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Honduras pide a Estados Unidos un nuevo TPS tras desastre por Eta y Iota

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 20:53:00 +0100latribuna (es)

Ante los desastres que generaron en el país las tormentas tropicales Eta y Iota, el canciller Lisandro Rosales presentó hoy en Washington una nueva solicitud oficial de un Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS, por sus siglas en inglés) al secretario interino del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS), Chad Wolf.

2020 on track to be among hottest years on record

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:37:00 +0100foxnews (en)

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 file photo, Herman Termeer, 54, stands on the roof of his home as the Blue Ridge Fire burns along the hillside in Chino Hills, Calif. An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020 — an extreme year for hurricanes, wildfires, heat waves, floods,....

UN calls on humanity to end 'war on nature'

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 07:18:00 +0100timesdaily (en)

In this October photo, Herman Termeer, 54, stands on the roof of his home as the Blue Ridge Fire burns along the hillside in Chino Hills, California. An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020 — an extreme year for hurricanes, wildfires, heat waves, floods, droughts and ice melt — the United Nations’ weather agency reported Wednesday.

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....

18:59 | economia | Clima: Onu, produzione energia da fonti fossili verso +2% l'anno quando servirebbe -6%

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:39:00 +0100sassarinotizie (it)

Roma, 2 dic. (Adnkronos) - Per seguire un percorso coerente con gli accordi di Parigi sul clima e non superare gli 1,5°c si dovrebbe ridurre la produzione di energia da fonti fossili di circa il 6% l'anno tra il 2020 e il 2030 invece si profila un aumento medio annuo del 2% entro il 2030.

Clima: Onu, produzione energia da fonti fossili verso +2% l'anno quando servirebbe -6%

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

Roma, 2 dic. (Adnkronos) – Per seguire un percorso coerente con gli accordi di Parigi sul clima e non superare gli 1,5°c si dovrebbe ridurre la produzione di energia da fonti fossili di circa il 6% l’anno tra il 2020 e il 2030 invece si profila un aumento medio annuo del 2% entro il 2030.

Clima: Onu, produzione energia da fonti fossili verso +2% l’anno quando servirebbe -6%

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:26:00 +0100ecomy-it (it)

Condividi: 02 dicembre 2020. Roma, 2 dic. (Adnkronos) – Per seguire un percorso coerente con gli accordi di Parigi sul clima e non superare gli 1,5°c si dovrebbe ridurre la produzione di energia da fonti fossili di circa il 6% l’anno tra il 2020 e il 2030 invece si profila un aumento medio annuo del 2% entro il 2030.

Onu, produzione energia da fonti fossili verso +2% l’anno quando servirebbe -6% – Libero Quotidiano

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:25:00 +0100giornaleconfidenziale (it)

Roma, 2 dic. (Adnkronos) – Per seguire un percorso coerente con gli accordi di Parigi sul clima e non superare gli 1,5°c si dovrebbe ridurre la produzione di energia da fonti fossili di circa il 6% l’anno tra il 2020... L'articolo Onu, produzione energia da fonti fossili verso +2% l’anno quando....

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.

How to see the penumbral lunar eclipse of November 30 step by step

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 15:08:00 +0100explica (en)

The last lunar eclipse of 2020 will be visible in its entirety from Mexico , the United States and Canada and will be partially appreciated in the rest of the American continent. Find out how to see this astronomical phenomenon. In ancient times, eclipses were considered dire omens, signs of death....

Histórico acuerdo con Secretaría de la Convención de Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 03:15:00 +0100lavozdelsandinismo (es)

La compañera Sumaya Castillo, titular del Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales (Marena), y presidenta pro témpore de la Comisión Centroamericana de Ambiente y Desarrollo (CCAD), firmó este viernes un acuerdo histórico con la Secretaría de la Convención de Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía.

Climate Change Is NOT Causing Water Shortages in Indiana

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 14:52:00 +0100climatechangedispatch (en)

Whatever water quality or shortage threats Indiana is facing isn't climate-related.

Climate shift threatens Massachusetts cranberries

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 11:56:00 +0100arkansasonline (en)

EAST TAUNTON, Mass. -- Billy McCaffrey trawled his hands through the cold, clear water, creating a small wake in the calm. Below the surface, the flooded vines of the cranberry bog looked like a Christmas tree garlanded with shining red bulbs, pressed up close against a window pane. He pulled up a cranberry and popped it into his mouth.

Legambiente lancia il progetto Ue ‘Life Terra’: 500 milioni di alberi contro i cambiamenti climatici

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 19:30:00 +0100teleambiente (it)

Alberi. Tanti vasi comunicanti, a distanza ma tutti uniti per celebrare e difendere la natura. Come? Con un gesto semplice ma efficace: piantare un seme in vaso a casa, un piccolo albero in giardino oppure in uno spazio pubblico accessibile. E visto il momento di difficoltà, per essere dei vasi....

Climate change is complicating a Thanksgiving staple: Cranberries

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 18:49:00 +0100sentinelsource (en)

EAST TAUNTON, Mass. — Billy McCaffrey trawled his hands through the cold, clear water, creating a small wake in the calm. Below the surface, the flooded vines of the cranberry bog looked like a Christmas tree garlanded with shining red bulbs, pressed up close against a window pane. He pulled up a cranberry and popped it into his mouth.

21 novembre Festa dell’albero. Legambiente lancia il progetto Terra per la riforestazione

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 18:43:00 +0100lanuovaecologia (it)

Tanti vasi comunicanti , a distanza ma tutti uniti per celebrare e difendere la natura. Come? Con un gesto semplice ma efficace: piantare un seme in vaso a casa, un piccolo albero in giardino oppure in uno spazio pubblico accessibile. E visto il momento di difficoltà, per essere dei vasi comunicanti....

Che cos'è questa storia del terremoto di magnitudo 6 nel 2024

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 12:14:00 +0100citynews (it)

Stati Uniti d'America Che cos'è questa storia del terremoto di magnitudo 6 nel 2024. Il sisma potrebbe colpire Parkfield, situata lungo la faglia di San Andreas, in California: è quanto emerge dallo studio effettuato dall'Istituto per le applicazioni del calcolo "Mauro Picone" di Cnr-Ingv.

Climate Change 101

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 04:58:00 +0100inquirer (en)

Why? Scientists say this is because of climate change. Climate change affects rainfall patterns, storms and droughts, growing seasons, humidity and sea levels. Farmers who depend on the rains to water their crops are not sure now when to plant or harvest. The winds and rains have become more severe.

Nazioni Unite: Il costo umano dei disastri: una panoramica degli ultimi 20 anni (2000-2019)

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 08:10:00 +0100arpat-toscana (it)

Il rapporto dell’United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) conferma come gli eventi meteorologici estremi siano arrivati ​​a dominare il panorama dei disastri nel 21 secolo. Le statistiche in questo rapporto provengono dal database degli eventi di emergenza (EM-DAT) gestito dal....

Il climate change minaccia la stabilità

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 05:10:00 +0100iltirreno (it)

Probabilmente non è solo una coincidenza. Proprio nei giorni della vittoria di Joe Biden , che ha promesso come primissima mossa della sua presidenza il rientro degli Stati Uniti negli accordi di Parigi, la Federal Reserve “promuove” il cambiamento climatico fra i rischi sistemici per il sistema....

Allarme della Fed, il climate change minaccia la stabilità finanziaria

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 08:04:00 +0100gazzettadimodena (it)

Probabilmente non è solo una coincidenza. Proprio nei giorni della vittoria di Joe Biden , che ha promesso come primissima mossa della sua presidenza il rientro degli Stati Uniti negli accordi di Parigi, la Federal Reserve “promuove” il cambiamento climatico fra i rischi sistemici per il sistema....

2020 es un año inusual donde los ciclones tropicales rompieron récords de los últimos 40 años

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 22:10:00 +0100infobae (es)

Fotografía satelital cedida por la Oficina Nacional de Administración Oceánica y Atmosférica (NOAA) por vía del Centro Nacional de Huracanes (NHC) donde se muestra la localización de la tormenta tropical Eta (i) en el Golfo de México y la tormenta subtropical Theta (d) en el Atlántico. EFE/NOAA-NHC.

Colorado Sun Falsely Claims Climate Change Straining City Budgets

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 15:34:00 +0100climatechangedispatch (en)

The article ignored real-world climate data reported by NASA, NOAA, and the UN IPCC.

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.

UK appoints champion to support developing countries to deal with climate change

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 16:51:00 +0100urdupoint (en)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed the former Secretary of State for International Development, Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, as the UK's International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, Presidency.

UK appoints champion to support developing countries to deal with climate change

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 11:38:00 +0100app-en (en)

LONDON, Nov 07 (APP):Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed the former Secretary of State for International Development, Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, as the UK’s International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, Presidency.

Health and food security threatened in Africa by climate change

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 09:02:00 +0100atalayar (en)

According to a report by some 15 organizations, coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), rising temperatures, rising sea levels, changes in rainfall patterns and an increase in the number of extreme weather events are posing serious threats to health, food security and socio-economic development in Africa.

MIL-OSI United Kingdom: UK appoints champion to support developing countries to deal with climate change

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 01:26:00 +0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: UK Government. With one year to go until COP26 is held in Glasgow, the role of the Champion will be to drive forward global ambition and action to support countries on the frontline of climate change to adapt to its impacts and build resilience.

Storm warning

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 17:34:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

On 31 October, Super Typhoon Goni struck the Philippines. At least 24 people were killed , and over 300,000 have fled their homes. A few days later, Hurricane Eta slammed into Central America, causing widespread destruction. Two deadly storms on opposite sides of the world – both signs that something is wrong with our climate.

Election 2020 Biden says he would rejoin Paris climate agreement on 1st day Kyle Hicks 3:09 PM, Nov 05, 2020

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 01:58:00 +0100koaa (en)

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON, D.C. – If Joe Biden wins the presidency, the former vice president says he....

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....

Climate-related weather events to break records in US this year, data shows

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 20:29:00 +0100downtoearth (en)

Extreme weather events caused by climate change will break records across the United States this year in all probability, new data has shown, even as the country is voting for its next president November 3, 2020. Between January and September, the United States has been hit by 16 billion-dollar....

Halloween: dalla pioggia di iguane agli incendi zombie, gli eventi meteo più “spaventosi” del 2020

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 00:21:00 +0100meteoweb (it)

Nel 2020, eventi meteo record sono finiti sulle prime pagine dei giornali di tutto il mondo. Ad alcuni sono stati dati nomi “spaventosi” che i più appassionati di Halloween collegheranno certamente alla tradizione. Sono stati tanti gli eventi meteo strani e anormali che si sono verificati nel mondo....

Consequences of climate change in Afghanistan: after the war comes the flood

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 04:36:00 +0100en24 (en)

Extreme weather that can lead to months of drought or severe floods: Afghanistan is already one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to be confronted with the effects of climate change. In the first quarter of this year, the International Displacement Monitoring Center already counted....

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.

Majority of Filipinos believe climate change will affect their lives — Harvard study

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 08:03:00 +0100philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines Seven in 10 Filipinos expressed concern they will be affected by the impacts of climate change despite having low level of awareness on the issue, a study of Harvard University’s humanitarian research center suggested. The research published by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative....

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”.

Apocalisse di fuoco in California: gli incendi tornano ancora una volta, 100mila persone evacuate

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0100greenme (it)

Circa 100mila persone sono state costrette a lasciare le proprie abitazioni in California, a causa di nuovi incendi che stanno devastando la contea di Orange. Torna la paura negli Usa, o forse non è mai passata. Da agosto le fiamme stanno divorando milioni di ettari di foreste. E sta accadendo ancora.

El Gobierno federal deja al sector agrario sin subsidios para seguros

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 20:15:00 +0100yucatan (es)

Foto de archivo de cosechas dañadas por el paso del huracán "Delta".- (Foto: Miguel ángel Moo Góngora) Campesinos de Q. Roo afectados por "Delta" no recibirán ningún tipo de pago por las pérdidas. CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.- El sector agropecuario en México enfrenta una nueva sequía: la de los subsidios....

It is time for a Native American to run the Interior Department

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 16:30:00 +0100trust (en)

Indian tribes are the first Americans to feel the effects of climate change yet we are rarely represented in government

Authorities worry high winds, dry conditions will spread Northern California wildfires this weekend

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 00:46:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Red Flag warning for much of Northern California starting Sunday and into Tuesday for what the agency calls the "strongest event of the year so far." A red flag warning means damaging winds and extremely low humidity poses a severe risk for wildfires that can spread very quickly.

Forest management is one tool for combatting climate change in Eastern Oregon

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 15:46:00 +0200eastoregonian (en)

PENDLETON — In May, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that carbon dioxide levels were recorded at an average of over 417 parts per million. Those levels indicate that there’s more carbon dioxide in our atmosphere than at any....

Climate Change Driving Forests To Smaller And Younger Trees

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 08:25:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Our planet’s forests are adapting to global warming, as one would expect. But their trees are getting shorter and younger. And that’s going to continue for a

México salda su deuda de agua con EEUU y desata un maremoto interno

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:44:00 +0200almomento (es)

MEXICO.- México ha saldado in extremis la deuda de agua que tenía con Estados Unidos en virtud de un tratado internacional. El país ha transferido a su vecino del norte 130 millones de metros cúbicos de agua, cuando solo quedaban tres días para que venciera el plazo y tras llegar a un acuerdo con Washington.

México salda su deuda de agua con EE.UU. y desata un maremoto interno

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 12:21:00 +0200euronews-es (es)

México salda su deuda de agua con Estados Unidos y desata un maremoto interno. Los dos países han llegado a un acuerdo, pero, ante la oposición de Chihuahua, el agua se ha sacado de presas de Tamaulipas y Nuevo León, provocando la indignación en estos estados

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....

Fewer monsoons may make fighting wildfires harder

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 18:41:00 +0200futurity (en)

“These large fire years are the result of many factors, but fire weather and seasonal climate loom very large in the picture. In the case of (Tucson’s) Bighorn Fire (this summer), for example, we had a combination of unusually hot weather, low humidity, and strong winds.

California megafires rise exponentially as global heating takes the gloves off

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:19:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

After the Matilija Fire, Californians enjoyed a 70-year stretch without another inferno of that scale. That's what living in the old, stable, lower-energy climate was like record-breaking extremes were blessedly rare. Don't you wish you and your loved ones were still living with that climate? I sure do.

High stakes for Earth’s climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:41:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

Paris: The United States presidential election will be “make or break” for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world’s chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth’s climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 11:26:00 +0200euractiv-en (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 10:22:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

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.

High Stakes for Earth's Climate Future in U.S. Vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 08:51:00 +0200naharnet-ar (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth’s climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 08:03:00 +0200bssnews (en)

PARIS, Oct 19, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – The United States presidential election will be “make or break” for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world’s chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

Trump's re-election may imperil climate: Experts

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:44:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

PARIS (AFP) - The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:30:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

PARIS: The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:14:00 +0200JakartaPost (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his reelection may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:14:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

PARIS: The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 06:37:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

PARIS: The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 06:20:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

High stakes for Earth's climate future in US vote

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 05:58:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

The United States presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash emissions, climate experts warn, fearing his re-election may imperil the world's chances of avoiding catastrophic warming.

Atmospheric dust levels are rising in the Great Plains

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 00:31:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Got any spaces left on that 2020 bingo card? Pencil in "another Dust Bowl in the Great Plains." A study from University of Utah researchers and their

In Areas at High Risk for Wildfires, Relative Affordability Lures Homebuyers

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 20:17:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

SEATTLE Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: RDFN ) — The median sale price of homes in zip codes with a low wildfire risk has increased 101% since 2012, compared with an 88% increase for homes in high-wildfire-risk zip codes, according to a new from Redfin ( ), the technology-powered real estate brokerage.

In Areas at High Risk for Wildfires, Relative Affordability Lures Homebuyers

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 20:16:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

SEATTLE Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: RDFN) — The median sale price of homes in zip codes with a low wildfire risk has increased 101% since 2012, compared with an 88% increase for homes in high-wildfire-risk zip codes, according to a new report from Redfin ( www.redfin.com ), the technology-powered real estate brokerage.

Storms, covid raise fear of worst North Korea famine since 1990s

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 12:04:00 +0200expressindia (en)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a speech during a ceremony to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the country’s ruling party in Pyongyang Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (KRT via AP) Three destructive typhoons, U.S.-backed sanctions and the global pandemic are fuelling concern that North Korea’s 26....

Storms, COVID-19 raise fear of worst North Korea famine since 1990s

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 08:10:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

SEOUL, South Korea (Tribune News Service) — Three destructive typhoons, U.S.-backed sanctions and the global pandemic are fueling concern that North Korea's 26 million people could slip back into the devastating food shortages the country faced during the rule of Kim Jong Un's father in the 1990s.

Asia Pacific Storms and pandemic raise fear of worst North Korea famine since 1990s

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 06:03:00 +0200japantimes (en)

Three destructive typhoons, U.S.-backed sanctions and the global pandemic are fueling concern that North Korea’s 26 million people could slip back into the devastating food shortages the country faced during the rule of Kim Jong Un’s father in the 1990s.

Storms, Covid Raise Fear of Worst North Korea Famine Since 1990s

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 01:24:00 +0200bloomberg (en)

Three destructive typhoons, U.S.-backed sanctions and the global pandemic are fueling concern that North Korea’s 26 million people could slip back into the devastating food shortages the country faced during the rule of Kim Jong Un’s father in the 1990s.

U.N. Report: Natural Disasters Surged Over Past 20 Years

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 22:20:00 +0200muscatinejournal (en)

Natural disasters have surged over the past two decades. And a new report from the United Nations suggests they'll increase in the future. Those disasters include droughts, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires and extreme temperatures. But heat waves and droughts will be the biggest problems in the coming years thanks to greenhouse gases.

U.N. Report: Natural Disasters Surged Over Past 20 Years

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 21:53:00 +0200fremonttribune (en)

Natural disasters have surged over the past two decades. And a new report from the United Nations suggests they'll increase in the future. Those disasters include droughts, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires and extreme temperatures. But heat waves and droughts will be the biggest problems in the coming years thanks to greenhouse gases.

Study Reveals Rise in Atmospheric Dust Levels Across the Great Plains

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 17:02:00 +0200azocleantech (en)

Got any spaces left on that 2020 bingo card? Pencil in "another Dust Bowl in the Great Plains." A study from University of Utah researchers and their colleagues finds that atmospheric dust levels are rising across the Great Plains at a rate of up to 5% per year.

‘Uninhabitable Hell’: World Headed For Climate Disaster If No Steps Taken: UN Report

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 14:16:00 +0200insurancenewsnet (en)

A “staggering” rise in climate disasters has marked the first 20 years of the 21st century, and industrial nations are “failing miserably” to reduce climate-change-enhancing emissions, a United Nations agency said Tuesday, the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.

VP U Henry Van Thio delivers speech at 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction online event

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 06:55:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

October 14, 2020. Vice President U Henry Van Thio, in his capacity as the Chairperson of National Disaster Management Committee, delivered an opening speech via videoconferencing at the ceremony marking 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction held at the meeting room of the Ministry of....

VP U Henry Van Thio delivers speech at 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction online event

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 06:47:00 +0200president-office (en)

. Vice President U Henry Van Thio, in his capacity as the Chairperson of National Disaster Management Committee, delivered an opening speech via videoconferencing at the ceremony marking 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction held at the meeting room of the Ministry of Social Welfare,....

Extreme Weather Events Have Increased Significantly in the Last 20 Years

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 04:15:00 +0200enn (en)

There has been a “staggering rise” in the number of extreme weather events over the past 20 years, driven largely by rising global temperatures and other climatic changes, according to a new report from the United Nations. There has been a “staggering rise” in the number of extreme weather events....

Without The North American Monsoon, Reining In Wildfires Gets Harder

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 03:14:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

But this year was anything but normal. The 2020 monsoon season was the second-driest on record, and many high-profile wildfires swept across the Sonoran Desert and surrounding sky islands. Putting an end to severe fires may only become harder as climate change makes monsoon storms less frequent and....

VP U Henry Van Thio delivers speech at 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction online event

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 22:16:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Vice President U Henry Van Thio presides over 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction event via videoconferencing on 13 October. PHOTO: MNA. Vice President U Henry Van Thio, in his capacity as the Chairperson of National Disaster Management Committee, delivered an opening speech via....

Without the North American monsoon, reining in wildfires gets harder

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:30:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

But this year was anything but normal. The 2020 monsoon season was the second-driest on record, and many high-profile wildfires swept across the Sonoran Desert and surrounding sky islands. Putting an end to severe fires may only become harder as climate change makes monsoon storms less frequent and....

Atmospheric dust levels are rising in the Great Plains

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:00:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

The trend of rising dust parallels expansion of cropland and seasonal crop cycles, suggesting that farming practices are exposing more soil to wind erosion. And if the Great Plains becomes drier, a possibility under climate change scenarios, then all the pieces are in place for a repeat of the Dust Bowl that devastated the Midwest in the 1930s.

Without the North American monsoon, reining in wildfires gets harder

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 19:41:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

The North American monsoon has dictated the length of wildfire season for centuries in the U.S.-Mexico border region, according to new University of Arizona

Without the North American monsoon, reining in wildfires gets harder

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 18:54:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

New research shows that while winter rains can temper the beginning of the wildfire season, monsoon rains are what shut them down. This monsoon season was the second-driest on record, leaving Southern Arizona dry and vulnerable.

Atmospheric dust levels are rising in the Great Plains

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 18:09:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

A study finds that atmospheric dust levels are rising across the Great Plains at a rate of up to 5% per year. The trend of rising dust parallels expansion of cropland and even seasonal crop cycles. And if the Great Plains becomes drier, a possibility under climate change scenarios, then all the....

Natural disasters have almost doubled in the last 20 years

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:34:00 +0200trtworld (en)

The UN's new research into disaster, has revealed that the number of natural calamities has nearly doubled in the last 20 years. Together with a “staggering” rise in climate disasters in the first two decades of this century, the UN researchers determined that “almost all nations” have failed in....

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.

Rising temperatures continue to cause heatwaves: UN

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 07:02:00 +0200dawn (en)

UNITED NATIONS: As Karachi prepared for an unusual, early winter heatwave , UN experts warned on Monday that a 1.1-degree Celsius increase in the global temperature would continue to cause such calamities. “Between 2000 and 2019, extreme temperatures caused 13 per cent of all disaster deaths....

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)....

UN report shows staggering rise in climate emergencies

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 03:11:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

The first 20 years of this century have seen a staggering rise in climate disasters, a United Nations report published on Monday shows. The Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019, published by the UN Office on Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), shows that there has been a dramatic rise in disasters over....

Climate change causing rise in global disasters

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 03:09:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

Climate change is largely to blame for a near doubling of natural disasters in the past 20 years, the United Nations said yesterday. The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction said 7,348 major disaster events had occurred between 2000 and 2019, claiming 1.2 million lives, affecting 4.2 billion people and costing the global economy about US$2.

Natural disasters increase dramatically: U.N.

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 02:50:00 +0200chillreport (en)

The United Nations says that extreme weather events in the world have increased dramatically over the last 20 years. The agency also warned that these incidents, which cause serious damage to people and property, may increase in the future. The agency said in a report on Monday (October 12) that....

UN report shows staggering rise in climate emergencies in last 20 years

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 00:08:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- The first 20 years of this century have seen a staggering rise in climate disasters, a United Nations report published on Monday shows. The Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019, published by the UN Office on Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), shows that there has been....

Global climate inequality, in one chart

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 21:52:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The global impacts of climate change are inherently unequal. Very often, the most severe damages from droughts, hurricanes, and other disasters occur in places that are That’s not to say that the US and EU don’t experience disasters, of course. And when they do, the dollar cost of damages from,....

Global climate inequality, in one chart Quartz

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 20:40:00 +0200qz (en)

The global impacts of climate change are inherently unequal. Very often, the most severe damages from droughts, hurricanes, and other disasters occur in places that are That’s not to say that the US and EU don’t experience disasters, of course. And when they do, the dollar cost of damages from,....

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....

Drought once shut down Old Faithful—and might again

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:38:00 +0200sciencemag (en)

Oct. 12, 2020 , 9:55 AM. Old Faithful, it turns out, wasn’t always so faithful. The geyser, in Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park, is famous because it blasts hot water tens of meters into the air at regular intervals— every 90-94 minutes , on average.

Drought once shut down Old Faithful—and might again

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:15:00 +0200sciencemag-org (en)

Oct. 12, 2020 , 9:55 AM. Old Faithful, it turns out, wasn’t always so faithful. The geyser, in Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park, is famous because it blasts hot water tens of meters into the air at regular intervals— every 90-94 minutes , on average.

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.

I disastri naturali sono raddoppiati in 20 anni: colpa dei cambiamenti climatici

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:09:00 +0200rinnovabili (it)

Nuovo rapporto delle Nazioni Unite: dal 2000 al 2019 ci sono state 7.348 calamità, con 3mila miliardi di dollari di danni e la morte di oltre 1,2 milioni di persone. I due più grandi eventi per numero di vittime sono stati lo tsunami nell’oceano Indiano nel 2004 con 226.

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.

Premio Nobel per la Pace 2020 al World Food Programme

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:33:00 +0200rinnovabili (it)

Il riconoscimento assegnato al WFP dimostra che sicurezza alimentare, pace e stabilità sono strettamente interconnesse. Senza la pace non potremo raggiungere l’obiettivo globale di fame zero nel mondo e finché ci sarà la fame il mondo non conoscerà la pace. Credits: United Nations Photo (CC BY-NC-ND 2.

Hurricane Delta - Statement by Vice President Joe Biden

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 19:47:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Jill and I send our prayers to everyone facing the harrowing impact of Hurricane Delta, particularly those Louisiana and Texas communities still reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Laura less than two months ago. Our hearts are with every family forced to evacuate their home or shutter their....

Cos’è il World food programme: 15 miliardi di pasti per 97 milioni di persone all’anno (e la sede a Roma)

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 13:18:00 +0200corriere (it)

L’agenzia Onu vincitrice del Premio Nobel per la Pace esiste da oltre 50 anni: porta aiuti umanitari (finanziati soprattutto da Usa ed Europa) nei luoghi più disastrati al mondo

World Food Programme: cosa fa l'agenzia Onu con sede a Roma

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:18:00 +0200adnkronos (it)

Pubblicato il: 09/10/2020 11:59. Con 86,7 milioni di persone assistite in circa 83 paesi ogni anno, il World Food Programme (Wfp), la cui sede è a Roma è la principale organizzazione umanitaria e agenzia delle Nazioni Unite impegnata a salvare e cambiare le vite, fornendo assistenza alimentare nelle....

World Food Programme: cosa fa l'agenzia Onu con sede a Roma

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:06:00 +0200news-yahoo-it (it)

Con 86,7 milioni di persone assistite in circa 83 paesi ogni anno, il World Food Programme (Wfp), la cui sede è a Roma è la principale organizzazione umanitaria e agenzia delle Nazioni Unite impegnata a salvare e cambiare le vite, fornendo assistenza alimentare nelle emergenze e lavorando con le....

Story Climate change: Proof in numbers Read more

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 05:09:00 +0200unenvironment-org (en)

UNEP’s novel ‘ World Environment Situation Room’ provides real-time data on PM2.5 levels across the planet, informing scientists, policy-makers and citizens alike. Last month, as wildfires continued to rage across the American West, Pascal Peduzzi, a climate scientist with the United Nations....

Usa: oltre 1,8 miliardi di dollari di danni per eventi meteo estremi negli ultimi 40 anni

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 04:36:00 +0200lastampa (it)

Dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno subito 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici nei quali i danni e i relativi costi complessivi hanno raggiunto o superato 1 miliardo di dollari (compreso l'adeguamento dell'inflazione al 2020). Il costo totale di questi 279 eventi supera i 1.825 miliardi di dollari.

Huracán ‘Delta’ deja 301 mil afectados en Yucatán

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 01:20:00 +0200zocalo (es)

Ciudad de México.- El paso del huracán Delta por el sureste dejó más de 301 mil afectados en Yucatán, de los cuales 7 mil se encuentran en calidad de damnificados, mientras que en Quintana Roo solo se reportaron caída de árboles y fallas en la energía eléctrica.

Climate change: Proof in numbers

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 08:44:00 +0200unenvironment-org (en)

By Simon Akam. UNEP’s novel ‘ World Environment Situation Room’ provides real-time data on PM2.5 levels across the planet, informing scientists, policy-makers and citizens alike. Last month, as wildfires continued to rage across the American West, Pascal Peduzzi, a climate scientist with the United....

Clima, NOAA: dal 1980 a oggi gli USA hanno affrontato 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 08:01:00 +0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di giovedì 8 ottobre 2020) Secondo i dati dei National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) della NOAA , la National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno affrontato ben 279 disastri meteorologici e Clima tici: il costo totale di questi eventi supera i 1.

Clima, NOAA: dal 1980 a oggi gli USA hanno affrontato 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:59:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Secondo i dati dei National Centers for Environmental Information NCEI ) della NOAA , la National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno affrontato ben 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici : il costo totale di questi eventi supera i 1.825 miliardi di dollari.

Usa: oltre 1,8 miliardi di dollari di danni per eventi meteo estremi negli ultimi 40 anni

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:06:00 +0200gazzettadimodena (it)

Dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno subito 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici nei quali i danni e i relativi costi complessivi hanno raggiunto o superato 1 miliardo di dollari (compreso l'adeguamento dell'inflazione al 2020). Il costo totale di questi 279 eventi supera i 1.825 miliardi di dollari.

Usa: oltre 1,8 miliardi di dollari di danni per eventi meteo estremi negli ultimi 40 anni

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:06:00 +0200lasentinella (it)

Dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno subito 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici nei quali i danni e i relativi costi complessivi hanno raggiunto o superato 1 miliardo di dollari (compreso l'adeguamento dell'inflazione al 2020). Il costo totale di questi 279 eventi supera i 1.825 miliardi di dollari.

Usa: oltre 1,8 miliardi di dollari di danni per eventi meteo estremi negli ultimi 40 anni

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:05:00 +0200laprovinciapavese (it)

Dal 1980 a oggi gli Stati Uniti hanno subito 279 disastri meteorologici e climatici nei quali i danni e i relativi costi complessivi hanno raggiunto o superato 1 miliardo di dollari (compreso l'adeguamento dell'inflazione al 2020). Il costo totale di questi 279 eventi supera i 1.825 miliardi di dollari.

This Year Has Seen A Record Number of Climate Disasters Costing $1 Billion

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 21:06:00 +0200bloomberg (en)

Storms, fires, and droughts have already cost the country at least $50 billion—and there are still three months left in 2020.

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....

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