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Weather roiling La Nina arrives, and may stoke droughts or frigid winters

2021-10-14T16:41+0200straitstimesSG (en)

BOSTON (BLOOMBERG) - A weather-roiling La Nina appears to have emerged across the equatorial Pacific, setting the stage for worsening droughts in California and South America, frigid winters in parts of the US and Japan and greater risks for the world's already strained energy and food supplies.

La Nina Arrives, Threatening to Stoke Droughts and Roil Markets

2021-10-14T15:37+0200financialpost (en)

Article content. Due to La Nina, California may see little relief from its ongoing drought, making its wildfire season even worse. The most populous U.S. state usually receives the bulk of its annual water from rain and snow spread between November and April, a pattern La Nina threatens to disrupt by shifting storm tracks north.

METEO - Violentissima TEMPESTA DI SABBIA colpisce il Brasile: almeno sei vittime, crolli e danni ingenti. Il

2021-10-11T16:25+0200247libero (it)

Situazione meteo, maltempo su medio Adriatico e sud Italia. La situazione in Italia non cambia e ormai da 4-5 giorni la penisola è sotto l’influenza di correnti molto fredde nordorientali che oltre ad aver apportato un drastico calo delle temperature, stanno tuttora garantendo piogge sul Medio....

9 ott 2021, 16:41 Redazione 3bmeteo Meteo. Brasile, potenti tempeste di sabbia causano diverse vittime

2021-10-09T19:45+02003bmeteo (it)

Tempesta di sabbia in Brasile. Almeno sei vittime nelle ultime settimane sono state attribuite alle tempeste di sabbia insolitamente potenti che hanno coinvolto il Brasile e in particolare la citta di San Paolo e quella di Minas Gerais , con venti anche superiori ai 100 km/h. Numerose le abitazioni andate danneggiate.

Brasile, la tempesta di sabbia colora il cielo di rosa

2021-10-09T15:47+0200ilSole24ore (it)

(LaPresse) Una tempesta di sabbia causata da forti venti ha sollevato sabbia e terra, oscurando i cieli di alcune zone del Brasile. In diversi video si vede il cielo colorarsi di rosa vicino alla città di Barretos, nello Stato di San Paolo, il 26 settembre.

Brasile: le tempeste di polvere provocano almeno sei morti a San Paolo

2021-10-08T20:23+0200scienzenotizie (it)

Gigantesche tempeste di sabbia, con venti fino a 100 chilometri orari, hanno colpito duramente le aree urbane ed interne di San Paolo e Minas Gerais. Mentre non si arresta l’ondata di siccità che sta interessando l’area sudorientale del Brasile , 6 persone sono morte nello Stato di San Paolo, negli....

Paura in Brasile: potenti tempeste di sabbia avvolgono lo Stato di San Paolo, almeno 6 morti [FOTO e VIDEO]

2021-10-08T11:41+0200meteoweb (it)

Mentre il Brasile sudorientale sta affrontando la peggiore siccità degli ultimi 91 anni, almeno 6 persone sono morte nello Stato di San Paolo nelle ultime settimane a causa di tempeste di sabbia. Enormi nubi di polvere, con venti fino a 100 km/h sono state viste almeno 3 volte dalla fine di....

USU team part of new institute working to understand climate change, other disasters

2021-10-05T02:16+0200hjnews (en)

The multi-disciplinary team is made up of David Tarboton, the director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory; Jeff Horsburgh, an associate professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering and at the UWRL; and Courtney Flint, a professor in Environment and Society in the S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources.

Brazil’s Amazon has recorded a minimum of September fires in 20 years

2021-10-02T11:39+0200floridanewstimes (en)

According to data from the National Institute for Space Research, the number of fires in the Brazil ian Amazon in September was the lowest in 20 years. September is historically the worst month in Brazil Forest fire And while the data are positive, environmental experts are wondering if this trend will be confirmed in the coming months.

Fire follows deforestation in the Amazon

2021-10-01T16:47+0200infoamazonia (en)

Studies led by Brazil ian scientists reinforce the hypothesis that the clearing of natural vegetation has become the biggest source of fires that threaten the present and future of the Amazon in Brazil and Latin America. In Acre, for instance, fires will become more and more common if there is no....

Climate Change: The Impact On People

2021-10-01T12:59+0200barrons (en)

disasters such as. storms and floods. since 2008. Natural disasters. At 2.7oC warming: 122 m people affected. in Mesoamerica, 28 m in Brazil , 31 m in rest. of South America. Water stress. Six-fold increase. between 2020 and 2050. Internal migration. *depends on levels of emissions/extent of development.

Brazil Wildfires: Where They Are, What's Causing Them, and More

2021-09-28T21:11+0200greenmatters (en)

Unfortunately, just like the state of California, Australia, and several European states, Brazil has endured record-breaking wildfires in 2021. In fact, during the month of September alone, four states across the South American country were engulfed in flames.

It’s Terrifying How Hot It Is in These 8 Places Around the World Fodor's

2021-09-16T14:06+0200msn-nl (en)

Record-breaking temperatures are being reported. Our planet is warming faster than previously thought, an IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report warned in August. It’s hard to miss the cues now—July 2021 was the hottest month on the planet since records began 142 years ago.

Caribbean Under Threat: Report Reveals Enormous Challenges for the Region

2021-09-09T22:13+0200globalissues (en)

But while storm and hurricane damage are not new to the Caribbean, these systems’ increased frequency and intensity bring new reckoning for a region where climate change is already happening. According to data, the effects are likely to worsen in the next 20 years or so, earlier than previously expected.

Studies show that logging and the impact of logging on Amazon’s biodiversity

2021-09-09T18:36+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Melbourne, Florida. –NS New research , Co-authored by two researchers at Florida Institute of Technology, this month Nature Provides the first quantitative assessment of how environmental policies on deforestation, in addition to forest fires and droughts, have affected the diversity of Amazon’s flora and fauna.

A bilingual novelist's family saga plumbs the allure and the menace of 'L.A. Weather'

2021-09-08T14:15+0200buffalonews (en)

Contemplating L.A. from 2,800 miles away, Escandón had a revelation. "This is actually a city that depends so much on the weather," she recalled on a recent afternoon in her Brentwood home. "Think about how many people immigrate to L.A. because of it. Once they get here they realize you have to take....

A bilingual novelist's family saga plumbs the allure and the menace of 'L.A. Weather'

2021-09-08T13:00+0200wacotrib (en)

Contemplating L.A. from 2,800 miles away, Escandón had a revelation. "This is actually a city that depends so much on the weather," she recalled on a recent afternoon in her Brentwood home. "Think about how many people immigrate to L.A. because of it. Once they get here they realize you have to take....

Read 'Brazil’s Fierce Drought'

2021-09-04T03:58+0200dissidentvoice (en)

Photo: Rainforest Trust. The Amazon rainforest is arguably the world’s premier asset. Indeed, it’s the world’s most crucial asset in a myriad of ways, nothing on Earth compares. Yet, it is infernally stressed because of inordinate drought. The bulk of the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil ,....

Policy, drought and fires combine to affect biodiversity in the Amazon basin Analysis of the ranges of nearly 15,000 plant and vertebrate species in the Amazon basin reveals that, from 2001 to 2019, a majority were affected by fire. Drought and forest policy were the best predictors of fire outcomes. News & Views | 01 SEP 2021

2021-09-02T00:17+0200nature (en)

To track effects on biodiversity, the authors undertook unprecedented analyses of the geographical ranges of 11,514 plant and 3,079 vertebrate species in the Amazon basin. Feng and colleagues also analysed satellite data of forest-cover changes, tracked forest degradation due to fire and identified....

Policy, drought and fires combine to affect biodiversity in the Amazon basin

2021-09-01T18:10+0200nature-current (en)

To track effects on biodiversity, the authors undertook unprecedented analyses of the geographical ranges of 11,514 plant and 3,079 vertebrate species in the Amazon basin. Feng and colleagues also analysed satellite data of forest-cover changes, tracked forest degradation due to fire and identified....

Policy, drought and fires combine to affect biodiversity in the Amazon basin

2021-09-01T18:01+0200nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

To track effects on biodiversity, the authors undertook unprecedented analyses of the geographical ranges of 11,514 plant and 3,079 vertebrate species in the Amazon basin. Feng and colleagues also analysed satellite data of forest-cover changes, tracked forest degradation due to fire and identified....

Puerto Suárez es declarada zona de desastre natural por sequía e incendios

2021-08-25T02:02+0200elsol (es)

La Sala Plena del Concejo Municipal de Puerto Suárez declaró este martes zona de desastre natural debido a los incendios y sequía que viene afectando esta región fronteriza con Brasil. Carlos Rivas responsable de Relaciones Públicas del Gobierno Municipal de Puerto Suárez.

Puerto Suárez es declarada zona de desastre natural por sequía e incendios

2021-08-25T01:59+0200eldia-BO (es)

La Sala Plena del Concejo Municipal de Puerto Suárez declaró este martes zona de desastre natural debido a los incendios y sequía que viene afectando esta región fronteriza con Brasil. Carlos Rivas responsable de Relaciones Públicas del Gobierno Municipal de Puerto Suárez.

Brasil, la principal reserva hídrica del mundo, "se está secando"

2021-08-23T21:56+0200vanguardia-CO (es)

En total fueron tres millones de hectáreas de aguas superficiales perdidas en el gigante suramericano, un área equivalente al tamaño de Bélgica, según un estudio publicado este lunes por la iniciativa Mapbiomas. La superficie con agua dulce de Brasil pasó de 19,7 millones de hectáreas en 1991 a 16,6....

The Climate Crisis: UN Calls Code Red For Humanity

2021-08-15T15:36+0200theowp (en)

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its first major report in nearly a decade on Monday, turning the spotlight on the escalating climate crisis and its impact on regions around the world. The highly anticipated report, which was written by the world’s leading....

The world is burning.. Learn about the list of burning countries

2021-08-13T18:58+0200archyde (en)

According to the map of the NASA Fire Information System satellite map, known as “FIRMS”, fires have spread to many parts of the world due to the effects of global warming and climate change, the most severe of which were in Turkey and Greece. Many Mediterranean countries are suffering from....

Wildfires: How are they linked to climate change?

2021-08-11T01:37+0200bbc (en)

Recent heatwaves and wildfires around the world have caused alarm - with warnings that parts of Europe and North America could be experiencing the worst fire season ever. Dr Susan Prichard, from the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences at the University of Washington, says: "We now have the....

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade: U.N. climate report

2021-08-10T23:54+0200thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report found that we are already experiencing those....

Climate change15 mins ago Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade - UN climate report

2021-08-10T07:59+0200eureporter (en)

Scientists emphasized that these effects of climate change are already here, with events like the heat wave in the US Pacific Northwest killing hundreds in June and Brazil currently experiencing its "The heat wave in Canada, fires in California, floods in Germany, floods in China, droughts in....

World Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade by Jake Spring Heat waves, droughts and torrential rains are set to become more frequent and extreme as the earth warms further, a U.N. climate science report says.

2021-08-10T06:44+0200japantimes (en)

Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a U.N. climate science report said Monday. The report found that we are already experiencing those....

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -UN climate report

2021-08-10T06:09+0200thehimalayantimes (en)

The report found that we are already experiencing those effects of climate change, as the planet has surpassed more than 1 degree Celsius in average warming. Heat waves, droughts and torrential rains are only set to become more frequent and extreme as the earth warms further. read more. It is the first time that the U.

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade – UN climate report

2021-08-10T04:32+0200rappler (en)

The report found that we are already experiencing those effects of climate change, as the planet has surpassed more than 1 degree Celsius in average warming. Heat waves, droughts, and torrential rains are only set to become more frequent and extreme as the earth warms further.

UN climate report depicts fast-warming world where ‘nobody is safe’

2021-08-10T00:42+0200pakobserver (en)

Washington. Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday.

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade: UN climate report Reuters

2021-08-09T23:55+0200AsiaOne (en)

AsiaOne has launched , a new section dedicated to environmental issues — because we love the planet and we believe science. Find articles like this Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours....

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report

2021-08-09T20:32+0200menafn (en)

- NewsIn.Asia) August 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming , while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday.

Once-in-50-year heatwaves now happening every decade — UN ...

2021-08-09T19:18+0200thetimes-za (en)

Extreme heatwaves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report found that we are already experiencing those....

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report

2021-08-09T18:28+0200financialpost (en)

Article content. Scientists emphasized that these effects of climate change are already here, with events like the heat wave in the U.S. Pacific Northwest killing hundreds in June and Brazil currently experiencing its worst drought in 91 years https://reut.rs/2X3Jsyh.

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report

2021-08-09T18:20+0200oann (en)

August 9, 2021. By Jake Spring. (Reuters) -Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a U.N. climate science report said on Monday. The report https://www.

Once-in-50-Year Heat Waves Now Happening Every Decade – U.N. Climate Report

2021-08-09T18:17+0200claimsjournal (en)

Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report found that we are already experiencing those....

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade: U.N....

2021-08-09T15:17+0200thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report found that we are already experiencing those....

World Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report Aug 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 y...

2021-08-09T12:46+0200taiwannews (en)

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday.

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report

2021-08-09T12:44+0200euronews-en (en)

By Jake Spring. – Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report https://www.ipcc.

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report By Reuters

2021-08-09T12:20+0200dailymaverick (en)

By Jake Spring. (Reuters) – Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report https://www.ipcc.

Heat waves once in 50 years now happening every decade: UN Climate Report

2021-08-09T12:19+0200naveenbharat (en)

A UN climate science report said on Monday that extreme heat waves that previously occurred only once every 50 years are now expected to occur once per decade due to global warming, while rain and drought has become even more. The report found that we are already experiencing those effects of....

IPCC report: Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening each decade

2021-08-09T12:01+0200trust (en)

Heat waves, droughts and torrential rains are only set to become more frequent and extreme as the earth warms further. By Jake Spring. Aug 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while....

Once-In-50-Year Heat Waves Now Happening Every Decade: UN Climate Report

2021-08-09T11:36+0200ndtvnews (en)

Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report found that we are already experiencing those....

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report By Jake Spring (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of gl... 1h ago

2021-08-09T11:19+0200kelo (en)

By Jake Spring. (Reuters) – Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report https://www.ipcc.

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report

2021-08-09T11:04+0200news-yahoo (en)

By Jake Spring. (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report https://www.ipcc.

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report

2021-08-09T10:58+0200saltwire (en)

By Jake Spring. (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report https://www.ipcc.

UN climate report: Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade

2021-08-09T10:38+0200cyprus-mail (en)

The report found that once-in-a-decade heavy rain events are now 1.3 times more likely and 6.7% wetter, compared with the 50 years up to 1900 when major human-driven warming started to occur. Previously once-in-a-decade droughts could happen every five or six years.

Environment Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report 8:05 AM UTC

2021-08-09T10:30+0200reuters-it (en)

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday.

EnvironmentOnce-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report8:05 AM UTC

2021-08-09T10:25+0200ara-reuters (en)

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday.

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report

2021-08-09T10:23+0200metro-us (en)

(Reuters) – Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report https://www.ipcc.

EnvironmentOnce-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report8:05 AM UTC

2021-08-09T10:22+0200reuters-af (en)

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday.

EnvironmentOnce-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report8:05 AM UTC

2021-08-09T10:22+0200reuters-br (en)

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday.

EnvironmentOnce-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report8:05 AM UTC

2021-08-09T10:20+0200reuters-fr (en)

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday.

Environment Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report 8:05 AM UTC

2021-08-09T10:16+0200reuters-es (en)

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday.

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade -U.N. climate report

2021-08-09T10:07+02004-traders (en)

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report https://www.ipcc.

"The world is burning", the German newspaper: 'Wild fires' in the summer months are not surprising

2021-08-08T11:29+0200politiko (en)

Greece is burning, California has been battling wildfires for weeks, and more than 40 forest fires are burning in Germany as well: NASA offers a summary of all fires. And their service is currently more in demand than rare. According to the German daily Der Spiegel , on the 25th day after the "Dixie....

Many of the Andes have no snow due to long-term droughts.

2021-08-08T10:56+0200londonnewstime (en)

In the Andean regions of South America, there is little or no snowfall during periods of heavy snowfall. Satellite images show that many mountains in the famous range running along the western edge of the continent have sparse snow or completely bare ground, Processed via REUTERS by Copernicus....

Many Of The Andes Mountains Have No Snow Cover Due To Long-Term Drought

2021-08-08T09:57+0200huffingtonpost-uk-en (en)

Areas of South America’s Andes Mountains range are seeing little to no snow cover at a time when snowfall should be at its highest. Satellite images show that many mountains in the famed range, which runs along the continent’s western edge, have either sparse snow or totally bare ground, “Here we....

Many Of The Andes Mountains Have No Snow Cover Due To Long-Term Drought

2021-08-07T21:14+0200yahoo-sg (en)

Areas of South America’s Andes Mountains range are seeing little to no snow cover at a time when snowfall should be at its highest. Satellite images show that many mountains in the famed range, which runs along the continent’s western edge, have either sparse snow or totally bare ground, A....

Many Of The Andes Mountains Have No Snow Cover Due To Long-Term Drought

2021-08-07T20:48+0200huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

“Here we are seeing a process of long-term decrease in precipitation, a mega-drought,” Ricardo Villalba of the Argentine Institute of Snow, Glacier and Environment Science Studies told Reuters. “If you look at the precipitation levels right now for the entire Cordillera [Andes range], they ​​show....

Last month was worst July for wildfires since records began

2021-08-07T10:58+0200zmescience (en)

Fires on forests and grasslands in July released 343 megatons of carbon emissions, which is about a fifth higher than the previous global record for July, set in 2014, according to EU’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service . This was driven by record heatwaves and prolonged droughts in many....

Brazil’s wildfire season is underway, raising concerns

2021-08-06T10:18+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Brazil ’s wildfire season has begun, fears that early data and severe droughts will keep 2021’s national destruction at record highs in the last two years, despite efforts to quell the flames. Is causing. According to data released Thursday, the government’s space agency, which uses satellites to....

Fuoco, aria, acqua e terra: la nostra crisi climatica mondiale

2021-07-30T06:28+0200oggitreviso (it)

Immagine: fuoco, aria, acqua, terra da EskiPaper Wallpapers 2021 OREGON - 29 luglio 2021 - Una continuazione del mio precedente pezzo, " Il nostro pianeta, il nostro futuro pubblicato qui il 15/07/2021. Come ho riferito allora, la crisi climatica rimodellerà radicalmente la vita sulla Terra nei prossimi decenni.

“Nowhere Is Safe” | Summer of Fire and Floods | Heat Waves Batter Countries, and more

2021-07-27T18:59+0200homelandsecuritynewswire (en)

· “Nowhere Is Safe”: Heat Shatters Vision of Pacific North-West as Climate Refuge. · Extreme Heat Triggers Mass Die-Offs and Stress for Wildlife in the West. · Wildfires Have Erupted Across the Globe, Scorching Places that Rarely Burned Before. · Amid Summer of Fire and Floods, a Moment of Truth for Climate Action.

Ecosia to dedicate green search revenues to wildfire recovery

2021-07-22T14:08+0200businessgreen (en)

Not-for-profit search engine Ecosia has today announced it is to respond to the record-breaking wildfires hitting North America, Australia, and Brazil by dedicating all revenues from 27 July towards wildfire restoration projects. The carbon offset providing search engine uses the revenues generated....

2.5 Billion Trees and Vines Killed in Epicenter of Major Amazon Droughts and Fires

2021-07-22T13:32+0200scitechdaily (en)

Drone flight over forests affected by the El Niño drought and those affected by drought and fire in 2015. Videos from 2017 in the study region. Credit: Yadvinder Malhi. In normal circumstances, because of high moisture levels, the Amazon rainforest does not burn. However, extreme drought makes the forest temporarily flammable.

2.5 Billion Trees and Vines Killed in Epicenter of Major Amazon Droughts and Fires

2021-07-22T13:26+0200focustechnica (en)

The scientists gathered data by regularly revisiting 21 plots across a mixture of primary forest, secondary re-growing forest and forests where people have selectively logged. The results from these plots were then extrapolated to the region. Although previous research has shown human-disturbed....

Epicenter of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-21T01:47+0200yubanet (en)

L-R: Amazonian forest that burned during the 2015 El Niño; Dr Erika Berenguer, in a recently burned Amazonian forest during the 2015 El Niño; forest fire during the 2015 El Niño. The stark findings, discovered by an international team of scientists working for more than eight years on a long-term....

Major Drought and Fire in Amazonian Forests Killed Billions of Trees, Plants

2021-07-20T14:56+0200azocleantech (en)

A major drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest killed billions of trees and plants and turned one of the world's largest carbon sinks into one of its biggest polluters. Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.

Epicentre of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-20T07:39+0200sciencecodex (en)

A major drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest killed billions of trees and plants and turned one of the world's largest carbon sinks into one of its biggest polluters. Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.

Epicenter of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-20T01:56+0200sciencedaily (en)

Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.5 billion trees and plants and emitted 495 million tonnes of CO 2 from an area that makes up just 1.2 per cent of the entire Brazil ian Amazon rainforest, and 1 per cent of the whole biome.

Researchers warn that drought puts Amazon at risk of “massive dieback”

2021-07-19T22:47+0200eminetra (en)

Increasing climatic conditions accelerate the “massive dieback” of Amazon rainforests, according to the authors of a new study that found 2.5 billion trees dead in biomes after a drought a few years ago. There is a risk of causing it. Central Brazil is now Worst drought In 100 years, it has created the risk of water shortages and power outages.

Epicentre of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-19T21:58+0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Marizilda Cruppe/Rede Amazônia Sustentável. A major drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest killed billions of trees and plants and turned one of the world's largest carbon sinks into one of its biggest polluters. Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.

Epicentre of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-19T21:25+0200phys (en)

Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.5 billion trees and plants and emitted 495 million tons of CO 2 from an area that makes up just 1.2 percent of the entire Brazil ian Amazon rainforest, and 1 percent of the whole biome.

Epicentre of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-19T21:21+0200miragenews (en)

A major drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest killed billions of trees and plants and turned one of the world’s largest carbon sinks into one of its biggest polluters. Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.

Epicentre of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

2021-07-19T21:11+0200alphagalileo (en)

A major drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest killed billions of trees and plants and turned one of the world’s largest carbon sinks into one of its biggest polluters. Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.

Climate Change: The Impact On People

2021-07-16T10:54+0200barrons (en)

disasters such as. storms and floods. since 2008. Natural disasters. At 2.7oC warming: 122 m people affected. in Mesoamerica, 28 m in Brazil , 31 m in rest. of South America. Water stress. Six-fold increase. between 2020 and 2050. Internal migration. *depends on levels of emissions/extent of development.

Brazil drought crisis linked to global climate change, minister says By Jake Spring BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazil's Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday the country's current drought crisis is part ... 1h ago

2021-07-08T23:51+0200kelo (en)

By Jake Spring. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil ’s Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday the country’s current drought crisis is part of extreme dryness in many parts of the world, including the U.S. West Coast, and is linked to global climate change.

Record Droughts Plague Latin America

2021-07-08T23:46+0200as-coa (en)

The country’s extensive national hydroelectric power system c annot fulfill current energy demands with its low reservoir levels, which are currently at 35 percent capacity. Hydropower plants supply 70 percent of the country’s total electricity , and as the plants run dry, the government is filling....

Brazil drought crisis linked to global climate change, minister says By Jake Spring BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazil's Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday the country's current drought crisis is part ... 1h ago

2021-07-08T23:37+0200wsau (en)

By Jake Spring. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil ’s Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday the country’s current drought crisis is part of extreme dryness in many parts of the world, including the U.S. West Coast, and is linked to global climate change.

La Nina threatens to return and worsen drought in U.S. West

2021-07-08T19:00+0200eastbaytimes (en)

. By Brian K. Sullivan | Bloomberg. The possible return of La Nina threatens to give the drought-ravaged U.S. West another winter without much rain or snow. The U.S. Climate Prediction Center issued a watch for La Nina on Thursday, saying there’s a 66% chance the phenomenon will return for a second....

La Nina threatens to return and worsen drought in U.S. West

2021-07-08T18:34+0200mercurynews (en)

. By Brian K. Sullivan | Bloomberg. The possible return of La Nina threatens to give the drought-ravaged U.S. West another winter without much rain or snow. The U.S. Climate Prediction Center issued a watch for La Nina on Thursday, saying there’s a 66% chance the phenomenon will return for a second....

Así impacta el cambio climático en los ecosistemas de agua dulce neotropicales

2021-06-29T20:11+0200noticiasdelatierra (es)

AGENCIA FAPESP/DICYT – Con el objetivo de entender de qué manera pueden impactar sobre diferentes ecosistemas los cambios climáticos, 27 científicos de Brasil, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, la Guayana Francesa y Puerto Rico realizaron experimentos en siete lugares distintos en ambientes acuáticos....

Climate Change: The Impact On People

2021-06-25T06:01+0200barrons (en)

storms and floods. since 2008. Natural disasters. At 2.7oC warming: 122 m people affected. in Mesoamerica, 28 m in Brazil , 31 m in rest. of South America. Water stress. Six-fold increase. between 2020 and 2050. Internal migration. *depends on levels of emissions/extent of development. Source: IPCC WGII Sixth Assessment Report / AFP Photos.

Amazon Rain Forests Could be at Higher Risk of Extreme Drought than Previously Thought

2021-06-23T16:05+0200azocleantech (en)

Amazon rain forests could be at far higher risk of extreme drought than previously thought, according to new research. An international study, led by the University of Leeds, warns that huge areas in the eastern part of the Amazon face severe drying by the end of the century if action is not taken to curb carbon emissions.

Severe drying of the Amazon forest

2021-06-23T10:16+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

Amazon rain forests could be at far higher risk of extreme drought than previously thought, according to new research. An international study led by the University warns that huge areas in the eastern part of the Amazon face severe drying by the end of the century if action is not taken to curb carbon emissions.

Unchecked climate change will cause severe drying of the Amazon forest

2021-06-22T22:58+0200sciencedaily (en)

An international study, led by the University of Leeds, warns that huge areas in the eastern part of the Amazon face severe drying by the end of the century if action is not taken to curb carbon emissions. As a result, large amounts of carbon dioxide would be released from the forest into the....

Unchecked climate change will cause severe drying of the Amazon forest

2021-06-22T15:07+0200phys (en)

The increased dryness during the Amazon dry season would further threaten the viability of large parts of the rainforest, as trees are already water stressed and there is greater risk of forest fires. The predicted droughts could also have far-reaching consequences for the Amazon water cycle,....

High Risk of Extreme Drought: Unchecked Climate Change Will Cause Severe Drying of the Amazon Rainforest

2021-06-22T15:05+0200scitechdaily (en)

Amazon rain forests could be at far higher risk of extreme drought than previously thought, according to new research. An international study, led by the University of Leeds, warns that huge areas in the eastern part of the Amazon face severe drying by the end of the century if action is not taken to curb carbon emissions.

Unchecked climate change will cause severe drying of the Amazon forest

2021-06-22T15:04+0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Jessica Baker. Amazon rain forests could be at far higher risk of extreme drought than previously thought, according to new research. An international study, led by the University of Leeds, warns that huge areas in the eastern part of the Amazon face severe drying by the end of the century if action is not taken to curb carbon emissions.

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