way to catch up! Here you’ll find different categories of news and links to each article published! Enjoy! 1.

Cierra asamblea sobre medio ambiente centrada en el multirateralismo

2024-03-01T13:05+0100elpais-cr (es)

Nairobi, 1 mar (Prensa Latina) La VI Asamblea de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (UNEA-6) cierra sus puertas hoy en la capital de Kenia enfocada en aumentar las acciones multilaterales para hacer frente al cambio climático. Durante esta última jornada y tras cinco días de debates, la....

UNICEF “Restrictions and barriers to women’s education in Afghanistan must be removed”

2024-03-01T10:26+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-03-01T09:24:09.975Z. Highlights: UNICEF/United Nations Children's Fund's South Asia regional representative gave an interview to NHK regarding the current situation in Afghanistan. Mr. Sanjay Wijesekera, head of UNICEF's South. Asia Regional Office, came to Japan and gave an. interview toNHK on the 1st.

OMS: “Si nuestro planeta fuera un paciente, estaría ingresado en UCI”

2024-03-01T08:28+0100gestion (es)

La UNEA-6 congrega esta semana en Nairobi a más de 5.000 representantes de gobiernos, la sociedad civil y el sector privado, incluidos 150 ministros y viceministros, de más de 180 países registrados para la ocasión, según el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medioambiente (PNUMA), con sede central en Nairobi.

NEMA to counter disasters with geospatial early warning centre

2024-03-01T06:51+0100guardian-ng (en)

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has launched a geospatial centre for enhanced prevention of disasters through early warning signal and efficient data interpretation. Director-General, NEMA, Mustapha Ahmed, stated this at the commissioning of the geospatial centre, in Abuja.

Not Such A Bright Idea: Cooling The Earth By Reflecting Sunlight Back To Space Is A Dangerous Distraction

2024-03-01T01:25+0100menafn (en)

- The Conversation) The United Nations Environment Assembly this week considered a resolution on solar radiation modification, which refers to controversial technologies intended to mask the heating effect of greenhouse gases by reflecting some sunlight back to space. Proponents argue the technologies will limit the effects of climate change.

Gli incendi fuori controllo causano la morte di una donna in Texas

2024-02-29T17:19+0100zazoom-it (it)

(Di giovedì 29 febbraio 2024) Gli incendi che si sono sviluppati nel nord del Texas , negli Stati Uniti, hanno distrutto centinaia di migliaia di ettari di vegetazione e causato la morte di almeno una persona. Leggi. Gli incendi fuori controllo causano la morte di una donna in Texas.

29.02.2024 USA - Major disasters and severe weather caused over $21 billion in crop losses in 2023 Weather-associated production risk is a part of life for farmers and ranchers. Through heavy rain, hail, snow, winds and drought, farming families prepare land, plant and harvest knowing their livelihoods are reliant on local weather conditions.

2024-02-29T16:34+0100agroinsurance-en (en)

Weather-associated production risk is a part of life for farmers and ranchers. Through heavy rain, hail, snow, winds and drought, farming families prepare land, plant and harvest knowing their livelihoods are reliant on local weather conditions. In 2023, 28 weather disasters, each with damages exceeding $1 billion, struck the U.

29.02.2024 USA - Major disasters and severe weather caused over $21 billion in crop losses in 2023 Weather-associated production risk is a part of life for farmers and ranchers. Through heavy rain, hail, snow, winds and drought, farming families prepare land, plant and harvest knowing their livelihoods are reliant on local weather conditions.

2024-02-29T16:33+0100agroinsurance (en)

Weather-associated production risk is a part of life for farmers and ranchers. Through heavy rain, hail, snow, winds and drought, farming families prepare land, plant and harvest knowing their livelihoods are reliant on local weather conditions. In 2023, 28 weather disasters, each with damages exceeding $1 billion, struck the U.

American cities could potentially capture billions of gallons of rainwater daily

2024-02-29T14:16+0100vervetimes (en)

Your city is a scab on the landscape: sidewalks, roads, parking lots, rooftops—the built environment repels water into sewers and then into the environment. Urban planners have been doing it for centuries, treating stormwater as a nuisance to be diverted away as quickly as possible to avoid flooding.

Nation » Slovak Republic extends help to El-nino affected households in Tana River

2024-02-29T14:06+0100kenyamoja (en)

Amidst the sixth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6), the Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia and minister of environment, Tomás Taraba, has expressed Slovakia's commitment to global well-being through a significant humanitarian aid initiative.

Slovak Republic extends help to El-nino affected households in Tana River News 25 min ago

2024-02-29T13:35+0100nation-ke (en)

Amidst the sixth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6), the Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia and minister of environment, Tomás Taraba, has expressed Slovakia's commitment to global well-being through a significant humanitarian aid initiative.

Tempeste violente scuotono il Midwest degli Stati Uniti: Tornado e Danni Diffusi

2024-02-29T11:14+0100zazoom-it (it)

(Di giovedì 29 febbraio 2024) Il Midwest degli Stati Uniti è stato sconvolto da Tempeste violente durante il mese di febbraio, dando origine a una serie di Tornado che hanno ... Leggi tutta la notizia su retemeteoamatori. Proiezioni meteo MARZO: variabilità a go go: A metà mese, le previsioni....

132-123. Los Bulls se llevan un thriller ante los Cavaliers tras doble prórroga

2024-02-29T05:33+0100holanews (es)

Chicago (EE.UU.), 28 feb (EFE).- Los Chicago Bulls se reivindicaron este miércoles tras la humillante derrota del martes contra los colistas Detroit Pistons y ganaron un thriller decidido tras dos prórrogas en el United Center contra los Cleveland Cavaliers (132-123), uno de los equipos más en forma....

132-123. Los Bulls se llevan un thriller ante los Cavaliers tras doble prórroga

2024-02-29T05:24+0100infobae (es)

Andrea Montolivo. Chicago (EE.UU.), 28 feb (EFE).- Los Chicago Bulls se reivindicaron este miércoles tras la humillante derrota del martes contra los colistas Detroit Pistons y ganaron un thriller decidido tras dos prórrogas en el United Center contra los Cleveland Cavaliers (132-123), uno de los....

Study: European summer weather linked to Arctic ice loss

2024-02-29T05:10+0100cgtn (en)

A study has found that Arctic ice loss is linked to hotter and drier European summers, meaning European weather may be predictable up to a year in advance. "The location and strength of meltwater occurrences in the North Atlantic in winter provide valuable clues about the location, strength and....

President Ruto receives his Somali counterpart

2024-02-29T03:24+0100somalidispatch (en)

NAIROBI (SD) -Kenyan President, William Ruto, today held talks with the President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, at the Presidential Palace in Nairobi. The meeting between the two Presidents focused on strengthening the cooperation between the two countries, enhancing diplomatic relations,....

Arctic ice loss may help predict European summer weather: study

2024-02-28T21:20+0100dailyfinland-fi (en)

A recent study has found that Arctic ice loss is linked to hotter and drier European summers, meaning European weather may be predictable up to a year in advance, reported Xinhua. "The location and strength of meltwater occurrences in the North Atlantic in winter provide valuable clues about the....

Arctic ice loss may help predict European summer weather: study

2024-02-28T19:28+0100europesun (en)

LONDON, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- A recent study has found that Arctic ice loss is linked to hotter and drier European summers, meaning European weather may be predictable up to a year in advance. "The location and strength of meltwater occurrences in the North Atlantic in winter provide valuable clues....

With more fresh water in the Atlantic it will be a hot summer: here’s why

2024-02-28T16:56+0100ruetir (en)

The increase in fresh water in the North Atlantic Ocean, among the consequences of the melting of ice linked to climate change, will change the European summer with heat waves and drought. This is proposed by a study conducted by a group of researchers from the National Oceanography Center (Noc) and....

Arctic ice loss may help predict European summer weather: study

2024-02-28T16:06+0100english-news-cn (en)

LONDON, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- A recent study has found that Arctic ice loss is linked to hotter and drier European summers, meaning European weather may be predictable up to a year in advance. "The location and strength of meltwater occurrences in the North Atlantic in winter provide valuable clues....

Arctic ice loss may help predict European summer weather: study

2024-02-28T16:05+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

LONDON, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- A recent study has found that Arctic ice loss is linked to hotter and drier European summers, meaning European weather may be predictable up to a year in advance. "The location and strength of meltwater occurrences in the North Atlantic in winter provide valuable clues....

Fotovoltaico: contro la siccità gli Emirati Arabi Uniti vogliono utilizzare i parchi solari per generare la pioggia

2024-02-28T13:16+0100greenme (it)

Gli Emirati Arabi Uniti adottano l'innovazione dei parchi solari per stimolare le precipitazioni e affrontare la siccità, evidenziando la sfida di equilibrare progresso tecnologico e sostenibilità ambientale È noto a tutti che gli Emirati Arabi Uniti (EAU) affrontano le sfide poste dall’aridità e....

Biggest storm of the year to bring up to 10 feet of snow and “near to impossible” travel conditions to Sierra this week

2024-02-28T00:43+0100mercurynews (en)

A powerful winter storm system is expected to hammer California later this week, bringing 5 to 10 feet of new snow between Thursday and Sunday to the Sierra Nevada, white-out conditions and the potential for extended highway closures. “If people are not already up here by Thursday morning, do not....

Biggest storm of the year to bring up to 10 feet of snow and “near to impossible” travel conditions to Sierra this week

2024-02-28T00:39+0100eastbaytimes (en)

A powerful winter storm system is expected to hammer California later this week, bringing 5 to 10 feet of new snow between Thursday and Sunday to the Sierra Nevada, white-out conditions and the potential for extended highway closures. “If people are not already up here by Thursday morning, do not....

UN releases 17 mln USD to aid drought-hit northern Ethiopia

2024-02-27T22:54+0100english-news-cn (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- UN humanitarians said Tuesday that the world body's relief chief has allocated 17 million U.S. dollars to help relieve a drought-triggered, worsening hunger situation in northern Ethiopia. The amount released by Undersecretary-General Martin Griffiths from the....

UN releases 17 mln USD to aid drought-hit northern Ethiopia

2024-02-27T22:33+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

Locals ferry jerrycans on a donkey-cart in Ethiopia's Somali Regional state, Gode District, Ethiopia, Sept. 1, 2017. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde) Previous droughts and ongoing hostilities continue to impact, with projected flooding bringing further hardship. UNITED NATIONS, Feb.

UN releases 17 mln USD to aid drought-hit northern Ethiopia

2024-02-27T22:31+0100china.org.cn (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- UN humanitarians said Tuesday that the world body's relief chief has allocated 17 million U.S. dollars to help relieve a drought-triggered, worsening hunger situation in northern Ethiopia. The amount released by Undersecretary-General Martin Griffiths from the....

UNEA calls for multilateral solutions to the triple planetary crisis

2024-02-27T15:13+0100cgtn (en)

The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) kicked off its sixth session (UNEA-6) in Nairobi, Kenya on Monday. At the meeting that runs through March 1, member states will discuss plausible solutions towards the triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution.

The extreme winter in Mongolia killed over 2 million animals

2024-02-27T12:42+0100slobodenpecat-en (en)

More than two million animals have died this winter in Mongolia, a government official said today, citing weather conditions as the country battles extreme cold and snow. Extremely cold temperatures from December to March are nothing new in the East Asian country, where some areas can drop to -50 degrees Celsius.

SoCal Edison to pay $80 million in settlement with Forest Service over 2017 Thomas Fire

2024-02-27T05:50+0100courthousenews (en)

LOS ANGELES (CN) — Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a civil lawsuit by the U.S. Forest Service that blamed the utility's equipment for the massive Thomas Fire that tore through Southern California in late 2017. The Thomas Fire burned about 282,000 acres in Santa....

An expansive land management policy is overdue

2024-02-26T21:27+0100thehindu (en)

L and is central to all human activities. It provides ecological, economic, social, and cultural services. But this multi-dimensional character of land is often overlooked in land management practices, resulting is excessive stress, land degradation, and environmental draw down.

Locust swarms will intensify with climate change, threatening food security, study finds

2024-02-26T19:30+0100deleciousfood (en)

There’s a good reason why locusts are considered plague-worthy. Despite their size, swarms of these insects can cause considerable damage by shredding plant life into pieces like ravenous piranhas. The insects destroyed millions of American lives during the so-called “Dust Bowl” of the 1930s and caused enormous hardship in East Africa.

These 3 climate disasters will have the greatest impact on human health by 2050

2024-02-26T12:56+0100ruetir (en)

Climate change is emerging as a major global threat to public health and the world economy. A recent report from the World Economic Forum highlights the significant impact that extreme weather events will have on global health over the next two decades.

Pope Francis Blames Mongolian Cold Spell on Global Warming

2024-02-25T16:20+0100breitbart-com (en)

ROME — Pope Francis has blamed Mongolia’s current cold spell on global warming, insisting the overheating environment is a “global social problem.” Following his weekly Angelus address Sunday, the pontiff said he is close to the population of Mongolia, “affected by a wave of intense cold, which is causing serious humanitarian consequences.

Climate change is throwing the water cycle into chaos across the U.S.

2024-02-25T14:15+0100nbcnews (en)

The water cycle that shuttles Earth’s most vital resource around in an unending, life-giving loop is in trouble. Climate change has disrupted that cycle’s delicate balance, upsetting how water circulates between the ground, oceans and atmosphere. The events of 2023 show how significant these disruptions have become.

Introducing the new Editor-in-Chief of Reviews of Geophysics

2024-02-23T18:22+0100eos (en)

Posted in Editors' Vox Introducing the new Editor-in-Chief of Reviews of Geophysics. Qingyun Duan, the new Editor-in-Chief of Reviews of Geophysics , shares his scientific interests and vision for the journal in the coming years. Qingyun Duan, Professor in College of Hydrology and Water Resources....

Parco della Creatività: Legambiente e 400 modenesi uniti per chiedere al Comune di Modena un’area verde tra il cemento

2024-02-23T15:07+0100reggio2000 (it)

Nella convinzione che la riqualificazione del comparto ex AMCM – Parco della Creatività – debba promuovere l’adattamento al cambiamento climatico attraverso una più vasta inclusione di infrastrutture verdi per fronteggiare il fenomeno dell’isola di calore urbana e la naturale gestione delle acque di....

Parco della Creatività: Legambiente e 400 modenesi uniti per chiedere al Comune di Modena un’area verde tra il cemento

2024-02-23T15:00+0100sassuolo2000 (it)

Nella convinzione che la riqualificazione del comparto ex AMCM – Parco della Creatività – debba promuovere l’adattamento al cambiamento climatico attraverso una più vasta inclusione di infrastrutture verdi per fronteggiare il fenomeno dell’isola di calore urbana e la naturale gestione delle acque di....

Guerra nel Mar Rosso: cala dell’oltre il 40 per cento il transito nel Canale di Suez

2024-02-23T14:13+0100trasporti-italia (it)

Ancora aria di guerra e acque agitate nel Mar Rosso: secondo quanto emerge dal rapporto pubblicato ieri dalla Conferenza delle Nazioni Unite sul Commercio e lo Sviluppo (Unctad), si è registrato infatti un drastico calo del transito marittimo per due delle più importanti vie di navigazione del commercio globale.

1 in 5 migratory species are at risk of extinction, says a new UN report

2024-02-23T11:55+0100europeansting (en)

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of with the Author: Simon Torkington, Senior Writer, Forum Agenda A UN report highlights the existential threats faced by the world’s migratory species. Almost half of migratory creatures are in decline and 20% could become extinct.

Unpacking 2023, the Warmest Year on Record

2024-02-23T02:24+0100ipsinternational-sw (en)

highlights that February 2023 to January 2024 was the first time that we experienced 12 consecutive months of temperatures 1.5-degree hotter than the pre-industrial era 2015 to 2023 were the warmest on record in the sequence. The El Niño event of 2023 is likely to be further aggravated in 2024.

Climate change linked to rise in mental distress among teens, finds study

2024-02-22T22:06+0100medicalxpress (en)

Worsening human-induced climate change may have effects beyond the widely reported rising sea levels, higher temperatures, and impacts on food supply and migration—and may also extend to influencing mental distress among high schoolers in the United States . According to a representative survey of 38,616 from 22 public school districts in 14 U.

Climate Change Linked to Rise in Mental Distress Among Teens, according to Drexel Study

2024-02-22T21:16+0100drexel-now (en)

Worsening human-induced climate change may have effects beyond the widely reported rising sea levels, higher temperatures, and impacts on food supply and migration and may also extend to influencing mental distress among high schoolers in the United States .

Climate Change Linked to Rise in Mental Distress Among Teens, according to Drexel Study

2024-02-22T20:09+0100enn (en)

Worsening human-induced climate change may have effects beyond the widely reported rising sea levels, higher temperatures, and impacts on food supply and migration – and may also extend to influencing mental distress among high schoolers in the United States .

22-Feb-2024 Climate change linked to rise in mental distress among teens, according to Drexel study Drexel University Peer-Reviewed Publication Worsening human-induced climate change may have effects beyond the widely reported rising sea levels, higher temperatures, and impacts on food supply and....

2024-02-22T18:42+0100eurekalert (en)

Worsening human-induced climate change may have effects beyond the widely reported rising sea levels, higher temperatures, and impacts on food supply and migration and may also extend to influencing mental distress among high schoolers in the United States .

Drexel Study: Teen Mental Distress Rising Due to Climate Change

2024-02-22T18:36+0100miragenews (en)

Worsening human-induced climate change may have effects beyond the widely reported rising sea levels, higher temperatures, and impacts on food supply and migration and may also extend to influencing mental distress among high schoolers in the United States .

Unpacking 2023, the Warmest Year on Record

2024-02-22T17:30+0100ipsnews (en)

highlights that February 2023 to January 2024 was the first time that we experienced 12 consecutive months of temperatures 1.5-degree hotter than the pre-industrial era 2015 to 2023 were the warmest on record in the sequence. The El Niño event of 2023 is likely to be further aggravated in 2024.

Increase in Emergency Department Visits for Mental Health Issues Associated with Wildfires

2024-02-22T04:17+0100vervetimes (en)

According to a study published in Nature Mental Health by Emory University on Feb. 15, wildfires in the western United States are linked to an increase in anxiety-related emergency department visits. This highlights the concerning overlap of two significant public health crises — mental health and climate change.

California American Waterâs Aquifer Storage and Recovery Program Bolsters Community's Water Supply

2024-02-21T19:39+0100streetinsider (en)

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Building upon over two decades of success, California American Water continues its Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) program during the rainy season to capture and store excess water for use during periods of drought.

California American Water’s Aquifer Storage and Recovery Program Bolsters Community's Water Supply

2024-02-21T19:22+0100wallstreet-online (en)

"Being prepared benefits our customers and the communities we serve," said Mike Magretto, Operations Manager for California American Water in Pacific Grove. “Our team works around the clock to monitor our infrastructure and helps ensure that we capture and store as much water as possible for later use.

California American Water’s Aquifer Storage and Recovery Program Bolsters Community's Water Supply

2024-02-21T19:18+01004-traders (en)

Building upon over two decades of success, California American Water continues its Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) program during the rainy season to capture and store excess water for use during periods of drought. This innovative initiative captures excess winter flows from the Carmel River, strategically replenishing underground aquifers.

Climate Change Burns The Fortunate — Not Just The Amazon Rainforest

2024-02-21T16:29+0100forbes (en)

TOPSHOT - Smoke rises from an illegally lit fire in Amazon rainforest reserve, south of Novo Progresso in Para state, Brazil, on August 15, 2020. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA / AFP) (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images. Most people envision the Amazon rainforests as a....

Giant Locust Swarms Could Expand to New Areas With Climate Change, Study Suggests

2024-02-21T16:22+0100smithsonianmag (en)

A single locust swarm can comprise between four billion and eight billion individual insects. ruvanboshoff via Getty Images Locust swarms could soon expand to new regions in south and west central Asia, as the erratic weather patterns brought on by burning fossil fuels create prime conditions for the insects, a recent study suggests.

Wildfires linked to surge in mental health-related emergency department visits

2024-02-21T14:21+0100sciencedaily (en)

The National Institutes of Health-funded study -- conducted by researchers at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health -- is among the largest and most comprehensive research ever undertaken on the association between wildfire-related exposures and anxiety disorders. Analyzing satellite-driven data and nearly 1.

Russia donates 200,000 tons of wheat to six African nations

2024-02-21T13:50+0100europesun (en)

According to Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev, the project has become Moscow's first large-scale humanitarian aid initiative. Moscow has completed the delivery of 200,000 tons of free food to six African countries, fulfilling its pledge to assist them in fighting hunger, Russian Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev announced on Tuesday.

UK Biodiversity Targets Unachievable Without Tech Adoption - Aidash Launches BNGAI

2024-02-21T11:28+0100menafn (en)

- EIN Presswire) BNGAI uses satellite data and advanced AI algorithms for habitat mapping. AI and satellite technology critical to scaling up BNG efforts - AiDash launches BNGAI to turn improbable biodiversity hopes into a viable reality LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, February 21, 2024 /EINPresswire / --....

Guatemala Humanitarian Needs Overview 2024 (December 2023)

2024-02-20T20:53+0100reliefWeb (en)

Summary of humanitarian needs and key findings. In Guatemala, the people most in need are food insecure households, severely malnourished children under the age of 5 and populations in situations of mobility. This analysis shows that that some 5.3 million people need humanitarian assistance....

Atmospheric Rivers in California Create a Perfect Storm of Public Health Risks A cycle of drought and flooding in California is driving higher cases of Valley fever, along with other diseases, research shows. By Kiley Price

2024-02-20T20:20+0100insideclimatenews (en)

After a torrential downpour, most post-storm damages are impossible to miss: submerged cars, houses torn in half by fallen trees, debris floating through the streets. But in California, extreme weather is also mixing up a soup of rain and disease. Climate-fueled outbreaks: In Southern California, an....

Wildfires Surge Linked to Anxiety Disorders

2024-02-20T19:22+0100medindia (en)

Analyzing satellite-driven data and nearly 1.9 million emergency department visits across five states (California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and Utah) from 2007-18, the researchers showed wildfire smoke events — which is when wildfires become the main source of ambient pollution within a ZIP code — were associated with a 6.

Wildfires can boost anxiety-related visits to the ER

2024-02-20T18:26+0100futurity (en)

The findings amplify the concerning parallel trajectory of two escalating public health crises—mental health and climate change. The study is among the largest and most comprehensive research ever undertaken on the association between wildfire-related exposures and anxiety disorders. Analyzing satellite-driven data and nearly 1.

UNICEF Cameroon Humanitarian Situation Report No. 4 (End of Year) January to December 2023

2024-02-20T11:19+0100reliefWeb (en)

Highlights In 2023, UNICEF and partners reached 714,539 people (75 per cent children) with education, nutrition, protection, WASH and health support. UNICEF has supported access to education for 159,682 out-of-school children (55 per cent girls) and 75,487 children (55 per cent girls) benefited from the distribution of school materials.

Las actividades humanas están minando la tierra para producir alimentos

2024-02-19T22:09+0100hoybolivia (es)

19/02/2024 - 17:01:15 Infobae.- Según un reciente informe de Naciones Unidas, las mayores amenazas para nuestra existencia en la actualidad están causadas por la actividad humana y no por la naturaleza en solitario. Mucha gente está familiarizada con la contribución humana al cambio climático y quizá también con la pérdida de biodiversidad.

Las actividades humanas están minando la tierra para producir alimentos

2024-02-19T19:11+0100infobae (es)

Según un reciente informe de Naciones Unidas, las mayores amenazas para nuestra existencia en la actualidad están causadas por la actividad humana y no por la naturaleza en solitario. Mucha gente está familiarizada con la contribución humana al cambio climático y quizá también con la pérdida de biodiversidad.

NOAA-funded project explores new drought prediction models

2024-02-19T18:04+0100waterworld (en)

As concerns rise over increasing droughts related to climate change, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Houston is leading a federally-backed study to gain a better understanding of what causes these periods of exceptionally dry weather in hopes of better predicting when they might occur.

Mongolia: 2024 Dzud Early Action & Response Plan (Dec 2023 – May 2024)

2024-02-19T05:40+0100reliefWeb (en)

Foreword by the Resident Coordinator. Mongolia continues to experience the adverse effects of climate change, which poses significant risks for local communities. The country has experienced a 2.46'C degree increase in average air temperatures over the past 80 years, making it one of the countries most affected by climate change.

Fear and anxiety: The mental health impacts of wildfires

2024-02-18T21:09+0100earth (en)

Wildfires tell a grim story of how humans are pushing the planet beyond its limits. Shockingly, the fires scar more than landscapes – they leave an unseen toll on our mental health. A new study by Emory University reveals the significant and lasting impact that wildfires have on people’s lives. Emergency department visits.

Los incendios forestales en Chile son los más mortíferos jamás registrados, según la ONU

2024-02-18T12:57+0100eldemocrata (es)

Se cree que los devastadores incendios forestales que azotan gran parte de Chile son los peores registrados en el país, con más de 160 incendios luchando para contenerlos, según la agencia de desastres de las Naciones Unidas. Según las autoridades chilenas, el incendio se ha cobrado al menos 123 vidas y cientos de personas siguen desaparecidas.

Perspectives: Climate change is a threat to mental health

2024-02-18T09:31+0100thestandard-zw (en)

The family becomes a huge resource to sustain livelihoods in a village or community set up where strong family bonds sustain the village or community ecosystem aided by traditions that have seen better days including strong environmentally cognisant of spiritual practices followed by indigenous people of the past.

More women at 'cradle of oil' climate talks and beyond

2024-02-18T00:42+0100westernadvocate (en)

A heady mix of misogyny and fossil fuels confronts those preparing to make the trek to the next international climate summit, and it carries lessons for Australia. Some call it the historic cradle of oil, and recent years have ushered in a gas boom as parts of Europe look beyond pariah Russia for supplies.

More women at 'cradle of oil' climate talks and beyond

2024-02-17T23:41+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

A heady mix of misogyny and fossil fuels confronts those preparing to make the trek to the next international climate summit, and it carries lessons for Australia. Some call it the historic cradle of oil, and recent years have ushered in a gas boom as parts of Europe look beyond pariah Russia for supplies.

More women at 'cradle of oil' climate talks and beyond

2024-02-17T23:27+0100newcastleherald (en)

A heady mix of misogyny and fossil fuels confronts those preparing to make the trek to the next international climate summit, and it carries lessons for Australia. Some call it the historic cradle of oil, and recent years have ushered in a gas boom as parts of Europe look beyond pariah Russia for supplies.

Sexism stalling efforts to fight climate crisis: COP29 watcher

2024-02-17T23:25+0100thenewdaily-au (en)

A heady mix of misogyny and fossil fuels confronts those preparing to make the trek to the next international climate summit, and it carries lessons for Australia. The host of this year’s COP29 climate summit is Azerbaijan, a former Soviet outpost and home to one of the world’s largest gas fields and many depleted oil wells.

More women at 'cradle of oil' climate talks and beyond

2024-02-17T23:24+0100illawarramercury (en)

A heady mix of misogyny and fossil fuels confronts those preparing to make the trek to the next international climate summit, and it carries lessons for Australia. Some call it the historic cradle of oil, and recent years have ushered in a gas boom as parts of Europe look beyond pariah Russia for supplies.

More women at 'cradle of oil' climate talks and beyond

2024-02-17T22:37+0100maitlandmercury (en)

A heady mix of misogyny and fossil fuels confronts those preparing to make the trek to the next international climate summit, and it carries lessons for Australia. Some call it the historic cradle of oil, and recent years have ushered in a gas boom as parts of Europe look beyond pariah Russia for supplies.

More women at 'cradle of oil' climate talks and beyond

2024-02-17T22:14+0100bordermail (en)

A heady mix of misogyny and fossil fuels confronts those preparing to make the trek to the next international climate summit, and it carries lessons for Australia. Some call it the historic cradle of oil, and recent years have ushered in a gas boom as parts of Europe look beyond pariah Russia for supplies.

Zootecnia - Il mercato del bestiame del Mercantile è salito ai massimi di diversi mesi per la scarsità di scorte negli Stati Uniti.

2024-02-17T03:06+0100marketscreener (it)

I futures sul bestiame sono saliti ai massimi plurimensili al Chicago Mercantile Exchange venerdì, sulla base delle preoccupazioni per la contrazione delle scorte e mentre il mercato si è ripreso dai ribassi dell'inizio della settimana, hanno detto gli analisti.

Quantum Technology: Revolutionizing Space Exploration and Beyond

2024-02-16T18:22+0100idstch (en)

In the vast expanse of space, the next frontier in exploration and innovation awaits. Humanity’s journey beyond Earth’s borders is being fueled by groundbreaking advancements in science and technology, and at the heart of this new space revolution lies quantum technology.

Wildfires linked to surge in mental health-related emergency department visits, study shows 7 minutes ago

2024-02-16T17:08+0100medicalxpress (en)

Wildfires linked to surge in mental health-related emergency department visits, study shows. by Rob Spahr, Emory University Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain. An Emory University study published Thursday in Nature Mental Health shows wildfires lead to an increase of anxiety-related emergency....

Ripristino degli ecosistemi, l’ONU premia sette esempi virtuosi di lotta al degrado

2024-02-16T16:51+0100rinnovabili (it)

su Freepik Il premio World Restoration Flagships. Il ripristino degli ecosistemi è possibile. La FAO e l’UNEP (il programma delle Nazioni Unite per l’ambiente) hanno premiato come World Restoration Flagships sette iniziative di ripristino degli ecosistemi, realizzate in Africa, America Latina, Mediterraneo e Sud-Est asiatico.

“Unità di crisi per l’agricoltura Sarda”

2024-02-16T08:27+0100sardegnareporter (it)

“Unità di crisi per l’agricoltura Sarda” a proporlo il Centro Studi Agricoli, Tore Piana: ne facciano parte tutti i comitati e le associazioni che hanno promosso la protesta di queste settimane. Solo se uniti possiamo salvare l’agricoltura e l’allevamento in Sardegna.

Siria pide mayor responsablidad ante el cambio climático

2024-02-15T14:28+0100prensa-latina (es)

Esta postura citada por los medios de prensa aquí fue expresada por el representante permanente de Siria ante las Naciones Unidas, el embajador Qusay Al-Dahhak, en una sesión de diálogo abierto del Consejo de Seguridad sobre el impacto del cambio climático y la inseguridad alimentaria en el mantenimiento de la paz y la seguridad internacionales.

UNICEF Pakistan Humanitarian Situation Report -- End-of-Year 2023

2024-02-15T06:42+0100humanitarianresponse (en)

Reporting Period: January to December 2023. Highlights In 2023, the floods response continued to address the ongoing humanitarian needs which impacted 33 million individuals and displaced 8 million people. Through UNICEF support, 542,842 children with severe acute malnutrition (302,834 girls and....

UNICEF Pakistan Humanitarian Situation Report -- End-of-Year 2023

2024-02-14T23:27+0100reliefWeb (en)

Reporting Period: January to December 2023. Highlights In 2023, the floods response continued to address the ongoing humanitarian needs which impacted 33 million individuals and displaced 8 million people. Through UNICEF support, 542,842 children with severe acute malnutrition (302,834 girls and....

Biblical plague-of-locusts threat linked to weather, climate extremes

2024-02-14T22:49+0100foxweather (en)

Widespread locust outbreaks are aligned with wind and rain extremes. Research suggests synchronized attacks by locusts could become more common with a changing climate and lead to famine across Africa , the Middle East and South Asia. The authors projected locust habitat to expand by at least 5% by....

Famine Fast Facts

2024-02-14T20:43+0100cnn (en)

Women and children sit inside a shelter August 6, 1992 at a feeding center run by the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) in Baidoha, Somalia. The shelter was established to feed a few thousand of the 30,000 refugees suffering from famine, severe drought and the effects of 18 months of civil war.

COMMENTARYClimate change is not just a risk for our grandkids Older adults face heightened health risks from a warming climate.2 mins ago 3m read

2024-02-14T17:07+0100newsday-USA (en)

Young people are often the most vocal and concerned population regarding climate change, but it is increasingly becoming an issue for those of us age 50 and older. Older adults face unique challenges and heightened health risks from a warming climate. It’s not just future generations that will be....

Lefties losing it: Rita Panahi reacts to ‘brainwashed’ climate activist dragged by police

2024-02-14T09:37+0100qt (en)

Sky News host Rita Panahi reacts to a “brainwashed” young man ranting about the climate crisis and urging President Joe Biden to act while being dragged by police. Ms Panahi said the man has been “failed” by the United States ’ education system. “My home is under attack by wildfires, storms,....

Lefties losing it: Rita Panahi reacts to ‘brainwashed’ climate activist dragged by police

2024-02-14T09:32+0100dailytelegraph (en)

Sky News host Rita Panahi reacts to a “brainwashed” young man ranting about the climate crisis and urging President Joe Biden to act while being dragged by police. Ms Panahi said the man has been “failed” by the United States ’ education system. “My home is under attack by wildfires, storms,....

WMO supports Cambodia and Lao PDR to strengthen early warning services

2024-02-14T07:44+0100devdiscourse (en)

Backed by funding from the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative, WMO is supporting Cambodia and Lao PDR to strengthen effective and risk-informed early warning services, especially against floods and droughts. The CREWS Steering Committee meeting, held in a Least Developed....

Guterres on food insecurity: ‘Empty bellies fuel unrest’

2024-02-14T07:24+0100efe (en)

United Nations, Feb. 13 (EFE) – “Empty bellies fuel unrest,” Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Tuesday at a session dedicated to addressing the relationship between the climate crisis, food insecurity, and armed conflicts in the world.

Climate change can aggravate existing threats to int’l peace, security – Foreign Affairs Minister

2024-02-14T06:21+0100kaieteurnewsonline (en)

Feb 14, 2024 Kaieteur News – Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hugh Todd on Tuesday pointed to the adverse effects of climate change on food security and peacekeeping operations. Speaking at the United Nations Security Council’s (UNSC) open debate on the impact of climate....

WMO supports Cambodia and Lao PDR to strengthen early warnings

2024-02-14T01:06+0100reliefWeb (en)

Backed by funding from the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative, WMO is supporting Cambodia and Lao PDR to strengthen effective and risk-informed early warning services, especially against floods and droughts. The CREWS Steering Committee meeting, held in a Least Developed....

WMO supports Cambodia and Lao PDR to strengthen early warnings

2024-02-13T18:38+0100wmo (en)

The CREWS Steering Committee meeting, held in a Least Developed Country for the first time, agreed to provide a potential additional US$ 7 million in funding for Cambodia and Lao PDR, bringing the total CREWS portfolio in the two countries to US$ 12 million.

On Behalf of Texas Ag, Sen. Cruz Secures Extension of Drought Warning Sensors

2024-02-13T16:56+0100vervetimes (en)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Texas farmers and ranchers will still have access to early warning signs of potential droughts due to the efforts of U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). The federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) had planned to retire soil....

WMO Backs Cambodia, Lao PDR in Enhancing Early Warnings

2024-02-13T15:06+0100miragenews (en)

Backed by funding from the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative, WMO is supporting Cambodia and Lao PDR to strengthen effective and risk-informed early warning services, especially against floods and droughts. The CREWS Steering Committee meeting, held in a Least Developed....

Ethiopia to receive $5mil emergency grant aid from Japan

2024-02-13T13:42+0100FanaBroadcasting (en)

Addis Ababa, February 13, 2024 (FBC) – The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is set to benefit Japan’s Emergency Grant Aid totaling 10 million USD allocated to the Horn of Africa to address the repercussions of droughts and floods. A statement issued by Japan Embassy in Ethiopia stated that....

Unesco props up food security in Binga, Buhera

2024-02-13T13:40+0100theindependent (en)

THE United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) is planning a four-year project aimed at improving access to clean and safe water and propping food security in two poverty-stricken districts. The project titled Strengthening Local Communities’ Adaptive Capacity and....

Unesco props up food security in Binga, Buhera

2024-02-13T11:51+0100zimbabwesituation (en)

The project titled Strengthening Local Communities’ Adaptive Capacity and Resilience to Climate Change through Sustainable Groundwater Utilisation in Zimbabwe will be implemented in Binga’s wards 13 and 19 in Matabeleland North and Buhera’s wards 20 and 23, Manicaland province.

Is Iran's rain being stolen?

2024-02-13T10:53+0100tellerreport (en)

Low rainfall in Iran raises widespread debate about the possibility of human manipulation of climate change (Iranian press) Tehran - In light of the ongoing Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip and the repeated American attacks against targets belonging to the resistance movements allied with....

Unesco props up food security in Binga, Buhera

2024-02-13T04:09+0100newsday (en)

The project titled Strengthening Local Communities’ Adaptive Capacity and Resilience to Climate Change through Sustainable Groundwater Utilisation in Zimbabwe will be implemented in Binga’s wards 13 and 19 in Matabeleland North and Buhera’s wards 20 and 23, Manicaland province.

MIL-OSI USA: 02.12.2024 On Behalf of Texas Ag, Sen. Cruz Secures Extension of Drought Warning Sensors

2024-02-13T02:54+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for Texas Ted Cruz WASHINGTON, D.C. – Texas farmers and ranchers will still have access to early warning signs of potential droughts due to the efforts of U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).

What’s Behind Lake Mead’s Decline? It’s Not Climate Change

2024-02-12T16:34+0100climatechangedispatch (en)

With an atmospheric river dumping trillions of gallons of precipitation on California and other western states, some news outlets have asked how the precipitation might affect Lake Mead, suggesting that rainfall will do little for the lake or the Colorado River basin that feeds it because it’s drying out due to climate change.

Why is everyone concerned about the Earth being 1.5°C warmer for 12 months in a row?

2024-02-12T14:08+0100businessinsider-in (en)

Last month, for the first time in recorded history, Earth endured the 12th consecutive month with temperatures 1.5C hotter than the pre-industrial era, shattering the hopes of those few extreme climate optimists. The Copernicus' Climate Change Service's (C3S) January 2024 report confirmed this....

Earth Warming 1.5°C Hotter for 12 Months Shatters Climate Delusions

2024-02-12T10:25+0100weather-en-IN (en)

In 2015, the Paris Agreement set an ambitious benchmark: implementing enough climate action to keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5°C above the normal temperatures observed between 1850-1900. This was the first limit set by the Paris Agreement, and some even believed that collective action from....

Baby Rescued 60 Hours After Being Buried Alive In Philippine Landslide

2024-02-12T10:07+0100ibtimes-uk (en)

The rescue of a child on Friday nearly 60 hours after a landslide hit the Philippines has been hailed as a "miracle". Philippine Red Cross - Davao de Oro Chapter via AFP / Handout. In an incident that can only be termed a miracle, a 3-year-old was rescued after being trapped for nearly 60 hours in rubble and mud.

La lavorazione del suolo ideale per la produttività dell’olivo nei terreni in pendenza

2024-02-12T08:56+0100teatronaturale (it)

La siccità è il fattore più importante che ha influenzato direttamente la crescita delle piante e la produttività nelle regioni semi-aride. L'Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura (FAO) ha definito che se in qualche luogo le precipitazioni annue sono pari o inferiori....

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11-12 February 2024

2024-02-11T20:12+0100africaports-za (en)

WHARF TALK: LPG, VLGC tanker SUNNY BRIGHT The Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG), Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC), tanker Sunny Bright, underway. Picture: Shipspotting Pictures by ‘Dockrat’ Story by Jay Gates. And still they come. The problem for all gas carrier owners, or gas end users, is that the largest....

El Niño brings hunger and drought to Madagascar

2024-02-11T11:31+0100mg (en)

I n a small village in southern Madagascar, dozens of women shelter from the scorching sun under a tree as they wait to weigh their children. The country has suffered poor rainfall since October and fears of worsening hunger loom as the El Niño climate pattern takes hold.

Poultry and livestock production help communities build climate resilience

2024-02-11T04:31+0100newsday (en)

There is an incubator for the whole community, which smallholder farmers in this community use for hatching eggs at a small fee. He says the fee is meant to repair the incubator in case of a breakdown. Zimbabwe has been experiencing the effects of climate change in the past decade with floods and....

Ocean sponges suggest Earth has warmed longer, more than thought; some scientists dubious

2024-02-10T22:11+0100japantoday (en)

A handful of centuries-old sponges from deep in the Caribbean are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought. They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.

Cholera outbreaks in African countries worsened by floods: UN

2024-02-10T16:05+0100cgtn (en)

Africa is witnessing a surge in cholera infections, notably in its east and south, and floods caused by the heavy rainfall are making the situation worse, particularly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to the United Nations. "Children in the DRC are facing the worst floods in....

Chile pasa por sus incendios forestales más mortíferos

2024-02-10T09:45+0100futuroverde (es)

Se cree que los devastadores incendios forestales que azotan gran parte de Chile son los más mortíferos registrados en el país, según la agencia de desastres de las Naciones Unidas, mientras los bomberos luchan por contener más de 160 incendios después de días de arder.

Climate Change Is Not Behind Lake Mead’s Decline, Overuse and Poor Management Are

2024-02-10T03:27+0100wattsupwiththat (en)

By H. Sterling Burnett With an atmospheric river dumping trillions of gallons precipitation on California and other western states, some news outlets have asked how the precipitation might affect Lake Mead, suggesting that the rainfall will do little for the lake or the Colorado River basin which....

Brazil’s Gas Imports Fall to Lowest Level In 20 Years Thanks to Hydro Push

2024-02-09T21:04+0100oilprice (en)

Brazil’s natural gas imports fell to a 20-year low last year, according to data from the National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP). Brazil’s nat gas imports fell to 6.5 billion cubic meters, or 228 billion cubic feet, according to ANP, as the country boosts its hydroelectric capabilities as well as solar and wind capacity.

Chile records its deadliest wildfire in 123 years, may be linked to climate change

2024-02-09T11:12+0100downtoearth (en)

At least 131 people have died in the wildfire that ravaged Chile in February 2024, according to the National Disaster Prevention and Response Service (SENAPRED), the National Disaster Prevention and Response Service, Chile. This makes it the country’s deadliest wildfire since record-keeping began in....

MIL-OSI USA: NPS Help Wanted: Reed Delivers Funds to Hire More National Park Service Employees in RI & Nationwide

2024-02-09T01:34+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for Rhode Island Jack Reed WASHINGTON, DC – Do you have what it takes to be a National Park Ranger? Or how about an archivist, community planner, seasonal employee or an intern? The U.S. National Park Services (NPS) is looking to hire a few more good men and women, and U.

Earth Clocks Hottest January on Record, Marking 12 Months Above 1.5 Degree Celsius Warming Threshold

2024-02-08T23:07+0100smithsonianmag (en)

Dry and cracked ground at the La Vinuela reservoir near Málaga, Spain, last year. Reservoirs in the country's Catalonia region have fallen to 16 percent capacity amid years of drought and extreme heat. Jesus Merida / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images The new year has picked up right where 2023, , left off.

Powerful Hurricane And Drought Seasons Could Be On The Way Due To Odds Of La Niña Rising

2024-02-08T20:56+0100dailycaller (en)

Say goodbye to El Niño, say hello to La Niña. The chances of the world having to deal with the weather pattern known as La Niña are rising, increasing the Atlantic’s risk of hurricanes and droughts in California and South America. La Niña, which is the equatorial Pacific seeing a cooling, has a....

Skyfora's Meteorological Marvel: A Data Revolution Set to Redefine Weather Forecasting

2024-02-08T20:23+0100AsiaOne (en)

Finland - February 8, 2024. In the heart of Davos, amidst the bustling World Economic Forum, a revelation in weather technology is unfolding. Skyfora, a company at the forefront of meteorological innovation, has just pulled back the curtain on a breakthrough that promises to change how people predict the weather.

How California’s storms are projected to become more extreme with climate change

2024-02-08T18:40+0100daily-pilot (en)

For as long as weather records have been kept, California has been defined by its highly variable climate, with dramatic and sometimes volatile swings between droughts and floods. As human-caused climate change heats up the planet, the state faces even more intense extremes, with increasingly....

How California's storms are projected to become more extreme with climate change

2024-02-08T18:15+0100latimes (en)

For as long as weather records have been kept, California has been defined by its highly variable climate, with dramatic and sometimes volatile swings between droughts and floods. As human-caused climate change heats up the planet, the state faces even more intense extremes, with increasingly....

Skyfora's Meteorological Marvel: A Data Revolution Set to Redefine Weather Forecasting

2024-02-08T18:08+0100streetinsider (en)

In the heart of Davos, amidst the bustling World Economic Forum, a revelation in weather technology is unfolding. Skyfora, a company at the forefront of meteorological innovation, has just pulled back the curtain on a breakthrough that promises to change how people predict the weather.

World exceeds 1.5C of warming for a year for first time, but what does it mean?

2024-02-08T16:01+0100TheScotsman (en)

The figures come after a raft of global weather records were broken in the past 12 months, including last month becoming the hottest known January – the latest in an eight-month run of hottest-ever months – and 2023 lifting the title as the planet’s warmest year in human history. Sea temperatures were also especially high.

How the arrival of La Niña later this year could change the world’s weather

2024-02-08T15:05+0100WashingtonPost (en)

It also tends to subdue global temperatures. While it won’t turn back a decades-long rise in planetary warmth, it could moderate the extreme levels of warming scientists have observed as of late. Last month was Earth’s warmest January on record, an eighth consecutive monthly global temperature record.

World smashes record for hottest January ever observed The warmest January on record was confirmed right after the world experienced its hottest year ever observed. 3M ago

2024-02-08T13:11+0100CBSnews (en)

The world just had its hottest year ever recorded, and 2024 has already set a new heat record for the warmest January ever observed, according to the European Union's climate change monitoring service Copernicus. The service said that January 2024 had a global average air temperature of 13.14 degrees Celsius, or 55.

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-08T12:46+0100ABCnews (en)

LOS ANGELES -- Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

California tra vento e pioggia

2024-02-08T12:24+0100internazionale (it)

Tempeste Un fiume atmosferico proveniente dall’oceano Pacifico ha provocato intense precipitazioni in California ( nella foto ), negli Stati Uniti, uccidendo tre persone e lasciando centinaia di migliaia di abitazioni senza energia elettrica. ◆ Una tempesta di neve ha colpito la costa orientale del Canada, interrompendo i trasporti.

MIL-OSI United Nations: UNECE and World Green Economy Organization invite stakeholders to join the Trees in Dry Cities Coalition at COP28

2024-02-08T06:20+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Cities are a major driver of climate change, responsible for an estimated 75% of all carbon dioxide emissions globally . With two thirds of humanity projected to live in cities by 2050, cities are at the center of climate action. We need solutions to reduce urban greenhouse gas emissions and develop....

MIL-OSI United Nations: Italy helps WFP boost farmers resilience in Mozambique

2024-02-08T03:23+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MAPUTO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of €2 million from the Government of Italy that will help tackle climate change-induced vulnerabilities and strengthen food and nutritional security for up to 10,000 people including smallholder farmers, youth and women....

The last superpower?

2024-02-07T18:04+0100nationofchange (en)

I was born on July 20, 1944, almost two years after Joe Biden arrived on this planet and almost a year before You Know Who, like me, landed in New York City. The United States was then nearing the end of the second global war of that century and things were about to look up.

World News in Brief: Unprecedented cholera spike in Africa, Julian Assange extradition update, locusts compound Sudan crisis

2024-02-07T16:19+0100manilatimes (en)

Zambia and Zimbabwe have been worst hit, but Mozambique, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia and Nigeria are also in the grip of "active outbreaks", with a high risk of further spread, Dr. Braka said. Preventable and treatable. "We will continue to see records being broken as....

El Nino brings hunger, drought fears to Madagascar

2024-02-07T13:13+0100spacewar (en)

In a small village in southern Madagascar, dozens of women shelter from the scorching sun under a tree as they wait to weigh their children. The Indian Ocean island nation has suffered poor rainfall since October and fears of worsening hunger loom as the El Nino climate pattern takes hold.

Africa: Cholera Cases Surging in Africa, Says WHO

2024-02-07T13:06+0100allafrica (en)

) said on Tuesday. Dr. Fiona Braka from WHO 's regional office in Brazzaville, Congo, said that eastern and southern Africa have been particularly badly affected. In just the first four weeks of the year, 10 African countries reported more than 26,000 cases and 700 deaths, which is nearly double the number reported last year over the same period.

El Nino brings hunger, drought fears to Madagascar

2024-02-07T07:21+0100modernghana (en)

In a small village in southern Madagascar, dozens of women shelter from the scorching sun under a tree as they wait to weigh their children. The Indian Ocean island nation has suffered poor rainfall since October and fears of worsening hunger loom as the El Nino climate pattern takes hold.

El Nino brings hunger, drought fears to Madagascar

2024-02-07T05:45+0100seychellesnewsagency (en)

) - In a small village in southern Madagascar , dozens of women shelter from the scorching sun under a tree as they wait to weigh their children. The Indian Ocean island nation has suffered poor rainfall since October and fears of worsening hunger loom as the El Nino climate pattern takes hold.

World News in Brief: Unprecedented cholera spike in Africa, Julian Assange extradition update, locusts compound Sudan crisis

2024-02-07T05:39+0100un-sustainabledevelopment (en)

In just the first four weeks of the year, 10 African countries reported more than 26,000 cases and 700 deaths, which is nearly double the number reported last year over the same period. Zambia and Zimbabwe have been worst hit, but Mozambique, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia....

APO AFRICA Italy helps World Food Programme (WFP) boost farmers resilience in Mozambique

2024-02-07T05:27+0100venturesafrica (en)

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of €2 million from the Government of Italy that will help tackle climate change-induced vulnerabilities and strengthen food and nutritional security for up to 10,000 people including smallholder farmers, youth and women from....

World News in Brief: Unprecedented cholera spike in Africa, Julian Assange extradition update, locusts compound Sudan crisis

2024-02-07T01:53+0100globalissues (en)

In just the first four weeks of the year, 10 African countries reported more than 26,000 cases and 700 deaths, which is nearly double the number reported last year over the same period. Zambia and Zimbabwe have been worst hit, but Mozambique, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia....

World News in Brief: Unprecedented cholera spike in Africa, Julian Assange extradition update, locusts compound Sudan crisis

2024-02-07T00:50+0100un-org (en)

In just the first four weeks of the year, 10 African countries reported more than 26,000 cases and 700 deaths, which is nearly double the number reported last year over the same period. Zambia and Zimbabwe have been worst hit, but Mozambique, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia....

El Nino brings hunger, drought fears to Madagascar

2024-02-07T00:20+0100phys (en)

The Indian Ocean island nation has suffered poor rainfall since October and fears of worsening hunger loom as the El Niño climate pattern takes hold. The country is particularly exposed to extreme weather events such as storms and droughts which experts say are expected to worsen with "Madagascar is....

MIL-OSI United Nations: World News in Brief: Unprecedented cholera spike in Africa, Julian Assange extradition update, locusts compound Sudan crisis

2024-02-06T23:50+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United Nations. Dr. Fiona Braka from WHO ’s regional office in Brazzaville, Congo, said that eastern and southern Africa have been particularly badly affected. In just the first four weeks of the year, 10 African countries reported more than 26,000 cases and 700 deaths, which is nearly....

World News in Brief: Unprecedented cholera spike in Africa, Julian Assange extradition update, locusts compound Sudan crisis

2024-02-06T23:47+0100un-news (en)

In just the first four weeks of the year, 10 African countries reported more than 26,000 cases and 700 deaths, which is nearly double the number reported last year over the same period. Zambia and Zimbabwe have been worst hit, but Mozambique, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia,....

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2024-02-06T23:40+0100devdiscourse (en)

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Cholera Surge in Africa, Assange Extradition Updates, Sudan Locust Crisis

2024-02-06T23:40+0100miragenews (en)

In just the first four weeks of the year, 10 African countries reported more than 26,000 cases and 700 deaths, which is nearly double the number reported last year over the same period. Zambia and Zimbabwe have been worst hit, but Mozambique, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia,....

Italy Helps World Food Programme (WFP) Boost Farmers Resilience In Mozambique

2024-02-06T22:05+0100menafn (en)

- African Press Organization) Download logo The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of €2 million from the Government of Italy that will help tackle climate change-induced vulnerabilities and strengthen food and nutritional security for up to 10,000 people including....

The UN agency says Chile's wildfires are likely to be the deadliest on record

2024-02-06T21:51+0100ironbladeonline (en)

Devastating wildfires sweeping through large parts of Chile are believed to be the country's deadliest on record, according to the UN disaster agency, with firefighters struggling to contain more than 160 blazes days after they burned. The fires claimed the lives of at least 123 people, and hundreds....

El Nino brings hunger, drought fears to Madagascar

2024-02-06T19:46+0100urdupoint (en)

In a small village in southern Madagascar, dozens of women shelter from the scorching sun under a tree as they wait to weigh their children. Manindra, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Feb, 2024) In a small village in southern shelter from the scorching sun under a tree as they wait to weigh their children.

El Nino brings hunger, drought fears to Madagascar

2024-02-06T18:08+0100terradaily (en)

Manindra, Madagascar, Feb 6 (AFP) Feb 06, 2024 In a small village in southern Madagascar, dozens of women shelter from the scorching sun under a tree as they wait to weigh their children. The Indian Ocean island nation has suffered poor rainfall since October and fears of worsening hunger loom as the El Nino climate pattern takes hold.

El Nino brings hunger, drought fears to Madagascar

2024-02-06T17:36+0100france24-en (en)

The Indian Ocean island nation has suffered poor rainfall since October and fears of worsening hunger loom as the El Nino climate pattern takes hold. The country is particularly exposed to extreme weather events such as storms and droughts which experts say are expected to worsen with climate change.

Italy helps WFP boost farmers resilience in Mozambique

2024-02-06T17:21+0100wfp (en)

The contribution, which was allocated through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) comes at a critical time as the climate crisis intensifies, with extreme weather events such as cyclones, floods and droughts, occurring more frequently and intensely.

Italy helps WFP boost farmers resilience in Mozambique

2024-02-06T17:16+0100reliefWeb (en)

MAPUTO The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of €2 million from the Government of Italy that will help tackle climate change-induced vulnerabilities and strengthen food and nutritional security for up to 10,000 people including smallholder farmers, youth and women....

On Turning 80 in the Age of Biden and Trump

2024-02-06T16:34+0100commondreams (en)

I was born on July 20, 1944, almost two years after Joe Biden arrived on this planet and almost a year before You Know Who, like me, landed in New York City. The United States was then nearing the end of the second global war of that century and things were about to look up.

Ocean sponges suggest Earth has warmed longer, more than thought

2024-02-06T15:41+0100naharnet-ar (en)

A handful of centuries-old sponges from deep in the Caribbean are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought. They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.

Do these ancient sea sponges prove we are already at 1.8°C of warming?

2024-02-06T12:33+0100euronews-en (en)

The researchers calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.5°C since pre-industrial times, hitting 1.7°C as of 2020. They analysed six of the long-lived sponges - simple animals that filter water - for growth records that....

What to know about Chile's voracious wildfires

2024-02-06T11:09+0100spacewar (en)

Coming in the middle of a fierce heatwave, Chile's forest fires engulfed communities with a destructive speed that has stunned the nation. This is what you need to know about the country's deadliest wildfires in recent history: - Why did fire spread so quickly? - Summer is in full swing in Chile and....

Can sponges tell whether the planet has warmed more than we thought?

2024-02-06T08:49+0100cgtn (en)

A handful of centuries-old sponges from deep in the Caribbean are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought. They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.

How Does Climate Change Play a Role in Deadly Forest Fires like the one in Chile?

2024-02-06T03:27+0100kompas-id (en)

AFP/JAVIER TORRES. Officials are trying to extinguish a fire in Puren, Araucania, Chile on Saturday (4/2/2023) local time. The fire has claimed at least 23 lives. Extreme heat waves and droughts have hit several South American countries, causing forest and land fires.

Nation's efforts to ensure food security praised

2024-02-06T03:21+0100gov-cn-en (en)

China's increased grain output and stable food prices in recent years, a result of the country's policy arrangements and decadelong preparations, stand out brightly against the bleak scenario of rising hunger and malnutrition worldwide, experts said. "China must have done something very right," said....

Stabenow: Farm bill is ‘the art of the doable’

2024-02-06T03:00+0100agri-pulse (en)

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow said she believes the only way to get a new farm bill this year is to get a strong bipartisan measure through the Senate first. Speaking at the Crop Insurance Industry Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona, Stabenow told participants the process ultimately boils down to the “art of the doable.

Nation's efforts to ensure food security praised

2024-02-06T01:54+0100ecns (en)

No 1 Central Document says this year's focus will be on improving productivity. China's increased grain output and stable food prices in recent years, a result of the country's policy arrangements and decadelong preparations, stand out brightly against the bleak scenario of rising hunger and malnutrition worldwide, experts said.

Nation's efforts to ensure food security praised

2024-02-06T01:38+0100peopledaily (en)

This aerial photo taken on July 15, 2023 shows farmers harvesting wheat in Hutubi county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. [Photo/Xinhua] China's increased grain output and stable food prices in recent years, a result of the country's policy arrangements and decadelong....

Nation's efforts to ensure food security praised

2024-02-06T00:05+0100chinadaily (en)

This aerial photo taken on July 15, 2023 shows farmers harvesting wheat in Hutubi county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. [Photo/Xinhua] China's increased grain output and stable food prices in recent years, a result of the country's policy arrangements and decadelong....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities, study finds

2024-02-05T22:26+0100registerguard (en)

LOS ANGELES — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate change....

L’organismo più grande del mondo sta scomparendo

2024-02-05T21:37+0100scienzenotizie (it)

Nelle montagne Wasatch degli Stati Uniti occidentali, dimora un unico organismo gigante che fornisce un intero ecosistema su cui piante e animali hanno fatto affidamento per migliaia di anni. Si trova nello Utah, “Pando” ed è un bosco che comprende circa 47 000 fusti di pioppo tremulo americano su....

World News | Ocean Sponges Suggest Earth Has Warmed Longer, More Than Thought; Some Scientists Dubious

2024-02-05T20:41+0100latestly (en)

Washington, Feb 5 (AP) A handful of centuries-old sponges from deep in the Caribbean are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought. They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.

Ocean Sponges Suggest Earth Has Warmed Longer, More Than Thought; Some Scientists Dubious

2024-02-05T19:25+0100usnews (en)

Uncredited. This undated image provided by Amos Winter shows a sponge from the Caribbean. This sponge, a simple animal that filters water, and a handful of other centuries-old sponges are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought.

Ocean sponges suggest Earth has warmed longer, more than thought; some scientists dubious

2024-02-05T19:20+0100phys (en)

They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) since pre-industrial times, hitting 1.7 degrees (3.1 degrees Fahrenheit) as of 2020. They analyzed six of the long-lived sponges—simple....

Ocean sponges suggest Earth has warmed longer, more than thought; some scientists dubious

2024-02-05T19:18+0100wftv (en)

A handful of centuries-old sponges from deep in the Caribbean are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought. They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.

Ocean sponges suggest Earth has warmed longer, more than thought; some scientists dubious

2024-02-05T19:17+0100sandiegouniontribune (en)

A handful of centuries-old sponges from deep in the Caribbean are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought. They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.

Ocean sponges suggest Earth has warmed longer, more than thought; some scientists dubious

2024-02-05T19:15+0100actionnewsjax (en)

A handful of centuries-old sponges from deep in the Caribbean are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought. They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.

Ocean sponges suggest Earth has warmed longer, more than thought; some scientists dubious

2024-02-05T19:14+0100kiro7 (en)

A handful of centuries-old sponges from deep in the Caribbean are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought. They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.

Ocean sponges suggest Earth has warmed longer, more than thought; some scientists dubious

2024-02-05T19:13+0100krmg (en)

A handful of centuries-old sponges from deep in the Caribbean are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought. They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.

Ocean sponges suggest Earth has warmed longer, more than thought; some scientists dubious

2024-02-05T19:12+0100wsoctv (en)

A handful of centuries-old sponges from deep in the Caribbean are causing some scientists to think human-caused climate change began sooner and has heated the world more than they thought. They calculate that the world has already gone past the internationally approved target of limiting global warming to 1.

Saudi Arabia to host biggest UN conference on land and drought

2024-02-05T14:00+0100tradearabia (en)

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement witth the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) thus paving the way for the 16th session of the Convention’s Conference of the Parties (COP16) to be held in Riyadh from December 2 to 13, reported SPA.

News | 04/02/2024 Understanding the influence of climate change on weather extremes and their societal impact

2024-02-05T13:22+0100deltares (en)

The intensity and frequency of weather extremes are increasing due to climate change. Records are being broken and society is increasingly feeling the impact of a warmer world. However, human-induced warming increases the chances of experiencing not only single extreme weather events but also....

How do we fight wildfires as temperatures rise?

2024-02-05T12:16+0100deutschewelle-en (en)

Fire has burnt through forests for hundreds of millions of years, but now unprecedented , partly due to climate change. Declining rainfall and longer droughts are making forests so dry that localized lightening can spark a small fire that transforms into an inferno before firefighters can limit the damage.

5 Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-05T07:13+0100WashingtonPost (en)

A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate change is increasing the frequency of both hazards, particularly in California. The authors found that the combined harm of extreme heat and inhalation of wildfire smoke increased hospitalizations and disproportionately impacted....

MIL-OSI China: Experts praise China’s efforts to ensure food security

2024-02-05T02:24+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

China’s increased grain output and stable food prices in recent years, a result of the country’s policy arrangements and decadelong preparations, stand out brightly against the bleak scenario of rising hunger and malnutrition worldwide, food policy experts said.

Experts praise China's efforts to ensure food security

2024-02-05T02:05+0100china.org.cn (en)

China's increased grain output and stable food prices in recent years, a result of the country's policy arrangements and decadelong preparations, stand out brightly against the bleak scenario of rising hunger and malnutrition worldwide, food policy experts said.

Experts praise China's efforts to ensure food security

2024-02-05T01:52+0100ecns (en)

China's increased grain output and stable food prices in recent years, a result of the country's policy arrangements and decadelong preparations, stand out brightly against the bleak scenario of rising hunger and malnutrition worldwide, food policy experts said.

Study: Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most

2024-02-04T17:31+0100cbs12 (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Study: Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most

2024-02-04T17:20+0100wlos (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Study: Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most

2024-02-04T16:59+0100fox11online (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Alarm bells ring as wetlands vanishing at high rate Health 6 min ago

2024-02-04T03:56+0100nation-ke (en)

As Kenya marked this year’s World Wetlands Day on February 2, a sobering truth hung heavy – nearly 90 per cent of the world's wetlands, including Kenya's, have vanished since the 1700s, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Natural events like droughts and floods have taken their toll, slowly but notably drying these areas.

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-04T01:24+0100wral (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and communities of colour: Study

2024-02-03T22:44+0100crestonvalleyadvance (en)

Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday (Feb. 2) in the journal Science Advances said climate change is....

California News Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income communities the most, study finds DORANY PINEDA Associated Press 10:57 AM, Feb 03, 2024

2024-02-03T20:11+0100ksby (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

World Wetlands Day: A Call to Action for U.S. Wetlands Preservation

2024-02-03T12:53+0100nrdc (en)

, akin to rainforests and coral reefs. They serve as natural buffers against floods and droughts, purify our water, and are crucial habitats for many species. The economic value of these services is staggering, with wetlands' estimated ecosystem services globally valued at more than $47 trillion annually.

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-03T06:27+0100nbc12 (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-03T06:15+0100kptv (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T22:35+0100dailyjournal (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T22:01+0100therepublic (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T21:58+0100tribtown (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T21:54+0100bangordailynews (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:50+0100vervetimes (en)

LOS ANGELES — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate change....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:46+0100wboc (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:44+0100wacotrib (en)

A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate change is increasing the frequency of both hazards, particularly in California. The authors found that the combined harm of extreme heat and inhalation of wildfire smoke increased hospitalizations and disproportionately impacted....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:44+0100sun-sentinel (en)

By DORANY PINEDA (Associated Press) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others.

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:41+0100yakimaherald (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:35+0100baltimoresun (en)

By DORANY PINEDA (Associated Press) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others.

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:33+0100phys (en)

Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate change is increasing the frequency of both hazards, particularly in California. The authors found that the combined harm of extreme heat and inhalation of wildfire smoke increased hospitalizations and disproportionately impacted low-income....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:31+0100wtva (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and …

2024-02-02T20:28+0100wowktv (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme Heat, Wildfire Smoke Harm Low-Income and Nonwhite Communities the Most, Study Finds

2024-02-02T20:25+0100usnews (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:23+0100sfgate (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:22+0100actionnewsjax (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:21+0100independent-UK (en)

Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate change is increasing....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:21+0100kiro7 (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:19+0100news4jax (en)

LOS ANGELES – Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate change....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:19+0100wftv (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:19+0100startribune (en)

LOS ANGELES — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate change....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:19+0100wsoctv (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:17+0100kob (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:16+0100krmg (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:15+0100apnews (en)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal said climate change is....

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds

2024-02-02T20:15+0100sandiegouniontribune (en)

LOS ANGELES — Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are independently harmful to the human body, but together their impact on cardiovascular and respiratory systems is more dangerous and affects some communities more than others. A study published Friday in the journal Science Advances said climate change....

El Nino phenomenon raises drought, famine concerns in Madagascar - UN

2024-02-02T12:59+0100uniindia (en)

United Nations, Feb 2 (UNI) The effects of the El Nino climate pattern, combined with the climate crisis, are likely to lead to extreme weather events in Madagascar, causing a food crisis in the country, the United Nations warned on Friday. "In recent years, Madagascar has been hit by unprecedented....

UN: Wetlands Play Key Role Against Climate Crisis

2024-02-02T11:58+0100raillynews (en)

The United Nations (UN) reported that protecting and restoring wetlands plays a key role in preserving biodiversity and combating the climate crisis. In the statement made by the UN, it was stated that although wetlands constitute only 6% of fresh water resources, they host 40% of all plant and animal species in the world.

Barcelona residents banned from washing cars as drought reaches critical point

2024-02-02T11:17+0100murciatoday (en)

The region of Catalonia has declared a state of emergency amid the worst drought in history. Water supplies in Spain’s Catalonia have now reached crisis point and the regional government has declared a state of emergency as it faces the worst drought in more than 100 years.

Increase in LNG imports highlights Brazil's impact on prices

2024-02-02T10:21+0100spglobal (en)

Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Brazil has typically been heavily dependent on hydroelectric power generation, but in the fall of 2021 the country was hit by severe droughts draining its hydroelectric resources, and as a result imported record LNG volumes from the US.

Alarming Trend: Global Groundwater Levels Declining Rapidly, Yet Hope for Recovery Persists

2024-02-02T04:21+0100indiaeducationdiary (en)

Groundwater levels are declining at rapid and accelerating rates in numerous aquifers around the world, but the decline can be reversed in some cases, finds a new study involving researchers from University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), UCL and ETH Zürich.

Saudi Arabia to host largest-ever UN conference on land and drought

2024-02-01T23:25+0100unccd-int (en)

Riyadh, 31 January 2024 – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) signed an agreement paving the way for the 16th session of the Convention’s Conference of the Parties (COP16) in Riyadh from 2-13 December 2024.

January 2024 (2)

2024-02-01T23:25+0100unccd-int (en)

Your Excellency Minister Abdulrahman Al-Fadley, Honorable Ministers and Deputy ministers, Dear Colleagues and friends, It’s an honor for me to sign this agreement, on behalf of the United Nations, with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as host to the Conference of the Parties (COP16) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

Signing of COP16 host country agreement with Saudi Arabia: Remarks by Ibrahim Thiaw

2024-02-01T23:25+0100unccd-int (en)

Your Excellency Minister Abdulrahman Al-Fadley, Honorable Ministers and Deputy ministers, Dear Colleagues and friends, It’s an honor for me to sign this agreement, on behalf of the United Nations, with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as host to the Conference of the Parties (COP16) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

AI Revolutionizes Wildfire Smoke Forecasting

2024-02-01T18:25+0100azocleantech (en)

Fueled by increasing temperatures and droughts, severe wildfires are on the rise around the world -; as are the smoke-borne contaminants that harm the environment and human health. In 2023, Canada recorded its worst wildfire season ever, with fires releasing more than 290 million tons of carbon into the atmosphere.

Earth Today | ‘Health toll rising’

2024-02-01T06:35+0100jamaica-gleaner (en)

“In 2023, the world saw the highest global temperatures in over 100,000 years, and heat records were broken in all continents through 2022. Adults older than 65 years and infants younger than one year, for whom extreme heat can be particularly life-threatening, are now exposed to twice as many heat....

Saudi Arabia to host the largest-ever COP16 in December

2024-02-01T06:12+0100zawya-palestine (en)

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) have officially inked an agreement, marking the commencement of preparations for the 16th session of the Convention’s Conference of the Parties (COP16), set to take place in Riyadh from December 2 to December 13, 2024.

Saudi Arabia to host largest-ever UN conference on land and drought [EN/AR/RU/ZH]

2024-02-01T02:52+0100reliefWeb (en)

Riyadh, 31 January 2024 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) signed an agreement paving the way for the 16th session of the Convention’s Conference of the Parties (COP16) in Riyadh from 2-13 December 2024.

Using artificial intelligence, better pollution predictions are in the air

2024-02-01T02:02+0100phys (en)

Fueled by increasing temperatures and droughts, severe wildfires are on the rise around the world—as are the smoke-borne contaminants that harm the environment and human health. In 2023, Canada recorded its worst wildfire season ever, with fires releasing more than 290 million tons of carbon into the atmosphere.

Saudi Arabia to host biggest UN conference on land and drought

2024-02-01T00:59+0100GulfDailyNews (en)

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement witth the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) thus paving the way for the 16th session of the Convention’s Conference of the Parties (COP16) to be held in Riyadh from December 2 to 13, reported SPA.

Clusters of Atmospheric Rivers Amp Up California Storm Damages

2024-01-31T23:00+0100homelandsecuritynewswire (en)

Early in 2023, a series of storms dumped record-breaking amounts of rain and snow across California. Flooding, power outages, and mudslides from the deluge resulted in 21 deaths and over $3 billion in losses. The deluge resulted from streams of water vapor in the sky known as atmospheric rivers, which paraded over California one after another.

The Compost: ⯑ Climate change and the 2024 elections ⯑️

2024-01-31T22:19+0100dailybreeze (en)

Could it be a sign that climate change has finally become a “kitchen table” issue if campaigns are bothering to tout misleading claims about their candidate’s credentials on the topic? I wrote a story that ran over the weekend about different ways climate change will be on the ballot in California....

The Compost: ⯑ Climate change and the 2024 elections ⯑️

2024-01-31T22:16+0100dailynews (en)

Could it be a sign that climate change has finally become a “kitchen table” issue if campaigns are bothering to tout misleading claims about their candidate’s credentials on the topic? I wrote a story that ran over the weekend about different ways climate change will be on the ballot in California....

The Compost: ⯑ Climate change and the 2024 elections ⯑️

2024-01-31T22:10+0100whittierdailynews (en)

Could it be a sign that climate change has finally become a “kitchen table” issue if campaigns are bothering to tout misleading claims about their candidate’s credentials on the topic? I wrote a story that ran over the weekend about different ways climate change will be on the ballot in California....

Saudi Arabia To Host Largest-Ever UN Conference On Land And Drought

2024-01-31T19:11+0100menafn (en)

- EIN Presswire) H.E. Abdulrahman Abdulmohsen Alfadley, Saudi Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture and COP16 President with UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw RIYADH, RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, January 31, 2024 /EINPresswire / -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Nations....

Saudi Arabia to host largest-ever UN conference on land, drought

2024-01-31T16:16+0100GulfDailyNews (en)

Riyadh: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) signed an agreement paving the way for the 16th session of the Convention’s Conference of the Parties (COP16) in Riyadh from 2-13 December 2024. The Riyadh COP16 will be the largest-ever meeting....

la crisi del settore si fa sentire Ups in rosso, sprofonda l'utile (-40%) In forte calo il big della logistica Usa

2024-01-31T15:59+0100affaritaliani (it)

UPS, un 2023 difficile per il gigante della distribuzione e logistica. Difficile il 2023 per UPS (United Parcel Service), il gigante della distribuzione e logistica con sede a New York, secondo i numeri ufficiali in mano alla SEC americana ( Securities and Exchange Commission). Profitti e ricavi in pesante calo.

Saudi Arabia to host UNCCD's largest COP-16 moot in Riyadh this year

2024-01-31T15:39+0100urdupoint (en)

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Wednesday signed an agreement paving the way for the 16th session of the Convention’s Conference of the Parties (COP16) in Riyadh from 2-13 December 2024.

Saudi Arabia to host UNCCD’s largest COP-16 moot in Riyadh this year

2024-01-31T15:01+0100app-en (en)

RIYADH, Jan 31 (APP): The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Wednesday signed an agreement paving the way for the 16th session of the Convention’s Conference of the Parties (COP16) in Riyadh from 2-13 December 2024.

Saudi Arabia to host the largest-ever COP16 in December

2024-01-31T13:41+0100saudigazette (en)

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Saudi Arabia and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) have officially inked an agreement, marking the commencement of preparations for the 16th session of the Convention’s Conference of the Parties (COP16), set to take place in Riyadh from December 2 to December 13, 2024.

Saudi Arabia to host largest-ever UN conference on land & drought

2024-01-31T12:25+0100thestatesman (en)

Taking place in the most water-scarce region and one that is severely affected by desertification and land degradation, the Riyadh COP16 will be held from 2-13 December 2024. The session will showcase efforts underway in Saudi Arabia, the Middle East region and beyond towards a green transition based on sustainable land stewardship.

Non nevica nè piove, Occhito si svuota e il livello del Liscione scende: lo scenario inquietante della siccità invernale in Molise

2024-01-31T09:27+0100primonumero (it)

Mentre dagli Stati Uniti arrivano immagini di ondate di gelo e copiose nevicate, il Molise deve fare i conti con temperature primaverili e gli invasi, in particolare quello di Occhito, che continuano a perdere acqua. Un deficit idrico preoccupante, segnalato dall’esperto meteorologo Gianfranco....

UN confirms Europe hit record high temperature in 2021

2024-01-31T06:26+0100terradaily (en)

The World Meteorological Organisation confirmed on Tuesday that continental Europe recorded in 2021 its highest ever temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), and warned that new extremes were expected. The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one degree Celsius higher than the....

Jayati Ghosh

2024-01-30T23:46+0100jordantimes (en)

WDELHI — India seems to be everyone’s favorite growth story nowadays. Despite valid concerns about the accuracy of official statistics, the Indian economy is projected to expand by 6.3 per cent in 2024, an undeniably remarkable feat given that its GDP exceeds $4.1 trillion.

UN Confirms Europe Hit Record High Temperature In 2021

2024-01-30T20:06+0100menafn (en)

- The Peninsula) AFP. Geneva: The World Meteorological Organisation confirmed on Tuesday that continental Europe recorded in 2021 its highest ever temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), and warned that new extremes were expected. The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one....

Climate migration is our new reality and new responsibility

2024-01-30T19:11+0100thehill (en)

All across the United States and the world, many of us are coming to understand that more extreme weather means we may need to move out of our homes and communities to find safety. In a recent survey by Forbes , nearly a third of Americans cited climate change as a reason for moving. In fact, 3.2 million U.

Shubenacadie Sam to Make Annual Weather Forecast

2024-01-30T16:01+0100novascotia (en)

Shubenacadie Wildlife Park’s popular groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam, will signal on Friday, February 2, whether it’s time to put away the shovels or keep them out for another six weeks of winter. Nova Scotians can join Sam for the groundhog’s annual forecast in person or watch it livestreamed on the park’s Facebook page.

MIL-OSI Canada: Shubenacadie Sam to Make Annual Weather Forecast

2024-01-30T15:33+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Shubenacadie Wildlife Park’s popular groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam, will signal on Friday, February 2, whether it’s time to put away the shovels or keep them out for another six weeks of winter. Nova Scotians can join Sam for the groundhog’s annual forecast in person or watch it livestreamed on the park’s Facebook page.

UN confirms Europe hit record high temperature in 2021

2024-01-30T15:21+0100guardian-ng (en)

The World Meteorological Organisation confirmed on Tuesday that continental Europe recorded in 2021 its highest ever temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), and warned that new extremes were expected. The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one degree Celsius higher than the....

Why is it important to protect forests?

2024-01-30T14:31+0100california18 (en)

Los forests They are important for a huge variety of reasons: they produce oxygen through photosynthesis, essential for respiration; they act as carbon sinks, helping to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and to mitigate climate change; provide natural habitats for a wide variety....

UN confirms Europe hit record high temperature in 2021

2024-01-30T14:28+0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Geneva: The World Meteorological Organisation confirmed on Tuesday that continental Europe recorded in 2021 its highest ever temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), and warned that new extremes were expected. The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one degree Celsius higher....

Agrivoltaics Revolution: Market Valued At USD 3.6 Billion In 2021, Eyes USD 9.3 Billion By 2031

2024-01-30T12:45+0100menafn (en)

- EIN Presswire) Agrivoltaics Market. Agrivoltaics Market Expected to Reach $9.3 Billion by 2031 - Allied Market Research The leading application of the Agrivoltaics Market is the crops segment.” - Allied Market Research. WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, UNITED STATES, January 30, 2024 /EINPresswire / -- The....

UN confirms Europe hit record high temperature in 2021

2024-01-30T11:57+0100phys (en)

The World Meteorological Organisation confirmed on Tuesday that continental Europe recorded in 2021 its highest ever temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), and warned that new extremes were expected. The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one degree Celsius higher than the....

UN Confirms Europe Hit Record High Temperature In 2021

2024-01-30T11:50+0100ibtimes (en)

The World Meteorological Organisation confirmed on Tuesday that continental Europe recorded in 2021 its highest ever temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), and warned that new extremes were expected. The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one degree Celsius higher than the....

UN confirms Europe hit record high temperature in 2021

2024-01-30T11:39+0100heraldsun (en)

The World Meteorological Organisation confirmed on Tuesday that continental Europe recorded in 2021 its highest ever temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), and warned that new extremes were expected. The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one degree Celsius higher than the....

UN confirms Europe hit record high temperature in 2021

2024-01-30T11:30+0100digitaljournal (en)

The World Meteorological Organisation confirmed on Tuesday that continental Europe recorded in 2021 its highest ever temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), and warned that new extremes were expected. The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one degree Celsius higher than the....

UN confirms Europe hit record high temperature in 2021

2024-01-30T11:22+0100zawya-palestine (en)

The World Meteorological Organisation confirmed on Tuesday that continental Europe recorded in 2021 its highest ever temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), and warned that new extremes were expected. The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one degree Celsius higher than the....

UN confirms Europe hit record high temperature in 2021

2024-01-30T11:10+0100couriermail (en)

The World Meteorological Organisation confirmed on Tuesday that continental Europe recorded in 2021 its highest ever temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), and warned that new extremes were expected. The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one degree Celsius higher than the....

UN confirms Europe hit record high temperature in 2021

2024-01-30T11:06+0100rfi-en (en)

The searing heat on August 11, 2021, was nearly one degree Celsius higher than the previous record peak of 48C registered on July 10, 1977 in the Greek cities of Athens and Elefsina, it said. That 1977 record was not independently verified by the WMO. "An international panel of atmospheric....

Alarming Findings: Study Reveals Climate Change Poses Threat to Global Forest Carbon Sequestration

2024-01-30T04:34+0100indiaeducationdiary (en)

Climate change is reshaping forests differently across the United States , according to a new analysis of U.S. Forest Service data. With rising temperatures, escalating droughts, wildfires, and disease outbreaks taking a toll on trees, researchers warn that forests across the American West are bearing the brunt of the consequences.

Demographic Shifts and Carbon Emissions: Can Population Decline Solve Global Environmental Challenges?

2024-01-30T02:46+0100earth-org (en)

The UN expects that by 2050, populations in over 55 countries (mostly developed ones) will fall. Some environmentalists suggest that population decline could be the solution to pressing global environmental problems . This article explores how population growth is linked to carbon emissions and why....

Climate change threatens future of The Panama Canal

2024-01-29T21:58+0100newsroompanama (en)

Global shipping companies excited by the potential new routes that climate change and melting ice are opening up around the North Pole have gotten walloped by some unexpected bad news writes the Washington Post. The Panama Canal might be on its way out as one of the most critical routes of global trade, impaired by, yes, climate change.

MIL-OSI USA: Hickenlooper, Bennet, Polis, Neguse Celebrate Colorado Winning NSF Engine Funding

2024-01-29T18:03+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for Colorado John Hickenlooper Designation could bring $160 million in federal funding to region Program created by recently-passed, bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Governor Jared Polis, and Representative Joe Neguse welcomed the U.

Many forests may no longer be a carbon sink against climate change, American foresters warn

2024-01-29T14:26+0100yourweather (en)

A new study shows how climate change affects forest productivity in the United States . The results, far from favouring global optimism, ensure that forests could become sources of carbon. Forests are about to go from being one of the largest carbon sinks on the planet to sources of this element that causes climate change.

Mar Rosso, Mar Nero e Canale di Panama: l’UNCTAD lancia l’allarme sulle perturbazioni del commercio globale

2024-01-29T14:04+0100ilnautilus (it)

Ginevra . L’United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, l’UNCTAD, ha sollevato profonde preoccupazioni per l’escalation delle interruzioni del commercio globale. I recenti attacchi alle navi nel Mar Rosso, combinati con le tensioni geopolitiche che colpiscono la navigazione nel Mar Nero e....

New FAO leader Vows Strong Commitment to Sustainable Agriculture in Lao PDR

2024-01-29T09:45+0100kpl (en)

(KPL)The new Country Representative to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) last week made an official courtesy visit to the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry to further strengthen the long-standing and fruitful partnership between FAO and the Lao PDR, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF).

UNFPA Yemen: “We lost everything”: In Yemen, a mother’s grief lays bare the human cost of the climate crisis [EN/AR]

2024-01-29T08:21+0100reliefWeb (en)

Taiz, YEMEN. “One day, when I was returning from fetching water, I collapsed on the road. I was bleeding so badly that I knew I was going to lose my baby.” Umm Mahra was 31 years old and five months pregnant when she was forced to seek refuge with her family in a remote displacement camp in Taiz, in Yemen’s southwestern highlands.

Singapore can help Laos realise its potential, says Vivian as the 2 nations mark 50 years of diplomatic ties

2024-01-27T15:07+0100straitstimesSG (en)

VIENTIANE – Laos has enormous economic potential despite its fiscal difficulties and will thrive if the right infrastructure and policy frameworks are in place, said Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan during his official visit to the country.

Gauteng residents warned to brace for severe thunderstorms, hail and flooding on Saturday

2024-01-27T13:03+0100citizen (en)

Gauteng residents have been warned to brace for the possibility of severe thunderstorms across the province for the entire day on Saturday. The warning comes amid scorching temperatures in the past week. Regional weather forecaster, Gauteng Weather, shared the details of the thunderstorms in a post on X.

Un incendio y lo que viene

2024-01-27T10:39+0100semana (es)

No es por minimizar lo sucedido esta semana en los cerros de Bogotá, pero los incendios son menores comparados con los de Canadá o Estados Unidos, producto del cambio climático. Afortunadamente, hay que decirlo, pues lo que estos incendios demostraron es, primero, lo poco preparados que estamos para....

Study Finds Climate Change Threatens Global Forest Carbon Sequestration

2024-01-27T08:09+0100indiaeducationdiary (en)

Climate change is reshaping forests differently across the United States , according to a new analysis of U.S. Forest Service data. With rising temperatures, escalating droughts, wildfires and disease outbreaks taking a toll on trees, researchers warn that forests across the American West are bearing the brunt of the consequences.

Con café, el canal de Panamá busca combatir deforestación y sequía

2024-01-26T22:14+0100voanoticias (es)

CAPIRA, PANAMÁ — El último día de diciembre de 1999, Estados Unidos devolvió a Panamá el control completo del canal que une los océanos Atántico y Pacífico en el continente americano. Fue una jornada de festejos en todo el istmo tras 84 años de presencia y administración estadounidense.

Global groundwater levels declining rapidly, but they can recover

2024-01-26T19:23+0100ucl (en)

Groundwater levels are declining at rapid and accelerating rates in numerous aquifers around the world, but the decline can be reversed in some cases, finds a new study involving researchers from University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), UCL and ETH Zürich.

Con café, canal de panamá busca combatir deforestación y sequía

2024-01-26T15:26+0100lanacion-AR (es)

CAPIRA, Panamá, 26 ene (Reuters) - El último día de diciembre de 1999, Estados Unidos devolvió a Panamá el control completo del canal que lleva el nombre del país. Fue una jornada de festejos en todo el istmo tras 84 años de presencia y administración estadounidense.

The Azadi Briefing: Afghanistan's Warm Winter Triggers Warning Of Severe Drought

2024-01-26T14:54+0100rferl (en)

I'm Abubakar Siddique, senior correspondent at RFE/RL's Radio Azadi. Here's what I've been tracking and what I'm keeping an eye on in the days ahead. The Key Issue. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has that an unseasonably dry and warm winter could have devastating consequences for Afghanistan.

Effetto Houthi sul Canale di Suez, la guerra in Ucraina e la siccità del Canale di Panama. Onu: “Commercfio mondiale travolto da una tempesta perfetta”

2024-01-26T10:39+0100zazoom-it (it)

(Di venerdì 26 gennaio 2024) Roma, 26 gennaio 2024 - Il commercio mondiale è nel bel mezzo di una " tempesta perfetta ", ha avvisato Jan Hoffman, capo della divisione tecnologica dell'Unctad, l'organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per il commercio e lo sviluppo, alla stampa in videoconferenza dalla sede dell'Onu.

Effetto Houthi sul Canale di Suez, guerra in Ucraina e siccità a Panama. Onu: “Commercio mondiale travolto da una tempesta perfetta”

2024-01-26T10:39+0100zazoom-it (it)

(Di venerdì 26 gennaio 2024) Roma, 26 gennaio 2024 - Il Commercio mondiale è nel bel mezzo di una " tempesta perfetta ", ha avvisato Jan Hoffman, capo della divisione tecnologica dell'Unctad, l'organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per il Commercio e lo sviluppo, alla stampa in videoconferenza dalla sede dell'Onu.

Effetto Houthi sul Canale di Suez, la guerra in Ucraina e la siccità del Canale di Panama. Onu: “Commercio mondiale travolto da una tempesta perfetta”

2024-01-26T10:03+0100quotidiano (it)

Roma, 26 gennaio 2024 - Il commercio mondiale è nel bel mezzo di una "tempesta perfetta" , ha avvisato Jan Hoffman , capo della divisione tecnologica dell'Unctad, l'organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per il commercio e lo sviluppo, alla stampa in videoconferenza dalla sede dell'Onu.

Raytheon

2024-01-26T07:46+0100rtx (en)

Near his home in metro Denver, Miller has access to modest lakes and streams. Larger bodies of water, like the Colorado, Rio Grande and Arkansas rivers that provide the region with vital resources, are a little farther away. Understanding the effects of severe weather on those rivers has become critical, he said.

Colombia asks the UN for help in the face of a natural fire disaster

2024-01-26T02:08+0100california18 (en)

BOGOTA.- Colombia He asked the member countries of the United Nations for help to extinguish around thirty forest fires that are ravaging several regions and drowning the capital, Bogotá, in smoke. “We are going to ask the United Nations for support. There is a protocol for this, it will be....

A dry Panama Canal shows how climate change will scramble globalization

2024-01-26T01:32+0100WashingtonPost (en)

Global shipping companies excited by the potential new routes that climate change and melting ice are opening up around the North Pole have gotten walloped by some unexpected bad news. The Panama Canal might be on its way out as one of the most critical routes of global trade, impaired by, yes, climate change.

Snowmaking Technology Can Help Ski Resorts Experiencing Lack of Snow Due to Rising Temperatures

2024-01-25T23:49+0100natureworldnews (en)

Ski resorts in Spain found ways to improve the snow as climate change and rising temperatures became challenging areas that needed more snow, according to recent reports. Resorts faced difficult situations due to climate change, impacting the snow needed for snowboarding and skiing.

Unlocking Manicaland’s irrigation potential

2024-01-25T23:44+0100manicapost (en)

Likewise, the rehabilitation of Cashel Valley (602ha) is in progress and above 75 percent complete. The rehabilitation is being funded to the tune of US$5.2 million under from the Small-holder Irrigation Revitalisation Programme (SIRP) which is funded by Government in partnership with IFAD.

Atmospheric rivers, explained

2024-01-25T23:18+0100nationalgeographic (en)

In the coming weeks , buckets of rain are likely to batter California. The culprit? Atmospheric rivers. The rains are born far away, deep in the tropical Pacific, where water evaporated from the warm ocean surface is absorbed into the atmosphere. These drenched parcels of air parcel flow sinuously....

Global groundwater levels declining rapidly, but they can recover

2024-01-25T22:08+0100geog (en)

Groundwater levels are declining at rapid and accelerating rates in numerous aquifers around the world, but the decline can be reversed in some cases, finds a new study involving researchers from University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), UCL and ETH Zürich.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-25T12:36+0100thezimbabwean (en)

HARARE, ZIMBABWE — Zimbabwean health authorities — battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 — say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country’s 64 districts.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-25T11:01+0100zimbabwesituation (en)

HARARE, ZIMBABWE — Zimbabwean health authorities — battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 — say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country’s 64 districts.

Uzbekistan's accession to the Protocol on Water and Health opens new opportunities for stronger action on water, sanitation, hygiene and health

2024-01-25T06:50+0100reliefWeb (en)

Uzbekistan has joined to the UNECE-WHO/Europe Protocol on Water and Health, thereby becoming its 29th Party and the first country in Central Asia to join this treaty. Accession to the Protocol is expected to serve as a catalyst to further drive and streamline national action on water, sanitation,....

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-25T06:43+0100allafrica (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe Zimbabwean health authorities -- battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 -- say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country's 64 districts.

Zimbabwe hopeful UN cholera vaccines will contain outbreak

2024-01-25T06:09+0100newzimbabwe (en)

Zimbabwean health authorities — battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 — say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country’s 64 districts. Zimbabwean Health Minister Douglas Mombeshora told....

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T23:45+0100voazimbabwe (en)

HARARE, ZIMBABWE — Zimbabwean health authorities — battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 — say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country’s 64 districts.

Company seeking to mine near Okefenokee will pay $20,000 to settle claims for environmental violations

2024-01-24T22:31+0100whatsnew2day (en)

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The company seeking permits to mine minerals near the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp and its vast wildlife refuge has agreed to pay a $20,000 fine to Georgia environmental regulators, who say the company violated state laws by collecting soil samples. for your permit application.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T22:04+0100kenyastar (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean health authorities - battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 - say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country's 64 districts.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T21:58+0100cambodiantimes (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean health authorities - battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 - say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country's 64 districts.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T21:36+0100manilametro (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean health authorities - battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 - say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country's 64 districts.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T21:35+0100myanmarnews (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean health authorities - battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 - say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country's 64 districts.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T21:34+0100northernirelandnews (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean health authorities - battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 - say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country's 64 districts.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T21:31+0100nigeriasun (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean health authorities - battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 - say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country's 64 districts.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T21:30+0100singaporestar (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean health authorities - battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 - say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country's 64 districts.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T21:27+0100longbeachstar (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean health authorities - battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 - say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country's 64 districts.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T21:22+0100srilankasource (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean health authorities - battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 - say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country's 64 districts.

Zimbabwe Hopeful UN Cholera Vaccines Will Contain Outbreak

2024-01-24T20:39+0100voanews (en)

Harare, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwean health authorities — battling a cholera outbreak that has infected about 20,000 people and killed more than 370 — say they hope donated vaccines will ease the spread of waterborne disease now affecting 60 of the country’s 64 districts.

Western US Seeing Extreme Weather 'Unprecedented' in 500 Years

2024-01-24T20:05+0100newsweek-USA (en)

Droughts in the Western U.S. have risen to an "unprecedented" level since the 16th century, a new study has revealed. "Hot drought" refers to concurrent drought conditions that are stretching across the country, largely because of climate change. The study from multi-institutional researchers,....

What a hand-cranked drill just revealed about the West’s ‘megadrought’

2024-01-24T20:02+0100WashingtonPost (en)

“Our findings now demonstrate that the record high temperatures driving recent ‘hot droughts’ are indeed unique and the human fingerprint on these events implicates us in their intensity and their consequences,” said Kevin Anchukaitis, a professor at the University of Arizona who co-authored the paper with King.

A Historic and Devastating Drought in the Amazon Was Caused by Climate Change, Researchers Say A new report untangles the impact of global warming on an “exceptional” drought across the world’s largest land-based carbon sink. By Georgina Gustin

2024-01-24T18:28+0100insideclimatenews (en)

Climate change was the primary driver of a massive drought in the Amazon basin in 2023 and will likely cause future extreme droughts, with potentially dire consequences for global efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report from World Weather Attribution.

Groundwater Levels Around the World Are Dropping Quickly, Often at Accelerating Rates Rapid declines are most common in aquifers under croplands in drier regions, including California, the most extensive analysis of groundwater trends so far shows. By Liza Gross

2024-01-24T18:28+0100insideclimatenews (en)

Still, the news is not all bad. Long-term groundwater losses are “neither universal nor inevitable,” the team notes. “Rapid and accelerating groundwater declines are, unfortunately, widespread globally,” said Scott Jasechko, a water resources expert at U.C. Santa Barbara who co-led the study.

L’Ue unita per la difesa del Mar Rosso, intanto Panama è a secco

2024-01-24T17:31+0100kmetro0 (it)

K metro 0 – Suez – A partire da metà dicembre 2023, l’Unione europea ha deciso di lanciare una missione navale per proteggere le navi mercantili dagli attacchi dei ribelli houthisti al largo delle coste dello Yemen, nel Mar Rosso, attraverso il quale passa il 70% delle importazioni europee dall’Asia.

Namibia hosts AMHEWAS training workshop

2024-01-24T17:27+0100windhoek-observer (en)

Niël Terblanché. In a significant stride towards effective disaster risk management and environmental sustainability, Namibia, for the first time ever, hosted a training workshop on the Africa Multi-Hazard Early Warning and Early Action System (AMHEWAS).

Global Groundwater Levels Fall Rapidly, Recovery Possible

2024-01-24T12:18+0100miragenews (en)

Groundwater levels are declining at rapid and accelerating rates in numerous aquifers around the world, but the decline can be reversed in some cases, finds a new study involving researchers from University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), UCL and ETH Zürich.

Mozambique: US environment agency recognises Maputo's commitment

2024-01-24T11:14+0100clubofmozambique (en)

The administrator of the US government’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Michael S. Regan, recognised on Tuesday Mozambique’s commitment to environmental preservation, which is why the institution is going to study support for the country. “We’re going to pursue that.

Somalia, UN seek 5.6 mln USD for cholera response amid new deaths

2024-01-23T23:26+0100english-news-cn (en)

MOGADISHU, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Somalia and the United Nations partners said they have developed a six-month plan that requires 5.6 million U.S. dollars to scale up cholera response activities in the country. The World Health Organization (WHO) said at least nine people died of acute watery diarrhea....

Somalia, UN seek 5.6 mln USD for cholera response amid new deaths

2024-01-23T23:24+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

MOGADISHU, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Somalia and the United Nations partners said they have developed a six-month plan that requires 5.6 million U.S. dollars to scale up cholera response activities in the country. The World Health Organization (WHO) said at least nine people died of acute watery diarrhea....

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

2024-01-23T21:14+0100africa-newsroom (en)

A three-year partnership with the EU in the southern African nation of Eswatini is improving food security through cash assistance, climate-smart farming and epidemic prevention. In the Lubombo region of Eswatini, near the town of Big Bend, 39-year-old Bongani Masuku looks over at his field of maize.

World Economic Forum report says climate crisis may cause 14.5 million deaths by 2050

2024-01-23T18:37+0100khmertimes (en)

Despite the stark findings, there is still time for global stakeholders to take decisive, strategic action to counter these forecasts and mitigate the health impacts of climate change globally. The report, Quantifying the Impact of Climate Change on Human Health, developed in collaboration with....

Somalia, UN seek 5.6 mln USD for cholera response amid new deaths

2024-01-23T18:20+0100china.org.cn (en)

MOGADISHU, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Somalia and the United Nations partners said they have developed a six-month plan that requires 5.6 million U.S. dollars to scale up cholera response activities in the country. The World Health Organization (WHO) said at least nine people died of acute watery diarrhea....

Social Media Makes People Unhappy and Stressed, New Study

2024-01-23T07:35+0100aawsat (en)

The Earth is getting hotter as a result of climate change and high temperatures lead to unusual fluctuations, most notably prolonged, multi-seasonal droughts, which exacerbate the phenomenon of acute food insecurity in various regions around the world, due to their direct effects on crops.

MIL-OSI USA: Sinema, Bipartisan Western Senators Call for Measures Addressing Long-Term Drought in Upcoming Farm Bill

2024-01-23T02:25+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator Kyrsten Sinema (Arizona) Bipartisan group of senators detailed the impact of long-term drought on the American West WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema and a bipartisan group of Western senators urged U.S.

Records show planet’s warming accelerating, worries increasing

2024-01-22T21:03+0100clickondetroit (en)

Land and ocean temperatures were warmer than normal in 2023, including record-breaking air temperatures. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported that 2023 was the hottest year on record. (NOAA NCEI, NOAA NCEI) As Southeast Michigan endures cold temperatures, this is a great time to discuss the warming planet.

By 2050, climate change will cause over 14 million deaths and trillions of dollars in economic losses

2024-01-21T10:26+0100yourweather (en)

Climate change is already responsible for great economic and human life losses, but these numbers may increase even more by 2050. The climate crisis is a health crisis, and is generating a vicious cycle of disease, economic devastation and suffering. This report makes it clear that we still need to....

Panama Canal traffic cut by more than a third because of drought

2024-01-21T06:37+0100jamaica-gleaner (en)

A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36 per cent in the Panama Canal, one of the world’s most important trade routes. The new cuts announced Wednesday by authorities in Panama are set to deal an even greater economic blow than previously expected.

A perfect storm brews

2024-01-20T06:59+0100thereporterethiopia (en)

With none of her six family members by her side, she was once compelled to leave her village due to drought and sought refuge in Wolkaite, where she resided for ten years on the other side of the Tekeze River. However, the war in Tigray forced her to return to her birthplace.

New Jersey American Water Files Rate Request Driven by Over $1.3 Billion in Investment

2024-01-20T03:06+0100fuelsandlubes (en)

Request reinforces company’s commitment to providing safe, clean reliable and affordable service. CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New Jersey American Water filed a petition today with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) requesting new rates, driven by more than $1.

New Jersey American Water Files Rate Request Driven by Over $1.3 Billion in Investment

2024-01-19T22:20+0100lelezard (en)

New Jersey American Water filed a petition today with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) requesting new rates, driven by more than $1.3 billion in capital investments through December 2024, to continue providing safe and reliable service. The company continues to make needed investments....

New Jersey American Water Files Rate Request Driven by Over $1.3 Billion in Investment

2024-01-19T22:19+01004-traders (en)

New Jersey American Water filed a petition today with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) requesting new rates, driven by more than $1.3 billion in capital investments through December 2024, to continue providing safe and reliable service. The company continues to make needed investments....

New Jersey American Water Files Rate Request Driven by Over $1.3 Billion in Investment

2024-01-19T22:16+0100streetinsider (en)

Request reinforces company’s commitment to providing safe, clean reliable and affordable service. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New Jersey American Water filed a petition today with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) requesting new rates, driven by more than $1.

Peer-to-peer exchange on drought management in Latin America and the Caribbean

2024-01-19T18:08+0100unccd-int (en)

ONLINE; 30 January 2024. This event showcases various drought management initiatives across Latin America and the Caribbean. It brings together experts, policy makers and scientists who will share how droughts impact and manifest themselves in their respective countries and localities.

More upheaval for global shipping as Panama Canal cuts traffic due to drought

2024-01-19T16:20+0100CBC (en)

With shipping companies already dealing with disruptions in the Red Sea due to attacks on ships, word comes that another important trade route is being forced to curtail traffic. A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings in the Panama Canal by 36 per cent.

Dip in Panama Canal water levels forces costly cut in ship crossings

2024-01-19T09:06+0100arkansasonline (en)

PANAMA CITY -- A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to lower the number of ship crossings by 36% in the Panama Canal, one of the world's most important trade routes. The new cuts announced Wednesday by authorities in Panama are set to deal an even greater economic blow than previously expected.

Panama Canal traffic cut by more than a third because of drought

2024-01-19T07:41+0100startribune (en)

PANAMA CITY — A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36% in the Panama Canal, one of the world's most important trade routes. The new cuts announced Wednesday by authorities in Panama are set to deal an even greater economic blow than previously expected.

Indonesia Anxious 2045

2024-01-19T05:04+0100kompas-id (en)

Unfortunately, agriculture 20 years ago and now are no longer the same. Water sources have depleted significantly, seasons are no longer regular, and pests are becoming more prevalent. Every planting season, my family (and other farmers) always worry about water.

China Meteorological Administration releases "Top Ten Domestic and International Weather and Climate Events in 2023"

2024-01-19T04:09+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-01-19T03:06:14.150Z. Highlights: China Meteorological Administration releases "Top Ten Domestic and International Weather and Climate Events in 2023" China will have obvious warm and dry climate characteristics, with frequent and severe extreme weather events, creating many record-breaking events.

The drop in Panama Canal traffic due to a severe drought could cost up to $700 million

2024-01-19T03:09+0100manilatimes (en)

PANAMA CITY: A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36% in the Panama Canal, one of the world's most important trade routes. The new cuts announced Wednesday by authorities in Panama are set to deal an even greater economic blow than previously expected.

Overcome climate challenges: A call for united strength

2024-01-19T02:21+0100gnlm (en)

On 12 January 2024, the United Nations issued a stern warning to all nations, highlighting the anticipated rise in global temperatures for the year, driven by the impacts of El Nino. This projection, surpassing the record set in 2023, underscores the urgent need for collective efforts to curtail....

Climate change could cut half-year off life expectancy, study says

2024-01-19T00:43+0100foxweather (en)

The study from New York's New School and Shaljalal University published Thursday in the journal PLOS Climate also said that females will likely bear the brunt of the decrease in life expectancy. "The findings of this study suggest that if the annual average temperature increases by 1 degree Celsius (1.

Drop in Panama Canal traffic due to drought could cost $700 million

2024-01-18T23:59+0100finance-commerce (en)

PANAMA CITY — A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36% in the Panama Canal, one of the world’s most important trade routes. The new cuts announced Wednesday by authorities in Panama are set to deal an even greater economic blow than previously expected.

Severe drought causes major drop in Panama Canal traffic which could cost millions of dollars

2024-01-18T19:57+0100wionews (en)

Panama Canal has been hit by a severe drought that began last year. It has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36 per cent in the Panama Canal. A report by The Associated Press mentioned that the new cuts were announced Wednesday (Jan 17) by authorities in Panama.

The drop in Panama Canal traffic due to a severe drought could cost up to $700 million

2024-01-18T17:52+0100elpais-en (en)

A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36% in the Panama Canal, one of the world’s most important trade routes. The new cuts announced Wednesday by authorities in Panama are set to deal an even greater economic blow than previously expected.

Climate Change: A Threat to US Forest Carbon Storage

2024-01-18T17:27+0100environmentalleader (en)

In a strikingly dichotomous portrayal of American forest health, recent research reveals the contrasting effects of climate change on forests in the Western and Eastern United States . Forests are globally acknowledged as critical carbon sinks, instrumental in absorbing approximately a quarter of human-generated carbon emissions annually.

The drop in Panama Canal traffic due to a severe drought could cost up to $700 million PANAMA CITY (AP) — A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36% in the Panama Canal, one of the world's most important trade routes. Jan 18, 2024 6:51 AM Read more >

2024-01-18T16:07+0100timescolonist (en)

PANAMA CITY (AP) — A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36% in the Panama Canal, one of the world's most important trade routes. The new cuts announced Wednesday by authorities in Panama are set to deal an even greater economic blow than previously expected.

Drought-induced drop in Panama Canal traffic could cost up to US$700 million

2024-01-18T16:02+0100bnnbloomberg (en)

PANAMA CITY — A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36 per cent in the Panama Canal, one of the world's most important trade routes. The new cuts announced Wednesday by authorities in Panama are set to deal an even greater economic blow than previously expected.

Il 2023 è stato un anno nero la crisi climatica, in Italia un evento estremo al giorno

2024-01-18T13:48+0100quifinanza (it)

Tempeste devastanti nel 2023: l’Italia tra i paesi più colpiti. Nel 2023 le tempeste hanno provocato danni enormi, soprattutto negli Stati Uniti e in Europa. L’Italia è stata una delle nazioni più danneggiate . Le perdite economiche causate da venti e alluvioni sono state di 76 miliardi di dollari,....

UN seeks humanitarian support for Ethiopians

2024-01-18T12:56+0100radionigeria (en)

The UN estimated 20 million people require food assistance in Ethiopia due to conflicts, droughts, and flooding. Photo-OXFAM. The United Nation’s humanitarian Agency is seeking more fund and humanitarian support in response to drought in Ethiopia. UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian....

Un miglio di buone ragioni per puntare sui cereali minori

2024-01-18T09:13+0100ilmanifesto (it)

È come una generosa, antica famiglia. Cittadina del mondo, un po’ decaduta ma frugale e resistente. Nel suo anno internazionale, il 2023, deciso dall’Assemblea delle Nazioni unite, viene definita in inglese con il plurale millets. Parliamo di miglio per indicare gruppo eterogeneo di cereali dai....

2023 warmest year on record

2024-01-18T06:13+0100downtoearth (en)

2023 broke the record for the planet’s hottest year by a significant margin and is likely the world’s warmest in the last 100,000 years, according to the European Union’s climate agency. The average temperature in 2023 was 0.17 degrees Celsius (℃) higher than in 2016, the previous warmest year. On average, the planet was 1.

Climate Change Threatens Global Forest Carbon Sequestration, Study Finds

2024-01-17T23:11+0100enn (en)

Climate change is reshaping forests differently across the United States , according to a new analysis of U.S. Forest Service data. Climate change is reshaping forests differently across the United States, according to a new analysis of U.S. Forest Service data.

Climate change in South China Sea will impact global weather: experts

2024-01-17T20:22+0100benarnews (en)

The impact of climate change in the South China Sea and its surrounding areas on the local and global weather system could be “profound,” new scientific research has found. The “unique characteristics” of climate change in the South China Sea and surrounding area (SCSSA) – such as the Pacific and....

Con Chim: l’isola vietnamita dimenticata dallo sviluppo agricolo che ora ispira il Paese

2024-01-17T18:49+0100lindipendente (it)

Negli anni in cui il Vietnam correva verso lo sviluppo industriale e intensivo della propria economia, dopo la fine della guerra contro gli Stati Uniti, gran parte del Delta del Mekong venne rimodellato per supportare l’agricoltura di scala, promuovendo metodi di coltivazione industriale volti a....

Climate Crisis May Cause 14.5 Million Deaths By 2050

2024-01-17T18:20+0100eurasiareview (en)

developed in collaboration with Oliver Wyman, analyses the climate crisis through a new lens by providing a detailed picture of the indirect impact climate change will have on human health, the global economy and healthcare systems around the world, and offering actionable strategies to mitigate and prepare for this looming threat.

Cases of chikungunya and Zika fall in Brazil, but most risk clusters exhibit an upward trend: Study just added

2024-01-17T17:32+0100medicalxpress (en)

Analysis of occurrence and co-occurrence patterns shows the highest-risk clusters of chikungunya and Zika in Brazil spreading from the Northeast to the Center-West and coastal areas of São Paulo state and Rio de Janeiro state in the Southeast between 2018 and 2021 and increasing again in the Northeast between 2019 and 2021.

Chikungunya, Zika Cases Drop in Brazil, Risk Clusters Rise

2024-01-17T16:32+0100miragenews (en)

Analysis of occurrence and co-occurrence patterns shows the highest-risk clusters of chikungunya and zika in Brazil spreading from the Northeast to the Center-West and coastal areas of São Paulo state and Rio de Janeiro state in the Southeast between 2018 and 2021, and increasing again in the Northeast between 2019 and 2021.

17-Jan-2024 Cases of chikungunya and zika fall in Brazil, but most risk clusters exhibit an upward trend Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo Peer-Reviewed Publication Researchers at the University of São Paulo and São Paulo state’s Center for Epidemiological Surveillance observed....

2024-01-17T16:25+0100eurekalert (en)

in Scientific Reports by researchers at the University of São Paulo’s School of Public Health (FSP-USP) and São Paulo state’s Center for Epidemiological Surveillance (CVE) who analyzed spatial-temporal patterns of occurrence and co-occurrence of the two arboviral diseases in all Brazilian....

Carbon Sinks in Crisis: Climate Change Threatens Global Forest CO2 Sequestration

2024-01-17T14:33+0100scitechdaily (en)

A new study shows that climate change is disproportionately affecting U.S. forests, particularly in the West, where adverse effects like reduced tree growth are prominent. This trend challenges the forests’ role as carbon sinks and highlights the urgent need for greenhouse gas emission reductions and forest conservation.

Agriculture can play a central role in climate action- UN's FAO

2024-01-17T13:20+0100en-africanews (en)

In the face of rising global tempeatures experts are highligting the role of Agriculture in climate action while ensuring global food security. This comes as 2023 was confirmed to be the warmest year on record. Kaveh Zahedi, Director of the Office of Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environment,....

Climate change in South China Sea will have global weather impact: experts

2024-01-17T12:23+0100rfa (en)

The impact of climate change in the South China Sea and its surrounding areas on the local and global weather system could be “profound,” new scientific research has found. The “unique characteristics” of climate change in the South China Sea and surrounding area (SCSSA) – such as the Indo-Pacific....

2024: año de riesgos climáticos

2024-01-17T08:21+0100eleconomista-mx (es)

2023 fue el año más caliente de la historia. Se rompió el récord que tenía el 2016 y abrimos la puerta a escenas dantescas en todo el mundo. El año pasado tuvimos incendios en bosques de Canadá y Grecia. Inundaciones en Libia. En Estados Unidos se reportaron 25 eventos de clima extremo, incluyendo huracanes, incendios, tornados y olas de calor.

This is the race to achieve reliable long-term weather predictions

2024-01-17T05:22+0100kiratas (en)

Effect of a recent flood recorded in Budapest, in an image taken this December 28. Zoltan Balogh (EFE) The consequences of efficient weather forecasting go far beyond planning a vacation. Having precise data over a long period of time, beyond the three days currently assumed by the most reliable....

Lack of snow sparks worry for drought-hit Afghanistan

2024-01-17T03:26+0100dawn (en)

KABUL: Afghanistan saw almost no snow as of mid-January, a new sign of the heavy toll of global warming on the Central Asian country which is usually accustomed to harsh winters, experts say. The exceptionally low level of rain in a country that relies heavily on agriculture has forced many farmers to delay planting.

Study finds climate change poses a threat to global forest carbon sequestration

2024-01-16T23:29+0100vervetimes (en)

A new analysis of U.S. Forest Service data shows that climate change is affecting forests in different ways across the United States . Rising temperatures, escalating droughts, wildfires, and disease outbreaks are impacting trees, with forests in the American West experiencing the most significant consequences.

Secretary Blinken’s Remarks at a World Economic Forum Event: Treating Soil as a Precious Resource – United States Department of State

2024-01-16T20:55+0100foreignpolicywatchdog (en)

SECRETARY BLINKEN: John, thank you very much. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Good afternoon. John, my old friend, thank you very, very much. And as always, here, it’s particularly good to be with leaders from across government, business, civil society. So when you think about soil, the U.S.

MIL-OSI USA: Hickenlooper, Bennet, Fischer, Bipartisan Colleagues Call for Long-Term Drought Solutions in Farm Bill

2024-01-16T20:39+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for Colorado John Hickenlooper WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Deb Fischer called on U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry leaders to address long-term drought in the upcoming Farm Bill, along with 14 bipartisan Senate colleagues.

MIL-OSI USA: Merkley, Wyden Join Colleagues’ Bipartisan Call to Address Long-Term Drought in Farm Bill

2024-01-16T20:18+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore) January 16, 2024 Washington, D.C. — Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden joined U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Deb Fischer (R-NE) in a bipartisan effort calling on the Senate Agriculture Committee to address long-term drought in the upcoming farm bill.

Secretary Blinken’s Remarks at a World Economic Forum Event: Treating Soil as a Precious Resource

2024-01-16T19:53+0100state-gov (en)

SECRETARY BLINKEN: John, thank you very much. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Good afternoon. John, my old friend, thank you very, very much. And as always, here, it’s particularly good to be with leaders from across government, business, civil society. So when you think about soil, the U.S.

MIL-OSI USA: Secretary Blinken’s Remarks at a World Economic Forum Event: Treating Soil as a Precious Resource

2024-01-16T19:50+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

SECRETARY BLINKEN: John, thank you very much. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Good afternoon. John, my old friend, thank you very, very much. And as always, here, it’s particularly good to be with leaders from across government, business, civil society. So when you think about soil, the U.S.

Blinken at WEF Event: Soil Treated as Vital Resource

2024-01-16T19:41+0100miragenews (en)

SECRETARY BLINKEN: John, thank you very much. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Good afternoon. John, my old friend, thank you very, very much. And as always, here, it's particularly good to be with leaders from across government, business, civil society. So when you think about soil, the U.S.

Climate Crisis May Cause 14.5 Million Deaths by 2050

2024-01-16T18:18+0100moderndiplomacy (en)

A new World Economic Forum report, published today, warns that by 2050 climate change may cause an additional 14.5 million deaths and $12.5 trillion in economic losses worldwide. Despite the stark findings, there is still time for global stakeholders to take decisive, strategic action to counter....

Chilean President welcomes CELAC meeting on food security

2024-01-16T16:58+0100plenglish (en)

More than 80 delegates from 23 countries are attending the meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) taking place here at the regional headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Boric addressed the event from the region of....

Uzbekistan joins the Protocol on Water and Health

2024-01-16T14:54+0100smartwatermagazine (en)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was set up in 1947 by ECOSOC. It is one of five regional commissions of the United Nations. Uzbekistan has joined to the UNECE-WHO/Europe Protocol on Water and Health , thereby becoming its 29th Party and the first country in Central Asia to join this treaty.

Sudan: Climate Change a Priority in Sudan - Among Those Who Have Heard of It

2024-01-16T14:01+0100allafrica (en)

Citizens aware of climate change say action is needed from government, developed countries, business and industry, and ordinary people. Key findings More than half (51%) of Sudanese say flooding has become more severe in their region over the past decade. About four in 10 citizens (39%) say the same about droughts.

Global cooperation needed to curb climate crisis, save 14.5 mn lives: WEF

2024-01-16T13:35+0100business-standard (en)

Disasters intensified by the climate crisis may lead to USD 12.5 trillion economic losses and 14.5 million deaths worldwide by 2050, a new World Economic Forum analysis warned on Tuesday. But, there is still time for global stakeholders to take decisive and strategic action to counter these....

Health cost of climate change will climb to $12.5 trillion by 2050

2024-01-16T11:58+0100mg (en)

By Sarah Smit In 2022, KwaZulu-Natal was hit by the most catastrophic floods on record, which led to 459 fatalities. Photo: Delwyn Verasamy. B y 2050, climate change will probably cause an additional 14.5 million deaths and $12.5 trillion in health-related economic losses worldwide, according to a....

Global cooperation needed to curb climate crisis, save up to 14.5 mn lives by 2050: WEF

2024-01-16T11:32+0100devdiscourse (en)

Disasters intensified by the climate crisis may lead to USD 12.5 trillion economic losses and 14.5 million deaths worldwide by 2050, a new World Economic Forum analysis warned on Tuesday. But, there is still time for global stakeholders to take decisive and strategic action to counter these....

News Low Groundwater Levels Are a Growing Issue for US Farmers Amid Droughts

2024-01-16T11:04+0100technologynetworks (en)

Three decades of data have informed a new Nebraska-led study that shows how the depletion of groundwater — the same that many farmers rely on for irrigation — can threaten food production amid drought and drier climes. The study found that, due in part to the challenges of extracting groundwater, an....

Climate Crisis May Cause 14.5 Million Deaths by 2050

2024-01-16T10:17+0100miragenews (en)

. Share on social media using the hashtag #wef24. Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 16 January 2024 - A new World Economic Forum report, published today, warns that by 2050 climate change may cause an additional 14.5 million deaths and $12.5 trillion in economic losses worldwide.

Climate change threatens global forest carbon sequestration, study finds

2024-01-16T07:08+0100terradaily (en)

Climate change is reshaping forests differently across the United States , according to a new analysis of U.S. Forest Service data. With rising temperatures, escalating droughts, wildfires, and disease outbreaks taking a toll on trees, researchers warn that forests across the American West are bearing the brunt of the consequences.

Changes in precipitation in moderate or very high emissions scenario to impact 3-5 billion people: Study

2024-01-16T07:01+0100downtoearth (en)

The potential impact of climate change on global precipitation patterns can have far-reaching consequences on human populations, a new study showed. Around 266.52 million people, equivalent to 3.3 per cent of the world’s population, are expected to experience drier conditions, while a staggering 2.76 billion individuals, accounting for 34.

What’s New for 2024?

2024-01-16T02:07+0100waterjpi (en)

The WaterWorks2017 ERANET , co-funded by the European Commission, came to its end on the 31 st December 2023. This was the end of some very interesting work on strategies for filling the water availability – water demand gap. As part of the ERANET, a call for proposals was launched in 2018.

Climate change threatens global forest carbon sequestration, study finds January 15, 2024

2024-01-15T23:22+0100umich (en)

(DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2311132121) Climate change is reshaping forests differently across the United States , according to a new analysis of U.S. Forest Service data. With rising temperatures, escalating droughts, wildfires and disease outbreaks taking a toll on trees, researchers warn that forests....

Research: Climate Change Threatens Global Forest Carbon Capture

2024-01-15T23:00+0100miragenews (en)

(DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2311132121) Climate change is reshaping forests differently across the United States , according to a new analysis of U.S. Forest Service data. With rising temperatures, escalating droughts, wildfires and disease outbreaks taking a toll on trees, researchers warn that forests....

Intense short-term drought is harder on grasslands than previously thought

2024-01-15T22:19+0100ualberta (en)

An experimentally imposed year-long drought on grasslands and shrublands in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America resulted in a 60 per cent greater loss in plant growth under the extreme conditions, compared with more common historical drought patterns.

15-Jan-2024 Climate change threatens global forest carbon sequestration, study finds University of Florida Peer-Reviewed Publication Climate change is causing Western U.S. forests to be less effective carbon sinks, even as it boosts the productivity of forests in the Eastern U.S.

2024-01-15T21:08+0100eurekalert (en)

Climate change is reshaping forests differently across the United States , according to a new analysis of U.S. Forest Service data. With rising temperatures, escalating droughts, wildfires, and disease outbreaks taking a toll on trees, researchers warn that forests across the American West are bearing the brunt of the consequences.

Research: Climate Change Imperils Global Forest Carbon Storage

2024-01-15T21:02+0100miragenews (en)

Climate change is reshaping forests differently across the United States , according to a new analysis of U.S. Forest Service data. With rising temperatures, escalating droughts, wildfires, and disease outbreaks taking a toll on trees, researchers warn that forests across the American West are bearing the brunt of the consequences.

Specie minacciate, aggiornata lista rossa IUCN: 44mila a rischio estinzione

2024-01-15T20:04+0100vet33 (it)

delle specie minacciate , pubblicato in occasione della COP28, la Conferenza sul clima delle Nazioni Unite tenutasi a Dubai lo scorso dicembre. L’aggiornamento della lista IUCN L’aggiornamento pubblicato include anche la prima valutazione globale dei pesci d’acqua dolce , che evidenzia l’impatto....

Investire nelle risorse essenziali: 5 temi su cui puntare

2024-01-15T10:35+0100we-wealth (it)

Cibo, acqua, aria, energia e minerali di base : queste risorse sono essenziali sia per i nostri bisogni primari che per il nostro sviluppo economico. Ma sono anche sempre più scarse e rappresentano una grande sfida per le economie e gli ecosistemi globali [1].

Uzbekistan Joins Protocol for Enhanced Water, Health Action

2024-01-15T09:56+0100miragenews (en)

Uzbekistan has joined to the UNECE-WHO/Europe Protocol on Water and Health, thereby becoming its 29th Party and the first country in Central Asia to join this treaty. Accession to the Protocol is expected to serve as a catalyst to further drive and streamline national action on water, sanitation,....

Incontri gratuiti sul climate change a Bologna

2024-01-14T19:27+0100bolognatoday (it)

Secondo la definizione data dalle Nazioni Unite, con l’espressione “cambiamento climatico” si intende qualsiasi alterazione dell’atmosfera globale che sia direttamente o indirettamente riconducibile all’azione umana. Il ciclo di incontri "Climate Change" vuole creare spunti di riflessione su tali....

2023 is hottest year on record, signalling urgent need for climate action

2024-01-14T19:24+0100khmertimes (en)

The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth’s surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5ºC, European Union climate monitors said on Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

A Rocha Ghana calls for increased climate change investment

2024-01-14T15:35+0100theghanareport (en)

A Rocha Ghana (ARG), an environmental-based NGO, has called for more funding to mitigate climate change. This, the organisation said, will enhance the country’s adaptive capability and help build resilience for socio-economic development sectors in all sectors of the economy.

Nasywa Adivia Wardana, Erasing Smoke to Become Hope

2024-01-14T03:06+0100kompas-id (en)

KOMPAS/ERIKA KURNIA. Nasywa Adivia Wardana (16), a young activist from the Indonesian Women's Union (Seruni), spoke at a forum entitled "Young and Fearless: The Powerful Voices of Young Women Environmental Right Defenders" in the women's and gender pavilion at the COP28 event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday (5/12/2023).

2023 Was Warmest Year On Record, 2024 Is Likely To Be Worse With A Possible Breach Of 1.5°C Threshold – A Key Climate Report Explained

2024-01-13T09:55+0100outlookindia (en)

Nearly 35 years after global warming became increasingly prominent in the international public debate, Planet Earth experienced its warmest calendar year on record in 2023, based on recorded data dating back to 1850. Last year was the year when many climate records tumbled, and for the worse.

Jharkhand declares drought in 17 districts

2024-01-13T07:00+0100downtoearth (en)

The Jharkhand government has finally declared 158 blocks in 17 districts of the state as drought-affected, where about 1.5 million farmers were impacted. Only four districts in Jharkhand recorded normal rainfall during the monsoon season in 2023 and 19 districts had recorded less than normal rainfall.

MIL-OSI USA: Rosen, Cortez Masto, Bipartisan Colleagues Urge Ag Committee Leadership to Address Long-Term Drought in Farm Bill

2024-01-12T21:52+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) joined a letter led by Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and 15 bipartisan Senate colleagues calling on U.S.

2023 was a lot hotter than any other year on record : NPR

2024-01-12T21:38+0100vervetimes (en)

Last year was the hottest on record – and it wasn’t close, new data shows. Global warming, driven primarily by burning fossil fuels, pushed temperatures so high in 2023 that scientists were astounded. “We’re frankly astonished,” by how warm 2023 was, says Gavin Schmidt, the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

'Frankly astonished': 2023 was significantly hotter than any other year on record

2024-01-12T20:54+0100npr (en)

Last year was the hottest on record – and it wasn't close, new data shows. Global warming, driven primarily by burning fossil fuels, pushed temperatures so high in 2023 that scientists were astounded. "We're frankly astonished," by how warm 2023 was, says Gavin Schmidt, the director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

Il mais e la soia crollano a causa delle scorte robuste e della domanda fiacca degli Stati Uniti

2024-01-12T19:36+0100marketscreener (it)

I futures sul mais di Chicago sono crollati ai minimi di 3 anni venerdì, dopo che il Dipartimento dell'Agricoltura degli Stati Uniti ha riferito che le scorte di mais statunitensi si sono gonfiate ai livelli più alti dal 2018. Anche i semi di soia hanno subito un brusco calo, con i prezzi ai minimi....

Climate Change: Women and girls at greater risk

2024-01-12T16:27+0100radionigeria (en)

The climate crisis, like every other humanitarian and development challenge, impacts more women and girls. This reality is blamed on many factors, such as unequal power sharing between women and men, the gender gap in access to education and employment opportunities, the unpaid care burden, the....

Extreme weather events most severe global risks over next 10 years: WEF

2024-01-12T06:26+0100downtoearth (en)

or the warming phase of the alternating El Nino Southern Oscillation cycle is expected to strengthen and persist until May 2024. This could continue to set new records in heat conditions, with extreme heatwaves, droughts, wildfires and flooding anticipated, said the WEF report.

Over 77 countries saw highest average temperature in 2023 in close to 5 decades: Report

2024-01-12T06:26+0100downtoearth (en)

More than 77 countries experienced the highest average annual temperature in 45 years, according to the 2023 report. Record-high average temperatures were observed across all seasons, the report noted. “2023 was the hottest year on record and this also affected the water cycle in various ways, from....

Powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan

2024-01-12T05:37+0100khaama (en)

A massive earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck Afghanistan and its neighbouring countries on Thursday at 1:40 pm local time. The earthquake’s epicentre was located in Jurm, a region within Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province, as reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

2023 Hottest Recorded Year As Earth Nears Key Limit

2024-01-12T05:27+0100menafn (en)

- Jordan Times) PARIS - The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5oC, EU climate monitors said on Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

The Star » Adopt indigenous crops to beat food insecurity

2024-01-12T05:06+0100kenyamoja (en)

As the devastating impacts of climate change continue to ravage the continent, scientists are now proposing a raft of measures to tame food insecurity. During the climate change negotiations last month in Dubai, the scientists said the impact of climate change is a grave and mounting threat to people's wellbeing and a healthy planet.

Oceans break heat records five years in a row

2024-01-12T03:54+0100nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

(see 'Hotter and hotter'). The findings are the latest update of an annual study led by the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. The researchers say that the oceans have been warming at record-breaking rates every year since 2019.

MIL-OSI USA: Padilla, Butler, Bipartisan Colleagues Call on Ag Committee Leadership to Address Long-Term Drought in Farm Bill

2024-01-11T23:52+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler (both D-Calif.), along with Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), and a bipartisan group of 13 other Senate colleagues, called on U.S.

Mar Rosso e Stretto di Hormuz: i choke points alla mercé di Teheran

2024-01-11T19:33+0100huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

Potrebbe essere un episodio isolato e risolversi in un mero regolamento di conti tra Stati Uniti e Iran. Di certo il sequestro di una petroliera greca nel Golfo di Oman da parte della Marina di Teheran è un segnale univoco dal punto di vista dei mercati: la tensione potrebbe salire anche nello....

Oceans break heat records five years in a row

2024-01-11T16:15+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

(see 'Hotter and hotter'). The findings are the latest update of an annual study led by the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. The researchers say that the oceans have been warming at record-breaking rates every year since 2019.

Oceans break heat records five years in a row

2024-01-11T13:52+0100nature-current (en)

(see 'Hotter and hotter'). The findings are the latest update of an annual study led by the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. The researchers say that the oceans have been warming at record-breaking rates every year since 2019.

Oceans break heat records five years in a row

2024-01-11T12:57+0100nature (en)

(see 'Hotter and hotter'). The findings are the latest update of an annual study led by the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. The researchers say that the oceans have been warming at record-breaking rates every year since 2019.

Overhaul urged for Mass. disaster response

2024-01-11T11:23+0100eagletribune (en)

BOSTON — As towns and cities see a rise in natural disasters that require greater emergency response than their local resources can support alone, two Massachusetts lawmakers renewed their call Tuesday to divert a portion of excess capital gains tax revenue toward a proposed disaster relief fund.

2023 hottest recorded year as Earth nears key limit

2024-01-11T11:09+0100manilatimes (en)

PARIS: Last year was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). Climate change intensified heat waves, droughts and wildfires across the planet and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Broke Temperature Records. Will 2024 Be Even More Extreme?

2024-01-11T00:08+0100smithsonianmag (en)

In the extreme heat of summer 2023, saguaro cactuses died in Arizona. Mario Tama / Getty Images Not only has 2023 officially claimed the title of the hottest year on record—exceeding the prior record set in 2016—but it did so by an incredible margin, the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) announced Tuesday.

MIL-OSI USA: User Perceptions of Drought Indices in North American Climates

2024-01-10T14:50+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Drought monitoring and early detection have improved greatly in recent decades through the development and refinement of numerous indices and indicators. However, there is a lack of user-informed guidance as to which drought monitoring tools are most appropriate in a given location.

2023 hottest recorded year as Earth nears key limit

2024-01-10T13:58+0100TheFrontierPost-en (en)

by The Frontier Post NEW YORK (AFP): The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth’s surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

Ethiopia: Four Million Ethiopians On the Brink As Food Crises Escalate

2024-01-10T11:49+0100allafrica (en)

Addis Abeba The Ethiopian Disaster Risk Management Commission (DRMC) and the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator have released a joint statement urgently addressing the severe humanitarian crisis affecting approximately four million individuals in drought-afflicted areas of Ethiopia.

Dal Pacifico all'Atlantico passando per il Medio Oriente: Gianni Cipriani parla delle crisi internazionali

2024-01-10T11:17+0100zazoom-it (it)

(Di mercoledì 10 gennaio 2024) Scenari dei quali ha parla to Gianni Cipriani , fondatore di Globalist nonché uno dei massimi esperti italiani di intelligence. Gianni Cipriani è stato ospite di Cusano Tv. E a seguire c'è il video ... Mentre gli Stati Uniti hanno lanciato una forza navale....

2023 hottest recorded year as Earth nears key limit

2024-01-10T08:41+0100seychellesnewsagency (en)

) - The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 The Warmest Year in at Least 100,000 Years

2024-01-10T07:22+0100kompas-id (en)

The following article was translated using both Microsoft Azure Open AI and Google Translation AI. The original article can be found in KOMPAS/ADRYAN YOGA PARAMADWYA. The sound of motor vehicles filled the area of Serpong Utara, South Tangerang, Banten, on Wednesday (27/12/2023) during drizzling rain.

2023 hottest recorded year as Earth nears key limit

2024-01-10T06:04+0100philstar (en)

PARIS, France The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

Warming World Nears Critical 1.5C Limit In 2023: Monitor

2024-01-10T05:46+0100menafn (en)

- The Peninsula) AFP. Paris: The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 hottest recorded year as Earth nears 1.5 C limit

2024-01-10T05:22+0100eyewitness-news (en)

PARIS, France - The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts, and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 hottest recorded year as Earth nears key limit

2024-01-10T03:45+0100thenews-pk (en)

PARIS: The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth´s surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said on Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Hottest Recorded Year As Earth Nears Key Limit: EU Scientists

2024-01-10T03:26+0100menafn (en)

PARIS, Jan 10 (NNN-AGENCIES) - The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

Europe Warming world nears critical 1.5C limit in 2023: EU monitor

2024-01-10T03:22+0100JakartaPost (en)

Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.48 C above the preindustrial benchmark, the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) reported. "It is also the first year with all days over one degree warmer than the pre-industrial....

Warming world nears critical 1.5C limit in 2023: monitor

2024-01-10T02:08+0100citizen (en)

intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.48 C above the preindustrial benchmark, the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) reported. ALSO READ: Climate crisis escalates: 2024 expected to be hotter than 2023 “It is also the first year with....

2023 hottest recorded year as Earth nears key limit

2024-01-10T01:39+0100phys (en)

Climate change intensified heat waves , droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.48 C above the preindustrial benchmark, the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) reported. "It is also the first year with all days over one degree warmer than the pre-industrial....

Warming world nears critical 1.5C limit in 2023: monitor

2024-01-10T00:17+0100terradaily (en)

The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Hottest Recorded Year as Earth Nears Key Limit

2024-01-09T23:52+0100kenyastar (en)

PARIS - The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Hottest Recorded Year as Earth Nears Key Limit

2024-01-09T23:52+0100srilankasource (en)

PARIS - The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Hottest Recorded Year as Earth Nears Key Limit

2024-01-09T23:42+0100myanmarnews (en)

PARIS - The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Hottest Recorded Year as Earth Nears Key Limit

2024-01-09T23:41+0100cambodiantimes (en)

PARIS - The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Was Hottest Year Ever As Earth Nears 1.5C Limit

2024-01-09T23:40+0100ticotimes (en)

The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth’s surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Hottest Recorded Year as Earth Nears Key Limit

2024-01-09T23:38+0100northernirelandnews (en)

PARIS - The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Hottest Recorded Year as Earth Nears Key Limit

2024-01-09T23:33+0100manilametro (en)

PARIS - The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 hottest recorded year as Earth nears key limit

2024-01-09T23:24+0100jordantimes (en)

PARIS — The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5oC, EU climate monitors said on Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Hottest Recorded Year as Earth Nears Key Limit

2024-01-09T23:14+0100singaporestar (en)

PARIS - The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Hottest Recorded Year as Earth Nears Key Limit

2024-01-09T23:14+0100nigeriasun (en)

PARIS - The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 Hottest Recorded Year as Earth Nears Key Limit

2024-01-09T23:13+0100longbeachstar (en)

PARIS - The year 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet and pushed the global thermometer 1.

2023 hottest recorded year as Earth nears key limit

2024-01-09T22:05+0100timesofmalta (en)

The year of 2023 was the hottest on record, with the increase in Earth's surface temperature nearly crossing the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius above the preindustrial benchmark, EU climate monitors said Tuesday. Climate change intensified heatwaves, droughts and wildfires across the planet, and pushed the global thermometer 1.

Nel 2024 aumento dei disastri climatici e dei prezzi alimentari: le previsioni Onu

2024-01-08T12:33+0100iconaclima (it)

Secondo le previsioni delle Nazioni Unite per il 2024, sperimenteremo durante questo nuovo anno un aumento dei disastri climatici, dei prezzi alimentari e delle condizioni meteorologiche estreme. Le previsioni provengono dal rapporto economico annuale delle Nazioni Unite denominato “World Economic....

Afghanistan. Ministero Commercio, negli ultimi otto mesi esportato zafferano per 27mln di dollari

2024-01-07T16:13+0100agenpress (it)

AgenPress – “Durante gli otto mesi dell’anno solare 1402 furono esportati circa 28.620 chilogrammi di zafferano, per un valore di 27 milioni di dollari, principalmente verso India, Arabia Saudita, Emirati Arabi Uniti, Turchia, Indonesia, Spagna, Germania, Stati Uniti e Inghilterra”.

Fenditure gigantesche emergono nel terreno del sud-ovest degli Stati Uniti

2024-01-05T12:43+0100scienzenotizie (it)

Una fessura che si è aperta in Arizona nel 2017. (Dipartimento delle Risorse Idriche dell’Arizona) Fenditure di dimensioni gigantesche stanno emergendo nel terreno del sud-ovest degli Stati Uniti. Solo nella zona centro-meridionale dell’Arizona, sono state individuate 272 chilometri (169 miglia) di....

Dos empresas intentarán concretar los primeros alunizajes estadounidenses desde las misiones Apolo

2024-01-05T05:15+0100latimes (es)

“Son exploradores que van a la Luna antes que nosotros”, dijo Bill Nelson, administrador de la NASA. Astrobotic Technology, con sede en Pittsburgh, será la primera al efectuar el despegue planificado el lunes de un módulo de aterrizaje a bordo de un cohete nuevo, el Vulcan, de United Launch Alliance.

Dos empresas intentarán concretar los primeros alunizajes estadounidenses desde las misiones Apolo

2024-01-05T02:29+0100sandiegouniontribune (es)

CABO CAÑAVERAL, Florida, EE.UU. — CABO CAÑAVERAL, Florida, EE.UU. (AP) — China e India lograron alunizajes, mientras que los intentos de Rusia, Japón e Israel por hacerlo terminaron en el basurero lunar. Ahora dos empresas privadas se apresuran para que Estados Unidos regrese a la Luna, más de cinco....

L'acqua del gabinetto diventa da bere in California

2024-01-02T11:44+0100fai.informazione (it)

L’acqua del water diventa bevibile in California ! Ecco come negli Stati Uniti intendono risolvere il problema causato dalla siccità. La California ha affrontato una grave crisi idrica negli ultimi anni, aggravata anche dai cambiamenti climatici. Il periodo di siccità più recente è stato definito come il peggiore di tutti i tempi.

Green report, California: acqua water bevibile

2024-01-02T11:33+0100zazoom-it (it)

(Di martedì 2 gennaio 2024) Green report : L’ acqua del water diventa bevibile in California ! Ecco come negli Stati Uniti intendono risolvere il problema causato dalla siccità. Green report : La California ha affrontato una grave crisi idrica negli ultimi anni, aggravata anche dai cambiamenti climatici.

Monitor, osservatorio sul mondo (gennaio 2024)

2024-01-01T01:57+0100altreconomia (it)

La siccità rallenta il traffico nel Canale di Panama. Negli Stati Uniti è boom di trivellazioni e produzione di petrolio. I Talebani mettono a rischio il diritto all’istruzione di bambini e ragazzi. La giunta militare nigerina taglia i ponti con l’Unione europea e cancella la legge che criminalizza il trasporto dei migranti verso il Nord del Paese.

Los peligros de ligar en Nochevieja: "A partir de los 35 años, los garitos huelen a desesperación"

2023-12-31T02:57+0100elMundo (es)

Voy a comenzar con una dolorosa advertencia: hay un hilo en Forocoches que se llama 'Ligar en Nochevieja', por lo que el tema que hoy nos ocupa ha sido ya tratado por señores que creen que Oscar Mayer fue presidente de los Estados Unidos y que una ETS es una marca de 'streetwear'.

El clima más extremo del año muestra de lo que es capaz un planeta que se calienta y lo que está por venir

2023-12-30T19:46+0100huaral (es)

Idalia, el único huracán que tocó tierra en Estados Unidos este año, fue otro ejemplo más de la rápida intensificación más frecuente de las tormentas justo antes de tocar tierra. La tormenta alcanzó brevemente la categoría 4 antes de azotar la región de Big Bend de Florida como huracán de categoría....

El clima más extremo del año muestra de lo que es capaz un planeta que se calienta y lo que está por venir

2023-12-30T19:14+0100cnnespanol (es)

Idalia, el único huracán que tocó tierra en Estados Unidos este año, fue otro ejemplo más de la rápida intensificación más frecuente de las tormentas justo antes de tocar tierra. La tormenta alcanzó brevemente la categoría 4 antes de azotar la región de Big Bend de Florida como huracán de categoría....

Los eventos climáticos más extremos del año y lo que podría venir luego

2023-12-30T19:08+0100cnnMexico (es)

Idalia, el único huracán que tocó tierra en Estados Unidos este año, fue otro ejemplo más de la rápida intensificación más frecuente de las tormentas justo antes de tocar tierra. La tormenta alcanzó brevemente la categoría 4 antes de azotar la región de Big Bend de Florida como huracán de categoría....

En Fotos | El 2023, un año violento y vibrante en Latinoamérica

2023-12-28T17:51+0100voanoticias (es)

1 Migrantes haitianos atraviesan un río a su paso por el Tapón del Darién, desde Colombia a Panamá con el objetivo de llegar a Estados Unidos, el 9 de mayo de 2023. 3 Yates varados, dañados por el paso del huracán Otis, en el puerto de Acapulco, México, el 12 de noviembre de 2023.

Momentos de clima salvaje en EE. UU. y 2 sucedieron en el sur de Florida – NBC 6 South Florida

2023-12-27T20:32+0100notiulti (es)

Hubo varios momentos climáticos memorables en todo Estados Unidos en 2023 y algunos de ellos tuvieron lugar en el sur de Florida. NBC6 analiza el clima más salvaje del año. Lluvias récord. El primer indicio de que 2023 sería un año para los libros de récords fue aquí en el sur de Florida el 12 de....

L’arrivée de 2024 représentera l’occasion pour quelques organisations de racheter une année décevante. LNH Ces équipes ont beaucoup à se faire pardonner

2023-12-27T16:37+0100journaldemontreal (fr)

• À lire aussi: Raanta de retour, Perets dans la ECHL Certaines croyaient ainsi revenir en force après une exclusion des séries 2023, mais en dépit de changements importants, les premiers mois de la campagne en cours ne leur ont rien apporté de positif ou presque.

L’arrivée de 2024 représentera l’occasion pour quelques organisations de racheter une année décevante. LNH Ces équipes ont beaucoup à se faire pardonner

2023-12-27T16:28+0100journaldequebec (fr)

• À lire aussi: Raanta de retour, Perets dans la ECHL Certaines croyaient ainsi revenir en force après une exclusion des séries 2023, mais en dépit de changements importants, les premiers mois de la campagne en cours ne leur ont rien apporté de positif ou presque.

La sequía en España fue el noveno desastre climático del mundo más caro per cápita en 2023: costó 45,5€ por español

2023-12-27T07:38+010020minutos (es)

Encabezan la lista los incendios que se declararon en Hawai en el mes de agosto. Aunque es uno de los 52 estados de Estados Unidos, el informe tiene en cuenta sólo al 1,4 millón de habitantes del archipiélago para fijar un coste per cápita de 3.788,5 euros, más del doble de la renta per cápita.

Esto es lo que nos espera en el 2024 según Nostradamus

2023-12-22T18:40+0100qpasa (es)

Predicciones para el 2024 Guerra con China. Una de las predicciones más catastróficas que realizó el vidente francés para el próximo año es sobre una inminente tercera guerra mundial. Según él, en la que aparentemente estarían implicadas potencias mundiales como Estados Unidos, Rusia y China.

Yemen, stanno giocando con il fuoco

2023-12-22T03:46+0100informazione (it)

Per quanto riguarda Trieste , ci sarà almeno una o due settimane di sosta: dal 27 dicembre fino a metà gennaio non ci saranno navi che stanno circumnavigando l'Africa. Se la situazione… Prosperity Guardian. Guardiani della Prosperità. Non è un caso se la missione navale internazionale che gli Usa....

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