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Op-Ed: Locust Swarms in East Africa Show the Interaction Between the Climate Crisis and Armed Conflict

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:52:00 +0200earth-org (en)

The locust swarms which continue to plague East Africa show how climate change can aggravate human conflict, which in turn makes formulating a response to natural disasters even harder. E ast Africa continues to face an unparalleled threat to its food and human security from the continued breeding cycles of desert locusts.

Child-led Court Case Will Scrutinize Europe's Climate Response

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 04:40:00 +0200hrw-malays (en)

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire at the village of Chaveira, near Macao, in central Portugal on Monday, July 22, 2019. © AP Photo/Sergio Azenha. Increased heat, more frequent forest fires, and other extreme weather events fueled by climate change are already harming children in Europe.

Child-led Court Case Will Scrutinize Europe's Climate Response

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 02:43:00 +0200HumanRightsWatch (en)

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire at the village of Chaveira, near Macao, in central Portugal on Monday, July 22, 2019. © AP Photo/Sergio Azenha. Increased heat, more frequent forest fires, and other extreme weather events fueled by climate change are already harming children in Europe.

Child-led court case will scrutinise Europe's climate response | View

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 08:18:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

Increased heat, more frequent forest fires, and other extreme weather events fuelled by climate change are already harming children in Europe. Unless governments take urgent action, the situation will only get worse. This is the message from four Portuguese children and two young adults in a case....

What Is Desertification, and Where Is It Happening?

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:22:00 +0200treehugger (en)

Desertification is a type of land degradation. It occurs when drylands become increasingly arid or desert-like. Desertification doesn’t necessarily mean that these water-scarce regions will transform into desert climates — only that their land’s natural productivity is lost and its surface and groundwater resources are diminished.

As climate change threatens world peace, Japan must face up to risk

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:13:00 +0200nikkei-en (en)

TOKYO -- Almost a decade ago, then-President Barack Obama's White House cited climate change as a "threat multiplier" to both American and international security. This assertion in the administration's Quadrennial Defense Review was met with skepticism by some in the Japanese government and Self-Defense Forces.

Bay Area Climate Change Hotspots

Sun, 31 Jan 2021 02:00:00 +0100nbcbayarea (en)

Our NBC Bay Area meteorologists fanned out across the Bay Area to get a read on problems climate change is creating in the waters that surround us, our forests, our rivers and streams, and the air we breathe. We’ve talked with the scientists or environmental advocates who are studying and working on solutions for the problems.

Book excerpt: "How to Prepare for Climate Change" by David Pogue

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 18:08:00 +0100CBSnews (en)

In his new book, "How to Prepare for Climate Change: A Practical Guide to Surviving the Chaos" (Simon & Schuster), science and technology writer and "CBS Sunday Morning" correspondent David Pogue offers advice on how individuals can adapt to a quickly-changing planet. Simon & Schuster. Maybe you're liberal, maybe you're conservative.

Forests are needed to absorb carbon, but the overheating planet might soon flip a critical switch

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 00:17:00 +0100channelnewsasia (en)

BANGKOK: New research shows that the fast warming of the planet could cause trees and plants to release more carbon than they absorb, a critical function reversal that would further accelerate climate change. By as early as 2040, given the current projections of global temperature rise, land systems....

An Atmospheric River Storm Is Causing Mudslides in California — Here's What That Means

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 18:24:00 +0100greenmatters (en)

Unfortunately, the state of California is no stranger to incredibly erratic weather patterns caused by climate change — relentless droughts, record-breaking temperatures, and unusually arid weather patterns have brought seasonal wildfires to the Golden State for years now.

New funding and strategic plan boosts Haiti’s Hydro-Meteorological Service

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 02:32:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Country: Haiti Source: World Meteorological Organization WMO is supporting the first ever national strategic plan to strengthen Haiti’s Hydro-Meteorological Service (UHM), as well as a new international initiative to build resilience to extreme weather and climate change impacts in the western hemisphere’s most impoverished nation.

Women affectees of climate-induced migration demand role in decision making: Study

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 23:07:00 +0100urdupoint (en)

The women affected due to climate change-induced migration in Tharparkar and Muzzaffargarh have demanded role in decision making aimed to cope with adverse impacts of natural disasters

CMU Team Uses Machine Learning To Predict Peatland Fires

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 20:10:00 +0100cs-cmu (en)

Peatland fires are a major source of carbon dioxide emissions. Here, Indonesian Army officers and firefighters try to extinguish a peatland fire. (Photo by Aulia Erlangga/CIFOR.) A team of Carnegie Mellon University seniors has for the first time used deep learning techniques to predict fires and....

New funding and strategic plan boosts Haiti’s Hydro-Meteorological Service

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 15:08:00 +0100miragenews (en)

WMO is supporting the first ever national strategic plan to strengthen Haiti's Hydro-Meteorological Service (UHM), as well as a new international...

Eloise, perché l’emergenza che sta mettendo in ginocchio il Mozambico interessa anche l’Italia

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 11:23:00 +0100ilfattoquotidiano (it)

Lo scorso 23 gennaio, il passaggio del ciclone Eloise in Mozambico ha colpito (secondo stime preliminari) almeno 250mila persone, causando 18mila sfollati e la distruzione di scuole, strade e altre infrastrutture dall’importanza vitale. Si tratta del terzo ciclone a devastare il Paese africano dal....

Extreme drought and fire risk may double by 2060

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 03:53:00 +0100eco-business (en)

As climate change threatens a doubling of the impact of extreme drought and fire within a generation, researchers are uncovering the influence of human activity on both these growing risks. One study has found that human numbers exposed to the hazard of extreme drought are likely to double in the....

Drought conditions make mother cow nutrition critical

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 13:19:00 +0100farmindustrynews (en)

A livestock herd’s profitability depends on the ability of a mother animal, cows in this case, to breed up, carry a calf to term, successfully provide for the calf, and breed back up again the next year. Long-term research at Oklahoma State University and Texas A&M AgriLife over 15 years declared....

Emigración masiva por escasez de agua

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:15:00 +0100notiulti (es)

Crédito: CC0 Public Domain La ausencia de lluvias monzónicas en la fuente del Nilo fue la causa de las migraciones y la desaparición de asentamientos ... Read more The post Emigración masiva por escasez de agua appeared first on Noticias Ultimas.

In discesa cambiamento climatico e catastrofi naturali nell’Allianz Report Barometer 2021

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:35:00 +0100canaleenergia (it)

Le catastrofi naturali (n°6 con il 17%) e il cambiamento climatico (n°9 con il 13%), scendono nella classifica dei rischi secondo l’Allianz Report Barometer 2021. Il report, giunto alla decima edizione, frutto di una indagine condotta da Allianz Global Corporate&Specialty (Agcs) riunisce e analizza....

Droughts, high temperatures on the horizon

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 01:20:00 +0100brownsvilleherald (en)

Get ready for some very dry conditions over the next several months as above average temperatures and below average precipitation are in the forecast. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration February to April Outlook, temperatures could be in the 100 degrees as early as late....

Restoring Our Water Systems Should Be Top Priority for Biden Administration

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 15:50:00 +0100ecowatch (en)

Water and climate scientist Brad Udall often says, " Climate change is water change ." In other words, the most obvious and dire impacts of climate change are evidenced in profound changes to our rivers and water resources. You've likely seen it where you live: Floods are more damaging and frequent. Droughts are deeper and longer.

Atmospheric river: Biggest storm of the year heading for Bay Area

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 23:28:00 +0100mercurynews (en)

Winter weather is finally arriving in Northern California. And after weeks of dry, warm conditions and growing drought concerns, it’s coming in hard. Forecasters say a sizeable storm — the first significant atmospheric river event to hit the greater Bay Area this winter season and likely the biggest....

Atmospheric river: Biggest storm of the year heading for Bay Area

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 23:23:00 +0100eastbaytimes (en)

Winter weather is finally arriving in Northern California. And after weeks of dry, warm conditions and growing drought concerns, it’s coming in hard. Forecasters say a sizeable storm — the first significant atmospheric river event to hit the greater Bay Area this winter season and likely the biggest....

Tropical Storm Eloise: Women-led emergency teams help families to safety amid severe flooding

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 23:20:00 +0100actionaid (en)

As Tropical Storm Eloise hurtles towards Mozambique and is expected to hit areas still recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai, ActionAid’s women-led local emergency teams are helping their communities evacuate to safe areas. Three people have already died due to heavy rains and flooding.

The Devastating Effect that Wildfires have on Air Quality

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:15:00 +0100azocleantech (en)

Image Credit: SvetlanaSF / Shutterstock.com. Driven by climate change, wildfires are on the rise. New studies highlight the burden of such events on communities and human health. Wildfire activity is on the rise across the globe due to the continuing effects of global warming.

In Australia orientale restano solo 35.000 koala

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 10:51:00 +0100247libero (it)

All’inizio del secolo scorso erano centinaia di migliaia Con il progetto “Koalas Forever” ora si mira a raddoppiare il numero di koala sulla costa orientale dell'australia entro il 2050 Circa 60.000 koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) sono stati colpiti dalle fiamme che hanno devastato l’Australia da giugno 2019 a febbraio 2020.

Biden puts U.S. back into fight to slow global warming

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 19:57:00 +0100independent-UK (en)

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UN disaster aid is driven by humanitarian need rather than by strategic donor interests

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 19:57:00 +0100phys (en)

A new study published in PNAS finds that aid provided by the United Nations (UN) in the aftermath of climate-related disasters is driven by humanitarian need rather than by strategic donor interests. The results underline the importance of climate-related hazards for understanding aid disbursements.

Early Warning and Information Systems

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 17:41:00 +0100EC (en)

The EU’s early warning and information systems help the Emergency Response Coordination Centre to monitor hazards and events around the world, such as earthquakes and tsunamis, tropical cyclones, volcanoes, droughts, floods, and forest fires. The monitoring tools are important instruments to prepare....

Editorial Comment: Let’s manage impact of rains on infrastructure

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:13:00 +0100zimbabwesituation (en)

Much of Zimbabwe is enjoying normal to above normal rains so far this season with farmers, for once, happy as they see their crops grow, pastures flourish, cattle grazing well and water sources filling. And basically they want this to continue until the end of the season, so they get a good harvest,....

Editorial Comment: Let’s manage impact of rains on infrastructure

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 01:57:00 +0100herald (en)

Much of Zimbabwe is enjoying normal to above normal rains so far this season with farmers, for once, happy as they see their crops grow, pastures flourish, cattle grazing well and water sources filling. And basically they want this to continue until the end of the season, so they get a good harvest,....

UN disaster aid is driven by humanitarian need rather than by strategic donor interests

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 16:37:00 +0100eurekalert (en)

A new study published in PNAS finds that aid provided by the United Nations (UN) in the aftermath of climate-related disasters is driven by humanitarian need rather than by strategic donor interests. The results underline the importance of climate-related hazards for understanding aid disbursements.

Records Set in US with Droughts, Storms, Cyclones, Wildfires and Warmest Year

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 15:31:00 +0100onegreenplanet (en)

Support OneGreenPlanet Being publicly-funded gives us a greater chance to continue providing you with high quality content. Please support us! According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ), the United States received a record of climate and weather disasters, including....

The Ongoing Collapse of the World's Aquifers

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 15:02:00 +0100wired (en)

As California’s economy skyrocketed during the 20th century, its land headed in the opposite direction. A booming agricultural industry in the state’s San Joaquin Valley, combined with punishing droughts, led to the over-extraction of water from aquifers.

La mappa della siccità futura è scritta nell’oscillazione della cintura tropicale della pioggia

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 12:53:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

Ha un’oscillazione naturale, ma quella provocata dal cambiamento climatico di origine antropica ne stravolgerà la geografia: uno studio analizza gli spostamenti e le conseguenze The post La mappa della siccità futura è scritta nell’oscillazione della cintura tropicale della pioggia appeared first on Rinnovabili.

Climate change to make droughts worse in some areas and intensify flooding in others

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 02:12:00 +0100inews-co-uk (en)

New study finds that the tropical rain belt will shift, profoundly changing weather patterns

UN disaster aid is driven by humanitarian need rather than by strategic donor interests

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 23:14:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The study Humanitarian need drives multilateral disaster aid provides the first estimation of UN climate-related disaster aid worldwide. Although it cannot be entirely ruled out that powerful donor states’ interests shape UN aid flows, the UN seems able to fend off donor states’ strategic interest....

Climate change responsible for spring and winter within weeks

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 15:54:00 +0100trtworld (en)

Like other parts of the world, Turkey is also experiencing the impact of climate change, as rising temperatures have decreased the gap between winter and spring, as well as increased drought in areas that suffer from the delayed precipitation. Speaking to TRT World , Professor Doganay Tolunay of....

2020 Climate Events Were Examples Of How Excess Heat Is Expressed On Earth

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 04:48:00 +0100cleantechnica (en)

Climate change has led to longer fire seasons, as vegetation dries out earlier and persistent high temperatures allow fires to burn longer. This year, heat waves and droughts added fuel for the fires, setting the stage for more intense fires in 2020. The Australian bushfires that started in 2019....

Tanzania, già 2 milioni di anni fa gli ominidi erano in grado di sopravvivere ai cambiamenti climatici

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 09:34:00 +0100247libero (it)

I primi esseri umani che 2 milioni di anni fa vivevano in Tanzania, avevano già sviluppato le capacità e gli strumenti per sopravvivere ai cambiamenti climatici. E’ quanto emerge da un nuovo studio degli archeologi del Max Planck Institute che nel sito Gola di Oldupai, in Tanzania – dichiarato....

Tanzania, già 2 milioni di anni fa gli ominidi erano in grado di sopravvivere ai cambiamenti climatici

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 09:22:00 +0100blitzquotidiano (it)

I primi esseri umani che 2 milioni di anni fa vivevano in Tanzania, avevano già sviluppato le capacità e gli strumenti per sopravvivere ai cambiamenti climatici. E’ quanto emerge da un nuovo studio degli archeologi del Max Planck Institute che nel sito Gola di Oldupai, in Tanzania – dichiarato....

The climate events of 2020 show how excess heat is expressed on Earth

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 08:25:00 +0100spacedaily (en)

By most accounts, 2020 has been a rough year for the planet. It was the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016 by less than a tenth of a degree according to NASA's analysis. Massive wildfires scorched Australia, Siberia, and the United States' west coast - and many of....

What astounds about floods in Brisbane is that they continue to take us by surprise

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 21:51:00 +0100radioaustralianews-fr (en)

A decade ago, as Brisbane's record floods receded, many residents were left shocked and awed that such a devastating inundation could happen to a modern city. But while there is no denying Queensland's rainfall events of late 2010 and early 2011 were exceptional, Brisbane had flooded before — and it will flood again.

What astounds about floods in Brisbane is that they continue to take us by surprise

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 21:17:00 +0100abc-au (en)

A decade ago, as Brisbane's record floods receded, many residents were left shocked and awed that such a devastating inundation could happen to a modern city. But while there is no denying Queensland's rainfall events of late 2010 and early 2011 were exceptional, Brisbane had flooded before — and it will flood again.

The climate events of 2020 show how excess heat is expressed on Earth

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 05:00:00 +0100terradaily (en)

By most accounts, 2020 has been a rough year for the planet. It was the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016 by less than a tenth of a degree according to NASA's analysis. Massive wildfires scorched Australia, Siberia, and the United States' west coast - and many of....

Earth Sees Second Hottest Year on Record in 2020

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 23:09:00 +0100courthousenews (en)

Though by NASA's numbers, 2020 tied 2016 as the hottest in 141 years of recordkeeping.

World: Latin America & the Caribbean - Development & Disaster Risk Reduction, Fiscal Year (FY) 2020

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 22:30:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and....

Why are ocean warming records so important?

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:10:00 +0100guardian (en)

As if 2020 could get any worse, the latest research showed that oceans hit their highest recorded temperatures, a record that keeps getting broken year after year. Why are the oceans so important? It is quite simple: almost all of the extra heat we gain because of greenhouse gases ultimately ends up in the oceans.

The Climate Events of 2020 Show How Excess Heat is Expressed on Earth

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 17:16:00 +01004-traders (en)

(marketscreener.com) By most accounts, 2020 has been a rough year for the planet. It was the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016 by less than a tenth of a degree according to NASA's analysis. Massive wildfires scorched Australia, Siberia, and the United States' west coast - and many of the fires were still burning.

Early warning system helps farmers survive floods and droughts

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 12:25:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

English News and Press Release on Somalia about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Drought, Flash Flood and more; published on 08 Dec 2020 by UNDP

Ocean temperatures hit record high in 2020

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:25:00 +0100inews-co-uk (en)

Researchers warn warming waters from climate change pose a major threat to marine life

Mozambique: INAM monitoring potential low-pressure system risk

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 16:27:00 +0100clubofmozambique (en)

The National Meteorological Institute of Mozambique (INAM) announced today that it is monitoring a low-pressure system that could reach the country in just over a week. Low-pressure systems can give rise to storms or cyclones. At issue is “a low pressure system which could evolve to the level of....

Why are ocean warming records being broken year after year? The Guardian

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 11:10:00 +0100msn-uk (en)

As if 2020 could get any worse, the latest research showed that oceans hit their highest recorded temperatures, a record that keeps getting broken year after year. © Provided by The Guardian Photograph: mauritius images GmbH/Alamy Stock Photo. Why are the oceans so important? It is quite simple:....

Why are ocean warming records being broken year after year?

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 10:13:00 +0100guardian (en)

As if 2020 could get any worse, the latest research showed that oceans hit their highest recorded temperatures, a record that keeps getting broken year after year. Why are the oceans so important? It is quite simple: almost all of the extra heat we gain because of greenhouse gases ultimately ends up in the oceans.

The shifting burden of wildfires in the United States

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:29:00 +0100stanford (en)

(Stanford Earth). Moreover, being in close proximity to trees, brush and wilderness is no longer a prerequisite for suffering impacts from wildfire. Burke and colleagues estimate that wildfires have accounted nationwide for a quarter of the toxic fine particle pollution known as PM2.

Oregon’s Climate Change Experiences and Adaptation Options

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 00:15:00 +0100climateadaptationplatform (en)

Oregon's Climate Assessment report shows climate change effects, and extreme events impact the state's economics and racial inequality.

MIL-OSI Global: Two-thirds of Earth’s land is on pace to lose water as the...

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 18:50:00 +0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Yadu Pokhrel, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University. The world watched with a sense of dread in 2018 as Cape Town, South Africa, counted down the days until the city would run out of water. The region’s surface reservoirs were going dry amid its....

Report: 2020 Natural Disasters Create $210B In Losses

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 16:01:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A record hurricane season and wildfires generated by climate change led to $210 billion in losses from natural disasters globally, a new report released Thursday said. The Atlantic Ocean saw more hurricanes than ever during the past season and the western United States experienced historic....

Report: 2020 Natural Disasters Create $210B In Losses

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 15:39:00 +0100insurancenewsnet (en)

The Atlantic Ocean saw more hurricanes than ever during the past season and the western United States experienced historic wildfires, fueled by the second-warmest year on record, the report by global insurer Munich Re said. Fires in the western United States-- hitting California, Colorado and Oregon....

Climate change: Problems and remedial thoughts

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 13:15:00 +0100theindependentbd (en)

With a population of over 140 million, our beloved motherland is Bangladesh. Economically we are very backward. The key challenges to our development are achieving food security, ensuring education and medical care for all citizens of the country, and achieving overall economic growth through....

When forest can no longer prevent floods...

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 02:23:00 +0100bernama (en)

In fact, on social media, even netizens conclude that the floods, especially in Pahang, is the result of humans themselves destroying nature for the sake of development and profit. This is because of the uncontrolled forest clearing and logging activities, especially in Pahang and Kelantan.

Al menos 23 muertos en inundaciones en Virginia Occidental – Panorama

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 03:32:00 +0100notiulti (es)

Al menos 23 personas murieron en graves inundaciones en el estado estadounidense de Virginia Occidental. Eso dijo el jefe de seguridad nacional y servicios de ... Read more The post Al menos 23 muertos en inundaciones en Virginia Occidental – Panorama appeared first on Noticias Ultimas.

2020 ties 2016 as hottest yet, European analysis shows

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 01:28:00 +0100startribune (en)

The record warmth — which fueled deadly heat waves, droughts, intense wildfires and other environmental disasters around the world in 2020 — occurred despite the development in the second half of the year of La Niña, a global climate phenomenon marked by surface cooling across much of the equatorial Pacific Ocean.

'20 said to tie '16 as hottest on record

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 11:21:00 +0100arkansasonline (en)

Last year effectively tied 2016 as the hottest year on record, European climate researchers announced Friday, as global temperatures continued their relentless rise brought on by the emission of heat-trapping greenhouse gases. The record warmth -- which fueled deadly heat waves, droughts, intense....

IPCC report on climate impacts: "It's time to get serious"

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 05:15:00 +0100EC (en)

The United Nations scientific panel on climate change today presented its latest report on the impacts of climate change, society's vulnerability to them, and the capacity and limits to adapt to the changing climate. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report finds clear evidence that....

Damages from US weather and climate disasters reached a new record in 2020

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 00:08:00 +0100theverge (en)

Smoke from two fires in Colorado and one in southern Wyoming covers the sky in Denver, Colorado, on Wednesday. September 30th, 2020. The US experienced a record number of billion-dollar disasters in 2020. Twenty-two disasters cost the US a cumulative $95 billion last year, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Damages from US weather and climate disasters reached a new record in 2020

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 23:23:00 +0100todayheadline (en)

TodayHeadline Damages from US weather and climate disasters reached a new record in 2020 —

Eventi climatici estremi: i più colpiti sono gli Stati Uniti

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 13:38:00 +0100rinnovabili (it)

Ondate di calore e siccità alimentano la stagione degli incendi, ma è record anche per quella degli uragani. Il trend dipende in buona parte dal cambiamento climatico The post Eventi climatici estremi: i più colpiti sono gli Stati Uniti appeared first on Rinnovabili.

'20 disaster costs put at $95B

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 11:21:00 +0100arkansasonline (en)

WASHINGTON -- Hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters across the United States caused $95 billion in damage last year, according to new data, almost double the amount in 2019 and the third-highest losses since 2010. The new figures, reported Thursday by Munich Re, a company that provides insurance....

2020 ties with 2016 as hottest year yet, European analysis shows

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 09:30:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Last year effectively tied with 2016 as the hottest year on record, European climate researchers announced on Friday (Jan 8), as global temperatures continued their relentless rise brought on by the emission of heat-trapping greenhouse gases.

2020 Ties 2016 as Hottest Yet, European Analysis Shows

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 08:15:00 +0100nytimes (en)

The global average temperature in 2020 was about 2.25 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the average from 1850 to 1900, data from the Copernicus Climate Change Service indicates.

Billion-dollar natural disasters: Natural catastrophes in 2020 ‘create global economic loss of $210bn’

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 03:19:00 +0100energylivenews (en)

Natural catastrophes last year cost global economies an estimated $210 billion (£155bn). That’s according to new research by the German reinsurer Munich Re, which suggests the economic damage of natural disasters, including storms, wildfires and hurricanes soared last year, up from $166 billion (£122bn) in 2019.

Global natural disasters cost 210 bln USD in 2020: German reinsurance firm

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 22:42:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

BERLIN, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- Global losses from natural disasters increased to around 210 billion U.S. dollars last year, up from 166 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, the German reinsurance group Munich Re said on Thursday. The United States was hit particularly hard. Hurricanes, severe thunderstorms and wildfires caused 95 billion U.

Grim warning on Australia’s fire future

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 22:03:00 +0100heraldsun (en)

Last year’s fire season was “unmatched” because 2019 was the hottest and driest year on record, a study of factors behind the Black Summer bushfires found. The study warns horror fire seasons are likely to continue as well as “rapidly intensify” because of climate change.

Grim warning on Australia’s fire future

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 21:38:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

The study warns horror fire seasons are likely to continue as well as “rapidly intensify” because of climate change. More fires and more intense fires are predicted to become a feature of southeast Australia, lead author Nerilie Abram from the Australian National University said.

Report: 2020 natural disasters create $210B in losses

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:40:00 +0100upi (en)

Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A record hurricane season and wildfires generated by climate change led to $210 billion in losses from natural disasters globally, a new report released Thursday said. The Atlantic Ocean saw more hurricanes than ever during the past season and the western United States experienced....

Data | Floods, droughts, and cyclones have become more frequent in India since 2000

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:12:00 +0100thehindu (en)

Fishermen pull all boats to safer place at Kokkillamedu Kuppam near Mamallapuram on November 24, 2020 ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall | Photo Credit: M. Karunakaran Before 2005, eight districts were affected by cyclones annually on an average. This figure increased to 28 after 2005.

Chalane: Last week's storm in central Mozambique affected 73,500, seven deaths

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:24:00 +0100clubofmozambique (en)

The tropical storm that hit central Mozambique last week affected 73,500 people, with the number of deaths remaining at seven, according to a new assessment by the authorities. The tropical storm, which hit the provinces of Zambézia, Manica and Sofala in central Mozambique, injured 13 people,....

U.S. Disaster Costs Doubled in 2020, Reflecting Costs of Climate Change

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:12:00 +0100nytimes (en)

The $95 billion in damage came in a year marked by a record number of named Atlantic storms, as well as the largest wildfires recorded in California.

“It could have been worse”: How Samoa is building resilience to floods in its capital

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 02:42:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Country: Samoa Source: UN Development Programme It could have been worse. That’s what Lagi Keresoma, a resident of Samoa’s capital Apia, said about the effects of the floods that inundated her property and many others in the area on the morning of December 18th 2020.

These stunning NASA satellite images capture 2020's extreme climate events

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 20:43:00 +0100cnn-special (en)

Stunning, sobering images of last year's extreme climate events have been captured by NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites and instruments found on the International Space Station.

FEMA announces the riskiest counties in the US

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 19:29:00 +0100thehill (en)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced in December that it developed a new dashboard that would analyze different risk factors for different locations across the U.S. Risk factors taken into account on this software, dubbed the National Risk Index , are composed of 18 natural....

Jay Lund: California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta – a short history of big changes

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 18:49:00 +0100yubanet (en)

Sea level rise. California’s Delta is a product of sea level rise. At the end of the last Ice Age, about 11,000 years ago, the sea was about 300 feet below today’s levels and the delta from the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers formed in the Pacific Ocean, outside the Golden Gate.

Nei prossimi decenni la tua città rischia di sprofondare

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 17:55:00 +0100fanpage (it)

superficie terrestre (emersa) potrebbe essere soggetta al fenomeno della subsidenza , uno sprofondamento del terreno potenzialmente catastrofico. L'impatto avrebbe una portata enorme in termici economici e sociali, tenendo presente che nell'area coinvolta vive ben il 19 percento della popolazione umana attuale, ovvero 1,2 miliardi di persone.

Nei prossimi decenni la tua città rischia di sprofondare

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 17:47:00 +0100247libero (it)

superficie terrestre (emersa) potrebbe essere soggetta al fenomeno della subsidenza , uno sprofondamento del terreno potenzialmente catastrofico. L'impatto avrebbe una portata enorme in termici economici e sociali, tenendo presente che nell'area coinvolta vive ben il 19 percento della popolazione umana attuale, ovvero 1,2 miliardi di persone.

Global subsidence to threaten a FIFTH of world’s population by 2040

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 17:47:00 +0100todayheadline (en)

TodayHeadline Global subsidence to threaten a FIFTH of world's population by 2040 —

Two cyclones and a gas leak: Journey of migrants between urban precariousness and ravaged villages

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 13:33:00 +0100downtoearth (en)

Rise in sea level, erosion of river banks, and extreme weather events like droughts, heatwaves, floods, cyclones, soil degradation, and erratic monsoons have induced seasonal and various other kinds of migration. But since climate-related migration continues to be categorised as ‘economic....

Ondate di calore, pandemie e città sommerse: i cambiamenti climatici minacciano il nostro futuro

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 12:19:00 +0100fanpage (it)

La pandemia di COVID-19 sta avendo un impatto sanitario, sociale ed economico senza precedenti, paragonabile a quello di una grande guerra globale in cui la neutralità non è contemplata. Tutti stiamo pagando un prezzo per la diffusione del coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 , che sulla base della mappa....

David Attenborough shares 'shocking footage' to illustrate human impact on globe

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 02:11:00 +0100themirror (en)

Sir David Attenborough could shock viewers into action after sharing distressing footage of animals suffering as a consequence of human life. tells viewers of his new BBC show that the world has changed “beyond all recognition” over the space of his lifetime.

David Attenborough shares 'shocking footage' to illustrate human impact on globe

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 01:57:00 +0100irishmirror (en)

Sir David Attenborough could shock viewers into action after sharing distressing footage of animals suffering as a consequence of human life. tells viewers of his new BBC show that the world has changed “beyond all recognition” over the space of his lifetime.

Hartford Courant Ignores Facts, Blames Drought, Hurricanes On Climate Change

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 14:55:00 +0100climatechangedispatch (en)

They falsely claim climate change has increased drought and tropical storms striking Conn.

I 10 eventi meteorologici più distruttivi del 2020

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 02:01:00 +0100galileonet (it)

Uragani, cicloni, tempeste, incendi e invasioni di insetti : non solo Covid-19 , il 2020 è stato un anno catastrofico sotto molti punti di vista, anche quello ambientale. Gli effetti del riscaldamento globale si fanno sentire, e non con piccoli indizi, ma tramite veri e propri disastri.

Cambiamento climatico, 2020 dal meteo estremo: cosa è accaduto

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 19:35:00 +0100yeslife (it)

Nel 2020 numerosi sono stati i fenomeni atmosferici estremi registratisi sul pianeta: un meteo anomalo causato dal cambiamento climatico.

AFAD International Humanitarian Aid Annual Report 2019

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 12:19:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

English Other on World and 11 other countries about Contributions, Food and Nutrition, Drought, Earthquake and more; published on 30 Dec 2020 by Govt. Turkey

Mozambique: Beira asks residents to store groceries as Tropical Storm Chalane ...

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 04:41:00 +0100clubofmozambique (en)

The Municipal Council of Beira, in Sofala province of central Mozambique, yesterday asked residents to store enough water and food for the next few days, as a preparation for possible impacts of Tropical Storm Chalane, now crossing the Mozambique Channel.

Mozambique: Cyclone Chalane could affect 1.5M people

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 18:27:00 +0100clubofmozambique (en)

The non-governmental organisation (NGO) Oikos said on Tuesday that tropical storm Chalane, which is on its way to Mozambique, is expected to affect 1.5 million people, putting 430,000 Mozambicans at risk. “Oikos met with humanitarian partners on the ground this morning and it is estimated that 1.

Mozambique: Flights cancelled as storm approaches centre region

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 16:50:00 +0100clubofmozambique (en)

Mozambique Airlines (LAM) on Tuesday announced the cancellation of nine flights in the coming days due to the tropical storm that is approaching the centre of Mozambique, the company said in a press release. The cancelled flights linked the Mozambican capital of Maputo to Tete, Quelimane, Beira and....

Russia’s Environmental Disasters in 2020

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 13:07:00 +0100themoscowtimes (en)

Russia experienced a multitude of environmental disasters in 2020 both sudden, manmade catastrophes as well as those stemming from the mounting long-term effects of climate change. From forest fires larger than some European countries to historic oil spills, these disasters have brought renewed....

Mozambique: Beira asks residents to store groceries as Tropical Storm Chalane approaches - Watch

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 11:12:00 +0100clubofmozambique (en)

The Municipal Council of Beira, in Sofala province of central Mozambique, yesterday asked residents to store enough water and food for the next few days, as a preparation for possible impacts of Tropical Storm Chalane, now crossing the Mozambique Channel.

Nel 2020, miliardi di dollari di danni da eventi climatici estremi legati ai cambiamenti climatici

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 12:09:00 +0100greenreport (it)

Il nuovo rapporto “Counting the cost 2020: a year of climate breakdown” di Christian Aid, identifica 15 dei disastri climatici più distruttivi del 2020 e 10 di questi sono costati 1,5 miliardi di dollari o più, 9 hanno causato danni per almeno 5 miliardi di dollari.

Study explores soil erosion, offers ideas to slow soil loss

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 09:31:00 +0100farmindustrynews (en)

If soil continues to erode at current rates, U.S. farmers could lose a half-inch of topsoil by 2035—more than eight times the amount of topsoil lost during the Dust Bowl – and nearly three inches of topsoil by 2100, according to a study released by the Union of Concerned Scientists .

Letter: Climate change is a threat to national security

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 21:07:00 +0100sltrib (en)

Mr. Frank De Jong’s letter “Militarizing climate change” of Dec. 10 seems misguided on many fronts. His “analysis” appears one-sides and disregards the threats climate change represents. Climate change is a growing threat to our very existence. We experience increased natural disasters, like rising....

Rich Lowry: No, Joe, we're not in a 'climate crisis'

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 00:10:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Although President-elect Joe Biden obviously disagrees. Creating an unwarranted sense of drama and urgency around climate change is central to his approach, in order to catalyze action unsupported by the facts or common sense. In announcing his climate and energy team the other day, Biden declared....

Thousands forced to flee Christmas Eve fire in Southern California that threatens military base | TheHill - The Hill

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 20:47:00 +0100google-top-stories (en)

Story at a glance Fire officials say the Creek Fire started just after 11 p.m. Wednesday and was fueled by Santa Ana winds. More than 7,000 residents were forced to evacuate the area. The fire has burned through 3,000 acres and is 35 percent contained. A wildfire burning on and around Camp Pendleton military base in San Diego County, Calif.

COMMENTARY: No, Joe, we're not in a 'climate crisis'

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 18:30:00 +0100mycouriertribune (en)

Former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel’s famous axiom is that a crisis is a terrible thing to waste. It’s an even worse thing to manufacture. Although President-elect Joe Biden obviously disagrees. Creating an unwarranted sense of drama and urgency around climate change is central to his approach,....

Sustainability, Vol. 13, Pages 114: Vulnerability of the São Paulo Macro Metropolis to Droughts and Natural Disasters: Local to Regional Climate Risk Assessments and Policy Responses

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 13:10:00 +0100mdpi (en)

The São Paulo Macro Metropolis (SPMM) is one of the richest and most inequitable regions of the Global South and is already experiencing the impacts of severe climate events. This study analyzes climate risk assessments and policy responses for this territory as well as its vulnerabilities.

Viet Nam: Localities get nearly VND2,162 bln for post-calamity rebuilding in 2020

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 02:42:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Country: Viet Nam Source: Viet Nam News VGP – As of December 23, localities were provided nearly VND 2,162 billion (around US$94 million) for post-natural calamity rebuilding efforts in 2020, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

A poisonous Superfund site scorched by wildfire is wakeup call to a quiet, growing danger

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 17:40:00 +0100nbcnews (en)

This article was published in partnership with Inside Climate News , a nonprofit, independent news outlet that covers climate, energy and the environment, and The Texas Observer , a nonprofit investigative news outlet. This is part 4 of "Super Threats," a series on Superfund sites and climate change.

Forests, Vol. 12, Pages 8: Model-Based Estimation of Amazonian Forests Recovery Time after Drought and Fire Events

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 12:39:00 +0100mdpi (en)

In recent decades, droughts, deforestation and wildfires have become recurring phenomena that have heavily affected both human activities and natural ecosystems in Amazonia. The time needed for an ecosystem to recover from carbon losses is a crucial metric to evaluate disturbance impacts on forests.

Localities get nearly VND2,162 bln for post-calamity rebuilding in 2020

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 12:38:00 +0100chinhphu (en)

VGP – As of December 23, localities were provided nearly VND 2,162 billion (around US$94 million) for post-natural calamity rebuilding efforts in 2020, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. The Committee announced that 16 types of natural....

Wildfires fueled by climate change threaten toxic Superfund sites

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 11:32:00 +0100nbcnews (en)

This article was published in partnership with Inside Climate News , a nonprofit, independent news outlet that covers climate, energy and the environment, and The Texas Observer , a nonprofit investigative news outlet. This is part 4 of "Super Threats," a series on Superfund sites and climate change.

Heatwaves are becoming more deadly as nights warm faster than days

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 04:00:00 +0100qnewshub (en)

A photographer takes a picture of the thermometer reading 132 degrees Fahrenheit (55.5 Celsius) at the Furance Creek Visitors Station in Death Valley National

Biden’s Climate Agenda Is All About Creating A Crisis—Not Fixing One

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 16:54:00 +0100climatechangedispatch (en)

Biden seeks to stoke climate anxiety by distorting the science to paint catastrophic scenarios.

Agroforestry: Balancing Biodiversity And Land Conservation And Food Production – OpEd

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 03:23:00 +0100eurasiareview (en)

It believes in the midst of climate upheaval, there is a need to ensure biodiversity conservation while addressing poverty effectively with radical social change paradigms because conventional methods such as those in agriculture have proven most often than not, inappropriate.

Enfermedad de la piel devastadora que cubre hasta el 70% del cuerpo de un delfín vinculada al cambio climático

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 19:59:00 +0100nuevoperiodico (es)

Una vista de cerca de un delfín mular muestra signos de lesiones cutáneas asociadas con una enfermedad cutánea mortal conocida como dermatitis ulcerosa.

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

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 08:50:00 +0100qnewshub (en)

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

Enfermedad mortal de la piel, que afecta a los delfines en todo el mundo, vinculada al cambio climático

Fri, 18 Dec 2020 19:34:00 +0100nuevoperiodico (es)

Una vista de cerca de un delfín mular muestra signos de lesiones cutáneas asociadas con una enfermedad cutánea mortal conocida como dermatitis ulcerosa.

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Cybersecurity Giant FireEye Is Hacked

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 23:14:00 +0100inmilitary (en)

EDM briefing for December 9, 2020: Cybersecurity giant FireEye reveals the company was hacked by a foreign nation-state and other news.

A stunning loss: Hundreds of towering giant sequoias killed by the Castle fire

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 23:12:00 +0100bendbulletin (en)

SEQUOIA CREST, Calif. — Kristen Shive glanced around the blackened forest and started counting. She stopped at 13 — the number of giant sequoias she spotted with charred trunks, scorched crowns and broken limbs. The towering trees had grown on this Sierra Nevada ridge top for well over 500 years. They had lived through many wildfires and droughts.

2024: ci sarà un terremoto di magnitudo 6 a Parkfield in California?

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 19:01:00 +0100fashionluxury (it)

2024: ci sarà un terremoto di magnitudo 6 a Parkfield in California? Uno studio congiunto del Cnr-Iac e dell’Ingv prevede un possibile terremoto di magnitudo 6 tra poco più di tre anni presso la cittadina di Parkfield in California, grazie all’analisi dell’evoluzione dell’attività sismica di un segmento della faglia di San Andreas.

Call on Caribbean youth to join platform for disaster management and risk reduction

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 14:46:00 +0100publicnow (en)

Over the last decades, the Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have suffered more frequent and severe natural disasters such as storms, hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and droughts. Climate change and global warming further increase the risks of natural disasters.

Why is rapid climate change taking place now?

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 18:48:00 +0100gulfnews (en)

Dubai: Every once in a while, scientists remind us about how climate change is altering the world in which we live. In 2020 we heard of icebergs breaking free, droughts in Africa, wildfires in Australia and floods in Asia. The problem is that ‘every once in a while’ is becoming a regular event.

2020 in review: Other events that vied for attention

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 12:41:00 +0100gulfnews (en)

Iran: The year ended as it began with tensions between Iran and the US inflamed by the killing of a top official. On Jan. 3, a US drone strike killed Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Iran responded with a missile attack that injured dozens of US troops in Iraq .

Skeletons of sequoias: California's ancient trees met their match in September's Castle Fire

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 00:38:00 +0100startribune (en)

She stopped at 13 the number of giant sequoias she spotted with charred trunks, scorched crowns and broken limbs. The towering trees had grown on this Sierra Nevada ridge top for well over 500 years. They had lived through many wildfires and droughts. But they could not survive the Castle Fire,....

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.

Great Barrier Reef ‘critical’ as climate change hits huge number of natural World Heritage Sites

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:30:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

Climate change the greatest threat to world’s natural heritage, with Great Barrier Reef now in 'critical' situation - report

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:33:00 +0100independent-ie (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. T he assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

Great Barrier Reef ‘critical’ as climate change hits natural heritage: report

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:33:00 +0100theargus (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

Great Barrier Reef ‘critical’ as climate change hits natural heritage: report

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:56:00 +0100pressandjournal (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

Great Barrier Reef ‘critical’ as climate change hits natural heritage: report

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:53:00 +0100thecourier (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

Great Barrier Reef ‘critical’ as climate change hits natural sites but Giant's Causeway sees improvement Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned.

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:43:00 +0100irishexaminer (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

Great Barrier Reef ‘critical’ as climate change hits natural heritage: report

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:29:00 +0100eveningtelegraph (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

Great Barrier Reef ‘critical’ as climate change hits natural heritage: report

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:18:00 +0100chesterfirst (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

Great Barrier Reef ‘critical’ as climate change hits natural heritage: report

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:16:00 +0100dailyecho (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

Great Barrier Reef ‘critical’ as climate change hits natural heritage: report

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:13:00 +0100eveningtimes (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

Great Barrier Reef ‘critical’ as climate change hits natural heritage: report

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:13:00 +0100impartialreporter (en)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned. The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of....

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....

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.

Iranian mountains: a great place to see plants you never have seen before

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:20:00 +0100tehrantimes (en)

TEHRAN – Iran is a mountainous country harboring an extraordinary vascular flora including many rare and endemic plant species in the alpine zone. The importance of mountain biodiversity for the whole of humanity triggers the necessary changes both in attitude and behavior required to secure....

Cooperazione: Aics Beirut e Riserva naturale Shouf insieme per combattere gli incendi boschivi

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 15:58:00 +0100agenzianova (it)

Beirut, 12 nov 15:17 - (Agenzia Nova) - In autunno, come ogni anno a causa della siccità, gli incendi boschivi hanno devastato vaste zone del Libano, attaccando anche l’area della Shouf Biosphere Reserve (Sbr). In un articolo pubblicato sul suo sito internet, l’Agenzia italiana per la cooperazione....

download file about Climate Change and Israel's National Security

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 16:46:00 +0100inss (en)

INSS Insight No. 1397, October 29, 2020 Climate Change and Israel's National Security Colin Price The recent heat wave in Israel and the wildfires raging in the country in mid-October, as well as in neighboring Syria and Lebanon, serve as a stark reminder that climate change is happening now, and....

Kenya: Sh7.5 Billion EU Funding to Ease Life for Drought-Stricken Baringo

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 02:28:00 +0100allafrica (en)

Locals in arid and semi-arid areas in Kenya are set to benefit from Sh7.5 billion funding from the European Union aimed at mitigating against drought and related effects. In Baringo County, EU is targeting to contribute over Sh655 million in a scheme that will promote secure and sustainable sources....

Climate Change and Israel's National Security

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 13:32:00 +0100inss (en)

The recent heat wave in Israel and the wildfires raging in the country in mid-October, as well as in neighboring Syria and Lebanon, serve as a stark reminder that climate change is happening now, and that its impacts are already felt in the Middle East.

Sh7.5 billion EU funding to ease life for drought-stricken Baringo Business 6 hours ago

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 05:47:00 +0100nation-ke (en)

Initiative targets over 60,000 farmers in the area and will include provision of extension services and production systems

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