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The water in this hospital is all pulled out of thin air

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:02:00 +0100fastcompany (en)

In Jamaica, bottled water is often seen as a necessity, even though the country struggles so much with plastic pollution that the government recently implemented a countrywide ban on plastic bags, straws, and Styrofoam. At the children’s ward of a local hospital, for example, tap water isn’t safe to....

Ten big global challenges technology could solve

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 13:17:00 +0100technologyreview (en)

Carbon sequestration Cutting greenhouse-gas emissions alone won’t be enough to prevent sharp increases in global temperatures. We’ll also need to remove vast amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, which not only would be incredibly expensive but would present us with the thorny problem of .

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.

Macri: "La economía empieza a ordenarse"

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 20:55:00 +0100cronica (es)

, obras hídricas en la cuenca del río Salado, a la altura de Roque Pérez. Además, tras su reciente desembarcó de la India dijo que Argentina está "atravesando los coletazos de 2018" Más tarde, Macri solicitó proceder "con honestidad, diciéndonos la verdad y no mintiéndole más a la gente diciéndole....

Macri: "La economía empieza a ordenarse"

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 17:09:00 +0100cronica (es)

El presidente Mauricio Macri aseguró este lunes que nuestro país tiene "una economía que empieza a ordenarse" , tras recorrer, junto a la gobernadora bonaerense , obras hídricas en la cuenca del río Salado, a la altura de Roque Pérez. Además, tras su reciente desembarcó de la India dijo que....

Para Macri el país todavía "está atravesando los coletazos de 2018"

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:23:00 +0100elpopular-AR (es)

"Estas obras son las bases para construir ese país que todos queremos, sin negar las dificultades que tenemos. Todavía estamos atravesando los coletazos de 2018. Pero la diferencia es que hoy ya tenemos una economía que empieza a ordenarse", expresó Macri en el primer acto tras su visita a la India y Vietnam.

Opinion: Trump tweets highlight climate contradictions

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:13:00 +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.

Adding a splash of color, history to weather February 12, 2019 UTokyo Research

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:47:00 +0100u-tokyo (en)

An image of Earth taken from the International Space Station. Exactly how water vapor moves in the atmosphere remains unknown. NASA. Water can be a blessing or a curse. In nature, the shortage of water can cause droughts and result in wildfires, while an overabundance could also spell trouble,....

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 04:46:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Refugiados climáticos: millones de desplazados por el calentamiento global

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:07:00 +0100eluniversal-MX (es)

Madrid. Las migraciones por motivos climáticos se han convertido en las últimas décadas en uno de los f enómenos más dramáticos a nivel mundial. Sin embargo, a pesar de su impacto social, económico y cultural, estos desplazamientos no logran alcanzar la visibilidad de otras crisis humanitarias.

Refugiados climáticos

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 12:04:00 +0100eluniversal-MX (es)

Madrid. Las migraciones por motivos climáticos se han convertido en las últimas décadas en uno de los fenómenos más dramáticos a nivel mundial. Sin embargo, a pesar de su impacto social, económico y cultural, estos desplazamientos no logran alcanzar la visibilidad de otras crisis humanitarias.

Maltempo in India: grandine e tornado nel Paese

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 13:35:00 +0100centrometeoitaliano-salute (it)

Forte ondata di maltempo in India . Una violenta ondata di maltempo ha interessato l’ India tra mercoledì e la giornata odierna, con piogge, temporali e devastanti grandinate, anche nella zona di Delhi. Il tutto è stato accompagnato da temperature in calo e forti venti, non è mancato nemmeno un....

Exodus | #AsiaNewsNetwork

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 09:20:00 +0100elevenmyanmar (en)

In China , nearly 20 percent of land is desert. Desert expansion has been a serious issue since the 1950s and desert regions have grown by more than 385,000 square miles—an area about the size of France and Germany combined. As a result of a combination of poor farming practices, droughts and an....

How coastal Odisha women are stepping up to contain climate change impact

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 07:52:00 +0100business-standard (en)

Hanging from the ceiling of the one-room mud hut that is Dayamanti Biswal’s home are two baskets fashioned out of rope. During the annual floods that sweep this corner of eastern India every monsoon, the few items--a comb, some fruits, few items of clothing--these baskets hold are the only things that remain dry.

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 04:26:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Maltempo, grandine e tornado in India: Delhi ricoperta di bianco, Faridabad in subbuglio dopo una potente tromba d’aria [FOTO e VIDEO]

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:10:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Il Territorio Nazionale della Capitale di Delhi (NCR) in India è stato coperto di grandine dopo il breve ritorno della pioggia e di violenti temporali, ma il “clou” del maltempo è stato il potente tornado che ha colpito Faridabad, nello stato dell’Haryana.

Sustainability, Vol. 11, Pages 869: Impact of Climate on Food Security in Mainland China: A New Perspective Based on Characteristics of Major Agricultural Natural Disasters and Grain Loss

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:40:00 +0100mdpi (en)

Abstract Under the background of global warming, China has experienced frequent natural disasters that have seriously affected grain production in recent decades. Based on historical documents from 1978-2014, we explored the spatio-temporal variation of five major kinds of natural disasters and....

New climate change report: 2018 was fourth warmest year on record

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 15:39:00 +0100eastbaytimes (en)

OSLO, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the Earth, a U.N. report showed on Wednesday. Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India .

Un momento speciale

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 13:23:00 +0100247libero (it)

Nel libro di Julian Simon The Ultimate Resourse (1981), i diagrammi indicano quanto è stata rapida la crescita e come abbia costantemente ridotto il costo dei generi alimentari. Simon scriveva: “L’implicazione evidente di questa tendenza storica alla diminuzione del costo del cibo – una tendenza che....

Un momento speciale

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 13:04:00 +0100internazionale (it)

Nel libro di Julian Simon The Ultimate Resourse (1981), i diagrammi indicano quanto è stata rapida la crescita e come abbia costantemente ridotto il costo dei generi alimentari. Simon scriveva: “L’implicazione evidente di questa tendenza storica alla diminuzione del costo del cibo – una tendenza che....

GROUNDBAKING Next 5 years 'to be hottest EVER with droughts, hurricanes' in global heatwave

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 13:02:00 +0100thesun (en)

Wind-blasted palm trees caught on camera during a Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida in October 2018. Due to a global heatwave, experts have said the next five years could be the hottest on record. Average global surface temperatures for 2019 to 2023 are forecast to be between 1.03C and 1.

Last year was fourth hottest on record: outlook sizzling-UN

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:21:00 +0100in-cyprus (en)

Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India . Record levels of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, mainly from burning fossil fuels, trap ever more heat. Average global surface temperatures were 1.0 degree Celsius (1.8 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times in 2018, the U.

GROUND-BAKING Next 5 years to be hottest EVER with droughts & hurricanes in global heatwave

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:04:00 +0100thesun (en)

Palm trees are seen during a Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida in October 2018. Due to a global heatwave, experts have said the next five years could be the hottest on record. Average global surface temperatures for 2019 to 2023 are forecast to be between 1.03C and 1.

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 10:48:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 05:14:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Climate change: Experts predict five-year global heatwave and more weather disasters

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 04:58:00 +0100piratefm (en)

The next five years could be the hottest the world has seen, leading to more extreme weather events, meteorologists have warned. The Met Office has forecast the average temperature between now and 2023 will be somewhere between 14.73C and 15.27C (58.51F and 59.49F), making them hotter than the last four years.

Last year was fourth hottest on record, outlook sizzling

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 04:50:00 +0100reuters-uk (en)

Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India . Record levels of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, mainly from burning fossil fuels, trap ever more heat. Average global surface temperatures were 1.0 degree Celsius (1.8 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times in 2018, the U.

Last year was fourth hottest on record: outlook sizzling - U.N.

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 04:43:00 +0100reuters (en)

Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India . Record levels of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, mainly from burning fossil fuels, trap ever more heat. Average global surface temperatures were 1.0 degree Celsius (1.8 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times in 2018, the U.

Last year was fourth hottest on record, outlook sizzling — UN

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 04:11:00 +0100saudigazette (en)

OSLO — Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the Earth, a UN report showed on Wednesday. Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India .

Climate change: Experts predict five-year global heatwave and more weather disasters

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:57:00 +0100heart (en)

. 6 February 2019, 21:50 | Updated: 6 February 2019, 22:47 The next five years could be the hottest the world has seen, leading to more extreme weather events, meteorologists have warned. The Met Office has forecast the average temperature between now and 2023 will be somewhere between 14.73C and 15.

Five-year global heatwave coming, scientists say

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 23:55:00 +0100skynews (en)

The next five years could be the hottest the world has seen, leading to more extreme weather events, meteorologists have warned. The Met Office has forecast the average temperature between now and 2023 will be somewhere between 14.73C and 15.27C (58.51F and 59.49F), making them hotter than the last four years.

Last year was fourth hottest on record: outlook sizzling

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 22:57:00 +0100cyprus-mail (en)

Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the Earth, a U.N. report showed on Wednesday. Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India .

Last year was fourth hottest on record: outlook sizzling - UN

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 21:57:00 +0100eyewitness-news (en)

OSLO - Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the Earth, a UN report showed on Wednesday. Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India .

Last year 4th warmest on record, world may breach 1.5C by 2030: UN report

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 21:47:00 +0100business-standard (en)

Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the Earth, a UN report showed on Wednesday. Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India .

Last Year Was Fourth Hottest on Record: Outlook Sizzling: UN

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 19:38:00 +0100voanews (en)

OSLO — Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the Earth, a U.N. report showed on Wednesday. Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India .

NASA report shows global temperature trends continuing to rise: ‘It’s a worrying sign’

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 19:24:00 +0100cknw (en)

Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the Earth, a U.N. report showed on Wednesday. Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India .

NASA report shows global temperature trends continuing to rise: ‘It’s a worrying sign’

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:55:00 +0100globalnews (en)

Last year was the fourth warmest on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the Earth, a U.N. report showed on Wednesday. Weather extremes in 2018 included wildfires in California and Greece, drought in South Africa and floods in Kerala, India .

Last year was fourth hottest on record: outlook sizzling

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:43:00 +0100trust (en)

Average global surface temperatures were 1 degree Celsius above pre-industrial times in 2018, the World Meteorological Organization said. * 2018 temperatures were 1C above pre-industrial times. * Twenty warmest years all in the last 22 - WMO. * Temperatures set to climb as greenhouse gases build up. By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent.

Allarme riscaldamento climatico anche nella regione himalayana National Geographic

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:15:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© Fornito da La Repubblica I ghiacciai dell’Himalaya come quello nell’immagine, che si trova lungo il percorso che conduce alla Grotta di Amarnath, in Kashmir, si stanno sciogliendo a causa dell’aumento delle temperature . Fotografia di Sanjit Das, Panos Pictures/ReduX.

'Hindu Kush Himalaya region is hotspot for climate change'

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 20:18:00 +0100rediff (en)

external link. David Molden , who heads the Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, explains to M I Khan -- in a recent conversation in Kathmandu -- the seriousness of the threat of global warming-induced environmental changes in the climate-vulnerable the Hindu Kush Himalaya region and how to face it.

'Hindu Kush Himalaya region is hotspot for climate change'

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 15:47:00 +0100rediff (en)

Over a billion people living in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region, including some parts of India , confront the threat of climate change's impact. The Guardian newspaper reported on Monday, February 4, 2019, that 'at least a third of the huge ice fields in Asia's towering mountain chain are doomed to....

It’s Not Just a Drought: Expect ‘Aridification’ to Become the New Normal

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 17:14:00 +0100environmentalleader (en)

As I was writing this article, I was interested to see that nobody was searching Google using the term “aridification.” While the word aridification had no takers at the moment, we can expect more and more people to be looking it up on Google and other search engines in the future They will be t....

Climate change: Extreme weather ‘affected 60m people in 2018’

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 14:14:00 +0100energylivenews (en)

events across the globe affected more than 60 million people last year. Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for the majority of the 10,733 lives lost in disasters in 2018, according to latest analysis of 281 events recorded by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED).

Sempre più shock alimentari: colpa di clima estremo e crisi geopolitiche

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:15:00 +0100greenreport (it)

“Food production shocks across land and sea”, pubblicato su Nature Sustainability da un team internazionale di ricercatori guidato dal Centre for Marine Socioecology, University e dall’Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (Imas) dell’università della Tasmania, ha esaminato l’incidenza degli....

https://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20190130/4684840670/cambio-climatico-si-no-hacemos-nada-tierra-lugar-inhospito-100-anos.html

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 02:04:00 +0100lavanguardia (es)

¿Estamos a tiempo de revertir la posible subida del nivel del mar que comportará el cambio climático? Hay estudios que dicen que aunque mañana mismo se parara toda la emisión de gases de efecto invernadero, el calor latente, la inercia existente, seguiría fundiendo los casquetes polares, el hielo de....

Natural disasters in 2018 claim over 10,000 lives

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:46:00 +0100aa-en (en)

By Zehra Ulucak. ANKARA. More than 10,000 lives were lost in natural disasters in 2018 and 61.7 million people affected, a UN report said. The report published by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) last week analysed 281 such events.

Natural disasters in 2018 claim over 10,000 lives

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:37:00 +0100yenisafak-en (en)

More than 10,000 lives were lost in natural disasters in 2018 and 61.7 million people affected, a UN report said. The report published by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) last week analysed 281 such events. Mami Mizutori, special representative of the secretary-general....

Natural Disasters Ä°n 2018 Claim Over 10,000 Lives

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:38:00 +0100haberler-en (en)

More than 10,000 lives were lost in natural disasters in 2018 and 61.7 million people affected, a UN report said. The report published by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) last week analysed 281 such events. Mami Mizutori, special representative of the secretary-general....

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 04:47:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Extreme weather events have become the new 'normal'

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 03:58:00 +0100dnaindia (en)

The message emerging out of last year is loud and clear. Extreme weather events are on a rise in the country and we must plan and prepare for erratic weather patterns that are the new ‘normal’. Almost every month of the last year had one or the other “unprecedented” weather events.

Hurricanes & Storms: Effects of Irreversible Climate Change

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 02:55:00 +0100globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Hurricane Katrina (2005). It is evident that we, the world citizens have over the last few decades experienced irregular patterns of climates in almost every part of the planet. Rainy season has shortened in the tropical rain forests, drought has crept in the places where it used to have regular rains.

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 04:14:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Water, Vol. 11, Pages 219: Eight Hundred Years of Drought and Flood Disasters and Precipitation Sequence Reconstruction in Wuzhou City, Southwest China

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 17:54:00 +0100mdpi (en)

Abstract Natural hazards such as floods and droughts occur frequently in southwestern China and have occurred more frequently in recent years, which has caused and will continue to cause serious damage to ecosystems and human lives and property. A full knowledge of the probability of hydro climatic....

Agrizzi 'hush money', fires & drought: 5 must-read ...

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:04:00 +0100thetimes-za (en)

Helicopters helped firefighters battling a wildfire on the slopes of Lion's Head in Cape Town on Sunday. Image: Twitter/Maggie. From Angelo Agrizzi’s alleged hush money to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s trip to India , allegations of rape, Lion’s Head fires and droughts, here are five stories you may have missed this weekend.

Episodios climáticos generan pérdidas por más de US$ 200 millones en Chile en 2018

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:08:00 +0100df-CL (es)

Ya no es noticia que las catástrofes naturales cada vez son más agresivas, provocando no sólo la muerte de miles de personas, sino que también millonarias pérdidas económicas. En nuestro país, durante el año pasado, los daños producidos por clima severo como las heladas, granizos e inundaciones generaron pérdidas superiores a los US$ 200 millones.

Extreme weather events affected 60m people in 2018 - UNISDR

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 00:22:00 +0100europesun (en)

GENEVA, 24 January, 2019 Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for the majority of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, according to analysis of 281 events recorded by the Centre for Research on....

Extreme weather events affected 60 million people in 2018 – U.N.

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 12:31:00 +0100in-cyprus (en)

Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, said: “No part of the globe was spared from the impact of extreme weather events last year. Examined floods, droughts, storms and wildfires affected 57.3 million people, underlining once more that if we want....

Nearly 61.7 mn affected due to extreme weather events in 2018: UN report

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 05:08:00 +0100business-standard (en)

and tsunamis accounted for most of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year, while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, the UN Office for (UNISDR) said on Thursday. There were 281 extreme weather events recorded by the Center for Research....

61 million people affected by extreme weather events in 2018: UN report

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 03:39:00 +0100ecns (en)

GENEVA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for most of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year, while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) said Thursday.

Extreme weather events affected 60m people in 2018 - UNISDR

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:45:00 +0100kenyastar (en)

GENEVA, 24 January, 2019 Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for the majority of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, according to analysis of 281 events recorded by the Centre for Research on....

61 million people affected by extreme weather events in 2018: UN report

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 23:17:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

GENEVA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for most of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year, while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) said Thursday.

World: 2018:Extreme weather events affected 60m people

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 21:16:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

GENEVA, 24 January, 2019 – Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for the majority of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, according to analysis of 281 events recorded by the Centre for Research....

La ONU destaca la baja mortalidad por desastres en 2018 pero alerta sobre El Niño

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 17:14:00 +0100tvn-2 (es)

La Oficina para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres de Naciones Unidas (UNISDR) publicó hoy su informe anual sobre catástrofes en el mundo en el que la cifra de fallecidos en 2018 se situó como la sexta más baja en lo que va de siglo, lejos de la media de 77.000 muertes. El número de 2018, bajo pero superior a los 8.

Erupción del Volcán de Fuego en los peores desastres naturales de 2018

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 16:26:00 +0100canalantigua (es)

La erupción del Volcán de Fuego fue el peor desastre natural en Latinoamérica durante 2018, aseguró hoy la alta representante de la Oficina para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres de Naciones Unidas (UNISDR), Mami Mizutori, durante la presentación del análisis de 281 eventos registrados por el....

India can provide leadership in dealing drought: UNCCD

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 14:22:00 +0100expressindia (en)

“India is one of the countries affected by desertification, and is facing new challenges, among which are recurrent droughts and dust and sand storms,” said Barbut (FIle) India has tremendous potential to turn challenges like desertification and droughts into opportunities through improved land use....

India can provide leadership in dealing drought: UNCCD

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 13:34:00 +0100asianage (en)

United Nations: India has tremendous potential to turn challenges like desertification and droughts into opportunities through improved land use and management, and provide the leadership the world needs to take bold actions, according to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.

India can provide leadership in dealing drought: UNCCD

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:15:00 +0100business-standard (en)

has tremendous potential to turn challenges like desertification and droughts into opportunities through improved land use and management, and provide the leadership the world needs to take bold actions, according to the UN Convention to Combat Remarks by Monique Barbut, the of the Convention to....

Raising community resilience to disaster

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:24:00 +0100thefinancialexpress (en)

Already vulnerable to frequent disasters on account of geographical location, Bangladesh is now exposed to adverse impacts of climate change. The threat comes from hydrological influence of unpredictable rainfall during monsoon and changes in regional water-flow patterns.

Cambiamenti climatici: ecco come ci stanno uccidendo. Il report del <em>New England</em>

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:33:00 +0100quotidianosanita (it)

21 GEN - I cambiamenti climatici non sono soltanto un argomento da salotto o da siti meteo, che ci terrorizzano annunciando l’arrivo dei vari Attila o Caronte, a seconda delle stagioni. Sono purtroppo una realtà, un work in progress verso il baratro, una minaccia terribile per l’ambiente e per la salute dell’uomo.

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 04:31:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:57:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

L’Ue aumenta la sua assistenza umanitaria

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:32:00 +0100panoramasanita (it)

Commissione Europea: “L’Ue ha adottato il suo più alto budget annuale umanitario iniziale di 1,6 miliardi di euro per il 2019”. Dai conflitti di lunga durata in Medio Oriente e in Africa, all’impatto crescente dei cambiamenti climatici a livello mondiale, le crisi umanitarie stanno peggiorando e il....

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 04:43:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Shelter Box, il progetto rotariano del millennio

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:10:00 +0100247libero (it)

Gli Shelter Kit forniscono un aiuto immediato e concreto, a chi ha perso tutto a causa di un evento naturale o di una guerra BADIA POLESINE (RO) - L’8 gennaio scorso, il Rotary club di Badia Polesine ha partecipato con quello di Adria all’interclub promosso dal Rotary Rovigo per parlare con Alberto....

Link to L’UE aumenta la sua assistenza umanitaria – bilancio record adottato per il 2019

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:45:00 +0100informatorenavale (it)

Bruxelles, 16 gennaio 2019 – Mentre sempre più persone affrontano crisi umanitarie in tutto il mondo, l’UE ha adottato il suo più alto budget annuale umanitario iniziale di 1,6 miliardi di euro per il 2019. Dai conflitti di lunga durata in Medio Oriente e in Africa, all’impatto crescente dei....

Lo sconvolgimento delle temperature globali negli ultimi 30 anni

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:46:00 +0100euronews-it (it)

Nel 2018, le temperature globali hanno subito un aumento di 1°C rispetto all’era pre-industriale. Se guardiamo indietro nel tempo tra gli anni 1980-2010, con focus particolare all'anno che è appena passato, vediamo sicuramente che l’Europa era più calda rispetto alla media in questi anni e per tutto....

Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:24:00 +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....

Growing pains: how the climate crisis is changing British gardens

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:15:00 +0100guardian (en)

O n a dank day in January, a small slice of Walsall is blooming. Marie and Tony Newton’s back garden is filled with summery colour: miniature mauve cyclamens, frilly red camellias, graceful hellebores, seasonal snowdrops and the bright green sheaths of bulbs promising more flowers to come.

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 04:31:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:11:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Fenómenos meteorológicos extremos de 2018

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 07:17:00 +0100ambientum (es)

Fuego, sequía, huracanes e inundaciones: ¿Cómo fueron los fenómenos meteorológicos extremos de 2018?. “Cada vez que llueve recibo un correo electrónico del director de obras públicas. Me traen sacos de arena y hago todo lo que puedo”. Son las palabras de Betsy Ann Cowley, propietaria del terreno de....

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 04:29:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

China: Fewer people dead, missing in natural disasters: ministry

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 03:02:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

BEIJING, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Fewer people in China died or went missing in natural disasters in 2018, official data showed Tuesday. A total of 589 people died and 46 others went missing because of natural disasters including floods and typhoons, 59 percent lower than the average level during the past....

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 04:38:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Fuego, sequía, huracanes e inundaciones: así fueron los fenómenos meteorológicos extremos de 2018

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 14:54:00 +0100elMundo (es)

"Cada vez que llueve recibo un correo electrónico del director de obras públicas. Me traen sacos de arena y hago todo lo que puedo". Son las palabras de Betsy Ann Cowley, propietaria del terreno de Pulga Town, donde comenzó el incendio de Camp Fire en California , EEUU. Una hora antes de Nochebuena, Cowley compartía con este medio su angustia.

Tree-ring research shows how climate change expands deserts

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 07:21:00 +0100ecns (en)

New research from the University of Arizona (UA) on tree rings has found that climate change has caused the expansion of deserts. UA researchers studied tree rings going back 800 years and found climate change expanded the planet's most extreme deserts, including the Sonoran, which extends from the....

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 04:17:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

legati a catastrofi naturali Negli ultimi 20 anni aumentate del 151% le perdite economiche mondiali dovute ai disastri ambientali e climatici. 27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997).

Il 2018 "estremo" dell'Italia

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 09:32:00 +0100247libero (it)

L’adattamento al clima che cambia rappresenta una grande sfida, non solo di carattere globale, ma anche locale. E lo si vede proprio dalle conseguenze, generalmente definite “impatti”, che il cambiamento climatico è capace di generare sul territorio italiano.

This Year’s Natural Disasters Show Climate Change’s Dire Consequences Are Already Here

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 12:05:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

It’s been a devastating year of natural disasters, from record-breaking wildfires tearing through California to two major hurricanes hitting the Southeast ― and that’s just in the U.S. Scientists have long warned of the dangers that a warming climate poses to our planet.

10 worst climate disasters in 2018 caused $116b in damage

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 05:14:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

Ten of the worst climate-linked disasters of 2018 - from floods in Japan to hurricanes in the United States - caused at least US$85 billion (S$116 billion) in damage, according to a study released by the charity Christian Aid. The events left hundreds of people dead and displaced millions in a....

Los 10 desastres naturales más costosos del año 2018 [FOTOS]

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 03:40:00 +0100larepublica-pe (es)

huracán Florence y huracán Michael que afectó a Estados Unidos causaron daños de 17.000 millones de dólares y 15.000 millones de dólares. Sequía en Argentina: 6.000 millones de dólares. Entre finales de 2017 y abril de 2018 el país tuvo un bajo promedio de lluvias. En algunas zonas estuvo por debajo del 50% de lo normal.

¿Cuánto costaron los 10 peores desastres naturales de 2018?

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 05:13:00 +0100eluniversal-MX (es)

Getty. Los incendios en California fueron de los más severos en los últimos años. Los desastres naturales relacionados con el cambio climático le pasaron una multimillonaria factura al planeta durante 2018. Estas catástrofes no solo causaron la muerte y el desplazamiento de miles de personas, sino que tuvieron un fuerte impacto económico.

Los 10 peores desastres naturales de 2018

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 03:39:00 +0100lasillarota (es)

COSTO MULTIMILLONARIO Los 10 peores desastres naturales de 2018 A pesar de la severidad de estos sucesos, Christian Aid advierte que "2018 no parece ser un año excepcional"; por el contrario, pronto podría considerarse leve. REDACCIÓN 28/12/2018 04:24 p.m.

Cambio climático: el multimillonario costo de los 10 peores desastres naturales de 2018

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 18:29:00 +0100lanacion-AR (es)

Cuatros de estas catástrofes costaron más de US$7.000 millones cada una.Además, los autores del reporte advierten que "es probable que estas cifras estén subestimadas: en algunos casos solo muestran pérdidas aseguradas y no tienen en cuenta los costos de pérdida de productividad y pérdidas no aseguradas".

Los 10 peores desastres naturales de 2018

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 17:44:00 +0100eluniversal-MX (es)

Los desastres naturales relacionados con el cambio climático le pasaron una multimillonaria factura al planeta durante 2018. Estas catástrofes no solo causaron la muerte y el desplazamiento de miles de personas, sino que tuvieron un fuerte impacto económico.

Cambio climático: el multimillonario costo de los 10 peores desastres naturales de 2018

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:45:00 +0100ElComercio (es)

La organización británica Christian Aid publicó un informe en el que identificó 10 de los sucesos climáticos más extremos de 2018, cada uno de los cuales causó daños por más de US$1.000 millones. Cuatros de estas catástrofes costaron más de US$7.000 millones cada una.

El multimillonario costo de los 10 peores desastres naturales de 2018

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 13:28:00 +0100el-nacional (es)

Los desastres naturales relacionados con el cambio climático le pasaron una multimillonaria factura al planeta durante 2018. Estas catástrofes no solo causaron la muerte y el desplazamiento de miles de personas, sino que tuvieron un fuerte impacto económico.

El multimillonario costo de los 10 peores desastres naturales de 2018

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 12:56:00 +0100publimetro (es)

Los desastres naturales relacionados con el cambio climático le pasaron una multimillonaria factura al planeta durante 2018. Estas catástrofes no solo causaron la muerte y el desplazamiento de miles de personas, sino que tuvieron un fuerte impacto económico.

This is the worst oil disaster you’ve never heard of | Janis Searles Jones and Philippe Cousteau

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 12:20:00 +0100guardian (en)

E ight years ago, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico devastated communities, wildlife and livelihoods all along the Gulf coast. While dying dolphins and oil-soaked marsh grass dominated the headlines, the human cost was catastrophic.

Cambio climático: el multimillonario costo de los 10 peores desastres naturales de 2018

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 11:51:00 +0100elmostrado (es)

Los desastres naturales relacionados con el cambio climático le pasaron una multimillonaria factura al planeta durante 2018. Estas catástrofes no solo causaron la muerte y el desplazamiento de miles de personas, sino que tuvieron un fuerte impacto económico.

Cambio climático: el multimillonario costo de 10 de los desastres naturales más extremos de 2018

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:08:00 +0100elobservador (es)

Getty Los incendios en California fueron de los más severos en los últimos años. Los desastres naturales relacionados con el cambio climático le pasaron una multimillonaria factura al planeta durante 2018. Estas catástrofes no solo causaron la muerte y el desplazamiento de miles de personas, sino que tuvieron un fuerte impacto económico.

Geosciences, Vol. 9, Pages 17: Unsteady Seepage Behavior of an Earthfill Dam During Drought-Flood Cycles

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 07:40:00 +0100mdpi (en)

Abstract Climate change with extreme hydrological conditions, such as drought and flood, bring new challenges to seepage behavior and the stability of earthfill dams. Taking a drought-stricken earthfill dam of China as an example, the influence of drought-flood cycles on dam seepage behavior is analyzed.

Cambio climático: el multimillonario costo de 10 de los desastres naturales más extremos de 2018

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 07:37:00 +0100bbc-spanish (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Image caption Los incendios en California fueron de los más severos en los últimos años. Los desastres naturales relacionados con el cambio climático le pasaron una multimillonaria factura al planeta durante 2018. Estas catástrofes no solo causaron la muerte y....

Cambio climático: el multimillonario costo de 10 de los desastres naturales más extremos de 2018

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 07:05:00 +0100bbc-es (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Image caption Los incendios en California fueron de los más severos en los últimos años. Los desastres naturales relacionados con el cambio climático le pasaron una multimillonaria factura al planeta durante 2018. Estas catástrofes no solo causaron la muerte y....

Los 10 peores desastres climatológicos dejaron pérdidas de US$85.000 millones

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 03:08:00 +0100perfil (es)

En Argentina la sequía, que se incluye entre los peores desastres causados por el cambio climático, causaron pérdidas por 6.000 millones. HURACÁN FLORENCE. Fue un poderoso ciclón tropical de categoría cuatro que tocó Carolina del Norte, Estados Unidos en septiembre, dejando a su paso 42 muertos.

Climate disasters' cost £40bn, says Christian Aid

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 20:15:00 +0100express (en)

The storms, floods and droughts including killer hurricanes also cost thousands of lives, says a report by Christian Aid. Earlier this month the Met Office said this year's heatwave was made 30 times more likely by climate change, which most scientists agree is caused by the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas.

2018: il mondo presenta il conto di un anno di disastri climatici

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 12:01:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Il rapporto “Counting the Cost: a year of climate breakdown” di Christain Aid (che alleghiamo) esamina gli eventi meteorologici estremi verificatesi nel 2018 e stia i loro costi e il loro legame con i cambiamenti climatici in un anno segnato da eventi climatici estremi che hanno colpito ogni....

La sequía en la Argentina, entre los 10 fenómenos climáticos más destructivos del año

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 06:42:00 +0100lanacion-AR (es)

Los huracanes Florence y Michael, que devastaron la costa este de Estados Unidos. Los incendios forestales de California. La ola de calor en Europa. Las inundaciones en India , Japón y China . El tifón Mangkhut en Filipinas. La sequía en Australia, en Sudáfrica. y en la Argentina.

Linking Kerala floods to anthropogenic climate change 'difficult', finds a study

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:17:00 +0100business-standard (en)

linked to climate change? Based on a study that does not find any long-term increase in the mean or heavy monsoon rainfall in the state, researchers argue that attributing the event to can be "difficult". The analysis is by researchers at the Water and Climate Lab at the India n Institute of....

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.

Sustainability, Vol. 11, Pages 55: Regional Temporal and Spatial Trends in Drought and Flood Disasters in China and Assessment of Economic Losses in Recent Years

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 16:28:00 +0100mdpi (en)

Abstract Understanding the temporal and spatial distribution in disasters plays an important role in disaster risk management. The present study aims to explore the long-term trends in drought and floods over China and estimate the economic losses they cause.

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.

Un big bang sociale per salvare la terra

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 19:07:00 +0100247libero (it)

La conclusione della Cop 24 di Katowice, con qualche timido per rendere operativo l’Accordo di Parigi, non poteva certo salvare il mondo dagli effetti devastanti dei cambiamenti climatici. Ci si aspettava, forse, almeno qualcosa in più, ma la vera spinta al cambiamento della direzione di marcia per....

Un big bang sociale per salvare al terra

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:12:00 +0100247libero (it)

di Roberto Barbiero* Occorre essere realisti: la direzione presa potrebbe portarci alla catastrofe. Questa una delle tante riflessioni di John Schellnhuber , climatologo del Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). Dopo l’Accordo sul Clima di Parigi del 2015, nonostante l’allarme....

Mountain meltdown

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 03:23:00 +0100ekantipur (en)

Dec 16, 2018- Mountains are boons for a least developed country like Nepal , as they hold a huge potential for tourism, mountaineering, mountain sports, hydropower development, and biodiversity. But while they represent one of our most important natural assets, they will be greatly impacted by the phenomenon of climate change.

Mountain meltdown

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 03:02:00 +0100kathmandupost (en)

Dec 16, 2018- Mountains are boons for a least developed country like Nepal , as they hold a huge potential for tourism, mountaineering, mountain sports, hydropower development, and biodiversity. But while they represent one of our most important natural assets, they will be greatly impacted by the phenomenon of climate change.

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....

Disastri naturali, prevenirli grazie ai dati dallo spazio First Online

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:38:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© Fornito da Al Iniziative editoriali Pixabay. Ogni anno inondazioni, siccità, terremoti, uragani, incendi ed eruzioni vulcaniche causano la morte di numerose persone, generando anche ingenti perdite economiche in tutto il pianeta . Come fare ad arginare tutto questo, in un periodo in cui i....

Disastri naturali, come prevenirli grazie ai dati dallo spazio First Online Un'ora fa

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 09:22:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© Fornito da Al Iniziative editoriali Pixabay. Ogni anno inondazioni, siccità, terremoti, uragani, incendi ed eruzioni vulcaniche causano la morte di numerose persone, generando anche ingenti perdite economiche in tutto il pianeta . Come fare ad arginare tutto questo, in un periodo in cui i....

Disastri naturali, come prevenirli grazie ai dati dallo spazio

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 09:08:00 +0100247libero (it)

Ogni anno inondazioni, siccità, terremoti, uragani, incendi ed eruzioni vulcaniche causano la morte di numerose persone, generando anche ingenti perdite economiche in tutto il pianeta . Come fare ad arginare tutto questo, in un periodo in cui i cambiamenti climatici stanno rendendo questi fenomeni....

Disastri naturali, come prevenirli grazie ai dati dallo spazio

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:45:00 +0100firstonline (it)

Ogni anno inondazioni, siccità, terremoti, uragani, incendi ed eruzioni vulcaniche causano la morte di numerose persone, generando anche ingenti perdite economiche in tutto il pianeta . Come fare ad arginare tutto questo, in un periodo in cui i cambiamenti climatici stanno rendendo questi fenomeni....

More floods and more droughts: Climate change delivers both

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:51:00 +0100bdnews24 (en)

Extreme rainfall, and the extreme lack of it, affects untold numbers of people, taxing economies, disrupting food production, creating unrest and prompting migrations. So, factors that push regions of the world to exceptional levels of flooding and drought can shape the fate of nations.

More floods and more droughts: Climate change delivers both

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 23:25:00 +0100houstonchronicle (en)

Jascha Lehmann, a scientist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany and lead author of the study, compared extreme weather events to a high roll of a die. “On average, one out of six times you get a six,” he said. “But by injecting huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, humankind has loaded the dice.

Despite increased rainfall, earth faces widespread drought: Australian study

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:07:00 +0100ecns (en)

Despite overall rainfall increasing as global temperatures rise, the world could still be headed for widespread drought if countries do not respond with infrastructure based solutions to water scarcity, according to an Australian study released on Thursday.

More floods and more droughts: Climate change delivers both

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:55:00 +0100expressindia (en)

Parts of Africa, on the other hand, are experiencing more months with a pronounced lack of rain. The number of record-setting dry months increased by nearly 50 percent in sub-Saharan Africa during the study period. Jascha Lehmann, a scientist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in....

Despite increased rainfall, earth faces widespread drought: Australian study

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:18:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

SYDNEY, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- Despite overall rainfall increasing as global temperatures rise, the world could still be headed for widespread drought if countries do not respond with infrastructure based solutions to water scarcity, according to an Australian study released on Thursday.

I cambiamenti climatici minacciano la vita nelle montagne: #MountainsMatter

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:23:00 +0100repubblica (it)

Ogni giorno, nelle ore buie che precedono l'alba, la signora Saili e le sue tre figlie scendono in silenzio dal loro villaggio montano in Nepal camminando per tre ore verso il fiume più vicino per prendere dell'acqua potabile per la giornata. La loro malnutrizione è evidente per le piaghe intorno....

More Floods and More Droughts: Climate Change Delivers Both

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:35:00 +0100nytimes (en)

, our email newsletter. More records for both wet and dry weather are being set around the globe, often with disastrous consequences for the people facing such extremes, according to a study published Wednesday that offered new evidence of climate change’s impacts in the here and now.

Eventi estremi, sono i cambiamenti climatici a provocarli

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:54:00 +0100247libero (it)

Nella settima edizione del report Explaining Extreme Events in 2017 from a Climate Perspective gli scienziati evidenziano la connessione fra riscaldamento globale ed eventi meteo estremi. Confermate le previsioni del primo rapporto IPCC, che prevedeva lo scatenarsi di eventi estremi proprio in questo periodo storico.

Eventi estremi, la responsabilità umana non si può più nascondere

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:49:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

Nella settima edizione del report Explaining Extreme Events in 2017 from a Climate Perspective gli scienziati evidenziano la connessione fra riscaldamento globale ed eventi meteo estremi. Confermate le previsioni del primo rapporto IPCC, che prevedeva lo scatenarsi di eventi estremi proprio in questo periodo storico.

Las consecuencias medioambientales y sociales de la desertización rural

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:02:00 +0100ecoticias (es)

El sindicato gallego Unións Agrarias (UU AA), según informaron recientemente varios medios, ha advertido de que la desaparición de la actividad agraria, y el consiguiente abandono de campos de cultivo y árboles frutales en el medio rural, provocan la desaparición de ciertas especies autóctonas de....

I cambiamenti climatici hanno provocato i maggiori 15 disastri naturali del 2017

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:10:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Secondo una ricerca pubblicata dal Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society BAMS 15 eventi meteorologici estremi del 2017 sono stati favoriti dai cambiamenti climatici causati dagli esseri umani : tra questi la siccità nelle Grandi Pianure USA, inondazioni catastrofiche in Bangladesh, e ondate di calore da record in Europa e Cina.

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:33:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997). L'Italia è nella top 10 dei Paesi del Mondo che hanno subito più danni dal 1998 dovuti a catastrofi naturali....

American Meteorological Society: New Studies Reveal Clear Ties between Today’s Extremes and Human Causes

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 02:07:00 +0100yubanet (en)

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 10, 2018 – The U.S. Northern Plains and East Africa droughts of 2017, floods in South America, China and Bangladesh, and heatwaves in China and the Mediterranean were all made more likely by human-caused climate change, according to new research published today in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS).

New studies reveal clear ties between weather extremes and human causes

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:32:00 +0100irishtimes (en)

Civilisation is increasingly out of sync with the world’s changing climate, as heatwaves, such as those in the Mediterranean and in China during 2017, were made more likely by human-caused climate change, according to new research. A similar link was confirmed with droughts on US Northern Plains and....

The Global Rice Cakes Market (2018-2022) is Forecast to Grow at a CAGR of ~9%

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:08:00 +0100prnewswire (en)

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The rice cakes market will grow at a CAGR of almost 9% by 2022. In recent times, the rice cakes market has witnessed a staggering number of new products introduced to the market by many regional and international players which is....

The Global Rice Cakes Market (2018-2022) is Forecast to Grow at a CAGR of ~9%

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:49:00 +0100markets-businessinsider (en)

DUBLIN Dec 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The rice cakes market will grow at a CAGR of almost 9% by 2022. In recent times, the rice cakes market has witnessed a staggering number of new products introduced to the market by many regional and....

The Global Rice Cakes Market (2018-2022) is Forecast to Grow at a CAGR of ~9%

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:38:00 +0100finanzen-ch (en)

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The rice cakes market will grow at a CAGR of almost 9% by 2022. In recent times, the rice cakes market has witnessed a staggering number of new products introduced to the market by many regional and international players which is....

Índice de Riesgo Climático: Latinoamérica en el ojo del huracán

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:53:00 +0100elmostrado (es)

En un informe publicado este martes, la ONG alemana Germanwatch afirma que los daños materiales causados por desastres climáticos alcanzaron los 375 mil millones de dólares el año pasado. La clasificación toma datos recogidos tanto por la reaseguradora Munich Re como por el Fondo Monetario Internacional.

Birra sarà sempre meno e prezzi sempre più alti. Solo per ricchi. I motivi

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:22:00 +0100businessonline (it)

In qualche modo è come la storia del cane che cerca di mordersi la coda perché la siccità mette in discussione la produzione di orzo e dunque di birra e la penuria di birra renderà più difficile la lotta al caldo per la siccità. Ma secondo una ricerca incrociata tra Cina e Stati Uniti, questo....

Shift to low carbon

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 20:51:00 +0100thehindu (en)

Both rich and poor countries have faced extensive damage from storms and heatwaves this year. As climate representatives meet in Poland for the Conference of the Parties 24, the crucial question is whether carbon emissions will be reined in to avert further damage due to climate change.

Índice de Riesgo Climático: Latinoamérica en el ojo del huracán El cambio climático provoca cada vez más tormentas, inundaciones y sequías. Eventos climáticos que, según la ONG medioambiental Germanwatch, dejaron más de 11.500 muertos y millonarias pérdidas materiales en 2017.

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:59:00 +0100deutschewelle-es (es)

En un informe publicado este martes (04.12), la ONG alemana Germanwatch afirma que los daños materiales causados por desastres climáticos alcanzaron los 375 mil millones de dólares el año pasado. La clasificación toma datos recogidos tanto por la reaseguradora Munich Re como por el Fondo Monetario Internacional.

Allarme clima, Iss: «Solo due generazioni per salvare il pianeta»

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:16:00 +0100ilmessaggero (it)

Non abbiamo più tempo. Ci restano solo due generazioni. Tra due generazioni i nostri figli e i nostri nipoti corrono il rischio di non poter stare all'aria aperta. Di abitare un pianeta non vivibile a causa dei cambiamenti climatici e dell'inquinamento.

Climate change is more extensive and worse than once thought

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:42:00 +0100phys (en)

They missed how bad wildfires, droughts, downpours and hurricanes would get. They missed how much ice sheets in West Antarctica and Greenland would melt and contribute to sea level rise. They missed much of the myriad public health problems and global security issues.

Climate change is more extensive and worse than once thought

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 20:43:00 +0100missoulian (en)

FILE- In this July 26, 2011 photo, a melting iceberg floats along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet near Nuuk, Greenland. Massive ice sheets in western Antarctica and Greenland are melting much faster than scientists figured a quarter century ago. Greenland has lost more than 5 trillion tons since 1992.

Climate change is more extensive and worse than once thought

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 19:11:00 +0100wacotrib (en)

FILE - In this April 14, 2010 file photo, a shepherd walks with a herd of sheep as he crosses a dried water bed in the outskirts of Hyderabad, India . Studies have shown climate change has worsened droughts, downpours and heat waves that have killed thousands of people. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.

Climate change is more extensive and worse than once thought

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 18:59:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

FILE- In this July 26, 2011 photo, a melting iceberg floats along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet near Nuuk, Greenland. Massive ice sheets in western Antarctica and Greenland are melting much faster than scientists figured a quarter century ago. Greenland has lost more than 5 trillion tons since 1992.

Study warns of cascading health risks from the changing climate

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 02:45:00 +0100seattletimes (en)

Crop yields are declining. Tropical diseases like dengue fever are showing up in unfamiliar places, including in the United States. Tens of millions of people are exposed to extreme heat. These are the stark findings of a wide-ranging scientific report that lays out the growing risks of climate....

Study Warns of Cascading Health Risks From the Changing Climate

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:46:00 +0100nytimes (en)

, our email newsletter. Crop yields are declining. Tropical diseases like dengue fever are showing up in unfamiliar places, including in the United States. Tens of millions of people are exposed to extreme heat. These are the stark findings of a wide-ranging scientific report that lays out the....

El deshielo en China es una llamada de atención para todos

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 20:04:00 +0100futuroverde (es)

El deshielo de glaciares en los principales sitios del oeste de China se está acelerando rápidamente, indicó Greenpeace recientemente, lo que provocó la evacuación de miles de personas en los últimos meses y subraya la vulnerabilidad al cambio climático en una “llamada de atención” para el mundo.

World faces 'impossible' task at post-Paris climate talks

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:37:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

In this Nov. 20, 2018 photo workers decorate the venue of the global climate summit that will be held at the site of the closed 'Katowice' coal mine in the city of Katowice, southern Poland, where - three years after sealing a landmark global climate deal in Paris - world leaders are gathering again to agree on the fine print.

Los países con mayor riesgo en caso de sufrir una catástrofe

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:11:00 +0100mdzol (es)

"El cálculo de esta fórmula toma en cuenta la exposición de un país a los riesgos naturales y su vulnerabilidad social", dice el informe. "Los que están preparados, los que saben qué hacer cuando ocurre un evento natural extremo, tienen una mayor posibilidad de supervivencia", afirma el informe que....

World faces 'impossible' task at post-Paris climate talks

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:56:00 +0100timesdaily (en)

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018 file photo rescuers dig on the site where victims were believed to have been buried by a landslide after Typhoon Mangkhut barreled across Itogon, Benguet province, northern Philippines. Forest fires from California to Greece, droughts in Germany and Australia, tropical....

World faces 'impossible' task at post-Paris climate talks

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:38:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

In this Nov. 20, 2018 photo workers decorate the venue of the global climate summit that will be held at the site of the closed 'Katowice' coal mine in the city of Katowice, southern Poland, where - three years after sealing a landmark global climate deal in Paris - world leaders are gathering again to agree on the fine print.

World faces 'impossible' task at post-Paris climate talks

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:30:00 +0100muscatinejournal (en)

In this Nov. 20, 2018 photo workers decorate the venue of the global climate summit that will be held at the site of the closed 'Katowice' coal mine in the city of Katowice, southern Poland, where - three years after sealing a landmark global climate deal in Paris - world leaders are gathering again to agree on the fine print.

Success stories

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 18:56:00 +0100fao-en (en)

"There’s always a right path for development. You just need to stop and think, and work very hard." Artur, a fisher and rural council member from Toktogul, a city in the Jalal-Abad Region of Kyrgyzstan The project strengthened the right to food and enhanced livelihoods and employment opportunities among the rural poor in Kyrgyzstan.

OCHA Annual Report 2015

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 18:08:00 +0100unocha (en)

1OCHA UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS ANNUAL REPORT 2015 CHA UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS ANNUAL REPORT 2015 unocha.org reliefweb.int Twitter @unocha and @UnReliefChief Facebook www.facebook.com/unocha LinkedIn United Nations Ocha WEB PLATFORMS SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS ODSG1.

Climate impacts will seldom strike singly

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:58:00 +0100environmentalresearchweb (en)

By 2100, climate impacts will be felt by everyone and most people will experience at least three simultaneous hazards , inexorably made more hazardous by the build-up of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. And they could be the lucky ones: some people could be menaced by six different kinds of warming-related hazard simultaneously.

Climate impacts will seldom strike singly

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 03:33:00 +0100eco-business (en)

By 2100, climate impacts will be felt by everyone and most people will experience at least three simultaneous hazards , inexorably made more hazardous by the build-up of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. And they could be the lucky ones: some people could be menaced by six different kinds of warming-related hazard simultaneously.

Un trago de ciencia para un mundo con sed

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:41:00 +0100elsiglodetorreon (es)

El sistema nervioso central recibe el aviso de que el cuerpo necesita agua. Los labios se entre abren y el líquido fluye por boca, garganta, estómago e intestino. Unos cuántos mililitros encienden una sinfonía orgánica que posibilita el transporte de nutrientes a las células, regula la temperatura,....

Incendi in California, oltre 1300 dispersi e 76 morti. È il peggiore rogo della storia americana

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 12:52:00 +0100ilfattoquotidiano (it)

La California continua ad andare a fuoco. Finora sono almeno 1.300 i dispersi e 76 i morti accertati a causa degli incendi – finora domati al 55% – che dall’8 novembre hanno devastato 600 chilometri quadrati e distrutto quasi 10mila abitazioni. Circa 50mila gli sfollati . È il peggiore rogo della storia americana.

Incendi in California, 74 morti e mille dispersi. Arriva Trump

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 07:20:00 +0100247libero (it)

LOS ANGELES – Il presidente degli Stati Uniti, Donald Trump, è volato in California, nelle zone devastate dal peggiore incendio della storia americana, che ha fatto fino ad ora 74 vittime e oltre mille dispersi. E intanto arriva un altro allarme: San Francisco, Sacramento (la capitale) e Stockton....

Incendi in California, 74 morti e mille dispersi. Arriva Trump

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 06:23:00 +0100blitzquotidiano (it)

LOS ANGELES – Il presidente degli Stati Uniti, Donald Trump, è volato in California, nelle zone devastate dal peggiore incendio della storia americana, che ha fatto fino ad ora 74 vittime e oltre mille dispersi. E intanto arriva un altro allarme: San Francisco, Sacramento (la capitale) e Stockton....

When lightning strikes, IITM’s new app will ensure you are a safe distance away

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 04:18:00 +0100expressindia (en)

Among the vagaries of weather and extreme climate conditions — floods, droughts, lightning, heavy rainfall, cold waves and heat waves — lightning strikes are known to cause the maximum casualties in India . (File) The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) on Saturday launched ‘Damini’, a....

California wildfires: Air quality rated 'world's worst'

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:45:00 +0100bbc (en)

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People across northern California are snapping up masks to try to handle the smoke. Northern California's air quality has become the worst in the world, according to monitoring groups, as the state battles devastating fires.

I danni e i costi ingenti della crisi climatica

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:07:00 +0100huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

"I danni causati dal maltempo" è la formula più usata nelle presentazioni televisive e sulla carta stampata dei recenti disastri, provocati anche questo autunno, in diverse parti d'Italia da eventi meteorologici non più straordinari, ma certamente estremi: precipitazioni molto intense che vengono....

El Semiárido cubano reinventa su agro para subsistir

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 21:11:00 +0100ipsnoticias (es)

Como en el resto de la provincia, entre las de más bajo desarrollo del país, la población de 25.796 habitantes del municipio de San Antonio del Sur depende casi en forma exclusiva de la agricultura, que representa un reto en la ecozona semidesértica local. “Participo en todo, desde la siembra hasta en echar la materia orgánica a la planta.

Clima, Italia nella Top 10 dei Paesi con più danni

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:37:00 +0100ilmeteo (it)

27 ottobre 2018 - ore 12:00 | Redatto da Meteo.it Negli ultimi 20 anni le perdite economiche legate ai disastri naturali sono aumentate del 151% rispetto al ventennio precedente (1978-1997). L'Italia è nella top 10 dei Paesi del Mondo che hanno subito più danni dal 1998 dovuti a catastrofi naturali....

210 million people have been displaced by climate change, and that’s just the start. It’s time to act

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 10:44:00 +0100metro-uk (en)

‘We are sleepwalking towards a disaster that is both environmental and humanitarian.’ (Picture: EJF) The Earth, astronomers say, is a Goldilocks planet: not too hot, not too cold, plenty of water and with a hospitable atmosphere. It provides us with the perfect cradle for life.

Sir: principali notizie dall'Italia e dal mondo. Usa: elezioni di metà mandato, ultimo comizio di Trump. Maltempo: analisi Coldiretti, 7 ...

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:45:00 +0100247libero (it)

Usa. Elezioni di metà mandato. Ultimo comizio di Trump, “America di nuovo rispettata in tutto il mondo” “L’America è di nuovo rispettata in tutto il mondo. I tempi in cui si approfittavano di noi sono finiti”: così Donald Trump nell’ultimo comizio prima del voto, a Fort Wayne, in India na.

Climate Change: cause, effetti e possibili soluzioni

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 08:25:00 +0100247libero (it)

Il post di Luca Longo tratto da Eniday “Non possiamo risolvere i nostri problemi con lo stesso modo di pensare che abbiamo usato quando li abbiamo creati.” [Albert Einstein, “The World as I see it”] Abbiamo già parlato qui del cambiamento climatico. Nessuno può negare che sia in corso, né che sia causato dalle attività umane.

Climate Change: cause, effetti e possibili soluzioni

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 08:06:00 +0100startmag (it)

Il post di Luca Longo tratto da Eniday “Non possiamo risolvere i nostri problemi con lo stesso modo di pensare che abbiamo usato quando li abbiamo creati.” [Albert Einstein, “The World as I see it”] Abbiamo già parlato qui del cambiamento climatico. Nessuno può negare che sia in corso, né che sia causato dalle attività umane.

BUMPY RIDE A cheaper, innovative design structure could be the key to better roads in African countries 1 minute ago Quartz Africa

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 21:23:00 +0100qz (en)

One of the fastest growing economies in Africa, Ethiopia, has an ambitious plan to cut a green, sustainable path to becoming a middle-income country by 2025. Along the way, the country faces growing urban migration and rising demand for food—challenges that are linked by, and depend on, roads for access, supply and mobility.

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