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Climate crisis: ‘Adapt or die,' says England's environment agency - NBC News

2021-10-13T21:30+0200google-top-stories (en)

LONDON — Adapt or die. This is the stark warning England’s environment agency issued Wednesday as it urged the country to change in order to cope with flooding, droughts and other extreme weather events brought on by The message comes after summer flooding, which scientists said was made by climate....

Climate crisis: ‘Adapt or die,' says England's environment agency - NBC News

2021-10-13T21:12+0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

LONDON — Adapt or die. This is the stark warning England’s environment agency issued Wednesday as it urged the country to change in order to cope with flooding, droughts and other extreme weather events brought on by The message comes after summer flooding, which scientists said was made by climate....

Environmental Agency Warns Of More Flooding, Droughts

2021-10-13T20:58+0200ibtimes (en)

The U.K. Environmental Agency on Wednesday warned of further flooding and droughts if world leaders fail to implement stricter climate mitigation measures. The climate report comes with about two weeks until over 20 thousand world leaders convene at the United Nations Climate Summit in Glasgow to....

It’s not fair to single out the five countries in the Greta Thunberg UN children-climate case

2021-10-13T19:13+0200moderndiplomacy (en)

Climate change has affected the entire globe and the process is accelerating at a dangerous pace, while severely affecting the environment, causing glaciers to melt, ice on rivers and lakes to break. It is a fact that the number of climate-related disasters has tripled in the last 30 years.

‘Adapt or die': England urged to face up to climate threat of floods, droughts

2021-10-13T18:00+0200news-yahoo (en)

LONDON — Adapt or die. This is the stark warning England’s environment agency issued Wednesday as it urged the country to change in order to cope with flooding, droughts and other extreme weather events brought on by The message comes after summer flooding, which scientists said was made "It is....

‘Adapt or die': England urged to face up to climate threat of floods, droughts

2021-10-13T16:58+0200nbcnews (en)

LONDON — Adapt or die. This is the stark warning England’s environment agency issued Wednesday as it urged the country to change in order to cope with flooding, droughts and other extreme weather events brought on by The message comes after summer flooding, which scientists said was made by climate....

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.

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....

Oggi l'IISS "Mons. Bello" celebra la Giornata mondiale per la riduzione dei disastri naturali

2021-10-13T07:20+0200cassanolive (it)

Il 13 ottobre ricorre la “Giornata Mondiale per la riduzione dei disastri naturali istituita il 22 dicembre 1989 dall’Assemblea Generale delle Nazioni Unite. L’istituto Mons. A. Bello di Molfetta , Scuola Capofila della “Rete provinciale Scuole Green”, ha scelto di celebrare la giornata con un evento dedicato.

STATI UNITI 11 min 18 disastri... 18 miliardi Siccità, cicloni, incendi: pericoli per l'ambiente e per gli umani, ma anche un onere economico sempre più pesante

2021-10-13T06:26+0200tio (it)

WASHINGTON - Gli eventi climatici estremi, aumentati in frequenza ed intensità con il surriscaldamento globale, portano devastazione e mettono in pericolo le vite umane. Ma non solo: dopo ogni tempesta, alluvione o incendio, arriva la conta dei danni, e la fattura è spesso parecchio salata.

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

2021-10-13T03:13+0200missoulian (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.

Global War Against Climate Change

2021-10-12T05:23+0200moderndiplomacy (en)

Climate change has affected the entire globe and the process is accelerating at a dangerous pace, while severely affecting the environment, causing glaciers to melt, ice on rivers and lakes to break. It is a fact that the number of climate-related disasters has tripled in the last 30 years.

Ghana: Workshop On Assessment of Vulnerability,Impact of Floods, Exposure to Drought in Ur Ends

2021-10-11T17:33+0200allafrica (en)

A capacity building workshop on Integrating Flood, Drought Management and Early Warning for Climate Change Adaptation in the Volta Basin (VFDM) has ended in Accra. The VFDM project is aimed at the developing of flood and drought risk maps in the Volta Basin using new information and the existing one....

Record-Breaking Drought More Severe than Previously Thought

2021-10-11T17:02+0200labmanager (en)

In 2011, Texas experienced one of its worst droughts ever. The dry, parched conditions caused over $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparked wildfires, pushed power grids to the limit, and reduced reservoirs to dangerously low levels. And according to a recent study led by geoscientists at....

ONU: Patricia Espinosa delinea le priorità della COP26 ai ministri dei paesi in via di sviluppo

2021-10-11T14:26+0200esgdata (it)

Patricia Espinosa, la massima responsabile delle Nazioni Unite per i cambiamenti climatici, si è rivolta ai ministri dei paesi meno sviluppati (LDC), che si sono incontrati per discutere le priorità chiave in vista della cruciale conferenza delle Nazioni Unite sui cambiamenti climatici COP26 a Glasgow.

Climate change could intensify the conflict over basic resources in certain countries | Life

2021-10-10T16:51+0200bullfrag (en)

These are the countries in the world that will face the most problems in obtaining basic resources due to climate change. Climate change will not only cause events like hurricanes , floods or forest fires are much more common in the future, but the increase in high temperatures and sea level will....

Desastres de miles de millones de dólares: EE. UU. En camino de alcanzar el récord de 2020, según informe

2021-10-09T20:53+0200ezanime (es)

Estados Unidos está en camino de superar el número récord de desastres de miles de millones de dólares en 2020. Según un informe de la Administración Nacional Oceánica y Atmosférica publicado el viernes, 2021 ya ha presenciado 18 desastres meteorológicos y climáticos, cada uno con pérdidas que superan los mil millones de dólares.

Notable 6.8 Earthquake Strikes Vanuatu Region: USGS

2021-10-09T19:16+0200theepochtimes (en)

A magnitude 6.8 struck the Vanuatu region, an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Saturday. The quake had a depth of 301 miles (485 km), the USGS said in a statement . Officials said there was no danger of a tsunami.

From sand to hope - initiatives in the Middle East inspire hope for a bright and green future.

2021-10-09T12:07+0200zawya-palestine (en)

Twelve million hectares of fertile land perish to desertification annually, and more than 20% of the earth's fertile land is already lost. According to the United Nations, the world's remaining topsoil will be gone in less than 60 years if the current pace of desertification continues.

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 .

Datastream28 mins ago Visualizing the Fastest Trains in the World

2021-10-08T22:47+0200visualcapitalist (en)

Visualizing the Fastest Trains in the World. Ever since the invention of the steam locomotive in 1802, trains have been a driving societal force. Invented in Britain at the height of the Industrial Revolution , steam trains gave the empire an unparalleled advantage in transporting goods and people.

NOAA releases updated report on 2021 billion-dollar disasters

2021-10-08T22:28+0200news4jax (en)

NOAA on Friday released an updated list of the billion-dollar disasters so far for 2021 — which is already tracking well above the historical average of seven events per year. The new October release reflects on our summer extremes, droughts, relentless wildfires and devastating tropical cyclones.

Natural Gas Price Forecast - Natural Gas Markets Plunge to Find Buyers - FX Empire

2021-10-08T12:57+0200google-top-stories (en)

have fallen a bit during the course of the trading session on Thursday to reach down towards the $5.40 level, which is an area that has been supportive in the past and now that we have turned around the way we have, I suspect that it is only a matter of time before we go higher.

Record-breaking Texas drought more evere than previously thought

2021-10-08T12:18+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

In 2011, Texas experienced one of its worst droughts ever. The dry, parched conditions caused over $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparked wildfires, pushed power grids to the limit, and reduced reservoirs to dangerously low levels. And according to a recent study led by geoscientists at....

Natural Gas Price Forecast - Natural Gas Markets Plunge to Find Buyers - FX Empire

2021-10-08T11:57+0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

have fallen a bit during the course of the trading session on Thursday to reach down towards the $5.40 level, which is an area that has been supportive in the past and now that we have turned around the way we have, I suspect that it is only a matter of time before we go higher.

'Less food. More traffic accidents': Biden pushes federal agencies to evaluate climate change threats

2021-10-07T22:03+0200alternet (en)

In contrast to former President Donald Trump and many other climate change deniers in the Republican Party, President Joe Biden's administration has acknowledged climate change as a very real danger. Under Biden, top officials in federal government agencies have spent months evaluating the threats....

Severe 2011 drought in Texas was much worse than thought

2021-10-07T21:19+0200futurity (en)

The dry, parched conditions caused over $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparked wildfires, pushed power grids to the limit, and reduced reservoirs to dangerously low levels. The new research in the incorporated additional soil moisture-related data from gravity and microwave sensors on....

What’s Behind California’s Dramatic Surge of Large Fires?

2021-10-07T19:33+0200scitechdaily (en)

Heat waves and droughts supercharged by climate change, a century of fire suppression, and fast-growing populations have made large, destructive fires more likely. If it seems like enormous wildfires have been constantly raging in California in recent summers, it’s because they have.

What’s Behind California’s Dramatic Surge of Large Fires?

2021-10-07T19:12+0200focustechnica (en)

Heat waves and droughts supercharged by climate change, a century of fire suppression, and fast-growing populations have made large, destructive fires more likely. If it seems like enormous wildfires have been constantly raging in California in recent summers, it’s because they have.

Cambio climático: catástrofes en serie “provocadas por el hombre”

2021-10-07T17:52+0200elnuevosiglo (es)

Inundaciones en Europa occidental, incendios forestales en el Mediterráneo, huracán devastador en Estados Unidos son algunas de las catástrofes recientes que, como alertó a mediados de septiembre el secretario general de la ONU, Antonio Guterres, son “imposibles sin el cambio climático provocado por el ser humano”.

Record-breaking Texas drought more severe than previously thought

2021-10-07T16:00+0200innovations-report (en)

This graphic reflects drought area and severity in Texas from 2010 to 2013. The bottom graph shows the findings of the U.S. Drought Monitor, the current standard for designating drought across the United States . The top graphic reflects the findings of an updated model that incorporated additional soil moisture-related data from satellites.

Climate change set to worsen resource degradation, conflict: IEP report

2021-10-07T15:23+0200expressindia (en)

Food insecurity, lack of water and the impact of natural disasters, combined with high population growth, are stoking conflict and displacing people in vulnerable areas, the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) think-tank said. IEP uses data from the United Nations and other sources to predict....

University of Texas at Austin: Record-Breaking Texas Drought More Severe Than Previously Thought

2021-10-07T11:44+0200indiaeducationdiary (en)

In 2011, Texas experienced one of its worst droughts ever. The dry, parched conditions caused over $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparked wildfires, pushed power grids to the limit, and reduced reservoirs to dangerously low levels. And according to a recent study led by geoscientists at....

Scientists Sound the Alarm Over Drought in East Africa: What Must Happen Next

2021-10-07T11:02+0200greenbuildingafrica (en)

Opinion. Every few years, it is devastating to watch the same tragedy: a weather cycle that brings debilitating drought and hunger to East Africa, threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya. The weather cycle responsible for these episodes is a climate-change-enhanced .

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 “....

Record-Breaking Texas Drought More Severe Than Previously Thought

2021-10-06T18:01+0200homelandsecuritynewswire (en)

In 2011, Texas experienced one of its worst droughts ever, with the dry, parched conditions causing more than $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparking wildfires, pushing power grids to the limit, and reducing reservoirs to dangerously low levels. A new study finds that the drought was worse than previously thought.

The record-breaking Texas drought was more serious than previously thought

2021-10-06T16:47+0200floridanewstimes (en)

In 2011, Texas experienced one of the worst droughts in history. Dry and dry conditions have caused the loss of over $ 7 billion in crops and livestock, caused wildfires, pushed the power grid to the limit and reduced reservoirs to dangerously low levels.

Record-Breaking Texas Drought More Severe Than Previously Thought

2021-10-06T16:19+0200miragenews (en)

In 2011, Texas experienced one of its worst droughts ever. The dry, parched conditions caused over $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparked wildfires, pushed power grids to the limit, and reduced reservoirs to dangerously low levels. And according to a recent study led by geoscientists at....

Record-Breaking Texas Drought More Severe Than Previously Thought

2021-10-06T16:15+0200news-utexas (en)

The 2011 Texas drought devastated the entire state. A new study shows it lasted longer and was more severe than previously thought. In 2011, Texas experienced one of its worst droughts ever. The dry, parched conditions caused over $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparked wildfires, pushed....

UN agency warns of looming global water crisis

2021-10-06T05:45+0200peopledaily (en)

A boy fills plastic bottles with water in Hayran district of Hajjah province, Yemen, July 10, 2020. (Photo by Mohammed Alwafi/Xinhua) The WMO's data show that water-related hazards have increased in frequency over the past 20 years. Since 2000, flood-related disasters have risen by 134 percent....

Sensitization workshop: Call to identify climate change hidden consequences

2021-10-06T03:19+0200thenews-pk (en)

PESHAWAR: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority, KP, in collaboration with Islamic Relief Pakistan (IRP) organised a sensitization workshop on “Climate-Induced Migration in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” at PDMA Headquarters in Peshawar. Representatives from line departments, academia, PDMA and....

WMO warns of looming global water crisis

2021-10-06T03:11+0200dailyfinland-fi (en)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN), warned on Tuesday that climate change increases the global risk of water-related hazards like floods and droughts, and the number of people affected by water scarcity is also expected to soar, reported Xinhua.

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.

Flames, smoke and heat: California grape workers push for change

2021-10-05T21:23+0200aljazeera-en (en)

Tourist hub. Since 2017, wildfires have swept Sonoma County and neighbouring with increasing ferocity. is contributing to a longer, more intense wildfire season , which overlaps perfectly with the annual grape harvest from August to October in northern California, where locally produced wine attracts tourists from around the world.

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 agency warns of looming global water crisis

2021-10-05T20:39+0200china.org.cn (en)

GENEVA, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN), warned on Tuesday that climate change increases the global risk of water-related hazards like floods and droughts, and the number of people affected by water scarcity is also expected to soar.

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.

La Cop26 di Glasgow: le linee guida per i Paesi del Mediterraneo Il Giornale

2021-10-05T15:16+0200msn-it (it)

Il noto esperto a livello internazionale in campo energetico Roudi Baroudi, pone in evidenza una riflessione in concomitanza con l’imminente arrivo della conferenza sul cambiamento climatico delle Nazioni Unite (COP26) che si terrà quest’anno a Glasgow. © Fornito da Il Giornale.

La Cop26 di Glasgow: le linee guida per i Paesi del Mediterraneo Il Giornale

2021-10-05T14:50+0200msn-nl (it)

Il noto esperto a livello internazionale in campo energetico Roudi Baroudi, pone in evidenza una riflessione in concomitanza con l’imminente arrivo della conferenza sul cambiamento climatico delle Nazioni Unite (COP26) che si terrà quest’anno a Glasgow. © Fornito da Il Giornale.

La Cop26 di Glasgow: le linee guida per i Paesi del Mediterraneo

2021-10-05T14:25+0200ilgiornale (it)

Il noto esperto a livello internazionale in campo energetico Roudi Baroudi, pone in evidenza una riflessione in concomitanza con l’imminente arrivo della conferenza sul cambiamento climatico delle Nazioni Unite (COP26) che si terrà quest’anno a Glasgow.

USU team part of new institute working to understand climate change, other disasters

2021-10-05T02:16+0200hjnews (en)

The multi-disciplinary team is made up of David Tarboton, the director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory; Jeff Horsburgh, an associate professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering and at the UWRL; and Courtney Flint, a professor in Environment and Society in the S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources.

Catástrofes en diversas partes del mundo reflejan efectos del cambio climático

2021-10-04T18:33+0200nacion (es)

4 de octubre 2021, 10:05 AM Redacción. Inundaciones en Europa occidental, incendios forestales en el Mediterráneo y un huracán devastador en Estados Unidos son algunas de las catástrofes recientes que, como alertó a mediados de setiembre el secretario general de la Organización de Naciones Unidas....

Ethiopia: Scientists sound the alarm over drought in East Africa: what must happen next

2021-10-04T13:57+0200reliefWeb (en)

Chris Funk: Affiliated Research Professor, Department of Geography and Director, Climate Hazards Group, University of California Santa Barbara. Every few years, it is devastating to watch the same tragedy: a weather cycle that brings debilitating drought and hunger to East Africa, threatening the....

Cambio climático: catástrofes en serie

2021-10-04T13:33+0200deperu (es)

Inundaciones en Europa occidental, incendios forestales en el Mediterráneo, huracán devastador en Estados Unidos son algunas de las catástrofes recientes que, como alertó a mediados de septiembre el secretario general de la ONU, Antonio Guterres, son "imposibles sin el cambio climático provocado por el ser humano".

Cambio climático: catástrofes en serie

2021-10-04T13:02+0200teletica (es)

Inundaciones en Europa occidental, incendios forestales en el Mediterráneo, huracán devastador en Estados Unidos son algunas de las catástrofes recientes que, como alertó a mediados de septiembre el secretario general de la ONU, Antonio Guterres, son "imposibles sin el cambio climático provocado por el ser humano".

Scientists sound the alarm over drought in East Africa: what must happen next

2021-10-04T11:00+0200menafn (en)

- The Conversation) Every few years, it is devastating to watch the same tragedy: a weather cycle that brings debilitating drought and hunger to East Africa, threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya. The weather cycle responsible for these episodes is a climate-change-enhanced “La Niña” .

MIL-OSI Global: Scientists sound the alarm over drought in East Africa: what must happen...

2021-10-04T10:50+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Chris Funk, Affiliated Research Professor, Department of Geography and Director, Climate Hazards Group, University of California Santa Barbara. Dead animal carcasses lie outside of the village of Dambas in Kenya during a drought in 2006. Chris Jackson/Getty Images.

Change in weather pattern inflicting losses on farmers

2021-10-04T04:26+0200thesundaily (en)

KUALA LUMPUR: In the rice bowl of Selangor, Tanjung Karang, July is the time when the paddy farmers embark on their second round of cultivation for the year. Harvesting is set for November but the yields may not meet their expectations. This is because instead of the usual hot weather, this time....

Brazil’s Amazon has recorded a minimum of September fires in 20 years

2021-10-02T11:39+0200floridanewstimes (en)

According to data from the National Institute for Space Research, the number of fires in the Brazilian Amazon in September was the lowest in 20 years. September is historically the worst month in Brazil Forest fire And while the data are positive, environmental experts are wondering if this trend will be confirmed in the coming months.

Continuing resolution signed including ag disaster aid

2021-10-01T17:09+0200farmindustrynews (en)

A government shutdown was avoided when the Senate and House took final action Thursday on the continuing resolution to fund federal agencies through December 3. The bill provides $10 billion in disaster relief for losses incurred by farmers and ranchers in 2020 and 2021. It also extends Livestock Mandatory Reporting through December 3 of this year.

Continuing resolution signed including ag disaster aid

2021-10-01T16:33+0200feedstuffs (en)

A government shutdown was avoided when the Senate and House took final action Thursday on the continuing resolution to fund federal agencies through December 3. The bill provides $10 billion in disaster relief for losses incurred by farmers and ranchers in 2020 and 2021. It also extends Livestock Mandatory Reporting through December 3 of this year.

Drought makes its home on the range

2021-10-01T12:12+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

As Tracy Schohr goes about her day, water is always on her mind. She’s thinking of it as she rides an all-terrain vehicle around the pasture, looks up hay prices and weather forecasts, and collects data on grazing and invasive weeds for a scientific study.

Juan Orlando Hernández: Honduras es "el más afectado del mundo por el cambio climático"

2021-10-01T00:17+0200elheraldo-HN (es)

NUEVA YORK, ESTADOS UNIDOS.- El presidente Juan Orlando Hernández expresó previo a su participación en la 76º Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) llevada a cabo en Nueva York, que Honduras es "el país más afectado del mundo por el fenómeno" del cambio climático.

Unprecedented drought, heat mark start of fire season for Southern California

2021-09-30T19:05+0200dailybreeze (en)

In an aerial view, the remains of a home that was destroyed by the Dixie Fire is visible on September 24, 2021 in Greenville, California. The Dixie Fire has burned nearly 1 million acres in five Northern California counties over a two month period. The destructive fire is the second largest fire in....

Billionaire Ray Dalio on climate change: 'It worries me. I worry for man'

2021-09-30T16:17+0200cnbc (en)

The economy isn't the only concern billionaire Ray Dalio has on his mind lately. Like many others, he's also anxious about climate change. "It worries me. It's almost like I worry for man," Dalio tells Dalio, 72, stepped down as co-CEO of hedge fund Bridgewater Associates in 2017.

Tools for Improved Drought and Flood Response

2021-09-29T14:27+0200eos (en)

A new book presents recent advances in the modeling and remote sensing of droughts and floods of use to emergency response organizations and policy makers on a global scale. Raging, murky waters after several days of rain versus infertile land affected by drought. Credit: © Francesco Scatena / Shutterstock.

Drought makes its home on the range

2021-09-29T09:48+0200terradaily (en)

National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. by Sofie Bates Pasadena CA (JPL) Sep 29, 2021 As Tracy Schohr goes about her day, water is always on her mind. She's thinking of it as she rides an all-terrain vehicle around the pasture, looks up hay prices and weather....

Ida o las lecciones no aprendidas

2021-09-28T17:09+0200milenio (es)

Por: José Luis Lezama Ilustración: Kathia Recio, cortesía de Nexos. Ser pobre en Estados Unidos adquiere una dimensión especial: ver la abundancia y sentir la frustración de no tener acceso a los bienes que una mercadotecnia agresiva e inhumana promueve.

‘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.

Can government policy ‘fix’ weather extremes?

2021-09-28T14:02+0200farmindustrynews (en)

Climate change is a popular topic, but it is by no means a settled matter. That is why two weeks ago I recommended a book entitled “Unsettled” by Dr. Steven Koonin. The author is a professor of physics and was Science Advisor to the Department of Energy during the Obama administration.

Unprecedented drought, heat mark start of fire season for Southern California

2021-09-28T01:00+0200whittierdailynews (en)

In an aerial view, the remains of a home that was destroyed by the Dixie Fire is visible on September 24, 2021 in Greenville, California. The Dixie Fire has burned nearly 1 million acres in five Northern California counties over a two month period. The destructive fire is the second largest fire in....

Unprecedented drought, heat mark start of fire season for Southern California

2021-09-28T00:38+0200dailybreeze (en)

Northern California’s Dixie fire, shown here on Sept. 4, is California’s second-largest recorded wildfire. Federal officials and consultants say the West’s climate-driven record drought contributes to wildfire vulnerability and that Southern California’s peak wildfire season begins in October..

Unprecedented drought, heat mark start of fire season for Southern California

2021-09-28T00:35+0200dailynews (en)

Northern California’s Dixie fire, shown here on Sept. 4, is California’s second-largest recorded wildfire. Federal officials and consultants say the West’s climate-driven record drought contributes to wildfire vulnerability and that Southern California’s peak wildfire season begins in October..

The kids are not alright

2021-09-27T20:29+0200iiasa (en)

Under current climate policy, newborns across the globe will on average face seven times more scorching heatwaves during their lives than their grandparents. In addition, they will on average live through 2.6 times more droughts, 2.8 times as many river floods, almost three times as many crop....

VUB led Science publication shows how climate change is disproportionally affecting children

2021-09-27T19:18+0200yubanet (en)

International research led by Prof. Wim Thiery of the VUB research group BCLIMATE shows that children are to face disproportionate increases in lifetime extreme event exposure – especially in low-income countries. Under current climate policy, newborns across the globe will on average face seven....

Dangers of Increasing Heat and Drought on U.S. Security

2021-09-27T16:46+0200americansecurityproject (en)

In August, 14,000 scientists from around the world called for urgent action to restore nature and decarbonize the economy to avoid reaching an irreversible climate tipping point. They highlighted an “unprecedented surge” in climate-related disasters including record-breaking heatwaves and wildfires....

Effects of Climate Change are Disproportionally Affecting Future Generations

2021-09-27T16:43+0200azocleantech (en)

An international research team guided by Prof. Wim Thiery of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) research group BCLIMATE reveals that children are to endure disproportionate increases in extreme event exposure during their lifetimes, particularly in low-income nations. Image Credit: SHutterstock.com/ Piyaset.

Study: Climate change is disproportionately affecting children

2021-09-27T14:45+0200phys (en)

International research led by Prof. Wim Thiery of the VUB research group BCLIMATE shows that children are to face disproportional increases in lifetime extreme event exposure—especially in low-income countries. Under current climate policy, newborns across the globe will on average face seven times....

The kids are not alright

2021-09-27T14:04+0200idw-online (en)

27.09.2021 13:25 The kids are not alright Ansa Heyl Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit Children are to face disproportionate increases in lifetime extreme event exposure – especially in low-income countries, according to new research by an international group of scientists.

Kids are not alright

2021-09-27T14:00+0200miragenews (en)

Children are to face disproportionate increases in lifetime extreme event exposure – especially in low-income countries, according to new research by an international group of scientists. Under current climate policy, newborns across the globe will on average face seven times more scorching heatwaves during their lives than their grandparents.

Woman Alexandra Souverneva arrested on suspicion of starting rapidly-spreading California wildfire

2021-09-27T05:46+0200dailymail (en)

Statewide, more than 9,000 firefighters remained assigned to 10 large, active wildfires, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. California fires have burned 3,671 square miles (9,507 square kilometres) this year, destroying more than 3,200 homes, commercial properties and other structures.

How climate change is making the world ‘too strange’

2021-09-27T05:38+0200thestarkenya (en)

Nowadays, Mzee Okumu Jarongo does not see grass full of dew at his home in Homa Bay. Rainfall patterns have become unpredictable compared to yesteryears. The 95-year-old man, who lives in Kanyamwa Kochieng village, Ndhiwa constituency, says thick clouds used to gather on hilly places.

The Star: How climate change is making the world ‘too strange’

2021-09-27T04:23+0200kenyamoja (en)

Nowadays, Mzee Okumu Jarongo does not see grass full of dew at his home in Homa Bay. Rainfall patterns have become unpredictable compared to yesteryears. The 95-year-old man, who lives in Kanyamwa Kochieng village, Ndhiwa constituency, says thick clouds used to gather on hilly places.

California signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change

2021-09-25T06:17+0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

Monitoring Desk. California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire preparedness,....

See how much of Tennessee is experiencing drought conditions

2021-09-25T01:17+0200wkrn (en)

Nearly one-third of Americans this summer, giving them first-hand experience into a future of extreme hurricanes, wildfires, storms, and floods caused by global climate change. Data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA both show rapid warming in the 21st century, with the past decade being the hottest on record.

Environment California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change 7:54 PM UTC

2021-09-25T00:17+0200reuters-uk (en)

Sept 24 (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change

2021-09-24T12:32+0200trust (en)

The largest climate package in the state's history - to fund efforts focused on drought, extreme heat, water and wildfire preparedness - comes after a devastating fire season. By Kanishka Singh. Sept 24 (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund....

Woman is arrested on suspicion of starting California wildfire as blaze sparks fresh evacuations

2021-09-24T10:54+0200dailymail (en)

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of starting a wildfire in Northern California that spread rapidly, forcing fresh evacuations to be ordered on Thursday. Workers at a nearby quarry reported seeing a woman acting strangely and trespassing in the area in Shasta County where the Fawn Fire was....

California plan to tackle climate, fires

2021-09-24T10:44+0200illawarramercury (en)

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion ($A20.5 billion) package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire preparedness,....

California plan to tackle climate, fires

2021-09-24T10:44+0200dailyadvertiser (en)

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion ($A20.5 billion) package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire preparedness,....

California governor signs $15 billion package to tackle climate change 2h ago

2021-09-24T09:50+0200wsau (en)

By Kanishka Singh. (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

California plan to tackle climate, fires

2021-09-24T09:39+0200portstephensexaminer (en)

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion ($A20.5 billion) package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire preparedness,....

California plan to tackle climate, fires

2021-09-24T09:36+0200bordermail (en)

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion ($A20.5 billion) package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire preparedness,....

California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change

2021-09-24T08:58+0200energy-economictimes (en)

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire preparedness, his office said in a....

California governor signs $15 billion package to tackle climate change By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate ... 1h ago

2021-09-24T08:56+0200kelo (en)

By Kanishka Singh. (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change

2021-09-24T08:40+0200thehindu (en)

In this September 19, 2021 file photo, flames lick up a tree as the Windy Fire burns in the Trail of 100 Giants grove in Sequoia National Forest, California. | Photo Credit: AP The package's largest portion, $5.2 billion, will go towards funding for emergency drought relief projects and expanding California's water supplies.

Environment California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change5:30 AM UTC

2021-09-24T08:03+0200ara-reuters (en)

Sept 24 (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

Environment California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change5:30 AM UTC

2021-09-24T07:58+0200reuters-af (en)

Sept 24 (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

California governor signs $15 billion package to tackle climate change

2021-09-24T07:55+0200metro-us (en)

(Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire preparedness, his....

Environment California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change5:30 AM UTC

2021-09-24T07:55+0200reuters-fr (en)

Sept 24 (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

California governor signs $15 billion package to tackle climate change

2021-09-24T07:50+0200news-yahoo (en)

By Kanishka Singh. (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

Environment California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change5:30 AM UTC

2021-09-24T07:40+0200reuters-br (en)

Sept 24 (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

Environment California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change 5:30 AM UTC

2021-09-24T07:32+0200reuters-es (en)

Sept 24 (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

Environment California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change 5:30 AM UTC

2021-09-24T07:32+0200reuters-it (en)

Sept 24 (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

California governor signs $15bn package to tackle climate change

2021-09-24T07:29+0200brecorder (en)

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire preparedness, his office said in....

California governor signs $15 bln package to tackle climate change

2021-09-24T07:25+02004-traders (en)

Sept 24 (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a $15 billion package that will fund programs to tackle drought and climate change in the state after a devastating wildfire season. Newsom signed 24 bills focused on climate and clean energy efforts, droughts, and wildfire....

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....

How Have You Experienced Extreme Weather?

2021-09-23T11:16+0200nytimes (en)

This summer brought record heat, floods, droughts and wildfires. Tell us how the mounting consequences of climate change have affected you. Firefighters from San Marcos, Calif., toiled to save a burning cabin in the Strawberry community as the Caldor fire advanced in the Lake Tahoe region in August.

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.

Joe Biden, clima e disuguaglianze nel rilancio delle infrastrutture

2021-09-23T07:19+0200valori (it)

L’inaridimento degli Stati dell’Ovest dura da vent’anni. Nella seconda settimana di settembre circa il 94% del territorio occidentale degli Stati Uniti era in stato di siccità. La principale fonte di approvvigionamento d’acqua in queste zone è la neve, che in primavera si scioglie, scende dalle....

Biden to meet with Democrats on Wednesday over tensions on spending, infrastructure bills

2021-09-22T19:16+0200nbcnews (en)

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is expected to host multiple in-person meetings with groups of House and Senate Democrats on Wednesday to build consensus around his infrastructure and social spending packages, two sources familiar confirmed to NBC News.

Warm air, more rain and more floods: the new normal

2021-09-22T16:31+0200centraljersey (en)

By Michele S. Byers. New Jersey experienced its worst flooding in years on Sept. 1 when the remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped up to 11 inches of rain on a landscape already saturated from previous storms, including Hurricane Henri just 10 days earlier. Heavy rainfall was expected, but the torrential....

Biden to meet with Democrats on Wednesday over tensions on spending, infrastructure bills

2021-09-22T03:31+0200news-yahoo (en)

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is expected to host multiple in-person meetings with groups of House and Senate Democrats on Wednesday to build consensus around his infrastructure and social spending packages, two sources familiar confirmed to NBC News.

The bold firefighting strategies that saved some of the world’s largest sequoias

2021-09-21T22:27+0200sandiegouniontribune (en)

When wildfire raced toward Sequoia National Park’s largest concentration of giant sequoias, officials sprang into action. Crews raked vegetation from the trees’ enormous bases. Hotshot personnel lighted low-intensity fires to burn off duff and litter. Firefighters wrapped protective foil around the....

Pelosi, progressive leader Jayapal to meet amid tension on spending, infrastructure bills

2021-09-21T21:52+0200nbcnews (en)

WASHINGTON — The leader of the progressive caucus Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., will meet with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday, after threatening to sink an infrastructure bill that is a top Democratic priority. On Tuesday, Jayapal said her group is willing to vote down the Senate-passed infrastructure bill unless a larger $3.

The firefighting strategies that saved some of the world’s largest sequoias

2021-09-21T20:09+0200stripes (en)

So, when the KNP Complex fire hit the edge of the 489-acre Sherman prescribed burn completed in 2019, its forward advance into the area actually stopped, Theune said. “That’s really, really good news,” he said. “It shows the effectiveness, and why it’s so important that we come together as we look....

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-21T18:57+0200busiweek (en)

Over the past five decades, disasters related to weather, climate or water hazards, have become a regular occurrence, responsible for the deaths of at least 115 people, and causing $202 million in economic loses every day, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), launched on Wednesday.

House Democrats add Afghan refugee aid, hurricane relief to stopgap spending bill

2021-09-21T18:05+0200nbcnews (en)

WASHINGTON — House Democrats announced Tuesday an additional $28.6 billion in disaster relief and $6.3 billion in Afghan refugee aid has been added to a stopgap spending bill that needs to passed quickly in the coming weeks to avoid a government shutdown. Panel Chair Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn.

Cambiamento climatico e fioriture di alghe tossiche, l’attuale situazione ricorda quella che diede il via ad un’estinzione di massa

2021-09-21T12:11+0200ambiente-tiscali-it (it)

Due nuovi studi pubblicati su Nature Communications e Geology da ricercatori svedesi, statunitensi e australiani, identificano una nuova causa dell’estinzione di massa durante eventi di riscaldamento estremo: il fitoplancton tossico . Alla fine del Permiano, il cambiamento climatico, legato....

La peggiore estinzione di massa di sempre causata da cambiamento climatico e fioriture di alghe tossiche?

2021-09-21T11:21+0200greenreport (it)

Due nuovi studi pubblicati su Nature Communications e Geology da ricercatori svedesi, statunitensi e australiani, identificano un nuova causa dell’estinzione di massa durante eventi di riscaldamento estremo: il fitoplancton tossico. Alla fine del Permiano, il cambiamento climatico, legato....

Firefighters compete to protect giant sequoia in a California fire

2021-09-21T10:50+0200floridanewstimes (en)

The giant sequoia tree is the largest tree in the world, but it is still vulnerable to the horrific wildfires that hit California. Hundreds of firefighters were fighting on Monday to protect some orchards of the giant Sequoia in the United States . He warned that a huge ancient tree was at risk of uncontrollable fire.

Houston, we all have a problem

2021-09-21T09:56+0200blogs-berkeley (en)

As we follow the news about the consequences of record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, now up to more than 50 inches in certain locations, it’s important to keep a few things in mind. First, the people of Houston have done a fantastic job of being resilient.

Landmark MRC-China’s Joint Study Approved for Implementation, New Indicative Ending Date for Sanakham Dam Set

2021-09-21T06:27+0200publicnow (en)

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 21 September 2021 - A meeting of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) and Dialogue Partners has given the go-ahead for a major joint study by all the six Mekong countries that will examine the changing hydrological conditions found in the entire Mekong River Basin.

A new tropical storm, Peter, has formed in the Atlantic. Another, Rose, is likely to follow soon

2021-09-20T21:30+0200zmescience (en)

Tropical storm Peter is the sixth hurricane to form this year. Along with these, three major hurricanes (meaning they were a category 3 or higher in intensity) have raged in 2021, making it quite the busy year. Naturally, more could be on the way. As far as Peter is concerned, the NHC notes that a....

Hurricane names: What happened to the Greek alphabet?

2021-09-20T19:22+0200news4jax (en)

FILE - 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....

Tropical Storm Peter Forms in the Atlantic Ocean

2021-09-19T20:57+0200wral (en)

By The New York Times, New York Times. Tropical Storm Peter formed in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Caribbean on Sunday, forecasters said, announcing the 16th named storm of the 2021 season. As of 9 a.m. Eastern on Sunday, the storm was about 470 miles east of the northern Leeward Islands and....

Tropical Storm Peter Forms in the Atlantic Ocean

2021-09-19T16:56+0200nytimes (en)

The links between hurricanes and climate change are becoming more apparent. A warming planet can expect to see stronger hurricanes over time, and a higher incidence of the most powerful storms. But the overall number of storms could drop, because factors like stronger wind shear could keep weaker storms from forming.

Smoke from massive wildfires in Australia led to algae bloom ABC News

2021-09-19T15:45+0200msn-nl (en)

The catastrophic wildfires that ravaged Australia during the continent's 2019-20 summer were some of the worst in the country's history. Now scientists have found these blazes may have released far more of the global warming gas carbon dioxide than previously thought, and discovered the first....

Crecen el número y el coste de los desastres climáticos

2021-09-18T07:55+0200elsiglodetorreon (es)

El mundo sufre entre cuatro y cinco veces más desastres naturales, que causan siete veces más daños que en la década de 1970, según un reporte de la agencia meteorológica de Naciones Unidas. Pero esos desastres matan a mucha menos gente. En las décadas de 1970 y 1980 mataron a una media de 170 personas al día en todo el mundo.

MIL-OSI USA: Portman Washington Examiner Op-Ed: Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Includes Commonsense Protections from Weather...

2021-09-18T03:17+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for Ohio Rob Portman September 17, 2021 | Portman Difference In a new op-ed for the Washington Examiner, Senator Portman discusses how his bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, makes needed, common sense investments in infrastructure....

Tropical Storm Odette Forms Off Mid-Atlantic Coast

2021-09-17T23:29+0200nytimes (en)

The links between hurricanes and climate change are becoming more apparent. A warming planet can expect to see stronger hurricanes over time, and a higher incidence of the most powerful storms — though the overall number of storms could drop, because factors like stronger wind shear could keep weaker storms from forming.

Warming-hit nations get closer to creating U.N. climate rights envoy

2021-09-17T15:05+0200trust (en)

As more countries are slammed by devastating floods, storms and wildfires, the push for an envoy to protect the climate-vulnerable is gaining backers. * Push growing for new U.N. climate and human rights envoy. * Disaster-hit small island states among strongest backers. * Current meeting of U.N. Human Rights Council may take up idea.

California wildfire threatens the famous giant sequoia tree

2021-09-17T09:55+0200floridanewstimes (en)

— Can overwhelm the tree. According to the National Park Service, it happened last year when Castlefire killed what was estimated to be a large Sequoia of 7,500 to 10,600. Historical droughts and heat waves associated with climate change make it difficult to fight wildfires in the western United States .

Africa: Warming-Hit Nations Get Closer to Creating UN Climate Rights Envoy

2021-09-17T07:14+0200allafrica (en)

London, Kuala Lumpur As more countries are slammed by devastating floods, storms and wildfires, the push for an envoy to protect the climate-vulnerable is gaining backers Push growing for new U.N. climate and human rights envoy; Disaster-hit small island states among strongest backers; Current meeting of U.

As wildfires rage in California, fire concerns grow in New England amid changing climate

2021-09-16T20:42+0200news-yahoo (en)

BURLINGTON, Vt. —Many New Englanders marveled at the pink smoky skies – thick with ominous haze – that blanketed the region this summer. The smoke made for rose-colored, and on some days, blazing red sunsets . People in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island stepped out of their homes and stopped on street corners to snap pictures.

Could a U.N. human rights and climate change envoy be created?

2021-09-16T18:03+0200trust (en)

As an wide range of countries are slammed by devastating floods, storms and wildfires, the push for an envoy to protect the climate-vulnerable is gaining backers. * Push growing for new U.N. climate and human rights envoy. * Disaster-hit small island states among strongest backers. * Current meeting of U.

Australian Wildfire Smoke Fed Massive Ocean Algae Blooms

2021-09-15T17:15+0200insidescience (en)

(Inside Science) -- The catastrophic wildfires that ravaged Australia during the continent's 2019-20 summer were some of the worst in the country's history. Now scientists have found these blazes may have released far more of the global warming gas carbon dioxide than previously thought, and....

Stati Uniti, Biden: "Dai disastri climatici danni per 100 miliardi nel 2021" La Repubblica

2021-09-15T06:58+0200msn-it (it)

Gli eventi meteorologici estremi di quest'anno costeranno agli Stati Uniti oltre 100 miliardi di dollari . È stato il il presidente Usa Joe Biden a fare questa stima e ad renderla nota mentre visitava il Colorado per evidenziare le condizioni di siccità e gli incendi devastanti nell'ovest degli Stati Uniti.

Stati Uniti, Biden: "Dai disastri climatici danni per 100 miliardi nel 2021" Gli eventi meteorologici estremi di quest'anno costeranno agli Stati Uniti oltre 100 miliardi di dollari. È stato il il presidente Usa Joe Biden a fare questa stima e ad renderla nota mentre visitava il Colorado per....

2021-09-15T02:29+0200msn-it (it)

Gli eventi meteorologici estremi di quest'anno costeranno agli Stati Uniti oltre 100 miliardi di dollari . È stato il il presidente Usa Joe Biden a fare questa stima e ad renderla nota mentre visitava il Colorado per evidenziare le condizioni di siccità e gli incendi devastanti nell'ovest degli Stati Uniti.

Biden: "Dai disastri climatici danni per 100 miliardi nel 2021"

2021-09-15T02:14+0200repubblica (it)

Gli eventi meteorologici estremi di quest'anno costeranno agli Stati Uniti oltre 100 miliardi di dollari . È stato il il presidente Usa Joe Biden a fare questa stima e ad renderla nota mentre visitava il Colorado per evidenziare le condizioni di siccità e gli incendi devastanti nell'ovest degli Stati Uniti.

4:05 Cuba to implement project for disaster risk reduction

2021-09-14T22:47+0200plenglish (en)

14 de septiembre de 2021, 16:5 Havana Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The European Union's Euroclimate program and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed today an agreement for the implementation in Cuba of a project to reduce risks from natural disasters.

The world is now doubling the number of days above 50 ° C

2021-09-14T17:56+0200eminetra (en)

Currently, there are 26 days when the average annual temperature exceeds 50. C (Photo: Getty) The number of hot days when the temperature exceeds 50 New analysis suggests that C around the world has nearly doubled in the last two decades. High price days over 45 Studies have shown that C has also....

Per la corsa alla conquista dello spazio la Cina immagina un enorme veicolo

2021-09-13T18:46+0200247libero (it)

Secondo quanto si conosce dai primi dati, uno degli obiettivi principali degli studi che seguiranno è quello di trovare le modalità per far sì che la massa del veicolo spaziale nel suo insieme non sia eccessiva, ma deve comunque garantire una solidità strutturale sufficientemente elevata per il lancio in orbita dei singoli moduli.

Tropical Storm Nicholas to Drench Texas and Louisiana

2021-09-13T12:25+0200nytimes (en)

It has been a dizzying couple of months for meteorologists as the arrival of peak hurricane season — August through November — led to a run of named storms that formed in quick succession, bringing stormy weather, flooding and damaging winds to parts of the United States and the Caribbean. Tropical Storm Mindy hit the Florida Panhandle on Sept.

Tropical Storm Nicholas Forms and Could Bring Heavy Rain to Texas

2021-09-12T20:03+0200nytimes (en)

The links between hurricanes and climate change are becoming more apparent. A warming planet can expect to see stronger hurricanes over time, and a higher incidence of the most powerful storms. But the overall number of storms could drop, because factors like stronger wind shear could keep weaker storms from forming.

The summer of 2021 is the hottest record ever in the United States-beating the 1936 “Dust Bowl” summer

2021-09-12T20:01+0200eminetra (en)

The United States experienced a record hottest summer in 2021 and slightly exceeded the temperature experienced by the country during the infamous 1936 “Dust Bowl.” From June 1st to September 1st (weather summer), the average temperature across the United States was 74 degrees Celsius, a record average temperature of only 0.

Greening Somalia

2021-09-12T08:39+0200atalayar (en)

Climate change is having a profound impact on Somalia. More frequent droughts and flash floods are causing soil erosion, crop failure and livestock deaths in a land where two out of three people depend on subsistence farming. Across Somalia, climate change is altering seasons, worsening natural disasters and causing more extreme weather events.

Economic losses mount – WMO report

2021-09-11T21:39+0200sundayobserver (en)

Climate change and increasingly extreme weather events, have caused a surge in natural disasters over the past 50 years disproportionately impacting poorer countries, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) said on Wednesday.

Flora Cardoni and Michael Mann: Keys for Keystone State to tackle climate crisis

2021-09-11T17:03+0200triblive (en)

Tropical Depression (formerly Hurricane) Ida hit us hard, depositing torrential, flood-inducing rains across a huge swath of the eastern United States . Here in Pennsylvania, dangerous flash flooding and tornadoes destroyed homes and vehicles, disrupted and contaminated water supplies, devastated....

Super typhoon Chantu threatens Philippines and Taiwan

2021-09-10T10:38+0200floridanewstimes (en)

A rapid typhoon in just 48 hours threatens both the Philippines and Taiwan with devastating winds and torrential rains over the next few days. According to the Central Weather Bureau of Taiwan, Chantu was located about 580 km (360 mph) southeast of Taiwan’s southernmost tip on Friday morning, packed with gusts of 234 km (145 mph) per hour.

California wildfires with the risk of sparks when the wind blows

2021-09-10T01:08+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Meteorological systems approaching northwestern California are expected to bring dry thunderstorms and strong winds by the end of Thursday, with thousands of firefighters advancing against existing flames and risking new wildfires. Unleash. Warnings for dangerous fire weather have been set to take....

Mindy Loses Strength but Will Drench Parts of Southeast

2021-09-09T12:15+0200nytimes (en)

hit Haiti and Mexico. Tropical Storm Henri knocked out power and brought record rainfall to the Northeastern United States on Aug. 22. The quick succession of named storms might make it seem as if the Atlantic is spinning them up like a fast-paced conveyor belt, but their formation coincides with the peak of hurricane season.

Fede e sostenibilità: i leader cristiani si sono uniti per la “cura del creato”

2021-09-09T06:18+0200vasroma (it)

Per oltre un anno abbiamo tutti sperimentato gli effetti devastanti di una pandemia globale: tutti, poveri o ricchi, deboli o forti. Alcuni sono stati più protetti o più vulnerabili di altri, ma la rapida diffusione dell’infezione ha comportato che dipendessimo gli uni dagli altri nei nostri sforzi per stare al sicuro.

De Valverde a Nueva York

2021-09-09T00:31+0200elcaribe (es)

Mientras en días pasados llegaba a nuestras autoridades un desesperado pedido de ayuda de los ganaderos de Valverde y otras provincias de la Línea Noroeste de República Dominicana, ante la sequía que los azota, los noticieros de las cadenas de televisión de Estados Unidos se asombraban ante una....

Tropical Storm Mindy Forms in the Gulf of Mexico

2021-09-08T23:40+0200nytimes (en)

The links between hurricanes and climate change are becoming more apparent. A warming planet can expect to see stronger hurricanes over time, and a higher incidence of the most powerful storms — though the overall number of storms could drop, because factors like stronger wind shear could keep weaker storms from forming.

MIL-OSI USA: Hoeven Secures Assistance for Producers’ Feed Transportation Costs

2021-09-08T20:29+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for North Dakota John Hoeven 09.08.21 Senator Worked with USDA to Expand ELAP Coverage, Continues Working to Pass $7 Billion in Drought Assistance in Ag Approps Legislation BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven, Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture....

About 7,000 preterm births found linked to wildfire smoke hazards, researchers say

2021-09-08T18:37+0200sentinelsource (en)

Fire season has become a hard-to-breathe reality in much of the western United States . But the blazes may affect more than air quality or even human lungs. A recent study attributes as many as 7,000 preterm births in California to wildfire smoke exposure.

ONU: i disastri climatici sono sempre più interconnessi

2021-09-08T18:12+0200esgdata (it)

Il crescente numero di disastri legati al cambiamento climatico in tutto il mondo, che vanno dagli incendi in Amazzonia all’ondata di freddo dell’anno scorso in Texas, sono interconnessi e sempre più composti tra loro. Questa è la conclusione chiave del rapporto Interconnected Disaster Risks....

Fede e sostenibilità: i leader cristiani si sono uniti per la “cura del creato”

2021-09-08T12:02+0200greenreport (it)

Per oltre un anno abbiamo tutti sperimentato gli effetti devastanti di una pandemia globale: tutti, poveri o ricchi, deboli o forti. Alcuni sono stati più protetti o più vulnerabili di altri, ma la rapida diffusione dell’infezione ha comportato che dipendessimo gli uni dagli altri nei nostri sforzi per stare al sicuro.

Dati Onu, Fao e Oxfam: la fame uccide più del covid

2021-09-07T16:19+0200avanti (it)

Con la pandemia la fame è aumentata allontanando l’obiettivo ‘Zero Hunger’. La fame non sarà debellata entro il 2030 a meno che non vengano intraprese azioni coraggiose e venga affrontata la disuguaglianza nell’accesso al cibo. Nel 2020 c’è stato infatti un drammatico peggioramento della fame e della malnutrizione nel mondo.

Climate change in photos: More floods, more droughts, more hurricanes

2021-09-07T15:59+0200downtoearth (en)

From catastrophic flooding in Europe, the United States and China to drought in Madagascar to hurricanes brewing in the Atlantic — climate change affected almost every corner of the globe in 2021. Amid United Nations’ warning of ‘code red for humanity’, here is what has afflicted the world so far,....

Climate change in photos: More floods, more droughts, more hurricanes

2021-09-07T15:26+0200downtoearth (en)

. From catastrophic flooding in Europe, the United States and China to drought in Madagascar to hurricanes brewing in the Atlantic — climate change affected almost every corner of the globe in 2021. Amid United Nations’ warning of ‘code red for humanity’, here is what has afflicted the world so far,....

Biden to Tour Storm-Ravaged Parts of New York and New Jersey

2021-09-07T12:17+0200nytimes (en)

hit Haiti and Mexico. Tropical Storm Henri knocked out power and brought record rainfall to the Northeastern United States on Aug. 22. The quick succession of named storms might make it seem as if the Atlantic is spinning them up like a fast-paced conveyor belt, but their formation coincides with the peak of hurricane season.

STATI UNITI 13 min Se non è acqua, è fuoco: l'odissea climatica dell'estate americana Secondo un'analisi, il surriscaldamento globale ha «già trasformato la vita degli americani».

2021-09-07T06:14+0200tio (it)

WASHINGTON - Temperature da record, inondazioni, incendi e siccità: gli Stati Uniti sono stati scombussolati dai disastri ambientali quest'estate. Quasi un cittadino su tre, infatti, vive in una Contea che è stata colpita da un disastro ambientale negli ultimi tre mesi, con almeno 388 persone che....

Hurricane Larry is set to bring dangerous surf to US east coast

2021-09-07T02:37+0200straitstimesSG (en)

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Hurricane Larry churned across the central Atlantic on Monday (Sept 6) and was expected to cause life-threatening surf conditions and rip currents along the East Coast of the United States later this week, according to the National Hurricane Centre.

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

2021-09-06T16:05+0200qnewshub (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.

The Lake Tahoe Wildfire Could Have Been Controlled, Then It Wasn’t

2021-09-06T13:37+0200naveenbharat (en)

Just last week, managers overseeing the fight against horrific wildfires in California’s Lake Tahoe region thought they could contain it by the beginning of this week. Instead, the Caldor fire engulfed the Sierra Nevada on Monday, causing an unprecedented evacuation of all 22,000 residents of South....

Mirada Educativa Qué hacer para disminuir el grave efecto del cambio climático proyectado para Chile

2021-09-06T12:31+0200LaTercera (es)

El último informe del Grupo Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático de la ONU, publicado en agosto, parece el guión de una película de catástrofes, pero sus 3.949 páginas no tienen nada de ficción. En él se afirma que el calentamiento global es generalizado, avanza con rapidez y se intensifica.

Rising emissions lead to calamities induced by weather

2021-09-06T05:33+0200menafn (en)

- Gulf Times) Floods, droughts, tropical hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, thunderstorms and lightning are all calamities related closely to processes on the earth's surface; they are induced directly by the weather. Extraordinary downpours such as those responsible for recent deadly flooding in the....

Study links as many as 7,000 pre-term births in California to US wildfire smoke exposure

2021-09-06T04:02+0200independent-ie (en)

Fire season has become a hard-to-breathe reality in much of the western United States . But the blazes may affect more than air quality or even human lungs. A recent study attributes as many as 7,000 pre-term births in California to wildfire smoke exposure.

Climate change safety: What the crisis means for your state

2021-09-05T16:20+0200cnet (en)

The impacts According to our survey, 62% of US adults believe climate change is a threat, but 11.5% don't believe in climate change at all. These perceptions have a tremendous impact on the steps people take to protect the environment. The majority of Americans said they recycle (64.3%), nearly half also pick up trash (48.

Rising emissions lead to calamities induced by weather

2021-09-04T22:19+0200gulf-times (en)

Floods, droughts, tropical hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, thunderstorms and lightning are all calamities related closely to processes on the earth’s surface; they are induced directly by the weather. Extraordinary downpours such as those responsible for recent deadly flooding in the US, Western....

Hurricane Larry strengthens to a Category 3 storm

2021-09-04T13:48+0200boston (en)

Hurricane Larry Strengthens to a Category 3 Storm Larry is the latest in a run of tropical weather that has seen several storms in quick succession, some of them bringing devastating destruction after making landfall. A satellite image provided by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration shows Larry over the Atlantic Ocean.

Economic losses from extreme weather reached £ 3.6 trillion in 50 years

2021-09-03T19:35+0200eminetra (en)

Latest information on climate change. Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to get the news of climate change first. Developed countries have suffered most of the $ 3.6 trillion in economic losses from stormy weather over the last 50 years, but the high death toll endured by poor countries has been partially reduced by better evacuation.

What is drowning Americans in New York? Not the Chinese Navy!

2021-09-03T19:22+0200responsiblestatecraft (en)

From the moment President Biden appointed John Kerry as his administration’s representative for climate change, Washington foreign policy establishment types, or members of “the Blob,” started writing critical articles saying that of course climate change is important, but it must not be allowed in any way to reduce U.

Children at 'extremely high risk' to climate change

2021-09-03T19:00+0200manilatimes (en)

"Climate change is the greatest threat facing the world's children and young people. We have known this for some time – based on what science told us, what the stories we heard from around the world have illustrated, and what we have witnessed with our own eyes...

Wildfire Evacuees Fill Lake Tahoe Roads in Rush to Flee

2021-09-03T17:45+0200nbcbayarea (en)

Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were stuck in gridlock traffic in the city of 22,000, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire. Police and other emergency vehicles whizzed by. Ken Breslin was in bumper-to-bumper traffic less than a mile from his home, with only a quarter-tank of gas in his Ford Escape.

Weather Damage Grew More Costly in Past Decade (infographic)

2021-09-03T10:29+0200palo-gr (en)

Hurricane Ida, the fourth and to-date strongest storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, has made its way to New York City, albeit as a much weaker tropical storm. Nevertheless, Ida caused widespread flooding and a state of emergency declaration in the United States ' biggest city.

USA: monitorare lo stoccaggio dell’acqua per una gestione sostenibile dei sistemi idrici

2021-09-03T10:17+0200esgdata (it)

I ricercatori dell’Università del Texas ad Austin hanno creato un bilancio dell’acqua negli Stati Uniti, tracciando lo stoccaggio totale dell’acqua in 14 delle principali falde acquifere del paese per 15 anni. I risultati finanziati dalla U.S. National Science Foundation sono stati pubblicati su....

Disastri naturali: sono i rischi idrici a guidare la classifica

2021-09-03T09:23+0200regionieambiente (it)

L’Atlante delle mortalità e perdite economiche dei disastri naturali correlati a cambiamenti climatici e condizioni meteorologiche estreme, pubblicato dall’Organizzazione Meteorologica Mondiale (WMO), con la collaborazione dell’Ufficio delle Nazioni Unite per la Riduzione del Rischio di Disastri....

Biden says Hurricane Ida shows climate crisis has arrived as storms kill more than 40 people

2021-09-03T03:11+0200abc-au (en)

Devastation from Hurricane Ida and wildfires blazing across the United States are deadly reminders that the "climate crisis" has arrived, US President Joe Biden said. Key points: July 2021 was the hottest month on record in the United States; Hurricane Ida was one of the most powerful storms to ever....

Biden: Ida discloses that the ‘climate crisis is here

2021-09-03T02:11+0200tv6 (en)

Washington— President Joe Biden on Thursday pledged strong federal aid for the northeastern and Gulf of Mexico states hit by Hurricane Ida, as well as the western states beset by wildfires, catastrophes that serve as reminders that the “crisis climatic ”has arrived.

La ONU advierte que el número de desastres naturales se ha quintuplicado durante los últimos 50 años

2021-09-02T23:54+0200lajornadanet (es)

Por otro lado, las pérdidas económicas se elevaron a 3,64 billones de dólares, multiplicándose por siete desde la década de 1970 hasta la de 2010. Este miércoles, la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) ha lanzado una nueva advertencia desoladora sobre el clima de la Tierra, y es que los desastres....

Dems, Republicans Clash On Climate Plan As Storms, Floods, Fires Batter U.S.

2021-09-02T23:49+0200newsweek-USA (en)

Deadly flooding in the Northeast. A catastrophic hurricane on the Gulf Coast. Raging wildfires across California. The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee met to discuss funding to address climate change and resiliency projects on Thursday as rescue and recovery efforts continued in the wake of major natural disasters across the country.

Democrats, Republicans Clash Over Climate Plan As Storms, Floods, Wildfires Batter U.S.

2021-09-02T22:34+0200newsweek (en)

Deadly flooding in the Northeast. A catastrophic hurricane on the Gulf Coast. Raging wildfires across California. The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee met to discuss funding to address climate change and resiliency projects on Thursday as rescue and recovery efforts continued in the wake of major natural disasters across the country.

A look at deadly flash floods on the rise in US amid global warming

2021-09-02T21:17+0200terradaily (en)

Pedestrians trudging along city streets knee-deep in water. Cars floating down roads like ships on a river. Basements overflowing with water. Here is a closer look at deadly flash floods and why they have become increasingly common in the United States .

A third of deaths due to extreme events occurred in Africa over 50 years: WMO

2021-09-02T18:46+0200downtoearth (en)

Every third death (35 per cent) from extreme weather, climate or water stress in half a century was in Africa, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said. The continent accounts for only 17 per cent of global population. Four droughts 1973 and 1983 in Ethiopia, 1981 in Mozambique and 1983 in....

WMO releases Atlas of impacts of weather, climate and water extremes 1970 – 2019

2021-09-02T18:07+0200un-spider (en)

On 31 August 2021, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) launched its Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970 – 2019) . This publication presents information on the impacts of extreme weather, climate and water-related events that took place between 1970 and 2019.

Clima, rapporto ONU: ogni giorno muoiono in media 115 persone

2021-09-02T13:16+0200lanuovaecologia (it)

Dal 1970 al 2019 gli eventi estremi hanno provocato 2 milioni di vittime in tutto il mondo e causato finora 3.640 miliardi di dollari di perdite Negli ultimi 50 anni, in media si è verificato ogni giorno un disastro legato a rischio meteorologico, climatico o idrico, uccidendo 115 persone e causando 202 milioni di dollari di perdite.

Weather disasters are getting worse worldwide, report says. But the good news is they aren't as deadly.

2021-09-02T13:16+0200azcentral (en)

Weather disasters are hitting the globe five times more often than they did in the 1970s. Causes of the calamities include climate change, more extreme weather and improved reporting. But there is some good news: disasters are less deadly than they used to be. If you think weather disasters are getting worse, you're right.

Weather disasters are getting worse. The good…

2021-09-02T12:55+0200usaToday (en)

Weather disasters are hitting the globe five times more often than they did in the 1970s. Causes of the calamities include climate change, more extreme weather and improved reporting. But there is some good news: disasters are less deadly than they used to be. If you think weather disasters are getting worse, you're right.

Yes, weather disasters are getting worse worldwide, new report says. But the good news is they aren't as deadly.

2021-09-02T12:16+0200azcentral (en)

If you think weather disasters are getting worse, you're right. In fact, disasters caused by weather are hitting the globe five times more often and leading to seven times more damage than they did in the 1970s, according to a new report released Wednesday by the United Nations' weather agency, the World Meteorological Organization.

Cambiamento climatico, nuovo rapporto ONU: negli ultimi 50 anni quintuplicati gli eventi meteorologici estremi

2021-09-02T11:32+0200ecodallecitta (it)

(WMO) dell’Onu. Negli ultimi 50 anni eventi estremi come tempeste, inondazioni e siccità, sono cresciuti di ben cinque volte . Se negli anni ’70 il mondo aveva infatti una media di circa 711 disastri all’anno, dal 2000 al 2009 si è arrivati a 3.536 all’anno, circa dieci al giorno.

In 50 anni i disastri climatici sono quintuplicati, ma le vittime sono diminuite

2021-09-02T11:27+0200welfarenetwork (it)

La World meteorological organization (Wmo), l’Organizzazione mondiale della sanita (Oms) e l’United Nations office for disaster risk reduction (Undrr) e la presentano oggi l’”Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970-2019)”, la raccolta più esauriente fino....

Disastri climatici: i dati dell’Atlas Wmo per ogni regione del mondo

2021-09-02T08:30+0200greenreport (it)

Per evidenziare gli impatti di specifici rischi meteorologici, climatici e idrici, l” ”, presentato ieri da World meteorological organization (Wmo), Organizzazione mondiale della sanita (Oms) e United Nations office for disaster risk reduction (Undrr), disaggrega i dati per sottotipo e sub-sottotipo....

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years, but early warnings save lives - WMO report

2021-09-02T07:56+0200publicnow (en)

According to the agencies' Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes , from 1970 to 2019, these natural hazards accounted for 50 per cent of all disasters, 45 per cent of all reported deaths and 74 per cent of all reported economic losses.

Crecen el número y el costos de los desastres climáticos

2021-09-02T07:47+0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

Por SETH BORENSTEIN y JAMEY KEATEN. GINEBRA (AP) El mundo sufre entre cuatro y cinco veces más desastres naturales, que causan siete veces más daños que en la década de 1970, según un reporte de la agencia meteorológica de Naciones Unidas. Pero esos desastres matan a mucha menos gente.

Desastres climáticos se han multiplicado por cinco en los últimos 50 años y han matado a un promedio de 115 personas al día

2021-09-02T04:16+0200fayerwayer (es)

Los desastres climáticos están dejando cifras poco alentadoras. Casos como el huracán Ida se están generando entre cuatro y cinco veces más seguidos que hace 50 años, según un informe publicado por la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU), citado en medios de comunicación como el Eventos con....

ONU destaca la mejora de los sistemas de alerta para salva más vidas en desastres naturales

2021-09-02T03:45+0200elpais-cr (es)

Naciones Unidas, 2 sep (News.un.org).- El cambio climático y los fenómenos meteorológicos cada vez más extremos, han provocado un aumento de las catástrofes naturales en los últimos 50 años impactando de forma desproporcionada en los países más pobres, según han declarado este miércoles la....

ONU: Crecen el número y el coste de los desastres climáticos

2021-09-02T00:26+0200elmanana (es)

El reporte se publicó en un verano lleno de desastres en todo el mundo. Estados Unidos ha sufrido al mismo tiempo al poderoso huracán Ida y una serie de incendios forestales agravados por la sequía. "Las buenas noticias son que hemos podido minimizar el número de víctimas una vez hemos empezado a....

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years, but early warnings save lives - WMO report

2021-09-02T00:09+0200un-news (en)

have affected the frequency and extent of the most intense tropical storms , the WMO chief explained. WMO cited peer-reviewed studies in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, showing that over the period 2015 to 2017, 62 of the 77 events reported, revealed a major human influence at play.

Climate And Weather Related Disasters Surge Five-fold Over 50 Years, But Early Warnings Save Lives - WMO Report

2021-09-01T21:16+0200scoop-co-nz (en)

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 6:49 am Press Release: UN News Climate change and increasingly extreme weather events, have caused a surge in natural disasters over the past 50 years disproportionately impacting poorer countries, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) said on Wednesday.

En promedio hubo un desastre vinculado al clima cada día desde hace medio siglo, lo que provocó muertes y millonarias pérdidas.

2021-09-01T19:21+0200paginasiete (es)

AFP / Ginebra, Suiza Los desastres climáticos se quintuplicaron en los últimos 50 años y causaron importantes daños, aunque la mejora en los sistemas de alerta permitió reducir el número de muertes, informó la ONU en un informe este miércoles. La Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM) de la ONU....

Desastres climáticos se vuelven más frecuentes y costosos: agencia ONU

2021-09-01T16:48+0200euronews-es (es)

Por Emma Farge. GINEBRA , 1 sep – El número de desastres, como inundaciones y olas de calor, impulsados por el cambio climático han aumentado cinco veces en los últimos 50 años, provocando la muerte de más de 2 millones de personas y un costo de 3,64 billones de dólares en pérdidas totales, dijo el miércoles un organismo de la ONU.

The number and cost of meteorological disasters will skyrocket, but the death toll will decrease

2021-09-01T16:43+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Geneva (AP) According to a report by the United Nations Meteorological Agency, meteorological disasters have hit the world four to five times more frequently than in the 1970s, causing seven times more damage. But these disasters are killing far fewer people. In the 1970s and 1980s, they killed an average of about 170 people a day worldwide.

ONU: Crecen el número y el coste de los desastres climáticos

2021-09-01T16:02+0200HoyDigital-DO (es)

El mundo sufre entre cuatro y cinco veces más desastres naturales , que causan siete veces más daños que en la década de 1970, según un reporte de la agencia meteorológica de Naciones Unidas . Pero esos desastres matan a mucha menos gente. En las décadas de 1970 y 1980 mataron a una media de 170 personas al día en todo el mundo.

Desastres climáticos se vuelven más frecuentes y costosos: agencia onu

2021-09-01T14:50+0200lanacion-AR (es)

Por Emma Farge. GINEBRA, 1 sep (Reuters) - El número de desastres, como inundaciones y olas de calor, impulsados por el cambio climático han aumentado cinco veces en los últimos 50 años, provocando la muerte de más de 2 millones de personas y un costo de 3,64 billones de dólares en pérdidas totales, dijo el miércoles un organismo de la ONU.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T12:07+0200maravipost (en)

Over the past five decades, disasters related to weather, climate or water hazards, have become a regular occurrence, responsible for the deaths of at least 115 people, and causing $202 million in economic loses every day, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), launched on Wednesday.

Tropical Storm Larry Forms in the Atlantic

2021-09-01T11:50+0200nytimes (en)

The links between hurricanes and climate change are becoming more apparent. A warming planet can expect to see stronger hurricanes over time, and a higher incidence of the most powerful storms — though the overall number of storms could drop, because factors like stronger wind shear could keep weaker storms from forming.

ONU: Crecen el número y el coste de los desastres climáticos

2021-09-01T11:48+0200lanacion-AR (es)

GINEBRA (AP) — El mundo sufre entre cuatro y cinco veces más desastres naturales, que causan siete veces más daños que en la década de 1970, según un reporte de la agencia meteorológica de Naciones Unidas. Pero esos desastres matan a mucha menos gente. En las décadas de 1970 y 1980 mataron a una media de 170 personas al día en todo el mundo.

ONU: Crecen el número y el coste de los desastres climáticos

2021-09-01T11:38+0200diariolibre (es)

GINEBRA (AP) — El mundo sufre entre cuatro y cinco veces más desastres naturales, que causan siete veces más daños que en la década de 1970, según un reporte de la agencia meteorológica de Naciones Unidas. Pero esos desastres matan a mucha menos gente. En las décadas de 1970 y 1980 mataron a una media de 170 personas al día en todo el mundo.

ONU: Crecen el número y el coste de los desastres climáticos

2021-09-01T11:23+0200sandiegouniontribune (es)

GINEBRA — El mundo sufre entre cuatro y cinco veces más desastres naturales, que causan siete veces más daños que en la década de 1970, según un reporte de la agencia meteorológica de Naciones Unidas. Pero esos desastres matan a mucha menos gente. En las décadas de 1970 y 1980 mataron a una media de 170 personas al día en todo el mundo.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T11:20+0200cambodiantimes (en)

Over the past five decades, disasters related to weather, climate or water hazards, have become a regular occurrence, responsible for the deaths of at least 115 people, and causing $202 million in economic loses every day, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), launched on Wednesday.

Fenomeni meteo estremi, WMO: il numero dei disastri naturali è quintuplicato in 50 anni

2021-09-01T11:06+0200meteoweb (it)

L’Organizzazione Meteorologica Mondiale (World Meteorological Organization – WMO) dell’ONU ha pubblicato un rapporto dal quale emerge che ogni giorno 115 persone in media muoiono e vendono persi 202 milioni di dollari per disastri e fenomeni meteo estremi innescati dal progressivo cambiamento....

UN: Weather, climate disasters surge...

2021-09-01T10:59+0200dhakatribune (en)

There were more than 11,000 of disasters attributed to these hazards globally since 1970, causing more than two million deaths and some $3.64 trillion in losses. The United Nations warned Wednesday that weather-related disasters have skyrocketed over the past half-century, causing far more damage....

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T10:51+0200longbeachstar (en)

Over the past five decades, disasters related to weather, climate or water hazards, have become a regular occurrence, responsible for the deaths of at least 115 people, and causing $202 million in economic loses every day, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), launched on Wednesday.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T10:32+0200un-org (en)

Climate change footprints. “The number of weather, climate and water extremes are increasing and will become more frequent and severe in many parts of the world as a result of climate change”, said Mr. Taalas. “That means more heatwaves, drought and forest fires such as those we have observed recently in Europe and North America”.

UN: Weather extremes are hitting the world up to 5 times more often, economic damage is increasing

2021-09-01T10:14+0200politiko (en)

Extreme weather events are hitting the world four to five times more often and causing seven times as much damage as in the 1970s, reports the United Nations weather agency. But these disasters are killing far fewer people. In the 1970s and 1980s, they killed an average of about 170 people a day worldwide.

In 50 anni i disastri climatici sono quintuplicati, ma le vittime sono diminuite

2021-09-01T10:12+0200greenreport (it)

Più colpiti i Paesi poveri, i maggiori danni economici nei Paesi ricchi. [1 Settembre 2021] La World meteorological organization (Wmo), l’Organizzazione mondiale della sanita (Oms) e l’United Nations office for disaster risk reduction (Undrr) e la presentano oggi l’” ”, la raccolta più esauriente....

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T09:58+0200miragenews (en)

Climate change footprints. “The number of weather, climate and water extremes are increasing and will become more frequent and severe in many parts of the world as a result of climate change”, said Mr. Taalas. “That means more heatwaves, drought and forest fires such as those we have observed recently in Europe and North America”.

Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years

2021-09-01T09:36+0200un-news (en)

Climate change footprints. “The number of weather, climate and water extremes are increasing and will become more frequent and severe in many parts of the world as a result of climate change”, said Mr. Taalas. “That means more heatwaves, drought and forest fires such as those we have observed recently in Europe and North America”.

Caldor Fire Grows 15 Miles Overnight in California, Nearing Nevada Border

2021-09-01T00:34+0200newsweek-USA (en)

The Caldor Fire grew more than 15 miles overnight as it approached the Nevada border, expanding 7 miles in one direction in an area northeast of Highway 50 and more than 8 miles in another, fire officials said. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday declared a state of emergency, citing "the....

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T23:57+0200click2houston (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada state line.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T23:36+0200nbc12 (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada state line.

California Fire Approaches Lake Tahoe After Mass Evacuation

2021-08-31T18:19+0200theepochtimes (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.—A ferocious swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

Caldor fire: thousands of firefighters aim to stop blaze from reaching Lake Tahoe

2021-08-31T17:37+0200guardian (en)

Thousands of firefighters are battling to stop a ferocious wildfire from reaching Lake Tahoe, after evacuations forced the residents of an iconic resort city to flee. Fueled by strong winds, the Caldor fire continued its sweep down the slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountains overnight, its footprint....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T17:06+0200abc7ny (en)

"There is a massive amount of resources ordered and they are all for structure protection," fire spokesman Dominic Polito said early Tuesday. Thick smoke prevented air firefighting operations periodically last week. But since then, 23 helicopters and three airtankers dumped thousands of gallons of water and retardant on the fire, Polito said.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T17:05+0200oilcity (en)

The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire rapidly expanded. Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire. Police and other emergency vehicles whizzed by.

Caldor Fire Grows 15 Miles Overnight in California, Nearing Nevada Border

2021-08-31T17:04+0200newsweek (en)

The Caldor Fire grew more than 15 miles overnight as it approached the Nevada border, expanding 7 miles in one direction in an area northeast of Highway 50 and more than 8 miles in another, fire officials said. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday declared a state of emergency, citing "the....

Caldor Fire sweeps toward Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T16:03+0200nbcnews (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

Tue. 8:44 a.m.: California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T15:03+0200vindy (en)

The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire rapidly expanded. Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire. Police and other emergency vehicles whizzed by.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T15:02+0200washtimes (en)

, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T14:48+0200startribune (en)

The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire rapidly expanded. Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire. Police and other emergency vehicles whizzed by.

California Fire Approaches Lake Tahoe After Mass Evacuation

2021-08-31T14:12+0200insurancenewsnet (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California wildfire sweeps toward Lake Tahoe after mass evacuations ordered August 31 Updated

2021-08-31T13:35+0200theglobeandmail (en)

A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T12:49+0200nbc12 (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T11:40+0200wkbn (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California Fire Approaches Lake Tahoe After Mass Evacuation

2021-08-31T11:04+0200npr (en)

"There is fire activity happening in California that we have never seen before. The critical thing for the public to know is evacuate early," said Chief Thom Porter, director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire. "For the rest of you in California: Every acre can and will burn someday in this state.

California Fire Approaches Lake Tahoe After Mass Evacuation

2021-08-31T10:45+0200nbcbayarea (en)

As flames churned toward South Lake Tahoe, residents just over the state line in Douglas County, Nevada were under evacuation warnings. Monday’s fresh evacuation orders, unheard of in the city, came a day after communities several miles south of the lake were abruptly ordered to leave as the fire raged nearby.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T10:15+0200eagletribune (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

Caldor Fire Approaches Lake Tahoe After Mass Evacuation

2021-08-31T09:45+0200nbcbayarea (en)

Monday’s fresh evacuation orders, unheard of in the city, came a day after communities several miles south of the lake were abruptly ordered to leave as the fire raged nearby. South Lake Tahoe’s main medical facility, Barton Memorial Hospital, proactively evacuated dozens of patients, and the El....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T09:31+0200hjnews (en)

This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T09:30+0200news-yahoo (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California wildfire nears Lake Tahoe hours after evacuation order

2021-08-31T09:28+0200dailysabah (en)

Just hours after roads were congested by residents of California's South Lake Tahoe fleeing the city, a fierce wildfire advanced towards the resort town as communities in nearby Nevada were also warned to prepare to leave. The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer....

California Fire Approaches Lake Tahoe after Mass Evacuation

2021-08-31T09:21+0200naharnet-ar (en)

A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T08:45+0200eagletribune (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T08:34+0200beloitdailynews (en)

This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T08:19+0200missoulian (en)

The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire expanded to the north and south. Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T08:13+0200wacotrib (en)

The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire expanded to the north and south. Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T08:08+0200lacrossetribune (en)

The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire expanded to the north and south. Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T08:07+0200buffalonews (en)

The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire expanded to the north and south. Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T08:00+0200timesofindia (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T07:50+0200denverpost (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada state line.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:48+0200whig (en)

This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:48+0200gazette (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:44+0200wcfcourier (en)

The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire expanded to the north and south. Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:44+0200siouxcityjournal (en)

The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire expanded to the north and south. Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:35+0200newsbreak-USA (en)

1 of 21. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:33+0200thehimalayantimes (en)

The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire expanded to the north and south. Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:27+0200wftv (en)

Western Wildfires This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:26+0200news-gazette (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:20+0200clickondetroit (en)

This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:18+0200news4jax (en)

This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:18+0200ChinaPost (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:17+0200yourerie (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:14+0200eagletribune (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:08+0200krqe (en)

This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:03+0200TorontoStar (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T07:03+0200wsoctv (en)

Western Wildfires This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T06:57+0200cbs17 (en)

This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T06:56+0200sandiegouniontribune (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T06:55+0200wowktv (en)

This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T06:47+0200actionnewsjax (en)

Western Wildfires This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T06:46+0200click2houston (en)

This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will....

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T06:46+0200ABCnews (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. -- A ferocious wildfire approached Lake Tahoe just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T06:44+0200apnews (en)

“Before, it was, ‘No worries ... it’s not going to crest. It’s not gonna come down the hill. There’s 3,500 firefighters, all those bulldozers and all the air support,’” he said. “Until this morning, I didn’t think there was a chance it could come into this area. Now, it’s very real.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

2021-08-31T06:41+0200krmg (en)

Western Wildfires This Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, image provided by Maxar Technologies, shows a Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a true-color image overview of the wildfires at Lake Tahoe, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Climate change has made the region warmer and drier in the past....

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T06:14+0200eagletribune (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada state line.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T05:27+0200woodtv (en)

With the Caldor Fire approaching, Jim Mrazek stands outside his vehicle on Highway 50 as evacuee traffic stands still in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Mrazek, who was stopped in that spot for more than an hour, said he was considering taking his boat into the lake instead of trying to drive out.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T05:05+0200oilcity (en)

Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic in the city of 22,000, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire. Police and other emergency vehicles whizzed by. Ken Breslin was stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic less than a mile (1.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T04:54+0200HonululuAdvertiser (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. >> A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles today after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T04:36+0200mynews13 (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T04:18+0200dailynews (en)

By SAM METZ and JANIE HAR. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire Evacuees Fill Lake Tahoe Roads in Rush to Flee

2021-08-31T03:41+0200nbcbayarea (en)

Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were stuck in gridlock traffic in the city of 22,000, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire. Police and other emergency vehicles whizzed by. Ken Breslin was in bumper-to-bumper traffic less than a mile from his home, with only a quarter-tank of gas in his Ford Escape.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T03:13+0200eagletribune (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T03:05+0200dailyjournal (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T03:03+0200bostonherald (en)

By SAM METZ and JANIE HAR. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T03:01+0200actionnewsjax (en)

Western Wildfires With the Caldor Fire approaching, Jim Mrazek stands outside his vehicle on Highway 50 as evacuee traffic stands still in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Mrazek, who was stopped in that spot for more than an hour, said he was considering taking his boat into the lake instead of trying to drive out.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:56+0200thegardenisland (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:51+0200dailybreeze (en)

By SAM METZ and JANIE HAR. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:49+0200krmg (en)

Western Wildfires With the Caldor Fire approaching, Jim Mrazek stands outside his vehicle on Highway 50 as evacuee traffic stands still in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Mrazek, who was stopped in that spot for more than an hour, said he was considering taking his boat into the lake instead of trying to drive out.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:47+0200therepublic (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:47+0200news-gazette (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:47+0200clickondetroit (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:45+0200ABCnews (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. -- A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:43+0200dailynews (en)

By SAM METZ and JANIE HAR. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:43+0200whittierdailynews (en)

By SAM METZ and JANIE HAR. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:33+0200wsoctv (en)

Western Wildfires With the Caldor Fire approaching, Jim Mrazek stands outside his vehicle on Highway 50 as evacuee traffic stands still in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Mrazek, who was stopped in that spot for more than an hour, said he was considering taking his boat into the lake instead of trying to drive out.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:31+0200startribune (en)

Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were in gridlock traffic in the city of 22,000, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire. Police and other emergency vehicles whizzed by. Ken Breslin was stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic less than a mile (1.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:25+0200wftv (en)

Western Wildfires With the Caldor Fire approaching, Jim Mrazek stands outside his vehicle on Highway 50 as evacuee traffic stands still in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Mrazek, who was stopped in that spot for more than an hour, said he was considering taking his boat into the lake instead of trying to drive out.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:24+0200tribtown (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:24+0200tribtown (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Due to the fire, thousands evacuated from Lake Tahoe.

2021-08-31T02:23+0200tv6 (en)

South Lake Tahoe, California— Thousands of people were rushing out of the city of South Lake Tahoe today after evacuation orders were issued for the entire tourist destination due to a wildfire heading toward Lake Tahoe. California and Nevada. The evacuation orders for 22,000 people in the city were....

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:20+0200dailyjournal (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:17+0200mynews13 (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:15+0200actionnewsjax (en)

Western Wildfires With the Caldor Fire approaching, Jim Mrazek stands outside his vehicle on Highway 50 as evacuee traffic stands still in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Mrazek, who was stopped in that spot for more than an hour, said he was considering taking his boat into the lake instead of trying to drive out.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:03+0200krmg (en)

Western Wildfires With the Caldor Fire approaching, Jim Mrazek stands outside his vehicle on Highway 50 as evacuee traffic stands still in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Mrazek, who was stopped in that spot for more than an hour, said he was considering taking his boat into the lake instead of trying to drive out.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:03+0200bostonherald (en)

By SAM METZ and JANIE HAR. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T02:01+0200startribune (en)

Vehicles loaded with bikes and camping gear and hauling boats were stuck in gridlock traffic in the city of 22,000, stalled in hazy, brown air that smelled like a campfire. Police and other emergency vehicles whizzed by. Ken Breslin was in bumper-to-bumper traffic less than a mile (1.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T01:57+0200ChinaPost (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T01:51+0200dailybreeze (en)

By SAM METZ and JANIE HAR. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T01:47+0200wsoctv (en)

Western Wildfires With the Caldor Fire approaching, Jim Mrazek stands outside his vehicle on Highway 50 as evacuee traffic stands still in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Mrazek, who was stopped in that spot for more than an hour, said he was considering taking his boat into the lake instead of trying to drive out.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T01:45+0200ABCnews (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. -- A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T01:43+0200whittierdailynews (en)

By SAM METZ and JANIE HAR. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Wildfire evacuees fill Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

2021-08-31T01:39+0200dailynews (en)

By SAM METZ and JANIE HAR. SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles Monday after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave as a ferocious wildfire raced toward Lake Tahoe, a sparkling gem on the California-Nevada border.

Editorial: The time is now on climate

2021-08-31T01:09+0200news-yahoo (en)

It would be very easy to lose hope reading the newest report by the U.N. International Panel on Climate Change, which offers dire predictions about what will happen should average global temperatures continue to warm. The better move, however, is to meet despair with action — embracing individual....

Wildfire Forces Thousands to Flee Popular Lake Tahoe Resort

2021-08-30T22:22+0200theepochtimes (en)

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.—Thousands of people rushed to get out of South Lake Tahoe as the entire tourist resort city came under evacuation orders and wildfire raced toward the large freshwater lake of Lake Tahoe, which straddles California and Nevada. Evacuation warnings issued for the resort city of 22,000 on Sunday turned into orders Monday.

Are they related to Hurricane Ida?

2021-08-30T18:25+0200bullfrag (en)

Regarding weather phenomena is concerned, we are more or less familiar with the concept of The child . We regularly hear news about how the recent weather has influenced. Nevertheless, The girl it may be less familiar to us, despite being closely related to it.

Tropical Storm Kate Forms in the Atlantic

2021-08-30T17:37+0200nytimes (en)

As residents along the Louisiana coast surveyed the damage left after came ashore, and a day after Tropical Storm Julian formed and was quickly downgraded, Tropical Storm Kate formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, becoming the 11th named storm of a busy hurricane season.

Forest fires a reminder of climate crisis

2021-08-30T03:35+0200chinadaily (en)

A CalFire hand crew member knocks down a hotspot on the east side of the Caldor Fire near Twin Bridges, California, on Aug 29, 2021. [Photo/Agencies] The ground is burning in vast swaths of North America, Europe and Africa, while fires are expected in Latin America and Asia over the next few weeks.

Hurricane Ida Could Become 'Extremely Dangerous,' Forecasters S​ay

2021-08-28T18:29+0200ecowatch (en)

Hurricane Ida entered the Gulf of Mexico late Friday, as people in the United States ' southern state of Louisiana evacuated high-risk areas and stocked up on essentials. The hurricane is expected to intensify as it reaches the northern Gulf Coast. "The time to act is NOW.

Hurricane Ida could become 'extremely dangerous,' forecasters say

2021-08-28T14:31+0200timesofoman (en)

Hurricane Ida entered the Gulf of Mexico late Friday, as people in the United States ' southern state of Louisiana evacuated high-risk areas and stocked up on essentials. The hurricane is expected to intensify as it reaches the northern Gulf Coast. "The time to act is NOW.

A 1,000 Year Drought is Hitting the West. Could Desalination Be a Solution?

2021-08-27T23:23+0200enn (en)

The United States and many other parts of the world are reeling under the impacts of severe drought. One possible solution is the desalination of seawater, but is it a silver bullet? The Western United States is currently experiencing what one paleoclimatologist called “potentially the worst drought in 1,200 years.

Read 'I Awakened Here When the Earth Was New'

2021-08-27T17:07+0200dissidentvoice (en)

(Australia), The Gesture , 2020. The Yirrganydji traditional owners live on Australia’s coastline, which faces the Great Barrier Coral Reef. That majestic reef faces extinction from climate change: a period of consecutive years of coral bleaching from 2014 to 2017 threatened to kill off the precious....

Hydropower dams are not the solution to the climate crisis

2021-08-27T00:29+0200thehill (en)

On Aug. 9, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reaffirmed what many of us already know: Climate change is accelerating, and aggressive action must be taken to stem the tide of this impending global catastrophe. The report stated that severe climate impacts in the form....

Tropical Storm Ida Forms in the Caribbean

2021-08-27T00:19+0200nytimes (en)

And Henri formed on Aug. 16 as a tropical storm off the East Coast of the United States . It strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane but was downgraded before making landfall in Rhode Island , sparing the region the worst of what had been predicted. It thrashed the Northeast with fierce winds and....

Usa, eventi metereologici estremi spingono fotovoltaico residenziale

2021-08-26T12:58+0200energiaoltre (it)

Gli americani sono sempre più interessati al fotovoltaico residenziale anche a causa degli eventi metereologici estremi che si sono verificati negli ultimi mesi Gli eventi meteorologici estremi verificatisi negli ultimi tempi negli Stati Uniti, incendi, inondazioni, uragani, hanno interrotto più....

CAMPOBASSO. Per la Coldiretti Molise notevoli i danni alle colture, specie ai vigneti. Dopo mesi di siccità, il vento forte, unito a violente piogge...

2021-08-26T08:57+0200termolionline (it)

CAMPOBASSO. Per la Coldiretti Molise notevoli i danni alle colture, specie ai vigneti. Dopo mesi di siccità, il vento forte, unito a violente piogge e grandinate, ha raso al suolo decine di ettari di vigneti oltre a coltivazioni di girasole in vaste aree del Basso Molise.

Climate Change Largely Responsible for Greece's Mega-Fires

2021-08-25T18:30+0200urdupoint (en)

Climate change with subsequent rise in temperatures and longer heat waves has a direct impact on the scale of wildfires in Greece, experts told Sputnik, warning that such events will intensify in the country as well as the entire southeast Mediterranean region in the years to come.

Policy implications of the IPCC report on science of climate change

2021-08-25T16:54+0200dhakatribune (en)

The sixth assessment report (AR6) of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released their Working Group 1 (WG1) report on science of climate change which made headlines around the world. Professor AKM Saiful Islam of BUET was one of its lead authors and has....

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Linked in U.N. Climate Report

2021-08-25T16:38+0200eos (en)

A major scientific assessment of global climate science found a much stronger connection between climate change and extreme weather than ever before. Elk wade in the East Fork of Bitterroot River in Montana during a wildfire in August 2000. Greenhouse gases from fossil fuels have increased the....

Drought Makes Its Home On The Range

2021-08-25T14:44+0200wateronline (en)

By Sofie Bates. As Tracy Schohr goes about her day, water is always on her mind. She’s thinking of it as she rides an all-terrain vehicle around the pasture, looks up hay prices and weather forecasts, and collects data on grazing and invasive weeds for a scientific study.

Rassegna di geopolitica. La nuova stagione degli uragani atlantici sarà anche peggio della precedente

2021-08-25T13:21+0200247libero (it)

Visualizza la trascrizione automatica Nascondi la trascrizione automatica. L'ascolto di radio radicale la rassegna di geopolitica di mercoledì venticinque agosto due mila ventuno oggi e torniamo a parlare di cambiamento climatico diventi meteorologici estremi negli Stati Uniti in particolare....

Drought: A resource guide for reporters and media

2021-08-24T20:46+0200thepoliticianspost (en)

EDDI, a tool developed by NOAA, helps farmers, ranchers and water managers recognize and prepare for oncoming drought. Learn more at https://psl.noaa.gov/eddi. (NOAA) Drought conditions across the United States can impact energy, agriculture, transportation, water utilities, ecosystems, and other sectors, and serve as a catalyst for wildfires.

La siccità è una questione complessa. Lotta alla crisi climatica e allo spreco: azioni immediate.

2021-08-24T18:44+0200publicnow (it)

L'acqua è la risorsa più preziosa di cui disponiamo e la sua scarsità pone serie minacce alla nostra sopravvivenza. Nell'ultimo rapporto delle Nazioni Unite sullo stato della siccità nel mondo si legge: 'la siccità è sul punto di divenire la prossima pandemia, e per essa non ci sono vaccini'.

Drought Makes its Home on the Range

2021-08-24T12:35+0200wattsupwiththat (en)

As Tracy Schohr goes about her day, water is always on her mind. She’s thinking of it as she rides an all-terrain vehicle around the pasture, looks up hay prices and weather forecasts, and collects data on grazing and invasive weeds for a scientific study.

Provence wine producers weigh up losses after deadly wildfires in France

2021-08-24T07:47+0200rfi-en (en)

Winemakers in southeastern France who lost vines and equipment in recent wildfires are devastated as prospects of harvesting grapes for the popular rosé wine go up in smoke. Wildfires that swept across the hilly region close to the French Riviera are now under control, firefighters said on Monday.

Study: Climate change makes European flooding more likely

2021-08-24T00:33+0200wsoctv (en)

Summer of Extremes FILE - In this Thursday, July 15, 2021, 2021 file photo, a regional train in the flood waters at the local station in Kordel, Germany, after it was flooded by the high waters of the Kyll river. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather disasters are not used to getting....

Study: Climate change makes European flooding more likely

2021-08-24T00:26+0200wftv (en)

Summer of Extremes FILE - In this Thursday, July 15, 2021, 2021 file photo, a regional train in the flood waters at the local station in Kordel, Germany, after it was flooded by the high waters of the Kyll river. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather disasters are not used to getting....

Study: Climate change makes European flooding more likely

2021-08-24T00:22+0200actionnewsjax (en)

Summer of Extremes FILE - In this Thursday, July 15, 2021, 2021 file photo, a regional train in the flood waters at the local station in Kordel, Germany, after it was flooded by the high waters of the Kyll river. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather disasters are not used to getting....

Pamela Anderson Sends 10,000 Vegan Kits to Offset Methane in Wildfire Stricken Cities

2021-08-23T20:30+0200vegnews (en)

Actress and vegan activist Pamela Anderson partnered with animal-rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to distribute 10,000 vegan “Methane Offset Starter Kits” to cities across British Columbia and the United States where wildfires are currently blazing.

Drought makes its home on the range

2021-08-23T03:37+0200spacedaily (en)

As Tracy Schohr goes about her day, water is always on her mind. She's thinking of it as she rides an all-terrain vehicle around the pasture, looks up hay prices and weather forecasts, and collects data on grazing and invasive weeds for a scientific study.

‘We are destroyed’: Greek islanders say cost of wildfires will stretch far into the future

2021-08-22T12:17+0200independent-UK (en)

Notably absent is the gentle hum of wildlife, most of it wiped out in horrific scenes captured on mobile phone videos. The island is famous for its bees, and reportedly produced 60 percent of Greece’s honey, an industry now devastated. And so is eerily quiet, except a distant fire truck wailing its way south where fresh wildfires have erupted.

Drought makes its home on the range

2021-08-22T10:26+0200terradaily (en)

As Tracy Schohr goes about her day, water is always on her mind. She's thinking of it as she rides an all-terrain vehicle around the pasture, looks up hay prices and weather forecasts, and collects data on grazing and invasive weeds for a scientific study.

Huracán Henri acelera velocidad y avanza hacia el noreste de EE.UU. Sus vientos huracanados se extienden hasta 75 km del centro y los de tormenta tropical hasta 240 km. Se esperan lluvias y marejadas ciclónicas que podrían causar inundaciones.

2021-08-22T01:07+0200deutschewelle-es (es)

El huracán de categoría 1 Henri avanzaba este sábado (21.08.2021) a 30 km/h y con vientos máximos sostenidos de 120 km por hora hacia la costa del noreste de Estados Unidos, donde se espera que toque tierra el domingo. Henri, el tercer huracán del 2021 en la cuenca atlántica, tiene en alerta a....

El huracán Grace cae con fuerza en México

2021-08-21T05:36+0200lagaceta (es)

TECOLUTLA, México.- Grace seguía fortaleciéndose y para anoche se esperaba que toque tierra en la costa oriental de México, como un huracán de categoría 2, advirtieron autoridades locales y el Centro Nacional de Huracanes de Estados Unidos. Tras cruzar el Caribe, el ciclón se convirtió por primera....

It's been a brutally hot summer. Experts say this is just a glimpse of the future.

2021-08-21T04:09+0200nbcnews (en)

it's the heat waves roasting hundreds of millions of people across three continents that are confirming a grim climate prophecy for many experts. Sizzling temperatures in the United States and Canada and persistent heat in parts of Europe and northern Africa are creating dangerous health conditions, and fueling wildfires around the world .

Prince Charles warns UK bosses: 'Go green or we are done for' in most powerful intervention to date

2021-08-20T23:07+0200dailymail (en)

More than 400 have so far, but Charles warns the crisis is 'monumental' and can be tackled only by big business and governments working together. Warning that weather-related disasters should serve as a wake-up call, the prince writes: 'We have been in the 'last chance saloon' for too long already,....

Climate change and droughts: What’s the connection?

2021-08-20T21:43+0200yubanet (en)

Drought conditions across the contiguous United States as of August 10, 2021. Around 40% of the U.S. is experiencing drought. (Source: U.S. Drought Monitor/Drought.gov) That’s particularly true in the Western United States. Because of the West’s largely semi-arid and desert climates, droughts are natural occurrences across the region.

Henri Approaches Hurricane Strength as It Moves Toward New England

2021-08-20T21:19+0200nytimes (en)

While it is not uncommon for there to be several active weather systems at once during hurricane season , forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said, it is somewhat unusual to have three with tropical storm watches or warnings for land areas at the same time.

Tracking Water Storage: Improving Water Management During Floods, Droughts

2021-08-20T15:13+0200homelandsecuritynewswire (en)

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have created a balance sheet for water across the United States – tracking total water storage in 14 of the country’s major aquifers over 15 years. The results were published in Environmental Research Letters on Aug.

Tracking water storage shows options for improving water management during floods and droughts

2021-08-20T11:50+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have created a balance sheet for water across the United States – tracking total water storage in 14 of the country’s major aquifers over 15 years. The results were published in Environmental Research Letters on Aug.

Stung by climate change: drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds

2021-08-20T11:20+0200euronews-en (en)

By Karl Plume. GACKLE , North Dakota – There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several “bee boxes” stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. “Nothing,” Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

Why did wildfires claim so many lives in Algeria?

2021-08-20T10:08+0200aljazeera-en (en)

Summer wildfires have always been a fact of life in Algeria. Just last year, more than 100,000 acres went up in flames across the country. But this summer’s fires have been the most widespread, and devastating, the country has experienced since its independence from France in 1962.

Stung by climate change: Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink US honey crop, threaten almonds

2021-08-20T09:34+0200kathmandupost (en)

There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

Tropical Storm Grace Heads for Mainland Mexico After Landfall on Yucatán Peninsula

2021-08-20T05:57+0200dailymaverick (en)

Hurricane Grace lashed the shoreline of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula on Thursday morning, battering the beach town of Tulum with strong winds and heavy rain before weakening to a tropical storm. Just days earlier, the same storm brought flooding to Haiti, hurting recovery efforts after a devastating earthquake struck the country on Saturday.

Stung by climate change: Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink US honey crop, threaten almonds

2021-08-20T01:16+0200channelnewsasia (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota: There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

Stung by climate change Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds

2021-08-20T00:20+0200reuters-it (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota, Aug 19 (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

Stung by climate change Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds

2021-08-20T00:20+0200reuters-es (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota, Aug 19 (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

Stung by climate change Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds

2021-08-20T00:16+0200reuters-uk (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota, Aug 19 (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

Welcome to ground zero of climate chaos

2021-08-19T20:06+0200thehill (en)

I first started working in Louisiana’s petrochemical industry in the 1980s. At that time, I had no idea that climate change would one day turn my family into climate refugees. But that day has arrived. In the past year, my family had to relocate after our home was ravaged repeatedly by wind and water.

Tracking water storage reveals options for improving water management during floods and droughts

2021-08-19T18:01+0200miragenews (en)

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have created a balance sheet for water across the United States — tracking total water storage in 14 of the country’s major aquifers over 15 years. The results were published in Environmental Research Letters on Aug.

Tracking water storage shows options for improving water management during floods and droughts

2021-08-19T17:43+0200sciencedaily (en)

The results were published in Environmental Research Letters on Aug. 17, 2021, with the research examining the interplay between irrigation habits and climate on water. The study found that irrigation can be managed more effectively in humid regions of the eastern half of the United States where....

Stung by climate change: drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds By Karl Plume GACKLE, North Dakota (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee box... 3h ago

2021-08-19T17:07+0200kelo (en)

By Karl Plume. GACKLE, North Dakota (Reuters) – There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several “bee boxes” stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. “Nothing,” Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive....

Extreme Weather Updates: California Wildfires Prompt Surge of Evacuations

2021-08-19T17:05+0200nytimes (en)

Although the Dixie Fire started some distance from where Dixie Road appears on maps, Rick Carhart, a Butte County spokesman for Cal Fire, California’s state fire agency, said it demonstrates how “remote and inaccessible” the blaze was for firefighters. “Even though it didn’t start on the side of Dixie Road, it was the closest thing,” he said.

California oppressa da siccità record e incendi

2021-08-19T15:43+0200iconaclima (it)

e da condizioni di siccità record : le fiamme non si placano coprendo un’area vasta quanto Los Angeles o New York. La siccità è talmente grave che sta mettendo in serio pericolo la produzione alimentare di alcuni tipi di frutta e verdura in tutti gli Stati Uniti: alcuni alberghi della zona sono....

Stung by climate change: drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds By Karl Plume GACKLE, North Dakota (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee box... 2h ago

2021-08-19T15:24+0200wsau (en)

By Karl Plume. GACKLE, North Dakota (Reuters) – There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several “bee boxes” stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. “Nothing,” Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive....

Can the Middle East reach net zero emissions by 2050?

2021-08-19T14:30+0200english-alaraby (en)

Climate change's impact on MENA. Climate change is already affecting the Middle East in alarming ways. In recent years, several Arab states have experienced an intensified water cycle, causing higher frequency and intensity of floods and droughts, and extreme weather events such as heatwaves, cyclones, and dust storms.

United States Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds 11:24 AM UTC

2021-08-19T13:45+0200reuters-it (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota, Aug 19 (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

United States Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds11:24 AM UTC

2021-08-19T13:33+0200reuters-fr (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota, Aug 19 (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

Stung by climate change: drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds

2021-08-19T13:33+0200metro-us (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota (Reuters) – There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several “bee boxes” stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. “Nothing,” Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

United States Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds11:24 AM UTC

2021-08-19T13:28+0200reuters-af (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota, Aug 19 (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

United States Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds 11:08 AM UTC

2021-08-19T13:25+0200reuters-es (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota, Aug 19 (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

Stung by climate change: drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds

2021-08-19T13:18+0200news-yahoo (en)

A scorching drought is slashing honey production in North Dakota, the top producing state of the sweet syrup, and a shortage of bees needed to pollinate fruits and flowers puts West Coast cash crops like almonds, plums and apples at risk, according to more than a dozen interviews with farmers, bee experts, economists and farm industry groups.

United States Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds11:08 AM UTC

2021-08-19T13:16+0200reuters-br (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota, Aug 19 (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

United States Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds11:08 AM UTC

2021-08-19T13:16+0200ara-reuters (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota, Aug 19 (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

United States Drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds 11:08 AM UTC

2021-08-19T13:13+0200reuters-it (en)

GACKLE, North Dakota, Aug 19 (Reuters) - There was barely a buzz in the air as John Miller pried the lid off of a crate, one of several "bee boxes" stacked in eight neat piles beside a cattle grazing pasture outside Gackle, North Dakota. "Nothing," Miller said as he lifted a plastic hive frame from the box, squirming with only a few dozen bees.

Mapping wildfires around the world

2021-08-19T08:38+0200aljazeera-en (en)

In recent weeks, the devastating effects of wildfires, which have killed more than 100 people and rendered thousands homeless, have been dominating headlines around the world. Several countries have reported their worst fires in decades, including hundreds of deadly fires across the Mediterranean. In Algeria, at least 69 people have been killed.

Ningún país, por fuerte y desarrollado que sea, puede hacer frente a la crisis climática por sí solo.

2021-08-19T08:09+0200excelsior (es)

Por Nadav D. Goren* En el Día Mundial de la Asistencia Humanitaria, este año la ONU decidió centrarse en las crisis humanitarias inmediatas que se están desarrollando en todo el mundo a raíz de la emergencia climática. Incluso quienes no somos particularmente conscientes de la crisis climática, no....

More Than 10,000 Firefighters Are Battling a Dozen Active Wildfires in California

2021-08-18T21:33+0200newsweek (en)

More than 10,000 firefighters are on the ground in California as the state contends with a dozen active wildfires. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire, announced Wednesday that more than 10,300 firefighters remain on the frontlines of 12 large wildfires tearing through the Golden State.

FOTO STATI UNITI 1 min Due incendi da record stanno devastando la California Non si placa, anzi, l'emergenza roghi nello Stato americano. Le foto spettacolari ma anche spaventose

2021-08-18T16:46+0200tio (it)

LOS ANGELES - Prima era uno, ora sono due gli incendi colossali che stanno devastando i boschi e le cittadine della California settentrionale. Il primo è il Dixie Fire, uno dei più grandi in assoluto della storia dello Stato, contenuto solamente attorno al 30% e che ha arso circa 240mila ettari di....

French firefighters battle Riviera inferno

2021-08-18T16:27+0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

PARIS (Agencies): Hundreds of firefighters are struggling for a third day on Wednesday to contain France’s worst wildfire of the summer near the glitzy Riviera resort of Saint-Tropez. The blaze has scorched some 5,000 hectares (12,360 acres) in a region known for its forests, vineyards and fauna....

French firefighters battle Riviera inferno for third day

2021-08-18T13:44+0200aljazeera-en (en)

Hundreds of firefighters are struggling for a third day on Wednesday to contain France’s worst wildfire of the summer near the glitzy Riviera resort of Saint-Tropez. The blaze has scorched some 5,000 hectares (12,360 acres) in a region known for its forests, vineyards and fauna since it broke out in....

As the World Burns Wildfires Used to Be Helpful. How Did They Get So Hellish? Author: Matt SimonMatt Simon

2021-08-18T13:36+0200wired (en)

Wildfires are normally a critical component of a healthy landscape, but these blazes are now metastasizing into monsters that obliterate ecosystems. A wildfire that would once chew through a few dozen acres of underbrush, making way for new plant growth, now burns with extreme ferocity, producing so....

Forests burn near French Riviera

2021-08-18T11:34+0200arkansasonline (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France -- French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to "stabilize" the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels in a picturesque area beloved by residents and tourists alike.

US residents say shocking predictions in UN climate report already happening

2021-08-18T09:59+0200parstoday-en (en)

US communities’ current testimonials have concurred with the bleak predictions laid out in a new United Nations climate change report. Reports on Tuesday cited residents from communities in Miami, Utah and Alaska saying that they are already witnessing the detrimental impact of rising sea levels,....

Tropical Depression Fred drenches the US Southeast, unleashing tornadoes

2021-08-18T07:40+0200straitstimesSG (en)

MIAMI (NYTIMES) - Tropical Depression Fred moved through the US Southeast on Tuesday (Aug 17), bringing with it heavy rains and touching off several tornadoes, one day after it made landfall in the Florida Panhandle. As of 5pm on Tuesday, Fred was about 145km west-southwest of Asheville, North....

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-18T04:13+0200thegardenisland (en)

Firemen use a hose to extinguish a fire in a forest near Le Luc, southern France, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests Tuesday, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region.

Thousands evacuate in French Riviera due to massive blaze

2021-08-18T02:40+0200eastbaytimes (en)

Firemen use a hose to extinguish a fire in a forest near Le Luc, southern France, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests Tuesday, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region.

Thousands evacuate in French Riviera due to massive blaze

2021-08-18T02:35+0200dailybreeze (en)

By Daniel Cole and Angela Charlton | Associated Press. LA GARDE-FREINET, France — French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels....

Thousands evacuate in French Riviera due to massive blaze

2021-08-18T02:31+0200dailynews (en)

By Daniel Cole and Angela Charlton | Associated Press. LA GARDE-FREINET, France — French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels....

Thousands evacuate in French Riviera due to massive blaze

2021-08-18T02:25+0200mercurynews (en)

By Daniel Cole and Angela Charlton | Associated Press. LA GARDE-FREINET, France — French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels....

Thousands evacuate in French Riviera due to massive blaze

2021-08-18T02:22+0200whittierdailynews (en)

By Daniel Cole and Angela Charlton | Associated Press. LA GARDE-FREINET, France — French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels....

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-18T00:44+0200HonululuAdvertiser (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, FRANCE >> Thousands of people fled homes, campgrounds and hotels near the French Riviera today as firefighters battled a blaze that raced through nearby forests, sending smoke pouring down wooded slopes toward vineyards in the picturesque area.

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-18T00:16+0200timesfreepress (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France (AP) Thousands of people fled homes, campgrounds and hotels near the French Riviera on Tuesday as firefighters battled a blaze that raced through nearby forests, sending smoke pouring down wooded slopes toward vineyards in the picturesque area.

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T23:58+0200therepublic (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels in a picturesque area beloved by residents and tourists alike.

Firefighters in Greece beat back large blaze outside Athens

2021-08-17T23:48+0200tribtown (en)

ATHENS, Greece Hundreds of firefighters in Greece backed by more than 30 water-dropping planes gained ground Tuesday against a large forest fire burning for the second day that led to the evacuation of a nursing home and several villages northwest of Athens.

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T23:48+0200tribtown (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels in a picturesque area beloved by residents and tourists alike.

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T23:48+0200tribtown (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France Thousands of people fled homes, campgrounds and hotels near the French Riviera on Tuesday as firefighters battled a blaze that raced through nearby forests, sending smoke pouring down wooded slopes toward vineyards in the picturesque area.

Firefighters in Greece beat back large blaze outside Athens

2021-08-17T23:46+0200dailyjournal (en)

ATHENS, Greece Hundreds of firefighters in Greece backed by more than 30 water-dropping planes gained ground Tuesday against a large forest fire burning for the second day that led to the evacuation of a nursing home and several villages northwest of Athens.

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T23:46+0200dailyjournal (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels in a picturesque area beloved by residents and tourists alike.

Firefighters in Greece beat back large blaze outside Athens

2021-08-17T22:34+0200kathimerini-en (en)

Hundreds of firefighters in Greece backed by more than 30 water-dropping planes gained ground Tuesday against a large forest fire burning for the second day that led to the evacuation of a nursing home and several villages northwest of Athens. The blaze in dense forest in the Vilia area began....

Firefighters in Greece beat back large blaze outside Athens

2021-08-17T22:28+0200ChinaPost (en)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters in Greece backed by more than 30 water-dropping planes gained ground Tuesday against a large forest fire burning for the second day that led to the evacuation of a nursing home and several villages northwest of Athens.

Firefighters in Greece beat back large blaze outside Athens

2021-08-17T22:12+0200startribune (en)

The blaze in dense forest in the Vilia area began Monday, shortly after another wildfire broke out southeast of the Greek capital in the Keratea area. The two were the most severe among dozens of wildfires to erupt that day, the fire department said. Greece's minister for public order, Michalis....

Firefighters in Greece beat back large blaze outside Athens

2021-08-17T21:34+0200wsoctv (en)

Greece Wildfires A volunteer operates as a bulldozer opens fire break during a wildfire in Siderina village helicopter about 55 kilometers (34 miles) south of Athens, Greece, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. Two new big wildfires fanned by strong winds erupted Monday in hard-hit Greece, triggering evacuation....

Firefighters in Greece beat back large blaze outside Athens

2021-08-17T21:29+0200ABCnews (en)

ATHENS, Greece -- Hundreds of firefighters in Greece backed by more than 30 water-dropping planes gained ground Tuesday against a large forest fire burning for the second day that led to the evacuation of a nursing home and several villages northwest of Athens.

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T21:04+0200washtimes (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels in a picturesque area beloved by residents and tourists alike.

Instead of dealing with consequences of crises Turkey must prevent them

2021-08-17T20:47+0200vestnikkavkaza (en)

Without a doubt, climate change is a common issue for the whole world to focus on. It is always right beside us and appears in different forms. For example, the rise in global temperatures, which are now 1.2 degrees Celcius (2 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times, is both heating up the Earth and destabilizing it.

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T20:36+0200whig (en)

Cars drives on a highway while smoke billows from the forest near La Garde-Freinet, southern France, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests Tuesday, the latest....

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T20:12+0200ChinaPost (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels in a picturesque area beloved by residents and tourists alike.

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T20:07+0200startribune (en)

It was the latest blaze in a summer of wildfires that have swept across the Mediterranean region, leaving areas in Greece, Turkey, Italy, Algeria and Spain in smoldering ruins. The wildfire started Monday evening, in the height of France's summer vacation season, about 40 kilometers (24 miles) inland from the coastal resort of Saint-Tropez.

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T20:06+0200eagletribune (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels in a picturesque area beloved by residents and tourists alike.

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T19:56+0200ABCnews (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France -- French President Emmanuel Macron said firefighters have been able to “stabilize” the blaze that raced Tuesday through forests near the French Riviera, forcing thousands of people to flee homes, campgrounds and hotels in a picturesque area beloved by residents and tourists alike.

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T19:55+0200hjnews (en)

An helicopter drops water over a fire in Siderina village helicopter about 55 kilometers (34 miles) south of Athens, Greece, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. Greek authorities have deployed dozens of firefighters, as well as six water-dropping planes and four aircraft to a wildfire that broke out Monday....

Thousands Of People Flee A Wildfire Near The French Riviera During Vacation Season

2021-08-17T19:32+0200npr (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France — Thousands of people fled homes, campgrounds and hotels near the French Riviera on Tuesday as firefighters battled a blaze that raced through nearby forests, sending smoke pouring down wooded slopes toward vineyards in the picturesque area.

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T19:28+0200ahram-EN (en)

Thousands of people fled homes, campgrounds and hotels near the French Riviera on Tuesday as firefighters battled a blaze that raced through nearby forests, sending smoke pouring down wooded slopes toward vineyards in the picturesque area. It was just the latest blaze in a summer of wildfires that....

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T19:14+0200stripes (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France — Thousands of people fled homes, campgrounds and hotels near the French Riviera on Tuesday as firefighters battled a blaze that raced through nearby forests, sending smoke pouring down wooded slopes toward vineyards in the picturesque area.

France fires map: Where wildfires are spreading in French Riviera after blazes threaten St Tropez

2021-08-17T18:31+0200inews-co-uk (en)

What has happened? Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots as firefighters battled a through surrounding forests. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation or minor fire-related injuries in the blazes, which started on Monday . The extent of the damage was unclear while the fire still raged.

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T18:04+0200eagletribune (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France (AP) — Thousands of people fled homes, campgrounds and hotels near the French Riviera on Tuesday as firefighters battled a blaze that raced through nearby forests, sending smoke pouring down wooded slopes toward vineyards in the picturesque area.

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T17:56+0200oilcity (en)

It was just the latest blaze in a summer of wildfires that have swept across the Mediterranean region, leaving areas in Greece, Turkey, Italy, Algeria and Spain in smoldering ruins. The wildfire started Monday evening, in the height of France’s summer vacation season, about 40 kilometers (24 miles) inland from the coastal resort of Saint-Tropez.

Wind drives the country’s largest wildfire towards California City

2021-08-17T17:40+0200floridanewstimes (en)

“We really challenged the line of fire,” Janssen said. “This is a really big fire. It’s really hard to button around.” According to the weather forecast, Pacific Gas and Electric will cut off power to 48,000 customers in some of California’s 18 counties from Tuesday evening to Wednesday afternoon, knocking down winds and sending debris.

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T16:54+0200nypost (en)

In this photo provided by the fire brigade of the Var region, firemen battle with a wildfire near Toulon early Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. SDIS 83 via AP. LA GARDE-FREINET, France — Thousands of people fled homes, campgrounds and hotels near the French Riviera on Tuesday as firefighters battled a blaze....

French Riviera on fire: Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfires near Saint-Tropez

2021-08-17T16:47+0200cityam (en)

Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation or minor....

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T16:46+0200hjnews (en)

Cars drives on a highway while smoke billows from the forest near La Garde-Freinet, southern France, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests Tuesday, the latest....

Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfires near French Riviera

2021-08-17T16:29+0200thecourier (en)

Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation or minor....

Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfires near French Riviera Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region.

2021-08-17T16:16+0200irishexaminer (en)

Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation or minor....

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T16:04+0200eagletribune (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France (AP) — Thousands of people fled homes, campgrounds and hotels near the French Riviera on Tuesday as firefighters battled a blaze that raced through nearby forests, sending smoke pouring down wooded slopes toward vineyards in the picturesque area.

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T15:59+0200wftv (en)

France Wildfire In this photo provided by the fire brigade of the Var region, a fireman battles with a fire near Toulon early Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Hundreds of firefighters on Tuesday battled a fire racing through forests near the French Riviera that forced the evacuation of thousands of people from homes and vacation spots.

Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfires near French Riviera

2021-08-17T15:58+0200theargus (en)

Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation or minor....

Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfires near French Riviera

2021-08-17T15:57+0200breakingnews-ie (en)

Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation or minor....

Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfires near French Riviera

2021-08-17T15:53+0200eveningtelegraph (en)

Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation or minor....

Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfires near French Riviera

2021-08-17T15:35+0200impartialreporter (en)

Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation or minor....

world Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests By Associated Press 18/08/2021

2021-08-17T13:58+0200samoaobserver (en)

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests Tuesday, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation....

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T13:24+0200startribune (en)

At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation or minor fire-related injuries in the blaze that started Monday evening about 40 kilometers (24 miles) inland from the coastal resort of Saint-Tropez, according to the top government official for the Var region. The extent of the damage was unclear while the fire still raged.

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T13:24+0200ChinaPost (en)

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests Tuesday, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the Mediterranean region. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation....

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T13:02+0200clickondetroit (en)

In this photo provided by the fire brigade of the Var region, firemen battle with a wildfire near Toulon early Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Hundreds of firefighters on Tuesday battled a fire racing through forests near the French Riviera that forced the evacuation of thousands of people from homes and vacation spots.

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T12:45+0200independent-UK (en)

Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and vacation spots near the French Riviera as firefighters battled a fire racing through surrounding forests Tuesday, the latest of several wildfires that have swept the region. At least 22 people have suffered smoke inhalation or minor fire-related....

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T12:40+0200TorontoStar (en)

This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution to colleagues, clients or customers, or inquire about permissions/licensing, please go to: www.TorontoStarReprints.com In this photo provided by the fire brigade of the....

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T12:30+0200news4jax (en)

In this photo provided by the fire brigade of the Var region, firemen battle with a wildfire near Toulon early Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Hundreds of firefighters on Tuesday battled a fire racing through forests near the French Riviera that forced the evacuation of thousands of people from homes and vacation spots.

Tropical Storm Henri Forms in the Atlantic

2021-08-16T23:22+0200nytimes (en)

An already active day in the Atlantic hurricane season became a little busier on Monday, when Tropical Storm Henri formed off the East Coast of the United States , joining Tropical Storm Fred , which made landfall in the Florida Panhandle in the afternoon, and Tropical Depression Grace , which came....

Grecia, Marocco, Spagna, Israele. Un'estate all'insegna dei roghi che stanno devastando i polmoni verdi di molti paesi del bacino del Mediterraneo. Per l'ONU il nostro pianeta è sull'orlo del disastro

2021-08-16T15:09+0200euronews-it (it)

Uno scenario di dimensioni devastanti, determinato da più di 120 grandi incendi , sta travolgendo gran parte della Grecia . Roghi più o meno enormi, alcuni spenti altri sempre attivi, hanno già bruciato circa 100.000 ettari di terra boschiva in tutto il Paese. Un nuovo focolaio sta interessando la zona di Keratea nella periferia dell'Attica.

Disastrous floods: how to better estimate risks and reduce impacts?

2021-08-16T13:49+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

Different natural and socio-economic factors decide whether high river flood levels result into disastrous consequences. A scientist of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) contributed to a new study on floods that investigate the natural and socio-economic factors that decide whether high river flood levels turn into disastrous consequences or not.

It's been a brutally hot summer. Experts say this is just a glimpse of the future. - Yahoo News

2021-08-15T21:34+0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

and fueling wildfires around the world . And it's this troubling confluence of climate threats that researchers have been warning about for two decades. "Climate scientists were predicting exactly these kinds of things, that there would be an enhanced threat of these types of extreme events brought....

It's been a brutally hot summer. Experts say this is just a glimpse of the future. - Yahoo News

2021-08-15T20:07+0200google-top-stories (en)

and fueling wildfires around the world . And it's this troubling confluence of climate threats that researchers have been warning about for two decades. "Climate scientists were predicting exactly these kinds of things, that there would be an enhanced threat of these types of extreme events brought....

The Climate Crisis: UN Calls Code Red For Humanity

2021-08-15T15:36+0200theowp (en)

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its first major report in nearly a decade on Monday, turning the spotlight on the escalating climate crisis and its impact on regions around the world. The highly anticipated report, which was written by the world’s leading....

NASA Astronauts Saddened to Watch Earth Burning From Space Station

2021-08-15T14:31+0200spacetoday (en)

have a better view of Earth than anybody, but lately it's a discouraging one. "We've been very saddened to see fires over huge sections of the Earth, not just the United States ," NASA astronaut Megan McArthur told Insider on a recent call from the space station.

Heat waves, wildfires & drought: How this summer is a ‘preview’ of Earth’s coming climate crisis

2021-08-15T10:55+0200news-yahoo (en)

and fueling wildfires around the world . And it's this troubling confluence of climate threats that researchers have been warning about for two decades. "Climate scientists were predicting exactly these kinds of things, that there would be an enhanced threat of these types of extreme events brought....

Heat waves, wildfires & drought: How this summer is a ‘preview’ of Earth’s coming climate crisis

2021-08-15T10:33+0200nbcnews (en)

it's the heat waves roasting hundreds of millions of people across three continents that are confirming a grim climate prophecy for many experts. Sizzling temperatures in the United States and Canada and persistent heat in parts of Europe and northern Africa are creating dangerous health conditions, and fueling wildfires around the world .

Tragedia ad Haiti: nuovo terremoto scala 7.2, almeno 300 le vittime

2021-08-15T10:31+0200positanonews (it)

. A parlarcene è Anna Guaita in un articolo dell’edizione odierna del quotidiano Il Mattino. Un terremoto, un uragano, la siccità, la guerra fra bande, l’omicidio di un presidente. Gli ultimi tempi sono stati un susseguirsi di calamità per Haiti. E su questo retroterra di catastrofi, l’isola è stata....

Hay un clima extremo por todas partes y estas fotos lo evidencian

2021-08-15T00:48+0200univision (es)

La advertencia de la ONU de que el calentamiento global es peor y va más rápido de lo temido llega en un momento en que eventos climáticos extremos e inusuales están causando estragos en todos los continentes. Fuegos arrasadores, diluvios sorpresivos, tornados en sitios nunca antes vistos y los....

Greek PM Approves 500 Million Euro Budget For Wildfire Relief, Reforestation

2021-08-15T00:36+0200theowp (en)

Over the last few weeks, 586 wildfires have raged across Greece destroying the homes and crops of hundreds of Greeks and resulting in 63 organized evacuations. To assist in helping Greek citizens reclaim their lost property and livelihoods, the Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has pledged....

Tropical Storm Grace Forms Over Caribbean, Speeding Toward Islands

2021-08-14T17:51+0200nytimes (en)

A major United Nations climate report released in August warned that nations have delayed curbing their fossil-fuel emissions for so long that they can no longer stop global warming from intensifying over the next 30 years, leading to more frequent life-threatening heat waves and severe droughts.

Astronauts say they're saddened to watch the climate crisis from the space station: 'We can see all of those effects from up here'

2021-08-14T14:33+0200businessinsider-it (en)

have a better view of Earth than anybody, but lately it's a discouraging one. "We've been very saddened to see fires over huge sections of the Earth, not just the United States ," NASA astronaut Megan McArthur told Insider on a recent call from the space station.

Climate change: July 2021 was “the hottest month ever recorded on Earth”

2021-08-14T12:24+0200eminetra (en)

Some countries have fought serious wildfires due to extreme temperatures (Photo: AP / Getty) According to US scientific institutions, the world may have had the hottest month since the record began. The average temperature around the world is 16.73 °. NS July, 0.

July was the hottest month on record, NOAA says

2021-08-14T11:27+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Published by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this image shows the temperature difference from the July 2021 global average. On Friday, August 13, 2021, US meteorological officials said the Earth in July was the hottest month ever recorded.Credit: NOAA National Center for Environmental Information via AP U.

Alarming data reveals July was the hottest month on Earth

2021-08-14T09:55+0200yahoo-au (en)

Alarming new global data has revealed July was the hottest month on record for the world, as extreme heat waves and unprecedented fires struck parts of the United States and Europe. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the US has confirmed the average global temperature surpassed previous records , reaching 16.

NOAA: July Was Earth's Hottest Month Ever Recorded

2021-08-14T04:30+0200discovermagazine (en)

Now that mainstream media often gives climate change news prominent coverage (it wasn't always so), you may well have heard that NOAA today declared July the hottest month on record. “In this case, first place is the worst place to be,” said NOAA Administrator Rick Spinrad in a statement.

Insights into latest climate change projections for Africa

2021-08-14T00:14+0200newsday (en)

By Victor Ongoma. THE Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — a body of the United Nations tasked with providing scientific information on climate change — has released a major new report, pulling together evidence from a wide range of current and ancient climate observations.

IPCC AR6 WG1 Author: “more and more starting to get scared … hopefully that’ll affect the way they vote”

2021-08-13T20:50+0200wattsupwiththat (en)

08/09/2021 04:01 AM EDT Updated: 08/09/2021 03:29 PM EDT. The long-feared era of disastrous climate change has arrived. For the first time, the planet’s top scientists said in a monumental report released on Monday they have definitively linked greenhouse gas emissions to the type of disasters....

The world is burning.. Learn about the list of burning countries

2021-08-13T18:58+0200archyde (en)

According to the map of the NASA Fire Information System satellite map, known as “FIRMS”, fires have spread to many parts of the world due to the effects of global warming and climate change, the most severe of which were in Turkey and Greece. Many Mediterranean countries are suffering from....

Amid wildfires, Italy may have recorded the hottest day in Europe's history

2021-08-13T14:31+0200dnaindia (en)

According to local meteorologists, Italy may have just experienced the highest temperature in European history. On Wednesday, the Italian city of Syracuse recorded temperatures of 48.8 degrees Celsius. It will beat the existing European record of 48 degrees Celsius set in Athens in 1977, if validated by the World Meteorological Organization.

Extreme Weather

2021-08-13T12:19+0200wn (en)

An extreme drought that’s blanketing the West has made matters worse by stunting vegetation untouched by fire has made the Western United States warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will continue to make the weather more extreme and wildfires more destructive, according to scientists.

CALDO RECORD & INCENDI/ Di chi è la colpa dei 48.8 gradi e dei boschi in fiamme?

2021-08-13T07:23+0200247libero (it)

Nemmeno un mese è trascorso da quando ci siamo occupati su queste colonne di una fortissima ondata di calore sul Canada Occidentale e gli Stati Uniti nord occidentali. Pensavamo per caso che fosse ormai passata l’emergenza o che fosse soltanto delimitata a quei luoghi remoti? Non credo, ma, se così abbiamo pensato, ci siamo sbagliati di grosso.

Gli Stati Uniti occidentali bruciano. Dovevamo agire prima sul cambiamento climatico

2021-08-13T07:19+0200lasentinella (it)

SALEM, Oregon. Chi vive sulla costa orientale degli USA ha assistito la scorsa settimana ad albe tinte di una sfumatura di rosso. L’annebbiamento era dovuto al fumo degli incendi che stanno devastando gli USA occidentali. Tra questi, il “Bootleg Fire”, diffuso su oltre 1600 chilometri quadrati....

5 key warnings for Cayman from the UN’s climate change report

2021-08-13T07:18+0200caycompass (en)

Described as a ‘code red’ for humanity, the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change spells out a stark warning over the future of the planet. The United Nations report demonstrates unequivocally that climate change is man-made and that some of the impacts, including sea-level rise, are unavoidable.

Gli Stati Uniti occidentali bruciano. Dovevamo agire prima sul cambiamento climatico

2021-08-13T07:15+0200laprovinciapavese (it)

SALEM, Oregon. Chi vive sulla costa orientale degli USA ha assistito la scorsa settimana ad albe tinte di una sfumatura di rosso. L’annebbiamento era dovuto al fumo degli incendi che stanno devastando gli USA occidentali. Tra questi, il “Bootleg Fire”, diffuso su oltre 1600 chilometri quadrati....

CALDO RECORD & INCENDI/ Di chi è la colpa dei 48.8 gradi e dei boschi in fiamme?

2021-08-13T06:30+0200ilsussidiario (it)

Nemmeno un mese è trascorso da quando ci siamo occupati su queste colonne di una fortissima ondata di calore sul Canada Occidentale e gli Stati Uniti nord occidentali. Pensavamo per caso che fosse ormai passata l’emergenza o che fosse soltanto delimitata a quei luoghi remoti? Non credo, ma, se così abbiamo pensato, ci siamo sbagliati di grosso.

'New regions' to be hit by freak weather if climate change not averted, warns professor CLIMATE CHANGE has reared its ugly head over the past few months with wildfires tearing through...

2021-08-13T04:56+0200express (en)

SUBSCRIBE Invalid email. We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info And a Royal Society Professor of Earth Sciences....

Europe needs to prepare for temperatures of 50C, says Met Office

2021-08-13T00:30+0200nzherald (en)

"We can't say exactly when it is likely to happen, but Europe will need to prepare for the eventuality of further records being broken, with temperatures above 50C being possible in Europe in future, most likely close to the Mediterranean where the influence of hot air from North Africa is strongest.

Siberian wildfires now bigger than all other fires in world combined

2021-08-12T21:26+0200mycentraloregon (en)

Yelantsevv/iStock. (YAKUTSK, Russia) — Gigantic wildfires are burning across Siberia on a record scale that is larger than all the fires raging this summer around the world combined. The massive blazes in Russia are fueled in part by extreme heat waves and record droughts that scientists are blaming on warmer temperatures linked to climate change.

UN Weather Agency Seeks To Confirm 48.8°C ‘Record’ Heat Spike In Sicily

2021-08-12T19:41+0200scoop-co-nz (en)

The World Meteorological Organization ( WMO ) said that it could not yet confirm or deny the Sicilian temperature spike, which was recorded on Wednesday by an agricultural forecasting provider on the island, and not the official Italian weather service. Temperature check. “We cannot yet make any preliminary assessment of the 48.

UN weather agency seeks to confirm 48.8°C ‘record’ heat spike in Sicily

2021-08-12T18:25+0200un-news (en)

The World Meteorological Organization ( WMO ) said that it could not yet confirm or deny the Sicilian temperature spike, which was recorded on Wednesday by an agricultural forecasting provider on the island, and not the official Italian weather service. Temperature check. “We cannot yet make any preliminary assessment of the 48.

UN weather agency seeks to confirm 48.8°C ‘record’ heat spike in Sicily

2021-08-12T17:39+0200globalissues (en)

Temperature check. “We cannot yet make any preliminary assessment of the 48.8 °C observation, pro or con,” the WMO said in a statement via email, only days after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC ) issued a report highlighting the “indisputable” impact of human activity on extreme weather events.

UN weather agency seeks to confirm 48.8°C ‘record’ heat spike in Sicily

2021-08-12T17:36+0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

F.P. Report. NEW YORK: UN weather experts said on Thursday that they’re “actively looking” into a possible record temperature for Continental Europe of 48.8 Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit) near the town of Syracuse in Sicily, amid devastating wildfires in Mediterranean countries and Russia.

MIL-OSI United Nations: UN weather agency seeks to confirm 48.8°C ‘record’ heat spike in...

2021-08-12T17:29+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Temperature check. “We cannot yet make any preliminary assessment of the 48.8 °C observation, pro or con,” the WMO said in a statement via email, only days after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC ) issued a report highlighting the “indisputable” impact of human activity on extreme weather events.

UN weather agency seeks to confirm 48.8°C ‘record’ heat spike in Sicily

2021-08-12T17:22+0200un-org (en)

The World Meteorological Organization ( WMO ) said that it could not yet confirm or deny the Sicilian temperature spike, which was recorded on Wednesday by an agricultural forecasting provider on the island, and not the official Italian weather service. Temperature check. “We cannot yet make any preliminary assessment of the 48.

Sicily's temperature may have hit record 48.8C in heatwave – here's what’s behind the weather

2021-08-12T16:12+0200inews-co-uk (en)

ravaged Sicily in Italy as the temperature reportedly hit a European record of 48.8C, according to the region’s agriculture-meteorological information service (SIAS). The Italian agency said on its Facebook page it was the highest temperature registered in the network since its installation in 2002.

Amazonia, Siberia, Indonesia, Boreal regions… Understanding the different types of fires

2021-08-12T12:36+0200reforestaction-en (en)

, for example. Today, the vast majority of these fires are linked to humans and their activities. According to Prométhée’s data, the national database for French Mediterrean forests, between 1996 and 2006 in France, 39% of fires outbreaks were due to malicious acts (hunting, pyromania, pastoralism,....

Disastrous floods: how to better estimate risks and reduce impacts?

2021-08-12T12:28+0200publicnow (en)

A scientist of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) contributed to a new study on floods that investigate the natural and socio-economic factors that decide whether high river flood levels turn into disastrous consequences or not. The study, which was published in the Nature Reviews , provides also....

Sheffield woman's fundraiser for friend who 'lost everything'

2021-08-12T12:00+0200thestar (en)

'It's all gone' - Sheffield woman's fundraiser for friend who lost everything in wildfires A Sheffield woman has launched a GoFundMe page to help a “selfless” Turkish man whose holiday business has been leveled by wildfires. After over two weeks of devastation, Turkey reported this week it has been....

Disastrous floods: how to better estimate risks and reduce impacts? - Thu, 12/08/2021 - 11:11

2021-08-12T11:40+0200EC (en)

A scientist of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) contributed to a new study on floods that investigate the natural and socio-economic factors that decide whether high river flood levels turn into disastrous consequences or not. The study, which was published in the Nature Reviews , provides also....

This tribe has lived on the coast of Washington for thousands of years. Now climate change is forcing it uphill

2021-08-12T04:55+0200spokesman (en)

TAHOLAH, Grays Harbor County – Within minutes last winter, the ocean overcame this village’s seawall and flooded the courthouse, community center, store, post office and dozens of homes, forcing evacuations. Now the tribe, which lived at sea level for thousands of years, is moving its village up the hill as the effects of climate change take hold.

Triple-digit highs persist in states where all-time records were shattered last month and wildfires...

2021-08-12T04:32+0200cnet (en)

The drought in the West is reaching new peaks. NOAA. The weather forecast for much of the western US and the massive Dixie Fire in California serve as exclamation points in a week when a puts the entire planet on red alert. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Monday that....

Sicily, Italy, records 48.8 ° C, possible European temperature record – 11/08/2021 – World

2021-08-12T01:12+0200ksusentinel (en)

Officials from the island of Sicily, in southern Italy, recorded this Wednesday (11) what could be the temperature record in the country and throughout Europe. Thermometers recorded 48.8 ° C in the city of Syracuse, in the southeast of the region – until then, the highest number recorded had been 48.

Wildfire smoke could reduce rain in the western United States

2021-08-12T00:31+0200floridanewstimes (en)

When a wildfire releases smoke into the atmosphere, small particles fly with it. Water droplets can condense on particles in the clouds. The authors of the study expected an increase in numbers Water drops More particles form in the clouds as a result of a wildfire as they create more droplets.

69 killed in Algeria as Mediterranean forest fires spread

2021-08-11T22:01+0200naveenbharat (en)

Tizzy Ouzou: The death toll reached at least 69 as firefighters, soldiers and civilian volunteers battled fires in the forests of northern Algeria on Wednesday, the latest wildfire to hit the Mediterranean. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune declared three days of national mourning starting Thursday,....

Why Latest Thinking on Global Warming Rings Alarms

2021-08-11T20:49+0200palo-gr (en)

Wildfires, heat waves, droughts, flooding, and more are no longer "natural" disasters exclusively, because humanity has a substantial role in making many of them more extreme. That's a key takeaway from the latest comprehensive assessment from the world climate-science profession.

Why Latest Thinking on Global Warming Rings Alarms: QuickTake

2021-08-11T18:34+0200bloombergenvironment (en)

Wildfires, heat waves, droughts, flooding, and more are no longer “natural” disasters exclusively, because humanity has a substantial role in making many of them more extreme. That’s a key takeaway from the latest comprehensive assessment from the world climate-science profession.

Algerian wildfire survivors call for help, mourn 65 deaths

2021-08-11T16:00+0200dailysabah (en)

Firefighters, troops and civilian volunteers battled blazes in forests across northern Algeria Wednesday as Soldiers deployed to back the overstretched emergency services tackle the rash of more than 50 fires that broke out Tuesday and accounted for 28 of those killed , state television reported.

Dozens dead as wildfires rip through northern Algeria

2021-08-11T12:07+0200aljazeera-en (en)

Wildfires fanned by blistering temperatures and tinder-dry conditions have killed at least 42 people in Algeria, authorities said on Tuesday, adding that the fires had criminal origins. As well as the victims, 25 soldiers and 17 civilians, another 14 soldiers sustained varying degrees of injury.

Algeria Wildfires Kill 42, Authorities Blame Arson

2021-08-11T11:56+0200naharnet-ar (en)

Wildfires fanned by blistering temperatures and tinder-dry conditions have killed at least 42 people in Algeria, authorities said on Tuesday, adding that the fires had criminal origins. Late Tuesday the toll stood at 25 soldiers and 17 civilians killed.

Algeria Wildfires Kill 42, Authorities Blame Arson

2021-08-11T11:46+0200naharnet-en (en)

Wildfires fanned by blistering temperatures and tinder-dry conditions have killed at least 42 people in Algeria, authorities said on Tuesday, adding that the fires had criminal origins. Late Tuesday the toll stood at 25 soldiers and 17 civilians killed.

MIL-OSI USA: Feinstein: Bipartisan Bill Invests in California, World-Class Infrastructure

2021-08-11T10:54+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for California – Dianne Feinstein Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) released the following statement after the Senate passed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a bill that will modernize the country’s infrastructure and....

‘Martyrs’: Algeria wildfires leave 42 dead, including 25 soldiers

2021-08-11T10:38+0200aljazeera-en (en)

At least 42 people have been killed in wildfires ravaging mountain forests and villages east of Algeria’s capital, including 25 soldiers who , the president announced. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Tuesday night tweeted that the soldiers who died saving 100 people from the fires in two areas of the Kabyle region are “martyrs.

Tropical Storm Fred develops near Puerto Rico

2021-08-11T09:33+0200straitstimesSG (en)

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO (NYTIMES) - A storm system south of Puerto Rico developed into Tropical Storm Fred on Tuesday night (Aug 10), the sixth named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. In an update before 11pm Eastern time, the National Hurricane Centre cautioned that Tropical Storm Fred was....

Wildfires in Algeria kill 42 people, authorities blame arson

2021-08-11T09:31+0200newindianexpress (en)

ALGIERS: Wildfires fanned by blistering temperatures and tinder-dry conditions have killed at least 42 people in Algeria, authorities said on Tuesday, adding that the fires had criminal origins. Late Tuesday the toll stood at 25 soldiers and 17 civilians killed.

Algeria forest fires kill dozens, arson suspected

2021-08-11T08:43+0200trtworld (en)

People attempt to put out a fire in the mountainous Tizi Ouzou province, east of Algiers, Algeria on August 10, 2021. (Reuters) Algeria’s government has said arsonists were responsible for dozens of forest fires that have killed 42 people, including 25 soldiers deployed to help put out the flames, and destroyed homes east of the capital.

Algeria wildfires kill 42, authorities blame arson

2021-08-11T06:43+0200theCitizen (en)

Smoke rises from a wildfire in the forested hills of the Kabylie region, east of the capital Algiers, on August 10, 2021 Summary. Photographs posted on social media show huge walls of flame and billowing clouds of smoke towering over charred trees in the forested hills of the Kabylie region, east of the capital Algiers.

42 killed in forest fire in Algeria, officials blame arson

2021-08-11T04:45+0200naveenbharat (en)

By AFP. ALGIERS: Wildfires sparked by temperatures and tinder-dry conditions in Algeria have killed at least 42 people, officials said on Tuesday, adding that the fires had criminal origins. The death toll late Tuesday rose to 25 soldiers and 17 civilians.

Algeria wildfires kill 42, authorities blame arson

2021-08-11T00:51+0200mb-com-ph (en)

Late Tuesday the toll stood at 25 soldiers and 17 civilians killed . Photographs posted on social media show huge walls of flame and billowing clouds of smoke towering over charred trees in the forested hills of the Kabylie region, east of the capital Algiers.

Algeria Wildfires Kill 42, Authorities Blame Arson

2021-08-11T00:30+0200ndtvnews (en)

Algiers: Wildfires fanned by blistering temperatures and tinder-dry conditions have killed at least 42 people in Algeria, authorities said on Tuesday, adding that the fires had criminal origins. Late Tuesday the death count stood at 25 soldiers and 17 civilians killed.

42 killed in Algerian forest fire, officials blame arson

2021-08-10T23:41+0200naveenbharat (en)

Algiers: The wildfires that have killed at least 42 people in Algeria due to the temperature and tinder-dry conditions in Algeria had criminal origins, officials said on Tuesday. The death toll late Tuesday rose to 25 soldiers and 17 civilians. Images posted on social media showed huge walls of fire....

'Arsonists-lit' Algeria fires kill dozens, including 25 soldiers

2021-08-10T23:39+0200trtworld (en)

People attempt to put out a fire in the mountainous Tizi Ouzou province, east of Algiers, Algeria on August 10, 2021. (Reuters) Algeria’s government has said arsonists were responsible for dozens of forest fires that have killed 42 people, including 25 soldiers deployed to help put out the flames, and destroyed homes east of the capital.

‘We fought a great battle’: Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T21:37+0200dailymaverick (en)

is driving extreme events, such as heat waves, droughts, wildfires, floods and storms. Researchers can directly link a single event to climate change only through intensive data analysis, but they say such calamities are expected to happen more frequently.

New survey has disturbing signs for public opinion on climate change

2021-08-10T21:30+0200alternet (en)

The 2021 summer has brought one disaster after another, from droughts, wildfires and heatwaves in the western United States to record flooding in Germany . But despite all these disasters, a new Morning Consult poll finds that the number of Americans who are "very concerned" about climate change has not increased significantly in recent months.

‘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....

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T18:54+0200news-gazette (en)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — As Greece's massive wildfires were being tamed Tuesday, the country's civil protection chief strongly defended the country's firefighting efforts, saying every resource was thrown into the fight against what he described as the fire service's worst challenge ever.

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T18:36+0200ChinaPost (en)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — As Greece’s massive wildfires were being tamed Tuesday, the country’s civil protection chief strongly defended the country’s firefighting efforts, saying every resource was thrown into the fight against what he described as the fire service’s worst challenge ever.

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T18:33+0200wsoctv (en)

Greece Fires A firefighter from Slovakia tries to extinguish a fire in Avgaria village on Evia island, about 184 kilometers (115 miles) north of Athens, Greece, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. A massive wildfire burning for days on the northern tip of Greece's second largest island continued to devour....

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T18:28+0200news4jax (en)

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. A firefighter from Slovakia tries to extinguish a fire in Avgaria village on Evia island, about 184 kilometers (115 miles) north of Athens, Greece, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. A massive wildfire burning for days on the northern tip of Greece's....

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T18:26+02009news (en)

Climate scientists say there is little doubt that climate change from the burning of coal, oil and natural gas is driving extreme events, such as heat waves, droughts, wildfires, floods and storms. Researchers can directly link a single event to climate change only through intensive data analysis,....

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T18:20+0200stripes (en)

ATHENS, Greece — As Greece's massive wildfires were being tamed Tuesday, the country's civil protection chief strongly defended the country's firefighting efforts, saying every resource was thrown into the fight against what he described as the fire service's worst challenge ever.

‘We fought a great battle’: Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T18:16+0200kathimerini-en (en)

As Greece’s massive wildfires were being tamed Tuesday, the country’s civil protection chief strongly defended the country’s firefighting efforts, saying every resource was thrown into the fight against what he described as the fire service’s worst challenge ever.

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T18:13+0200wftv (en)

Greece Fires A firefighter from Slovakia tries to extinguish a fire in Avgaria village on Evia island, about 184 kilometers (115 miles) north of Athens, Greece, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. A massive wildfire burning for days on the northern tip of Greece's second largest island continued to devour....

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T18:04+0200sfgate (en)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) As Greece's massive wildfires were being tamed Tuesday, the country's civil protection chief strongly defended the country's firefighting efforts, saying every resource was thrown into the fight against what he described as the fire service's worst challenge ever.

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response

2021-08-10T18:02+0200ABCnews (en)

ATHENS, Greece -- As Greece 's massive wildfires were being tamed Tuesday, the country's civil protection chief strongly defended the country's firefighting efforts, saying every resource was thrown into the fight against what he described as the fire service's worst challenge ever.

United Nations/Islamic Republic of Iran Workshop on the Space Technology Applications for Drought, Flood and Water Resource Management has begun

2021-08-10T17:00+0200isa (en)

With the presence of 370 space science experts from more than 40 countries: United Nations/Islamic Republic of Iran Workshop on the Space Technology Applications for Drought, Flood and Water Resource Management has begun. United Nations/Islamic Republic of Iran Workshop on the Space Technology....

Meteo, "il peggio deve ancora venire". Allarme choc su temperature e riscaldamento globale

2021-08-10T16:25+0200247libero (it)

Il peggio deve ancora venire e a pagarne il prezzo saranno i nostri figli e nipoti, più che noi stessi. E l'allarme senza precedenti contenuto in un rapporto sul clima del Gruppo Intergovernativo sul Cambiamento Climatico (Ipcc) delle Nazioni Unite Molti effetti del riscaldamento globale ,....

Aircraft help fight California wildfires as smoke disappears

2021-08-10T11:17+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Supported by strong gusts and dry vegetation, the fire incinerated much of Greenville’s small community last Wednesday and Thursday. By Monday, at least 627 homes and other structures had been destroyed, threatening an additional 14,000 buildings in the northern Sierra Nevada Mountains.

IPCC report on climate: The five big takeaways

2021-08-10T10:42+0200HindustanTimes (en)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s latest report on the physical science of the climate crisis has evoked a sense of fear and hopelessness among both the scientific community and people in general. IPCC’s findings, put forth in over 3,949 pages of analysis from over 14,000....

Perché il cambiamento climatico sarà catastrofico per l'Italia, secondo il rapporto Onu

2021-08-10T10:39+0200fanpage (it)

Il 9 agosto è stata pubblicata la prima parte del Sesto Rapporto di Valutazione messo a punto dagli scienziati del Gruppo Intergovernativo sui Cambiamenti Climatici ( IPCC ) delle Nazioni Unite, il più approfondito studio dedicato all'impatto del riscaldamento globale , al suo percorso storico e alle misure necessarie per arginarne la minaccia.

The UN has sounded a code red on accelerating climate change

2021-08-10T10:13+0200europesun (en)

Photo: Pixabay/andreas160578. Climate change is speeding up and nearing a tipping point with catastrophic weather events and other harmful environmental effects becoming irreversible in coming years, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has warned in its latest report.

Emergenza climatica mondiale “Codice rosso” per l’umanità

2021-08-10T07:51+0200oggitreviso (it)

Foto: la fauna selvatica e le famiglie perdono case senza un posto dove scappare, nessun posto dove nascondersi OREGON - 9 agosto 2021 - Il Gruppo intergovernativo di esperti sui cambiamenti climatici (IPCC) ha pubblicato lunedì il suo ultimo rapporto , preoccupante e urgente. Le Nazioni Unite lo hanno definito un "codice rosso per l'umanità".

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

2021-08-10T04:11+0200nation (en)

Greenville - The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people reported missing and thousands fleeing the advancing flames. As of Sunday, the fire had destroyed 463,477 acres (187,562 hectares), up from the previous day’s 447,723 acres.

Earth Is Warming at A Breakneck Pace, 1.1ºC of Warming Is...

2021-08-10T02:23+0200mfame (en)

As the world battles historic droughts, landscape-altering wildfires and deadly floods. A landmark report from global scientists says the window is rapidly closing to cut our reliance on fossil fuels and avoid catastrophic changes that would transform life as we know it.

U.N. climate report reaction: Colorado “scrambling” to endure intensifying heat, calamities

2021-08-10T01:44+0200denverpost (en)

Climate-driven heat waves, droughts, fires, floods and bad air already are causing damage that Colorado leaders say they cannot fully control — and a major United Nations scientific report released Monday warns all of these calamities inevitably will intensify over the next 30 years.

IPCC report shows ‘possible loss of entire countries within the century’

2021-08-10T01:03+0200pina (en)

Global heating above 1.5C will be “catastrophic” for Pacific island nations and could lead to the loss of entire countries due to sea level rise within the century, experts have warned. The Pacific has long been seen as the “canary in the coalmine” for the climate crisis, as the region has suffered....

Global Temperatures On Track to Exceed Paris Agreement Limit by 2060: Report

2021-08-10T00:31+0200the-scientist (en)

ABOVE: Forest fire in Chiang Mai, Thailand © ISTOCK.COM, T oday (August 9), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report compiling the planet’s most up-to-date information about climate change. The report which was written by 234 authors from around the world and cites data from....

OUR BURNING PLANET: Landmark UN report shows Earth’s climate will experience widespread, intensifying and irreversible change – but there is still hope

2021-08-10T00:25+0200dailymaverick (en)

“You have been telling us for over three decades of the dangers of allowing the planet to warm. The world listened, but it didn’t hear. The world listened, but it didn’t act strongly enough. As a result, climate change is a problem that is here, now. Nobody is safe. And it is getting worse faster.

‘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.

U.S. Wildfires Have Burned 1 Million More Acres Than at This Point in 2020

2021-08-09T23:43+0200newsweek-USA (en)

Wildfires across the United States have burned more acres so far this year than at the same point in 2020, according to a new report. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Monday that in the first seven months of 2021, nearly 3 million acres have been destroyed due to 37,650 fires.

Ya no hay duda de qué causa el clima extremo en el mundo

2021-08-09T23:40+0200cnnMexico (es)

(CNN) -- El Panel Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático ( IPCC , por sus siglas en inglés) de la ONU tiene un mensaje claro : la crisis climática causada por el hombre está empeorando el tiempo extremo en todo el mundo. El mundo ahora está 1,1 grados Celsius más cálido que los niveles preindustriales.

Amb. Thomas-Greenfield: Human influence is to blame for climate crises

2021-08-09T22:18+0200israelnationalnews (en)

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, responded today (Monday) to the release of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report. "Today, the United States and nearly 200 nations stood behind science in approving the first volume of a series of four IPCC....

The 4 biggest lessons from the latest IPCC climate report The new IPCC report underscores the need for swift climate action.

2021-08-09T22:15+0200popsci (en)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change doesn’t hedge in its latest assessment of the state of our planet . “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land,” the authors write. “Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred.

Smoke from Siberian wildfires reaches North Pole for the first time in history

2021-08-09T21:51+0200ctvnews (en)

TORONTO -- Satellite imagery from NASA shows smoke from wildfires in the Siberian region of Russia have reached the North Pole in what the agency is calling “a first in recorded history.” The images from NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) taken on Aug.

¿Fueron los eventos climáticos salvajes causados por el cambio climático? Los científicos ahora pueden decir “sí” con confianza

2021-08-09T21:39+0200entornointeligente (es)

Entornointeligente.com / (CNN) — El Panel Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático ( IPCC , por sus siglas en inglés) de la ONU tiene un mensaje claro : la crisis climática causada por el hombre está empeorando el tiempo extremo en todo el mundo. El mundo ahora está 1,1 grados Celsius más cálido que los niveles preindustriales.

UN report 'must sound death knell' for fossil fuels as Canada faces climate urgency

2021-08-09T21:11+0200timescolonist (en)

OTTAWA — The secretary-general of the United Nations says a new report "must sound the death knell for coal and fossil fuels," raising renewed questions about Canada's climate plan and the long-term viability of its traditional energy sector. The UN scientific paper says Earth is heating up so....

Fires in Greece: The Latest - The New York Times

2021-08-09T20:53+0200google-top-stories (en)

ATHENS — The effort to stamp out catastrophic wildfires in Greece entered a second week on Monday with foreign countries continuing to send support, and officials began to assess the extent of the damage to thousands of homes and tens of thousands of acres of forest land.

¿Fueron los eventos climáticos salvajes causados por el cambio climático? Los científicos ahora pueden decir "sí" con confianza

2021-08-09T20:49+0200cnnespanol (es)

(CNN) -- El Panel Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático ( IPCC , por sus siglas en inglés) de la ONU tiene un mensaje claro : la crisis climática causada por el hombre está empeorando el tiempo extremo en todo el mundo. El mundo ahora está 1,1 grados Celsius más cálido que los niveles preindustriales.

Fires in Greece: The Latest - The New York Times

2021-08-09T20:36+0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

ATHENS — The effort to stamp out catastrophic wildfires in Greece entered a second week on Monday with foreign countries continuing to send support, and officials began to assess the extent of the damage to thousands of homes and tens of thousands of acres of forest land.

IPCC report shows ‘possible loss of entire countries within the century’

2021-08-09T19:49+0200guardian (en)

Global heating above 1.5C will be “catastrophic” for Pacific island nations and could lead to the loss of entire countries due to sea level rise within the century, experts have warned. has long been seen as the “canary in the coalmine” for the climate crisis, as the region has suffered from king....

UN report 'must sound death knell' for fossil fuels as Canada faces climate urgency 0 8/9/2021 9:43:04 AM

2021-08-09T19:47+0200tricitynews (en)

OTTAWA — The secretary-general of the United Nations says a new report "must sound the death knell for coal and fossil fuels," raising renewed questions about Canada's climate plan and the long-term viability of its traditional energy sector. The UN scientific paper says Earth is heating up so....

Wildfires Across U.S. Have Burned 1 Million More Acres Than at This Point Last Year

2021-08-09T19:42+0200newsweek (en)

Wildfires across the United States have burned more acres so far this year than at the same point in 2020, according to a new report. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Monday that in the first seven months of 2021, nearly 3 million acres have been destroyed due to 37,650 fires.

UN climate change report predicts droughts, floods, heatwaves and more

2021-08-09T19:32+0200newatlas (en)

According to a new report issued by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), human-caused climate change will have dire consequences over the next 20 years. And while some of the damage could be mitigated, it will take a lot of work. Released this Monday (Aug.

UN report 'must sound death knell' for fossil fuels as Canada faces climate urgency

2021-08-09T19:29+0200princegeorgecitizen (en)

OTTAWA — The secretary-general of the United Nations says a new report "must sound the death knell for coal and fossil fuels," raising renewed questions about Canada's climate plan and the long-term viability of its traditional energy sector. The UN scientific paper says Earth is heating up so....

Urgent climate change action is needed or else Canada’s extreme heat and severe weather will worsen

2021-08-09T19:07+0200TorontoStar (en)

Canadians can expect climate change to lead to more severe weather events and a possible disruption in food supply if action isn’t taken to address the looming threat of 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming. A bombshell report released Monday by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate....

UN report 'must sound death knell' for fossil fuels as Canada faces climate urgency OTTAWA — The secretary-general of the United Nations says a new report "must sound the death knell for coal and fossil fuels," raising renewed questions about Canada's climate plan and the long-term viability of its traditional energy sector.

2021-08-09T19:05+0200kitchenertoday (en)

OTTAWA — The secretary-general of the United Nations says a new report "must sound the death knell for coal and fossil fuels," raising renewed questions about Canada's climate plan and the long-term viability of its traditional energy sector. The UN scientific paper says Earth is heating up so....

¿Los eventos climáticos salvajes fueron causados por el cambio climático? Los científicos ahora pueden decir "sí" con confianza

2021-08-09T17:49+0200cnnespanol (es)

(CNN) -- El Panel Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático ( IPCC , por sus siglas en inglés) de la ONU tiene un mensaje claro : la crisis climática causada por el hombre está empeorando el tiempo extremo en todo el mundo. El mundo ahora está 1,1 grados Celsius más cálido que los niveles preindustriales.

UN report finds extreme flooding, wildfires and heatwaves from climate change already hitting the US

2021-08-09T17:34+0200eminetra (en)

– It is ‘unequivocal’ that human activity has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land – with widespread and rapid changes across the world. – Many of the changes are unprecedented over many centuries to many thousands of years, with the world warming at a rate unprecedented in at least 2,000 years.

‘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.

‘Nowhere to run’: UN report says global warming nears limits

2021-08-09T16:47+0200thegrio (en)

“This report tells us that recent changes in the climate are widespread, rapid and intensifying, unprecedented in thousands of years,” said IPCC Vice Chair Ko Barrett , senior climate adviser for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Images of the devastation by fires affecting various parts of the United States, Russia and Greece

2021-08-09T16:19+0200archyde (en)

Large wildfires affect parts of the United States , Russia and Greece. A huge fire in northern California in the US, it destroyed hundreds of houses and spread plumes of smoke throughout the region. Furthermore, a series of forest fires in Siberia destroyed thousands of hectares in one of the coldest areas on the planet.

IPCC Report-“The Future is in Our Hands”

2021-08-09T15:45+0200londonnewstime (en)

“Red code for humanity.” That was the way the IPCC’s latest climate change report was explained by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. It comes after summers hurt by floods, wildfires and heat waves – and the latest IPCC reports have linked these types of events directly to anthropogenic climate change.

Siamo sull’orlo della catastrofe: cambiamenti climatici diventati inevitabili e irreversibili. L’ultimo rapporto ONU lancia il codice rosso per l’umanità”

2021-08-09T15:44+0200greenme (it)

Gli esperti dell’Onu lanciano l’allarme più forte di sempre sul clima: a meno che non ci siano riduzioni immediate e su larga scala delle emissioni di gas serra, limitare il riscaldamento a circa 1,5°C o addirittura 2°C sarà un’impresa impossibile per l’umanità.

How extreme is this year's extreme weather? Here's a closer look

2021-08-09T14:39+0200CBC (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021's onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming's wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

Fires in Greece: The Latest

2021-08-09T13:29+0200nytimes (en)

ATHENS — The effort to stamp out catastrophic wildfires in Greece entered a second week on Monday with foreign countries continuing to send support, and officials began to assess the extent of the damage to thousands of homes and tens of thousands of acres of forest land.

Heat waves once in 50 years now happening every decade: UN Climate Report

2021-08-09T12:19+0200naveenbharat (en)

A UN climate science report said on Monday that extreme heat waves that previously occurred only once every 50 years are now expected to occur once per decade due to global warming, while rain and drought has become even more. The report found that we are already experiencing those effects of....

Fire-friendly weather to return to Northern California

2021-08-09T10:27+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Last week, the wind wasn’t expected to reach the blazing speed that helped the Dixie Fire size explode. But nevertheless, they were worried about firefighters working in unprecedented situations to protect thousands of threatened homes. “Currently, the living trees there are less fuel-hydrated than....

Global warming to hit ‘critical zone’ within 20 years sparking more floods, fires and drought – major report

2021-08-09T10:23+0200independent-ie (en)

At 1.5C, one-in-ten-year heatwaves are expected 3-4 times in a decade while drought, heavy rainfall and flooding will also occur with greater frequency and intensity. At 2C of warming, which is more likely at current emission rates, the scientists say: “Heat extremes would more often reach critical tolerance thresholds for agriculture and health.

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

2021-08-09T08:21+0200timesofindia (en)

An ornament rests in front of a Greenville home destroyed by the Dixie Fire in Plumas County in California. GREENVILLE, United States : The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people....

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

2021-08-09T07:59+0200heraldsun (en)

The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people reported missing and thousands fleeing the advancing flames. As of Sunday, the fire had destroyed 489,287 acres (198,007 hectares), authorities said, up from the previous day's 447,723 acres.

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

2021-08-09T07:58+0200couriermail (en)

The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people reported missing and thousands fleeing the advancing flames. As of Sunday, the fire had destroyed 489,287 acres (198,007 hectares), authorities said, up from the previous day's 447,723 acres.

Northern California wildfire becomes second-largest one in state history

2021-08-09T06:25+0200geo-tv (en)

The Dixie blaze has so far destroyed 463,477 acres (187,562 hectares). The Dixie blaze is the largest active wildfire in the United States , but one of only 11 major wildfires in California. Firefighters estimate the blaze, which began July 13, will not finally be extinguished for two weeks.

California’s ‘Dixie Fire’ now second-worst in state history, authorities say

2021-08-09T04:17+0200timesofisrael (en)

GREENVILLE, United States (AFP) — The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people reported missing and thousands fleeing the advancing flames. As of Sunday, the fire had destroyed 463,477....

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

2021-08-09T02:03+0200malaymail (en)

GREENVILLE, Aug 9 — The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people reported missing and thousands fleeing the advancing flames. On Saturday, Governor Gavin Newsom visited the burnt-out....

Northern California wildfire now second-largest in state's history

2021-08-09T01:19+0200france24-en (en)

A view shows Highway 89 with burned trees on one side and unburned trees on the other at the site of the Dixie Fire, a wildfire near the town of Greenville, California, U.S. August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Fred Greaves/File Photo © REUTERS - Fred Greaves. The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has....

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

2021-08-09T01:12+0200themalaymailonline (en)

GREENVILLE, Aug 9 — The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people reported missing and thousands fleeing the advancing flames. On Saturday, Governor Gavin Newsom visited the burnt-out....

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

2021-08-09T00:44+0200mb-com-ph (en)

As of Sunday, the fire had destroyed 463,477 acres (187,562 hectares), up from the previous day’s 447,723 acres. It now covers an area larger than Los Angeles. The Dixie blaze is the largest active wildfire in the United States , but one of only 11 major wildfires in California.

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

2021-08-09T00:28+0200channelnewsasia (en)

GREENVILLE: The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said on Sunday (Aug 8), with three people reported missing and thousands fleeing the advancing flames. As of Sunday, the fire had destroyed 463,477 acres, up from the previous day's 447,723 acres.

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

2021-08-09T00:16+0200yahoo-au (en)

The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people reported missing and thousands fleeing the advancing flames. As of Sunday, the fire had destroyed 463,477 acres (187,562 hectares), up from the previous day's 447,723 acres.

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

2021-08-08T23:59+0200digitaljournal (en)

The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people reported missing and thousands fleeing the advancing flames. As of Sunday, the fire had destroyed 463,477 acres (187,562 hectares), up from the previous day’s 447,723 acres.

Mediterranean apocalypse

2021-08-08T13:22+0200atalayar (en)

I have been spending the hottest summer peaks in southern Spain for almost half a century, which on the positive side is a joy. On the negative side, the effects of undeniable climate change, or rather the climatic catastrophe that is looming over much of Spain in particular, and the Mediterranean basin in general, are being felt quite perceptibly.

Many of the Andes have no snow due to long-term droughts.

2021-08-08T10:56+0200londonnewstime (en)

In the Andean regions of South America, there is little or no snowfall during periods of heavy snowfall. Satellite images show that many mountains in the famous range running along the western edge of the continent have sparse snow or completely bare ground, Processed via REUTERS by Copernicus....

Fire studies show need for more fire in western Montana

2021-08-08T00:20+0200missoulian (en)

“Despite calls to restore fire as a cultural and ecological process, the dominant approach to wildfire management continues to be aggressive suppression,” University of Washington School of Environmental and Forest Sciences fire scientist Susan Prichard wrote in a paper that boiled down more than....

This year’s extreme climate summer hits wealthier places

2021-08-07T21:21+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining the poorer and more vulnerable countries on the growing list of extreme weather scientists say they have something to do with anthropogenic climate change. “It’s not just a problem for poor countries, it’s now a problem for clearly rich countries,” he said.

California hydropower plant forced to shut down as water levels fall at Lake Oroville

2021-08-06T17:10+0200wrcbtv (en)

A major California hydroelectric power plant has been forced to shut down due to low water levels for the first time since it opened in 1967, officials said Thursday, as the state grapples with The decision to shut down the Edward Hyatt Power Plant at Lake Oroville -- the state's second-largest....

Mediterranean faces heatwaves, drought, fires: UN draft report

2021-08-06T15:21+0200dailysabah (en)

The Mediterranean will be hit by ever fiercer heat waves, drought and fires supercharged by rising temperatures, according to a draft United Nations assessment seen exclusively by Agence France-Presse (AFP) that warns the region is a "climate change hot spot.

This Year’s Summer of Climate Extremes Hits Wealthier Places

2021-08-05T15:10+0200claimsjournal (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021’s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-05T07:42+0200messenger-inquirer (en)

“It is not only a poor country problem, it's now very obviously a rich country problem,” said Debby Guha-Sapir, founder of the international disaster database at the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters at Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. “They (the rich) are getting whacked.

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-05T04:43+0200timesfreepress (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming's wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

Weather extremes hitting wealthier nations

2021-08-05T00:37+0200tvnz (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T23:56+0200denverpost (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T23:56+0200dailyjournal (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T23:35+0200tribtown (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T21:56+0200timesofindia (en)

WASHINGTON: As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021's onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming's wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the US, Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T20:19+0200bangordailynews (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

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.

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T19:05+0200triblive (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier countries, including U.S.

2021-08-04T18:48+0200wkbn (en)

FILE – In this Saturday, July 17, 2021 file photo, Wiel de Bie, 75, stands outside his flooded home in the town of Brommelen, Netherlands. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather disasters are....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T17:27+0200courthousenews (en)

(AP) — As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T15:59+0200denverpost (en)

FILE – In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021 file photo, a man stands under a water feature trying to beat the heat at a splash park in Calgary, Alberta. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather....

Wed. 9:33 a.m.: This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T15:51+0200vindy (en)

In this Saturday, July 17, 2021 photo, a man stands on a bridge and surveys the damage after flooding in Pepinster, Belgium. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather disasters are not used to....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T15:09+0200news-yahoo-in (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, July 15, 2021, 2021 file photo, a regional train in the flood waters at the local station in Kordel, Germany, after it was flooded by the high waters of the Kyll river. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather disasters are not used to getting extremes and many of them....

How extreme is this year's extreme weather? Here's a closer look

2021-08-04T14:37+0200CBC (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021's onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming's wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T14:13+0200startribune (en)

Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining poorer and more vulnerable nations on a growing list of extreme weather events that scientists say have some connection to human-caused climate change. "It is not only a poor country problem, it's now very obviously....

This summer's disasters show climate change is very much 'a rich-country problem' now

2021-08-04T13:22+0200latimes (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T12:27+0200oilcity (en)

Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining poorer and more vulnerable nations on a growing list of extreme weather events that scientists say have some connection to human-caused climate change. “It is not only a poor country problem, it’s now very obviously....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T11:04+0200egyptindependent (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T09:33+0200ChinaPost (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T09:24+0200eagletribune (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T09:24+0200dailyjournal (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T09:13+0200news-gazette (en)

Champaign, IL (61820) Today. Generally sunny. High 81F. Winds light and variable.. Tonight. Clear skies. Low 58F. Winds light and variable. Updated: August 4, 2021 @ 1:53 am; As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T09:06+0200wftv (en)

Summer of Extremes FILE - In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021 file photo, a man stands under a water feature trying to beat the heat at a splash park in Calgary, Alberta. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness.

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T09:00+0200krqe (en)

FILE – In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021 file photo, a man stands under a water feature trying to beat the heat at a splash park in Calgary, Alberta. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T09:00+0200apnews (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:57+0200cbs17 (en)

FILE – In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021 file photo, a man stands under a water feature trying to beat the heat at a splash park in Calgary, Alberta. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:56+0200clickondetroit (en)

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. FILE - In this Monday, July 26, 2021 file photo, a man carries bags of onions out of the flooded Yubei Agricultural and Aquatic Products World in Xinxiang in central China's Henan Province. Scientists say theres something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness.

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:55+0200actionnewsjax (en)

Summer of Extremes FILE - In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021 file photo, a man stands under a water feature trying to beat the heat at a splash park in Calgary, Alberta. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness.

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:54+0200ABCnews (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:52+0200independent-UK (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the and Belgium are joining poorer and more vulnerable....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:51+0200wsoctv (en)

Summer of Extremes FILE - In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021 file photo, a man stands under a water feature trying to beat the heat at a splash park in Calgary, Alberta. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness.

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:48+0200sfgate (en)

1 of 17 FILE - In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021 file photo, a man stands under a water feature trying to beat the heat at a splash park in Calgary, Alberta. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness.

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:32+0200sandiegouniontribune (en)

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021 file photo, a man stands under a water feature trying to beat the heat at a splash park in Calgary, Alberta. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:29+0200news4jax (en)

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. FILE - In this Monday, July 26, 2021 file photo, a man carries bags of onions out of the flooded Yubei Agricultural and Aquatic Products World in Xinxiang in central China's Henan Province. Scientists say theres something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness.

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:26+0200wowktv (en)

FILE – In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021 file photo, a man stands under a water feature trying to beat the heat at a splash park in Calgary, Alberta. Scientists say there’s something different this year from the recent drumbeat of climate weirdness. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather....

This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places

2021-08-04T08:25+0200news-yahoo (en)

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States , Canada, Germany and Belgium are joining....

Ring the alarm: it's time for US schools to have climate disaster drills

2021-08-03T22:25+0200thehill (en)

With the Atlantic hurricane season upon us, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is forecasting that 2021 will be an above-normal hurricane season . It seems each year climatic hazards — most acutely hurricanes here in the United States — are becoming more intense and more destructive .

MIL-OSI Global: Climate change is already disrupting US forests and coasts – here’s what...

2021-08-03T15:14+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

, we have watched climate change play out over decades at long-term research sites in forests, fields and coastal areas across the U.S. A recent series of five papers in the journal Ecosphere presents more than 25 case studies from these sites, providing a unique perspective on the changes underway....

Advierten de inundaciones en oeste de Estados Unidos

2021-08-03T06:15+0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

DENVER (AP) Deslaves provocados por fuertes lluvias causaron “daños extremos” en una importante carretera interestatal y la dejaron bloqueada con pilas de rocas y troncos, informaron el domingo funcionarios de transporte de Colorado, mientras meteorólogos alertan que habrá más inundaciones súbitas....

Colorado residents sue fossil fuel companies as climate change ravages their state: report

2021-08-02T22:20+0200alternet (en)

As climate change continues to accelerate, the disastrous consequences, according to scientists, will range from more hurricanes in Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana to more wildfires and droughts in the southwestern states, including Colorado — where, reporter Chris McGreal notes in The Guardian,....

Le nuove miniere sui fondali oceanici rischiano di uccidere intere specie

2021-08-02T16:45+0200247libero (it)

Paesi come Regno Unito, Francia, Belgio, Giamaica, Russia, Cina e Giappone hanno tutti gli occhi puntati sui metalli presenti all’interno di noduli delle dimensioni di una patata, sparsi in una vasta pianura abissale chiamata Clarion Clipperton Zone, a 5.000 metri sott’acqua nell’Oceano pacifico.

Advierten de inundaciones en el oeste de Estados Unidos

2021-08-02T02:48+0200elvocero (es)

DENVER— Deslaves provocados por fuertes lluvias causaron “daños extremos” en una importante carretera interestatal y la dejaron bloqueada con pilas de rocas y troncos, informaron el domingo funcionarios de transporte de Colorado, mientras meteorólogos alertan que habrá más inundaciones súbitas en....

The oldest tree in eastern US survived millennia – but rising seas could kill it

2021-08-01T12:07+0200guardian (en)

A wizened eastern bald cypress dwells in an expanse of North Carolina’s wetlands. It lives among a cluster of eastern bald cypress trees in the state’s Black River, some with origins dating back a millennium. But this singular tree has witnessed more than its comrades; a 2019 study found it’s been alive since at least 605BCE.

What Is Cloud Seeding, and Does It Work? Weather Modification Explained

2021-08-01T05:30+0200treehugger (en)

Humans might not be able to control the weather, but we can certainly modify it. Cloud seeding—the act of injecting chemicals such as dry ice (solid CO 2 ), silver iodide (AgI), table salt (NaCl), into clouds for the sake of altering the weather outcome (more rain, more snow, less fog, less hail )—is one such type of weather modification.

Climate change reality hits US president

2021-07-31T13:18+0200jamaicaobserver (en)

CALIFORNIA, United States (AP) – President Joe Biden is sounding the alarm about the need for more resources to fight a series of wildfires in western states, as climate change has worsened the spread and ferocity of the blazes. “Our resources are already being stretched to keep up,” Biden told a....

Cambiamento climatico e pandemie mettono il turbo al Green Deal

2021-07-31T10:11+0200startmag (it)

All’inizio del proprio mandato il Presidente Biden ha incaricato le 18 organizzazioni di intelligence degli Stati Uniti di redigere una stima dettagliata delle implicazioni del cambiamento climatico sulla sicurezza nazionale. In un successivo report, il Dipartimento della Difesa (DoD) Usa ha....

How climate change is and isn't impacting Minnesota's unusual summer

2021-07-30T23:36+0200kimt (en)

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Amid a summer that's seen drought, record heat, and hazy skies, experts say climate change is contributing to some of the atypical conditions Southeast Minnesota is experiencing. "Minnesota's been getting warmer, and it's been getting wetter for the majority of the past several....

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.

How the summer of 2021 changed our understanding of extreme weather

2021-07-30T17:40+0200eminetra (en)

Inheritance of Record natural disaster It has swept the globe in the last few weeks. Serious floods have occurred in China and Western Europe, heat waves and droughts have occurred in North America, and wildfires have occurred in the subarctic. First grade report Britain’s weather shows that extreme....

Cooperazione: rapporto Onu, Etiopia e Madagascar le nuove "forti allerte" della fame nel mondo

2021-07-30T11:20+0200agenzianova (it)

Roma, 30 lug 11:19 - (Agenzia Nova) - L’Etiopia e il Madagascar sono le due nuove “forti allerte” della fame nel mondo. È l’allarme lanciato dall'Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'alimentazione e l'agricoltura (Fao) e dal Programma alimentare mondiale (Pam) in un nuovo rapporto pubblicato oggi.

Fuoco, aria, acqua e terra: la nostra crisi climatica mondiale

2021-07-30T06:28+0200oggitreviso (it)

Immagine: fuoco, aria, acqua, terra da EskiPaper Wallpapers 2021 OREGON - 29 luglio 2021 - Una continuazione del mio precedente pezzo, " Il nostro pianeta, il nostro futuro pubblicato qui il 15/07/2021. Come ho riferito allora, la crisi climatica rimodellerà radicalmente la vita sulla Terra nei prossimi decenni.

Heat wave fears set in around the world

2021-07-30T04:56+0200chinadaily (en)

A girl cools off in Skopje, North Macedonia, on Wednesday. Authorities have issued a weather warning as the Balkan country faces extreme high temperatures of over 43 C. [BORIS GRDANOSKI/AP] SKOPJE, North Macedonia-Authorities in several southeast European countries have issued weather warnings in....

The problems of climate change - Part 1

2021-07-29T19:47+0200israeldefense (en)

In recent years, increasing evidence has shown that the world is warming. Scientists' research tells us that the cause of global warming in recent decades is most likely to be a large number of greenhouse gases released as a result of industrial production and everyday life habits.

ANOTHER VIEWPOINT: A season of deadly extremes

2021-07-29T09:10+0200dailyjournal (en)

This editorial was originally published July 22 in the Los Angeles Times. The summer isn’t even halfway through and it’s already proved to be a season of deadly extremes. In a little over a month, four major heat waves have broiled the Western United States , including record-shattering triple-digit....

The most intense heat wave of the summer reaches Europe

2021-07-29T04:42+0200explica (en)

In the coming days the balkan peninsula It is going to become a huge oven that will reach 45 degrees in some areas of Greece, Serbia, North Macedonia, Albania, Romania or Bulgaria in what is already considered the biggest heat wave of this year in Europe, and that will also reach some parts of Italy.

California and Nevada governors urge federal aid to fight wildfires Governors Gavin Newsom of California and Steve Sisolak of Nevada spoke with CBS News exclusively amid another brutal wildfire season. 11M ago

2021-07-29T01:06+0200CBSnews (en)

As rage in the West, the governors of California and Nevada are touring their state lines to get a firsthand look at the devastation. Flames and smoke from the are making firefighting efforts difficult. And there are concerns that strong winds and high temperatures could worsen the blaze.

A Warming Earth Will Bring More Extreme Rainfall, New Research Shows

2021-07-28T23:07+0200forbes (en)

Destroyed houses on the Ahr river in Rech, Germany, after devastating floods hit the region earlier this month. AFP via Getty Images. Some two thirds of the world’s land area will experience wetter, more variable conditions as the Earth warms, making extreme rainfall and flooding more likely, a new study has found.

USA - House Ag Committee advances $8.5M in ag disaster aid

2021-07-28T14:08+0200agroinsurance-en (en)

This bill, as amended, provides for an extension of support for producers incurring crop losses due to a disaster event in 2020 and 2021 as well as extends assistance to dairies who were forced to dump milk, or farmers with losses to on-farm stored commodities.

Climate change: Wildfires raging in North America show why Edinburgh's new cycle lanes are important – Steve Cardownie

2021-07-28T06:37+0200TheScotsman (en)

The news coverage throughout the world’s media on climate change and its devastating effect on North America as wildfires ravage huge swathes of land, once more reminds of the need to take affirmative action before it’s too late. As of last Sunday, the fire had scorched over 408,930 acres of land and was 46 per cent contained.

Perché l’America occidentale è vittima di una mega-siccità

2021-07-28T06:16+0200linkiesta (it)

Dopo un 2020 estremamente secco e un’ondata di calore primaverile, gli Stati occidentali d’America sono tornati a bruciare. Una delle ultime tappe di questo sentiero di fuoco riguarda Dixie Fire e Fly Fire, due degli incendi, divampati in California settentrionale, che il 25 luglio scorso si sono uniti bruciando rispettivamente 190mila e 4300 acri.

DeFazio, Western State Lawmakers Push for More Relief Following Historic Wildfires, Droughts, Heat

2021-07-27T21:27+0200publicnow (en)

Today, Congressman Peter A. DeFazio (OR-04) joined a bipartisan, bicameral effort to secure more relief for farmers, ranchers, and other agriculture producers in the western United States affected by historic wildfires, droughts, and extreme heat. In a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the lawmakers urge the U.

House Ag Committee advances $8.5M in ag disaster aid

2021-07-27T19:59+0200feedstuffs (en)

In action Tuesday, the House Agriculture Committee unanimously advanced the 2020 WHIP+ Reauthorization Act - H.R. 267 - which would provide authorization for the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus for 2020 and 2021 disasters. This legislation would broaden the assistance available via WHIP+ and authorize $8.

House Ag Committee advances $8.5M in ag disaster aid

2021-07-27T19:47+0200farmindustrynews (en)

In action Tuesday, the House Agriculture Committee unanimously advanced the 2020 WHIP+ Reauthorization Act - H.R. 267 - which would provide authorization for the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus for 2020 and 2021 disasters. This legislation would broaden the assistance available via WHIP+ and authorize $8.

Climate Change Has National Security Implications, DOD Official Says

2021-07-27T12:18+0200hstoday (en)

Understanding and dealing with climate change is important to national security and, therefore, to the Defense Department, the senior climate advisor to the defense secretary has said. “Climate change effects are real and they are significant,” Joe Bryan told the Congressional Clean Energy EXPO and Policy Forum on July 26.

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.

Climate Change Has National Security Implications, DOD Official Says

2021-07-27T00:15+0200publicnow (en)

Understanding and dealing with climate change is important to national security and, therefore, to the Defense Department, the senior climate advisor to the defense secretary said. "Climate change effects are real and they are significant," he said. "Climate change is going to cost us in resources....

Climate Change Has National Security Implications, DOD Official Says

2021-07-26T23:21+0200defense (en)

"Climate change effects are real and they are significant," he said. "Climate change is going to cost us in resources and readiness; and the reality is that it already is," Joe Bryan today told the Congressional Clean Energy EXPO and Policy Forum. Bryan cited some examples: As the Arctic warms up,....

Hace 32 minutos Incendios obligan la evacuación en California de miles de personas

2021-07-25T23:10+0200zocalo (es)

California.- En una temporada de incendios adelantada el estado de California , Estados Unidos, se encuentra en estado de alarma. En las últimas horas más de 2 mil 300 personas han tenido que abandonar sus hogares mientras que se espera el desalojo de otras 8 mil 300 dado que el fuego amenaza con....

Water, the Biggest Villain in Hazards

2021-07-25T11:57+0200indianf (en)

The world is going through the threats of climate change and in the midst of such threats, water related hazards top the list of natural disasters and for the highest loss of lives in the last 50 years, said a report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMO report said that droughts led to the highest number of 650 000 deaths.

River levels fall as drought worsens throughout Minnesota

2021-07-25T00:22+0200startribune (en)

"We don't know of anything that has been found yet," said Julie Galonska, superintendent of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. "But we know from past years that there are many different things found in a river, some from 100 years ago, and we have to leave them in place.

How severe is the megadrought in the West?

2021-07-23T22:49+0200thehill (en)

Summer for many Americans is the time to enjoy being outside. But for much of the United States , this year’s extreme drought, wildfires, smoke and heat waves have made enjoying outdoor activities nearly impossible and continue to threaten the livelihoods and health of people and ecosystems across the country.

Pioggia indotta con droni e aerei a Dubai per contrastare il caldo

2021-07-23T16:28+0200GazzettaDelSud (it)

Una pioggia indotta per contrastare la siccità e le temperature altissime. Una tecnica di raccolta della pioggia, nota come “semina delle nuvole”, è stata utilizzata nella città degli Emirati Arabi Uniti. Un improvviso e intenso temporale. Secondo il Centro nazionale di meteorologia degli Emirati....

Editorial: Climate change is driving extreme floods, wildfires and heat. Will the world meet the moment?

2021-07-23T01:11+0200latimes (en)

In a little over a month, four major heat waves have broiled the western United States , including record-shattering triple-digit temperatures in Oregon and Washington that caused hundreds of heat-related deaths. Wildfires are again tearing through the West, burning hundreds of thousands of acres in California, Oregon and British Columbia.

Sask. drought an 'ugly' sign global warming has arrived, expert says

2021-07-22T22:03+0200barrie (en)

SASKATOON -- As Saskatchewan experiences severe heat and dryness, CTV News spoke to John Pomeroy, the Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change and director of the Global Water Futures Program at the University of Saskatchewan, to learn what's behind it. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

Luca Mercalli: «Anche noi diventeremo profughi (del clima)» DeAbyDay

2021-07-22T17:31+0200msn-nl (it)

Nell'arco di un paio di settimane è successo di tutto: la cupola di calore tra Usa e Canada, le alluvioni in Germania e Belgio, gli incendi. Spesso si fatica a cogliere il collegamento tra questi fenomeni così diversi. Come lo spiegherebbe a un bambino? Gli spiegherei cosa sono gli eventi estremi.

Luca Mercalli: «Anche noi diventeremo profughi (del clima)» DeAbyDay

2021-07-22T17:14+0200msn-it (it)

Nell'arco di un paio di settimane è successo di tutto: la cupola di calore tra Usa e Canada, le alluvioni in Germania e Belgio, gli incendi. Spesso si fatica a cogliere il collegamento tra questi fenomeni così diversi. Come lo spiegherebbe a un bambino? Gli spiegherei cosa sono gli eventi estremi.

Scientists have been frightened by the rapid increase in extreme weather

2021-07-22T15:31+0200thetimeshub (en)

Until recently, climate change was talked about as a kind of future threat, says CNN. But in the last month, developed countries have faced this problem live. Over the past four weeks, floods in Germany have swept the streets and swallowed houses that have stood for more than a century in the quiet village of Schuld.

2.5 Billion Trees and Vines Killed in Epicenter of Major Amazon Droughts and Fires

2021-07-22T13:32+0200scitechdaily (en)

Drone flight over forests affected by the El Niño drought and those affected by drought and fire in 2015. Videos from 2017 in the study region. Credit: Yadvinder Malhi. In normal circumstances, because of high moisture levels, the Amazon rainforest does not burn. However, extreme drought makes the forest temporarily flammable.

2.5 Billion Trees and Vines Killed in Epicenter of Major Amazon Droughts and Fires

2021-07-22T13:26+0200focustechnica (en)

The scientists gathered data by regularly revisiting 21 plots across a mixture of primary forest, secondary re-growing forest and forests where people have selectively logged. The results from these plots were then extrapolated to the region. Although previous research has shown human-disturbed....

More residents flee as fires ravage western Canada

2021-07-22T10:44+0200phys (en)

Thousands of residents fled blazes in western Canada on Wednesday with several hundred soldiers scheduled to deploy to fight this year's virulent and early fires, which are wreaking havoc across portions of western North America. "I have a holiday trailer that is my new home," said Margo Wagner,....

Thousands forced to flee as fires ravage western Canada

2021-07-22T08:35+0200RTERadio (en)

Thousands of residents have fled blazes in western Canada with several hundred soldiers scheduled to deploy to fight this year's virulent and early fires, which are wreaking havoc across portions of western North America. "I have a holiday trailer that is my new home," said Margo Wagner, head of a....

More residents flee as fires ravage western Canada

2021-07-22T05:48+0200manilastandard-ph (en)

"I have a holiday trailer that is my new home," said Margo Wagner, head of a district in the western province of British Columbia, who has found herself among the evacuees. The fire marks the second time in four years that her home in the province's central Canim Lake rural area has been threatened by a blaze.

More residents flee as fires ravage western Canada

2021-07-22T05:45+0200gmanews (en)

Thousands of residents fled blazes in western Canada on Wednesday with several hundred soldiers scheduled to deploy to fight this year's virulent and early fires, which are wreaking havoc across portions of western North America. "I have a holiday trailer that is my new home," said Margo Wagner,....

More Residents Flee as Fires Ravage Western Canada

2021-07-22T05:24+0200voanews (en)

MONTREAL - Thousands of residents fled blazes in western Canada on Wednesday with several hundred soldiers scheduled to deploy to fight this year's virulent and early fires, which are wreaking havoc across portions of western North America. "I have a holiday trailer that is my new home," said Margo....

More residents flee as fires ravage western Canada

2021-07-22T02:52+0200digitaljournal (en)

Thousands of residents fled blazes in western Canada on Wednesday with several hundred soldiers scheduled to deploy to fight this year’s virulent and early fires, which are wreaking havoc across portions of western North America. “I have a holiday trailer that is my new home,” said Margo Wagner,....

More residents flee as fires ravage western Canada

2021-07-22T02:43+0200heraldsun (en)

Thousands of residents fled blazes in western Canada on Wednesday with several hundred soldiers scheduled to deploy to fight this year's virulent and early fires, which are wreaking havoc across portions of western North America. "I have a holiday trailer that is my new home," said Margo Wagner,....

Drought Conditions

2021-07-22T02:36+0200palestinewater (en)

, a number of communities in the United States are being threatened by wildfires, creating conditions that are so extreme that the blazes have generated their own climate, according to experts amplifies droughts which dry out regions, creating ideal conditions for wildfires.

More residents flee as fires ravage western Canada Canada

2021-07-22T01:20+0200mb-com-ph (en)

MONTREAL, Canada- Thousands of residents fled blazes in western Canada on Wednesday with several hundred soldiers scheduled to deploy to fight this year’s virulent and early fires, which are wreaking havoc across portions of western North America. “I have a holiday trailer that is my new home,” said....

More residents flee as fires ravage western Canada

2021-07-22T01:15+0200inquirer (en)

Montreal Canada Thousands of residents fled blazes in western Canada on Wednesday with several hundred soldiers scheduled to deploy to fight this year’s virulent and early fires, which are wreaking havoc across portions of western North America. “I have a holiday trailer that is my new home,” said....

22/07/2021 More residents flee as fires ravage western Canada

2021-07-22T00:42+0200rfi-en (en)

Montreal (AFP) Thousands of residents fled blazes in western Canada on Wednesday with several hundred soldiers scheduled to deploy to fight this year's virulent and early fires, which are wreaking havoc across portions of western North America. "I have a holiday trailer that is my new home," said....

More Residents Flee As Fires Ravage Western Canada

2021-07-22T00:27+0200barrons (en)

Thousands of residents fled blazes in western Canada on Wednesday with several hundred soldiers scheduled to deploy to fight this year's virulent and early fires, which are wreaking havoc across portions of western North America. "I have a holiday trailer that is my new home," said Margo Wagner,....

Permalink to Com’è fatto l’incendio più grande degli Stati Uniti

2021-07-21T12:33+0200ilpost (it)

L’ incendio è stato causato da un prolungato periodo di siccità e da una anomala ondata di calore , che aveva interessato parte del Nord America occidentale tra la fine di giugno e i primi giorni di luglio. Secondo gli esperti, il cambiamento climatico ha contribuito a rendere più frequenti ed....

US firefighters struggle to contain Oregon wildfire, power firm under scrutiny

2021-07-21T04:34+0200france24-en (en)

Oregon's giant Bootleg Fire has triggered over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes in nearly two weeks of explosive growth, regularly forcing back firefighters who have only contained one quarter of its perimeter. "We are running firefighting operations through the day and all through the....

US firefighters struggle to contain Oregon wildfire, power firm under scrutiny The large wildfire scorching the western US state of Oregon topped 300,000 acres Monday as it emerged a California power company linked to previous deadly fires may be responsible for a new blaze.

2021-07-21T04:32+0200msn-uk (en)

The large wildfire scorching the western US state of Oregon topped 300,000 acres Monday as it emerged a California power company linked to previous deadly fires may be responsible for a new blaze. © AFP - HANDOUT. Oregon's giant Bootleg Fire has triggered over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67....

Epicenter of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-21T01:47+0200yubanet (en)

L-R: Amazonian forest that burned during the 2015 El Niño; Dr Erika Berenguer, in a recently burned Amazonian forest during the 2015 El Niño; forest fire during the 2015 El Niño. The stark findings, discovered by an international team of scientists working for more than eight years on a long-term....

Record drought in western U.S. means elevated fire risk in Southern California

2021-07-21T01:33+0200whittierdailynews (en)

A single sunflower overlooking fallowed fields at Del Bosque Farms in Firebaugh, Calif. June 16, 2021. The state’s drought emergency now encompasses 50 of the state’s 58 counties. Southern California has not been included, the lack of rain has firefighters on alert for a busy wildfire season.

Record drought in western U.S. means elevated fire risk in Southern California

2021-07-21T01:28+0200dailynews (en)

A single sunflower overlooking fallowed fields at Del Bosque Farms in Firebaugh, Calif. June 16, 2021. The state’s drought emergency now encompasses 50 of the state’s 58 counties. Southern California has not been included, the lack of rain has firefighters on alert for a busy wildfire season.

Record drought in western U.S. means elevated fire risk in Southern California

2021-07-21T01:27+0200dailybreeze (en)

A single sunflower overlooking fallowed fields at Del Bosque Farms in Firebaugh, Calif. June 16, 2021. The state’s drought emergency now encompasses 50 of the state’s 58 counties. Southern California has not been included, the lack of rain has firefighters on alert for a busy wildfire season.

New York is covered in haze as smoke from wildfires travels across the country

2021-07-20T21:17+0200eminetra (en)

At one point in the fire, at least 2,000 homes were evacuated and another 5,000 were threatened. At least 70 homes and more than 100 annexes were on fire. So far, the fire has destroyed 67 homes and lost more than 100 annexes and other structures. An estimated 2,100 people were warned that they had....

Scientists are worried by how fast the climate crisis has amplified extreme weather

2021-07-20T16:29+0200foxcarolina (en)

Until recently, climate change had been talked about as a future threat. Its frontlines were portrayed as remote places like the Arctic, where polar bears are running out of sea ice to hunt from. Sea level rise and extreme drought was a problem for the developing world.

Scientists are worried by how fast the climate crisis has amplified extreme weather

2021-07-20T15:56+0200cbs46 (en)

Until recently, climate change had been talked about as a future threat. Its frontlines were portrayed as remote places like the Arctic, where polar bears are running out of sea ice to hunt from. Sea level rise and extreme drought was a problem for the developing world.

Blaze defies US firefighters, power firm under scrutiny

2021-07-20T15:53+0200parstoday-en (en)

The large wildfire scorching the western US state of Oregon topped 300,000 acres Monday as it emerged a California power company linked to previous deadly fires may be responsible for a new blaze. Oregon's giant Bootleg Fire has triggered over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes in nearly two....

Scientists are worried by how fast the climate crisis has amplified extreme weather

2021-07-20T15:45+0200fox10tv (en)

Until recently, climate change had been talked about as a future threat. Its frontlines were portrayed as remote places like the Arctic, where polar bears are running out of sea ice to hunt from. Sea level rise and extreme drought was a problem for the developing world.

Major Drought and Fire in Amazonian Forests Killed Billions of Trees, Plants

2021-07-20T14:56+0200azocleantech (en)

A major drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest killed billions of trees and plants and turned one of the world's largest carbon sinks into one of its biggest polluters. Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.

Amazzonia: la grande siccità e gli incendi hanno ucciso 2,5 miliardi di alberi e piante

2021-07-20T12:22+0200greenreport (it)

”Tracking the impacts of El Niño drought and fire in human-modified Amazonian forests”, pubblicato su Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America PNA S) da un folto team di scienziati europei e brasiliani, la grave siccità e gli incendi boschivi che hanno colpito....

Blaze defies US firefighters, power firm under scrutiny

2021-07-20T10:07+0200thesundaily (en)

LOS ANGELES : The large wildfire scorching the western US state of Oregon topped 300,000 acres Monday as it emerged a California power company linked to previous deadly fires may be responsible for a new blaze. Oregon’s giant Bootleg Fire has triggered over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes....

Oregon wildfire: Largest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles

2021-07-20T09:49+0200thejournal (en)

THE LARGE WILDFIRE scorching the western US state of Oregon topped 300,000 acres yesterday as it emerged a California power company linked to previous deadly fires may be responsible for a new blaze. Oregon’s giant Bootleg Fire has triggered over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes in nearly....

Blaze defies US firefighters, power firm under scrutiny

2021-07-20T04:54+0200straitstimesSG (en)

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - The large wildfire scorching the western US state of Oregon topped 300,000 acres on Monday (July 19) as it emerged a California power company linked to previous deadly fires may be responsible for a new blaze. Oregon's giant Bootleg Fire has triggered over 2,100 evacuations and....

Blaze defies US firefighters, power firm under scrutiny

2021-07-20T02:49+0200themalaymailonline (en)

LOS ANGELES, July 20 — The large wildfire scorching the western US state of Oregon topped 300,000 acres yesterday as it emerged a California power company linked to previous deadly fires may be responsible for a new blaze. Oregon’s giant Bootleg Fire has triggered over 2,100 evacuations and....

Blaze defies US firefighters, power firm under scrutiny

2021-07-20T01:41+0200malaymail (en)

LOS ANGELES, July 20 — The large wildfire scorching the western US state of Oregon topped 300,000 acres yesterday as it emerged a California power company linked to previous deadly fires may be responsible for a new blaze. Oregon’s giant Bootleg Fire has triggered over 2,100 evacuations and....

Blaze Defies US Firefighters, Power Firm Under Scrutiny

2021-07-20T01:03+0200barrons (en)

Oregon's giant Bootleg Fire has triggered over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes in nearly two weeks of explosive growth, regularly forcing back firefighters who have only contained one quarter of its perimeter. "We are running firefighting operations through the day and all through the....

19/07/2021 Blaze defies US firefighters, power firm under scrutiny

2021-07-19T23:12+0200rfi-en (en)

Los Angeles (AFP) The large wildfire scorching the western US state of Oregon topped 300,000 acres Monday as it emerged a California power company linked to previous deadly fires may be responsible for a new blaze. Oregon's giant Bootleg Fire has triggered over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67....

Researchers warn that drought puts Amazon at risk of “massive dieback”

2021-07-19T22:47+0200eminetra (en)

Increasing climatic conditions accelerate the “massive dieback” of Amazon rainforests, according to the authors of a new study that found 2.5 billion trees dead in biomes after a drought a few years ago. There is a risk of causing it. Central Brazil is now Worst drought In 100 years, it has created the risk of water shortages and power outages.

Amazon Drought, Fires Killed Billions of Plants and Fueled Spike in Emissions

2021-07-19T22:12+0200courthousenews (en)

published Monday. Scientists who’ve been studying the area for more than eight years say around 2.5 billion trees and plants died as a result of extreme drought and “mega-wildfires” triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, during which 495 million tons of carbon dioxide were emitted from an area that makes up just 1.

Epicentre of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-19T21:58+0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Marizilda Cruppe/Rede Amazônia Sustentável. A major drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest killed billions of trees and plants and turned one of the world's largest carbon sinks into one of its biggest polluters. Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.

Epicentre of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-19T21:21+0200miragenews (en)

A major drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest killed billions of trees and plants and turned one of the world’s largest carbon sinks into one of its biggest polluters. Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.

Epicentre of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-19T21:11+0200alphagalileo (en)

A major drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest killed billions of trees and plants and turned one of the world’s largest carbon sinks into one of its biggest polluters. Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.

España planta cara a Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T17:59+0200elnortedecastilla (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

Biggest impact from floods, Italy among most affected - ESPON

2021-07-19T14:46+0200lagazzettadelmezzogiorno-en (en)

BRUSSELS, JUL 19 - (By Alessandra Briganti). Climate change and its dramatic effects such as the floods which have devastated northern Europe in the last few days are a concrete and measurable reality, with an impact on our lives, but also on our economies.

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T12:01+0200diarioSur (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T12:00+0200canarias7 (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T11:54+0200elcomercio-es (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T11:53+0200elcorreodigital (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T11:51+0200eldiariomontanes (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T11:46+0200HoyDigital (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T11:37+0200leonoticias (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T11:36+0200DiarioVasco (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T09:25+0200diariodeburgos (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T09:21+0200diariopalentino (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T09:05+0200latribunadealbacete (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T07:45+0200sevilla-abc (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las Vegas,....

83-76 | España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T06:25+0200elMundo (es)

La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó esta madrugada por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y en el que pagó caro su desacierto ofensivo mediado el tercer cuarto. Hasta ese momento del choque en el Michelob Ultra Arena de las....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T05:30+0200noticierouniversal (es)

La campeona del mundo estuvo por delante hasta mediado el tercer cuarto, pero un 11-0 de parcial acabó con sus opciones y cayó por 83-76. MADRID, 19 Jul. (EUROPA PRESS) – La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo a....

España no puede con Estados Unidos antes del reto olímpico

2021-07-19T05:15+0200europapress (es)

. La campeona del mundo estuvo por delante hasta mediado el tercer cuarto, pero un 11-0 de parcial acabó con sus opciones y cayó por 83-76. MADRID, 19 Jul. (EUROPA PRESS) - La selección española masculina de baloncesto cayó este domingo por 83-76 ante los Estados Unidos, en su último amistoso previo....

“Floods of death” sweep Germany, Western Europe and the infrastructure

2021-07-18T03:07+0200archyde (en)

Collapsed bridges, streets and squares submerged in water as if they were a river, damaged houses and homes with water flowing in and out, smashed cars, uprooted trees, thousands of people without electricity and clean water.. That is the summary of the current scene in Germany and Western Europe, where the region fell prey.

Las tormentas azotan Estados Unidos, causando deslizamientos de tierra y cortes de energía

2021-07-17T21:01+0200ezanime (es)

Mientras los incendios forestales arrasan el oeste asolado por la sequía, las tormentas severas continúan amenazando a otras regiones. En Arizona, las fuertes lluvias provocaron inundaciones que paralizaron la infraestructura, cerraron carreteras y provocaron la muerte de una mujer en el Parque Nacional del Gran Cañón, dijeron las autoridades.

Maltempo e terremoti: l’Europa sempre più vittima di calamità naturali, dal 1995 al 2017 danni per 77 miliardi di euro

2021-07-17T12:08+0200meteoweb (it)

Sebbene, da sempre, facciano più notizia le grosse calamità naturali che accadono negli Stati Uniti o in estremo Oriente, anche l’Europa, quasi silenziosamente e da diversi anni, è vittima di fenomeni estremi. Dal 1995 al 2017, alluvioni, tempeste, siccità e terremoti hanno causato in Europa quasi....

US: Oregon wildfire continues to destroy area 'larger than New York City' The massive fire raging in southern Oregon since the past 10 days is likely to continue due to unstable weather. A 'fire cloud' collapsed threatening firefighters with strong downdrafts and flying embers.

2021-07-17T11:53+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Efforts to contain a vast blaze scorching the western US state of Oregon have failed, as forecasters said Friday that dry, unstable, and windy conditions were likely to keep fueling The Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon, near the border with California, was just one among dozens of major fires raging across the drought-stricken western United States .

Large western US blaze forces evacuations as lightning forecast

2021-07-17T07:16+0200bssnews (en)

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2021 (BSS/AFP) - The extreme drought-hit western United States braced for more wildfire destruction Friday as efforts to contain a vast blaze scorching southern Oregon failed to progress, and dangerous dry lightning storms were forecast in California.

Large western US blaze forces evacuations as lightning forecast

2021-07-17T03:06+0200digitaljournal (en)

The extreme drought-hit western United States braced for more wildfire destruction Friday as efforts to contain a vast blaze scorching southern Oregon failed to progress, and dangerous dry lightning storms were forecast in California. The Bootleg Fire near Oregon’s border with California grew....

17/07/2021 Large western US blaze forces evacuations as lightning forecast

2021-07-17T02:43+0200rfi-en (en)

Los Angeles (AFP) The extreme drought-hit western United States braced for more wildfire destruction Friday as efforts to contain a vast blaze scorching southern Oregon failed to progress, and dangerous dry lightning storms were forecast in California.

Large western US blaze forces evacuations as lightning forecast

2021-07-17T01:01+0200urdupoint (en)

Los Angeles, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Jul, 2021 ) :The extreme drought-hit western United States braced for more wildfire destruction Friday as efforts to contain a vast blaze scorching southern Oregon failed to progress , and dangerous dry lightning storms were forecast in California.

Swipe to see how a major drought is devastating California's water resources

2021-07-16T22:37+0200azcentral (en)

Amid a major drought affecting much of the western United States , NASA released a series of unsettling satellite images Thursday reflecting the devastating effects of the dry conditions on on the Landsat 8 satellite show Shasta Lake and Lake Oroville this year and in June 2019 during more typical conditions.

Large Western US Blaze Forces Evacuations As Lightning Forecast

2021-07-16T21:45+0200barrons (en)

The extreme drought-hit western United States braced for more wildfire destruction Friday as efforts to contain a vast blaze scorching southern Oregon failed to progress, and dangerous dry lightning storms were forecast in California. The Bootleg Fire near Oregon's border with California grew....

16/07/2021 Large western US blaze forces evacuations as lightning forecast

2021-07-16T21:36+0200rfi-en (en)

Los Angeles (AFP) The extreme drought-hit western United States braced for more wildfire destruction Friday as efforts to contain a vast blaze scorching southern Oregon failed to progress, and dangerous dry lightning storms were forecast in California.

Hot spell threatens all-time records: Severe Western drought and heat wave, explained

2021-07-16T17:12+0200cnet (en)

The drought in the West is reaching new peaks. NOAA. Extreme heat and related drought continue to ramp up in the Western US and Canada, where they're currently bracing for a fourth heat wave since early June. New triple-digit record highs are in the forecast for places like Montana that are normally thought of as escapes from the summer sizzle.

Summer of extremes: floods, heat and fire

2021-07-16T14:57+0200miragenews (en)

Heavy rainfall has triggered devastating flooding causing dozens of casualties in Western Europe. Parts of Scandinavia are enduring a lasting heatwave, and smoke plumes from Siberia have affected air quality across the international dateline in Alaska. The unprecedented heat in Western North America has also triggered devastating wildfires.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Summer of extremes: floods, heat and fire

2021-07-16T14:51+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: World Meteorological Organization. Heavy rainfall has triggered devastating flooding causing dozens of casualties in Western Europe. Parts of Scandinavia are enduring a lasting heatwave, and smoke plumes from Siberia have affected air quality across the international dateline in Alaska.

Oregon: Approximately 2,000 people evacuated as a huge “Bootleg Fire” torch area larger than New York City | US News

2021-07-16T12:42+0200eminetra (en)

Firefighters stretch up to four miles a day and are fighting to control wild hell that has left 2,000 people homeless in Oregon. The so-called Bootleg Fire is ripping the southeast Oregon And it is said to be the largest of the dozens of wildfires burning in the United States .

Chicago, la capitale delle acque messa a rischio dal climate change

2021-07-16T07:43+0200247libero (it)

A prima vista la città di Chicago, la terza più grande degli Stati Uniti per popolazione, sembra al riparo dai disastri del cambiamento climatico. Si trova all’interno del Paese, lontano cioè dagli oceani che si alzano in maniera preoccupante, a una latitudine abbastanza settentrionale e soprattutto....

Chicago, la capitale delle acque messa a rischio dal climate change

2021-07-16T06:37+0200linkiesta (it)

A prima vista la città di Chicago, la terza più grande degli Stati Uniti per popolazione, sembra al riparo dai disastri del cambiamento climatico. Si trova all’interno del Paese, lontano cioè dagli oceani che si alzano in maniera preoccupante, a una latitudine abbastanza settentrionale e soprattutto....

'Extreme' wildfires and heavy smoke grip western US and Canada

2021-07-16T05:00+0200timesofindia (en)

LOS ANGELES: A brutal start to the wildfire season in the western United States and Canada worsened Thursday as a massive Oregon blaze exploded in dry, windy conditions and a new California blaze threatened communities devastated by the 2018 Camp Fire.

‘Extreme' wildfires and heavy smoke grip western US and Canada

2021-07-16T04:49+0200qnewshub (en)

A brutal start to the wildfire season in the western United States and Canada worsened Thursday as a massive Oregon blaze exploded in dry, windy conditions and a new California blaze threatened communities devastated by the 2018 Camp Fire. Wildfire officials raised their preparedness level to the....

Wildfires engulf parts of western US, Canada as thousands displaced

2021-07-16T02:15+0200trtworld (en)

Firefighters at the Bootleg Fire, northeast of Klamath Falls, Oregon, July 15, 2021 . (AFP) A brutal start to the wildfire season in the western United States and Canada has worsened as a massive Oregon blaze exploded in dry, windy conditions and a new California blaze threatened communities devastated by the 2018 Camp Fire.

'Extreme' wildfires and heavy smoke grip western U.S. and Canada

2021-07-16T01:46+0200japantoday (en)

A brutal start to the wildfire season in the western United States and Canada worsened Thursday as a massive Oregon blaze exploded in dry, windy conditions and a new California blaze threatened communities devastated by the 2018 Camp Fire. Wildfire officials raised their preparedness level to the....

'Extreme' wildfires and heavy smoke grip western US and Canada

2021-07-15T22:32+0200phys (en)

A brutal start to the wildfire season in the western United States and Canada worsened Thursday as a massive Oregon blaze exploded in dry, windy conditions and a new California blaze threatened communities devastated by the 2018 Camp Fire. Wildfire officials raised their preparedness level to the....

'Extreme' wildfires and heavy smoke grip western US and Canada

2021-07-15T21:48+0200straitstimesSG (en)

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A brutal start to the wildfire season in the western United States and Canada worsened on Thursday (July 15) as a massive Oregon blaze exploded in dry, windy conditions and a new California blaze threatened communities devastated by the 2018 Camp Fire.

15/07/2021 'Extreme' wildfires and heavy smoke grip western US and Canada

2021-07-15T21:44+0200rfi-en (en)

Los Angeles (AFP) A brutal start to the wildfire season in the western United States and Canada worsened Thursday as a massive Oregon blaze exploded in dry, windy conditions and a new California blaze threatened communities devastated by the 2018 Camp Fire.

'Extreme' Wildfires And Heavy Smoke Grip Western US And Canada

2021-07-15T21:44+0200barrons (en)

A brutal start to the wildfire season in the western United States and Canada worsened Thursday as a massive Oregon blaze exploded in dry, windy conditions and a new California blaze threatened communities devastated by the 2018 Camp Fire. US wildfire officials raised their inter-agency preparedness....

Everything you ever wanted to know about climate change but were scared to ask.

2021-07-15T16:23+0200jamiiforums (en)

What does global warming entail According to the UN's International Panel on Climate Change, the average global temperature has increased by 1°C, or 2°F, over the past century, due to the Industrial Revolution. Over the course of the twentieth century, global temperature increased by an average of 0.

Wildfires come here after a record-breaking heat wave in British Columbia

2021-07-14T09:14+0200eminetra (en)

Every day, there are more signs that anthropogenic factors are causing unpleasant changes in our climate. Here in beautiful British Columbia, this means wildfires are once again threatening countless forests, communities and wildlife. By the end of June 2021, more than 40 wildfires were rampant....

Improving flood response in Somalia through remote sensing

2021-07-14T00:01+0200reliefWeb (en)

Satellite imagery reports riverbank breakages in real time. Somalia , like many countries, is affected by frequent climate-related hazards such as floods, droughts and tropical storms. Flood frequency has increased in Somalia over the past 20 years, resulting in the disruption of people’s livelihoods and the economy at large.

What is wildfire season and why is it so bad?

2021-07-13T16:07+0200independent-UK (en)

Wildfires have, unfortunately, maintained a heavy presence in the news cycle in recent years. Violent waves of flame that can spread at up to 14 miles per hour in grasslands, wildfires have spent the last couple of decades turning from occupational hazard to looming environmental catastrophe.

China's extreme weather warnings avoid talk of climate change

2021-07-13T06:19+0200straitstimesSG (en)

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - As unprecedented heatwaves sweep across large parts of the Northern Hemisphere, China is telling its people to brace for another summer of dangerous floods and droughts. China's National Climate Centre this month predicted "generally poor weather conditions" for the rest of the....

Wildfires rage across million acres as heat wave stifles western US, Canada

2021-07-13T00:51+0200heraldsun (en)

Some 850,000 acres were on fire in the United States -- mainly in western states such as Oregon, California and Arizona -- while more than 300,000 acres smoldered in Canada's British Columbia alone, according to wildfire officials. The US National Weather Service (NWS) warned dangerous temperatures....

Millions sweltering in US west as Canada takes emergency steps

2021-07-12T01:39+0200malaymail (en)

Rahel Kidne and her daughter Eliana play in water to cool off during the scorching weather of a heatwave, at a River Landing splash park in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan July 2, 2021. — Reuters pic. LOS ANGELES, July 12 — Millions of people across the western United States and Canada were hit Sunday by a....

Millions sweltering in US west as Canada takes emergency steps

2021-07-12T01:33+0200themalaymailonline (en)

Rahel Kidne and her daughter Eliana play in water to cool off during the scorching weather of a heatwave, at a River Landing splash park in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan July 2, 2021. — Reuters pic. LOS ANGELES, July 12 — Millions of people across the western United States and Canada were hit Sunday by a....

Wildfires hit the western United States after one of the hottest temperatures ever recorded

2021-07-10T18:32+0200eminetra (en)

According to one expert, a fire in the western United States has created its own lightning. (Photo: AP) Extensive evacuation is underway in the western United States amid more devastating wildfires. Inspired by one of the hottest days ever recorded, the flames urged some authorities in Nevada,....

Por ahora, la agricultura de Florida ha sufrido pocas consecuencias del huracán Elsa

2021-07-09T15:26+0200freshplaza (es)

Después del paso del huracán Elsa por el sureste de Estados Unidos el miércoles, los productores de Florida, donde se decía que se dirigía el huracán, parecen respirar con alivio. "Florida se ha salvado de cualquier consecuencia grave, pues el sistema cambió de rumbo ligeramente hacia el oeste....

Nord America soffocato dal caldo, nessuna tregua: cittadini invitati a risparmiare acqua ed energia

2021-07-09T10:41+0200iconaclima (it)

Nessuna tregua in vista per i settori occidentali del Nord America, soffocati da un caldo senza precedenti che ha già ucciso centinaia di persone. Le cifre sono da brividi: si stima che negli Stati Uniti abbiano perso la vita circa 200 persone e che nell’ovest del Canada i morti siano circa 500.

Caldo, ondata negli USA senza precedenti: quasi 200 morti

2021-07-09T08:23+0200fanpage (it)

116 decessi in Oregon e 78 nello stato di Washington, una zona degli Stati Uniti normalmente temperata a livello climatico. I dati arrivano nei giorni in cui il World Weather Attribution pubblica uno studio che dimostra come l’ondata di caldo anomalo che ha colpito gli Usa nord-occidentali e il Canada dipende dall’uomo.

Why are Colorado’s summers getting hotter? It’s climate change

2021-07-09T00:59+0200denverpost (en)

Colorado’s summers are getting warmer and drier, and it’s all because of climate change. At its core, climate change is simply a change in the usual weather that a location experiences over time — the 80218 zip code in Denver, the state of Colorado, the contiguous United States or the entire planet.

Brazil drought crisis linked to global climate change, minister says By Jake Spring BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazil's Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday the country's current drought crisis is part ... 1h ago

2021-07-08T23:51+0200kelo (en)

By Jake Spring. BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazil’s Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday the country’s current drought crisis is part of extreme dryness in many parts of the world, including the U.S. West Coast, and is linked to global climate change.

Record Droughts Plague Latin America

2021-07-08T23:46+0200as-coa (en)

The country’s extensive national hydroelectric power system c annot fulfill current energy demands with its low reservoir levels, which are currently at 35 percent capacity. Hydropower plants supply 70 percent of the country’s total electricity , and as the plants run dry, the government is filling....

FACT SHEET: Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Creates Economic Opportunities for Rural America

2021-07-08T23:38+0200thepoliticianspost (en)

Today, despite the fact that rural and Tribal communities across the country are asset-rich, they make up a disproportionate number of persistent poverty communities. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework invests in rural and Tribal communities, creating jobs in rural America and wealth that stays in rural America.

Brazil drought crisis linked to global climate change, minister says By Jake Spring BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazil's Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday the country's current drought crisis is part ... 1h ago

2021-07-08T23:37+0200wsau (en)

By Jake Spring. BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazil’s Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday the country’s current drought crisis is part of extreme dryness in many parts of the world, including the U.S. West Coast, and is linked to global climate change.

FACT SHEET: Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Creates Economic Opportunities for Rural America

2021-07-08T23:12+0200miragenews (en)

Today, despite the fact that rural and Tribal communities across the country are asset-rich, they make up a disproportionate number of persistent poverty communities. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework invests in rural and Tribal communities, creating jobs in rural America and wealth that stays in rural America.

FACT SHEET: Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Creates Economic Opportunities for Rural America

2021-07-08T23:10+0200Whitehouse (en)

Today, despite the fact that rural and Tribal communities across the country are asset-rich, they make up a disproportionate number of persistent poverty communities. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework invests in rural and Tribal communities, creating jobs in rural America and wealth that stays in rural America.

N. America’s warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 15:02:00 +0200manilastandard-ph (en)

Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to the northwest of the United States and into Canada, where the all-time record daily temperature was broken three days in a row in British Columbia. The region was 1.2 degrees Celsius (34.2 degrees Fahrenheit) above the 1991-2020 average in June,....

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest...

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 14:44:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

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. Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to the....

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 13:52:00 +0200europesun (en)

Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to the northwest of the United States and into Canada. Globally, June 2021 joins the same month in 2018 as the fourth warmest June. It was the second warmest June on record for Europe, while northern Siberia also saw extremely high summer temperatures.

North America hit by warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 13:25:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

North America witnessed its hottest June on record battered by a deadly heatwave searing parts of the region, according to the European Union’s climate monitoring service. The EU said on Wednesday that its findings illustrate the effects of global warming.

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 12:36:00 +0200cambodiantimes (en)

Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to the northwest of the United States and into Canada. Globally, June 2021 joins the same month in 2018 as the fourth warmest June. It was the second warmest June on record for Europe, while northern Siberia also saw extremely high summer temperatures.

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

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

Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to the northwest of the United States and into Canada. Globally, June 2021 joins the same month in 2018 as the fourth warmest June. It was the second warmest June on record for Europe, while northern Siberia also saw extremely high summer temperatures.

News24.com | Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 12:00:00 +0200news24 (en)

Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to the northwest of the United States and into Canada. Globally, June 2021 joins the same month in 2018 as the fourth warmest June. It was the second warmest June on record for Europe, while northern Siberia also saw extremely high summer temperatures.

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record 18 mins ago News

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 11:51:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

A child plays in a sprinkler on the National Mall as the DC area experiences a heatwave on June 30, 2021, in Washington, DC. – Climate change is causing record-setting temperatures to become more frequent. Globally, the decade to 2019 was the hottest recorded, and the five hottest years have all occurred within the last five years.

Heatwave stokes North America's hottest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 11:07:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

PARIS: 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. Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest....

Heatwave recorded the warmest June in North America

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 10:37:00 +0200floridanewstimes (en)

The European Union’s climate monitoring service said Wednesday that it was showing the effects of global warming, saying last month was the hottest June in North America and was hit by a raging heat wave in parts of the region. I reported. From the southwestern part of the United States to the....

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 10:36:00 +0200gmanews (en)

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. Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to the....

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 10:20:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

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. Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to the....

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 10:18:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

, 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 Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to the northwest of the United States and into Canada, where the all-time....

North America Hit Record Temperatures In June

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 10:18:00 +0200ndtvnews (en)

Paris, France: 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.

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 10:03:00 +0200phys (en)

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. Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to....

Heatwave Stokes North America's Warmest June On Record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 09:57:00 +0200barrons (en)

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. Record-breaking heat scorched from the southwest to the....

North America experiences hottest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 09:57:00 +0200RTERadio (en)

. Children cool off in a park in Brooklyn, New York. 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, saying it illustrates the impacts of global warming.

Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 09:45:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

PARIS (AFP) - 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 on Wednesday (July 7), saying it illustrates the impacts of global warming.

07/07/2021 Heatwave stokes North America's warmest June on record

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 09:19:00 +0200rfi-en (en)

Paris (AFP) 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.

Stati Uniti, apocalisse climatica: incendi, uragani e siccità dal Nord Ovest alla Florida

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 08:54:00 +0200ecomy-it (it)

Acqua, vento, fuoco: è una vera apocalisse climatica quella che in queste ore sta travolgendo l’America. Da giorni il Canada letteralmente brucia, travolto da un’ondata di caldo senza precedenti con temperature molto al di sopra dei 40 gradi, cioè addirittura 10-15 gradi più su della norma.

Stati Uniti, apocalisse climatica: incendi, uragani e siccità dal Nord Ovest alla Florida La Repubblica

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 08:37:00 +0200msn-nl (it)

Acqua, vento, fuoco: è una vera apocalisse climatica quella che in queste ore sta travolgendo l’America. Da giorni il Canada letteralmente brucia, travolto da un’ondata di caldo senza precedenti con temperature molto al di sopra dei 40 gradi, cioè addirittura 10-15 gradi più su della norma.

Stati Uniti, apocalisse climatica: incendi, uragani e siccità dal Nord Ovest alla Florida

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 07:32:00 +0200repubblica (it)

Acqua, vento, fuoco: è una vera apocalisse climatica quella che in queste ore sta travolgendo l’America. Da giorni il Canada letteralmente brucia, travolto da un’ondata di caldo senza precedenti con temperature molto al di sopra dei 40 gradi, cioè addirittura 10-15 gradi più su della norma.

Los agricultores occidentales luchan por la justicia, las empresas en medio de una sequía ‘como el huracán Katrina’

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 04:25:00 +0200ezanime (es)

Mientras el oeste de los Estados Unidos continúa enfrentando un período de meses de sequía extrema, los agricultores estadounidenses están sintiendo efectos catastróficos en sus medios de vida. Ron Gibson maneja 1.500 cabezas de ganado en el norte de Utah, pero pronto podría carecer de los recursos para mantener su rebaño.

New floods and drought maps to help tackle floods in Ghana

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 19:46:00 +0200graphic-gh (en)

A two-day national capacity building workshop on the development of flood and drought risk maps in the Volta Basin has begun in Accra today, July 5, 2021. The flood and drought maps, when developed, will help the country to tackle the menace of floods in a multi-dimensional perspective.

Il geyser più famoso di Yellowstone potrebbe non eruttare più e le conseguenze potrebbero essere molto gravi

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 14:32:00 +0200greenme (it)

Se le temperature dovessero aumentare di 10° C entro la fine del secolo, l’Old Faithful potrebbe smettere di eruttare e il manto nevoso che alimenta i fiumi a ovest potrebbe scomparire. Uno dei più grandi geyser del Parco di Yellowstone, negli Stati Uniti, protagonista nel settembre scorso di una....

Tra Canada e Stati Uniti dopo il caldo record, è emergenza incendi e siccità

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 09:35:00 +0200iconaclima (it)

L’alquanto impressionante ondata di caldo che ha interessato i settori occidentali di Canada e Stati Uniti, spingendo il termometro verso nuovi inimmaginabili record storici , ha avuto conseguenze dirette sullo stato di salute degli abitanti (con decine di morti improvvise) e sullo stress termico....

Persistent Drought Affects More Than Half of U.S. SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) -- A major heatwave is affecting the Pacific Northwest of the United States, but the stretch of unusually hot and dry weather is just the latest addition to drought conditions the country has been experiencing since late 2020.

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 18:31:00 +0200kelo (en)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — A major heatwave is affecting the Pacific Northwest of the United States , but the stretch of unusually hot and dry weather is just the latest addition to drought conditions the country has been experiencing since late 2020. have spurred demand for water and cooling, while leaving reservoirs emptier than usual.

Extreme events: Ecosystems offer cost-effective protection

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 19:32:00 +0200phys (en)

Decision-makers around the world are increasingly interested in using ecosystem solutions such as mangroves, coral reefs, sand dunes and forests on steep slopes to help buffer the impacts from hazard events and protect populations. But what evidence exists to show the efficacy of nature-based....

Extreme events: Ecosystems offer cost effective protection

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 17:39:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Decision-makers around the world are increasingly interested in using ecosystem solutions such as mangroves, coral reefs, sand dunes and forests on steep slopes to help buffer the impacts from hazard events and protect populations. But what evidence exists to show the efficacy of nature-based....

How the ripple effects of extreme weather events will impact the systems that keep our world running

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 17:04:00 +0200skynews (en)

Officials in British Columbia believe that record-shattering heat may be responsible for dozens of deaths over the past few days. It is a stark and tragic example of what happens when regions used to one thing, in this case, rainfall and moderate temperatures, are suddenly faced with the other extreme.

President Biden, California Governor Gavin Newsom, and other Western Governor discuss the threat of a devastating wildfire

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 14:33:00 +0200floridanewstimes (en)

Governor Gavin Newsom went to Siscue County on Wednesday morning and lava fires are currently burning over 13,000 acres. Relation: Map shows California’s most dangerous areas to damage wildfires He effectively meets with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and other Western Governor....

Extreme events: ecosystems offer cost effective protection

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 09:26:00 +0200cmcc (en)

Ecosystems can buffer impacts from hazard events and provide other benefits such as clean water, biodiversity and human well-being. Twenty-eight researchers from 11 nations, including Jaroslav Mysiak of the CMCC Foundation, spent several years analyzing over 500 peer-reviewed articles on mangroves, coral reefs, sand dunes, slope forests and more.

California's blue oak woodlands threatened by hotter temps, longer droughts

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 17:28:00 +0200upi (en)

The latest analysis, published Tuesday in the journal Frontiers in Climate , revealed declines of more than 1,200 square kilometers, or nearly 650 square miles. The blue oak, Quercus douglasii , which is endemic to California, can be found dotting the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas.

Hotter, More Frequent Droughts Threaten California’s Iconic Blue Oak Forests

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 17:01:00 +0200enn (en)

California’s old-growth blue oak woodlands are dying off, shows a recent study by the open access publisher Frontiers. California’s old-growth blue oak woodlands are dying off, shows a recent study by the open access publisher Frontiers. The authors use a new approach to show that heat, drought and....

UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES : Opening Statement of Ranking Member Frank Lucas at Full Committee Hearing on Wildland Fire Science

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 16:49:00 +02004-traders (en)

Thank you, Chairwoman Johnson, for holding this hearing. Today's hearing is timely as we enter the summer months which have traditionally marked the beginning of wildfire season. However, I am sure many of my western colleagues would agree that there is really not much of a true wildfire season anymore, with fires occurring year-round.

Le reti crollano sotto l'ondata di caldo

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 12:03:00 +0200technologyreview-it (it)

Nel nord-ovest degli Stati Uniti le temperature troppo alte, gli incendi e le tempeste invernali richiedono revisioni del sistema energetico per mettere le persone al sicuro di fronte all’accelerazione del cambiamento climatico. L'ondata di caldo record che ha infiammato il nord-ovest degli Stati....

Hotter, more frequent droughts threaten California's iconic blue oak woodlands

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 10:40:00 +0200terradaily (en)

The devastating 2012 - 2016 drought in California triggered widespread tree cover loss and die-offs of a variety of species in the region. A new study in the open access journal Frontiers in Climate is the first to show that California's iconic blue oak (Quercus douglasii) woodlands have also decreased by more than 1,200 km2.

Hotter, more frequent droughts threaten California's iconic blue oak woodlands

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 09:58:00 +0200phys (en)

Frontiers in Climate is the first to show that California's iconic blue oak ( Quercus douglasii ) woodlands have also decreased by more than 1,200 km2. By another metric, which reflects the altered or deteriorating condition of the tree cover, the blue oak range has lost over 600 km 2 in addition.

Hotter, more frequent droughts threaten California's iconic blue oak woodlands

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 06:44:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

The devastating 2012 - 2016 drought in California triggered widespread tree cover loss and die-offs of a variety of species in the region. A new study in the open access journal Frontiers in Climate is the first to show that California's iconic blue oak ( Quercus douglasii ) woodlands have also decreased by more than 1,200 km2.

Extreme heat and the ongoing aridification of the West

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 23:38:00 +0200thehill (en)

and predictions of yet another extreme wildfire year . Even so, in reality, the story is worse. Much of the West — from California east to New Mexico and north into Canada — is now plagued by extreme and exceptional drought . Precipitation, especially of the frozen winter variety most important to....

Anche New York si prepara alle conseguenze dalla crisi climatica: la grande mela minacciata dall’innalzamento del mare

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 16:34:00 +0200iconaclima (it)

La crisi climatica preoccupa sempre più gli Stati Uniti, e anche la città di New York deve fare i conti con i suoi effetti. La situazione è critica in tutto il Nord America: proprio in questo periodo i settori occidentali del continente stanno facendo fronte a un clima eccezionalmente caldo e una siccità spaventosa .

Yellowstone: la siccità potrebbe "spegnere" anche l'Old Faithful

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 13:22:00 +0200laprovinciapavese (it)

A Yellowstone fa sempre più caldo. Troppo. Il parco nazionale più antico degli Stati Uniti d’America (fondato nel 1872) è minacciato dal riscaldamento globale. Lo spiega un nuovo studio condotto dai ricercatori della Montana State University, dell’Us Geological Survey e dell’Università del Wyoming....

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.

‘Am I scared? You betcha’: Here's why drought scientists have their bugout bags ready to go

Sat, 26 Jun 2021 14:19:00 +0200alternet (en)

Climate change deniers, failing to see the big picture, will look at the increase in hurricanes, droughts, wildfires, flooding and other disasters and say, "So what? These things have always existed." Yes, they have, but they are becoming more severe, more intense and more common.

Grid and water (in)security: Climate change, hackers and uncertainty

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 18:47:00 +0200thehill (en)

Temperatures of 110 degrees Fahrenheit, 115 degrees and sometimes higher are not necessarily new phenomena for Texas and California — but happening in the early days of June raises profound questions for energy grid operators, electricity generation and the future of U.S. energy security.

It’s 118 Degrees in Siberia. Great.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:08:00 +0200vice-com-uk (en)

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The Arctic Circle is known for viciously cold winter temperatures that can cause frostbite within minutes—but this summer, parts of the area are so hot that touching the ground could burn your skin.

La lluvia por sí sola no resolverá el impacto de la sequía en California

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 01:58:00 +0200iagua (es)

en las que se presentan las previsiones de temperatura y precipitación en los Estado Unidos para el próximo trimestre. Mientras que millones de ciudadanos aguardan la llegada de El Niño, con la esperanza de que aporte grandes cantidades de lluvia y nieve sobre California, numerosos meteorólogos han....

Usa: l’ondata di caldo estremo sta aggravando la siccità

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 10:25:00 +0200iconaclima (it)

Secondo il Drought Monitor statunitense, più del 25% del territorio degli Stati occidentali si trova in una situazione di siccità eccezionale. Un’ondata di caldo estremo è in atto diverse zone degli Stati Uniti. A Phoenix in Arizona per 5 giorni di fila si sono toccati i 42 gradi .

La ONU alertó sobre una nueva “pandemia”: la falta de lluvias y la consecuente sequía

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 02:56:00 +0200misionesonline (es)

La Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) advirtió que es posible que se aproxime otro problema a nivel global que podría “convertirse en la próxima pandemia”. Se trata de un fenómeno para el cual no existe ninguna vacuna. El aviso de la entidad trasnacional tiene que ver con el problema de la....

El crecimiento demográfico de las regiones menos fértiles del planeta, motor de la desertificación

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 01:52:00 +0200noticiasdelatierra (es)

Según las previsiones demográficas mundiales de 2019 de las Naciones Unidas , la población mundial aumentará de 7 700 millones de personas en 2020 a 9 700 millones en 2050. and La superpoblación, unida a la sobreexplotación de los recursos naturales y a la contaminación y los residuos generados en....

La sequía y la desertificación pueden convertirse en la "próxima pandemia", según advierte la ONU: la península ibérica será el territorio europeo más afectado por este fenómeno

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:24:00 +0200businessinsider-es (es)

La ONU ha advertido sobre un problema que no siempre se tiene en cuenta, pero que puede ser perjudicial para muchos países: la desertificación y las sequías. La península ibérica sería uno de los territorios europeos más afectadas por este fenómeno, según explica un informe publicado por WWF. .

Extreme heat wave swept through the southwestern United States experts: or the worst drought in 1200 |

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:43:00 +0200archyde (en)

Original title: Extreme heat wave swept through the southwestern United States Expert: Or the worst drought in 1200 Source: Overseas Network. The extreme heat wave sweeping through the southwestern United States has broken hundreds of temperature records at the same time, exacerbating historic....

As we mark world desertification day

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 05:28:00 +0200dailytrust (en)

Africa is the continent most affected by desertification, and one of the most obvious natural borders on the landmass is the Southern edge of the Sahara desert. The countries that lie on the edge of the Sahara are among the poorest in the world, and they are subject to periodic droughts that devastate its people.

Record heat wave hits western U.S. Millions of people are under heat advisories as a record-breaking heat wave grips much of the western United States, worsening droughts and increasing the threat of wildfires. CBS News national correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti spoke with CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers....

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 16:51:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Western U.S. gripped by drought and wildfire threat during record heat wave Millions of people are under heat advisories as a record-breaking heat wave grips much of the western United States , worsening droughts and increasing the threat of wildfires. CBS News national correspondent Jonathan....

La siccità rischia di essere “la prossima pandemia”

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 12:07:00 +0200lanuovaecologia (it)

Ad affermarlo è l’Onu in un nuovo report. Almeno 1,5 miliardi di persone sono state direttamente colpite in questo secolo con un costo stimato di 124 miliardi di dollari. In questo secolo almeno 1,5 miliardi di persone sono state direttamente colpite dalla siccità e il costo economico è stato....

Climate refugees – the world’s forgotten victims

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 10:55:00 +0200europeansting (en)

Data on climate refugees – those forced to flee due to disasters and other weather events – is limited, which is why they’re called the “forgotten victims of climate change”. Australian think tank IEP predicts that at least 1.2 billion people could be displaced by such climate-related events by 2050.

La siccità è sul punto di diventare la «prossima pandemia»: l’allarme ONU

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 09:22:00 +0200iconaclima (it)

La siccità colpisce più persone di qualsiasi altro disastro a lenta insorgenza e nei prossimi anni determinerà il corso dello sviluppo umano man mano che l’ emergenza climatica peggiora. A lanciare l’allarme è l’agenzia delle Nazioni Unite responsabile della gestione globale del rischio di....

La mujer en la velocidad de la vida y el uso sostenible de la tierra

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 07:40:00 +0200almomento (es)

POR DIGNA ZORRILLA RAMIREZ. En el marco de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas para la Lucha Contra la Desertificación y Sequía (CNULCD), los países se comprometen a realizar acciones estratégicas que permitan mejorar el uso de la tierra en sus naciones.

La Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas decide proclamar el 17 de junio Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía.

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 22:08:00 +0200elmanana-mx (es)

La Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas decide proclamar el 17 de junio Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía . El decreto fue establecido por la ONU para crear conciencia de la importancia que tiene para los seres humanos y el planeta abordar y dar soluciones a los problemas de....

Can the US Survive California’s Drought?

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:15:00 +0200cleantechnica (en)

across the United States . How bad is it? The current drought is a national and international crisis. Considering that California produces more than a third of the vegetables and two-thirds of the fruits and nuts sold in the United States, the drought is affecting more than California and the Southwest.

Climate-Related Drought Disasters Threaten Development, UN Warns

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:46:00 +0200voacambodia (en)

GENEVA — The United Nations warns accelerating climate change is causing a dramatic intensification of global drought disasters, which are threatening agricultural production, the world’s safe water supply and other essential aspects of human development. The U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has launched a “ U.

What Is a Megadrought?

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:40:00 +0200nytimes (en)

The Western United States is locked in an extreme drought this year that is one of the worst on record. But for a large part of the region the only thing that makes this year different is the severity of the conditions. Much of the Southwest is in the throes of a megadrought.

DF Lab Opinión: Políticas sobre desertificación y sequía: comprender el ciclo hidrológico de Chile

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:19:00 +0200df-CL (es)

La sostenibilidad de los ecosistemas es crucial para garantizar la seguridad hídrica de la humanidad; así lo confirmó un reporte de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas de 2015. Hoy 17 de junio se conmemora el Día Mundial contra la Desertificación y la Sequía , instancia que obliga una reflexión....

La sequía en México se debe al fenómeno de la celda de Hadley

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:49:00 +0200efeverde (es)

En 2020 la ONU reportó que el 55 % del territorio mexicano presentaba afectación por erosión hídrica y eólica por lo que llamó al Gobierno mexicano a luchar contra la desertificación, según recuerda un comunicado de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Esto para alcanzar los Objetivos....

Climate-Related Drought Disasters Threaten Development, UN Warns

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:12:00 +0200longbeachstar (en)

GENEVA - The United Nations warns accelerating climate change is causing a dramatic intensification of global drought disasters, which are threatening agricultural production, the world's safe water supply and other essential aspects of human development. The U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has launched a "Special Report on Drought 2021.

Climate-Related Drought Disasters Threaten Development, UN Warns

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:18:00 +0200cambodiantimes (en)

GENEVA - The United Nations warns accelerating climate change is causing a dramatic intensification of global drought disasters, which are threatening agricultural production, the world's safe water supply and other essential aspects of human development. The U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has launched a "Special Report on Drought 2021.

Climate-Related Drought Disasters Threaten Development, UN Warns

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:58:00 +0200voanews (en)

GENEVA - The United Nations warns accelerating climate change is causing a dramatic intensification of global drought disasters, which are threatening agricultural production, the world’s safe water supply and other essential aspects of human development. The U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has launched a U.

La mujer en la velocidad de la vida y el uso sostenible de la tierra

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:38:00 +0200dominicanoshoy (es)

Por: Digna Zorrilla Ramírez. Santo Domingo, RD. -En el marco de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas para la Lucha Contra la Desertificación y Sequía (CNULCD), los países se comprometen a realizar acciones estratégicas que permitan mejorar el uso de la tierra en sus naciones.

Il 17 giugno si celebra la Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e siccità, istituita dalle...

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:19:00 +0200novamont (it)

Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e siccità: suoli sani per la ripresa economica e la salvaguardia del pianeta. Il 17 giugno si celebra la Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e siccità , istituita dalle Nazioni Unite con l’obiettivo di sensibilizzare l’opinione....

Diez buenas noticias sobre desertización

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:30:00 +0200noticiasdelatierra (es)

La Convención para Combatir la Desertización de las Naciones Unidas propone el lema “Restaurar la tierra y recuperarnos” para celebrar el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía de este año. Afortunadamente, también hay buenas noticias: 1. La desertización se puede frenar.

Sobreexplotación de acuíferos y cambio climático adelantan la desertificación

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:12:00 +0200efeverde (es)

Según el Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA), la actividad humana ha alterado “tres cuartas partes de la Tierra”, siendo necesaria de manera “urgente” la recuperación del ecosistema degradado que también afecta a otras especies. La responsable del proyectos de cambio climático....

Siccità e desertificazione: urgenze per il mondo

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:18:00 +0200agenparl (it)

(AGENPARL) – VATICAN CITY, gio 17 giugno 2021 Il 17 giugno è la Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità. Una ricorrenza indetta dalle Nazioni Unite per celebrare l’adozione della Convenzione delle Nazioni Unite per la lotta alla desertificazione (UNCCD) del 1994. Il tema di quest’anno è “Restauro.

Africa: Unicef, oltre 220 milioni di bambini vivono in condizioni di insicurezza idrica

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:34:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Roma, 17 giu 11:04 - (Agenzia Nova) - Oltre 220 milioni di bambini e le loro famiglie in Africa vivono in condizioni di insicurezza idrica. È la denuncia del Fondo delle Nazioni Unite per l'infanzia (Unicef), che in una nota diffusa oggi in occasione della Giornata mondiale contro la desertificazione e la siccità.

Giornata mondiale contro la desertificazione: un fenomeno che avanza

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:01:00 +0200canaleenergia (it)

e alla siccità, che si celebra il 17 giugno di ogni anno, è una ricorrenza indetta nel 1995 dalle Nazioni Unite per promuovere la consapevolezza degli sforzi internazionali al fine di combattere la desertificazione e gli effetti della siccità. Giornata mondiale contro la desertificazione, il tema chiave per il 2021.

Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 08:35:00 +0200ambientum (es)

Hoy, 17 de junio, se celebra el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía , declarado por la Asamblea General de la ONU, a través de su resolución A/RES/49/115, aprobada el 19 de diciembre de 1994. Lema para el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía. El lema para este año 2021 es “Restauración.

ACQUA E CAMBIAMENTI CLIMATICI Tutelare il diritto all'acqua e le risorse idriche per l'agricoltura

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:24:00 +0200rivistanatura (it)

Oggi 17 giugno è la Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione . Istituzioni, imprese e società civile sono chiamati a impegnarsi per la tutela delle risorse idriche e il diritto all’acqua. Il tema scelto quest’anno, in analogia con l’avvio del Decennio ONU per il ripristino....

Día mundial de lucha contra la desertificación y la sequía

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:13:00 +0200elmostrado (es)

Señor Director: La Organización de las Naciones Unidas asegura que el 33% de los suelos del planeta están erosionados. Por eso, instauró cada 17 de junio como el Día mundial de la lucha contra la desertificación y la sequía como efeméride que debe conducirnos como sociedad a tomar consciencia sobre....

Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía 2021: Y yo, ¿qué puedo hacer?

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 06:09:00 +0200antena3noticias (es)

Cada 17 de junio se celebra el Día Mundial de la Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía con el fin de concienciar acerca de las iniciativas para combatir la degradación de las tierras. La Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) creó la Convención de Lucha contra la Desertificación en el año....

Giornata Mondiale per la Lotta alla Siccità

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 19:28:00 +0200it-geosnews (it)

Confagricoltura: "Raccolti a rischio con il degrado del suolo. Prioritario mettere in sicurezza terreni e produzioni"Domani, 17 giugno, è la Giornata Mondiale per la Lotta alla Desertificazione e alla Siccità, istituita nel 2015 dalle Nazioni Unite, dedicata quest’anno alla trasformazione dei terreni degradati in terreni sani.

Giornata mondiale contro la siccità: tuteliamo il Made in Italy

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 16:58:00 +0200247libero (it)

La giornata mondiale contro la siccità e la desertificazione , che cade il 17 giugno, in analogia con l’avvio del Decennio ONU per il ripristino dell’ecosistema (2021 -2030), quest’anno si concentrerà sulla trasformazione dei terreni degradati in terreni sani, ponendo quindi Italia e il “Made in Italy” al centro dell’attenzione.

Giornata contro la desertificazione, focus su recupero suoli

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 16:50:00 +0200ansa (it)

Giovedì 17 giugno è la "Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità", indetta dalle Nazioni Unite con una risoluzione del 1995. Il tema proposto quest'anno dal Segretariato della Convenzione delle Nazioni Unite per la lotta alla desertificazione (UNCCD) è "Restauro. Territorio.

Lotta a desertificazione e siccità: Mite, “contrasto a degrado suolo e protezione terra obiettivo del Pnrr”

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:48:00 +0200agensir (it)

Ricorre domani, giovedì 17 giugno, la “Giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità” indetta dalle Nazioni Unite con una risoluzione del 1995. Il tema proposto quest’anno dal Segretariato della Convenzione delle Nazioni Unite per la lotta alla desertificazione (Unccd) è “Restoration.

Alerta de desertificación: los climas semiáridos en España aumentan

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 12:17:00 +0200tiempo-es (es)

. La Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas designó en 1994 que el 17 de junio fuese el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía. Este problema afecta a más de 110 países en el mundo pero, ¿de qué se trata y cómo afecta a España? Hace 11 minutos 5 min Estudios recientes afirman que....

Cambio Climático

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 10:04:00 +0200ecoticias (es)

Una lucha muy larga. La Convención de la Lucha contra la Desertificación creada por las Naciones Unidas nació un 17 de junio del año 1994, para informar y buscar soluciones prácticas y aplicables que tuvieran en cuenta todos los factores que influyen de una u otra manera en esta problemática, en especial aquellos que derivan del cambio climático.

Venezuela ratificó compromiso de cumplimiento contra desertificación

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 17:11:00 +0200ultimasnoticias (es)

. El ministro del Poder Popular para Ecosocialismo, Josué Lorca, reiteró el compromiso de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela en el cumplimiento con la Convención de las Naciones Unidas contra la Desertificación, destacando que nuestro país ha promovido la consignación de metas de neutralización....

Today's Headlines: Biden's diplomacy at work

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 14:11:00 +0200latimes (en)

President Biden tries to rebuild bridges with the United States ’ NATO allies, as his first overseas trip as president continues. TOP STORIES. Biden’s Diplomacy at Work. President Biden is trying to repair critical ties with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an alliance set in place to preserve global peace since World War II.

Misery continues as record high heat soars, worsening the Western drought All-time records are in jeopardy this week as a dangerous heat wave bakes much of the Western United States, an area already begging for moisture due to exceptional drought. US & CANADA | PHOENIX · 47% Left coverage from 15....

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 07:10:00 +0200ground-news (en)

Dangerous heatwave grips US south-west as temperatures hit 120F in some areas. California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah face extreme heat, worsening drought and raising risk of wildfiresDangerously hot temperatures across the US south-west will continue to climb this week, reaching higher than 120F....

ONU DESERTIFICACIÓN - La ONU demanda más medidas ante el avance de la desertificación

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:27:00 +0200efe-agencia (es)

La ONU reclamó este lunes al mundo medidas urgentes para combatir la desertificación, un problema que pone en peligro la biodiversidad, empeora el cambio climático y que amenaza además con frenar la lucha contra el hambre. La organización reunió a representantes de Gobiernos e instituciones en una....

2021 Drought Monitor: How Dry Is It In Illinois?

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:10:00 +0200patch (en)

According to the National Drought Mitigation Center, temperatures were well above normal in our area, and very little rain fell at all over the week. There was a slight expansion of abnormally dry and moderate drought conditions over northern Illinois due to the weather.

Get Ready for an Intense Wildfire Season in the Western U.S.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:10:00 +0200buffalonews (en)

Extreme droughts and changing climates mean wildfires are the new normal, and homeowners should be prepared. The Western United States is currently experiencing a megadrought — trending to be the worst in a 1,200-year period analyzed in a recent study out of Columbia University — that is expected to ignite an intense and early wildfire season.

Get Ready for an Intense Wildfire Season in the Western U.S.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:06:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

Extreme droughts and changing climates mean wildfires are the new normal, and homeowners should be prepared. The Western United States is currently experiencing a megadrought — trending to be the worst in a 1,200-year period analyzed in a recent study out of Columbia University — that is expected to ignite an intense and early wildfire season.

I lunedì di Pollice – 14 giugno 2021

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:10:00 +0200vasroma (it)

Questa settimana il prossimo 17 giugno si “dovrebbe” celebrare la giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità. E’ una ricorrenza delle Nazioni Unite con lo scopo di promuovere la consapevolezza pubblica degli sforzi per combattere la desertificazione e gli effetti della siccità.

Biggest heat wave of the year heightens drought and fire fears in California, West

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 06:42:00 +0200bendbulletin (en)

LOS ANGELES — With a worsening drought gripping the West and wildfire season looming, California is bracing for the most severe heat wave of the year — one that promises to tax the state’s power supplies while also offering a grim preview of challenging months to come.

Biggest heat wave of the year heightens drought and fire fears in California, West

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 00:11:00 +0200tri-cityherald (en)

LOS ANGELES — With a worsening drought gripping the West and wildfire season looming, California is bracing for the most severe heat wave of the year — one that promises to tax the state’s power supplies while also offering a grim preview of challenging months to come.

Biggest heat wave of the year heightens drought and fire fears in California, West

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 22:33:00 +0200theolympian (en)

LOS ANGELES — With a worsening drought gripping the West and wildfire season looming, California is bracing for the most severe heat wave of the year — one that promises to tax the state’s power supplies while also offering a grim preview of challenging months to come.

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 00:02:00 +0200fijitimes (en)

(Reuters) – The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado....

Hoover Dam reservoir shows sign of extreme western drought

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:15:00 +0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

Monitoring Desk. The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the....

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western US drought

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:16:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA (REUTERS) - The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolised the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the US West.

Somalia: They Lost Everything: Recovering from Strongest Storm Ever Recorded in the Horn of Africa

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 06:00:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

More than 60,000 people, many of them internally displaced and refugees, were affected when Cyclone Gati made landfall in the northeastern part of Somalia in November 2020 following two days of heavy rains. The tropical cyclone, equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane, was the strongest storm ever....

Water levels in largest reservoir in U.S. falls to historic lows amidst drought

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 04:54:00 +0200thehindu (en)

across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado River at the Nevada-Arizona border about 50 km east of Las Vegas, is the largest reservoir in the United States . It is crucial to the water supply of 25 million people including in the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Tucson and Las Vegas.

SOCIETY Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western US drought The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the US West.

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 04:01:00 +0200presstv (en)

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the US West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado River at the....

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 01:34:00 +0200gulf-times (en)

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolised the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the US West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado River at the....

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western US drought

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 23:39:00 +0200ksl (en)

BOULDER CITY, Nevada (Reuters) – The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the West.

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low water level amid extreme drought

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 18:13:00 +0200CBC (en)

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado River at....

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought Andrea Januta Daniel Trotta |Updated 5 minutes ago |4 min read By Daniel Trotta and Andrea Januta (Reuters) - The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th....

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 13:29:00 +0200thechronicleherald (en)

By Daniel Trotta and Andrea Januta. (Reuters) - The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West.

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought 54m ago

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 13:03:00 +0200wsau (en)

By Daniel Trotta and Andrea Januta. (Reuters) – The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West.

United StatesHoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought10:49 AM UTC

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:51:00 +0200reuters-af (en)

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado River at....

United StatesHoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought10:49 AM UTC

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:50:00 +0200reuters-br (en)

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado River at....

United States Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought 10:25 AM UTC

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:49:00 +0200reuters-es (en)

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado River at....

United StatesHoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought10:25 AM UTC

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:48:00 +0200reuters-fr (en)

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado River at....

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:45:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Daniel Trotta and Andrea Januta. (Reuters) - The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West.

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:42:00 +0200saltwire (en)

By Daniel Trotta and Andrea Januta. (Reuters) - The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West.

United StatesHoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought10:25 AM UTC

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:40:00 +0200ara-reuters (en)

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado River at....

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Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:39:00 +0200kelo (en)

By Daniel Trotta and Andrea Januta. (Reuters) – The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West.

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:37:00 +0200metro-us (en)

(Reuters) – The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado....

Hoover Dam Reservoir Hits Record Low, in Sign of Extreme Western U.S. Drought

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:34:00 +0200usnews (en)

(Reuters) - The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the....

United States Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low, in sign of extreme western U.S. drought 10:25 AM UTC

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:32:00 +0200reuters-it (en)

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. Lake Mead, formed in the 1930s from the damming of the Colorado River at....

The Western Drought Is Bad. Here’s What You Should Know About It.

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 19:18:00 +0200nytimes (en)

ALBUQUERQUE — Much of the Western half of the United States is in the grip of a severe drought of historic proportions. Conditions are especially bad in California and the Southwest, but the drought extends into the Pacific Northwest, much of the Intermountain West, and even the Northern Plains. Drought emergencies have been declared.

2021 Drought Monitor, Week Of June 1: How Dry Is Your State?

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 18:27:00 +0200patch (en)

For the week ending June 1, nearly 39 percent of the United States was experiencing some type of drought for the week ending June 1, according to the latest data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In addition to 93 million people, more than 73 million acres of crops are being affected by the dry conditions.

Drought ravages California's reservoirs ahead of hot summer OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Each year Lake Oroville helps water a quarter of the nation’s crops, sustain endangered salmon beneath its massive earthen dam and anchor the tourism economy of a Northern California county that must rebuild....

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 08:22:00 +0200ground-news (en)

Drought ravages California's reservoirs ahead of hot summer. Each year Lake Oroville helps water a quarter of the nation’s crops, sustain endangered salmon beneath its massive earthen dam and anchor the tourism economy of a Northern California county that must rebuild seemingly every year after unrelenting wildfires.

International community asked to help Namibia i...

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 22:37:00 +0200informante (en)

Staff Reporter MORE than half a million people in Namibia are facing food and water shortage as a result of the drought that has the country in its grip. The devastating drought has already been declared as a state of National Emergency by President Hage Geingob.

Natural disasters: exposing inequalities in society

Fri, 28 May 2021 12:05:00 +0200innovationnewsnetwork (en)

Margherita Bruscolini, Geoscientist & UAV Pilot at RSS-Hydro examines how natural disasters expose the stark inequalities in society between the wealthy and poor, and what can be done to mitigate the effects. Natural disasters, such as droughts, floods, hurricanes, and landslides, are catastrophic....

California drought hits extreme levels, wildfire threat grows

Tue, 25 May 2021 15:07:00 +0200mercurynews (en)

California’s drought, already rated “severe” to “extreme” for most of the state, is expected to worsen throughout the summer, combining with higher-than-average temperatures and dry vegetation to steadily increase the risk of wildfires, according to the interagency National Integrated Drought Information System.

California drought hits extreme levels, wildfire threat grows

Tue, 25 May 2021 14:35:00 +0200eastbaytimes (en)

California’s drought, already rated “severe” to “extreme” for most of the state, is expected to worsen throughout the summer, combining with higher-than-average temperatures and dry vegetation to steadily increase the risk of wildfires, according to the interagency National Integrated Drought Information System.

US Doubles Spending On Natural Disaster Preparedness

Tue, 25 May 2021 02:52:00 +0200wearebreakingnews (en)

Washington – President Joe Biden announced Monday that he will double US spending for emergencies to help communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events. The $ 1 billion budget is a small fraction of what the United States spends on weather-related disasters.

News Climate Change Costs $820 Billion in Health Care Annually, New Report Shows By Lizzy Rosenberg May. 24 2021, Published 11:31 a.m. ET

Mon, 24 May 2021 19:37:00 +0200greenmatters (en)

Time and time again, we've commiserated over the health effects of climate change . Between water and air pollution, droughts, wildfires, and the spread of disease, global warming takes a massive toll on human health. In fact, a recent report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) shows....

EPA’s ‘Climate Change Indicators’ Show No Cause For Alarm On Drought

Mon, 24 May 2021 16:49:00 +0200climatechangedispatch (en)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) brought back its Climate Change Indicator’s platform last week. The agency’s post, titled “ Climate Change Indicators: Drought ,” shows there is no cause for alarm that climate change is increasing drought.

Cambio climático perjudica acciones contra el hambre

Sun, 23 May 2021 15:51:00 +0200noticiasdelatierra (es)

Las declaraciones de Guterres coinciden con la publicación del informe anual de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), que señala al recalentamiento planetario como uno de los principales factores responsables del aumento del hambre por tercer año consecutivo en 2017.

EPA “Disappears” the 1930s Drought and Heat Wave Climate Data

Sat, 22 May 2021 00:29:00 +0200wattsupwiththat (en)

Biden’s administration is as corrupt as the Big Guy himself. In the past two weeks they disappeared more than half of the US forest fire record. Now they have erased the heatwave/dustbowl 1930’s that Steinbeck wrote about in Grapes of Wrath. Google UK tried to disappear Viner’s infamous 2000 remark about UK children not knowing snow.

Study: Climate Disasters Displaced 8M People Internally in Philippines, Bangladesh in 2020

Thu, 20 May 2021 23:51:00 +0200benarnews (en)

In a year when millions were forced to flee their homes due to climate-fueled natural disasters, the Philippines and Bangladesh were among the most affected countries in 2020, according to a report published Thursday by a group that monitors internal displacements of people worldwide.

Summer forecast calls for intensifying drought across American West

Thu, 20 May 2021 21:06:00 +0200mycentraloregon (en)

ABC News. (NEW YORK) — The western United States is in the midst of an intensifying drought. In the latest U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday, nearly 52% of the western U.S. is in “extreme” or “exceptional drought.” In parts of California and Nevada, two dry winters in a row, and a very weak....

Study: Wildfires threaten river networks in western U.S

Wed, 19 May 2021 12:11:00 +0200miragenews (en)

A new study conducted by researchers from The University of New Mexico has found that wildfires which have been increasing in frequency, severity and extent around the globe are one of the largest drivers of aquatic impairment in the western United States , threatening our water supply. The research, “Wildfires increasingly impact western U.

Aerosol Emissions and Greenhouse Gases Account for Increased Intensity and Duration of Droughts

Tue, 18 May 2021 14:59:00 +0200azocleantech (en)

Greenhouse gases and aerosol pollution emitted by human activities are responsible for increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of droughts around the world, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine. In a study published recently in Nature Communications, scientists....

Greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions are lengthening and intensifying droughts

Tue, 18 May 2021 08:23:00 +0200sciencecodex (en)

Irvine, Calif., May 17, 2021 -- Greenhouse gases and aerosol pollution emitted by human activities are responsible for increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of droughts around the world, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine.

How Forest Restoration Can Reduce the Threat of Wildfires

Tue, 18 May 2021 05:49:00 +0200earth-org (en)

In 2020, the western US suffered from record-breaking wildfires, showing the danger of warming climates and ecosystem decline, but also highlighting the importance of forest and landscape restoration in reducing the threat of catastrophic threats like wildfires.

Greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions are lengthening and intensifying droughts

Tue, 18 May 2021 03:41:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

In a study published recently in Nature Communications, scientists in UCI's Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering showed that over the past century, the likelihood of stronger and more long-lasting dry spells grew in the Americas, the Mediterranean, western and southern Africa and eastern Asia.

Greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions are lengthening and intensifying droughts

Mon, 17 May 2021 22:00:00 +0200yubanet (en)

Droughts, such as the one impacting Devil’s Punchbowl on the northern slope of the San Gabriel Mountains in Los Angeles County, have increased in duration and severity over the past century. In a new study in Nature Communications, researchers in UCI’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering....

Greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions are lengthening and intensifying droughts

Mon, 17 May 2021 20:18:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Amir AghaKouchak / UCI. Irvine, Calif., May 17, 2021 -- Greenhouse gases and aerosol pollution emitted by human activities are responsible for increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of droughts around the world, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine.

Greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions are lengthening and intensifying droughts

Mon, 17 May 2021 17:18:00 +0200news-uci (en)

Irvine, Calif., May 17, 2021 — Greenhouse gases and aerosol pollution emitted by human activities are responsible for increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of droughts around the world, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine.

Greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions are lengthening and intensifying droughts

Mon, 17 May 2021 17:14:00 +0200yubanet (en)

Droughts, such as the one impacting Devil’s Punchbowl on the northern slope of the San Gabriel Mountains in Los Angeles County, have increased in duration and severity over the past century. In a new study in Nature Communications, researchers in UCI’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering....

US West Likely To Have Tough 2021 Due To Drought

Fri, 14 May 2021 23:22:00 +0200cleantechnica (en)

Federal officials expect climate-fueled heat and drought to drive a Western fire season at least as bad as last year, if not worse. “Starting in the Southwest and moving throughout the Western part of the United States , we’re seeing a higher level of risk, and an earlier level of risk, than we’ve....

Victoria's water catchments may not recover from drought, study says

Fri, 14 May 2021 10:40:00 +0200smartwatermagazine (en)

One-third of the water catchments included in a Victorian study had not recovered from a severe drought nearly eight years later, Australian-first research from Monash University shows. Globally, science holds the common view that rivers and underground water supplies eventually replenish following periods of severe drought or flood.

Le acque reflue non depurate sono la principale causa dell’inquinamento da microplastica nei fiumi del Regno Unito

Fri, 14 May 2021 10:28:00 +0200greenreport (it)

. Nuovo studio mette sotto accusa la gestione del ciclo delle acque in Gran Bretagna (e non solo) [14 Maggio 2021] Il nuovo “Acute riverine microplastic contamination due to avoidable releases of untreated wastewater”, pubblicato su Nature Sustainability da Jamie Woodward, Jiawei Li, James Rothwell....

Victoria's watch catchments may not recover from drought: Study

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:43:00 +0200sciencecodex (en)

One-third of the water catchments included in a Victorian study had not recovered from a severe drought nearly eight years later, Australian-first research from Monash University shows. Globally, science holds the common view that rivers and underground water supplies eventually replenish following periods of severe drought or flood.

Climate change and slow-onset hazards 17 mins ago Opinion

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:40:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

Climate change is the changes in the global climate systems over a long period, which can be yearly or decade compared to weather changes, which only occur daily, weekly, or monthly. Scientifically, human activities contribute largely to the causes of climate change, for example, the Food and....

Victoria's watch catchments may not recover from drought: Study

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:02:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Monash University. One-third of the water catchments included in a Victorian study had not recovered from a severe drought nearly eight years later, Australian-first research from Monash University shows. Globally, science holds the common view that rivers and underground water supplies....

Victoria’s watch catchments may not recover from drought: Study

Thu, 13 May 2021 20:39:00 +0200miragenews (en)

Australian-first research by Monash University discredits the theory that rivers and underground water supplies eventually replenish following droughts or floods. Following the Australian Millennium Drought, one-third of Victoria’s water catchments included in the study still had not recovered from drought by mid-2017, nearly eight years later.

Research finds that Victorian watch catchments may not recover from drought

Thu, 13 May 2021 20:12:00 +0200floridanewstimes (en)

Australia’s first study by Monash University denies the theory that rivers and groundwater are ultimately replenished after droughts and floods. After the Australian Millennium Drought, one-third of Victoria’s catchments had not recovered from the drought almost eight years later.

Dozens of cities lack climate adaptation plan

Thu, 13 May 2021 19:04:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

STOCKHOLM: Hundreds of cities have no climate adaptation plans in place despite rising threats like floods, heatwaves and pollution, according to a report on Wednesday that said this could put 400 million people at risk across the world. Fast-expanding urban areas are home to more than half the....

United StatesAs drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea10:15 AM UTC

Thu, 13 May 2021 12:24:00 +0200reuters-br (en)

During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood. But with extreme drought now gripping California and much of West....

United States As drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea 10:15 AM UTC

Thu, 13 May 2021 12:23:00 +0200reuters-it (en)

During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood. But with extreme drought now gripping California and much of West....

United StatesAs drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea10:15 AM UTC

Thu, 13 May 2021 12:22:00 +0200reuters-af (en)

During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood. But with extreme drought now gripping California and much of West....

United States As drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea 10:15 AM UTC

Thu, 13 May 2021 12:19:00 +0200reuters-es (en)

During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood. But with extreme drought now gripping California and much of West....

United States As drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea 10:15 AM UTC

Thu, 13 May 2021 12:17:00 +0200reuters-uk (en)

During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood. But with extreme drought now gripping California and much of West....

Millions at risk as cities fail to adapt to climate change, says report

Thu, 13 May 2021 04:50:00 +0200dawn (en)

PARIS: Hundreds of cities have no climate adaptation plans in place despite rising threats like floods, heatwaves and pollution, according to a report on Wednesday that said this could put 400 million people at risk across the world. Fast-expanding urban areas are home to more than half the....

EPA Relaunches Climate Indicators Website Showing How Climate Change is Impacting Peoples’ Health and Environment

Wed, 12 May 2021 22:46:00 +0200epa (en)

WASHINGTON (May 12 2021) — For the first time in four years, EPA is relaunching its Climate Change Indicators in the United States website for the public. This comprehensive resource presents compelling and clear evidence of changes to our climate reflected in rising temperatures, ocean acidity, sea....

Rising seas no cause for climate change alarm

Tue, 11 May 2021 13:13:00 +0200asiatimes (en)

Here we continue our interview with Dr Steven Koonin, chief scientist in the US Department of Energy during the Barack Obama administration and author of the just-published book, JT: The media and NGOs have propagated the notion of that we are facing a climate disaster of apocalyptic dimension,....

Mexico is experiencing its worst drought in 30 years, according to NASA

Sat, 08 May 2021 03:20:00 +0200explica (en)

Mexico faces one of the most intense and widespread droughts that affect 85% of the country. For example, Mexico City is experiencing its worst dry season in 30 years , according to images from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on its science news site.

Climate Report: Rising Seas Could Displace 1.3M Bangladeshis

Sat, 08 May 2021 01:50:00 +0200benarnews (en)

More than 1 million people will be displaced from low-lying areas along Bangladesh’s southern coast as sea levels rise, experts predict, although encroaching waters have already forced thousands to uproot permanently from their seaside homes. Bangladesh is especially susceptible to sea-level rise....

Active Wildfire Season Expected

Thu, 06 May 2021 15:13:00 +0200mycentraloregon (en)

May is Wildfire Awareness Month , and the western United States is preparing for an active year. Coming off a severe wildfire season where nine Oregonians were killed and 40,000 were displaced, preventing fires is on the minds of many in the state. Kristin Babbs, president and CEO of Keep Oregon Green, said prevention is key.

A giant sequoia still smoldering from the 2020 California wildfire

Wed, 05 May 2021 22:16:00 +0200floridanewstimes (en)

Sequoia National Park, California. – According to the National Park Service, a giant Sequoia was found smoldering and smoking in parts of Sequoia National Park, which burned in one of California’s giant wildfires last year. Leif Mathiesen, Fire Assistant to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National....

New normals: The Southwest has grown hotter and drier over the past decade, data shows

Wed, 05 May 2021 03:04:00 +0200azcentral (en)

The Southwest has grown hotter and drier during the past decade, and new climate data from the federal government shows these changes have been dramatic, shifting the long-term averages that represent the region’s “normal.” The country’s updated climate “normals” were released Tuesday by the....

Goodbye to the 1980s — at least for how we define climate normals

Sun, 02 May 2021 14:48:00 +0200thehill (en)

We won’t tell you how old we are, but we will admit that we remember the 1980s. We remember watching music videos on TV, the Miracle on Ice and the fall of the Berlin Wall. As much as we loved the 1980s, we were excited to move past them. Seriously, who wants to store music in plastic cases? As a....

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,....

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