Overall Orange alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

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Storm heading towards Vietnam’s central region, expected to hit land on Friday

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

According to Mai Van Khiem, director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, the storm would directly affect central provinces, especially Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue and Da Nang with wind speeds of 90-100 km per hour and sometimes hitting 135 km per hour.

PM urges response efforts as tropical storm heading towards central region

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 17:16:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 16 issued a notice, asking relevant ministries, agencies and localities to keep a close eye on the development of Storm Noul and put forth specific tasks. People’s Committees of cities and provinces need to ensure safety of activities at....

Mekong countries welcome water sharing, construction assistance under LMC mechanism

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:17:00 +0200globaltimes (en)

The enforcement vessel from China, which is participating in the 88th joint patrol on the Mekong River led by China, Laos , Myanmar and Thailand , pulls out Guanlei Port in Southwest China's Yunnan Province, November 19, 2019. Photo: Xinhua Although the US has tried to provoke ASEAN countries against....

Coronavirus digest: pandemic increases risks posed to environmental migrants The pandemic has increased the danger posed to people displaced by catastrophic weather, a new report has shown. For the first time in two months, Australia has reported no virus deaths. All the latest from DW here.

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:04:00 +0200deutschewelle-en (en)

The coronavirus pandemic has increased the dangers posed to migrants and refugees displaced by natural disasters, according to an analysis shared in the 2020 edition of Germany's Global Risk Index, published Tuesday. The annual report evaluates risks associated with natural disasters like....

La Nina may disrupt global food supply, send prices higher

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 09:02:00 +0200bworldcom (en)

The La Nina weather system could roil global food production, sending prices higher, as potential droughts and floods bring upheaval to a suite of key agricultural commodities from Southeast Asia to South America. The highly anticipated phenomenon has officially formed, the US Climate Prediction....

La Nina May Disrupt Global Food Supply, Send Prices Higher

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 02:21:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- The La Nina weather system could roil global food production, sending prices higher, as potential droughts and floods bring upheaval to a suite of key agricultural commodities from Southeast Asia to South America. The highly anticipated phenomenon has officially formed, the U.S.

Il fiume Mekong prosciugato divide Cina, Thailandia e esperti

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 02:03:00 +0200italiaoggi (it)

Il Mekong, il fiume più lungo (4.880 chilometri) dell'Indocina, è in pericolo. La colpa viene attribuita alle dighe cinesi, ma Pechino mostra che è l'Impero di Mezzo la prima vittima della siccità che ha abbassato il livello del fiume come mai prima con la conseguenza di scombussolare la vita del....

Study Uses Ocean Salinity Data to Estimate Water Cycle Change

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:22:00 +0200azocleantech (en)

Water and its movements within or between atmosphere, land, and ocean defines the global water cycle and is central to the climate system. Almost all weather and climate phenomena are in some way tied to the water cycle. Examples include extreme rainfall during thunderstorms, hurricanes and tropical cyclones, flooding, droughts, and sea level rise.

A new study of ocean salinity finds substantial amplification of the global water cycle

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 13:49:00 +0200smartwatermagazine (en)

Water and its movements within or between atmosphere, land and ocean defines the global water cycle and is central to the climate system. Almost all weather and climate phenomena are in some way tied to the water cycle. Examples include extreme rainfall during thunderstorms, hurricanes and tropical cyclones, flooding, droughts, and sea level rise.

A new study of ocean salinity finds substantial amplification of the global water cycle

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 13:54:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Figure adapted from NASA (https://gpm.nasa.gov/education/water-cycle) Water and its movements within or between atmosphere, land, and ocean defines the global water cycle and is central to the climate system. Almost all weather and climate phenomena are in some way tied to the water cycle.

Korea to start purchasing rice for emergency reserves

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 05:06:00 +0200koreatimes (en)

The government said Tuesday it will start the annual purchase of rice for emergency reserves next week in line with efforts to stabilize the market price and brace for potential natural disasters. Under the plan, the country will purchase 340,000 tons of rice for the reserves by the end of this....

A historical, geographical and ecological perspective on the 2018 European summer drought

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 16:44:00 +0200royalsocietypublishing.uk (en)

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Volume 375, Issue 1810, October 2020.

Researchers isolate responses of crop yield and production to climate disasters…

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 14:47:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Climate disasters have disrupted food production and caused yield losses in recent decades. These disasters have threatened food security at both local and global scales. Quantitative identification of the impacts of climate disasters on crop yields and production is conducive to ensuring food....

Video: How ancient ice cores show 'black swan' events in history – even pandemics

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 16:26:00 +0200phys (en)

and Ellen Mosley-Thompson at The Ohio State University have been studying ice cores from around the world for over 30 years. They collect, store and study ice cores to understand the history of the Earth's climate and preserve them for future scientists.

La crisi climatica al centro dei movimenti migratori

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 13:14:00 +0200247libero (it)

Nel corso della storia i popoli si sono sempre spostati: guerre, carestie, disastri naturali, dittature, scarse opportunità lavorative. Abbiamo sempre avuto fenomeni migratori, più o meno grandi: la storia umana è anche la storia dei suoi movimenti, dei rapporti tra autoctoni e "stranieri".

La crisi climatica al centro dei movimenti migratori HuffPost

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 12:28:00 +0200msn-it (it)

Nel corso della storia i popoli si sono sempre spostati: guerre, carestie, disastri naturali, dittature, scarse opportunità lavorative. Abbiamo sempre avuto fenomeni migratori, più o meno grandi: la storia umana è anche la storia dei suoi movimenti, dei rapporti tra autoctoni e “stranieri”.

La crisi climatica al centro dei movimenti migratori

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 11:26:00 +0200huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

Nel corso della storia i popoli si sono sempre spostati: guerre, carestie, disastri naturali, dittature, scarse opportunità lavorative. Abbiamo sempre avuto fenomeni migratori, più o meno grandi: la storia umana è anche la storia dei suoi movimenti, dei rapporti tra autoctoni e “stranieri”.

La grande siccità di 5.000 anni fa in Asia

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 07:27:00 +0200focus-it (it)

In un tempo lontano il deserto del Sahara era una distesa verde e rigogliosa, dove si sperimentò anche l'agricoltura : poi, tra 6.000 e 4.000 anni fa, l'intera regione si trasformò nel deserto che conosciamo oggi. Secondo uno studio pubblicato su Nature Communications , la desertificazione del....

MRC calls for transparent hydrological data sharingPhnom Penh Post

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 05:25:00 +0200thecambodianews (en)

The Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) on Tuesday welcomed Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s pledge to share year-round hydrological data with Mekong countries. But in a press release issued a day after the virtual Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Leaders’ summit, MRCS’ CEO An Pich Hatda also....

Deeper cooperation expected among Lancang-Mekong countries: experts

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 05:39:00 +0200peopledaily (en)

KUNMING, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Four years after the launch of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) mechanism, there has been holistic cooperation among the regional countries, experts said. Experts expect LMC countries to unleash greater potential for cooperation in the future so as to achieve a higher level of sustainable development in the region.

A provincia china de Liaoning llegará tifón Bavi

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 21:28:00 +0200debate (es)

Shenyang .- La provincia nororiental china de Liaoning emitió hoy miércoles una respuesta de emergencia de nivel II ante el paso del tifón Bavi hacia la región. La alerta es la segunda más alta en el sistema de respuesta de emergencia de cuatro niveles.

Deeper cooperation expected among Lancang-Mekong countries: experts

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 17:43:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

KUNMING, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Four years after the launch of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) mechanism, there has been holistic cooperation among the regional countries, experts said. Experts expect LMC countries to unleash greater potential for cooperation in the future so as to achieve a higher level of sustainable development in the region.

A four-footed fire prevention squad?

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:16:00 +0200theecologist (en)

Herds of goats are used to rid the earth of grasses and shrubs that could be a fire hazard from the US to the Mediterranean – but should this practice be encouraged? Back in 2007, some members of an 80-strong wild goat herd inhabiting Exmoor National Park 'invaded' the small English village of....

MRC calls for transparent hydrological data sharing

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 17:01:00 +0200phnompenhpost (en)

The Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) on Tuesday welcomed Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s pledge to share year-round hydrological data with Mekong countries. But in a press release issued a day after the virtual Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Leaders’ summit, MRCS’ CEO An Pich Hatda also....

Las efemérides destacadas de este 25 de agosto

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:14:00 +0200mvsnoticias (es)

El 25 de agosto de 1900, falleció Friedrich W. Nietzsche, filósofo y escritor alemán. The post Las efemérides destacadas de este 25 de agosto appeared first on MVS Noticias.

3rd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation leaders' meeting enhances partnership, promotes common prosperity, say senior officials

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 09:12:00 +0200globaltimes (en)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attends the third Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Leaders' Meeting via video link at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin) The third Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) leaders' meeting comprehensively maps out the blueprint....

Farmers suffering from twin hazards of floods, droughts

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 01:50:00 +0200khmertimes (en)

Song Saran, president of the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), told Khmer Times that from May to August, there is severe impact from climate change to the Cambodian dry paddy season especially Sen Kro Ob and IR varieties. He added that according to the survey by the CRF with its members to more than....

3rd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation leaders' meeting enhances partnership, promotes common prosperity, say senior officials

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 01:45:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attends the third Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Leaders' Meeting via video link at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 24, 2020. The meeting was co-chaired by Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith of Laos , and attended by Prime Minister....

Conoce las efemérides del 25 de agosto

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 23:32:00 +0200debate (es)

Mundo.- El 25 de agosto es un día que cuenta con distintos acontecimientos importantes a lo largo de la historia en el mundo, algunos de ellos por ejemplo son: Golpe de Estado en Ecuador, el presidente Velasco Ibarra renuncia al cargo en favor del coronel Mancheño; También, un golpe de Estado en....

Roundup: 3rd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation leaders' meeting enhances partnership, promotes common prosperity, say senior officials

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 19:42:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

PHNOM PENH, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- The third Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) leaders' meeting comprehensively maps out the blueprint for future cooperation among the LMC members, said senior officials of the LMC countries. It will help them strengthen partnership, deepen practical cooperation in....

Premier Li urges wider Mekong cooperation

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:17:00 +0200globaltimes (en)

A view of the Mekong River. Photo: VCG China brought a series of proposals, including offering the COVID-19 vaccine to Mekong countries as a priority, in the latest move of China's promotion of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC), which observers see as a sign of closer ties among the six countries amid the pandemic.

Expert sees promising prospects for Lancang-Mekong Cooperation

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 04:42:00 +0200khmertimes (en)

Closer cooperation among the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) countries, which will hold their third leaders’ meeting via video link today, August 24, can help address regional challenges timely and effectively, and bring long-term benefits to their peoples, a Vietnam ese expert said.

Interview: Vietnamese expert sees promising prospects for Lancang-Mekong Cooperation

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 15:33:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

HANOI, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Closer cooperation among the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) countries, which will hold their third leaders' meeting via video link on Monday, can help address regional challenges timely and effectively, and bring long-term benefits to their peoples, a Vietnam ese expert said.

Interview: Vietnamese expert sees promising prospects for Lancang-Mekong Cooperation

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 15:04:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HANOI, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Closer cooperation among the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) countries, which will hold their third leaders' meeting via video link on Monday, can help address regional challenges timely and effectively, and bring long-term benefits to their peoples, a Vietnam ese expert said.

Cina: inondazioni e frane in Yunnan, 14 morti

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 23:39:00 +0200cdt (it)

Inondazioni e frane causati dalla pioggia hanno provocato la morte di 14 persone, e altre 20 risultano disperse, nella provincia dello Yunnan, nel sud-ovest della Cina. Lo hanno riferito oggi le autorità. Secondo il dipartimento provinciale per la gestione delle risorse idriche, al 18 agosto 34’900....

Three Gorges Dam to face historic flood peak

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 13:37:00 +0200globaltimes (en)

Three Gorges Dam. Photo: VCG The Three Gorges Reservoir is set to receive the largest flood peak since it was built in 2003, but experts noted that despite extreme weather conditions, China is better-prepared to minimize the impact of any natural disaster.

Siccità, inondazioni e Covid-19: a rischio produzione agricola e cibo per i cinesi

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 11:01:00 +0200asianews (it)

Pechino (AsiaNews) Per l’effetto combinato di siccità, inondazioni e Covid-19, gli agricoltori cinesi hanno perso fino a metà del raccolto di cereali. È quanto emerge da un’indagine del South China Morning Post, pubblicata oggi. Il calo della produzione cerealicola rischia di provocare problemi di....

Natural and man-made hazards (19) Apply Natural and man-made hazards filter

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 04:37:00 +0200EC (en)

Changes in climate are already having wide-ranging impacts on ecosystems, the economy and on human health and well-being in Europe, according to the report ‘ Climate change, impacts and vulnerability in Europe 2016 ’, launched today by the European Environment Agency (EEA).

McKinsey sees $6.6 trillion in annual GDP at risk as Asian climate warms

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 04:15:00 +0200brisbanetimes (en)

Lethal heatwaves, droughts, floods and typhoons will become more common in Asia-Pacific, which faces more severe potential impacts from climate change than many parts of the world, McKinsey & Co. researchers warn. Asia is particularly at risk because it has such a high number of poor people, who....

McKinsey sees $6.6 trillion in annual GDP at risk as Asian climate warms

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 02:53:00 +0200watoday (en)

Lethal heatwaves, droughts, floods and typhoons will become more common in Asia-Pacific, which faces more severe potential impacts from climate change than many parts of the world, McKinsey & Co. researchers warn. Asia is particularly at risk because it has such a high number of poor people, who....

McKinsey sees $6.6 trillion in annual GDP at risk as Asian climate warms

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 02:51:00 +0200smh (en)

Lethal heatwaves, droughts, floods and typhoons will become more common in Asia-Pacific, which faces more severe potential impacts from climate change than many parts of the world, McKinsey & Co. researchers warn. Asia is particularly at risk because it has such a high number of poor people, who....

McKinsey sees $6.6 trillion in annual GDP at risk as Asian climate warms

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 02:34:00 +0200theage (en)

Lethal heatwaves, droughts, floods and typhoons will become more common in Asia-Pacific, which faces more severe potential impacts from climate change than many parts of the world, McKinsey & Co. researchers warn. Asia is particularly at risk because it has such a high number of poor people, who....

The fight against devastating climate change on farming

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 23:41:00 +0200khmertimes (en)

The effects of climate change have had a devastating effect on the Cambodia n economy, especially the agriculture sector, costing the country millions of dollars in losses. In Cambodia, the impact of climate change on agriculture activities, which depend on rain, has caused devastating impact to....

McKinsey Sees $4.7 Trillion in Labor Risk as Asian Climate Warms

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 05:04:00 +0200bloomberg (en)

Lethal heatwaves, droughts, floods and typhoons will become more common in Asia-Pacific, which faces more severe potential impacts from climate change than many parts of the world, according to researchers. Asia is particularly at risk because it has such a high number of poor people, who tend to....

Much lower water levels recorded so far in 2020

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 02:35:00 +0200khmertimes (en)

RAINFALL and water levels in the Mekong river basin are very low this year, compared with 2018 and 2019, said Water Resources Ministry spokesman Chan Youttha. The statement came during a press conference on the “Current Hydrological Situation in the Mekong and Tonle Sap Basin” at the Council of Ministers yesterday.

China Faces Food Shortage as Droughts, Floods, and Pests Ruin Harvest

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:07:00 +0200breitbart-com (en)

Torrential rains and heavy flooding, hard on the heels of widespread drought and infestations of locusts and worms, have left China with rising consumer prices and troubling signs of a food shortage.

China Faces Food Shortage as Droughts, Flooding, and Pests Ruin Harvest

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 21:59:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua recently asked the governors of each province in China to make sure the sown areas of agricultural crops would not shrink and crop yield won’t be reduced this year. At a food security meeting held in Beijing on July 27, he warned that governors would be punished if....

Mekong River Commission Urges More Data Sharing In Lower Mekong

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 00:50:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

By Eugene Whong. As water levels in the lower-Mekong region hit record lows for the second year in a row, a report published Friday by the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission urged China, Myanmar and its member countries to share more data about hydroelectric dam operations to enable all parties to prepare for droughts and floods.

Scattered boats are seen in the dried up tributary that connects to the Tonle Sap lake in Kampong Khleang, Cambodia July 6, 2020.

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 01:08:00 +0200rfa (en)

As water levels in the lower-Mekong region hit record lows for the second year in a row, a report published Friday by the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission urged China, Myanmar and its member countries to share more data about hydroelectric dam operations to enable all parties to prepare for droughts and floods.

Mekong River Commission Urges More Data Sharing in Lower Mekong

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 01:03:00 +0200benarnews (en)

As water levels in the lower-Mekong region hit record lows for the second year in a row, a report published Friday by the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission urged China, Myanmar and its member countries to share more data about hydroelectric dam operations to enable all parties to prepare for droughts and floods.

Pipeline Explodes, Roads Collapse After Flooding in Yulin, China

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:48:00 +0200breitbart-com (en)

A natural gas pipeline exploded in China's north-central city of Yulin on Wednesday. Authorities blame the blast on recent flooding in the region and have issued a warning to area citizens to expect more heavy rains in the coming days.

“Quale progetto di sviluppo del Gargano?”

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:01:00 +0200statoquotidiano (it)

(fuoriporta) Gentile Direttore, mi chiamo Philippe Royer. Sono belga e professore di francese e filosofia in pensione. Il mio primo contatto con il Gargano fu in marzo 2000, 20 anni fa. Un colpo di fulmine! Sono 12 anni che vivo felice a Vico del Gargano quasi tutto l’anno .

Emergency Resources

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 04:36:00 +0200themimu (en)

The humanitarian situation in Myanmar is characterized by a complex combination of challenges around displacement, migration, vulnerability to natural disasters, protection and human rights, food insecurity, and chronic poverty. These factors contribute to Myanmar ranking as the most at-risk country....

'Man cannot win against nature': Amid catastrophic floods, China's dams come into question

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:55:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

A security guard looks at his smartphone as water is released from China's Three Gorges Dam on July 19 to relieve pressure from flooding. (Getty Images) The white-haired farmer ran barefoot to his fields at 2 a.m. so he could harvest his crops before the floods came.

'Man cannot win against nature': Amid catastrophic floods, China's dams come into question

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 06:49:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

A security guard looks at his smartphone as water is released from China's Three Gorges Dam on July 19 to relieve pressure from flooding. (Getty Images) The white-haired farmer ran barefoot to his fields at 2 a.m. so he could harvest his crops before the floods came.

'Man cannot win against nature': Amid catastrophic floods, China's dams come into question

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 03:45:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

A security guard looks at his smartphone as water is released from China's Three Gorges Dam on July 19 to relieve pressure from flooding. (Getty Images) The white-haired farmer ran barefoot to his fields at 2 a.m. so he could harvest his crops before the floods came.

'Man cannot win against nature': Amid catastrophic floods, China's dams come into question

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 21:08:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

A security guard looks at his smartphone as water is released from China's Three Gorges Dam on July 19 to relieve pressure from flooding. (Getty Images) The white-haired farmer ran barefoot to his fields at 2 a.m. so he could harvest his crops before the floods came.

'Man cannot win against nature': Amid catastrophic floods, China's dams come into question

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 19:37:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

A security guard looks at his smartphone as water is released on July 19 from China's Three Gorges Dam to relieve pressure from flooding. (Getty Images) The white-haired farmer ran barefoot to his fields at 2 a.m. so he could harvest his crops before the floods came.

'Man cannot win against nature': Amid catastrophic floods, China's dams come into question

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 19:12:00 +0200latimes (en)

The white-haired farmer ran barefoot to his fields at 2 a.m., so he could harvest his crops before the floods came. He was one of tens of thousands of villagers whose homes and fields were about to be engulfed as a dam gushed open to prevent further damage downstream.

Mueren cuatro delincuentes y dos PoliTrujillo durante enfrentamiento con la banda "Los Cáscaras" (+Fotos)

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 13:58:00 +0200noticiaaldia (es)

Más de 16,4 millones de personas han resultado infectadas por el nuevo coronavirus a nivel mundial, según las cifras oficiales de casos confirmados, y 654.327​ han muerto, según un recuento de Reuters. El reciente secuestro y posterior asesinato de un GNB en Trujillo desató la guerra entre las autoridades y «Los Cáscaras».

Mueren cuatro delincuentes y dos PoliTrujillo durante careo con «Los Cáscaras» (+Fotos)

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:37:00 +0200noticiaaldia (es)

El reciente secuestro y posterior asesinato de un GNB en Trujillo desató la guerra entre las autoridades y «Los Cáscaras». Bandas criminales dominan la zona limítrofe entre Trujillo y Zulia El estado Zulia registró este lunes 27 de julio, 97 nuevos casos de Covid-19, así lo informó el....

Guaidó afirma que DIRECTV podrá volver a los hogares venezolanos

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 05:35:00 +0200noticiaaldia (es)

En el Zulia se registraron 97 nuevos casos de Covid-19. El vicepresidente de Comunicación, Turismo y Cultura, Jorge Rodríguez informó este lunes 27 de julio que en las últimas 24 horas se reportaron 4 decesos y 525 nuevos casos de Covid-19 en Venezuela El estado Zulia registró este lunes 27 de....

Earthquakes Hit Tibet & Xinjiang; Floods Bring Food Crisis; China’s Internet Police Operations Exposed

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 05:31:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

As floods continue in southern and central China, in the north, China is facing droughts. And this, combined with locusts, is furthering the risk of food shortages. Many areas currently being hit by floods and droughts are among China’s top regions for growing grains.

Go green to reduce impact of floods

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 09:31:00 +0200chinadaily-zh (en)

LI MIN/CHINA DAILY. For weeks China, especially the southern, eastern and central parts, has been battered by torrential rains and floods, bringing back the nightmarish memories of 1998, when one of the worst floods to hit the country left more than 4,000 people dead and caused billions of dollars in economic losses.

Inondazioni e frane si abbattono sul Nord-Est dell'India: 200 vittime e 4 milioni di sfollati La Repubblica

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 19:25:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© Fornito da La Repubblica Stato di Assam, una delle aree alluvionate. BANGKOK – Tra fine giugno e oggi più di 4 milioni di persone, soprattutto contadini, sono state sfollate con oltre 200 vittime nelle regioni dell’Asia meridionale colpite da uno dei più alti tassi di precipitazione degli ultimi decenni.

Global methane emissions soar to record high

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:31:00 +0200technology (en)

Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record. Increases are being driven primarily by the growth of emissions from coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching, and landfills. Between 2000 and 2017, levels of the potent greenhouse gas barreled up....

River dams in China helped alleviate drought along Lancang-Mekong, research finds

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 15:17:00 +0200globaltimes (en)

A fisherwoman walks on an embankment on October 31, 2019, on the Mekong River in Pak Chom district in Thailand during the drought. Photo: AFP China was one of the countries that suffered the most from a severe drought along the Lancang-Mekong River in 2019, hydrology researchers found, in contrast....

Nubifragi, inondazioni, vittime e centinaia di migliaia di sfollati in gran parte dell’Asia

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:59:00 +0200greenreport (it)

Il monsone dell’Asia meridionale è la spina dorsale dell’economia regionale, ma ogni anno provoca anche perdita di vite umane e danni. E il caso di quanto sta succedendo quest’anno: piogge monsoniche insolitamente intense e inondazioni hanno colpito e stanno colpendo l’India, gli altri Paesi del sud....

Minister- Prepare disaster responsePhnom Penh Post

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 15:23:00 +0200thecambodianews (en)

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng has told governors of all towns and provinces to instruct the heads of health departments to prepare for upcoming natural disasters. Bun Heng’s letter, dated July 7, said seasonal fluctuations and climate change are causing frequent disasters such as heatwaves,....

Minister: Prepare disaster response

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:46:00 +0200phnompenhpost (en)

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng has told governors of all towns and provinces to instruct the heads of health departments to prepare for upcoming natural disasters. Bun Heng’s letter, dated July 7, said seasonal fluctuations and climate change are causing frequent disasters such as heatwaves,....

Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: Report

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:36:00 +0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

Boosting regional efforts to provide faster and more accurate forecasting on flood and drought and expanding a network of hydro-meteorological monitoring to collect data in the basin are critical in addressing these issues, according to the MRC’s 2019 Annual Report released on June 16.

MRC chief says extreme weather ‘Ominous’ for Mekong region

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 05:34:00 +0200khmertimes (en)

The head of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) says extreme weather is among pressing issues that are “highly critical and urgent” for the region. In a foreword to the MRC’s annual report released Tuesday, chief executive Dr. An Pich Hatda recalled that Mekong water levels last year “reached historic lows not seen for 60 years.

Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: Report

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 05:03:00 +0200vov-vn (en)

Boosting regional efforts to provide faster and more accurate forecasting on flood and drought and expanding a network of hydro-meteorological monitoring to collect data in the basin are critical in addressing these issues, according to the MRC’s 2019 Annual Report released on June 16.

Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: Report

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 04:58:00 +0200vnanet-en (en)

Extreme low flows and extensive flooding of different communities along the Mekong River last year and an increasing number of droughts that have occurred in many parts of the region in recent years are among the signs that the Mekong region is facing increasing risks from extreme weather events and....

Mekong River Commission Annual Report 2019 - Cambodia

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:24:00 +0200thecambodianews (en)

released today. “Flood and drought have hit our region hard lately and require stronger regional collaboration. The countries along the Lower Mekong River need to step up their collective efforts in addressing the problems facing them now and in the future, for example by ensuring transparency,....

Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: Report

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 12:48:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Vientiane (VNA) – Extreme low flows and extensive flooding of different communities along the Mekong River last year and an increasing number of droughts that have occurred in many parts of the region in recent years are among the signs that the Mekong region is facing increasing risks from extreme....

MRC Chief Says Extreme Weather ‘Ominous’ for Mekong Region

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 12:31:00 +0200akp-en (en)

AKP Phnom Penh, June 16, 2020 -- The head of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) says extreme weather is among pressing issues that are “highly critical and urgent” for the region. In a foreword to the MRC’s annual report released Tuesday, chief executive Dr.

Flood and drought remain key challenges for the Mekong: Report

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 09:24:00 +0200kpl (en)

(KPL) Extreme low flows and extensive flooding of different communities along the Mekong River in 2019 and an increasing number of droughts that have occurred in many parts of the region in recent years are among the signs that the Mekong region is facing increasing risk from extreme weather events....

Cambodia: Mekong River Commission Annual Report 2019

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 08:39:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

released today. “Flood and drought have hit our region hard lately and require stronger regional collaboration. The countries along the Lower Mekong River need to step up their collective efforts in addressing the problems facing them now and in the future, for example by ensuring transparency,....

China Limited the Mekongs Flow. Other Countries Suffered a Drought.

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:43:00 +0200thecambodianews (en)

BANGKOK — As China was stricken by the coronavirus in late February, its foreign minister addressed a concerned crowd in Laos , where farmers and fishers across the Mekong River region were contending with the worst drought in living memory. His message: We feel your pain.

Academics of disaster

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:59:00 +0200thestatesman (en)

An hour before tsunami struck the coast of Thailand on 26 December 2004, the Moken tribe, commonly known as sea-gypsies by the western tourists, rushed from the shore inland, warning people to vacate the shoreline because a tsunami was about to strike.

Earth’s Soil Fast Vanishing – OpEd

Thu, 28 May 2020 02:00:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

The pedosphere as a whole, is especially important ecologically, because the soil functions as unique habitat for a great diversity of life forms, links geological and biological substances circulating in the terrestrial ecosystems and the biosphere; and, provides soil fertility in agriculture and biological productivity.

Regenerative agriculture: how it works on the ground “The soil is the great connector of our lives, the source and destination of us all” — Wendell Berry

Wed, 27 May 2020 16:43:00 +0200circulatenews (en)

H istory’s brightest minds are not always our modern day heroes, and as decades pass, the consequences of ingenious discoveries unfold. This is especially true in the history of agriculture. Take Fritz Haber for example: a German chemist awarded the Nobel prize for his invention of a process that....

How China Is Weaponizing Water

Tue, 19 May 2020 15:52:00 +0200qrius (en)

China’s unprecedented dam-building program is destroying the environment and enabling it to subdue its neighbors.

Coronavirus, disastro economico alle porte: in Italia sono migliaia i nuovi poveri

Thu, 07 May 2020 12:44:00 +0200bresciatoday (it)

L’emergenza economica dopo quella sanitaria. Il Coronavirus non ha solo fatto schizzare i tassi di mortalità di tutte le nazioni colpite, ma ha aumentato vertiginosamente il numero delle persone sull’orlo della fame. Una fisiologica conseguenza del lungo lockdown deciso in Europa, negli Stati Uniti, in Cina e in Giappone.

Coronavirus Covid-19: Caritas internationalis, “si rischia grave crisi alimentare e umanitaria, agire subito”

Wed, 06 May 2020 10:58:00 +0200agensir (it)

Caritas internationalis è fortemente preoccupata per “la grave crisi umanitaria che sta facendo seguito alla diffusione della pandemia ed esorta la comunità internazionale ad intraprendere azioni coraggiose e immediate”. Il lockdown deciso in Europa, negli Stati Uniti, in Cina e in Giappone ha....

Severe heat wave forecast to hit northern, central regions

Mon, 04 May 2020 03:37:00 +0200vietnamnews (en)

HÀ NỘI — A severe heatwave is forecast to hit northern and central regions in the next few days with temperatures reaching up to 45 degree Celsius, the National Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre said on Sunday. The regions are expected to experience temperatures between 35-37 degree Celsius today.

Vietnam forecast to face historic heat waves in 2020

Sun, 03 May 2020 08:05:00 +0200vnanet-en (en)

Vietnam is forecast to suffer the highest temperatures ever recorded in 2020, according to the latest report by the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration. In May, the country will see more days of heat than the same month of previous years, said the agency.

Vietnam forecast to face historic heat waves in 2020

Sun, 03 May 2020 05:04:00 +0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

In May, the country will see more days of heat than the same month of previous years, said the agency. The country is predicted to face increasing and complicated pattern of natural disasters this year due to the impact of global warming and melting of glaciers, the administration said.

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:55:00 +0200deutschewelle-hr (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:54:00 +0200deutschewelle-sw (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:54:00 +0200deutschewelle-el (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:54:00 +0200deutschewelle-sr (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:50:00 +0200deutschewelle-mk (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:49:00 +0200deutschewelle-bg (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:49:00 +0200deutschewelle-hi (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:49:00 +0200deutschewelle-sq (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:47:00 +0200deutschewelle-uk (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:44:00 +0200deutschewelle-ro (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:44:00 +0200deutschewelle-bs (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:41:00 +0200deutschewelle-fr (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:40:00 +0200deutschewelle-id (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:37:00 +0200deutschewelle-ha (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

Extreme weather disasters and wars displace millions

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:26:00 +0200deutschewelle-en (en)

displaced 24 million people within their countries in 2019, with conflict and other disasters driving a further 9.5 million from their homes, according to a report published Tuesday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Floods and storms — particularly cyclones, typhoons and....

China’s dams exacerbated extreme drought in lower Mekong: Study

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 15:24:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Southeast Asian countries would have likely experienced a much less severe drought last year if it were not for China's dams , a new study says, prompting a pushback from the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission (MRC). The 4,000-km (2,485-mile) Mekong is one of the world's longest rivers -....

METEO - VIOLENTE TEMPESTE e GRANDINATE hanno provocato 3 VITTIME e DISTRUZIONE, ecco il video dell'accaduto nel Vietnam

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 13:29:00 +0200247libero (it)

Meteo Italia stabile nel fine settimana, temperature primaverili. Meteo – Weekend dal sapore primaverile sull’Italia, grazie alla presenza di un blando campo anticiclonico. I cieli risultano mediamente soleggiati su tutte le regioni, fatta eccezione per addensamenti sul Trentino Alto-Adige, Liguria e zone interne di Campania e basso Lazio.

Clima, la WMO: il global warming accelera. E crea drammi sanitari ed economici

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 07:43:00 +0200247libero (it)

«Abbiamo appena trascorso il gennaio più caldo mai registrato. L’inverno è stato insolitamente mite in molte parti dell’emisfero settentrionale. Fumo e inquinanti provocati dagli incendi in Australia hanno circumnavigato il globo, provocando un picco delle emissioni di CO2 .

Clima, WMO: il riscaldamento globale sta accelerando L'Organizzazione meteorologica mondiale sul global warming: ecco i suoi effetti su territori, atmosfera, salute, acque, eventi meteo

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 07:28:00 +0200valori (it)

«Abbiamo appena trascorso il gennaio più caldo mai registrato. L’inverno è stato insolitamente mite in molte parti dell’emisfero settentrionale. Fumo e inquinanti provocati dagli incendi in Australia hanno circumnavigato il globo, provocando un picco delle emissioni di CO2 .

Fighting Covid-19 Q & A – Part 9

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 20:08:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

Investment in transportation infrastructure to GDP ration Source: OECD Library. The third is improvement in resource mobilization and coordination capacity from years of experience with dealing with public emergencies. China is one of the countries that are most heavily impacted by natural disasters.

MRC Aims to Develop ‘Centre of Exce...

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 13:45:00 +0200akp-en (en)

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2020 -- The Mekong River Commission (MRC) says it aims to transform its regional centre in Phnom Penh into “a centre of excellence” for managing floods and droughts. At a meeting in Vietnam in April last year, senior officials from the four MRC member countries decided to....

Vietnam forecast to face historic heat waves in 2020

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 10:04:00 +0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

The country is predicted to face increasing and complicated pattern of natural disasters this year due to the impact of global warming and melting of glaciers, the administration said. Since the beginning of 2020, abnormal weather events have been reported in different areas of the country,....

California weather warning: Worst drought in recorded history may be on its way CALIFORNIA could be set for the worst drought in recorded history, and experts warn it may have...

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 12:44:00 +0200express (en)

California and the southwest of North America (SWNA) is no stranger to droughts, but scientists warn it could be braced for the worst drought scientists have ever experienced. By analysing precipitation levels since the turn of the current century and cross-referencing them with soil moisture levels....

New Evidence: How China Turned Off the Tap on the Mekong River

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 04:30:00 +0200stimson (en)

In the 1990s when China built the first dam on the upper Mekong, many speculated that China could use its dams to restrict water from the Mekong downstream, effectively turning off the tap for the countries which rely on the Mekong’s provisions for economic stability and security.

COVID-19 May Increase Heat Extremes This Summer

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 15:27:00 +0200truthout (en)

These aerosols are short-lived, and consist of things like smoke or soot and sulfate particles. They can cool by reflecting light back into space if they are bright aerosols (sulfate) or warm by absorbing light and turning it into heat if they are dark aerosols (soot).

WARNing for Employers: Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act during COVID–19 Pandemic

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:21:00 +0200jdsupra (en)

Guidance on Compliance with the WARN Act. The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (“WARN”) protects workers, their families and communities by requiring most employers with 100 or more employees to provide notification sixty (60) calendar days in advance of plant closings and mass layoffs.

Mekong Delta drought was triggered by China's engineers damming the river's flow, shows new research

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 18:19:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Bangkok: As China was stricken by the coronavirus in late February, its foreign minister addressed a concerned crowd in Laos , where farmers and fishers across the Mekong river region were contending with the worst drought in living memory. His message: We feel your pain.

Mekong Delta drought was triggered by China's engineers damming the river's flow, shows new research

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 07:51:00 +0200firstpost (en)

Bangkok: As China was stricken by the coronavirus in late February, its foreign minister addressed a concerned crowd in Laos , where farmers and fishers across the Mekong river region were contending with the worst drought in living memory. His message: We feel your pain.

How China Turned Off the Tap on the Mekong River

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 04:22:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

For three decades, China has been building dams on the upper Basin of the Mekong River, worrying countries downstream that China could one day turn off the tap. New data shows that for six months in 2019, while China received uncommonly high levels of precipitation, its dams held back more water....

Natural disasters cause fewer losses in China in Q1

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 09:03:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Natural disasters caused fewer losses in China in the first quarter of this year, with the death toll, missing population and number of damaged houses dropping significantly, official data showed. During the January-March period, around 5.

Natural disasters cause fewer losses in China in Q1

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 08:43:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Natural disasters caused fewer losses in China in the first quarter of this year, with the death toll, missing population and number of damaged houses dropping significantly, official data showed. During the January-March period, around 5.

Natural disaster response plans incorporate COVID-19 precautions

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 07:16:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye held a video conference with Nay Pyi Taw and state/regional natural disaster management heads concerning prevention of COVID-19 in disaster preparation, emergency response and rehabilitation.

Research Highlights Vulnerability of Drylands to Severe Climate Change

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:42:00 +0200azocleantech (en)

A research team led by Washington State University has found that while drylands around the world will expand at an accelerated rate because of future climate change, their average productivity will likely be reduced. The study, published in Nature Communications on April 3, is the first to quantify....

Is the coronavirus a sign Mother Nature is at a catastrophic tipping point?

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 23:25:00 +0200alternet (en)

As the coronavirus sweeps across the planet, leaving death and mayhem in its wake, many theories are being expounded to explain its ferocity. One, widely circulated within right-wing conspiracy circles, is that it originated as a biological weapon developed at a secret Chinese military lab in the....

Changes to drylands with future climate change

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:37:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

The study, published in Nature Communications on April 3, is the first to quantify the impact of accelerated dryland expansion under future climate change on their gross primary production. Drylands, which primarily include savannas, grasslands and shrublands, are important for supporting grazing and non-irrigated croplands around the world.

Changes to drylands with future climate change

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:01:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

PULLMAN, Wash. - A research team led by Washington State University has found that while drylands around the world will expand at an accelerated rate because of future climate change, their average productivity will likely be reduced. The study, published in Nature Communications on April 3, is the....

Rethinking Our Relationship to the Natural World After Covid-19

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:46:00 +0200thenation (en)

As the novel coronavirus sweeps across the planet, leaving death and mayhem in its wake, many theories are being expounded to explain its ferocity. One, widely circulated within right-wing conspiracy circles, is that it originated as a biological weapon developed at a secret Chinese military lab in....

Drylands Around the World Will Expand at an Accelerated Rate Because of Future Climate Change

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:36:00 +0200scitechdaily (en)

A research team led by Washington State University has found that while drylands around the world will expand at an accelerated rate because of future climate change, their average productivity will likely be reduced. The study, published in Nature Communications today (April 3, 2020), is the first....

Changes to drylands with future climate change

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:31:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

PULLMAN, Wash. - A research team led by Washington State University has found that while drylands around the world will expand at an accelerated rate because of future climate change, their average productivity will likely be reduced. The study, published in Nature Communications on April 3, is the....

Tomgram: Michael Klare, What Planet Are We On?

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 23:51:00 +0200opednews (en)

Avenger Planet Is the Covid-19 Pandemic Mother Nature's Response to Human Transgression? By Michael T. Klare As the coronavirus sweeps across the planet, leaving death and mayhem in its wake, many theories are being expounded to explain its ferocity. One, widely circulated within right-wing....

Joint efforts to key to saving water resources: official

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 07:54:00 +0100vov-vn (en)

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh recently sent the message to organisations to mark World Water Day (WWD), March 22 and World Meteorological Day (WMD), March 23. The United Nations chose 'Water and Climate Change' as the theme for the WWD and WMD this year.

Joint efforts to key to saving water resources: official

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 06:34:00 +0100vietnamplus-en (en)

Hanoi (VNA) - Water and climate have a close relationship and addressing problems in water resources was the key to better adaptation and limiting the negative effects of climate change, a senior official has said. Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh recently sent the message to organisations to mark (WMD), March 23.

Joint efforts to key to saving water resources: official

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 05:39:00 +0100vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh recently sent the message to organisations to mark World Water Day (WWD), March 22 and World Meteorological Day (WMD), March 23. The United Nations chose 'Water and Climate Change' as the theme for the WWD and WMD this year.

Onu: «Il cambiamento climatico accelera. Sia battaglia serrata, senza distrazioni»

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 07:28:00 +0100247libero (it)

Un rapporto ONU ad ampio raggio sul clima mostra che il cambiamento climatico sta avendo un effetto maggiore del previsto su tutti gli aspetti dell'ambiente e sul benessere dell'umanità. Il rapporto sullo stato globale del clima 2019, realizzato dall'agenzia delle Nazioni Unite WMO (Agenzia....

World Meteorological Day

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 05:35:00 +0100moi-gov-mm (en)

THE date of the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on 23 March 1950 has been named World Meteorological Day. This organization announces a slogan for World Meteorology Day every year, and this day is celebrated in all member countries.

World Meteorological Day

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 20:26:00 +0100globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

By Kyaw Lwin Oo (Moe Zala) The date of the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on 23 March 1950 has been named World Meteorological Day. This organization announces a slogan for World Meteorology Day every year, and this day is celebrated in all member countries.

Cien bombas como las de Hiroshima bastarían para causar la mayor hambruna de la Historia

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 21:06:00 +0100abc-Andalucia (es)

. La catástrofe conllevaría un invierno nuclear global , provocado por el hollín en el aire generado por las bombas atómicas, con temperaturas bajo cero incluso durante el verano en el hemisferio norte. La población mundial, 7.700 millones de personas, podría morir de hambre.

Historic volcanic eruption helped convert Iceland to Christianity

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 11:12:00 +0100earth (en)

Researchers used medieval texts and an epic Icelandic poem to help confirm the chronology and impact of one of the largest lava flood eruptions in history. The poem, which describes apocalyptic imagery and the end of pagan gods in Iceland , may have been used as a way to help drive the conversion to Christianity in that region.

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,....

Crisi del nostro tempo: le locuste

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 15:36:00 +0100247libero (it)

Ma dai, adesso pure le cavallette? Le invasioni ci sono sempre state, ora non esageriamo con il pessimismo, eh? Se c’è una cosa che dovrebbe averci insegnato il nefasto virus “cinese” (vi ricordate?) è che quello che avviene nel mondo ci riguarda. In molti e diversi modi.

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....

Il cambiamento climatico accelera sulla terraferma, in mare e nell'atmosfera

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:33:00 +0100infobuildenergia (it)

Un rapporto sul clima delle Nazioni Unite mostra che il cambiamento climatico sta avendo un effetto importante su tutti gli aspetti dell'ambiente, così come sulla salute e sul benessere della popolazione globale. a cura di Raffaella Capritti. Indice degli argomenti: Cattive notizie sul fronte del....

Mekong region facing serious drought

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 23:16:00 +0100khmertimes (en)

According to recent Mekong River Commission (MRC) studies, the frequency and severity of droughts across the Mekong basin has increased over the past few decades. The upper reaches of the Mekong are witnessing an unprecedented spectacle when the water level is at its lowest in history, even though it is the rainy season.

Flash Flood

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 06:18:00 +0100wn (en)

Flash flood. A flash flood is a rapid of low-lying areas: washes, and . It may be caused by heavy associated with a , or meltwater from ice or snow flowing over ice sheets or snowfields. Flash floods may occur after the collapse of a natural or debris dam , or a human structure such as a man-made , as occurred before the Johnstown Flood of 1889.

Locust swarms form dark clouds over South Asia food security

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 05:44:00 +0100nikkei-en (en)

TOKYO/NEW DELHI -- Locust infestations are causing massive damage to farm crops in East Africa, India and Pakistan, prompting the United Nations to warn of a "humanitarian crisis" resulting from the food shortage. About 12 million people in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya are coping with a food crisis, reports the U.

NCDM warns of storms in north of the Kingdom

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 18:22:00 +0100phnompenhpost (en)

Cambodia 's northern provinces can expect high rainfall and thunderstorms as temperatures in the Dangrek Mountains and northeast plateau rise by 1C compared to last week, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said on Tuesday. The ministry’s notification on Tuesday said low pressure would....

Russia supports community resilience in Laos

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 16:10:00 +0100vientianetimes (en)

. As a new partner to the World Food Programme (WFP), the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has provided more than US$1 million to the agency. WFP is using this contribution to buy cooking oil, canned fish and construction materials for distribution to about 27,500 villagers in northern Laos ....

Lao PDR: WFP's resilience work receives support from Russia

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 13:14:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

VIENTIANE Cooking oil and canned fish from Russia are arriving in Laos to support WFP’s resilience work for communities vulnerable to climate change. The food items, worth US$1 million, will be distributed to 27,500 people in the northern provinces whose lives have been affected by floods, droughts and pest outbreaks over the past two years.

Russia Supports Community Resilience in Lao PDR

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 07:56:00 +0100kpl (en)

KPL) In-kind food contributions from Russia arrived in Laos this week, bound to bridge gaps in food security caused by climate change impacts for communities in the northern provinces of the Lao PDR. The Ambassador of Russia to the Lao PDR Vladimir Kalinin received the food commodities at the World Food Programme’s (WFP) warehouse on March 3, 2020.

Regenerative agriculture: how it works on the ground “The soil is the great connector of our lives, the source and destination of us all” — Wendell Berry

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 17:24:00 +0100circulatenews (en)

It goes without saying that we need a food system that provides sufficient healthy, accessible food for everyone. But there is another path to get there. It’s one that recognises the complexity and resilience of our planet’s ‘natural technology’; the mechanisms and processes that have produced our....

Marshall Islands travel advice

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 16:19:00 +0100gov-uk (en)

There is an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in China and elsewhere. The Ministry of Health & Human Services of the Republic of Marshall Islands authorities have introduced a number of precautionary measures. See Health Cyclone season is normally between November and April but cyclones can occur throughout the year.

Uncooperative China makes it worse as drought hits downstream nations

Sun, 01 Mar 2020 12:19:00 +0100vnexpress (en)

China on average contributes around 14 percent of the Mekong River’s flow, "but an annual average can be misleading," says Brian Eyler, director of the Asia Program at U.S.-based Stimson Center, which describes itself as a non-profit, nonpartisan think tank that aims to enhance international peace....

Commentary: Rising temperatures, fires and floods highlight importance of understanding climate extremes

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 23:07:00 +0100channelnewsasia (en)

SINGAPORE: The year 2019 concluded a decade of consistently rising global temperatures, rapidly retreating ice sheets, and record sea levels – all driven by greenhouse gases produced for the most part by human activities. Average temperatures for the last five years were the highest on record for most of the planet.

Drought to grip Kingdom until new year

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 18:02:00 +0100phnompenhpost (en)

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has warned that severe to extreme droughts are forecast to last until January for countries in the lower Mekong basin. Cambodia , Laos , Vietnam and Thailand are expected to be the countries worst-hit by the looming drought, the MRC said.

Climate change complicates future prospects for peace in Afghanistan National Geographic

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 05:27:00 +0100msn-uk (en)

As dry months turned to parched years, Fatemeh watched the crops in her northwestern Afghan province of Badghis wither and her cattle die of thirst. Hunger turned to desperation, and eighteen months ago, her farming family begged a wealthy man for a loan to get them through the worst drought Afghanistan had seen in decades.

China and Mekong Authorities to Investigate Record-Low Water Levels

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 23:41:00 +0100chiangraitimes (en)

The Mekong River Commission has announced it will join with China to uncover the reason behind lower Mekong water levels dropping record low levels. “We have started working with China to conduct a joint study to find out what are the causes of the low flow last year,” An Pich Hatda, MRC CEO told....

Micronesia (Federated States of) travel advice

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 03:54:00 +0100gov-uk (en)

There is an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus. The virus originated in Wuhan City, Hubei Province but cases have been confirmed in other parts of China and in some countries in the region. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the Federated States of Micronesia authorities.

Airport Runways Underwater: Rising Seas Threaten 80 Airports (Maps)

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 05:43:00 +0100cleantechnica (en)

“While global climate-related threats like droughts, wildfires and biodiversity loss get a lot of attention (and rightfully so), one problem is quietly creeping up on us, and it could have disastrous consequences,” Mansie Hough at the World Resources Institute (WRI) recently wrote in an email to CleanTechnica.

Emerging economies fragile when disaster strikes says report

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 17:45:00 +0100earthtimes (en)

Earthquakes and raging floods; unstoppable tsunamis, powerful cyclones and crop-destroying droughts. No, not a roll call of the disasters to strike around the world in 2011, but a list of the perils mapped out in the Natural Hazards Risk Atlas 2011 . This annual compendium of disaster is aimed to....

How Medicare for All Could Help Fight Pandemics

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 23:14:00 +0100newrepublic (en)

Consider the life of someone with the misfortune of contracting coronavirus in the United States. Let’s call her Mary, and let’s say she works at an airport as a baggage agent, helping travelers locate their lost belongings. At work one day she starts feeling run down and develops a dry cough. It’s just a cold, she thinks.

Deaths from natural disasters fall due to improved precautions

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:25:00 +0100phnompenhpost (en)

In the first 10 months of this year, 131 people were killed and 115,957 families lost their crops and homes due to floods, storms and lightning strikes. Although this year’s disasters still posed dangers and caused damage, the death toll dropped when compared to the same period last year when 215....

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....

Marshall Islands travel advice

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:17:00 +0100gov-uk (en)

There is an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus in China and elsewhere in the region. See Health Cyclone season is normally between November and April but cyclones can occur throughout the year. Severe weather may result in flooding, landslides, and disruption to essential services and infrastructure.

Natural Disasters Where and from which disasters do people die? 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.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 19:17:00 +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....

Climate change, andremo al mare nel Nord Europa: ecco i Paesi che ci guadagnano -

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 04:17:00 +0100ilSole24ore (it)

L’impatto sul turismo del Mediterraneo Ad esempio, si legge nel report, potremmo trovarci ad andare in vacanza nel mare del Nord, magari sulle coste più belle della Germania o lungo la costa belga e olandese. L’aumento delle temperature, infatti, proiettando al massimo i trend finora registrati,....

Is Climate Change Having an Impact on Manufacturing?

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:28:00 +0100altenergymag (en)

Climate change is a topic that's on everyone's mind. You can't turn on the news or take a trip to the grocery store without hearing someone talking about sustainability and the impact that climate change is having on the world around us. Everyone is thinking about what they can do to shrink their....

Thailand: Learning to live with the weather

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:38:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Rangsit leads way in managing water. Water management innovations and the resilience of local people have helped turn a flood-prone community in Rangsit's Nong Sua district of Pathum Thani into a prototype multi-purpose water catchment area. However, severe drought presents a new challenge.

Learning to live with the weather

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 02:18:00 +0100BangkokPost (en)

Water management innovations and the resilience of local people have helped turn a flood-prone community in Rangsit's Nong Sua district of Pathum Thani into a prototype multi-purpose water catchment area. However, severe drought presents a new challenge.

Gli hacker diventano la prima minaccia per le aziende. Salgono le paure legate al cambiamento climatico

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 10:37:00 +0100repubblica (it)

Gli attacchi hacker e la sicurezza informatica in genere diventano la prima minaccia per le aziende. Lo rileva il barometro pubblicato annualmente da Allianz, che traccia quali sono i maggiori rischi percepiti dagli imprenditori a livello globale. Anche in Italia la paura di intrusioni dalla rete....

Gli hacker diventano la prima minaccia per le aziende. Salgono le paure legate al cambiamento climatico La Repubblica 2 ore fa

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 10:34:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© Fornito da La Repubblica. Gli attacchi hacker e la sicurezza informatica in genere diventano la prima minaccia per le aziende. Lo rileva il barometro pubblicato annualmente da Allianz, che traccia quali sono i maggiori rischi percepiti dagli imprenditori a livello globale.

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....

Cold trap: Severe winter keeps killing Indians as govt drags feet on policy

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:51:00 +0100downtoearth (en)

“The cold is literally biting us, but we have no place to go,” said Soni, shivering despite sitting around a bonfire under the Sarai Kale Khan flyover in Delhi on New Year’s Eve. Her family of eight along with millions of other homeless people in north and northwest India were left freezing in the....

Dagli attacchi cyber ai cambiamenti climatici e alle nuove tecnologie: ecco i 10 rischi che spaventano le imprese

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 07:29:00 +0100innovationpost (it)

Aumenta la consapevolezza dei rischi legati alla cyber security, mentre diminuisce la paura delle conseguenze della portata disruptive delle nuove tecnologie. Lo rivela la nona edizione dell’Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, in cui per la prima volta i rischi di incidenti informatici (39% delle risposte)....

Calentamiento récord de los oceános en 2019: el equivalente a 3.600 millones de bombas de Hiroshima

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 17:00:00 +0100euronews-es (es)

Un equipo internacional de científicos ha confirmado que el año 2019 ha marcado un nuevo récord en la temperatura de los océanos. Se trata de hecho del aumento de temperaturas anual más importante de la década. Las consecuencias ya se dejan sentir en el clima de todo el planeta y seguirán....

Récord histórico de temperatura de los océanos en 2019: así nos afectará

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:29:00 +0100euronews-es (es)

Un equipo internacional de científicos ha confirmado que el año 2019 ha marcado un nuevo récord en la temperatura de los océanos. Se trata de hecho del aumento de temperaturas anual más importante de la década. Las consecuencias ya se dejan sentir en el clima de todo el planeta y seguirán....

La minaccia informatica è il principale rischio percepito dalle aziende a livello mondiale Italia Oggi 29 minuti fa

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 12:41:00 +0100msn-it (it)

© ItaliaOggi. Per la prima volta la minaccia informatica è il principale rischio percepito dalle aziende a livello mondiale. E' quanto rileva il 9° sondaggio annuale di Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) sui principali rischi aziendali, che ha avuto una partecipazione di più di 2.700 esperti provenienti da oltre 100 paesi.

La minaccia informatica è il principale rischio percepito dalle aziende a livello mondiale

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 12:31:00 +0100italiaoggi (it)

Per la prima volta la minaccia informatica è il principale rischio percepito dalle aziende a livello mondiale. E' quanto rileva il 9° sondaggio annuale di Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) sui principali rischi aziendali, che ha avuto una partecipazione di più di 2.700 esperti provenienti da oltre 100 paesi.

Green algae, blue water add to fears over health of Southeast Asia's Mekong

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 14:10:00 +0100trust (en)

Thai fishers and farmers have seen the river gradually changing before their eyes, with less predictable rainy and dry seasons and fewer fish. * Graphic of Mekong's changing colour: https://tmsnrt.rs/30dvfwf (Sends to more clients, no changes to text) By Panu Wongcha-um and Kay Johnson.

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.

Famines In many parts of the world famines have been common in the past. What causes famines? How can famines be averted? Around 130 million people died in famines during the last 150 years according to our historical reconstructions.

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 04:35:00 +0100ourworldindata (en)

We might naturally tend to associate famine with drought or other natural phenomena, and indeed most documented famines have occurred in the context of harvest failures, often due to droughts or flooding. However, in recent times, aggregate food availability per person has increased dramatically,....

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....

Suicidio Australia: ultima a difesa del clima, prima per gas e carbone

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 15:41:00 +0100blitzquotidiano (it)

ROMA – Suicidio Australia , che si tratti di un suicidio e non di una calamità è l’immagine usata dal New York Times per provare a raccontare davvero ciò che sta accadendo in Australia e all’Australia. Anzi, più di un’ immagine , più di una metafora narrativa, quella del suicidio è una vera e....

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.

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....

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.

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....

I murales di Iena Cruz gridano aiuto per il clima in Cambogia

Sat, 28 Dec 2019 17:39:00 +0100huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

La Cambogia è indubbiamente una delle aree più sensibili al mondo per il clima. Nell’indice di rischio globale è nella top 20. In un paese con una fragile capacità di adattamento e infrastrutture limitate l’aumento delle temperature e degli eventi estremi è un serio pericolo.

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....

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.

5 Green Reasons To Stay Hopeful As The Hottest Decade On Record Ends

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 20:18:00 +0100forbes (en)

Ethiopian girls take part in a national tree-planting drive intended to plant up to 4 billion trees this year. AFP via Getty Images. There’s no sugar-coating it: as far as the climate is concerned, the 2010s were grim. Global average temperatures for the decade indicate it was the warmest on record.

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.

43 photos show how extreme weather and natural disasters have gotten more intense over the last decade

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 00:48:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

After the flood. Jonathon Nachman/Reuters. Source: National Geographic That said, experts can't usually attribute climate change as the underlying cause of individual storms and disasters. Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters. Source: National Geographic About 160 billion tons of surface ice from the....

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.

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.

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....

COP25: la guinda del pastel

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 16:13:00 +0100radiohc (es)

Por: Pedro Manuel Otero. La versión 25 de la Conferencia de la ONU sobre Cambio Climático de Madrid COP25, resultó la guinda del pastel con el que gobiernos, ambientalistas y ONGs pusieron fin en 2019 a los asuntos referidos al Medio Ambiente. La cita, sin embargo, no fue una fiesta, pues dejó....

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.

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....

COP25, nessun accordo per l'ambiente

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 00:19:00 +0100infobuildenergia (it)

Si conclude senza un accordo su nessuno dei punti chiave la COP 25 di Madrid , nonostante i lavori siano proseguiti oltre i tempi stabiliti. Sempre meno probabile rispettare gli impegni assunti a Parigi Greta: non ci arrendiamo. Indice degli argomenti: Nonostante le evidenze scientifiche, nonostante....

COP 25 di Madrid, risultato deludente: decisioni rimandate al prossimo anno

Sun, 15 Dec 2019 19:20:00 +0100fai.informazione (it)

La fine dei lavori del COP 25 era stata rimandata per riuscire ad ottenere un documento che potesse essere "ambizioso" in relazione al problema del cambiamento climatico. Così non è stato dopo la fine dei lavori di questa domenica, anche se i rappresentanti dei vari Paesi hanno trovato un....

German government provides MRC €2 million more for Mekong support

Sun, 15 Dec 2019 17:59:00 +0100phnompenhpost (en)

The German government has provided an additional €2 million ($2.2 million) to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to enhance transnational water resource cooperation and support, and assist in efforts to monitor the transnational environmental impact of dams.

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....

Cambiamenti Climatici

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 04:44:00 +0100greenstyle (it)

I cambiamenti climatici sono tra i temi più discussi, sia per quanto concerne l’effettivo significato di tale concetto che in relazione alle possibili conseguenze. Il dibattito pubblico prosegue anche in merito a quelle che sono le cause di questo fenomeno, soprattutto per quanto riguarda le responsabilità antropiche.

Cambiamenti Climatici

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:58:00 +0100greenstyle (it)

I cambiamenti climatici sono tra i temi più discussi, sia per quanto concerne l’effettivo significato di tale concetto che in relazione alle possibili conseguenze. Il dibattito pubblico prosegue anche in merito a quelle che sono le cause di questo fenomeno, soprattutto per quanto riguarda le responsabilità antropiche.

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....

Cambiamenti Climatici

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 05:27:00 +0100greenstyle (it)

I cambiamenti climatici sono tra i temi più discussi, sia per quanto concerne l’effettivo significato di tale concetto che in relazione alle possibili conseguenze. Il dibattito pubblico prosegue anche in merito a quelle che sono le cause di questo fenomeno, soprattutto per quanto riguarda le responsabilità antropiche.

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 –....

Floods predicted to uproot 50 mln people a year as climate...

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:40:00 +0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

MADRID: The number of people at risk of being forced from their homes by river flooding could surge to as many as 50 million a year by the end of the century if governments do not step up action to tackle climate change, researchers warned on Tuesday. That would be five times the average of 10....

<p><strong>LA MALEDIZIONE DI GRETA - <span style="color:#FF0000;">IL METEO IMPAZZITO HA UCCISO 20MILA ITALIANI</span> - SIAMO AL SESTO POSTO NEL MONDO PER DECESSI RICONDUCIBILI AGLI EVENTI METEOROLOGICI ESTREMI, IN PARTICOLARE ALLUVIONI E ONDATE DI CALORE -&nbsp;</strong><strong>PER LO STUDIO....

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:15:00 +0100dagospia (it)

5 dic 2019 15:11 LA MALEDIZIONE DI GRETA - IL METEO IMPAZZITO HA UCCISO 20MILA ITALIANI - SIAMO AL SESTO POSTO NEL MONDO PER DECESSI RICONDUCIBILI AGLI EVENTI METEOROLOGICI ESTREMI, IN PARTICOLARE ALLUVIONI E ONDATE DI CALORE - PER LO STUDIO ANNUALE DI “GERMANWATCH”, ABBIAMO SUBITO DANNI DA 32 MILIARDI IN VENT'ANNI, PARI AL 2% DEL PIL ANNUO.

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....

Giustizia Cambiamenti climatici, i più poveri pagheranno il conto più salato 5 dicembre 2019 ore: 12:51

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:22:00 +0100redattoresociale (it)

Tre nuovi studi presentati in questi giorni alla Cop25 in corso a Madrid non lasciano spazio a dubbi: i cambiamenti climatici ci sono e si vedono, con tanto di eventi meteorologici “estremi” e danni alla salute. In particolare, l’Organizzazione meteorologica mondiale (Wmo) e l’Organizzazione....

L’indagine choc sul clima. In 20 anni il meteo impazzito ha ucciso 20 mila italiani​​​​​​​

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 08:07:00 +0100laprovinciapavese (it)

MADRID. Il dato choc sugli effetti del cambiamento climatico e dei fenomeni estremi in cui si manifesta arriva dal Climate Risk Index 2020, lo studio annuale del think tank Germanwatch che calcola in quale misura i Paesi del mondo sono stati colpiti da tempeste, inondazioni, ondate di calore e altri.

L’indagine choc sul clima. In 20 anni il meteo impazzito ha ucciso 20 mila italiani​​​​​​​

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 08:00:00 +0100lastampa (it)

MADRID. Il dato choc sugli effetti del cambiamento climatico e dei fenomeni estremi in cui si manifesta arriva dal Climate Risk Index 2020, lo studio annuale del think tank Germanwatch che calcola in quale misura i Paesi del mondo sono stati colpiti da tempeste, inondazioni, ondate di calore e altri.

L’indagine choc sul clima. In 20 anni il meteo impazzito ha ucciso 20 mila italiani​​​​​​​

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 07:55:00 +0100gazzettadimodena (it)

MADRID. Il dato choc sugli effetti del cambiamento climatico e dei fenomeni estremi in cui si manifesta arriva dal Climate Risk Index 2020, lo studio annuale del think tank Germanwatch che calcola in quale misura i Paesi del mondo sono stati colpiti da tempeste, inondazioni, ondate di calore e altri.

L’indagine choc sul clima. In 20 anni il meteo impazzito ha ucciso 20 mila italiani​​​​​​​

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 07:54:00 +0100lasentinella (it)

MADRID. Il dato choc sugli effetti del cambiamento climatico e dei fenomeni estremi in cui si manifesta arriva dal Climate Risk Index 2020, lo studio annuale del think tank Germanwatch che calcola in quale misura i Paesi del mondo sono stati colpiti da tempeste, inondazioni, ondate di calore e altri.

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....

Floods predicted to uproot 50m people a year as climate heats up

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 11:49:00 +0100bdnews24 (en)

That would be five times the average of 10 million displaced a year from the mid-1970s to 2005, and would happen as populations grow and as rainfall intensifies and ice melts on a warmer planet, causing more frequent and severe floods, said study author Justin Ginnetti.

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.

Climate change: Floods predicted to displace 50m people a year

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 08:26:00 +0100thefinancialexpress (en)

The number of people at risk of being forced from their homes by river flooding could surge to as many as 50 million a year by the end of the century if governments do not step up action to tackle climate change, researchers warned on Tuesday. That would be five times the average of 10 million....

Wmo: il 2019 conclude un decennio di caldo eccezionale e di condizioni meteorologiche a forte impatto globale (VIDEO)

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 06:59:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Secondo il presentato alla COP25 Unfccc in corso a Madrid, «Il 2019 ha segnato la fine di un decennio di caldo eccezionale, di ritirata dei ghiacciai e di innalzamento record del livello del mare a livello mondiale, a causa dei gas serra prodotti dalle attività umane.

Floods predicted to uproot 50 mln yearly as climate heats up

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 06:03:00 +0100thedailystarBD (en)

The head of data and analysis for the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) said the forecasts were only a partial picture but as flooding accounts for more than half of climate-related displacement, the outlook was "grim". The numbers pushed out of their homes by river floods....

article Floods predicted to uproot 50 mln people a year as climate heats up

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 01:54:00 +0100trust (en)

Population growth, more intense rainfall and melting ice are likely to cause more frequent and severe floods. By Megan Rowling. MADRID, Dec 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people at risk of being forced from their homes by river flooding could surge to as many as 50 million a year by....

Floods predicted to uproot 50m people a year as climate heats up

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:58:00 +0100nst (en)

MADRID: The number of people at risk of being forced from their homes by river flooding could surge to as many as 50 million a year by the end of the century if governments do not step up action to tackle climate change, researchers warned on Tuesday. That would be five times the average of 10....

Floods predicted to uproot 50 mln people a year as climate heats up

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:36:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

By Megan Rowling. MADRID, Dec 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people at risk of being forced from their homes by river flooding could surge to as many as 50 million a year by the end of the century if governments do not step up action to tackle climate change, researchers warned on Tuesday.

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.

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: 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....

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....

Climate change displaces 20 million every year 4h ago Climate-related catastrophes like floods and forest fires are driving millions of people from their homes every year, said anti-poverty NGO Oxfam. While no one is immune, people in poor countries are most at risk.

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:06:00 +0100deutschewelle-en (en)

in Madrid. It examined the numbers of people displaced inside their home countries by climate-fuelled disasters between 2008 and 2018, based on government and international agency data, as well as media reports. "Today people are seven times more likely to be internally displaced by cyclones, floods....

Al via il vertice sul clima Cop25 a Madrid, l'Onu: "Siamo vicini al punto di non ritorno"

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:01:00 +0100huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

Ci stiamo avvicinando a “un punto di non ritorno”: lo ha denunciato il Segretario generale delle Nazioni Unite, Antonio Guterres, alla vigilia della conferenza sul clima che si apre oggi a Madrid. Secondo il dirigente del Palazzo di Vetro, ”è cruciale che nei prossimi 12 mesi arrivino impegni....

Clima, al via la COP25 Unfccc di Madrid: un mondo a due velocità, diviso tra nazioni virtuose e in ritardo?

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:50:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Si è aperta oggi a Madrid la 25esima conferenza delle parti dell’United Nations framework convention on climate change (COP25 Unfccc) che avrebbe dovuto tenersi a Santiago del Cile, ma il governo di destra cileno (che conserva la presidenza della COP25 con la ministro dell’ambiente Carolina Schmidt)....

Bienvenidos a la España del futuro

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 09:23:00 +0100huffingtonpost-es-es (es)

Aquí no hay playa. Disfrutar de una jornada de descanso alternando chiringuito y baño se convertirá en misión imposible en ciertos lugares del mapa español. El aumento de la temperatura y la subida del nivel del mar (prevista entre 10 y 68 cm) afectará especialmente a playas del Cantábrico, aunque....

Trump Should Be Impeached for His Climate Policy Alone

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 19:03:00 +0100opednews (en)

It is time to take Donald Trump's disregard for climate crisis seriously. As Commander in Chief, Trump is abdicating his duties to protect his people, instead actively aiding and abetting the corporate polluters who are causing the climate chaos. Trump is wasting irreplaceable time that we need to prevent a worsening climate crisis.

Cosa si discuterà alla Cop25? La conferenza sul clima di Madrid spiegata bene

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 16:15:00 +0100lastampa (it)

La COP25 ha la doppia funzione di completare i tanti meccanismi lasciati irrisolti che formano l’Accordo di Parigi – in particolare le regole dell’Art. 6 sui mercati e cc , e di dover spingere i paesi firmatari ad aumentare l’ambizione per il 2020. Ambizione, ambizione, ambizione, ambizione,....

Ralph Nader: Trump’s recklessness and monarchical tyranny is what the nation’s founders feared most

Fri, 29 Nov 2019 21:15:00 +0100alternet (en)

It is time to take Donald Trump’s disregard for climate crisis seriously. As Commander in Chief, Trump is abdicating his duties to protect his people, instead actively aiding and abetting the corporate polluters who are causing the climate chaos. Trump is wasting irreplaceable time that we need to prevent a worsening climate crisis.

Ralph Nader: Trump Should Be Impeached for His Climate Policy Alone

Fri, 29 Nov 2019 16:31:00 +0100truthdig (en)

It is time to take Donald Trump’s disregard for climate crisis seriously. As Commander in Chief, Trump is abdicating his duties to protect his people, instead actively aiding and abetting the corporate polluters who are causing the climate chaos. Trump is wasting irreplaceable time that we need to prevent a worsening climate crisis.

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.

Vietnam joins hands with Mekong riparian nations to fight drought

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 09:59:00 +0100vnexpress (en)

The strategy, for 2020-25, which was approved on Wednesday, has been agreed at a time when the region is going through one of its worst droughts with water levels in the Mekong down to their lowest in living memory. It will focus on drought indicator monitoring covering soil moisture, crop condition....

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.

To what extent will hurricanes, hot weather, and other extremes damage the Earth in 2050?

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 23:40:00 +0100zmescience (en)

While there’s always uncertainty involved in long-term predictions, science tells us that the future looks bleak if we continue to go on our current path. Luckily there is still time for us to turn up the heat on the policymakers of this world to take action.

Río Paraguay provocó inmensa inundación hace 5 meses... ahora es un hilo de agua

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 15:49:00 +0100biobiochile (es)

El río Paraguay es un hilo de agua a pocos meses de la gran inundación de mayo pasado , cuando su crecida extraordinaria acorraló a los barrios pobres de Asunción , Paraguay. Ahora, en cambio, la pronunciada bajante dejó al descubierto toneladas de basura y hasta un barco histórico hundido.

Floods and droughts may become regular phenomena, not aberrations, warns expert

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:47:00 +0100timesofindia (en)

Dharwad: Sounding an ominous note for the future, chief of the meteorological unit at the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Dharwad Ravi Patil on Thursday said that the people must reconcile themselves to calamities such as droughts and floods .

El río Paraguay es un hilo de agua cinco meses después de la gran inundación

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:21:00 +0100deperu (es)

El río Paraguay es un hilo de agua después de la gran inundación de mayo pasado, cuando su crecida extraordinaria acorraló a los barrios pobres de Asunción. Ahora, en cambio, la pronunciada bajante dejó al descubierto toneladas de basura y hasta un barco histórico hundido.

Drought to grip Kingdom until new year

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:01:00 +0100phnompenhpost (en)

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has warned that severe to extreme droughts are forecast to last until January for countries in the lower Mekong basin. Cambodia , Laos , Vietnam and Thailand are expected to be the countries worst-hit by the looming drought, the MRC said.

Drought preparedness is key for food security

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 19:43:00 +0100globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

This year, Myanmar experienced two disasters. While lower Myanmar was hit by floods, central Myanmar experienced a drought. The about one-month-long drought spelt ruin for sesame farmers and groundnut farmers in central Myanmar. The drought caused shortage of feedstuff for draught cattle and drinking water.

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....

At least 27 killed as lightning, rain hits Pakistani desert after long drought

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:13:00 +0100iol (en)

The Thar Desert is a large arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent. File picture: Krishnendu Halder/Reuters. Islamabad - At least 27 people were killed when lighting struck in several places in Pakistan's southern desert region amid heavy rains, officials said on Friday.

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....

Il welfare del caffé (in capsule)

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:38:00 +0100ilgiornale (it)

Altro che legge Fornero, quota 100, sanità per tutti. Più di mezzo mondo, la parte povera del pianeta, si sogna il nostro welfare, che per i Paesi dell'Occidente è la più grande conquista del XX secolo. Gli abitanti più sfortunati del pianeta si misurano ancora con servizi elementari e....

Desertification Is Devouring India. But There’s Hope in the Dunes

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 06:20:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

In monsoon season, farmers in Maharashtra’s Dhule district are torn between hoping for a downpour and dreading it. The barren area needs water — but as the already dry ground becomes increasingly degraded, rainwater could erode the shallow topsoil that remains and destroy the few plants still able to grow there.

HCM City’s climate to worsen by 2050

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 06:39:00 +0100vov-vn (en)

The report says HCM City ranks among the among the top 10 cities in the world with populations most likely to be severely affected by climate change. By 2050, millions of its citizens will be at increased risk from regular and extreme climatic events such as floods, droughts and tropical storms.

HCM City’s climate to worsen by 2050

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 06:05:00 +0100vietnamplus-en (en)

The report says HCM City ranks among the among the top 10 cities in the world with populations most likely to be severely affected by climate change. By 2050, millions of its citizens will be at increased risk from regular and extreme climatic events such as floods, droughts and tropical storms.

Clima, l’aumento di temperatura potrebbe causare 143 milioni di nuovi migranti. Oltre ai 24 milioni in fuga dopo inondazioni e cicloni

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 17:44:00 +0100ilfattoquotidiano (it)

I risultati della "Relazione sullo stato della green economy 2019" che sottolinea l'impatto sui flussi migratori delle conseguenze del surriscaldamento globale: desertificazione, malnutrizione, siccità e crescita troppo lenta delle risorse rinnovabili I nuovi migranti climatici potrebbero diventare 143 milioni .

California fires, rising seas: Millions of climate refugees will dwarf Dust Bowl by 2100

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 23:57:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

“Climate refugee” is likely a new term for most Americans. Also referred to as environmental migrants, climate refugees are people who are now forced to seek refuge from the life-threatening impacts of the climate crisis. Californians are the tip of the spear this fall as increasingly destructive....

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.

California fires, rising seas: Millions of climate refugees will dwarf Dust Bowl by 2100

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 12:33:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

Soon, however, everyone in America will know what a climate refugee is. Given current estimates on sea-level rise and its threat to coastal communities, as many as 13 million Americans are projected to become climate refugees by the end of this century. That’s a lot of displacement and instability across our coasts.

Australia lacks a sustainable climate policy

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:31:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

Few countries have such a fundamental interest in addressing climate change as Australia. Yet Australia’s current conservative government refuses to take necessary actions in response to climate science: to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, and therefore play its part as a responsible member of the international community.

Australia lacks a sustainable climate policy

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:29:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Few countries have such a fundamental interest in addressing climate change as Australia. Yet Australia’s current conservative government refuses to take necessary actions in response to climate science: to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, and therefore play its part as a responsible member of the international community.

dry spell

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:43:00 +0200palestinewater (en)

Drought. A drought is a period of below-average precipitation in a given region, resulting in prolonged shortages its waters supply, whether atmospheric, or ground water . A drought can last for months or years, or may be declared after as few as 15 days. It can have a substantial impact on the and agriculture of the affected region.

World: International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: #BuildToLast

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 20:20:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Patrick Makles. Understanding Disaster Risk to More Effectively Build Critical Infrastructure that Saves Lives. Between 1998 and 2017, natural disasters killed 1.3 million people, left 4.4 billion people injured, displaced, or in need of emergency assistance, and caused economic losses of around $2.9 trillion USD worldwide.

Natural disasters affect 110 mln people in China in first three quarters

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:41:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Natural disasters affected about 110 million people in China in the first three quarters of 2019, with 766 killed , 103 missing and 4.96 million relocated, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management Thursday. Destroying houses and damaging crops, natural disasters caused direct economic losses of 306.

Cambogia: ministri Ambiente Asean discutono contrasto inquinamento atmosferico

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 10:12:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Phnom Penh, 10 ott 09:53 - (Agenzia Nova) - I ministri dell’Ambiente dell’Associazione delle nazioni del Sud-est asiatico (Asean), riuniti da martedì 8 ottobre a Siem Reap, in Cambogia, per la 15ma ministeriale sull’ambiente dell’Asean, si stanno confrontando in merito alle misure di contrasto....

BJP confident farm crisis won’t dent prospects in Maharashtra assembly poll

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 02:29:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

In its five-year rule, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Maharashtra faced three droughts that wreaked havoc on farm produce, brought thousands of farmers on the streets and depressed incomes. Over the past three years, agricultural growth in the state was negative or negligible, and....

Tougher implementation of regulations in fragile areas key to reducing deaths in disasters

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 20:48:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Climate variations and extreme weather events are now a new normal to us. This year is evidence, which also shows that some countries, including Myanmar , suffered both droughts and flooding at the same time this year. Across the ASEAN Region, studies reveal that in terms of earthquake and tsunami....

The gap between local and global issues are shrinking

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 20:22:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Following a prolonged closed door policy, Myanmar has sunk to the list of least developed countries and saw its relations with other nations diminish to the point where its situation and foothold were swarmed with uncertainty. Unable to see from a global perspective, the people of Myanmar boasted....

WE ARE not in the winning circle. But the country is inside the circle... with the highest risk of...

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:56:00 +0200sunstar (en)

WE ARE not in the winning circle. But the country is inside the circle... with the highest risk of experiencing multiple climate hazards out of anywhere in the world, followed by Japan, Bangladesh, Myanmar , and China. Around and around, in worsening spiral, we experience rising sea level, increasing....

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.

Climate change comes to SE Asia

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 02:15:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

Climate change is a low priority in Southeast Asia. The region's climate always changes, from year to year, with the unreliable monsoon. It's hot already. The ice sheets may be melting but they are a long way away. Only in the Philippines did Greta Thunberg's call for international protest gain much response.

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,....

Vietnam supports emergency declaration to save the world

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:07:00 +0200vnexpress (en)

"Vietnam is making great efforts to join hands with the world in achieving a transformation towards a green and circular economic model where we will never exchange the environment for economic development, which can affect sustainable development. "We will always give crucial importance to climate....

Yangon, giovani scendono in piazza contro i cambiamenti climatici

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:07:00 +0200asianews (it)

In programma oggi a New York il “Climate Action Summit 2019” dell’Onu. Il Sud-est asiatico è tra le regioni del mondo più colpite dal fenomeno. A causa dei suoi effetti, durante la stagione dei monsoni di quest’anno in Myanmar sono morte più di 70 persone e circa 200mila sono state sfollate.

Las caras de la Marcha Mundial por el Clima Hoy comenzó una semana de protestas a nivel mundial para reclamar más acción climática, inspirada por el movimiento 'Viernes por el futuro'. DW habló con personas de diversos países para saber por qué están participando.

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 05:08:00 +0200deutschewelle-es (es)

Millones de personas decidieron salir a las calles en todo el mundo este viernes (20.09), en el marco de la Marcha Climática Mundial, una semana entera de protestas iniciada por el movimiento juvenil ‘Viernes por el Futuro' (Fridays for Future). Los organizadores reclaman el fin de los combustibles....

Las caras de la Marcha Mundial por el Clima Hoy comenzó una semana de protestas a nivel mundial para reclamar más acción climática, inspirada por el movimiento 'Viernes por el futuro'. DW habló con personas de diversos países para saber por qué están particpando.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:13:00 +0200deutschewelle-es (es)

Millones de personas decidieron salir a las calles en todo el mundo este viernes (20.09), en el marco de la Marcha Climática Mundial, una semana entera de protestas iniciada por el movimiento juvenil ‘Viernes por el Futuro' (Fridays for Future). Los organizadores reclaman el fin de los combustibles....

Millones de jóvenes participan en protesta mundial por el clima

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:28:00 +0200televisa (es)

Millones de jóvenes, inspirados por la ambientalista sueca Greta Thunberg, iniciaron este viernes en las calles de varias ciudades del planeta la Semana Mundial de Acción por el Clim a, a fin de aumentar la presión a los gobiernos y exigirles acciones contra la crisis climática.

Sciopero globale per il clima dall’Australia agli Usa: al via la settimana di eventi dei Fridays for Future in vista del summit Onu

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:53:00 +0200ilfattoquotidiano (it)

Poche persone a Hong Kong – Il Climate Action Hong Kong , il gruppo di studenti attivo in passato nella promozione e nella riuscita dei due scioperi precedenti, ha spiegato sul suo account Facebook che la decisione di non partecipare alla giornata . “La ragione per cui non abbiamo aderito all’evento....

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....

Climate change in Spiti: Water crisis engulfs world’s ‘highest’ village

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:56:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The 56-year-old is a farmer from Komic in Himachal Pradesh’s Spiti Valley. At 4,587 metres (15,050 feet) above sea level, this remote Buddhist hamlet is touted as the world’s highest village with a motorable road. That distinction isn’t something Tandup is, however, terribly excited about.

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.

Preliminary measures to mitigate risk of natural disasters

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 23:48:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Overturned trees litter a street in Yangon on 4 May, 2008 after tropical cyclone Nargis tore through swathes of the country, battering buildings, sinking boats and causing unknown casualties. Photo: AFP. Every country in the globe is projected to experience the effects of climate change, with some countries expected to be harder hit than others.

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.

Il 2019, anno record per i disastri meteo-climatici

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:52:00 +0200247libero (it)

CLIMA E METEO: l'IDMC, Internal Displacemente Disaster Center ha pubblicato un rapporto, lo scorso 12 Settembre, nel quale vengono evidenziati tutti i disastri di origine naturale che hanno colpito i vari Paesi del mondo, e che mostrano il loro numero più elevato da quando vengono prese questo tipo di statistiche.

1,422 killed in normal but erratic rains this year

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 21:32:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

The southwest monsoon overcame an arid start to record slightly above-average rainfall in a year that saw the highest number of extreme rainfall events and the most people killed in the season since relevant data started being recorded in 2010, showed an HT analysis a day before the monsoon officially starts retreating on Monday.

8:51 Experta de FAO resalta experiencias de Cuba en manejo de tierras

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:03:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

14 de septiembre de 2019, 8:51 Nueva Delhi, 14 sep (Prensa Latina) Cuba tiene mucha experiencia en el manejo sostenible de suelos, aseveró Vera Boerger, oficial de tierras y aguas de la FAO durante la recién finalizada Conferencia COP-14 de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación.

COP14 en India concluye con declaración para combatir la desertificación

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 02:07:00 +0200telesurtv (es)

La declaración hace especial énfasis en la necesidad de alentar los proyectos comunitarios y programas con perspectiva de género. El secretario ejecutivo de la Convención de la ONU contra la Desertificación, Ibrahim Thiaw, expresó las palabras de clausura del evento.

COP-14 culmina en la India con Declaración de Delhi

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 21:48:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Nueva Delhi, 13 (Prensa Latina) La décimocuarta sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes (COP-14) de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación concluyó hoy con la adopción de la Declaración de Delhi. Luego de 12 días de deliberaciones con más de nueve mil participantes....

2:17 Representante de Panamá en la COP-14 destaca colaboración con Cuba

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 20:40:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Nueva Delhi, 13 sep (Prensa Latina) La representante de Panamá en la recién finalizada Conferencia de las Partes (COP-14) de la Convención de la ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación, Karima Lince, destacó hoy la cooperación con Cuba en esta esfera. En entrevista con Prensa Latina, Lince resaltó....

1:12 COP-14 culmina en la India con Declaración de Delhi

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 19:33:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

13 de septiembre de 2019, 13:12 Nueva Delhi, 13 (Prensa Latina) La décimocuarta sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes (COP-14) de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación concluyó hoy con la adopción de la Declaración de Delhi.

Synergise UN conventions on climate change, land desertification, biodiversity: India

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 17:28:00 +0200business-standard (en)

India believes in synergising the three UN conventions on climate change, land desertification and biodiversity to achieve the land degradation neutrality target, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday. On the concluding day of the two-week-long 14th Conference of Parties to the....

COP14 : 197 parties adopt New Delhi Declaration to combat land degradation

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:01:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

New Delhi: After extensive deliberations that lasted over 12 days, the 14th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Convention to combat desertification (UNCCD) concluded on Friday with adoption of the the 'New Delhi Declaration' by 196 countries and European Union.

Reforestation made easy

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 10:58:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

I N my previous article, which appeared in the 15 August issue of GNLM, I had discussed how deforestations triggered the flooding. However, the adverse effects of the deforestation do not end there. They are one of the driving forces that causes global warming and climate changes that are....

Atmosphere, Vol. 10, Pages 542: Spatiotemporal Variations of Meteorological Droughts and the Assessments of Agricultural Drought Risk in a Typical Agricultural Province of China

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:37:00 +0200mdpi (en)

Drought is one of the most common natural disasters on a global scale and has a wide range of socioeconomic impacts. In this study, we analyzed the spatiotemporal variations of meteorological drought in a typical agricultural province of China (i.e., Shaanxi Province) based on the Standard Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index (SPEI).

'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.

La crisis del agua en Chile: amenazas y acciones necesarias

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:06:00 +0200ipsnoticias (es)

SANTIAGO, 11 sep 2019 (IPS) - Desde excesos a insuficiencias, el agua presenta desafíos únicos en la Región Metropolitana (RM) de Chile, el centro de la vibrante capital donde reside casi la mitad de su población. Un informe reciente del Consejo para la Defensa de Recursos Naturales (NRDC, en....

COP-14 en India debate sobre políticas para enfrentar la sequía

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:00:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Foto: Twitter/@UNinIndia Nueva Delhi, 11 sep (Prensa Latina) La sequía es un obstáculo importante para el Objetivo 15 de Desarrollo Sostenible sobre la vida de los ecosistemas terrestres, afirmó hoy Ibrahim Thiaw, Secretario Ejecutivo de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación.

COP-14 en India debate sobre políticas para enfrentar la sequía

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:00:00 +0200radiohc (es)

Nueva Delhi, 11 sep (Prensa Latina) La sequía es un obstáculo importante para el Objetivo 15 de Desarrollo Sostenible sobre la vida de los ecosistemas terrestres, afirmó hoy Ibrahim Thiaw, Secretario Ejecutivo de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación.

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).

Have We Overcome the Severest El Nino?

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:22:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Khin Maung Myint. The monsoon has come. It is a great relief, as the temperatures have noticeably decreased and the rains had brought water to many places, relieving the water shortage problems. However, the El Nino is still here. The first cyclone of the year had brought along heavy rains, causing....

Nicaragua participa en en Reunión de alto nivel de la convención de Naciones Unidas para la desertificación y sequía

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 04:25:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Nicaragua representada por el Doctor Paul Oquist Ministro-Secretario Privado para Políticas Nacionales de la Presidencia de la República y el Cro. René Castellón, Director General de Patrimonio Natural del MARENA, participaron en la reunión de alto nivel de la Conferencia de las Partes 14 de la....

Nicaragua presente en reunión de alto nivel de la ONU sobre desertificación y sequía

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 23:57:00 +0200lavozdelsandinismo (es)

Nicaragua presente en reunión de alto nivel de la ONU | LA VOZ DEL SANDINISMO | 10/09/2019. Representada por el doctor Paul Oquist, ministro-secretario privado para Políticas Nacionales de la Presidencia, y el director general de Patrimonio Natural del Ministerio del Ambiente (Marena), René....

Nicaragua participa en en Reunión de alto nivel de la convención de Naciones Unidas para la desertificación y sequía

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 21:44:00 +0200presidencia-NI (es)

Nicaragua representada por el Doctor Paul Oquist Ministro-Secretario Privado para Políticas Nacionales de la Presidencia de la República y el Cro. René Castellón, Director General de Patrimonio Natural del MARENA, participaron en la reunión de alto nivel de la Conferencia de las Partes 14 de la....

7:20 Bolivia reafirma posición en defensa de la Naturaleza en COP-14

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:28:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

10 de septiembre de 2019, 7:20 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) Bolivia expresó hoy su preocupación por el calentamiento global y cambio climático provocado por el hombre, al intervenir ante la Conferencia de las Partes de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP-14), que sesiona en Greater Noida, India.

6:09 Perú apoya en COP-14 esfuerzos mundiales contra la desertificación

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 12:23:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

10 de septiembre de 2019, 6:9 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) Perú apoya los esfuerzos mundiales en la lucha contra la desertificación y la sequía, afirmó el embajador de esa nación latinoamericana en India, Carlos Polo, durante la Conferencia COP-14 que sesiona en Greater Noida.

5:13 Cuba muestra sus logros en COP-14 de lucha contra la desertificación

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 11:19:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

10 de septiembre de 2019, 5:13 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) Cuba mostró sus logros en el enfrentamiento a la desertificación y la sequía, el manejo del agua y el uso de energías renovables durante la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU sobre Desertificación (COP-14).

1:25 Llaman en India a crear agenda global de acción para el agua

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:35:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

10 de septiembre de 2019, 1:25 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) El primer ministro de India, Narendra Modi, llamó a crear una agenda global de acción para el agua, durante la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP-14).

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.

Commentary: Droughts and dams are drying up the Mekong river

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 01:07:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

CANBERRA: It has been a bad year for the Mekong. An unusually long period of drought brought water levels to some of the lowest measurements in recent years. Advertisement. There are fears that the drought will have a particularly negative effect on the Tonle Sap River, connecting the Mekong to....

1:50 Ecuador manifiesta sus compromisos en COP-14

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:22:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

9 de septiembre de 2019, 13:50 Nueva Delhi, 9 sep (Prensa Latina) Ecuador manifestó hoy su compromiso con lograr la neutralidad de la degradación de la tierra, durante la décimocuarta sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación.

Trump mixes nuclear weapons and climate change

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 19:58:00 +0200bangordailynews (en)

We have no shortage of serious global issues to worry about, but nearly all of them are made more threatening by the ominous, double-edged backdrop against which they play themselves out: nuclear weapons and climate change. India and Pakistan are not the first two countries to maintain a long-standing territorial dispute.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General’s opening remarks at UNCCD COP 14 High-level Session [as prepared for delivery]

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 19:44:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

My thanks to the Government of India for hosting this conference and to the Executive Secretary for this opportunity to highlight the unprecedented expectations on your work here. At any other time, I would be here to merely say congratulations on your 25th Anniversary or that securing the Delhi....

Cop 14 sulla desertificazione: Costa lancia il progetto “Grande Muraglia Verde”

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 17:45:00 +0200rinnovabili (it)

Iniziano oggi a Nuova Delhi i lavori della Cop14 sulla desertificazione: dal Ministro italiano dell’ambiente lo spunto per rilanciare ambiente e occupazione (e rallentare i flussi migratori) nei Paesi del Sahel. Foto credit Alessandro Vasaturo / flickr Circa 3,2 miliardi di persone sono colpite dagli effetti della desertificazione.

Clima, Costa annuncia sostegno a ‘grande muraglia verde’ contro desertificazione

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 16:07:00 +0200teleambiente (it)

Clima. L’Italia darà il suo sostegno al progetto visionario “la grande muraglia verde”, un’opera unica composta da tanti progetti con l’obiettivo di fermare la desertificazione e di riportare alla vita terre e territori. Lo annuncia sulla sua pagina Facebook, il ministro dell’Ambiente, Sergio Costa,....

Incendi boschivi: i resti di vegetazione carbonizzata aiutano a ridurre le emissioni complessive

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:11:00 +0200greenreport (it)

Gli incendi nell’Artico – i più vasti mai registrati nell’area – e in Amazzonia e le enormi quantità di CO2 che stanno emettendo stanno causando forti preoccupazioni. Decenni di osservazioni satellitari dimostrano che, mediamente, in un anno gli incendi in tutto il mondo bruciano un’area enorme....

UNCCD COP14 HIGHLIGHTS: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:46:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a high-level segment meeting of the ongoing COP14 to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday. (Source: ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a high-level segment meeting at the gathering at the Conference of Parties (COP14)....

Ambiente: Cop14, ministro Costa annuncia "grande muraglia verde" contro desertificazione

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:44:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Roma, 09 set 11:25 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il ministro dell’Ambiente, Sergio Costa, in occasione della 14ma Conferenza delle parti (Cop14) della Convenzione delle Nazioni Unite contro la desertificazione (Unccd), in corso in India, a Greater Noida, ha annunciato via Facebook, la partecipazione a una....

Convención de ONU contra la Desertificación en segmento de alto nivel

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:12:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Nueva Delhi, 9 sep (Prensa Latina) El primer ministro de India, Narendra Modi, se dirigirá hoy al Segmento de Alto Nivel de la décimocuarta sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de la ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP-14). El encuentro, con sede en la localidad india de....

India will say goodbye to single-use plastic, and restore degraded land, says Narendra Modi at UNCCD COP14 conference in NCR

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:59:00 +0200firstpost (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a meeting at the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday. India is hosting the UNCCD COP14 conference this year from 2 September to 13 September .

UNCCD COP14 LIVE Updates: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:42:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a high-level segment meeting of the ongoing COP14 to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday. (Source: ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a high-level segment meeting at the gathering at the Conference of Parties (COP14)....

Clima, Ministro Costa: l’Italia “sostiene la grande muraglia verde dell’Africa”

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:40:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

I muri, nella storia dell’umanità, sono legati a un’immagine, negativa, di divisione e separazione. Ma non sempre. Ed è per questo che voglio annunciare il sostegno dell’Italia al progetto visionario ‘la grande muraglia verde’, un’opera unica composta da tanti progetti con l’obiettivo di fermare la....

UNCCD COP14 LIVE Updates: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:19:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a high-level segment meeting at the gathering at the Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday and said that climate change was leading to land degradation of various kinds.

Calidad de vida, objetivo contra la desertificación en R. Dominicana

Sun, 08 Sep 2019 07:27:00 +0200almomento (es)

Nueva Delhi, 8 sep.- República Dominicana tiene objetivos estratégicos en la lucha contra la desertificación, que tienen que ver con mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas, afirmó hoy aquí la máster en Ingeniería Ambiental, Dominga Polanco. La calidad de vida de las personas posibilita que se....

Calidad de vida, objetivo contra la desertificación en la R. Dominicana

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 03:28:00 +0200barrigaverde (es)

Por: Prensa Latina | 11:45 AM NUEVA DELHI, 6 de septiembre, 2019 (PL).- Nueva Delhi, 6 sep (Prensa Latina) República Dominicana tiene objetivos estratégicos en la lucha contra la desertificación, que tienen que ver con mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas, afirmó hoy aquí la máster en Ingeniería Ambiental, Dominga Polanco.

1:52 Bolivia expuso su estrategia en Convención ONU contra Desertificación

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 20:10:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

6 de septiembre de 2019, 13:52 Nueva Delhi, 6 sep (Prensa Latina) El viceministro de Recursos Hídricos y Riego de Bolivia, Juan Braulio Huaylla, expuso hoy la Estrategia Nacional de Neutralidad de Degradación de Tierras en la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU contra la Desertificación.

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....

In just 12 days of August, 1,000 extreme rain events

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 02:52:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

The increase in extreme rainfall events links up with land degradation because one of its major causes is soil erosion. Soil aridity is also increasing in India with rise in land temperature, experts said. (Photo by Ragul Krishnan/ HT PHOTO)(HT PHOTO) There were 1,000 “extreme rain events” in the....

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.

Alertan alta deforestación en América Latina y Caribe

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 16:22:00 +0200radiolaprimerisima (es)

Los bosques en América Latina y el Caribe presentan 350 millones de hectáreas deforestadas y 300 millones degradadas por la agricultura, infraestructura y minería, se divulgó este jueves en la Conferencia contra la Desertificación COP-14. Mientras progresa la degradación de las tierras en América....

Alertan en COP 14 de la alta deforestación en América Latina y Caribe

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 10:24:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

5 de septiembre de 2019, 1:53 Nueva Delhi, 5 sep (Prensa Latina) Los bosques en América Latina y el Caribe presentan 350 millones de hectáreas deforestadas y 300 millones degradadas por la agricultura, infraestructura y minería, se divulgó hoy en la Conferencia contra la Desertificación COP-14.

1:53 Alertan en COP 14 de la alta deforestación en América Latina y Caribe

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 08:15:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

5 de septiembre de 2019, 1:53 Nueva Delhi, 5 sep (Prensa Latina) Los bosques en América Latina y el Caribe presentan 350 millones de hectáreas deforestadas y 300 millones degradadas por la agricultura, infraestructura y minería, se divulgó hoy en la Conferencia contra la Desertificación COP-14.

India’s climate score: high on vulnerability, low on resilience

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 21:52:00 +0200thehindu (en)

HSBC’s 2018 assessment of India being the country the most vulnerable to climate change is of great significance. However, against scientific warnings, carbon emissions continue to rise in China, the U.S. and India, three of the biggest emitters. Brazil, under its President Jair Bolsonaro, is....

'Drones to plant seeds in inaccessible areas can help combat land desertification'

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 17:04:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Innovations like drones to plant seeds in inaccessible areas can make a huge difference, an official of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) said on Wednesday. Addressing delegates from various countries at the 14th Conference of Parties (COP 14) to UNCCD at Greater Noida,....

Carretera Rosita-Sahsa fortalecerá corredor interoceánico de la Costa Caribe Norte

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 04:11:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Un total de 425 empleos directos generará esta obra durante los 30 meses que durará su construcción. Foto: Archivo. La compañera vicepresidenta Rosario Murillo anunció que mañana 4 de septiembre se inaugura el proceso de construcción de la nueva Carretera de 52 kilómetros Rosita-Sahsa , que dijo....

Compañera Rosario en Multinoticias (3 de septiembre del 2019)

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 04:11:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Declaraciones de Rosario Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua en Edición del Mediodía de Multinoticias Canal 4 (3 de Septiembre del 2019) Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, SiempreBendita, Siempre llena de la Fuerza Espiritual que nos caracteriza...

Declaraciones de la Compañera Rosario Murillo, Vice Presidenta de Nicaragua (3/9/2019) (Texto íntegro)

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 02:11:00 +0200lavozdelsandinismo (es)

LA VOZ DEL SANDINISMO | 03/09/2019. Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, SiempreBendita, Siempre llena de la Fuerza Espiritual que nos caracteriza… Siempre Libre ! Ayer tuvimos un Día Extraordinario, un Acto Extraordinario, Discursos, Mensajes....

Compañera Rosario en Multinoticias (3 de septiembre del 2019)

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 01:19:00 +0200presidencia-NI (es)

Declaraciones de Rosario Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua en Edición del Mediodía de Multinoticias Canal 4 (3 de Septiembre del 2019) Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, SiempreBendita, Siempre llena de la Fuerza Espiritual que nos caracteriza...

Carretera Rosita-Sahsa fortalecerá corredor interoceánico de la Costa Caribe Norte

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 00:34:00 +0200presidencia-NI (es)

Un total de 425 empleos directos generará esta obra durante los 30 meses que durará su construcción. Foto: Archivo. La compañera vicepresidenta Rosario Murillo anunció que mañana 4 de septiembre se inaugura el proceso de construcción de la nueva Carretera de 52 kilómetros Rosita-Sahsa , que dijo....

Teens raise environmental concerns at UNCCD CoP 14

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 22:52:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Teenagers from several Delhi-based schools thronged the 14th Conference of Parties (CoP14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) here on Tuesday, voicing their worries over depleting natural resources due to land degradation and climate change.

Compañera Rosario en Multinoticias (2 de septiembre del 2019)

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 04:48:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Monday 2 de September 2019 | Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía. Declaraciones de Rosario Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua en Edición del Mediodía de Multinoticias Canal 4 2 de Septiembre del 2019: Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, Patria Para [email....

Declaraciones de la Compañera Rosario Murillo, Vice Presidenta de Nicaragua (2/9/2019) (Texto íntegro)

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 02:13:00 +0200lavozdelsandinismo (es)

Nicaragua Declaraciones de la Compañera Rosario Murillo, Vice Presidenta de Nicaragua (2/9/2019) (Texto íntegro) Queremos en primer lugar expresar nuestra Solidaridad Fraternal al Pueblo y al Gobierno de Las Bahamas. También hoy se cumplen 74 Años de la Independencia del Hermano Pueblo de Vietnam y....

Compañera Rosario en Multinoticias (2 de septiembre del 2019)

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 01:35:00 +0200presidencia-NI (es)

Monday 2 de September 2019 | Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía. Declaraciones de Rosario Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua en Edición del Mediodía de Multinoticias Canal 4 2 de Septiembre del 2019: Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, Patria Para [email....

Javadekar opens COP on land desertification, says positive action can restore balance of nature

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 19:34:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Positive action can restore the balance of nature which has been disturbed by human activities, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday while kickstarting the 14th conference of parties on land desertification at Greater Noida. The 11-day conference is being held with delegates from 196 countries.

Mega UN summit to combat desertification kicks off at Greater Noida

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 13:42:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Around 196 countries and 94 environment ministers are taking part in the mega event, which is being hosted by India. (Representational Image) A UN convention to combat desertification kicked off on Monday at Greater Noida in which countries are expected to announce their targets for land restoration....

Mega UN summit to combat desertification kick off at Greater Noida

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 13:28:00 +0200business-standard (en)

A UN convention to combat desertification kicked off on Monday at Greater Noida in which countries are expected to announce their targets for land restoration and agree on measures to address emerging threats including sand and dust storms and droughts.

1:30 COP 14 buscará invertir el proceso de degradación de tierras

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:46:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

2 de septiembre de 2019, 1:30 Nueva Delhi, 2 sep (Prensa Latina) Invertir el proceso de degradación de tierras en aras de los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible es meta de la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación, que comienza hoy aquí.

As India hosts desertification meet, 30% of its land is already degraded

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:24:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Even as it prepares to host a global conference on rising desertification, India faces a growing crisis of land degradation: Nearly 30% of its land area, as much as the area of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra put together, has been degraded through deforestation, over-cultivation, soil erosion and depletion of wetlands.

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.

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....

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.

China: China steps up disaster control amid wetter flood season

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 06:28:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

BEIJING — Heavy floods have hit many parts of China since the start of the flood season due to severe rainfall this year, and preparations should be made for flood control in autumn, an official said on Aug 27. A total of 585 rivers in 25 provincial-level regions were struck by floods above the....

Thailand approves budget for drought, flooding prevention

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 19:26:00 +0200vietnambreakingnews (en)

A road is flooded after heavy rains in Bangkok, Thailand , on June 7 (Photo: AFP/VNA) Bangkok (VNA) – The Thai Cabinet on August 27 approved a 15.8 billion baht budget to resolve drought and flooding issues in 76 provinces, government spokesperson Narumon Pinyosinwat announced.

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....

10:51 India acogerá Convención de la ONU sobre Desertificación y Sequía

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 16:53:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

27 de agosto de 2019, 10:51 Nueva Delhi, 27 ago (Prensa Latina) India acogerá la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de lucha contra la desertificación, la degradación de tierras y la sequía (COP14), del 2 al 13 de septiembre, se anunció hoy aquí.

Efemérides: qué pasó el 25 de agosto?

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 15:25:00 +0200laprensa-PE (es)

En un 25 de agosto pero de 1919, hace un siglo, nace la aviación comercial: un aeroplano civil Havilland transporta dos pasajeros de Londres a París, trayecto en el que tarda dos horas y cuarto. Otras efemérides: 1580.- Batalla de Alcántara: Tropas españolas derrotan a las portuguesas cerca de Lisboa, y conquistan Portugal hasta 1640.

Dall’Amazzonia all’Antartide, la Terra e i rifugiati climatici

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:25:00 +0200huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

In questi giorni la Foresta Amazzonica, il principale polmone della Terra, brucia a ritmi preoccupanti. Le immagini satellitari diffuse dalla Nasa testimoniano un’intensità delle fiamme così elevata da essere visibile dallo spazio. L’Istituto Nazionale brasiliano di Ricerche Spaziali riporta che dall’inizio dell’anno sono scoppiati circa 73.

Gases de efecto invernadero rompen récord en 2018

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:05:00 +0200futuroverde (es)

Los gases están calentando el planeta a niveles más altos en 2018 que se hayan registrado, según un informe publicado por la American Meteorological Society y compilado por el gobierno de los EE.UU. El estudio encontró que los gases de efecto invernadero estaban en niveles que no se veían en 60 años....

Fatal Landslide Raises Alarms Over Myanmars Natural Disaster Preparedness

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:25:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

By San Yamin Aung 20 August 2019. YANGON— In the blink of an eye, a massive landslide washed it all away: homes, vehicles, people—all buried deep beneath the mud at the base of a mountain in the Thae Phyu Kone village tract of Mottama, Paung Township, in southern Myanmar ’s Mon State. The tragic landslide that struck on the morning of Aug.

Myanmar: Fatal Landslide Raises Alarms Over Myanmar’s Natural Disaster Preparedness

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:21:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By SAN YAMIN AUNG 20 August 2019. YANGON— In the blink of an eye, a massive landslide washed it all away: homes, vehicles, people—all buried deep beneath the mud at the base of a mountain in the Thae Phyu Kone village tract of Mottama, Paung Township, in southern Myanmar ’s Mon State. The tragic landslide that struck on the morning of Aug.

Fatal Landslide Raises Alarms Over Myanmar’s Natural Disaster Preparedness

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 04:34:00 +0200irrawaddy.com (en)

By San Yamin Aung 20 August 2019. YANGON— In the blink of an eye, a massive landslide washed it all away: homes, vehicles, people—all buried deep beneath the mud at the base of a mountain in the Thae Phyu Kone village tract of Mottama, Paung Township, in southern Myanmar ’s Mon State. The tragic landslide that struck on the morning of Aug.

Fatal Landslide Raises Alarms Over Myanmar’s Natural Disaster Preparedness

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:38:00 +0200irrawaddy (en)

By San Yamin Aung 20 August 2019. YANGON— In the blink of an eye, a massive landslide washed it all away: homes, vehicles, people—all buried deep beneath the mud at the base of a mountain in the Thae Phyu Kone village tract of Mottama, Paung Township, in southern Myanmar ’s Mon State. The tragic landslide that struck on the morning of Aug.

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.

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:28:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Monsoon downpours that set off flooding and a landslide in Myanmar late last week have killed at least 51 people and left dozens more missing, the authorities said, in the deadliest natural disaster to strike a part of the nation’s southeast in decades.

Climate Change To Shrink Economies Of Rich, Poor, Hot And Cold Countries Alike Unless Paris Agreement Holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:43:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

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

Under a “business as usual” carbon emissions scenario, the U.S. would lose 10.5% of its GDP by 2100

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

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

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

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

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

Belarús se adherirá a la elaboración de medidas contra la degradación de las tierras

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:15:00 +0200Belta_esp (es)

MINSK, 19 ago (BelTA). – La entrevista ordinaria de las partes de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación se celebrará los días 2-13 de septiembre en Delhi (India). Para Belarús, que participa activamente en el trabajo de la convención, en la entrevista es muy....

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

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

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

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

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

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

De "greenwashing" a "huella de carbono": Los 40 conceptos para aproximarse a la COP25 y al impacto del cambio climático

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:11:00 +0200ElMercurioOnline (es)

Cambio climático. Glaciar Okjokull de Islandia en 1986 (izquierda) y 2019 (derecha). | EFE. Variación significativa del clima de la Tierra. En la actualidad la Tierra se está volviendo globalmente más cálida, por el aumento de gases de efecto invernadero en la atmósfera, lo que no necesariamente significa que "hace calor" en todas partes.

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....

Resumen del mercado global de la patata La sequía ha dejado su huella en Europa este año. Hay poca demanda de patatas en el mercado, aunque está comenzando a recuperarse. La exportación de patatas por parte de los productores más grandes de Europa, como los Países Bajos, Francia y Alemania, no va viento en popa, ya que muchos mercados…

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:10:00 +0200freshplaza (es)

La sequía ha dejado su huella en Europa este año. Hay poca demanda de patatas en el mercado, aunque está comenzando a recuperarse. La exportación de patatas por parte de los productores más grandes de Europa, como los Países Bajos, Francia y Alemania, no va viento en popa, ya que muchos mercados....

Alluvione lampo: improvviso fiume di fango invade strade e trascina via automobili e persone. Situazione difficile, il video dalla Malesia

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:17:00 +0200centrometeoitaliano-salute (it)

Inondazioni: situazione difficile in Malesia. Nelle ultime settimane abbiamo riportato più volte del meteo estremo che sta continuando a colpire il sud-est Asiatico e ancora adesso molti Paesi stanno continuando a fronteggiare una situazione di piena emergenza.

Regular droughts, floods prove climate change is...

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

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

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.

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 17:27:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Monsoon downpours that set off flooding and a landslide in Myanmar late last week have killed at least 51 people and left dozens more missing, authorities said, in the deadliest natural disaster to strike a part of the nation’s southeast in decades.

Sensors, Vol. 19, Pages 3527: Long-Term Spatiotemporal Variations in Soil Moisture in North East China Based on 1-km Resolution Downscaled Passive Microwave Soil Moisture Products

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 16:11:00 +0200mdpi (en)

Abstract It is very important to analyze and monitor agricultural drought to obtain high temporal-spatial resolution soil moisture products. To overcome the deficiencies of passive microwave soil moisture products with low resolution, we construct a spatial fusion downscaling model (SFDM) using....

Opinion: Mekong Region Needs to Overcome Drought Together

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 20:44:00 +0200pattayatoday (en)

Key points: Thailand and other countries in the Mekong Region have been suffering more and more severe droughts for the past five decades. Not only do they need a long-term plan to cope with the ongoing crisis, but also require regional cooperation as well. By Dr. Liu Hui , China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research.

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 12:48:00 +0200nytimes (en)

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Monsoon downpours that set off flooding and a landslide in Myanmar late last week have killed at least 51 people and left dozens more missing, the authorities said, in the deadliest natural disaster to strike this part of the nation’s southeast in decades.

Vinieron los “millennials” que enfrentan la crisis climática

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 04:34:00 +0200elespectador (es)

A pesar de los dramas que enfrentan, son jóvenes optimistas. Llegaron a Bogotá el 1º de agosto como becarios de un programa al que se presentan centenares de aspirantes de todo el mundo y solo 18 son seleccionados para venir a Colombia desde hace siete años.

Aunque nada es nuevo, cada día más preocupante Reciente informe del Panel Intergubernamental sobre el Cambio Climático

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 17:57:00 +0200apiavirtual (es)

. Para Apiavirtual. Sergio Ferrari, desde la ONU, Ginebra, Suiza. El clima mundial muy enfermo. El 1ero elaborado con mayoría de expertos de “países en desarrollo” 2°C de calentamiento, panorama infernal. 1.5°C, grave. La salud del planeta empeora. La tierra tiembla por excesivo calor. Y el horizonte no aclara.

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....

China emite alerta roja por el súper tifón Lekima

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 04:20:00 +0200eluniversal (es)

Beijing, China.- El Centro Meteorológico Nacional de China activó hoy viernes por la mañana la alerta roja por el tifón Lekima, que se espera toque tierra el sábado en las zonas costeras de la provincia oriental de Zhejiang. El centro de Lekima, el noveno tifón del año, se ubicaba a las 8:00 horas....

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 19:01:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly....

INTERNACIONAL - Población: China activa alerta máxima por un potente tifón en la costa

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 17:41:00 +0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

BEIJING (AP) China activó el viernes su alerta máxima para las zonas costeras de la provincia de Zhejiang antes de la llegada de un potente tifón con intensas lluvias y vientos que podrían causar una intensa marejada ciclónica en el río Yangtsé. Se esperan precipitaciones intensas en Zhejiang, Shanghái y provincias cercanas el viernes.

China activa alerta máxima por potente tifón en la costa

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 17:35:00 +0200informador (es)

Según las previsiones, el ojo de ''Lekima'' tocará tierra en la provincia de Zhejiang el sábado y se debilitará a medida que avanza hacia el norte. El fenómeno llevaría intensas lluvias y vientos, que podrían causar una intensa marejada. AFP. activó este viernes su alerta máxima para las zonas....

China activa alerta máxima por un potente tifón en la costa

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 17:19:00 +0200teleamazonas (es)

China activó el viernes su alerta máxima para las zonas costeras de la provincia de Zhejiang antes de la llegada de un potente tifón con intensas lluvias y vientos que podrían causar una intensa marejada ciclónica en el río Yangtsé. Se esperan precipitaciones intensas en Zhejiang, Shanghái y provincias cercanas el viernes.

UN Flags Need To Cut Meat To Curb Land Use Impact On Global Warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:42:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free, it....

China activa alerta máxima por un potente tifón en la costa

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 15:27:00 +0200elvocero (es)

BEIJING — China activó el viernes su alerta máxima para las zonas costeras de la provincia de Zhejiang antes de la llegada de un potente tifón con intensas lluvias y vientos que podrían causar una intensa marejada ciclónica en el río Yangtsé. Se esperan precipitaciones intensas en Zhejiang, Shanghái y provincias cercanas el viernes.

L’Onu avverte: Con il riscaldamento globale più migrazioni e carestie

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 12:41:00 +0200ildubbio (it)

Il futuro che aspetta l’umanità non sarà sicuramente tra i più desiderabili. Gli allarmi sui cambiamenti climatici e le loro conseguenze si succedono senza soluzione di continuità, e ieri da Ginevra è arrivata un’ulteriore conferma della china allarmante che sta subendo il pianeta.

Il Medio oriente rischia una crisi idrica senza precedenti

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 12:17:00 +0200asianews (it)

Doha (AsiaNews) - In Medio oriente (e Nord Africa) si profila una crisi dell’acqua senza precedenti: dal Qatar a Israele, dall’Iran al Libano, con la sola eccezione del virtuoso Oman, i Paesi dell’area rischiano di affrontare a breve “uno stress idrico estremamente elevato”.

UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:34:00 +0200thedailyherald (en)

LONDON/GENEVA--Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going....

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:14:00 +0200reuters (en)

LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly....

Farming and eating need to change: UN

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 04:19:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free, it called for big changes to farming and eating habits to limit the impact of population growth and changing consumption patterns on stretched land and water resources. Plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food....

Aunque nada es nuevo, cada día más preocupante

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 23:11:00 +0200elmercuriodigital (es)

-El clima mundial muy enfermo -Reciente informe del Panel Intergubernamental sobre el Cambio Climático · El 1ero elaborado con mayoría de expertos de “países en desarrollo” · 2°C de calentamiento, panorama infernal. 1.5°C, grave Sergio Ferrari, desde la ONU, Ginebra, Suiza.- La salud del planeta empeora.

Aunque nada es nuevo, cada día es más preocupante situación del clima

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 19:26:00 +0200radiolaprimerisima (es)

La salud del planeta empeora. La tierra tiembla por excesivo calor. Y el horizonte no aclara. Comida más escasa, más cara, menos nutritiva y de más difícil acceso, en particular, para los países más pobres. Así lo enfatiza el nuevo informe *La Tierra y el Cambio Climático* presentado el jueves 8 de....

Cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming: UN

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 19:24:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Report stops short of advocating going meat-free, but says dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food, could free up land and cut emissions. * Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC.

UN flags need to cut on eating meat to curb land-use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:10:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

LONDON/GENEVAGlobal meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going....

UN flags need to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:08:00 +0200middle-east-online_en (en)

GENEVA - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat....

Opinion: Mekong Region Needs to Overcome Drought Together

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:31:00 +0200khaosodenglish (en)

Key points: Thailand and other countries in the Mekong Region have been suffering more and more severe droughts for the past five decades. Not only do they need a long-term plan to cope with the ongoing crisis, but also require regional cooperation as well. By Dr. Liu Hui , China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research.

Cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming: UN

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:08:00 +0200trust (en)

Report stops short of advocating going meat-free, but says dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food, could free up land and cut emissions. * Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC.

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:28:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free, it called for big changes to farming and eating habits to limit the impact of population growth and changing consumption patterns on stretched land and water resources. Plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food....

Update 1-UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:12:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

* Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC. * Climate change will exacerbate food security risks (Adds comments from press conference, more detail) By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay.

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:12:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free, it called for big changes to farming and eating habits to limit the impact of population growth and changing consumption patterns on stretched land and water resources. Plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food....

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay. LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded.

UPDATE 1-UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

* Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC. * Climate change will exacerbate food security risks (Adds comments from press conference, more detail) By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay.

¿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.

Natural disasters in July cause great loss in China

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 09:57:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Natural disasters have caused great loss of life and property across China in July, leaving 154 dead and 31 missing, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management. A total of 25.02 million people were affected by the disasters, and over 1.3 million were relocated, data from the ministry showed.

¿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....

36 photos show how extreme weather and natural disasters have gotten more intense over the years

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 00:14:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

Jason Weingart/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images. Source: Smithsonian Magazine One example of this is rising sea levels. Climate change is linked to glaciers melting, which results an increase in sea levels. While rising sea levels are not a natural disaster on their own, they can lead to natural disasters, such as flooding.

The Artic is burning: how will it affect us?

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 11:31:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

I HAVEN’T written about the climate change for quite sometime now. The reason is: there are conflicting ideas emerging from those who believe the climate change is really taking place and from those who are denying it. Those conflicting ideas made the situations very confusing.

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.

Bangladesh flood 2019: The role of Warm Pool El Niño

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 17:33:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (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, which means that Bangladesh and the greater Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basin systems will receive lower-than-normal rainfall.

Ethiopia tackles climate crisis — plants 350m trees in a day

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 17:21:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

The Monday planting was part of the country's larger "Green Legacy" initiative that aims to plant 4 billion indigenous tree seedlings during the "rainy season" that occurs between May and October, according to CNN News Citizens had been encouraged to plant 200 million seedlings on Monday, but Ahmed....

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.

Le piogge hanno devastato il Bangladesh

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 15:04:00 +0200girodivite (it)

Nelle scorse settimane, forti alluvioni hanno devastato il Bangladesh. Circa 300.000 persone non hanno più una casa, e si trovano ora nei campi di emergenza e nei rifugi, dove scarseggiano cibo, medicine e acqua potabile. Le potenti piogge, che continuano a minacciare molte aree, hanno già distrutto....

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....

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.

Dhaka hosts transgender rally for a...

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 05:17:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Transgender people and supporters representing seven countries, including Bangladesh, organized a transgender rally for a 'Safe Climate' at the Abahani club grounds in the capital's Dhanmondi on Tuesday. Amid much enthusiasm, participants underlined the urgency of raising awareness about the adverse....

Dhaka hosts transgender rally for a safer climate

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:24:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Transgender people and supporters representing seven countries, including Bangladesh, organized a transgender rally for a 'Safe Climate' at the Abahani club grounds in the capital's Dhanmondi on Tuesday. Amid much enthusiasm, participants underlined the urgency of raising awareness about the adverse....

Urgent meeting on drought measures Jul 23. 2019

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 04:58:00 +0200nationmultimedia (en)

They’re looking at plans to store 3.2 billon mm for future droughts and to open an emergency ad hoc centre to gather and analyse data on the crisis. ONWR has recommended that government agencies immediately push ahead with dredging all waterways and monitoring water usage After the water resources management committee meeting No.

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....

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.

Chinese premier underlines flood control, disaster relief

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:40:00 +0200peopledaily (en)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (C) presides over a flood control and drought relief work conference during an inspection at the Ministry of Emergency Management in Beijing, capital of China, July 19, 2019. At the meeting, Li made arrangements for the current and next phase of flood control and disaster relief work.

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....

1st LD-Writethru: Chinese premier underlines flood control, disaster relief

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:23:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday called for solid efforts in flood control and rescue and relief work to ensure the safety of people's lives and property. Li made the remarks while presiding over a flood control and drought relief work conference during an inspection at the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM).

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....

Help scientists track extreme weather this week!

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 03:29:00 +0200discovermagazine (en)

Tropical storms loom large over different parts of the globe, while extreme heat and droughts wreak havoc on other areas. Flash floods and landslides plague parts of India, as dust storms make it difficult to drive and breathe in the southwestern United States. Extreme weather.

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.

China: Natural disasters affect over 7 mln people in Yunnan in Q2

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:40:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

KUNMING, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Over 7.4 million people in southwest China's Yunnan Province were affected by natural disasters, especially droughts, in the second quarter of 2019, according to the provincial emergency department Monday. Nine people died due to the disasters in Q2 and severe droughts....

In pericolo le antiche grotte cinesi del Gansu a causa dell’aumento delle precipitazioni [GALLERY]

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:16:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

L’aumento delle precipitazioni sta minacciando le grotte antiche nella provincia nordoccidentale cinese del Gansu , tra cui il sito del patrimonio mondiale dell’UNESCO delle Grotte di Mogao. Infatti, le grotte e l’arte che racchiudono sono riuscite a preservarsi per migliaia di anni proprio grazie al clima arido delle zone occidentali della Cina.

Natural disasters affect over 7 mln people in Yunnan in Q2

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:59:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

KUNMING, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Over 7.4 million people in southwest China's Yunnan Province were affected by natural disasters, especially droughts, in the second quarter of 2019, according to the provincial emergency department Monday. Nine people died due to the disasters in Q2 and severe droughts....

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.

More climate refugees to come, Defence briefing warns

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

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

More climate refugees to come, Defence briefing warns

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

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

More climate refugees to come, Defence briefing warns

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

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

On Philanthropy: Don’t let disaster philanthropy become a philanthropic disaster

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 14:25:00 +0200denverpost (en)

Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, tsunamis, wildfires, earthquakes, droughts — and more. Such natural disasters are happening with greater frequency, many accelerated by our rapidly changing climate. Man-made disasters such as shootings at schools, concerts, houses of worship and workplaces are also occurring at alarming rates.

Odisha registers 31 pc decline in number of lightning deaths

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 07:22:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Odisha has registered a decline in human casualty due to lightning by 31 per cent during 2018-19 following effective use of Early Warning Communication system (EWCS), a senior official said. While 465 lightning deaths were recorded in Odisha during the year 2017-18, it came down to 320 in 2018-19....

Deteriorating flood situation

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:18:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

The signs are rather strong that the floods that have engulfed some parts of at least 10 districts of the country could turn both nasty and devastating. A number of rivers now are in full spate following heavy downpour across the border and inland and they have inundated a vast area in these districts.

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.

Cina: ministero Risorse idriche ha attivato allarme inondazioni in dieci provincie

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:11:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Pechino, 12 lug 08:07 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il ministero delle Risorse Idriche della Cina ha emesso un allarme giallo per le inondazioni in dieci provincie del paese. Lo riferisce la stampa cinese, che spiega che lo stato di emergenza è stato attivato dal ministero per le provincie di Qinghai, Gansu,....

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,....

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

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

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

CORRECTED-World&#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.

A deeper look at the Chennai floods of 2015

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:35:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Author Krupa Ge is emphatic: “Any environmentalist will tell you, floods and droughts are two sides of the same coin.” A coin called mismanagement of water resources. At a time when the city is reeling under water scarcity, the writer-journalist has come up with her first non-fiction book, Rivers....

Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 13:49:00 +0200EC (en)

Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia are the largest host countries for refugees in Southeast Asia. Nonetheless, they are not signatories to the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. Although these countries may be willing to increase protection space, which will result in a more....

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 crisis emergencies are becoming a weekly event

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 22:09:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Karen Graham 52 mins ago in Environment A "staggering" new warning from a top United Nations official that climate crisis-related disasters are now occurring at the rate of one per week has provoked calls for immediate global action to combat the human-caused climate emergency.

<p>L&rsquo;ACQUA &Egrave; ROBA DA RICCHI &ndash; IN INDIA, DOPO 200 GIORNI SENZA PIOGGE, ESPLODONO LE RIVOLTE CONTRO LE AUTOCISTERNE PRIVATE CHE SVUOTANO I POZZI: L&rsquo;ACCUSA &Egrave; DI PORTARE L&rsquo;ACQUA SOLO A CHI HA I SOLDI LASCIANDO A SECCO I POVERI CHE, PER NON MORIRE DISIDRATATI, BEVONO....

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 15:49:00 +0200dagospia (it)

8 lug 2019 15:48 L’ACQUA È ROBA DA RICCHI IN INDIA, DOPO 200 GIORNI SENZA PIOGGE, ESPLODONO LE RIVOLTE CONTRO LE AUTOCISTERNE PRIVATE CHE SVUOTANO I POZZI: L’ACCUSA È DI PORTARE L’ACQUA SOLO A CHI HA I SOLDI LASCIANDO A SECCO I POVERI CHE, PER NON MORIRE DISIDRATATI, BEVONO DA POZZI INQUINATI....

Emergenza climatica, nel mondo un disastro naturale ogni settimana

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 14:54:00 +0200teleambiente (it)

I disastri causati dalla crisi climatica appaiono in media una volta a settimana ed è necessario che venga fatto il possibile per aiutare le nazioni in via di sviluppo a prepararsi alle conseguenze. Catastrofi come i cicloni Idai e Kenneth in Mozambico e la siccità che sta colpendo l’India in questi....

China holds local gov't heads responsible for emergency management

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 10:26:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, July 8 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Emergency Management has released a new regulation specifying the work responsibilities of regional officials in flood control and drought relief, vowing to hold the heads of local governments accountable in cases of faulty management due to negligence.

<p>TERRA COM-PROMESSA &ndash; LA CALIFORNIA SI STA TRASFORMANDO IN UN TERRITORIO &ldquo;ESTREMO&rdquo;: INCENDI E SICCIT&Agrave;, SCOSSE DISTRUTTIVE E INCAPACITA&#39; DI SALVAGUARDARE LE PROPRIE FALDE ACQUIFERE IN UNA TERRA RUBATA AL DESERTO CHE DEVE FARE I CONTI CON L&rsquo;URBANIZZAZIONE SELVAGGIA....

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 17:31:00 +0200dagospia (it)

7 lug 2019 17:15 TERRA COM-PROMESSA LA CALIFORNIA SI STA TRASFORMANDO IN UN TERRITORIO “ESTREMO”: INCENDI E SICCITÀ, SCOSSE DISTRUTTIVE E INCAPACITA' DI SALVAGUARDARE LE PROPRIE FALDE ACQUIFERE IN UNA TERRA RUBATA AL DESERTO CHE DEVE FARE I CONTI CON L’URBANIZZAZIONE SELVAGGIA E SE DA UN LATO SI PUÒ....

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 13:13:00 +0200guardian (en)

in Mozambique and the drought afflicting India make headlines around the world. But large numbers of “lower impact events” that are causing death, displacement and suffering are occurring much faster than predicted, said Mami Mizutori, the UN secretary-general’s special representative on disaster risk reduction.

Nel 2018, le temperature globali hanno subito un aumento di 1°C rispetto all’era pre industriale. Gli ultimi 4 anni del 2018 sono stati i più caldi mai registrati.

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:45:00 +0200euronews-it (it)

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

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.

Mongolia: IOM, Mongolia Build Displacement Tracking Capacity to Prepare for Natural Disasters

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 11:08:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Ulaanbaatar – IOM and Mongolia’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday (04/07) organized a workshop in the Mongolian capital on mobility monitoring for emergency preparedness. The event, which was part of a joint IOM / NEMA project on climate change and disaster-related migration,....

IOM, Mongolia Build Displacement Tracking Capacity to Prepare for Natural Disasters

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 10:21:00 +0200iom (en)

Ulaanbaatar – IOM and Mongolia’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday (04/07) organized a workshop in the Mongolian capital on mobility monitoring for emergency preparedness. The event, which was part of a joint IOM / NEMA project on climate change and disaster-related migration,....

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».

Ajaya Dixit

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 05:30:00 +0200nepalitimes (en)

Pic: BIKRAM RAI athmandu is the centre of everything in Nepal: power, administration, public education, tourism, hospitals. Till the late [] Tornado in Bara. Photo: RSS his is the season for windstorms, and even though the whirlwind that hit the central [] Photo: ALTON BYERS n a normal winter,....

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....

Meteo, FOCUS sul tornado in Cina: le immagini del mostruoso vortice che ha seminato morte e danneggiato migliaia di case [FOTO e VIDEO]

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:00:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Almeno 6 morti e 190 feriti rappresentano il bilancio di un mostruoso tornado che si è abbattuto su Kaiyuan, città di circa mezzo milione di residenti nella provincia di Liaoning della Cina nordorientale. Drammatiche le immagini, che trovate nei video in fondo all’articolo e nella gallery in alto,....

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....

2:10 India planea restaurar 21 millones de hectáreas de tierra degradada

Sun, 30 Jun 2019 08:17:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

30 de junio de 2019, 02:10 Nueva Delhi, 30 jun (Prensa Latina) A dos meses de la cumbre de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP 14), del 2 al 13 de septiembre, India anunció que restaurará 21 millones de hectáreas de tierra degradada.

A Crisis Of This Scale Needs More Than 15 Minutes And Obligatory Sound Bites

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 15:31:00 +0200huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

It was, undoubtedly, an improvement over Wednesday night’s first debate, when candidates spent just over 9 minutes discussing an emergency that threatens, even in best-case projections, destruction on a scale incomprehensible to most people. Yet the candidates didn’t spar. They didn’t offer specifics.

Natural calamities impair Odisha’s growth, says Economic Survey

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 21:42:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Odisha, which is pushing for inclusion of natural calamity as a criterion for according Special Category Status, says its economic growth is hindered largely by frequent occurrences of natural disasters. Odisha Economic Survey 2018-19 that was tabled in the State Assembly on Friday says enormous....

Cambodia: Reducing risk, reaping resilience: Furnishing Cambodia’s farmers with the knowledge to adapt to climate change

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 04:24:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

24 June 2019 - For thousands of years, Cambodia n farmers have tilled their lands according to the rhythms of the annual monsoon. Now, as the region faces changing rainfall driven by the onset of global climate change, the Southeast nation is taking action to prepare and adapt. The mighty Khmer empire.

Could Canada be a safe haven for climate refugees ?

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:25:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Lying in the central Pacific Ocean, the islands of Kiribati look like a tropical paradise. Surrounded by crystal-clear water and coral reefs, with coconut palm and pandanus trees lining the islands, it's straight out of a holiday brochure. On any given day, the temperature hovers around 30 C and rarely drops below 25 C.

Could Canada be a safe haven for climate refugees?

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:06:00 +0200CBC (en)

Lying in the central Pacific Ocean, the islands of Kiribati look like a tropical paradise. Surrounded by crystal-clear water and coral reefs, with coconut palm and pandanus trees lining the islands, it's straight out of a holiday brochure. On any given day, the temperature hovers around 30 C and rarely drops below 25 C.

Frenar la degradación, clave para alimentar a 7.500 millones de personas

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:44:00 +0200republica-UY (es)

«Piensen en lo que se necesita para alimentar a 7.500 millones de personas», dijo el secretario ejecutivo de la CNULD, Ibrahim Thiaw, a cientos de representantes de países y organismos internacionales, participantes en el congreso sobre sobre «Transformación exitosa hacia la neutralidad en la degradación de la tierra: Perspectiva de futuro».

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.

Forum urges solutions to erosion, saline intrusion in Mekong Delta

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:37:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

HCM City (VNA) – A forum in Ho Chi Minh City on June 18 once again urged effective solutions to riverside and coastal erosion, land subsidence and saltwater intrusion, which are getting worse in the Mekong Delta. Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha said the Mekong Delta plays....

VP U Henry Van Thio calls for vigilant preparation for natural risks during monsoon

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 05:11:00 +0200president-office (en)

THE National Disaster Man agement Committee held meeting no. 2/2019 at the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, where committee Chairman Vice President U Henry Van Thio delivered opening remarks. The Vice President first drew attention to the main focus of....

Frenar la degradación, clave para alimentar a 7.500 millones de personas

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 20:55:00 +0200ipsnoticias (es)

ANKARA, 18 jun 2019 (IPS) - La conmemoración del 25 aniversario de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD), que acoge la capital de Turquía, tiene un llamado común de sus participantes: se necesita una acción urgente para frenar la degradación de las tierras y....

World: Unos 24.000 millones de toneladas de suelo fértil se pierden cada año por la desertificación

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:57:00 +0200reliefWeb (es)

Además, la degradación de la calidad de la tierra es responsable de la reducción del producto nacional bruto en un 8% cada año. Nuestra tierra se desgasta. En el Día Mundial contra la Desertificación y la Sequía, las Naciones Unidas llaman a proteger el suelo, restaurarlo y utilizarlo de manera más sabia.

1:45 Celebran en India Día mundial contra la desertificación y la sequía

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:53:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

17 de junio de 2019, 13:45 Nueva Delhi, 17 jun (Prensa Latina) El Ministro de Medio Ambiente, Bosques y Cambio Climático de India, Prakash Javadekar, afirmó hoy que para abordar la desertificación las herramientas clave están en la participación y cooperación de la comunidad en todos los niveles.

Unos 24.000 millones de toneladas de suelo fértil se pierden cada año por la desertificación

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:19:00 +0200news-un-es (es)

El Día Mundial, que crea conciencia sobre los esfuerzos internacionales para combatir la desertificación, se estableció hace 25 años, junto con la aprobación de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas para Combatir la Desertificación , el único acuerdo internacional jurídicamente obligatorio que....

Desiertos hechos por el hombre

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:17:00 +0200deutschewelle-es (es)

Desiertos donde antes había fauna diversa. Hubo un tiempo en el que en el desierto del Sahara vivían hipopótamos y elefantes. Hoy, el Sahara es un territorio seco, y solo un pequeño lago formado por aguas subterráneas de lluvias caídas hace siglos nos recuerda mejores épocas. El clima cambió y así surgieron inmensos paisajes donde solo hay arena.

11:48 Síntesis de Cuba

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:14:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Lunes, 17 de junio de 2019 SUMARIO - Presidente Díaz-Canel ratifica apoyo a los universitarios de Cuba - Canciller cubano rinde homenaje en Barbados a víctimas de atentado - Medidas de Trump contra Cuba: críticas en el Congreso - Refuerzo de bloqueo a Cuba contraviene orden jurídico internacional -....

World: Aprovechar las innovaciones agrícolas para reforzar la resiliencia de los agricultores ante la sequía

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:50:00 +0200reliefWeb (es)

En el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía, la FAO pide usar tanto “soluciones sencillas” como tecnología punta para evitar que una sequía se convierta en hambruna. 17 de junio de 2019, Roma – Aprovechar el potencial de las innovaciones agrícolas -ya se trate de soluciones....

Aprovechar las innovaciones agrícolas para luchar contra la sequía

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:55:00 +0200elmercuriodigital (es)

Al intervenir en la apertura del 2º Seminario Internacional sobre Sequía y Agricultura en la sede de la FAO en Roma –dentro de las celebraciones del Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía- el Director General afirmó que “es imposible evitar que ocurra una sequía, pero podemos....

Aprovechar las innovaciones agrícolas para reforzar la resiliencia de los agricultores ante la sequía

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:26:00 +0200fao-es (es)

17 de junio de 2019, Roma – Aprovechar el potencial de las innovaciones agrícolas -ya se trate de soluciones sencillas o tecnologías basadas en el uso de satélites-, ayudará a evitar que una sequía se convierta en hambruna y desplazamiento forzado de la población y a revertir la desertificación,....

Desde Roma reclamo a impedir que la sequía derive en hambruna

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:21:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Devino también un llamado a la cooperación de todos los gobiernos y en particular al sector privado para contribuir a que las técnicas más inteligentes y las prácticas elementales lleguen al agricultor a favor de prevenir, preparar y planificar mejor el enfrentamiento a estos fenómenos que comprometen la existencia humana.

7:44 Desde Roma reclamo a impedir que la sequía derive en hambruna

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:49:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Devino también un llamado a la cooperación de todos los gobiernos y en particular al sector privado para contribuir a que las técnicas más inteligentes y las prácticas elementales lleguen al agricultor a favor de prevenir, preparar y planificar mejor el enfrentamiento a estos fenómenos que comprometen la existencia humana.

La ricerca italiana apre alla possibilità di ottenere piante più resistenti alla siccità

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:34:00 +0200greenreport (it)

. Ildikò Szabò (Università di Padova): «I risultati ottenuti aprono moltissime domande di importanza cruciale nella fisiologia vegetale e possibilmente porteranno a implicazioni rilevanti per l’agricoltura» [17 Giugno 2019] La Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione ci pone oggi di....

India: monsone comincia a muoversi verso nord-est in seguito a indebolimento ciclone Vayu (2)

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:53:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Nuova Delhi, 17 giu 10:40 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il progredire del ramo del monsone del Mar Arabico, che porta intorno al 65 per cento dell'umidità complessiva, continuerà solo dopo che il ciclone Vayu sarà sparito completamente. "Il normale ciclo del monsone dovrebbe riprendere tra le prossime 24 e 48....

What is climate change?

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:15:00 +0200CBC (en)

There has been debate recently about whether climate change should actually be called a "climate crisis" or "climate emergency." Whatever the description, scientists have been observing changes in our environment for years. Here's a look at some of the key concepts. Climate change and global warming — are they the same thing.

Existe crisis por expansión del cultivo de aguacate: UNAM

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 16:57:00 +0200mvsnoticias (es)

México es uno de los países más expuestos a la desertificación, que implica la degradación del suelo debido al calentamiento global, al cambio de uso de suelo y a la falta de respeto al ordenamiento territorial. Además, tiene un enorme problema de aridificación, proceso complejo que incluye aspectos....

Disastri naturali: solo a maggio in Cina colpite dieci milioni di persone

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 18:45:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Sono quasi dieci milioni le persone coinvolte dai disastri naturali avvenuti in Cina a maggio. Lo rivela il Ministero per la Gestione delle Emergenze di Pechino, secondo cui questi fenomeni hanno provocato 43 morti, 4 dispersi e 127.000 sfollati, trasferiti dalle autorità in altri luoghi.

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....

Un minore su 5 vive in mezzo a conflitti

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:28:00 +0200corrierenazionale (it)

ha risposto a 285 emergenze umanitarie in 90 paesi nel mondo, fornendo supporto salvavita a milioni di bambini. I conflitti rimangono una delle principali cause dei bisogni umanitari: il numero di paesi coinvolti in conflitti interni o internazionali è il più alto degli ultimi 30 anni e 1 bambino su 5 vive in un’area colpita da conflitti.

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.

Unicef: «1 bambino su 5 vive in zone di guerra»

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 13:49:00 +0200cdt (it)

ROMA - Un bambino su cinque vive in un’area colpita da conflitti e il numero di Paesi coinvolti in guerre interne o internazionali è il più alto degli ultimi 30 anni. La denuncia è dell’Unicef che in un comunicato sottolinea che le conseguenze dei conflitti hanno continuato a intensificarsi nel 2018.

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....

VP U Henry Van Thio calls for vigilant preparation for natural risks during monsoon

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 13:07:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

The National Disaster Management Committee held meeting no. 2/2019 at the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, where committee Chairman Vice President U Henry Van Thio delivered opening remarks. The Vice President first drew attention to the main focus of the....

VP U Henry Van Thio calls for vigilant preparat... 2019/06/08 by Myanmar News Agency

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 21:55:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Vice President U Henry Van Thio, Chairman of the National Disaster Management Committee, addresses the second committee meeting of the year, held in Nay Pyi Taw, where he calls for greater attention to particular natural disasters that occur in the monsoon season. photo: mna. The National Disaster Management Committee held meeting no.

La crisi ambientale sta seriamente danneggiando la salute umana

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 13:24:00 +0200teleambiente (it)

Inquinamento. Un documento firmato da esperti di 27 accademie scientifiche di tutto il mondo ha confermato che il continuo riscaldamento globale sta già causando peggioramenti nella salute delle persone e c’è il rischio che questa situazione possa seriamente peggiorare in futuro.

Vietnam, Cambodia, and Lao PDR Factsheet (Last updated 30-04-2019) - Viet Nam

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 04:44:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

Introduction. The Mekong region - consisting of Vietnam , Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) and Cambodia - is frequently affected by natural disasters, especially floods, droughts, and typhoons. With the vast majority of the population in the three countries largely relying on agriculture,....

Nepal: Operationalizing an Agricultural Drought Monitoring and Early Warning System in the Hindu Kush Himalaya Region

Wed, 29 May 2019 23:09:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Written by Faisal Mueen Qamer, Remote Sensing Specialist, Geospatial Solutions, ICIMOD; and Mir Matin, Science and Data Lead, SERVIR-HKH/Theme leader, Geospatial Solutions, ICIMOD. The countries that share the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar , Nepal,....

Scientists Reconstruct a 1,556 Year-Long Early Summer Humidity in H...

Thu, 23 May 2019 02:40:00 +0200cas-cn (en)

Drought is one of the most devastating natural disasters affecting the people living in ecologically vulnerable regions. Therefore, scientists try to find an effective method to predict and analyze variations of drought on a larger time scale. As a widely used paleoclimate proxy, tree rings from....

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....

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.

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.

We Finally Know When Humans Started Changing the Climate

Sun, 12 May 2019 20:17:00 +0200truthdig (en)

Our influence on the Earth’s environment has lasted for a century: the human impact on droughts and moisture patterns , researchers now say. US scientists used new analytic techniques and almost a thousand years of tree-ring data to build up a picture of drought and rainfall worldwide for the last century.

Tree rings show human effect on climate goes back more than a century May 1 Updated

Wed, 01 May 2019 19:19:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

In 1896, Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius made a prescient calculation that showed the vast quantities of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by burning coal and other fossil fuels would eventually cause the planet to get warmer. Little did he realize that the effect he described was already....

Drought hits Panama Canal shipping, highlights climate fears

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 06:21:00 +0200sunherald (en)

In this April 21, 2019 photo, a cargo ship transits the Panama Canal in its way to the Atlantic Ocean, while tree trunks that used to be submerged are exposed due to the low water levels of Gatún lake, Panama. An intense drought related to this year's El Nino phenomenon has precipitously lowered the....

Drought hits Panama Canal shipping, highlights climate fears

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 06:06:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

In this April 21, 2019 photo, a cargo ship transits the Panama Canal in its way to the Atlantic Ocean, while tree trunks that used to be submerged are exposed due to the low water levels of Gatún lake, Panama. An intense drought related to this year's El Nino phenomenon has precipitously lowered the....

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....

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