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Mass Death of Sequoias Is the Harbinger of Earth Systems Collapse

2022-08-09T16:38+0200truthout (en)

A giant sequoia saved by low-intensity burn during the 2017 Pier Fire in the Black Mountain Grove of Sequoia National Monument. Note the vehicle at the bottom of the shot. Bruce Melton. “The hotter drought of 2012-2016 appears to have been a tipping point for giant sequoias and other Sierra Nevada....

How do we fight fire as temperatures rise? As wildfires again burn out of control, strategies to limit climate-fuelled infernos include fighting fire with fire.

2022-08-08T11:17+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Fire has burnt through forests for hundreds of millions of years, but now unprecedented wildfires are burning hotter and longer partly due to climate change. Declining rainfall and longer droughts are making forests so dry that localized lightening can spark a small fire that transforms into a mega-blaze before firefighters can limit the damage.

Senator Sinema’s support for climate and tax bill depends on ‘billions to tackle droughts’ – here’s why

2022-08-05T18:26+0200independent-UK (en)

Democrats agreed to remove a measure that would have closed the carried interest loophole – which allows partners of hedge funds or venture capital firms to have their income taxed as capital gains, at a lower rate than traditional income. “We have agreed to remove the carried interest tax....

2 largest US reservoirs at ‘dangerously low levels’: UNEP

2022-08-04T15:37+0200downtoearth (en)

Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States (US) have dwindled to ‘dangerously low levels’ due to the impacts of climate change, warned the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) August 2, 2022. The low levels of Lake Mead and Lake Powell can affect the water and electricity supply for millions of....

Aridificazione del West Usa: un futuro prossimo di scarsità di acqua ed energia

2022-08-03T10:44+0200greenreport (it)

I due più grandi laghi artificiali statunitensi verso il dead pool status: la nuova normalità molto secca. [3 Agosto 2022] Due dei più grandi bacini idrici d’America, il Lake Mead, in Nevada e Arizona, e il Lake Powell, in Utah e Arizona, che forniscono acqua ed elettricità a milioni di....

American west faces water and power shortages due to climate crisis: UN environment agency

2022-08-03T01:26+0200globalissues (en)

‘A new very dry normal’ “The conditions in the American west, which we're seeing around the Colorado River basin, have been so dry for more than 20 years that we're no longer speaking of a drought, said Lis Mullin Bernhardt, an ecosystems expert at UNEP . “We refer to it as ‘aridification’ - a new very dry normal.

American west faces water and power shortages due to climate crisis: UN environment agency

2022-08-02T21:28+0200un-sustainabledevelopment (en)

‘A new very dry normal’ “The conditions in the American west, which we're seeing around the Colorado River basin, have been so dry for more than 20 years that we're no longer speaking of a drought, said Lis Mullin Bernhardt, an ecosystems expert at UNEP . “We refer to it as ‘aridification’ - a new very dry normal.

American West Faces Water And Power Shortages Due To Climate Crisis: UN Environment Agency

2022-08-02T20:27+0200scoop-co-nz (en)

Wednesday, 3 August 2022, 6:16 am Press Release: UN News Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States are at dangerously low levels due to the climate crisis and overconsumption of water, which could affect water and electricity supply for millions in six western states and Mexico , the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) warned on Tuesday.

American west faces water and power shortages due to climate crisis: UN environment agency

2022-08-02T17:59+0200foreignpolicywatchdog (en)

Since 1970, weather, climate and water hazards have accounted for 50 per cent of all disasters, and impact 55 million people every year. Furthermore, some 2.3 billion people globally face water stress annually. ‘A new very dry normal’ Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States are in danger of reaching ‘dead pool status.

American west faces water and power shortages due to climate crisis: UN environment agency

2022-08-02T17:59+0200un-news (en)

‘A new very dry normal’ “The conditions in the American west, which we're seeing around the Colorado River basin, have been so dry for more than 20 years that we're no longer speaking of a drought, said Lis Mullin Bernhardt, an ecosystems expert at UNEP . “We refer to it as ‘aridification’ - a new very dry normal.

American west faces water and power shortages due to climate crisis: UN environment agency

2022-08-02T17:48+0200un-org (en)

‘A new very dry normal’ “The conditions in the American west, which we're seeing around the Colorado River basin, have been so dry for more than 20 years that we're no longer speaking of a drought, said Lis Mullin Bernhardt, an ecosystems expert at UNEP . “We refer to it as ‘aridification’ - a new very dry normal.

MIL-OSI United Nations: American west faces water and power shortages due to climate crisis: UN environment agency

2022-08-02T17:35+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

‘A new very dry normal’ “The conditions in the American west, which we’re seeing around the Colorado River basin, have been so dry for more than 20 years that we’re no longer speaking of a drought, said Lis Mullin Bernhardt, an ecosystems expert at UNEP . “We refer to it as ‘aridification’ – a new very dry normal.

As the climate dries the American west faces power and water shortages, experts warn

2022-08-02T11:43+0200unep (en)

Two of the largest reservoirs in America, which provide water and electricity to millions, are in danger of reaching ‘dead pool status.’ A result of the climate crisis and overconsumption of water, experts say. Lake Mead, in Nevada and Arizona, and Lake Powell, in Utah and Arizona, are currently at their lowest levels ever.

No toca decreto los recursos por sequía

2022-07-31T14:54+0200elmanana (es)

Ciudad de México.- Al emitir el viernes un decreto declarando el como de interés público y seguridad nacional y no hacer hacer una declaratoria formal de desastre por la sequía, el Gobierno federal evitó tener que asignar recursos a Nuevo León para subsidiar a los afectados por la crisis, señaló ayer José Luis Luege Tamargo , ex titular de Conagua.

Evaden recursos por sequía

2022-07-31T14:34+0200elmanana (es)

Ciudad de México.- Al emitir el viernes un decreto declarando el agua como de interés público y seguridad nacional y no hacer una declaratoria formal de desastre por la , el Gobierno Federal evitó tener que asignar recursos a para subsidiar a los afectados por la crisis, señaló ayer José Luis Luege Tamargo, extitular de Conagua.

House passes bill to help West fight wildfires, drought

2022-07-30T20:23+0200printveela (en)

The House on Friday approved sweeping legislation aimed at helping communities across the West deal with severe wildfires and droughts exacerbated by climate change — costing billions of dollars in damage to homes and businesses in recent years. The measures combine 49 separate bills and would....

Water is critical ingredient to restore the Rio Grande ecosystem at Rio Bosque

2022-07-28T13:30+0200elpasotimes (en)

Rio Bosque Wetlands Park manager John Sproul opened the spigot of a collapsible water tank in the bed of his pickup truck. Sproul and his colleague Sergio Samaniego filled buckets to water saplings they had planted last winter in the park on El Paso's south-eastern edge.

¿Qué es una tormenta tropical y qué clima predomina en la zona que afecta?

2022-07-27T22:30+0200debate (es)

La temporada de ciclones tropicales en México engloba tres fenómenos naturales distintos: depresión, tormenta tropical y huracán. Cada año para estas fechas, el territorio mexicano se ve afectado por lluvias y fenómenos tropicales que se forman en el Océano Pacífico, en el Golfo de México y el Mar Caribe por el lado del Océano Atlántico .

A 3rd set of human remains was uncovered at Lake Mead, where water levels are at their lowest since 1937. Rising temperatures and drought could reveal more bodies, forensic anthropologists say.

2022-07-27T19:12+0200digitpatrox (en)

A previously sunken boat sits excessive and dry alongside the shoreline of Lake Mead on the Lake Mead Nationwide Recreation Space, on Might 10, 2022, close to Boulder Metropolis, Nevada. John Locher/Getty Pictures A 3rd set of human stays was found at Nevada’s Lake Mead on July 25.

Satellites watch raging wildfire threatening California's Yosemite National Park

2022-07-26T20:36+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Multiple satellites are monitoring a ferocious wildfire that erupted in the vicinity of California's famous Yosemite National Park and has devoured over 25 square miles (65 square kilometers) of land within a few days. NASA's Earth-observing Landsat satellites watched what is dubbed the Oak Fire at....

Satellites watch wildfire threaten Yosemite National Park

2022-07-26T18:19+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Multiple satellites are monitoring a ferocious wildfire that erupted in the vicinity of California’s famous Yosemite National Park and has devoured over 25 square miles (65 square kilometersTK square kilometers) of land within a few days. NASA’s Earth-observing Landsat satellites watched what is....

NASA Images Show How Drought Has Caused Lake To Vanish in Just 7 Years

2022-07-25T18:21+0200newsweek-USA (en)

New pictures taken from space of the Cerro Prieto reservoir in Mexico show how the lake has nearly entirely dried up in less than a decade. Located in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo León, the reservoir is now at a mere 0.5 percent of its full capacity of 318,000 acre-feet, as of July 7, 2022.

NASA Images Show How Drought Has Caused Lake To Vanish in Just 7 Years

2022-07-25T18:13+0200newsweek (en)

New pictures taken from space of the Cerro Prieto reservoir in Mexico show how the lake has nearly entirely dried up in less than a decade. Located in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo León, the reservoir is now at a mere 0.5 percent of its full capacity of 318,000 acre-feet, as of July 7, 2022.

24h – The New York Times

2022-07-25T00:01+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Scorching temperatures engulfed the northeast on Sunday during the summer’s first prolonged heat wave, with a record five straight days of triple-digit temperatures in Newark and blistering heat in Boston; Providence, R.I.; and Manchester, NH. Other parts of the country were also sweltering, with....

La canícula

2022-07-24T13:02+0200am (es)

Gente querida: La canícula es la temporada del año en la cual el calor es más fuerte, tanto en el hemisferio Sur como en el Norte. Es un fenómeno climático que se presenta durante la última quincena de julio y dura 40 días aproximadamente en México. Se caracteriza por ser un periodo de aumento de la....

Can infrastructure and tourism endure triple-digit temperatures, extreme weather during ‘danger season’?

2022-07-24T12:37+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Elizabeth O’Connell of Northeastern University-London worked through Britain’s record breaking heat wave Tuesday at home with her curtains closed and a Dyson fan by her side. “Regular cold showers are a must,” says O’Connell, director of marketing and admissions for Northeastern’s London location.

National security at stake: Biden over climate change

2022-07-23T20:20+0200uniindia (en)

Washington, July 23 (UNI) As wildfires continue to engulf more areas in Europe, US President Joe Biden on Saturday said that the "national security is at stake". Biden in a tweet said, "Climate change doesn't care whether you're in a red state or a blue state: Hundred-year droughts are threatening farmlands and water sources.

Can infrastructure and tourism endure triple-digit temperatures, extreme weather during ‘danger season’?

2022-07-23T06:36+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Elizabeth O’Connell of Northeastern University-London worked from home Tuesday through Britain’s record-breaking heatwave with her curtains drawn and a Dyson fan by her side. “Regular cold showers are a must,” said O’Connell, director of marketing and shooting for the north-east London site. “Dog walks now take place at 6 a.

Can infrastructure and tourism endure triple-digit…

2022-07-23T02:04+0200vervetimes (en)

Elizabeth O’Connell of Northeastern University-London worked through Britain’s record breaking heat wave Tuesday at home with her curtains closed and a Dyson fan at her side. “Regular cold showers are a must,” says O’Connell, director of marketing and admissions for Northeastern’s London location. “Dog walks now take place at 6 a.

Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

2022-07-22T22:05+0200europeantimes (en)

In its the World Meteorological Organization ( WMO ) highlights the far-reaching repercussions for ecosystems, food and water security, human health and poverty. “The report shows that hydrometeorological hazards, including droughts, heatwaves, cold waves, tropical cyclones and floods, have....

Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

2022-07-22T21:09+0200un-sustainabledevelopment (en)

In its the World Meteorological Organization ( WMO ) highlights the far-reaching repercussions for ecosystems, food and water security, human health and poverty. “The report shows that hydrometeorological hazards, including droughts, heatwaves, cold waves, tropical cyclones and floods, have....

22.07.2022 Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean In its State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) highlights the far-reaching repercussions for ecosystems, food and water security, human health and poverty.

2022-07-22T20:10+0200agroinsurance (en)

In its State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) highlights the far-reaching repercussions for ecosystems, food and water security, human health and poverty. “The report shows that hydrometeorological hazards, including droughts,....

22.07.2022 Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean In its State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) highlights the far-reaching repercussions for ecosystems, food and water security, human health and poverty.

2022-07-22T18:37+0200agroinsurance-en (en)

In its State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) highlights the far-reaching repercussions for ecosystems, food and water security, human health and poverty. “The report shows that hydrometeorological hazards, including droughts,....

Can infrastructure and tourism endure triple-digit temperatures, extreme weather during 'danger season'?

2022-07-22T18:31+0200phys (en)

"Regular cold showers are a must," says O'Connell, director of marketing and admissions for Northeastern's London location. "Dog walks now take place at 6 a.m. when it is relatively cool. Few homes have air conditioning, as historically we have not experienced the temperatures to warrant its installation," she says in an email.

Mega-drought, glacier melt, deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

2022-07-22T17:59+0200saudigazette (en)

GENEVA — From the Amazon to the Andes and the snowy depths of Patagonia, extreme weather and climate change are causing mega-drought, extreme rainfall, deforestation and glacier melt across the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, according to a UN report published on Friday.

Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

2022-07-22T17:14+0200un-news (en)

In its the World Meteorological Organization ( WMO ) highlights the far-reaching repercussions for ecosystems, food and water security, human health and poverty. “The report shows that hydrometeorological hazards, including droughts, heatwaves, cold waves, tropical cyclones and floods, have....

Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

2022-07-22T16:49+0200foreignpolicywatchdog (en)

Glacier retreat Additionally, a multi-year drought in the Parana-La Plata Basin, the worst since 1944, is affecting central-southern Brazil and parts of Paraguay and Bolivia. 22-09-2021_WMO_Brazil.jpg Caption Rising temperatures mean more weather extremes, including intense rainfall as illustrated....

Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

2022-07-22T16:19+0200un-org (en)

In its the World Meteorological Organization ( WMO ) highlights the far-reaching repercussions for ecosystems, food and water security, human health and poverty. “The report shows that hydrometeorological hazards, including droughts, heatwaves, cold waves, tropical cyclones and floods, have....

Everywhere is on fire. Here’s why the climate crisis is to blame

2022-07-22T14:34+0200independent-UK (en)

Wildfires have grown larger and more erratic across the globe over the past decade. In 2021, the monster Dixie Fire roared through almost one million acres in northern California, leaving a burn scar the size of burned in Indonesia in 2019, leading to respiratory issues for hundreds of thousands of people.

Can Infrastructure and Tourism Endure Extreme Weather?

2022-07-21T17:33+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Elizabeth O’Connell of Northeastern University-London worked through Britain’s record breaking heat wave Tuesday at home with her curtains closed and a Dyson fan by her side. “Regular cold showers are a must,” says O’Connell, director of marketing and admissions for Northeastern’s London location.

Long-moving butterfly is threatened with extinction

2022-07-21T14:17+0200tellerreport (en)

The number of colorful monarch butterflies has dropped drastically and the species is now globally endangered. In addition, all species of fish disturb are classified as endangered. This is according to the latest updated red list from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Biden lays out new funds for localities on climate, but no national emergency yet

2022-07-21T00:07+0200mycouriertribune (en)

Climate-induced weather disasters include record wildfires in the West, record-setting heat waves and droughts, and aggressive hurricanes. Here, smoke plumes and hurricane clouds are visible at once. (Image by NASA Earth Observatory. With U.S. Senate negotiations over climate funding stalled,....

Americans divided on government’s effectiveness on climate change, but agree on certain policies, survey...

2022-07-18T17:39+0200nationofchange (en)

on climate change were moving the country in the right direction, according to the Pew Research Center. However, the responses were generally split along party lines, with 82 percent of Republicans or those leaning GOP saying that the Biden administration’s climate policies were taking America in....

37 seconds ago How to Prep for Hurricanes, Wildfires, Storms and Other Natural Disasters

2022-07-18T13:47+0200cnet (en)

Wildfire season has already wiped out more than 5 million acres of land in the US so far this year. With a report of introducing more frequent and more severe storms -- we wanted to provide an overview of the most common natural disasters in the US. Here we'll detail what weather events are most likely to occur, as well as when and where.

Americans Divided on Government’s Effectiveness on Climate Change, but Agree on Certain Policies, Survey Finds

2022-07-14T22:55+0200ecowatch (en)

on climate change were moving the country in the right direction, according to the Pew Research Center. However, the responses were generally split along party lines, with 82 percent of Republicans or those leaning GOP saying that the Biden administration’s climate policies were taking America in....

Mexico drought sees 1million people ordered to ration water

2022-07-12T21:16+0200independent-UK (en)

is in the grip of a historic water shortage that is bringing acute misery to communities across the country. In Monterrey , the capital of the north-eastern state of Nuevo León, water rationing is now in place in the wealthy city of more than 1 million people.

Grant Tosterud

2022-07-11T11:33+0200krqe (en)

Chief Meteorologist. Grant Tosterud joins KRQE News 13 as a meteorologist and is excited to make New Mexico home. You can catch him at noon, Monday through Thursday, and in the evenings on Friday. Grant comes from Abilene, Texas, where he spent over two years at KTAB/KRBC.

17 minutes ago How to Prepare for Hurricanes, Wildfires and Other Natural Disasters

2022-07-09T14:17+0200cnet (en)

Wildfire season has already wiped out more than 3 million acres of land in the US so far this year. With a report of introducing more frequent and more severe storms -- we wanted to provide an overview of the most common natural disasters in the US. Here we'll detail what weather events are most likely to occur, as well as when and where.

Wildfire nears famous site in California’s Yosemite National Park

2022-07-08T23:42+0200aljazeera-en (en)

A portion of Yosemite National Park in the US state of California has been closed, officials said, as a wildfire is inching closer to a grove of famous giant sequoia trees. Authorities blocked access to the park’s largest stand of sequoias and told visitors to leave nearby areas as firefighters....

Kilimo busca optimizar el uso del agua en el cultivo de alimentos

2022-07-08T20:14+0200thefoodtech (es)

México. – El pasado mes de junio se conmemoró a nivel mundial la Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía ; asimismo, esta celebración se puso en marcha como parte de las acciones de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación en los países afectados ya sea por graves....

‘All that’s needed is a spark’: why the US may be headed for a summer of mega-fire

2022-07-07T07:13+0200guardian (en)

F ollowing an explosive spring that unleashed major wildfires from the US southwest to Alaska , the west is now bracing for a summer of big blazes as the parched landscapes risk turning into tinderboxes. Fire activity is expected to increase in several US states over the coming months, according to....

La fosa séptica más grande de América Latina está en México

2022-07-05T08:08+0200lanetaneta (es)

Por Liliana López Gómez. Un perro buscando algo de comida, ovejas pastando, mucha basura. Con esto, la presa Endhó recibe a sus visitantes que, junto con el verde intenso de la vegetación que la rodea, tiene algo más: el color oscuro de las aguas residuales del Valle de México que desembocan en....

Climate Change Driving Extreme Heat and Flooding in 2022: Report

2022-07-01T16:35+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and brutal heatwaves seared parts of South Asia and Europe.

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-30T08:16+0200expressindia (en)

For their review paper, scientists drew upon hundreds of “attribution” studies, or research that aims to calculate how climate change affected an extreme event using computer simulations and weather observations. There are also large data gaps in many low- and middle-income countries, making it....

53 migrants died after being inside a trailer during a heat wave. Crossing into the US may get deadlier as climate change makes extreme heat more common.

2022-06-29T23:45+0200digitpatrox (en)

Aerial view of a truck the place dozens of individuals had been discovered lifeless throughout a warmth wave, on June 27, 2022. Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Photos 53 migrants had been discovered lifeless inside a truck in San Antonio, Texas, throughout a warmth wave, the health worker’s workplace stated.

¿Escasez de agua? Recolecta agua de lluvia

2022-06-29T16:33+0200futuroverde (es)

La captación de agua lluvia puede ser una solución para países que se enfrentan a sequías cada vez más graves. En esta temporada de lluvias y huracanes, muchas partes de Latinoamérica han presenciado precipitaciones intensas. Mientras tanto, México experimenta escasez de agua en el 81% de su....

Analysis reveals how climate change is influencing extreme weather

2022-06-29T05:34+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Extreme weather events, from scorching heat waves to unusually heavy downpours, have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and brutal heat waves seared parts of South Asia and Europe.

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-29T04:40+0200AsiaOne (en)

AsiaOne has launched EarthOne , a new section dedicated to environmental issues — because we love the planet and we believe science. Find articles like this LONDON - Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this....

Climate change driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding, scientists say

2022-06-29T00:00+0200japantoday (en)

Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and brutal heatwaves seared parts of South Asia and Europe.

Analysis reveals how climate change is influencing extreme weather

2022-06-28T22:29+0200CBC (en)

Extreme weather events, from scorching heat waves to unusually heavy downpours, have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh , and brutal heat waves seared parts of South Asia and Europe.

Climate change fuels 2022's extreme temps, flooding

2022-06-28T13:18+0200dailysabah (en)

Extreme weather events – from scorching heat waves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced, according to a study published on Tuesday. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed....

Climate Change is Driving 2022 Extreme Heat and Flooding LONDON (Reuters) - Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours –...

2022-06-28T12:05+0200chronicle-lu (en)

Cracked and dry earth is seen in the wide riverbed of the Loire River near the Anjou-Bretagne bridge as a heatwave hits Europe, in Ancenis-Saint-Gereon, France 13 June 2022.; Credit: Stephane Mahe / Reuters. LONDON (Reuters) - Extreme weather events from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy....

Climate Change Is Driving 2022 Extreme Heat And Flooding

2022-06-28T12:02+0200ibtimes-uk (en)

Extreme weather events - from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours - have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and brutal heatwaves seared parts of South Asia and Europe.

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T11:46+0200trust (en)

People wade through the water as they look for shelter during a flood, amidst heavy rains that caused widespread flooding in the northeastern part of the country, in Sylhet, Bangladesh, June 18, 2022. REUTERS/Abdul Goni We focus on the human and development impacts of climate change.

México impulsa acciones para combatir la sequía y la desertificación en el país

2022-06-28T11:21+0200portalfruticola (es)

Con el fin de combatir y contener la sequía y la desertificación en el país, la Secretaría de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural de México implementó medidas de adaptación y mitigación a través de diversas acciones técnicas y enfoques. Estas iniciativas contribuyen a mejorar la productividad en las....

(TAP) - Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year,...

2022-06-28T10:55+0200ATAP-en (en)

(TAP) - Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and....

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T10:39+0200channelnewsasia (en)

LONDON: Extreme weather events - from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours - have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh , and....

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T10:36+0200gmanews (en)

LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - From scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours, extreme weather events have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in....

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T10:30+0200thehindu (en)

A rescuer evacuates a local resident after heavy rain caused flooding in Simferopol, Crimea, on June 27, 2022. | Photo Credit: Reuters With heatwaves, it's highly probable that climate change is making things worse. Extreme weather events — from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours —....

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T10:28+0200chinadailyhk (en)

People wade through a flooded area following heavy monsoon rainfall in Companiganj on June 26, 2022. (MAMUN HOSSAIN / AFP) LONDON - Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced.

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T10:14+0200thesundaily (en)

LONDON : Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and....

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding | The Mighty 790 KFGO

2022-06-28T10:02+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

LONDON (Reuters) – Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in....

Climate Change Is Driving 2022 Extreme Heat And Flooding

2022-06-28T09:59+0200ibtimes (en)

Extreme weather events - from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours - have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and brutal heatwaves seared parts of South Asia and Europe.

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding By Gloria Dickie LONDON (Reuters) - Extreme weather events - from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours - have caused widespread upheaval a... 48m ago

2022-06-28T09:54+0200wsau (en)

By Gloria Dickie. LONDON (Reuters) – Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous....

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T09:53+0200timesofindia (en)

Rescuers evacuate people stranded after flooding caused by heavy rain in China's Fujian Province. (File Photo/credit: AP) LONDON: Extreme weather events - from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours - have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced.

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T09:50+0200bdnews24 (en)

In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and brutal heatwaves seared parts of South Asia and Europe. Meanwhile, prolonged drought has left millions on the brink of famine in East Africa. Much of this, scientists say, is what's expected from climate change.

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding By Gloria Dickie LONDON (Reuters) - Extreme weather events - from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours - have caused widespread upheaval a... 34m ago

2022-06-28T09:41+0200kelo (en)

By Gloria Dickie. LONDON (Reuters) – Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous....

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T09:24+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding....

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T09:18+0200gazette (en)

By Gloria Dickie. LONDON (Reuters) - Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous....

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T09:17+0200saltwire (en)

By Gloria Dickie. LONDON (Reuters) - Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous....

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T09:10+0200reuters (en)

On Tuesday, a team of climate scientists published a study in the journal Environmental Research: Climate. The researchers scrutinized the role climate change has played in individual weather events over the past two decades. The findings confirm warnings of how global warming will change our world - and also make clear what information is missing.

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding

2022-06-28T09:10+0200financialpost (en)

Article content. For their review paper, scientists drew upon hundreds of “attribution” studies, or research that aims to calculate how climate change affected an extreme event using computer simulations and weather observations. There are also large data gaps in many low- and middle-income....

How climate change is making fires worse

2022-06-25T00:17+0200cbs17 (en)

FILE – Flames lick up a tree as the Windy Fire burns in the Trail of 100 Giants grove in Sequoia National Forest, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. La Read More FILE – Flames lick up a tree as the Windy Fire burns in the Trail of 100 Giants grove in Sequoia National Forest, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021.

Climate change fueling worsening droughts, wildfires

2022-06-24T12:04+0200thehill (en)

Federal officials say climate change is intensifying droughts, leading to wildfires far worse than experts or models have predicted. That is adding to the danger that accompanies one of the U.S. Forest Service’s primary methods of mitigation: the prescribed burn.

Rare ‘triple’ La Niña climate event looks likely – what does the future hold?

2022-06-23T04:37+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

An ongoing La Niña event that has contributed to flooding in eastern Australia and exacerbated droughts in the United States and East Africa could persist into 2023, according to the latest forecasts. The occurrence of two consecutive La Niña winters in the Northern Hemisphere is common, but having three in a row is relatively rare.

Rare ‘triple’ La Niña climate event looks likely — what does the future hold? Meteorologists are forecasting a third consecutive year of La Niña. Some researchers say similar conditions could become more common as the planet warms. News | 23 JUN 2022

2022-06-23T03:04+0200nature (en)

An ongoing La Niña event that has contributed to flooding in eastern Australia and exacerbated droughts in the United States and East Africa could persist into 2023, according to the latest forecasts. The occurrence of two consecutive La Niña winters in the Northern Hemisphere is common, but having three in a row is relatively rare.

Rare ‘triple’ La Niña climate event looks likely — what does the future hold?

2022-06-23T02:50+0200nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

An ongoing La Niña event that has contributed to flooding in eastern Australia and exacerbated droughts in the United States and East Africa could persist into 2023, according to the latest forecasts. The occurrence of two consecutive La Niña winters in the Northern Hemisphere is common, but having three in a row is relatively rare.

Rare ‘triple’ La Niña climate event looks likely — what does the future hold?

2022-06-23T02:43+0200nature-current (en)

An ongoing La Niña event that has contributed to flooding in eastern Australia and exacerbated droughts in the United States and East Africa could persist into 2023, according to the latest forecasts. The occurrence of two consecutive La Niña winters in the Northern Hemisphere is common, but having three in a row is relatively rare.

Captación de agua de lluvia, una solución ante la sequía Más

2022-06-23T02:12+0200portalambiental (es)

México.- En las últimas semanas, la temporada de lluvias y huracanes han ocasionado precipitaciones intensas en diversas partes del país, no obstante, México experimenta escasez de agua en el 81% del territorio nacional, según datos de la Comisión Nacional del Agua (Conagua) esto se debe a que el....

Captación de agua de lluvia, una solución ante sequía Más

2022-06-22T19:11+0200portalambiental (es)

México.- En las últimas semanas, la temporada de lluvias y huracanes han ocasionado precipitaciones intensas en diversas partes del país, no obstante, México experimenta escasez de agua en el 81% del territorio nacional, según datos de la Comisión Nacional del Agua (Conagua) esto se debe a que el....

Amid severe water shortage, rainfall offers some hope in parts of US

2022-06-22T15:27+0200thehill (en)

Over 87 million Americans are currently residing in regions under a drought, with the majority of people concentrated in the southern and western parts of the country. In Nevada, water levels of Lake Mead have fallen to their lowest point in 80 years and in Texas, the city of Houston is asking....

Il Messico nella morsa della siccità. A Monterrey 5 milioni di abitanti senz’acqua

2022-06-21T23:21+0200kmetro0 (it)

K metro 0 – Città del Messico – Più della metà del Messico sta affrontando una siccità grave per il cambiamento climatico. L’allarme è stato lanciato da “Conagua”, un’Authority nazionale istituita nel 1989 per gestire e proteggere le risorse idriche del paese.

Millones de personas permanecen sin agua por semanas en Monterrey

2022-06-21T17:39+0200elvocero (es)

MONTERREY, México (AP) - El centro industrial de Monterrey ha sido durante mucho tiempo una de las ciudades más prósperas de México, por lo que sus casi 5 millones de residentes se sorprendieron cuando perdieron el más básico de los servicios: el agua.

A is a seasonal wind that brings heavy rains in the summer to south asia, mainly india.

2022-06-21T07:20+0200frojeostern (en)

A monsoon (from the Arabic mawsim, which means "season") arises due to a difference in temperatures between a land mass and the adjacent ocean, according to the National Weather Service. The sun warms the land and ocean differently, according to Southwest Climate Change, causing the winds to play....

Política ambiental Impulsan acciones para combatir la sequía y la desertificación en México

2022-06-20T19:35+0200portalambiental (es)

México.- Con el fin de combatir y contener la sequía y la desertificación en el país, la Secretaría de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural ha implementado medidas de adaptación y mitigación a través de diversas acciones técnicas y enfoques. Estas iniciativas contribuyen a mejorar la productividad en las....

A Wildfire Year

2022-06-20T12:09+0200nytimes (en)

The American West is burning more quickly than it has in a decade. New Mexico has been fighting its two biggest wildfires on record for more than a month. About 3 million acres of U.S. land — almost the size of Connecticut — have already burned this year.

Arrasa sequía con agricultura de Zacatecas; lo convierte en desierto

2022-06-17T18:43+0200tiempo-mx (es)

De acuerdo con María Ramírez Herrera, doctorada en estudios urbanos y ambientales por el Colegio de México, reveló que en Zacatecas de 1 millón 50 hectáreas utilizadas en actividades agrícolas al menos 450 mil sufren un grave proceso de desertificación.

Improving Hurricane Predictions with Cheyenne Stienbarger

2022-06-17T03:30+0200research-noaa (en)

This World Ocean Month, we sat down with Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing (GOMO) Program Manager Cheyenne Stienbarger to learn more about how ocean observing research can help improve predictions of extreme events. What is your role in GOMO? I am a program manager for the Tropical Pacific....

2:02p Barron's Energy Markets on Edge Just as Hurricane Season Starts

2022-06-16T20:03+0200marketwatch (en)

The global energy system is always vulnerable to sudden shocks like natural disasters. This year, the stakes are much higher, and that could make the energy market even more volatile than it has been for the past few months—and lead to sudden price spikes in commodity markets.

Nicaragua: Preparatory Action for Tropical Storms - DREF Plan of Action, Operation N° MDRNI012

2022-06-15T03:53+0200reliefWeb (en)

A. Situation analysis. Description of the disaster. According to the Colorado State University, it is forecasted that 2022 will be an above-average hurricane season, with at least 19 named storms and nine hurricanes four of which will be Category 3 or higher.

Yellowstone National Park closes due to record flooding

2022-06-14T16:47+0200thenational (en)

Yellowstone is one of the largest parks in the US . At 899,116 hectares, it is larger than the states of Rhode Island and Delaware combined. The park is mostly located in the north-west corner of Wyoming but also extends into Montana and Idaho. There were no immediate reports of injuries, though....

Yellowstone National Park closes due to record flooding

2022-06-14T16:41+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Yellowstone is one of the largest parks in the US . At 899,116 hectares, it is larger than the states of Rhode Island and Delaware combined. The park is mostly located in the north-west corner of Wyoming but also extends into Montana and Idaho. There were no immediate reports of injuries, though....

Yellowstone Park assesses damage after floods 'never seen in our lifetimes'

2022-06-14T11:29+0200news-yahoo (en)

A torrent of rain combined with a rapidly melting snowpack caused a deluge of flooding that forced the evacuation of some parts of Yellowstone National Park , cutting off electricity and forcing park officials to close all entrances indefinitely just as the summer tourist season was ramping up.

Yellowstone officials assess damage after historic floods

2022-06-14T07:03+0200thestandard-hk (en)

A torrent of rain combined with a rapidly melting snowpack caused a deluge of flooding that forced the evacuation of some parts of Yellowstone National Park, cutting off electricity and forcing Yellowstone officials to close all entrances indefinitely, just as the summer tourist season was ramping up.

Yellowstone floods wipe out roads, bridges, strand visitors

2022-06-14T04:44+0200manilatimes (en)

HELENA, Montana: Massive floodwaters ravaged Yellowstone National Park and nearby communities Monday, washing out roads and bridges, cutting off electricity and forcing visitors to evacuate parts of the iconic park at the height of summer tourist season.

luego de varios días de que golpeó el huracán Agatha, apenas comienza un recuento de daños.

2022-06-13T11:36+0200excelsior (es)

La prevención, atención y recuperación ante los desastres socioambientales es muy deficiente en México. Cada año, el país enfrenta fenómenos de distintas intensidades y magnitudes; y cada año también las consecuencias van de graves a muy graves: cientos de personas fallecidas; algunas otras....

Hurricane forecast raises new questions for U.S. commodity prices

2022-06-11T15:55+0200startribune (en)

Significant disruptions for U.S. commodities resulting from hurricanes are more the exception than the rule. But tight global stocks, high prices and geopolitical conflicts could amplify any storm effects that surface this year. Present for a third consecutive year, La Niña is the primary culprit....

Country report Climate Resilience Policy Indicator

2022-06-10T15:06+0200iea (en)

Over the past two decades, there has been an increase in the number of climate-related anomalies, and climate hazards are set to grow throughout the rest of the century. Average global temperatures have risen consistently in the past few decades and this trend is expected to continue.

Largest wildfires in New Mexico history

2022-06-09T22:14+0200krqe (en)

*Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include fires from the spring of 2022. (KRQE) – Over the last two decades, more than 5 million acres of land have been burned by wildfires in and around New Mexico . The fires range from small blazes to thousand-acre infernos. So how does this year’s wildfire season compare? A history of fires.

La Nina may further disrupt commodity markets via hurricanes -Braun

2022-06-09T12:14+0200hellenicshippingnews (en)

As if commodity markets needed any more drama this year, this year’s Atlantic hurricane season could be the seventh-consecutive with above-average activity, raising risks for U.S. grain exports as well as oil production and refining capacity. Significant disruptions for U.S.

Scorching temperatures topping 110 degrees to sweep across southwestern US

2022-06-09T11:24+0200dailymail (en)

The forecast comes under two weeks after California Governor Gavin Newsom has threatened to enact mandatory water restrictions on the population, as the state's water usage spiked amid the worst drought condition in at least a century. The West Coast state usually receives most of its annual rain....

Column: La Nina may further disrupt commodity markets via hurricanes

2022-06-08T10:15+0200reuters (en)

La Nina-induced droughts have already contributed to higher global grain prices, wrecking soybeans and corn in South America over the last two seasons and whittling this year’s U.S. hard red winter wheat crop to a 59-year low. Unfortunately for commodity markets, the Gulf of Mexico is a common destination for Atlantic hurricanes.

La Nina may further disrupt commodity markets via hurricanes -Braun

2022-06-08T06:02+02004-traders (en)

NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 7 (Reuters) - As if commodity markets needed any more drama this year, this year’s Atlantic hurricane season could be the seventh-consecutive with above-average activity, raising risks for U.S. grain exports as well as oil production and refining capacity. Significant disruptions for U.

La Nina may further disrupt commodity markets via hurricanes -Braun

2022-06-08T00:51+0200financialpost (en)

Article content. Present for a third consecutive year, La Nina is the primary culprit for forecasters’ beefier predictions for hurricane season, which tends to peak in the second week of September. La Nina-induced droughts have already contributed to higher global grain prices, wrecking soybeans and....

Soil Management Key to Fighting Increasing Number of US Dust Storms

2022-06-07T00:57+0200theepochtimes (en)

, scientists, and meteorologists have been sitting up and taking notice as severe dust storms in the United States are becoming more frequent across the Great Plains and the Southwest. Research shows dust storms have doubled over the past 20 years and are becoming more intense—due to a combination....

Climate change is also threatening health systems

2022-06-05T23:34+0200247newsbulletin (en)

Climate change puts global health systems in check due to the increase in diseases transmitted by vectors, water and food; respiratory conditions, malnutrition, injuries and deaths related to environmental catastrophes and forced migrations due to climate, among others.

US: Officials warn of ‘dead pool’ at Lake Mead

2022-06-04T16:02+0200nationnews (en)

A once-in-a-lifetime drought in the western part of the United States is turning up dead bodies – but that’s the least of people’s worries. Sitting on the Arizona-Nevada border near Las Vegas, Lake Mead – formed by the creation of the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River – is the largest reservoir in....

How to Prepare for Hurricanes, Wildfires, and Other Disasters By Megan Wollerton

2022-06-04T14:19+0200cnet (en)

Wildfire season has already wiped out nearly 2 million acres of land in the US so far this year. With a report of introducing more frequent and more severe storms -- we wanted to provide an overview of the most common natural disasters in the US. Here we'll detail what weather events are most likely to occur, as well as when and where.

Drought-stricken US warned of looming "dead pool"

2022-06-03T19:27+0200bbc (en)

A once-in-a-lifetime drought in the western part of the US is turning up dead bodies - but that's the least of people's worries. Sitting on the Arizona-Nevada border near Las Vegas, Lake Mead - formed by the creation of the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River - is the largest reservoir in the United....

Mientras el norte de México sufre intensa sequía, el sur desechará el agua dulce que sobra

2022-06-01T23:32+0200vanguardia-MX (es)

En Tabasco y Chiapas se llevará a cabo un vaciado ordenado del Sistema de Presas del Río Grijalva por lo que la Comisión Nacional del Agua (Conagua) aprobó aumentar la extracción en la presa Peñitas de 870 metros cúbicos por segundo a partir de este 1 de junio por lo que aumentará significativamente el caudal en la región.

El sur de México desechará el agua dulce que sobra mientras en el norte sigue la sequía

2022-06-01T15:45+0200infobae (es)

Imágenes del desfogue de la Presa Ángel Albino Corzo "Peñitas" en 2020, lo que provocó la crecida de varios ríos en sureste mexicano provocando inundaciones en comunidades de Tabasco. ( FOTO: PRESIDENCIA/CUARTOSCURO.COM) En Tabasco y Chiapas se llevará a cabo un vaciado ordenado del Sistema de....

Activan alerta para ríos y presas Del país por huracán Agatha

2022-05-31T15:41+0200expreso-press (es)

MÉXICO.- La llegada del Huracán Agatha a costas mexicanas derivó en la activación de una alerta para 31 ríos y 15 presas en Veracruz, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas y Tabasco ante el posible desbordamiento de los sistemas, principalmente aquellos que superan 90 por ciento de su llenado.

Mexico facing water shortages despite approaching heavy storms

2022-05-31T12:29+0200mercopress (en)

At least 940 municipalities in Mexico registered some sort of drought, but 50 suffered this problem in an “extreme” way and 9 in an “exceptional” way. Mexico's National Water Commission (Conagua) has been reported to be drafting a new emergency declaration after several of the country's basins are....

Remanentes de Agatha podrían llegar al Golfo de México; activan alerta amarilla en Veracruz

2022-05-31T01:12+0200televisa (es)

Las lluvias que provocará el paso de Agatha se extenderán hasta el próximo jueves, por lo que una vez que el huracán se degrade se activará la alerta gris por parte del estado para advertir a los municipios que podrían verse afectados De acuerdo con los pronósticos, los remanentes del huracán Agatha....

Severe drought and record wildfires this season

2022-05-28T01:26+0200worldakkam (en)

Western countries are experiencing the worst droughts on record. This means more water restriction and more wildfires. According to the latest report from the US Drought Monitor, 76% of the western United States is in the midst of a severe drought. Important reason: Depletion of forests makes them vulnerable to fire.

‘Unthinkable’ Firefighting cows could be new weapon against fires ravaging Spain FIREFIGHTING cows could be Spain's latest weapon in its battle against forest fires.

2022-05-25T18:48+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 Spanish authorities evacuated almost 1,000....

Scientists develop method for seasonal prediction of…

2022-05-25T05:16+0200vervetimes (en)

This summer’s western wildfire season is likely to be more severe than average but not as devastating as last year’s near-record, according to an experimental prediction method developed by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).

Experimental forecast calls for a larger-than-average fire…

2022-05-25T02:30+0200vervetimes (en)

The new method, detailed in a peer-reviewed study, analyzes precipitation, temperatures, drought, and other climate conditions in the winter and spring in order to predict the extent of wildfires across the western United States during the following summer.

Scientists Develop Method For Seasonal Prediction Of Western Wildfires

2022-05-25T00:28+0200eurasiareview (en)

The new method, detailed in a peer-reviewed study, analyzes precipitation, temperatures, drought, and other climate conditions in the winter and spring in order to predict the extent of wildfires across the western United States during the following summer.

Scientists develop method for seasonal prediction of Western wildfires

2022-05-24T22:49+0200sciencedaily (en)

The new method, detailed in a peer-reviewed study, analyzes precipitation, temperatures, drought, and other climate conditions in the winter and spring in order to predict the extent of wildfires across the western United States during the following summer.

Researchers develop method for seasonal prediction of Western wildfires

2022-05-24T22:42+0200miragenews (en)

This summer’s Western wildfire season is likely to be more severe than average but not as devastating as last year’s near-record, according to an experimental prediction method developed by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).

24-May-2022 Scientists develop method for seasonal prediction of Western wildfires National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Peer-Reviewed Publication This summer’s Western wildfire season is likely to be more severe than average but not as devastating....

2022-05-24T18:35+0200eurekalert (en)

651-764-9643. This summer’s Western wildfire season is likely to be more severe than average but not as devastating as last year’s near-record, according to an experimental prediction method developed by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).

Siccità negli Stati Uniti: il 30% del Texas in condizioni di siccità eccezionale

2022-05-24T13:53+0200iconaclima (it)

Una pesante siccità sta attanagliando il sud-ovest degli Stati Uniti dove la situazione è davvero complicata. Il Texas ha un disperato bisogno di soccorso: quasi il 30% dello stato si trova in condizioni di siccità eccezionale , vale a dire la percentuale più alta dal 2012. A inizio anno era allo 0% di siccità .

Advierten formación de "giro" en Golfo de México que provocaría huracanes "poderosos"

2022-05-24T04:33+0200xevt (es)

Tabasco pasó 35 días sin lluvias y las precipitaciones registradas están dentro de lo pronosticado, pues por tercer año consecutivo se presenta el fenómeno de " La Niña ", lo que provoca humedad en el sur de México y sequía en el norte. Así lo dijo en A Fondo, con Chuy Sibilla el investigador de la....

Wildfire prompts evacuations as dry conditions raise risk in West Texas

2022-05-20T02:11+0200upi (en)

May 19 (UPI) -- Large wildfires have ripped through parts of West Texas since Tuesday, prompting and in southern Taylor County. The Mesquite Heat Fire near Buffalo Gap, about 17 miles southwest of Abilene, spread to nearly 10,000 acres in Taylor County as of Wednesday afternoon.

MIL-OSI USA: Stansbury, Heinrich, Luján, Owens, Lee, Lawmakers Introduce Landmark Bipartisan Water Security and Drought Package

2022-05-19T20:57+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

WASHINGTON— As the worst drought in 1,200 years grips communities across the West and wildfires continue to burn across the state of New Mexico , U.S. Representative Melanie Stansbury (N.M.-01) announced a bipartisan, bicameral legislative package to address drought and water security across the United States .

Loop Current forecasts devastating Atlantic hurricane season

2022-05-18T21:21+0200independent-UK (en)

Scientists surveying ocean heat content are warning that this year’s Atlantic hurricane season could be particularly intense. With hurricane season slated to begin on June 1, the all-important Loop Current — a current of warm tropical water conducive to super-charging tropical storms — has made it unusually far north into the Gulf of Mexico .

Corriente cálida en el Golfo de México puede convertir tormentas tropicales en huracanes monstruosos

2022-05-18T15:44+0200cibercuba (es)

Malas noticias para la temporada de huracanes de 2022: The Loop Current, un alimentador de tormentas monstruosas, se parece mucho a lo que fue en 2005, el año de Katrina. La temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico comienza el 1 de junio y el Golfo de México ya es más cálido que el promedio.

Marin facing heightened wildfire risk, new study finds

2022-05-18T14:24+0200mercurynews (en)

Nearly 80 million properties across the country are at risk from wildfires, according to a first-of-its-kind study that tries to calculate how widespread the threat has become as climate change stokes the danger. Marin County has the third-largest percentage increase of homes at risk of wildfire damage in California in the next 30 years.

Marin facing heightened wildfire risk, new study finds

2022-05-18T14:23+0200eastbaytimes (en)

Nearly 80 million properties across the country are at risk from wildfires, according to a first-of-its-kind study that tries to calculate how widespread the threat has become as climate change stokes the danger. Marin County has the third-largest percentage increase of homes at risk of wildfire damage in California in the next 30 years.

As wildfires fueled by warming climate grow in size, homeowners face greater risk

2022-05-17T22:25+0200azcentral (en)

, threatened their community after racing 10 miles in just a few hours on Dec. 4, 2017. “It was pretty frightening,” Burgess said. “We could see emergency vehicles. The winds were howling.” After grabbing just a few things, she and her husband could feel the heat as they loaded their three dogs into....

These are places with highest wildfire risk in the US

2022-05-16T22:37+0200eastbaytimes (en)

By John Keefe | CNN. Forecasters say the West could be looking at a particularly bad wildfire year , as several destructive fires have already ignited well before the hottest, driest months. A fast-moving blaze Wednesday night destroyed 20 homes in a wealthy Orange County, California, community.

These are places with highest wildfire risk in the US

2022-05-16T22:30+0200mercurynews (en)

By John Keefe | CNN. Forecasters say the West could be looking at a particularly bad wildfire year , as several destructive fires have already ignited well before the hottest, driest months. A fast-moving blaze Wednesday night destroyed 20 homes in a wealthy Orange County, California, community.

Is your home in danger of wildfires? This new tool will help gauge the risk. News

2022-05-16T21:21+0200usaToday (en)

, threatened their community after racing 10 miles in just a few hours on Dec. 4, 2017. “It was pretty frightening,” Burgess said. “We could see emergency vehicles. The winds were howling.” After grabbing just a few things, she and her husband could feel the heat of the fire as they loaded their....

As wildfires fueled by climate warming grow in size, homeowners face greater risk

2022-05-16T21:21+0200azcentral (en)

, threatened their community after racing 10 miles in just a few hours on Dec. 4, 2017. “It was pretty frightening,” Burgess said. “We could see emergency vehicles. The winds were howling.” After grabbing just a few things, she and her husband could feel the heat of the fire as they loaded their....

Wildfires across the western states of America: another serious fire season for California

2022-05-13T17:24+02003bmeteo (en)

More than 20 houses were destroyed by fires in Laguna Niguel, located roughly 50 miles southeast of Los Angeles, in California and another 11 were seriously damaged. Around 900 homes were still under mandatory evacuation order in the hills around the city of Laguna Beach by Thursday morning.

Vento e siccità per incendi inarrestabili negli USA occidentali | FOTO

2022-05-12T22:47+0200meteoweb (it)

Dal New Mexico al Colorado e parti del Midwest, oggi sono stati emesse allerte rosse per pericolo estremo di incendi a causa di bassi livelli di umidità, venti irregolari e alte temperature. La stessa combinazione di condizioni meteorologiche ha contribuito nell’ultimo mese a incendi primaverili molto più gravi del normale negli Stati Uniti.

La siccità alimenta “incendi catastrofici” in New Mexico | FOTO

2022-05-11T21:05+0200meteoweb (it)

Imponenti pennacchi di fumo e nuvole di pirocumuli si levano dagli incendi che stanno devastando il New Mexico (USA) e mentre la siccità peggiora, molti temono che questa stagione degli incendi sarà diversa dalle altre. “ Siamo già in modalità disastro climatico in tutto il pianeta, ma negli Stati....

¿Puede la plantación de árboles prevenir la desertificación en Jordania?

2022-05-04T16:55+0200economiacircularverde (es)

Jordania es uno de los países más escasez de agua naciones, con tan solo 100 m3 de agua disponible por persona cada año. Para poner esto en contexto, la ONU define la escasez de agua como cualquier cosa por debajo del umbral de 500 m3 por persona, una brecha asombrosa que solo se está agrandando.

Più di un terzo del mondo è ormai già degradato: il report shock delle Nazioni Unite

2022-05-04T10:29+0200greenme (it)

L’impronta dell’essere umano sull’ambiente naturale è più visibile (e distruttiva) che mai: cementificazione selvaggia, deforestazione e incendi, distruzione degli habitat e degli ecosistemi, agricoltura intensiva stanno danneggiando il nostro Pianeta in maniera irreparabile; fino al 40% delle terre....

Tornado Alley shifting toward East Texas and Southeast U.S., experts say

2022-05-02T18:27+0200chron (en)

Tornado Alley, which typically refers to the area in the Plains and Midwest where tornadoes are most frequent, may be shifting geographically. Brandon Bell/Getty Images. Tornado Alley may be shifting from the Great Plains of the Midwest to the Mississippi River valley, according to an article from AccuWeather .

Structures damaged after tornado touches down in the Wichita

2022-04-30T16:22+0200saudigazette (en)

KANSAS CITY — At least one tornado tore through the Wichita, Kansas, area late Friday, damaging dozens of buildings, officials said. Worst hit appeared to be the town of Andover, which is about 14 miles east of Wichita. "We're currently rescuing people from their homes because they're unable to....

MIL-OSI USA: Hoeven: ELRP & LIP Will Provide Needed Lifeline to Ranchers Impacted by...

2022-04-30T03:11+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for North Dakota John Hoeven 04.29.22 Senator Reviews Storm Damage to Livestock Producers & Rural Communities, Working to Get Assistance for Downed Power Lines MAX, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today reviewed the impacts of recent severe weather on North....

Legislación Buscan que gobierno de Nuevo León analice emitir Declaratoria de Desastre Natural por sequía

2022-04-29T22:34+0200portalambiental (es)

México.- La Comisión de Protección Civil y Prevención de Desastres, presidida por la diputada Ana María Balderas Trejo, aprobó un punto de acuerdo que solicita al Ejecutivo estatal de Nuevo León que, en el ámbito de sus respectivas atribuciones y competencias, analice la viabilidad de emitir la....

Terzo Polo a rischio riscaldamento globale

2022-04-29T14:30+0200greenreport (it)

Nel lungo periodo, nell’Asia meridionale mancherà l’acqua. Aumenta il rischio per molte specie in via di estinzione. [29 Aprile 2022] Secondo li nuovo “A Scientific Assessment of the Third Pole” pubblicato dall’United Nations environment programme (Unep) in collaborazione con Third Pole....

UNEP: nuovo rapporto evidenzia il rischio del riscaldamento globale nel “terzo polo”.

2022-04-29T12:00+0200esgdata (it)

Le montagne ricoperte di ghiacciai dell’Asia meridionale, che forniscono acqua potabile a miliardi di persone, si stanno riscaldando a un ritmo allarmante, secondo un nuovo rapporto del Programma Ambientale delle Nazioni Unite (UNEP). La regione, conosciuta come il Terzo Polo per l’enorme quantità....

EXPLICATOR | Aquí se explica cómo revertir la degradación de la tierra en África

2022-04-28T22:05+0200notiulti (es)

Recientemente, las inundaciones de KwaZulu-Natal arrasaron tierras de cultivo vitales en la región. Según un informe de la ONU, lo peor está por venir. Desde Sudáfrica, donde inundaciones sin precedentes este mes arrasaron tierras de cultivo, hasta la tala excesiva de los bosques montañosos de....

Columbia: investire per combattere il cambiamento climatico

2022-04-28T20:22+0200repubblica (it)

La crisi climatica è ormai realtà. Nel 2021 è stata eccezionale la quantità di eventi metereologici estremi che hanno colpito gran parte del mondo. Le inondazioni che si sono abbattute su Europa, Stati Uniti e Cina hanno danneggiato le attività logistiche e produttive.

Ability to feed the planet’s growing population is now at risk

2022-04-28T17:57+0200digitaljournal (en)

Humans have already transformed over 70 percent of the Earth’s land area from its natural state – causing unparalleled environmental degradation and contributing significantly to global warming. This is the conclusion of the United Nation’s second edition of its “Global Land Outlook” analysis, which....

Earth Day Celebration Highlights the Climate Crisis

2022-04-28T06:14+0200climateadaptationplatform (en)

Google celebrated the 22 April 2022 earth day with a special doodle featuring time-lapse imagery from Google Earth. The doodle showed the impacts of climate change across our planet, the most pressing issue. The imagery consists of Tanzania, Africa’s Mt.

UN warns: Earth's degraded land at 'breaking point' Decades of unsustainable activities have depleted soils worldwide and accelerated global warming National Just now

2022-04-27T16:33+0200dailymonitor (en)

Ibrahim Thiaw is the Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), whose 197 parties -- 196 countries plus the European Union -- meet next month for the first time in three years, in Abidjan. Thiaw spoke to AFP about the crisis of deteriorating land quality, and how it....

Australia: Climate revolution now: An interview with Karin Xuereb, Scientist Rebellion - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

2022-04-27T08:57+0200mondaq (en)

Back in the day, the process of disseminating the message that the climate is collapsing to the point of no return was clear. The scientists did the research, produced the evidence, and the activists held public demonstrations to raise awareness. But with multiple ongoing extreme weather events....

Raging wildfires continue in New Mexico, Arizona and more

2022-04-26T22:03+0200inhabitat (en)

Raging wildfires in Southwest U.S. continue to damage properties and threaten lives. The states of Arizona, Nebraska, New Mexico and Colorado are all experiencing wildfires with one person reported dead in Nebraska. New Mexico experienced the worst of the blaze after the Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak fires combined.

España se convertirá en la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022

2022-04-26T18:18+0200soziable (es)

Bajo el lema ‘ Superando juntos las sequías’ y tal y como ha anunciado la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD), España se convertirá el próximo 17 de junio en la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022.

‘This is the worst drought in forty years’: Millions of Ethiopians at risk from failed rains

2022-04-26T14:29+0200africanewswire (en)

Ethiopia’s eastern Somali Region has been hit by three consecutive below-average rainy seasons, worsening the already deteriorating humanitarian situation for around 3.5 million people, more than half the local population. As a result of the drought, Zeineba, 60, was forced into the most difficult....

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s eastern Somali Region has been hit by three consecutive below-average rainy seasons, worsening the already deteriorating humanitarian situation for around 3.5 million...

2022-04-26T11:32+0200saudigazette (en)

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s eastern Somali Region has been hit by three consecutive below-average rainy seasons, worsening the already deteriorating humanitarian situation for around 3.5 million people, more than half the local population. As a result of the drought, Zeineba, 60, was forced into the....

PolyU: PolyU study finds south China has become more vulnerable to flash droughts that develop in a shorter time amid climate change

2022-04-26T10:15+0200indiaeducationdiary (en)

Hong Kong and other southern parts of China are known to be vulnerable to typhoons, rainstorms and floods. But a new study by researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shown a growing risk of flash droughts that has been overlooked; these droughts are also developing at a....

Ethiopia: 'This Is the Worst Drought in Forty Years' - Millions At Risk From Failed Rains

2022-04-26T09:29+0200allafrica (en)

Ethiopia's eastern Somali Region has been hit by three consecutive below-average rainy seasons, which is worsening the already deteriorating humanitarian situation for around 3.5 million people, more than half the local population. As a result of the drought, Zeineba, 60, was forced into the most....

‘This is the worst drought in forty years’: Millions of Ethiopians at risk from failed rains

2022-04-26T00:54+0200maravipost (en)

As a result of the drought, Zeineba, 60, was forced into the most difficult decision of her life: to leave her neighborhood behind and move to another village, to save her life and that of her family. “My livestock perished from lack of water and pasture, and could not survive the harsh drought anymore.

‘This is the worst drought in forty years’: Millions of Ethiopians at risk from failed rains

2022-04-25T23:30+0200globalissues (en)

As a result of the drought, Zeineba, 60, was forced into the most difficult decision of her life: to leave her neighborhood behind and move to another village, to save her life and that of her family. “My livestock perished from lack of water and pasture, and could not survive the harsh drought anymore.

‘This is the worst drought in forty years’: Millions of Ethiopians at risk from failed rains

2022-04-25T20:33+0200un-news (en)

As a result of the drought, Zeineba, 60, was forced into the most difficult decision of her life: to leave her neighborhood behind and move to another village, to save her life and that of her family. “My livestock perished from lack of water and pasture, and could not survive the harsh drought anymore.

‘This is the worst drought in forty years’: Millions of Ethiopians at risk from failed rains

2022-04-25T20:05+0200un-org (en)

As a result of the drought, Zeineba, 60, was forced into the most difficult decision of her life: to leave her neighborhood behind and move to another village, to save her life and that of her family. “My livestock perished from lack of water and pasture, and could not survive the harsh drought anymore.

Droughts are ravaging the US — it’s time to get serious about water recycling

2022-04-25T18:12+0200thehill (en)

Following the release of a dire new International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report this month, which warns of accelerating threats to our environment and society, community leaders from across the country are convening in Washington, D.C. for Water Week 2022 .

In Europa la gestione forestale non è in linea con i modelli naturali

2022-04-25T06:13+0200vasroma (it)

Lo studio “Natural disturbance regimes as a guide for sustainable forest management in Europe” pubblicato recentemente su Ecological Applications da un team di ricercatori europei e statunitensi del quale fa parte anche Renzo Motta del Dipartimento di scienze agrarie, forestali e alimentari....

Large-scale wildfires in the southwest of the United States spread to 3 states, many people were evacuated

2022-04-25T05:55+0200tellerreport (en)

China News Service, April 25. According to the Associated Press, a large-scale wildfire in the southwestern United States is spreading in New Mexico , Nebraska and Arizona, killing at least one person and injuring 15 firefighters. On April 19, local time, the Flagstaff, Arizona, wildfires burned.

Wildfires sweep through west and southwest US amid ‘dangerously’ early fire season

2022-04-24T19:54+0200independent-UK (en)

Wildfires are sweeping through the West and Southwest amid dry and windy conditions as the 2022 fire season roared to a vicious – and in many cases, early – start. Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado were battling to contain fires on multiple fronts, officials said.

Polveri dal deserto del Sahara, così l’Africa nutre l’Amazzonia

2022-04-24T19:35+0200editorialedomani (it)

Perché così tanto interesse per l’Atto? Perché tra i vari scopi di studio dell’osservatorio vi è quello di esaminare la polvere che sotto forma di minuscoli minerali arriva dal deserto del Sahara, da più di 5mila chilometri di distanza. Ogni granello di polvere trasporta nutrienti chiave per....

Thousands of people urged to evacuate as wildfire in New Mexico rages on

2022-04-24T12:48+0200tellerreport (en)

Wildfires rage in New Mexico Xinhua News Agency, Houston, April 23 (Reporter Xu Jianmei) New Mexico Governor Michelle Grisham said on the 23rd that due to strong winds and dry weather, more than 20 wildfires are currently burning in the state, thousands of people ordered to evacuate their homes.

Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022

2022-04-23T13:01+0200elmirondesoria (es)

El próximo 17 de junio España se convertirá en la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022. Así lo ha anunciado la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD). La celebración mundial del evento, que tendrá lugar en Madrid, estará centrada en la urgencia....

Un Día de la Tierra para recordar el valor del agua

2022-04-22T23:26+0200elagoradiario (es)

Se trata de instar a gobiernos, empresas y la sociedad civil a participar en las acciones para la preservación medioambiental como una inversión para el futuro. La Organización de la Naciones Unidas (ONU) pretende en este día dejar en claro que la preservación ambiental involucra a todos.

Europe suffers from extreme weather as climate chaos mounts

2022-04-22T22:07+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Europe has endured record extreme weather in 2021, from the hottest day and the warmest summer to deadly bushfires and flooding, the European Union's climate monitoring service reported on Friday. While Earth's surface was nearly 1.2 degrees Celsius (2 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than pre-industrial....

drying out

2022-04-22T20:14+0200ecowatch (en)

The Southwestern U.S. is currently experiencing its worst megadrought in 1,200 years, a new study has found. The research, published in Nature Climate Change Monday, found that the period from 2000 to 2021 was the region’s since at least 800 A.D. “Anyone who has been paying attention knows that the....

Despite mounting danger, Americans keep moving to the counties at highest risk for wildfires, floods, and droughts

2022-04-22T19:22+0200news-yahoo (en)

In the West, a primary concern is the wildland-urban interface, where residential developments sit in forested areas that are highly vulnerable to wildfires. From 1990 to 2010, there was a 41% increase in the number of new homes in these areas, one study calculated. Every year now, homes in those areas are burning down.

Los incendios forestales deterioran la capa de ozono

2022-04-22T17:11+0200tiempo-es (es)

Incendios forestales deterioran la Capa de Ozono. Hasta el pasado año existía un consenso científico referente a los plazos de recuperación de la Capa de Ozono,los cuales aseguraban que para 2030 la capa de ozono se habrá recuperado en las latitudes medias, seguido por el hemisferio sur en la década....

In Europa la gestione forestale non è in linea con i modelli naturali

2022-04-22T16:01+0200greenreport (it)

Lo studio “Natural disturbance regimes as a guide for sustainable forest management in Europe” pubblicato recentemente su Ecological Applications da un team di ricercatori europei e statunitensi del quale fa parte anche Renzo Motta del Dipartimento di scienze agrarie, forestali e alimentari dell’università di Torino.

Europe suffers from extreme weather as climate chaos mounts

2022-04-22T14:17+0200dailysabah (en)

Europe has endured record extreme weather in 2021, from the hottest day and the warmest summer to deadly bushfires and flooding, the European Union's climate monitoring service reported on Friday. While Earth's surface was nearly 1.2 degrees Celsius (2 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than pre-industrial....

España será la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022

2022-04-22T11:36+0200iagua (es)

El próximo 17 de junio España se convertirá en la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022. Así lo ha anunciado la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD). La celebración mundial del evento, que tendrá lugar en Madrid, estará centrada en la urgencia de....

España, anfitriona del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022 el próximo 17 de junio

2022-04-22T08:46+0200ecoavant (es)

España se convertirá en la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022 el próximo 17 de junio, según ha anunciado la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD). El lema elegido este año es 'Superando juntos las sequías'. La urgencia de adoptar políticas.

España será la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022

2022-04-22T06:03+0200agrodiario (es)

La celebración mundial del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022, bajo el lema "Superando juntos las sequías", tendrá lugar en Madrid el 17 de junio, anunció la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD). España se convertirá en anfitrión de este evento....

España será la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022

2022-04-22T03:54+0200agrodigital (es)

El próximo 17 de junio España se convertirá en la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022. Así lo ha anunciado la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD). La celebración mundial del evento, que tendrá lugar en Madrid, estará centrada en la urgencia de....

España, sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022 el próximo 17 de junio

2022-04-21T19:29+0200diariosigloxxi (es)

MADRID, 21 (EUROPA PRESS) España se convertirá en la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022 el próximo 17 de junio, según ha anunciado la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD). El lema elegido este año es 'Superando juntos las sequías'.

España será el 17 de junio de 2022 la sede del...

2022-04-21T19:09+0200ecoticias (es)

Convención de Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación. ‘Superando juntos las sequías’ es el lema elegido este año 2022. La celebración mundial del evento en Madrid incidirá en la adopción de medidas urgentes para evitar los peores efectos de la desertificación.

Sostenibilidad España será la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022

2022-04-21T18:56+0200portalambiental (es)

Madrid.- La celebración mundial del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022, bajo el lema "Superando juntos las sequías", tendrá lugar en Madrid el 17 de junio, anunció la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD).

DÍA SEQUÍA - España será la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022

2022-04-21T18:54+0200efe-agencia (es)

La celebración mundial del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022, bajo el lema "Superando juntos las sequías", tendrá lugar en Madrid el 17 de junio, anunció la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD). España se convertirá en anfitrión de este evento....

España será la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022

2022-04-21T18:06+0200holanews (es)

DÍA SEQUÍA. Madrid, 21 abr (EFE).- La celebración mundial del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022, bajo el lema “Superando juntos las sequías”, tendrá lugar en Madrid el 17 de junio, anunció la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD).

UCI engineers evaluate snow drought in different parts of the world

2022-04-21T17:59+0200news-uci (en)

Wyoming’s Mount Moran emerges from thick clouds shortly after a heavy rainstorm, with the Snake River in the foreground. The peak is part of the Teton Range rising around 6,000 feet (1800m). Snowmelt from this area is a major source of water for the five states through which the Snake River passes. Amir AghaKouchak / UCI.

España será la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022

2022-04-21T17:07+0200latribuna (es)

La celebración mundial del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022, bajo el lema “Superando juntos las sequías”, tendrá lugar en Madrid el 17 de junio, anunció la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (CNULD). España se convertirá en anfitrión de este evento....

España será la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022

2022-04-21T16:58+0200efeverde (es)

La celebración mundial del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía en 2022, bajo el lema «Superando juntos las sequías», tendrá lugar en Madrid el 17 de junio, ha anunciado la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación. España se convertirá en anfitrión de este evento....

news Spain to host Desertification and Drought Day 2022

2022-04-21T15:49+0200unccd-int (en)

Drought, with a focus on early action to prevent disastrous outcomes, is the theme of the Desertification and Drought Day marked on 17 June 2022. The global observance of the event will take place in Madrid, Spain, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has announced.

La ONU elige a España como sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía de 2022

2022-04-21T15:29+0200diariosigloxxi (es)

MADRID, 21 (SERVIMEDIA) España se convertirá el próximo 17 de junio en la sede del Día de la Desertificación y la Sequía de este año, según ha anunciado la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (Cnuld). La celebración mundial del evento, que tendrá lugar en Madrid,....

Biden’s Oil Country EPA Chief Builds Bridges With GOP, Industry

2022-04-21T11:43+0200bloombergenvironment (en)

The new head of the EPA’s Southwest region is vowing to hold polluters accountable, even as she inherits a role in the nation’s oil and gas epicenter represented by congressional Republicans who have been critical of her agency. As the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 6, Earthea Nance finds herself walking a fine line.

Lowering the temperature on a hot topic: A climate change primer

2022-04-21T09:08+0200phys (en)

As science gets better at measuring and deciphering evidence from those atmospheres of the past, researchers are discovering that large climatic episodes are linked to mass extinction events, when much of life on Earth died off. So, if the climate does change and has tended toward the drastic in the....

Lowering the temperature on a hot topic: A climate change primer

2022-04-21T03:28+0200vervetimes (en)

Climate changes. It has done so, often dramatically, over the course of Earth’s geologic timescales, measured in hundreds of thousands and millions of years. Some of these changes might have caused a phenomenon called snowball Earth, a period in which the entire planet froze over. Other changes have taken the planet in the opposite direction.

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Arizonans flee 100-foot ‘wall of fire’

2022-04-20T23:59+0200thehill (en)

Smoke from a wind-whipped wildfire rises above neighborhoods on the outskirts of Flagstaff, Ariz., on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. Homes on the outskirts of Flagstaff were being evacuated Tuesday as high winds whipped a wildfire, shut down a major highway and grounded firefighting aircraft.

Lowering the temperature on a hot topic: A climate change…

2022-04-20T22:37+0200samacharcentral (en)

Climate changes. It has done so, often dramatically, over the course of Earth’s geologic timescales, measured in hundreds of thousands and millions of years. Some of these changes might have caused a phenomenon called snowball Earth, a period in which the entire planet froze over. Other changes have taken the planet in the opposite direction.

PolyU study finds south China has become more vulnerable to flash droughts that develop in a shorter time amid climate change

2022-04-20T20:30+0200menafn (en)

- The Arabian Post) HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 20 April 2022 – Hong Kong and other southern parts of China are known to be vulnerable to typhoons, rainstorms and floods. But a new study by researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shown a growing risk of flash droughts....

South China becomes more vulnerable to flash droughts

2022-04-20T17:14+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

Hong Kong and other southern parts of Mainland China are known to be vulnerable to typhoons, rainstorms and floods. But a new study by researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shown a growing risk of flash droughts that has been overlooked ; these droughts are also developing....

‘Flash droughts’ work fast to devastate crops

2022-04-20T16:50+0200futurity (en)

Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast—drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased, scientists say. Globally, the flash droughts that come on the....

More Frequent El Niño Events Predicted by 2040

2022-04-20T14:22+0200eos (en)

The El Niño–Southern Oscillation ( ENSO ) is one of the most significant, but variable, climate patterns in the world. This tropical Pacific Ocean phenomenon affects weather in South America, Australia, Asia, and beyond. During an El Niño event, the sea surface temperature of the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean warms, and trade winds weaken.

Floods in South Africa and drought in Somalia latest signs of climate change At opposite corners of the African continent, extreme weather is inflicting suffering on millions of people

2022-04-20T12:42+0200theglobeandmail (en)

From the parched scrublands of Somalia to the flood-wrecked streets of KwaZulu-Natal, climate change is sweeping across Africa at a faster pace than ever, at a catastrophic cost in human lives. At opposite corners of the African continent, extreme weather – including massive rainfall and prolonged....

business PolyU study finds south China has become more vulnerable to flash droughts that develop in a shorter time amid climate change Corporate News Media-Outreach

2022-04-20T10:34+0200AsiaOne (en)

, found that southeast China – the region spanning from the Yangtze River Delta to Hainan province – is at a higher risk of experiencing more rapid drying, with an increase in the proportion of flash droughts developed within five days by as much as 18.67 per cent during 2000 - 2020.

PolyU study finds south China has become more vulnerable to flash droughts that develop in a shorter time amid climate change

2022-04-20T10:01+0200taiwannews (en)

, found that southeast China – the region spanning from the Yangtze River Delta to Hainan province – is at a higher risk of experiencing more rapid drying, with an increase in the proportion of flash droughts developed within five days by as much as 18.67 per cent during 2000 - 2020.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: PolyU study finds south China has become more vulnerable to flash droughts that develop in a shorter time amid climate change

2022-04-20T08:23+0200finanznachrichten-en (en)

HONG KONG April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong and other southern parts of Mainland China are known to be vulnerable to typhoons, rainstorms and floods. But a new study by researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shown a growing risk of flash droughts that has been....

PolyU study finds south China has become more vulnerable to flash droughts that develop in a shorter time amid climate change

2022-04-20T08:15+0200prnewswire (en)

HONG KONG April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong and other southern parts of Mainland China are known to be vulnerable to typhoons, rainstorms and floods. But a new study by researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shown a growing risk of flash droughts that has been....

PolyU study finds south China has become more vulnerable to flash droughts that develop in a shorter time amid climate change

2022-04-20T08:10+0200streetinsider (en)

HONG KONG April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Â Hong Kong and other southern parts of Mainland China are known to be vulnerable to typhoons, rainstorms and floods. But a new study by researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shown a growing risk of flash droughts that has been....

Study finds south China has become more vulnerable to flash droughts that develop

2022-04-20T07:00+0200nationaltribune (en)

Hong Kong and other southern parts of China are known to be vulnerable to typhoons, rainstorms and floods. But a new study by researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shown a growing risk of flash droughts that has been overlooked; these droughts are also developing at a....

Study finds south China has become more vulnerable to flash droughts that develop

2022-04-20T06:39+0200miragenews (en)

Hong Kong and other southern parts of China are known to be vulnerable to typhoons, rainstorms and floods. But a new study by researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shown a growing risk of flash droughts that has been overlooked; these droughts are also developing at a....

Atmospheric dust levels are rising in the Great Plains

2022-04-19T19:00+0200qnewshub (en)

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

Climate change and Michigan: Challenges and opportunities April 18, 2022

2022-04-18T17:17+0200umich (en)

Climate change is the defining global problem of the 21st century. Everyone on the planet will be affected, even if they haven’t already been impacted. Future generations will be the most affected. Natural systems are also getting hit hard. For example, there is a growing wildfire crisis out West,....

Climate change and Michigan: Challenges and opportunities

2022-04-18T16:47+0200miragenews (en)

With Earth Day coming up, University of Michigan climate scientist Jonathan Overpeck discusses climate change challenges and opportunities for Michigan. Overpeck, the Samuel A. Graham Dean of the School for Environment and Sustainability, has worked on climate change for more than 35 years and on five continents.

Video Meteo Cronaca Diretta: Piemonte, incendio boschivo nel comune di San Bernardino Verbano Ci troviamo in Piemonte, in provincia di Verbano-Cusio-Ossola dove l'area boschiva poco sopra il comune di San Bernardino Verbano ha preso fuoco. Ancora una volta la siccità unita al dolo han provocato un incendio.

2022-04-17T19:35+0200informazione (it)

Ci troviamo in Piemonte , in provincia di Verbano-Cusio-Ossola dove l'area boschiva poco sopra il comune di San Bernardino Verbano ha preso fuoco. Ancora una volta la siccità unita al dolo han provocato un incendio. Sono intervenuti i vigili del fuoco e anche un elicottero per poter spegnere i focolai.

Study: Even cactus might not be safe from climate change

2022-04-17T10:07+0200arkansasonline (en)

The hardy cactus -- fond of heat and aridity, adapted to rough soils -- might not seem like the picture of a climate change victim. Yet even these prickly survivors may be reaching their limits as the planet grows hotter and drier over the coming decades, according to research published Thursday.

Mnangagwa resorts to divine intervention, claims Zimbabwe is being stalked by demons

2022-04-16T19:43+0200newzimbabwe (en)

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa claims Zimbabwe is being stalked by demons and dark spiritual forces that are preventing the country from prospering. He said this while delivering a speech as guest of honour at the United Families International Church (UFIC) led by charismatic cleric Emmanuel Makandiwa in Chitungwiza on Saturday.

Wildfire in US west kills 2: police

2022-04-16T10:24+0200terradaily (en)

A wildfire tearing through the US state of New Mexico has killed two people and damaged more than 200 buildings, police said. Almost 6,000 acres (2,400 hectares) have been charred since the fire erupted in the Sierra Blanca mountain range in New Mexico on Tuesday.

Even the cactus may not be safe from climate change

2022-04-16T08:35+0200bdnews24 (en)

Yet even these prickly survivors may be reaching their limits as the planet grows hotter and drier over the coming decades, according to research published Thursday. The study estimates that, by midcentury, global warming could put 60% of cactus species at greater risk of extinction.

Even the cactus isn’t safe from climate change, researchers find

2022-04-15T14:25+0200seattletimes (en)

The hardy cactus — fond of heat and aridity, adapted to rough soils — might not seem like the picture of a climate change victim. Yet even these prickly survivors may be reaching their limits as the planet grows hotter and drier over the coming decades, according to research published Thursday.

Wildfire In US West Kills 2: Police

2022-04-14T20:35+0200barrons (en)

The blaze is one of a handful burning in the southwestern US state, where man-made climate change has worsened a historic drought and made swathes of the tinder-dry countryside vulnerable to fire. Emergency services say they were called to a house in the village of Ruidoso, where an elderly couple had been unable to flee encroaching flames.

A Week of Extreme Weather

2022-04-14T19:33+0200nytimes (en)

Alexander Meditz/Village of Ruidoso, via Associated Press. Two people died this week while trying to escape a wildfire burning across southern New Mexico , months before fire season usually begins. A blizzard and destructive tornadoes hit other parts of the country. Mike Mccleary/The Bismarck Tribune, via Associated Press.

Largest wildfires in New Mexico history

2022-04-14T19:24+0200krqe (en)

(KRQE) – Over the last two decades, more than 5 million acres of land have been burned by wildfires in and around New Mexico . The fires range from small blazes to thousand-acre infernos. So how does this year’s wildfire season compare? A history of fires. New Mexico is no stranger to wildfires.

Even the Cactus May Not Be Safe From Climate Change

2022-04-14T17:02+0200nytimes (en)

For those who think of cactuses either as stoic masters of all-weather endurance or as cute, low-maintenance houseplants, the enormous variety within the cactus family might come as a jolt. For starters, not all cactuses are desert dwellers. Some live in rainforests or in cool climes at high altitudes.

Team probes heat, drought stress on forests

2022-04-13T14:56+0200farmindustrynews (en)

How hot is too hot, and how dry is too dry, for the Earth’s forests? A new study from an international team of researchers, including a Washington State University scientist, found the answers by looking at decades of dying trees. Just published in the journal “Nature Communications,” the University....

Climate change worsened record-breaking 2020 hurricane season

2022-04-13T13:33+0200cw (en)

Climate change helped fuel stronger, wetter storms during an unusually active Atlantic hurricane season in 2020, a new study finds. The cyclones produced significantly more rainfall than they would have in a world without global warming. The most extreme three-hour rainfall rates that season were....

Climate change worsened record-breaking 2020 hurricane season

2022-04-13T12:47+0200eep (en)

Climate change helped fuel stronger, wetter storms during an unusually active Atlantic hurricane season in 2020, a new study finds. The cyclones produced significantly more rainfall than they would have in a world without global warming. The most extreme three-hour rainfall rates that season were....

Salvare i polmoni verdi europei. Il progetto ONEforest per creare nuovi modelli di gestione delle foreste

2022-04-13T12:15+0200inliberta (it)

Gestire le foreste in maniera sostenibile è essenziale per il raggiungimento degli obiettivi di sviluppo sostenibile delle Nazioni Unite (SDGs). Per farlo, occorre armonizzare prospettive diverse: sia quella ecologica, sia socio-economica, dato che i cambiamenti climatici in atto richiedono un ripensamento di tutte le attività umane.

Allarme dell’ONU: milioni di somali sull’orlo della fame

2022-04-12T22:51+0200kmetro0 (it)

K metro 0 – Mogadiscio – I più vulnerabili, come sempre, sono i bambini. Entro la fine dell’anno sono circa 1,4 milioni quelli a rischio di malnutrizione acuta. Con il peggioramento della siccità, la carestia incombe sulla travagliata nazione del Corno d’Africa, hanno avvertito martedì le agenzie delle Nazioni Unite.

California Could Shrink Water Use in Cities by 30% or More

2022-04-12T22:49+0200governing (en)

California went through an extreme drought from 2012 to 2016 and is now in the third year of a drought that ranks among the worst on record. Across the West, research has shown that droughts are becoming more intense with the heating of the planet caused by the burning of fossil fuels. The state's total urban water use is estimated at 6.

California could shrink water use in cities by 30% or more, study finds

2022-04-12T22:15+0200sandiegouniontribune (en)

Green lawns, old appliances and leaky pipes all consume significant amounts of California’s water, and researchers have calculated in a new study that the state could reduce water use by more than 30% in cities and suburbs by investing in measures to use water more efficiently.

California could shrink water use in cities by 30% or more,…

2022-04-12T19:39+0200vervetimes (en)

Green lawns, old appliances and leaky pipes all consume significant amounts of California’s water, and researchers have calculated in a new study that the state could reduce water use by more than 30% in cities and suburbs by investing in measures to use water more efficiently.

California could shrink water use in cities by 30% or more,…

2022-04-12T19:33+0200samacharcentral (en)

Green lawns, old appliances and leaky pipes all consume significant amounts of California’s water, and researchers have calculated in a new study that the state could reduce water use by more than 30% in cities and suburbs by investing in measures to use water more efficiently.

California could shrink water use in cities by 30% or more, study finds

2022-04-12T17:46+0200eagletribune (en)

LOS ANGELES — Green lawns, old appliances and leaky pipes all consume significant amounts of California's water, and researchers have calculated in a new study that the state could reduce water use by more than 30% in cities and suburbs by investing in measures to use water more efficiently.

ONEforest per salvare i polmoni verdi europei

2022-04-12T13:49+0200greenreport (it)

La Libera Università di Bolzano/Freie Universität Bozen (unibz), che è una dei 19 partner europei del progetto ONEforest (Programma Horizon 2020), evidenzia che «Gestire le foreste in maniera sostenibile è essenziale per il raggiungimento degli obiettivi di sviluppo sostenibile delle Nazioni Unite (SDG).

Sudan del Sud: l’insicurezza alimentare aumenterà del 7% nei prossimi mesi

2022-04-12T09:28+0200esgdata (it)

L’insicurezza alimentare è probabile che aumenti del 7% in tutto il Sudan del Sud nei prossimi mesi, rispetto allo scorso anno, secondo un nuovo rapporto delle Nazioni Unite sulla sicurezza alimentare. Le organizzazioni delle Nazioni Unite stanno rinnovando la richiesta di maggiore assistenza....

Greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions are lengthening and intensifying droughts

2022-04-11T12:53+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.

Early summer sparks farm fires, wheat yield hit

2022-04-10T21:10+0200HindustanTimes (en)

A combination of extremely high temperatures and hot, dry winds across the north Indian plains has caused scores of unusual farm fires in the breadbasket states over the past two weeks, destroying swathes of wheat crop ready for harvest. Authorities have cautioned farmers, asking them to take....

¿Volverá ‘Alex’ a Nuevo León? ...

2022-04-09T18:44+0200zocalo (es)

En la temporada de este año podrían presentarse entre 16 a 20 tormentas con nombre y de seis a ocho huracanes. Ciudad de México.- El Centro Nacional de Huracanes de los Estados Unidos definió los nombres para los huracanes de la temporada 2022 , que iniciará oficialmente el próximo 1 de junio , con “ Alex ” siendo la primera tormenta.

Atmospheric thirst has increased in the US over the past decades

2022-04-08T17:16+0200earth (en)

In arid Western states, the climate is becoming increasingly warmer and drier, leading to rises in the demand for water resources from humans and most ecosystems. According to a new study led by the Desert Research Institute (DRI), the atmosphere across most of the United States is also demanding a....

U.S. Fires Quadrupled in Size, Tripled in Frequency in 20 Years

2022-04-08T15:35+0200eos (en)

Throughout the 2000s, fires increased in number, size, and frequency across the contiguous United States compared with the previous 2 decades, new research has shown. Extreme fires increased primarily in the western and Great Plains regions, while moderate and small fires worsened across the entire country.

August 2011 (1)

2022-04-08T12:32+0200unccd-int (en)

Geneva, Switzerland/Bonn, Germany, 1 August 2011 – The latest famine in Somalia has put a spotlight on the urgent need to develop national and regional drought policies, according to the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, which are jointly....

January 2017 (7)

2022-04-08T12:32+0200unccd-int (en)

(French text follows) Marrakesh, (15/11/16) - “The Kingdom of Morocco will host the Africa Regional coordination Unit of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). This will provide the secretariat with vital support services that the Parties to the Convention need to effectively implement the Convention in Africa.

07.04.2022 USA - The Texas drought is the worst in years Texas is in the worst drought conditions since 2011, when 95% of the state was in drought. Eleven years ago, parched conditions caused over $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparked wildfires, pushed power grids to the limit and reduced....

2022-04-07T16:35+0200agroinsurance-en (en)

Texas is in the worst drought conditions since 2011, when 95% of the state was in drought. Eleven years ago, 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, according to the University of Texas at Austin.

07.04.2022 USA - The Texas drought is the worst in years Texas is in the worst drought conditions since 2011, when 95% of the state was in drought. Eleven years ago, parched conditions caused over $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparked wildfires, pushed power grids to the limit and reduced....

2022-04-07T16:31+0200agroinsurance (en)

Texas is in the worst drought conditions since 2011, when 95% of the state was in drought. Eleven years ago, 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, according to the University of Texas at Austin.

Texas' drought is the worst in years. Is the state on the brink of widespread disaster?

2022-04-07T03:18+0200eagletribune (en)

FORT WORTH, Texas — Texas is in the worst drought conditions since 2011, when 95% of the state was in drought. Eleven years ago, parched conditions caused more than $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparked wildfires, pushed power grids to the limit and reduced reservoirs to dangerously low....

Climate Adaptation and the Importance of Excellent Water Management

2022-04-07T01:38+0200climateadaptationplatform (en)

Climate-related disasters from floods, droughts, and intense rainfall have increased in frequency in the last two decades. A large part of disaster risk is directly or indirectly linked to water. Annual losses from disasters are also growing every year and are projected to reach US$414 billion by 2030 (Words into Action, 2018).

Climate crisis could cost US $ 2 trillion each year by the end of the century, White House warns

2022-04-06T19:31+0200printveela (en)

OMB analysis found that the climate crisis could cost the US $ 2 trillion annually by the end of the century. President Biden’s 2023 budget is set to invest a total of $ 44.9 billion to “tackle the climate crisis.” A recent UN climate report warned of dangers for rising global warming temperatures.

Bilanci in rosso per 30% aziende agricole

2022-04-06T14:19+0200agrigiornale (it)

Più di un’azienda agricola su 10 (11%) è in una situazione così critica da portare alla cessazione dell’attività ma ben circa 1/3 del totale nazionale (30%) si trova comunque costretta in questo momento a lavorare in una condizione di reddito negativo per effetto dell’aumento dei costi.

COOPERAZIONE Space economy, nasce la agenzia degli Stati dell’America Latina e dei Caraibi 18 Mar 2022

2022-04-06T08:38+0200corrierecomunicazioni (it)

Il Messico sarà sede della Agencia Latinoamericana y Caribeña del Espacio (Alce) ovvero dell’ agenzia spaziale che riunisce gli stati dell’America Latina e dei Caraibi . L’adesione all’accordo istitutivo, che già identificava nella nazione centro americana il quartier generale delle neonata agenzia , è stata ratificata dal Senado de la República .

Explained: The crucial 1.5 degrees Celsius climate target and IPCC’s “now or never” warning

2022-04-05T11:01+0200firstpost (en)

The fight to keep global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius has reached the “now or never” phase, warns a new report released Monday by the world’s leading climate scientists. Global emissions can be halved by 2030 with major transitions in the energy sector, including a substantial reduction in....

US: Climate change could cost $2 trillion by end of century

2022-04-05T09:42+0200tellerreport (en)

While the IPCC report offers solutions to fight global warming, climate change in the United States is expected to cost $2 trillion by the end of... US: Climate change could cost $2 trillion by end of century. The “Dixie Fire”, which ravaged Californian forests between July and October 2021, cost $637.

American West 'looking down the barrel of a loaded gun' from climate change-driven droughts: scientist

2022-04-04T22:42+0200alternet (en)

The historic drought plaguing California and other Western states is showing no signs of letting up. Record high temperatures and erratic precipitation patterns have put millions of Americans at risk of running out of fresh water, and the longer that elected leaders stall on curbing the nation's....

‘Flash Droughts’ Coming On Faster, Global Study Shows

2022-04-04T19:12+0200labmanager (en)

Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fastdrying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists , the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased. Researchers at The University of Texas (UT) at....

Flash Droughts Are Becoming More Severe, Posing New Climate Threat

2022-04-04T19:07+0200iflscience (en)

Even parts of the world mercifully spared flash flooding are getting used to seeing reports , but the concept of a “flash drought” is much less familiar. Nevertheless, climatologists warn this is a real phenomenon becoming more dangerous as global temperatures rise.

04.04.2022 USA - Faster flash droughts globally are bad news for crops Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast — drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists, the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased.

2022-04-04T19:07+0200agroinsurance-en (en)

Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast — drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists, the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased.

04.04.2022 USA - Faster flash droughts globally are bad news for crops Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast — drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists, the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased.

2022-04-04T19:04+0200agroinsurance (en)

Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast — drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists, the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased.

'Flash droughts' coming on faster, global study shows

2022-04-04T15:42+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

The University of Texas at Austin is a bold, ambitious leader. Ranked among the biggest and best research universities in the country, UT Austin is home to more than 51,000 students and 3,000 teaching faculty. Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast—drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks.

‘Flash droughts’ coming on faster, global study shows

2022-04-04T12:49+0200innovations-report (en)

Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast — drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists, the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased.

MIL-OSI Translation: Farmers in northern Haiti strive to build resilience

2022-04-03T17:44+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MIL OSI Translation. Region: France and French Territories – Source: United Nations – in French 2. Headline: Farmers in northern Haiti strive to build resilience. Farmers in northern Haiti are working to build their resilience to extreme weather events to better protect themselves against property....

Study reveals rampaging strength of flash droughts

2022-04-03T12:44+0200longbeachstar (en)

Austin [Texas], April 3 (ANI): According to a new study, 'flash droughts' can come fast, drying out soil in a matter of days to a week while destroying all crops to cause huge economic losses. The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Nature Communications'.

Study reveals rampaging strength of flash droughts

2022-04-03T11:17+0200aninews (en)

Austin [Texas], April 3 (ANI): According to a new study, 'flash droughts' can come fast, drying out soil in a matter of days to a week while destroying all crops to cause huge economic losses. The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Nature Communications'.

Science News | Study Reveals Rampaging Strength of Flash Droughts

2022-04-03T10:18+0200latestly (en)

Austin [Texas], April 3 (ANI): According to a new study, 'flash droughts' can come fast, drying out soil in a matter of days to a week while destroying all crops to cause huge economic losses. The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Nature Communications'.

Flash droughts coming on faster, global study shows

2022-04-03T07:10+0200terradaily (en)

Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast - drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists, the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased.

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

2022-04-03T03:08+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.

Claim: ‘Flash droughts’ coming on faster, global study shows

2022-04-03T00:25+0200wattsupwiththat (en)

Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast — drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists, the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased.

1-Apr-2022 ‘Flash droughts’ coming on faster, global study shows University of Texas at Austin Peer-Reviewed Publication Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast — drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses.

2022-04-01T22:22+0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Unite States Department of Agriculture. Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists, the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased.

‘Flash Droughts’ Coming on Faster, Global Study Shows

2022-04-01T17:51+0200news-utexas (en)

AUSTIN, Texas — Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast — drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists, the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased.

‘Flash Droughts’ Coming on Faster, Global Study Shows

2022-04-01T17:45+0200miragenews (en)

AUSTIN, Texas – Just like flash floods, flash droughts come on fast – drying out soil in a matter of days to weeks. These events can wipe out crops and cause huge economic losses. And according to scientists, the speed at which they dry out the landscape has increased.

Arkansas model

2022-04-01T10:04+0200arkansasonline (en)

It is no secret that every summer, western states experience what has become an annual season of devastating wildfires. The West is a patchwork of public lands, and the federal government has long neglected its responsibility to actively manage the forests and grasslands it owns.

New Hazard Exposure Model for Africa

2022-03-31T14:09+0200eos (en)

The rapid pace of urbanization could encroach on hazard-prone regions without adequate land management and building design regulations, a new modeling project shows. The 4 million residents of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, are exposed to moderately high seismicity given their proximity to the East African Rift System, a new risk model reveals.

Industria: bilanci in rosso per 30% aziende agricole

2022-03-31T09:08+0200ilmetropolitano-it (it)

Più di 1 azienda agricola su 10 (11%) è in una situazione così critica da portare alla cessazione dell’attività ma ben circa 1/3 del totale nazionale (30%) si trova comunque costretta in questo momento a lavorare in una condizione di reddito negativo per effetto dell’aumento dei costi.

Storms leave hundreds of thousands reeling in Africa

2022-03-31T03:31+0200chinadaily (en)

Trees are seen in the middle of a street after the passage of Cyclone Gombe in the Meconta district of Nampula province, on March 13, 2022. [Photo/Agencies] Hundreds of thousands of people in the southern Africa, especially Madagascar, Malawi and Mozambique, are reeling from the impact of a series....

Dire impact from floods in South Sudan as new wet season looms

2022-03-30T09:06+0200africanbusinessmagazine (en)

The impacts are especially harsh in Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile states, where thousands of people have been displaced or marooned in dike-ringed compounds, holding back floodwaters with mud, sticks and plastic sheeting. Meanwhile, the approaching wet season threatens to swamp extremely remote....

UNEP acknowledges Pak billion tree tsunami project: PM

2022-03-30T01:34+0200pakobserver (en)

Prime Minister Imran Khan has lauded his team for successfully carrying out the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami as the UN Environment Programme acknowledged Pakistan’s lead role in ecosystem restoration. “Proud of my team,” the prime minister said in a tweet, quoting UNEP as saying that “We are at a point....

Pakistan leading the Global Ecosystem restoration efforts: UNEP

2022-03-29T12:29+0200dailytimesPK (en)

Pakistan was lauded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Tuesday for its efforts to increase ecosystem restoration; the country was leading global efforts on this front with its Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Project (TBTTP). Dechen Tsering, UNEP’s Regional Director for Asia and the....

UNEP says Pakistan leading global ecosystem restoration efforts

2022-03-29T10:23+0200dawn (en)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) lauded Pakistan on Tuesday for its efforts to increase ecosystem restoration, saying the country was leading global efforts on this front with its Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Project (TBTTP). “Large scale restoration initiatives such as The Ten Billion....

Drought (13)

2022-03-28T23:45+0200unccd-int (en)

Dr. Muralee Thummarukudy of India has been appointed as the Director of the Coordination Office of the G20 Global Initiative on Reducing Land Degradation and Enhancing Conservation of Terrestrial Habitats based at UNCCD headquarters in Bonn, Germany. Dr.

ONU: allerta meteo in tutto il mondo entro 5 anni

2022-03-28T22:11+0200247libero (it)

Le Nazioni Unite vogliono estendere il sistema di allerta meteo a tutto il mondo entro cinque anni. Il compito di raggiungere questo obiettivo è stato affidato alla WMO (Organizzazione meteorologica mondiale), un’agenzia dell’ONU istituita nel 1950. Il cosiddetto Early Warning System è assolutamente....

ONU: allerta meteo in tutto il mondo entro 5 anni

2022-03-28T18:35+0200punto-informatico (it)

Le Nazioni Unite vogliono estendere il sistema di allerta meteo a tutto il mondo entro cinque anni. Il compito di raggiungere questo obiettivo è stato affidato alla WMO (Organizzazione meteorologica mondiale), un’agenzia dell’ONU istituita nel 1950. Il cosiddetto Early Warning System è assolutamente....

28.03.2022 USA - Climate change is making the end of winter more dangerous The end of winter in the U.S. is getting more dangerous for food growers – and that could be another risk for food prices.

2022-03-28T12:15+0200agroinsurance (en)

Working construction under the merciless Arizona sun, Eleazar Castellanos knew the signs that heat exhaustion was settling in. On the days when the temperature would top 100 degrees, he and his coworkers would sweat profusely. Then came the cramps in their arms and legs, and the overwhelming urge to stop: take a break, get some water, cool down.

Climate action urgency growing

2022-03-28T05:50+0200BangkokPost (en)

Summertime has arrived in this part of the world, with temperatures rising considerably although we are not yet in April, normally the hottest month in Thailand. I just returned from an island in the eastern province of Trat. The night I arrived, a summer thunderstorm caused an island-wide blackout....

UN: 'Odette' victims need durable homes

2022-03-25T17:31+0100manilatimes (en)

A HUNDRED days after the onslaught of Typhoon "Odette" (International name: "Rai") in the Philippines in December 2021, United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Philippines Gustavo Gonzalez called for provision of durable shelters to those affected by the typhoon.

More than 31,000 people remain displaced 100 days after Typhoon Rai

2022-03-25T09:31+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Today we commemorate 100 days on after the Typhoon Rai locally known as Odette, swept through 11 of the country’s 17 regions on 16 and 17th December 2021. In partnership with the government, non-governmental organizations and the UN agencies, I recently undertook a midterm review to take stock of....

Statement by Mr. Gustavo Gonzalez UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Philippines Shelter and relocation; alternative livelihood and WASH top priority among the displaced 100 days after Typhoon Rai/Odette

2022-03-25T01:30+0100reliefWeb (en)

Today we commemorate 100 days on after the Typhoon Rai locally known as Odette, swept through 11 of the country’s 17 regions on 16 and 17th December 2021. In partnership with the government, non-governmental organizations and the UN agencies, I recently undertook a midterm review to take stock of....

Sweden invests in resilient rural communities in Somalia with an additional USD 2 million contribution to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

2022-03-24T17:01+0100africanbusinessmagazine (en)

Renewed funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) will support ongoing efforts to build the resilience of riverine farmers in the Jowhar corridor by improving water access and management to boost productivity. The Government of Sweden’s timely contribution to....

Sweden invests in resilient rural communities in Somalia with an additional USD 2 million contribution to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

2022-03-24T17:00+0100africa-newsroom (en)

ROME, Italy, March 24, 2022/APO Group/ -- Renewed funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) will support ongoing efforts to build the resilience of riverine farmers in the Jowhar corridor by improving water access and management to boost productivity.

Sweden invests in resilient rural communities in Somalia with an additional USD 2 million contribution to FAO

2022-03-24T15:28+0100reliefWeb (en)

Renewed funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) will support ongoing efforts to build the resilience of riverine farmers in the Jowhar corridor by improving water access and management to boost productivity. The Government of Sweden’s timely contribution to....

ONU: entro 5 anni tutti sulla Terra devono essere protetti da sistemi di allarme contro gli eventi climatici estremi

2022-03-24T11:35+0100esgdata (it)

Secondo un nuovo obiettivo delle Nazioni Unite, entro i prossimi cinque anni, tutti sulla Terra dovrebbero essere protetti da sistemi di allarme rapido contro il tempo sempre più estremo e il cambiamento climatico. Il segretario generale delle Nazioni Unite António Guterres ha incaricato....

Deforestation in Africa

2022-03-24T10:08+0100earth-org (en)

26% of land in Africa is classified as forest and the continent is home to nearly 43 billion trees, the majority of which are found in South Africa, Ethiopia and Nigeria. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) , nearly 4 million hectares of African forests are being cut down....

MIL-OSI Translation: With UN support, Haitian farmers try to build climate resilience

2022-03-24T07:02+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MIL OSI Translation. United Nations: Portuguese Content – Source: United Nations – in Portuguese. Headline: With UN support, Haitian farmers try to build climate resilience. Extreme temperature patterns have led to the loss of crops and property; most incidents are linked to natural disasters; This....

United Nations to roll out global early-warning systems for extreme weather

2022-03-24T04:09+0100AsiaOne (en)

AsiaOne has launched , a new section dedicated to environmental issues — because we love the planet and we believe science. Find articles like this LONDON - With climate change fueling dangerous weather worldwide, the United Nations is pledging that early-warning weather monitoring will cover everyone on the planet in five years.

U.N. to roll out global early-warning systems for extreme weather

2022-03-24T02:30+0100fijitimes (en)

LONDON (Reuters) – With climate change fueling dangerous weather worldwide, the United Nations is pledging that early-warning weather monitoring will cover everyone on the planet in five years. “Half of humanity is already in the danger zone,” U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said earlier this week.

U.N. to roll out global early-warning systems for extreme weather

2022-03-23T17:56+0100trust (en)

LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) With climate change fuelling dangerous weather worldwide, the United Nations is pledging that early-warning weather monitoring will cover everyone on the planet in five years. "Half of humanity is already in the danger zone," U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said earlier this week.

Early warning systems for everyone on Earth in next five years

2022-03-23T16:25+0100economictimes (en)

Stating that one-third of the world's people are not covered by early warning systems and hence they are vulnerable to climate change, United Nations on Wednesday announced that it will spearhead new action to ensure every person on Earth is protected by early warning systems within five years.

U.N. to roll out global early-warning systems for extreme weather

2022-03-23T16:03+0100dailymaverick (en)

With climate change fueling dangerous weather worldwide, the United Nations is pledging that early-warning weather monitoring will cover everyone on the planet in five years. “Half of humanity is already in the danger zone,” U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said earlier this week.

World Meteorological Day: Early Warning and Early Action

2022-03-23T15:50+0100smartwatermagazine (en)

Weather, climate and water extremes are becoming more frequent and intense as a result of climate change. More people are exposed than ever before to multiple hazards. Forecasts of what the weather will BE are no longer enough. Impact-based forecasts on what the weather will do and what people should do are vital to save lives and livelihoods.

UN to roll out global early-warning systems for extreme weather

2022-03-23T15:50+0100gmanews (en)

LONDON With climate change fueling dangerous weather worldwide, the United Nations is pledging that early-warning weather monitoring will cover everyone on the planet in five years. "Half of humanity is already in the danger zone," UN Secretary-General António Guterres said earlier this week.

ONU propone piano per ‘early warning’ contro disastri climatici

2022-03-23T15:28+0100onuitalia (it)

NEW YORK, 23 MARZO – Uragani, cicloni, piogge torrenziali, tornado: salvare vite umane significa anche avvertire del pericolo imminente. Questo l’obiettivo che l’Onu si prefigge di qui a cinque anni: ogni persona sulla Terra deve essere protetta da sistemi di allarme rapido contro i disastri provocati dal clima.

UN to roll out global early-warning systems for extreme weather

2022-03-23T14:57+0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

LONDON: With climate change fueling dangerous weather worldwide, the United Nations is pledging that early-warning weather monitoring will cover everyone on the planet in five years. "Half of humanity is already in the danger zone," U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said earlier this week.

U.N. to roll out global early-warning systems for extreme weather

2022-03-23T14:26+0100reuters (en)

LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) - With climate change fueling dangerous weather worldwide, the United Nations is pledging that early-warning weather monitoring will cover everyone on the planet in five years. "Half of humanity is already in the danger zone," U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said earlier this week.

Effects of Climate Change on Tornadoes: What We Know

2022-03-23T03:37+0100nytimes (en)

The dangerous tornadoes that tore through parts of Texas on Monday were early for the state, where the peak tornado season is usually later in the spring. They came shortly on the heels of an unusually late-season burst of deadly tornado activity across several central and southern states in December.

UNHCR ed i suoi partner portano aiuti a migliaia di persone in Mozambico dopo il ciclone tropicale Gombe

2022-03-22T16:51+0100agenparl (it)

(AGENPARL) – mar 22 marzo 2022 Julienne, una rifugiata burundese che vive nell’insediamento di Maratane con i suoi tre figli, davanti a quella che era la sua casa. © UNHCR/Juliana Ghazi 22 marzo 2022 UNHCR ed i suoi partner portano aiuti a migliaia di persone in Mozambico dopo il ciclone tropicale....

La stagione degli incendi boschivi dell’Ue 2021 è stata la seconda peggiore mai registrata

2022-03-22T15:46+0100greenreport (it)

dell’European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS), «Il 2021 è stata la seconda peggiore stagione di incendi nell’Unione Europea dal 2000, quando sono iniziate le registrazioni EFFIS del sistema europeo di informazione sugli incendi boschivi. I danni nel 2021 sono stati superati solo da quelli del....

Sadhguru embarks on 30,000-kilometer 'Save Soil' road trip, pics surface

2022-03-22T14:00+0100dnaindia (en)

The 64-year-old yoga guru donned his biking gear for 100-day tour ahead, which will take him to Amsterdam, Berlin and Prague over course of this week. London's Parliament Square was the flag off point for environmentalist Sadhguru's 30,000-km motorbike tour on Monday, as he set off on his Save....

MIL-OSI United Nations: UNHCR and partners rush aid to thousands in Mozambique after Tropical Cyclone Gombe

2022-03-22T12:24+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, alongside Mozambique’s government and humanitarian partners, is rushing to assist thousands of families affected by Tropical Cyclone Gombe, which made landfall in Nampula province on 11 March 2022 – destroying homes, flooding farmlands, and forcing people to flee in search of safety.

22 marzo: Giornata Mondiale dell’Acqua

2022-03-22T10:24+0100radiosubasio (it)

Il 22 marzo , si celebra la Giornata mondiale dell’acqua (World Water Day) , ricorrenza istituita dalle Nazioni Unite nel 1992 . Il tema 2022 è “ Acque sotterranee – Rendere visibile la risorsa invisibile. In Italia il consumo pro capite di acqua potabile è pari a 236 litri per abitante al giorno....

30,000 km, 27 countries in 100 days: All you need to know about Sadhguru’s motorbike journey to 'Save Soil'

2022-03-22T09:12+0100firstpost (en)

The spiritual guru is aiming for a homecoming in New Delhi in 75 days in honour of India's 75th year of independence. We take a look at what is this Save Soil campaign and how Sadhguru will travel the world on his BMW K1600 GT motorcycle. Save Soil campaign.

El último informe de los expertos climáticos de la ONU (el IPCC) nos lanzó la alerta hace apenas unas semanas: el 54% de la población española estará expuesta a estrés hídrico (escasez). Y, sin embargo, seguimos sin ser conscientes de ello, contaminando ríos y promoviendo regadíos sin control ni coordinación.

2022-03-22T08:49+0100Publico-ES (es)

‘El agua como motor del futuro’, y que recogemos hoy, 22 de marzo, con motivo del Día Mundial del Agua. “En España vivimos en la esquizofrenia en relación con el agua: sabemos que hay que cuidarlo, se restauran ríos y se invierte en iniciativas de mejora, pero alimentamos por otro lado una rueda que....

10 cose da sapere sull'acqua

2022-03-22T07:29+0100vanityfair (it)

Da 30 anni, il 22 marzo, si celebra la Giornata Mondiale dell’Acqua , istituita dalle Nazioni Unite nel 1992. Ma mai come quest’anno il significato di un giorno dedicato alla preziosa risorsa idrica è diventato urgente. Da tre mesi, infatti, stiamo vivendo una siccità gravissima , che sta mettendo....

Dia Mundial del Agua: bajante, sequía de lagunas y quemas amenazan a la fauna del Paraná

2022-03-22T07:16+0100lacapital (es)

De la iniciativa participan el Concejo Municipal, a través de la Oficina del Consumidor, y la Universidad Nacional de Rosario (UNR), a través de la Cátedra del Agua. Y su lanzamiento coincide con el Día Mundial del Agua, una iniciativa de la ONU para advertir sobre la importancia de cuidar el recurso.

Sadhguru sets off on 30,000-km bike tour from London to India

2022-03-22T06:03+0100moneycontrol (en)

London's Parliament Square was the flag off point for environmentalist Sadhguru's 30,000-km motorbike tour on Monday, as he set off on his Save Soil awareness campaign across Europe and the Middle East en route to India. The 64-year-old yoga guru donned his biking gear for the 100-day tour ahead,....

Look: Sadhguru begins 30,000km bike ride from UK to India for Save Soil campaign

2022-03-22T05:13+0100khaleejtimes (en)

London's Parliament Square was the flag off point for environmentalist Sadhguru's 30,000-km motorbike tour on Monday, as he set off on his Save Soil awareness campaign across Europe and the Middle East en route to India. The 64-year-old yoga guru donned his biking gear for the 100-day tour ahead,....

Sadhguru sets off on 30,000-km Save Soil road trip from London

2022-03-21T21:15+0100business-standard (en)

London's Parliament Square was the flag off point for environmentalist Sadhguru's 30,000-km motorbike tour on Monday, as he set off on his Save Soil awareness campaign across Europe and the Middle East en route to India. The 64-year-old yoga guru donned his biking gear for the 100-day tour ahead,....

Opinion / Déjà vu all over again

2022-03-21T19:18+0100newagebd (en)

Members of the New York Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons gathered in Manhattan on the 75th anniversary of the bombing of the city of Hiroshima. — LightRocket/Getty Images/Erik McGregor. HE’S our very own emperor from hell, an updated version of Nero who, in legend, burned down Rome on a whim, though ours prefers drowning Washington.

Sadhguru starts a 30,000km ride from the UK to India on a BMW K1600 GT motorcycle

2022-03-21T18:47+0100naveenbharat (en)

London: London’s Parliament Square was the flag’s departure point for environmentalist Sadhguru’s 30,000km motorcycle ride as he set out on his Save Soil awareness campaign across Europe and the Middle East en route to India. The 64-year-old yoga guru donned his cycling gear for the 100-day tour....

World News | Sadhguru Sets off on 30,000-km Save Soil Road Trip from London

2022-03-21T17:52+0100latestly (en)

London, Mar 21 (PTI) London's Parliament Square was the flag off point for environmentalist Sadhguru's 30,000-km motorbike tour on Monday, as he set off on his Save Soil awareness campaign across Europe and the Middle East en route to India. The 64-year-old yoga guru donned his biking gear for the....

Sadhguru Begins 30,000 km Ride From UK To India On BMW K1600 GT Motorcycle

2022-03-21T17:44+0100ndtvnews (en)

London: London's Parliament Square was the flag off point for environmentalist Sadhguru's 30,000-km motorbike tour on Monday, as he set off on his Save Soil awareness campaign across Europe and the Middle East en route to India. The 64-year-old yoga guru donned his biking gear for the 100-day tour....

Turkey aims to end losses, preserve wetlands to curb water woes

2022-03-21T14:24+0100dailysabah (en)

World Water Day will be marked on Tuesday with the theme of groundwater, "a hidden treasure which will become more critical amid climate change" according to the United Nations. For water-stressed Turkey, keeping groundwater flowing without losses is crucial, both for its agricultural sector and to....

Perú participará en conferencia de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha Contra la Desertificación y Sequía

2022-03-19T21:25+0100minam (es)

Lima, 19 de marzo de 2022.- El Ministerio del Ambiente (Minam) viene desarrollando acciones vinculadas a la lucha contra la desertificación y la sequía, como el manejo sostenible y restauración del bosque seco de la costa norte del Perú, a fin de promover su conservación y recuperación.

Droughts will continue, much of U.S. will see above-average temperatures, NOAA says The NOAA said this spring's drought represents the largest the country has seen since 2013. 6M ago

2022-03-17T22:16+0100CBSnews (en)

Drought conditions from California to Mississippi are expected to continue or worsen this spring, while much of the U.S. experiences warmer-than-average temperatures, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's U.S. Spring Outlook . The NOAA said 60% of the country is experiencing a drought the largest drought coverage the U.

California drought conditions predicted to worsen in coming months, federal forecasters say

2022-03-17T19:06+0100eastbaytimes (en)

NOAA, the agency that oversees the National Weather Service, on Thursday March 17, 2022, predicted that the drought gripping California and much of the West will persist and worsen for the rest of the spring. (Image: NOAA Climate Prediction Center) Already serious drought conditions across....

California drought conditions predicted to worsen in coming months, federal forecasters say

2022-03-17T18:28+0100mercurynews (en)

Already serious drought conditions across California and the American West are expected to worsen this spring into early summer, with hotter-than-normal temperatures and increased fire risk likely, federal forecasters said Thursday. The next three months through the end of June show little to no....

Biodiversity, Climate change Media advisory: Focus on land to safeguard climate and sustain life on our planet

2022-03-17T12:11+0100unccd-int (en)

Côte d’Ivoire hosts first major conference in 2022 to tackle the interconnected challenges of land degradation, climate change and biodiversity loss. The fifteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from 9 to 20 May 2022.

La siccità si aggrava nel sud degli Stati Uniti: grano invernale a rischio

2022-03-15T10:59+0100iconaclima (it)

La siccità si è aggravata nelle pianure meridionali degli Stati Uniti mettendo a rischio il raccolto di grano invernale nella regione proprio mentre il conflitto tra Russia e Ucraina intacca le forniture globali. Nel sud-ovest del Kansas , vale a dire lo stato che produce la maggior quantità di....

Il cambiamento climatico ha effetti peggiori del previsto secondo il nuovo report dell’ONU

2022-03-14T10:25+0100nationalgeographic-it (it)

Nel nuovo report si rileva che siccità e ondate di calore stanno uccidendo alberi e coralli; l’aumento del livello del mare sta obbligando gli abitanti delle aree più vulnerabili a lasciare le proprie case; e le condizioni meteorologiche estreme potrebbero aumentare le probabilità di conflitti violenti.

UNDP helps Vietnam strengthen women’s resilience to climate change

2022-03-14T04:28+0100vietnamplus-en (en)

Hanoi (VNA) – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) to enhance gender mainstreaming in the National Adaptation Plan so that it is more gender-responsive and better able to meet the needs, priorities, and....

52 mins ago Droughts and wildfires: the most costly disasters for crop farmers in 2021

2022-03-13T23:20+0100jioforme (en)

news. Droughts and wildfires: the most costly disasters for crop farmers in 2021. According to a new analysis by the American Farm Bureau, the 2021 natural disaster cost more than $ 12.5 billion in crop and feed losses. Ag economist Danny Munch says brownfield droughts and wildfires across the....

Man-made problem? Human activity near rivers can worsen droughts and flooding, study says

2022-03-12T11:59+0100azcentral (en)

Across the United States , a changing climate is dramatically altering waterways, swelling the flow of some rivers and streams while shrinking others to a trickle. But humans also are significantly contributing to the problem in many watersheds as their use of dams, canals and irrigation systems at....

Human activity near rivers can worsen flooding, droughts, study shows

2022-03-12T11:58+0100usaToday (en)

Across the United States , a changing climate is dramatically altering waterways, swelling the flow of some rivers and streams while shrinking others to a trickle. But humans also are significantly contributing to the problem in many watersheds as their use of dams, canals and irrigation systems at....

Man-made problem? Human activity near rivers can worsen droughts and flooding, study says

2022-03-12T11:26+0100news-yahoo (en)

Across the United States , a changing climate is dramatically altering waterways, swelling the flow of some rivers and streams while shrinking others to a trickle. But humans also are significantly contributing to the problem in many watersheds as their use of dams, canals and irrigation systems at....

Australia floods: 'I'm angry it's happening again'

2022-03-11T18:04+0100bbc (en)

With impeccable timing, as cars were being submerged, homes inundated and ferry pontoons cascaded wildly downstream, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was publishing its latest update on the state of the planet. Among its many grim warnings: extreme rainfall (as well as droughts and bushfires) will become more and more common.

Women affected more by climate change

2022-03-10T09:05+0100zimbabwesituation (en)

Ruth Butaumocho African Agenda. Floods, landslides and droughts have become a regular threat in Africa and beyond as the world battles with the effects of climate change. Apart from keeping scientists and other like-minded professionals on their toes, climate change is increasingly becoming one of....

Climate change: Latest science shows we are running out of time – Dr Richard Dixon

2022-03-10T06:31+0100TheScotsman (en)

Last week’s report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was described as the bleakest warning yet about the effects of the world's rising temperatures that are already here and those that are rushing towards us. The IPCC is made up of the world’s top scientists who....

Drought robs Amazon communities of 'life-giving' river

2022-03-10T02:43+0100news-yahoo (en)

Orlando Rufino stands in the bed of the river that he says has been "life-giving" for his people for hundreds of years. "It's life, because it's what gives us everything," he explains. A key source of transport, food and income for families like Mr Rufino's, the river has always snaked through dense....

Drought robs Amazon communities of 'life-giving' river

2022-03-10T02:39+0100yahoo-au (en)

Historically, the dry season in the region runs from July to December. While the river level goes down during this time, it almost always remains deep enough for boats to travel, Mr Rufino says. But over the past five years, the droughts have gradually worsened. This year, it has stretched for months longer than normal.

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2022-03-09T20:34+0100unccd-int (en)

Requested in The COP 13 as part of the Drought Initiative, the toolbox is being designed to provide drought stakeholders with easy access to tools, case studies and other resources to support the design of National Drought Policy Plan with the aim to boost the resilience of people and ecosystems to drought.

Global warming already affecting North America, new UN report shows News

2022-03-09T11:31+0100usaToday (en)

People are dying from more intense heat waves, hurricanes and flooding. Forests are disappearing because of worsening wildfires, droughts and pest invasions. Rising sea levels are imperiling coastal communities and ecosystems. After three years of studying the latest science, the extensive....

'People are dying': Global warming already being seen in North America, UN report finds

2022-03-09T11:29+0100azcentral (en)

People are dying from more intense heat waves, hurricanes and flooding. Forests are disappearing because of worsening wildfires, droughts and pest invasions. Rising sea levels are imperiling coastal communities and ecosystems. After three years of studying the latest science, the extensive....

Drought (12)

2022-03-09T00:22+0100unccd-int (en)

Healthy land is an integral part of planetary well-being, which supports and sustains societies and ecosystems. Loss of healthy land threatens our health, security and prosperity, driving the interconnected crises of desertification, drought, biodiversity collapse and climate change.

Florida wildfires force hundreds to evacuate their homes

2022-03-07T21:22+0100aljazeera-en (en)

Hundreds of residents in the US state of Florida were evacuated from their homes after a rash of wildfires that ignited dead vegetation swept through the area. The blazes across Florida’s Panhandle on Monday scorched 4,800 hectares (12,000 acres) of land and were 10 percent contained as the fire....

It’s worse than we thought: 15 numbers that show we’re not prepared for climate change The UN's massive new climate report shows us the climate crisis is upon us and that the world has utterly failed to prepare. Here are some key facts and figures pulled from its 3,600 pages.

2022-03-07T14:06+0100bostonglobe (en)

Left to right, top to bottom, A wildfire near in Owens Valley, Calif., Australia's Great Barrier Reef, cars stranded in a parking lot after a flash flood in Nashville, Tenn., a herder walked past the carcasses of his forty goats that died of hunger during a drought in Dertu, Wajir County, Kenya and a winter storm Irving, Texas.

All of us pay for natural disasters

2022-03-04T20:05+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Defence Minister Peter Dutton's no doubt well-meaning attempt to raise money for Queensland flood victims through a GoFundMe appeal this week revealed two concerning disconnects from reality. One was the government's failure to grasp the scope of the new era of climate disasters we now face.

All of us pay for natural disasters

2022-03-04T19:51+0100canberratimes (en)

Defence Minister Peter Dutton's no doubt well-meaning attempt to raise money for Queensland flood victims through a GoFundMe appeal this week revealed two concerning disconnects from reality. One was the government's failure to grasp the scope of the new era of climate disasters we now face.

All of us pay for natural disasters

2022-03-04T19:50+0100bordermail (en)

Defence Minister Peter Dutton's no doubt well-meaning attempt to raise money for Queensland flood victims through a GoFundMe appeal this week revealed two concerning disconnects from reality. One was the government's failure to grasp the scope of the new era of climate disasters we now face.

LATimes Goes Anti-Science, Claims Climate Change Making La Niñas Worse

2022-03-04T16:17+0100climatechangedispatch (en)

Written by on Mar 4, 2022 . Posted in Latest news LATimes Goes Anti-Science, Claims Climate Change Making La Niñas Worse. A Google news search today for the phrase “climate change” turned up a Los Angeles Times (LAT) article titled “ California drought, Australia floods: Two sides of La Niña....

04.03.2022 Europe - Droughts, less water as warming wrecks crops For Europe, heat and flooding in addition to agricultural losses and water scarcity will be major climate impacts, the report said. And while European awareness of global warming motivates policymakers to do more, scientists say the....

2022-03-04T12:45+0100agroinsurance-en (en)

“Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky.” The old saying is still popular in Spain’s rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain. The saints are out again this year as large swaths of Spain face one of the driest winters on record.

04.03.2022 Europe - Droughts, less water as warming wrecks crops For Europe, heat and flooding in addition to agricultural losses and water scarcity will be major climate impacts, the report said. And while European awareness of global warming motivates policymakers to do more, scientists say the....

2022-03-04T12:44+0100agroinsurance (en)

“Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky.” The old saying is still popular in Spain’s rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain. The saints are out again this year as large swaths of Spain face one of the driest winters on record.

U.N. report: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-04T11:01+0100arkansasonline (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-03T22:49+0100TheFrontierPost-en (en)

LA HERRADURA (AP): “Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky.” The old saying is still popular in Spain’s rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain.

UN: Droughts, Less Water in Europe as Warming Wrecks Crops

2022-03-03T18:07+0100claimsjournal (en)

LA HERRADURA, Spain (AP) — “Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky.” The old saying is still popular in Spain’s rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain.

UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report 'Europe should be very wary of climate change' A recent report states that, for Europe, heat and flooding in addition to agricultural losses and water scarcity will be major climate impacts. And while European awareness of…

2022-03-03T14:40+0100hortidaily (en)

A recent report states that, for Europe, heat and flooding in addition to agricultural losses and water scarcity will be major climate impacts. And while European awareness of global warming motivates policymakers to do more, scientists say the ambition and execution of solutions vary greatly from country to country.

UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-03T09:28+0100phys (en)

The saints are out again this year as large swaths of Spain face one of the driest winters on record. Even as irrigation infrastructure boomed along with industrial farming, the country's ubiquitous dams and desalination plants are up against a looming water crisis that scientists have been warning about for decades.

Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops, UN reports

2022-03-03T04:11+0100timesfreepress (en)

LA HERRADURA, Spain (AP) "Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky." The old saying is still popular in Spain's rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain.

Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse, UN says

2022-03-02T22:50+0100timesfreepress (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will …

2022-03-02T19:49+0100wkbn (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

Africa to see worsening impacts from human-caused global warming, UN report warns

2022-03-02T19:01+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

Africa to see worsening impacts from human-caused global warming, UN report warns March 2 Updated

2022-03-02T18:11+0100theglobeandmail (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-02T16:19+0100wral (en)

By ARITZ PARRA and SERGIO RODRIGO, Associated Press. LA HERRADURA, Spain “Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky.” The old saying is still popular in Spain’s rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain.

Wed. 9:30 a.m.: UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-02T15:39+0100vindy (en)

The saints are out again this year as large swaths of Spain face one of the driest winters on record. Even as irrigation infrastructure boomed along with industrial farming, the country’s ubiquitous dams and desalination plants are up against a looming water crisis that scientists have been warning about for decades.

U.N. Says Africa, already Suffering from Warming, Will See Worse

2022-03-02T15:30+0100naharnet-ar (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

Droughts, Less Water in Europe as Warming Wrecks crops

2022-03-02T15:30+0100naharnet-ar (en)

"Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky." The old saying is still popular in Spain's rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain. The saints are out again this year as large swaths of Spain face one of the driest winters on record.

UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-02T10:51+0100news-gazette (en)

Declining agricultural yields in Europe — and the battle for diminishing water resources, especially in the southern part of the continent — are key risks as global temperatures continue to rise. By ARITZ PARRA and SERGIO RODRIGO - Associated Press; Mar 2, 2022; Mar 2, 2022 Updated 16 min ago; LA....

UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-02T10:29+0100mynews13 (en)

LA HERRADURA, Spain (AP) — “Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky.” The old saying is still popular in Spain’s rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain.

UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-02T10:23+0100ABCnews (en)

“We are facing a drastic situation,” said Juan Camacho, a farmer in the southern province of Granada, as he looked hopelessly at withered leaves of avocado plants and their fruits, smaller than usual this year. Not far from his orchard, the region's largest reservoir is down to 15% of its capacity following over two months without a drop of rain.

UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-02T10:17+0100wral (en)

By ARITZ PARRA and SERGIO RODRIGO, Associated Press. LA HERRADURA, Spain “Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky.” The old saying is still popular in Spain’s rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain.

UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-02T10:16+0100apnews (en)

Their conclusions are part of a report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released Monday. The panel’s periodic assessments inform policymaker decisions about how to prevent the planet from warming beyond the 1.1 degrees Celsius (2 Fahrenheit) already gained since industrial times.

UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-02T10:08+0100independent-UK (en)

“Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky.” The old saying is still popular in Spain’s rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain. The saints are out again this year as large swaths of Spain face one of the driest winters on record.

UN: Droughts, less water in Europe as warming wrecks crops

2022-03-02T10:06+0100news-yahoo (en)

LA HERRADURA, Spain (AP) — “Herders and farmers have their feet on the ground, but their eyes on the sky.” The old saying is still popular in Spain’s rural communities who, faced with recurrent droughts, have historically paraded sculptures of saints to pray for rain.

United Nations: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T09:25+0100business-standard (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

World News | UN: Africa, Already Suffering from Warming, Will See Worse

2022-03-02T07:54+0100latestly (en)

Geneva, Mar 2 (AP) Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T07:05+0100krmg (en)

UN Climate Report Africa FILE - Stephen Mudoga, 12, the son of a farmer, tries to chase away a swarm of locusts on his farm as he returns home from school, at Elburgon, in Nakuru county, Kenya on March 17, 2021. Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions but....

Maharashtra staring at sea-rise, floods, cyclones and humidity: IPCC

2022-03-02T06:54+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

NAGPUR: Damages from rising sea levels in Mumbai are estimated to reach Rs 4,900 to Rs 5,000 crore by 2050, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( ) report released on Monday. Stressing that Mumbai is at a high risk of severe flooding and sea-level rise, the United Nations....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T06:45+0100wftv (en)

UN Climate Report Africa FILE - Stephen Mudoga, 12, the son of a farmer, tries to chase away a swarm of locusts on his farm as he returns home from school, at Elburgon, in Nakuru county, Kenya on March 17, 2021. Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions but....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will …

2022-03-02T06:42+0100yourerie (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will …

2022-03-02T06:40+0100wearecentralpa (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T06:38+0100independent-UK (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T06:38+0100actionnewsjax (en)

UN Climate Report Africa FILE - Stephen Mudoga, 12, the son of a farmer, tries to chase away a swarm of locusts on his farm as he returns home from school, at Elburgon, in Nakuru county, Kenya on March 17, 2021. Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions but....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T06:33+0100news-yahoo (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T06:30+0100news4jax (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will …

2022-03-02T06:28+0100cbs17 (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T06:21+0100wsoctv (en)

March 02, 2022 at 12:02 am EST By WANJOHI KABUKURU Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks,....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will …

2022-03-02T06:18+0100wowktv (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will …

2022-03-02T06:17+0100krqe (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T06:17+0100clickondetroit (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T06:16+0100click2houston (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world's heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

UN: Africa, already suffering from warming, will see worse

2022-03-02T06:13+0100sandiegouniontribune (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. Yet from its coral reefs to its highest peaks, the reverberations of human-caused global warming....

4 ways Florida’s climate change struggle informs new U.N. report

2022-03-02T00:28+0100tampabay (en)

Florida’s experiences helped researchers develop a new United Nations climate change report that offers a stark view of how global warming threatens the world and what people can do to address it. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s more than 3,500-page paper compiles findings from....

Maharashtra staring at sea-rise, floods, cyclones and humidity: IPCC

2022-03-02T00:13+0100timesofindia (en)

Nagpur: Damages from rising sea levels in Mumbai are estimated to reach Rs 4,900 to Rs 5,000 crore by 2050, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released on Monday. Stressing that Mumbai is at a high risk of severe flooding and sea-level rise, the United Nations....

4 ways Florida's climate change struggle informs new UN report

2022-03-01T18:20+0100phys (en)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's more than 3,500-page paper compiles findings from numerous studies that show people have made the earth hotter by burning fossil fuels, and that climate change threatens to kill off plants and animals; leave people with less food and water; and exacerbate droughts, floods and bouts of extreme heat.

Australia at climate ‘precipice’, scientists warn, as major flooding hits eastern areas of country

2022-03-01T16:05+0100independent-UK (en)

As parts of battle devastating flooding, climate scientists have warned the country is at a "precipice", as the worsening climate crisis ramps up the impacts on the country. The warning came after a United Nations report into the climate crisis around the world described an "atlas of human....

4 ways Florida’s climate change struggle informs new UN report

2022-03-01T15:42+0100news-yahoo (en)

Florida’s experiences helped researchers develop a new United Nations climate change report that offers a stark view of how global warming threatens the world and what people can do to address it. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s more than 3,500-page paper compiles findings from....

Clima: nuovo rapporto IPCC, sempre più eventi estremi. Onu: atto d’accusa per inquinatori

2022-03-01T10:02+0100onuitalia (it)

ROMA, 1 MARZO – Ben 3500 pagine in cui siccità e caldo torrido , distruzione degli ecosistemi tempeste sempre più forti e inondazioni massicce, estinzione di specie sono considerati il futuro più prossimo del pianeta: è quanto contenuto dall’autorevole Rapporto dell’ IPCC (il Panel scientifico ONU....

Severe implications of climate change in UN report extend to Illinois

2022-03-01T03:28+0100news-yahoo (en)

It will only become more difficult — and, in some cases, nearly impossible — to keep up with the costly and deadly effects of climate change without drastic action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. That’s one takeaway from the new United Nations climate report released Monday, which details risks....

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2022 Published

2022-03-01T00:10+0100climateadaptationplatform (en)

This article features the “IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2022,” published on 28th February 2022. We have included a background story about the IPPC. Climate Adaptation Platform follows the IPCC 6th Assessment Reports and shares developments through blog posts. About the IPCC and its Reports.

Morning mail: Russia faces unprecedented sanctions, worst flooding in history, IPCC warns on climate crisis

2022-02-28T21:15+0100guardian (en)

G ood morning. Today marks the fifth day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as countries and companies around the world boycott Russia. In Australia, more rain is set to prolong devastating floods in south-east Queensland, and the UN releases its latest and “bleakest warning yet” on climate impacts.

Il report Onu sul clima e il rischio di un flop colossale

2022-02-28T18:40+0100formiche (it)

Hanno messo ancora nero su bianco la crisi climatica i duemila scienziati dell’Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, la task force indipendente di 2000 scienziati dei maggiori centri di ricerca di 195 Paesi istituito dalle Nazioni Unite nel 1988 per valutare l’evolversi del clima a livello....

Hotter summers, bigger fires, less water: How Arizona is adapting to new climate norms

2022-02-28T17:35+0100azcentral (en)

Climate scientists working on the latest international assessment of rising threats to society say it’s imperative that communities adapt now. Their warning touches on several fields that Arizona and its neighbors in the Southwest are now attempting to tackle, from drought mitigation and wildfire management to the dangers of urban heat.

UN climate report

2022-02-28T17:06+0100bostonglobe (en)

Extreme heat, sea-level rise, and disasters like storms and wildfires are threatening people and ecosystems, the analysis from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change shows, and they’re leading to cascading consequences like food and water insecurity and increased disease.

La siccità in Italia fa un miliardo di danni all’anno

2022-02-28T15:29+0100italiaatavola (it)

L a siccità è diventata la calamità più rilevante dell’agricoltura italiana. Lo afferma Coldiretti in merito all’allarme lanciato dagli scienziati del clima dell’Organizzazione mondiale delle nazioni unite. Questi indicano quattro categorie di rischi chiave dalle ondate di calore ai pericoli per la....

UN report on climate change: Urgent action needed to secure a 'liveable' future

2022-02-28T14:45+0100fox5atlanta (en)

Deadly with extreme weather now, climate change is about to get so much worse. It is likely going to make the world sicker, hungrier, poorer, gloomier and way more dangerous in the next 18 years with an "unavoidable" increase in risks, a new United Nations science report says. And after that watch out.

UN report on climate change: Urgent action needed to secure a 'liveable' future

2022-02-28T13:59+0100fox35orlando (en)

Deadly with extreme weather now, climate change is about to get so much worse. It is likely going to make the world sicker, hungrier, poorer, gloomier and way more dangerous in the next 18 years with an "unavoidable" increase in risks, a new United Nations science report says. And after that watch out.

Billions of people are in danger from climate change, U.N. report warns Some ecosystems have already been irreversibly altered, scientists say. And climate change is wreaking havoc on human health.

2022-02-28T13:27+0100minnesota-publicradio (en)

Billions of people on every continent are suffering because of climate change, according to a major new United Nations report released on Monday. And governments must do a better job of protecting the most vulnerable communities while also rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

By 2035, risk of sea-level rise in Mumbai, ahmedabad an urban heat island: climate panel report

2022-02-28T13:27+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

of the IPCC , the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change. Over 270 authors from 67 countries contributed in writing and reviewing this report. The earlier report , released in August 2021, had warned of an increase in global temperatures by more than 1.5°C on average over the next 20 years.

International climate panel warns of need for adaptations: 'People are now suffering'

2022-02-28T13:10+0100news-yahoo (en)

Climate scientists working on the latest international assessment of rising threats to society say it’s imperative that communities adapt now. Their warning touches on several fields that Arizona and its neighbors in the Southwest are now attempting to tackle, from drought mitigation and wildfire management to the dangers of urban heat.

Urgent action needed to address climate change's catastrophic threats, U.N. report warns

2022-02-28T12:38+0100news-yahoo (en)

A new United Nations Intergovernmental Climate Change report outlines the risks that global warming poses for water systems, as well as human adaptation strategies aimed at mitigating fossil fuel emissions. Oil pumpjacks are silhouetted by a setting sun in Kern County in this 2019 file photo.

International climate panel warns of need for adaptations: 'People are now suffering'

2022-02-28T12:33+0100azcentral (en)

Climate scientists working on the latest international assessment of rising threats to society say it’s imperative that communities adapt now. Their warning touches on several fields that Arizona and its neighbors in the Southwest are now attempting to tackle, from drought mitigation and wildfire management to the dangers of urban heat.

IPCC exposes Morrison government’s catastrophic failures on climate

2022-02-28T12:26+0100reneweconomy (en)

Australia faces a future with increasingly extreme weather events – featuring more intense bushfires, floods and droughts – and has been left vulnerable by a federal government that has failed to prepare or plan for adapting to the worsening impacts of climate change.

Gli eventi meteorologici e climatici estremi fanno aumentare i bisogni umanitari in Madagascar e nel mondo

2022-02-28T06:58+0100greenreport (it)

Il ciclone tropicale Emnati, che il 23 febbraio ha colpito il Madagascar è stata la quarta tempesta tropicale in 4 settimane a devastare uno dei Paesi africani più soggetti a questio tipo di eventi meteorologici estremi e le sue conseguenze, che minacciano la sicurezza alimentare di centinaia di n....

‘Rain bomb’ hits northeastern Australia, leaving at least 7 dead

2022-02-27T20:26+0100bdnews24 (en)

Queensland has been hardest-hit, with torrential rain pummeling towns and cities and slowly moving south to engulf the state’s capital, Brisbane, which was bracing Sunday for another night of heavy deluges. Photographs from the city Sunday night showed the Brisbane River extremely swollen and many....

Flash Flooding Thumps Northeastern Australia, Leaving at Least 7 Dead

2022-02-27T12:58+0100printveela (en)

MELBOURNE, Australia — At least seven people have died from the flash flooding that has battered northeastern Australia in the past few days, with the wild weather forcing residents to evacuate and schools to close, while thousands of homes have been left inundated.

MIL-OSI Translation: New study predicts forest fires will increase by 50% by the end...

2022-02-26T06:04+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MIL OSI Translation. United Nations: Portuguese Content – Source: United Nations – in Portuguese. Headline: New study predicts 50% increase in wildfires by the end of the century. Climate crisis and changes in land use will be the main fire triggers; authors of the UNEP report advocate radical....

MIL-OSI Translation: Forest fires will increase 30% by 2050 and 50% by the end...

2022-02-26T01:01+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Spanish/Latin America/UN – Source: United Nations – in Spanish 4. Headline: Forest fires will increase 30% by 2050 and 50% by the end of the century due to the climate crisis. Global warming, droughts and changes in land use will generate fires even in regions never....

Winds, winter drought and wildfires: Everything to know about the environment this week

2022-02-25T16:37+0100europeansting (en)

This weekly round-up brings you some of the key environment stories from the past seven days. Top stories: Madagascar hit by Cyclone Emnati; Portugal may limit irrigation amid winter drought; animals flee Argentina’s wildfires as a report warns such blazes are here to stay. 1. Environment and climate change stories to read this week.

Argentina wildfires rip through 900,000 hectares destroying land and animals

2022-02-25T13:50+0100metro-uk (en)

Wildfires in Argentina’s north have burned through nearly 900,000 hectares of land (Getty) Wildfires in Argentina’s north have burned through nearly 900,000 hectares of forest and pasture land, including destroying habitats in wetlands. Images show the destruction the blazes have caused in....

A Clean Power Grid Is a Reliable Power Grid

2022-02-25T11:09+0100americanprogress (en)

For decades, the United States has enjoyed an electricity grid that is more than 99 percent reliable , delivering electricity consistently and effectively to millions of households across the country. But under the mounting pressures of climate change, fossil fuel dependence, and underinvestment in....

Extreme wildfires are here to stay — and multiply

2022-02-25T00:25+0100ksl (en)

Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes. LONDON — Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests , and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing....

Capybaras, marsh deer, anteaters flee Argentina wildfires; many don't escape

2022-02-24T20:06+0100channelnewsasia (en)

An anteater injured during a wildfire receives treatment by veterinaries at the Aguara Conservation Center in Paso de la Patria, province of Corrientes, Argentina, on Feb 23, 2022. (Photo: REUTERS/Matias Baglietto) The fingers of a monkey injured during a wildfire are pictured at the Aguara....

United Nations Report: Wildfire Incidence May Increase Over the Next 100 Years

2022-02-24T19:13+0100worldakkam (en)

A Report by the United Nations Environment Program It warns that the frequency of serious wildfires will increase by up to 31% to 57% by the end of this century. news: According to reports by more than 50 experts, wildfires will become more frequent in nearly decades due to several factors, including climate change.

Capybaras, marsh deer, anteaters flee Argentina wildfires; many don’t escape

2022-02-24T17:53+0100oann (en)

February 24, 2022. By Matias Baglietto and Lucila Sigal. PASO DE LA PATRIA, Argentina (Reuters) – Wildfires in Argentina’s north are forcing local species of wildlife including capybaras, marsh deer and anteaters to attempt to flee ahead of the flames, with many animals killed or injured while trying to escape as the fires spread.

Capybaras, Marsh Deer, Anteaters Flee Argentina Wildfires; Many Don't Escape

2022-02-24T17:20+0100ibtimes (en)

The fingers of a monkey injured during a wildfire are pictured at the Aguara Conservation Center in Paso de la Patria, province of Corrientes, Argentina February 23, 2022. Photo: Reuters / MATIAS BAGLIETTO. Wildfires in Argentina's north are forcing local species of wildlife including capybaras,....

Climate change solutions inspired by nature

2022-02-24T17:05+0100phys (en)

A promising strategy to strengthen climate resilience is through NBSs (nature-based solutions). Inspired by nature, NBSs tackle challenges caused by climate change while also providing environmental, social and economic benefits through the protection, sustainable management and restoration of ecosystems.

U.N. Says Wildfires Getting Worse Globally, Governments Unprepared

2022-02-24T16:11+0100naharnet-ar (en)

A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report. The Western U.S.

Capybaras, marsh deer, anteaters flee Argentina wildfires; many don't escape By Matias Baglietto and Lucila Sigal PASO DE LA PATRIA, Argentina (Reuters) - Wildfires in Argentina's north are forcing local species of wildlife inc... 51m ago

2022-02-24T15:46+0100kelo (en)

By Matias Baglietto and Lucila Sigal. PASO DE LA PATRIA, Argentina (Reuters) – Wildfires in Argentina’s north are forcing local species of wildlife including capybaras, marsh deer and anteaters to attempt to flee ahead of the flames, with many animals killed or injured while trying to escape as the fires spread.

Capybaras, marsh deer, anteaters flee Argentina wildfires; many don’t escape

2022-02-24T15:15+0100arabnews (en)

PASO DE LA PATRIA, Argentina: Wildfires in Argentina’s north are forcing local species of wildlife including capybaras, marsh deer and anteaters to attempt to flee ahead of the flames, with many animals killed or injured while trying to escape as the fires spread.

Capybaras, marsh deer, anteaters flee Argentina wildfires; many don't escape

2022-02-24T14:56+0100reuters (en)

PASO DE LA PATRIA, Argentina, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Wildfires in Argentina's north are forcing local species of wildlife including capybaras, marsh deer and anteaters to attempt to flee ahead of the flames, with many animals killed or injured while trying to escape as the fires spread.

Warnings 'uncontrollable and devastating' wildfires will become annual occurrences in many parts of the world

2022-02-24T06:36+0100abc-au (en)

A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a UN report.

Wildfires Will Become More Intense and Frequent, U.N. Study Finds

2022-02-24T03:53+0100wsj-en (en)

Emergency teams battled wildfires in Turkey, southern Europe and U.S. states including California and Hawaii in August 2021. Scientists say particularly hot temperatures in some places have exacerbated droughts and helped create the conditions for fires to spread.

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared

2022-02-24T03:12+0100bendbulletin (en)

Firefighters work at the scene of forest fire near Kyuyorelyakh village at Gorny Ulus area, west of Yakutsk, in Russia on Aug. 5, 2021. A warming planet and land use changes mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades. That's according to a UN report released Wednesday....

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared

2022-02-24T01:03+0100fox35orlando (en)

A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday. The Western U.S.

Extreme wildfires are here to stay – and multiply

2022-02-24T00:21+0100fijitimes (en)

LONDON (Reuters) – Indonesia’s peatlands, California’s forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of....

Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared, says U.N. report

2022-02-23T22:56+0100latimes (en)

BILLINGS, Mont. — A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday.

Wildfires Will Become More Intense and Frequent, U.N. Study Finds 3 min read

2022-02-23T22:51+0100wsj-en (en)

Emergency teams are battling wildfires in Turkey, southern Europe and U.S. states including California and Hawaii. Scientists say particularly hot temperatures in some places have exacerbated droughts and helped create the conditions for fires to spread this summer. Photo: AP.

U.N. researchers said many nations continue to spend too much time and money fighting fires and not enough trying to prevent them.

2022-02-23T22:43+0100euronews-en (en)

Firefighters work at the scene of forest fire near Kyuyorelyakh village at Gorny Ulus area, west of Yakutsk, in Russia Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021. Copyright AP Photo/Ivan Nikiforov, File A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming....

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared

2022-02-23T22:14+0100spokesman (en)

BILLINGS, Mont. — A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday. The Western U.

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared

2022-02-23T21:40+0100timesfreepress (en)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday.

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments …

2022-02-23T20:23+0100wkbn (en)

Areas once considered safe from major fires won’t be immune, including the Arctic, which the report said was “very likely to experience a significant increase in burning.” Tropical forests in Indonesia and the southern Amazon of South America also are likely to see increased wildfires, the report concluded.

Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared, UN says

2022-02-23T20:16+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday. The Western U.S.

Extreme Wildfires Are Here to Stay – and Multiply

2022-02-23T18:50+0100claimsjournal (en)

LONDON — Indonesia’s peatlands, California’s forests, and, now , vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme....

Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared, UN says February 23 Updated

2022-02-23T18:48+0100theglobeandmail (en)

A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday. The Western U.S.

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared

2022-02-23T18:12+0100arabnews (en)

BILLINGS: A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a UN report released Wednesday.

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared

2022-02-23T17:59+0100oilcity (en)

An aircraft drops fire suppressant in Big Horn County in Montana near the Wyoming border in summer 2021. (Rosebud County Sheriff’s Office via Facebook) BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming....

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared

2022-02-23T17:44+0100triblive (en)

A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday. The Western U.S.

Wildfires to scorch large parts of the world in coming decades, UN warns 25 mins

2022-02-23T17:31+0100cknw (en)

A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a report released Wednesday. The Western U.S.

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared

2022-02-23T17:09+0100taiwannews (en)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday.

Wildfires to scorch large parts of the world in coming decades, UN warns

2022-02-23T17:08+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a report released Wednesday. The Western U.S.

Wildfires to scorch large parts of the world in coming decades, UN warns

2022-02-23T17:02+0100globalnews (en)

A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a report released Wednesday. The Western U.S.

Onu: «Nel 2050 gli incendi saranno il 30% più frequenti». Cosa possiamo fare per evitarlo

2022-02-23T16:45+0100zazoom-it (it)

(Di mercoledì 23 febbraio 2022) I devastanti incendi che hanno raso al suolo le foreste di tutto il pianeta diventeranno il 30% più frequenti entro il 2050 , e fino al 50% in più entro il 2100. A dirlo è l’ultimo rapporto dell’Onu che coinvolge più di 50 ricercatori internazionali: la siccità, le....

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared

2022-02-23T16:41+0100news-gazette (en)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday.

UN: Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared

2022-02-23T15:59+0100startribune (en)

The Western U.S., northern Siberia, central India, and eastern Australia already are seeing more blazes, and the likelihood of catastrophic wildfires globally could increase by a third by 2050 and more than 50% by the turn of the century, according to the report from the United Nations Environment Program.

Catastrophic wildfires could increase 50% by 2100, UN report says

2022-02-23T14:55+0100CBC (en)

A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a UN report being released Wednesday. The western U.

Extreme wildfires are multiplying, sustained by warmer nights, studies find

2022-02-23T13:47+0100CBC (en)

Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme wildfires is....

Extreme Wildfires Here to Stay & Multiply

2022-02-23T12:01+0100sunstkitts (en)

LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s peatlands, California’s forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number....

Clima, report Onu: "Incendi estremi aumenteranno del 50% entro il 2100"

2022-02-23T11:52+0100adnkronos (it)

Si prevede che il cambiamento climatico e l'uso del suolo renderanno gli incendi più frequenti e intensi , con un aumento globale di quelli estremi fino al 14% entro il 2030, 30% entro la fine del 2050 e 50% entro la fine del secolo. Sono i dati di un nuovo rapporto del Programma delle Nazioni Unite per l'ambiente (Unep) e Grid-Arendal.

Extreme wildfires are here to stay - and multiply

2022-02-23T11:06+0100kathmandupost (en)

Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme wildfires is expected to increase 30% within the next 28 years.

Extreme wildfires are here to stay

2022-02-23T10:33+0100dailymaverick (en)

By Gloria Dickie. LONDON (Reuters) – Indonesia’s peatlands, California’s forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests,....

Extreme Wildfires are Here to Stay and Multiply 23 Feb, 2022 09:27

2022-02-23T09:49+0100chronicle-lu (en)

An aerial view shows a deforested plot of the Amazon near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil 17 September 2019; Credit: Bruno Kelly / Reuters. LONDON (Reuters) - Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests and now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires,....

Extreme wildfires expected to increase 30% by 2050: Study

2022-02-23T09:36+0100AsiaOne (en)

LONDON - Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme....

Extreme wildfires are here to stay - and multiply

2022-02-23T09:35+0100chinadailyhk (en)

A wildfire approaches the Olympic Academy in ancient Olympia in western Greece on Aug 4, 2021. (PHOTO / AFP) LONDON - Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it.

Extreme wildfires are here to stay - and multiply

2022-02-23T09:28+0100bdnews24 (en)

With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme wildfires is expected to increase 30% within the next 28 years. And they are now scorching environments that were not prone to burning in the past, such as the Arctic's tundra and the Amazon rainforest.

Extreme wildfires are here to stay - and multiply

2022-02-23T09:27+0100thesundaily (en)

LONDON: Indonesia’s peatlands, California’s forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme wildfires....

Extreme wildfires here to stay

2022-02-23T08:14+0100illawarramercury (en)

Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme wildfires is....

Extreme wildfires expected to increase 30% by 2050: Study

2022-02-23T08:14+0100straitstimesSG (en)

LONDON (REUTERS) - Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of....

Extreme wildfires are here to stay - and multiply By Gloria Dickie LONDON (Reuters) - Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by ... 1h ago

2022-02-23T08:11+0100kelo (en)

By Gloria Dickie. LONDON (Reuters) – Indonesia’s peatlands, California’s forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests,....

Extreme Wildfires Are Here To Stay - And Multiply

2022-02-23T08:02+0100ibtimes (en)

Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme wildfires is expected to increase 30% within the next 28 years.

Extreme wildfires are here to stay – and multiply

2022-02-23T07:51+0100metro-us (en)

LONDON (Reuters) – Indonesia’s peatlands, California’s forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of....

Extreme wildfires here to stay

2022-02-23T07:44+0100bordermail (en)

Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme wildfires is....

Extreme wildfires here to stay

2022-02-23T07:37+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme wildfires is....

Extreme wildfires here to stay

2022-02-23T07:33+0100yahoo-au (en)

Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number of extreme wildfires is....

Extreme wildfires are here to stay - and multiply

2022-02-23T07:30+0100gazette (en)

By Gloria Dickie. LONDON (Reuters) - Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests,....

Extreme wildfires are here to stay – and multiply

2022-02-23T07:27+0100oann (en)

February 23, 2022. By Gloria Dickie. LONDON (Reuters) – Indonesia’s peatlands, California’s forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers....

Extreme wildfires are here to stay - and multiply

2022-02-23T07:27+0100news-yahoo (en)

By Gloria Dickie. LONDON (Reuters) - Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests,....

Extreme wildfires are here to stay - and multiply By Gloria Dickie LONDON (Reuters) - Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by ... 19m ago

2022-02-23T07:27+0100wsau (en)

By Gloria Dickie. LONDON (Reuters) – Indonesia’s peatlands, California’s forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests,....

Extreme wildfires are here to stay - and multiply , article with image

2022-02-23T07:21+0100reuters (en)

LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes of Argentine wetland have all been ravaged by extreme wildfires, heralding a fiery future and the dire need to prevent it. With climate change triggering droughts and farmers clearing forests, the number....

Extreme wildfires are here to stay - and multiply

2022-02-23T07:03+01004-traders (en)

* Two new reports warn of fiery future. * Extreme wildfires expected to increase 30% by 2050. * Fires are more frequently burning through the night. * More money should be spent on prevention, experts say. LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Indonesia's peatlands, California's forests, and, now, vast swathes....

Inquinamento acustico urbano, incendi e cambiamenti fenologici: le minacce ambientali incombenti

2022-02-21T06:28+0100vasroma (it)

, “Noise, Blazes and Mismatches: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern”, pubblicato dall’United Nations environment programme (Unep) sono questi i rischi ambientali globali che richiedono maggiore attenzione, La quarta edizione del Rapporto Frontiers, pubblicato per la prima volta nel 2016 e che....

Global warming: facts, causes, and effects

2022-02-20T11:51+0100interestingengineering (en)

In addition to this, deforestation means there are fewer trees to absorb the excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, which they use to perform photosynthesis. Therefore, forest clearance is a contributing cause of global warming, due to the lower absorbance of carbon dioxide emissions.

Studio: i 10 più grandi disastri climatici del 2021 sono costati 170 miliardi di dollari di danni.

2022-02-19T23:38+0100notizieglobali (it)

Il micidiale uragano Ida che ha colpito gli Stati Uniti ha causato danni per un totale di 170,3 miliardi di dollari ed è stato il più costoso, secondo un nuovo studio. Ciascuno dei 10 eventi meteorologici più distruttivi ha causato oltre 1,5 miliardi di danni e Ida è costato $ 65 miliardi secondo uno studio di Christian Aid.

Wildfires will be more frequent, larger and intense due to climate change: UNEP

2022-02-18T15:25+0100downtoearth (en)

Wildfires are predicted to worsen in the coming years and decades, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has warned in its annual Frontiers report released February 17, 2022. Wildfires are a natural phenomenon, but are becoming more dangerous and affecting larger areas.

Siccità in Messico e Stati Uniti, record degli ultimi 1200 anni

2022-02-18T13:26+0100energycue (it)

I cambiamenti climatici ancora una volta fanno soffrire il pianeta. Le aree colpite in questo caso sono il Messico e il sud-ovest del Nord America, dove si sta verificando un periodo di grave siccità. L’episodio è il peggiore degli ultimi 1200 anni e non sembra destinato a risolversi nel breve periodo.

UN Child Rights Committee issues findings on Madagascar and Netherlands

2022-02-18T09:19+0100zawya-palestine (en)

Madagascar. The Committee expressed concern over the severe impacts on children’s rights of cyclones, hurricanes, droughts, floods and other natural disasters caused by climate change. The experts urged Madagascar to take into account the vulnerabilities and needs of children, and to adopt specific....

UN Child Rights Committee issues findings on Madagascar and Netherlands

2022-02-18T08:45+0100africanbusinessmagazine (en)

The UN Child Rights Committee (CRC) has issued its findings on Madagascar and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the States parties that it reviewed during its latest session. The findings contain positive aspects of each country’s implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its....

Inquinamento acustico urbano, incendi e cambiamenti fenologici: le minacce ambientali incombenti

2022-02-18T08:27+0100greenreport (it)

, “Noise, Blazes and Mismatches: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern”, pubblicato dall’United Nations environment programme (Unep) sono questi i rischi ambientali globali che richiedono maggiore attenzione, La quarta edizione del Rapporto Frontiers, pubblicato per la prima volta nel 2016 e che....

Wildfires under climate change: a burning issue

2022-02-17T20:36+0100reliefWeb (en)

Authors: Andrew Dowdy, Luke Purcell, Sarah Boulter, and Livia Carvalho Moura. Reviewers: Cristina Del Rocio Montiel-Molina, Juan Pablo Argañaraz, Matthew P. Thompson, and Sheldon Strydom. Recent years have seen devastating wildfires in many regions of the world, following heatwaves and droughts.

Hotspots shed light on 'flash drought' causes

2022-02-17T13:19+0100smartwatermagazine (en)

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare. Two Clemson University engineers say their research is the most comprehensive analysis so far of what....

Nights won’t save us from wildfires in a warming world

2022-02-16T17:56+0100sciencemag (en)

As the Sun set in eastern Australia in late December 2019, a wildfire swept through the region’s eucalyptus forests like nothing scientists had seen before. Blazes typically weaken at night. But high winds, hot temperatures, and extremely dry air helped trigger a firestorm that sent plumes of ash 15 kilometers into the atmosphere.

far more intense and prolonged

2022-02-16T16:33+0100climatechangedispatch (en)

For some seeking attention — or possibly grant money — bad news can never be bad enough without adding a bit of global-warming hysteria. The southwestern United States is undergoing one of its worst droughts in 1,200 years and it is being made worse by man-made climate change. So says a released in the journal Science.

Hotspots shed light on 'flash drought' causes

2022-02-16T15:14+0100phys (en)

by National Science Foundation New research could help predict flash droughts; areas in red are those hardest-hit. Credit: Sourav Mukherjee and Ashok Mishra. Two Clemson University engineers say their research is the most comprehensive analysis so far of what causes flash drought, a weather....

In Pictures: The American West's worst drought in a millennium

2022-02-15T21:10+0100bbc (en)

The new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change relied on data from the rings in trees and wood beams preserved at Native American archaeological sites. Images of shrunken lakes, landscape affected by wildfire followed with snow and communities without water lay bare the effects of the historic drought.

Realizan primer estudio sobre el impacto ambiental y consumo hídrico de la industria de paltas de Chile

2022-02-15T13:28+0100radioagricultura (es)

El estudio fue elaborado por CAZALAC, organismo patrocinado por la Unesco, y entre sus conclusiones destacan el uso “eficiente y adecuado” del agua, así como la contribución a 14 de los 17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible de la ONU (ODS). El Centro Regional del Agua para Zonas Áridas y....

Clima, mega siccità nel sud-ovest del Nord America: “il 2000-2021 è stato il periodo di 22 anni più secco almeno dall’800 d.C.”

2022-02-14T17:21+0100meteoweb (it)

Una precedente ricostruzione fino all’800 d.C. indicava che il deficit di umidità del suolo del 2000-2018 nel Nord America sudoccidentale era stato superato durante una mega siccità alla fine del 1500” , si legge in uno studio, pubblicato sulla rivista Nature, in cui è stato dimostrato che “ dopo....

United Nations completes scientific report on how global warming can hurt homes

2022-02-14T10:42+0100floridanewstimes (en)

In a file photo on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, a Pakistani boy is watering his father, who is suffering from heat stroke in Karachi, Pakistan, during a heat wave. A UN special committee is finishing up a major scientific report that is supposed to tell people “So what?” About climate change.

Fleeing drought, hunger, thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-13T23:53+0100timesfreepress (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in the....

Environmental developments worldwide in January 2022

2022-02-13T09:31+0100aa-en (en)

ANKARA A number of reports on climate change and its growing impact were released in January, while positive steps and pledges toward the protection of the environment were also witnessed. Following is a list of environmental developments, reports and events compiled by Anadolu Agency. Jan.

Environmental Developments Worldwide In January 2022

2022-02-13T08:22+0100haberler-en (en)

A number of reports on climate change and its growing impact were released in January, while positive steps and pledges toward the protection of the environment were also witnessed. Following is a list of environmental developments, reports and events compiled by Anadolu Agency. Jan.

Fleeing drought, hunger, thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-13T07:38+0100messenger-inquirer (en)

Somalis who fled drought-stricken areas carry their belongings as they arrive at a makeshift camp on the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Thousands of desperate families have fled a severe drought across large parts of Somalia, seeking food and water in camps for displaced people outside the capital.

Fleeing drought, hunger, thousands trek to Somalia’s capital

2022-02-13T06:43+0100thegardenisland (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in the....

Fleeing drought, hunger, thousands trek to Somalia’s capital

2022-02-12T19:28+0100bostonglobe (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in the....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T15:21+0100ahram-EN (en)

This week the United Nations World Food Program warned that 13 million people in the region, including parts of Ethiopia and Kenya, face severe hunger in the first quarter of 2022. Immediate assistance is needed to avoid a major humanitarian crisis, the agency warned.

Fleeing drought, hunger, thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T14:52+0100startribune (en)

Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in the coming months as the Horn of Africa region faces its worst drought conditions in a decade. This week the United Nations World Food Program warned that 13 million people in the region, including parts of Ethiopia and Kenya, face severe hunger in the first quarter of 2022.

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T09:28+0100taiwannews (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T09:02+0100actionnewsjax (en)

Somalia Drought Boolo Aadan, 63, who fled drought-stricken areas, holds her 9 month old grandchild outside the tent where they now live at a makeshift camp on the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Thousands of desperate families have fled a severe drought across large....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T09:00+0100ChinaPost (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T08:59+0100news4jax (en)

MOGADISHU – Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in the coming....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia’s …

2022-02-12T08:51+0100wowktv (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T08:48+0100sfgate (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia’s …

2022-02-12T08:47+0100krqe (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T08:43+0100clickondetroit (en)

MOGADISHU – Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in the coming....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T08:43+0100ABCnews (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in the....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T08:40+0100apnews (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T08:39+0100wsoctv (en)

Somalia Drought Boolo Aadan, 63, who fled drought-stricken areas, holds her 9 month old grandchild outside the tent where they now live at a makeshift camp on the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Thousands of desperate families have fled a severe drought across large....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

2022-02-12T08:33+0100news-yahoo (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia’s capital

2022-02-12T08:25+0100cbs17 (en)

Boolo Aadan, 63, who fled drought-stricken areas, holds her 9 month old grandchild outside the tent where they now live at a makeshift camp on the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Thousands of desperate families have fled a severe drought across large parts of....

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia’s capital

2022-02-12T08:20+0100sandiegouniontribune (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia. Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in the....

Catastrophe looms in Somalia

2022-02-11T15:48+0100thewhig (en)

It is not hyperbole to say that catastrophe looms if decisive action is not taken. It is important to recall that in 2011 a staggering 250,000 people died of hunger in Somalia when famine overtook the country. Horn of Africa. According to the World Food Program, 13 million people across the Horn of....

Madagascar, sempre più pesante il bilancio provvisorio del ciclone Batsirai: almeno 92 morti

2022-02-11T15:07+0100greenreport (it)

Secondo l’United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), 92 persone hanno perso la vita a causa del ciclone Batsirai che ha colpito il Madagascar e quasi 61.500 persone sono ancora sfollate». E si tratta solo dei dati ufficiali e provvisori forniti dal Bureau national de....

Resilient Structures Crucial in Dealing With Pangs of Natural Disasters, Says UNDP

2022-02-10T09:37+0100allafrica (en)

The United Nations Development programme- UDNP has pledged total support towards enhancing communities' resilience through multi-level interventions approaches. UNDP Malawi Programme Analyst for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction, Sothini Nyirenda has told MBC online that among measures, are....

Madagascar: il ciclone Batsirai ha fatto almeno 21 morti e danni devastanti

2022-02-09T10:40+0100greenreport (it)

Il Madagascar, uno dei Paesi più poveri e meno industrializzati del mondo, si conferma nuovamente come una delle principali vittime di un cambiamento climatico del quale non ha nessuna colpa. Infatti, secondo i dati del governo e gli ultimi aggiornamenti dell’United Nations Office for the....

Severe Drought in Horn of Africa Threatens 13 Million with Hunger, UN Reports

2022-02-09T02:54+0100earth-org (en)

Millions of people face hunger and increased conflicts as record drought in the Horn of Africa causes water shortages and livestock deaths. Severe drought caused by record dry conditions has left an estimated 13 million people facing hunger in the Horn of Africa, according to the Three consecutive....

Incredible Images Show Life for America's Firefighters on the Front Line

2022-02-09T00:14+0100newsweek-USA (en)

Stunning images showing the lives led by firefighters in the United States who battle wildfires across the country have been released as part of a photography competition. The photos were entered into the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Fire Employee Photo Competition 2021, and published by the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC.

Incredible Images Show Life for America's Firefighters on the Front Line

2022-02-08T16:41+0100newsweek (en)

Stunning images showing the lives led by firefighters in the United States who battle wildfires across the country have been released as part of a photography competition. The photos were entered into the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Fire Employee Photo Competition 2021, and published by the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC.

Underwater 'breathing' plants could be key to stress-resistant crops

2022-02-08T03:11+0100alphagalileo (en)

Researchers examine the formation of air channels in wetland plants, a protective trait that makes them resilient to environmental stresses Wetland plants have a high tolerance against flooding due to the formation of “lysigenous aerenchyma,” air channels that help transfer gases to the submerged roots.

In Madagascar, the toll of Cyclone Batsirai rises to at least twenty dead

2022-02-08T00:06+0100archyde (en)

Tropical cyclone Batsirai hit Madagascar overnight from Saturday to Sunday. ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS / REUTERS. Tropical cyclone Batsirai left Madagascar on Monday, February 7, leaving in its wake tens of thousands of victims, twenty dead and the “rice granary” in the center of the country ravaged,....

UN warns of humanitarian crisis as cyclone kills 21 people in Madagascar

2022-02-07T22:17+0100thejournal (en)

THE UNITED NATIONS is warning of a worsening humanitarian crisis in Madagascar after a cyclone killed 21 people. Cyclone Batsirai swept out of Madagascar today after killing 21 people, displacing 70,000 and devastating the drought-hit island’s agricultural heartland.

Fires threaten vital peatland in Chile’s Tierra del Fuego

2022-02-07T19:46+0100mongabay (en)

A forest fire that has been spreading for weeks in Chile’s Tierra del Fuego is threatening the ancestral land of an Indigenous group and destroying some of the world’s highest concentration of peatlands. The fires, which started in mid-January, have burned approximately 1,250 hectares (nearly 3,100....

Humanitarian crisis feared as cyclone kills 20 in Madagascar

2022-02-07T15:36+0100geo-tv (en)

Cyclone Batsirai kills 20 people and displaces 55,000. United Nations is warned of worsening humanitarian crisis. Batsirai has left Madagascar Monday morning at 7 am (0400 GMT) heading out into Mozambique Channel. ANTANANARIVO: Cyclone Batsirai swept out of Madagascar on Monday after killing 20....

Boulder Sued Big Oil For Climate Damages, Then The Marshall Fire Happened

2022-02-07T02:40+0100cleantechnica (en)

By Elliott Negin. Four years ago, Boulder, Colorado, sued ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy — owner of the only oil refinery in the state — for climate change-related damages and adaptation expenses. Boulder and its co-plaintiffs, Boulder County and San Miguel County, home to Telluride, estimated the....

Underwater ‘breathing’ plants could be key to stress-resistant crops

2022-02-07T01:08+0100miragenews (en)

Wetland plants have a high tolerance against flooding due to the formation of “lysigenous aerenchyma,” air channels that help transfer gases to the submerged roots. These channels also help the plant withstand drought and nutrient deficiency. Now, scientists from Japan investigate the underlying....

Qatar Charity delivers relief aid to drought-affected people in Somalia

2022-02-03T08:24+0100reliefWeb (en)

Qatar Charity (QC) has provided urgent relief aid to 6,000 drought-affected people in the city of Garbaharrey of the Gedo region in Somalia’s Jubaland State to help them meet their urgent needs. The aid included food supplies sufficient for a family for a whole month, in addition to distributing....

Qatar Charity provides aid to drought-affected Somalia

2022-02-03T07:55+0100mareeg (en)

GARBAHAREY, Somalia – Qatar Charity (QC) has provided urgent relief aid to 6,000 drought-affected people in the city of Garbaharrey, Gedo region, in Somalia’s Jubaland State to help them meet their urgent needs. The aid included food supplies sufficient for a family for a whole month, in addition to....

For Odette survivors in Leyte, every day is a struggle

2022-02-03T06:23+0100bulatlat (en)

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – A farmer and a fisherfolk from Leyte province share their struggles a month after surviving typhoon Odette (international name Rai). “We’re slowly rebuilding back our homes, but life’s generally hard because our daily source of income is affected,” Edgardo Gases tells Bulatlat in an online interview.

Qatar Charity delivers relief aid to drought-affected people in Somalia

2022-02-02T20:49+0100menafn (en)

- Gulf Times) Qatar Charity (QC) has provided urgent relief aid to 6,000 drought-affected people in the city of Garbaharrey, Gedo region, in Somalia's Jubaland State to help them meet their urgent needs. The aid included food supplies sufficient for a family for a whole month, in addition to....

World Wetlands Day: Isotopic Techniques Help Protect Threatened Ecosystem

2022-02-02T18:19+0100miragenews (en)

In 2020 wildfires destroyed approximately 30 per cent of the Pantanal , South America’s largest wetland spreading across Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay. For the last 60 years, one of Central Africa’s historically large wetlands, , celebrated by the United Nations for the first time this year,....

World Wetlands Day: Isotopic Techniques Help Protect Threatened Ecosystem

2022-02-02T17:58+0100iaea (en)

In 2020 wildfires destroyed approximately 30 per cent of the Pantanal , South America’s largest wetland spreading across Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay. For the last 60 years, one of Central Africa’s historically large wetlands, , celebrated by the United Nations for the first time this year,....

Why we need hydropower for a resilient grid

2022-02-01T17:34+0100phys (en)

That's where hydropower plays a pivotal role, according to a new study led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) that quantified hydropower's contribution to grid stability in the United States ' western region. When other power sources go out, hydropower can rapidly ramp up, recoup....

21 African Nations Fight Desertification with 8,0000 Kilometer Long Great Green Wall

2022-02-01T12:20+0100archdaily (en)

African nations are fighting climate change with an 8,0000 kilometer long Great Green Wall meant to combat the desertification of the Sahel region, home to over 100 million people. Spanning the entire width of the African continent, the movement aims to restore 100 million hectares of degraded land,....

Letters: Climate change | Second Amendment | Fair fees | Diverse history | Breakfast benefits

2022-02-01T01:03+0100eastbaytimes (en)

Mercury News Letters to the Editor for Feb. 1, 2022. PUBLISHED: January 31, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. | UPDATED: January 31, 2022 at 4:01 p.m. Submit your letter to the editor via . Read more No legislating our wayout of climate change. Re. “ ,” Page A1, Jan.

It’s Never Too Early To Start Preparing For The Next Wildfire Crisis

2022-01-31T18:38+0100forbes (en)

It’s never too early to start preparing for the next wildfire crisis. The more you prepare for such a crisis—and the sooner you do it — the more likely it is that your business will survive it. The federal government may have had this best crisis management practice in mind when it announced in....

Desertification and drought

2022-01-31T14:00+0100EC (en)

Drought and desertification are closely related phenomena. Persisting over months or years, drought can affect large areas and may have serious environmental, social and economic impacts. While drought is a natural phenomenon, whose impacts can be exacerbated by human activities that are not adapted....

Out West climate change is real, right now – part 4

2022-01-29T16:38+0100yubanet (en)

WE NEED TO LEARN HOW TO LIVE WITH CLIMATE CHANGE AND PREPARE FOR A CHANGED CLIMATE FUTURE CK: Fire mitigation is a social welfare issue and should not be driven by a profit motive, but rather is a broader public good issue. This applies to land, forestry, building and energy management.

Two decades of struggling with climate change

2022-01-29T14:55+0100tehrantimes (en)

The consequences of industrial life in the country caused a special condition that when heavy rainfall begins, the lands being unable to absorb it, flooding rages across the county, Reza Shahbazi, deputy head of Geological Survey and Mineral Exploration said.

IN PHOTOS: Tropical storm Ana kills at least 70 in Africa, disrupts lives of thousands

2022-01-28T13:46+0100downtoearth (en)

Tropical storm Ana swept through four countries in eastern and southern Africa, bringing strong winds, torrential rainfall and floods. It has claimed over 70 lives, according to news agency Agence France-Presse and left behind a trail of destruction. Photo: Chikwawa district, Malawi by UNICEF.

Aon 2021 Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight Report

2022-01-27T15:08+0100fanews (en)

Aon, a leading global professional services firm, published its 2021 Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight report , which evaluates the increasing frequency and severity of disruptive natural disasters and how their resulting economic losses are protected globally.

La crisi climatica ci costerà sempre di più

2022-01-26T08:17+0100247libero (it)

Per avere un'idea dei costi degli ultimi mesi basta andare nel dettaglio dei dati 2021: negli Stati Uniti sono state le tempeste tropicali ad avere di gran lunga il maggiore impatto economico, causando danni per 78,5 miliardi di dollari . Di questi, 74 miliardi di dollari sono arrivati ​​dall'....

Aon: $343 Billion in Global Weather-, Catastrophe-Related Economic Losses Reported in 2021, Up From $297 Billion in 2020

2022-01-25T16:45+0100AsiaOne (en)

Report shows only 38 percent of natural peril losses were covered by insurance, an improvement from last year. CHICAGO Jan. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today published its 2021 Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight report , which....

United States: The Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act—Investment In Weatherization - Arnold & Porter

2022-01-24T13:39+0100mondaq (en)

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes a major investment in climate resilience. Following 22 extreme weather and climate-related disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each (and nearly $100 billion cumulatively) in 2021, the Act provides nearly $50 billion to make communities....

CYCLONES THREAT: CROPS INSURANCE UPTAKE LOW

2022-01-24T07:17+0100times-co-sz (en)

MBABANE A serious cause for concern. While there are threats of cyclones, reports suggest the figures for farmers with crops insurance cover still do make for riveting reading. This past Thursday, this publication reported that a prediction had been made that four to eight cyclones were likely to mature to tropical cyclone level.

Learning From Climate Impacts On Health And Migrations In Marshall Islands

2022-01-23T02:29+0100eurasiareview (en)

By East-West Center Back in 1989, when the world was just starting to become aware of global warming, then-President of the Marshall Islands Amata Kabua delivered alarming remarks at the opening of the first Intergovernmental Meeting on Climatic Change and Sea Level Rise in the South Pacific , held in the Marshalls’ capitol, Majuro.

Destaca FAO uso del arado Delfino contra desertificación en el Sahel

2022-01-20T14:33+0100prensa-latina (es)

Burkina Faso, Níger, Nigeria y Senegal recibieron una excavadora pesada de última generación, capaz de realizar cortes de una profundidad de más de medio metro en el suelo afectado por extrema sequía, como parte de la Iniciativa de la Gran Muralla Verde, del organismo especializado de ONU.

UCI engineers evaluate snow drought in different parts of the world

2022-01-18T18:51+0100news-uci (en)

Wyoming’s Mount Moran emerges from thick clouds shortly after a heavy rainstorm, with the Snake River in the foreground. The peak is part of the Teton Range rising around 6,000 feet (1800m). Snowmelt from this area is a major source of water for the five states through which the Snake River passes. Amir AghaKouchak / UCI.

Cambio climatico e rete vecchia le cause dei black out elettrici negli Stati Uniti

2022-01-18T11:25+0100lastampa (it)

hanno lasciato senza corrente centinaia di migliaia di statunitensi . Prima erano stati gli incendi o gli uragani. Ed è ormai nella storia l’ondata di gelo che proprio un anno fa si abbatté sul Texas provocando la più grande falla nella rete elettrica dello Stato, con più di quattro milioni di abitazioni al buio per molti giorni consecutivi.

Cambio climatico e rete vecchia le cause dei black out elettrici negli Stati Uniti

2022-01-18T11:15+0100laprovinciapavese (it)

hanno lasciato senza corrente centinaia di migliaia di statunitensi . Prima erano stati gli incendi o gli uragani. Ed è ormai nella storia l’ondata di gelo che proprio un anno fa si abbatté sul Texas provocando la più grande falla nella rete elettrica dello Stato, con più di quattro milioni di abitazioni al buio per molti giorni consecutivi.

Cambio climatico e rete elettrica vecchia le cause dei black out elettrici negli Stati Uniti

2022-01-18T11:14+0100repubblica (it)

hanno lasciato senza corrente centinaia di migliaia di statunitensi . Prima erano stati gli incendi o gli uragani. Ed è ormai nella storia l’ondata di gelo che proprio un anno fa si abbatté sul Texas provocando la più grande falla nella rete elettrica dello Stato, con più di quattro milioni di abitazioni al buio per molti giorni consecutivi.

Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Jan. 16

2022-01-16T12:07+0100china.org.cn (en)

MOGADISHU -- A Somali government spokesman Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu was injured in a suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, Sunday, said a police source. Police spokesman Abdifitah Aden said that a suicide bomber blew himself up at Moalimu's vehicle at a busy Dabka intersection in Mogadishu.

Climate change now causes too much rain – so watt up?

2022-01-15T19:30+0100jioforme (en)

Guest essay by Eric Waral. Can you read the latest climate science end press release to find out what the weather was like the previous year? More rainy days due to climate change can slow economic growth: research. Scientists have investigated 40 years of data from more than 1,500 regions of the world.

Brooklyn Nets se impuso a Chicago Bulls

2022-01-13T16:53+0100noticierovenevision (es)

Brooklyn Nets venció por 138-112 a los Chicago Bulls en el United Center. Brooklyn , que había perdido sus dos duelos anteriores ante los Bulls , incluso cayendo por 118-95 en su primera visita a Illinois de la temporada. El récord de los Nets en la 2021-2022 ante los equipos ubicados en el top 4....

Drought No More: Climate Change Now Causes Too Much Rain

2022-01-13T04:29+0100wattsupwiththat (en)

Guest essay by Eric Worrall. Can you tell what the previous year’s weather was like, by reading the latest climate science doomsday press releases? More rainy days from climate change could dampen economic growth: Study. Scientists examined 40 years of data from more than 1,500 global regions. By 13 January 2022, 04:32.

Wildfires in the western United States plus heat can make breathing dangerous

2022-01-13T02:19+0100printveela (en)

The study found that between 2001 and 2020, exposure to high levels of air pollution in the western states increased significantly – to 25 million “individual days” each year. It is a measure that takes into account both the number of people affected and the number of days exposed.

Summer of 2021 in Europe was warmest ever

2022-01-12T18:34+0100balkangreenenergynews (en)

The last seven years were the warmest on record globally by a clear margin, and 2021 was the fifth-hottest ever, Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) revealed in its annual report. Last year Europe experienced its warmest summer of all time. The document points to the trend of increasing concentrations of carbon dioxide and methane.

Año de clima extremo mortal para EE. UU. a medida que se disparan las emisiones de carbono

2022-01-12T15:04+0100noticiasdelatierra (es)

Estados Unidos se tambaleó a través de una avalancha constante de desastres meteorológicos y climáticos mortales de miles de millones de dólares en un 2021 extremadamente caluroso, mientras que las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero de la nación el año pasado aumentaron un 6% debido a los....

Il 'costo' dell'emergenza climatica: nel 2021 danni per 170 miliardi di dollari

2022-01-12T10:16+0100247libero (it)

L’uragano Ida, che a fine agosto 2021 ha devastato i Caraibi e il Nord-Est degli Stati Uniti provocando la morte di almeno 95 persone, ha causato danni per 65 miliardi di dollari. Poco meno di un mese prima, violente piogge nel cuore dell’Europa avevano mietuto 240 vittime tra Germania, Belgio,....

Ocean warmth sets record high in 2021 due to greenhouse gas emissions

2022-01-11T18:39+0100boston (en)

The team analyzed data from a worldwide network of buoys in seven ocean basins. Overall, it found that the upper 2,000 meters of Earth’s oceans absorbed more than 227 excess zettajoules of energy compared with the 1981-2010 average. Last year broke the previous record set in 2020 by at least 14 zettajoules.

Inseguono calamità, sognando una vita migliore.

2022-01-11T12:38+0100notizieglobali (it)

La maggior parte dei nuovi lavoratori negli Stati Uniti proviene dal Sud America e sta inseguendo disastri naturali in tutto il paese per ricostruire. Nel maggio 2020 un richiedente asilo venezuelano ha accettato per la prima volta un lavoro presso Back to New, una piccola società in franchising Servpro.

Weather disaster deaths hit 10-year high in mainland US

2022-01-11T09:44+0100terradaily (en)

Nearly 700 people died due to natural disasters in the contiguous United States in 2021 -- the most since 2011, said a federal weather agency in a report released Monday. The year "was marked by extremes across the US, including exceptional warmth, devastating severe weather and the second-highest....

Stati Uniti, il 2021 è il quarto anno più caldo e il secondo per numero di eventi meteo estremi

2022-01-11T09:15+0100iconaclima (it)

Il 2021, segnato da un dicembre record, è diventato il quarto anno più caldo per gli Stati Uniti. L’anno è stato caratterizzato da eventi estremi devastanti, ondate di caldo eccezionali, incendi e uragani: complessivamente è stato il secondo anno con più disastri da almeno 1 miliardo di dollari legati a clima ed eventi meteo estremi.

Weather disaster deaths hit 10-year high in mainland US

2022-01-11T00:59+0100urdupoint (en)

Washington, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Jan, 2022 ) :Nearly 700 people died due to natural disasters in the contiguous United States in 2021 -- the most since 2011, said a agency in a report released Monday. The year "was marked by extremes across the US, including exceptional warmth,....

U.S. Natural Disasters Cost $145 Billion In 2021 — 3rd-Costliest Year On Record

2022-01-10T22:26+0100forbes (en)

Topline. Hurricanes, wildfires, droughts and deep freezes made 2021 one of the costliest — and deadliest — years for natural disasters in recent U.S. history, a federal report found Monday, as scientists and policymakers warn climate change could make extreme weather more common. Tangent.

Weather disaster deaths hit 10-year high in mainland US

2022-01-10T19:55+0100phys (en)

The year "was marked by extremes across the US, including exceptional warmth, devastating severe weather and the second-highest number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters on record," said the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The number of deaths from meteorological disasters reached the highest level in 10 years in the continental United States

2022-01-10T19:46+0100floridanewstimes (en)

The Federal Meteorological Service said in a report released Monday that nearly 700 people were killed in a natural disaster in the mainland United States in 2021. “This year was extreme across the United States, with extraordinary warmth, catastrophic bad weather, and record-breaking multi-billion....

10/01/2022 Weather disaster deaths hit 10-year high in mainland US

2022-01-10T18:33+0100rfi-en (en)

The year "was marked by extremes across the US, including exceptional warmth, devastating severe weather and the second-highest number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters on record," said the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Weather Disaster Deaths Hit 10-year High In Mainland US

2022-01-10T18:14+0100barrons (en)

Nearly 700 people died due to natural disasters in the contiguous United States in 2021 -- the most since 2011, said a federal weather agency in a report released Monday. The year "was marked by extremes across the US, including exceptional warmth, devastating severe weather and the second-highest....

Yahoo News Uses Anti-Science Trying To Link Climate And Extreme Weather

2022-01-07T14:41+0100climatechangedispatch (en)

Yahoo News posted an article titled, “Extreme weather fueled by climate change hit 4 in 10 Americans where they lived in 2021,” saying climate change is responsible for an increase in the instances and severity of extreme weather. This is false. Millions of Americans are affected by extreme weather....

Thailand’s new early warning technology to protect 70 million from disasters

2022-01-05T15:14+0100downtoearth (en)

A new early warning and hazard monitoring system, ThaiAWARE, will provide advanced decision support capabilities to Thailand’s disaster managers, protecting the country’s 70 million residents from natural disasters. The Thailand government and Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) have operationalised this....

Erosión: España pierde cada minuto 3.000 toneladas de suelo

2022-01-02T09:43+0100epe (es)

Según la organización de la ONU para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), los suelos sanos no solo constituyen la base para los alimentos, combustibles, fibras y productos médicos, sino que también son esenciales para los ecosistemas y desempeñan un papel fundamental en el ciclo del carbono, almacenando y filtrando el agua.

Colorado Wildfire: Carcass dogs hunt for snow and hot debris after nearly 1,000 homes are destroyed | US News

2022-01-02T03:24+0100eminetra (en)

After a wildfire in the Colorado community, an emergency service to find the missing person uses a corpse dog to search for a layer of fresh snow over the smoldering debris. The fire left three people missing, destroyed nearly 1,000 homes and damaged hundreds, but the cause is still unknown.

Inside biggest 2021 weather disasters in US from tornadoes to wildfire hell as Nostradamus predicts quakes and drought

2022-01-01T22:35+0100thesun (en)

The 963,309-acre Dixie Fire became California's largest single wildfire in history Credit: AP. Among the dire events Nostradamus predicted for 2022 are a huge earthquake in Japan, the escalation of artificial intelligence, inflation and starvation, and droughts and floods of biblical proportions. Texas deep freeze.

Colorado wildfire took hold 'in blink of an eye': governor

2022-01-01T11:50+0100urdupoint (en)

Superior, United States , Jan 1 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Jan, 2022 ) :A fast-spreading wildfire that tore through several Colorado towns -- laying waste to entire neighborhoods "in the blink of an eye," according to the governor -- had largely burned itself out Friday, with heavy snow expected to douse any remaining embers.

Heavy snows to hit Colorado after wildfires destroyed hundreds of homes

2022-01-01T04:28+0100nation (en)

Superior, United States - A powerful storm system bringing heavy snowfall was blowing into Colorado on Friday, a day after devastating wildfires fueled by hurricane-force winds destroyed hundreds of homes and forced tens of thousands to flee. Up to a foot of snow is expected in some parts of the....

Colorado wildfire took hold 'in blink of an eye'

2022-01-01T02:59+0100BangkokPost (en)

SUPERIOR (UNITED STATES) - A fast-spreading wildfire that tore through several Colorado towns -- laying waste to entire neighborhoods "in the blink of an eye," according to the governor -- had largely burned itself out Friday, with heavy snow expected to douse any remaining embers.

Heavy snows to hit Colorado after wildfires destroyed hundreds of homes

2022-01-01T00:40+0100mb-com-ph (en)

SUPERIOR, United States — A powerful storm system bringing heavy snowfall was blowing into Colorado on Friday, a day after devastating wildfires fueled by hurricane-force winds destroyed hundreds of homes and forced tens of thousands to flee. Up to a foot of snow is expected in some parts of the....

Hundreds of homes that could be lost in a Colorado wildfire

2021-12-31T09:13+0100floridanewstimes (en)

Hundreds of homes are feared to be lost in a fast-moving wildfire in Colorado, USA, as the flames tore the dry areas in a historic drought, officials said Thursday. At least 1,600 acres have burned in Boulder County, many in the suburbs, and the flames have hit hotels and shopping centers in the town of Superior, warning that casualties are likely.

Hundreds of homes feared lost in Colorado wildfires

2021-12-31T05:41+0100urdupoint (en)

Superior, United States , (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 31st Dec, 2021 ) :Hundreds of homes are feared lost in fast-moving wildfires in the US state of Colorado, officials said Thursday, as flames tore through areas desiccated by a historic At least 1,600 acres have burned in Boulder County,....

Hundreds of homes feared lost in Colorado wildfires

2021-12-31T05:16+0100bssnews (en)

SUPERIOR, United States , Dec 31, 2021 (BSS/AFP) - Hundreds of homes are feared lost in fast-moving wildfires in the US state of Colorado, officials said Thursday as flames tear through areas desiccated by a historic drought. At least 1,600 acres have burned in Boulder County, much of it suburban,....

Colorado Fire: Wildfires in Boulder County have forced thousands to evacuate

2021-12-31T05:13+0100floridanewstimes (en)

Thousands of residents of two communities near Denver-Boulder were ordered to evacuate on Thursday due to a wildfire caused by a wind that caught part of the area in a smoky orange sky. The city of Louisville, with a population of about 21,000, was ordered to evacuate after being told to evacuate a superior inhabitant with 13,000 inhabitants.

Hundreds Of Homes Feared Lost In "Life-Threatening" US Colorado Wildfires

2021-12-31T04:44+0100ndtvnews (en)

Superior, United States : Hundreds of homes are feared lost in fast-moving wildfires in the US state of Colorado, officials said Thursday, as flames tore through areas desiccated by a historic drought. At least 1,600 acres have burned in Boulder County, much of it suburban, with warnings that deaths....

Hundreds of homes feared lost in Colorado wildfires

2021-12-31T03:37+0100mb-com-ph (en)

LOS ANGELES, United States – Hundreds of homes are feared lost in fast-moving wildfires in the US state of Colorado, officials said Thursday, as flames tear through areas desiccated by a historic drought. At least 1,600 acres have burned in Boulder County, much of it suburban, with warnings that....

Thousands of people leave their homes in the US after strong fires

2021-12-31T01:53+0100california18 (en)

Thousands of people received an evacuation call due to the rapid advance of the wildfires in Colorado, in the United States , this Thursday, when the flames easily swept the region parched by a historical drought. Power towers collapsed by powerful winds ignited small fires that took shape in the dehydrated landscape of Boulder County.

Clima impazzito, dall’«Icemageddon» in Alaska con 20 gradi, al Capodanno caldo in Europa

2021-12-30T13:27+0100corriere (it)

Si stanno manifestando in più continenti effetti «assurdi» del cambiamento climatico: dopo le temperature record in Siberia di metà dicembre e il super tifone Odette-Rai nelle Filippine a fare i conti con il «clima impazzito» sono ora gli Stati Uniti, già devastati da uragani e tornado, e anche l’Europa alle prese con caldo insolito per Capodanno.

Understanding El Niño A recurrent weather phenomenon

2021-12-30T04:58+0100wsimag (en)

The El Niño weather phenomenon has been observed as becoming more intense over the past decades. Its impacts are even exacerbated by global warming. The 2015-2016 El Niño has substantially influenced weather patterns across the globe. Its impacts already include massive wildfires in Indonesia,....

Neve in California e caldo in Alaska,’clima impazzito’

2021-12-30T03:31+0100genteditalia (it)

Sempre più drammatici e "assurdi" gli effetti del cambiamento climatico: dopo le temperature record in Siberia, tocca ora agli Stati Uniti, già devastati da uragani e tornado, a fari i conti con il 'clima impazzito'. Sulla catena montuosa della Sierra Nevada, in California, nell'ultimo mese è state....

Clima impazzito: neve in California, caldo in Alaska

2021-12-29T19:54+0100cdt (it)

Sempre più drammatici e «assurdi» gli effetti del cambiamento climatico: dopo le temperature record in Siberia, tocca ora agli Stati Uniti, già devastati da uragani e tornado, a fari i conti con il «clima impazzito». Sulla catena montuosa della Sierra Nevada, in California, nell’ultimo mese è state....

¿Qué harían Europa y EEUU con mil millones de refugiados climáticos?

2021-12-29T10:28+0100elpaisonline (es)

Este escenario bien podría hacerse realidad dado el rápido crecimiento de la emergencia climática. Qué harían entonces Europa, Estados Unidos y otros países ricos? Alimentarán sus políticos -y la creciente extrema derecha- una vez más el miedo a la “invasión” de migrantes y refugiados, diciendo que....

Floods destroy over 37,000 tons of cereals in South Sudan

2021-12-29T02:22+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

JUBA, South Sudan Heavy floods in South Sudan have destroyed an estimated 37,624 tons of cereals, according to the latest preliminary report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It said 65,107 hectares of land have been submerged since May.

Floods destroy over 37,000 tons of cereals in South Sudan

2021-12-29T02:05+0100aa-en (en)

JUBA, South Sudan Heavy floods in South Sudan have destroyed an estimated 37,624 tons of cereals, according to the latest preliminary report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It said 65,107 hectares of land have been submerged since May.

The “stunning” costs of an environmental disaster in 2021 have been revealed-as leaders urged prioritizing climate change | Climate News

2021-12-27T05:25+0100eminetra (en)

According to a new report by Christian Aid, the 10 most costly climate-related disasters in 2021 caused more than £ 120 billion in damage. The destruction was the result of extreme weather events such as floods, storms and droughts. This figure means that natural disasters have caused more than $ 100 billion (£ 77.

Afghanistan’s climate change exacerbating poverty as humanitarian crisis looms 34 mins

2021-12-23T14:35+0100cknw (en)

Fed by rain and snowmelt from mountains, this valley nestled among northwestern Afghanistan ’s jagged peaks was once fertile. But the climate has changed in the last few decades, locals say, leaving the earth barren and its people struggling to survive.

Afghanistan’s climate change exacerbating poverty as humanitarian crisis looms

2021-12-23T13:57+0100globalnews (en)

Fed by rain and snowmelt from mountains, this valley nestled among northwestern Afghanistan ’s jagged peaks was once fertile. But the climate has changed in the last few decades, locals say, leaving the earth barren and its people struggling to survive.

Climate change pushes thousands of Afghans into extreme poverty

2021-12-23T09:15+0100dailysabah (en)

Fed by rain and snowmelt from mountains, the valley nestled among northwestern Afghanistan’s jagged peaks was once fertile. But the climate has changed in the last few decades, locals say, leaving the earth barren and its people struggling to survive. Many have fled, heading to neighboring Iran or....

Changing climate parches Afghanistan, exacerbating poverty

2021-12-23T08:06+0100apnews (en)

For many families in the Sang-e-Atash area, the Red Crescent aid is their only lifeline for the harsh winter. The organization’s regional head for western Afghanistan, Mustafa Nabikhil, said 558 families had received the food over three days: flour, rice, beans, cooking oil, sugar, salt, tea and high-calorie, vitamin-fortified biscuits.

Preparing, and Paying for, Climate Change-Induced Disasters

2021-12-22T21:47+0100enn (en)

Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center director talks about strategies for resilience and recovery. During the evening hours of Dec. 10, a flurry of tornadoes ravaged several states, claiming close to 100 lives and leaving whole communities in wreckage.

11 Top Causes of Global Poverty

2021-12-22T13:17+0100reliefWeb (en)

Around 8% of the world’s population lives in extreme poverty but do you know why? We look at 11 of the top causes of global poverty. Living on less than $2 a day feels like an impossible scenario, but’s a reality for around 600 million people in our world today.

Tornado touches down in Florida two weeks after deadly Kentucky, midwest tornadoes

2021-12-21T20:53+0100independent-UK (en)

Strong storms – including a tornado touch down – tore through Southwest Florida , leaving behind a trail of damage and forcing several areas to issue tornado watches. On Tuesday morning, a tornado watch was issued for the entire southwestern Florida region. It expired at 10am EST.

Huracán podría haber causado daños diversos al trigo de invierno en región de las Llanuras Estados Unidos

2021-12-20T23:39+0100elperiodicodemexico (es)

Por Julie Ingwersen. CHICAGO, (Reuters) - Los vientos con fuerza de huracán que azotaron el cinturón de las Grandes Llanuras de Estados Unidos parecen haber causado diversos grados de daño a los cultivos de trigo de invierno, que ya estaba sufriendo por condiciones sumamente secas, dijeron observadores de la industria de Kansas.

25% of Somalia faces acute hunger due to drought: UN

2021-12-20T21:07+0100almayadeen-en (en)

The UN estimates the crisis will leave 4.6 million people in desperate need of food by May 2022. Nearly one in four people in Somalia are facing acute hunger due to the droughts ravaging the Arab country, following three seasons of poor rainfall and a fourth on the way for the first time in 30 years, the United Nations warned Monday.

Huracán podría haber causado daños diversos al trigo de invierno en región de las llanuras eeuu

2021-12-20T14:39+0100lanacion-AR (es)

CHICAGO, 20 dic (Reuters) - Los vientos con fuerza de huracán que azotaron el cinturón de las Grandes Llanuras de Estados Unidos parecen haber causado diversos grados de daño a los cultivos de trigo de invierno, que ya estaba sufriendo por condiciones sumamente secas, dijeron observadores de la industria de Kansas.

Acute hunger threatens 1 in 4 Somalis: UN

2021-12-20T07:32+0100almayadeen-en (en)

The crisis is expected to get worse in the war-torn nation. Nearly one in four people in Somalia are facing acute hunger due to the drought ravaging the conflict-stricken country, after three seasons of poor rains and a fourth on the way, the United Nations warned Monday.

Eyewitness to climate change

2021-12-19T19:19+0100smh (en)

Two years ago we were staring down the barrel of an unparalleled bushfire threat following a vicious drought. Now we are coming out of the wettest November on record. Many of our rivers are flooding. Bureau of Meteorology alerts have been laced with tornado threats and giant hail warnings.

Eyewitness to climate change

2021-12-19T19:04+0100theherald-au (en)

Two years ago we were staring down the barrel of an unparalleled bushfire threat following a vicious drought. Now we are coming out of the wettest November on record. Many of our rivers are flooding. Bureau of Meteorology alerts have been laced with tornado threats and giant hail warnings.

Eyewitness to climate change

2021-12-19T19:03+0100brisbanetimes (en)

Two years ago we were staring down the barrel of an unparalleled bushfire threat following a vicious drought. Now we are coming out of the wettest November on record. Many of our rivers are flooding. Bureau of Meteorology alerts have been laced with tornado threats and giant hail warnings.

The warning shot the US is ignoring: climate change impacts on California Central Valley

2021-12-18T23:12+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

By Pablo Ortiz , Bilingual Western States Climate Scientist II for the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. While different places in the United States experience different climate impacts (e.g., more extreme precipitation in eastern states, stronger hurricanes in the Gulf,....

The Warning Shot the US Is Ignoring: Climate Change Impacts on California Central Valley

2021-12-18T21:24+0100cleantechnica (en)

By Pablo Ortiz , Bilingual Western States Climate Scientist II for the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. While different places in the United States experience different climate impacts (e.g., more extreme precipitation in eastern states, stronger hurricanes in the Gulf,....

Amazon drivers are said to be in a hurry because they didn’t finish delivery during the tornado that killed six people.

2021-12-18T17:49+0100eminetra (en)

driver : The radio is ringing. Express delivery : understood. Please continue driving. You cannot call back for a warning without instructions from Amazon. driver : Just relay in case you can’t hear it over there. driver : The tornado warning is ringing here. D ispatch : Please continue to deliver for now.

Así ha influido el cambio climático en estos desastres meteorológicos del 2021

2021-12-18T17:20+0100noticiasambientales (es)

Ola de calor en el noroeste de Estados Unidos. El noroeste de la costa del Pacífico de Estados Unidos y el suroeste de Canadá -una región que alberga a unos 13 millones de personas y que es conocida por su clima lluvioso y suave- experimentaron un calor mortal este verano.

How many more warnings are needed before we seriously tackle climate change?

2021-12-18T02:18+0100suntimes (en)

Climate change deniers have largely switched to a new tactic. Posing as voices of reason, they claim each proposed solution won’t work, is too expensive or will cost jobs. That provides cover for governments and businesses that aren’t doing enough to prevent the globe from warming more than 2.

Tormentas con fuertes vientos azotan varios estados en EEUU

2021-12-16T16:39+0100lanetaneta (es)

OMAHA, Nebraska — Un poderoso sistema de tormentas atravesó el miércoles la región de las Grandes Llanuras y el centro-norte de Estados Unidos, lo que provocó el cierre de caminos en el occidente de Kansas, originó varias alertas de tornado en Nebraska y desató preocupaciones de posibles incendios....

Live Updates: High Winds Cause Power Outages Across Great Plains and Midwest - The New York Times

2021-12-16T12:51+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet....

High Winds Cause Power Outages Across Great Plains, Midwest: Live Updates - The New York Times

2021-12-16T12:34+0100google-top-stories (en)

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet....

Tormentas atraviesan la región centro-norte de EEUU

2021-12-16T03:52+0100lanacion-AR (es)

OMAHA, Nebraska, EE.UU. (AP) — Un poderoso sistema de tormentas atravesó el miércoles la región de las Grandes Llanuras y el centro-norte de Estados Unidos, lo que provocó el cierre de caminos en el occidente de Kansas, originó varias alertas de tornado en Nebraska y desató preocupaciones de....

Tormentas atraviesan la región centro-norte de EEUU

2021-12-16T03:30+0100sandiegouniontribune (es)

OMAHA, Nebraska, EE.UU. — Un poderoso sistema de tormentas atravesó el miércoles la región de las Grandes Llanuras y el centro-norte de Estados Unidos, lo que provocó el cierre de caminos en el occidente de Kansas, originó varias alertas de tornado en Nebraska y desató preocupaciones de posibles....

Powerful Storms Tear Across Midwest

2021-12-16T01:23+0100nytimes (en)

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet....

Read the story

2021-12-15T13:27+0100usgs-gov (en)

2. Atmospheric rivers are the largest “rivers” of fresh water on Earth. While atmospheric rivers are pretty different from rivers of liquid water down on the ground, they transport enough water to deserve their moniker as rivers. Studies of atmospheric rivers over the Pacific have found that they....

What we do and don't know about climate change and tornadoes

2021-12-15T11:45+0100bdnews24 (en)

Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet and hurricanes, heat waves and droughts, attributing the likelihood that climate change played a role in individual isolated events. The same can’t be said for tornadoes yet. “This is the hardest phenomenon to connect to climate....

Meteorologist: California’s Mega-Droughts And Mega-Floods Are Nothing New

2021-12-14T21:13+0100climatechangedispatch (en)

For those wondering about the recent heavy rains in the west, going from drought to deluge in a few short months, here’s some data and history to illustrate that it is nothing new, and it has nothing to do with the claims of a “climate change” influence.

Slow action on climate change risks ever-worsening tornado disasters

2021-12-14T19:57+0100thehill (en)

The damage and death from last week’s tornado outbreak were horrifying by all measures. Video footage of a huge tornado approaching in the night, illuminated only by lightning flashes, conveys the sense of the terror that must have been felt as nature unleashed its fury on a likely record-long 200-plus mile swath of American heartland.

Effects of Climate Change on Tornadoes: What We Know

2021-12-14T18:11+0100nytimes (en)

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet....

What causes a tornado? Tornadoes can be destructive and hard to predict. We know why they form and climate change plays its part, but we can't always see them coming. Here's why.

2021-12-14T15:29+0100deutschewelle-en (en)

How does a tornado form? Scientists know the basic ingredients for a tornado, but they are still trying to work out exactly what causes them. "The truthful answer is we don't know," says Walker Ashley , an atmospheric scientist at Northern Illinois University. Ashley is — what you might call — a storm chaser.

Los afganos enfrentan una "avalancha de hambre y miseria", dice agencia de la onu

2021-12-14T13:38+0100lanacion-AR (es)

GINEBRA, 14 dic (Reuters) - Casi la totalidad de los afganos carece de lo suficiente para comer y la crisis económica que sufre Afganistán podría llevar a la catástrofe la situación cada vez más grave del país bajo el gobierno talibán el próximo año, dijo el martes el Programa Mundial de Alimentos de la ONU (PMA).

The Dozens Killed in Tornadoes Are Mourned

2021-12-14T12:02+0100nytimes (en)

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scientists have been able to draw links between a warming planet....

MIL-OSI USA: Schrader Hosts USDA Secretary Vilsack, Under Secretary Bonnie, Oregon Agriculture and Forestry Leaders, Leads Discussions on Disaster Relief and Mitigation

2021-12-14T02:06+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5) Today, U.S. Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) was pleased to host U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack virtually and welcome U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and....

Over 80 feared dead as deadly tornaodes wreak havoc across 6 US states

2021-12-13T06:18+0100business-standard (en)

More than 80 people are feared dead following reports of tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday in six states of the US, while Kentucky district judge Brian Crick was among those who lost his life. There were at least 50 tornado reports during the outbreak this weekend in Arkansas, Illinois,....

Deadly tornadoes devastate communities across 6 states in US, Kentucky district judge dies

2021-12-13T02:55+0100longbeachstar (en)

Washington [US], December 13 (ANI): More than 80 people are feared dead following reports of tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday in six states of the US, while Kentucky district judge Brian Crick was among those who lost his life. There were at least 50 tornado reports during the outbreak this....

Deadly tornadoes devastate communities across 6 states in US, Kentuc

2021-12-13T02:27+0100aninews (en)

Washington [US], December 13 (ANI): More than 80 people are feared dead following reports of tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday in six states of the US, while Kentucky district judge Brian Crick was among those who lost his life. There were at least 50 tornado reports during the outbreak this weekend in , reported CNN.

MIL-OSI United Nations: First Person: Cultivating Haiti’s future

2021-12-12T07:23+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The bridge. The bridge out of the town was damaged and so trucks can no longer pass, so it’s become very difficult for farmers to sell their produce in big markets like the capital, Port-au-Prince. Their grains and vegetables have to be literally carried over the bridge on foot if they want to export them.

Microgrids and Solar Power Offer a Promising Way to Reduce Outages

2021-12-08T14:08+0100azocleantech (en)

Climate change is fueling more floods, droughts, wildfires, and extreme storms across the United States . As a result, aging power grids are being pushed beyond their limits, sometimes with deadly impacts. (In 2020, a series of unusual winter storms knocked the power out in Texas for days -- leading....

Investing in EU disaster prevention is a small price to pay | View

2021-12-08T13:27+0100euronews-en (en)

The world is now a very different place to the one we knew several decades ago. The social, economic, technological and industrial development we have witnessed over the years has brought enormous costs in terms of vulnerabilities, interdependencies and risks.

Nutrición, la clave para detener la degradación de los suelos

2021-12-08T04:10+0100eldiario-EC (es)

Según la ONU cada cinco segundos se erosiona una superficie de tierra equivalente a un campo de fútbol y se estima que para el 2050 el 90% de los suelos a nivel mundial podrían estar degradados. Sumado a esto el 95% de los alimentos depende estrechamente de los suelos y su calidad. Estas cifras son una alerta preocupante para la actividad agrícola.

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