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Cyclone Idai Poised to Become Southern Hemisphere’s Deadliest Tropical Storm, With More Than 1,000 Feared Dead

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:49:00 +0100gizmodo (en)

Cyclone Idai is on track to becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone on record for the Southern Hemisphere. The storm, which struck the southeastern coast of Africa with the strength of a Category 2 hurricane last week, almost obliterated the city of Beira in Mozambique, home to some 500,000 people.

Climate Change Also Affects Mental Health in Mexico

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:24:00 +0100globalissues (en)

Tourists cool off from high temperatures on the beach at the archaeological site of Tulum, in the southeastern Yucatan peninsula, an area of Mexico highly vulnerable to climate change. Powerful hurricanes, storms, drought, heat waves and rising sea levels are climate change effects that impact the mental health of the country's population.

‘Everything is destroyed’: 850,000 people in danger as Cyclone Idai moves west

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:25:00 +0100mg (en)

Almost 850 000 people have been affected by severe rains and flooding caused by cyclone Idai, a tropical cyclone that hit the Mozambican port of Beira on Thursday night. Parts of Malawi and Zambia have also been affected. So far, at least 145 people have been killed , although this number is expected....

ECHO Factsheet Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia February 2018 - Indonesia

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 23:42:00 +0100kualalumpurtimes (en)

FACTS & FIGURES. More than 174 000 asylum seekers and refugees currently living in: Thailand (more than 7 600) Malaysia (more than 155 000) Indonesia (18 000) EU humanitarian funding: €4.63 million since 2016. Introduction. Considered safe havens for many, southeast Asian countries, in particular....

Indonesia: ECHO Factsheet – Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia – February 2018

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 18:16:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

FACTS & FIGURES. More than 174 000 asylum seekers and refugees currently living in: Thailand (more than 7 600) Malaysia (more than 155 000) Indonesia (18 000) EU humanitarian funding: €4.63 million since 2016. Introduction. Considered safe havens for many, southeast Asian countries, in particular....

Why Women are a force for good in the Climate Change Movement ( By Naza Alakija )

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:45:00 +0100africa-newsroom (en)

ACCRA, Ghana, March 14, 2019/APO Group/ -- By Naza Alakija. Climate change and issues relating to it has recently been at the forefront of much public debate. Nations globally are implementing new policies to win the race against climate change whilst others ( minority ) neglect to acknowledge that it is actually happening.

The Caribbean Has a "Dirty" Solution For Climate Change

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 04:23:00 +0100forbes (en)

In the Caribbean, the interconnectedness between soil quality, climate change and agriculture is viewed through a narrow lens. It is widely accepted that healthy soil is required to grow bountiful crops and that the quality of soil and crops is negativel 2 from the atmosphere.

Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 04:43:00 +0100EC (en)

Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia are the largest host countries for refugees in southeast Asia. Nonetheless, they are not signatories to the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. Although these countries may be willing to increase protection space, which will result in a more....

Excrementos antiguos atribuyen el ocaso de Cahokia al cambio del clima

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:25:00 +0100ecoticias (es)

El estudio de excrementos antiguos muestra que el cambio climático puede haber contribuido a la decadencia de Cahokia , una famosa ciudad amerindia precolombina cerca del actual St. Louis (Estados Unidos). Publicado este lunes en 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences', el estudio....

Is Climate Change Creating More Tornadoes?

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 16:38:00 +0100psmag (en)

The American South is no stranger to tornadoes, which under the right weather conditions can occur anywhere on Earth, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But the weekend's twisters were outside of what's historically been the most tornado-prone region of the United....

Nation We we're all crying over the wild, weird February weather

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 17:02:00 +0100usaToday (en)

It's the shortest month of the year, but February 2019 had more than its share of weird and wild weather, with records set across the nation for heat, cold, rain and snow. In Downtown Los Angeles, the temperature never reached 70 degrees the entire month – the first time that's happened in 132 years....

Freaky February: A wild, weird month for weather, from heat and cold to snow and rain

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 21:35:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

It's the shortest month of the year, but February 2019 had more than its share of weird and wild weather, with records set across the nation for heat, cold, rain and snow. In Downtown Los Angeles, the temperature never reached 70 degrees the entire month – the first time that's happened in 132 years....

Fencing of forests to be launched in Azerbaijan

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:07:00 +0100today-az (en)

By Mirsaid Ibrahimzade. There is a plan to enclose some of forest areas to protect them from fire and prevent uncontrolled grazing of livestock, Employee of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Sadig Salmanov said, Trend reported. He noted that worldwide, the main cause of wildfires is the human factor.

Fencing of forests to be launched in Azerbaijan

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 14:13:00 +0100azernews (en)

By Mirsaid Ibrahimzade. There is a plan to enclose some of forest areas to protect them from fire and prevent uncontrolled grazing of livestock, Employee of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Sadig Salmanov said, Trend reported. He noted that worldwide, the main cause of wildfires is the human factor.

7 milioni di persone a rischio fame e malnutrizione in Sud Sudan

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:15:00 +0100cassanolive (it)

Secondo le tre agenzie dell'ONU: l'Organizzazione per l'alimentazione e l'agricoltura delle Nazioni Unite (FAO), il Fondo delle Nazioni Unite per l'infanzia (UNICEF) e il Programma alimentare mondiale (PAM), quasi 7milioni di persone in Sud Sudan potrebbero dover affrontare un'insicurezza alimentare....

UN warns of looming threat to food security

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 20:06:00 +0100HindustanTimes (en)

A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has warned of a growing threat to global food security as a result of severe loss of biodiversity that is, plants, animals and micro-organisms that contribute to food production.

Opinion: Trump tweets highlight climate contradictions

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 13:03:00 +0100tmnews (en)

During a previous record-setting cold spell in late December 2017, when hundreds of record lows and record low daily high temperatures were being recorded in cities across the United States and around the globe, including in Europe and China, Trump tweeted a December 29 missive, “In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record.

Excrementos antiguos atribuyen el ocaso de Cahokia al cambio del clima

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:21:00 +0100europapress (es)

MADRID, 26 Feb. (EUROPA PRESS) - El estudio de excrementos antiguos muestra que el cambio climático puede haber contribuido a la decadencia de Cahokia, una famosa ciudad amerindia precolombina cerca del actual St. Louis (Estados Unidos). Publicado este lunes en 'Proceedings of the National Academy....

Contra la evidencia del cambio climático no hay lobby que valga

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:14:00 +0100elcordillerano (es)

U na paciente recopilación demuestra que los primeros debates en torno al cambio climático se dieron hace mucho tiempo, cuando se ponía en marcha la Revolución Industrial. El mismísimo Thomas Jefferson -presidente de Estados Unidos entre 1801 y 1809- publicó en 1799 un libro al que tituló “Notas....

Pakistan: Pakistan: Drought Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n° MDRPK015

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 14:53:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

A. Situation analysis. Description of the disaster. Pakistan is experiencing an increase in the frequency and severity of drought due to a rise in temperatures since September 2018, the adverse effects of El Nino and the decrease in the amount of rainfall during monsoon season.

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