Overall Orange alert Drought for South-east Africa-2019
in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, South Africa

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Credit ratings agency Moody's expects natural disasters to worsen in Australia, effecting mortgages

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 06:47:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Bushfires would become a more frequent hazard as a result of this. 'There has been a long-term increase in extreme fire weather and in the length of the fire season,' Moody's said. A one degree earning in ocean currents were expected to contribute to longer and more frequent marine heatwaves.

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.

Global climate strikes: Students worldwide demand action

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:11:00 +0200cnn (en)

Students in New Delhi, India, are joining the worldwide climate strike. Pictures posted on Twitter by Greenpeace India show young people marching through the city with defiant signs. "Where is my right to breathe?" one reads. Another sign bears the illustration of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old....

Indonesia haze: Are forest fires as bad as they seem?

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:18:00 +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. Indonesia's fire season. Smoky haze has spread to Malaysia, Singapore, the south of Thailand and the Philippines, causing a significant deterioration in air quality.

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....

Las víctimas del cambio climático

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 04:37:00 +0200eluniversal (es)

Como destaca el Papa Francisco, el cambio climático no es algo que va a venir, está sucediendo y afectando especialmente a los más pobres. Entre sus víctimas se hallan las que siguen. Los desplazados climáticos. Los eventos climáticos extremos se han hecho más frecuentes e intensos, y llevan al desplazamiento de cifras récords de personas.

Artificial intelligence could predict El Niño up to 18 months in advance

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:57:00 +0200sciencemag (en)

Sep. 18, 2019 , 1:30 PM. The dreaded El Niño strikes the globe every 2 to 7 years. As warm waters in the tropical Pacific Ocean shift eastward and trade winds weaken, the weather pattern ripples through the atmosphere, causing drought in southern Africa, wildfires in South America, and flooding on North America’s Pacific coast.

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....

World: The new climate reality: Protecting African cities from disaster

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:05:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Nairobi, 16 September 2019 - The impacts of climate change such as floods, landslides and extreme heat disproportionately affect the urban poor. This is because these communities often live in inadequate housing in fragile locations like floodplains, with no risk-reducing infrastructure such as functioning storm drains.

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....

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.

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 .

Eight months’ drought hits over 782,000 in North and East

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 22:31:00 +0200dailynews-lk (en)

Even as the Meteorological Department warned yesterday of more heavy rain and possible floods in southern parts of the island, the Disaster Management Centre drew attention to the continuing months-long drought prevailing in much of the North and north-central and eastern regions severely affecting an estimated 782,000 people.

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.

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