Overall Green alert Drought for Northern Great Plains (Canada-USA)-2019
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Aging small dams still have big impact in period of extreme weather

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:51:00 +0200newsok (en)

Extreme rains across Oklahoma in the past year have underscored the value of small watershed dams and the urgency of maintaining them, according to people who have worked for decades to keep the dams functional. In May alone, the dams, some of which date back 70 years, prevented $33 million in....

Aging small dams still have big impact in period of extreme weather

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:28:00 +0200newsok (en)

Extreme rains across Oklahoma in the past year have underscored the value of small watershed dams and the urgency of maintaining them, according to people who have worked for decades to keep the dams functional. In May alone, the dams, some of which date back 70 years, prevented $33 million in....

More climate refugees to come, Defence briefing warns

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:01:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Internal Australian Defence Force (ADF) briefing notes from last year, obtained by the ABC under Freedom of Information, also predict the military may be forced to increase patrols in Australia's northern waters to deal with "sea-borne migration" sparked by rising sea levels in the Indo-Pacific.

More climate refugees to come, Defence briefing warns

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 21:47:00 +0200radioaustralianews-fr (en)

Internal Australian Defence Force (ADF) briefing notes from last year, obtained by the ABC under Freedom of Information, also predict the military may be forced to increase patrols in Australia's northern waters to deal with "sea-borne migration" sparked by rising sea levels in the Indo-Pacific.

More climate refugees to come, Defence briefing warns

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 21:07:00 +0200abc-au (en)

Internal Australian Defence Force (ADF) briefing notes from last year, obtained by the ABC under Freedom of Information, also predict the military may be forced to increase patrols in Australia's northern waters to deal with "sea-borne migration" sparked by rising sea levels in the Indo-Pacific.

Aging small dams still have big impact in period of extreme weather

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 08:50:00 +0200newsok (en)

Extreme rains across Oklahoma in the past year have underscored the value of small watershed dams and the urgency of maintaining them, according to people who have worked for decades to keep the dams functional. In May alone, the dams, some of which date back 70 years, prevented $33 million in....

A better climate plan is needed

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 06:22:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

In your article by Alex Ballingall, you quote Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer saying “a Conservative government would scrap the fuel standards along with the federal carbon price.” It is woeful reasoning to follow the Tory line on taxes – everything is taxed according to them – but how else to....

World: El Ártico arde en llamas y las Américas están amenazadas por el calor y las inundaciones

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 22:36:00 +0200reliefWeb (es)

El círculo polar ártico ha sido azotado con incendios equivalentes a 100.000 estadios de fútbol en Alaska y Siberia y temperaturas récord de más de 30 grados, mientras que lluvias sin precedentes azotan a los Estados Unidos. Los expertos piden a los Gobiernos y las poblaciones del norte y el centro....

5 World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:30:00 +0200trust (en)

London's climate in 2050 could be similar to Barcelona's current climate, with Madrid feeling more like Marrakesh and Seattle more like San Francisco. (Clarifies number of Paris Agreement countries in paragraph 8) By Michael Taylor. KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the....

Managing Freshwater Across the United States

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:08:00 +0200terradaily (en)

The varied landscapes of the United States have unique relationships with water. On the East Coast, rain is a regular occurrence. In the West, drought is a constant threat. Rivers and lakes fed by rainfall, snowmelt or a mix of both provide two-thirds of the country's drinking water while also supporting agriculture.

A drier future sets the stage for more wildfires

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:54:00 +0200spacedaily (en)

November 8, 2018 was a dry day in Butte County, California. The state was in its sixth consecutive year of drought, and the county had not had a rainfall event producing more than a half inch of rain for seven months. The dry summer had parched the spring vegetation, and the strong northeasterly....

We were already over 350ppm when I was born | Jamie Margolin

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:34:00 +0200guardian (en)

‘We have to dismantle the systems of oppression that gave rise to and perpetuate the climate crisis, including colonialism, racism, and patriarchy.’ Photograph: Erik M/Pacific/Barcroft Images. C limate change is such an overwhelming problem that many people understandably want to keep it separate from other issues.

We Were Already Over 350 ppm When I Was Born

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:27:00 +0200thenation (en)

Climate change is such an overwhelming problem that many people understandably want to keep it separate from other issues. After all, the task seems daunting enough already. To avoid catastrophic climate disruption, global emissions of greenhouse gases must be slashed by 45 percent by 2030,....

World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Michael Taylor. KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

A drier future sets the stage for more wildfires

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:42:00 +0200phys (en)

Sure enough, just before daybreak, strong winds whipped a stray spark from a power line into an inferno. The Camp Fire became the most destructive fire in California's history, scorching approximately 240 square miles, destroying nearly 14,000 buildings, causing billions of dollars in damage and killing 88 people.

Haiti’s food insecurity affects over 2.6 million people

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 18:41:00 +0200haitian-truth (en)

(MENAFN – Caribbean News Now) By Caribbean News Now contributor. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The present situation in Haiti is not encouraging. Fuelled by ongoing protest the consequences of years of mismanagement and corruption, the effects of Haiti’s vulnerability in the face of climate change,....

Indonesia: ECHO Factsheet – Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia – Last updated 05/07/2019

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 14:50:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Introduction. Considered safe havens for many, Southeast Asian countries, in particular Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, have long hosted considerable numbers of refugees and asylum seekers from various nationalities who seek protection and assistance outside of their home countries.

CORRECTED-World's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:48:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Clarifies number of Paris Agreement countries in paragraph 8) By Michael Taylor. KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

A drier future sets the stage for more wildfires

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 11:54:00 +0200terradaily (en)

November 8, 2018 was a dry day in Butte County, California. The state was in its sixth consecutive year of drought, and the county had not had a rainfall event producing more than a half inch of rain for seven months. The dry summer had parched the spring vegetation, and the strong northeasterly....

World’s Major Cities to Face ‘Unknown’ Climate Conditions by 2050

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:13:00 +0200irrawaddy (en)

By Thomson Reuters Foundation 11 July 2019. KUALA LUMPUR—A fifth of the world’s major cities will face “unknown” climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding. Climate scientists at the Crowther Lab, a research group....

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