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New report on how climate change threatens food security

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:54:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Land is a critical resource says a new report from United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) but is under growing pressure from humans and climate change. In a summary for policy-makers, IPCC states that land provides the principal basis for human livelihoods and well-being....

New report on how climate change threatens food...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:08:00 +0200brusselstimes (en)

Land is a critical resource says a new report from United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) but is under growing pressure from humans and climate change. In a summary for policy-makers, IPCC states that land provides the principal basis for human livelihoods and well-being....

Flooding, Landslides Kill Hundreds Across South and Southeast Asia - Democracy Now!

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:16:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

In India, massive floods and landslides have killed an estimated 200 people and displaced hundreds of thousands, as days of torrential monsoon downpours hit several southern and western states. In Kerala, a mudslide killed at least 50 people Sunday. This is a Kerala resident who was rescued.

Flooding and Landslides Kill Hundreds throughout South and Southeast Asia

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 00:05:00 +0200periodico26 (en)

In India, massive floods and landslides have killed an estimated 200 people and displaced hundreds of thousands, as days of torrential monsoon downpours hit several southern and western states. In Kerala, a mudslide killed at least 50 people last weekend. New Delhi.

Climate Change Is Already Changing The Environment, A Study Says

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 10:24:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A new report from the United Nations’ body in charge of monitoring climate change details how global warming is already playing out on land to negative effect: magnifying heat waves and droughts and contributing to desertification and declining crop yields.

Climate Change is triggering more heat waves, droughts, and crop yield declines, study says

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:06:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A new report from the United Nations’ body in charge of monitoring climate change details how global warming is already playing out on land to negative effect: magnifying heat waves and droughts, and contributing to desertification and declining crop yields.

Onu: servono 295 milioni di euro per la fame in Zimbabwe

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 16:31:00 +0200imolaoggi (it)

ROMA, 7 AGO – Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe – 5 milioni di persone – ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E’ l’allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari Ansa

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:26:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© ANSA Zimbabwe : Onu,servono aiuti alimentari. (ANSA) - ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che....

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:57:00 +0200lagazzettadelmezzogiorno (it)

ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:35:00 +0200ansa (it)

(ANSA) - ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:12:00 +0200tiscali-it (it)

(ANSA) - ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

Why Okavango Delta is drying - experts speak

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 05:02:00 +0200mmegi (en)

Exactly 100 years since Batawana’s first relocation after settling in Ngamiland, Maun is staring at the worst drought in recent history. It is not just Maun. The entire south western part of the Okavango Delta is as dry as a bone. The annual flood from the Okavango’s catchment was at its lowest levels this year.

editorial Support Meteorological Services to save lives in times of disaster By Alexander Rheeney, 08/05/2019

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 12:15:00 +0200samoaobserver (en)

The 5th Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-5) gets underway this morning in Apia for five-days of deliberations. The conference – brings together PMC members, senior government officials from SPREP member countries and development partners, CROP, United Nations agencies and various....

Here are 20 places where weather is getting worse because of climate change

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 16:16:00 +0200azcentral (en)

2. Arctic Ocean: Alaska. In 2016, the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska experienced its most intense marine heat wave – defined as at least five-day periods in which sea surface temperatures are extremely high for the region – since at least 1982, when satellite temperature records began.

Severe drought threatens delicate ecosystem in Gujarat

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 09:56:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Kutch district, Gujarat, India - Over the past few days, dark monsoon clouds have enveloped the small desert town of Bhuj, in the Indian state of Gujarat, with rainfall finally bringing relief to the distressed region. A severe heatwave has hit India this summer.

Drought Hits the Caribbean

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 19:55:00 +0200environmental-expert (en)

The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) has warned that, due in part to a weak El Niño, drought conditions will likely continue in many Caribbean nations through July and into September. The ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao — along with Belize and the....

Neck deep in trouble

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 20:47:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Currently, we are facing a weak El Niño year. The traditional meaning of “El Niño” has been limited to dry (or drought) conditions in the South Asian countries. This means that Bangladesh and the greater Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basin systems will receive lower-than-normal rainfall.

59% of rural population food insecure

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 11:15:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA. At least 59% of the rural population will be food insecure at the peak of the consumption season, the latest Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZIMVAC) livelihoods report has revealed. According to the report, close to six million people in the rural areas will be in....

59% of Zimbabwe rural population food insecure

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 09:32:00 +0200bulawayo24 (en)

At least 59% of the rural population will be food insecure at the peak of the consumption season, the latest Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZIMVAC) livelihoods report has revealed. According to the report, close to six million people in the rural areas will be in dire need of food due to stagnant incomes and droughts.

Horn of Africa drought threatens re-run of famines past

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:59:00 +0200ippmedia-en (en)

The British charity HYPERLINK " http://www.oxfam.org/en" Oxfam said Thursday that more than 15 million people across drought-stricken parts of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia now needed handouts and warned of a hefty death toll unless donors stumped up cash fast.

59% of rural population food insecure

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:53:00 +0200newsday (en)

BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA. At least 59% of the rural population will be food insecure at the peak of the consumption season, the latest Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZIMVAC) livelihoods report has revealed. According to the report, close to six million people in the rural areas will be in....

Climate change explained

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 10:12:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

Climate change now. There is clear evidence to show that climate change is happening. Measurements show that the average temperature at the Earth’s surface has risen by about 1°C since the pre-industrial period. 17 of the 18 warmest years on record have occurred in the 21st century and each of the....

Paris scorches in historic drought as heatwave fries Europe

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 04:27:00 +0200brisbanetimes (en)

The weather is also aggravating droughts since it hasn't rained much in many parts of Europe this northern summer. The combination of heat, wind and possible lightning from thunderstorms also increases the risk of wildfires. Paris is at its driest in almost 150 years and the extreme are scorching fields and shutting power plants.

At least 11 people killed after massive landslide buries village in southern China due to heavy rain

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:01:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Authorities called for intensified geological and meteorological monitoring to prevent secondary disasters. Earlier Tuesday, a landslide at a highway construction site in Guizhou's Hezhang County at 4pm left at least one person dead and six others missing.

French-fried at 42 ‎°C in unmatched heat wave

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 12:55:00 +0200iran-daily (en)

As temperatures climb across Europe, peaking on Thursday in Paris and London, the effects of extreme weather are becoming clearer. Electricite de France SA cut its nuclear output because river water is too warm to cool plants, power prices have jumped and farmers are frustrated by another bad spell for crops, business-standard.

Climate change: French-fried at 42 degrees Celsius in unmatched heat wave

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 11:46:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Paris is its driest in almost 150 years and temperatures across Europe are reaching extreme levels, scorching fields and shutting power plants. As temperatures climb across Europe, peaking on Thursday in Paris and London, the effects of extreme weather are becoming clearer.

Paris Scorches in Historic Drought as Heatwave Fries Europe

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 10:44:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- Paris is its driest in almost 150 years and temperatures across Europe are reaching extreme levels, scorching fields and shutting power plants.As temperatures climb across Europe, peaking on Thursday in Paris and London, the effects of extreme weather are becoming clearer.

#HumanitarianAid – EU announces €18.5 million additional package for #LatinAmerica and the #Caribbean

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 08:13:00 +0200eureporter (en)

As numerous natural disasters threaten vulnerable communities in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the Commission has announced today new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million. This includes €15m to support preparedness of local communities and institutions for natural disasters throughout....

EU announces €18.5 million humanitarian aid package for Latin America and the Caribbean

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 04:46:00 +0200EC (en)

The European Union announced new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million for the Latin American and Caribbean region, an area where numerous natural disasters threaten already vulnerable communities. The amount announced today includes €15 million to support preparedness of local communities and....

South America

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 04:46:00 +0200EC (en)

is exposed to a range of natural disasters. Climate change has also increased the frequency and intensity of weather-related disasters. Four million Venezuelans have sought refuge in neighbouring South American countries (of which 1.3 million in Colombia, 263,000 in Ecuador, and 768,000 in Peru).

Humanitarian Aid: EU announces €18.5 million additional package for Latin America and the Caribbean

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:11:00 +0200europa-nu (en)

As numerous natural disasters threaten vulnerable communities in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the Commission has announced today new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million. This includes €15 million to support preparedness of local communities and institutions for natural disasters....

Humanitarian Aid: EU announces €18.5 million additional package for Latin America and the Caribbean

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:03:00 +0200dg-comm-en (en)

As numerous natural disasters threaten vulnerable communities in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the Commission has announced today new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million. This includes €15 million to support preparedness of local communities and institutions for natural disasters....

Humanitarian Aid: EU announces €18.5 million additional package for Latin America and the Caribbean

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:52:00 +0200europa-pressReleases (en)

As numerous natural disasters threaten vulnerable communities in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the Commission has announced today new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million. This includes €15 million to support preparedness of local communities and institutions for natural disasters....

Afghanistan: Biofilter secures safe drinking water during flooding

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:35:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

In 2019, 252,000 people have been affected by record floods across 28 provinces in Afghanistan. Saidullah and his family were among them. By Zohal Nasrat. "It was two o'clock at night when someone called telling me that a flood was on its way towards us. Immediately, my family, and 19 other families from our village came out of our houses.

Portogallo in fiamme, bruciano i boschi di Castelo Branco Rai News

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:36:00 +0200msn-it (it)

In Portogallo i Vigili del Fuoco continuano a combattere contro gli incendi boschivi che stanno devastando in particolare il Centro e il Sud del Paese. Il vento e il caldo peggiorano la situazione e alimentano le fiamme. I feriti sono una trentina. Più di 1800 vigili del fuoco, con il supporto di aerei ed elicotteri, lavorano senza sosta.

Small dams, a harbinger of resolving Pakistan’s water woes

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:42:00 +0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

F.P. Report. PESHAWAR: Known as the home of longest River Indus (3180km) in Asia, Pakistan is a unique country with plenty of small and big rivers gifted with natural sites for construction of more dams to address the longstanding water woes of the country.

Small dams, a harbinger of resolving Pakistan’s water woes

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 05:13:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

Peshawar. Known as the home of longest River Indus (3180km) in Asia, Pakistan is a unique country with plenty of small and big rivers — gifted with natural sites for construction of more dams to address the longstanding water woes of the country. The country has more than 24 big and small rivers....

Tras caso de Osorno: Greenpeace advierte grave estrés hídrico en Chile al 2040

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 14:34:00 +0200radioagricultura (es)

Después de más de una semana sin agua en Osorno, Greenpeace alertó respecto de la severa crisis hídrica que enfrenta el país, la cual queda reflejada en un informe del World Resources Institute que advierte que Chile se ubica entre los 25 países del mundo que sufrirá mayor estrés hídrico al 2040.

India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:08:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

By Joydeep Gupta, Mubina Akhtar. Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India, and in Bangladesh. Almost all of southern and interior western India is grappling with water scarcity. With mega-city Chennai being supplied by water trains, one....

MIL-OSI China: Premier Li urges all-out efforts in floods, drought

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 06:47:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Premier Li Keqiang has called for zero complacency in flood control and drought relief efforts as China braces for the peak of the flood season, which lasts until mid-August. Li’s remarks came as he inspected the Ministry of Emergency Management, where he presided over a meeting on work related to flood control and drought relief on Friday.

Premier Li urges all-out efforts in floods, drought

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:43:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

Premier Li Keqiang has called for zero complacency in flood control and drought relief efforts as China braces for the peak of the flood season, which lasts until mid-August. A local resident in Taojiang, Hunan province is trapped in floods on July 18, 2019. He was later saved by the local rescue team.

Li urges all-out efforts in floods, drought

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0200ecns (en)

Premier visits Ministry of Emergency Management as areas see heavy rains. Premier Li Keqiang has called for zero complacency in flood control and drought relief efforts as China braces for the peak of the flood season, which lasts until mid-August. Li's remarks came as he inspected the Ministry of....

Indonesia pays serious attention to forest fires handling

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:40:00 +0200antaranews-en (en)

Indonesia is bracing for devastating and more frequent forest fires, following the recurrence of bush and forest fires in many regions of the largest archipelagic country in the world. As of July 2019, forest fires were recorded to have devastated a total of 30,477 hectares, Agus Wibowo, spokesman....

India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:24:00 +0200firstpost (en)

By Joydeep Gupta, Mubina Akhtar. Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India, and in Bangladesh. Almost all of southern and interior western India is grappling with water scarcity. With mega-city Chennai being supplied by water trains, one....

Indonesia: forest fires sear through 30,477 hectares

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:11:00 +0200vietnambreakingnews (en)

Haze shrouded Suak Nie Village, West Aceh District, Aceh Province, on July 15. (Source: ANTARA) – Fires had destroyed a total of 30,477 hectares of forests in Indonesia as of July 2019, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). Agus Wibowo, spokesman of the agency, said forest and bush fires engulfed eight Indonesian provinces.

Indonesia: forest fires sear through 30,477 hectares

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:14:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Jakarta (VNA) - Fires had destroyed a total of 30,477 hectares of forests in Indonesia as of July 2019, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). Agus Wibowo, spokesman of the agency, said forest and bush fires engulfed eight Indonesian provinces.

Copernicus Emergency Management Service – monitoring tropical cyclone Fani from space

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:56:00 +0200geospatialworld (en)

Tropical Cyclone (TC) Fani hit India on 3 May with sustained winds of 240km/h – it was the most intense cyclone to make landfall in the country in 20 years. India is not alone in experiencing such record-breaking disasters in recent years – Mozambique and the devastating cyclones that crippled the....

Climate Change on Land

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:51:00 +0200samiconsulting (en)

We looked at the impact of climate change on the sea in a recent blogpost. That included issues of coastal flooding, storm surges and salination. In this one, we look at the more direct impacts on land. A recent IPCC report noted that warming is generally higher over land than over the ocean.

Home Affairs Ministry synchronizes efforts to tackle water crisis

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:28:00 +0200antaranews-en (en)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo confirmed his ministry's coordination with the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) and Meteorology, Climatology, Geophysics Agency (BMKG) to tackle water shortage afflicting 200 villages that received no rain in May-Jun.

Forest fires seared through 30,477 thousand hectares area in July

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:25:00 +0200antaranews-en (en)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Forest fires had consumed a total of 30,477 hectares of area as of July 2019, Agus Wibowo, spokesman of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), stated. Forest and bush fires engulfed the provinces of Aceh, Riau, Jambi, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, and West Papua, Wibowo remarked here on Tuesday.

Meteo, la pazza Estate dell’Italia: neve di Luglio al Nord, incendi in Sardegna e allerta al Sud nelle prossime ore

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:48:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Mentre al Nord cadevano neve ad alta quota e piogge abbondanti, la Sardegna brucia per gli incendi e il Sud Italia si prepara al maltempo intenso per le prossime ore: il punto della situazione. L’estate 2019 non si sta di certo rivelando monotona sull’Italia dal punto di vista meteorologico.

90 Dead, 1 Million Displaced by Monsoon Flooding in India and Nepal

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:39:00 +0200ecowatch (en)

It is somehow fitting to be in Nepal during an extreme monsoon for the @IPCC_CH author meeting - our mandate being climate change impacts, adaptation & vulnerability. Thank you to all the emergency responders who are at the front lines of the flooding.

Indonesia: Living with drought

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 08:55:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Jakarta / Sat, July 13, 2019 / 07:33 am. There is nothing new about the long droughts the country is now enduring. This nation has umpteen times proved its resilience in withstanding climate phenomena, that can have disastrous impacts on human beings and their environment.

Living with drought

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 05:16:00 +0200JakartaPost (en)

There is nothing new about the long droughts the country is now enduring. This nation has umpteen times proved its resilience in withstanding climate phenomena, that can have disastrous impacts on human beings and their environment. But inaction, assuming that it will eventually pass, is a mistake....

5 World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:30:00 +0200trust (en)

London's climate in 2050 could be similar to Barcelona's current climate, with Madrid feeling more like Marrakesh and Seattle more like San Francisco. (Clarifies number of Paris Agreement countries in paragraph 8) By Michael Taylor. KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the....

We were already over 350ppm when I was born | Jamie Margolin

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:34:00 +0200guardian (en)

‘We have to dismantle the systems of oppression that gave rise to and perpetuate the climate crisis, including colonialism, racism, and patriarchy.’ Photograph: Erik M/Pacific/Barcroft Images. C limate change is such an overwhelming problem that many people understandably want to keep it separate from other issues.

We Were Already Over 350 ppm When I Was Born

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:27:00 +0200thenation (en)

Climate change is such an overwhelming problem that many people understandably want to keep it separate from other issues. After all, the task seems daunting enough already. To avoid catastrophic climate disruption, global emissions of greenhouse gases must be slashed by 45 percent by 2030,....

World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Michael Taylor. KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

World: Drought, Disease and War Hit Global Agriculture, Says U.N.

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:53:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

by the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says that shortages of grain and other foodstuffs have left people in 41 countries — 31 of them in Africa — in need of handouts. “Ongoing conflicts and dry weather conditions remain the primary causes of high levels of severe food insecurity,....

CORRECTED-World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:48:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Clarifies number of Paris Agreement countries in paragraph 8) By Michael Taylor. KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

World’s Major Cities to Face ‘Unknown’ Climate Conditions by 2050

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:13:00 +0200irrawaddy (en)

By Thomson Reuters Foundation 11 July 2019. KUALA LUMPUR—A fifth of the world’s major cities will face “unknown” climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding. Climate scientists at the Crowther Lab, a research group....

World's Major Cities to Face 'Unknown' Climate Conditions by 2050

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:27:00 +0200irrawaddy.com (en)

By Thomson Reuters Foundation 11 July 2019. KUALA LUMPUR—A fifth of the world’s major cities will face “unknown” climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding. Climate scientists at the Crowther Lab, a research group....

World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 05:02:00 +0200trust (en)

London's climate in 2050 could be similar to Barcelona's current climate, with Madrid feeling more like Marrakesh and Seattle more like San Francisco. By Michael Taylor. KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by....

World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 03:30:00 +0200eco-business (en)

A fifth of the world’s major cities will face “unknown” climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding. Climate scientists at the Crowther Lab, a research group based at ETH Zurich, a science and technology university,....

World’s major cities to face ‘unknown’ climate conditions by 2050

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 02:55:00 +0200freemalaysiatoday (en)

A walks on the edge of Lake Michigan’s shoreline as temperatures in January 2019 dropped to -29 degrees Celsius in Chicago, Illinois, US. (AFP pic) KUALA LUMPUR: A fifth of the world’s major cities will face “unknown” climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:50:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

KUALA LUMPUR - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding. Climate scientists at the Crowther Lab, a research group based at ETH Zurich, a science and....

World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 20:40:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Michael Taylor. KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 20:15:00 +0200trust (en)

By Michael Taylor. KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

When Drought Threatens Crops: NASA's Role in Famine Warnings

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:24:00 +0200terradaily (en)

NASA's satellite imagery and model forecasts regularly help agricultural and aid agencies to monitor the performance of crops worldwide and prepare for food shortages. "In the 1970's the U.S. realized that drought impacts on global agriculture were severely affecting trade and food aid decisions,....

Growing peanuts on red dirt and making it work despite the storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 06:13:00 +0200farmindustrynews (en)

Graham Ginn wanted his crop planted early this year, mainly due to what happened last year. The last week of May, Ginn’s corn was well on its way to tasseling. Two days prior, he finished replanting the last of his cotton. The peanut crop had been in the ground about three weeks.

Guideline spells out head officials' duties in disaster

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 05:26:00 +0200ecns (en)

Water from the Lijiang River submerges a street in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on Tuesday. Authorities have suspended sightseeing boats and rafts, as water rises in the tourist city. (DENG ZHENFU/FOR CHINA DAILY) Heads of local governments of all levels will be held accountable if....

Climate crisis emergencies are becoming a weekly event

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 22:09:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Karen Graham 52 mins ago in Environment A "staggering" new warning from a top United Nations official that climate crisis-related disasters are now occurring at the rate of one per week has provoked calls for immediate global action to combat the human-caused climate emergency.

One Climate Crisis Disaster Occurs Every Week, U.N. Official Warns

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 19:27:00 +0200smithsonianmag (en)

Governments should prioritize ‘adaptation and resilience’ measures designed to curb the effects of ongoing lower-impact climate events, experts say Catastrophic disasters like the pair of cyclones that devastated Mozambique earlier this year, seen here, can over shadow more commonplace,....

One Climate Crisis Disaster Occurs Every Week, U.N. Official Warns

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 18:47:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Governments should prioritize ‘adaptation and resilience’ measures designed to curb the effects of ongoing lower-impact climate events, experts say Catastrophic disasters like the pair of cyclones that devastated Mozambique earlier this year, seen here, can over shadow more commonplace,....

Emergenza climatica, nel mondo un disastro naturale ogni settimana

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 14:54:00 +0200teleambiente (it)

I disastri causati dalla crisi climatica appaiono in media una volta a settimana ed è necessario che venga fatto il possibile per aiutare le nazioni in via di sviluppo a prepararsi alle conseguenze. Catastrofi come i cicloni Idai e Kenneth in Mozambico e la siccità che sta colpendo l’India in questi....

Climate coalition countries vital

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 11:15:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

guest column Peter Makwanya. ALTHOUGH each country has context-specific climate challenges, it is important to approach the challenges in their localities, first and foremost, but it is also significant to approach these climate challenges in the framework of the regional community grouping, such as....

Climate coalition countries vital

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 06:40:00 +0200newsday (en)

guest column Peter Makwanya. ALTHOUGH each country has context-specific climate challenges, it is important to approach the challenges in their localities, first and foremost, but it is also significant to approach these climate challenges in the framework of the regional community grouping, such as....

Grandine, Coldiretti Biella Vercelli: “Gravi danni, agricoltori sotto shock”

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 16:02:00 +0200newsbiella (it)

Nella notte di sabato un violento temporale, conseguenza delle alte temperature di questi giorni, ha colpito il vercellese. Ad essere maggiormente colpita è stata una fascia a Sud e Sud Ovest di Vercelli , dove chicchi di grandine del diametro di 5 cm sono scesi in pochi minuti con grande violenza.

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 13:13:00 +0200guardian (en)

in Mozambique and the drought afflicting India make headlines around the world. But large numbers of “lower impact events” that are causing death, displacement and suffering are occurring much faster than predicted, said Mami Mizutori, the UN secretary-general’s special representative on disaster risk reduction.

Copernicus: un anno di inondazioni, un anno di siccità

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:45:00 +0200euronews-it (it)

Il quarto agosto più caldo di sempre. Secondo i dati forniti dal lo scorso mese di agosto 2018 è stato il quarto più caldo mai registrato. La copertura di ghiaccio marino è stata al di sotto della media in entrambe le regioni polari. L'Europa settentrionale, l'Australia e l'Africa meridionale erano particolarmente aride.

Rischio incendi boschivi

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:20:00 +0200protezionecivile (it)

Il 30% della superficie del nostro Paese è costituito da boschi, caratterizzati da un’ampia varietà di specie che nel corso dei millenni si sono adattate alla straordinaria variabilità dei climi, da quelli subaridi dell’estremo sud della penisola a quelli nivali dell’arco alpino.

El Niño aumenta riesgo de huracanes

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:17:00 +0200cuartopoder (es)

El fenómeno de El Niño es el responsable de las intensas precipitaciones que se han presentado en las últimas semanas en el centro, sur y poniente de Yucatán, pero también genera condiciones climáticas atípicas en el oriente, donde las lluvias han sido escasas a diferencia de otros años y también....

Rapporto Fao: guerre e cambiamenti climatici aggravano l’insicurezza alimentare nel mondo

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 10:20:00 +0200greenreport (it)

“Crop Prospects and Food Situation” pubblicato dalla Fao, «I conflitti in atto e le condizioni di tempo asciutto restano le cause principali degli elevati livelli di insicurezza alimentare grave, che impediscono a milioni di persone la disponibilità e l’accesso al cibo».

Aumenta riesgo de huracanes en el Atlántico por fenómeno "El Niño"

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 04:12:00 +0200elmanana (es)

MÉRIDA, Yuc.- El fenómeno de El Niño es el responsable de las intensas precipitaciones que se han presentado en las últimas semanas en el centro, sur y poniente de Yucatán, pero también genera condiciones climáticas atípicas en el oriente, donde las lluvias han sido escasas a diferencia de otros....

Conflitti e condizioni meteo avverse aggravano il fabbisogno alimentare

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 16:08:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Secondo il rapporto “ Crop Prospects and Food Situation ” (Prospettive dei raccolti e situazione alimentare) diffuso oggi, i conflitti in atto e le condizioni di tempo asciutto restano le cause principali degli elevati livelli di insicurezza alimentare grave, che impediscono a milioni di persone la disponibilità e l’accesso al cibo.

Conflitti protratti e condizioni climatiche avverse aggravano il fabbisogno alimentare

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 15:43:00 +0200fao-it (it)

4 luglio 2019, Roma - Secondo il rapporto " Crop Prospects and Food Situation " (Prospettive dei raccolti e situazione alimentare) diffuso oggi, i conflitti in atto e le condizioni di tempo asciutto restano le cause principali degli elevati livelli di insicurezza alimentare grave, che impediscono a....

Tropical Depression ‘Mun’ a Welcome Shower After Drought: Expert, Farmers

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:12:00 +0200pattayatoday (en)

BANGKOK — The state weather department has officially warned that a tropical depression in China will affect Thailand – but there’s no cause for alarm, a weather expert says. The Thai Meteorological Department released a notice today advising that Tropical Depression Mun will hit dozens of....

When drought threatens crops: NASA’s role in famine warnings

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:31:00 +0200geospatialworld (en)

NASA’s satellite imagery and model forecasts regularly help agricultural and aid agencies to monitor the performance of crops worldwide and prepare for food shortages. “In the 1970’s the U.S. realized that drought impacts on global agriculture were severely affecting trade and food aid decisions,....

Thailand: Tropical depression ‘Mun’ a welcome shower after drought: expert, farmers

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 09:33:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich, Staff Reporter. BANGKOK — The state weather department has officially warned that a tropical depression in China will affect Thailand – but there’s no cause for alarm, a weather expert says. The Thai Meteorological Department released a notice today advising that Tropical....

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