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Leadership politica e cooperazione internazionale: le chiavi per la transizione energetica

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 09:21:00 +0100247libero (it)

. L’energia è da sempre un importante fattore di crescita economica e progresso e, dalla prima rivoluzione industriale, è addirittura essenziale per lo sviluppo economico. Negli ultimi tempi, tuttavia, vi è stato un profondo cambiamento nella relazione tra energia e crescita.

Cambiamento climatico e salute, sarà boom di malattie infettive

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:19:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

Pubblicato il rapporto Countdown on Health and Climate Change 2020 di Lancet, tutti gli indicatori segnalano trend negativi The post Cambiamento climatico e salute, sarà boom di malattie infettive appeared first on Rinnovabili.

Water resources cooperation injects more vitality into Lancang-Mekong regional development

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 08:14:00 +0100peopledaily (en)

A website that shares water resources information among six countries along the Lancang-Mekong River was launched Monday in Beijing, aiming to enhance the sharing of hydrological data, information, knowledge, experience and technologies. The Lancang River, which rises on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in....

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....

Antonio Guterres: Salvare il pianeta, "dichiarare guerra alla natura è un suicidio"

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:10:00 +0100lavocedinewyork (it)

Alla Columbia University di New York, il Segretario Generale dell’ONU Antonio Guterres ha pronunciato uno storico e profondo discorso sul cambiamento climatico , segnando l’inizio di un mese d’azione per il clima, che culminerà con il vertice sul clima in agenda il 12 dicembre per il quinto....

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».

Water info-sharing platform launched for Mekong nations

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 02:06:00 +0100ecns (en)

China launched an online information-sharing platform on water resources in Beijing on Monday as part of its efforts to help Mekong River countries address the challenges of climate change. The opening of the website comes as the Lancang-Mekong River Basin faces escalating difficulties from flooding....

Water info-sharing platform launched for Mekong nations

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 00:54:00 +0100chinadaily (en)

China launched an online information-sharing platform on water resources in Beijing on Monday as part of its efforts to help Mekong River countries address the challenges of climate change.

Lancang-Mekong water resources website launches

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:40:00 +0100chinadaily (en)

A view of the Mekong river bordering Thailand and Laos is seen from the Thai side in Nong Khai, Thailand, Oct 29, 2019. [Photo/Agencies] As its latest efforts to help Mekong River countries address challenges from climate change, China launched an online information sharing platform of water resources on Monday in Beijing.

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.

Cambiamento climatico: la scarsità d’acqua colpisce 3 miliardi di persone

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 10:58:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

Il rapporto della Fao sottolinea che la quantità d’acqua potabile disponibile pro capite è diminuita del 20% in appena due decenni. Siccità e eventi climatici estremi colpiscono in modo sproporzionato i più vulnerabili The post Cambiamento climatico: la scarsità d’acqua colpisce 3 miliardi di persone appeared first on Rinnovabili.

Undrr: i disastri climatici mietono 60mila vittime all’anno

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:24:00 +0100asvis (it)

Undrr: i disastri climatici mietono 60mila vittime all’anno Aumentano le catastrofi da clima: inondazioni e tempeste gli eventi più diffusi. Asia e Americhe le regioni più colpite. Necessaria una migliore prevenzione, politiche strutturali e un serio impegno per ridurre le emissioni. 24/11/20

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.

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.

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.

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....

Atmosphere, Vol. 11, Pages 1196: Meteorological Drought Changes and Related Circulation Characteristics in Yulin City of the Northern Shaanxi from 1961 to 2015

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 17:46:00 +0100mdpi (en)

This study explored the spatio-temporal patterns of meteorological drought change and the mechanisms of drought occurrence in Yulin City of the northern Shaanxi by using Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI), Empirical Orthogonal Function (EOF) analysis and composite analysis based on the....

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.

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....

How do floods and drought impact economic growth and human development at the sub-national level in India?

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 04:21:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Abstract/Description. This paper tries to shift the focus of research on the impact of natural disasters on economic growth from global and national levels to sub-national levels. Inadequate sub-national level information is a significant lacuna for planning spatially targeted climate change adaptation investments.

China’s FY satellites contributes to production, lifts people’s livelihood

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 12:30:00 +0100authorityngr (en)

According to China Meteorological Administration (CMA), 4 to 5 typhoons might be generated in northwest Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea, and 1 or 2 of them could possibly hit or have an obvious impact on the coastal areas in south China. However, forecasters are not frightened by the....

Britain has recently seen a rise in weird weather. It's only just the beginning

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 02:14:00 +0100prospectmagazine (en)

Like the proverbial frog squatting unconcerned in a pan of water as the temperature is slowly racked up, a significant chunk of humankind still fails to grasp that the end result of ever climbing temperatures will be our annihilation. Compared to earthquakes, volcanic blasts and hurricanes, climate....

Climate, Vol. 8, Pages 123: How Do Floods and Drought Impact Economic Growth and Human Development at the Sub-National Level in India?

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 10:25:00 +0100mdpi (en)

This paper tries to shift the focus of research on the impact of natural disasters on economic growth from global and national levels to sub-national levels. Inadequate sub-national level information is a significant lacuna for planning spatially targeted climate change adaptation investments.

Displaced: Drought and floods - The climate exodus

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:09:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

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

China Inks Deal to Provide Year-Round Mekong Data to Downstream Countries

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 02:08:00 +0200benarnews (en)

China formally agreed on Thursday to provide the Mekong River Commission with year-round data on water flows on the Mekong, a move aimed at better monitoring and forecasting of floods and drought on the important regional waterway. Signed by China’s Ministry of Water Resources and the Commission....

China’s FY satellites contributes to production, lifts people’s

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 22:21:00 +0200authorityngr (en)

According to China Meteorological Administration (CMA), 4 to 5 typhoons might be generated in northwest Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea, and 1 or 2 of them could possibly hit or have an obvious impact on the coastal areas in south China. However, forecasters are not frightened by the....

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.

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 08:42:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

In a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, increasing signs of the brutal impacts of climate change have come into view, with record temperatures, sea ice loss and enormous wildfires scorching parts of the Arctic Circle, Amazon basin and the US itself. Scientists say the window of opportunity to contain Earth's warming is narrowing fast.

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 06:40:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

In a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, increasing signs of the brutal impacts of climate change have come into view, with record temperatures, sea ice loss and enormous wildfires scorching parts of the Arctic Circle, Amazon basin and the US itself. Scientists say the window of opportunity to contain Earth's warming is narrowing fast.

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.

China's FY satellites contributes to production, lifts people's livelihood

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 04:13:00 +0200peopledaily (en)

Photo shows the FY-4A satellite launched on Dec. 11, 2016. Photo: courtesy of the CMA. According to China Meteorological Administration (CMA), 4 to 5 typhoons might be generated in northwest Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea, and 1 or 2 of them could possibly hit or have an obvious impact on the coastal areas in south China.

Heat waves, earthquakes and floods: UN warns that natural disasters increased by 80%

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 18:15:00 +0200en24 (en)

The report highlights, for example, that droughts have increased by 29% in the period 2000-2019 with respect to 1980-1999, from 263 to 338, but growth has been even more striking in extreme weather events (heat and cold waves), which went from 130 to 432, an increase in 232%.

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....

Did Cambodia's Most Famous River Stop Changing Course?

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

"We don’t see the water rising up like before," said Kheav Cheam, a 50-year-old fisherman. "In the past, the water rose higher and spilled into the lake, so we could catch fish. But now, the water doesn't go into the lake and the fish don't grow bigger." In Cambodia , fish is the main source of protein for as much as 80 percent of the population.

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.

The Covid-19 Era Sheds Light On Transportation’s Climate Change Impact

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 20:50:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The pandemic’s impact on transportation has also sparked a conversation on the future of mobility and its environmental impact. getty. Many months into the Covid-19 pandemic, and there is no clear end yet in sight. While several vaccine trials have entered advanced stages, there have also been disappointing setbacks.

The Covid-19 Era Sheds Light On Transportation’s Climate Change Impact

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 20:03:00 +0200forbes (en)

Many months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and there is no clear end yet in sight. While several vaccine trials have entered advanced stages, there have also been disappointing setbacks. When trying to identify a silver lining of the pandemic, many point to a reduction in carbon dioxide levels—though....

International Disaster Risk Reduction Day: Why being prepared is key to overcoming 21st century challenges

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

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic couldn’t have come at a worst time. Many countries were already struggling to cope with rising numbers of climate-related disasters when the virus emerged and began to spread, overloading medical services, causing mayhem for food production and sending national economies tumbling.

International Disaster Risk Reduction Day: Why being prepared is key to overcoming 21st century challenges

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 11:50:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic couldn’t have come at a worst time. Many countries were already struggling to cope with rising numbers of climate-related disasters when the virus emerged and began to spread, overloading medical services, causing mayhem for food production and sending national economies tumbling.

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)....

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....

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....

ONU advierte sobre dramático aumento de desastres naturales en últimos 20 años que han costado 1,2 millones de muertes

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 17:05:00 +0200ElComercio (es)

Ha habido un aumento dramático en los eventos climáticos extremos en los últimos 20 años que está generando un elevado costo humano y económico en el mundo, especialmente en Asia, con una tendencia que sigue expandiéndose, dijo en el lunes en un reporte la MIRA: Louisiana: medio millón de hogares se....

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.

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 India no 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.

Researchers isolate responses of crop yield and production to climate disasters in China

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 03:46:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Climate disasters have disrupted food production and caused yield losses in recent decades. These disasters have threatened food security at both local and

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 13:37:00 +0200247libero (it)

Le attività: conflitti, terremoti ed epidemie. Due terzi delle attività del Wfp avvengono in Paesi colpiti da conflitti, che quindi hanno una necessità maggiore di soccorso anche alimentare, con una probabilità tripla di denutrizione rispetto ai Paesi in pace.

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

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.

COVID-19 and climate change are a perfect storm for violent conflict

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 23:46:00 +0200thehill (en)

The massive wildfires that have ravaged the Pacific Northwest of the United States in recent weeks are a stark reminder that climate change has not paused for the COVID-19 pandemic. On the contrary. The global impact of COVID-19 is already combining with climate change to affect millions of the most....

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