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5:35 pm

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 ,....

Australia prepares for ‘Day Zero’ – the day the water runs out

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:38:00 +0200france24-en (en)

Day Zero is pending in at least a dozen Australian country towns stretching from the northern state of Queensland – known for its sprawling banana plantations and tropical heatwaves – to the state of New South Wales, whose capital Sydney is the country’s most popu lous city.

Australia prepares for ‘Day Zero’ – the day the water runs out

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:04:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Day Zero, as it’s called, would mark the start of water rationing and the day residential taps are turned off – literally – with large numbers of households and businesses having to go to local collection sites to fetch water. Day Zero is pending in at least a dozen Australian country towns....

French researchers forecast more intensified global warming

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:59:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The latest climate forecasts made by several French scientific bodies reveal a rather alarming situation: current forecasts are a little too optimistic in relation to the reality of global warming. According to models from the Pierre-Simon Laplace Institute (IPSL) and France ’s National....

French researchers forecast more intensified global warming

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:43:00 +0200euractiv-en (en)

The latest climate forecasts made by several French scientific bodies reveal a rather alarming situation: current forecasts are a little too optimistic in relation to the reality of global warming. According to models from the Pierre-Simon Laplace Institute (IPSL) and France ’s National....

Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:44:00 +0200bbc (en)

Media caption The acceleration in melting of the ice sheet covering Greenland has shocked researchers. Extreme events linked to climate change, such as the heatwave in Europe this year, are occurring sooner than expected, an ex-chief scientist says. Prof Sir David King says he's been scared by the....

Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 03:20:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Following are statements by Commissioners and the Managing Partners: High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Today, climate crisis affects countless lives and the enjoyment of a range of human rights. Ultimately, it threatens human survival.

Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 02:13:00 +0200wri (en)

Following are statements by Commissioners and the Managing Partners: High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Today, climate crisis affects countless lives and the enjoyment of a range of human rights. Ultimately, it threatens human survival.

Are forest fires as bad as they seem?

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 10:23:00 +0200bbc (en)

And we have concluded that although fires this year have wrought significant damage to the environment, they have been worse in the past. Amazon ablaze. Around 60% of the Amazon rainforest is in Brazil. The number of fires between January and August 2019 is double that of the same period last year,....

Climate change: is it real ?

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:05:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

Of course it is! The climate change is really happening and causing havocs all over the Earth. However, most are oblivious to that. It is very regrettable that some people are even denying it is taking place. The numbers of those deniers are quite small, but the problem is: they include people who....

Climate change: is it real ? 2019/09/06 by Global New Light of Myanmar

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 19:47:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Climate change is an emergency around the world. Graphic Image : BT. Of course it is! The climate change is really happening and causing havocs all over the Earth. However, most are oblivious to that. It is very regrettable that some people are even denying it is taking place.

Amazon fires: what will happen if they keep burning?

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 18:05:00 +0200europesun (en)

There have been a lot of fires in Brazil this year - about 76% more than there were during the same period last year. And just 48 hours after Brazil's government put a ban on burning and land clearing, to help stop the fires spreading, satellite data found that 2,000 more fires started in the Amazon alone.

Amazon fires: what will happen if they keep burning?

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 17:19:00 +0200polandsun (en)

There have been a lot of fires in Brazil this year - about 76% more than there were during the same period last year. And just 48 hours after Brazil's government put a ban on burning and land clearing, to help stop the fires spreading, satellite data found that 2,000 more fires started in the Amazon alone.

Amazon fires: what will happen if they keep burning?

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 16:48:00 +0200irishsun (en)

The Conversation 06 Sep 2019, 00:27 GMT+10 There have been a lot of fires in Brazil this year - about 76% more than there were during the same period last year. And just 48 hours after Brazil's government put a ban on burning and land clearing, to help stop the fires spreading, satellite data....

MIL-OSI Global: Amazon fires: what will happen if they keep burning?

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 16:28:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

There have been a lot of fires in Brazil this year – about 76% more than there were during the same period last year. And just 48 hours after Brazil’s government put a ban on burning and land clearing, to help stop the fires spreading, satellite data found that 2,000 more fires started in the Amazon alone.

Massive wildfires are flaring up all over the world

Sun, 01 Sep 2019 14:00:00 +0200earth (en)

Massive wildfires are the new normal. Whether they’re deliberately set – like the flames burning through the Amazon rainforest – or sparked by accident or natural events like lightning strikes, enormous wildfires have become a part of yearly life. In 2018, four wildfires in California burned more....

AMAZON BLAZE Amazon rainforest fire - what started it, how bad is it and will it stop?

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 10:14:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

AMAZON BLAZE Amazon rainforest fire - what started it, how bad is it and will it stop? SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fire stopping anytime soon. But what caused the powerful fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest.

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 09:44:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

Greenpeace France a Macron: le buone intenzioni sull’Amazzonia non bastano

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 10:45:00 +0200greenreport (it)

Dopo il G7 di Biarritz che ha scatenato un durissimo scontro internazionale tra Francia e Brasile, interviene Greenpeace France ricordando che «Le foreste bruciano dappertutto nel mondo. Con la loro complicità e il loro attendismo i leader di tutto il mondo mettono in pericolo il futuro il futuro del nostro pianeta.

AMAZON BLAZE What started the Amazon rainforest fires, how bad is it and will it stop? SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fire stopping anytime soon. But what caused the powerful fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest.

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 08:41:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

Amazon rainforest fire: How did the Amazon fire start? How long has it been on fire? BRAZIL’S Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, - but how did...

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 09:33:00 +0200express (en)

The Brazilian Amazon is ablaze as a record number of fires continue to ravage the vast rainforest. The Brazilian Army has been deployed to help tackle the vicious fires after the nation's government faced mounting international pressure to take more action to tackle them.

AMAZON BLAZE What started the Amazon rainforest fires, how bad is it and will it stop? SHOCKING wildfires have been spreading across Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and there are no signs of the fire stopping anytime soon. But what caused the powerful fires to break out and when did it start? Here's the latest.

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:43:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

AMAZON BLAZE What started the Amazon rainforest fires, how bad is it and will it stop?

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 09:42:00 +0200thesun (en)

He's been unable to provide any evidence to back up the suspicions. has blamed the blaze on deforestation. Thomas Lovejoy, an ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large, said: “This is without any question one of only two times that there have been fires like this.

Deforestazione illegale e siccità più frequenti stanno mettendo a rischio l’Amazzonia Dom, 25/08/2019 - 09:36

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 09:41:00 +0200tempostretto (it)

Nelle ultime settimane oltre 5 milioni di ettari di foreste , una superficie pari a poco meno della metà dell’intero patrimonio forestale italiano, sono andate in fiamme in Siberia nel solo mese di luglio. Un dato senza precedenti nella storia recente della Russia.

The Amazon fires: What’s causing them and what the impacts could be

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 19:47:00 +0200twincities (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO — Fires have been breaking out at an unusual pace in Brazil this year, causing global alarm over deforestation in the Amazon region. The world’s largest rainforest is often called the “lungs of the earth.” Here’s a look at what’s happening: WHAT’S BURNING? Brazil’s National Space....

AP Explains: The causes and risks of the Amazon fires

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:00:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Meanwhile, large fires also have been burning in neighboring countries such as Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina. WHAT'S CAUSING THE FIRES? Paulo Moutinho, co-founder of the Amazon Environmental Research Institute, said this week that "it is very difficult to have natural fires in the Amazon; it happens but the majority come from the hand of humans.

Meteo sino 4 Settembre: Estate tropicale stop, verso il limbo temporali

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:40:00 +0200corrierequotidiano (it)

POSSIBILE EVOLUZIONE METEO FINO AL 4 SETTEMBRE. Col trascorre del tempo, il trend meteo climatico del lungo termine sta cambiando poco o nulla. I modelli matematici di previsione continuano a mostrarci uno scenario barico nettamente orientato su frequenze autunnali, perlomeno su gran parte d’Europa.

AP Explains: The causes and risks of the Amazon fires

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:32:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

Fire consumes an area near Porto Velho, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Brazilian state experts have reported a record of nearly 77,000 wildfires across the country so far this year, up 85% over the same period in 2018. Brazil contains about 60% of the Amazon rainforest, whose degradation could have....

Amazon rainforests burning for more than two weeks now

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:19:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Earlier this week, a wildfire in the Canary Islands, Spain, caused more than 8,000 people to flee and, the week before, Alaska witnessed serious wildfires. Around 21,000 square miles of forest faced wildfires in Siberia this month, and Denmark had to send firefighters to Greenland to tackle wildfires that were approaching inhabited areas.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 22:46:00 +0200fox5atlanta (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Greenpeace reactive on Amazon forest fires

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:43:00 +0200yubanet (en)

São Paulo, Brazil, Aug. 22, 2019 – Over the past days, forest fires have been ravaging the Brazilian Amazon region. The number of fire outbreaks recorded in the Amazon in 2019 is one of the largest in recent years. Between January and August 20, the number of fires has increased 145% compared to the same period in 2018.

NGOs may be starting fires: Bolsonaro

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:52:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said that non-governmental organizations (NGO) could be setting them to make him look bad. The Brazilian National Institute for Space Research, a federal....

Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:51:00 +0200pattayatoday (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Brazil's president suggests NGOs are setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:39:00 +0200startribune (en)

Purchase: Order Reprint RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

World Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof Associated Press 9:52 AM, Aug 22, 2019

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:31:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

World Without proof, Brazil president suggests NGOs set fires The Associated Press 6:51 AM, Aug 22, 2019

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:24:00 +0200thedenverchannel (en)

ZE DOCA, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 23: A fire burns along a highway in a deforested section of the Amazon basin on November 23, 2014 in Ze Doca, Brazil. Fires are often set by ranchers to clear shrubs and forest for grazing land in the Amazon basin. The non-governmental group Imazon recently warned that....

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:07:00 +0200wsvn (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:49:00 +0200sunstar (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, August 21, 2019 without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Britain faces coastal erosion timebomb

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:04:00 +0200thenational (en)

As Britain prepares for its first climate refugees, experts reveal the nation is facing a ticking timebomb as its coastal defences are reaching the end of their natural life. With the fastest eroding coastline in Europe, the east of England is losing two metres of land to the sea every year.

Brazil president suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 12:50:00 +0200680news (en)

Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad. Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research, a....

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:22:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Four million homes across France at risk of damage from droughts

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:19:00 +0200thelocal-fr (en)

The consequences of the multiple heatwaves that have hit France over the past few years go beyond the obvious. After wildlife and farmers, home owners are now suffering from drought-related problems. Following several years of scorching summers and water restrictions, thousands of owners could see....

Amazon fires set by NGOs, suggests Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 08:05:00 +0200expressindia (en)

A tract of Amazon jungle burns as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers in Novo Airao, Amazonas state, Brazil August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly. Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without....

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof Source: AP

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:47:00 +0200wftv (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof Source: AP

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:33:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof Source: AP

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:01:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:01:00 +0200whig (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof Source: AP

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:58:00 +0200kiro7 (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:55:00 +0200daytondailynews (en)

Brazil's National Institute for Space Research, a federal agency monitoring deforestation and wildfires, said the country has seen a record number of wildfires this year, counting 74,155 as of Tuesday, an 84 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Bolsonaro took office on Jan. 1.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:13:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:08:00 +0200thenewstribune (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO. Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 05:56:00 +0200apnews (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 05:48:00 +0200khaosodenglish (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Brazil's Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 02:00:00 +0200europesun (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Brazil's Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:57:00 +0200irishsun (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:17:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Brazil's Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:11:00 +0200polandsun (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Brazil's Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:11:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Brazil's Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:55:00 +0200voanews (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:49:00 +0200kswo (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:37:00 +0200newschannel6now (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

Amazon Rainforest fire LIVE: Devastating fires revealed as São Paulo PLUNGED into darkness

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:12:00 +0200express (en)

2.40pm update: Almost one million square miles affected by fires. An estimated measure done by Express.co.uk shows approximately 640 million acres have been affected by the fire. Based on Google’s alert system, the area surrounded by the fire covers more than half of Brazil.

European mega-heatwaves linked to drought

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:37:00 +0200wageningenur (en)

Heatwaves in Europe have become increasingly frequent and intense in recent years. This summer, Western Europe has already been hit by two severe heatwaves. Researchers from Ghent University and Wageningen University & Research have found a common ingredient of such European mega-heatwaves: drought conditions in the regions the wind blows from.

El fuego de Gran Canaria cuadriplica al mayor gran incendio de 2019 e iguala al de Riba de Saélices(Guadalajara) de 2005

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:36:00 +0200europapress (es)

Es el mayor incendio de los últimos años en España. MADRID, 20 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) - El fuego que se inició el pasado sábado en Valleseco, Gran Canaria, se extiende ya por un perímetro de 78,8 kilómetros en los que han ardido ya 12.000 hectáreas, una cifra que cuadriplica al que era el mayor....

El fuego de Gran Canaria, el más grave de este 2019

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:30:00 +0200lavanguardia (es)

El fuego que se inició el pasado sábado en Valleseco Gran Canaria , se extiende ya por un perímetro de 78,8 kilómetros en los que han ardido ya 1 2.000 hectáreas , una cifra que cuadriplica al que era el mayor incendio en España en lo que se lleva de año, el de La Torre del Español , que se inició....

El fuego de Gran Canaria cuadriplica al mayor gran incendio de 2019 e iguala al de Riba de Saélices de 2005

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:40:00 +0200cope (es)

Es el mayor incendio de los últimos años en España. El fuego que se inició el pasado sábado en Valleseco, Gran Canaria, se extiende ya por un perímetro de 78,8 kilómetros en los que han ardido ya 12.000 hectáreas, una cifra que cuadriplica al que era el mayor incendio en España en lo que se lleva de....

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:27:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Plastic pollution found in the world’s oceans and the melting permafrost in the Arctic could have startling economic burdens, perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion and $70 trillion, respectively. And while there may have been some hope that certain countries could escape the brunt of the impact, a new....

Climate change will shrink 'virtually all' economies around the globe by 2100, study warns

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:30:00 +0200foxnews (en)

And while there may have been some hope that certain countries could escape the brunt of the impact, a new study suggests that "virtually all" nations will be negatively affected by The study, published by the National Bureau of Economic Research , suggests that countries that are warm, cold, rich....

Climate Change To Shrink Economies Of Rich, Poor, Hot And Cold Countries Alike Unless Paris Agreement Holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:43:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge suggests that virtually all countries – whether rich or poor, hot or cold – will suffer economically by 2100 if the current trajectory of carbon emissions is maintained. In fact, the research published by the National....

Under a “business as usual” carbon emissions scenario, the U.S. would lose 10.5% of its GDP by 2100

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:11:00 +0200yubanet (en)

Aug. 19, 2019 – Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits from higher temperatures. However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University....

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:38:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge suggests that virtually all countries -- whether rich or poor, hot or cold -- will suffer economically by 2100 if the current trajectory of carbon emissions is maintained.

Belarús se adherirá a la elaboración de medidas contra la degradación de las tierras

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:15:00 +0200Belta_esp (es)

MINSK, 19 ago (BelTA). – La entrevista ordinaria de las partes de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación se celebrará los días 2-13 de septiembre en Delhi (India). Para Belarús, que participa activamente en el trabajo de la convención, en la entrevista es muy....

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:54:00 +0200alphagalileo (en)

Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits from higher temperatures. However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge....

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:41:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits from higher temperatures. However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge....

Resumen del mercado global de la patata La sequía ha dejado su huella en Europa este año. Hay poca demanda de patatas en el mercado, aunque está comenzando a recuperarse. La exportación de patatas por parte de los productores más grandes de Europa, como los Países Bajos, Francia y Alemania, no va viento en popa, ya que muchos mercados…

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:10:00 +0200freshplaza (es)

La sequía ha dejado su huella en Europa este año. Hay poca demanda de patatas en el mercado, aunque está comenzando a recuperarse. La exportación de patatas por parte de los productores más grandes de Europa, como los Países Bajos, Francia y Alemania, no va viento en popa, ya que muchos mercados....

Meteo Autunno 2019, le Previsioni stagionali di AccuWeather: rischio alluvioni e frane su Italia e Balcani, caldo prolungato sulla Penisola Iberica, tempeste di vento sulle Isole Britanniche

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 16:31:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Previsioni Meteo Autunno 2019, il maltempo dell'Estate si estenderà anche alla nuova stagione su Italia e Balcani, mentre la Penisola Iberica sarà alle prese con un caldo persistente e le Isole Britanniche con molteplici tempeste di vento. La tendenza stagionale di AccuWeather per l'Europa.

Cosa ci insegnano gli incendi nell'Artide National Geographic

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:42:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© Fornito da La Repubblica Una foto aerea scattata a bordo di un elicottero mostra un tratto di foresta bruciato dall'incendio ad inizio agosto 2019 nel distretto russo di Boguchansky, in Siberia. Fotografia Ekaterina Ansimova/Afp. Come aveva avvertito Greta Thunberg parlando ai leader del....

TOTAL MELT Huge Iceland glacier has VANISHED as shock photos reveal impact of 'Arctic bake' SHOCKING images of Iceland's first "dead glacier" reveal the ongoing damage of soaring temperatures in the Arctic. The large Okjökull glacier is now completely gone, despite once measuring 16 square kilometres.

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:55:00 +0200thesun (en)

A 2019 image released by Nasa shows the disappearance of the Ok glacier, and the significant reduction in the size a nearby glacier, now surrounded by blue meltwater after the 2019 heatwave Credit: EPA. Okjökull was part of the iconic Langjökull group of glaciers.

Cosa ci insegnano gli incendi nell'Artide

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:05:00 +0200nationalgeographic-it (it)

Come aveva avvertito Greta Thunberg parlando ai leader del parlamento europeo lo scorso aprile, il nostro pianeta è in fiamme. Ma quella che in aprile 2019 era una metafora della crisi climatica, è diventata una realtà già a giugno 2019, con l'innescarsi senza precedenti di centinaia di incendi soprattutto nell'Artide.

Cosa ci insegnano gli incendi nell'Artico

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 14:29:00 +0200nationalgeographic-it (it)

Come aveva avvertito Greta Thunberg parlando ai leader del parlamento europeo lo scorso aprile, il nostro pianeta è in fiamme. Ma quella che in aprile 2019 era una metafora della crisi climatica, è diventata una realtà già a giugno 2019, con l'innescarsi senza precedenti di centinaia di incendi soprattutto nell'Artico.

Cosa ci insegnano gli incendi nell'Artico National Geographic

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 13:59:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© Fornito da La Repubblica Una foto aerea scattata a bordo di un elicottero mostra un tratto di foresta bruciato dall'incendio ad inizio agosto 2019 nel distretto russo di Boguchansky, in Siberia. Fotografia Ekaterina Ansimova/Afp. Come aveva avvertito Greta Thunberg parlando ai leader del....

Luglio 2019 è il mese più caldo mai registrato

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 16:00:00 +0200repubblica (it)

L’ondata di calore Si è abbattuta soprattutto sull’Europa occidentale, l’ondata di calore intenso che ha fatto registrare temperature record come in Francia , e ha contribuito al primato per questo mese secondo il rapporto del Climate change service dell’Unione europea.

La Siberia in fiamme mentre arrivano le inondazioni. Greenpeace Russia: «Stiamo annegando e bruciando allo stesso tempo»

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 12:41:00 +0200greenreport (it)

I media ufficiali russi tendono a minimizzare (o a derubricare come “naturale” eccezionalità) i giganteschi incendi che stanno devastando la Siberia, ma quella che è in atto è una eccezionale tragedia ambientale e climatica che ha incenerito miliardi di alberi e animali Secondo l’Agenzia federale....

The Artic is burning: how will it affect us?

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 11:31:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

I HAVEN’T written about the climate change for quite sometime now. The reason is: there are conflicting ideas emerging from those who believe the climate change is really taking place and from those who are denying it. Those conflicting ideas made the situations very confusing.

Caldo, afa rovente, nubifragi e alluvioni: tutti i rischi del climate change in Europa

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 04:47:00 +0200ilSole24ore (it)

Caldo record, ecco come il clima é diventato emergenza mondiale. 3' di lettura. Prima l’Europa brucia, poi viene sommersa dalle alluvioni. A fine luglio un’ondata di caldo eccezionale ha investito Francia, Belgio, Paesi Bassi e Germania occidentale. A Parigi i termometri hanno toccato i 42,6 gradi a....

Afa rovente, nubifragi e alluvioni: tutti i rischi del climate change in Europa

Sat, 03 Aug 2019 18:32:00 +0200247libero (it)

Caldo record, ecco come il clima é diventato emergenza mondiale. 3' di lettura. Prima l’Europa brucia, poi viene sommersa dalle alluvioni. A fine luglio un’ondata di caldo eccezionale ha investito Francia, Belgio, Paesi Bassi e Germania occidentale. A Parigi i termometri hanno toccato i 42,6 gradi a....

Europe’s heat waves will be back

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 04:52:00 +0200politico-eu (en)

“That in itself has helped prevention efforts in the years since, as health warnings are now reaching a receptive public that is not so quick to shrug off the threat,” said Richard Keller, a professor at the University of Wisconsin who wrote a book on the 2003 heat wave.

Olimpiadi invernali, il clima è impazzito. E si rischia il cambio di programma

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 10:03:00 +0200ilfattoquotidiano (it)

Gli eventi meteorologici estremi dell’ultimo weekend, che sono poi solo gli ultimi di una serie, hanno avuto nuovamente esiti disastrosi nell’area alpina e in particolare negli stessi territori, dall’alto Bellunese al Sudtirolo , che saranno teatro di grandi lavori in vista delle prossime Olimpiadi invernali del 2026.

Tour de France 2019 : Pinot, Alaphilippe, arrêt de l’étape… vendredi épique dans les Alpes

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 22:55:00 +0200leparisien (fr)

Cette image, ces images trouveront très vite leur place dans la grande histoire du Tour, celle du sport, même. Elles construisent la légende de cette épreuve unique, de ces trois semaines plus que centenaires qui font partie de notre patrimoine et de nos vies.

Ondata di caldo in Europa, altra giornata di record e disagi dalla Francia alla Scandinavia ma ora si torna a respirare: il punto della situazione

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 21:54:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Anche oggi sono stati stabiliti nuovi primati e sono stati tanti i disagi determinati dal grande caldo portato da questa potente ondata di calore: il punto della situazione in attesa di un ritorno alla normalità. Oggi è stata l’ ultima giornata di caldo estremo in Europa a causa dell’ ondata di....

Europa sotto la morsa dellâ afa, record in Belgio

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 20:47:00 +0200entornointeligente (it)

PARIGI. — Ultima vampata di caldo torrido nel nord Europa, prima del progressivo ritorno a livelli più accettabili e in linea con le medie stagionali. Dopo l’inverosimile fiammata di ieri a Parigi e in altre zone di Francia, Olanda e Germania, nuovi record sono stati battuti in Belgio dove la....

WHITE HOT Arctic 'engulfed in flame' with wildfires so big you can see them from SPACE THE ARCTIC is warming up so fast that it's currently on fire. The hottest June ever recorded on Earth has seen huge wildfires spreading from Greenland to Siberia to Alaska and now a blanket of smoke is wrapping itself around the upper Northern Hemisphere.

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 13:21:00 +0200thesun (en)

The heatwave in Alaska is making the fires worse Credit: NASA Earth. Thomas Smith, an environmental geographer at the London School of Economics, told USA Today: "These are some of the biggest fires on the planet, with a few appearing to be larger than 100,000 hectares (380 square miles).

Giovedì caldissimo, dopo un mercoledì con temperature da record in Belgio, Paesi Bassi e Germania

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 04:37:00 +0200euronews-it (it)

Allerta in Francia Per oggi è atteso il picco massimo di Parigi , dove è stato chiesto alla popolazione di limitare gli spostamenti. Nella capitale francese, confermata per il secondo giorno consecutivo la restrizione del traffico, per scongiurare oltre al caldo nuovi picchi di smog. In Francia 80 dipartimenti sono in stato di vigilanza.

Climate Change Is Making It Harder for Us to Feed Ourselves

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 22:17:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Humankind’s ability to feed itself is under threat from a hastening climate emergency. Increases in extreme weather events such as hurricanes and floods, combined with the impact of biodiversity loss, are threatening to undermine our food security for decades to come unless we act now to adapt.

Sos caldo, allerta massima Rai News

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 09:23:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© suppredazione8 (Cecilia Fabiano/LaPresse) Sos caldo. Sul nostro Paese continua la fase rovente di stampo africano con temperature che tra oggi e venerdì toccheranno il picco del caldo con valori massimi fino a 40°C. Massima allerta per cinque grandi centri urbani: Bolzano, Brescia, Firenze,....

Sos caldo: massima allerta in 13 città, allarme anche in Europa

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 08:37:00 +0200rainews (it)

25 luglio 2019 Sos caldo. Sul nostro Paese continua la fase rovente di stampo africano con temperature che tra oggi e venerdì toccheranno il picco del caldo con valori massimi fino a 40°C. Massima allerta per cinque grandi centri urbani: Bolzano, Brescia, Firenze, Perugia, Torino, ma giovedì il....

Europe heat wave breaks records, mercury set to go higher

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:20:00 +0200pattayamail (en)

A boy plays in a fountain in Berlin, Germany , Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) Berlin (AP) — Europeans cooled off in public fountains Wednesday as a new heat wave spread across parts of the continent and was already breaking records. Belgium and Germany registered their highest-ever....

Paris scorches in historic drought as heatwave fries Europe

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 04:27:00 +0200brisbanetimes (en)

The weather is also aggravating droughts since it hasn't rained much in many parts of Europe this northern summer. The combination of heat, wind and possible lightning from thunderstorms also increases the risk of wildfires. Paris is at its driest in almost 150 years and the extreme are scorching fields and shutting power plants.

Paris is scorching in historic drought as heatwave fries Europe

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 04:18:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

PARIS (BLOOMBERG) - Paris is going through its driest period in almost 150 years and temperatures across Europe are continuing to reach extreme levels, leaving scorched fields and farmers frustrated by another spell of bad weather. In the east German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Ms....

Dozens perish as Europeans smolder in unprecedented heat

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 02:01:00 +0200mercopress (en)

Hannover's airport was clised temporarily closed due to cracks in the tarmac. Record high temperatures were reported in Belgium and Netherlands Wednesday amid a heatwave that hit all Europe and brought 40 degrees Celsius to places like Siberia and leaving over people dead by the dozen in Greece.

Heat wave threatens Notre Dame repair efforts as temperature records tumble across Europe

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 19:48:00 +0200foxnews (en)

The cathedral’s chief architect, Philippe Villeneuve, told reporters Wednesday he is afraid the heat wave could leave the vaulted ceilings at risk of collapse. Villeneuve said the stone walls are still saturated with water sprayed by firefighters during the April 15 blaze, and that they could dry....

Paris suffering historic drought as heat wave hits

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 19:31:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

Paris is going through its driest period in almost 150 years and temperatures across Europe are continuing to reach extreme levels, leaving scorched fields and farmers frustrated by another spell of bad weather. In the east German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Christa-Maria Wendig is worried these once-rare droughts are becoming common.

French-fried at 42 ‎°C in unmatched heat wave

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 12:55:00 +0200iran-daily (en)

As temperatures climb across Europe, peaking on Thursday in Paris and London, the effects of extreme weather are becoming clearer. Electricite de France SA cut its nuclear output because river water is too warm to cool plants, power prices have jumped and farmers are frustrated by another bad spell for crops, business-standard.

Sos caldo: oggi e domani massima allerta in 13 città, allarme anche in Europa

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 12:22:00 +0200rainews (it)

24 luglio 2019 Sos caldo. Sul nostro Paese continua la fase rovente di stampo africano con temperature che tra oggi e venerdì toccheranno il picco del caldo con valori massimi fino a 40°C. Oggi massima allerta per cinque grandi centri urbani: Bolzano, Brescia, Firenze, Perugia, Torino, ma giovedì il....

Climate change: French-fried at 42 degrees Celsius in unmatched heat wave

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 11:46:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Paris is its driest in almost 150 years and temperatures across Europe are reaching extreme levels, scorching fields and shutting power plants. As temperatures climb across Europe, peaking on Thursday in Paris and London, the effects of extreme weather are becoming clearer.

Paris Scorches in Historic Drought as Heatwave Fries Europe

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 10:44:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- Paris is its driest in almost 150 years and temperatures across Europe are reaching extreme levels, scorching fields and shutting power plants.As temperatures climb across Europe, peaking on Thursday in Paris and London, the effects of extreme weather are becoming clearer.

Paris Is Scorching in Historic Drought as Heatwave Fries Europe

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 06:46:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(Bloomberg) -- Paris is going through its driest period in almost 150 years and temperatures across Europe are continuing to reach extreme levels, leaving scorched fields and farmers frustrated by another spell of bad weather.In the east German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Christa-Maria....

South America

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 04:46:00 +0200EC (en)

is exposed to a range of natural disasters. Climate change has also increased the frequency and intensity of weather-related disasters. Four million Venezuelans have sought refuge in neighbouring South American countries (of which 1.3 million in Colombia, 263,000 in Ecuador, and 768,000 in Peru).

Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 17:05:00 +0200kathimerini-en (en)

The European Union describes wildfires as “a serious and increasing threat” across the continent. Most alarmingly, forest blazes are growing in intensity, especially in southern countries such as Greece, Spain, France , Italy and Portugal but also in Scandinavia.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:50:00 +0200missoulian (en)

FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, July 26, 2017, a firefighting plane drops fire retardant over a forest near La Londe-les-Maures on the French Riviera, after authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as fires hopscotched around the Riviera for a third day.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:27:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, July 26, 2017, a firefighting plane drops fire retardant over a forest near La Londe-les-Maures on the French Riviera, after authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as fires hopscotched around the Riviera for a third day.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:27:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, July 26, 2017, a firefighting plane drops fire retardant over a forest near La Londe-les-Maures on the French Riviera, after authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as fires hopscotched around the Riviera for a third day.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:26:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union describes wildfires as "a serious and increasing threat" across the continent. Most alarmingly, forest blazes are growing in intensity, especially in southern countries such as Greece, Spain, France , Italy and but also in Scandinavia.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:18:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

LISBON, Portugal The European Union describes wildfires as “a serious and increasing threat” across the continent. Most alarmingly, forest blazes are growing in intensity, especially in southern countries such as Greece, Spain, France , Italy and but also in Scandinavia.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:11:00 +0200muscatinejournal (en)

FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, July 26, 2017, a firefighting plane drops fire retardant over a forest near La Londe-les-Maures on the French Riviera, after authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as fires hopscotched around the Riviera for a third day.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:06:00 +0200apnews (en)

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union describes wildfires as “a serious and increasing threat” across the continent. Most alarmingly, forest blazes are growing in intensity, especially in southern countries such as Greece, Spain, France , Italy and but also in Scandinavia.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:02:00 +0200680news (en)

FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, July 25, 2007, firemen spray water over a wild fire in the Mount Pollino area, southern Italy, as some dozens of fires were raging in central and southern Italy with four people reported killed and destroying hundreds of hectares (acres) of forest.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:49:00 +0200startribune (en)

Most alarmingly, forest blazes are growing in intensity, especially in southern countries such as Greece, Spain, France , Italy and Portugal but also in Scandinavia. Experts warn the continent needs to get ready for blazes that reach a massive new scale.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:47:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

The European Union describes wildfires as "a serious and increasing threat" across the continent. Most alarmingly, forest blazes are growing in intensity, especially in southern countries such as Greece, Spain, France , Italy and Portugal but also in Scandinavia.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:35:00 +0200tribtown (en)

but also in Scandinavia. Experts warn the continent needs to get ready for blazes that reach a massive new scale. These superfires, or mega-fires, are catastrophic events that kill and blacken broad areas and are hard to stop. Here’s a look at Europe’s wildfire problem.

Will unprecedented heat hit Iranian cities by 2050?

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:19:00 +0200tehrantimes (en)

TEHRAN – A new study reveals that how 520 major cities worldwide might face unprecedented climate conditions by 2050, including the Iranian capital city of Tehran which could feel as warm as San Bernardino and California in the United States. Conducted by Crowther lab research group based at....

Climate Change on Land

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:51:00 +0200samiconsulting (en)

We looked at the impact of climate change on the sea in a recent blogpost. That included issues of coastal flooding, storm surges and salination. In this one, we look at the more direct impacts on land. A recent IPCC report noted that warming is generally higher over land than over the ocean.

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