Overall Green alert Drought for Europe-2019
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Mon, 04 Nov 2019 05:13:00 +0100omanobserver-om (en)

Glaciers will melt faster than current models on climate change account for as algae blooms colonise them and reduce their ability to reflect the sun’s heat, scientists studying glaciers said. “Glacial darkening” is where deep purple, bulbous algae sprout on a layer of naturally occurring dust mixed with soot from air pollution and forest fires.

Algae blooms make glaciers melt faster than thought

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 04:16:00 +0100reuters-uk (en)

“Glacial darkening” is where deep purple, bulbous algae sprout on a layer of naturally occurring dust mixed with soot from air pollution and forest fires. Their presence has been confirmed for decades but as temperatures rise, more algae are thriving on the ice surface, staining glaciers the world over.

Algae blooms to make glaciers melt faster than thought: Scientists

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 18:32:00 +0100channelnewsasia (en)

GENEVA: Glaciers will melt faster than current models on climate change account for as algae blooms colonise them and reduce their ability to reflect the sun's heat, scientists studying glaciers said. "Glacial darkening" is where deep purple, bulbous algae sprout on a layer of naturally occurring....

Algae blooms to make glaciers melt faster than thought

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 17:22:00 +0100presstv (en)

Glaciers will melt faster than current models on climate change account for as algae blooms colonize them and reduce their ability to reflect the sun's heat, scientists studying glaciers say. "Glacial darkening" is where deep purple, bulbous algae sprout on a layer of naturally occurring dust mixed with soot from air pollution and forest fires.

Algae blooms to make glaciers melt faster than thought - scientists

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 15:25:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

* Purple algae seen flourishing across world's glaciers. * Phenomena seen quickening pace of glacier melt. * Experts gather in Geneva to discuss mountain risks. By Emma Farge. GENEVA, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Glaciers will melt faster than current models on climate change account for as algae blooms....

In Svizzera la foresta avanza

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 13:26:00 +0100tvsvizzera (it)

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Alberi esotici per salvare le foreste del Nord est, l’esperto: “In Germania ha funzionato”

Fri, 25 Oct 2019 08:24:00 +0200ilfattoquotidiano (it)

Alberi come la douglasia, una specie di abete originaria delle coste occidentali di Canada e Stati Uniti. Per Giorgio Vacchiano, ricercatore di gestione forestale all’Università Statale di Milano è una buona idea: "Può rendere i boschi della Val di Fiemme più resistenti alla siccità" Un anno fa,....

CCC bats to bring down climate change issues to grassroots

Thu, 24 Oct 2019 08:48:00 +0200pna (en)

CLIMATE CHANGE AWARENESS. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change launches a special report on climate change and land-related impacts/risks at the Sulo Rivera Hotel, Quezon City on Wednesday (Oct. 23, 2019). The report highlights the risks of climate change with land degradation,....

50m Olive Tree Tsunami soon

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:47:00 +0200nation (en)

RAWALPINDI - Boosted efforts are being put into launch mass-scale Olive Tree Tsunami programme in the country’s regions hit by recurring water shortages, droughts and plunging groundwater levels, said Adviser to Prime Minister on Environment Malik Amin Aslam here on Sunday.

Brave new world: Simple changes in intensity of weather events 'could be lethal'

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 18:22:00 +0200phys (en)

Hurricane Dorian is the latest example of a frightening trend. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, more severe and more widespread as a consequence of climate change. New research from Washington University in St. Louis provides important new insights into how different species may fare under this new normal.

Faces of 16 incredible kids behind unprecedented climate change legal action

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:45:00 +0200themirror (en)

The youngest is just eight years old, but these children are already doing more to battle climate change than many government heads. This week a group of 16 children, aged between eight and 17, started an unprecedented legal battle against five countries which they say have failed miserably.

Faces of 16 incredible kids behind unprecedented climate change legal action

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:37:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The youngest is just eight years old, but these children are already doing more to battle climate change than many government heads. This week a group of 16 children, aged between eight and 17, started an unprecedented legal battle against five countries which they say have failed miserably.

Risk to Species: Changing Intensity of Weather

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:20:00 +0200farsnews-en (en)

Hurricane Dorian is the latest example of a frightening trend. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, more severe and more widespread as a consequence of climate change. New research from Washington University in St. Louis provides important new insights into how different species may fare under this new normal.

Esteri Mobilitati circa 200 vigili del fuoco.

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 05:17:00 +0200agvilvelino (it)

Circa 200 pompieri sono stati inviati nel dipartimento della Francia meridionale di Herault per combattere un incendio che è scoppiato vicino alla città di Montbazin, secondo quanto riportato dai media locali. ”Bisogna lavorare in condizioni difficili, considerando che il fuoco è scoppiato di notte,....

Brave new world: Simple changes in intensity of weather events “could be lethal” to species

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 19:03:00 +0200yubanet (en)

Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian slowed to a crawl over Grand Bahama Island on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. NOAA captured a view of the Category 5 storm over Grand Bahama. Sept. 30, 2019 – Hurricane Dorian is the latest example of a frightening trend. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, more....

Brave new world: Simple changes in intensity of weather events 'could be lethal'

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 18:56:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Hurricane Dorian is the latest example of a frightening trend. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, more severe and more widespread as a consequence of climate change. New research from Washington University in St. Louis provides important new insights into how different species may fare under this new normal.

Before the flood

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:23:00 +0200tribune (en)

Rising sea levels, intensifying droughts and unprecedented increase in wildfires — all are clear indications of accelerated climate change. Climate scientists have long argued that human activities are unquestionably the main source of climate change. In the early 1900s, burning fossil fuels produced about 2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Before the flood

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:03:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Rising sea levels, intensifying droughts and unprecedented increase in wildfires — all are clear indications of accelerated climate change. Climate scientists have long argued that human activities are unquestionably the main source of climate change. In the early 1900s, burning fossil fuels produced about 2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide.

U.N. report warns of oceans' plight

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 11:27:00 +0200arkansasonline (en)

WASHINGTON -- Earth's oceans are under severe strain from climate change, threatening the ability to harvest seafood and the well-being of hundreds of millions of people living along the coasts, a new United Nations report warns. Rising temperatures are contributing to a drop in fish populations in....

Everything You Need to Know About the Youth Activists Taking on the Climate Crisis at the UN

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 23:27:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Sixteen youth climate activists—including 16-year-old Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg—filed a human rights complaint with the United Nations stating that five countries have violated their basic human rights by not acting on climate change. The complaint targets Argentina, Brazil, France ,....

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