Overall Orange alert Drought for Southwestern Africa-2018
in Angola, Botswana, Namibia

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Tras caso de Osorno: Greenpeace advierte grave estrés hídrico en Chile al 2040

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 14:34:00 +0200radioagricultura (es)

Después de más de una semana sin agua en Osorno, Greenpeace alertó respecto de la severa crisis hídrica que enfrenta el país, la cual queda reflejada en un informe del World Resources Institute que advierte que Chile se ubica entre los 25 países del mundo que sufrirá mayor estrés hídrico al 2040.

Indonesia: forest fires sear through 30,477 hectares

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:11:00 +0200vietnambreakingnews (en)

Haze shrouded Suak Nie Village, West Aceh District, Aceh Province, on July 15. (Source: ANTARA) – Fires had destroyed a total of 30,477 hectares of forests in Indonesia as of July 2019, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). Agus Wibowo, spokesman of the agency, said forest and bush fires engulfed eight Indonesian provinces.

Indonesia: forest fires sear through 30,477 hectares

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:14:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Jakarta (VNA) - Fires had destroyed a total of 30,477 hectares of forests in Indonesia as of July 2019, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). Agus Wibowo, spokesman of the agency, said forest and bush fires engulfed eight Indonesian provinces.

Climate Change on Land

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:51:00 +0200samiconsulting (en)

We looked at the impact of climate change on the sea in a recent blogpost. That included issues of coastal flooding, storm surges and salination. In this one, we look at the more direct impacts on land. A recent IPCC report noted that warming is generally higher over land than over the ocean.

Home Affairs Ministry synchronizes efforts to tackle water crisis

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:28:00 +0200antaranews-en (en)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo confirmed his ministry's coordination with the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) and Meteorology, Climatology, Geophysics Agency (BMKG) to tackle water shortage afflicting 200 villages that received no rain in May-Jun.

Forest fires seared through 30,477 thousand hectares area in July

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:25:00 +0200antaranews-en (en)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Forest fires had consumed a total of 30,477 hectares of area as of July 2019, Agus Wibowo, spokesman of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), stated. Forest and bush fires engulfed the provinces of Aceh, Riau, Jambi, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, and West Papua, Wibowo remarked here on Tuesday.

Meteo, la pazza Estate dell’Italia: neve di Luglio al Nord, incendi in Sardegna e allerta al Sud nelle prossime ore

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:48:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Mentre al Nord cadevano neve ad alta quota e piogge abbondanti, la Sardegna brucia per gli incendi e il Sud Italia si prepara al maltempo intenso per le prossime ore: il punto della situazione. L’estate 2019 non si sta di certo rivelando monotona sull’Italia dal punto di vista meteorologico.

90 Dead, 1 Million Displaced by Monsoon Flooding in India and Nepal

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:39:00 +0200ecowatch (en)

It is somehow fitting to be in Nepal during an extreme monsoon for the @IPCC_CH author meeting - our mandate being climate change impacts, adaptation & vulnerability. Thank you to all the emergency responders who are at the front lines of the flooding.

Indonesia: Living with drought

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 08:55:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Jakarta / Sat, July 13, 2019 / 07:33 am. There is nothing new about the long droughts the country is now enduring. This nation has umpteen times proved its resilience in withstanding climate phenomena, that can have disastrous impacts on human beings and their environment.

Living with drought

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 05:16:00 +0200JakartaPost (en)

There is nothing new about the long droughts the country is now enduring. This nation has umpteen times proved its resilience in withstanding climate phenomena, that can have disastrous impacts on human beings and their environment. But inaction, assuming that it will eventually pass, is a mistake....

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....

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.

World: Drought, Disease and War Hit Global Agriculture, Says U.N.

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:53:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

by the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says that shortages of grain and other foodstuffs have left people in 41 countries — 31 of them in Africa — in need of handouts. “Ongoing conflicts and dry weather conditions remain the primary causes of high levels of severe food insecurity,....

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.

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....

World's Major Cities to Face 'Unknown' Climate Conditions by 2050

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:27:00 +0200irrawaddy.com (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....

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

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 05:02:00 +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. By Michael Taylor. KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fifth of the world's major cities will face "unknown" climate conditions by....

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

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 03:30:00 +0200eco-business (en)

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 based at ETH Zurich, a science and technology university,....

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