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Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe's Afforestation Challenge

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 12:54:00 +0200allafrica (en)

Bulawayo "I have never planted a tree in my life," laughs Jairos Saunyama, a tobacco farmer, revelling at the absurdity of the question of whether he is involved in the country's afforestation efforts. Sawunyama is one of thousands of farmers who are blamed by local conservationists for turning the country's forests into deserts and dust bowls.

piaga continentale

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 05:01:00 +0100ilSole24ore (it)

Proprio quando la prima ondata si stava esaurendo, un secondo ciclone ha spazzato la costa meridionale della penisola arabica, innescando una nuova stagione di riproduzione: invece di aumentare di 400 volte, come di consueto, nel giro di un anno le locuste del deserto sono aumentate di 8.000 volte.

L'Africa sotto l'incubo delle locuste: a rischio 25 milioni di persone

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:26:00 +0100247libero (it)

Proprio quando la prima ondata si stava esaurendo, un secondo ciclone ha spazzato la costa meridionale della penisola arabica, innescando una nuova stagione di riproduzione: invece di aumentare di 400 volte, come di consueto, nel giro di un anno le locuste del deserto sono aumentate di 8.000 volte.

Naciones Unidas: «El cambio climático es más mortal que el coronavirus»

Sun, 15 Mar 2020 13:57:00 +0100misionesonline (es)

La epidemia mortal de dengue que azota a Colombia, Brasil, México y Nicaragua; la pérdida de hasta el 70% de cultivos en el Corredor Seco de Centroamérica; las inundaciones en Argentina, Uruguay; los incendios en Brasil, Bolivia y Venezuela; y los huracanes de fuerza sin precedentes en el Caribe,....

El cambio climático es más mortal que el coronavirus

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 07:25:00 +0100ambientum (es)

En 2019, el cambio climático tuvo graves consecuencias sobre la salud , la comida y el hogar de millones de personas en el mundo. Además, puso en riesgo la vida marina y una gran cantidad de ecosistemas , asegura el informe sobre el Estado del Clima Mundial publicado este martes por la Durante la....

Aumentan las señales y consecuencias del cambio climático

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 10:44:00 +0100retema (es)

Indicadores climáticos. Gases de efecto invernadero. En 2018, las fracciones molares de los gases de efecto invernadero alcanzaron nuevos valores máximos: las fracciones molares medias mundiales de dióxido de carbono (CO2) se situaron en 407,8 0,1 partes por millón (ppm), las de metano (CH4), en 1....

Climate crisis is disrupting life for millions, a report finds

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 09:24:00 +0100iran-daily (en)

The wide-ranging State of the Climate report outlines the latest science and includes data from a variety of disciplines in order to evaluate the current and future impacts of climate change on everything from heath and global economies to food insecurity and refugee displacements, CNN reported.

El cambio climático provoca cada vez más muertes, más enfermedades y más hambre en el planeta

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 18:28:00 +0100elmercuriodigital (es)

En 2019, el calentamiento global tuvo consecuencias sobre la salud, la comida y el hogar de millones de personas en el mundo. Además, puso en riesgo la vida marina y una gran cantidad de ecosistemas, asegura el informe sobre el Estado del Clima Mundial publicado este martes por la En el estudio....

El cambio climático provoca cada vez más muertes, más enfermedades y más hambre en el planeta

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 18:10:00 +0100news-un-es (es)

Petteri Talas añadió que este enero fue el más cálido desde que se tienen datos: “En muchas partes del hemisferio norte se ha vivido un invierno excepcionalmente benigno. El humo y los contaminantes de los devastadores incendios de Australia se propagaron por todo el mundo y provocaron un pico en las concentraciones de CO2.

Amazon rainforest is nearly ‘full’ of greenhouse gases – and could start POLLUTING Earth in next 15 years

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 16:23:00 +0100thesun (en)

The switch that could happen in the Amazon as early as the mid-2030s, a team led by British scientists said. "The cause of this is climate change impacts - in terms of heat stress and droughts - on these remaining intact forests," said Professor Simon Lewis, of the University of Leeds.

Amazon rainforest is nearly ‘full’ of greenhouse gases – and could start POLLUTING Earth in next 15 years

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 13:51:00 +0100thesun (en)

The Amazon rainforest could reach a tipping point in 2035 after which it will emit more carbon dioxide than it absorbs Credit: Reuters. The switch that could happen in the Amazon as early as the mid-2030s, a team led by British scientists said. "The cause of this is climate change impacts - in terms....

Govt expands food aid to mitigate drought

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 11:18:00 +0100namibian (en)

ALTHOUGH most northern regions received high rainfall over the past few months, many residents continue to face severe food shortages and hunger. According to the recently released integrated food security report, more than 430 000 Namibia ns still face severe food insecurity.

Locust swarms plague East Africa as wildfires burn Australia

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:59:00 +0100ChinaPost (en)

Having battled weather extremes of drought and floods last year, Kenyan farmer Mohamud Maalim hoped 2020 would bring a more favorable climate for growing crops. But last week, a plague of locusts descended on his farm and destroyed most of his livelihood.

Locust swarms plague East Africa as wildfires burn Australia

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 02:02:00 +0100khmertimes (en)

Strengthened by climate change, the Indian Ocean Dipole has made Australia drier while countries such as Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia become wetter and more hospitable to desert locusts. But last week, a plague of locusts descended on his farm and destroyed most of his livelihood.

World: Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller – Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW): Opening Remarks for UNDAC Advisory Board Meeting, 4 February 2020

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 17:38:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

International Conference Centre, Geneva, 4 February 2020. As delivered. Colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, I am honoured and privileged to open the 2020 United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) Advisory Board Annual Meeting. It is my third time I am here at this event and I am happy to see so many familiar and new faces.

Clima, il prezzo più caro lo stanno pagando oceani e ghiacci National Geographic Un'ora fa

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 08:59:00 +0100msn-it (it)

L'impatto, dice il rapporto, è già ben visibile. Dalla vetta delle montagne più alte ai fondali oceanici. Ed è tangibile per ogni essere umano. Lo studio sottolinea come i problemi non siano teorici ma che siano già qui, adesso. E dice che gli oceani, le calotte di ghiaccio polari e i ghiacciai di....

Mozambique: Food Security Early Warning System - Agromet Update, Issue 3: 2019/2020 Agricultural Season (01-02-2020)

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 17:14:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Highlights October to December 2019 rainfall was the lowest in central parts of the region since 1981; Extended dryness in December and January resulted in permanent wilting of crops in southern Mozambique and Zimbabwe ; South Africa’s main maize growing areas received good rains during December and....

Climate change will hit Africa much harder than

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 14:16:00 +0100authorityngr (en)

By Akamigbo Jennifer. A panel of speakers participating in consultancy Deloitte’s Africa Outlook 2020 event, on Thursday, highlighted the economic and social themes that are expected to feature prominently on the continent this year, including climate change, which is anticipated to hit Africa the hardest.

Un weekend dedicato alle zone umide

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 09:34:00 +0100lanuovaecologia (it)

“La vita prospera nelle zone umide”. Questo lo slogan della campagna globale 2020 lanciata in occasione della Giornata Mondiale delle Zone umide che ricorre domenica 2 febbraio. Un appuntamento cui Legambiente contribuisce con oltre una trentina di iniziative che, da Nord a Sud, animeranno l’intero weekend.

Mathematicians turn weather forecasters with new rainfall study

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 22:14:00 +0100earthtimes (en)

New light has been shone on extreme weather events by a team of engineering and mathematics experts. The researchers from Columbia Engineering, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, and Rutgers University have tried to explain the relationship between water on the earth's surface and atmospheric conditions.

Soothsaying the Amazon's fires

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 20:35:00 +0100earthtimes (en)

A deforestation fire in Mato Grosso, Brazil during the 2006 fire season. (Photo credit: Guido van der Werf) [Image © Science/AAAS] The last decade has been a tumultuous one for the Amazon rainforest , the green lung of the planet. On the one hand, the hand that wields the ax has been stayed somewhat....

Locusts swarm East Africa with worst plague in decades

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:36:00 +0100mnn (en)

Clouds of locusts are swarming through East Africa in historic numbers, forming a potentially catastrophic plague unlike anything some areas have seen in generations. The insatiable insects, which seem to be capitalizing on a mix of environmental conditions favored by climate change, pose a....

Australia fires: A visual guide to the bushfire crisis

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:33:00 +0100bbc (en)

Record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought have fuelled a series of massive bushfires across Australia. Although recent cooler conditions and rain have brought some respite, more than 50 fires are still burning in the states of New South Wales and Victoria.

Locust swarms plague East Africa as wildfires burn Australia Climate change has made Australia drier while countries such as Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia become wetter.

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 13:23:00 +0100deutschewelle-en (en)

Having battled weather extremes of drought and floods last year, Kenyan farmer Mohamud Maalim hoped 2020 would bring a more favorable climate for growing crops. But last week, a plague of locusts descended on his farm and destroyed most of his livelihood.

Govt deploys planes for spraying locusts

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 10:46:00 +0100ippmedia-en (en)

Speaking to reporters here yesterday, Agriculture Minister Japhet Hasinga said the step has been taken in preparedness should the massive waves of pests cross over to Tanzania. “One litre of the pesticide is enough to spray one hector of land invested by locusts,” the minister said, noting that the....

Nous sommes responsables de la plus grande famine de l’Histoire qui frappe actuellement l’Afrique Australe et des drames à venir

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 15:47:00 +0100letemps (fr)

Immense famine en Afrique. La faim touche plus d’humains que jamais auparavant. Un nombre record de 45 millions de personnes sont en proie à une grave insécurité alimentaire. C’est la conséquence de graves sécheresses et d’inondations qui ont frappé la région en 2019.

US$70 million needed to stop locust outbreak in East Africa

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 14:09:00 +0100kenyastar (en)

Nairobi, 29th January 2020. Swarms of locusts that are sweeping across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could grow 500 times bigger by June and invade Uganda and South Sudan unless they are immediately brought under control, says Oxfam. The plagues have hit the region at a time when it is already facing....

Ciclone Idai: la situazione in Malawi nove mesi dopo

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 11:26:00 +0100girodivite (it)

I terribili ricordi del Ciclone Idai che ha colpito di sorpresa la maggioranza della popolazione nel sud est del Malawi lo scorso anno possono sembrare lontani, ma non per chi ne vive tuttora le conseguenze. Estel ha 62 anni e vive nel Distretto di Phalombe, dove a marzo 2019 è accaduto un vero e proprio disastro.

Ethiopia: Millions of locusts devastate crops in East Africa - US$ 70m needed to stop the outbreak

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:55:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Nairobi, 29th January 2020. Swarms of locusts that are sweeping across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could grow 500 times bigger by June and invade Uganda and South Sudan unless they are immediately brought under control, says Oxfam. The plagues have hit the region at a time when it is already facing....

Australia's Droughts and Fires Present New Dangers to the Platypus

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:34:00 +0100smithsonianmag (en)

With webbed feet, beaver-like tails, duck bills, water-resistant coats and venom-secreting spurs on their hind legs, platypuses might be Australia’s most mysterious and charismatic monotreme, or primitive egg-laying mammals. But like so much of Australia's unique wildlife, these semiaquatic creatures face a mix of threats.

The Spin | Drought in southern Africa means cricket must look hard in the mirror

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:06:00 +0100guardian (en)

E van Flint has his feet up, at last. It is day four of the final Test between England and South Africa and, as chief groundsman, all he can do is watch as Rassie van der Dussen and Dean Elgar grind out the beginnings Flint has been at the Wanderers since last spring, lured north after 10 and a half....

Australian wildfires strike home for ex-pat living in Victoria

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 15:10:00 +0100timescolonist (en)

“It’s absolutely devastating waking up at two in the morning and just looking at the map and seeing the whole country on fire — it’s just so sad,” said Aston, who moved to Victoria two and a half years ago. “This is huge.” When a notice went out saying it was too late to evacuate the area where his....

Uganda: ECHO Factsheet – Uganda (Last updated 20/01/2020)

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:44:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Introduction. Uganda hosts the largest refugee population in Africa. Around 62% of the refugees in the country are from South Sudan . The sheer number of refugee arrivals since 2017 has put Uganda’s progressive refugee policy under pressure. The European Union provides life-saving humanitarian assistance to refugees.

Drought in southern Africa: EU releases over €22 million in humanitarian aid

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 05:54:00 +0100EC (en)

Large parts of southern Africa are currently facing the harshest drought in decades. ©WFP/Matteo Cosorich. The European Commission is mobilising a humanitarian aid package of €22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe .

Unep: i 10 devastanti impatti dei mega-incendi boschivi australiani

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:47:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Secondo il Wwf, «Nei devastanti incendi che stanno colpendo l’Australia, a bruciare sono stati milioni di ettari di territorio, tra cui anche molte aree naturali di parchi nazionali e altre aree protette, che custodiscono ecosistemi unici e alcune tra le specie animali e vegetali più rare del pianeta.

All set for drought: Minister

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 23:15:00 +0100chronicle (en)

FINANCE and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has assured the international community that the drought situation in the country is under control as the Government is putting in place measures such as importing grain to avert its effects.

Mthuli Ncube claims drought situation is under control

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 20:36:00 +0100bulawayo24 (en)

THE MINISTER of Finance and Economic Development has assured the international community that the drought situation in the country is under control as the government is putting in place measures to avert its effects by importing grain. The minister was speaking on Bloomberg TV on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Drought situation is under control: Professor Mthuli Ncube

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:53:00 +0100zbc (en)

By ZBC Reporter THE MINISTER of Finance and Economic Development has assured the international community that the drought situation in the country is under control as the government is putting in place measures to avert its effects by importing grain. The minister was speaking on Bloomberg TV on the....

Climate change is likely to pose significant threats to 'vulnerable' county - environmental leader

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 07:18:00 +0100bathchronicle (en)

by Steve Mewes, Policy and Campaigns Manager of Somerset Wildlife Trust and part of the Adapting The Levels Team. The damaging consequences of climate change are now being felt around the world, most recently in the Australian fires and Indonesian floods.

Australia fires: A visual guide to the bushfire crisis

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 18:57:00 +0100bbc (en)

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thousands of homes have been lost, including this property near Buchan in Victoria. Record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought have fuelled a series of massive bushfires across Australia. Although recent cooler conditions and rain have....

Platypuses at risk of extinction

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:38:00 +0100CBSnews (en)

Australia's severe drought and other climate change effects are driving the native platypus towards extinction, researchers warn. With rivers drying up, many platypuses are becoming stranded and a new study led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney's Centre for Ecosystem Science has examined the risks of extinction for the unique mammal.

Quanto è grave la situazione in Australia, spiegato per immagini È difficile immaginare la situazione quando si hanno davanti solo numeri. Quindi ecco alcuni paragoni chiari.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:43:00 +0100motherboard (it)

Dopo mesi di grave siccità e temperature record che hanno alimentato una serie di incendi senza precedenti nel sud-est dell'Australia, le fiamme continuano a devastare senza sosta la nazione. Ad oggi, gli incendi hanno ucciso persone, distrutto abitazioni e danneggiato gli habitat naturali delle....

South Sudan: Eastern Africa Region: Regional Floods and Locust Outbreak Snapshot January 2020

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:52:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Heavy rainfall continued in December 2019 and January 2020 in several locations across East Africa, bringing the number of people affected by flooding since July 2019 to nearly 3.4 million. In Uganda, torrential rains in December affected at least 312,000 people, displacing around 65,000, and....

Australia, corsa contro il tempo per salvare le specie più rare dagli incendi

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 17:12:00 +0100teleambiente (it)

I soccorsi sono entrati nelle aree colpite dagli incendi per salvare le specie più rare dagli incendi. La biodiversità dell’Australia rischia di andare perduta per sempre. La stagione degli incendi in Australia ha già distrutto oltre 104,000 km2 tra boschi, foreste e parchi nazionali, causando la....

Incendi e alluvioni in Australia, a rischio i koala e altre specie animali. FOTO

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 10:57:00 +0100tg24-sky (it)

La pioggia non ferma l'emergenza nel Paese devastato dai roghi. Gli ecosistemi soffrono per cenere e fuliggine. Alcuni centri e riserve sono impegnati a portare in salvo gli animali in pericolo a causa delle inondazioni in alcune aree e della siccità in altre. Continua l'emergenza in Australia tra incendi e inondazioni.

Australia: la pioggia ferma gli incendi, ma arrivano le inondazioni

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:58:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Non c’è pace per l’Australia martoriata dagli incendi: il maltempo ha dato una tregua ai roghi, ma ora incombe una nuova minaccia, ossia le inondazioni. Pioggia e temporali hanno infatti bagnato la maggior parte dell’ Australia orientale e fermato gli incendi, ma hanno anche incentivato il rischio di inondazione in alcune zone.

Flooding dampens joy of heavy rain in Australia

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 09:25:00 +0100thenational (en)

Rain and thunderstorms doused long-burning bushfires across much of eastern Australia Saturday, but they also brought a new threat of flooding in some areas. Major bushfires continued to rage in regions of the south and southeast of the country that have so far missed out on the rain, including in....

Drought in southern Africa: EU releases over €22 million in humanitarian aid

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:14:00 +0100europa-nu (en)

- Hoofdinhoud The European Commission is mobilising a humanitarian aid package of €22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe . The funding comes as large parts of southern Africa are currently in the grip of their harshest drought in decades.

An astronaut in space photographed the giant smoke plume from Australia's fires. 70% of the country is covered in haze.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:58:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

Koch, who is living on the International Space Station, posted several photos of the smoke from Australia's fires, as seen from her vantage point 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Earth. About 70% of Australia's 3 million square miles of land is covered by a layer of gray-and-brown smoke.

#Drought in #SouthernAfrica – EU releases over €22 million in humanitarian aid

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:27:00 +0100eureporter (en)

The European Commission is mobilizing a humanitarian aid package of €22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe . The funding comes as large parts of southern Africa are currently in the grip of their harshest drought in decades.

Astronaut Shares Heartbreaking Photos of The Australian Bushfire Smoke

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:35:00 +0100sciencealert (en)

NASA astronaut Christina Koch shared a short but powerful message from space on Tuesday: "Australia. Our hearts and thoughts are with you." Koch, who is living on the International Space Station, posted several photos of the smoke from Australia's fires, as seen from her vantage point 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Earth.

Astronaut shares heartbreaking photos of the Australian bushfire smoke

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:07:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

NASA astronaut Christina Koch shared a short but powerful message from space on Tuesday: "Australia. Our hearts and thoughts are with you." Koch, who is living on the International Space Station, posted several photos of the smoke from Australia's fires, as seen from her vantage point 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Earth.

Drought in southern Africa: EU releases over €22 million in humanitarian aid

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:34:00 +0100EC (en)

Large parts of southern Africa are currently facing the harshest drought in decades. ©WFP/Matteo Cosorich. The European Commission is mobilising a humanitarian aid package of €22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe .

1:46 Southern African countries affected by drought to receive EU aid

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:31:00 +0100plenglish (en)

16 de enero de 2020, 13:46 Brussels, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Southern African countries affected by a serious drought will receive 22.8 million euros in humanitarian aid from the European Union (EU), a community source reported today. This funding will help meet food and nutritional needs, improve....

Speciale difesa: Pam, 45 milioni di persone afflitte da insicurezza alimentare a causa della siccita' in Africa australe

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:24:00 +0100agenzianova (it)

Roma, 16 gen 16:00 - (Agenzia Nova) - Un numero record di 45 milioni di persone – principalmente donne e bambini – che vivono nei 16 paesi della Comunità di sviluppo dell'Africa australe (Sadc) sono afflitte da una grave insicurezza alimentare a seguito delle ripetute siccità, delle inondazioni diffuse e delle disparità economiche.

Australia, sollievo con l’arrivo delle piogge ma potrebbero esserci nuovi pericoli

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:21:00 +0100teleambiente (it)

Le autorità sono preoccupate che una quantità di acqua troppo elevata nel breve periodo possa scatenare inondazioni lampo dovute al fatto la siccità presente da anni ha reso il terreno così secco da non raccogliere completamente la pioggia. Inoltre, gli incendi hanno bruciato gran parte della vegetazione che normalmente assorbe le precipitazioni.

Wildlife loss in Australia much bigger than it appears

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:43:00 +0100aa-en (en)

ANKARA Australia's bushfires have killed an estimated 1.25 billion animals and burnt more than a billion trees so far, but even worse, they will cause permanent damage to the country's environment and wildlife presence, according to experts. "The fires have burnt 8.

Wildlife Loss In Australia Much Bigger Than It Appears

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:28:00 +0100haberler-en (en)

Australia's bushfires have killed an estimated 1.25 billion animals and burnt more than a billion trees so far, but even worse, they will cause permanent damage to the country's environment and wildlife presence, according to experts. "The fires have burnt 8.

EU releases humanitarian aid for Zimbabwe

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:01:00 +0100thezimbabwemail (en)

The European Commission is mobilising a humanitarian aid package of €22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe . The funding comes as large parts of southern Africa are currently in the grip of their harshest drought in decades.

Zimbabwe: Drought in southern Africa: EU releases over €22 million in humanitarian aid

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:16:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

The European Commission is mobilising a humanitarian aid package of €22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe . The funding comes as large parts of southern Africa are currently in the grip of their harshest drought in decades.

Zimbabwe political, social and economic persp...

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:06:00 +0100modernghana (en)

Political landscape After the 2018 harmonized elections which gave the ZANU PF party the mandate to rule. President Emmerson Mnangagwa appealed to all political party Presidents who contested in the elections to come together with the aim of engaging in a national dialogue and find solution stop the....

Incendi in Australia: la pioggia aiuta, ma sorgono nuovi rischi

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:59:00 +0100greenstyle (it)

Dopo settimane di temperature record e siccità, la tanto attesa pioggia è arrivata su alcune aree dell’ Australia . Nelle ultime ore lo stato di Victoria è stato coinvolto da importanti precipitazioni, piogge che stanno anche colpendo Sydney e il Nuovo Galles del Sud.

An astronaut in space photographed the giant smoke plume from Australia's fires. 70% of the country is covered in haze.

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 21:36:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

NASA astronaut Christina Koch shared a short but powerful message from space on Tuesday: "Australia. Our hearts and thoughts are with you." Koch, who is living on the International Space Station, posted several photos of the smoke from Australia's fires, as seen from her vantage point 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Earth.

An astronaut in space photographed the giant smoke plume from Australia's fires. Nearly 70% of the country is covered in haze.

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 18:35:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

NASA astronaut Christina Koch shared a brief yet powerful message from space on Tuesday: "Australia. Our hearts and thoughts are with you." Koch, who is living on the International Space Station, posted several photos of the smoke from Australia's fires, as seen from her vantage point 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Earth.

Negative consequences of climate change quite strong in Russia

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 20:54:00 +0100gulf-times (en)

Russia’s first plan to adapt to climate change is a tardy but much-needed acknowledgement of the risks and opportunities presented by global warming, although it lacks concrete action to address the increasingly evident threats, analysts said. The document, published this month on a government....

Gli incendi in Australia tra cause e conseguenze

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 18:00:00 +0100agoravox (it)

8,4 milioni di ettari bruciati, vittime tra civili e vigili del fuoco, danni al bestiame e alla fauna selvatica: questo il bilancio finora degli incendi che stanno distruggendo l'Australia. di Stanno interessando tutto il Paese, concentrandosi a Sud-Est e in particolare nel Nuovo Galles del Sud,....

Quanto è grave la situazione in Australia, spiegato per immagini

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 15:26:00 +0100motherboard (it)

Dopo mesi di grave siccità e temperature record che hanno alimentato serie di incendi senza precedenti nel sud-est dell'Australia, le fiamme continuano a devastare senza sosta la nazione. Ad oggi, gli incendi hanno ucciso persone, distrutto abitazioni e danneggiato gli habitat naturali delle specie....

Piromani, negazionisti e animali: tutte le fake news sugli incendi in Australia Corriere della Sera

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 12:30:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© Fornito da Corriere della Sera. La falsa teoria dei piromani. La prima questione riguarda i piromani. Nei giorni scorsi la stampa australiana ha parlato di 40 minorenni che non hanno esitato ad appiccare il fuoco consapevolmente in piena emergenza incendi, forse per gioco o magari perché suggestionati dalle notizie viste in televisione.

Global warming among factors for Australian bushfires

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 08:03:00 +0100RTERadio (en)

Since September, catastrophic wildfires have raged across Australia, particularly in the south east, claiming dozens of lives, destroying homes, and ravaging the landscape. The sheer scope of these hellish blazes is unprecedented. By Christmas, they had burned through an area larger than Switzerland.

Slow Climate Action May See Warming Do Russia More Harm Than Good

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 04:36:00 +0100themoscowtimes (en)

Russia would need to adjust to an increase in droughts, heavy rainfall, flooding, forest fires and infectious diseases, and should start teaching climate change in schools, it said. Given the "increasing vulnerability" of the population and economy to extreme weather and climate impacts, measures to....

DiCaprio dona 3 mdd para combatir los incendios en Australia

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 23:10:00 +0100vanguardia-MX (es)

La organización ambientalista del actor Leonardo DiCaprio donará 3 millones de dólares para ayudar a combatir los que azotan Australia. creó el Australia Wildfire Fund para ayudar a la “ respuesta internacional ante los catastróficos incendios forestales ” que arden en el país, indicó el organismo ambientalista el jueves en un comunicado.

Another drought expected this year and Belize is preparing

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 17:47:00 +0100guardian-BZ (en)

In 2019 as in the region, Belizeans met frequently in training programs to explore ways to mitigate the impacts of Climate Change. While this has been happening, the evidence for Climate Change has been mounting. “The drought will continue,” said Belize’s Chief Meteorologist Catherine Cumberbatch on Monday.

UNICEF USA BrandVoice: Australia’s Ferocious Wildfires Are Taking a Heavy Toll

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 17:31:00 +0100forbes (en)

Burning embers cover the ground as firefighters battle against bushfires around the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales on December 31, 2019. © UNICEF/UNI267456/Khan/AFP-Services. An  unprecedented disaster  is unfolding as the fiercest bush fires on record continue to wreak havoc across large parts of Australia.

Sluggish climate action may see warming do Russia more harm than good

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 15:41:00 +0100cyprus-mail (en)

Russia’s first plan to adapt to climate change is a tardy but much-needed acknowledgement of the risks and opportunities presented by global warming, although it lacks concrete action to address the increasingly evident threats, analysts said. The document, published this month on a government....

Angola: il diluvio dopo un anno di siccità. 41 morti in 24 ore e distruzioni in tutto il Paese

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 11:47:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Il 4 gennaio, dopo una siccità prolungata e devastante, inondazioni improvvise hanno colpito la provincia di Luanda nell’ Angola nord-occidentale) e più di 200 case sono state allagate nei comuni di Talatona, Viana e Cazenga. Il 5 gennaio le inondazioni si sono estese in tutta la provincia di Cuanza....

Africa joins space race

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 20:52:00 +0100apanews-en (en)

By Hicham Alaoui. It’s the African version of the space race. Since Egypt launched its first satellite in 1988, eleven countries on the continent have followed suit and others are preparing to join the small and exclusive African club of space “powers.

Australia's Severe Wildfires Were Predicted by Government Over 10 Years Ago

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 17:08:00 +0100newsweek-USA (en)

Australia is currently experiencing a particularly severe fire season—and a government report produced over a decade ago warned that something like this could occur. The 2008 report noted that fire seasons will start earlier, end later and generally be more intense.

NEGACIONISTAS DEL CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:06:00 +0100urgente24 (es)

Nuevas cifras publicadas ayer por Chris Dickman de la Universidad de Sídney indican que más de 800 millones de animales han muerto solo en el estado de Nueva Gales del Sur, mientras que 1.000 millones habían muerto a nivel nacional. Esto incluye mamíferos, aves y reptiles directamente asesinados por....

Climate change has Australian wildfires 'running out of control,' experts say

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 20:36:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

Massive smoke rises from wildfires burning in East Gippsland, Victoria, in this image from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning in Gippsland, Australia. "Southern Australia has seen rapid warming of around 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) since 1950, making conditions ripe for devastating fires," he said.

Natural Disasters How many die from natural disasters? Where and from which disasters – and what can we do to prevent deaths from natural disasters? Over the last decade the annual number of deaths due to natural disasters was 45,000 globally.

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 18:27:00 +0100ourworldindata (en)

The number of people dying in natural disasters is lower today than it was in the past, the world has become more resilient. Earthquakes, however, can still claim a large number of lives. Whilst historically floods, droughts and epidemics dominated disaster deaths , a high annual death toll now....

BUSHFIRE CRISIS How did the Australia fires start? Causes of the bushfires explained

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 13:07:00 +0100thesun (en)

Dry weather and strong winds have contributed to the bushfires spreading so quickly Credit: New York Times How did the fires in Australia start? Australia has been battling with bushfires since September 2019 - but the blazes don't seem to be settling anytime soon.

Australia’s wildfires are burning an area larger than the size of Nova Scotia

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 08:41:00 +0100globalnews (en)

are burning an area larger than the size of Nova Scotia, size figures from officials show. Fire services from New South Wales, Victoria and the country’s western region told Global News that Australia’s wildfires, which have been fuelled by persistent heat waves, one of the worst droughts the....

L’Australia brucia ma il governo nega legami con il climate change

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 04:59:00 +0100ilSole24ore (it)

(Reuters) 2' di lettura. Il bilancio degli incendi in Australia è tragico: 24 morti, 10 milioni di ettari distrutti (un’area grande più o meno con la Corea del Sud), 1.400 abitazioni in cenere; i primi 300 milioni di dollari stanziati per far fronte alle richieste di aiuto, 4 miliardi di dollari di....

Meteo; AUSTRALIA DEVASTATA dagli INCENDI, ma arrivano le...

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 04:44:00 +01003bmeteo (it)

Incendi devastanti in Australia, è emergenza. 24 VITTIME PER GLI INCENDI, 2000 CASE DISTRUTTE . E' di 24 il bilancio delle vittime causate fino ad oggi dagli incendi che stanno devastando l'Australia. Lo stato che ha subito i danni maggiori è quello del Nuovo Galles del Sud, dove 2000 case sono state distrutte o danneggiate.

Australia, le fiamme divorano i koala, 8mila dispersi, perso il 30%

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 03:48:00 +0100citynews (it)

Roma, 7 gen. - (Adnkronos) - L'Australia brucia e con lei la specie simbolo di questa terra: sarebbero circa 8.000 i koala dispersi nelle fiamme che, nella costa nord del New South Wales, hanno già ucciso circa il 30% dell'intera popolazione di questa specie.

Australia’s wildfires are burning an area roughly the size of Nova Scotia

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 01:57:00 +0100cknw (en)

are burning an area roughly the size of Nova Scotia, size figures from officials show. The New South Wales Fire Service told Global News that Australia’s wildfires, which have been fuelled by persistent heat waves and one of the worst droughts the country has seen in decades, have swelled to 6.

Australia’s wildfires are burning an area roughly the size of Nova Scotia

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 01:33:00 +0100globalnews (en)

are burning an area roughly the size of Nova Scotia, size figures from officials show. The New South Wales Fire Service told Global News that Australia’s wildfires, which have been fuelled by persistent heat waves and one of the worst droughts the country has seen in decades, have swelled to 6.

Australia’s wildfires are burning an area roughly the size of Alberta

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 01:02:00 +0100globalnews (en)

are burning an area roughly the size of Alberta, size figures from officials show. The New South Wales Fire Service told Global News that Australia’s wildfires, which have been fuelled by persistent heat waves and one of the worst droughts the country has seen in decades, have swelled to 6.

Diario di Viaggio dall’Australia

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 18:01:00 +0100corrierequotidiano (it)

“Abbiamo viaggiato per migliaia di chilometri nella speranza di immergerci in una natura selvaggia, più lontana possibile dall’impatto dell’uomo. Ma siamo atterrati in piena crisi climatica” Prima tappa – Melbourne. Siamo atterrati a Melbourne sulla costa Meridionale dell’Australia.

Australia: circa 8mila koala dispersi, perso 30% della popolazione

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 15:55:00 +0100corrierequotidiano (it)

Pubblicato il: 07/01/2020 12:03. L’Australia brucia e con lei la specie simbolo di questa terra: sarebbero circa 8.000 i koala dispersi nelle fiamme che, nella costa nord del New South Wales, hanno già ucciso circa il 30% dell’intera popolazione di questa specie.

E’ il dunnart di Kangaroo Island la prima specie estinta dagli incendi in Australia?

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 15:20:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Dal Wwf Australia arriva un nuovo terribile aggiornamento dalla situazione incendi: secondo le ultime stime «oltre un miliardo di animali potrebbero essere stati uccisi direttamente o indirettamente dagli incendi che hanno bruciato 8,4 milioni di ettari in tutta l’Australia, una superficie equivalente all’intera Austria.

Australia le fiamme divorano i koala 8mila dispersi perso il 30

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 14:28:00 +0100padovanews (it)

Roma, 7 gen. – L’Australia brucia e con lei la specie simbolo di questa terra: sarebbero circa 8.000 i koala dispersi nelle fiamme che, nella costa nord del New South Wales, hanno già ucciso circa il 30% dell’intera popolazione di questa specie. Una notizia gravissima, dato che in tutta la regione –....

ore 12:03 Australia, le fiamme divorano i koala, 8mila dispersi, perso il 30%

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 13:29:00 +0100cataniaoggi (it)

#risorse. Roma, 7 gen. - (Adnkronos) - L'Australia brucia e con lei la specie simbolo di questa terra: sarebbero circa 8.000 i koala dispersi nelle fiamme che, nella costa nord del New South Wales, hanno già ucciso circa il 30% dell'intera popolazione di questa specie.

Australia fires satellite images: NASA shows blaze and smoke engulfing Australia

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 13:17:00 +0100express (en)

Almost 2,000 homes have been burned to rubble as fires take their cataclysmic toll across Australia. Since September, at least 25 people have lost their lives and upwards of half a billion animals have perished as a result of the worst wildfires in Australia’s human history.

12:03 | sostenibilita | Australia, le fiamme divorano i koala, 8mila dispersi, perso il 30%

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 13:01:00 +0100sassarinotizie (it)

Roma, 7 gen. - (Adnkronos) - L'Australia brucia e con lei la specie simbolo di questa terra: sarebbero circa 8.000 i koala dispersi nelle fiamme che, nella costa nord del New South Wales, hanno già ucciso circa il 30% dell'intera popolazione di questa specie.

Dai roghi in Australia ai ghiacci dell’Artico: nel 2019 il climate change ha ucciso migliaia di persone e milioni di animali

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 13:00:00 +0100ilsecoloxix (it)

Genova - Spaventosi incendi, inondazioni, ghiacciai millenari che si sciolgono, siccità, ondate di calore, cicloni: sembra la trama di un (pessimo) “disaster movie” di Hollywood, invece è la sintesi di quello che è accaduto nel mondo nel 2019 . E che sta ancora accadendo nel 2020.

Australia: circa 8mila koala dispersi, perso 30% della popolazione

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 12:19:00 +0100adnkronos (it)

Pubblicato il: 07/01/2020 12:03. L'Australia brucia e con lei la specie simbolo di questa terra: sarebbero circa 8.000 i koala dispersi nelle fiamme che, nella costa nord del New South Wales, hanno già ucciso circa il 30% dell'intera popolazione di questa specie.

Philippines: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (31 December 2019 - 6 January 2020)

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 10:27:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

PHILIPPINES. Two weeks after Typhoon Phanfone (locally named Ursula) made landfall as a category-2 typhoon and crossed the Visayas region, over 2.8 million people are affected in more than 2,900 villages (barangays). As of 6 January, over 133,000 people remain displaced, of whom 71,000 are taking shelter in evacuation centres.

State agencies release draft water resilience portfolio

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 20:12:00 +0100farmindustrynews (en)

State agencies today released a draft water resilience portfolio with a suite of recommended actions to help California cope with more extreme droughts and floods, rising temperatures, declining fish populations, aging infrastructure and other challenges.

More than climate change is to blame for Australia bushfires

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 18:41:00 +0100buffalonews (en)

The fingerprints of a warming climate are clear on this extreme weather tragedy, but climate change does not stand alone as the cause. There is another phenomenon at play involving an important atmospheric-sea surface interaction in the Indian Ocean. While most Americans have not heard of this....

Australia fires MAPPED: Mass evacuations, soaring heat - What is cause of Australia fires? AUSTRALIA is tackling severe wildfires which are causing devastation across the...

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 16:30:00 +0100express (en)

Throughout Australia , devastating fires are wreaking havoc, displacing tens of thousands and destroying the landscape. Firefighters are working hard to try to contain the blazes, and the military has been called in to help with evacuations. Wildfires are plaguing much of Australia during their....

February warning for bushfire crisis as Australia long range weather forecast reveals

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 05:32:00 +0100dailymail (en)

The outlooks are not gospel, and given the long big dry, another expert has warned of the risks of floods should notoriously unpredictable drought-breaking rain hit. In a piece for The Conversation , Monash University emeritus professor Neville Nicholls wrote that big deluges, such as the ones that....

Australia's Bushfires Are Horrifying, But Researchers Think There's More to Come

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 05:01:00 +0100sciencealert (en)

Public attention on the disastrous bushfire crisis in Australia will rightly continue for weeks to come. But as we direct resources to coping and recovery, we should not forget other weather and climate challenges looming this summer. The peak time for heatwaves in southern Australia has not yet arrived.

Following bushfires, expect cyclones, floods and heatwaves too

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 04:51:00 +0100eco-business (en)

Public attention on the disastrous bushfire crisis in Australia will rightly continue for weeks to come. But as we direct resources to coping and recovery, we should not forget other weather and climate challenges looming this summer. The peak time for heatwaves in southern Australia has not yet arrived.

What Will Another Decade of Climate Crisis Bring?

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 13:19:00 +0100newyorker (en)

Last week, thousands of people in the Australian state of Victoria were urged to evacuate their homes. “Don’t wait,” the alert warned. Bushfires were burning across the state; so large were some of the blazes that, according to Victoria’s commissioner of emergency management, they were “punching....

Il bilancio 2019 della crisi climatica è in rosso: 15 eventi meteo ‘estremi’ sono costati più di 1 miliardo $ (7 più di 10 miliardi) Business Insider Italia 46 minuti fa

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 04:47:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© Fornito da Business Insider Italia Incendio in California. E' stato l'evento causato dal cambiamento climatico più costoso del 2019. David McNew/Getty Images. Il cambiamento climatico è ormai una realtà. E se esistono ancora scettici, potrebbero cambiare idea di fronte ai dati economici che....

MIL-Evening Report: The bushfires are horrendous, but expect cyclones, floods and heatwaves too

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 04:38:00 +0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Neville Nicholls, Professor emeritus, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, Monash University. Public attention on the disastrous bushfire crisis in Australia will rightly continue for weeks to come. But as we direct resources to coping and recovery, we should not forget other weather and climate challenges looming this summer.

Better economic prospects in new decade for Zimbabwe

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 01:26:00 +0100thezimbabwemail (en)

THE Zimbabwe an economy has emerged from a difficult decade but prospects for the new decade look bright as long as the key economic players focus on the right fundamentals. Key stakeholders in business maintained that productivity growth and job creation were the major facets to grow the economy in 2020 going forward.

Satellite images show just how bad the Australian wildfires are

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 00:15:00 +0100wrcbtv (en)

The contrast in two satellite images, taken six months apart, provides one more chilling portrait of some of the worst fires Australia has faced in decades. On Friday, NASA shared the photos captured by the agency's Operational Land Imager aboard its Landsat 8 satellite.

Australia fires: A visual guide to the bushfire crisis

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:28:00 +0100bbc (en)

Record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought have fuelled a series of massive bushfires across Australia. The fires, burning since September, have intensified over the past week, with a number towns evacuated. High temperatures and strong winds are forecast for the weekend, creating further fire risk.

Australia fires: A visual guide to the bushfires and extreme heat

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 13:41:00 +0100bbc (en)

Image copyright Reuters. Australia is grappling with massive bushfires fuelled by record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought. In the worst-affected state, New South Wales, fires have burned more than 4 million hectares (40,000 sq km or 9.

2019 business highlights

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 23:50:00 +0100manicapost (en)

THE year 2019 started on a bad note caused by exchange rate pressures as the Zimbabwe dollar value tumbled against major currencies. Minister of Finance Professor Mthuli Ncube floated the Zim dollar in February, resulting in the abandoning of the 1:1 parity of the RTGS dollar against the US dollar.

World: Natural Disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2000-2019

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 20:39:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the second most disaster-prone region in the world 152 million affected by 1,205 disasters (2000-2019) 548 FLOODS: - Floods are the most common disaster in the region. - Brazil ranks among the top 15 countries in the world with the greatest population exposed to river flood risk.

Australia fires latest: Mass evacuations, soaring heat - What is cause of Australia fires?

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 14:26:00 +0100express (en)

Throughout Australia , devastating fires are wreaking havoc, displacing tens of thousands and destroying the landscape. Firefighters are working hard to try to contain the blazes, and the military has been called in to help with evacuations. Wildfires are plaguing much of Australia during their....

L'Australia continua a bruciare, ecco perché

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 13:31:00 +0100IlFoglio (it)

Già distrutti 40 mila chilometri quadrati di boschi. Morti e sfollati. Da venerdì inizia una settimana di stato d'emergenza nel Nuovo Galles del Sud. Ma i roghi non sono dovuti solo all’attività antropica. Le autorità del Nuovo Galles del Sud, lo stato dell'Australia sud-orientale dove si trova....

Australia, continuano gli incendi. La marina inizia le operazioni di evacuazione

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 13:09:00 +0100teleambiente (it)

L’Australia continua ad essere devastata dalla fiamme. La marina ha dato il via alle operazioni di evacuazione mentre il Primo Ministro ha chiesto ai residenti di avere pazienza e mettersi al sicuro. Decine di migliaia di turisti sono stati costretti ad abbandonare le città costiere dell’ Australia orientale a causa dell’avanzare degli incendi .

Water shortages warned as reservoirs run dry

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 03:43:00 +0100vietnamnews (en)

HÀ NỘI — The national irrigation department has reported a staggeringly low level of water reserves in northern and central regions, signalling the threat of a severe drought in 2020. According to the latest survey by the General Department of Irrigation conducted in December, water levels in....

Australia: nei mega-incendi boschivi è morto mezzo miliardo di animali

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 13:39:00 +0100greenreport (it)

L’impatto sulla biodiversità dei giganteschi incendi boschivi che stanno devastando l’Australia potrebbe essere enorme. Secondo quanto hanno detto al Times i ricercatori dell’università di Sydney nel 2019 sarebbero periti negli incendi almeno 480 milioni di mammiferi, uccelli e rettili e il fuoco continua a bruciare intere foreste.

Incendi in Australia, altri due morti e 4 mila persone in fuga nelle spiagge

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 10:38:00 +0100repubblica (it)

SYDNEY - Altre due persone sono morte nel Nuovo Galles del Sud a causa dei violenti incendi che stano devastando l' Australia . E altre cinque risultano disperse, quattro nello stesso Stato e una in quello di Victoria. Inoltre quattromila persone, tra turisti e abitanti del posto, sono state....

Incendi in Australia, altri due morti e 4 mila persone in fuga nelle spiagge La Repubblica

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 10:04:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© Fornito da La Repubblica. SYDNEY - Altre due persone sono morte nel Nuovo Galles del Sud a causa dei violenti incendi che stano devastando l'Australia. E altre cinque risultano disperse, quattro nello stesso Stato e una in quello di Victoria. Inoltre quattromila persone, tra turisti e abitanti del....

Incendi in Australia, la petizione: stop ai fuochi d'artificio di Capodanno

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 04:45:00 +0100quotidiano (it)

Sidney, 29 dicembre 2019 - Nell'Australia in fiamme - con decine di migliaia di persone in fuga da oltre 100 terribili roghi - fa discutere la petizione di Change.org , già firmata da 260 mila persone, per cancellare i tradizionali fuochi di artificio della notte di San Silvestro a Sydney.

Alabama’s top 5 wildest weather events of the decade

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 20:59:00 +0100wsfa (en)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - 2019 is coming to an end and so is the decade. Over the past ten years, Alabama has had its fair share of wild weather, from extreme droughts to tornado outbreaks and even wintry precipitation. We’ve seen just about everything Mother Nature could have thrown our way.

Fires and Flood Cap Off a Decade of U.S. Disasters

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 17:07:00 +0100scientificamerican (en)

Natural disasters in 2019 were dominated by historic spring flooding that submerged large swaths of the nation, from Louisiana to North Dakota, and by a spate of 10 separate wildfires that broke out across California in October and November. The events drew attention to two extremes of climate....

How much longer must I watch as Australia, my homeland, burns?

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 16:45:00 +0100thenational (en)

After weeks of watching my homeland burn, it was a picture from Cudlee Creek, a small town in South Australia, which finally undid me. A firefighter stands, weight resting on one leg, heavy red hose tucked under the opposite arm, surveying the burning gumtrees ahead. At his feet sits a koala, apparently seeking protection.

To fight hunger, fight climate change, Catholic charity expert says

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 12:58:00 +0100thezimbabwean (en)

“Zimbabwe and countries like it continue to struggle despite contributing very little to climate change,” said Brittany Wichtendahl, Public Relations Coordinator for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in the country. “There is urgent need globally to take action that will slow down, stop, or reverse climate change.

To fight hunger, fight climate change, Catholic charity expert says

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 12:43:00 +0100zimbabwesituation (en)

As the United Nations warns that 2020 could see Zimbabwe ’s food security crisis become even worse, an expert for the official overseas development arm of the U.S. bishops says such problems can’t be solved without addressing their underlying cause in climate change.

Australia ancora in fiamme, cittadini lanciano petizione per cancellare fuochi di Capodanno: “Usiamo quei soldi per fermare gli incendi”

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 11:04:00 +0100ilfattoquotidiano (it)

Ma le autorità di Sydney, malgrado la coltre di fumo, non se la sentono di rinunciare al consueto spettacolo di fine anno che si rispecchia nelle acque per il quale si è messo in conto di spendere quest’anno 4,5 milioni di dollari Continua l’ emergenza incendi in Australia .

Australia, petizione per cancellare i fuochi di Capodanno: “Usiamo i soldi per combattere gli incendi”. Ma le autorità fanno muro

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 05:49:00 +0100ilsecoloxix (it)

SYDNEY. In 260 mila hanno firmato una petizione per cancellare i tradizionali fuochi di artificio della notte di San Silvestro a Sydney proponendo di usare quei soldi per combattere i devastanti incendi che settimane divampano senza sosta in particolare nello stato australiano del New South Wales.

Incendi in Australia, petizione: stop ai fuochi d'artificio di Capodanno a Sydney

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 04:19:00 +0100quotidiano (it)

Sidney, 29 dicembre 2019 - Nell'Australia in fiamme - con decine di migliaia di persone in fuga da oltre 100 terribili roghi - fa discutere la petizione di Change.org , già firmata da 260 mila persone, per cancellare i tradizionali fuochi di artificio della notte di San Silvestro a Sydney.

Incendi in Australia, la petizione: stop ai fuochi d'artificio di Capodanno Quotidiano.Net

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 20:49:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© SE Poligrafici(wc)|ANSA|8b45dfd7819d2aa8707faf8644f67e92. Sidney, 29 dicembre 2019 - Nell'Australia in fiamme - con decine di migliaia di persone in fuga da oltre 100 terribili roghi - fa scalpore la petizione di Change.org , già firmata da 260 mila persone, per cancellare i tradizionali fuochi di artificio della notte di San Silvestro a Sydney.

Australia in fiamme, l'appello: «Stop ai fuochi d'artificio»

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 19:34:00 +0100ilmattino (it)

Decine di migliaia di persone dovranno lasciare le loro case e i luoghi di vacanza nel sud dell'Australia, incalzate da oltre 100 terribili roghi che in tutto il Paese hanno distrutto oltre tre milioni e mezzo di ettari nell'estate più calda di sempre.

L'Australia continua a bruciare, dai cittadini una petizione per vietare i fuochi d'artificio

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 18:15:00 +0100GazzettaDelSud (it)

Decine di migliaia di persone dovranno lasciare le loro case e i luoghi di vacanza nel sud dell’Australia, incalzate da oltre 100 terribili roghi che in tutto il Paese hanno distrutto oltre tre milioni e mezzo di ettari nell’estate più calda di sempre.

DOPO GLI INCENDI

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 17:55:00 +0100gds-it (it)

Decine di migliaia di persone dovranno lasciare le loro case e i luoghi di vacanza nel sud dell’Australia, incalzate da oltre 100 terribili roghi che in tutto il Paese hanno distrutto oltre tre milioni e mezzo di ettari nell’estate più calda di sempre.

Australia in fiamme, petizione per cancellare i fuochi d’artificio di Capodanno

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 17:31:00 +0100blitzquotidiano (it)

ROMA – Decine di migliaia di persone dovranno lasciare le loro case e i luoghi di vacanza nel sud dell’ Australia , incalzate da oltre 100 terribili roghi che in tutto il Paese hanno distrutto oltre tre milioni e mezzo di ettari nell’estate più calda di sempre.

Australia, petizione per cancellare i fuochi di Capodanno: “Usiamo i soldi per combattere gli incendi”. Ma le autorità fanno muro

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 12:44:00 +0100lasentinella (it)

SYDNEY. In 260 mila hanno firmato una petizione per cancellare i tradizionali fuochi di artificio della notte di San Silvestro a Sydney proponendo di usare quei soldi per combattere i devastanti incendi che settimane divampano senza sosta in particolare nello stato australiano del New South Wales.

Australia, petizione per cancellare i fuochi di Capodanno: “Usiamo i soldi per combattere gli incendi”. Ma le autorità fanno muro

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 12:40:00 +0100lastampa (it)

SYDNEY. In 260 mila hanno firmato una petizione per cancellare i tradizionali fuochi di artificio della notte di San Silvestro a Sydney proponendo di usare quei soldi per combattere i devastanti incendi che settimane divampano senza sosta in particolare nello stato australiano del New South Wales.

Australia, petizione per cancellare i fuochi di Capodanno: “Usiamo i soldi per combattere gli incendi”. Ma le autorità fanno muro

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 12:40:00 +0100laprovinciapavese (it)

SYDNEY. In 260 mila hanno firmato una petizione per cancellare i tradizionali fuochi di artificio della notte di San Silvestro a Sydney proponendo di usare quei soldi per combattere i devastanti incendi che settimane divampano senza sosta in particolare nello stato australiano del New South Wales.

Australia, petizione per cancellare i fuochi di Capodanno: “Usiamo i soldi per combattere gli incendi”. Ma le autorità fanno muro

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 12:39:00 +0100gazzettadimodena (it)

SYDNEY. In 260 mila hanno firmato una petizione per cancellare i tradizionali fuochi di artificio della notte di San Silvestro a Sydney proponendo di usare quei soldi per combattere i devastanti incendi che settimane divampano senza sosta in particolare nello stato australiano del New South Wales.

Cambiamenti climatici responsabili dei più costosi disastri del 2019

Fri, 27 Dec 2019 17:59:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

I cambiamenti climatici hanno avuto un ruolo determinante in almeno 15 eventi catastrofici che nel 2019 sono costati almeno un miliardo di dollari in danni ciascuno e nella metà dei casi almeno 11 miliardi di dollari. A fare i conti del clima sempre più estremo e accompagnato da fenomeni violenti è....

Somalia: CONSULTANCY TO REVIEW OF SOUTH WEST DROUGHT RECOVERY PLANS

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 16:56:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANCY TO REVIEW OF SOUTH WEST DROUGHT RECOVERY PLANS (1 April 2020 – December 2021) Purpose. Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management South West State (SWS) - Somalia in partnership with World Vision Somalia - SomRep invites application for consultancy to....

Mozambique: Food Security Early Warning System - Agromet Update, Issue 2: 2019/2020 Agricultural Season (23-12-2019)

Mon, 23 Dec 2019 23:23:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Highlights Early season rainfall has been erratic in southern and central parts of the region, despite a timely onset of the season. This has negatively impacted on crop germination in some areas. Favourable rainfall conducive to crop development was received in some northern parts of the region.

Incendios, huracanes y terremotos: Las catástrofes más devastadoras del 2019

Mon, 23 Dec 2019 15:36:00 +0100rpp (es)

En marzo, el tifón Idai dejó al menos 1.007 muertos tras asolar Mozambique , Malaui y Zimbabue. Tres semanas después, Mozambique se vio de nuevo golpeado por el ciclón Kenneth. En octubre, el tifón Hagibis causó en Japón graves inundaciones en las prefecturas de Fukushima y Nagano y fueron 77 los fallecidos.

Le foto Gli incendi stanno devastando l'Australia

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 04:38:00 +0100avvenire (it)

La temperatura media nel Paese ha toccato i 41,9 gradi, infrangendo il record di tutti i tempi. Gli incendi che stanno divampando in Australia non accennano a placarsi e la situazione sfugge al controllo. Sono centinaia i roghi boschivi, senza contare il fumo che invade le grandi città e una siccità che dura da mesi.

Le foto Gli incendi stanno che devastando l'Australia

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 09:36:00 +0100avvenire (it)

Gli incendi che stanno divampando in Australia non accennano a placarsi e la situazione sfugge al controllo. Sono centinaia i roghi boschivi, senza contare il fumo che invade le grandi città e una siccità che dura da mesi. Lo Stato orientale del New South Wales, piagato dalle fiamme, ha dichiarato lo stato d'emergenza.

Australia, incendi killer. Ma il premier è alle Hawaii

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 04:29:00 +0100quotidiano (it)

Sydney, 20 dicembre 2019 - Gli incendi che stanno divampando in Australia non accennano a placarsi e - trattandosi al momento del posto più caldo della Terra - la situazione sfugge al controllo. Sono centinaia i roghi boschivi, senza contare il fumo che invade le grandi città e una siccità che dura da mesi.

Annual Progress Report of the European and Global Drought Observatories

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 04:14:00 +0100EC (en)

With this report, the reader finds an overview of the changes, upgrades and new features created in the European Drought Observatory (EDO) and the Global Drought Observatory (GDO) and made in 2019. The year proved relatively quiet concerning drought events in Europe; the subcontinent was only....

Will extreme events change people's stance on climate change?

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 19:36:00 +0100theherald-au (en)

With Saturday set to be another scorcher and no end in sight to the bushfires and smoke affecting the Hunter and elsewhere, many people are invariably concerned about the climate. We're concerned about the firefighters and farmers and those whose homes and lives are threatened by fire and drought.

Australia, incendi killer e caldo record. Ma il premier è in vacanza alle Hawaii Quotidiano.Net

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 18:12:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© SE Poligrafici(wc)|ANSA|fb015524172ba8f249bd58ee8132a904. Sydney, 20 dicembre 2019 - Gli incendi che stanno divampando in Australia non accennano a placarsi e - trattandosi al momento del posto più caldo della Terra - la situazione sfugge al controllo.

Ethiopia: Greater Horn of Africa: Humanitarian Key Messages

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 10:24:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

HIGHLIGHTS. The Greater Horn of Africa is experiencing first-hand the complex interplay between the global climate crisis, conflict and violence, with the most vulnerable people across the region suffering the effects. Rising food and nutrition insecurity may force families to adopt negative coping....

Climate change

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 08:14:00 +0100pakobserver (en)

Dr Zuhair Hasnain. MASSIVE research and evidence have shown that climate is changing rapidly and overall influence of this change is negative on rice productivity. Asia is vitally important continent which comprises majority of rice producing countries extending from Pakistan to Japan.

State of Emergency Declared in Eastern Australia as Wildfires Escalate

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 17:30:00 +0100laht (en)

SYDNEY – Australian authorities declared on Thursday a state of emergency in eastern parts of the country as an intense heatwave aggravated forest fires that have been raging on since November, while protests continued against the climate policies of the government.

Conozca las catástrofes naturales más devastadoras del 2019

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 15:50:00 +0100diarioeltiempo (es)

El tifón Idai, que causó un millar de muertos en África, y el huracán Dorian, que provocó enormes daños al archipiélago caribeño de las Bahamas, junto con los grandes incendios en la Amazonía, Australia y otras partes del mundo, con más de 30 millones de hectáreas calcinadas, son algunos de los sucesos medioambientales más devastadores en 2019.

Allerta incendi in Australia del sud e temperature record: fino a 49,8 gradi Rai News

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 10:38:00 +0100msn-it (it)

Le autorità australiane hanno dichiarato lo stato di emergenza per sette giorni nello stato del New South Wales, di cui Sydney è la capitale, a causa dei giganteschi incendi che bruciano da giorni spingendo sulla città più grande dell'Australia nuvole di fumo tossico.

Del azote de Dorian a la Amazonía en llamas: las catástrofes naturales más devastadoras de 2019

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 08:11:00 +0100cooperativa (es)

El tifón Idai , que causó un millar de muertos en África, y el huracán Dorian , que provocó enormes daños al archipiélago caribeño de las Bahamas, junto con los grandes incendios en la Amazonía Australia y otras partes del mundo , con más de 30 millones de hectáreas calcinadas, son algunos de los sucesos medioambientales más devastadores en 2019.

Australia Is Being Ravaged by The Worst-Ever Heatwave, And That Says a Lot

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 07:12:00 +0100sciencealert (en)

As the heat peaks in southeastern Australia, it will make the job tougher for thousands of firefighters deployed to mega-fires such as the Gospers Mountain blaze raging across nearly 1 million acres to the northwest of Sydney. Smoke from this fire and others has periodically shrouded the country's....

Australia heatwave: Nation endures hottest day on record

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 06:28:00 +0100bbc (en)

Image copyright EPA. Australia has experienced its hottest day on record with the national average temperature reaching a high of 40.9C (105.6F). The Bureau of Meteorology (Bom) said "extensive" heat on Tuesday tipped the mercury past the previous record of 40.3C set on 7 January 2013.

Huracán "Dorian", entre los desastres más devastadores de 2019

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 00:08:00 +0100informador (es)

"Dorian" devastó amplias zonas de Bahamas, con un resultado de al menos 69 fallecidos y casi 300 desaparecidos. AFP/ARCHIVO. El tifón " Idai , que causó un millar de muertos en África, y el huracán " Dorian , que provocó enormes daños al archipiélago caribeño de las Bahamas, junto con los grandes....

Incendio de la Chiquitania, entre los grandes desastres de 2019

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 07:22:00 +0100paginasiete (es)

EFE / Redacción central. El tifón Idai, que causó un millar de muertos en África, y el huracán Dorian, que provocó enormes daños a las Bahamas, junto con los grandes incendios en la Amazonia, Australia, la Chiquitania y otras partes del mundo, con más de 30 millones de hectáreas calcinadas, son....

Posicionan al incendio de la Chiquitanía como uno de los desastres más devastadores del 2019

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 04:14:00 +0100laprensa-BO (es)

La agencia internacional EFE realizó un listado de los desastres más devastadores del 2019 en el que posicionan al incendio de la Chiquitanía del pasado agosto como un gran desastre devastador. El incendio en la Chiquitanía calcinó a más de cinco millones de hectáreas calcinadas "que sufrió una....

Las catástrofes naturales más devastadoras en 2019

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 22:11:00 +0100globovision (es)

. El tifón Idai , que causó un millar de muertos en África, y el huracán Dorian, que provocó enormes daños al archipiélago caribeño de las Bahamas , junto con los grandes incendios en la Amazonía, Australia y otras partes del mundo, con más de 30 millones de hectáreas calcinadas, son algunos de los....

Las catástrofes más devastadoras del 2019

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 19:57:00 +0100eltiempo-CO (es)

El tifón Idai, que causó un millar de muertos en África , y el huracán Dorian, que provocó enormes daños al archipiélago caribeño de las Bahamas, junto con los grandes incendios en la Amazonía, Australia y otras partes del mundo, con más de 30 millones de hectáreas calcinadas, son algunos de los sucesos medioambientales más devastadores en 2019.

El incendio de la Chiquitania boliviana figura entre los desastres más devastadores de 2019

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 18:22:00 +0100eju (es)

El fuego que consumió parte de la Chiquitania se encuentra entre los desastres más devastadores del 2019, según la agencia de noticias EFE. A consecuencia del fuego, las áreas protegidas de San Matías, Otuquis, Ñembi Guasu y Tucabaca sufrieron el desastre que llegó a su punto más alto en agosto.

Posicionan al incendio de la Chiquitanía como uno de los desastres más devastadores del 2019

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 17:49:00 +0100lostiempos (es)

La agencia internacional EFE realizó un listado de los desastres más devastadores del 2019 en el que posicionan al incendio de la Chiquitanía del pasado agosto como un gran desastre devastador. El incendio en la Chiquitanía calcinó a más de cinco millones de hectáreas calcinadas "que sufrió una....

Incendio de la Chiquitania está entre las catástrofes más devastadoras de 2019

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 17:36:00 +0100paginasiete (es)

EFE / Redacción Internacional. El tifón Idai, que causó un millar de muertos en África, y el huracán Dorian, que provocó enormes daños al archipiélago caribeño de las Bahamas, junto con los grandes incendios en la Amazonía , Australia y otras partes del mundo, con más de 30 millones de hectáreas....

Las catástrofes naturales más devastadoras en 2019

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 16:32:00 +0100laverdad-VE (es)

El tifón Idai, que causó un millar de muertos en África, y el huracán Dorian, que provocó enormes daños al archipiélago caribeño de las Bahamas, junto con los grandes incendios en la Amazonía, Australia y otras partes del mundo, con más de 30 millones de hectáreas calcinadas, son algunos de los sucesos medioambientales más devastadores en 2019.

Incendio de la Chiquitania, entre los desastres más devastadores de 2019

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 16:00:00 +0100eldia-BO (es)

El tifón Idai, que causó un millar de muertos en África, y el huracán Dorian, que provocó enormes daños al archipiélago caribeño de las Bahamas, junto con los grandes incendios en la Amazonía, Australia y otras partes del mundo, con más de 30 millones de hectáreas calcinadas, son algunos de los sucesos medioambientales más devastadores en 2019.

Mozambique: Bad weather kills five people, damages 3,000 structures

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 15:18:00 +0100clubofmozambique (en)

Five people have died and 3,000 infrastructures have been destroyed since October following the rainy season in Mozambique , a source from the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) told Lusa on Monday. “The deaths are the result of lightning strikes and occurred in three provinces,” said....

Clima, l’Africa sarà il continente più colpito dai cambiamenti climatici

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 15:13:00 +0100teleambiente (it)

L’Africa subirà maggiormente gli effetti dei cambiamenti climatici nonostante sia il minor responsabile per l’inquinamento del nostro pianeta. Il continente africano sarà quello che verrà maggiormente colpito dai cambiamenti climatici. Questi sono i quattro motivi: Primo , la società è fortemente....

Las catástrofes naturales más devastadoras en 2019

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 14:37:00 +0100elnuevodiario-DO (es)

EL NUEVO DIARIO, REDACCIÓN INTERNACIONAL.- El tifón Idai, que causó un millar de muertos en África, y el huracán Dorian, que provocó enormes daños al archipiélago caribeño de las Bahamas, junto con los grandes incendios en la Amazonía, Australia y otras partes del mundo, con más de 30 millones de....

Las catástrofes naturales más devastadoras en 2019

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 14:33:00 +0100diariolibre (es)

Redacción Internacional, 16 dic (EFE).- El tifón Idai, que causó un millar de muertos en África, y el huracán Dorian, que provocó enormes daños al archipiélago caribeño de las Bahamas, junto con los grandes incendios en la Amazonía, Australia y otras partes del mundo, con más de 30 millones de....

Climate refugees: Climate-fueled drought, sea level rise, storms and fires displace millions worldwide

Sun, 15 Dec 2019 16:45:00 +0100alternet (en)

AMY GOODMAN This is Democracy Now! , democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report . I’m Amy Goodman, with Nermeen Shaikh. We’re broadcasting from inside the U.N. climate summit here in Madrid, Spain, in the last few days of this climate summit that people are calling a cop-out, that we inside the....

04:45 Fotos que muestran la devastación de los desastres naturales que han marcado 2019

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:58:00 +0100gestion (es)

La mano del hombre está detrás de muchas de estas catástrofes. El cambio climático ha provocado que cada vez sean más frecuentes fenómenos como los huracanes , las sequías o las inundaciones y, de no poner remedio, en el futuro las consecuencias podrían ser aún peores.

Vic Falls still flowing: Minister

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:42:00 +0100zimbabwesituation (en)

Nqobile Tshili Bulawayo Bureau. VICTORIA Falls is flowing throughout the year despite the devastating effects of climate change affecting the country and the tourism sector, a Cabinet minister has said. Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu said this during....

'Victoria Falls flowing all year round'

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:57:00 +0100bulawayo24 (en)

VICTORIA Falls is flowing throughout the year despite the devasting effects of climate change that are affecting the country and the tourism sector, a Cabinet Minister has said. Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu said this at a United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Madrid, Spain, earlier this week.

Vic Falls still flowing: Minister

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:54:00 +0100herald (en)

Nqobile Tshili Bulawayo Bureau. VICTORIA Falls is flowing throughout the year despite the devastating effects of climate change affecting the country and the tourism sector, a Cabinet minister has said. Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu said this during....

Clima, Filippine denunciano 47 società per violazioni dei diritti umani: rischiano il processo anche Eni e Italcementi

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:51:00 +0100ilfattoquotidiano (it)

Lo ha annunciato a Madrid, nel corso della Cop25, la Commissione sui diritti umani delle Filippine (CHR), rappresentata dal commissario Roberto Cadiz. Tra le major attive nel mercato dei combustibili fossili, oltre alle due aziende italiane ci sono anche Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, Repsol e....

Zimbabwe drought sees people, animals and tourist attractions suffer

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 02:31:00 +0100zimbabwesituation (en)

Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst drought in years, with poor rains and erratic weather patterns impacting harvests and iconic wildlife and attractions across the country, and worsening livelihoods.Victoria Falls, which draws roughly one million tourists per year, has been reduced to a trickle in parts.

The Global Climate increases risk in southern Africa

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 01:13:00 +0100chronicle (en)

A new report on The Global Climate has identified significant changes in climate in the last five years since 2015, including in southern Africa, suggesting a renewed threat of climate change impacts and variability. The report by the World Meteorological Organisation ahead of the United Nations....

La crisi climatica è anche una crisi dei diritti dei bambini HuffPost

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 15:57:00 +0100msn-it (it)

503 milioni di bambini vivono in zone ad altissimo rischio di inondazioni a causa di eventi meteorologici estremi. In 160 milioni vivono in zone con alti livelli di siccità. Entro il 2040, 1 bambino su 4 vivrà in zone di estremo stress idrico. 300 milioni di bambini respirano aria tossica. 17 milioni di loro hanno meno di 1 anno.

La crisi climatica è anche una crisi dei diritti dei bambini

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:49:00 +0100huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

503 milioni di bambini vivono in zone ad altissimo rischio di inondazioni a causa di eventi meteorologici estremi. In 160 milioni vivono in zone con alti livelli di siccità. Entro il 2040, 1 bambino su 4 vivrà in zone di estremo stress idrico. 300 milioni di bambini respirano aria tossica. 17 milioni di loro hanno meno di 1 anno.

Drought sends villagers into panic

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:27:00 +0100thepost-ls (en)

…….‘We will all perish – our livestock and us – if this continues’……. ROTHE-AMID scorching temperatures, a cow lay dead in plain sight in Ha-Molungoa village. No one bothers to skin the animal and it is left to rot or become a feast for dogs and vultures – never mind that this is happening in a meat loving community.

The other effects of the floods

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 08:47:00 +0100nation-ke (en)

News of floods, deaths and devastation: This is the new normal in the country for the past several weeks. Unfortunately, the latest prediction by the weatherman should make every Kenyan flinch. Reportedly there is no end in sight of the torrents and the heavy rain pounding the country.

2019: un anno di fuoco per le foreste del nostro pianeta

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:50:00 +0100buongiornoslovacchia (it)

L’anno che sta per concludersi ha visto bruciare circa 12 milioni di ettari in Amazzonia, 27 mila ettari del Bacino del Congo oltre 8 milioni nell’Artico 328mila ettari tra foreste e altri habitat in Indonesia . In questo momento anche l’ Australia sta fronteggiando gli incendi boschivi più pericolosi e catastrofici mai visti prima.

Indian Ocean Dipole: What is it and why is it linked to floods and bushfires?

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 02:08:00 +0100bbc (en)

Image copyright Getty Images. Flooding and landslides in East Africa have killed dozens of people and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes. Meanwhile, thousands of miles away in Australia, a period of hot, dry weather has led to a spate of bushfires.

Clima: il 2019 chiuse un decennio di eccezionali ondate di calore e di alta instabilità

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:49:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Il monito. “Se non prendiamo azioni urgenti sul clima – spiega Petteri Taalas, segretario generale della WMO – arriveremo alla fine del secolo a un incremento delle temperature superiore ai 3 gradi C. Anche nel 2019 l’impatto del cambiamento climatico ha generato fenomeni meteorologici intensi –....

Extreme weather is the ‘new normal’ (among other depressing climate projections)

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:10:00 +0100zmescience (en)

At the same time, climate change is also affecting the ecosystems in the mountains and their biodiversity. This is leading to a reduction of biodiversity hotspots and a growing number of species that go extinct every year. Indigenous and local knowledge could help reduce the damage, the report argued.

Crisi climatica, COP25: nel 2019 oltre 1200 vittime in Africa orientale e meridionale

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:01:00 +0100ilfaroonline (it)

Almeno 33 milioni di persone in Africa orientale e meridionale, tra cui più di 16 milioni di bambini, sarebbero vittime dell’insicurezza alimentare causata dalle crisi climatiche, che in alcuni casi possono portare fino a una vera propria emergenza fame.

WWF: Il 2019 è stato un anno di fuoco per le foreste nel mondo

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:38:00 +0100improntaunika (it)

L’anno che sta per concludersi ha visto bruciare circa 12 milioni di ettari in Amazzonia, 27 mila ettari del Bacino del Congo, oltre 8 milioni nell’Artico, 328mila ettari tra foreste e altri habitat in Indonesia. In questo momento anche l’Australia sta fronteggiando gli incendi boschivi più pericolosi e catastrofici mai visti prima.

El año 2019 cierra una década de calentamiento global sin precedentes

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:19:00 +0100eltambor (es)

Las evidencias científicas siguen mostrando año a año los efectos que la crisis climática está teniendo en el mundo: retroceso de los hielos, subidas del nivel del mar sin precedentes a escala mundial, calentamiento de los océanos, ciclones tropicales más intensos, desertificación, etc.

Incendi, un 2019 di fuoco per le foreste. "Amazzonia verso il punto del non ritorno"

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 04:20:00 +0100quotidiano (it)

Roma 5 dicembre 2019 - Nel 2019 sono bruciati circa 12 milioni di ettari di foreste in Amazzonia, 27mila ettari nel Bacino del Congo, oltre 8 milioni nell'Artico, 328mila ettari tra foreste e altri habitat in Indonesi a. E in questo momento anche l'Australia sta fronteggiando gli incendi boschivi più pericolosi e catastrofici mai visti prima.

El año 2019 cierra una década de calentamiento global sin precedentes

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:57:00 +0100nuevatribuna (es)

“Estamos a 1,1 ºC por encima de los niveles predindustriales. Los últimos 5 años han sido los más cálidos de la historia”, ha declarado Petteri Taalas, secretario general de la Organización Meteorológica Mundial, durante la presentación del informe provisional sobre el estado del clima.

Incendi, un 2019 di fuoco per le foreste. "Amazzonia verso il punto del non ritorno" Quotidiano.Net

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:29:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© SE Poligrafici(wc)|ANSA|862317e7a96034ad7fd794341c25159e. Roma 5 dicembre 2019 - Nel 2019 sono bruciati circa 12 milioni di ettari di foreste in Amazzonia, 27mila ettari nel Bacino del Congo, oltre 8 milioni nell'Artico, 328mila ettari tra foreste e altri habitat in Indonesi a.

4 efectos del cambio climático que ya se pueden ver en América Latina

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:57:00 +0100laprensagrafica (es)

Los últimos cinco años van en camino a convertirse en el lustro más cálido desde que hay registros. En BBC Mundo hacemos un repaso de los efectos del calentamiento global que ya se pueden ver en América Latina. Getty Images Un bote abandonado en la Laguna Aculeo, a unos 70 kilómetros al sur de Santiago.

Past decade of ‘exceptional heat’ likely to be hottest on record: Report

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:32:00 +0100expressindia (en)

A firefighter on property protection watches the progress of bushfires in Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia November 9, 2019. AAP Image/Shane Chalker/via REUTERS. The decade 2010-2019 is likely to go down as the warmest on record due to exceptional global heat driven by greenhouse gas emissions, a....

WMO: 2019 concludes a decade of exceptional global heat and high-impact weather

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 16:02:00 +0100yubanet (en)

Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a record level of 407.8 parts per million in 2018 and continued to rise in 2019. CO 2 lasts in the atmosphere for centuries and the ocean for even longer, thus locking in climate change. Sea level rise has accelerated since the start of....

El año 2019 marca nuevos récords de calor, retroceso de los hielos y subida del nivel del mar

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 11:03:00 +0100retema (es)

El año 2019 pone punto final a una década marcada por registros de calor excepcionales, por el retroceso de los hielos y por subidas del nivel del mar sin precedentes a nivel mundial, cambios exacerbados por las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero fruto de la actividad humana.

4 efectos del cambio climático que ya se pueden ver en América Latina

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 09:53:00 +0100bbc-spanish (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Un bote abandonado en la Laguna Aculeo, a unos 70 kilómetros al sur de Santiago. Este lugar, que por décadas fue una importante atracción turística, hoy es uno de los símbolos de la sequía. que afecta a ese país.

4 efectos del cambio climático que ya se pueden ver en América Latina

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 09:38:00 +0100bbc-es (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Un bote abandonado en la Laguna Aculeo, a unos 70 kilómetros al sur de Santiago. Este lugar, que por décadas fue una importante atracción turística, hoy es uno de los símbolos de la sequía. que afecta a ese país.

2019, ‘el año en que todos nos pusimos de perfil’, o el principio...

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 08:50:00 +0100ecoticias (es)

El océano hace las veces de amortiguador al absorber calor y dióxido de carbono, pero ello acarrea graves consecuencias. El calor acumulado en las aguas oceánicas ha alcanzado niveles sin precedentes y se han producido olas de calor marinas generalizadas.

2019 'one of the hottest years on record' Sky News

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 04:29:00 +0100msn-uk (en)

© Getty This year is on course to be the second or third-hottest ever This year has been one of the hottest on record, the World Meteorological Organisation has said. The UN body says the planet has seen a decade of "exceptional" heat - and since 2015, each year has broken records for being the warmest.

Nuevo informe muestra que 2019 cierra una década de calentamiento global sin precedentes

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 20:17:00 +0100elespectador (es)

“Estamos a 1,1 ºC por encima de los niveles predindustriales. Los últimos 5 años han sido los más cálidos de la historia”, ha declarado esta mañana Petteri Taalas, secretario general de la Organización Meteorológica Mundial, durante la presentación del informe provisional sobre el estado del clima.

World: 2019 concludes a decade of exceptional global heat and high-impact weather

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 15:39:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Madrid, 3 December 2019 - The year 2019 concludes a decade of exceptional global heat, retreating ice and record sea levels driven by greenhouse gases from human activities. Average temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods are almost certain to be the highest on record.

World: El año 2019 cierra una década de valores excepcionales de calor y fenómenos meteorológicos de efectos devastadores a escala mundial

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 15:39:00 +0100reliefWeb (es)

Madrid, 3 de diciembre de 2019 – El año 2019 pone punto final a una década marcada por registros de calor excepcionales, por el retroceso de los hielos y por subidas del nivel del mar sin precedentes a nivel mundial, cambios exacerbados por las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero fruto de la actividad humana.

Save the Children: «Nel 2019 le catastrofi naturali hanno causato oltre 1,200 vittime in Africa orientale e meridionale»

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 13:25:00 +0100greenreport (it)

In un appello rivolto alla 25esima Conferenza delle parti dell’Unfccc in corso a Madrid, Save the Children ricorda che «Almeno 33 milioni di persone in Africa orientale e meridionale], tra cui più di 16 milioni di bambini, sarebbero vittime dell’insicurezza alimentare causata dalle crisi climatiche,....

Veredicto tajante: 2019 culmina la década más calurosa de historia humana

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 11:52:00 +0100lavanguardia (es)

La variabilidad del clima y los fenómenos meteorológicos extremos son algunos de los principales factores que explican el reciente aumento del hambre en el mundo y una de las causas principales de crisis graves. Tras una década de reducción constante, el hambre experimenta un repunte, dado que en 2018 la padecieron más de 820 millones de personas.

Breaking climate news: World Meteorological Organization releases new global statistics

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 09:56:00 +0100clickondetroit (en)

The year 2019 concludes a decade of exceptional global heat, retreating ice and record sea levels driven by greenhouse gases from human activities. Average temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods are almost certain to be the highest on record.

Le catastrofi naturali causano più migrazioni delle guerre

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 06:15:00 +0100citynews (it)

Roma, 2 dic. - (Adnkronos) - Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall’impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all’interno di Paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Negli ultimi 10 anni sono aumentate di 5 volte e hanno costretto oltre 20....

Displaced - The Climate Exodus

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 20:56:00 +0100deutschewelle-en (en)

The number of climate refugees is rising - and yet the status of ‘climate refugee’ has yet to be officially recognized by national or international law. One factor is illustrative of the devastating impact of climate change on countries and communities: water. Recent years have seen an increasing number of floods and droughts.

Clima, COP25: Save the Children, nel 2019 le catastrofi naturali hanno causato oltre 1200 vittime in Africa orientale e meridionale

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 19:44:00 +0100politicamentecorretto (it)

, con molti Paesi che sono stati colpiti da crisi multiple, come il Mozambico che quest’anno ha sperimentato due forti cicloni nella stessa stagione per la prima volta nella storia. Questi alcuni dati evidenziati da Save the Children, l’Organizzazione internazionale che da 100 anni lotta per salvare....

Clima: Oxfam, nel mondo 1 sfollato ogni 2 secondi

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 19:28:00 +0100corrierequotidiano (it)

Pubblicato il: 02/12/2019 12:11. Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall’impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all’interno di Paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Negli ultimi 10 anni sono aumentate di 5 volte e hanno costretto oltre 20....

Clima COP25, Save the Children: “Nel 2019 le catastrofi naturali hanno causato oltre 1200 vittime in Africa orientale e meridionale”

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 17:26:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Almeno 33 milioni di persone in Africa orientale e meridionale[1], tra cui più di 16 milioni di bambini[2], sarebbero vittime dell’insicurezza alimentare causata dalle crisi climatiche, che in alcuni casi possono portare fino a una vera propria emergenza fame.

Cambiamenti climatici prima causa di migrazioni forzate: uno sfollato ogni due secondi

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:10:00 +0100citynews (it)

Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall'impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all'interno di Paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Lo spiega un rapporto dell'associazione umanitaria Oxfam che spiega come negli ultimi 10 anni le....

Le catastrofi naturali causano pi migrazioni delle guerre

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 13:55:00 +0100padovanews (it)

Roma, 2 dic. – Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall’impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all’interno di Paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Negli ultimi 10 anni sono aumentate di 5 volte e hanno costretto oltre 20 milioni di....

ore 12:11 Le catastrofi naturali causano più migrazioni delle guerre

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 13:31:00 +0100cataniaoggi (it)

#risorse. Roma, 2 dic. - (Adnkronos) - Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall'impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all'interno di Paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Negli ultimi 10 anni sono aumentate di 5 volte e hanno costretto....

"Nel mondo c'è uno sfollato ogni due secondi a causa della crisi climatica"

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 13:26:00 +0100lastampa (it)

ROMA. Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall’impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all’interno di paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Negli ultimi 10 anni sono aumentate di 5 volte e hanno costretto oltre 20 milioni di persone ogni....

Le catastrofi naturali causano più migrazioni delle guerre

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 13:11:00 +0100ildubbio (it)

Roma, 2 dic. – (Adnkronos) – Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall’impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all’interno di Paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Negli ultimi 10 anni sono aumentate di 5 volte e hanno costretto oltre 20....

Le catastrofi naturali causano più migrazioni delle guerre

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 13:09:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall’impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all’interno di Paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Negli ultimi 10 anni sono aumentate di 5 volte e hanno costretto oltre 20 milioni di persone ogni anno, 1....

Le catastrofi naturali causano più migrazioni delle guerre

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:48:00 +0100sassarinotizie (it)

Roma, 2 dic. - (Adnkronos) - Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall’impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all’interno di Paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Negli ultimi 10 anni sono aumentate di 5 volte e hanno costretto oltre 20....

Clima: Oxfam, nel mondo 1 sfollato ogni 2 secondi

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:35:00 +0100adnkronos (it)

E’ l’allarme lanciato da Oxfam, attraverso un nuovo rapporto, diffuso in occasione dell’apertura del vertice Onu sul clima in programma fino al 13 dicembre a Madrid. Un dossier che rivela come cicloni, inondazioni e incendi hanno 7 volte più probabilità di causare migrazioni forzate rispetto a....

Le catastrofi naturali causano più migrazioni delle guerre

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:35:00 +0100ildenaro (it)

Roma, 2 dic. – (Adnkronos) – Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall’impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all’interno di Paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Negli ultimi 10 anni sono aumentate di 5 volte e hanno costretto oltre 20....

Clima: Oxfam, nel mondo 1 sfollato ogni 2 secondi

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:33:00 +0100news-yahoo-it (it)

Le catastrofi naturali alimentate dall’impatto del cambiamento climatico sono la prima causa al mondo di migrazioni forzate all’interno di Paesi spesso già poverissimi o dilaniati da conflitti. Negli ultimi 10 anni sono aumentate di 5 volte e hanno costretto oltre 20 milioni di persone ogni anno, 1....

Africa: Pan-African Insurer Keen to Strengthen Disaster Cover

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 11:49:00 +0100allafrica (en)

African governments have expressed confidence in African Risk Capacity Insurance's ability to help the continent hedge against disaster-induced risks. The subsidiary of African Risk Capacity (ARC), a specialised agency of the African Union, says it is keen to help the continent deal with disasters without having to rely on foreign aid.

The Suburbs Are Kicking the Animals Out. Enter the Animal Rescue Squad.

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 16:44:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

An injured fox that was rescued in 2017. (via Wildlife Resources and Education Network via The New York Times) ATLANTA — In a small suburban park on a muggy morning a few months ago, a woman in elbow-length gloves was armed with a net, a loaf of bread and a tall cardboard box, all in hopes of catching an elusive goose.

The Suburbs Are Kicking the Animals Out. Enter the Animal Rescue Squad.

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 11:16:00 +0100nytimes (en)

ATLANTA — In a small suburban park on a muggy morning a few months ago, a woman in elbow-length gloves was armed with a net, a loaf of bread and a tall cardboard box, all in hopes of catching an elusive goose. The goose, whose left leg was tightly wound in fishing line, walked with a pronounced....

Caribbean warned to brace for continued drier-than-normal-pattern next year

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 09:16:00 +0100jamaicaobserver (en)

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — A regional forecaster says the 2020 dry season is not expected to be as dry as this year, but has warned that the effects of the drier-than-normal 2019 raining season will continue into the new year. “The forecast for the dry season is, in a way, probably not as....

Editorial Comment: Solar far better than Batoka

Fri, 29 Nov 2019 08:13:00 +0100zimbabwesituation (en)

The very large solar power project, 2 000MW, announced by President Mnangagwa this week will be a far more reliable source of power than the long-mooted Batoka Gorge hydro-electric scheme, now that we have seen the effects of severe drought on Lake Kariba and its power stations.

Zimbabwe ‘on brink of man-made starvation’, UN warns

Fri, 29 Nov 2019 07:50:00 +0100thezimbabwean (en)

Many people can only afford one meal a day amid an economic collapse, a top UN official says. GETTY IMAGES Droughts, poor rains and natural disasters have contributed to the food shortage. Zimbabwe is on the brink of man-made starvation, a UN official has warned.

Editorial Comment: Solar far better than Batoka

Fri, 29 Nov 2019 00:02:00 +0100herald (en)

The very large solar power project, 2 000MW, announced by President Mnangagwa this week will be a far more reliable source of power than the long-mooted Batoka Gorge hydro-electric scheme, now that we have seen the effects of severe drought on Lake Kariba and its power stations.

Pan-African insurer keen to strengthen disaster cover

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 23:48:00 +0100newtimes-RW (en)

African governments have expressed confidence in African Risk Capacity Insurance’s ability to help the continent hedge against disaster-induced risks. The subsidiary of African Risk Capacity (ARC), a specialised agency of the African Union, says it is keen to help the continent deal with disasters without having to rely on foreign aid.

Zimbabwe 'on brink of man-made starvation', UN warns

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 18:31:00 +0100bbc (en)

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Droughts, poor rains and natural disasters have contributed to the food shortage. Zimbabwe is on the brink of man-made starvation, a UN official has warned. More than 60% of the country's 14 million people are considered food-insecure, according to the findings.

La grave crisi dei Koala: sarebbero “funzionalmente estinti"

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 05:03:00 +0100improntaunika (it)

Secondo gli esperti del WWF oggi in natura sopravvivono circa 200.000 koala. In questi giorni, dopo la drammatica crisi degli incendi , è riemersa la preoccupazione secondo cui i koala sarebbero “funzionalmente estinti”. Il WWF Australia e gli scienziati che si dedicano allo studio di questa specie non sono tuttavia d’accordo.

Indonesia, a Major CO2 Emitter at the Heart of the Climate Crisis

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 03:31:00 +0100laht (en)

JAKARTA – The fight against the climate crisis in Indonesia is being hampered by devastating fires that are threatening the biodiversity of its forests, making the world’s fourth most populated country one of the planet’s worst emitters of greenhouse gases.

La grave crisi dei Koala: sarebbero “funzionalmente estinti"

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 11:48:00 +0100improntaunika (it)

Secondo gli esperti del WWF oggi in natura sopravvivono circa 200.000 koala. In questi giorni, dopo la drammatica crisi degli incendi , è riemersa la preoccupazione secondo cui i koala sarebbero “funzionalmente estinti”. Il WWF Australia e gli scienziati che si dedicano allo studio di questa specie non sono tuttavia d’accordo.

How grain growers are still harvesting crops in drought

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 03:24:00 +0100radioaustralianews-fr (en)

Mark Swift has watched as it has blown onto his property and he has noted how "constant" it has become. "It can't be good for your health," he said. But Mr Swift, and his wife Katrina Swift, were most concerned about the environmental damage of the dust storms, as precious topsoil disappears from their farming region and beyond.

How grain growers are still harvesting crops in drought

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 03:09:00 +0100abc-au (en)

Mark Swift has watched as it has blown onto his property and he has noted how "constant" it has become. "It can't be good for your health," he said. But Mr Swift, and his wife Katrina Swift, were most concerned about the environmental damage of the dust storms, as precious topsoil disappears from their farming region and beyond.

Australia, la grave crisi dei Koala: il WWF impegnato in un grande piano di conservazione

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 22:40:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Secondo gli esperti del WWF oggi in natura sopravvivono circa 200.000 koala. In questi giorni, dopo la drammatica crisi degli incendi, è riemersa la preoccupazione secondo cui i koala sarebbero “funzionalmente estinti”. Il WWF Australia e gli scienziati che si dedicano allo studio di questa specie non sono tuttavia d’accordo.

La grave crisi dei Koala

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 20:01:00 +0100corrierequotidiano (it)

Se non verranno fermati la distruzione delle foreste e il riscaldamento globale, questi marsupiali potrebbero sparire dall’Australia orientale entro la seconda metà del secolo. Secondo gli esperti del WWF oggi in natura sopravvivono circa 200.000 koala.

La mujer es una ‘víctima’ del cambio climático

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 09:45:00 +0100ecoticias (es)

En todo el mundo unos 500 millones de personas viven en zonas afectadas por la desertificación. Muchas de ellas buscan mejores condiciones de vida abandonando sus países, convertidas en refugiadas climáticas. Mujeres, hombres y niños huyen de la sequía, las inundaciones, los huracanes o la hambruna en diferentes partes del mundo.

African floods: Rain dividends can stop future drought crises

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 17:06:00 +0100trust (en)

A girl walks in water after heavy rains and floods forced hundreds of thousands of people to leave their homes, in the town of Pibor, Boma state, South Sudan, November 6, 2019.Picture taken November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu * Any views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Death Toll in Kenya Mudslide Climbs to 37

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 01:25:00 +0100laht (en)

NAIROBI – At least 37 people have died in landslides in West Pokot County in northwestern Kenya following days of heavy rains, official sources said. West Pokot County Commissioner Apollo Okello increased the death toll from 29 on Saturday, while a considerable number of people remained missing.

UNESCO to launch Zimbabwe Flood and Drought Monitor

Sun, 24 Nov 2019 19:18:00 +0100unesco (en)

The pilot Zimbabwe Flood and Drought Monitor (ZFDM) for the management of potential flood and drought risks is set to be launched on 27th November 2019 in Harare. The ZFDM provides a platform to monitor and provide forecasts of upcoming flood and drought hazards at a time when the country is....

UNESCO to host 2-day training workshop on the Zimbabwe Flood and Drought Monitor

Sun, 24 Nov 2019 19:18:00 +0100unesco (en)

UNESCO Regional office for Southern Africa, in partnership with the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) and Princeton University will host a 2-day training workshop on the Zimbabwe Flood and Drought Monitor (ZFDM), in Harare from 25 – 26 November 2019.

29 Die in Kenya Landslides

Sun, 24 Nov 2019 05:41:00 +0100laht (en)

NAIROBI – At least 29 people died early Saturday morning when they were buried under separate landslides in West Pokot County in northwest Kenya after days of intense rain, official sources reported Saturday. “We are saddened to confirm that 12 people from Tapach and Parua in Pokot South, and 17....

Massive bush fires, horrendous heat and worsening drought plague Australia as summer nears

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 14:35:00 +0100sentinelsource (en)

The bushfires that have been plaguing Australia for the past few weeks continue to rage, with the possibility that some fires in New South Wales could merge into megafires. In addition, record heat has gripped much of the country this week, with numerous monthly temperature records falling,....

Massive bush fires, horrendous heat and worsening drought plague Australia as summer nears

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:56:00 +0100seattletimes (en)

The bush fires that have been plaguing Australia for the past few weeks continue to rage, with the possibility that some fires in New South Wales could merge into megafires. In addition, record heat has gripped much of the country this week, with numerous monthly temperature records falling,....

Massive bush fires, horrendous heat and worsening drought plague Australia as summer nears

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:41:00 +0100thespec (en)

The bushfires that have been plaguing Australia for the past few weeks continue to rage, with the possibility that some fires in New South Wales could merge into megafires. In addition, record heat has gripped much of the country this week, with numerous monthly temperature records falling,....

Massive bush fires, horrendous heat and worsening drought plague Australia as summer nears

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:34:00 +0100TorontoStar (en)

The bushfires that have been plaguing Australia for the past few weeks continue to rage, with the possibility that some fires in New South Wales could merge into megafires. In addition, record heat has gripped much of the country this week, with numerous monthly temperature records falling, including in Melbourne, where the high reached 40.

World: Cred Crunch Newsletter, Issue No. 56 (August 2019) - Disasters in Africa: 20 Year Review (2000-2019)

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:47:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Every year Africa is affected by dozens of various disasters across the continent. Despite these events, deadlier or costlier disasters in Asia and North America often overshadow disasters in Africa. However, with a rapidly growing population and increasing impact of climate change, the disaster....

Community based early warning system vital in a changing climate

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:35:00 +0100newsday (en)

Judging from the current and previous climate trends, Zimbabwe and the southern African region appears to be vulnerable to extreme weather events and climate related impacts. These may appear in the form of floods, cyclones, violent winds, droughts or storms, including heat waves or extreme cold events.

Small dams, a harbinger of resolving Pakistan’s water woes

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 18:53:00 +0100pakobserver (en)

Peshawar. Known as the home of longest River Indus (3180km) in Asia, Pakistan is a unique country with plenty of small and big rivers — gifted with natural sites for construction of more dams to address the longstanding water woes of the country. The country has more than 24 big and small rivers....

Incendi Australia, Port Macquary invasa dalla cenere: qui c’è l’aria più...

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 23:06:00 +0100lettoquotidiano (it)

Gli incendi in Australia sono terribili. Port Macquary è stato ricoperto dalla cenere e l’aria è diventata la più inquinata al mondo Incendi Australia. Dopo gli incendi in Australia la cenere è ha invaso e ricoperte le spiagge del Nuovo Galles del Sud in Australia.

Heartbreaking photos of Australia's deadly bush fires as whole towns are devastated

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:13:00 +0100themirror (en)

The devastation that has been wreaked on the Australian bush has been captured in a series of alarming photographs. Thousands of fire fighters have been battling a ferocious blaze that has gripped New South Wales and Queensland on the east coast for several days.

Global warming linked to floods, bushfires

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:41:00 +0100daily-sun (en)

The very scientific sounding Clausius-Clapeyron equation is one key element. Clausius and Clapeyron are the surnames of the German and French meteorologists who discovered that a warmer atmosphere holds more moisture. For every 1 degree C increase in temperature, the air can hold about 7% extra water vapour.

Incendi Australia: a Port Macquary la cenere invade le spiagge e l’aria è diventata la più inquinata al mondo

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:29:00 +0100greenme (it)

A causa degli incendi boschivi scoppiati nel Nuovo Galles del Sud, in Australia, a si sono registrati i livelli di qualità dell’aria più bassi al mondo con un inquinamento atmosferico pari a 1.739 della , maggiore persino di New Delhi , e talmente alto che i bambini sono stati rimandati a casa dalle scuole per possibili difficoltà di respirazione.

Maverick Citizen: Climate Change: Extreme weather in KwaZulu-Natal is triggered by climate change, says expert

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:42:00 +0100dailymaverick (en)

Making predictions about how temperature and rainfall will change is very complex and different weather models don’t always agree on future weather conditions,” said Clulow. “However, there is consensus that weather will, in general, become more extreme.

L’emblematica foto del kookaburra, l’uccello nativo australiano che guarda assorto la foresta distrutta dalle fiamme

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:21:00 +0100greenme (it)

Più di 150 incendi scoppiati negli Stati del New South Wales e del Queensland, temperature fino a 37 gradi, venti caldi e secchi che diffondono rapidamente le fiamme: è un vero disastro quello che si sta consumando in queste ore in Australia e a soffrirne è anche e soprattutto il mondo animale.

Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:32:00 +0100bbc (en)

Image copyright Getty Images. With homes under water in South Yorkshire, near record flooding in Venice, and burgeoning wildfires in Australia, many people are asking if and how climate change is connected to these extreme weather events. What can we say about the role of climate change in floods....

Incendi in Australia: la foto del kookaburra, l’uccello nativo che guarda le fiamme, diventa virale

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:50:00 +0100greenme (it)

Più di 150 incendi scoppiati negli Stati del New South Wales e del Queensland, temperature fino a 37 gradi, venti caldi e secchi che diffondono rapidamente le fiamme: è un vero disastro quello che si sta consumando in queste ore in Australia e a soffrirne è anche e soprattutto il mondo animale.

Researchers issue warning as climate change blamed for recent global disasters November 14 Updated

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:21:00 +0100theglobeandmail (en)

Extreme floods in Venice, fires in Australia and even an outbreak of plague in China have been attributed to climate change this week, while researchers have warned that global warming could saddle future generations with lifelong illness. Venice declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after....

Flood, fire and plague: Blame it on climate change

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:40:00 +0100gulfnews (en)

SINGAPORE: Extreme floods in Venice, fires in Australia and even an outbreak of plague in China have been attributed to climate change this week, while researchers have warned that global warming could saddle future generations with life-long illness. “Venice is on its knees,” said Brugnaro. “The damage will run into hundreds of millions of euros.

Flood, fire and plague: climate change blamed for disasters

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:11:00 +0100expressindia (en)

Air temperatures have also warmed over the past century, increasing the ferocity of droughts and fires. But links between climate change and extreme weather events have become a political football in Australia. The coal industry-supporting government accepts the need to cut emissions while arguing....

I koala stanno morendo arsi vivi negli incendi in Australia: potrebbero estinguersi entro 30 anni

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 11:04:00 +0100informazione (it)

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The oldest and thickest sea ice is melting twice as fast as any other in the Arctic Ocean

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 16:24:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Earth is noticeably hotter, the weather stormier and more extreme. Polar regions have lost billions of tons of ice; sea levels have been raised by trillions of gallons of water. Far more wildfires rage. Over 30 years - the time period climate scientists often use in their studies in order to....

Worsening bushfires cause Australia to declare state of emergency

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 04:21:00 +0100newscientist (en)

A state of emergency has been declared in Australia over escalating wildfires. David Elliott, the New South Wales minister for police and emergency services said the country faced what “could be the most dangerous bushfire week this nation has ever seen”.

The oldest and thickest sea ice is melting TWICE as fast as any other in the Arctic Ocean

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 22:17:00 +0100dailymail (en)

Earth is noticeably hotter, the weather stormier and more extreme. Polar regions have lost billions of tons of ice; sea levels have been raised by trillions of gallons of water. Far more wildfires rage. Over 30 years - the time period climate scientists often use in their studies in order to....

Zimbabwe plans mass wildlife migration after hundreds of elephants die in drought

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:08:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

PHOTO: A sun baked pool that used to be a perennial water supply is seen in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe , Oct. 27, 2019. (Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP) Scores of antelope, buffalo, giraffes, lions and wild dogs will also be moved, making it the largest translocation of wildlife in Zimbabwe's history, according to Farawo.

Catastrofe in Australia: gravissimi incendi spingono autorità a dichiarare stato di emergenza

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 14:02:00 +0100informazione (it)

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Australia, allerta massima incendi: "Livello catastrofico, prepariamoci al peggio"

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 11:53:00 +0100informazione (it)

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After the flood. Il Malawi dopo il ciclone Idai

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 11:08:00 +0100santegidio (it)

Il 4 marzo il ciclone tropicale Idai si è abbattuto sull’Africa centro-orientale. Forti venti, piogge e inondazioni hanno colpito Malawi, Zimbabwe e Mozambico, uccidendo più di mille persone. A distanza di mesi, i danni causati dal ciclone continuano a farsi sentire.

Australia, emergenza incendi senza precedenti: 3 morti e strage di koala

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 03:57:00 +0100informazione (it)

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Starving North Koreans face poor harvest due to Kim Jong-un's weapons programme

Sat, 09 Nov 2019 21:56:00 +0100themirror (en)

Starving North Koreans are facing a miserable winter following a poor harvest, experts have warned. The secretive state, which is already facing food shortages, has had a poor crop as a result of drought followed by widespread flooding. Crop analysts from monitoring group Geoglam, using satellite....

Australia: 100 incendi boschivi nell'est del Paese

Sat, 09 Nov 2019 04:21:00 +0100tiscali-it (it)

Milano, 8 nov. (askanews) - Cento incendi boschivi, particolarmente intensi infuriano nell'Australia orientale. I vigili del fuoco sono in difficoltà nel controllare i roghi più pericolosi. Dei circa 100 divampati nelle aree rurali del Nuovo Galles del Sud e del Queensland, 17 sono considerati pericolosi.

Forest Fires Have Razed 575,000 Hectares of Land in Australia since July

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 23:05:00 +0100laht (en)

SYDNEY – At least 74 wildfires, 33 of them out of control, continued to burn on Friday in eastern Australia, a country that is undergoing one of its worst droughts in hundred years and where more than 575,000 hectares have already been lost to the flames since July.

'We've still got to get through summer': Emergency-level wildfires scorch eastern Australia

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 22:39:00 +0100smh (en)

An "unprecedented" outbreak of emergency-level bush fires has scorched a vast area of Australia's south-eastern state of NSW during the past few days, with fire weather only beginning to improve on Friday, according to the state's Rural Fire Service and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.

'We've still got to get through summer': Emergency-level wildfires scorch eastern Australia

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 22:17:00 +0100theage (en)

An "unprecedented" outbreak of emergency-level bush fires has scorched a vast area of Australia's south-eastern state of NSW during the past few days, with fire weather only beginning to improve on Friday, according to the state's Rural Fire Service and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.

'We've still got to get through summer': Emergency-level wildfires scorch eastern Australia

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 22:10:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

An "unprecedented" outbreak of emergency-level bush fires has scorched a vast area of Australia's south-eastern state of NSW during the past few days, with fire weather only beginning to improve on Friday, according to the state's Rural Fire Service and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.

'We've still got to get through summer': Emergency-level wildfires scorch eastern Australia

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 22:03:00 +0100watoday (en)

An "unprecedented" outbreak of emergency-level bush fires has scorched a vast area of Australia's south-eastern state of NSW during the past few days, with fire weather only beginning to improve on Friday, according to the state's Rural Fire Service and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.

Australia: 100 incendi boschivi nell’est del Paese

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:57:00 +0100askanews (it)

Milano, 8 nov. (askanews) – Cento incendi boschivi, particolarmente intensi infuriano nell’Australia orientale. I vigili del fuoco sono in difficoltà nel controllare i roghi più pericolosi. Dei circa 100 divampati nelle aree rurali del Nuovo Galles del Sud e del Queensland, 17 sono considerati pericolosi.

Nel Nuovo Galles del Sud, in Australia, c’è un numero di incendi «senza precedenti»

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 10:17:00 +0100ilpost (it)

Nel Nuovo Galles del Sud, lo stato australiano dove si trova Sydney, ci sono più di 90 incendi boschivi , di cui 15 ritenuti altamente pericolosi: secondo le autorità australiane è un’emergenza legata agli incendi «senza precedenti». Molti degli incendi si sono sviluppati in zone che stanno....

AUSTRALIA FIRES - Forest fires have razed 575,000 hectares of land in Australia since July

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 07:49:00 +0100efe (en)

At least 74 wildfires, 33 of them out of control, continued to burn on Friday in eastern Australia, a country that is undergoing one of its worst droughts in hundred years and where more than 575,000 hectares have already been lost to the flames since July.

Speciale difesa: Africa, Oxfam, oltre 52 milioni di persone soffrono la fame a causa dei cambiamenti climatici

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:14:00 +0100agenzianova (it)

Roma, 07 nov 16:00 - (Agenzia Nova) - Più di 52 milioni di persone in 18 paesi dell'Africa meridionale, orientale e centrale si trovano ad affrontare livelli critici di insicurezza alimentare a causa delle condizioni meteorologiche estreme dovute ai cambiamenti climatici e aggravate dalla povertà e dai conflitti.

For Southern Africa, Climate Change Is Real As Prolonged Droughts Are Creating Food Shortages

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 15:52:00 +0100forbes (en)

ZOMBA, MALAWI - SEPTEMBER 11: Members of the Majawa family walk to their church in the village of Mulele, which lies in one of the areas most affected by drought, on September 11, 2016 in Zomba, Malawi. The drought has hurt the Majawa's harvest of maize and sunflowers, and without food aid his family would starve.

Africa: la siccità minaccia le cascate Vittoria e la vita di milioni di persone

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 11:18:00 +0100greenme (it)

La siccità mette a dura prova le cascate Vittoria , dove si sono raggiunti i 51°. Il Patrimonio Unesco, situato tra Zambia e Zimbabwe , è a serio rischio perché la portata delle cascate non era mai stata così ridotta dagli anni ’90. Basti pensare che il flusso è sceso a 109 metri cubi al secondo, un valore bassissimo.

Scientists Predict El Nino in 2020 Based on Earlier Warning Method

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 17:45:00 +0100africanewswire (en)

BARCELONA The complex El Nino weather pattern that can bring disastrous heavy rainfall and long droughts to countries around the Pacific from Peru to Indonesia and Australia will probably emerge again in 2020, researchers have predicted. An international team of scientists forecast an 80% chance....

Zimbabwe, allarme siccità: a rischio le cascate Vittoria, patrimonio Unesco

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:48:00 +0100teleambiente (it)

La grave siccità che attraversa l’Africa australe sta lasciando il segno anche su uno dei patrimoni Unesco più belli che ogni anno attira un milione di turisti da tutto il mondo. Si tratta delle cascate Vittoria . Il surriscaldamento climatico ha fatto salire le temperature fino a 51 gradi nella regione australe.

<p>LE CASCATE SO&#39; CADUTE IN BASSO &ndash; IN ZIMBABWE LA SICCIT&Agrave;&nbsp;STA FACENDO SECCHE LE MAESTOSE CASCATE VITTORIA, ORMAI RIDOTTE A UN RIGAGNOLO - DI SOLITO RIVERSANO NEL VUOTO 500 MILIONI DI METRI CUBI D&rsquo;ACQUA E SI POSSONO VEDERE DA 40 CHILOMETRI DI DISTANZA, MA CON LE....

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:31:00 +0100dagospia (it)

6 nov 2019 16:14 LE CASCATE SO' CADUTE IN BASSO IN ZIMBABWE LA SICCITÀ STA FACENDO SECCHE LE MAESTOSE CASCATE VITTORIA, ORMAI RIDOTTE A UN RIGAGNOLO - DI SOLITO RIVERSANO NEL VUOTO 500 MILIONI DI METRI CUBI D’ACQUA E SI POSSONO VEDERE DA 40 CHILOMETRI DI DISTANZA, MA CON LE TEMPERATURE A 51 GRADI,....

Somalia: il diluvio dopo la siccità. Colpite 300.000 persone: è emergenza umanitaria e sanitaria

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 15:43:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Piogge torrenziali e inondazioni hanno provocato lo sfollamento di oltre 300.000 persone nella Somalia e nel Somaliland. Secondo l’United Nations high commissioner for refugees (Unhcr), «L’impatto delle inondazioni è stato devastante per le comunità locali somale, con più di 270.000 persone sfollate durante le ultime due settimane».

Zimbabwe, temperature a 51°: le Cascate Vittoria a secco

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 07:04:00 +0100lastampa (it)

CITTÀ DEL CAPO. A guardarle dall’alto attraverso gli occhi di un drone, le maestose Cascate Vittoria, al confine tra lo Zambia e lo Zimbabwe , sembrano essersi ridotte ad un rigagnolo. La grave siccità che attraversa l’Africa australe sta lasciando il segno anche su questo spettacolo della natura che....

HP governor calls on PM

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 14:28:00 +0100business-standard (en)

Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and thanked him for accepting the invite to inaugurate 'Global Investors Meet' being organised by the state government in Dharamshala. He said the state government has succeeded in signing MoUs for projects worth Rs 85,000 crore so far.

Centinaia di koala forse uccisi dalle fiamme, “Per l’Australia è una tragedia nazionale”

Sun, 03 Nov 2019 04:45:00 +0100ilsecoloxix (it)

Due koala sono stati salvati dagli incendi che stanno devastando il “bush” nel sud-est della costa australiana, ma altre centinaia, insieme ad altre specie "molto rare", potrebbero essere morti. L'allerta arriva dai servizi veterinari, mentre in una settimana le fiamme hanno distrutto migliaia di ettari di questa zona, abitata dai rari koala.

Record 45 million people in southern Africa facing food crisis, UN says

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 05:17:00 +0100dailysabah (en)

A record 45 million people across southern Africa face severe food shortages in the next six months, with around a quarter of them currently enduring drought-induced "crisis" food insecurity, three United Nations agencies warned on Thursday. The 16-member Southern African Development Community is in....

UN Agencies: Record 45 Million People in Southern Africa Facing Food Crisis

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 00:34:00 +0100voazimbabwe (en)

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A record 45 million people across southern Africa face severe food shortages in the next six months, with around a quarter of them currently enduring drought-induced “crisis” food insecurity, three United Nations agencies warned on Thursday.

Angola wants to reduce carbon intensity

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 20:38:00 +0100angop (en)

The information was advanced this Friday in Luanda by the head of the Department of Drought and Desertification of the Ministry of Environment, Luís Constantino. The energy sector is the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, followed by agriculture and industry, according to the report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

A Record 45 Million People in Africa Are at Risk of a Food Crisis over the Next Six Months

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 17:13:00 +0100novinite (en)

A record 45 million people are at risk of a food crisis over the next six months in southern Africa , the BTA warned today. The reason for this is the severe drought that has hit part of South Africa , as well as the adverse effects of natural disasters such as the Idai cyclone that devastated Mozambique earlier this year.

Two million Zambians face food insecurity in regional drought

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 10:49:00 +0100terradaily (en)

More than two million Zambia ns are facing "severe" food insecurity after drought and flooding reduced harvests, the Red Cross said Tuesday. Southern Africa is grappling with one of the worst droughts in decades after months of erratic rainfall and record-high temperatures. Zambia Red Cross warned the drought had left an estimated 2.

Record 45mn people in southern Africa facing food crisis: UN agencies

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 08:01:00 +0100enca (en)

File: Southern Africa's temperatures are rising at twice the global average, according to the International Panel on Climate Change. CAPE TOWN - A record 45 million people across southern Africa face severe food shortages in the next six months, with around a quarter of them currently enduring....

UN agencies warn record 45 million people in southern Africa face severe food shortages Subscriber content October 31 Updated

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 21:08:00 +0100theglobeandmail (en)

A record 45 million people across southern Africa face severe food shortages in the next six months, with around a quarter of them currently enduring drought-induced “crisis” food insecurity, three United Nations agencies warned on Thursday. The 16-member Southern African Development Community is in....

UN agencies: 45-M people in southern Africa facing food crisis

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 18:35:00 +0100abs-cbnnews (en)

A man helps a woman lift a bag of aid during a distribution for victims of Cyclone Idai at a camp in Guara Guara, outside Beira, Mozambique , October 8, 2019. Reuters/Emma Rumney/File. CAPE TOWN - A record 45 million people across southern Africa face severe food shortages in the next six months,....

Record 45 million people in southern Africa facing food crisis: U.N. agencies

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 17:20:00 +0100wsau (en)

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A record 45 million people across southern Africa face severe food shortages in the next six months, with around a quarter of them currently enduring drought-induced "crisis" food insecurity, three United Nations agencies warned on Thursday.

Record 45 mln people in southern Africa facing food crisis

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 17:07:00 +0100trust (en)

Climate change is wreaking havoc in impoverished countries struggling to cope with extreme natural disasters. CAPE TOWN, Oct 31 (Reuters) - A record 45 million people across southern Africa face severe food shortages in the next six months, with around a quarter of them currently enduring....

Record 45 million people in southern Africa facing food crisis: U.N. agencies

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 17:01:00 +0100oann (en)

FILE PHOTO: A man helps a woman lift a bag of aid during a distribution for victims of Cyclone Idai at a camp in Guara Guara, outside Beira, Mozambique , October 8, 2019, REUTERS/Emma Rumney/File Photo. October 31, 2019. CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – A record 45 million people across southern Africa face....

Record 45 mln people in southern Africa facing food crisis - UN agencies

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 16:55:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

CAPE TOWN, Oct 31 (Reuters) - A record 45 million people across southern Africa face severe food shortages in the next six months, with around a quarter of them currently enduring drought-induced "crisis" food insecurity, three United Nations agencies warned on Thursday.

Siccità in Africa australe: 45 milioni di persone rischiano la fame

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 15:09:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Situazione d’emergenza in Africa dove la siccità sta causando fame e devastazione: sono 45 milioni le persone che si ritroveranno in situazione di grave insicurezza alimentare entro sei mesi nell’Africa australe, a causa della “ più grave siccità” nella regione negli ultimi trentacinque anni.

Two million Zambians face food insecurity in regional drought

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 14:13:00 +0100enca (en)

FILE: Zambia facing severe food insecurity due to drought and flooding. LUSAKA, Zambia - More than two million Zambians are facing "severe" food insecurity after drought and flooding reduced harvests, the Red Cross said on Tuesday. Southern Africa is grappling with one of the worst droughts in....

Two Million Zambians Face Food Insecurity In Regional Drought

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 04:29:00 +0100channelstv (en)

More than two million Zambia ns are facing “severe” food insecurity after drought and flooding reduced harvests, the Red Cross said Tuesday. Southern Africa is grappling with one of the worst droughts in decades after months of erratic rainfall and record-high temperatures. Zambia Red Cross warned the drought had left an estimated 2.

UN highlights natural disasters, humanitarian needs in Africa

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 23:05:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations has highlighted weather-related natural disasters in several African countries, from flooding in Somalia and South Sudan to droughts in Zambia . Seasonal rains have started early in many parts of Somalia and have led to flooding in the states of....

Non profit “Following life”, la web series che racconta l'impegno dei volontari di WeWorld in Mozambico 25 ottobre 2019 ore: 16:04

Fri, 25 Oct 2019 16:20:00 +0200redattoresociale (it)

ROMA - WeWorld è un’organizzazione italiana indipendente nata dall’unione di GVC Onlus e WeWorld Onlus, con l’obiettivo di accrescere l’impatto dei progetti di Cooperazione allo Sviluppo e aiuto Umanitario nei 29 Paesi d’intervento, compresa l’Italia. WeWorld lavora in 128 progetti raggiungendo....

National Drought Group – EA Chief Executive statement

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 18:03:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

The National Drought Group (NDG) met on Monday 21 October, chaired by Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, to assess the impacts of low groundwater levels in parts of the south east and east England and agree actions to reduce impacts now and into 2020.

World: Agro-tech Offers Answers for African Farmers at Iowa Meet

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:41:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By James Reinl. DES MOINES, United States , Oct 21 2019 (IPS) - Experts vaunted new strains of seeds, drone aircraft and other technological breakthroughs as solutions-in-the-making for farmers in Africa, where hunger, drought and food price hikes are continent-wide problems.

In Calabria è praticamente estate, al nord è allerta rossa per allagamenti e nubifragi

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:41:00 +0200247libero (it)

Allerta rossa al Nord Ovest dove il maltempo sta provocando allagamenti, nubifragi e straripamenti tra Liguria e Lombardia. In Calabria, ma in generale al Sud, il tempo continua a rimane assolutamente mite, quasi estivo creando in alcune zone anche un problema siccità.

Agro-tech Offers Answers for African Farmers at Iowa Meet

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:29:00 +0200globalissues (en)

At the gathering of nutritionists in the 2019 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium , held annually in Des Moines, Iowa, in the United States, hopes were pinned on a new generation of so-called ‘agro-entrepreneurs' in Africa. At the event, USAID administrator Mark Green announced $70 million of....

Nubifragi al Nord Al Sud allarme siccità

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:11:00 +0200247libero (it)

Mentre al nord si contano i danni provocati dall'ondata di maltempo, dal Friuli colpito da una tromba d'aria alla Liguria, nel mezzogiorno il caldo record e la mancanza di pioggia ha fatto scattare l'allarme siccità fuori stagione. Per lunedì 21 e' scattato allerta rossa sulla Liguria centrale .

Maltempo: al Nord nubifragi e danni, al Sud allarme siccità

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:11:00 +0200247libero (it)

ROMA – Mentre al nord si contano i danni provocati dall’ondata di maltempo, dal Friuli colpito da una tromba d’aria alla Liguria, nel mezzogiorno il caldo record e la mancanza di pioggia ha fatto scattare l’allarme siccità fuori stagione. Per lunedì 21 è scattato allerta rossa sulla Liguria centrale.

Meteo, Italia divisa in 2: danni per i temporali al Nord e allerta siccità al Sud

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 10:29:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Al Nord si contano i danni provocati dall’ondata di maltempo , dal Friuli alla Liguria, mentre al Sud il caldo e la mancanza di pioggia ha fatto scattare l’allarme siccità fuori stagione: è quanto emerge dal monitoraggio di Coldiretti che evidenzia una Italia divisa in due con le anomalie di un....

La tormenta tropical Néstor arrasa Florida con lluvias, amenazas de tornados y marejadas

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:45:00 +0200infobae (es)

La tormenta tropical Néstor se está formando con fuerza en la costa del Golfo de Florida con lluvias, vientos, el riesgo de tornados y una marejada ciclónica potencialmente peligrosa. La lluvia también está arrasando el este de Alabama, Georgia y Carolina del Sur . Se extenderá más al noreste a través de las Carolinas y Virginia.

Previsioni Meteo: lo scirocco riporta l'estate al Sud, oltre 30°C in Calabria e Sicilia nei prossimi giorni

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:06:00 +0200247libero (it)

Previsioni Meteo, un flusso caldo-umido di scirocco spacca l’Italia in due: inizia un lungo periodo di piogge alluvionali al Nord/Ovest mentre al Centro/Sud continua la siccità e torneranno temperature estive. – Ha iniziato a piovere in modo intenso nella Liguria centrale, dove soltanto stamattina....

Previsioni Meteo: lo scirocco riporta l’estate al Sud, oltre 30°C in Calabria e Sicilia nei prossimi giorni

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:54:00 +0200strettoweb (it)

Previsioni Meteo, un flusso caldo-umido di scirocco spacca l’Italia in due: inizia un lungo periodo di piogge alluvionali al Nord/Ovest mentre al Centro/Sud continua la siccità e torneranno temperature estive. – Ha iniziato a piovere in modo intenso nella Liguria centrale, dove soltanto stamattina....

Afghanistan: Monthly Humanitarian Update (September 2019)

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 08:33:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Humanitarian needs and response: January to June 2019. In the first half of the year, 4.2 million people targeted in the Humanitarian Response Plan in 2019 were reached with assistance at least once. This included 3.2 million people who received food and emergency livelihoods assistance.

Clima, il prezzo più caro lo stanno pagando oceani e ghiacci National Geographic

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:50:00 +0200msn-it (it)

L'impatto, dice il rapporto, è già ben visibile. Dalla vetta delle montagne più alte ai fondali oceanici. Ed è tangibile per ogni essere umano. Lo studio sottolinea come i problemi non siano teorici ma che siano già qui, adesso. E dice che gli oceani, le calotte di ghiaccio polari e i ghiacciai di....

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 13:04:00 +0200caritas (en)

Every year on October 13 th we celebrate the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction . It should be an occasion to reflect on the achievements in this area, to celebrate successes in vulnerable and disaster prone countries, and to share stories of resilient communities.

'Flash drought' brings dust and dread to Southern farmers

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 21:55:00 +0200phys (en)

Nearly 56 million residents are now living in drought conditions in parts of 16 Southern states, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor report. That drought is classified as extreme in areas in Texas, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina and Florida.

As Sea Levels Rise, So Do Ghost Forests

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 21:23:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Pond pines amid the conversion of a ghost forest to saltwater march on the Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula in North Carolina, July 22, 2019(Gabriella Demczuk/The New York Times) Up and down the mid-Atlantic coast, sea levels are rising rapidly, creating stands of dead trees — often bleached, sometimes blackened — known as ghost forests.

Why the Okavango Delta is dying - experts speak

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 08:14:00 +0200newera (en)

The country’s most treasured tourism asset, the Okavango Delta, is experiencing one of the driest periods in its history. As a World Heritage Site, the Delta’s drying has stoked fears that Botswana is witnessing the beginning of the end of the magic. Staff Writer, Thalefang Charles speaks to the experts studying the matter.

As sea levels rise, so do ghost forests

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:14:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

Then the saltwater marsh plants move in. If you’re lucky, velvety tufts of cordgrass sprout. If not, impenetrable stands of canelike Phragmites, an invasive species, take over. One reason the effects of rising seas are so noticeable here is that the land has very little slope.

As Sea Levels Rise, So Do Ghost Forests

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 11:38:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Up and down the mid-Atlantic coast, sea levels are rising rapidly, creating stands of dead trees — often bleached, sometimes blackened — known as ghost forests. The water is gaining as much as 5 millimeters per year in some places, well above the global average of 3.1 millimeters, driven by profound environmental shifts that include climate change.

75m for every 1m sea rise

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 03:23:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

As residents at Sunset Beach were told the only feasible option is to retreat from the shoreline, Waikato District Council has released a draft policy document on natural hazards and climate change. On Saturday, the community on the west coast just south of Auckland heard protection against erosion was not feasible.

Erosion at Port Waikato will be 75m for every 1m of sea level rise - report

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 03:11:00 +0200Stuff (en)

As residents at Sunset Beach were told the only feasible option is to retreat from the shoreline, Waikato District Council has released a draft policy document on natural hazards and climate change. On Saturday, the community on the west coast just south of Auckland heard protection against erosion was not feasible.

Opinion OPINION: Top election issues Posted 1 min ago At time of publication, the federal election is just 19 days away, just shy of three weeks. Where does the time go? Are you ready to vote? Has a candidate…

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 19:31:00 +0200cornwallseawaynews (en)

At time of publication, the federal election is just 19 days away, just shy of three weeks. Where does the time go? Are you ready to vote? Has a candidate come to your door yet? I wanted to take this week’s column and do a bit of a primer into the federal election in the Stormont, Dundas and South Glengarry riding so far.

Southern states suffer from "flash droughts," record-breaking heat

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 17:35:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The American South has been hit with record heat, even as other parts of the country welcome fall weather, and it's bringing a sudden dry spell, dubbed a "flash drought" with it, Why it matters: The warm and dry regional pattern is hurting crops across the South, per the Times.

'Flash drought' worsening across NC, 13 other southern states

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 14:23:00 +0200wral (en)

By JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press. ATLANTA More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S.

'Flash Drought' Has Spread to 14 States Across Southern U.S.

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 05:39:00 +0200newsweek-USA (en)

According to Brian Fuchs, a climatologist at the National Drought Mitigation Center in Nebraska, the drought developed rapidly in September due to a mixture of low rainfall and record heat in southern portions of the country. Flash droughts can develop rapidly in the space of just a few weeks or....

FORECAST: Last day of high heat Friday, cooler temps in sight Source: WSOC

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 11:55:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

Forecast highlights: Friday will likely be the last of the 90-degree heat for this summer/fall; The end of the heat is in sight, though; A wind shift pushes in from east to west late Friday into the night as a Carolina wedge sets up shop for the weekend; Saturday remains the cooler day of the....

‘Flash drought’ worsening across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 22:56:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows....

‘Flash drought’ worsening across 14 southern U.S. states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 22:56:00 +0200thespec (en)

ATLANTA — More than 45 million people across 14 southern states are now in the midst of what's being called a "flash drought" that's cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows extreme....

‘Flash drought’ worsening across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 22:08:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

ATLANTA - More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows extreme....

‘Flash drought’ worsening across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 22:07:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows extreme drought....

‘Flash drought’ worsening across 14 Southern U.S. states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 20:51:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows....

‘Flash drought’ worsening across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 20:36:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows....

Drought conditions worsen across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 20:19:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows....

‘Flash drought’ worsening across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 20:08:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows extreme drought....

Drought conditions worsen across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 19:56:00 +0200accesswdun (en)

ATLANTA (AP) More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows....

‘Flash drought’ worsening across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 19:54:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

ATLANTA - More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows extreme....

Drought conditions worsen across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 18:38:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

ATLANTA - More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows extreme....

Drought conditions worsen across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 18:08:00 +0200timesfreepress (en)

Updated at 12:07 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, with more information. ATLANTA (AP) More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what's being called a "flash drought" that's cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday.

Drought conditions worsen across 14 Southern US states

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 17:13:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

ATLANTA - More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows extreme....

Wellington Report: Climate deadline looms - how will we write the future?

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 18:40:00 +0200Stuff (en)

The new scenario predicts a large part of central Wellington and some suburbs becoming inundated. Wellington probably won't see huge sea level rises by 2040, but the weather forecast doesn't look good, with more intense storms and flooding. Elsewhere could be gripped by drought.

Clima, il prezzo che pagano oceani e ghiacciai National Geographic

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 11:13:00 +0200msn-it (it)

L'impatto, dice il rapporto, è già ben visibile. Dalla vetta delle montagne più alte ai fondali oceanici. Ed è tangibile per ogni essere umano. Lo studio sottolinea come i problemi non siano teorici ma che siano già qui, adesso. E dice che gli oceani, le calotte di ghiaccio polari e i ghiacciai di....

Faces of 16 incredible kids behind unprecedented climate change legal action

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:45:00 +0200themirror (en)

The youngest is just eight years old, but these children are already doing more to battle climate change than many government heads. This week a group of 16 children, aged between eight and 17, started an unprecedented legal battle against five countries which they say have failed miserably.

Faces of 16 incredible kids behind unprecedented climate change legal action

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:37:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The youngest is just eight years old, but these children are already doing more to battle climate change than many government heads. This week a group of 16 children, aged between eight and 17, started an unprecedented legal battle against five countries which they say have failed miserably.

Before the flood

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:23:00 +0200tribune (en)

Rising sea levels, intensifying droughts and unprecedented increase in wildfires — all are clear indications of accelerated climate change. Climate scientists have long argued that human activities are unquestionably the main source of climate change. In the early 1900s, burning fossil fuels produced about 2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Before the flood

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:03:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Rising sea levels, intensifying droughts and unprecedented increase in wildfires — all are clear indications of accelerated climate change. Climate scientists have long argued that human activities are unquestionably the main source of climate change. In the early 1900s, burning fossil fuels produced about 2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Clima, il prezzo più caro lo stanno pagando oceani e ghiacci

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 02:23:00 +0200nationalgeographic-it (it)

Monte Bianco potrebbe collassare da un momento all'altro : alcune strade sono state chiuse e diverse strutture evacuate. Negli oceani, diverse riserve ittiche si sono spostate o si sono assottigliate, causando gravi problemi a un'industria da milioni di euro e alla sussistenza di molti pescatori.

OUR BURNING PLANET: State of the oceans: southern African cyclones and droughts are just a taste of things to come

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 02:17:00 +0200dailymaverick (en)

Business-as-usual carbon pollution will bring devastating droughts to parts of southern Africa, whip more potent cyclones onto the subcontinent’s east coast and play havoc with food and water supplies, a new UN report warns. When Cyclone Idai barrelled over the Mozambican port of Beira on the east....

Clima, il prezzo più caro lo stanno pagando oceani e ghiacci National Geographic

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 16:21:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© Fornito da La Repubblica Un'immagine della Grande Barriera Corallina dell'Australia scattata nel 2018: i segni di sofferenza dovuti al riscaldamento globale sono ben evidenti. Fotografia David Doubilet, National Geographic. Il cambiamento climatico è qui. Sta riscaldando gli oceani e sbriciolando le distese ghiacciate del pianeta.

World: Finding Our Way in the Age of Climate Change and Migration

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 10:48:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By António Vitorino, IOM Director General. New York – Global migration dynamics constantly shift and often baffle but one thing is certain: the adverse impacts of climate change are shaping migration patterns everywhere. Millions of people are being displaced by natural disasters and extreme climate....

Finding Our Way in the Age of Climate Change and Migration

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 09:52:00 +0200iom (en)

By António Vitorino, IOM Director General. New York – Global migration dynamics constantly shift and often baffle but one thing is certain: the adverse impacts of climate change are shaping migration patterns everywhere. Millions of people are being displaced by natural disasters and extreme climate....

Finding Our Way in the Age of Climate Change and Migration

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 09:49:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

By António Vitorino, IOM Director General. New York – Global migration dynamics constantly shift and often baffle but one thing is certain: the adverse impacts of climate change are shaping migration patterns everywhere. Millions of people are being displaced by natural disasters and extreme climate....

Everything You Need to Know About the Youth Activists Taking on the Climate Crisis at the UN

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 23:27:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Sixteen youth climate activists—including 16-year-old Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg—filed a human rights complaint with the United Nations stating that five countries have violated their basic human rights by not acting on climate change. The complaint targets Argentina, Brazil, France,....

Credit ratings agency Moody's expects natural disasters to worsen in Australia, effecting mortgages

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 06:47:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Bushfires would become a more frequent hazard as a result of this. 'There has been a long-term increase in extreme fire weather and in the length of the fire season,' Moody's said. A one degree earning in ocean currents were expected to contribute to longer and more frequent marine heatwaves.

Permalink to Apocalyptic climate events: Is this the future we are promising the next generation?

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:37:00 +0200sundaytimes (en)

A question we often ask our children, encouraging them to dream big and aspire towards anything they set their heart on. But let’s take a moment to evaluate the world that we pass on to them. The concentration of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere is at its highest in 3 to 5 million years.

Global climate strikes: Students worldwide demand action

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:11:00 +0200cnn (en)

Students in New Delhi, India, are joining the worldwide climate strike. Pictures posted on Twitter by Greenpeace India show young people marching through the city with defiant signs. "Where is my right to breathe?" one reads. Another sign bears the illustration of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old....

Indonesia haze: Are forest fires as bad as they seem?

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:18:00 +0200bbc (en)

And we have concluded that although fires this year have wrought significant damage to the environment, they have been worse in the past. Indonesia's fire season. Smoky haze has spread to Malaysia, Singapore, the south of Thailand and the Philippines, causing a significant deterioration in air quality.

Australia prepares for ‘Day Zero’ – the day the water runs out

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:38:00 +0200france24-en (en)

Day Zero is pending in at least a dozen Australian country towns stretching from the northern state of Queensland – known for its sprawling banana plantations and tropical heatwaves – to the state of New South Wales, whose capital Sydney is the country’s most popu lous city.

Australia prepares for ‘Day Zero’ – the day the water runs out

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:04:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Day Zero, as it’s called, would mark the start of water rationing and the day residential taps are turned off – literally – with large numbers of households and businesses having to go to local collection sites to fetch water. Day Zero is pending in at least a dozen Australian country towns....

Dall’Africa c’è sempre qualcosa di nuovo

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:42:00 +0200huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

Dall’ Africa c’è sempre qualcosa di nuovo” scriveva Plinio Il Vecchio. Un ammonimento difficile da ignorare quando si osserva la vitalità dei popoli d’Africa spesso in contrasto con la povertà, e a tratti la desolazione e i conflitti, che fanno da cornice alla descrizione di quel continente.

Las víctimas del cambio climático

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 04:37:00 +0200eluniversal (es)

Como destaca el Papa Francisco, el cambio climático no es algo que va a venir, está sucediendo y afectando especialmente a los más pobres. Entre sus víctimas se hallan las que siguen. Los desplazados climáticos. Los eventos climáticos extremos se han hecho más frecuentes e intensos, y llevan al desplazamiento de cifras récords de personas.

Artificial intelligence could predict El Niño up to 18 months in advance

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:57:00 +0200sciencemag (en)

Sep. 18, 2019 , 1:30 PM. The dreaded El Niño strikes the globe every 2 to 7 years. As warm waters in the tropical Pacific Ocean shift eastward and trade winds weaken, the weather pattern ripples through the atmosphere, causing drought in southern Africa, wildfires in South America, and flooding on North America’s Pacific coast.

French researchers forecast more intensified global warming

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:59:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The latest climate forecasts made by several French scientific bodies reveal a rather alarming situation: current forecasts are a little too optimistic in relation to the reality of global warming. According to models from the Pierre-Simon Laplace Institute (IPSL) and France’s National....

French researchers forecast more intensified global warming

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:43:00 +0200euractiv-en (en)

The latest climate forecasts made by several French scientific bodies reveal a rather alarming situation: current forecasts are a little too optimistic in relation to the reality of global warming. According to models from the Pierre-Simon Laplace Institute (IPSL) and France’s National....

Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:44:00 +0200bbc (en)

Media caption The acceleration in melting of the ice sheet covering Greenland has shocked researchers. Extreme events linked to climate change, such as the heatwave in Europe this year, are occurring sooner than expected, an ex-chief scientist says. Prof Sir David King says he's been scared by the....

World: The new climate reality: Protecting African cities from disaster

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:05:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Nairobi, 16 September 2019 - The impacts of climate change such as floods, landslides and extreme heat disproportionately affect the urban poor. This is because these communities often live in inadequate housing in fragile locations like floodplains, with no risk-reducing infrastructure such as functioning storm drains.

These Are the U.S. States That Will Be Most Affected by Climate Change

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:37:00 +0200newsweek-USA (en)

Every American will be affected by climate change, experts have warned, although extreme events like scorching heatwaves, devastating floods and ferocious hurricanes will hit some harder than others. And yet too many Americans see climate change as either a threat only to people in other countries;....

These Are the U.S. States That Will Be Most Affected by Climate Change

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:33:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Every American will be affected by climate change, experts have warned, although extreme events like scorching heatwaves, devastating floods and ferocious hurricanes will hit some harder than others. And yet too many Americans see climate change as either a threat only to people in other countries;....

A time to act

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:40:00 +0200tribune (en)

This Friday (September 20), people across the world – activists, students, environmentalists or simply anyone concerned will march to express their worry over the grave impacts of climate change. The march had been organized in the backdrop of Swedish student Greta Thunberg’s famous protest outside....

A time to act

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:33:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

This Friday (September 20), people across the world – activists, students, environmentalists or simply anyone concerned will march to express their worry over the grave impacts of climate change. The march had been organized in the backdrop of Swedish student Greta Thunberg’s famous protest outside....

How climate change is changing our world and up-to-date forecasts

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 17:31:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

With the cool of autumn now upon us and the familiar chill of a British winter not far away, this might not sound like a bad prospect right now: within just three decades London will have the climate that Barcelona has now , while Edinburgh will be like Paris.

Due milioni di persone hanno urgente bisogno di cibo

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 03:06:00 +0200interris (it)

sei mesi dall’impatto devastante del ciclone Idai su Mozambico, Malawi e Zimbabwe Nazioni africane dove oltre mille persone hanno perso la vita la popolazione colpita dall’emergenza è sull’orlo della carestia mentre la risposta umanitaria, richiesta dalle Nazioni Unite, è finanziata per meno della metà .

Eight months’ drought hits over 782,000 in North and East

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 22:31:00 +0200dailynews-lk (en)

Even as the Meteorological Department warned yesterday of more heavy rain and possible floods in southern parts of the island, the Disaster Management Centre drew attention to the continuing months-long drought prevailing in much of the North and north-central and eastern regions severely affecting an estimated 782,000 people.

Mozambico, a 6 mesi dal ciclone Idai costretti a mangiare piante selvatiche, la denuncia di Oxfam Rai News

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:19:00 +0200msn-it (it)

A sei mesi esatti dall'impatto devastante del ciclone Idai su Mozambico, Malawi e Zimbabwe - in cui oltre mille persone hanno perso la vita - la popolazione è sull'orlo della carestia mentre la risposta umanitaria, richiesta dalle Nazioni Unite, è finanziata per meno della metà.

Cyclone Idai 6 Months on: CARE Issues Dire warnings as Studies Show 41 Million Face Hunger in Southern Africa

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:39:00 +0200care (en)

BEIRA (September 12, 2019) - A combination of natural disasters made worse by climate change, funding shortfalls and weak economies across southern Africa has increased food insecurity by 28 percent, new findings have revealed. Six months since the devastating Cyclone Idai struck three southern....

'Our land is no use any more': India's struggle to save its farms

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:33:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Gurugram, India - The modern highway leading from Gurugram, a technology and business hub south of the Indian capital New Delhi, cuts through swaths of empty lots - land that once contained fertile green fields, but which is now mostly barren and dotted with cranes towering over unfinished buildings.

'Our land is no use any more': India's struggle to save its farms

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:44:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Gurugram, India - The modern highway leading from Gurugram, a technology and business hub south of the Indian capital New Delhi, cuts through swaths of empty lots - land that once contained fertile green fields, but which is now mostly barren and dotted with cranes towering over unfinished buildings.

330 million people in India were affected by drought in 2015-16: UN report

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 19:19:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Experts released scientific inputs into how drought can be managed through better preparedness and tracking drought vulnerability of communities at the ongoing 14th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

MIL-OSI Global: We built an app to detect areas most vulnerable to life-threatening haze

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 06:10:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Tianjia Liu, PhD Candidate in Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University. Forest and land-use fires are ravaging Indonesia’s Sumatra and Kalimantan islands. Haze from these fires threatens lives as inhaling smoke can cause heart and respiratory diseases, leading to premature deaths.

Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 03:20:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Following are statements by Commissioners and the Managing Partners: High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Today, climate crisis affects countless lives and the enjoyment of a range of human rights. Ultimately, it threatens human survival.

Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 02:13:00 +0200wri (en)

Following are statements by Commissioners and the Managing Partners: High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Today, climate crisis affects countless lives and the enjoyment of a range of human rights. Ultimately, it threatens human survival.

Nell’Australia orientale ci sono decine di incendi boschivi fuori controllo

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 10:44:00 +0200ilpost (it)

In Australia i vigli del fuoco sono al lavoro da diversi giorni per contenere decine di incendi boschivi, che hanno causato la distruzione di una ventina di abitazioni lungo la costa orientale del paese. Tra gli stati del Queensland e del New South Wales sono stati censiti almeno 100 incendi, che si....

Good rainfall forecast cheers parched SADC region

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:50:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

September 6, 2019. Sifelani Tsiko Agric, Environment & Innovations Editor. The latest regional rainfall forecast for the 2019-2020 cropping season shows that most SADC countries are likely to receive normal to above normal rainfall, bringing hope and cheer to farmers still reeling from a drought that ravaged most parts in the previous season.

Climate change: is it real ?

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:05:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

Of course it is! The climate change is really happening and causing havocs all over the Earth. However, most are oblivious to that. It is very regrettable that some people are even denying it is taking place. The numbers of those deniers are quite small, but the problem is: they include people who....

Climate change: is it real ? 2019/09/06 by Global New Light of Myanmar

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 19:47:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Climate change is an emergency around the world. Graphic Image : BT. Of course it is! The climate change is really happening and causing havocs all over the Earth. However, most are oblivious to that. It is very regrettable that some people are even denying it is taking place.

Sadc must be well prepared to cope with natural disasters

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 08:45:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

September 4, 2019. Kizito Sikuka Correspondent The establishment of vibrant disaster risk strategies is a priority for southern Africa. This is in response to the need to cope and address the effects of climate change — a natural phenomenon that is not only here to stay — but getting worse.

How to create a desert, or not

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 18:58:00 +0200farmindustrynews (en)

Most of us think of desert as an arid country with sand dunes, but that's not really accurate. The truth is that deserts include sizable areas of oceans, lakes, rivers and creeks. The term could also be applied to most crop fields in North America, and to pine forests and many orchards.

India facing dilemma of development

Sun, 01 Sep 2019 22:28:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

India is hosting the 14th Conference of Parties on the Convention to Combat Desertification today onwards. A key focus is on using land sustainably, also the focus of a recent IPCC report. Globally, the learnings are that every square foot of land has to be treated in ways that are ecologically sound for that location and the local people.

Afghanistan: Afghanistan: Drought and Flash Floods EPoA update n° 2 Emergency Appeal n° MDRAF005

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 10:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Summary of current operation and revision made to emergency plan of action: This operation update is issued to inform two and half-month progress on operation activities under emergency appeal. This operations update no. 2 informs on the activities accomplished as per reporting period for the....

Marn advierte 11 días sin lluvia en el oriente del país Las autoridades monitorean una baja presión, efecto del huracán Dorian, que nos podría traer lluvias este fin de semana.

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 09:55:00 +0200elmundo-sv (es)

El Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Marn) ha informado de un nuevo periodo de sequía al oriente del país que inició desde el 20 de agosto y que hasta ayer ya acumulaba 11 días sin lluvia. Principalmente, la sequía afecta los departamentos de La Unión, en su zona central; el sur de....

Malaysia: Malaysia: Disaster Management Reference Handbook (June 2019)

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 23:01:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Executive Summary. Malaysia is located in Southeast Asia bordering Thailand, Brunei, and Indonesia and consists of 13 states and 3 federal territories.Geographically, it is in a stable region, outside the Ring of Fire and south of major typhoon paths. However, Malaysia is often affected by other....

AMAZON BLAZE Amazon rainforest fire - what started it, how bad is it and will it stop?

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 10:14:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

AMAZON BLAZE Amazon rainforest fire - what started it, how bad is it and will it stop? SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fire stopping anytime soon. But what caused the powerful fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest.

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 09:44:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

Huracán Dorian no aliviará sequía del sur

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 20:26:00 +0200elvocero (es)

El movimiento de trayectoria del ahora huracán Dorian hacia el noreste de la Isla evitará que la región sur de la Isla reciba lluvias que alivien la sequía severa que enfrentan los municipios de la zona. El meteorólogo Ernesto Rodríguez, del Servicio Nacional de Meteorología (NWS, por sus siglas en....

Chile lidia con su peor sequía registrada

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 19:01:00 +0200futuroverde (es)

Tras padecer años de lluvias escasas, Chile se enfrenta a a una fuerte sequía que afecta cerca del 76% de la superficie del país. Según la Oficina de Cambio Climático chilena, la última década es la más seca que se ha conocido desde que se tienen registros.

IJERPH, Vol. 16, Pages 3146: Time-Series Study of Associations between Rates of People Affected by Disasters and the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Cycle

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 17:45:00 +0200mdpi (en)

The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a major driver of climatic variability that can have far reaching consequences for public health globally. We explored whether global, regional and country-level rates of people affected by natural disasters (PAD) are linked to ENSO.

AMAZON BLAZE What started the Amazon rainforest fires, how bad is it and will it stop? SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fire stopping anytime soon. But what caused the powerful fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest.

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 08:41:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

Bangladesh: New Drought Monitoring System Will Reduce Climate Risks for South Asian Farmers

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 18:52:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

To mitigate the food security and economic risks of South Asia’s frequent and intense droughts, scientists and policymakers from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development ( ICIMOD ) and the International Maize and Wheat....

Amazon rainforest fire: How did the Amazon fire start? How long has it been on fire? BRAZIL’S Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, - but how did...

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 09:33:00 +0200express (en)

The Brazilian Amazon is ablaze as a record number of fires continue to ravage the vast rainforest. The Brazilian Army has been deployed to help tackle the vicious fires after the nation's government faced mounting international pressure to take more action to tackle them.

Why is the Arctic on fire?

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 02:08:00 +0200bbc-future (en)

as the rest of the planet due to climate change, largely due to changes in albedo the loss of sunlight-reflecting ice and snow, replaced by sunlight-absorbing ocean and soil. This is driving a dangerous positive feedback cycle where heating spirals into more heating. And, now, the Arctic isn’t only losing its ice.

AMAZON BLAZE What started the Amazon rainforest fires, how bad is it and will it stop? SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fire stopping anytime soon. But what caused the powerful fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest.

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:43:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

AMAZON BLAZE What started the Amazon rainforest fires, how bad is it and will it stop?

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 09:42:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

Amazon rainforest fire: How did the Amazon fire start? How long has it been on fire?

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 04:25:00 +0200express (en)

The Brazilian Amazon is ablaze as a record number of fires continue to ravage the vast rainforest. The Brazilian Army could be deployed to help tackle the vicious fires after the nation's government faced mounting international pressure to take more action to tackle them.

Amazon rainforest fires turn São Paulo's sky black

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 01:54:00 +0200eco-business (en)

Forest fires have dramatically increased in the Brazilian Amazon this year in the wake of soaring deforestation rates, raising concerns among environmentalists about the fate of the planet’s largest tropical forest. The number of active fires amounted to 74,155 between January 1 and August 20, a....

Brazil: South America: Forest Fires: Information Bulletin no. 1

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 02:47:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The situation. In recent years, forest fires have become an emerging and continuous danger in South America. These fires cause damage to the ecosystem, biodiversity, livelihoods with a strong impact on communities in these areas and others affected by the effects.

The Amazon fires: What’s causing them and what the impacts could be

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 19:47:00 +0200twincities (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO — Fires have been breaking out at an unusual pace in Brazil this year, causing global alarm over deforestation in the Amazon region. The world’s largest rainforest is often called the “lungs of the earth.” Here’s a look at what’s happening: WHAT’S BURNING? Brazil’s National Space....

AP Explains: The causes and risks of the Amazon fires

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:00:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Meanwhile, large fires also have been burning in neighboring countries such as Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina. WHAT'S CAUSING THE FIRES? Paulo Moutinho, co-founder of the Amazon Environmental Research Institute, said this week that "it is very difficult to have natural fires in the Amazon; it happens but the majority come from the hand of humans.

Amazon rainforest fire: How did the Amazon fire start? How long has it been on fire? BRAZIL’S Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, - but how did...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 10:37:00 +0200express (en)

The Brazilian Amazon is ablaze as a record number of fires continue to ravage the vast rainforest. The Brazilian Army could be deployed to help tackle the vicious fires after the nation's government faced mounting international pressure to take more action to tackle them.

AP Explains: The causes and risks of the Amazon fires

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:38:00 +0200missoulian (en)

Virgin jungle stands next to an area that was burnt recently near Porto Velho, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Brazilian state experts have reported a record of nearly 77,000 wildfires across the country so far this year, up 85% over the same period in 2018.

AP Explains: The causes and risks of the Amazon fires

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:32:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

Fire consumes an area near Porto Velho, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Brazilian state experts have reported a record of nearly 77,000 wildfires across the country so far this year, up 85% over the same period in 2018. Brazil contains about 60% of the Amazon rainforest, whose degradation could have....

AP Explains: The causes and risks of the Amazon fires

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:13:00 +0200muscatinejournal (en)

Virgin jungle stands next to an area that was burnt recently near Porto Velho, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Brazilian state experts have reported a record of nearly 77,000 wildfires across the country so far this year, up 85% over the same period in 2018.

As Fires Devastate the Amazon Rainforest, NASA Satellites Capture Grim Images

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:02:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Often referred to as "the planet's lungs" because it provides 20% of the world's oxygen, the Amazon rainforest has been ablaze for weeks. NASA has captured satellite images of the billowing smoke from the catastrophic fires, which continue to spread. As of today (Aug.

AP Explains: The causes and risks of the Amazon fires

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 22:47:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Virgin jungle stands next to an area that was burnt recently near Porto Velho, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Brazilian state experts have reported a record of nearly 77,000 wildfires across the country so far this year, up 85% over the same period in 2018.

La foresta Amazzonica in fiamme, i grandi del pianeta sul disastro che si sta consumando in Sud America

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:56:00 +0200247libero (it)

Da ore la foresta Amazzonica sta bruciando con un’intensità che fa gridare a uno dei più grandi disastri ambientali del nostro tempo. Tutti i grandi della Terra sono preoccupati per quanto sta avvenendo in Sud America. La foresta Amazzonica brucia e l’incendio, di portata epocale, sta mettendo in....

Greenpeace reactive on Amazon forest fires

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:43:00 +0200yubanet (en)

São Paulo, Brazil, Aug. 22, 2019 – Over the past days, forest fires have been ravaging the Brazilian Amazon region. The number of fire outbreaks recorded in the Amazon in 2019 is one of the largest in recent years. Between January and August 20, the number of fires has increased 145% compared to the same period in 2018.

Satellite images show devastating Amazon rainforest fire

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:54:00 +0200geospatialworld (en)

The ‘Lungs of the Earth’ are on fire. The Amazon rainforest , which produces 20% of the oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere and is home to 10% of the Earth’s diversities, has been burning for the last three weeks at an unprecedented rate. This year, Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research has....

Amazon Rainforest fire LIVE: Devastating fires revealed as São Paulo PLUNGED into darkness

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:12:00 +0200express (en)

2.40pm update: Almost one million square miles affected by fires. An estimated measure done by Express.co.uk shows approximately 640 million acres have been affected by the fire. Based on Google’s alert system, the area surrounded by the fire covers more than half of Brazil.

Irregular Sonoran monsoon highlights danger of always blaming climate change

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:47:00 +0200earth (en)

The Sonoran Desert in the United States is home to the large cities of Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. On June 26, 1990, Phoenix had its hottest day on record , a sweltering 122 degrees Fahrenheit. Although California’s Death Valley has reached hotter temperatures, Phoenix is consistently one of the....

Amazon Rainforest fire LIVE updates: State of emergency declared - fires hit record number

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:17:00 +0200express (en)

Thousands of acres have been burned and destroyed by the numerous wildfires sweeping Brazil; Shocking maps show the true extent of the blaze, which have coated more than half of Brazil in smoke; San Paolo turned dark and stormy today when thick smoke from the fires descended on the busy city; Since....

Sudden darkness over Sao Paulo baffles thousands

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:42:00 +0200startribune (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO Around midday on Monday, the sky suddenly blackened, and day became night in Sao Paulo. Sure, smog is bad in the Western Hemisphere’s largest city, where traffic jams can stretch for dozens of miles. But not this bad. What was going on? Was the end near? “Apocalypse!” one person cried on Twitter.

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:27:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Plastic pollution found in the world’s oceans and the melting permafrost in the Arctic could have startling economic burdens, perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion and $70 trillion, respectively. And while there may have been some hope that certain countries could escape the brunt of the impact, a new....

India Environment Floods after drought: India reels from extremes India has fallen into cycles in which severe drought and flooding follow each other By Aritry Das

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 04:35:00 +0200asiatimes (en)

Climate change and bad policies have pushed India into a recurring cycle of floods and droughts which is threatening the country’s economic stability and environmental wellbeing. The current floods have so far killed around 250 people and displaced at least a million across four states in southern and western India.

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....

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....

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....

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.

Climate Change Is Already Changing The Environment, A Study Says

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 10:24:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A new report from the United Nations’ body in charge of monitoring climate change details how global warming is already playing out on land to negative effect: magnifying heat waves and droughts and contributing to desertification and declining crop yields.

2.600 millones de personas viven en países con problemas de agua extremos

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 04:23:00 +0200semana (es)

El crecimiento de la población, el aumento del consumo de carne y la intensificación de la actividad económica vienen presionando en forma creciente los recursos hídricos del mundo. Habitantes de casi 400 regiones del planeta ya están viviendo en condiciones de "estrés hídrico extremo", según un....

Climate Change is triggering more heat waves, droughts, and crop yield declines, study says

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:06:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A new report from the United Nations’ body in charge of monitoring climate change details how global warming is already playing out on land to negative effect: magnifying heat waves and droughts, and contributing to desertification and declining crop yields.

¿Cuán probable es que la Argentina sufra escasez de agua?

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 19:59:00 +0200lanacion-AR (es)

Habitantes de casi 400 regiones del planeta ya están viviendo en condiciones de "estrés hídrico extremo", según un nuevo informe del World Resources Institute (WRI) , un centro de estudios con sede en Washington. El estrés hídrico mide la cantidad de agua extraída de fuentes subterráneas y superficiales en comparación con el total disponible.

¿Cuán probable es que tu país sufra escasez de agua?

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 18:24:00 +0200ecuavisa (es)

Problema global. Casi un tercio de la población global, cerca de 2.600 millones de personas, vive en países en situación de estrés hídrico "extremadamente alto" , incluyendo 1.700 millones de personas en 17 naciones con "escasez extremada de agua", según el WRI.

Onu: servono 295 milioni di euro per la fame in Zimbabwe

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 16:31:00 +0200imolaoggi (it)

ROMA, 7 AGO – Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe – 5 milioni di persone – ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E’ l’allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari Ansa

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:26:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© ANSA Zimbabwe : Onu,servono aiuti alimentari. (ANSA) - ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che....

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:57:00 +0200lagazzettadelmezzogiorno (it)

ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:35:00 +0200ansa (it)

(ANSA) - ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:12:00 +0200tiscali-it (it)

(ANSA) - ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

¿Cuán probable es que tu país sufra escasez de agua?

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 05:29:00 +0200laprensa (es)

El crecimiento de la población, el aumento del consumo de carne y la intensificación de la actividad económica vienen presionando en forma creciente los recursos hídricos del mundo. Habitantes de casi 400 regiones del planeta ya están viviendo en condiciones de « estrés hídrico extremo «, según un....

¿Cuán probable es que tu país sufra escasez de agua?

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 19:42:00 +0200bbc-spanish (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Casi un tercio de la población global, cerca de 2.600 millones de personas, vive en países en situación de estrés hídrico "extremadamente alto", según el informe. El crecimiento de la población, el aumento del consumo de carne y la....

¿Cuán probable es que tu país sufra escasez de agua?

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 18:41:00 +0200bbc-es (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Casi un tercio de la población global, cerca de 2.600 millones de personas, vive en países en situación de estrés hídrico "extremadamente alto", según el informe. El crecimiento de la población, el aumento del consumo de carne y la....

Why Okavango Delta is drying - experts speak

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 05:02:00 +0200mmegi (en)

Exactly 100 years since Batawana’s first relocation after settling in Ngamiland, Maun is staring at the worst drought in recent history. It is not just Maun. The entire south western part of the Okavango Delta is as dry as a bone. The annual flood from the Okavango’s catchment was at its lowest levels this year.

editorial Support Meteorological Services to save lives in times of disaster By Alexander Rheeney, 08/05/2019

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 12:15:00 +0200samoaobserver (en)

The 5th Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-5) gets underway this morning in Apia for five-days of deliberations. The conference – brings together PMC members, senior government officials from SPREP member countries and development partners, CROP, United Nations agencies and various....

Here are 20 places where weather is getting worse because of climate change

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 16:16:00 +0200azcentral (en)

2. Arctic Ocean: Alaska. In 2016, the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska experienced its most intense marine heat wave – defined as at least five-day periods in which sea surface temperatures are extremely high for the region – since at least 1982, when satellite temperature records began.

Severe drought threatens delicate ecosystem in Gujarat

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 09:56:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Kutch district, Gujarat, India - Over the past few days, dark monsoon clouds have enveloped the small desert town of Bhuj, in the Indian state of Gujarat, with rainfall finally bringing relief to the distressed region. A severe heatwave has hit India this summer.

Drought Hits the Caribbean

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 19:55:00 +0200environmental-expert (en)

The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) has warned that, due in part to a weak El Niño, drought conditions will likely continue in many Caribbean nations through July and into September. The ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao — along with Belize and the....

Neck deep in trouble

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 20:47:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Currently, we are facing a weak El Niño year. The traditional meaning of “El Niño” has been limited to dry (or drought) conditions in the South Asian countries. This means that Bangladesh and the greater Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basin systems will receive lower-than-normal rainfall.

59% of rural population food insecure

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 11:15:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA. At least 59% of the rural population will be food insecure at the peak of the consumption season, the latest Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZIMVAC) livelihoods report has revealed. According to the report, close to six million people in the rural areas will be in....

59% of Zimbabwe rural population food insecure

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 09:32:00 +0200bulawayo24 (en)

At least 59% of the rural population will be food insecure at the peak of the consumption season, the latest Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZIMVAC) livelihoods report has revealed. According to the report, close to six million people in the rural areas will be in dire need of food due to stagnant incomes and droughts.

Horn of Africa drought threatens re-run of famines past

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:59:00 +0200ippmedia-en (en)

The British charity HYPERLINK " http://www.oxfam.org/en" Oxfam said Thursday that more than 15 million people across drought-stricken parts of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia now needed handouts and warned of a hefty death toll unless donors stumped up cash fast.

59% of rural population food insecure

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:53:00 +0200newsday (en)

BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA. At least 59% of the rural population will be food insecure at the peak of the consumption season, the latest Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZIMVAC) livelihoods report has revealed. According to the report, close to six million people in the rural areas will be in....

Climate change explained

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 10:12:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

Climate change now. There is clear evidence to show that climate change is happening. Measurements show that the average temperature at the Earth’s surface has risen by about 1°C since the pre-industrial period. 17 of the 18 warmest years on record have occurred in the 21st century and each of the....

Paris scorches in historic drought as heatwave fries Europe

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 04:27:00 +0200brisbanetimes (en)

The weather is also aggravating droughts since it hasn't rained much in many parts of Europe this northern summer. The combination of heat, wind and possible lightning from thunderstorms also increases the risk of wildfires. Paris is at its driest in almost 150 years and the extreme are scorching fields and shutting power plants.

At least 11 people killed after massive landslide buries village in southern China due to heavy rain

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:01:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Authorities called for intensified geological and meteorological monitoring to prevent secondary disasters. Earlier Tuesday, a landslide at a highway construction site in Guizhou's Hezhang County at 4pm left at least one person dead and six others missing.

French-fried at 42 ‎°C in unmatched heat wave

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 12:55:00 +0200iran-daily (en)

As temperatures climb across Europe, peaking on Thursday in Paris and London, the effects of extreme weather are becoming clearer. Electricite de France SA cut its nuclear output because river water is too warm to cool plants, power prices have jumped and farmers are frustrated by another bad spell for crops, business-standard.

Climate change: French-fried at 42 degrees Celsius in unmatched heat wave

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 11:46:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Paris is its driest in almost 150 years and temperatures across Europe are reaching extreme levels, scorching fields and shutting power plants. As temperatures climb across Europe, peaking on Thursday in Paris and London, the effects of extreme weather are becoming clearer.

Paris Scorches in Historic Drought as Heatwave Fries Europe

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 10:44:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- Paris is its driest in almost 150 years and temperatures across Europe are reaching extreme levels, scorching fields and shutting power plants.As temperatures climb across Europe, peaking on Thursday in Paris and London, the effects of extreme weather are becoming clearer.

#HumanitarianAid – EU announces €18.5 million additional package for #LatinAmerica and the #Caribbean

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 08:13:00 +0200eureporter (en)

As numerous natural disasters threaten vulnerable communities in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the Commission has announced today new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million. This includes €15m to support preparedness of local communities and institutions for natural disasters throughout....

EU announces €18.5 million humanitarian aid package for Latin America and the Caribbean

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 04:46:00 +0200EC (en)

The European Union announced new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million for the Latin American and Caribbean region, an area where numerous natural disasters threaten already vulnerable communities. The amount announced today includes €15 million to support preparedness of local communities and....

South America

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 04:46:00 +0200EC (en)

is exposed to a range of natural disasters. Climate change has also increased the frequency and intensity of weather-related disasters. Four million Venezuelans have sought refuge in neighbouring South American countries (of which 1.3 million in Colombia, 263,000 in Ecuador, and 768,000 in Peru).

Humanitarian Aid: EU announces €18.5 million additional package for Latin America and the Caribbean

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:11:00 +0200europa-nu (en)

As numerous natural disasters threaten vulnerable communities in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the Commission has announced today new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million. This includes €15 million to support preparedness of local communities and institutions for natural disasters....

Humanitarian Aid: EU announces €18.5 million additional package for Latin America and the Caribbean

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:03:00 +0200dg-comm-en (en)

As numerous natural disasters threaten vulnerable communities in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the Commission has announced today new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million. This includes €15 million to support preparedness of local communities and institutions for natural disasters....

Humanitarian Aid: EU announces €18.5 million additional package for Latin America and the Caribbean

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:52:00 +0200europa-pressReleases (en)

As numerous natural disasters threaten vulnerable communities in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the Commission has announced today new humanitarian funding of €18.5 million. This includes €15 million to support preparedness of local communities and institutions for natural disasters....

Afghanistan: Biofilter secures safe drinking water during flooding

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:35:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

In 2019, 252,000 people have been affected by record floods across 28 provinces in Afghanistan. Saidullah and his family were among them. By Zohal Nasrat. "It was two o'clock at night when someone called telling me that a flood was on its way towards us. Immediately, my family, and 19 other families from our village came out of our houses.

Portogallo in fiamme, bruciano i boschi di Castelo Branco Rai News

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:36:00 +0200msn-it (it)

In Portogallo i Vigili del Fuoco continuano a combattere contro gli incendi boschivi che stanno devastando in particolare il Centro e il Sud del Paese. Il vento e il caldo peggiorano la situazione e alimentano le fiamme. I feriti sono una trentina. Più di 1800 vigili del fuoco, con il supporto di aerei ed elicotteri, lavorano senza sosta.

Small dams, a harbinger of resolving Pakistan’s water woes

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:42:00 +0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

F.P. Report. PESHAWAR: Known as the home of longest River Indus (3180km) in Asia, Pakistan is a unique country with plenty of small and big rivers gifted with natural sites for construction of more dams to address the longstanding water woes of the country.

Small dams, a harbinger of resolving Pakistan’s water woes

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 05:13:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

Peshawar. Known as the home of longest River Indus (3180km) in Asia, Pakistan is a unique country with plenty of small and big rivers — gifted with natural sites for construction of more dams to address the longstanding water woes of the country. The country has more than 24 big and small rivers....

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.

India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:08:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

By Joydeep Gupta, Mubina Akhtar. Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India, and in Bangladesh. Almost all of southern and interior western India is grappling with water scarcity. With mega-city Chennai being supplied by water trains, one....

MIL-OSI China: Premier Li urges all-out efforts in floods, drought

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 06:47:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Premier Li Keqiang has called for zero complacency in flood control and drought relief efforts as China braces for the peak of the flood season, which lasts until mid-August. Li’s remarks came as he inspected the Ministry of Emergency Management, where he presided over a meeting on work related to flood control and drought relief on Friday.

Premier Li urges all-out efforts in floods, drought

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:43:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

Premier Li Keqiang has called for zero complacency in flood control and drought relief efforts as China braces for the peak of the flood season, which lasts until mid-August. A local resident in Taojiang, Hunan province is trapped in floods on July 18, 2019. He was later saved by the local rescue team.

Li urges all-out efforts in floods, drought

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0200ecns (en)

Premier visits Ministry of Emergency Management as areas see heavy rains. Premier Li Keqiang has called for zero complacency in flood control and drought relief efforts as China braces for the peak of the flood season, which lasts until mid-August. Li's remarks came as he inspected the Ministry of....

Indonesia pays serious attention to forest fires handling

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:40:00 +0200antaranews-en (en)

Indonesia is bracing for devastating and more frequent forest fires, following the recurrence of bush and forest fires in many regions of the largest archipelagic country in the world. As of July 2019, forest fires were recorded to have devastated a total of 30,477 hectares, Agus Wibowo, spokesman....

India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:24:00 +0200firstpost (en)

By Joydeep Gupta, Mubina Akhtar. Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India, and in Bangladesh. Almost all of southern and interior western India is grappling with water scarcity. With mega-city Chennai being supplied by water trains, one....

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.

Copernicus Emergency Management Service – monitoring tropical cyclone Fani from space

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:56:00 +0200geospatialworld (en)

Tropical Cyclone (TC) Fani hit India on 3 May with sustained winds of 240km/h – it was the most intense cyclone to make landfall in the country in 20 years. India is not alone in experiencing such record-breaking disasters in recent years – Mozambique and the devastating cyclones that crippled the....

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&#39;s major cities to face &#39;unknown&#39; 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&#39;s major cities to face &#39;unknown&#39; 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,....

World’s major cities to face ‘unknown’ climate conditions by 2050

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 02:55:00 +0200freemalaysiatoday (en)

A walks on the edge of Lake Michigan’s shoreline as temperatures in January 2019 dropped to -29 degrees Celsius in Chicago, Illinois, US. (AFP pic) 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.

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

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:50:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

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

World&#39;s major cities to face &#39;unknown&#39; climate conditions by 2050

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 20:40:00 +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's major cities to face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 20:15:00 +0200trust (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.

When Drought Threatens Crops: NASA's Role in Famine Warnings

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:24:00 +0200terradaily (en)

NASA's satellite imagery and model forecasts regularly help agricultural and aid agencies to monitor the performance of crops worldwide and prepare for food shortages. "In the 1970's the U.S. realized that drought impacts on global agriculture were severely affecting trade and food aid decisions,....

Growing peanuts on red dirt and making it work despite the storm

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 06:13:00 +0200farmindustrynews (en)

Graham Ginn wanted his crop planted early this year, mainly due to what happened last year. The last week of May, Ginn’s corn was well on its way to tasseling. Two days prior, he finished replanting the last of his cotton. The peanut crop had been in the ground about three weeks.

Guideline spells out head officials' duties in disaster

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 05:26:00 +0200ecns (en)

Water from the Lijiang River submerges a street in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on Tuesday. Authorities have suspended sightseeing boats and rafts, as water rises in the tourist city. (DENG ZHENFU/FOR CHINA DAILY) Heads of local governments of all levels will be held accountable if....

Climate coalition countries vital

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 11:15:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

guest column Peter Makwanya. ALTHOUGH each country has context-specific climate challenges, it is important to approach the challenges in their localities, first and foremost, but it is also significant to approach these climate challenges in the framework of the regional community grouping, such as....

Climate coalition countries vital

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 06:40:00 +0200newsday (en)

guest column Peter Makwanya. ALTHOUGH each country has context-specific climate challenges, it is important to approach the challenges in their localities, first and foremost, but it is also significant to approach these climate challenges in the framework of the regional community grouping, such as....

Grandine, Coldiretti Biella Vercelli: “Gravi danni, agricoltori sotto shock”

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 16:02:00 +0200newsbiella (it)

Nella notte di sabato un violento temporale, conseguenza delle alte temperature di questi giorni, ha colpito il vercellese. Ad essere maggiormente colpita è stata una fascia a Sud e Sud Ovest di Vercelli , dove chicchi di grandine del diametro di 5 cm sono scesi in pochi minuti con grande violenza.

Copernicus: un anno di inondazioni, un anno di siccità

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:45:00 +0200euronews-it (it)

Il quarto agosto più caldo di sempre. Secondo i dati forniti dal lo scorso mese di agosto 2018 è stato il quarto più caldo mai registrato. La copertura di ghiaccio marino è stata al di sotto della media in entrambe le regioni polari. L'Europa settentrionale, l'Australia e l'Africa meridionale erano particolarmente aride.

Rischio incendi boschivi

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:20:00 +0200protezionecivile (it)

Il 30% della superficie del nostro Paese è costituito da boschi, caratterizzati da un’ampia varietà di specie che nel corso dei millenni si sono adattate alla straordinaria variabilità dei climi, da quelli subaridi dell’estremo sud della penisola a quelli nivali dell’arco alpino.

El Niño aumenta riesgo de huracanes

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:17:00 +0200cuartopoder (es)

El fenómeno de El Niño es el responsable de las intensas precipitaciones que se han presentado en las últimas semanas en el centro, sur y poniente de Yucatán, pero también genera condiciones climáticas atípicas en el oriente, donde las lluvias han sido escasas a diferencia de otros años y también....

Rapporto Fao: guerre e cambiamenti climatici aggravano l’insicurezza alimentare nel mondo

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 10:20:00 +0200greenreport (it)

“Crop Prospects and Food Situation” pubblicato dalla Fao, «I conflitti in atto e le condizioni di tempo asciutto restano le cause principali degli elevati livelli di insicurezza alimentare grave, che impediscono a milioni di persone la disponibilità e l’accesso al cibo».

Aumenta riesgo de huracanes en el Atlántico por fenómeno "El Niño"

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 04:12:00 +0200elmanana (es)

MÉRIDA, Yuc.- El fenómeno de El Niño es el responsable de las intensas precipitaciones que se han presentado en las últimas semanas en el centro, sur y poniente de Yucatán, pero también genera condiciones climáticas atípicas en el oriente, donde las lluvias han sido escasas a diferencia de otros....

Conflitti e condizioni meteo avverse aggravano il fabbisogno alimentare

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 16:08:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Secondo il rapporto “ Crop Prospects and Food Situation ” (Prospettive dei raccolti e situazione alimentare) diffuso oggi, i conflitti in atto e le condizioni di tempo asciutto restano le cause principali degli elevati livelli di insicurezza alimentare grave, che impediscono a milioni di persone la disponibilità e l’accesso al cibo.

Conflitti protratti e condizioni climatiche avverse aggravano il fabbisogno alimentare

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 15:43:00 +0200fao-it (it)

4 luglio 2019, Roma - Secondo il rapporto " Crop Prospects and Food Situation " (Prospettive dei raccolti e situazione alimentare) diffuso oggi, i conflitti in atto e le condizioni di tempo asciutto restano le cause principali degli elevati livelli di insicurezza alimentare grave, che impediscono a....

Tropical Depression ‘Mun’ a Welcome Shower After Drought: Expert, Farmers

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:12:00 +0200pattayatoday (en)

BANGKOK — The state weather department has officially warned that a tropical depression in China will affect Thailand – but there’s no cause for alarm, a weather expert says. The Thai Meteorological Department released a notice today advising that Tropical Depression Mun will hit dozens of....

When drought threatens crops: NASA’s role in famine warnings

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:31:00 +0200geospatialworld (en)

NASA’s satellite imagery and model forecasts regularly help agricultural and aid agencies to monitor the performance of crops worldwide and prepare for food shortages. “In the 1970’s the U.S. realized that drought impacts on global agriculture were severely affecting trade and food aid decisions,....

Thailand: Tropical depression ‘Mun’ a welcome shower after drought: expert, farmers

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 09:33:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich, Staff Reporter. BANGKOK — The state weather department has officially warned that a tropical depression in China will affect Thailand – but there’s no cause for alarm, a weather expert says. The Thai Meteorological Department released a notice today advising that Tropical....

Southern Africa: Tanzania unlikeliest saviour in SADC maize crunch

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 11:04:00 +0200ippmedia-en (en)

The country is set to sell 700 000 tonnes of the staple maize food to Zimbabwe , which is enduring reduced yields after the Cyclone Idai ravaged crops when it made landfall in March. Tanzania is also exporting 1 million tonnes of maize to Kenya, which is experiencing yet another drought.

Here's the worst case scenarios for London and climate change

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 17:07:00 +0200getwestlondon (en)

This week we've had thunderstorm warnings in London as well as soaring temperatures expected for the weekend. The fear is this bizarre weather isn't down to an odd year but is instead the new normal. The United Nations warned us last year that we have 12 years to drastically change the amount of....

Water management needs to be a priority

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:26:00 +0200fginsight (en)

Replenishment. While there has been rainfall this spring, it has not been enough to replenish water supplies and soils. The past winter saw below average rainfall for almost the entire country (compared to a 1981-2010 average), giving soils and water storage facilities little ability to replenish.

FEATURE-Deadly clashes over cattle continue in Nigeria despite grazing ban

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:09:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Kelechukwu Iruoma. MAKURDI, Nigeria, June 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the ambulances drove into the square in Makurdi city carrying more than 70 coffins, the air filled with the sound of weeping as hundreds of people waited for their loved ones to be buried.

Deadly clashes over cattle continue in Nigeria despite grazing ban Kelechukwu Iruoma

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:49:00 +0200trust (en)

Climate-driven drought and agricultural expansion are increasing fights over grazing land - but restrictions may not be helping, experts say. By Kelechukwu Iruoma. MAKURDI, Nigeria, June 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the ambulances drove into the square in Makurdi city carrying more than 70....

a3 06232019-news-drought

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 06:46:00 +0200timescolonist (en)

“No,” she said. “What’s ‘rain’?” I slapped my forehead. Of course! It really has been that long since the South Island saw precipitation. For young people rain is just a fading memory, or perhaps the stuff of dubious legend like unicorns, pay phones or walking to school unescorted.

When the rain comes, will we be ready for it?

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 05:09:00 +0200timescolonist (en)

“No,” she said. “What’s ‘rain’?” I slapped my forehead. Of course! It really has been that long since the south Island saw precipitation. For young people rain is just a fading memory, or perhaps the stuff of dubious legend like unicorns, pay phones or walking to school unescorted.

<p>AVREMO UN DESERTO E LO CHIAMEREMO ITALIA &ndash; &ldquo;UN QUINTO DEL NOSTRO PAESE E&rsquo; A RISCHIO DESERTIFICAZIONE&rdquo;, LA PIU&rsquo; MINACCIATA E&rsquo; <span style="color:#FF0000;">LA SICILIA</span> MA TUTTO IL SUD PUO&rsquo; ESSERE COLPITO - L&rsquo;ALLARME SU &ldquo;UNA TRAGEDIA IN....

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 17:55:00 +0200dagospia (it)

desertificazione. Un quinto del territorio nazionale è a rischio desertificazione "a causa dei cambiamenti climatici con prolungati periodi di siccità, ma anche del progressivo consumo di suolo e della mancata valorizzazione dell’attività agricola nelle aree più difficili".

2018 was 4th hottest on record

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 06:07:00 +0200bdnews24 (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.

17 de junio: ¿Por qué es el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía?

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:36:00 +0200hsbnoticias (es)

La Asamblea General de la ONU declaró el 17 de junio como el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía, con esta fecha se busca concienciar acerca de las iniciativas internacionales para combatir estos fenómenos. Este año el lema coincide con el 25 aniversario y es por ello que se....

Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:27:00 +0200ambientum (es)

Hoy, 17 de junio, se celebra el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía , declarado por la Asamblea General de la ONU, a través de su resolución A/RES/49/115, aprobada el 19 de diciembre de 1994. Lema para el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía.

Global heating to inflict more droughts on Africa as well as floods

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:10:00 +0200observer (en)

Global heating could bring many more bouts of severe drought as well as increased flooding to Africa than previously forecast, scientists have warned. New research says the continent will experience many extreme outbreaks of intense rainfall over the next 80 years. These could trigger devastating floods, storms and disruption of farming.

Global heating to inflict more droughts on Africa as well as floods

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:22:00 +0200guardian (en)

Global heating could bring many more bouts of severe drought as well as increased flooding to Africa than previously forecast, scientists have warned. New research says the continent will experience many extreme outbreaks of intense rainfall over the next 80 years. These could trigger devastating floods, storms and disruption of farming.

Africa faces dual threat of drought and floods from global heating

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 12:51:00 +0200guardian (en)

Flooding in the Tana river area of Kenya in 2018, when 60,000 people were forced to move home/ overflowed at Onkolde Village, in coastal Tana Delta region of Kenya. About 64 000 people have displaced from the flooded area, according to Kenya Red Cross.

Previsioni meteo. Da giovedì punte fino a 40 gradi al Sud.Tempo instabile a nord fino a mercoledì

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 20:29:00 +0200247libero (it)

Il clima nel nord-Italia sarà caratterizzato nelle giornate di oggi e domani soprattutto, da una certa instabilità, con la formazioni di isolati temporali sulle Alpi ma anche a valle nelle zone del Nord-Ovest e del Veneto. Più sereno il tempo nel resto d’Italia, dove continuerà a prevalere l’alta....

Francisco Madeira

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:05:00 +0200coastweek (en)

On May 20, aid agencies launched a drought response plan seeking 710 million dollars to urgently help 4.5 million people. Somalia’s overall Humanitarian Response Plan for 2019, requiring 1.08 billion dollars, is only 22 percent funded. The Somalia Humanitarian Fund is currently depleted.

Da giovedì punte fino a 40 gradi al Sud e nelle isole. Instabilità a nord fino a mercoledì

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 13:21:00 +0200247libero (it)

In Italia le catastrofi naturali hanno causato molti più danni negli ultimi 20 anni che nei 20 anni precedenti. Si calcola infatti che tra il 1998 e il 2017, l’ammontare complessivo dei danni economici è aumentato del 151% rispetto al periodo che va dal 1978 al 1997.

Impact of El Nino: A peek into a changing world

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 05:48:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

THE BOY CHILD. Like the tantrums of a petulant child, the destruction that El Nino has wrought in recent decades has made the world sit up and pay more attention. The 1982 event, in particular, was a turning point. That year, El Nino caused a global catastrophe - droughts in the western Pacific and....

UNHCR warns of growing climate-related displacement in Somalia

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 10:58:00 +0200unhcr-org (en)

. This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch to whom quoted text may be attributed at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. A Somali family who lost most of their livestock because of severe drought pose for a picture in Wajaale, Somalia, June 2017. © UNHCR/Mustafa Saeed.

INTERVIEW -Drought leaves 366,000 'one step away from famine' in Madagascar - U.N.

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 20:32:00 +0200trust (en)

By Nita Bhalla. NAIROBI, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Recurring drought in Madagascar's south has left more than 360,000 people on the brink of famine, a top United Nations official warned on Thursday, urging donors to do more to help people prepare for climate shocks. Ursula Mueller, U.N.

U.N. Aid Chief Warns of Looming ‘Horror’ as Somalia Again Faces Famine

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 15:20:00 +0200nytimes (en)

The top humanitarian official at the United Nations sounded the alarm on Wednesday about the looming risk of famine in the Horn of Africa because of drought, warning that more than five million people are threatened, mostly Somalis. The official, Mark Lowcock, under secretary general and emergency....

UNHCR warns of growing climate-related displacement in Somalia

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 08:21:00 +0200africa-newsroom (en)

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 5, 2019/APO Group/ -- This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch to whom quoted text may be attributed at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Ahead of World Environment Day tomorrow, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling....

Press release: National Drought Group agrees support for farmers and wildlife

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 18:51:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

Lower than average rainfall, continuing through April and May – particularly in the East of England – has seen some river flows decline to lower than normal for the time of year. In the south and east, rainfall has not replenished groundwater stores, with levels now declining.

Somalia: UNHCR warns of growing climate-related displacement in Somalia

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:41:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Ahead of World Environment Day tomorrow, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling for urgent additional support to help people affected and displaced by drought in Somalia.

UNHCR warns of growing climate-related displacement in Somalia

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 12:02:00 +0200unhcr-org (en)

. This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch to whom quoted text may be attributed at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. A Somali family who lost most of their livestock because of severe drought pose for a picture in Wajaale, Somalia, June 2017. © UNHCR/Mustafa Saeed.

Sri Lanka

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 04:59:00 +0200wfp (en)

A middle-income country, Sri Lanka is focusing its development agenda on accelerating economic growth and recovering from a 30-year civil war that ended in 2009, while ensuring good governance and sustaining peace. The country is credited with considerable advancement in several development areas,....

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Prompt food imports will prevent hunger

Fri, 31 May 2019 00:18:00 +0200chronicle (en)

The 2018/19 agricultural season was a bad one, resulting in the country harvesting less maize than the amount required for national consumption per year. The Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF), projected in August last year that most countries in the region would receive normal....

Mozambique cyclones are “wake-up call,” says World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Wed, 29 May 2019 14:30:00 +0200africa-newsroom (en)

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 29, 2019/APO Group/ -- Fact-finding mission makes recommendations for future resilience. The devastation caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth which hit Mozambique within the space of a few weeks is a wake-up call about more high-impact tropical cyclones, coastal flooding and....

Mozambique: Mozambique cyclones are “wake-up call,” says WMO

Wed, 29 May 2019 12:41:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Fact-finding mission makes recommendations for future resilience. Geneva/Beira, Mozambique , 29 May 2019 (WMO) - The devastation caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth which hit Mozambique within the space of a few weeks is a wake-up call about more high-impact tropical cyclones, coastal flooding and....

SADC needs N$4,7b to mitigate natural disasters

Tue, 28 May 2019 09:26:00 +0200namibian (en)

THE SADC region needs US$323 million (roughly N$4,7 billion) to mitigate the negative impacts natural disasters have on millions of people. The region launched an appeal for these funds through the current chairperson and Namibia n president Hage Geingob, and is aimed at targeting 2,8 million people in need.

African co-operation benefits agric sector

Sun, 26 May 2019 02:41:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

Elita Chikwati Zimbabwe joins the rest of the continent in commemorating Africa Day against a background of growing co-operation among member states in the field of agriculture, especially in finding ways of mitigating the harsh effects of climate change, crop and animal diseases, and confronting....

Ballando sul Titanic

Thu, 23 May 2019 07:47:00 +0200247libero (it)

Poche settimane fa, il 5 di maggio, è nevicato sulle colline dell'Oltrepò Pavese, sulle Prealpi, sull'Appennino del centro-nord. I giornali e i media in genere ne hanno dato notizia come se si trattasse di un fenomeno curioso, tipo un coccodrillo sull'autostrada o un UFO fotografato da dieci persone.

Feed aggregator

Thu, 23 May 2019 04:36:00 +0200EC (en)

Mongolia is vulnerable to a wide range of natural disasters, including floods, dust storms, droughts, wildfires, and earthquakes. These events have an adverse impact on people's lives and livestock, which is the key source of food, transport, and income for many Mongolian families. Since 2016, the EU has provided a total of EUR 1.

Washington State Faces a Drought Emergency While Much of the U.S. Is Having a Wet Spring. Is This Normal?

Thu, 23 May 2019 03:48:00 +0200psmag (en)

Meanwhile, earlier this year, California officials declared the state to be drought-free after more than seven years. And this week, California is expected to get 150 to 200 percent of its normal monthly rainfall through May 22nd, according to CNN . The Midwest has also experienced extreme weather....

Meeting calls to mitigate disaster risks in school, community

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:29:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Ninh Thuan (VNA) – A meeting was held on May 22 at Nguyen Binh Khiem high school in Phuoc Nam commune, the south central province of Ninh Thuan, calling for efforts to mitigate disaster risks in schools and community. Nguyen Binh Khiem school’s students presented photos and videos on impacts of....

Meteo Estate 2019, le Previsioni stagionali di AccuWeather: ondate di caldo e rischio incendi dal Portogallo alle Alpi e alla Polonia, occasionale maltempo in Italia

Tue, 21 May 2019 17:03:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Manca esattamente un mese all’inizio dell’ estate , eppure in Italia sembriamo lontanissimi dalla bella stagione visto l’andamento del mese di maggio. Dopo un maggio caratterizzato prevalentemente da freddo e maltempo da nord a sud sulla nostra penisola, gli amanti dell’estate sperano in una stagione calda e piena di sole.

We all smell the smoke, we all feel the heat. This environmental catastrophe is global | Alexis Wright

Fri, 17 May 2019 23:25:00 +0200guardian (en)

Bushfires rage out of control in Victoria in 2009. Photograph: A Coppel/Newspix / Rex Features. There were two thousand firefighters risking their lives in fighting this “catastrophe” that had so far burnt 100,000 hectares of land. Homes were destroyed.

On the Zimbabwe water crisis

Fri, 17 May 2019 14:40:00 +0200thezimbabwean (en)

The soil is the biggest carbon sink and reservoir of fresh water the earth has – far more than all the world’s rivers, dams and lakes put together. Desertification causes ineffective rainfall, which means most of the rain is either washed across the surface of the land, silting up our rivers and....

On the Zimbabwe water crisis

Fri, 17 May 2019 14:22:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

Zimbabwe alone loses well over 27 TRILLION litres of water a year through ineffective rainfall. This is not just happening in Zimbabwe , it is happening globally. Desertification causes ineffective rainfall, which means most of the rain is either washed across the surface of the land, silting up our....

Speciale energia: Zimbabwe, Fortune Chasi nuovo ministro dell'Energia

Thu, 16 May 2019 14:14:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Harare, 16 mag 14:00 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il presidente dello Zimbabwe , Emmerson Mnangagwa, ha nominato ieri Fortune Chasi come nuovo ministro per l'Energia e lo sviluppo energetico. La nomina, riferisce la stampa locale, giunge nell'ambito di una serie di nuove nomine che il capo dello Stato sta....

North Korea Suffers Worst Drought In Decades

Wed, 15 May 2019 17:54:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

The North Korean government announced Wednesday that it is facing its worst drought in 40 years as the United Nations (U.N.) expressed concerns of food shortages. North Korean state media broadcaster KCNA said that the average rain and snowfall level has fallen to its lowest level in 37 years. In the first five months of the year, an average of 2.

Zimbabwe: Fortune Chasi nuovo ministro dell'Energia

Wed, 15 May 2019 16:06:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Harare, 15 mag 15:41 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il presidente dello Zimbabwe , Emmerson Mnangagwa, ha nominato oggi Fortune Chasi come nuovo ministro per l'Energia e lo sviluppo energetico. La nomina, riferisce la stampa locale, giunge nell'ambito di una serie di nuove nomine che il capo dello Stato sta....

Researchers collaborate with Basarwa to understand drought cycles

Mon, 13 May 2019 13:59:00 +0200sundaystandard (en)

Researchers will this June start working with First Nations in Botswana in to draw on their traditional Indigenous knowledge about climate science. This comes after the release of the Global Sustainability report which highlighted that Botswana’s climate in 2019 is likely to be disastrous and even surpass the 2015/2016 El Nino.

Según informe de ONG alemana: Honduras, entre 3 países “azotados” por desastres

Mon, 13 May 2019 13:15:00 +0200latribuna (es)

Según los informes, los países que encabezan el listado junto a Honduras, como los más afectados por fenómenos meteorológicos, son Puerto Rico, Haití en el Caribe y Myanmar en el sur de Asia. Además, a esa lista se suman Nicaragua, Filipinas, Bangladesh, Pakistán, Vietnam, Tailandia y República Dominicana.

5 Natural Disasters That Demand Quick Environmental Change

Sat, 11 May 2019 18:10:00 +0200interestingengineering (en)

Natural disasters are extreme they are basically sudden events that are caused due to changing environmental patterns. As the name explains they are a disaster that not only damages the properties but also affect the people, flora and fauna around. The worst part is that these disasters like....

Continue reading 'The power of the sky': How a Dallas journalist ended up chasing tornadoes in Nebraska

Thu, 09 May 2019 20:07:00 +0200dallasnews (en)

For The Dallas Morning News' weather reporter Jesus Jimenez, it was living in North Texas. The D-FW area, he said, is susceptible to all kinds of weather. "We get the snowstorms, the hail, the tornadoes, the flooding, the droughts, the 100-degree days," Jimenez said. "It's also possible that we get remnants of hurricanes.

Mezzo milione alla fame in Namibia per la siccità Avvenire

Wed, 08 May 2019 17:07:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© Fornito da Avvenire. Più di 500mila persone patiscono la fame e 60mila animali domestici sono morti in sei mesi: sono questi i drammatici risvolti della siccità che colpisce la Namibia , alle prese con un «disastro naturale» ormai ciclico dal 2013. Il presidente Hage Geingob ha decretato lo stato....

More than 500,000 people at risk in drought-hit Namibia

Wed, 08 May 2019 09:48:00 +0200EastAfrican (en)

A past photo of a dead animal. At least 60,000 domestic animals have died in the past six months in drought-stricken Namibia . PHOTO | AFP In Summary. The lack of rain has already left 500,000 people - one in five Namibians - without access to enough food, the government says. At least 60,000 domestic animals have died in the past six months.

Drought-hit Namibia 'faces natural disaster'

Tue, 07 May 2019 19:37:00 +0200clubofmozambique (en)

It is the second time in three years that a state of emergency has been declared because of drought. Namibia is facing a “natural disaster” because of poor rains, President Hage Geingob says. He has declared a state of emergency – the second in three years – over the situation, mobilising all government agencies to respond to the drought.

More than 500,000 at risk in drought-hit Namibia

Tue, 07 May 2019 16:24:00 +0200bbc (en)

Image copyright AFP Image caption Livestock and wild animals are also at risk from the drought. Namibia is facing a "natural disaster" because of poor rains, President Hage Geingob says. He has declared a state of emergency - the second in three years - over the situation, mobilising all government agencies to respond to the drought.

Over 500,000 at risk in drought-hit Namibia

Tue, 07 May 2019 15:47:00 +0200bbc (en)

Image copyright AFP Image caption Livestock and wild animals are also at risk of the adverse drought effects. Namibia is facing a "natural disaster" because of poor rains, President Hage Geingob says. He has declared a state of emergency - the second in three years - over the situation, mobilising all government agencies to respond to the drought.

Cyclone Fani | IMD director says India at a stage where it can save most lives

Sat, 04 May 2019 22:53:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

AMITABH SINHA: In recent years, states have been successful in minimising damage caused by cyclones. How has this been achieved? This is because response actions and preparatory precautions are now systematically implemented. The target of our team is to ensure there is no casualty.

Drought: A wide-angle picture

Wed, 01 May 2019 23:26:00 +0200phys (en)

Disastrous droughts are striking widespread areas of the world, from South Africa to American West. Benjamin Cook, a research scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, has written a primer on everything one needs to know about the subject.

Climate change has influenced global drought risk for ‘more than a century’

Wed, 01 May 2019 19:42:00 +0200carbonbrief (en)

The influence of human-caused climate change on global drought risk could extend back for more than a century, a study finds. By studying tree-ring records from across the world, researchers have, for the first time, traced the “fingerprint” of climate change on drought risk back to 1900 – a time....

World: Cred Crunch Newsletter, Issue No. 54 (April 2019) - Disasters 2018: Year in Review

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 21:34:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Brussels 2019 - In 2018, there were 315 climate-related and geophysical disaster events recorded in the EM-DAT (International Disaster Database) with 11,804 deaths, and over 68 million people affected across the world. Globally, Indonesia recorded nearly half the total deaths from disasters, while....

Storm-struck Mozambique must revamp climate preparations - former first lady

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 04:29:00 +0200reuters-af (en)

“Beira was left literally with no one single roof that was not affected,” she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. “I was so traumatised that for a week I couldn’t make sense of myself.” On Thursday, Mozambique was slammed by another storm, which spun into its northern coast, near Pemba.

article Storm-struck Mozambique must revamp climate preparations - former first lady

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 19:43:00 +0200trust (en)

Mozambique will have to find ways to rebuild homes and other infrastructure to keep them safer from growing climate threats, says Graca Machel. By Laurie Goering. LONDON, April 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After Cyclone Idai blasted through the Mozambican port of Beira in March, former first....

NORVEGIA 30 min Incendi al sud: centinaia di evacuati Le fiamme sono ancora fuori controllo e i forti venti potrebbero provocare la loro diffusione

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:26:00 +0200tio (it)

OSLO - Centinaia di persone hanno dovuto lasciare le loro case in Norvegia per gli incendi boschivi che si stanno sviluppando nel sud del paese scandinavo, secondo quanto riferisce la Bbc. La polizia, ancora incerta sull'origine dei roghi, ha avvertito che le fiamme sono ancora fuori controllo e i....

How do cow herders spot water in the Sahara? With satellites, of course.

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:09:00 +0200technologyreview (en)

For most of his 50 years, Abdoul Ag Alwaly, a cattle herder in northern Mali, used the same way of finding water for his cows. He would pay a motorcyclist or camel driver to roam the desert surrounding the city of Gao and check the levels of scattered creeks and wells.

Italia nel ciclone, allerta meteo. "Megaponte, in due milioni cancellano la partenza"

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 04:47:00 +0200quotidiano (it)

Roma, 23 aprile 2019 - Italia nel ciclone. Il maltempo , che ieri ha colpito il Sud si è spostato al Centro Nord, con un carico di pesanti piogge e neve sulle Alpi. Le previsioni meteo annunciano ancora forti venti di Scirocco. Agitati i mari. Domani, secondo le mappe 3bmeteo e ilMeteo.it, ancora brutto tempo al Nord .

Be prepared

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 04:22:00 +0200inquirer (en)

But the capital region was jolted nonetheless by the alarming shaking that caused tall buildings to visibly sway, reminding the public that a potentially much stronger quake — the “Big One” — can strike the metro and its environs. A 2004 Earthquake Impact Reduction Study for Metropolitan Manila by....

Latest updates on humanitarian situation in Somalia

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:43:00 +0200mareeg (en)

Figures for people targeted and reached may include double counting as individuals often receive aid from multiple cluster. Contributions had been recorded based on the exchange rate when the cash was received, which may differ from the Certified Statement of Accounts that records contributions based on the exchange rate at the time of the pledge.

Previsioni meteo, maltempo e allerta Protezione Civile. 25 aprile: Italia divisa in due

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0200247libero (it)

Roma, 23 aprile 2019 - Italia nel ciclone. Il maltempo , che ieri ha colpito il Sud si è spostato al Centro Nord, con un carico di pesanti piogge e neve sulle Alpi. Le previsioni meteo annunciano ancora forti venti di Scirocco. Agitati i mari. Domani, secondo le mappe 3bmeteo e ilMeteo.it, ancora brutto tempo al Nord .

Hurricane Aftermath Leaves Florida with Years of Major Wildfire Threat

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:39:00 +0200scientificamerican (en)

The surging seas and vicious winds that Hurricane Michael unleashed on the Florida Panhandle last October have long since died down. Yet the scars left by the strongest storm ever to strike the region have ramped up the risk of another type of natural disaster for years to come: across millions of....

With Widespread Deforestation, North Korea Faces an Environmental Crisis

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:43:00 +0200scientificamerican (en)

North Korea holds a Tree Planting Day every March. The question is whether it helps regreen a largely denuded nation whose people face food shortages, deadly natural disasters and bitterly cold winters. The public holiday began in 1946 when North Korea was under direct Soviet rule.

With Widespread Deforestation, North Korea Faces an Environmental Crisis

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:36:00 +0200agenparl (en)

North Korea holds a Tree Planting Day every March. The question is whether it helps regreen a largely denuded nation whose people face food shortages, deadly natural disasters and bitterly cold winters. The public holiday began in 1946 when North Korea was under direct Soviet rule.

Pakistan vs the environment

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:07:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

Abdullah Gauhar Malik. AS we step into the months of April and May, the weather changes from blissful winds to the scorching heat and there is a sense of irritability all around. With every passing year, we set a record for having the highest temperature in more than a decade or often even a century.

What climate change means for investors, according to Jeremy Grantham

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:54:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

As floods raged in the Midwest U.S., Australia experienced extreme heat, and a cyclone ravaged Mozambique , Grantham, 81, shared his latest thoughts about climate change, as well as his views about the currency and stock markets. Read the following edited excerpts for more.

Extreme weather continues to batter USA this year: Is global warming to blame?

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 22:53:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Tornadoes in the South, floods and snow in the Midwest, crazy heat in Alaska. What's going on with the extreme weather this year? Most of it is par for the course, experts say, because we live in the nation with the world's wildest weather extremes: No other country on Earth has the USA's ferocious....

AT&T made an incredibly detailed map of where climate change will damage its infrastructure

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:55:00 +0200fastcompany (en)

By the middle of the century, as climate change progresses, extreme flooding is likely to increase across some southeastern U.S. states. AT&T, which has to deal with the immediate aftermath of any storm when phone service goes out, now knows where flooding is more likely–down to the level of each neighborhood.

Extreme weather continues to batter U.S. this year: Is global warming to blame?

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:51:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Tornadoes in the South, floods and snow in the Midwest, crazy heat in Alaska. What's going on with the extreme weather this year? Most of it is par for the course, experts say, since we live in the nation with the world's wildest weather extremes: No other country on Earth has the USA's ferocious....

Extreme weather continues to batter U.S. this year: Is global warming to blame?

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:39:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Tornadoes in the South, floods and snow in the Midwest, crazy heat in Alaska. What's going on with the extreme weather this year? Most of it is par for the course, experts say, since we live in the nation with the world's wildest weather extremes: No other country on Earth has the USA's ferocious....

Somalia: Somalia Humanitarian Fund Annual Report 2018

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:12:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Figures for people targeted and reached may include double counting as individuals often receive aid from multiple cluster. Contributions had been recorded based on the exchange rate when the cash was received, which may differ from the Certified Statement of Accounts that records contributions based on the exchange rate at the time of the pledge.

Zim mulls weatherproof structures in Idai aftermath

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:27:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

Sunday Mail Reporter. The battle between man and Mother Nature is as old as civilisation itself. However, there are countries such as Japan, Mozambique and Madagascar that have often been disastrously caught up in this formidable battle, through which nature often always wins.

Mozambique: ECHO Factsheet – Southern Africa and Indian Ocean (Last updated 07/04/2019)

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:01:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Introduction. Cyclones, floods, and disease outbreaks continue to plague the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. At the start of 2019, almost 11 million people in the region face food shortages. In addition to providing life-saving aid when disasters hit, and helping those affected recover in....

Zimbabwe: governo, economia paese e' cresciuta del 4 per cento nel 2018 (2)

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:24:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Harare, 12 apr 14:04 - (Agenzia Nova) - "Lo Zimbabwe sta affrontando profondi squilibri macroeconomici, con ampi deficit fiscali e significative distorsioni nei mercati valutari e in altri mercati, che ostacolano gravemente il funzionamento dell'economia", ha detto Gene Leon, leader del team dell’Fmi che ha seguito il dossier.

Mozambico: Fao avvia distribuzione kit e sementi ad agricoltori colpiti dal ciclone Idai (2)

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:43:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Roma, 12 apr 11:23 - (Agenzia Nova) - L'agricoltura di sussistenza è cruciale per l'economia e la sicurezza alimentare del Mozambico, dove oltre l'80 per cento della popolazione dipende dall'agricoltura per i propri mezzi di sostentamento e circa il 99 per cento di questi sono piccoli agricoltori.

Bark beetle threatens Black Forest's trees ripped down by historic bomb cyclone

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 06:42:00 +0200gazette (en)

Many pine trees were lost in Black Forest during the March 13 blizzard. Foresters are urging Black Forest residents to chip, chop and clip the hundreds of small trees and branches ripped down during last month’s bomb cyclone to help avoid another bark beetle infestation.

NASA turns its focus to earth with aid partnership

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 22:20:00 +0200dailytimesPK (en)

NASA is using its satellites to solve humanitarian challenges in some of the most fragile places on earth under a landmark partnership with aid agency Mercy Corps. The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration will use its wealth of data to help communities at risk from climate change and....

Southern Africa and Indian Ocean

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:30:00 +0200EC (en)

In March 2019, tropical cyclone Idai made landfall in the city of Beira, located in central Mozambique bringing devastating heavy rains and strong winds, while heavy rains and floods affected neighbouring Malawi and Zimbabwe . Cyclone Idai left a death toll of more than 800 people in the three....

NASA turns its focus to earth with aid partnership

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:04:00 +0200thepeninsulaqatar (en)

LONDON: NASA is using its satellites to solve humanitarian challenges in some of the most fragile places on earth under a landmark partnership with aid agency Mercy Corps. The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration will use its wealth of data to help communities at risk from climate....

NASA Turns Its Focus to Earth with Aid Partnership

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 23:25:00 +0200voanews (en)

LONDON — NASA is using its satellites to solve humanitarian challenges in some of the most fragile places on earth under a landmark partnership with aid agency Mercy Corps. The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration will use its wealth of data to help communities at risk from climate....

Zimbabwe: UNICEF Zimbabwe Cyclone Idai Situation Report #4 (31 March - 7 April 2019)

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 22:26:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

 The International Coordination Group (ICG) has approved 975,646 doses of the oral cholera vaccine (OCV) to be administered in two rounds by mid April 2019.  UNICEF and partners reached 2,956 children and adolescents with child protection services.  With UNICEF support, 5,128 children and....

NASA turns its focus to earth with aid partnership

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 19:59:00 +0200trust (en)

NASA and Mercy Corps will work together to see how NASA's vast data and analysis resources could be applied to help vulnerable people around the world. By Sonia Elks. LONDON, April 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - NASA is using its satellites to solve humanitarian challenges in some of the most....

WeWorld Index 2019: la scuola è sotto attacco, istruzione primo baluardo contro l’esclusione

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 19:29:00 +0200onuitalia (it)

(di Maria Novella Topi) – ROMA, 9 APRILE – Nel mondo c’è una vera e propria guerra che si combatte contro l’ istruzione , e sono sotto attacco bambine e bambini, ma anche insegnanti e operatori umanitari. Il rapporto 2019 della onlus WeWorld-GVC – presentato oggi alla Farnesina – mette quest’anno....

Drought 2019: Two-thirds of crops wilt, livestock fatalities rise

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:55:00 +0200mmegi (en)

“Go maswe bagaetsho.” Agriculture minister, Patrick Ralotsia, who is also a prominent farmer with 300 hectares in the Kanye area, appears to be running out of adjectives to describe the latest cropping season disaster. “Even at my own farm, everything is 100% down. There’s nothing, nothing at all. It’s finished,” he tells Mmegi.

Archivio News Meteo

Sun, 07 Apr 2019 04:44:00 +0200ilmeteo (it)

La nuova settimana sarà caratterizzata da grande variabilità. Nuova perturbazione mercoledì. Mercoledì piogge al Centro-Nord, giovedì tempo instabile sulle regioni centro-meridionali. Qualche temporale anche al Sud e in Sicilia. Domenica alcune fasi piovose con molte nubi.

Cyclone Idai: Girls are most at risk

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:06:00 +0200standardmedia (en)

05th Apr 2019 11:00:01 GMT +0300 Women braid hair in a tent at a camp for people displaced in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique , on March 28, 2019. [Reuters] The destruction left in the wake of Cyclone Idai has been nothing short of devastating. Millions of lives have been torn apart.

Nubifragi sull'Italia: è allerta. Alpi, fino a un metro di neve

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 05:28:00 +0200quotidiano (it)

Roma, 4 aprile 2019 - Il maltempo incombe sull' Italia : dopo settimane di siccità le annunciano l'arrivo di una forte perturbazione che interesserà il Paese tra oggi e domani, portando neve copiosa sulle Alpi e localmente sugli Appennini e temporali da nord a sud.

Allerta meteo, nubifragi in tutta Italia. Un metro di neve: ecco dove

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 14:32:00 +0200247libero (it)

Roma, 4 aprile 2019 - Il maltempo incombe sull' Italia : dopo settimane di siccità le annunciano l'arrivo di una forte perturbazione che interesserà il Paese tra oggi e domani, portando neve copiosa sulle Alpi e localmente sugli Appennini e temporali da Nord a Sud.

What Climate Change Means for Investors, According to Jeremy Grantham

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 14:22:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

As floods raged in the Midwest U.S., Australia experienced extreme heat, and a cyclone ravaged Mozambique , Grantham, 81, shared his latest thoughts about climate change, as well as his views about the currency and stock markets. Read the following edited excerpts for more.

What Climate Change Means for Investors, According to Jeremy Grantham

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 14:17:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

As floods raged in the Midwest U.S., Australia experienced extreme heat, and a cyclone ravaged Mozambique , Grantham, 81, shared his latest thoughts about climate change, as well as his views about the currency and stock markets. Read the following edited excerpts for more.

Meteo, rivoluzione gelida. Bufere di neve, alluvioni lampo

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 04:42:00 +0200quotidiano (it)

Roma, 2 aprile 2019 - Le previsioni meteo per le prossime ore non lasciano spazio a dubbi: la primavera va in pausa e con lei anche le temperature sopra la media stagionale. Una massa di aria fredda proveniente dal Nord Euroa sta per introdursi nell'area del Mediterraneo, dove si scontrerà con correnti più calde da Sud.

Comment: Food security is under threat from Cyclone Idai – but there are ways to help farmers bounce back

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 19:04:00 +0200telegraph (en)

C yclone Idai has brought destruction to parts of Mozambique , Malawi, and Zimbabwe in what could become one of the worst weather-related disasters to hit the southern hemisphere in this decade. Hundreds have died and as many as 600,000 people have been displaced, according to the World Food Programme.

Previsioni meteo, rivoluzione gelida. Bufere di neve e alluvioni lampo

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 19:03:00 +0200247libero (it)

Roma, 2 aprile 2019 - Le previsioni meteo per le prossime ore non lasciano spazio a dubbi: la primavera va in pausa e con lei anche le temperature sopra la media stagionale. Una massa di aria fredda proveniente dal Nord Euroa sta per introdursi nell'area del Mediterraneo, dove si scontrerà con correnti più calde da Sud.

Torna la pioggia in Liguria, le previsioni Arpal

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 15:29:00 +0200ligurianotizie (it)

Torna, secondo il centro previsionale di Arpal , la pioggia in Liguria e torna proprio in un momento in cui ce n’è bisogno soprattutto per l’agricoltura. E’, infatti, in arrivo una perturbazione da Nord unita ad una corrente da Sud che porterà già dalla giornata di oggi nuvole in tutta la regione e da domani, mercoledì 3 aprile, la pioggia.

Allerta Meteo, carte da incubo per Giovedì 4 Aprile ma il maltempo inizierà Mercoledì 3: lo scirocco innescherà un grande “monsone” al Centro/Nord

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 13:59:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Allerta Meteo, forte maltempo in arrivo sull'Italia con lo scirocco: piogge torrenziali su tutto il Centro/Nord tra Mercoledì sera e Giovedì, nel weekend forti piogge al Sud. Allerta Meteo – L’Italia si appresta a vivere una violenta ondata di maltempo nei prossimi giorni: cresce la preoccupazione....

Torna la pioggia in Liguria, le previsioni Arpal

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 11:49:00 +0200247libero (it)

Torna, secondo il centro previsionale di Arpal , la pioggia in Liguria e torna proprio in un momento in cui ce n’è bisogno soprattutto per l’agricoltura. E’, infatti, in arrivo una perturbazione da Nord unita ad una corrente da Sud che porterà già dalla giornata di oggi nuvole in tutta la regione e da domani, mercoledì 3 aprile, la pioggia.

Cyclone Idai exposes the gap of disaster risk relief financing in Africa

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 21:01:00 +0200brookings (en)

The United Nations has classified Cyclone Idai as the worst tropical cyclone to have hit the southern Africa region in decades. The strong winds and torrential rains have put the region in a state of crisis, causing huge losses of life; flattening buildings; triggering massive floods that damaged....

How do we protect girls in the aftermath of natural disasters?

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 05:17:00 +0200eco-business (en)

The destruction left in the wake of Cyclone Idai has been nothing short of devastating. Millions of lives have been torn apart. Entire villages have been submerged. Families have lost everything. But there is one consequence of the crisis that receives far less attention: the effect that it will have on girls.

Bark beetle threatens Black Forest's trees ripped down by historic bomb cyclone

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 23:08:00 +0200gazette (en)

"If people treat the slash and green branches impacted by the storm properly, the first brood of the Ips beetle will die," said Dave Root, a forester with the Colorado State Forest Service. "We hopefully can prevent a huge population of beetles emerging from that green slash that will attack other trees.

Stato del clima, WMO: 62mln di persone colpite da eventi estremi

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 11:59:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

; I segnali fisici e gli impatti socio-economici dei cambiamenti climatici stanno accelerando mentre le concentrazioni record di gas serra portano le temperature globali verso livelli sempre più pericolosi. Il documento sullo Stato del clima mostra un’accelerazione degli impatti del climate change.

America's 2019 harvest is already in trouble

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 02:51:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

As farmers plant their 2019 crops, hopeful for an abundant harvest, they are unknowingly battling history. Past wildfires and other tree loss in California will likely interfere with U.S. food crops, based on emerging results of our own and colleagues’ research.

In the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, it is girls who are most at risk

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 22:27:00 +0100trust (en)

* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. The devastation caused by Cyclone Idai has left already vulnerable girls at even greater risk. In responding to the crisis, the needs of girls must be a priority.

America's 2019 harvest is already in trouble

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 21:32:00 +0100thehill (en)

As farmers plant their 2019 crops, hopeful for an abundant harvest, they are unknowingly battling history. Past wildfires and other tree loss in California will likely interfere with U.S. food crops, based on emerging results of our own and colleagues’ research.

Stato del clima globale, WMO: il tempo delle parole è finito

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 16:42:00 +0100247libero (it)

Stato del clima, WMO: 62mld di persone colpite da eventi estremi; I segnali fisici e gli impatti socio-economici dei cambiamenti climatici stanno accelerando mentre le concentrazioni record di gas serra portano le temperature globali verso livelli sempre più pericolosi.

Stato del clima, WMO: 62mld di persone colpite da eventi estremi

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 15:59:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

; I segnali fisici e gli impatti socio-economici dei cambiamenti climatici stanno accelerando mentre le concentrazioni record di gas serra portano le temperature globali verso livelli sempre più pericolosi. Il documento sullo Stato del clima mostra un’accelerazione degli impatti del climate change.

Il deserto degli italiani

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:05:00 +0100247libero (it)

La desertificazione è un rischio che il nostro paese non può ignorare. Colpirà molti settori, dall’agricoltura al turismo, e molte regioni, soprattutto nel meridione. È importante trovare soluzioni, ma non possiamo farlo da soli. Azioni concrete contro il riscaldamento globale: ecco cosa chiede il....

Maltempo, stanno arrivando ...

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 23:17:00 +0100centrometeoitaliano-salute (it)

Maltempo insistente in parte d’Italia. Il maltempo che nei giorni scorsi ha interessato velocemente gran parte della penisola, soprattutto sotto forma di vento molto forte e superiore ai 100 km/h, continua ancora in queste ore ad interessare il meridione, in particolare la Calabria e la Sicilia, con piogge intense e nubifragi .

Irak: donde el agua solía fluir Antes, las marismas de Mesopotamia, ubicadas en el sur de Irak, eran el ecosistema de humedales más grande del oeste de Eurasia. Pero después de años de sequía y trastornos políticos, están en peligro de desaparecer.

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:33:00 +0100deutschewelle-es (es)

Una tierra seca. Las marismas de Mesopotamia, ubicadas en el sur de Irak, son una zona húmeda única en un área desértica. Se nutren de las aguas del sistema fluvial del Tigris y el Éufrates. La falta de lluvia, los trastornos políticos y la construcción de embalses corriente arriba, en Turquía, en....

The US Military’s Infrastructure Crisis Is Only Getting Worse

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 17:38:00 +0100defenseone (en)

What happens when the Pentagon takes a holiday from taking care of military infrastructure? Since 2012, the Budget Control Act has strangled military infrastructure funding. Adjusted for inflation, combined spending on military construction and family housing dropped from $14.6 billion in 2012 to $10.

Dal colera ai cambiamenti climatici, il Mozambico dopo il ciclone Idai lotta per la sopravvivenza Rai News

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 14:43:00 +0100msn-it (it)

Allarme colera. Il Mozambico devastato dal ciclone si trova di fronte a un "secondo disastro" che potrebbe venire dall'epidemia di colera e da altre malattie. Il governo ha già confermato 5 casi di colera tra i sopravvissuti. L'Organizzazione Mondiale della Sanità ha lanciato l'allarme mentre le....

¿Qué es la ayuda humanitaria?

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 10:50:00 +0100lavanguardia (es)

El ciclón Idai probablemente se convertirá en uno de los peores desastres climáticos del hemisferio sur , según afirman los expertos de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU). Según las informaciones oficiales, este desastre natural ha provocado alrededor de 700 víctimas mortales en los tres....

Allerta Meteo, il maltempo si sposta al Sud: attenzione ai fenomeni estremi in Calabria e Sicilia

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:15:00 +0100247libero (it)

Allerta Meteo, il maltempo si sposta in Calabria e Sicilia dopo aver flagellato il Nord con forti venti e un brusco calo delle temperature. Allerta Meteo – La tempesta di maltempo che nella notte ha flagellato il Nord con venti impetuosi e forti temporali, si sta spostando al Centro/Sud dove nelle prossime ore avremo altri fenomeni estremi.

Allerta Meteo, il maltempo si sposta al Sud: attenzione ai fenomeni estremi in Calabria e Sicilia

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:38:00 +0100strettoweb (it)

Allerta Meteo, il maltempo si sposta in Calabria e Sicilia dopo aver flagellato il Nord con forti venti e un brusco calo delle temperature. Allerta Meteo – La tempesta di maltempo che nella notte ha flagellato il Nord con venti impetuosi e forti temporali, si sta spostando al Centro/Sud dove nelle prossime ore avremo altri fenomeni estremi.

Allerta Meteo, la tempesta di maltempo si sposta al Centro/Sud: attenzione ai fenomeni estremi dopo il disastro del Nord [MAPPE]

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 13:33:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Allerta Meteo – La tempesta di maltempo che nella notte ha flagellato il Nord con venti impetuosi e forti temporali, si sta spostando al Centro/Sud dove nelle prossime ore avremo altri fenomeni estremi. Ancora splende il sole e il clima è mite su gran parte delle Regioni meridionali, ma tra oggi....

L'ammonimento del ciclone

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:38:00 +0100247libero (it)

Mentre il 14 marzo a Nairobi iniziava la terza edizione di One Planet Summit presieduta dal presidente francese Emmanuel Macron e dal suo omologo kenyano Uhuru Kenyatta, l’ironia della sorte ha voluto che il passaggio del ciclone Idai devastasse intere regioni in Mozambico, Malawi e Zimbabwe .

$1M to develop climate change strategy helps quench thirst for long-term Prairie water management plan

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:48:00 +0100CBC (en)

The federal government has set aside up to $1 million for Western Economic Diversification Canada to develop a water and land management strategy to address climate change threats in the Prairies. (Dave Gilson/CBC) A $1-million federal budget commitment to develop a strategy for land and water....

La Protezione Civile sta di...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:18:00 +0100centrometeoitaliano-salute (it)

Maltempo all’estremo sud. In queste ore insistono dei rovesci al meridione, soprattutto sulla Calabria e sulla Sicilia, dove si fa sentire l’azione della goccia fredda nei pressi del nord Africa. Su queste regioni, anche nella giornata di domani saranno da mettere in contro forti temporali e piogge a carattere di nubifragio.

Ciclone in Mozambico, l'appello di Cesvi per l'emergenza

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:43:00 +0100vita (it)

Il ciclone Idai si è abbattuto sul Mozambico giovedì 14 marzo nella notte e, nel suo passaggio verso i confinanti Malawi e Zimbabwe , ha causato lo sfollamento di un milione e mezzo di persone e oltre 200 morti , ma il numero delle vittime potrebbe salire ancora.

Allerta Meteo: maltempo in Sicilia per una Goccia Fredda nel Maghreb, l’Anticiclone infuoca il Centro/Nord [MAPPE]

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:53:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Allerta Meteo – Mentre su gran parte d’Italia splende il sole e fa caldo, una Goccia Fredda posizionata nel cuore del Maghreb tra Tunisia e Algeria alimenta condizioni di maltempo all’estremo Sud del nostro Paese, e in modo particolare in Sicilia. Il cielo si presenta nuvoloso anche in Calabria e Sardegna, ma senza precipitazioni.

MODELLI METEO: anticiclone ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:11:00 +0100centrometeoitaliano-salute (it)

Giornate di bel tempo in Italia eccetto all’ estremo sud. L’ Inverno 2018-2019 oramai passato agli archivi anche secondo il calendario astronomico, è risultato piuttosto avaro di precipitazioni sulle regioni più settentrionali d’ Italia e sulle Alpi, mentre al sud qualche precipitazione insiste ancora sulle isole maggiori.

Ciclone Idai: i mille morti dimenticati nel diluvio del Mozambico

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:17:00 +0100greenreport (it)

«Terrificante ed enorme», è questo il risultato della verifica iniziale fatta dalla Croce Rossa a Beira, nel Mozambico centrale, dopo il passaggio del ciclone Idai sulla città di Beira. Il World food programme (Wfp/Pam), ricostruisce i contorni non ancora ben definiti di una tragedia immane: «Chi ha....

Why Cyclone Idai was so destructive National Geographic

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:27:00 +0100msn-uk (en)

The protective power of parks “I’ve been on the phone all morning trying to arrange for U.S. food aid to be helicoptered to our airstrip so we can distribute it to neighboring communities,” Carr said. At Gorongosa, the stated purpose of the park is to both protect wildlife and meet the needs of....

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

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

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

Previsioni Meteo, attenzione all’estremo Sud: dopo l’Equinozio di Primavera arriva forte maltempo in Sicilia. Caldo e siccità invece al Nord

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:03:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Previsioni Meteo – Torna il maltempo all’estremo Sud subito dopo l’Equinozio di Primavera: la Sicilia verrà coinvolta in una circolazione depressionaria che nei prossimi giorni scaricherà grandi piogge nel Maghreb, tra Algeria e Tunisia. In modo particolare nella giornata di Venerdì 22 Marzo....

Meteo 7 giorni: turbolenze tra Adriatiche e Sud, TEMPORALI. Poi Anticiclone

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:03:00 +0100247libero (it)

METEO SINO AL 25 MARZO 2019, ANALISI E PREVISIONE Una circolazione ciclonica si va approfondendo sull'Italia, con meteo in peggioramento sul Centro-Sud. In precedenza era stato coinvolto dalle precipitazioni anche il Nord Italia, con neve caduta fino a quote basse sulle Alpi Orientali.

Mozambico e Zimbabwe devastati da un terribile ciclone: venti fino a 170 km/h e centinaia di morti

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:40:00 +0100greenme (it)

Mozambico e Zimbabwe in ginocchio a causa di un violento ciclone che ha colpito i due paesi. Sono circa 160 le vittime e numerosi i dispersi. Un altro fenomeno estremo uccide e devasta. E non si può non pensare che alla base vi sia l'aumento globale delle temperature. Quasi 850.

Kenya: Deaths reported as drought worsens across the country

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:12:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Several people have reportedly died of hunger-related complications in Tiaty, Baringo County, while thousands of others face starvation as the ongoing drought takes its toll. Kositei sub-location chief Jack Ronei said deaths linked to hunger have been reported in Kamusuk, Kositei and Seretion, where four people have died.

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

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

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

Deaths reported as drought worsens across the country

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 05:42:00 +0100nation-ke (en)

Affected families are now surviving on a wild fruit locally known as sorich , which has to be boiled for many hours to clear poison and make it edible. According to a resident, Domoo Nakule, women are forced to travel for long distances to get the berries, which are then boiled for the whole day.

Mozambico, il ciclone Idai tocca terra a Beira e lascia la città isolata e al buio: venti a 170km/h, case distrutte e alberi sradicati [FOTO e VIDEO]

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:57:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Il ciclone Idai , che sta portando piogge intense e venti fino a 170km/h , ha toccato terra nella città portuale di Beira , una delle più grandi città del Mozambico. I suoi 500.000 residenti sono ora senza elettricità e considerando che anche le comunicazioni sono state danneggiate, la città è....

Unione idrica Marche: la forza del contratto di rete

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 16:59:00 +0100picusonline (it)

L'unione fa la forza. Questo il messaggio lanciato nel Talk Show “Acqua potabile e servizi idrici” organizzato nella mattinata di domenica 10 marzo nell’ambito di Tipicità da Ciip, Astea e Tennacola , i gestori del servizio idrico in tre aree del centro sud delle Marche.

Se estima una caída del 30%, pero se compensará con las nuevas plantaciones Sudáfrica: La ola de calor reduce el cultivo de Hass, pero la cosecha aún podría sorprender Sudáfrica ha iniciado su temporada de aguacate 2018/19, una que no repetirá lo que se conoció como "el crecimiento astronómico" (o una "inundación de aguacates") del año pasado. La nueva cosecha será aproximadamente un 30% menor, pero, al igual que la temporada pasada, la cifra podría ajustarse más adelante al alza.…

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:59:00 +0100freshplaza (es)

Sudáfrica ha iniciado su temporada de aguacate 2018/19, una que no repetirá lo que se conoció como "el crecimiento astronómico" (o una "inundación de aguacates") del año pasado. La nueva cosecha será aproximadamente un 30% menor, pero, al igual que la temporada pasada, la cifra podría ajustarse más adelante al alza.

Ottawa announces $53M for flood mitigation projects in Edmonton

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 23:16:00 +0100globalnews (en)

The federal government has committed more than $53 million to flood mitigation measures in Edmonton. Infrastructure Minister François-Philippe Champagne made the announcement in Edmonton’s Parkallen neighbourhood on Monday. The neighbourhood is one of several in Edmonton that will see the....

Maltempo, l’aria fredda irrompe sull’Italia ed è subito un disastro: tornado a Venezia, Milano flagellata dal vento di foehn. Gravi danni, Allarme per il Centro/Sud [FOTO e VIDEO LIVE]

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 18:51:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Maltempo – E’ arrivato sull’Italia settentrionale nel primo pomeriggio di oggi il fronte freddo che sta per riportare l’Inverno sul nostro Paese, dopo settimane di caldo anomalo e siccità. L’arrivo dell’aria fredda ha subito innescato forte maltempo con violenti temporali e raffiche di vento....

Cambodia: Cambodian Farmers Struggle Against Changing Climate

Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:25:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

March 10, 2019 0:15 AM Sun Narin. PHNOM SROK DISTRICT, BANTAEY MEANCHEY PROVINCE, CAMBODIA — Built atop the bones of the dead, Trapaing Thmar reservoir is largest irrigation project built by the Khmer Rouge regime. Today, it is running dry amid one of the worst droughts to hit Cambodia in living memory.

Cambodian Farmers Struggle Against Changing Climate

Sun, 10 Mar 2019 06:26:00 +0100voanews (en)

PHNOM SROK DISTRICT, BANTAEY MEANCHEY PROVINCE, CAMBODIA — Built atop the bones of the dead, Trapaing Thmar reservoir is largest irrigation project built by the Khmer Rouge regime. Today, it is running dry amid one of the worst droughts to hit Cambodia in living memory.

South Sudan: On the Eve of Expected Cuts to U.S. Foreign Assistance Budget, Millions at Risk of Starvation in East Africa

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:11:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

NAIROBI, KENYA, March 7, 2019—Millions of people in the Horn of Africa have been suffering through a prolonged drought at the same time that the administration’s expected federal budget proposal could threaten lifesaving U.S. food aid. Newly released data from the Famine Early Warning Systems....

Is Climate Change Creating More Tornadoes?

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

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

Bangladesh: IFRC Bangladesh Program Overview 2019

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 15:31:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

BACKGROUND. Bangladesh’s geographical and socio-economic conditions make its largely rural population particularly vulnerable, especially in the face of climate change. Furthermore, the influx of more than 1 million people fleeing Rakhine State in Myanmar has prompted a significant humanitarian crisis.

Mozambique short of 13.7 mln USD for natural disaster relief

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 21:27:00 +0100clubofmozambique (en)

Mozambique’s National Institute of Disaster Management (INGC) announced Monday that the government has a deficit of 13.7 million US dollars to assist victims of natural disasters, including food insecurity. Out of the 814,000 people affected by food insecurity, only 378,000 have already benefited....

The curse of the '9'

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 00:17:00 +0100namibiansun (en)

Andreas Nenkavu (90) says this year’s drought reminds him of the 1939, when many of the earthen dams in the north had to be excavated by citizens by hand, under government food-for-work projects. Historian Vilho Tshilongo and Nenkavu said years ending with nine have not been good years historically, as they have always brought drought.

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

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

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

l'appello Sud Sardegna, Coldiretti: "Subito i fondi per risarcire i danni per la siccità 2017"

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 11:08:00 +0100UnioneSarda (it)

I contadini attendono ancora i contributi, 45 milioni di euro, stanziati nel 2017 per i danni legati alla siccità che compromise i raccolti. Questi soldi sono stanziati da anni, da tempo la loro assegnazione alle aziende danneggiate viene data per imminente. Ma l'attesa continua.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Does Climate Change Offer New Opportunities for Agriculture in Argentina?

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:25:00 +0100globalissues (en)

The presentation of the Climate Change Risk Mapping System, which was used as the basis for drawing up the agricultural risk maps in Argentina. Experts say that climate change, in addition to problems, can bring opportunities for the country's agricultural producers. Credit: Secretariat of the Environment.

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

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

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

Eyes in Orbit Pinpoint Species’ Habitat Loss After Disasters

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:11:00 +0100bloombergenvironment (en)

Stronger storms, more frequent wildfires, and longer droughts are devastating endangered species’ habitats across the country, according to conservationists who have begun measuring their precise impacts. Their findings are both more detailed and more alarming than previously known, drawing on a....

Weak El Niños Like This Year's May Become Rarer with Warming

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:49:00 +0100scientificamerican (en)

El Niño is backalthough it probably won’t be the monster it’s been in the past. In an announcement last week, NOAA noted that while the southern half of the United States may see wetter conditions in the coming months, this year’s event is likely to be weak and probably won’t come with any significant global impacts.

White House climate panel to look at threats to national security, include sceptic

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:57:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

Scientists defended the research already conducted by the government. "The link between climate science and national security has been closely studied for over a decade at the highest levels of the US government - by scientists, the Defense Department and intelligence agencies - and all those....

White House panel will study whether climate change is a national security threat. It includes a climate denialist

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:11:00 +0100expressindia (en)

Scientists defended the research. “The link between climate science and national security has been closely studied for over a decade at the highest levels of the U.S. government — by scientists, the Defense Department and intelligence agencies, and all those studies have made a strong case that....

Hit by wilder weather, Botswana's farmers seek welfare payments

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:41:00 +0100trust (en)

A government programme to provide work for those in need of income is seeing a rise in demand as droughts become harsher. By Sharon Tshipa. MOLEPOLOLE, Botswana , Feb 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Maipato Kesebang normally grows maize, jugo beans and sweet reed on her 20-hectare plot of land northwest of Gaborone, Botswana's capital.

Australia’s Burning, Flooding, Disastrous New Normal

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 15:57:00 +0100nytimes (en)

WAMBOIN, Australia — This is what climate change looks like, Australia style: A viral video, released in early January, of two middle-aged men, one a local farmer, standing knee deep in the stagnant shallows of an outback river, cradling the corpses of two enormous fish.

It’s time to provide Californians with a reliable, resilient water supply

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:41:00 +0100dailynews (en)

Former United States Senator Barbara Boxer speaks during the WORLDZ event at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center on Thursday, October 18, 2018. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer) Climate change is here, and we must act now. This past summer, Californians experienced catastrophic....

It’s time to provide Californians with a reliable, resilient water supply

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:35:00 +0100whittierdailynews (en)

Former United States Senator Barbara Boxer speaks during the WORLDZ event at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center on Thursday, October 18, 2018. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer) Climate change is here, and we must act now. This past summer, Californians experienced catastrophic....

Hurricanes, droughts, and wildfires: How biopharma is girding for climate change

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:43:00 +0100statnews (en)

may vanish. Pfizer, for example, estimates it lost $195 million in inventory and overhead when three Puerto Rico manufacturing facilities were wiped out by the recent devastating hurricane season. Eli Lilly ran its Puerto Rico facility with emergency diesel generators “for months” after the storm. For some, Hurricane Maria was a wakeup call.

Atmospheric river leaves mud, traffic, some flooding, with colder, more mild storm on the way

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:50:00 +0100eastbaytimes (en)

An atmospheric river storm that walloped the Bay Area on Thursday, causing traffic snarls, flood scares and at least one major mudslide that wrecked homes and cars, has finally left Northern California. But apart from the hassles and damage, the biggest storm of the winter so far also delivered....

Australia’s Burning, Flooding, Disastrous New Normal

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:47:00 +0100nytimes (en)

WAMBOIN, Australia — This is what climate change looks like, Australia style: A viral video, released in early January, of two middle-aged men, one a local farmer, standing knee deep in the stagnant shallows of an outback river, cradling the corpses of two enormous fish.

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,....

World's driest desert floods as extreme weather hits Chile

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 04:43:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

SANTIAGO (BLOOMBERG) - The world's driest desert is flooding and some of the planet's wettest woodlands are burning. Welcome to summer in Chile. Rains high up in the Andes mountains have led to torrents of water pouring into the Atacama desert below, sweeping away houses and roads.

World&apos;s Driest Desert Floods as Extreme Weather Hits Chile

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 19:01:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- The world’s driest desert is flooding and some of the planet’s wettest woodlands are burning. Welcome to summer in Chile. Rains high up in the Andes mountains have led to torrents of water pouring into the Atacama desert below, sweeping away houses and roads.

Record-shattering, &apos;unprecedented&apos; heat scorches Australia, Chile and Argentina

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 20:49:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

While we've been shivering up here, folks in the Southern Hemisphere have been baking in all-time record summertime heat. Records have been set recently in Australia, Chile and Argentina, sparking wildfires and exacerbating droughts. In Australia, the heat was so intense it caused bats to fall from....

Tasman fires: Nelson, Wakefield evacuated; Pigeon Valley residents must leave homes as fears wind may fan blaze

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 04:11:00 +0100nzherald (en)

Ruth Bell, owner of Four Square Wakefield, said the whole situation was nerve-wracking for everyone. "It is unpredictable at the moment. We are still open as we haven't had the emergency services tell us otherwise," she said. "A lot of people are buying water as there is ash in the supply and it is a bit murky.

Wakefield evacuated as fears wind may fan blaze

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 02:08:00 +0100newstalkzb (en)

The town of Wakefield is being evacuated after fire chiefs fears that a northerly wind is picking up and could threaten the town. The call was made at 12.50pm today to start evacuating the 3000 residents. It affects between 800-900 homes. The evacuation is expected to take 4-6 hours.

Nelson fires: Wakefield evacuated; Pigeon Valley residents must leave homes as fears wind may fan blaze

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 02:07:00 +0100nzherald (en)

There have been reports of embers from the blaze jumping 600-800m. It's feared that embers could spark a new front by landing on the tinder-dry area, which has just been declared by Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor as being a drought zone. The Civil Defence Centre in Wakefield has been moved to Saxton Field Stadium.

Nelson fires: Residents ordered from Pigeon Valley homes as fears wind may fan blaze

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:07:00 +0100nzherald (en)

While some residents had earlier been able to stay with their homes, police and other Government agencies were now working to ensure all residents evacuated safely. Meanwhile, a medium-scale adverse event has been declared for Tasman district, unlocking further Government support for farmers and....

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.

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.

2018 Was the Fourth Warmest Year on Record With Kerala and California at the Receiving End

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 06:49:00 +0100news18 (en)

Oslo (Norway): 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.

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.

2018 was fourth hottest year on record: UN report

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:19:00 +0100HindustanTimes (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.

'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....

Maltempo, Coldiretti: milioni di danni da Nord a Sud -

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 11:33:00 +0100247libero (it)

Sono finiti sott’acqua centinaia di ettari di coltivazioni seminati a grano che rischia ora di soffocare e risultano invasi dal fango anche terreni preparati per le bietole e il mais con l’esondazione del fiume Reno in Emilia, ma l’agricoltura è stata colpita lungo tutta la Penisola dalla Toscana....

AUSTRALIA 18 min Clima impazzito spacca l'Australia, siccità e piogge Colpiti anche gli Stati Uniti e parte dell'Europa, tra alluvioni, nevicate eccezionali e grande freddo

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 20:17:00 +0100tio (it)

CANBERRA - Un caldo "senza precedenti" nel sud, piogge "mai viste prima di quest'intensità" al nord: l'Australia è in questi giorni teatro di fenomeni meteo definiti "estremi". Ma fenomeni del genere si stanno verificando anche in diverse altre regioni del mondo.

Africa: Ways Climate Change Is Already Affecting Africa

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 14:41:00 +0100allafrica (en)

editorial. Right now, the effects of climate change are already being felt by people across Africa. Evidence shows that the change in temperature has affected the health, livelihoods, food productivity, water availability, and overall security of the African people.

Extreme weather: Polar vortex in Midwest, record heat in Australia, weird warmth in Alaska. What&apos;s going on?

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 20:21:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

Extreme weather has wreaked havoc worldwide this month: As the upper Midwest shivered with record-breaking cold temperatures thanks to the polar vortex, wild extremes in weather were reported in other parts of the world. In Australia, blistering heat this month has scorched the country, causing disastrous wildfires and setting temperature records.

Extreme weather: Polar vortex in Midwest, record heat in Australia, weird warmth in Alaska. What&apos;s going on?

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:39:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

A man dives into the water on January 25, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. Record heat has scorched the country this month, just as a polar vortex froze the central U.S. Extreme weather has wreaked havoc worldwide this month: As the upper Midwest shivered with record-breaking cold temperatures thanks to....

Coal Authority : Newton Fund supports 4 projects on flooding and drought in SEA

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 19:09:00 +01004-traders (en)

Hydrometeorological hazards pose a direct threat to lives and livelihoods of people living in South East Asia, from death and injury to damaged or destroyed homes, businesses, transport links, power supplies and agricultural land. Climate change and population growth are increasing the number of....

Press release: Newton Fund supports 4 projects on flooding and drought in SEA

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 07:00:00 +0100gov-uk (en)

Hydrometeorological hazards pose a direct threat to lives and livelihoods of people living in South East Asia, from death and injury to damaged or destroyed homes, businesses, transport links, power supplies and agricultural land. Climate change and population growth are increasing the number of....

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.

From El Nino to earthquakes: A leading disaster watcher scans the horizon for 2019

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 14:07:00 +0100irinnews (en)

. The study, focused on a wide range of natural hazards , is used by governments and UN agencies as they track losses and damage and plan disaster mitigation and adaptation in the face of climate change. Among the unusual events Guha-Sapir noted in a recent presentation of 281 climate and....

Understanding impacts of flooding and drought in South East Asia

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:12:00 +0100nerc (en)

. 29 January 2019. New international research will boost resilience to hazards such as floods, droughts, storm surges and landslides in South East Asian countries. Hydrometeorological hazards pose a direct threat to lives and livelihoods of people living in South East Asia, from death and injury to....

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.

Ways climate change is already affecting Africa

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 15:20:00 +0100thepoint (en)

Right now, the effects of climate change are already being felt by people across Africa. Evidence shows that the change in temperature has affected the health, livelihoods, food productivity, water availability, and overall security of the African people.

Allerta Meteo, arriva il “Ciclone Polare”: tantissima NEVE sull’Italia a quote bassissime [MAPPE e DETTAGLI]

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:48:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Allerta Meteo, domani tra Liguria e Corsica si formerà il "Ciclone Polare" che tra Giovedì 24 e Venerdì 25 si abbatterà con estrema violenza al Centro/Sud: porterà tantissima neve fino a quote molto basse. Allerta Meteo – E così siamo passati da un eccesso all’altro: fino a due giorni fa tanti....

Rare waterbirds on the move in search of drought refuge

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:45:00 +0100radioaustralianews-fr (en)

Rare waterbirds appear to be increasingly moving into South Australia to escape dry conditions in northern areas of the country, according to wildlife experts. Six Australian Little Bitterns were recorded at Bool Lagoon in the state's south-east during the most recent survey of the species' numbers.

Rare waterbirds on the move in search of drought refuge

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:28:00 +0100abc-au (en)

Rare waterbirds appear to be increasingly moving into South Australia to escape dry conditions in northern areas of the country, according to wildlife experts. Six Australian Little Bitterns were recorded at Bool Lagoon in the state's south-east during the most recent survey of the species' numbers.

Previsioni Meteo, tutta la verità sull’ondata di freddo e neve del 23-25 Gennaio: sarà un’irruzione polare marittima, colpirà il Centro/Sud [MAPPE e DETTAGLI]

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:03:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Previsioni Meteo – Il weekend inizia sull’Italia con un Sabato interlocutorio dal punto di vista meteorologico: come abbiamo più volte già illustrato nei giorni scorsi su MeteoWeb, l’inverno vive una fase di stand-by che continuerà anche domani, Domenica 20 Gennaio .

Challenges for environmental security: climate change

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:51:00 +0100vietnamnet-en (en)

VietNamNet Bridge - Challenges to environmental security not only threaten human life and food security, but also national security and human survival. Vietnam suffers heavily from climate change. Natural disasters The Global Climate Risk Index 2016 ranks Vietnam seventh in the world in long-term climate-related risks.

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....

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....

Southern Africa and Indian Ocean

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:24:00 +0100EC (en)

More than eight million people in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region are experiencing food shortages. Many are still struggling to recover from the 2016 El Niño-related drought, yet another El Niño is probable and is likely to affect crops, jobs, and food prices.

South America

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:24:00 +0100EC (en)

is highly exposed to natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, floods, droughts and wildfires. Three of the seven largest earthquakes ever recorded struck South America, a continent with over 200 active volcanoes. Colombia’s ongoing conflict keeps adding to the largest....

Clima impazzito, l'annus horribilis dei carciofi del Sud Sardegna

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:17:00 +0100UnioneSarda (it)

Allarme della Coldiretti Cagliari sull'agricoltura, il maltempo danneggia ulteriormente i carciofi. Le gelate di questo inizio anno hanno praticamente bruciato i capolini, dando il colpo di grazia ad una annata cominciata nel peggiore dei modi. Già ad agosto le bombe d'acqua e le continue piogge....

Climate change brings extreme weather

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:40:00 +0100environmentalresearchweb (en)

In the past, scientists were reluctant to attribute particular extreme weather events to climate change. But for the second consecutive year, they have done so with confidence. Thanks to improved modeling, increased computer power, and better skill in interpreting data, attribution science – a young....

Italia a due facce tra siccità al Nord e bufere di neve al Sud

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:14:00 +0100corrierenazionale (it)

Maltempo con bufere di neve al Centro-Sud e allarme siccità sulle regioni del Nord Italia: le bizzarrie climatiche spaccano in due la Penisola. Mentre il Sud è bloccato dalle bufere di neve al Nord cresce l’allarme siccità con il livello del Po sotto di 3,5 metri rispetto allo stesso periodo dello scorso anno.

Allerta Meteo, Italia alla rovescia: bufere di neve al Sud, siccità al Nord

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:25:00 +0100247libero (it)

Allerta Meteo, Coldiretti: “siccità al Nord, Po sotto di 3,5 metri. Italia alla rovescia, bufere al Sud e Alpi senza neve” Allerta Meteo- Mentre il Sud è bloccato dalle bufere di neve al Nord cresce l’allarme siccità con il livello del Po sotto di 3,5 metri rispetto allo stesso periodo dello scorso anno.

Allerta Meteo, Italia alla rovescia: bufere di neve al Sud, siccità al Nord

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:20:00 +0100strettoweb (it)

Allerta Meteo, Coldiretti: “siccità al Nord, Po sotto di 3,5 metri. Italia alla rovescia, bufere al Sud e Alpi senza neve” Allerta Meteo- Mentre il Sud è bloccato dalle bufere di neve al Nord cresce l’allarme siccità con il livello del Po sotto di 3,5 metri rispetto allo stesso periodo dello scorso anno.

Allarme siccità al Nord: Po sotto di 3,5 metri al Ponte della Becca

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:34:00 +0100giornaledipavia (it)

. Un Italia al contrario che vede bufere di neve al Sud e Alpi senza neve. Allarme siccità al Nord. Mentre il Sud è bloccato dalle bufere di neve al Nord cresce l’allarme siccità con il livello del Po sotto di 3,5 metri rispetto allo stesso periodo dello scorso anno .

Nuova ondata di freddo, Calabria sommersa dalla neve: scuole chiuse e disagi, imbiancata anche Cosenza [FOTO e VIDEO LIVE]

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 12:18:00 +0100247libero (it)

Freddo e neve attanagliano il Centro/Sud, come ampiamente previsto dalle previsioni dei giorni scorsi. Anzi, in Calabria la neve è scesa persino più in basso rispetto alle previsioni, imbiancando Cosenza e tutta la Valle del Crati ad appena 200 metri sul livello del mare.

Nuova ondata di freddo, Calabria sommersa dalla neve: scuole chiuse e disagi, imbiancata anche Cosenza [FOTO e VIDEO LIVE]

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:12:00 +0100strettoweb (it)

Freddo e neve attanagliano il Centro/Sud, come ampiamente previsto dalle previsioni dei giorni scorsi. Anzi, in Calabria la neve è scesa persino più in basso rispetto alle previsioni, imbiancando Cosenza e tutta la Valle del Crati ad appena 200 metri sul livello del mare.

Allarme siccità al Nord Coldiretti, il Po sotto di 3,5 metri

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:08:00 +0100ecodibergamo (it)

Mentre il Sud è bloccato dalle bufere di neve al Nord cresce l’allarme siccità con il livello del Po sotto di 3,5 metri rispetto allo stesso periodo dello scorso anno. È quanto emerge da un monitoraggio della Coldiretti al Ponte della Becca (Pavia) sullo stato del più grande fiume italiano che è....

Centro/Sud nella morsa di freddo e neve, scuole chiuse e disagi: Calabria sommersa, imbiancata anche Cosenza. Emergenza nelle zone terremotate del Centro Italia [FOTO e VIDEO]

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 10:59:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Freddo e neve attanagliano il Centro/Sud, come ampiamente previsto dalle previsioni dei giorni scorsi. Anzi, in Calabria la neve è scesa persino più in basso rispetto alle previsioni, imbiancando Cosenza e tutta la Valle del Crati ad appena 200 metri sul livello del mare.

Maltempo, Italia sottosopra: il Sud nella morsa delle bufere di neve, al Nord cresce l’allarme siccità

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 09:56:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Mentre il Sud è bloccato dalle bufere di neve al Nord cresce l’ allarme siccità con il livello del Po sotto di 3,5 metri rispetto allo stesso periodo dello scorso anno. E’ quanto emerge da un monitoraggio della Coldiretti al Ponte della Becca (Pavia) sullo stato del più grande fiume italiano che è....

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Thu, 03 Jan 2019 07:02:00 +0100eurasiareview (en)

It added such a phenomenon will increase in intensity and frequency as the planet warms, worsening their related extreme weather impacts. “El Niño” meaning “little boy” in Spanish, is a natural weather event that causes warmer than usual waters in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and cooler than usual....

Sciabolata artica sull'Italia. Neve anche sulle coste. Accumuli, città nel mirino, temperature, mappe

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 04:22:00 +0100quotidiano (it)

Roma, 2 gennaio 2019 - E' il giorno dell'annunciata irruzione artica e dell'arrivo del maltempo: l'Italia piomba nel gelo . Calo termico anche di 15 gradi - secondo le - e neve nelle città della costa adriatica ( , Abruzzo, Molise e Puglia) e al Sud. Al Nord, dove il tempo sarà più asciutto, le....

Previsioni meteo, neve in arrivo: dove e quando cadrà. Accumuli, città, mappe

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 13:33:00 +0100247libero (it)

Roma, 2 gennaio 2019 - E' il giorno dell'annunciata irruzione artica e dell'arrivo del maltempo: l'Italia piomba nel gelo . Calo termico anche di 15 gradi - secondo le - e neve nelle città della costa adriatica (Marche, Abruzzo, Molise e Puglia) e al Sud.

Global warming has already raised the risk of more severe droughts in Cape Town

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 16:27:00 +0100citizen (en)

Between 2015 and 2017 South Africa’s South Western Cape region experienced three of its lowest rainfall years on record . This led to the progressive depletion of water supply reservoirs and by the summer of 2017/18 there was a real danger that – without drastic reductions in water use – the region,....

Australian extreme heatwave: 'Catastrophic' weather warnings issued as temperatures reach up to 49.3C

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 21:34:00 +0100independent-ie (en)

Health warnings and fire bans were issued by authorities as the mercury rose across the nation. South Australia has been put on alert for “catastrophic” fire danger amid concerns about massive bushfires sweeping across the incredibly dry region. The town of Marble Bar, thought to be the country’s....

Readers' choice: DW's top 10 environment stories of 2018

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 15:03:00 +0100deutschewelle-en (en)

10. To fly or not to fly? The environmental cost of air travel Though air travel is more popular than ever, the vast majority of people in the world have never been on a plane. As that dynamic slowly changes, the environment stands to suffer. Is flying less the only solution? 9.

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.

This year On Earth

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 12:12:00 +0100dhakatribune (en)

Space. In 2018, Earth picked up about 40,000 metric tons of interplanetary material, mostly dust, much of it from comets. Earth lost around 96,250 metric tons of hydrogen and helium, the lightest elements, which escaped to outer space. Roughly 505,000 cubic kilometers of water fell on Earth’s surface as rain, snow, or other types of precipitation.

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.

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.

WORSE TO COME Global warming science finds Cape Town should expect more severe droughts 43 minutes ago Quartz Africa

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 21:04:00 +0100qz (en)

Between 2015 and 2017 South Africa’s South Western Cape region experienced three of its lowest rainfall years on record . This led to the progressive depletion of water supply reservoirs and by the summer of 2017/18 there was a real danger that – without drastic reductions in water use – the region,....

Italia al gelo, -12° in Umbria. Nevica in Appennino, domani temporali e vento al Sud

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:28:00 +0100IlGazzettino (it)

Domenica gelida su tutta l'Italia a causa di una perturbazione di origine atlantica che sta attraversando l'Italia contribuendo a un forte calo delle temperature. Il tutto nel quadro di una situazione meteo che comunque tenderà al miglioramento tanto che, a partire da metà settimana, un campo....

Italia al gelo, -12° in Umbria. Nevica in Appennino, domani temporali e vento al Sud

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:15:00 +0100ilmessaggero (it)

Domenica gelida su tutta l'Italia a causa di una perturbazione di origine atlantica che sta attraversando l'Italia contribuendo a un forte calo delle temperature. Il tutto nel quadro di una situazione meteo che comunque tenderà al miglioramento tanto che, a partire da metà settimana, un campo....

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.

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.

House passes farm bill after pro-work provisions dropped

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:57:00 +0100washtimes (en)

President Donald Trump hold up hats that read “Make Our Farmers Great Again!” as he walks across the South Lawn before boarding Marine One at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, for a short trip to Andrews ... By David Sherfinski - The Washington Times - Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

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