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DPRK leader inspects sites of reconstruction in flood-hit area in Kangwon Province

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 05:06:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

PYONGYANG, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), inspected the reconstruction in Kimhwa County, Kangwon Province, where flood and typhoon had wreaked havoc, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Friday.

How floods are making it harder for Black communities to vote

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 17:06:00 +0200usaToday (en)

When historic floods overwhelmed East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, in August 2016, Jacqueline Mims’ house on Sherwood Street escaped the rising waters. It was “kind of like on a little island of slight elevation,” she said, while some streets in her neighborhood were navigable only by boat.

Nation How floods are making it harder for Black communities to vote

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 11:04:00 +0200usaToday (en)

When historic floods overwhelmed East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, in August 2016, Jacqueline Mims’ house on Sherwood Street escaped the rising waters. It was “kind of like on a little island of slight elevation,” she said, while some streets in her neighborhood were navigable only by boat.

China calls for 'green revolution' as Trump goes solo on climate

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 22:11:00 +0200ara-reuters (en)

Slideshow ( 2 images ) Addressing the U.N. General Assembly, Xi said China would achieve a peak in carbon dioxide emissions before 2030 and carbon neutrality before 2060, the first time the world’s biggest emitter of carbon dioxide has pledged to end its net contribution to climate change.

China calls for 'green revolution' as Trump goes solo on climate

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 22:02:00 +0200reuters-it (en)

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Xinping announced plans to boost his country’s Paris climate accord target on Tuesday and called for a green revolution, just minutes after U.S. President Donald Trump blasted China for “rampant pollution.” Slideshow ( 2 images ) Addressing the U.

China calls for 'green revolution' as Trump goes solo on climate

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 21:59:00 +0200reuters-af (en)

Slideshow ( 2 images ) Addressing the U.N. General Assembly, Xi said China would achieve a peak in carbon dioxide emissions before 2030 and carbon neutrality before 2060, the first time the world’s biggest emitter of carbon dioxide has pledged to end its net contribution to climate change.

China calls for global 'green revolution' as Trump goes solo on climate

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:42:00 +02004-traders (en)

Addressing the U.N. General Assembly, Xi said China would achieve a peak in carbon dioxide emissions before 2030 and carbon neutrality before 2060, the first time the world's biggest emitter of carbon dioxide has pledged to end its net contribution to climate change.

China calls for 'green revolution' as Trump goes solo on climate

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:40:00 +0200trust (en)

President Xi Jinping said China would achieve a peak in carbon dioxide emissions before 2030 and carbon neutrality before 2060. (Adds comments from Timmermans, Bolsonaro) By Valerie Volcovici. WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Xinping announced plans to boost his country's Paris....

China calls for global 'green revolution' as Trump goes solo on climate

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:34:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

Slideshow ( 2 images ) Addressing the U.N. General Assembly, Xi said China would achieve a peak in carbon dioxide emissions before 2030 and carbon neutrality before 2060, the first time the world’s biggest emitter of carbon dioxide has pledged to end its net contribution to climate change.

EU PROVIDES €4.1 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL HUMANITARIAN FUNDING FOLLOWING FLOODS IN EAST AFRICA

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 15:43:00 +0200agenparl (en)

(AGENPARL) -BRUXELLES, lun 21 settembre 2020. 18 September Brussels: As heavy flooding continues to displace thousands of families and wreak havoc in East Africa, the European Union has announced €4.1 million in humanitarian funding to the affected countries.

Charleston aims to force fossil fuel companies to pay $2bn to combat climate crisis

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 11:11:00 +0200guardian (en)

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Charleston aims to force fossil fuel companies to pay $2bn to combat climate crisis

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 11:07:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Photograph: Matthew Fortner/AP. Charleston, the architectural jewel of the US south, has survived the ravages of revolutionary wars, an earthquake and even a siege waged by the notorious pirate Blackbeard. But the city now needs saving from its largest existential threat yet – the climate crisis.

FEATURE: Eden Estuary Local Nature Reserve at forefront of pioneering methods to reduce impact of climate change

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 10:32:00 +0200thecourier (en)

Michael Alexander learns how the Eden Estuary Local Nature Reserve in Fife is at the forefront of conservation efforts to tackle climate change. It was King James VI who called the ancient Pictish Kingdom of Fife “a beggar’s mantle fringed with gold”. The frayed cloak was represented by the ragged....

Wildfire smoke closes Yosemite but forecast offers hope for US north-west

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:09:00 +0200guardian (en)

As wildfires continued to burn across the US west coast, with smoke reaching as far as Europe, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, issued a stark warning on climate, saying: “The facts are the facts.” Forecast rain for the Pacific north-west prompted hopes on Thursday of improved fire-fighting....

Wildfires continue to burn across US west coast as smoke reaches Europe - The Guardian

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 22:33:00 +0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

As wildfires continued to burn across America’s west coast, with smoke reaching as far as Europe, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, issued a stark warning on climate, saying: “The facts are the facts.” Forecast rain for the Pacific north-west prompted hopes on Thursday of improved fire-fighting....

Wildfires continue to burn across US west coast as smoke reaches Europe - The Guardian

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 22:32:00 +0200google-top-stories (en)

As wildfires continued to burn across America’s west coast, with smoke reaching as far as Europe, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, issued a stark warning on climate, saying: “The facts are the facts.” Forecast rain for the Pacific north-west prompted hopes on Thursday of improved fire-fighting....

Wildfires continue to burn across US west coast as smoke reaches Europe

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:11:00 +0200guardian (en)

As wildfires continued to burn across America’s west coast, with smoke reaching as far as Europe, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, issued a stark warning on climate, saying: “The facts are the facts.” Forecast rain for the Pacific north-west prompted hopes on Thursday of improved fire fighting....

The West faces apocalypse — and we need a national solution

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 01:53:00 +0200alternet (en)

The clash between Donald Trump and Joe Biden over the roots of the West’s apocalyptic fire season has missed the crucial point – perhaps because neither candidate is targeting the solidly Democratic Pacific Coast. Biden justly called Trump a “climate arsonist,” after four years of desperate efforts....

Did Joe Biden Just Promise Fewer Fires, Floods, & Hurricanes If He Wins In November?

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

On Monday, Democratic nominee Joe Biden condemned President Donald Trump as a “climate arsonist,” predicting that if the president wins reelection in November, America will witness more “hellish” events like fires in the West, flooding in the Midwest, and hurricanes on the East Coast.

Trump warns Iran after reports country is considering retaliatory attack

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:41:00 +0200foxnews (en)

Good morning and welcome to Fox News. Here's what you need to know as you start your day ... Trump warns Iran after reports country is considering plot to assassinate US ambassador President Trump took to Twitter late Monday and warned Iran that any strike against the U.S. would be met with a counterattack "1,000 times greater in magnitude.

Joe Biden labels Donald Trump a 'climate arsonist'

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:34:00 +0200watoday (en)

Washington: As fires raged through the US West Coast, killing at least 35 people and destroying vast tracts of land, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden labelled Donald Trump a "climate arsonist". Biden's comments came amid jarring scenes as the President, face-to-face with California's....

Joe Biden Promises Fewer Fires, Floods, and Hurricanes if He Wins in November

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 23:14:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

On Monday, Democratic nominee Joe Biden condemned President Donald Trump as a “climate arsonist,” predicting that if the president wins reelection in November, America will witness more “hellish” events like fires in the West, flooding in the Midwest, and hurricanes on the East Coast.

DPRK: Special Report: Heavy rains and flooding in August affect primary rice producing areas in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 03:06:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights: The April to September main cropping season in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been one of the wettest rainfall periods since 1981 across the southern agricultural producing provinces in the country (Figure 1,2). The majority of this rainfall was received in August....

Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK – Typhoon Haishen (DG ECHO partner, government, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 09 September 2020)

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 14:49:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Typhoon Haishen has weakened to become a tropical storm. In DPRK, all Tongchon residents and many others in the province had been evacuated. In addition, 1,499 residents were relocated in the city of Hunchun in the Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture.

UN warns of famine risk in Nigeria, 3 other countries

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 03:35:00 +0200thenationonlineng (en)

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a risk of famine and widespread food insecurity in Nigeria and three other African countries affected by conflict and the lives of millions of people are in danger. The other countries are Congo, Yemen, and South Sudan.

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