Overall Green alert Drought for Balkans-2018
in Albania, Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Belarus, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine

Media coverage of this event

Articles: 99
Articles about casualties: 0 (0%)
Articles in last hour: 0

News articles per day

Social media analysis

The information below is extracted by an experimental JRC system to analyze Twitter messages for the occurance of secondary effects for earthquakes and tsunamis. This feature is currently not available for other disaser types.

All headlines on this Alert

The headlines below have been automatically extracted by the Europe Media Monitor.

Slovenia, towards the future of droughts and floods

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 04:12:00 +0100europeandatajournalism (en)

According to data from Slovenia n Environment Agency (ARSO), from 1961 the average temperature in Slovenia has increased by 2°C. This change is much more complex than it might seem, because it implies many negative consequences that will be felt throughout the country, such as extended drought....

La situazione meteo in Austria peggiorerà con nuove tormente di neve

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:20:00 +0100247libero (it)

CRONACHE E PREVISIONI METEO: continua la tendenza delle correnti a restare settentrionali, e questo, se sul Nord Italia determina episodi di foehn con temperature fuori stagione (come i +16-18°C misurati ieri in alcune zone della Lombardia), e sui nostri versanti alpini perdura la siccità con anche....

Sostenibilità: via gli addobbi, vademecum per gli alberi di Natale veri/Adnkronos

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 14:07:00 +0100adnkronos (it)

Brunori, dottore forestale, ricorda innanzitutto che "il 90% degli abeti venduti a Natale proviene da coltivazioni specializzate, il restante 10% è venduto senza radici (i cosiddetti cimali o punte d'abete) che possono derivare da normali pratiche di gestione forestale".

Climate change made extreme weather worse in 2018, research confirms

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 21:26:00 +0100earth (en)

The most destructive weather event of 2018 was Hurricane Florence , which caused an estimated $17 billion in damages. Hurricane Michael was a close second, with $15 billion in damages. While these disasters occur naturally, scientists have found that climate change is making them much worse by increasing their intensity and duration.

Lotta alla plastica, ma poco o nulla su emissioni ed energia green: 2018 in chiaroscuro sul fronte ambientale

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 15:43:00 +0100ilfattoquotidiano (it)

e quella della difficoltà ad intraprendere azioni concrete . Lo dimostrano i dati sulle performance dei principali Paesi del pianeta resi noti a inizio mese a Katowice , in Polonia, nel corso della conferenza Onu sul clima. Solo in pochi hanno avviato politiche in linea con gli obiettivi dell’....

Chief of the Defence Staff says natural disasters pose ‘significant threat’ to Canadians

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 17:30:00 +0100cknw (en)

WATCH: Canada's military responding more to the significant threat of natural disasters: Vance There are not many military threats that directly loom over Canadians as the country heads into the new year. But of those that do, one of the most significant is the increased frequency of major natural disasters.

Chief of the Defence Staff says natural disasters pose ‘significant threat’ to Canadians

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 17:09:00 +0100globalnews (en)

WATCH: Canada's military responding more to the significant threat of natural disasters: Vance There are not many military threats that directly loom over Canadians as the country heads into the New Year. But of those that do, one of the most significant is the increased frequency of major natural disasters.

Resources, Vol. 8, Pages 6: Assessment of the Vulnerability to Drought and Desertification Characteristics Using the Standardized Drought Vulnerability Index (SDVI) and the Environmentally Sensitive Areas Index (ESAI)

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 10:59:00 +0100mdpi (en)

Abstract The degradation of natural resources at an intense rate creates serious problems in the environmental systems particularly with the compounding effects of climatic vagaries and changes. On the one hand, desertification is a crucial universal, mostly an anthropogenic environmental issue affecting soils all over the world.

Australian extreme heatwave: 'Catastrophic' weather warnings issued as temperatures reach up to 49.3C

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 21:34:00 +0100independent-ie (en)

Health warnings and fire bans were issued by authorities as the mercury rose across the nation. South Australia has been put on alert for “catastrophic” fire danger amid concerns about massive bushfires sweeping across the incredibly dry region. The town of Marble Bar, thought to be the country’s....

This year On Earth

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 12:12:00 +0100dhakatribune (en)

Space. In 2018, Earth picked up about 40,000 metric tons of interplanetary material, mostly dust, much of it from comets. Earth lost around 96,250 metric tons of hydrogen and helium, the lightest elements, which escaped to outer space. Roughly 505,000 cubic kilometers of water fell on Earth’s surface as rain, snow, or other types of precipitation.

Italia sola sui migranti? Se la sono cercata

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 13:03:00 +0100247libero (it)

Ci si sarebbero dovuti tuffare dentro a capofitto i nostri governanti, a cominciare da Matteo Salvini e Luigi Di Maio, dopo le lunghe lamentele in parte giustificate sulla solitudine italiana dinanzi al dramma epocale della migrazione di milioni di esseri umani.

The 15 most-read features on NBCNews.com in 2018

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:29:00 +0100nbcnews (en)

After Hurricane Katrina, Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation built over 100 houses in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. But residents report that the houses are rotting and dangerous, the result of building done too quickly, with low-quality materials, and ill-planned designs. One resident, Kamaria Allen, called the homes "a fool’s paradise.

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

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:08:00 +0100news-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....

That sinking feeling

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:56:00 +0100thehindu (en)

Of the many wonders of the world, few have fascinated us more than corals and the colourful reefs they build. Besides being one of the most beautiful and biologically diverse habitats in the ocean, they are also some of the most ancient. In India, Lakshadweep is the perfect example of how coral....

Kerry: Onus can no longer be on White House to act on climate change

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:39:00 +0100politico (en)

Former Secretary of State John Kerry said the effects of climate change are already ravishing the U.S., pointing to increasingly damaging wildfires and hurricanes and devastating droughts and flooding that are affecting the agricultural world. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images.

Saudi, US snub of climate report unsettles UN talks

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:52:00 +0100dailytimesPK (en)

The refusal of the United States and Saudi Arabia to embrace a landmark environmental report has unsettled UN talks to breathe life back into the Paris climate pact, negotiators and observers said Monday. It may also signal more direct involvement of Donald Trump’s White House, they said, in the....

Saudi, US snub of climate report unsettles UN talks

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:01:00 +0100kuwaittimes (en)

. Kuwait, Russia, US, Saudi Arabia slammed BERLIN: Berlin’s landmark the Brandenburg Gate is seen through a giant globe installation erected by Greenpeace environmentalists yesterday. — AFP. KATOWICE: The refusal of the United States and Saudi Arabia to embrace a landmark environmental report has....

Saudi, US snub of climate report unsettles...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:14:00 +0100dhakatribune (en)

The refusal of the United States and Saudi Arabia to embrace a landmark environmental report has unsettled UN talks to breathe life back into the Paris climate pact, negotiators and observers said Monday. It may also signal more direct involvement of Donald Trump's White House, they said, in the....

Saudi, US snub of climate report unsettles UN talks

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:03:00 +0100middle-east-online_en (en)

KATOWICE - The refusal of the United States and Saudi Arabia to embrace a landmark environmental report has unsettled UN talks to breathe life back into the Paris climate pact, negotiators and observers said Monday. It may also signal more direct involvement of Donald Trump's White House, they said,....

Saudi, US snub of climate report unsettles UN talks

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:35:00 +0100tribune (en)

KATOWICE, POLAND: The refusal of the United States and Saudi Arabia to embrace a landmark environmental report has unsettled UN talks to breathe life back into the Paris climate pact, negotiators and observers said Monday. It may also signal more direct involvement of Donald Trump’s White House,....

More information

For a full list of available products related to this event, please refer to the GDACS Resources page.