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Production Gap Report: è’ tempo di immaginare e pianificare un futuro migliore, senza energie fossili (VIDEO)

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 07:00:00 +0100greenreport (it)

United Nations environment programme (Unep), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), International nstitute for sustainable development (Iisd) e i think tank, indipendenti Overseas Development Institute (ODI) ed E3G, hanno pubblicato un numero speciale del “Production Gap Report - The discrepancy....

Il ripristino delle foreste può ridurre la minaccia dei mega incendi?

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:02:00 +0100vasroma (it)

Il Decennio delle Nazioni Unite per il ripristino degli ecosistemi 2021-2030, gestito dall’United Nations environment programme (Unep), dalla Fao e dai loro partner, riguarda gli ecosistemi terrestri, costieri e marini ed è un invito all’azione globale, che metterà insieme sostegno politico, ricerca....

2020 on track to be 1of 3 warmest years on record

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:24:00 +0100saudigazette (en)

GENEVA — The World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) annual climate report, released on Wednesday, reads like a long list of extreme weather and natural disasters. But it may well be a preview of things to come. The report, which includes data from January to October and is based on input from....

Barrier Reef critical as warming hits

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:02:00 +0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world's natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a "critical" situation. An assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature has found a third face a significant threat from climate change.

Barrier Reef critical as warming hits

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:28:00 +0100illawarramercury (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world's natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a "critical" situation. An assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature has found a third face a significant threat from climate change.

Barrier Reef critical as warming hits

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:07:00 +0100bordermail (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world's natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a "critical" situation. An assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature has found a third face a significant threat from climate change.

Barrier Reef critical as warming hits

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:06:00 +0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world's natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a "critical" situation. An assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature has found a third face a significant threat from climate change.

Barrier Reef critical as warming hits

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:03:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world's natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a "critical" situation. An assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature has found a third face a significant threat from climate change.

Wmo: «Il 2020 dovrebbe essere uno dei tre anni più caldi mai registrati» (VIDEO)

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:27:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Secondo il secondo WMO report on the State of the Global Climate in 2020 provvisorio, «Nel 2020 il cambiamento climatico ha continuato la sua inarrestabile marcia ed è sulla strada per essere uno dei tre anni più caldi mai registrati. Il 2011-2020 sarà il decennio più caldo mai registrato, con i 6 anni più caldi dal 2015».

Il ripristino delle foreste può ridurre la minaccia dei mega incendi?

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:18:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Il Decennio delle Nazioni Unite per il ripristino degli ecosistemi 2021-2030, gestito dall’United Nations environment programme (Unep), dalla Fao e dai loro partner, riguarda gli ecosistemi terrestri, costieri e marini ed è un invito all'azione globale, che metterà insieme sostegno politico, ricerca....

Il Punto Nemo sul pianeta di Katapult

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:45:00 +0100247libero (it)

Nel mondo ci sono 746 aziende che gestiscono centrali elettriche a carbone in 95 Paesi. In 60 Paesi se ne progettano di nuove. La massima concentrazione è in Cina, India e Stati Uniti: un paese all’avanguardia e due in via di rapido sviluppo continuano a puntare sulla fonte di energia più antiquata e inquinante.

The world's major climate zones — polar, temperate and tropical — are transforming as we watch

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 20:32:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Beyond the receding glaciers and disappearing coastlines, several recent studies have taken a big picture view of how climate change is affecting the globe's major climate zones and has brought about alarming transformations. Climate zones — like tropical, temperate or polar — represent more than....

L’Australia torna sulla brace: previsti fino a 49°C nel weekend

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 13:33:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

Il Paese si prepara alla prima grande ondata di calore della stagione che potrebbe segnare un nuovo record per novembre. E già si teme una seconda estate nera di incendi e temperature asfissianti The post L’ Australia torna sulla brace: previsti fino a 49°C nel weekend appeared first on Rinnovabili.

Australia forecasts prolonged wildfire seasons, more droughts from climate change

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 05:33:00 +0100dailytimesPK (en)

Australia ’s climate will continue to warm, resulting in prolonged wildfire seasons and less rain in the southeast and southwest that will lead to more frequent droughts, the country’s weather bureau said on Friday. Australia’s changing climate patterns can be attributed to an increase in greenhouse....

Bushfires, drought, frosts and hail storms: How much more can Queensland's wine industry take?

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 23:33:00 +0100abc-au (en)

When catastrophic hail storms lashed south-east Queensland earlier this month, Sirromet's Mt Cotton vineyards were hit hard. Key points: Vineyards recovering from drought and bushfire have been badly hit by hailstorms; Wine growers have been urged to future-proof their crops as weather events get....

Australia forecasts prolonged wildfire seasons; more droughts from …

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 10:11:00 +0100world-news-monitor (en)

Australia ’s climate will continue to warm, resulting in prolonged wildfire seasons and less rain in the southeast and southwest that will lead to more frequent droughts, the country’s weather bureau said on Friday. Longer-lasting marine heat waves will raise the likelihood of more frequent bleaching....

Science & Health | FOCUS Trump’s environmental legacy may be lasting harm to the climate by Coral Davenport

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 06:42:00 +0100japantimes (en)

Washington – President-elect Joe Biden will use the next four years to try to restore the environmental policies that his predecessor has methodically blown up, but the damage done by the greenhouse gas pollution unleashed by President Donald Trump’s rollbacks may prove to be one of the most profound legacies of his single term.

What Will Trump’s Most Profound Legacy Be? Possibly Climate Damage

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 20:16:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will use the next four years to try to restore the environmental policies that his predecessor has methodically blown up, but the damage done by the greenhouse gas pollution unleashed by President Trump’s efforts cannot be easily reversed.

Trump's Climate Policies Accelerated Global Warming

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 20:05:00 +0100nytimes (en)

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will use the next four years to try to restore the environmental policies that his predecessor has methodically blown up, but the damage done by the greenhouse gas pollution unleashed by President Trump’s efforts cannot be easily reversed.

Cambiamenti Climatici

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 04:35:00 +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, 06 Nov 2020 05:04:00 +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.

Se sudavano i ghiacciai

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 12:00:00 +0100247libero (it)

on Unsplash Un nuovo record assoluto di caldo è stato registrato all’inizio del mese di luglio 2020, ma immersi come eravamo nelle prime vacanze libere da quarantene e terrori da virus, quando non addirittura colpiti negli affetti più cari per la scomparsa prematura di parenti stretti o di amici di....

Cambiamenti Climatici

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 04:20:00 +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

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 05:12:00 +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.

Mega siccità lunghe più di 20 anni, ecco cosa ci riserva il cambiamento climatico

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 12:28:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

. Dalla paleoclimatologia del periodo eemiano uno sguardo al nostro domani: gli indizi sul clima che cambia sono contenuti nelle stalagmiti di una grotta australiana. Credits: da Pixabay Tra 20-50 anni il cambiamento climatico renderà più frequenti e durature le siccità. (Rinnovabili.

For global wetlands, intensifying droughts pose a ‘diabolical’ threat

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 15:20:00 +0100mongabay (en)

People seldom think of wet soil until they step in it, but the Earth’s soggy places quietly do the work of legions: holding together coasts, giving shelter to young fish, preventing floods, filtering water, storing carbon and providing a legacy of fertile soil — quite a job for some mud.

Cartoline dall'inferno: benvenuti nel Pirocene

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 14:19:00 +0100ilSole24ore (it)

Dall' Australia all'Amazonia, dal Continente americano alla Siberia, Il 2020 è stato l'ennesimo anno di incendi di estese dimensioni, alcuni dei quali hanno raggiunto una severità e un'intensità mai viste prima. Tanto che David Bowman, professore di pirogeografia all'Università della Tasmania ha....

Naciones Unidas advierte regreso de La Niña: Podría acentuar sequía en Chile y el sur de Sudamérica

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 19:55:00 +0100ElMercurioOnline (es)

La Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM) , agencia especializada de las Naciones Unidas en la materia, informó este jueves sobre el regreso del fenómeno climático de La Niña , el cual se extenderá hasta el próximo año y traerá una serie de secuelas para buena parte del planeta, con sequías, tormentas y mal tiempo.

Bye, Bye Mr. American pie

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:41:00 +0100247libero (it)

Riprendiamo un articolo di Nicola Carella, pubblicato qualche giorno fa su intersezionale.com, che fa un'analisi generale sulla situazione politico-economica e sociale degli USA in vista delle imminenti elezioni presidenziali. C‘è stata una sera, credo fosse aprile, in cui io e altri 4 miliardi di persone nello stesso momento vivevamo “confinati”.

Little-known NSW wetland teeming with waterbirds as state's 'Kakadu' springs to life

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 00:04:00 +0200abc-au (en)

The end of the drought in western New South Wales has transformed a little-known wetland into an oasis for Australia 's wildlife. Key points: An aerial waterbird survey finds signs of recovery in NSW after the drought; Thousands of native and migratory species have been spotted at Lake Cowal;....

Fallout from Australia’s Huge Wildfires Is Choking Rivers

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 06:21:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

This story originally appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Las principales tecnologías que se están usando en Chile para la prevención y combate de incendios

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 09:07:00 +0200df-CL (es)

Las olas de calor, la sequía y el cambio climático han causado decenas de incendios forestales en países como Australia , Estados Unidos -California-, España y Portugal, una lista a la que se suman Brasil y Chile en Latinoamérica. Para abordar la situación, los países desarrollados han recurrido a la....

El mayor humedal tropical del mundo se ha convertido en un infierno

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 09:57:00 +0200infobae (es)

Un agricultor trabaja para intentar combatir los incendios, cerca de autopista Trans-Pantanal. Los incendios sin precedentes en el humedal han atraído menos atención que las llamas en Australia , el oeste de los Estados Unidos y la Amazonía, su famosa hermana del norte.

El mayor humedal tropical del mundo se ha convertido en un infierno

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 08:49:00 +0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

Por Scott Reinhard y Blacki Migliozzi. Este año, alrededor de una cuarta parte del vasto humedal del Pantanal en Brasil, uno de los lugares con mayor biodiversidad de la Tierra, se ha quemado en incendios forestales agravados por el cambio climático. Qué le sucede a un bioma rico y único cuando....

Surge in natural disasters takes heavy human and economic toll — UN

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 10:15:00 +0200bworldcom (en)

Philippines among countries with highest number of disaster events An SUV gets caught in a flood on Timog corner Scout Tobias in Quezon City after a sudden downpour of rain on October 12, 2020. The Philippines recorded 304 disaster events from 2000 to 2019, landing it among the top 10 countries to report extreme weather events.

Surge in natural disasters takes heavy toll: UN

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 04:58:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

Heatwaves and droughts will pose the greatest threat in the next decade, as temperatures continue to rise due to heat-trapping gases, experts said. China (577) and the United States (467) recorded the highest number of disaster events from 2000 to 2019, followed by India (321), the Philippines (304)....

Natural disasters surge in past 20 years: UN

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 04:58:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

Heatwaves and droughts will pose the greatest threat in the next decade, as temperatures continue to rise due to heat-trapping gases, experts said. China (577) and the United States (467) recorded the highest number of disaster events from 2000 to 2019, followed by India (321), the Philippines (304)....

Natural disasters surge in past 20 years, likely to continue to wreak havoc: U.N.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 17:45:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday. Slideshow ( 3 images ) Heatwaves and droughts will pose the....

Natural disasters surge in past 20 years, likely to continue to wreak havoc: U.N. By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday. Heatwaves and droughts will pose the greatest threat in the next decade, as tempera... 51m ago

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:43:00 +0200wsau (en)

By Stephanie Nebehay. GENEVA (Reuters) - Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday. Heatwaves and droughts will pose the greatest threat in the....

Natural disasters surge in past 20 years, likely to continue to wreak havoc: U.N.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:10:00 +0200reuters-af (en)

Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday.

Natural disasters surge in past 20 years, likely to continue to wreak havoc: U.N.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:09:00 +0200oann (en)

October 12, 2020. By Stephanie Nebehay. GENEVA (Reuters) – Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday.

Surge in natural disasters takes heavy human and economic toll: U.N.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 15:52:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

Extreme weather events have increased dramatically in the past 20 years, taking a heavy human and economic toll worldwide, and are likely to wreak further havoc, the United Nations said on Monday.

Droughts are threatening global wetlands: new study

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 08:12:00 +0200alphagalileo (en)

University of Adelaide scientists have shown how droughts are threatening the health of wetlands globally. Published in the journal Earth-Science Reviews , the scientists highlight the many physical and chemical changes occurring during droughts that lead to severe, and sometimes irreversible, drying of wetland soils.

California, la zona cero de la crisis climática

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:31:00 +0200lavanguardia (es)

No parece conveniente vivir en California. Los científicos del clima, los geólogos, los gestores del agua y de los bosques anticipan un futuro apocalíptico. Este 2020 se ha batido el récord de superficie quemada, una extensión de más de 6.000...

New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 16:50:00 +0200enca (en)

The wildfire erupted in a mountain forest on the South Island in the early hours of Sunday morning and swept through the popular tourist spot of Lake Ohau, forcing residents to flee for their lives. WELLINGTON - Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village....

Stato del Clima 2019: gli indicatori attestano la tendenza al riscaldamento

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:10:00 +0200regionieambiente (it)

L’annuale revisione globale sullo Stato del Clima coordinato dalla NOAA e al quale hanno concorso 520 scienziati di oltre 60 Paesi, conferma che nel 2019 tutti i principali indicatori dei cambiamenti climatici hanno continuato a riflettere tendenze coerenti con il riscaldamento del Pianeta e alcuni,....

New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 11:42:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making "good progress" Wednesday as high winds finally

New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 11:15:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making "good progress" Wednesday as high winds finally eased. The wildfire erupted in a mountain forest on the South Island in the early hours of Sunday morning and swept through the popular tourist....

New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 10:50:00 +0200citizen (en)

Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making “good progress” Wednesday as high winds finally eased. The wildfire erupted in a mountain forest on the South Island in the early hours of Sunday morning and swept through the popular tourist....

New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 09:08:00 +0200theonlinecitizen (en)

Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making “good progress” Wednesday as high winds finally eased. The wildfire erupted in a mountain forest on the South Island in the early hours of Sunday morning and swept through the popular tourist....

World sees hottest September on record - scientists

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 08:54:00 +0200RTERadio (en)

The world has experienced its hottest September on record this year, scientists have said. Surface air temperatures last month were 0.05C warmer than in 2019, making it the hottest September on record globally, It was also the hottest September Europe has seen, beating the previous record for the continent in 2018 by around 0.

New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 08:41:00 +0200thesundaily (en)

WELLINGTON: Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making “good progress” Wednesday as high winds finally eased. The wildfire erupted in a mountain forest on the South Island in the early hours of Sunday morning and swept through the....

New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 08:13:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

WELLINGTON (AFP) - Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making "good progress" on Wednesday (Oct 7) as high winds finally eased. The wildfire erupted in a mountain forest on the South Island in the early hours of Sunday morning and....

Latest 4 mins ago New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making “good...

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 07:42:00 +0200tribuneonline (en)

Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making “good progress” Wednesday as high winds finally eased. The wildfire erupted in a mountain forest on the South Island in the early hours of Sunday morning and swept through the popular tourist....

New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 07:23:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making "good progress" Wednesday as high winds finally eased. The wildfire erupted in a mountain forest on the South Island in the early hours of Sunday morning and swept through the popular tourist....

Wildfires Raze Dozens of Homes in New Zealand

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:36:00 +0200courthousenews (en)

Wildfires have destroyed up to 50 homes in New Zealand, authorities announced Monday, saying it was a miracle no one was hurt as "a wall of orange" razed most of a remote South Island village.

Wildfires raze dozens of homes in New Zealand 19 mins ago World

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:44:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

This handout photo taken and released on October 5, 2020 courtesy of Gary Kircher shows damage caused by the South Island wildfires in Lake Ohau. (Photo by Handout / Courtesy of Gary Kircher / AFP) / Wildfires have destroyed up to 50 homes in New Zealand, authorities announced Monday, saying it was....

Wildfires raze dozens of homes in New Zealand

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:42:00 +0200khaleejtimes (en)

Wildfires have destroyed up to 50 homes in New Zealand, authorities announced on Monday, saying it was a miracle no one was hurt as "a wall of orange" razed most of a remote South Island village. The blaze began in a mountain forest early Sunday morning and, fanned by strong winds, swept through the....

Wildfires raze dozens of homes in New Zealand

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:37:00 +0200manilastandard-ph (en)

The blaze began in a mountain forest early Sunday morning and, fanned by strong winds, swept through the village of Lake Ohau, forcing residents to flee for their lives. Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) said the unpredictable winds made fighting the fire "challenging" and by Monday afternoon it....

Wildfires Raze Dozens of Homes in New Zealand

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 10:41:00 +0200aawsat (en)

Wildfires have destroyed up to 50 homes in New Zealand, authorities announced Monday, saying it was a miracle no one was hurt as "a wall of orange" razed most of a remote South Island village. The blaze began in a mountain forest early Sunday morning and, fanned by strong winds, swept through the....

Wildfires raze dozens of homes in New Zealand

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 10:20:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Wildfires have destroyed up to 50 homes in New Zealand, authorities announced Monday, saying it was a miracle no one was hurt as “a wall of orange” razed most of a remote South Island village. The blaze began in a mountain forest early Sunday morning and, fanned by strong winds , swept through the....

Wildfires raze dozens of homes in New Zealand

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 09:27:00 +0200theonlinecitizen (en)

Wildfires have destroyed up to 50 homes in New Zealand, authorities announced Monday, saying it was a miracle no one was hurt as “a wall of orange” razed most of a remote South Island village. The blaze began in a mountain forest early Sunday morning and, fanned by strong winds, swept through the....

Latest 30 mins ago Wildfires raze dozens of homes in New Zealand

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 08:53:00 +0200tribuneonline (en)

Wildfires have destroyed up to 50 homes in New Zealand, authorities announced Monday, saying it was a miracle no one was hurt as “a wall of orange” razed most of a remote South Island village. The blaze began in a mountain forest early Sunday morning and, fanned by strong winds, swept through the....

Wildfires Raze Dozens of Homes in New Zealand

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 08:44:00 +0200naharnet-ar (en)

Wildfires have destroyed up to 50 homes in New Zealand, authorities announced Monday, saying it was a miracle no one was hurt as "a wall of orange" razed most of a remote South Island village. The blaze began in a mountain forest early Sunday morning and, fanned by strong winds, swept through the....

Balancing the carbon budget – how local scientists are tackling the climate emergency

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:49:00 +0200eadt (en)

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. “Human-made global warming is what happens when the carbon budget is out of balance.

Balancing the carbon budget – how local scientists are tackling the climate emergency

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:45:00 +0200eveningnews24 (en)

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. “Human-made global warming is what happens when the carbon budget is out of balance.

Global warming is in evidence locally on the Norfolk Broads, where coastal erosion is worsened by a rise in sea level and overtopping Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:32:00 +0200edp24 (en)

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. “Human-made global warming is what happens when the carbon budget is out of balance.

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

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:52:00 +0200qnewshub (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.

Biodiversity loss paints a tragic picture for future

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:50:00 +0200gulf-times (en)

When the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Living Planet Report 2020 says human-caused climate change is projected to become as, or more important than other drivers of biodiversity loss in the coming decades, it is yet another attestation of the harsh reality.

Disaster, climate change and coronavirus: 2020 has been a hell of a year

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 01:13:00 +0200abc-au (en)

While we have all been justifiably distracted by COVID-19, the Northern Hemisphere has not been OK. Fires in Siberia, heatwaves in Europe, record wildfires in California, flooding in Africa, many, many tropical storms, and possibly the highest temperature reliably recorded on Earth.

Weekend reads: 11 of the best international premium pieces

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 06:20:00 +0200nzherald (en)

Climate disruption is now locked in. The next moves will be crucial. America is now under siege by climate change in ways that scientists have warned about for years. But there is a second part to their admonition: Decades of growing crisis are already locked into the global ecosystem and cannot be reversed.

Climate exigency: The time to act is now!

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:41:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Forest is a limited renewable natural resource, which can maintain its sustainable functioning only if it is given time to regenerate. Unfortunately, the forest resources around the world have been depleting at an extremely alarming rate resulting in catastrophic and hazardous chain reactions.

Australia prepares for bumper harvest as rain boosts NSW winter crops 300%

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:32:00 +0200hellenicshippingnews (en)

Australia is preparing for a bumper harvest after one of the worst droughts on record with New South Wales leading the way, predicting a 300% year-on-year increase. Fuelled by above average rainfall between March and August, winter crop production in the state is predicted to rise 49% above the 10-year average to 2019-20.

Turkish post-summer ritual: rain prayers, lore and more

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 04:53:00 +0200dailysabah (en)

As my home state of California and America's entire West Coast is suffering from unprecedented wildfires just months after the devastating fires in Australia , the need for rain on our planet has never been greater. It is times like these when the only thing in our power is praying for rain.

Sociedad Eduquemos a las niñas para el cambio climático

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:11:00 +0200LaTercera (es)

Cada cierto tiempo hay un evento catastrófico que da paso a alarmantes titulares, los que rápidamente dan la vuelta al mundo y nos recuerdan que el cambio climático es una realidad y que sus consecuencias son devastadoras para la humanidad. Y pese a que ocurren cada vez más frecuencia y fuerza, todo....

rai 5 - ' Wild Australia ' * « una terra dominata da animali che non esistono in nessun'altra parte del mondo » -

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 22:12:00 +0200247libero (it)

Grande come un continente e lontana da ogni altra terra perché completamente circondata dal mare, tra deserti rossi e foreste pluviali, isole, barriere coralline e paesaggi unici: l’ Australia è definita dai suoi contrasti e dalla vita che vi si è evoluta nei modi più singolari.

BP: finita l'era del petrolio. Google: 100% green entro il 2030

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 10:41:00 +0200247libero (it)

Nel suo 2020 Energy Outlook , appena pubblicato, BP stima che il picco dei consumi modiali di petrolio sia già stato raggiunto e che dal prossimo decennio domanda e produzione inizieranno un inarrestabile contrazione. Solo l’anno scorso lo stesso report prevedeva consumi ancora in crescita e un picco attorno al 2030.

Rainfall outlook for the summer season

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:27:00 +0200agriorbit (en)

During a webinar hosted by Agricultural Writers SA, Gariep branch, Johan van den Berg, an independent weather expert and climatologist, took a closer look at expected rainfall patterns for the […] The post Rainfall outlook for the summer season appeared first on AgriOrbit.

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:10:00 +0200fijitimes (en)

POCONÉ, Brazil (Reuters) – A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt road known as....

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 12:13:00 +0200oann (en)

September 17, 2020. By Jake Spring. POCONÉ, Brazil (Reuters) – A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to....

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 12:12:00 +0200ara-reuters (en)

A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt road known as the Trans-Pantanal Highway in pickup trucks, looking to save what injured animals they could. Jaguars were wandering the blackened wasteland, they said, starving or going thirsty, with paws burnt to the bone, lungs blackened by smoke.

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 12:05:00 +0200reuters-it (en)

A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt road known as the Trans-Pantanal Highway in pickup trucks, looking to save what injured animals they could. Jaguars were wandering the blackened wasteland, they said, starving or going thirsty, with paws burnt to the bone, lungs blackened by smoke.

The Age of Megafires: The World Hits a Climate Tipping Point

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:49:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

In the late 1980s, three massive wildfires burned in China, Canada, and the United States — fires that in hindsight were a harbinger of the huge, climate change-driven conflagrations now destroying millions of acres in the western U.S. In the spring and summer of 1987, one of the largest wildfires....

It's Not Just the West. These Places Are Also on Fire.

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 21:29:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

A volunteer firefighter at work in the Pantanal region of southern Brazil on Aug. 28, 2020. (Maria Magdalena Arrellaga/The New York Times) Wildfires are devastating the American West, but the United States isn’t the only place on Earth that’s burning. This year, other countries have also experienced....

It's Not Just California. These Places Are Also on Fire.

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 17:13:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Arctic as a whole is experiencing warming at more than twice the pace of the rest of the world. Record-low snow cover, high temperatures and dry soils, almost certainly a result of human-caused climate change, have all contributed to the fires. This summer, portions of the Arctic shattered....

It’s Not Just the West. These Places Are Also on Fire.

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:04:00 +0200nytimes (en)

The Arctic as a whole is experiencing warming at more than twice the pace of the rest of the world. Record-low snow cover, high temperatures and dry soils, almost certainly a result of human-caused climate change, have all contributed to the fires. This summer, portions of the Arctic shattered....

Gone California, Gone

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:57:00 +0200thenation (en)

The Eastern Mojave Desert is a grim example. En route from Los Angeles to Los Vegas, 20 minutes away from the state line, there’s an exit from I-15 to a two-lane blacktop called Cima Road. It’s the unassuming portal to one of North America’s most magical forests: countless miles of old-growth Joshua....

Mentre gli Usa bruciano, Trump nega la scienza. Biden: "Piromane"

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:18:00 +0200leggo (it)

Non brucia solo la costa occidentale degli Stati Uniti: anche lo scontro tra Donald Trump e Joe Biden si infiamma. E stavolta, terreno della disputa sono proprio gli incendi da record che stanno devastando da settimane California, Oregon e Washington, i quali hanno già provocato 35 morti e centinaia di migliaia di evacuati.

Science & Health Burned jaguars and fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning by Jake Spring

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:31:00 +0200japantimes (en)

POCONE, Brazil – A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt road known as the....

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....

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 19:31:00 +02004-traders (en)

* Photo Essay https://reut.rs/2GR64Kp POCONÉ, Brazil, Sept 14 (Reuters) - A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in....

Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 14:17:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt road known as the Trans-Pantanal Highway in pickup trucks, looking to save what injured animals they could. Jaguars were wandering the blackened wasteland, they said, starving or going thirsty, with paws burnt to the bone, lungs blackened by smoke.

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 13:48:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

POCONÉ, Brazil: A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt road known as the....

Google sarà "carbon-free" entro il 2030

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 13:35:00 +0200repubblica (it)

Il Ceo Sundar Pichai, "mondo si attivi per il cambiamento cilmatico". "Aiuteremo aree industriali e città a scegliere l'energia pulita"

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning By Jake Spring POCON, Brazil (Reuters) - A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt road known as the Tr... 53m ago

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 13:15:00 +0200wsau (en)

By Jake Spring. POCON, Brazil (Reuters) - A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt....

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning Reuters

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:38:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

© Reuters/AMANDA PEROBELLI The Wider Image: In Brazil, it's not just the Amazon that's burning. The world's largest wetland is on fire too. By Jake Spring. POCONÉ, Brazil (Reuters) - A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City.

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:37:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Jake Spring. POCONÉ, Brazil (Reuters) - A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy....

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:25:00 +0200reuters-af (en)

A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt road known as the Trans-Pantanal Highway in pickup trucks, looking to save what injured animals they could. Jaguars were wandering the blackened wasteland, they said, starving or going thirsty, with paws burnt to the bone, lungs blackened by smoke.

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:21:00 +0200financialpost (en)

POCONÉ — A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy dirt road known as the Trans-Pantanal....

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning This content was published on Sep 14, 2020 Sep 14, 2020 By Jake Spring POCONÉ, Brazil (Reuters) - A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil...

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:13:00 +0200swissinfo-eng (en)

By Jake Spring. POCONÉ, Brazil (Reuters) - A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in late August to prowl the bumpy....

Burned jaguars, fire tornadoes: Blazes in Brazil wetland deliver climate warning

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:05:00 +02004-traders (en)

* Photo Essay https://reut.rs/2GR64Kp POCONÉ, Brazil, Sept 14 (Reuters) - A fire has been burning since mid-July in the remote wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving in its wake a vast charred desolation bigger than New York City. A team of veterinarians, biologists and local guides arrived in....

Expertos prevén peores desastres climáticos en el futuro

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 22:44:00 +0200panorama-ve (es)

Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie récord en California, atizados por una sequía de casi 20 años. Al norte, partes de Oregon que habitualmente no se incendian, están en llamas. Mientras tanto, las tormentas tropicales 16 y 17 con nombre de la temporada se han formado en el Atlántico, una cifra récord para esta época del año.

Fires in West can teach us

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 14:10:00 +0200newsday-USA (en)

Paired with photos of towering flames, apocalyptic landscapes and shattered souls, it's an image of hell befitting our times, when so many people in so many places have watched things precious to them get burned down, blown down, or washed away. The loss always staggers, but this round of fires is of a different magnitude.

U.S. wildfires should serve as warning for B.C., says UBC forest scientist

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 01:48:00 +0200vancouversun (en)

“What we all anticipated was coming in the future is the reality right now,” said Daniels. Much of southern B.C. is still considered a “high” risk for wildfires, with pockets of “extreme” fire danger, according to the BC Wildfire Service. Thanks in part to a wet June, and seasonal temperatures in....

Letters to the Editor: California's heat waves aren't as dramatic as its fires, but they're just as deadly

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 20:59:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

A long exposure image shows the El Portal fire burning late Sunday near Yosemite National Park. (Stuart Palley / EPA) To the editor: Your superb editorial, (“ Wildfires and soaring temperatures — the hellscape scientists warned us about is here ," Sept. 8), correctly identifies the chief culprit of California's recent heat waves: Climate change.

Expertos prevén peores desastres climáticos en el futuro

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 18:03:00 +0200eluniversal-CO (es)

Expertos precisan que en materia de desastres naturales, la cosa se va a poner mucho peor. Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie récord en California, atizados por una sequía de casi 20 años. Al norte, partes de Oregon que habitualmente no se incendian hoy están en llamas.

“La Niña” amenaza con desastres naturales en cadena desde incendios a huracanes

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:23:00 +0200republica-UY (es)

Las condiciones meteorológicas extremas que afectaron a California con incendios forestales descontrolados e impactaron a Luisiana con el huracán más poderoso en 160 años pueden estar a punto de empeorar. La Niña -fenómeno que ocurre cuando la superficie del océano Pacífico se enfría- ya comenzó....

Desastres naturales, en aumento

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:11:00 +0200yucatan (es)

Una experta cree que se va a poner mucho peor todo. NUEVA YORK (AP).— Los desastres relacionados con el clima parecen estar en todas partes en este 2020: incendios, huracanes y calor récord. Y los expertos dicen que se va a poner mucho peor. Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie récord en....

Letters to the Editor: California's heat waves aren't as dramatic as its fires, but they're just as deadly

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 12:22:00 +0200latimes (en)

To the editor: Your superb editorial, (“ Wildfires and soaring temperatures — the hellscape scientists warned us about is here ,” Sept. 8), correctly identifies the chief culprit of California’s recent heat waves: Climate change. Climate-change-fueled heat is making California’s wildfires more intense.

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 Niña" llegó y amenaza con incendios y tormentas aún más grandes

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 07:58:00 +0200perfil (es)

Las condiciones meteorológicas extremas que afectaron a California con incendios forestales descontrolados e impactaron a Luisiana con el huracán más poderoso en 160 años pueden estar a punto de empeorar. La Niña —fenómeno que ocurre cuando la superficie del océano Pacífico se enfría— ya comenzó....

Incendios forestales amenazan miles de casas en California

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 05:13:00 +0200elmanana (es)

Los incendios forestales amenazaban el jueves a miles de casas del norte de California, después de que los vientos los convirtieron en monstruos que incineraron casas en una pequeña comunidad de montaña y mataron al menos a tres personas. Varios residentes más han sufrido quemaduras graves y se cree....

Expertos prevén peores desastres climáticos en el futuro

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 05:13:00 +0200elmanana (es)

Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie récord en California, atizados por una sequía de casi 20 años. Al norte, partes de Oregon que habitualmente no se incendian hoy están en llamas. Mientras tanto, las 16ta y 17ma tormentas tropicales con nombre de la temporada se han formado en el Atlántico, una cifra récord para esta época del año.

Expertos prevén peores desastres climáticos en el futuro

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 04:11:00 +0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

Por SETH BORENSTEIN | AP. Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie récord en California, atizados por una sequía de casi 20 años. Al norte, partes de Oregon que habitualmente no se incendian hoy están en llamas. Mientras tanto, las 16ta y 17ma tormentas tropicales con nombre de la temporada se....

Incendios, huracanes y calor récord presagian peores desastres: Expertos

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 02:33:00 +0200sipse (es)

Bomberos combaten el incendio Creek que amenaza diversas casas en el vecindario de Cascadel Woods, en el condado Madera, en California. (Foto: AP). Recibe noticias y descuentos exclusivos en tu correo. Los desastres relacionados con el clima parecen estar en todas partes en este 2020: incendios, huracanes y calor récord.

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.

¿El fin del mundo en 2030?... científicos preven catastrófico escenario para la humanidad

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 19:12:00 +0200vanguardia-MX (es)

Los desastres relacionados con el clima parecen estar en todas partes en este 2020: incendios, huracanes y calor récord . Y los expertos dicen que se va a poner mucho peor. Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie jamás registrada en California, atizados por una sequía de casi 20 años.

'La Niña' llegó y amenaza con incendios y tormentas aún más grandes

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 18:18:00 +0200elfinanciero (es)

Las condiciones meteorológicas extremas que afectaron a California con incendios forestales descontrolados e impactaron a Luisiana con el huracán más poderoso en 160 años pueden estar a punto de empeorar. La Niña —fenómeno que ocurre cuando la superficie del océano Pacífico se enfría— ya comenzó....

Si crees que 2020 es mal año, espérate a 2030... científicos predicen el 'fin del mundo'

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 18:18:00 +0200elfinanciero (es)

Los desastres relacionados con el clima parecen estar en todas partes en este 2020: incendios, huracanes y calor récord . Y los expertos dicen que se va a poner mucho peor. Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie jamás registrada en California, atizados por una sequía de casi 20 años.

Mozambique ranks second among countries with highest number of ecological threats

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 16:08:00 +0200clubofmozambique (en)

Mozambique faces the second highest exposure to ecological threats in the world, according to a classification released yesterday, which says the country may face five environmental threats by 2050. According to the Ecological Threat Register, published by the Institute for Economics and Peace of....

Expertos prevén peores desastres climáticos en el futuro

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:57:00 +0200latribuna (es)

Los desastres relacionados con el clima parecen estar en todas partes en este 2020: incendios, huracanes y calor récord. Y los expertos dicen que se va a poner mucho peor. Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie récord en California, atizados por una sequía de casi 20 años.

Incendios forestales amenazan miles de casas en California

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:52:00 +0200eluniversal-MX (es)

OROVILLE.- Los incendios forestales amenazaban el jueves a miles de casas del norte de California , después de que los vientos los convirtieron en monstruos que incineraron casas en una pequeña comunidad de montaña y mataron al menos a tres personas. Varios residentes más han sufrido quemaduras....

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.

Expertos prevén peores desastres climáticos en el futuro

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:02:00 +0200elvocero (es)

Los desastres relacionados con el clima parecen estar en todas partes en este 2020: incendios, huracanes y calor récord. Y los expertos dicen que se va a poner mucho peor. Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie récord en California, atizados por una sequía de casi 20 años.

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.

Diario Internacional ¿Crees que los desastres de 2020 son salvajes? Expertos ven peor el futuro

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:51:00 +0200elpaso (es)

Una cantidad récord del territorio de California está ardiendo, impulsada por una mega sequía de casi 20 años. Al norte, partes de Oregon que no suelen incendiarse están en llamas. Mientras tanto, las tormentas tropicales con nombre 16 y 17 del Atlántico se arremolinan, un número récord para esta época del año.

Expertos prevén peores desastres climáticos en el futuro

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 05:27:00 +0200diariolibre-en (es)

Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie récord en California, atizados por una sequía de casi 20 años. Al norte, partes de Oregon que habitualmente no se incendian hoy están en llamas. Mientras tanto, las décimo sexta y séptima tormentas tropicales con nombre de la temporada se han formado en....

Expertos prevén peores desastres climáticos en el futuro

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 04:16:00 +0200diariolibre (es)

Los incendios forestales cubren una superficie récord en California, atizados por una sequía de casi 20 años. Al norte, partes de Oregon que habitualmente no se incendian hoy están en llamas. Mientras tanto, las 16ta y 17ma tormentas tropicales con nombre de la temporada se han formado en el Atlántico, una cifra récord para esta época del año.

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.

Senza alberi non abbiamo futuro. Qualche idea per salvarli

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 23:37:00 +0200247libero (it)

Gli alberi che sopravvivono agli incendi portano, nel legno, tracce delle fiamme e dicono che la convivenza con il fuoco è parte irrinunciabile della storia ecologica mediterranea. Gli arboricoltori sanno leggerle e trarne insegnamenti. I terribili roghi degli ultimi giorni, forse e finalmente,....

Cleveland: allo zoo nasce koala dopo 10 anni

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 06:19:00 +0200corrierenazionale (it)

Allo zoo di Cleveland è nato un cucciolo di koala: non accadeva da 10 anni. Mackenzie e Nyoonbi sono diventati genitori per la prima volta. Per la prima volta in quasi 10 anni il Cleveland Metroparks Zoo ha un cucciolo #koala , noto anche come joey! Questa è anche la prima volta per mamma Mackenzie e papà Nyoonbi.

Un anno di grandi incendi: perfino l’Artico brucia

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 06:21:00 +0200cdt (it)

A far rumore sono gli incendi nelle terre dei vip, come la California o la Sardegna, ma quest’estate le fiamme hanno colpito duro ovunque nel mondo. Gli incendi nell’Artico, per esempio, hanno causato un nuovo record di emissioni rispetto allo scorso anno con nuvole di fumo che hanno coperto una superficie equivalente a più di un terzo del Canada.

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.

Mobilizing The Pacific Diaspora: A Key Component Of Disaster Resilience – Analysis

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 04:09:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

By Siautu Alefaio* Of all the earth’s regions, the Pacific is one of the most prone to natural disasters. Climate-related disasters such as floods, droughts, and tropical cyclones make the headlines, along with other natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions. These may be accompanied by crises in public health.

How Wildfires Create Their Own Weather

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 14:44:00 +0200nationalinterest (en)

It happened in California as a heat wave helped to fuel hundreds of wildfires across the region, many of them sparked by lightning. One fiery funnel cloud on Aug. 15 was so powerful, the National Weather Service issued what’s believed to be its first So, what has to happen for a wildfire to get so....

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".

California and Australia look to Indigenous land management for fire help

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 19:42:00 +0200pri (en)

After years of advocacy work, cultural burning practitioners had a win in Australia last week, when the government of New South Wales, the state hit hardest by last year’s catastrophic bushfires, formally accepted a recommendation for an increase in cultural burning as part of their fire management strategy.

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”.

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....

Mega tempeste e gravi inondazioni, da uno studio la chiave per proteggersi meglio

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 09:47:00 +0200greenreport (it)

“Dry soils can intensify mesoscale convective systems”, pubblicato su PNAS da Cornelia Klein e Christopher Taylor dell’UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology ( UKCEH ) viene presentato come «Una ricerca scientifica rivoluzionaria renderà più facile prevedere il percorso di alcune delle tempeste più....

Annual planetary temperature continues to rise

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 11:17:00 +0200eco-business (en)

Despite global promises to act on climate change, the Earth continues to warm. The annual planetary temperature confirms that the last 10 years were on average 0.2°C warmer than the first 10 years of this century. And each decade since 1980 has been warmer than the decade that preceded it.

Last decade was Earth’s hottest on record, exposing grim reality of climate change

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:15:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Last year saw devastating wildfires burn through Australia ; large regions including Europe, Japan, Pakistan, and India experienced deadly heat waves ; almost 100 tropical cyclones created havoc; glaciers and sea ice continued to melt at worrying levels; and drought and floods destroyed vital crops and infrastructure.

A recent report casts a shadow over the future: “We need to take dramatic action” – Abroad

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 06:02:00 +0200en24 (en)

Last year saw a number of extreme weather events linked to global warming. Last the decade was the hottest in measurement history, a recent report says. According to a study by the American Meteorological Foundation, every decade since 1980 has been hotter than its predecessor. The last decade was 0.

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....

Fallout from Australia’s Huge Wildfires Is Choking Rivers

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 01:37:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

collaboration. Walking through the Bogandyera Nature Reserve, Luke Pearce, a fisheries manager for the Australia n state of New South Wales, gestured down a steep hillside and described the scene three days after a wildfire roared through the area on January 11.

Specialists warn of extreme weather conditions

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 20:10:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

13 de agosto de 2020, 13:28 Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from several countries today insist on the alarming danger to life on Earth, as a consequence of climate change and the extreme conditions it causes. The experts reiterated this issue in a new report, led by the Center for....

1:28 Specialists warn of extreme weather conditions

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 20:04:00 +0200plenglish (en)

13 de agosto de 2020, 13:28 Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from several countries today insist on the alarming danger to life on Earth, as a consequence of climate change and the extreme conditions it causes. The experts reiterated this issue in a new report, led by the Center for....

Environment 2019 hottest year, ending warmest decade 2019 was one of the three hottest years since records began, ending a decade of the climate warming.

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 18:27:00 +0200aap-au (en)

The past decade was the world’s hottest since records began in the Industrial Revolution, a new report has warned. Last year was one of the three hottest years since the 1800s, only outstripped by 2016, and 2015 in some analyses, the 30th edition of the Bulletin Of The American Meteorological Society said.

Met Office | Official News Release New report on the state of global climate in 2019

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 13:06:00 +0200wired-gov (en)

New report on the state of global climate in 2019. A major report on the state of the global climate for 2019 published yesterday revealed further evidence of climate change. The 30th edition of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society is a peer-reviewed report with contributions from....

Last decade was Earth's hottest on record, exposing grim reality of climate change

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 08:17:00 +0200cnn-special (en)

Last year saw devastating wildfires burn through Australia ; large regions including Europe, Japan, Pakistan, and India experienced deadly heat waves ; almost 100 tropical cyclones created havoc; glaciers and sea ice continued to melt at worrying levels; and drought and floods destroyed vital crops and infrastructure.

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....

A Year of Records and Near-Records: 2019 Among the Three Hottest on Earth

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 22:24:00 +0200courthousenews (en)

All signs point to 2019 being one of the three hottest years on record, while a new report says Earth’s hottest month on record was July 2019. The post A Year of Records and Near-Records: 2019 Among the Three Hottest on Earth appeared first on .

2019 hottest year, ending warmest decade

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 19:02:00 +0200illawarramercury (en)

The past decade was the world's hottest since records began in the Industrial Revolution, a new report has warned. Last year was one of the three hottest years since the 1800s, only outstripped by 2016, and 2015 in some analyses, the 30th edition of the Bulletin Of The American Meteorological Society said.

2019 hottest year, ending warmest decade

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 18:44:00 +0200dailyadvertiser (en)

The past decade was the world's hottest since records began in the Industrial Revolution, a new report has warned. Last year was one of the three hottest years since the 1800s, only outstripped by 2016, and 2015 in some analyses, the 30th edition of the Bulletin Of The American Meteorological Society said.

Last decade was Earth's hottest on record as climate crisis accelerates The Guardian

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 18:41:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images. The past decade was the hottest ever recorded globally, with 2019 either the second or third warmest year on record, as the climate crisis accelerated temperatures upwards worldwide, scientists have confirmed.

Last decade was Earth's hottest on record as climate crisis accelerates

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 18:15:00 +0200guardian (en)

The past decade was the hottest ever recorded globally, with 2019 either the second or third warmest year on record, as the climate crisis accelerated temperatures upwards worldwide, scientists have confirmed. Every decade since 1980 has been warmer than the preceding decade, with the period between....

2019 hottest year, ending warmest decade

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 18:10:00 +0200theherald-au (en)

The past decade was the world's hottest since records began in the Industrial Revolution, a new report has warned. Last year was one of the three hottest years since the 1800s, only outstripped by 2016, and 2015 in some analyses, the 30th edition of the Bulletin Of The American Meteorological Society said.

2019 hottest year, ending warmest decade

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 18:07:00 +0200portstephensexaminer (en)

The past decade was the world's hottest since records began in the Industrial Revolution, a new report has warned. Last year was one of the three hottest years since the 1800s, only outstripped by 2016, and 2015 in some analyses, the 30th edition of the Bulletin Of The American Meteorological Society said.

Satellite images show Europe facing droughts

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 07:48:00 +0200geospatialworld (en)

The months of April, May and June 2020 have been some of the driest months in the history of rainfall measurements in Europe. Recent storms, even the ones that caused local flooding, have not affected much deeper soil layers which continue to remain very dry.

World: Natural Disasters 2019

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:36:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Executive Summary. In 2019, 396 natural disasters were recorded in EM-DAT with 11,755 deaths, 95 million people affected and 103 billion US$1 in economic losses across the world. The burden was not shared equally as Asia suffered the highest impact and accounted for 40% of disaster events, 45% of deaths and 74% of the total affected.

Tendenza meteo: ecco la Niña, “la bambina” che rischia di sconvolgere il prossimo autunno

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 04:37:00 +0200lastampa (it)

Benché meno famosa di “El Niño”, anche “La Niña”, sua periodica controparte fredda con il quale si alterna in media ogni 2-7 anni, è in grado di influenzare il clima a scala planetaria, alterando gli schemi stagionali della circolazione atmosferica. Si tratta di un anomalo raffreddamento delle acque....

The Terrible Consequences of Australia’s Uber-Bushfires

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 17:05:00 +0200wired (en)

Australia ’s apocalyptic bushfires earlier this year weren’t just unprecedented in their scale and ferocity —they weren’t even supposed to be possible yet. Over the last 20 years, the average percentage of Australia’s “temperate broadleaf and mixed” forests—lots of eucalyptus, basically—that burned each year was 1 percent.

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....

Methane emissions hit record-breaking levels

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:32:00 +0200futurity (en)

This 3D volumetric visualization shows the emission and transport of atmospheric methane around the globe between December 9, 2017 and December 1, 2018. This is a dangerous temperature threshold at which scientists warn that natural disasters, including wildfires, droughts , and floods, and social....

Siberia heatwave 'almost impossible' without climate change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 08:16:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

PARIS (AFP, NYTIMES) - A record-breaking heatwave that has gripped much of Siberia this year would have been "almost impossible" without the influence of man-made climate change, leading experts said on Wednesday (July 15). The warm period between January and June - which saw temperatures soar as....

Cow burps and fossil fuels: Methane emissions soar to record high globally - USA TODAY

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:34:00 +0200google-top-stories (en)

Story Highlights The primary sources of methane are fossil fuels and agriculture, the research said. "Emissions from cattle and other ruminants are almost as large as those from the fossil fuel industry for methane." Methane is also the main ingredient in natural gas and is the second-largest contributor to global warming.

Cow burps and fossil fuels: Methane emissions soar to record high globally - USA TODAY

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 23:29:00 +0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

Story Highlights The primary sources of methane are fossil fuels and agriculture, the research said. "Emissions from cattle and other ruminants are almost as large as those from the fossil fuel industry for methane." Methane is also the main ingredient in natural gas and is the second-largest contributor to global warming.

Cow burps and fossil fuels: Methane emissions soar to record high globally

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 21:47:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Story Highlights The primary sources of methane are fossil fuels and agriculture, the research said. "Emissions from cattle and other ruminants are almost as large as those from the fossil fuel industry for methane." Methane is also the main ingredient in natural gas and is the second-largest contributor to global warming.

Cow burps and fossil fuels: Methane emissions soar to record high globally

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 21:40:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Global emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, have reached the highest levels on record, new studies released Tuesday said. The primary sources of the methane are fossil fuels and agriculture, the research said. "Emissions from cattle and other ruminants are almost as large as those from the....

Nation Cow burps and fossil fuels: Methane emissions soar

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 21:17:00 +0200usaToday (en)

Story Highlights The primary sources of methane are fossil fuels and agriculture, the research said. "Emissions from cattle and other ruminants are almost as large as those from the fossil fuel industry for methane." Methane is also the main ingredient in natural gas and is the second-largest contributor to global warming.

Global Methane Emissions Soar to Record High, Even As Pandemic Has Reduced Carbon Emissions - SciTechDaily

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 18:21:00 +0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the world further away from a path that skirts the worst effects of global warming. Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record.

Global methane emissions soar to record high

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:32:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

Between 2000 and 2017, levels of the potent greenhouse gas barreled up toward pathways that climate models suggest will lead to 3-4 degrees Celsius of warming before the end of this century. This is a dangerous temperature threshold at which scientists warn that natural disasters, including....

Global Methane Emissions Soar to Record High, Even As Pandemic Has Reduced Carbon Emissions - SciTechDaily

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 16:51:00 +0200google-top-stories (en)

The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the world further away from a path that skirts the worst effects of global warming. Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record.

Methane emissions climb

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 15:37:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record. Increases are being driven primarily by 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 toward....

Satellite images show Europe facing droughts

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 14:32:00 +0200spacedaily (en)

Last months have been ones of the driest in the history of rainfall measurements in Europe. Recent storms, even the ones that caused local flooding, have not affected much deeper soil layers which continue to remain very dry. Large volumes of the heavy rainfall flow directly into rivers and drainage ditches and moisten only the surface layer.

Global methane emissions soar to record high

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:59:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Jackson et al. 2020 Env. Res. Lett. Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record. Increases are being driven primarily by growth of emissions from coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching, and landfills.

Global methane emissions soar to record high

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:48:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Credit: Jackson et al. 2020 Env. Res. Lett. Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record. Increases are being driven primarily by growth of emissions from coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching, and landfills.

Global Methane Emissions Soar to Record High, Even As Pandemic Has Reduced Carbon Emissions

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:32:00 +0200scitechdaily (en)

The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the world further away from a path that skirts the worst effects of global warming. Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record.

Global methane emissions reach highest levels on record

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 22:32:00 +0200dailynewsegypt (en)

Fossil fuel sources, cows noted as twin engines of methane build-up The post Global methane emissions reach highest levels on record appeared first on Daily News Egypt.

Study: Record high global methane emissions

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 15:31:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Methane emissions have reached the highest levels on record across the globe, research finds. Studies suggest that increases are being driven primarily by growth of emissions from coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching and landfills.

Explainer: How climate change is affecting wildfires around the world

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:30:00 +0200carbonbrief (en)

by Dr Mark Parrington , a senior wildfire scientist at the EU’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service , has found that the Arctic fires seen in June 2020 were larger and more intense than those seen in June 2019. However, both the 2019 and 2020 Arctic fires are far above the average level seen in the region from 2003-18.

Satellite images show Europe facing droughts

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 15:42:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Last months have been ones of the driest in the history of rainfall measurements in Europe. Recent storms, even the ones that caused local flooding, have not affected much deeper soil layers which continue to remain very dry. Large volumes of the heavy rainfall flow directly into rivers and drainage ditches and moisten only the surface layer.

La Nina watch issued by BOM, strengthening hopes of an end to the drought

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 02:41:00 +0200abc-au (en)

A La Nina watch has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for the first time since February 2018, strengthening evidence that Australia may be heading out of drought. Key points: A La Nina 'watch' has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology; There is now twice the chance of a La Nina developing....

In Australia Koala perdono habitat, estinzione entro il 2050

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:02:00 +0200ansa (it)

(ANSA) - SYDNEY, 01 LUG - I koala, gli amati animali simbolo dell' Australia , si estingueranno prima del 2050 nelle regioni sud-orientali del continente, nel New South Wales, se non vi saranno interventi urgenti del governo per prevenire ulteriori perdite dei loro habitat.

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