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Justin Thulin: The climate change clock is ticking

Sun, 22 Sep 2019 20:21:00 +0200sltrib (en)

Climate change is an insidious and complex problem with serious long-term global existential ramifications. Our national leaders have either been unwilling to tackle it or willfully ignoring it. Interestingly, physicians daily see the individual consequences of poor lifestyle choices that, like....

Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 dead

Sun, 22 Sep 2019 05:15:00 +0200timesfreepress (en)

East of Houston in Jefferson County, which got hit by more than 40 inches of rain, officials also began taking stock of their damage. They also announced the death of Malcolm Foster, a 47-year-old Beaumont resident whose body was found inside his vehicle.

Permalink to Apocalyptic climate events: Is this the future we are promising the next generation?

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:37:00 +0200sundaytimes (en)

A question we often ask our children, encouraging them to dream big and aspire towards anything they set their heart on. But let’s take a moment to evaluate the world that we pass on to them. The concentration of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere is at its highest in 3 to 5 million years.

Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves four dead September 20 Updated

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 04:43:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by flood waters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been linked to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which deluged....

Watch: Drought kills hundreds of fish in Greek lake

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 04:14:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

Hundreds of fish have washed up on the shores of a lake in northern Greece after drought caused a drop in the water level, authorities said on Friday. The fish in Lake Koronia near Thessaloniki died of a lack of oxygen in the water, said Ilias Tekidis, an official responsible for the management of the lake.

Houston area sees relief, rescues after Tropical Storm Imelda leaves 4 dead

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:43:00 +0200HonululuAdvertiser (en)

HOUSTON >> Emergency workers used boats today to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been linked to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which....

Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 dead

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:32:00 +0200arkansasonline (en)

HOUSTON — Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been linked to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which....

Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 dead

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:23:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

HOUSTON (AP) — Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been linked to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda,....

At least two dead as heavy rainfall from Imelda floods parts of Texas September 20 Updated

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:34:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

Parts of Texas remained underwater Friday after the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda soaked the Houston area, leaving at least two people dead and prompting hundreds of rescues for people trapped during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.

Climate disasters to impact millions

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 01:38:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

More frequent and intense climate-related disasters including floods, storms and bushfires are forecast to leave 150 million people in need of humanitarian aid each year by the end of next decade and cost up to NZ$32 billion annually. A new report by the International Federation of Red Cross and....

150 million people estimated to be impacted by climate disasters by 2030

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:26:00 +0200Stuff (en)

More frequent and intense climate-related disasters including floods, storms and bushfires are forecast to leave 150 million people in need of humanitarian aid each year by the end of next decade and cost up to NZ$32 billion annually. A new report by the International Federation of Red Cross and....

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....

Tormenta 'Lorena' podría evolucionar a huracán esta tarde

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 20:55:00 +0200euronews-fr (es)

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End the drought in drought research

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:58:00 +0200nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

The relationship between climate and dust storms is not well understood, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Credit: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters. A decade from now, up to 700 million people will be compelled to leave their homes because they will not have enough water, the United Nations estimates.

These Are the U.S. States That Will Be Most Affected by Climate Change

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:37:00 +0200newsweek-USA (en)

Every American will be affected by climate change, experts have warned, although extreme events like scorching heatwaves, devastating floods and ferocious hurricanes will hit some harder than others. And yet too many Americans see climate change as either a threat only to people in other countries;....

These Are the U.S. States That Will Be Most Affected by Climate Change

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:33:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Every American will be affected by climate change, experts have warned, although extreme events like scorching heatwaves, devastating floods and ferocious hurricanes will hit some harder than others. And yet too many Americans see climate change as either a threat only to people in other countries;....

A time to act

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:40:00 +0200tribune (en)

This Friday (September 20), people across the world – activists, students, environmentalists or simply anyone concerned will march to express their worry over the grave impacts of climate change. The march had been organized in the backdrop of Swedish student Greta Thunberg’s famous protest outside....

A time to act

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:33:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

This Friday (September 20), people across the world – activists, students, environmentalists or simply anyone concerned will march to express their worry over the grave impacts of climate change. The march had been organized in the backdrop of Swedish student Greta Thunberg’s famous protest outside....

1,422 killed in normal but erratic rains this year

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 21:32:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

The southwest monsoon overcame an arid start to record slightly above-average rainfall in a year that saw the highest number of extreme rainfall events and the most people killed in the season since relevant data started being recorded in 2010, showed an HT analysis a day before the monsoon officially starts retreating on Monday.

STATI UNITI 28 min Cambiamento climatico: per il 56% degli americani bisogna agire «subito» Un sondaggio di CBS News rivela un'accresciuta sensibilità al tema: «Gli americani si stanno finalmente svegliando»

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:14:00 +0200tio (it)

WASHINGTON - Se, negli anni, Donald Trump ha minimizzato a più riprese la responsabilità dell’uomo e quella degli Stati Uniti nel cambiamento climatico in corso, la maggioranza degli americani è invece convinta che il riscaldamento globale esista e debba essere contrastato.

How climate change is changing our world and up-to-date forecasts

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 17:31:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

With the cool of autumn now upon us and the familiar chill of a British winter not far away, this might not sound like a bad prospect right now: within just three decades London will have the climate that Barcelona has now , while Edinburgh will be like Paris.

8:51 Experta de FAO resalta experiencias de Cuba en manejo de tierras

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:03:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

14 de septiembre de 2019, 8:51 Nueva Delhi, 14 sep (Prensa Latina) Cuba tiene mucha experiencia en el manejo sostenible de suelos, aseveró Vera Boerger, oficial de tierras y aguas de la FAO durante la recién finalizada Conferencia COP-14 de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación.

Due milioni di persone hanno urgente bisogno di cibo

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 03:06:00 +0200interris (it)

sei mesi dall’impatto devastante del ciclone Idai su Mozambico, Malawi e Zimbabwe Nazioni africane dove oltre mille persone hanno perso la vita la popolazione colpita dall’emergenza è sull’orlo della carestia mentre la risposta umanitaria, richiesta dalle Nazioni Unite, è finanziata per meno della metà .

COP-14 culmina en la India con Declaración de Delhi

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 21:48:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Nueva Delhi, 13 (Prensa Latina) La décimocuarta sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes (COP-14) de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación concluyó hoy con la adopción de la Declaración de Delhi. Luego de 12 días de deliberaciones con más de nueve mil participantes....

1:12 COP-14 culmina en la India con Declaración de Delhi

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 19:33:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

13 de septiembre de 2019, 13:12 Nueva Delhi, 13 (Prensa Latina) La décimocuarta sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes (COP-14) de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación concluyó hoy con la adopción de la Declaración de Delhi.

Mozambico, a 6 mesi dal ciclone Idai costretti a mangiare piante selvatiche, la denuncia di Oxfam Rai News

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:19:00 +0200msn-it (it)

A sei mesi esatti dall'impatto devastante del ciclone Idai su Mozambico, Malawi e Zimbabwe - in cui oltre mille persone hanno perso la vita - la popolazione è sull'orlo della carestia mentre la risposta umanitaria, richiesta dalle Nazioni Unite, è finanziata per meno della metà.

COP14 : 197 parties adopt New Delhi Declaration to combat land degradation

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:01:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

New Delhi: After extensive deliberations that lasted over 12 days, the 14th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Convention to combat desertification (UNCCD) concluded on Friday with adoption of the the 'New Delhi Declaration' by 196 countries and European Union.

Cyclone Idai 6 Months on: CARE Issues Dire warnings as Studies Show 41 Million Face Hunger in Southern Africa

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:39:00 +0200care (en)

BEIRA (September 12, 2019) - A combination of natural disasters made worse by climate change, funding shortfalls and weak economies across southern Africa has increased food insecurity by 28 percent, new findings have revealed. Six months since the devastating Cyclone Idai struck three southern....

330 million people in India were affected by drought in 2015-16: UN report

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 19:19:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Experts released scientific inputs into how drought can be managed through better preparedness and tracking drought vulnerability of communities at the ongoing 14th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

Have We Overcome the Severest El Nino?

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:22:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Khin Maung Myint. The monsoon has come. It is a great relief, as the temperatures have noticeably decreased and the rains had brought water to many places, relieving the water shortage problems. However, the El Nino is still here. The first cyclone of the year had brought along heavy rains, causing....

Nicaragua participa en en Reunión de alto nivel de la convención de Naciones Unidas para la desertificación y sequía

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 04:25:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Nicaragua representada por el Doctor Paul Oquist Ministro-Secretario Privado para Políticas Nacionales de la Presidencia de la República y el Cro. René Castellón, Director General de Patrimonio Natural del MARENA, participaron en la reunión de alto nivel de la Conferencia de las Partes 14 de la....

Nicaragua presente en reunión de alto nivel de la ONU sobre desertificación y sequía

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 23:57:00 +0200lavozdelsandinismo (es)

Nicaragua presente en reunión de alto nivel de la ONU | LA VOZ DEL SANDINISMO | 10/09/2019. Representada por el doctor Paul Oquist, ministro-secretario privado para Políticas Nacionales de la Presidencia, y el director general de Patrimonio Natural del Ministerio del Ambiente (Marena), René....

Nicaragua participa en en Reunión de alto nivel de la convención de Naciones Unidas para la desertificación y sequía

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 21:44:00 +0200presidencia-NI (es)

Nicaragua representada por el Doctor Paul Oquist Ministro-Secretario Privado para Políticas Nacionales de la Presidencia de la República y el Cro. René Castellón, Director General de Patrimonio Natural del MARENA, participaron en la reunión de alto nivel de la Conferencia de las Partes 14 de la....

Can aquifer storage mitigate flooding?

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 17:08:00 +0200environmentalresearchweb (en)

In 2011 parched soils in Texas caused agricultural losses of around $8 billion in one of the worst droughts the state has ever seen. 2017 saw the opposite extreme when Hurricane Harvey dumped 150 cm of rain over south-eastern Texas in six days, resulting in extensive flooding, 68 fatalities and economic losses of over $100 billion.

Can aquifer storage mitigate flooding?

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 16:47:00 +0200physicsworld (en)

In 2011 parched soils in Texas caused agricultural losses of around $8 billion in one of the worst droughts the state has ever seen. 2017 saw the opposite extreme when Hurricane Harvey dumped 150 cm of rain over south-eastern Texas in six days, resulting in extensive flooding, 68 fatalities and economic losses of over $100 billion.

7:20 Bolivia reafirma posición en defensa de la Naturaleza en COP-14

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:28:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

10 de septiembre de 2019, 7:20 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) Bolivia expresó hoy su preocupación por el calentamiento global y cambio climático provocado por el hombre, al intervenir ante la Conferencia de las Partes de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP-14), que sesiona en Greater Noida, India.

1:25 Llaman en India a crear agenda global de acción para el agua

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:35:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

10 de septiembre de 2019, 1:25 Nueva Delhi, 10 sep (Prensa Latina) El primer ministro de India, Narendra Modi, llamó a crear una agenda global de acción para el agua, durante la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP-14).

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.

1:50 Ecuador manifiesta sus compromisos en COP-14

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:22:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

9 de septiembre de 2019, 13:50 Nueva Delhi, 9 sep (Prensa Latina) Ecuador manifestó hoy su compromiso con lograr la neutralidad de la degradación de la tierra, durante la décimocuarta sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General’s opening remarks at UNCCD COP 14 High-level Session [as prepared for delivery]

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 19:44:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

My thanks to the Government of India for hosting this conference and to the Executive Secretary for this opportunity to highlight the unprecedented expectations on your work here. At any other time, I would be here to merely say congratulations on your 25th Anniversary or that securing the Delhi....

UNCCD COP14 HIGHLIGHTS: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:46:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a high-level segment meeting of the ongoing COP14 to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday. (Source: ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a high-level segment meeting at the gathering at the Conference of Parties (COP14)....

Ambiente: Cop14, ministro Costa annuncia "grande muraglia verde" contro desertificazione

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:44:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Roma, 09 set 11:25 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il ministro dell’Ambiente, Sergio Costa, in occasione della 14ma Conferenza delle parti (Cop14) della Convenzione delle Nazioni Unite contro la desertificazione (Unccd), in corso in India, a Greater Noida, ha annunciato via Facebook, la partecipazione a una....

India will say goodbye to single-use plastic, and restore degraded land, says Narendra Modi at UNCCD COP14 conference in NCR

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:59:00 +0200firstpost (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a meeting at the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday. India is hosting the UNCCD COP14 conference this year from 2 September to 13 September .

UNCCD COP14 LIVE Updates: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:42:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a high-level segment meeting of the ongoing COP14 to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday. (Source: ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a high-level segment meeting at the gathering at the Conference of Parties (COP14)....

UNCCD COP14 LIVE Updates: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:19:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a high-level segment meeting at the gathering at the Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday and said that climate change was leading to land degradation of various kinds.

1:52 Bolivia expuso su estrategia en Convención ONU contra Desertificación

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 20:10:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

6 de septiembre de 2019, 13:52 Nueva Delhi, 6 sep (Prensa Latina) El viceministro de Recursos Hídricos y Riego de Bolivia, Juan Braulio Huaylla, expuso hoy la Estrategia Nacional de Neutralidad de Degradación de Tierras en la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU contra la Desertificación.

Amazon deforestation and development heighten Amazon fire risk: study

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 19:37:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Forest fires burn out of control in the municipality of Colniza, Mato Grosso state, Brazil in 2019. Image by Victor Moriyama / Greenpeace. As of August 24, there were 41,858 fires reported this year in the Brazilian Amazon — the highest number since 2010, when 58,476 were recorded by that date. Likewise, the U.

How Texas Prairies Could Help Combat Climate Change

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:46:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Amazon rainforest has been burning particularly intensely this year—so much so that the smoke from the fires obscures the last hours of daylight in São Paulo. While forest fires aren’t unusual in this heavily wooded region of Brazil, many of the fires this time were started intentionally, to clear the land for agricultural pastures.

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....

In just 12 days of August, 1,000 extreme rain events

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 02:52:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

The increase in extreme rainfall events links up with land degradation because one of its major causes is soil erosion. Soil aridity is also increasing in India with rise in land temperature, experts said. (Photo by Ragul Krishnan/ HT PHOTO)(HT PHOTO) There were 1,000 “extreme rain events” in the....

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.

Allarme anche in America per il declino delle popolazioni di insetti

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 09:46:00 +0200greenreport (it)

Anche in America Latina cresce la preoccupazione per il declino delle popolazioni di insetti sembra venire più dal cambiamento climatico e dalle sue conseguenze sugli ecosistemi. A dirlo è lo studio “Climate-driven declines in arthropod abundance restructure a rainforest food web pubblicato su PNAS....

Frolic in the floods

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

My sister shared video clips of young and adults alike frolicking in flooded areas in Cebu City last Sunday, the 1 st day of September. There was fun in the air. No one seemed concerned about drowning, contracting leptospirosis and other forms of ailments or wondering why a tropical depression can cause such a huge inundation of waters.

Sturdy as they are, giant trees are particularly susceptible to these three killers

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 00:01:00 +0200sciencemag (en)

Sep. 4, 2019 , 4:30 PM. LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY— The biggest trees, standing tall through storms and harsh winters, may look invincible. But a series of recent studies analyzing the effects of lightning, drought, and invasive pests on forests indicates that for trees, size is not strength, and forest giants are disproportionately vulnerable.

Yang says the first thing he'd do to combat climate change is rejoin the Paris accords

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 23:50:00 +0200cnn (en)

Julián Castro would not commit to a federal ban on fracking after being asked about the practice at a CNN town hall on Wednesday. Castro supported fracking, which produces natural gas and often leaks methane into the atmosphere, when he was mayor of San Antonio, saying on Wednesday he believed there....

Castro calls for civil rights action to help victims of climate crisis

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 23:42:00 +0200cnn (en)

Julián Castro said that “new civil rights legislation” to address environmental racism -- minority communities facing the brunt of the climate crisis -- is part of his plan to combat global warming. The former Housing and Urban Development secretary and Democratic presidential candidate said....

Julián Castro pitches fines for big polluters

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 23:27:00 +0200cnn (en)

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro outlined his plans to combat the climate crisis on Wednesday, kicking off his town hall by touting a plan that would lead to $10 trillion in spending. “My first executive order that afternoon will be to rejoin the Paris climate accord so that we lead....

'Drones to plant seeds in inaccessible areas can help combat land desertification'

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 17:04:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Innovations like drones to plant seeds in inaccessible areas can make a huge difference, an official of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) said on Wednesday. Addressing delegates from various countries at the 14th Conference of Parties (COP 14) to UNCCD at Greater Noida,....

Sadc must be well prepared to cope with natural disasters

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 08:45:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

September 4, 2019. Kizito Sikuka Correspondent The establishment of vibrant disaster risk strategies is a priority for southern Africa. This is in response to the need to cope and address the effects of climate change — a natural phenomenon that is not only here to stay — but getting worse.

Julian Castro unveils $10 trillion environmental plan

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 23:22:00 +0200upi (en)

Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential hopeful Julian Castro unveiled Tuesday a $10 trillion plan to fight for environmental justice, resilience and jobs amid climate change. The former San Antonio mayor and Housing and Urban Development secretary released the plan titled "People and Planet First....

Javadekar opens COP on land desertification, says positive action can restore balance of nature

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 19:34:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Positive action can restore the balance of nature which has been disturbed by human activities, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday while kickstarting the 14th conference of parties on land desertification at Greater Noida. The 11-day conference is being held with delegates from 196 countries.

Mega UN summit to combat desertification kicks off at Greater Noida

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 13:42:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Around 196 countries and 94 environment ministers are taking part in the mega event, which is being hosted by India. (Representational Image) A UN convention to combat desertification kicked off on Monday at Greater Noida in which countries are expected to announce their targets for land restoration....

Mega UN summit to combat desertification kick off at Greater Noida

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 13:28:00 +0200business-standard (en)

A UN convention to combat desertification kicked off on Monday at Greater Noida in which countries are expected to announce their targets for land restoration and agree on measures to address emerging threats including sand and dust storms and droughts.

Incendi boreali mai così in 10.000 anni

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 13:13:00 +0200lanuovaecologia (it)

L'allarme lanciato da scienziato del Cnr. Oggi si apre la Settimana climatica Asia-Pacifico dal 2 al 6 settembre a Bangkok. Un eventoche precede il vertice sul clima del 23 settembre a New York e la Conferenza delle Nazioni Unite sui cambiamenti climatici del 2-13 dicembre in Cile Incendi “boreali”....

ENV-DESERTIFICATION - Mega UN summit to combat desertification kick off at Greater Noida

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 11:04:00 +0200nampa (en)

. Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, Sep 2 (PTI) A UN convention to combat desertification kicked off on Monday at Greater Noida in which countries are expected to announce their targets for land restoration and agree on measures to address emerging threats including sand and dust storms and droughts.

1:30 COP 14 buscará invertir el proceso de degradación de tierras

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:46:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

2 de septiembre de 2019, 1:30 Nueva Delhi, 2 sep (Prensa Latina) Invertir el proceso de degradación de tierras en aras de los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible es meta de la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación, que comienza hoy aquí.

As India hosts desertification meet, 30% of its land is already degraded

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:24:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Even as it prepares to host a global conference on rising desertification, India faces a growing crisis of land degradation: Nearly 30% of its land area, as much as the area of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra put together, has been degraded through deforestation, over-cultivation, soil erosion and depletion of wetlands.

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....

Advertencias y preparativos

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 17:31:00 +0200lahora-GT (es)

Por tercer año consecutivo un huracán de gran intensidad está por tocar tierra en los Estados Unidos y los preparativos resultan impresionantes por la actitud serena pero firme de las autoridades y el concurso de los medios de comunicación que con precisión van difundiendo informaciones sobre el....

Incendi in Amazzonia, le conseguenze per il clima

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 17:33:00 +0200nationalgeographic-it (it)

potrebbe già essere vicina al punto di non ritorno. Secondo un'analisi pubblicata da due noti scienziati nel 2018 , la regione è stata devastata a tal punto che persino un piccolo aumento nella deforestazione potrebbe far trasformare la foresta in qualcosa di simile a un mosaico di foresta e savana.

Incendi in Amazzonia, le conseguenze per il clima

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 10:24:00 +0200nationalgeographic-it (it)

potrebbe già essere vicina al punto di non ritorno. Secondo un'analisi pubblicata da due noti scienziati nel 2018 , la regione è stata devastata a tal punto che persino un piccolo aumento nella deforestazione potrebbe far trasformare la foresta in qualcosa di simile a un mosaico di foresta e savana.

Incendi in Amazzonia, le conseguenze per il clima National Geographic

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 09:59:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© Fornito da La Repubblica Il tasso di deforestazione nell'Amazzonia brasiliana è cresciuto negli ultimi anni e sotto il governo dell'attuale presidente Jair Bolsanaro è previsto che aumenti ulteriormente. La foresta viene spesso incendiata per fare spazio a terra coltivabile o da pascolo. Fotografia Michael Nichols, Nat Geo Image Collection.

Bangladesh: New Drought Monitoring System Will Reduce Climate Risks for South Asian Farmers

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 18:52:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

To mitigate the food security and economic risks of South Asia’s frequent and intense droughts, scientists and policymakers from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development ( ICIMOD ) and the International Maize and Wheat....

10:51 India acogerá Convención de la ONU sobre Desertificación y Sequía

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 16:53:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

27 de agosto de 2019, 10:51 Nueva Delhi, 27 ago (Prensa Latina) India acogerá la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de lucha contra la desertificación, la degradación de tierras y la sequía (COP14), del 2 al 13 de septiembre, se anunció hoy aquí.

Disastri in Asia-Pacifico, sempre più frequenti e intensi

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:19:00 +0200citynews (it)

Roma, 22 ago. (AdnKronos/Xinhua) - L'intensificazione e il cambiamento della geografia dei rischi da catastrofe naturale nella regione Asia-Pacifico segnalano "una nuova realtà climatica". E' quanto emerge dall'ultimo rapporto dalla Commissione economica e sociale per l'Asia e il Pacifico (Escap) delle Nazioni Unite.

Disastri in Asia-Pacifico sempre pi frequenti e intensi

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:26:00 +0200padovanews (it)

Roma, 22 ago. (AdnKronos/Xinhua) – L’intensificazione e il cambiamento della geografia dei rischi da catastrofe naturale nella regione Asia-Pacifico segnalano “una nuova realtà climatica”. E’ quanto emerge dall’ultimo rapporto dalla Commissione economica e sociale per l’Asia e il Pacifico (Escap) delle Nazioni Unite.

Disastri in Asia-Pacifico, sempre più frequenti e intensi

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:55:00 +0200corrierequotidiano (it)

Pubblicato il: 22/08/2019 15:20. L’intensificazione e il cambiamento della geografia dei rischi da catastrofe naturale nella regione Asia-Pacifico segnalano “una nuova realtà climatica”. E’ quanto emerge dall’ultimo rapporto dalla Commissione economica e sociale per l’Asia e il Pacifico (Escap) delle Nazioni Unite.

Disastri in Asia-Pacifico, sempre più frequenti e intensi

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:25:00 +0200247libero (it)

Roma, 22 ago. (AdnKronos/Xinhua) – L’intensificazione e il cambiamento della geografia dei rischi da catastrofe naturale nella regione Asia-Pacifico segnalano “una nuova realtà climatica”. E’ quanto emerge dall’ultimo rapporto dalla Commissione economica e sociale per l’Asia e il Pacifico (Escap) delle Nazioni Unite.

Disastri in Asia-Pacifico, sempre più frequenti e intensi

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:46:00 +0200sassarinotizie (it)

Roma, 22 ago. (AdnKronos/Xinhua) - L'intensificazione e il cambiamento della geografia dei rischi da catastrofe naturale nella regione Asia-Pacifico segnalano "una nuova realtà climatica". E' quanto emerge dall'ultimo rapporto dalla Commissione economica e sociale per l'Asia e il Pacifico (Escap) delle Nazioni Unite.

Disastri in Asia-Pacifico, sempre più frequenti e intensi

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:16:00 +0200ildubbio (it)

Roma, 22 ago. (AdnKronos/Xinhua) – L’intensificazione e il cambiamento della geografia dei rischi da catastrofe naturale nella regione Asia-Pacifico segnalano “una nuova realtà climatica”. E’ quanto emerge dall’ultimo rapporto dalla Commissione economica e sociale per l’Asia e il Pacifico (Escap) delle Nazioni Unite.

Disastri in Asia-Pacifico, sempre più frequenti e intensi

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:42:00 +0200adnkronos (it)

Pubblicato il: 22/08/2019 15:20. L'intensificazione e il cambiamento della geografia dei rischi da catastrofe naturale nella regione Asia-Pacifico segnalano "una nuova realtà climatica". E' quanto emerge dall'ultimo rapporto dalla Commissione economica e sociale per l'Asia e il Pacifico (Escap) delle Nazioni Unite.

Clima, l’Onu: “Disastri sempre più frequenti e intensi nell’Asia-Pacifico”

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:33:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

L’intensificazione e il cambiamento della geografia dei rischi da catastrofe naturale nella regione Asia-Pacifico segnalano “una nuova realtà climatica”. E’ quanto emerge dall’ultimo rapporto dalla Commissione economica e sociale per l’Asia e il Pacifico (Escap) delle Nazioni Unite.

Disastri in Asia-Pacifico, sempre più frequenti e intensi

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:32:00 +0200news-yahoo-it (it)

L'intensificazione e il cambiamento della geografia dei rischi da catastrofe naturale nella regione Asia-Pacifico segnalano "una nuova realtà climatica". E' quanto emerge dall'ultimo rapporto dalla Commissione economica e sociale per l'Asia e il Pacifico (Escap) delle Nazioni Unite.

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....

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.

Vox Sentences: The Amazon is burning

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 02:16:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

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Irregular Sonoran monsoon highlights danger of always blaming climate change

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:47:00 +0200earth (en)

The Sonoran Desert in the United States is home to the large cities of Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. On June 26, 1990, Phoenix had its hottest day on record , a sweltering 122 degrees Fahrenheit. Although California’s Death Valley has reached hotter temperatures, Phoenix is consistently one of the....

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:28:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Monsoon downpours that set off flooding and a landslide in Myanmar late last week have killed at least 51 people and left dozens more missing, the authorities said, in the deadliest natural disaster to strike a part of the nation’s southeast in decades.

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....

Up to 30% of total food produced worldwide is lost or wasted

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 04:17:00 +0200brusselstimes (en)

Land is a critical resource says a new report from United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) but is under growing pressure from humans and climate change. In a for policy-makers, IPCC states that land provides the principal basis for human livelihoods and well-being including the....

Sri Lanka: Government of Sri Lanka, KOICA and WFP renew partnership to help rural communities withstand climate change

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:29:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Monaragala – The Government of Sri Lanka, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), today launched a three-year, LKR 106 billion (US$ 6 million) project to build resilience of communities against the impact of natural disasters.

New report on how climate change threatens food security

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:54:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Land is a critical resource says a new report from United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) but is under growing pressure from humans and climate change. In a summary for policy-makers, IPCC states that land provides the principal basis for human livelihoods and well-being....

New report on how climate change threatens food...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:08:00 +0200brusselstimes (en)

Land is a critical resource says a new report from United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) but is under growing pressure from humans and climate change. In a summary for policy-makers, IPCC states that land provides the principal basis for human livelihoods and well-being....

Flooding, Landslides Kill Hundreds Across South and Southeast Asia - Democracy Now!

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:16:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

In India, massive floods and landslides have killed an estimated 200 people and displaced hundreds of thousands, as days of torrential monsoon downpours hit several southern and western states. In Kerala, a mudslide killed at least 50 people Sunday. This is a Kerala resident who was rescued.

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 17:27:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Monsoon downpours that set off flooding and a landslide in Myanmar late last week have killed at least 51 people and left dozens more missing, authorities said, in the deadliest natural disaster to strike a part of the nation’s southeast in decades.

Sri Lanka: Support for rural areas to withstand climate change

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 08:13:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The Sri Lankan government, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), yesterday launched a three-year project to build resilience of communities against the impact of natural disasters at a cost of Rs. 1.

Weatherwatch: how flood water can be captured to help ride out storms

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 22:44:00 +0200guardian (en)

Residents wade through flood water from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas in 2017. Photograph: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters. O ne minute we’re suffering from a summer drought; the next minute an intense storm rolls in and a month’s worth of rain falls in a day.

Weatherwatch / Weatherwatch: how flood water can be captured to help ride out storms

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 22:33:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Residents wade through flood water from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas in 2017. Photograph: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters. O ne minute we’re suffering from a summer drought; the next minute an intense storm rolls in and a month’s worth of rain falls in a day.

Support for rural areas to withstand climate change

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 02:16:00 +0200dailynews-lk (en)

The project being launched by the representatives from the United Nations World Food Programme and the Korea International Cooperation Agency, yesterday. The Sri Lankan government, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA),....

US$ 6 Mn project launched to help Lankan communities face natural disasters

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 23:16:00 +0200island (en)

August 11, 2019, 10:02 pm The agreement to launch three-year project to build resilience of communities against the impact of natural disasters being signed by the representatives from the United Nations World Food Programme and the Korea International Cooperation Agency on Friday.

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 12:48:00 +0200nytimes (en)

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Monsoon downpours that set off flooding and a landslide in Myanmar late last week have killed at least 51 people and left dozens more missing, the authorities said, in the deadliest natural disaster to strike this part of the nation’s southeast in decades.

Support for rural areas to withstand climate change

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 10:25:00 +0200news-lk (en)

The Sri Lankan government, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), yesterday launched a three-year project to build resilience of communities against the impact of natural disasters at a cost of Rs. 1.

Climate Change Is Already Changing The Environment, A Study Says

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 10:24:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A new report from the United Nations’ body in charge of monitoring climate change details how global warming is already playing out on land to negative effect: magnifying heat waves and droughts and contributing to desertification and declining crop yields.

Support for rural areas to withstand climate change

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 02:08:00 +0200dailynews-lk (en)

The Sri Lankan government, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), yesterday launched a three-year project to build resilience of communities against the impact of natural disasters at a cost of Rs. 1.

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 19:01:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly....

UN Flags Need To Cut Meat To Curb Land Use Impact On Global Warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:42:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free, it....

Sri Lanka, KOICA and WFP launch Rs. 1.06 billion project to help rural communities withstand climate change

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:01:00 +0200colombopage (en)

Fri, Aug 9, 2019, 07:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Aug 09, Monaragala: The Government of Sri Lanka, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), today launched a three-year, Rs. 1.

Sri Lanka, KOICA and WFP launch Rs. 1.06 billion project to help rural communities withstand climate change:

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 15:56:00 +0200slmuslims (en)

Sri Lanka, KOICA and WFP launch Rs. 1.06 billion project to help rural communities withstand climate change Fri, Aug 9, 2019, 07:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Aug 09, Monaragala: The Government of Sri Lanka, together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Korea....

UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:34:00 +0200thedailyherald (en)

LONDON/GENEVA--Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going....

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:14:00 +0200reuters (en)

LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly....

UN flags need to cut meat to curb global warming impact

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 02:52:00 +0200kuwaittimes (en)

Climate change will exacerbate food security risks. LONDON: Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded.

UN Urges Switch to Sustainable Diet to Fight Climate Crisis

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 02:03:00 +0200laht (en)

GENEVA – The target of keeping global warming below 2 degrees will not be possible without changes in land use paired with new food consumption habits, a United Nations report warned Thursday. The report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will inform negotiations at the UN’s annual....

Aunque nada es nuevo, cada día más preocupante

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 23:11:00 +0200elmercuriodigital (es)

-El clima mundial muy enfermo -Reciente informe del Panel Intergubernamental sobre el Cambio Climático · El 1ero elaborado con mayoría de expertos de “países en desarrollo” · 2°C de calentamiento, panorama infernal. 1.5°C, grave Sergio Ferrari, desde la ONU, Ginebra, Suiza.- La salud del planeta empeora.

Major climate report emphasizes collective and individual action necessary to avert crisis

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 19:24:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A much-anticipated international climate report summary out Thursday carries a critical warning for people and corporations alike: Both individual and collective action will be required in order to stave off the worst impacts of climate change. The sweeping report from the United Nations....

Cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming: UN

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 19:24:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Report stops short of advocating going meat-free, but says dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food, could free up land and cut emissions. * Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC.

UN flags need to cut on eating meat to curb land-use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:10:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

LONDON/GENEVAGlobal meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going....

Plant-based diet can help fight climate change: UN report

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 16:42:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

GENEVA: The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a UN report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday (Aug 8). The report said global population growth and changes in....

Cambiamento climatico, allarme Ipcc Onu: 'Aumenterà fame e migrazioni'

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:54:00 +0200247libero (it)

ROMA – Il cambiamento climatico aumenterà la fame e le migrazioni: l’allerta arriva dall’Ipcc (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), comitato scientifico dell’Onu sul clima. Nel rapporto Cambiamento climatico e territorio si sottolinea come il riscaldamento globale causato dall’uomo farà....

The food supply is at dire risk, U.N. experts say

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:16:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns, which, combined with climate change, is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity to feed itself. The report, prepared by more than 100 experts from 52 countries and released....

The food supply is at dire risk, U.N. experts say

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:10:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns, which, combined with climate change, is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity to feed itself. The report, prepared by more than 100 experts from 52 countries and released....

UN flags need to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:08:00 +0200middle-east-online_en (en)

GENEVA - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. Although the report stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat....

Cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming: UN

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:08:00 +0200trust (en)

Report stops short of advocating going meat-free, but says dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food, could free up land and cut emissions. * Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC.

Update 1-UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:12:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

* Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC. * Climate change will exacerbate food security risks (Adds comments from press conference, more detail) By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay.

Riscaldamento globale, il rapporto dell'ONU: aumenterà fame e migrazioni

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:04:00 +0200ilmattino (it)

Il cambiamento climatico causato dall'uomo farà aumentare drasticamente la siccità e le piogge estreme in tutto il mondo, con conseguenze molto gravi per la produzione agricola e la sicurezza delle forniture alimentari. A pagare le conseguenze del riscaldamento globale saranno soprattutto le....

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay. LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded.

UPDATE 1-UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

* Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC. * Climate change will exacerbate food security risks (Adds comments from press conference, more detail) By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay.

Clima, l’ONU lancia l’allarme: aumentano piogge estreme, guerre e migrazioni

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 12:56:00 +0200teleambiente (it)

Il riscaldamento globale causato dall’uomo farà aumentare la siccità e le piogge estreme in tutto il mondo, pregiudicando la produzione agricola e la sicurezza delle forniture alimentari. A pagarne le conseguenze saranno soprattutto le popolazioni più povere di Africa e Asia, con guerre e migrazioni.

UN report: Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 12:26:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

Dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food, could free up several million square kilometres of land by 2050 and potentially cut 0.7-8.0 gigatonnes a year of carbon dioxide equivalent, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said in the report.

Farming And Eating Need To Change To Curb Global Warming: UN

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 12:09:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a UN report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday. The report said global population growth and changes in consumption patterns....

UN report: Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:51:00 +0200malaymail (en)

Dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food, could free up several million square kilometres of land by 2050 and potentially cut 0.7-8.0 gigatonnes a year of carbon dioxide equivalent, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said in the report.

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming, UN report says

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:36:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday. The report said global population growth and changes in....

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming: U.N. report

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:11:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

The report said global population growth and changes in consumption patterns have caused unprecedented rates of land and water use. It called for big changes to farming and eating habits, but stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free. Dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and....

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming - U.N. report

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:06:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The report said global population growth and changes in consumption patterns have caused unprecedented rates of land and water use. It called for big changes to farming and eating habits, but stopped short of explicitly advocating going meat free. Dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and....

Climate Change is triggering more heat waves, droughts, and crop yield declines, study says

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:06:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A new report from the United Nations’ body in charge of monitoring climate change details how global warming is already playing out on land to negative effect: magnifying heat waves and droughts, and contributing to desertification and declining crop yields.

Farming, eating need to change to curb global warming: UN report

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:03:00 +0200trust (en)

Report stops short of advocating going meat-free, but says dietary changes, featuring plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food, could free up land and cut emissions. * Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC. * Climate change will exacerbate food security risks.

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming, UN report says

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:57:00 +0200CBC (en)

The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday. The report said global population growth and changes in....

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming – UN report

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:47:00 +0200cyprus-mail (en)

The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a UN report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday. The report said global population growth and changes in consumption patterns....

Full Article: Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming: U.N. report

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:43:00 +0200wsau (en)

By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay. LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a U.N. report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday.

Dossier Onu: il cambiamento del clima aumenterà fame nel mondo e migrazioni

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:35:00 +0200tgcom (it)

Il riscaldamento globale causato dall'uomo farà aumentare la siccità e le piogge estreme in tutto il mondo, pregiudicando la produzione agricola. Lo prevede il rapporto "Cambiamento climatico e territorio" del comitato scientifico dell'Onu sul clima. A pagarne le conseguenze, spiegano gli esperti,....

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:25:00 +0200yenisafak-en (en)

The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a U.N. report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday. The report said global population growth and changes in consumption patterns....

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming: U.N. report

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:10:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay. LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a U.N. report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday.

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming-UN report

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:10:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

* Report most comprehensive yet on land and climate change. * "Unprecedented rates" of land and freshwater use-IPCC. * Climate change will exacerbate food security risks. By Nina Chestney and Stephanie Nebehay. LONDON/GENEVA, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The way the world manages land, produces and eats food....

AMERICAN WARMING: The Fastest-Warming Cities and States in the U.S.

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 22:25:00 +0200climatecentral (en)

Research brief by Climate Central. In April 1970, Americans celebrated the first Earth Day, an event meant to heighten public awareness of of environmental protection. Since then, humanity has dumped an enormous amount of heat-trapping gas into the atmosphere.

editorial Support Meteorological Services to save lives in times of disaster By Alexander Rheeney, 08/05/2019

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 12:15:00 +0200samoaobserver (en)

The 5th Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-5) gets underway this morning in Apia for five-days of deliberations. The conference – brings together PMC members, senior government officials from SPREP member countries and development partners, CROP, United Nations agencies and various....

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.

Here are 20 places where weather is getting worse because of climate change

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 16:16:00 +0200azcentral (en)

2. Arctic Ocean: Alaska. In 2016, the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska experienced its most intense marine heat wave – defined as at least five-day periods in which sea surface temperatures are extremely high for the region – since at least 1982, when satellite temperature records began.

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.

Drought Hits the Caribbean

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 19:55:00 +0200environmental-expert (en)

The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) has warned that, due in part to a weak El Niño, drought conditions will likely continue in many Caribbean nations through July and into September. The ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao — along with Belize and the....

Changes in climate impact tree crops

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 18:06:00 +0200farmindustrynews (en)

Global warming or not, when the weather changes, farmers are often challenged to adjust the way they farm. During extended periods of dry, hot weather or drought farmers often change their irrigation schedules or switch to drought-resistant varieties of their crop of choice.

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....

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