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Approvato nuovo piano regolatore per uso e sviluppo del territorio

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:27:00 +0200infoafrica (it)

KENYA - La Compagnia keniana per la trasmissione dell’elettricità (KETRACO) sta cercando consulenti interessati a fornire assistenza tecnica per la realizzazione di linee di trasmissione elettrica. A segnalarlo sono i media specializzati, dai quali si apprende che il progetto riguarda in particolare....

Cercasi assistenza tecnica per sviluppare linee di trasmissione

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 07:55:00 +0200infoafrica (it)

ETIOPIA/SUDAN/EGITTO - Sono stati sospesi ieri i colloqui relativi alla diga sul fiume Nilo realizzata dall’Etiopia, Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), con Sudan ed Egitto iniziati lunedì scorso con la mediazione dell’Unione Africana. Lo riferisce la stampa locale e internazionale, precisando....

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....

“Quale progetto di sviluppo del Gargano?”

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:01:00 +0200statoquotidiano (it)

(fuoriporta) Gentile Direttore, mi chiamo Philippe Royer. Sono belga e professore di francese e filosofia in pensione. Il mio primo contatto con il Gargano fu in marzo 2000, 20 anni fa. Un colpo di fulmine! Sono 12 anni che vivo felice a Vico del Gargano quasi tutto l’anno .

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....

Increasingly Arid Future Faces the American West

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 11:07:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

By Tim Radford. The great American West is becoming inexorably more parched, with an inescapably arid future ahead. The winter snows will be lighter , and the spring melt much earlier. The river flows will slow, in some cases to a trickle, trees will die, and catastrophic wildfires will become more frequent.

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....

Cow burps and fossil fuels: Methane emissions soar to record high globally - USA TODAY

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:34:00 +0200google-top-stories (en)

Story Highlights The primary sources of methane are fossil fuels and agriculture, the research said. "Emissions from cattle and other ruminants are almost as large as those from the fossil fuel industry for methane." Methane is also the main ingredient in natural gas and is the second-largest contributor to global warming.

Cow burps and fossil fuels: Methane emissions soar to record high globally - USA TODAY

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 23:29:00 +0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

Story Highlights The primary sources of methane are fossil fuels and agriculture, the research said. "Emissions from cattle and other ruminants are almost as large as those from the fossil fuel industry for methane." Methane is also the main ingredient in natural gas and is the second-largest contributor to global warming.

Cow burps and fossil fuels: Methane emissions soar to record high globally

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 21:47:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Story Highlights The primary sources of methane are fossil fuels and agriculture, the research said. "Emissions from cattle and other ruminants are almost as large as those from the fossil fuel industry for methane." Methane is also the main ingredient in natural gas and is the second-largest contributor to global warming.

Cow burps and fossil fuels: Methane emissions soar to record high globally

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 21:40:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Global emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, have reached the highest levels on record, new studies released Tuesday said. The primary sources of the methane are fossil fuels and agriculture, the research said. "Emissions from cattle and other ruminants are almost as large as those from the....

Nation Cow burps and fossil fuels: Methane emissions soar

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 21:17:00 +0200usaToday (en)

Story Highlights The primary sources of methane are fossil fuels and agriculture, the research said. "Emissions from cattle and other ruminants are almost as large as those from the fossil fuel industry for methane." Methane is also the main ingredient in natural gas and is the second-largest contributor to global warming.

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....

Gli ultimi 12 mesi sono stati i più caldi di sempre, Greta Thunberg: “Dove sono gli adulti?”

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:55:00 +0200fanpage (it)

Gli ultimi dodici mesi, da luglio 2019 a giugno 2020, sono stati i più caldi di sempre, se confrontati con la media storica di riferimento compresa tra il 1981 e il 2010. La temperatura media globale nell'arco dell'ultimo anno è stata infatti di ben 1,3° C superiore rispetto a quella dell'epoca....

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