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Climate change to bring longer droughts in Europe: study

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 06:31:00 +0200bssnews (en)

PARIS, Aug 7, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – Punishing two-year droughts like the record-breaking one that gripped Central Europe from 2018 to 2019 could become much more frequent if the region fails to curb greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said Thursday, affecting huge swathes of its cultivated land.

Climate change to bring longer droughts in Europe, study shows

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:25:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

PARIS (AFP) - Punishing two-year droughts like the record-breaking one that gripped Central Europe from 2018 to 2019 could become much more frequent if the region fails to curb greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said Thursday (Aug 6), affecting huge swathes of its cultivated land.

Climate change to bring longer droughts in Europe: study

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 01:14:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

PARIS - Punishing two-year droughts like the record-breaking one that gripped Central Europe from 2018 to 2019 could become much more frequent if the region fails to curb greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said Thursday, affecting huge swathes of its cultivated land.

UCI engineers evaluate snow drought in different parts of the world

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:39:00 +0200smartwatermagazine (en)

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

World: Natural Disasters 2019

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:36:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Executive Summary. In 2019, 396 natural disasters were recorded in EM-DAT with 11,755 deaths, 95 million people affected and 103 billion US$1 in economic losses across the world. The burden was not shared equally as Asia suffered the highest impact and accounted for 40% of disaster events, 45% of deaths and 74% of the total affected.

UC Irvine engineers evaluate snow drought in different parts of the world

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 22:39:00 +0200yubanet (en)

Irvine, Calif. Aug. 4, 2020 — Environmental engineers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a new framework for characterizing snow droughts around the world. Using this tool to analyze conditions from 1980 to 2018, the researchers found a 28-percent increase in the length of....

Diesel truck soot likely sparked major California wildfire

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 06:21:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California wildfire raging through dry brush and timber east of Los Angeles, forcing thousands of people from their homes, was likely sparked by burning soot from the exhaust of a diesel truck, investigators said on Monday.

Diesel truck soot likely sparked major California wildfire

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 06:10:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

LOS ANGELES: A California wildfire raging through dry brush and timber east of Los Angeles, forcing thousands of people from their homes, was likely sparked by burning soot from the exhaust of a diesel truck, investigators said on Monday. The blaze, dubbed the Apple Fire, has scorched more than....

Diesel truck soot likely sparked major...

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 05:38:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

A Los Angeles County Firehawk helicopter makes a water drop on flames during the Cave fire in Los Padres National Forest near East Camino Cielo, Santa Barbara, California, US November 25, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media REUTERS Herrera said particles of soot from the unidentified vehicle ignited dry grass along a roadside.

Diesel truck soot likely sparked major California wildfire

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 05:32:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California wildfire raging through dry brush and timber east of Los Angeles, forcing thousands of people from their homes, was likely sparked by burning soot from the exhaust of a diesel truck, investigators said on Monday.

Diesel truck soot likely sparked major California wildfire

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:33:00 +0200trust (en)

(Adds cause of fire; fire details; year-to-date fire season comparisons; adds dateline, byline) By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES, Aug 3 (Reuters) - A California wildfire raging through dry brush and timber east of Los Angeles, forcing thousands of people from their homes, was likely sparked by burning....

Diesel truck soot likely sparked major California wildfire

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:21:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California wildfire raging through dry brush and timber east of Los Angeles, forcing thousands of people from their homes, was likely sparked by burning soot from the exhaust of a diesel truck, investigators said on Monday. The blaze, dubbed the Apple Fire, has scorched....

Diesel truck soot likely sparked major California wildfire

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:01:00 +0200news18 (en)

LOS ANGELES A California wildfire raging through dry brush and timber east of Los Angeles, forcing thousands of people from their homes, was likely sparked by burning soot from the exhaust of a diesel truck, investigators said on Monday. The blaze, dubbed the Apple Fire, has scorched more than....

UCI engineers evaluate snow drought in different parts of the world

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:21:00 +0200news-uci (en)

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

The Star: LOCUST UPDATE

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 20:28:00 +0200kenyamoja (en)

Kenya will be free of large-scale desert locust infestations in the next three weeks, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation’s locust watch update released on Wednesday. Only parts of Samburu near Ethiopia and Turkana near Uganda have locusts, a remarkable decline since February when 29....

Tormenta Isaías se convierte en huracán categoría 1

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:40:00 +0200laprensa-HN (es)

Washington, Estados Unidos. La tormenta Isaías se convirtió este viernes de madrugada en huracán categoría 1 al sur de las Bahamas con vientos máximos sostenidos de hasta 130 kilómetros por hora, según informó el Centro Nacional de Huracanes (NHC, en inglés). Según el último boletín del NHC, de las 04.

Al menos dos muertos y cuatro desaparecidos dejaron en México las lluvias e inundaciones provocados por los remanentes del huracán Hanna

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 19:35:00 +0200teledoce (es)

. Tres estados de México fueron los más castigados. Los remanentes del huracán Hanna dejaron al menos dos muertos y cuatro desaparecidos en el noreste de México. La coordinación de protección civil informó el lunes que los dos fallecimientos ocurrieron en el estado de Coahuila, limítrofe con Estados Unidos.

Forex traders to pay US$ tax

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 21:54:00 +0200bulawayo24 (en)

Government has come up with a legal instrument compelling traders selling goods and services in foreign currency to pay taxes in the currency in which they levy their customers, Senators heard yesterday. Finance and Economic Development Minister Prof Mthuli Ncube said the proposed law would be presented before Parliament next week.

How a ‘Heat Dome’ Forms—and Why This One Is So Perilous

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 12:44:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A massive, intense heat wave is settling over the continental US. The ravages of the Covid pandemic are going to make it all the more deadly. For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to This piece was originally published in and appears here as part of our A....

Global methane emissions soar to record high

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:31:00 +0200technology (en)

Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record. Increases are being driven primarily by the growth of emissions from coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching, and landfills. Between 2000 and 2017, levels of the potent greenhouse gas barreled up....

Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 09:59:00 +0200terradaily (en)

A heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than....

Scientists predict dramatic increase in flooding, drought in California

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 22:34:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

Writing in the journal Nature Climate Change , Yang and his co-authors predict the entire West Coast will experience greater month-to-month fluctuations in extremely dry and wet weather, especially in California. The lead author is Wenyu Zhou, a postdoctoral researcher in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory where Yang has a dual appointment.

Siberia's Current Heatwave Would Be 'Almost Impossible' if Climate Change Wasn't Real

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 11:26:00 +0200sciencealert (en)

An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than 2 degrees Celsius hotter than it would have been if humans had not warmed the planet through decades of greenhouse gas emissions. The five hottest years in history have occurred in the last five years and....

Methane emissions hit record-breaking levels

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:32:00 +0200futurity (en)

This 3D volumetric visualization shows the emission and transport of atmospheric methane around the globe between December 9, 2017 and December 1, 2018. This is a dangerous temperature threshold at which scientists warn that natural disasters, including wildfires, droughts , and floods, and social....

Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 06:33:00 +0200phys (en)

An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than 2C hotter than it would have been if humans had not warmed the planet through decades of greenhouse gas emissions. The five hottest years in history have occurred in the last five years and there's a....

Scientists Predict Huge Increase in Flooding, Drought in California

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 18:14:00 +0200labmanager (en)

Scientists Predict Huge Increase in Flooding, Drought in California Researchers predict the entire West Coast will experience greater month-to-month fluctuations in extremely dry and wet weather, especially in California. California may see a 54 percent increase in rainfall variability by the end....

Scientists predict dramatic increase in flooding, drought in California

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 16:05:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

California may see a 54 percent increase in rainfall variability by the end of this century, according to new research from the lab of Assistant Professor Da Yang, a 2019 Packard Fellow and atmospheric scientist with the University of California, Davis.

Siberia Heat 'Almost Impossible' without Climate Change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 15:41:00 +0200naharnet-ar (en)

A heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than....

Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:57:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Paris (AFP) - A heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period....

Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:57:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

A heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than....

Siberia Heat 'Almost Impossible' Without Climate Change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:53:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

A heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than....

Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 07:52:00 +0200vietnamnews (en)

PARIS — A recent heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said on Wednesday. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm....

Climate change 'multiplies' Siberian heatwave 600 times

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 04:24:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

An outside thermometre shows 30 Celsius around 11 pm in Verkhoyansk, the Sakha Republic, about 4660 kms northeast of Moscow, Russia, June 21, 2020. (AP) A recent heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the....

Climate change 'multiplies' Siberian heatwave 600 times

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 03:12:00 +0200trtworld (en)

An outside thermometre shows 30 Celsius around 11 pm in Verkhoyansk, the Sakha Republic, about 4660 kms northeast of Moscow, Russia, June 21, 2020. (AP) A recent heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the....

Global Methane Emissions Soar to Record High, Even As Pandemic Has Reduced Carbon Emissions - SciTechDaily

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 18:21:00 +0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the world further away from a path that skirts the worst effects of global warming. Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record.

Global methane emissions soar to record high

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:32:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

Between 2000 and 2017, levels of the potent greenhouse gas barreled up toward pathways that climate models suggest will lead to 3-4 degrees Celsius of warming before the end of this century. This is a dangerous temperature threshold at which scientists warn that natural disasters, including....

Global Methane Emissions Soar to Record High, Even As Pandemic Has Reduced Carbon Emissions - SciTechDaily

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 16:51:00 +0200google-top-stories (en)

The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the world further away from a path that skirts the worst effects of global warming. Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record.

Methane emissions climb

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 15:37:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record. Increases are being driven primarily by growth of emissions from coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching, and landfills. Between 2000 and 2017, levels of the potent greenhouse gas barreled up toward....

Global methane emissions soar to record high

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:59:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Jackson et al. 2020 Env. Res. Lett. Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record. Increases are being driven primarily by growth of emissions from coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching, and landfills.

Global methane emissions soar to record high

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:48:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Credit: Jackson et al. 2020 Env. Res. Lett. Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record. Increases are being driven primarily by growth of emissions from coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching, and landfills.

Global Methane Emissions Soar to Record High, Even As Pandemic Has Reduced Carbon Emissions

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:32:00 +0200scitechdaily (en)

The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the world further away from a path that skirts the worst effects of global warming. Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record.

Study: Record high global methane emissions

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 15:31:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Methane emissions have reached the highest levels on record across the globe, research finds. Studies suggest that increases are being driven primarily by growth of emissions from coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching and landfills.

Conditions ripe for active Atlantic hurricane season, Amazon fires

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 15:42:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Warmer than average sea surface temperatures in the tropical North Atlantic Ocean so far in 2020 have set the stage for an active hurricane season and elevated the risk of fires in the southern Amazon, according to scientists at NASA and the University of California, Irvine.

How a ‘Heat Dome’ Forms—and Why This One Is So Perilous

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 04:23:00 +0200wired (en)

A perfect storm of crises is forming across the United States . Above our heads, a “heat dome” of high pressure could blast 80 percent of the continental US with temperatures over 90 degrees for the next few weeks. This coming in a summer when the Covid-19 lockdown has trapped people indoors, many....

NASA Finds Conditions Ripe for Active Amazon Fire, Atlantic Hurricane Seasons

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:18:00 +0200scitechdaily (en)

Warmer than average sea surface temperatures in the tropical North Atlantic Ocean so far in 2020 have set the stage for an active hurricane season and elevated the risk of fires in the southern Amazon, according to scientists at NASA and the University of California, Irvine.

How a ‘Heat Dome’ Forms—and Why This One Is So Perilous

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:47:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A perfect storm of crises is forming across the United States . Above our heads, a “heat dome” of high pressure could blast 80 percent of the continental US with temperatures over 90 degrees for the next few weeks. This coming in a summer when the Covid-19 lockdown has trapped people indoors, many....

Coronavirus: Seis formas en que la naturaleza nos protege del cambio climático

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 18:16:00 +0200sipse (es)

Los bosques, los humedales y otros ecosistemas actúan como amortiguadores contra el clima extremo y protegen casas, cultivos, fuentes de agua dulce e infraestructura vital, aseveró la ONU. Para 2050, el nivel del mar podría ser tan alto como para causar graves inundaciones en comunidades costeras....

Floods lead to evacuations at Norwood Hospital

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0200bostonglobe (en)

Thunderstorms and heavy rain caused damage in parts of Massachusetts on Sunday, including Norwood, where flooding led officials to evacuate patients from a hospital. About 20 patients were evacuated from Norwood Hospital after flooding in the facility’s basement led to electrical issues and caused the building to lose power around 6:30 p.

La sequía puede ser un “asesino” silencioso de la producción agrícola

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 19:41:00 +0200efeagro (es)

En una entrevista con Efeagro en el marco del Día Mundial de la Desertificación, que se celebra este miércoles 17 de junio bajo el lema “Alimentos, forrajes y fibras” , el secretario de la ONU afirma que “los recursos se están agotando en el planeta”. Señala que la sobreexplotación del planeta está....

Saharan Dust Plume Slams U.S., Kicking Up Climate Questions

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 18:04:00 +0200scientificamerican (en)

An enormous dust cloud has finally hit the United States , after journeying 5,000 miles from the Sahara Desert across the Atlantic Ocean. The plume darkened the skies in Puerto Rico earlier this week, causing some of the highest atmospheric aerosol concentrations the island had ever seen.

Japan provides support to drought affected people in Namibia

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 16:43:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

WINDHOEK The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes the Japanese Government contribution of US$ 700,000 (equivalent to NAD 11.2 Million) that will enable WFP to provide food assistance to some 30,000 vulnerable people in Namibia. Following prolonged and recurrent droughts in Namibia,....

A Process for Planning and Deploying Microgrids for Community Resilience

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 18:01:00 +0200tdworld (en)

In 2019, the United States experienced 14 natural disasters, each causing damages of over $1 billion. These disasters included severe weather events, hailstorms, wildfires, flooding, tornadoes, tropical storms, hurricanes and earthquakes, all of which can threaten the reliability and stability of the electric power system.

Hyper-arid zones should be considered as part of desertification, study by the University of Alicante says

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:30:00 +0200alphagalileo (en)

hyper-arid zones should be considered as part of desertification. Massive use of underground waters for agricultural purposes threatens to cause irreversible damage to these areas and, as a result, many regions would lose this vital resource forever and experience desertification.

World: El crecimiento demográfico de las regiones menos fértiles del planeta, motor de la desertificación

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 22:58:00 +0200reliefWeb (es)

Autores: Javier Lillo Ramos, Profesor de Geodinámica e investigador en geología y cambio global, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos; Paula Lillo Aparici, Investigadora predoctoral, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Según las previsiones demográficas mundiales de 2019 de las Naciones Unidas , la población....

Crecimiento demográfico de las regiones menos fértiles, motor de la desertificación

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 22:18:00 +0200ipsnoticias (es)

MADRID, 19 jun 2020 (IPS) - Según las previsiones demográficas mundiales de 2019 de las Naciones Unidas , la población mundial aumentará de 7700 millones de personas en 2020 a 9700 millones en 2050. La superpoblación, unida a la sobreexplotación de los recursos naturales y a la contaminación y los....

2020 World Desertification And Drought Day: Cameroonians Urged To Adopt Environmental Friendly Behaviours

Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:56:00 +0200crtv (en)

The government has appealed on Cameroonians to engage in healthy and environmental friendly habits for a better and sustainable living space. The appeal was made on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 during a press briefing organised by the Minister of the Environment, Nature Protection and Sustainable Development, Hele Pierre.

Día contra la Desertificación y la Sequía: el suelo busca su EPI

Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:50:00 +0200diariodelaltoaragon (es)

Cada 17 de junio se celebra el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía, desde lo proclamara, hace ya 25 años, la Organización de las Naciones Unidas, en su Asamblea General del 30 de enero de 1995. La desertificación supone, según la FAO, "la degradación de los suelos de zonas....

En cerca del 30% del territorio nacional no se hace un uso adecuado del suelo

Thu, 18 Jun 2020 04:16:00 +0200semana (es)

Dos de las grandes amenazas con las que debe librar la humanidad en la actualidad son la desertificación y la sequía. Según la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU), c ada año el mundo pierde 24.000 millones de toneladas de suelo fértil y la degradación de las tierras en zonas secas reduce el....

Perú prioriza medidas para contribuir al manejo sostenible de la tierra

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 21:35:00 +0200minam (es)

Cada año, el 17 de junio, se celebra el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía, proclamada por la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas en el año 1995, con el fin de concientizar sobre las causas y los efectos de este fenómeno global y las iniciativas para combatirlo.

Perú prioriza medidas para contribuir al manejo sostenible de la tierra

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 21:23:00 +0200pcm (es)

Cada año, el 17 de junio, se celebra el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía, proclamada por la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas en el año 1995, con el fin de concientizar sobre las causas y los efectos de este fenómeno global y las iniciativas para combatirlo.

¿Qué tanto sabes sobre la sequía? Te dejamos 7 datos sobre sus afectaciones en el mundo

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 19:48:00 +0200elfinanciero (es)

250 millones de personas sufren la desertificación de la tierra en zonas áridas, semiáridas y subhúmedas secas, y mil millones más se asientan en zonas susceptibles a esa degradación en el mundo, según datos de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU).

Degradación de la Tierra afecta a millones de personas y urge acción

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 19:33:00 +0200elpais-cr (es)

Naciones Unidas, 17 jun (Prensa Latina).- La degradación de la Tierra afecta a unos tres mil 200 millones de personas y hacen falta acciones urgentes para revertir ese daño, aseveró hoy el secretario general de la ONU, António Guterres. En su video mensaje por el el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la....

Degradación de la Tierra afecta a millones de personas y urge acción

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 18:45:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Naciones Unidas, 17 jun (Prensa Latina) La degradación de la Tierra afecta a unos tres mil 200 millones de personas y hacen falta acciones urgentes para revertir ese daño, aseveró hoy el secretario general de la ONU, António Guterres. En su video mensaje por el el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la....

Giornata anti desertificazione, anche Italia a rischio

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 18:22:00 +0200ansa (it)

Il 17 giugno è la Giornata mondiale contro la desertificazione e la siccità, istituita dall'Onu nel 1995. La data è stata scelta perché il 17 giugno del 1994 veniva adottata a Parigi la Convenzione per la lotta alla desertificazione (UNCCD - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification), ratificata da 200 Paesi.

Ambiente: Giornata mondiale contro desertificazione, Cosmo-SkyMed acquisisce immagine Oasi di Liwa

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 17:28:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Roma, 17 giu 17:13 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il primo satellite Cosmo-SkyMed di seconda generazione, costellazione dell’Agenzia spaziale italiana e della difesa, realizzata dalle aziende di Leonardo, ha acquisito grazie al suo occhio radar (Sar, radar ad apertura sintetica) un’immagine dell’Oasi di Liwa, negli Emirati Arabi Uniti.

Giornata della desertificazione, Coldiretti Molise: serve uso razionale delle risorse idriche

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 15:25:00 +0200247libero (it)

CAMPOBASSO . Per combattere la desertificazione e dunque l’abbandono dei terreni e delle aree coltivabili è fondamentale l’operato dei Consorzi di Bonifica. Ad affermarlo è la Coldiretti Molise in occasione della Giornata mondiale della desertificazione e della siccità, istituita dalla Nazioni Unite....

CAMPOBASSO. Per combattere la desertificazione e dunque l’abbandono dei terreni e delle aree coltivabili è fondamentale l’operato dei Consorzi di Bonifica....

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 14:53:00 +0200termolionline (it)

CAMPOBASSO . Per combattere la desertificazione e dunque l’abbandono dei terreni e delle aree coltivabili è fondamentale l’operato dei Consorzi di Bonifica. Ad affermarlo è la Coldiretti Molise in occasione della Giornata mondiale della desertificazione e della siccità, istituita dalla Nazioni Unite....

Giornata mondiale contro la desertificazione: anche alcune regioni d’Italia sono a rischio

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 14:17:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Oggi è la Giornata mondiale contro la desertificazione e la siccità , istituita dalle Nazioni Unite nel 1995. La data non è casuale: il 17 giugno del 1994 veniva adottata a Parigi la Convenzione per la lotta alla desertificazione (UNCCD – United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification), ratificata da 200 Paesi.

Giornata contro la desertificazione, la Sardegna fra le regioni più a rischio

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 13:34:00 +0200UnioneSarda (it)

Si celebra oggi, 17 giugno, nel mondo, la Giornata contro la desertificazione e la siccità, istituita dall'Onu nel 1995. La data è stata scelta perché il 17 giugno del 1994 veniva adottata a Parigi la Convenzione per la lotta alla desertificazione (UNCCD - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification), ratificata da 200 Paesi.

Desertificazione, Puglia e Basilicata considerate zone a rischio

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 13:28:00 +0200lagazzettadelmezzogiorno (it)

Il 17 giugno è la Giornata mondiale contro la desertificazione e la siccità, istituita dall’Onu nel 1995. La data è stata scelta perché il 17 giugno del 1994 veniva adottata a Parigi la Convenzione per la lotta alla desertificazione (UNCCD - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification), ratificata da 200 Paesi.

17 giugno Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 12:52:00 +0200247libero (it)

Ricorre il 17 giugno la Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità promossa dalla Convenzione delle Nazioni Unite per la lotta alla desertificazione (UNCCD), che è stata istituita dalle Nazioni Unite nel 1995, onde sensibilizzare l´opinione pubblica in materia di....

17 giugno Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 12:34:00 +0200trapaniok (it)

Ricorre il 17 giugno la Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità promossa dalla Convenzione delle Nazioni Unite per la lotta alla desertificazione (UNCCD), che è stata istituita dalle Nazioni Unite nel 1995, onde sensibilizzare l´opinione pubblica in materia di....

Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 12:19:00 +0200greenplanner (it)

Oggi, 17 giugno, si celebra la giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità, fenomeni che hanno impatti e conseguenze drammatiche su vaste aree del nostro Pianeta. Il fenomeno della desertificazione e della siccità è una delle piaghe più preoccupanti per la nostra....

Giornata mondiale contro la desertificazione e la siccità: la “barriera” dell’oasi di Liwa vista dallo Spazio [FOTO]

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 12:15:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

L’ oasi di Liwa , negli Emirati Arabi Uniti, è stata fotografata dal primo satellite della seconda generazione di Cosmo-SkyMed, in occasione della Giornata mondiale contro la desertificazione e la siccità. Il satellite, realizzato dalle aziende di Leonardo, ha acquisito l’immagine grazie al suo....

FAO exhorta a luchar contra la desertificación y la sequía

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:22:00 +0200radiohc (es)

Roma, 17 jun (RHC) La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) realizará hoy un evento virtual a propósito de la conmemoración del Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía. Alrededor del 33 por ciento de las tierras utilizables del planeta....

Giornata per la lotta alla desertificazione e la siccità: frasi

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:51:00 +0200247libero (it)

Il 17 giugno, quando si celebra la Giornata per la lotta alla desertificazione e la siccità, frasi, citazioni, aforismi e immagini sono importanti per capire le origini e il significato del World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. Nata in tempi non tanto lontani, la ricorrenza vuole....

El crecimiento demográfico de las regiones menos fértiles del planeta, motor de la desertificación

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:24:00 +0200elmercuriodigital (es)

Según las previsiones demográficas mundiales de 2019 de las Naciones Unidas , la población mundial aumentará de 7 700 millones de personas en 2020 a 9 700 millones en 2050. La superpoblación, unida a la sobreexplotación de los recursos naturales y a la contaminación y los residuos generados en la....

Mercoledì 17 giugno 2020: giornata mondiale contro la desertificazione. Intervista a Francesco Loreto

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:18:00 +0200cnr (it)

17/06/2020 Un momento dell'intervista. Il 17 giugno si celebra in tutto il mondo la Giornata mondiale delle Nazioni Unite per la lotta alla desertificazione. Francesco Loreto, direttore del Dipartimento di scienze bio agroalimentari (Disba) del Cnr, risponde alle domande della giornalista Elisabetta....

Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 09:59:00 +0200ambientum (es)

Hoy, 17 de junio, se celebra el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía , declarado por la Asamblea General de la ONU, a través de su resolución A/RES/49/115, aprobada el 19 de diciembre de 1994. Lema para el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía. El lema para este año 2020 es “Alimentos.

Mekong River Commission Annual Report 2019 - Cambodia

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:24:00 +0200thecambodianews (en)

released today. “Flood and drought have hit our region hard lately and require stronger regional collaboration. The countries along the Lower Mekong River need to step up their collective efforts in addressing the problems facing them now and in the future, for example by ensuring transparency,....

Flood and drought remain key challenges for the Mekong: Report

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 09:24:00 +0200kpl (en)

(KPL) Extreme low flows and extensive flooding of different communities along the Mekong River in 2019 and an increasing number of droughts that have occurred in many parts of the region in recent years are among the signs that the Mekong region is facing increasing risk from extreme weather events....

Cambodia: Mekong River Commission Annual Report 2019

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 08:39:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

released today. “Flood and drought have hit our region hard lately and require stronger regional collaboration. The countries along the Lower Mekong River need to step up their collective efforts in addressing the problems facing them now and in the future, for example by ensuring transparency,....

Permalink to La sequía puede ser un “asesino” silencioso de la producción agrícola

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:20:00 +0200efeagro (es)

En una entrevista con Efeagro en el marco del Día Mundial de la Desertificación, que se celebra este miércoles 17 de junio bajo el lema “Alimentos, forrajes y fibras” , el secretario de la ONU afirma que “los recursos se están agotando en el planeta”. Señala que la sobreexplotación del planeta está....

I.Thiaw (Unccd): La recuperación debe tener en cuenta el medioambiente

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:57:00 +0200aguasdigital (es)

Madrid, 15 jun (EFE).- Los planes de recuperación por la pandemia de coronavirus deben tener al medioambiente en el centro de las decisiones, porque lo contrario implicaría un "grave error", según el secretario ejecutivo para la Convención contra la Desertificación de Naciones Unidas (Unccd), Ibrahim Thiaw.

DIA DESERTIFICACION - I.Thiaw (Unccd): La recuperación debe tener en cuenta el medioambiente

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:43:00 +0200efe-agencia (es)

Los planes de recuperación por la pandemia de coronavirus deben tener al medioambiente en el centro de las decisiones, porque lo contrario implicaría un "grave error", según el secretario ejecutivo para la Convención contra la Desertificación de Naciones Unidas (Unccd), Ibrahim Thiaw.

I.Thiaw (Unccd): La recuperación debe tener en cuenta el medioambiente

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:37:00 +0200elexpresso (es)

Madrid, 15 jun (EFE).- Los planes de recuperación por la pandemia de coronavirus deben tener al medioambiente en el centro de las decisiones, porque lo contrario implicaría un "grave error", según el secretario ejecutivo para la Convención contra la Desertificación de Naciones Unidas (Unccd), Ibrahim Thiaw.

I.Thiaw (Unccd):La recuperación debe tener en cuenta el medioambiente

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:04:00 +0200diariolibre (es)

Lourdes Uquillas. Madrid, 15 jun (EFE).- Los planes de recuperación por la pandemia de coronavirus deben tener al medioambiente en el centro de las decisiones, porque lo contrario implicaría un 'grave error', según el secretario ejecutivo para la Convención contra la Desertificación de Naciones Unidas (Unccd), Ibrahim Thiaw.

Climate change-driven droughts are getting hotter, UCI study finds

Fri, 12 Jun 2020 14:34:00 +0200news-uci (en)

Irvine, Calif., August 1, 2018 – Dry months are getting hotter in large parts of the United States , another sign that human-caused climate change is forcing people to encounter new extremes. In a study published today in Science Advances , researchers at the University of California, Irvine report....

AMERICAN WARMING: The Fastest-Warming Cities and States in the U.S.

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 17:26:00 +0200climatecentral (en)

Research brief by Climate Central In April 1970, Americans celebrated the first Earth Day, an event meant to heighten public awareness of of environmental protection. Since then, humanity has dumped an enormous amount of heat-trapping gas into the atmosphere.

Martedì 9 giugno, alle 12

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 05:17:00 +0200senato.it-website (it)

- Il Senato, premesso che: il nostro Paese si confronta con sempre maggiore frequenza con eventi climatici estremi, che rappresentano l'effetto dei profondi mutamenti climatici subiti dal pianeta; alluvioni, siccità, ondate di calore, innalzamento del livello del mare ed aumento del cuneo salino si....

Answer to a written question - Cross-border water management between Greece and Bulgaria - E-002151/2020(ASW)

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 14:26:00 +0200europarl (en)

EN E-002151/2020 Answer given by Mr Sinkevičius on behalf of the European Commission (6.6.2020) EU policy on river basin and flood risk management is governed by the Water Framework Directive (WFD)1 and the Floods Directive (FD)2. Article 3(3) of the WFD requires Member States to ensure that a river....

World Environment Day 2020: Here’s how climate change can affect your health

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 06:09:00 +0200thehealthsite (en)

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to human health. The rising global surface temperature is already affecting the health of millions of people across the world by depriving them of their fundamental rights to life, health, food and an adequate standard of living.

Martedì 9 giugno, alle 12

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 04:16:00 +0200senato.it-website (it)

- Il Senato, premesso che: il virus SARS-CoV-2 è un virus a RNA appartenente alla famiglia dei coronavirus (CoVs) che causa la malattia denominata COVID-19, dichiarata dall'OMS emergenza sanitaria il 30 gennaio 2020 e pandemia l'11 marzo 2020; al fine di identificare precocemente i soggetti positivi....

Climate Change Driving Forests To Smaller And Younger Trees

Sun, 31 May 2020 18:40:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Most climate models have trees growing more because of the CO2 fertilization but they don’t capture the increase in tree death that occurs at the same time. Globally, forest dynamics are changing. Environmental disturbances over time have negatively impacted forests, causing a deforestation loop....

Climate Change Driving Forests To Smaller And Younger Trees

Sun, 31 May 2020 17:56:00 +0200forbes (en)

Most climate models have trees growing more because of the CO2 fertilization but they don’t capture the increase in tree death that occurs at the same time. Globally, forest dynamics are changing. Environmental disturbances over time have negatively impacted forests, causing a deforestation loop....

Trees Are Getting Shorter, Younger Trees – Conditions Started Decades Ago

Sat, 30 May 2020 20:21:00 +0200scitechdaily (en)

PNNL-led researchers: Conditions that started decades ago are changing forests and are likely to continue. Ongoing environmental changes are transforming forests worldwide, resulting in shorter and younger trees with broad impacts on global ecosystems, scientists say.

World's grand old trees are dying leaving forests younger National Geographic

Fri, 29 May 2020 02:16:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

© Photograph by Norbert Rosing, Nat Geo Image Collection. These oak trees in western Germany are approximately 1,000 years old. Old trees like these are dying at much faster rates than young trees, a new study finds. California’s giant sequoias can live for more than 3,000 years, their trunks....

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