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More nations can be better prepared for drought as IWMI takes its space-based monitoring tool online

2022-12-01T20:34+0100environmental-expert (en)

In response, , in collaboration with the India n Council for Agricultural Research, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and other partners, has launched its next-generation (SADMS) platform. This cloud-based, integrated drought-management portal makes available all the....

MIL-OSI Translation: Climate: La Niña could persist until March, prolonging drought and floods – WMO

2022-11-30T22:31+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MIL OSI Translation. Region: France and French Territories – Source: United Nations – in French 2. Headline: Climate: La Niña could persist into March, prolonging drought and flooding – WMO. November 30, 2022 Climate and environment. The La Niña phenomenon, normally associated with colder than usual....

Not because of the war this time... Millions of people are threatened with emigration from their countries

2022-11-19T06:54+0100tellerreport (en)

LONDON. - Those who believe that the refugee crisis may stop with the cessation of armed conflicts in poor countries are mistaken, as the world is on the verge of a new type of asylum, the victims of which are numbering in the millions, and in the next few years they will turn into tens of millions,....

Cop27, la Germania propone lo “Scudo globale” per i fenomeni meteo estremi

2022-11-14T23:53+0100meteoweb (it)

Uno “ Scudo globale contro i rischi climatici “, sostenuto dalle nazioni del G7, è stato presentato dalla Germania alla di Sharm el-Sheikh. Si tratta di uno strumento per ristorare le perdite umane e i danni materiali causati nei paesi poveri da siccità e inondazioni dovute al riscaldamento globale.

Es el crecimiento, no el cambio climático

2022-11-12T05:01+0100vozpopuli (es)

para una nueva cumbre sobre el cambio climático. El guion es siempre el mismo: los líderes mundiales compiten entre sí para ver quien atemoriza al respetable con la mayor catástrofe, avisan alarmados de que la "crisis climática" exige un mayor compromiso para reducir las emisiones y reiteran su....

Lo nunca visto

2022-11-11T23:02+0100libertaddigital (es)

Efectivamente, este verano ha hecho bastante calor . Y, al menos en España, ha llovido bastante menos de lo habitual. En radio, prensa y televisión nos han repetido mil veces que se ha tratado de algo nunca visto. Pero echando un vistazo superficial a los datos, nos encontramos con que llegar a esa conclusión quizá sea precipitado.

“Sfollati causa ambiente”: anche in Italia aumentano i migranti climatici

2022-11-09T06:32+0100ambienteambienti (it)

Tra gli effetti del cambiamento climatico c’è anche quello di provocare un aumento evidente di “migranti ambientali”. Sempre più gente abbandona la propria terra perché costretta dalle condizioni di vita messe a dura prova dalle mutate temperature e da eventi catastrofici come le carestie e la siccità.

UNICEF/COP27: oltre 27 milioni di bambini a rischio a causa delle devastanti inondazioni, numeri record in tutto il mondo

2022-11-08T19:39+0100agenpress (it)

Il numero di bambini colpiti dalle inondazioni in Ciad, Gambia, Pakistan e Bangladesh nord-orientale è il più alto in oltre 30 anni; In Pakistan, oltre 1 bambino su 9 sotto i 5 anni nelle strutture sanitarie nelle aree colpite dalle inondazioni soffre di malnutrizione acuta grave, le inondazioni hanno danneggiato o distrutto circa 27.

UNICEF/COP27: oltre 27 milioni di bambini a rischio a causa delle devastanti inondazioni, numeri record in tutto il mondo

2022-11-08T19:29+0100aplazio (it)

Il numero di bambini colpiti dalle inondazioni in Ciad, Gambia, Pakistan e Bangladesh nord-orientale è il più alto in oltre 30 anni; In Pakistan, oltre 1 bambino su 9 sotto i 5 anni nelle strutture sanitarie nelle aree colpite dalle inondazioni soffre di malnutrizione acuta grave, le inondazioni hanno danneggiato o distrutto circa 27.

Environment Agency warns UK floods still expected despite droughts

2022-11-07T17:51+0100icWales (en)

According to Ms Douglass, it will take a "lot more rainfall than we currently are receiving" for the UK to be out of drought next year. She added that we "could see some more impacts from flooding as a result of the drought" but this would depend on factors such as where rain falls and the volume.

Environment Agency warns UK floods still possible despite droughts

2022-11-07T17:50+0100hulldailymail (en)

According to Ms Douglass, it will take a "lot more rainfall than we currently are receiving" for the UK to be out of drought next year. She added that we "could see some more impacts from flooding as a result of the drought" but this would depend on factors such as where rain falls and the volume.

Vandalizing nature paintings.. the new way of protesting climate activists

2022-11-05T20:13+0100tellerreport (en)

At a time when climate change has reached a degree of danger threatening the extinction of the human race itself, and after former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke last year that the Egyptian city of Alexandria is one of the cities threatened with drowning in a few years, climate issues....

MIL-OSI NGOs: The climate crisis is a health crisis ...

2022-11-04T23:38+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The summer monsoon rains in Pakistan can be a welcome break from the intense heat of spring, which this year saw record-shattering temperatures reach as high as 123 degrees in some areas. But this season the heavy rains were relentless. By the end of August, one-third of the country was under water.

IWMI’s New Agenda on Transformative Water Security for Building a Resilient Future

2022-11-03T13:10+0100businessnewsthisweek (en)

New Delhi, 3 November 2022: Water security is key to our collective future, yet many parts of the world today are deeply water-insecure. Extreme weather events have shown a sharp rise in Asia, with recent extreme flood events across Bangladesh , parts of India , and then Pakistan. Climate security is also deeply intertwined with water security.

Fossil fuel 'addiction' starving, killing millions: Report

2022-10-26T20:04+0200almayadeen-en (en)

Food insecurity, air intoxication, diseases, drought, and deteriorated worker productivity are just some of the effects that the climate crisis has so far triggered on a global scale. 98 mln people face severe food insecurity amid climate change. A new study published by the medical journal The....

Il ciclone colpisce il Bangladesh uccidendo nove persone e inondando le zone a bassa quota

2022-10-25T06:47+0200marketscreener (it)

Un ciclone si è abbattuto sulla costa del Bangladesh martedì, uccidendo almeno 9 persone, distruggendo case, sradicando alberi e interrompendo i collegamenti stradali, elettrici e di comunicazione, hanno detto i funzionari. Le evacuazioni di massa prima dell'arrivo del ciclone Sitrang sulla costa....

David Carlson: Listening to nature

2022-10-21T11:38+0200dailyjournal (en)

One of the most familiar Zen koans, or puzzles, is the question, “If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” In an unexpected way, science has discovered an answer to the question. And the scientific answer to the ancient koan is “yes, a falling tree does make a sound because other trees are listening.

Climate data deficit must be addressed

2022-10-13T20:04+0200newagebd (en)

Reliable and accurate data is instrumental for climate resilience as it helps the government make the best decisions. Experts made the observation at a two-day Hindu Kush-Himalaya Climate Regional conference that began in Dhaka on October 12. They stressed the need for improved collaboration among....

How Pakistan can prevent another flood disaster

2022-10-11T12:26+0200aljazeera-en (en)

As the flood waters receded across huge swathes of Pakistan in September, they revealed devastating losses. More than 1,500 people died, while 33 million suffered the loss of livestock, crops, homes and livelihoods. This tragedy has highlighted the desperate urgency of reinforcing climate defences, in Pakistan and elsewhere.

Guerra, povertà e cambiamenti climatici ai tempi del colera

2022-10-10T08:42+0200247libero (it)

Il colera sta tornando più forte di prima. Ad annunciarlo è il direttore generale dell’Organizzazione mondiale della sanità (Oms), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, riferendosi in particolare alle epidemie che stanno colpendo la Siria e Haiti. Ma la malattia non conosce confini e sono sempre di più gli....

Guerra, povertà e cambiamenti climatici ai tempi del colera

2022-10-10T08:21+0200startmag (it)

Il colera sta tornando più forte di prima. Ad annunciarlo è il direttore generale dell’Organizzazione mondiale della sanità (Oms), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, riferendosi in particolare alle epidemie che stanno colpendo la Siria e Haiti. Ma la malattia non conosce confini e sono sempre di più gli....

Cambiamenti climatici: i modelli di prevenzione e adattamento esistono e servono a limitare i danni

2022-09-26T11:53+0200buonenotizie (it)

Gli effetti dei cambiamenti climatici sono stati particolarmente evidenti quest’estate. Siamo passati in pochi giorni dalla peggiore siccità degli ultimi settanta anni agli a oltre 400 millimetri di pioggia caduti sulle Marche in poche ore. Purtroppo questa altalena di fenomeni metereologici è perfettamente in linea con la crisi climatica in atto.

Climate change affects developing countries: Safma

2022-09-26T03:12+0200thenews-pk (en)

LAHORE:South Asia Free Asia Free Media Association (Safma) had its first interaction among Safma chapters in a video link conference. Speakers from Afghanistan, Sumandar and Karim, from Sri Lanka Lakshmanan and Toha, Prateek from Nepal, Imtiaz Alam, Jabbar and Amir from Pakistan participated in the....

La crisi climatica affama sempre più il mondo

2022-09-23T17:15+0200ecologica (it)

Il 16 settembre 2022 Oxfam, leader mondiale nei progetti di sviluppo in ambito rurale e nel portare acqua e servizi igienico sanitari nelle emergenze, ha pubblicato il report “ Hunger in a heating world – How the climate crisis is fuelling hunger in an already hungry world ” nel quale si evidenzia....

Daily Noon Briefing Highlights: Niger, CERF, Ukraine and Haiti

2022-09-17T00:17+0200unocha (en)

Aerial shot of Ouallam camp in Niger. Photo credit: UNOCHA/Laura Fultang. Daily Noon Briefing Highlights - 16 September 2022. Niger. The UN, in close collaboration with the Government, today launched an anticipatory action response to prevent and mitigate the immediate impact of insufficient rainfall related to drought and climate change.

Since Paris deal, climate catastrophes mount

2022-09-13T08:50+0200qnewshub (en)

Such temperature anomalies are disproportionately affecting the poles of our planet. In October, scientists registered the lowest Arctic sea ice extent ever, and multiple studies have shown how the Greenland ice sheets are melting at unprecedented rates.

12 Sep 2022 --- Severe disruptions in global rice suppliers combined with a soaring demand for the grain could break the fragile balance between supply and demand, leading to price increases and, once again, supercharging global food inflation.

2022-09-12T15:08+0200foodingredientsfirst (en)

India has moved to curb its broken variety of rice exports, together with a 20% levy on other rice types, which has pushed off-balance domestic and international suppliers of the commodity. According to the All India Rice Exporters Association, some local traders are refusing to pay the export tax,....

Extreme wildfires pollute the air people breathe

2022-09-07T03:44+0200deutschewelle-el (en)

Longer droughts and more frequent heatwaves driven by global heating are fueling wildfires that worsen air quality, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The wide-ranging consequences for both human health and ecosystems have been labeled a "climate penalty.

Extreme wildfires pollute the air people breathe

2022-09-07T03:43+0200deutschewelle-bg (en)

Longer droughts and more frequent heatwaves driven by global heating are fueling wildfires that worsen air quality, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The wide-ranging consequences for both human health and ecosystems have been labeled a "climate penalty.

Extreme wildfires pollute the air people breathe

2022-09-07T03:42+0200deutschewelle-bs (en)

Longer droughts and more frequent heatwaves driven by global heating are fueling wildfires that worsen air quality, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The wide-ranging consequences for both human health and ecosystems have been labeled a "climate penalty.

Extreme wildfires pollute the air people breathe

2022-09-07T03:35+0200deutschewelle-sw (en)

Longer droughts and more frequent heatwaves driven by global heating are fueling wildfires that worsen air quality, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The wide-ranging consequences for both human health and ecosystems have been labeled a "climate penalty.

Extreme wildfires pollute the air people breathe

2022-09-07T03:35+0200deutschewelle-ha (en)

Longer droughts and more frequent heatwaves driven by global heating are fueling wildfires that worsen air quality, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The wide-ranging consequences for both human health and ecosystems have been labeled a "climate penalty.

Extreme wildfires pollute the air people breathe

2022-09-07T03:31+0200deutschewelle-ro (en)

Longer droughts and more frequent heatwaves driven by global heating are fueling wildfires that worsen air quality, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The wide-ranging consequences for both human health and ecosystems have been labeled a "climate penalty.

Extreme wildfires pollute the air people breathe

2022-09-07T03:25+0200deutschewelle-hr (en)

Longer droughts and more frequent heatwaves driven by global heating are fueling wildfires that worsen air quality, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The wide-ranging consequences for both human health and ecosystems have been labeled a "climate penalty.

Extreme wildfires pollute the air people breathe

2022-09-07T03:18+0200deutschewelle-sr (en)

Longer droughts and more frequent heatwaves driven by global heating are fueling wildfires that worsen air quality, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The wide-ranging consequences for both human health and ecosystems have been labeled a "climate penalty.

Extreme wildfires pollute the air people breathe Drought and heatwaves are fueling a widening global fire front that is choking the air we breathe. A new report labels the pollution a 'climate penalty.' Go to article

2022-09-07T03:18+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Longer droughts and more frequent heatwaves driven by global heating are fueling wildfires that worsen air quality, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The wide-ranging consequences for both human health and ecosystems have been labeled a "climate penalty.

Extreme wildfires pollute the air people breathe

2022-09-07T03:11+0200deutschewelle-fr (en)

Longer droughts and more frequent heatwaves driven by global heating are fueling wildfires that worsen air quality, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The wide-ranging consequences for both human health and ecosystems have been labeled a "climate penalty.

Le abbondanti forniture mondiali di riso attenuano l'impatto delle perdite di raccolto di Pakistan e Cina.

2022-09-06T08:45+0200marketscreener (it)

Le abbondanti forniture di riso nei principali esportatori potrebbero compensare in gran parte il previsto calo della produzione, dopo che le inondazioni in Pakistan e la grave ondata di calore in Cina hanno danneggiato i raccolti, limitando qualsiasi guadagno nei prezzi grazie alla costante domanda asiatica.

Onu: negli ultimi 50 anni quintuplicati i disastri meteorologici

2022-09-05T12:06+0200meteobook-it (it)

Eventi meteorologici estremi quintuplicati negli ultimi 50 anni . Lo dice la la WMO ( Organizzazione meteorologica Mondiale ) visto l’ultimo Rapporto di Valutazione redatto dall’IPCC facente capo all’Onu. Dati alla mano, nel mondo si è passati da una media di circa 711 disastri meteorologici all’anno nel decennio 1970 al 1979 , ai 3.

Regional Workshop on Assessing Drought Risks and Launch of SADMS

2022-09-02T16:42+0200un-spider (en)

The event was organised by the SAARC Disaster Management Centre with support from the UN-SPIDER programme of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs and International Water Management Institute (IWMI), one of the 26 regional support offices of UN-SPIDER, and the India n Council of Agricultural Research.

What is a monsoon? And is it the same as a hurricane? What you should know.

2022-09-01T11:09+0200azcentral (en)

It may seem as if weather is becoming more extreme with each year. Every summer there are record high temperatures sweeping the nations, extreme droughts and severe thunderstorms. This carries over to the fall and winter with dangerous hurricanes and snow storms that at their worse leave people injured and dead.

Explicación: la mitad de Pakistán está bajo el agua, ¿qué provocó las inundaciones catastróficas en el país?

2022-08-28T10:06+0200cwv (es)

Pakistán fue golpeado por la peores inundaciones monzónicas en la memoria reciente, dijo el gobierno. Se dice que las inundaciones son mayores que la «súper inundación» de 2010 que afectó a 20 millones de personas y mató a casi 2.000, según estimaciones del gobierno.

Droughts, fires and floods lead to rise of the ‘cli-fi’ novel

2022-08-25T14:11+0200telegraph (en)

From Balzac to Dickens and beyond, the best literature has been driven by the most pressing concerns of the society which gave birth to it - which may explain why, amid flood, fire and drought, authors are turning to for inspiration. The result is “cli-fi” - or climate fiction - which is seeing....

Lingering Heatwave...

2022-08-24T21:41+0200menafn (en)

- Kashmir Observer) IN yet another indication that the heatwave is wreaking havoc across great swathes of the globe, more than 1,500 people in the area surrounding Chongqing in China were evacuated on Monday after hot and dry conditions sparked multiple wildfires.

Bangladesi in fuga dalle campagne. Rotta su Dacca per la sopravvivenza

2022-08-17T17:29+0200247libero (it)

Dietro al bancone della scarna hall dell’albergo il portiere, un ragazzo sulla ventina, è in videochiamata. Si avvicina sorridendo e mostra lo schermo dove un signore dall’altra parte del mondo dice Forza Roma. Siamo a Sunamganj, nel nord del Bangladesh , e Ali, il giovane, spiega che suo zio vive....

Shelterbox responds to worst drought in east Africa for 40 years

2022-08-12T14:19+0200reliefWeb (en)

More than a million people have had to leave their homes behind in search of food and now have nowhere to live. ShelterBox is preparing to help thousands of people facing the most prolonged drought East Africa has faced in 40 years. While the drought facing the UK grabs media headlines, the....

A dry Sravan, wet summer & a weird climate In whatever name we call the second of the 2-month...

2022-08-11T17:33+0200thefinancialexpress (en)

In whatever name we call the second of the 2-month Bangla monsoon ---Sravan or Shaon, the rainy month stands for pure rains. Even two to three decades ago, the capital city of Dhaka, would wake up to a rain-sodden morning, with the residents' courtyards under knee-deep water, and cool breeze soothing the hot and humid rooms.

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