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Rising temperatures continue to cause heatwaves: UN

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 07:02:00 +0200dawn (en)

UNITED NATIONS: As Karachi prepared for an unusual, early winter heatwave , UN experts warned on Monday that a 1.1-degree Celsius increase in the global temperature would continue to cause such calamities. “Between 2000 and 2019, extreme temperatures caused 13 per cent of all disaster deaths....

Clima, l'Atlantico mai così caldo da 3.000 anni

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 22:03:00 +0200ansa (it)

In 20 anni raddoppiati i disastri naturali, ripercussioni su Nord America, Europa e tutta la Russia

Natalini: eolico, Rimini guardi al futuro

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 14:19:00 +0200247libero (it)

Nelle prossime settimane sarà indetta dalla Capitaneria di Porto di Rimini, la prima Conferenza dei Servizi relativa alla fase preliminare del complesso procedimento istruttorio relativo alla richiesta di Concessione demaniale e Autorizzazione Unica per la costruzione (o meno) del parco eolico al largo della costa riminese.

Natalini: eolico, Rimini guardi al futuro

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 13:10:00 +0200corriereromagna (it)

Nelle prossime settimane sarà indetta dalla Capitaneria di Porto di Rimini, la prima Conferenza dei Servizi relativa alla fase preliminare del complesso procedimento istruttorio relativo alla richiesta di Concessione demaniale e Autorizzazione Unica per la costruzione (o meno) del parco eolico al largo della costa riminese.

Russia successfully tests hypersonic missile on Putin’s birthday

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 11:36:00 +0200arabnews (en)

PARIS: Earth’s surface was warmer last month than during any September on record, with temperatures since January tracking those of the hottest ever calendar year in 2016, the European Union’s Earth Observation Programme said Wednesday. This year has now seen three months of record warmth — January,....

Biodiversity loss paints a tragic picture for future

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:50:00 +0200gulf-times (en)

When the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Living Planet Report 2020 says human-caused climate change is projected to become as, or more important than other drivers of biodiversity loss in the coming decades, it is yet another attestation of the harsh reality.

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes 'zombie fires'

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 10:41:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Shipunovo, Russia – Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smoldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a “climate bomb.

Science & Health In Siberia forests, climate change stokes 'zombie fires'

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 07:10:00 +0200japantimes (en)

Shipunovo, Russia – Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smoldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a “climate bomb.

The ‘zombie’ fires driving a vicious circle of global heating

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:20:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A large peat fire in the Suzunsky pine forest, part of a wildlife reserve in the Novosibirsk region of Siberia, has been burning for months, Greenpeace told The Independent, and perhaps since last year. They are dubbed “zombie fires” because of being incredibly difficult to extinguish, even in the harsh conditions of Siberia.

‘It’s a climate bomb’: The ‘zombie’ fires driving a vicious circle of global heating

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:04:00 +0200independent-UK (en)

A large peat fire in the Suzunsky pine forest, part of a wildlife reserve in the Novosibirsk region of Siberia, has been burning for months, Greenpeace told The Independent, and perhaps since last year. They are dubbed “zombie fires” because of being incredibly difficult to extinguish, even in the harsh conditions of Siberia.

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes 'zombie fires'

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 12:37:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smouldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a "climate bomb".

Climate change stokes ‘zombie fires’ in Siberia

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:57:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smoldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a “climate bomb.

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes 'zombie fires'

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:38:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smouldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a "climate bomb".

Watch: Climate change stokes ‘zombie fires’ in Siberia forests

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 13:45:00 +0200citizen (en)

Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smouldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a “climate bomb”.

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes ‘zombie fires’

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:13:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smouldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a “ The vast bog....

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes zombie fires

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 10:19:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Lying dormant one metre beneath the earth's surface, the fire has survived biting Siberian winters because of low groundwater levels. Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smouldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest.

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes 'zombie fires'

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:07:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

SHIPUNOVO, Russia : Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smouldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a "climate bomb".

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes ‘zombie fires’

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 07:40:00 +0200thesundaily (en)

SHIPUNOVA : Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smouldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a “climate bomb”.

'Zombie fires' in Siberian forests stoked by climate change

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 07:08:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

SHIPUNOVO, Russia : Equipped with a shovel, Grigory Kuksin lifts and turns smouldering earth in the marshy clearing of a sprawling Siberian forest. Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a "climate bomb".

In Siberia forests, climate change stokes 'zombie fires'

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 06:52:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

Together with a small cohort of volunteer firefighters, he is battling a winter-resistant, underground blaze, a growing problem in Russia that he calls a "climate bomb". "These are underground fires -- zombie fires," said Kuksin, the 40-year-old head of Greenpeace's wildfire unit in Russia.

Disasters in the making

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 00:19:00 +0200intellinews (en)

Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are among 19 countries for which the inaugural edition of the Ecological Threat Register (ETR) , lately released by the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP), is particularly ominous news. The trio are among 19 countries, of 157 assessed, deemed the most fragile with....

Wildfires add heat to US campaign

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 23:17:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has called President Donald Trump a "climate arsonist" for failing to acknowledge the role of global warming in the Western wildfires, while Trump said forest management was the key to controlling the blazes. Wildfires across Oregon, California and....

Worst Arctic wildfires on record as ‘zombie flames’ blaze across Russia and Canada – polluting Europe’s air

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 16:50:00 +0200thesun (en)

The so-called 'zombie fires' are remnants of record blazes seen in Arctic regions last year Credit: Getty Images - Getty. The so-called "zombie fires" are remnants of record blazes seen in Arctic regions last year, including Siberia and northern Canada.

Cina: inondazioni e frane in Yunnan, 14 morti

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 23:39:00 +0200cdt (it)

Inondazioni e frane causati dalla pioggia hanno provocato la morte di 14 persone, e altre 20 risultano disperse, nella provincia dello Yunnan, nel sud-ovest della Cina. Lo hanno riferito oggi le autorità. Secondo il dipartimento provinciale per la gestione delle risorse idriche, al 18 agosto 34’900....

Il lago di Aral diventa deserto: cosa si può fare per...

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:55:00 +0200periodicodaily (it)

Si estende attraverso l’Uzbekistan e il Kazakistan, il lago d’Aral era un tempo il quarto lago più grande del mondo, di dimensioni simili all’isola d’Irlanda. Da decenni, tuttavia, le sue dimensioni sono state notevolmente ridotte a causa della cattiva gestione dell’era sovietica, della scarsa....

China Faces Food Shortage as Droughts, Flooding, and Pests Ruin Harvest

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 21:59:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua recently asked the governors of each province in China to make sure the sown areas of agricultural crops would not shrink and crop yield won’t be reduced this year. At a food security meeting held in Beijing on July 27, he warned that governors would be punished if....

UCI engineers evaluate snow drought in different parts of the world

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:39:00 +0200smartwatermagazine (en)

Wyoming’s Mount Moran emerges from thick clouds shortly after a heavy rainstorm, with the Snake River in the foreground. The peak is part of the Teton Range rising around 6,000 feet (1800m). Snowmelt from this area is a major source of water for the five states through which the Snake River passes. Amir AghaKouchak / UCI.

UC Irvine engineers evaluate snow drought in different parts of the world

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 22:39:00 +0200yubanet (en)

Irvine, Calif. Aug. 4, 2020 — Environmental engineers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a new framework for characterizing snow droughts around the world. Using this tool to analyze conditions from 1980 to 2018, the researchers found a 28-percent increase in the length of....

UCI engineers evaluate snow drought in different parts of the world

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:21:00 +0200news-uci (en)

Wyoming’s Mount Moran emerges from thick clouds shortly after a heavy rainstorm, with the Snake River in the foreground. The peak is part of the Teton Range rising around 6,000 feet (1800m). Snowmelt from this area is a major source of water for the five states through which the Snake River passes. Amir AghaKouchak / UCI.

Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 09:59:00 +0200terradaily (en)

A heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than....

Siberia's Current Heatwave Would Be 'Almost Impossible' if Climate Change Wasn't Real

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 11:26:00 +0200sciencealert (en)

An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than 2 degrees Celsius hotter than it would have been if humans had not warmed the planet through decades of greenhouse gas emissions. The five hottest years in history have occurred in the last five years and....

Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 06:33:00 +0200phys (en)

An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than 2C hotter than it would have been if humans had not warmed the planet through decades of greenhouse gas emissions. The five hottest years in history have occurred in the last five years and there's a....

Siberia Heat 'Almost Impossible' without Climate Change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 15:41:00 +0200naharnet-ar (en)

A heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than....

Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:57:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Paris (AFP) - A heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period....

Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:57:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

A heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than....

Siberia Heat 'Almost Impossible' Without Climate Change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:53:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

A heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than....

Siberia heatwave 'almost impossible' without climate change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 08:16:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

PARIS (AFP, NYTIMES) - A record-breaking heatwave that has gripped much of Siberia this year would have been "almost impossible" without the influence of man-made climate change, leading experts said on Wednesday (July 15). The warm period between January and June - which saw temperatures soar as....

Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 07:52:00 +0200vietnamnews (en)

PARIS — A recent heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said on Wednesday. An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm....

Climate change 'multiplies' Siberian heatwave 600 times

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 04:24:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

An outside thermometre shows 30 Celsius around 11 pm in Verkhoyansk, the Sakha Republic, about 4660 kms northeast of Moscow, Russia , June 21, 2020. (AP) A recent heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the....

Climate change 'multiplies' Siberian heatwave 600 times

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 03:12:00 +0200trtworld (en)

An outside thermometre shows 30 Celsius around 11 pm in Verkhoyansk, the Sakha Republic, about 4660 kms northeast of Moscow, Russia , June 21, 2020. (AP) A recent heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the....

Natalini: 38 gradi al Polo Nord e eolico a mare

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 12:13:00 +0200corriereromagna (it)

Nella cittadina siberiana di Verkhoyansk, situata nel Circolo Polare Artico, il termometro in questi giorni segna 38 gradi! La Russia ha appena vissuto il suo inverno più caldo degli ultimi 130 anni e la Siberia ha visto una prolungata ondata di caldo che ha causato incendi, una massiccia....

“Huge forest fires put our health at risk”

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 13:58:00 +0200epfl (en)

For weeks, the huge fires that consumed Australia at the beginning of this year were front-page news – and a major cause of global concern. Now, Siberia – Russia ’s northernmost region – is experiencing wildfires after record spring heat, with temperatures sometimes exceeding 30 degrees in May and an average of 10 degrees above seasonal standards.

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