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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.

Government of Canada invests in protecting residents of the Lower Laurentians from the impacts of flooding

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 15:52:00 +0200finanzen-ch (en)

DEUX-MONTAGNES, QC Sept. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Last spring's flooding had dramatic consequences for numerous communities and their residents across Quebec . This is why it's essential to support them in adapting to more and more frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change.

Massive wildfires are flaring up all over the world

Sun, 01 Sep 2019 14:00:00 +0200earth (en)

Massive wildfires are the new normal. Whether they’re deliberately set – like the flames burning through the Amazon rainforest – or sparked by accident or natural events like lightning strikes, enormous wildfires have become a part of yearly life. In 2018, four wildfires in California burned more....

Transportation system upgrades increase resiliency of communities in eastern New Brunswick

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 02:10:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

SHEDIAC, NB Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ -Â Investing in transportation infrastructure is key to connecting communities, helping businesses compete, and creating a strong economy and middle class. Ensuring infrastructure can withstand extreme weather events brought on by climate change is critical to keeping....

Transportation system upgrades increase resiliency of communities in eastern New Brunswick

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 01:31:00 +0200finanzen-at (en)

SHEDIAC, NB Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ -Â Investing in transportation infrastructure is key to connecting communities, helping businesses compete, and creating a strong economy and middle class. Ensuring infrastructure can withstand extreme weather events brought on by climate change is critical to keeping....

Transportation system upgrades increase resiliency of communities in eastern New Brunswick

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 01:29:00 +0200finanzen-ch (en)

SHEDIAC, NB Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Investing in transportation infrastructure is key to connecting communities, helping businesses compete, and creating a strong economy and middle class. Ensuring infrastructure can withstand extreme weather events brought on by climate change is critical to keeping....

Toronto residents to be better protected against flood damage

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 17:05:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

TORONTO Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of natural disasters such as flooding is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local businesses and supporting a strong economy and the middle class.

Toronto residents to be better protected against flood damage

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 16:41:00 +0200finanzen-ch (en)

TORONTO Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of natural disasters such as flooding is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local businesses and supporting a strong economy and the middle class.

Why is the Arctic on fire?

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 02:08:00 +0200bbc-future (en)

as the rest of the planet due to climate change, largely due to changes in albedo the loss of sunlight-reflecting ice and snow, replaced by sunlight-absorbing ocean and soil. This is driving a dangerous positive feedback cycle where heating spirals into more heating. And, now, the Arctic isn’t only losing its ice.

Canada invests in protecting the Gaspésie against erosion and restoring railway transportation

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 17:02:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

PABOS MILLS, QC Aug. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of natural disasters is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local businesses and supporting a strong economy.

Deforestazione illegale e siccità più frequenti stanno mettendo a rischio l’Amazzonia Dom, 25/08/2019 - 09:36

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 09:41:00 +0200tempostretto (it)

Nelle ultime settimane oltre 5 milioni di ettari di foreste , una superficie pari a poco meno della metà dell’intero patrimonio forestale italiano, sono andate in fiamme in Siberia nel solo mese di luglio. Un dato senza precedenti nella storia recente della Russia.

Gli incendi delle foreste boreali sempre più grandi e frequenti minacciano gli stock di legacy carbon

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 08:57:00 +0200greenreport (it)

I vecchi pozzi di carbonio nel suolo delle foreste boreali, che storicamente sono stati al sicuro dagli incendi, vengono “scoperchiati” da incendi boschivi sempre più frequenti e più grandi, a dirlo è lo studio “Increasing wildfires threaten historic carbon sink of boreal forest soils” pubblicato su....

Britain faces coastal erosion timebomb

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:04:00 +0200thenational (en)

As Britain prepares for its first climate refugees, experts reveal the nation is facing a ticking timebomb as its coastal defences are reaching the end of their natural life. With the fastest eroding coastline in Europe, the east of England is losing two metres of land to the sea every year.

New investments to protect Montréal against floods and help create the largest urban park in Canada

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:50:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians are seeing firsthand the consequences of the climate crisis. Year after year, extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and more severe, threatening our health, safety, and local economies. Having gone through two major floods since the spring of....

Soils linked to climate change

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:33:00 +0200nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

Boreal forests are key players in the global carbon cycle, because they store 30–40% of terrestrial carbon . They have been considered to be carbon sinks, mainly because they accumulate large amounts of carbon in the form of organic soils . Their net carbon balance is driven by natural wildfires (Fig.

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:27:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Plastic pollution found in the world’s oceans and the melting permafrost in the Arctic could have startling economic burdens, perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion and $70 trillion, respectively. And while there may have been some hope that certain countries could escape the brunt of the impact, a new....

'Ripe to burn': Northern Alberta farmers face down wildfire threat

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:16:00 +0200CBC (en)

The sky was black with smoke as Joe Peters watched his neighbours turn his planted canola field back to dirt. It was around 3 p.m. on June 17, at what should have been the height of Mackenzie County's growing season. Instead, a group of farmers worked hastily in the dark, trying to improvise fire breaks.

Climate change will shrink 'virtually all' economies around the globe by 2100, study warns

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:30:00 +0200foxnews (en)

And while there may have been some hope that certain countries could escape the brunt of the impact, a new study suggests that "virtually all" nations will be negatively affected by The study, published by the National Bureau of Economic Research , suggests that countries that are warm, cold, rich....

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....

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