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27.10.2021 Bangladesh - $11.3b losses due to natural disasters last year Bangladesh suffered an estimated loss of approximately $11.3 billion last year due to natural disasters such as tropical cyclones, floods and droughts, says a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) of the United Nations.

2021-10-27T14:03+0200agroinsurance-en (en)

Bangladesh suffered an estimated loss of approximately $11.3 billion last year due to natural disasters such as tropical cyclones, floods and droughts, says a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) of the United Nations.

27.10.2021 Bangladesh - $11.3b losses due to natural disasters last year Bangladesh suffered an estimated loss of approximately $11.3 billion last year due to natural disasters such as tropical cyclones, floods and droughts, says a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) of the United Nations.

2021-10-27T13:33+0200agroinsurance (en)

Bangladesh suffered an estimated loss of approximately $11.3 billion last year due to natural disasters such as tropical cyclones, floods and droughts, says a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) of the United Nations.

Call for Papers: Environment and Society

2021-10-27T04:55+0200h-net (en)

Environment and Society. Advances in Research. Thematic Focus: Flood and Fire. Call for Papers. Volume 14 (2023) Editors: Jerry Jacka and Amelia Moore. The increased warming of the planet over the past several decades is one of the main forces driving flood and fire and its impacts on living systems.

Asia suffers hottest year on record

2021-10-26T19:26+0200kuwaittimes (en)

BALA MURGHAB: Photo shows a man walking as the sun sets at the Jamal Khan village of Bala Murghab district in Badghis province. Drought stalks the parched fields around the remote Afghan district of Bala Murghab, where climate change is proving a deadlier foe than the country’s recent conflicts. – AFP.

'Asia suffered hottest year on record in 2020'

2021-10-26T12:37+0200dhakatribune (en)

Also, floods and storms in 2020 affected nearly 50 million people in Asia, killing 5,000 Asia suffered its hottest year on record in 2020, the United Nations said Tuesday ahead of the COP26 summit, with extreme weather taking a heavy toll on the continent's development.

Asia Suffered Hottest Year On Record In 2020: UN

2021-10-26T09:03+0200ibtimes (en)

Asia suffered its hottest year on record in 2020, the United Nations said Tuesday ahead of the COP26 summit, with extreme weather taking a heavy toll on the continent's development. In its annual "State of the Climate in Asia" report, the UN's World Meteorological Organization said every part of the region had been affected.

COP26 must not fail with humanity to blame for 'out of control' climate change

2021-10-25T08:10+0200themirror (en)

With a record 54.4C in America’s Death Valley, -25C temperatures in Spain and raging fires in Greece, it’s been a year of climate disasters. Devastating heatwaves, Biblical rainfall, wildfires and other extreme climate events are now being felt around the world with increasing the frequency and ferocity.

El cempasúchil sufre por calentamiento; 20% no logra sobrevivir 05:52 hrs.

2021-10-24T12:27+0200excelsior (es)

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO. Para poder adornar el camino de los muertos que vienen del Mictlán a visitar las ofrendas de sus familias el 1 y 2 de noviembre, la flor de cempasúchil tiene ahora que enfrentar los efectos del cambio climático. Alteraciones en el ciclo de lluvias, incremento de la temperatura y....

«Hemos construido una civilización basada en un mundo que ya no existe»

2021-10-22T21:24+0200ezanime (es)

Hasta ahora, la civilización humana ha operado dentro de una banda de temperatura estrecha y estable. Mediante la quema de combustibles fósiles, ahora nos hemos desatado de nuestro pasado, como si nos hubiéramos trasplantado a otro planeta. La última vez que hizo más calor que ahora fue hace al menos 125.

Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security - The New York Times

2021-10-21T18:43+0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

The Pentagon released a report of its own , which looked at how it would incorporate climate-related threats into its planning. That report said the military would begin to spend a significant portion of its next budget on climate analysis in its national security exercises and analysis.

Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security - The New York Times

2021-10-21T18:39+0200google-top-stories (en)

The Pentagon released a report of its own , which looked at how it would incorporate climate-related threats into its planning. That report said the military would begin to spend a significant portion of its next budget on climate analysis in its national security exercises and analysis.

Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security

2021-10-21T18:01+0200nytimes (en)

The Pentagon released a report of its own , which looked at how it would incorporate climate-related threats into its planning. That report said the military would begin to spend a significant portion of its next budget on climate analysis in its national security exercises and analysis.

Doble cosecha: electricidad arriba, agricultura abajo

2021-10-19T16:18+0200deutschewelle-es (es)

Cosechando electricidad y frutos rojos. Fabian Karthaus es uno de los primeros agricultores alemanes en cultivar frambuesas y arándanos bajo paneles fotovoltaicos y está muy satisfecho. Su planta tiene 0,4 hectáreas cerca de Paderborn y le gustaría ampliarla a diez. Así podría generar electricidad para unos 4.

ENFOQUE: China se da mano con el mundo para proteger biodiversidad de la Tierra

2021-10-16T20:51+0200confirmado (es)

Hoy en día, la Tierra, el hogar común de la humanidad, se enfrenta a múltiples crisis como la contaminación ambiental, el cambio climático, la pérdida de biodiversidad y la degradación de los ecosistemas. Las voces y acciones en favor de respetar y proteger la naturaleza, cada vez más, han cobrado fuerza.

El regreso de La Niña. Cómo afecta el clima

2021-10-16T06:35+0200notiulti (es)

Por segundo año consecutivo, el mundo se encamina hacia otro evento meteorológico de La Niña. Enfriará el oeste de Canadá, secará partes del ya ardiente y sediento oeste de EE. UU. Y aumentará la emocionante temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico. Cinco meses después del lanzamiento de La Niña en....

La espalda de La Niña. Así es como afectará el clima

2021-10-15T22:26+0200notiulti (es)

Por segundo año consecutivo, el mundo se encamina hacia un nuevo evento meteorológico de La Niña. Esto tendería a enfriar el oeste de Canadá, secaría partes de un oeste americano ya reseco y ardiente e impulsaría una ajetreada temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico.

Our future as it relates to water

2021-10-13T16:35+0200newsday-tt (en)

An Hour Ago Tropical rivers of Trinidad. Photo courtesy Anjani Ganase - There is a finite quantity of fresh water on earth, and a quantifiable amount available for use by humans. Dr Anjani Ganase looks at the challenge of maintaining water supplies at satisfactory quality levels in all habitats.

Hong Kong: Borsa e servizi sospesi a causa del tifone Kompasu

2021-10-13T11:58+0200agenzianova (it)

Hong Kong, 13 ott 11:28 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il mercato azionario di Hong Kong e tutti i servizi ai cittadini sono stati sospesi dopo che il tifone Kompasu si è abbattuto sulla città durante la notte. Lo rende noto il quotidiano "South China Morning Post", aggiungendo che il governo locale ha disposto....

Clima: il tifone Kompasu raggiungera' oggi la parte meridionale della Cina

2021-10-13T10:18+0200agenzianova (it)

Pechino, 13 ott 09:53 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il tifone Kompasu, il 18mo a interessare la regione dall'inizio del 2021, dovrebbe raggiungere l’isola di Hainan, nella Cina meridionale, nel corso della giornata di oggi. Lo rende noto l’amministrazione metereologica di Hainan, precisando che Kompasu è stato....

Drinking water will be the new oil: this is the situation

2021-10-13T09:49+0200bullfrag (en)

The climate crisis is causing serious impacts on the drinking water resources available on the planet. A new report shows that one in two people on planet Earth may have insufficient access to water, at least one month a year, between now and 2050. The situation (which in the long run threatens to....

METEO - Maltempo con PIOGGE ALLUVIONALI colpisce il nord - est della Cina: almeno 28 vittime e dispersi. I dettagli

2021-10-13T07:27+0200247libero (it)

Situazione meteo, irruzione fredda a breve sull’Italia. La situazione in Italia non cambia e ormai da oltre una settimana la nostra penisola è sotto l’influenza di correnti molto fredde nordorientali che oltre ad aver apportato un drastico calo delle temperature, hanno portato forti piogge in alcune....

Our underwater future: Sea level rise will be striking without action, study says

2021-10-13T03:22+0200buffalonews (en)

Weather is global, meaning what is seen in an American summer is often reflected or complemented by the rest of the world. Even recurring El Nino and La Nina phenomena begin in the ocean and ripple out to affect the entire world’s weather, sometimes for years at a time.

Our underwater future: Sea level rise will be striking without action, study says

2021-10-13T03:04+0200wacotrib (en)

Weather is global, meaning what is seen in an American summer is often reflected or complemented by the rest of the world. Even recurring El Nino and La Nina phenomena begin in the ocean and ripple out to affect the entire world’s weather, sometimes for years at a time.

15 dead after heavy rain, floods in China coal region

2021-10-12T16:01+0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

BEIJING (AFP): At least 15 people have died during unseasonably heavy rain and flooding in north China ’s Shanxi province earlier this month, local officials said Tuesday, after the normally dry region received three months’ rain in one week. The flooding hit the coal-rich landlocked region during a....

Dozens Dead In Northern China Due To Heavy Flooding, Over 120,000 Evacuated From Homes

2021-10-12T14:59+0200forbes (en)

Topline. At least 28 people have died due to heavy flooding in northern China including 13 who were killed after a bus they were traveling in plunged into a rushing river, Chinese authorities announced on Tuesday, a disaster that comes just months after the western part of the country was hit by....

15 dead after heavy rain, floods in China coal region

2021-10-12T10:09+0200dailytimesPK (en)

At least 15 people have died during unseasonably heavy rain and flooding in north China ’s Shanxi province earlier this month, local officials said Tuesday, after the normally dry region received three months’ rain in one week. The flooding hit the coal-rich landlocked region during a nationwide....

Meteo estremo: decine di morti in Cina per le piogge torrenziali

2021-10-12T08:55+0200interris (it)

Sono almeno 28 le vittime registrate finora nel nord della Cina a causa delle piogge torrenziali e delle relative inondazioni, particolarmente pesanti nella provincia di Hebei e Shanxi . Le autorità cinesi hanno confermato 13 morti tra i 51 passeggeri di un autobus finito ieri nel fiume Hutuo, nella contea di Pingshan (Hebei).

2- Natural disasters affect 94 mln people in China

2021-10-11T08:03+0200petra-en (en)

Beijing, Oct. 11 (Petra) -- Natural disasters affected about 94.94 million people in China over the first three quarters of this year, with direct economic losses of $44 billion, the country's Ministry of Emergency Management said Sunday. In a report, the ministry stated that about 5.26 million people were relocated to safe places during the Jan.

Natural disasters affect 94.94 mln people in China in Jan.-Sept.

2021-10-11T04:50+0200ecns (en)

Natural disasters affected about 94.94 million people in China over the first three quarters of this year, with 792 dead or missing, the Ministry of Emergency Management said Sunday. About 5.26 million people were relocated to safe places during the period, the ministry said.

Natural disasters affect 94.94 mln people in China in Jan.-Sept.

2021-10-11T04:23+0200peopledaily (en)

BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Natural disasters affected about 94.94 million people in China over the first three quarters of this year, with 792 dead or missing, the Ministry of Emergency Management said Sunday. About 5.26 million people were relocated to safe places during the period, the ministry said.

Greece washed away in torrential rain, 100 people evacuated from fire-ravaged island of Evia

2021-10-11T04:01+0200naveenbharat (en)

Athens: The island of Evia, Greece’s second largest island, has been hit by floods after months of devastating wildfires last summer, destroying nearly a third of its forest. Heavy rains in the northern part of the island caused no casualties, but dozens of residents had to be evacuated from flooded....

About 94m affected by natural disasters

2021-10-11T03:16+0200shanghaidaily (en)

Natural disasters affected about 94.94 million people in China over the first three quarters of this year, with 792 dead or missing, the Ministry of Emergency Management said yesterday. About 5.26 million people were relocated to safe places during the period, the ministry said.

Natural disasters affect 94.94 mln people in Jan.-Sept.

2021-10-11T03:03+0200china.org.cn (en)

Natural disasters affected about 94.94 million people in China over the first three quarters of this year, with 792 dead or missing, the Ministry of Emergency Management said Sunday. About 5.26 million people were relocated to safe places during the period, the ministry said.

Natural disasters affect 94.94 milllion people in China in Jan.-Sept.

2021-10-11T01:10+0200mb-com-ph (en)

BEIJING, China — Natural disasters affected about 94.94 million people in China over the first three quarters of this year, with 792 dead or missing, the Ministry of Emergency Management said Sunday. About 5.26 million people were relocated to safe places during the period, the ministry said.

Severe flooding in N China's Shanxi affects more than 1.76 million

2021-10-10T18:34+0200globaltimes (en)

Members of China 's Blue Sky Rescue Team help residents in the flood-hit Lingshi county, North China's Shanxi Province, to relocate on October 10. Photo: Courtesy of the Blue Sky Rescue Team Severe rainfall and flooding in North China's Shanxi Province have affected more than 1.76 million people as of Sunday.

10:14 China: 792 dead and over 94 million affected by natural disasters

2021-10-10T16:50+0200plenglish (en)

According to the Emergency Management Ministry, China has since January suffered devastating impact of floods, gales, droughts, typhoons, earthquakes and geological phenomena, as well as snow and sand storms, more wildfires and marine disasters to varying degrees.

Natural disasters and extreme weathers cause 792 deaths or missing in China in first three quarters

2021-10-10T09:33+0200globaltimes (en)

Residents in Shanghai hold umbrellas as they walk in the rain on September 12 under the impact of Typhoon Chanthu. Photo: VCG China has suffered complex and severe natural disasters and frequent extreme weathers and climate events during the first three quarters of this year, with floods, wind....

Homeland Security warns that climate change will lead to more crossings at borders

2021-10-09T09:12+0200eminetra (en)

Homeland Security warns that climate change will lead to a further surge in intersections at borders “Climate change is likely to increase migration from Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean,” the ministry said. “Increased migration may require more resources and operational capabilities at the border with the United States.

Climate data to play a bigger role in a more extreme world

2021-10-08T15:53+0200euronews-en (en)

The media labelled it a wake-up call for climate action. Last month, the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was possibly science’s strongest warning about the effects of climate change that will affect most regions on our planet. It seemed almost fateful.

The cost of T-shirts and jeans will rise as cotton hits its 10-year high after crops have been wiped out by extreme weather.

2021-10-07T06:05+0200eminetra (en)

Clothing prices rose 4.2% during the 12 months ending in August. According to government inflation reports, price increases were up to 4.4% for men’s shirts and sweaters. Men’s trousers and shorts increased by 6.6%, and women’s dresses increased by 11.9%.

Why has it been raining so hard? How climate change is causing heavier downpours

2021-10-06T22:13+0200ideas-ted-com (en)

When it rains, it pours. Today’s rainstorms give new meaning to this age-old expression. This past July, a slow-moving storm poured over 4 inches of rain over west Germany, in what was described as the continent’s deadliest flood since 1985 . During the same month, Zhengzhou, China , saw “....

Big Data utilised in forecasting flash floods and landslides

2021-10-06T05:47+0200vietnamnews (en)

Deputy Director of the Việt Nam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration Hoàng Đức Cường talks to Quân Đội Nhân Dân (People’s Army) newspaper on applying new technology in forecasting adverse natural events. What are the challenges in forecasting the two most prominent natural disasters in....

UN report warns of global water crisis amid climate change

2021-10-05T21:51+0200hjnews (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 file photo, paramilitary police work to evacuate people trapped in a flooded area in Suizhou in central China 's Hubei Province. Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas. According to a United Nations report released on Tuesday, Oct.

UN report warns of global water crisis amid climate change

2021-10-05T20:46+0200buffalonews (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 file photo, paramilitary police work to evacuate people trapped in a flooded area in Suizhou in central China 's Hubei Province. Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas. According to a United Nations report released on Tuesday, Oct.

UN report warns of global water crisis amid climate change

2021-10-05T20:43+0200nwitimes (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 file photo, paramilitary police work to evacuate people trapped in a flooded area in Suizhou in central China 's Hubei Province. Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas. According to a United Nations report released on Tuesday, Oct.

UN report warns of global water crisis amid climate change

2021-10-05T20:17+0200missoulian (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 file photo, paramilitary police work to evacuate people trapped in a flooded area in Suizhou in central China 's Hubei Province. Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas. According to a United Nations report released on Tuesday, Oct.

The warning comes as floods, droughts and other water-related hazards increase due to climate change, while the number of people experiencing “water stress” continues to rise amid...

2021-10-05T19:29+0200saudigazette (en)

GENEVA — Improved water management, monitoring and forecasting are needed in the face of a looming global water crisis, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and partners said in a report published on Tuesday. The warning comes as floods, droughts and other water-related hazards increase....

Climate and ecology: Habitat: Lenta.ru

2021-10-05T19:00+0200archyde (en)

In addition to WMO, 20 international organizations and research centers participated in the study. They found that in a couple of decades more people will no longer have enough drinking water – by 2050 there will be more than five billion of them on the planet. In 2018, 3.6 billion people experienced difficulties accessing water.

MIL-OSI New Zealand: Children to face life with more extreme weather events

2021-10-03T22:43+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Te Whanganui-a-Tara – Children born recently will experience the effects of the climate crisis significantly more than their grandparents have, according to new research. Further, children who are already underprivileged – such as children with disabilities and Indigenous kids – are likely to face....

Children born today are likely to face seven times more extreme weather events than their grandparents

2021-09-29T00:36+0200economist (en)

E xtreme weather events are becoming much more common. This year in China , ferocious floods forced more than 1m to relocate; fires ravaged Greece all summer, blotting out the sun; heatwaves killed almost 700 people in Canada and 600 in America. Meanwhile, Russia reported the largest fires in its....

‘Science News’ Falsely Claims Climate Change Is Causing A Rice Apocalypse

2021-09-28T16:11+0200climatechangedispatch (en)

A story published by Science News says climate change threatens to cause a collapse in rice production. Nothing could be further from the truth. Data from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) conclusively show rice production has steadily increased as the Earth has modestly warmed in response to improved growing conditions.

7 ways Africa is adapting to climate change Africa Climate Week will focus on ambitious climate change solutions. DW looks at strategies from across the continent.

2021-09-28T07:02+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Feeding frenzy. Locusts, boosted by drought, heavy rains and warm temperatures, have devastated crops in East Africa. Pesticides can help, though they're not exactly environmentally friendly. Scientists in Nairobi have experimented with fungi and other microbes to make safer poisons.

China Joins Lower Mekong River Countries to Study Impacts of Climate Change, Dams

2021-09-27T19:13+0200voacambodia (en)

BANGKOK — China and the countries of the lower Mekong River are teaming up for their largest joint study yet of the impacts climate change and hydropower dams are having on one of Asia's great waterways, and how to cope with the growing threats from floods and drought.

Seven ways Africa is adapting to climate change Africa Climate Week will focus on ambitious climate change solutions. DW looks at strategies from across the continent.

2021-09-27T04:16+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Feeding frenzy. Locusts, boosted by drought, heavy rains and warm temperatures, have devastated crops in East Africa. Pesticides can help, though they're not exactly environmentally friendly. Scientists in Nairobi have experimented with fungi and other microbes to make safer poisons.

China Joins Lower Mekong River Countries to Study Impacts of Climate Change, Dams

2021-09-25T05:11+0200globalsecurity (en)

By Zsombor Peter September 24, 2021. China and the countries of the lower Mekong River are teaming up for their largest joint study yet of the impacts climate change and hydropower dams are having on one of Asia's great waterways, and how to cope with the growing threats from floods and drought.

China Joins Lower Mekong River Countries to Study Impacts of Climate Change, Dams

2021-09-24T17:42+0200voanews (en)

BANGKOK — China and the countries of the lower Mekong River are teaming up for their largest joint study yet of the impacts climate change and hydropower dams are having on one of Asia's great waterways, and how to cope with the growing threats from floods and drought.

The climate crisis exacerbates conflicts in already vulnerable areas such as the Sahel

2021-09-23T19:33+0200bullfrag (en)

New York, Sep 23 (EFE) .- The climatic consequences are aggravating the existing conflicts in the most vulnerable areas of the world, particularly in the countries of the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, according to what the speakers in the debate revealed this Thursday UN Security Council theme on....

COP 26: Zim braces to mitigate climate change effects

2021-09-23T12:01+0200zimbabwesituation (en)

Floods have ravaged Germany and Belgium, while tropical storm and earthquake shook Haiti to the core. Other countries in Europe have recorded high temperatures, while China has also been under siege from torrential rains. Africa has not been spared, as several countries across the continent are....

Cop 26 - Zim Braces to Mitigate Climate Change Effects

2021-09-23T10:55+0200allafrica (en)

The last three months have witnessed riveting and disturbing news on natural disasters across the globe. Floods have ravaged Germany and Belgium, while tropical storm and earthquake shook Haiti to the core. Other countries in Europe have recorded high temperatures, while China has also been under siege from torrential rains.

‘Climate change is going to cost us’: How the US military is preparing for harsher environments

2021-08-10T20:49+0200armytimes (en)

And today, Arctic Air Force bases hosting radar early warning systems and communication equipment are suffering coastal erosion, which is damaging seawalls, runways and infrastructure. Thawing permafrost and erosion threatens bases in the Arctic, damaging infrastructure. NASA tracks the extent of Arctic sea ice and estimates a declining 13.

il virus della fame si moltiplica rapporto oxfam

2021-08-10T20:21+0200greatitalianfoodtrade (it)

Dall’inizio della crisi pandemica la povertà nel mondo si è aggravata e si è innalzato notevolmente il livello di insicurezza alimentare, creando nuovi epicentri della fame. Le tre C letali, che accelerano la fame nel mondo. I dati raccolti da Oxfam ( Oxford Committee for Famine Relief ) nel....

‘Climate change is going to cost us’: How the US military is preparing for harsher environments

2021-08-10T00:00+0200c4isrnet (en)

And today, Arctic Air Force bases hosting radar early warning systems and communication equipment are suffering coastal erosion, which is damaging seawalls, runways and infrastructure. Thawing permafrost and erosion threatens bases in the Arctic, damaging infrastructure. NASA tracks the extent of Arctic sea ice and estimates a declining 13.

‘Climate change is going to cost us’: How the US military is...

2021-08-09T17:32+0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

WASHINGTON (Defensenews): The aftermath of Hurricane Florence dumping 36 inches of rain on North Carolina in 2018 saw three Marine Corps installations flooded, costing taxpayers $3.6 billion in damage. A few weeks later, Hurricane Michael ripped through Tyndall Air Force Base, causing about $4.7 billion in damage at the Florida facility.

Addressing Climate Change in the Mekong-Ganges Region

2021-08-09T05:10+0200thediplomat-net (en)

Following the 11th Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) meeting on July 21, the foreign ministers of the MGC’s six member countries (Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam) agreed on the need to increase cooperation on sustainable water resource management .

L'allarme di Fao e Wfp: '270 milioni di persone a rischio fame'

2021-08-08T14:11+0200247libero (it)

Lo stretto connubio tra conflitti, shock economici derivanti dal Covid-19 e cambiamenti climatici continua ad affamare il mondo. La conferma dell’impietosa situazione arriva dal rapporto pubblicato una settimana fa dalla FAO insieme al World Food Programme, in cui all’allarme sugli scenari futuri....

L'allarme di Fao e Wfp: "270 milioni di persone a rischio fame"

2021-08-08T13:59+0200news-yahoo-it (it)

Lo stretto connubio tra conflitti, shock economici derivanti dal Covid-19 e cambiamenti climatici continua ad affamare il mondo. La conferma dell’impietosa situazione arriva dal rapporto pubblicato una settimana fa dalla FAO insieme al World Food Programme, in cui all’allarme sugli scenari futuri....

L'allarme di Fao e Wfp: "270 milioni di persone a rischio fame"

2021-08-08T13:43+0200huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

Lo stretto connubio tra conflitti, shock economici derivanti dal Covid-19 e cambiamenti climatici continua ad affamare il mondo. La conferma dell’impietosa situazione arriva dal rapporto pubblicato una settimana fa dalla FAO insieme al World Food Programme, in cui all’allarme sugli scenari futuri....

Strengthening climate resilience through better flood management - Cambodia News Gazette

2021-08-04T20:14+0200thecambodianews (en)

Climate connection of July 2021 floods in Western Europe, China and India. Extreme flood events have recently hit several parts of Asia and Europe. Despite the varying contexts, the climate change connection is evident in China and India, as well as in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Guerre, Covid-19 e crisi climatica sono il combustibile di 23 hotspot della fame

2021-08-03T06:28+0200vasroma (it)

Secondo il nuovo rapporto “Hunger Hotspots FAO-WFP early warnings on acute food insecurity – August to November 2021 Outlook” pubblicato dalla Fao dal World Food Programme (WFP), in Afghanistan; Angola, Repubblica Centrafricana, America centrale (Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua), Sahel centrale....

Guerre, Covid-19 e crisi climatica sono il combustibile di 23 hotspot della fame

2021-08-02T06:54+0200greenreport (it)

Secondo il nuovo rapporto “Hunger Hotspots FAO-WFP early warnings on acute food insecurity – August to November 2021 Outlook” pubblicato dalla Fao dal World Food Programme (WFP), in Afghanistan; Angola, Repubblica Centrafricana, America centrale (Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua), Sahel centrale....

Extreme Weather In 1971

2021-08-01T03:03+0200wattsupwiththat (en)

Montreal’s “Storm of the Century” – March 1971. With COP26 looming large and the public beginning to be aware of the crippling cost of Net Zero, the media are desperately stoking alarm over every bad weather event that comes along. They have given up all pretence of objective reporting, and....

Strengthening climate resilience through better flood management

2021-07-30T19:17+0200reliefWeb (en)

Climate connection of July 2021 floods in Western Europe, China and India. Extreme flood events have recently hit several parts of Asia and Europe. Despite the varying contexts, the climate change connection is evident in China and India, as well as in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Climate change threatens Afghanistan's pomegranate produce

2021-07-27T11:15+0200english-alaraby (en)

The last few months have brought little good news for Afghanistan, a country that has lurched from one conflict to another for over four decades. As the Taliban captures more territory from Afghanistan’s beleaguered military by the day, the United States is completing the final phase of a withdrawal from the country first announced in April.

Kazakh PM Pledges Greater Aid to Farmers Affected by Droughts

2021-07-22T15:49+0200astanatimes (en)

Along with land degradation and desertification, the drought left livestock starving which severely affected local herders. The Aral district in the Kyzylorda Region announced a state of emergency on July 14. Low rainfall made 90 percent of pastures unsuitable. The situation remains grim as more than 500 heads of cattle have died.

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 12:20:00 +0200urdupoint (en)

Paris, July 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Jul, 2021 ) :Last month was the hottest June on record in North America, stoked by a deadly heatwave searing across parts of the region, the European Union 's climate monitoring service reported Wednesday, saying it illustrates the impacts of global warming.

Qureshi asks Sindh government ‘not to deprive Tharparkar people of basic rights’

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 12:17:00 +0200app-en (en)

ISLAMABAD, July 7 (APP): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday said the people of Tharparkar faced the severe problems of clean water, food shortage and stunted growth and called upon the Sindh government not to deprive the locals of their basic rights.

PM Imran Khan urges youth to gear up for 'biggest tree planting campaign in Pakistan's history'

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 10:40:00 +0200menafn (en)

- NewsIn.Asia) Pakistan, June 28 (Dawn) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday asked all Pakistanis, especially the youth, to prepare themselves for the “biggest tree planting campaign in Pakistan’s history” ahead of the monsoon season this year. The premier shared an infographic on Twitter that....

PM Imran urges youth to gear up for 'biggest tree planting campaign in Pakistan's history'

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 12:22:00 +0200dawn (en)

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday asked all Pakistanis, especially the youth to prepare themselves for the "biggest tree planting campaign in Pakistan's history" ahead of the monsoon season this year. The premier shared an infographic on Twitter that showed the number of trees per person in different countries.

Autumn rains likely to start later than normal

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 15:19:00 +0200tehrantimes (en)

Since the beginning of the current water year (September 23, 2020), the whole country received 130 millimeters of rain over the last month, showing that precipitation has declined by 40 percent compared to the long-term average, he explained. Pointing out that almost all the provinces are facing a....

A livello globale, luglio 2019 è stato il mese più caldo di tutti i tempi, con temperature medie vicine a 1.2 gradi sopra la media dell'era industriale.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 18:10:00 +0200euronews-it (it)

Il luglio appena trascorso è stato il mese più caldo mai registrato sul Pianeta. Secondo i dati di Copernico , la rete di osservazione satellitare dell'Unione europea, anche se di poco, il luglio 2019 ha superato il record di temperature registrato nel 2016. Vediamo nel dettaglio. Luglio 2019: oltre un grado in più (1.

More drought predicted for Iran over next 5 years

Wed, 26 May 2021 14:16:00 +0200tehrantimes (en)

According to the national center for drought and crisis management, since the beginning of the current water year (September 23, 2020), precipitation has declined by 41 percent compared to the long-term average and 53 percent compared to the same period last year.

La crisi climatica sta già causando più sfollati delle guerre

Tue, 25 May 2021 12:37:00 +0200buongiornoslovacchia (it)

Le persone costrette ad abbandonare i luoghi in cui vivono a causa di disastri naturali e ambientali sono già oggi in numero superiore di circa tre volte a quelle spinte a sfollare dalle guerre. Il , pubblicato nel 2021 dal Norwegian Refugee Council , mostra uno scenario piuttosto cupo, che spinge....

Overnight Energy: Biden doubling FEMA funds for extreme weather preparations | Supreme Court backs Guam's bid to get payments from US for hazardous dumping| Interior Department says it has returned to Obama-era enforcement of offshore drilling waiver rule

Tue, 25 May 2021 01:16:00 +0200thehill (en)

The Biden administration will direct $1 billion toward the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) fund for extreme weather preparation, a 100 percent increase over existing funding levels, the White House announced Monday. The budget increase will go to the Building Resilient Infrastructure....

Mistero sul lago Sawa in Iraq: lo specchio d’acqua nel deserto sta scomparendo, siccità e terremoti tra le possibili cause [FOTO]

Thu, 20 May 2021 12:31:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Il misterioso lago Sawa, nel sud dell’ Iraq , un tempo era una destinazione molto popolare tra i turisti, che lo visitavano nella speranza di guarire o per motivi spirituali e religiosi. Nell’acqua del lago, abbondano elementi come sodio, potassio, calcio, magnesio, zolfo, cloro e carbonati,....

MIL-OSI China: Chinese state councilor stresses disaster prevention

Sun, 16 May 2021 05:37:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: China State Council Information Office 2. Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong has stressed efforts to enhance disaster prevention to minimize the damage caused by natural disasters. Wang, who heads the country’s disaster-reduction work, made the remarks during his trip to the country’s....

Delle 100 città più vulnerabili al mondo, 99 si trovano in Asia: la più a rischio è Jakarta Business Insider Italia

Fri, 14 May 2021 10:31:00 +0200msn-it (it)

Nella speciale classifica delle città più esposte a catastrofe ambientale, redatto dalla società di analisi del rischio aziendale Verisk Maplecroft, emerge chiaro che sono in Asia (soprattutto in Cina e India) le città più esposte a tifoni, alluvioni, siccità, disastri naturali.

Delle 100 città più vulnerabili al mondo, 99 si trovano in Asia: la più a rischio è Jakarta

Fri, 14 May 2021 10:22:00 +0200businessinsider-it (it)

Nella speciale classifica delle città più esposte a catastrofe ambientale, redatto dalla società di analisi del rischio aziendale Verisk Maplecroft, emerge chiaro che sono in Asia (soprattutto in Cina e India) le città più esposte a tifoni, alluvioni, siccità, disastri naturali.

Preparation best cure for natural disasters

Tue, 11 May 2021 02:00:00 +0200chinadaily (en)

Floodwaters inundated much of the Heishuihao village, Suining, Sichuan province, on Aug 16, 2020. LIU CHANGSONG/FOR CHINA DAILY. Wednesday is the annual National Day for Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. In a news conference in Beijing on Friday, the Ministry of Emergency Management warned that....

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.

Flood hits 17 provinces across Iran

Sat, 08 May 2021 15:30:00 +0200tehrantimes (en)

During this period, 17 provinces of East Azarbaijan, West Azarbaijan, Ardebil, Isfahan, Tehran, South Khorasan, Khorasan Razavi, North Khorasan, Semnan, Sistan-Baluchestan, Khuzestan, Kerman, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Golestan, Gilan, Mazandaran, and Yazd were inundated.

America, China, and the Climate dinosaur

Sun, 02 May 2021 11:53:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Climate warnings. With the exception of fossil fuel beneficiaries, most of the leaders of the world are taking climate change, if not seriously, at least under advisement. They observe the effects of higher temperatures, increasing destructive forest fires, rising sea water levels, thunderstorms,....

China Experienced More Serious Disasters in 2020 Due to Rainstorms, Flooding

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 17:14:00 +0200azocleantech (en)

Recently, the National Climate Center (NCC) of China completed a report that offers an authoritative evaluation of China’s climate in 2020. The report gives a summary of China’s climate along with the major weather and climate events that occurred throughout the year.

Environmental justice 29th April 2021 Facing disaster with courage: stories from activists on the front line of climate change

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 16:29:00 +0200clientearth (en)

The world is facing the most significant environmental challenges it has ever witnessed. The climate crisis is snowballing into everyone’s lives with increasing speed, but no matter how fast, those that can, choose to ignore it. The sense of urgency within general populations is starting to become....

Terrifying sandstorm causes mayhem in northwest China as huge clouds engulf province CHINA was hit a by a terrifying sandstorm that swept across Gansu province in the...

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 02:44:00 +0200express (en)

Aerial photos showed a massive yellow wall engulfing factories and apartment blocks throughout Gansu's Linze county. The low visibility led to a series of car accidents as people struggled to negotiate the storm, according to reports by state media CCTV.

Sempre più profughi climatici sulla frontiera del riscaldamento globale

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 06:23:00 +0200vasroma (it)

Il nuovo ”Displaced on the frontlines of the climate emergency” dell’United Nations of High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), mettendo insieme tutti i dati disponibili, dimostra come l’emergenza climatica stia convergendo con altre minacce e stia portando a nuovi sfollati e aumentare la vulnerabilità di coloro che sono già costretti a fuggire.

Sempre più profughi climatici sulla frontiera del riscaldamento globale

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 00:28:00 +0200welfarenetwork (it)

Il nuovo rapporto ”Displaced on the frontlines of the climate emergency” dell’United Nations of High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), mettendo insieme tutti i dati disponibili, dimostra come l’emergenza climatica stia convergendo con altre minacce e stia portando a nuovi sfollati e aumentare la....

Sempre più profughi climatici sulla frontiera del riscaldamento globale

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 13:12:00 +0200greenreport (it)

. I dati rivelano gli impatti dell'emergenza climatica sugli sfollati. UNHCR: aspettare il disastro non è un'opzione. [23 Aprile 2021] Il nuovo ”Displaced on the frontlines of the climate emergency” dell’United Nations of High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), mettendo insieme tutti i dati....

Climate change: 490 million children in Africa most vulnerable

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 14:49:00 +0200downtoearth (en)

Around 490 million children under the age of 18 in 35 African countries are at the highest risk of suffering the impact of climate change, warned Save the Children International, a child rights non-profit. Sub-Saharan Africa has 35 of the 45 countries globally at highest climate risk, found the global NGO in an analysis.

Crisi climatica: “Siamo sull’orlo del baratro. Questo è davvero un anno cruciale per il futuro dell’umanità”. Usa, Cina e Russia pronte alla cooperazione?

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 12:05:00 +0200unita-news (it)

C’è grande attesa per il vertice in streaming con 40 leader nazionali organizzato il 22 e il 23 aprile dal presidente degli Stati Uniti Joe Biden per discutere degli impegni da prendere in vista della Conferenza delle Nazioni Unite sul Clima di novembre a Glasgow.

Crisi climatica: “Siamo sull’orlo del baratro. Questo è davvero un anno cruciale per il futuro dell’umanità”. Usa, Cina e Russia pronte alla cooperazione?

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 09:21:00 +0200valigiablu (it)

C’è grande attesa per il vertice in streaming con 40 leader nazionali organizzato il 22 e il 23 aprile dal presidente degli Stati Uniti Joe Biden per discutere degli impegni da prendere in vista della Conferenza delle Nazioni Unite sul Clima di novembre a Glasgow.

La tua città rischia di sprofondare

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 13:36:00 +0200fanpage (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.

Central American nations closed out of White House climate summit

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 12:17:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Invited countries include the 17 that make up the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate a U.S.-led coalition created in 2009 meant to convene the world's economic leaders in climate dialogue that includes China , Brazil and the European Union. These countries produce more than 80% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.

Chinese premier stresses flood control, drought relief

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 04:13:00 +0200chinadaily (en)

Floodwaters inundated much of the Heishuihao village, Suining, Sichuan province, on Aug 16, 2020. LIU CHANGSONG/FOR CHINA DAILY. BEIJING -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged efforts to step up flood control and drought relief work, as it is closely related to the overall situation of economic and social development.

NYC's Climate Clock Shows How Much Time the Planet Has Left

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 23:53:00 +0200greenmatters (en)

If you know about climate change, then you probably know that there is something of a time limit attached to the current situation. Climate change is getting worse, and while many of us can witness these changes in real time, many don’t seem to understand the severity of the situation. For those people, there's the Climate Clock in New York City.

“The wind speed has been increasing for a few decades”

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:49:00 +0200explica (en)

04/15/2021 at 4:05 PM CEST. César Azorín Molina (Villena, 1980) is a scientist at the Desertification Research Center (CIDE-CSIC), where he directs a line of research focused on the analysis of the observed changes in wind speed in the context of climate change.

Health implications of hot, humid weather 50 mins ago

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 06:33:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

The major public health organisations of the world have said that climate change is a critical public health problem. According to the United States (U.S.) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, climate change makes many existing diseases and conditions worse, and it helps pests and pathogens spread into new regions.

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.

Toll of drought in Taiwan not natural: China Daily editorial

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:17:00 +0200chinadaily (en)

China 's Taiwan island is suffering its severest drought in 50 years, which has seriously compromised the quality of life for many residents. The water supply is cut for two days a week in some cities, and is rationed in some other localities. Farmers have seen their crops dry up and die, and drinking water has become a luxury for some.

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.

China reports fewer losses due to natural disasters in Q1

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 04:23:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of this year (Q1), with a significant drop in the death toll, missing population and economic losses, official data shows. Some 4.09 million people nationwide were affected by natural disasters during the period, 43....

China reports fewer losses due to natural disasters in Q1

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 17:12:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) -- China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of this year (Q1), with a significant drop in the death toll, missing population and economic losses, official data shows. Some 4.09 million people nationwide were affected by natural....

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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 17:04:00 +0200chinadaily (en)

BEIJING -- China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of this year (Q1), with a significant drop in the death toll, missing population and economic losses, official data shows. Some 4.09 million people nationwide were affected by natural disasters during the....

China reports fewer losses due to natural disasters in Q1

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 16:43:00 +0200xinhuanet-english (en)

A worker cleans the snow at a park in Hunnan District of Shenyang, northeast China 's Liaoning Province, Jan. 28, 2021. (Xinhua/Yao Jianfeng) BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) -- China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of this year (Q1), with a significant drop in the....

China reports fewer losses due to natural disasters in Q1

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 16:33:00 +0200chinadaily (en)

BEIJING -- China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of this year (Q1), with a significant drop in the death toll, missing population and economic losses, official data shows. Some 4.09 million people nationwide were affected by natural disasters during the....

China reports fewer losses due to natural disasters in Q1

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 16:20:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) -- China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of this year (Q1), with a significant drop in the death toll, missing population and economic losses, official data shows. Some 4.09 million people nationwide were affected by natural....

China reports fewer losses due to natural disasters in Q1

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 16:14:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) -- China registered fewer losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of this year (Q1), with a significant drop in the death toll, missing population and economic losses, official data shows. Some 4.09 million people nationwide were affected by natural....

Maltempo Cina: il Paese si prepara alla stagione delle piogge, attese precipitazioni intense e inondazioni

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 15:55:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Durante la stagione delle piogge 2021 , alcune regioni del Nord della Cina potrebbero essere particolarmente colpite dal maltempo e i bacini fluviali potrebbero esondare provocando gravi inondazioni : è quanto prevede il National Climate Center. Il vice direttore del Centro, Jia Xiaolong ha spiegato....

Indonesia | oltre 40 morti a causa delle piogge torrenziali

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 05:08:00 +0200zazoom-it (it)

Indonesia: oltre 40 morti a causa delle piogge torrenziali (Di lunedì 5 aprile 2021) Gli smottamenti e le inondazioni improvvise causa te dalle piogge torrenziali nell’ Indonesia orientale hanno ucciso almeno 44 persone e provocato migliaia di sfollati.

Experts say extreme weather including droughts will become more common as planet heats - The Frontier Post

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 14:16:00 +0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

Monitoring Desk. Recent sandstorms that shrouded Beijing in a post-apocalyptic orange haze and intensive droughts in other parts of the country are bringing into stark relief the challenges China faces from rising temperatures induced by the climate crisis.

Iran to probably face drought this year: expert

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 16:13:00 +0200tehrantimes (en)

TEHRAN – Iran will probably experience drought over the current [Iranian calendar] year (began on March 21), as only four provinces out of 31 provinces of the country received normal rainfall last year, director of flood control at Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Management Organization said.

China sandstorms highlight threat of climate crisis

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 09:42:00 +0200guardian (en)

A sandstorm shrouds Beijing in mid-March. The storms were brought about by higher than normal temperatures and low precipitation and snow cover. Photograph: Todd Lee/Zuma Wire/Rex/Shutterstock. Recent sandstorms that shrouded Beijing in a post-apocalyptic orange haze and intensive droughts in other....

China sandstorms highlight threat of climate crisis

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 09:37:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

“In the places where the sand is originating from, both recent overgrazing and desertification have contributed to the desertification of the grasslands of Mongolia,” said Liu Junyan, a Beijing-based climate and energy campaigner for Greenpeace East Asia.

Policies to protect grassland lead to a complete industrial chain

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 04:50:00 +0200beijingreview-en (en)

Dorjee, a 45-year-old herder in Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai Province, northwest China , is relieved to see the pasture in the region, where he grazes his herd, is once again covered with grass as high as his knees. More than a decade ago, he had to sell all his 200 yaks and look....

La presa de Banqiao: El mayor desastre de una infraestructura en la historia

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 14:57:00 +0200iagua (es)

El 4 de agosto de 1975 el tifón Nina toca tierra en China . 4 días después se rompe la presa de Banqiao generando una avenida de seis metros de alto por 12 kilómetros de ancho a 50 kilómetros por hora. Al día siguiente el balance (según los medios oficiales) es de 62 presas destruidas -algunas de ellas bombardeadas a propósito-, 26.

Summer could last HALF the year in our lifetimes due to climate change, study claims

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 14:03:00 +0100thesun (en)

The change would likely have a far-reaching impact on human health, the environment and agriculture, according to a study on the findings from researchers in China . During the 1950s in the Northern Hemisphere, the four seasons arrived in a predictable and fairly even pattern, but climate change is now driving dramatic and irregular changes.

Summer could last HALF the year in our lifetimes due to climate change

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 12:01:00 +0100thesun (en)

The change would likely have a far-reaching impact on human health, the environment and agriculture, according to a study on the findings. During the 1950s in the Northern Hemisphere, the four seasons arrived in a predictable and fairly even pattern, but climate change is now driving dramatic and irregular changes.

Chinese dams not to blame for low Mekong water levels: report

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 01:22:00 +0100khmertimes (en)

Ned Price, US State Department spokesperson, raised “concerns over the dropping water levels of the Mekong River,” in a tweet on February 23, after the Mekong River Commission (MRC) in mid-February expressed concern that the water level in the river had come down to “alarming levels” due to water control in upstream dams in China .

A Climate scientist rides the (rossby) wave of discovery

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 16:02:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

For Mingfang Ting , a lifelong endeavor to understand climate through the prism of atmospheric science began with a suggestion. The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory research professor was born and raised in a Chinese province north of Shanghai during a time when going to college was highly regulated.

Los desastres naturales más misteriosos de las dinastías Ming y Qing duraron 300 años y cientos de millones de personas en China desaparecieron | Novedad | Sanli News Network SETN.COM

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 17:16:00 +0100notiulti (es)

Los cambios de las antiguas dinastías feudales se debieron a menudo a “desastres provocados por el hombre, como la agresión extranjera, la usurpación interna del poder, la formación de partidos para obtener beneficios privados y el crecimiento de las fuerzas rebeldes.

Chinese dams not to blame for low Mekong water levels: report

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 14:13:00 +0100globaltimes (en)

The Jinghong Hydropower Station on the Lancang River in Southwest China 's Yunnan Province Photo: IC While its own people in Texas are in dire straits amid an electricity-related crisis, the US has turned its attention to the Mekong water resource issue, while turning a blind eye to China's efforts to resolve the problems.

Biden after U.S. airstrike: Iran "can't act with impunity. Be careful" - Yahoo News

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 04:42:00 +0100google-top-stories (en)

This Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Eta at 10:40 a.m. EST in the Gulf of Mexico, Theta, right, and a tropical wave to the south that became Tropical Storm Iota. An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020 - an extreme year for....

Almost 1 Million Iranians Have Been Displaced by Natural Disasters in the Last Decade

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 20:27:00 +0100albawaba-en (en)

Floods that hit Iran in 2019 “triggered more internal displacement than any other event at the regional level during that period,” a new report says. The report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre reveals the rise in internally displaced persons (IDPs) since 2010.

Sequía, eventos extremos y contaminación: las principales preocupaciones de los chilenos ante el cambio climático

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 08:40:00 +0100df-CL (es)

Bajo la premisa de que el cambio climático es un fenómeno global, pero que se percibe de maneras distintas en todo el planeta, la empresa de energía francesa EDF realizó la segunda versión del estudio “Observatorio Internacional de Cambio Climático y Opinión Pública”, que abarcó encuestas digitales....

Los daños del cambio climático serán generalizados y, a veces, sorprendentes Fuente: The Economist - Mayo 2020 Irán mucho más allá de la sequía, el deshielo y la pérdida de cosechas El 21 de noviembre de 2016, una ...

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 13:22:00 +0100climaterra (es)

El 21 de noviembre de 2016, una línea de tormentas eléctricas pasó por el estado australiano de Victoria. Al final del día siguiente, había enviado a 3.000 personas al hospital. Las tormentas suelen perjudicar a la gente derribando edificios, inundando calles o provocando incendios.

Le zone umide del mondo stanno scomparendo

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 17:14:00 +0100iconaclima (it)

Sono passati 50 anni da quando è stato creato un trattato internazionale per proteggere le zone umide ma, in tutto il mondo, queste aree stanno ancora scomparendo tre volte più velocemente delle foreste. Nella felice, verde brillante boscaglia della palude filippina di Agusan, annidata nell’isola di....

Dobbiamo salvare le zone umide se vogliamo salvare il clima

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 13:42:00 +0100greenme (it)

Oggi 2 febbraio è la Giornata mondiale delle zone umide . Cinquant’anni fa veniva stipulata la convenzione di Ramsar che ha permesso di proteggere più di 2000 zone umide in tutto il mondo, per una superficie di oltre 2 milioni e mezzo di chilometri quadrati.

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