Overall Green alert Drought for Western Africa-2019
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Under a “business as usual” carbon emissions scenario, the U.S. would lose 10.5% of its GDP by 2100

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:11:00 +0200yubanet (en)

Aug. 19, 2019 – Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits from higher temperatures. However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University....

MIL-OSI Canada: Government of Canada and City of Toronto invest in Toronto’s tree canopy...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:54:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of natural disasters such as flooding and wildfires is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local businesses and supporting a strong economy and the middle class.

Government of Canada and City of Toronto invest in Toronto's tree canopy and waterfront shoreline to protect against future flooding and storm events

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:32:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

TORONTO Aug. 19, 2019 /CNW/ -Â Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of natural disasters such as flooding and wildfires is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local....

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:38:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge suggests that virtually all countries -- whether rich or poor, hot or cold -- will suffer economically by 2100 if the current trajectory of carbon emissions is maintained.

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:54:00 +0200alphagalileo (en)

Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits from higher temperatures. However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge....

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:41:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits from higher temperatures. However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge....

Call for more investment to cope with extreme weather in Pacific

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 04:39:00 +0200rnzi (en)

The Samoa meeting brought together directors from the international development agency - the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS), donor and funding agencies as well as the private sector to strengthen climate and weather services in the Pacific.

Lawmaker: Humans not changing climate but must prepare

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:26:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

The Legislature's Agriculture Committee will look for changes to state law that might help farmers recover more quickly from such storms, which killed livestock and left farmland flooded for weeks. The review comes at the request of the committee's chairman, Sen. Steve Halloran, a former farmer from Hastings.

David Suzuki: Amid climate crisis, we must change the way we look at land

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:06:00 +0200timescolonist (en)

Land and agriculture are critical components in the climate crisis. According to a new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, land use — including agriculture and forestry — accounts for 23 per cent of human greenhouse gas emissions, while “natural land processes absorb carbon dioxide....

Up to 30% of total food produced worldwide is lost or wasted

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 04:17:00 +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 for policy-makers, IPCC states that land provides the principal basis for human livelihoods and well-being including the....

MIL-OSI USA: LaMalfa Pushes for Responsible Forest Management at Lake Tahoe Forestry Tour

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 02:43:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

(Lake Tahoe, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after joining the Congressional Western Caucus, the U.S. Forest Service, and California Farm Bureau Second Vice President Shaun Crook to tour forests in Lake Tahoe, CA and advocate for responsible forest management policies.

Freak weather events spiked this year: Data

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 20:23:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

India has already experienced more “extreme rainfall periods” in 2019 as compared to 2018, but there are also large pockets of the country affected by drought-like conditions due to the unequal distribution of rainfall, according to data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) that provides....

Sri Lanka: Government of Sri Lanka, KOICA and WFP renew partnership to help rural communities withstand climate change

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:29:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Monaragala – The Government of Sri Lanka, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), today launched a three-year, LKR 106 billion (US$ 6 million) project to build resilience of communities against the impact of natural disasters.

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....

Regular droughts, floods prove climate change is...

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:01:00 +0200khaleejtimes (en)

THESE ARE DAYS of nature's fury in many parts of India. Intense rain, followed by floods, has ravaged many districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala. Less known are similar stories from the southern districts of Chhattisgarh where life has been thrown into disarray.

MIL-OSI Canada: Better flood protection for Fredericton residents and businesses

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:06:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The climate crisis is driving extreme weather events in communities from coast to coast to coast. As these events become more frequent, more severe, and more damaging, they threaten our health and safety and disrupt local economies. With three major floods over the past 11 years, residents in....

MIL-OSI Canada: Canada’s ClimateData.ca portal

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:06:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada Backgrounder. Canada’s climate continues to change at a rapid pace. As referenced in Canada’s Changing Climate Report, this warmer climate could intensify and increase extreme weather events such as wildfires, urban floods, droughts and heatwaves.

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.

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