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US West Likely To Have Tough 2021 Due To Drought

Fri, 14 May 2021 23:22:00 +0200cleantechnica (en)

Federal officials expect climate-fueled heat and drought to drive a Western fire season at least as bad as last year, if not worse. “Starting in the Southwest and moving throughout the Western part of the United States , we’re seeing a higher level of risk, and an earlier level of risk, than we’ve....

Victoria's water catchments may not recover from drought, study says

Fri, 14 May 2021 10:40:00 +0200smartwatermagazine (en)

One-third of the water catchments included in a Victorian study had not recovered from a severe drought nearly eight years later, Australian-first research from Monash University shows. Globally, science holds the common view that rivers and underground water supplies eventually replenish following periods of severe drought or flood.

Le acque reflue non depurate sono la principale causa dell’inquinamento da microplastica nei fiumi del Regno Unito

Fri, 14 May 2021 10:28:00 +0200greenreport (it)

. Nuovo studio mette sotto accusa la gestione del ciclo delle acque in Gran Bretagna (e non solo) [14 Maggio 2021] Il nuovo “Acute riverine microplastic contamination due to avoidable releases of untreated wastewater”, pubblicato su Nature Sustainability da Jamie Woodward, Jiawei Li, James Rothwell....

Victoria's watch catchments may not recover from drought: Study

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:43:00 +0200sciencecodex (en)

One-third of the water catchments included in a Victorian study had not recovered from a severe drought nearly eight years later, Australian-first research from Monash University shows. Globally, science holds the common view that rivers and underground water supplies eventually replenish following periods of severe drought or flood.

Climate change and slow-onset hazards 17 mins ago Opinion

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:40:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

Climate change is the changes in the global climate systems over a long period, which can be yearly or decade compared to weather changes, which only occur daily, weekly, or monthly. Scientifically, human activities contribute largely to the causes of climate change, for example, the Food and....

Victoria's watch catchments may not recover from drought: Study

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:02:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Credit: Monash University. One-third of the water catchments included in a Victorian study had not recovered from a severe drought nearly eight years later, Australian-first research from Monash University shows. Globally, science holds the common view that rivers and underground water supplies....

Victoria’s watch catchments may not recover from drought: Study

Thu, 13 May 2021 20:39:00 +0200miragenews (en)

Australian-first research by Monash University discredits the theory that rivers and underground water supplies eventually replenish following droughts or floods. Following the Australian Millennium Drought, one-third of Victoria’s water catchments included in the study still had not recovered from drought by mid-2017, nearly eight years later.

Research finds that Victorian watch catchments may not recover from drought

Thu, 13 May 2021 20:12:00 +0200floridanewstimes (en)

Australia’s first study by Monash University denies the theory that rivers and groundwater are ultimately replenished after droughts and floods. After the Australian Millennium Drought, one-third of Victoria’s catchments had not recovered from the drought almost eight years later.

Dozens of cities lack climate adaptation plan

Thu, 13 May 2021 19:04:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

STOCKHOLM: Hundreds of cities have no climate adaptation plans in place despite rising threats like floods, heatwaves and pollution, according to a report on Wednesday that said this could put 400 million people at risk across the world. Fast-expanding urban areas are home to more than half the....

United StatesAs drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea10:15 AM UTC

Thu, 13 May 2021 12:24:00 +0200reuters-br (en)

During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood. But with extreme drought now gripping California and much of West....

United States As drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea 10:15 AM UTC

Thu, 13 May 2021 12:23:00 +0200reuters-it (en)

During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood. But with extreme drought now gripping California and much of West....

United StatesAs drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea10:15 AM UTC

Thu, 13 May 2021 12:22:00 +0200reuters-af (en)

During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood. But with extreme drought now gripping California and much of West....

United States As drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea 10:15 AM UTC

Thu, 13 May 2021 12:19:00 +0200reuters-es (en)

During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood. But with extreme drought now gripping California and much of West....

United States As drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea 10:15 AM UTC

Thu, 13 May 2021 12:17:00 +0200reuters-uk (en)

During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood. But with extreme drought now gripping California and much of West....

L’Epa Usa pubblica il rapporto sul clima che Trump aveva tenuto nascosto

Thu, 13 May 2021 10:00:00 +0200greenreport (it)

sul suo sito web pubblico e sottolinea che «Questa risorsa completa presenta prove convincenti e chiare dei cambiamenti del nostro clima riflessi nell’aumento delle temperature, nell’acidità degli oceani, nell’innalzamento del livello del mare, nelle inondazioni fluviali, siccità, ondate di calore e incendi, tra gli altri indicatori».

Millions at risk as cities fail to adapt to climate change, says report

Thu, 13 May 2021 04:50:00 +0200dawn (en)

PARIS: Hundreds of cities have no climate adaptation plans in place despite rising threats like floods, heatwaves and pollution, according to a report on Wednesday that said this could put 400 million people at risk across the world. Fast-expanding urban areas are home to more than half the....

EPA Relaunches Climate Indicators Website Showing How Climate Change is Impacting Peoples’ Health and Environment

Wed, 12 May 2021 22:46:00 +0200epa (en)

WASHINGTON (May 12 2021) — For the first time in four years, EPA is relaunching its Climate Change Indicators in the United States website for the public. This comprehensive resource presents compelling and clear evidence of changes to our climate reflected in rising temperatures, ocean acidity, sea....

Rising seas no cause for climate change alarm

Tue, 11 May 2021 13:13:00 +0200asiatimes (en)

Here we continue our interview with Dr Steven Koonin, chief scientist in the US Department of Energy during the Barack Obama administration and author of the just-published book, JT: The media and NGOs have propagated the notion of that we are facing a climate disaster of apocalyptic dimension,....

Mexico is experiencing its worst drought in 30 years, according to NASA

Sat, 08 May 2021 03:20:00 +0200explica (en)

Mexico faces one of the most intense and widespread droughts that affect 85% of the country. For example, Mexico City is experiencing its worst dry season in 30 years , according to images from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on its science news site.

Climate Report: Rising Seas Could Displace 1.3M Bangladeshis

Sat, 08 May 2021 01:50:00 +0200benarnews (en)

More than 1 million people will be displaced from low-lying areas along Bangladesh’s southern coast as sea levels rise, experts predict, although encroaching waters have already forced thousands to uproot permanently from their seaside homes. Bangladesh is especially susceptible to sea-level rise....

Active Wildfire Season Expected

Thu, 06 May 2021 15:13:00 +0200mycentraloregon (en)

May is Wildfire Awareness Month , and the western United States is preparing for an active year. Coming off a severe wildfire season where nine Oregonians were killed and 40,000 were displaced, preventing fires is on the minds of many in the state. Kristin Babbs, president and CEO of Keep Oregon Green, said prevention is key.

A giant sequoia still smoldering from the 2020 California wildfire

Wed, 05 May 2021 22:16:00 +0200floridanewstimes (en)

Sequoia National Park, California. – According to the National Park Service, a giant Sequoia was found smoldering and smoking in parts of Sequoia National Park, which burned in one of California’s giant wildfires last year. Leif Mathiesen, Fire Assistant to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National....

New normals: The Southwest has grown hotter and drier over the past decade, data shows

Wed, 05 May 2021 03:04:00 +0200azcentral (en)

The Southwest has grown hotter and drier during the past decade, and new climate data from the federal government shows these changes have been dramatic, shifting the long-term averages that represent the region’s “normal.” The country’s updated climate “normals” were released Tuesday by the....

Goodbye to the 1980s — at least for how we define climate normals

Sun, 02 May 2021 14:48:00 +0200thehill (en)

We won’t tell you how old we are, but we will admit that we remember the 1980s. We remember watching music videos on TV, the Miracle on Ice and the fall of the Berlin Wall. As much as we loved the 1980s, we were excited to move past them. Seriously, who wants to store music in plastic cases? As a....

America, China, and the Climate dinosaur

Sun, 02 May 2021 11:53:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Climate warnings. With the exception of fossil fuel beneficiaries, most of the leaders of the world are taking climate change, if not seriously, at least under advisement. They observe the effects of higher temperatures, increasing destructive forest fires, rising sea water levels, thunderstorms,....

Environmental justice 29th April 2021 Facing disaster with courage: stories from activists on the front line of climate change

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 16:29:00 +0200clientearth (en)

The world is facing the most significant environmental challenges it has ever witnessed. The climate crisis is snowballing into everyone’s lives with increasing speed, but no matter how fast, those that can, choose to ignore it. The sense of urgency within general populations is starting to become....

In calculating the social cost of methane, equity matters

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 09:34:00 +0200technology (en)

Published recently in the journal Nature , the study finds that by accounting for economic inequalities between countries and regions, the social cost of methane drops by almost a factor of 10 in sub-Saharan Africa and jumps by almost a factor of 10 for industrialized countries, such as the United States .

In calculating the future cost of methane emissions, equity matters

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 22:29:00 +0200news-berkeley (en)

Published recently in the journal Nature , the study finds that by accounting for economic inequalities between countries and regions, the social cost of methane drops by almost a factor of 10 in sub-Saharan Africa and jumps by almost a factor of 10 for industrialized countries, such as the United States .

Sempre più profughi climatici sulla frontiera del riscaldamento globale

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 06:23:00 +0200vasroma (it)

Il nuovo ”Displaced on the frontlines of the climate emergency” dell’United Nations of High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), mettendo insieme tutti i dati disponibili, dimostra come l’emergenza climatica stia convergendo con altre minacce e stia portando a nuovi sfollati e aumentare la vulnerabilità di coloro che sono già costretti a fuggire.

Nearly Half the U.S. Is in Drought and Conditions Are Expected to Grow Worse, NOAA Says

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 02:24:00 +0200dailypostusa (en)

Nearly Half the U.S. Is in Drought and Conditions Are Expected to Grow Worse, NOAA Says. Nearly half of the continental U.S. is in a moderate to exceptional drought, government forecasters said Thursday, and conditions are expected to grow more severe and persistent over the next three months.

In Calculating the Social Cost of Methane, Equity Matters

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 11:59:00 +0200todayheadline (en)

What is the cost of 1 ton of a greenhouse gas? When a climate-warming gas such as carbon dioxide or methane is emitted into the atmosphere, its impacts may be felt years and even decades into the future – in the form of rising sea levels, changes in agricultural productivity, or more extreme weather events, such as droughts, floods, and heat waves.

Sempre più profughi climatici sulla frontiera del riscaldamento globale

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 00:28:00 +0200welfarenetwork (it)

Il nuovo rapporto ”Displaced on the frontlines of the climate emergency” dell’United Nations of High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), mettendo insieme tutti i dati disponibili, dimostra come l’emergenza climatica stia convergendo con altre minacce e stia portando a nuovi sfollati e aumentare la....

Sempre più profughi climatici sulla frontiera del riscaldamento globale

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 13:12:00 +0200greenreport (it)

. I dati rivelano gli impatti dell'emergenza climatica sugli sfollati. UNHCR: aspettare il disastro non è un'opzione. [23 Aprile 2021] Il nuovo ”Displaced on the frontlines of the climate emergency” dell’United Nations of High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), mettendo insieme tutti i dati....

Child-led Court Case Will Scrutinize Europe's Climate Response

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 04:40:00 +0200hrw-malays (en)

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire at the village of Chaveira, near Macao, in central Portugal on Monday, July 22, 2019. © AP Photo/Sergio Azenha. Increased heat, more frequent forest fires, and other extreme weather events fueled by climate change are already harming children in Europe.

Child-led Court Case Will Scrutinize Europe's Climate Response

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 02:43:00 +0200HumanRightsWatch (en)

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire at the village of Chaveira, near Macao, in central Portugal on Monday, July 22, 2019. © AP Photo/Sergio Azenha. Increased heat, more frequent forest fires, and other extreme weather events fueled by climate change are already harming children in Europe.

The Earth’s cryosphere is essential for everyone

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 09:39:00 +0200floridanewstimes (en)

The role of the cryotropics is not clear anywhere, as at high latitudes where the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets cover much of the land and sea ice covers vast parts of the polar seas. Its vastness of bright white ice helps control the Earth’s climate by reflecting some of the sun’s radiation....

Child-led court case will scrutinise Europe's climate response | View

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 08:18:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

Increased heat, more frequent forest fires, and other extreme weather events fuelled by climate change are already harming children in Europe. Unless governments take urgent action, the situation will only get worse. This is the message from four Portuguese children and two young adults in a case....

In calculating the social cost of methane, equity matters

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 03:02:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

Now a new study by a team including researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley reports that the social cost of methane -- a greenhouse gas that is 30 times as potent as carbon dioxide in its ability to trap heat -- varies by as much as an order of magnitude....

In Calculating Social Cost Of Methane, Equity Matters

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 02:47:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

Now a new study by a team including researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley reports that the social cost of methane – a greenhouse gas that is 30 times as potent as carbon dioxide in its ability to trap heat – varies by as much as an order of magnitude....

Governor of California declares drought emergency in two counties

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 02:32:00 +0200floridanewstimes (en)

Sacramento, California – Governor Gavin Newsom, standing on the dry, cracked bottom of Lake Mendocino, declared a drought emergency on Wednesday in two counties in Northern California, where viticulture and wineries are key users. Western United States .

In calculating the social cost of methane, equity matters

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:40:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

What is the cost of 1 ton of a greenhouse gas? When a climate-warming gas such as carbon dioxide or methane is emitted into the atmosphere, its impacts may be felt years and even decades into the future - in the form of rising sea levels, changes in agricultural productivity, or more extreme weather events, such as droughts, floods, and heat waves.

In Calculating Social Cost of Methane, Equity Matters

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:22:00 +0200miragenews (en)

What is the cost of 1 ton of a greenhouse gas? When a climate-warming gas such as carbon dioxide or methane is emitted into the atmosphere, its impacts may be felt years and even decades into the future – in the form of rising sea levels, changes in agricultural productivity, or more extreme weather events, such as droughts, floods, and heat waves.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory : In Calculating the Social Cost of Methane, Equity Matters

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:22:00 +02004-traders (en)

Oil and gas production is one of the top sources of methane emissions. (Credit: iStock) What is the cost of 1 ton of a greenhouse gas? When a climate-warming gas such as carbon dioxide or methane is emitted into the atmosphere, its impacts may be felt years and even decades into the future - in the....

Climate change: 490 million children in Africa most vulnerable

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 14:49:00 +0200downtoearth (en)

Around 490 million children under the age of 18 in 35 African countries are at the highest risk of suffering the impact of climate change, warned Save the Children International, a child rights non-profit. Sub-Saharan Africa has 35 of the 45 countries globally at highest climate risk, found the global NGO in an analysis.

Crisi climatica: “Siamo sull’orlo del baratro. Questo è davvero un anno cruciale per il futuro dell’umanità”. Usa, Cina e Russia pronte alla cooperazione?

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 12:05:00 +0200unita-news (it)

C’è grande attesa per il vertice in streaming con 40 leader nazionali organizzato il 22 e il 23 aprile dal presidente degli Stati Uniti Joe Biden per discutere degli impegni da prendere in vista della Conferenza delle Nazioni Unite sul Clima di novembre a Glasgow.

Crisi climatica: “Siamo sull’orlo del baratro. Questo è davvero un anno cruciale per il futuro dell’umanità”. Usa, Cina e Russia pronte alla cooperazione?

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 09:21:00 +0200valigiablu (it)

C’è grande attesa per il vertice in streaming con 40 leader nazionali organizzato il 22 e il 23 aprile dal presidente degli Stati Uniti Joe Biden per discutere degli impegni da prendere in vista della Conferenza delle Nazioni Unite sul Clima di novembre a Glasgow.

State of the global climate 2020: peggiorati gli indicatori e gli impatti del cambiamento climatico

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 06:12:00 +0200vasroma (it)

Il nuovo “ State of the Global Climate 2020 ”, pubblicato dalla World meteorological organization (Wmo) e da un’ampia rete di partner, documenta gli indicatori del sistema climatico, comprese le concentrazioni di gas serra, l’aumento delle temperature terrestri e oceaniche, l’innalzamento del....

Climate indicators reveal worsening climate conditions

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:13:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Karen Graham 18 hours ago in Environment 2021 must be the year of action for protecting people against the "disastrous effects of climate change," the United Nations insisted Monday, ahead of a crucial US-convened summit. The UN warns that time is fast running out to tackle the climate crisis.

Drought Continues To Ravage Western U.S.

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 13:22:00 +0200forbes (en)

"Dry is an understatement," northeast Colorado farmer Marc Arnusch, whose farm may have to idle 60% of its acres in the face of irrigation water rationing, told Progressive Farmer . "Last week, our irrigation district issued a 5% pro-rate, which means many of our farms will have two to four days' worth of irrigation water for the year.

Allarme Onu: cambiamenti climatici inarrestabili, nonostante il “rallentamento” dovuto al Covid

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 10:17:00 +0200ecodallecitta (it)

Nonostante l’effetto ‘rallentamento’ portato dalla pandemia da CoVid-19 e quello ‘rinfrescante’ della Niña il 2020 si piazza tra i tre anni più caldi di sempre . Così lo della World Meteorological Organization (WMO), l’agenzia meteo-climatica delle Nazioni unite , e della rete di istituti di ricerca con la quale collabora.

State of the Global Climate 2020: peggiorati gli indicatori e gli impatti del cambiamento climatico

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 08:35:00 +0200greenreport (it)

Il nuovo “ State of the Global Climate 2020 ”, pubblicato dalla World meteorological organization (Wmo) e da un’ampia rete di partner, documenta gli indicatori del sistema climatico, comprese le concentrazioni di gas serra, l’aumento delle temperature terrestri e oceaniche, l’innalzamento del....

Climate indicators reveal worsening climate conditions

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 20:20:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Karen Graham 30 mins ago in Environment 2021 must be the year of action for protecting people against the "disastrous effects of climate change," the United Nations insisted Monday, ahead of a crucial US-convened summit. The UN warns that time is fast running out to tackle the climate crisis.

Central American nations closed out of White House climate summit

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 12:17:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Invited countries include the 17 that make up the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate a U.S.-led coalition created in 2009 meant to convene the world's economic leaders in climate dialogue that includes China, Brazil and the European Union. These countries produce more than 80% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.

Piantare foreste non ci salverà dal cambiamento climatico, ma va comunque fatto e bene

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 11:30:00 +0200mashable (it)

La protezione e l'accrescimento del patrimonio forestale sono pratiche di vitale importanza se si vogliono mitigare gli effetti del cambiamento climatico, e non accelerarli. Negli Stati Uniti a perorare la causa c'è anche l'ex ceo di Reddit, Yishan Wong, che si propone addirittura di terraformare le....

Climate change-driven droughts are getting hotter, UCI study finds

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 07:49:00 +0200news-uci (en)

Irvine, Calif., August 1, 2018 – Dry months are getting hotter in large parts of the United States , another sign that human-caused climate change is forcing people to encounter new extremes. In a study published today in Science Advances , researchers at the University of California, Irvine report....

Droughts and heat waves have tripled in Europe

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 19:13:00 +0200theportugalnews (en)

Droughts and heat waves have tripled in the last 50 years in Europe, with a corresponding reduction in harvests, especially cereals, indicates a study developed by three researchers from Universidade Nova. The study, published in the scientific journal "Environmental Research Letters", warns that....

“The wind speed has been increasing for a few decades”

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:49:00 +0200explica (en)

04/15/2021 at 4:05 PM CEST. César Azorín Molina (Villena, 1980) is a scientist at the Desertification Research Center (CIDE-CSIC), where he directs a line of research focused on the analysis of the observed changes in wind speed in the context of climate change.

Health implications of hot, humid weather 50 mins ago

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 06:33:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

The major public health organisations of the world have said that climate change is a critical public health problem. According to the United States (U.S.) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, climate change makes many existing diseases and conditions worse, and it helps pests and pathogens spread into new regions.

What Is Desertification, and Where Is It Happening?

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:22:00 +0200treehugger (en)

Desertification is a type of land degradation. It occurs when drylands become increasingly arid or desert-like. Desertification doesn’t necessarily mean that these water-scarce regions will transform into desert climates — only that their land’s natural productivity is lost and its surface and groundwater resources are diminished.

A Taiwan la peggior siccità degli ultimi 60 anni: acqua razionata

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:11:00 +0200iconaclima (it)

Taiwan sta vivendo la peggiore fase di siccità degli ultimi 56 anni. La carenza di piogge ha costretto le autorità a sottoporre popolazione e imprese al razionamento dell’acqua. Le restrizioni comprendono anche lo stop agli autolavaggi e ai trattamenti con shampoo dai parrucchieri.

New snowpack totals suggest the 20-year Western drought will persist, intensify

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:32:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Lack of monsoon rainfall last summer and spotty snowfall this winter combined to worsen the Western drought dramatically in the past year, and spring snowmelt won’t bring much relief. Critical April 1 measurements of snow accumulations from mountain ranges across the region show that most streams....

Toll of drought in Taiwan not natural: China Daily editorial

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:17:00 +0200chinadaily (en)

China's Taiwan island is suffering its severest drought in 50 years, which has seriously compromised the quality of life for many residents. The water supply is cut for two days a week in some cities, and is rationed in some other localities. Farmers have seen their crops dry up and die, and drinking water has become a luxury for some.

Climate and water

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 10:55:00 +0200thestatesman (en)

During the billions of years of our planet’s existence, its climate has varied a lot. A longterm change in the Earth’s climate was felt with the advent of the Industrial Revolution, which may be said to have begun with James Watts’ development of the steam engine around 1780.

Arizona wildfire destroys 12 homes and 200 people are evacuated after crews stopped blaze growing

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:20:00 +0200dailymail (en)

A small community in south-central Arizona remained under an evacuation notice Friday after crews and air tankers stopped the growth of a wildfire that burned at least 12 homes, officials said. The fire burned through thick vegetation at the bottom of the Gila River in Dudleyville, a....

Longer, more frequent periods of drought plague western United States

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 13:25:00 +0200smartwatermagazine (en)

Periods of drought in the western United States have become longer over the past 50 years, according to a new study from researchers in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service.

Climate change becomes hotter and normal for weather forecasters: NPR - Florida News Times

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 11:34:00 +0200floridanewstimes (en)

It has become so common, perhaps you have stopped noticing how often your local weather forecast is “above normal”. Summer is extremely hot. During the winter, mild temperatures continue. It’s when the night doesn’t get as cold as it used to. But on May 4, the hotter Earth will officially become the new standard.

The U.S. Needs a Macrogrid to Move Electricity from Areas that Make It to Areas that Need It

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 18:54:00 +0200homelandsecuritynewswire (en)

Many kinds of extreme events can disrupt electricity service, including hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, extreme heat, extreme cold and extended droughts. Major disasters can leave thousands of people in the dark. During such events, unaffected regions may have power to spare.

U.S. provides additional assistance to WFP to strengthen emergency preparedness and response capacities in Cambodia

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 06:06:00 +0200khmertimes (en)

The United States , through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced Thursday that it will provide $875,000 in additional humanitarian assistance to strengthen preparedness and response capacities for natural hazards and shocks in Cambodia. According to a U.

Bangladesh's floating gardens: A sustainable solution for farming in the face of climate change

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 04:46:00 +0200malaymail (en)

Far from being a new concept in Bangladesh, floating gardens have existed for hundreds of years in the South-East-Asian country, and are recognized by the UN as ‘a Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System.’ ― Unsplash pic via ETX Studio. DHAKA, April 2 ― The floating gardens of Bangladesh....

Bangladesh's floating gardens: A sustainable solution for farming in the face of climate change

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 04:46:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

Far from being a new concept in Bangladesh, floating gardens have existed for hundreds of years in the South-East-Asian country, and are recognized by the UN as ‘a Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System.’ ― Unsplash pic via ETX Studio. DHAKA, April 2 ― The floating gardens of Bangladesh....

US provides $875,000 for emergency preparedness

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 01:27:00 +0200khmertimes (en)

The United States , through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), will provide $875,000 in additional humanitarian assistance to strengthen preparedness and response capacities for natural hazards and shocks in Cambodia. US Ambassador Patrick Murphy said yesterday that last year’s....

Biden wants $10 billion for a climate army. It's not enough

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 21:01:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Yesterday President Joe Biden unveiled his long-awaited American Jobs Plan, a sweeping wishlist for fixing the country’s crumbling infrastructure, revitalizing manufacturing and research, and tackling the climate crisis. The United States would make the biggest jobs investment in itself....

Biden Wants $10 Billion for a Climate Army. It's Not Enough

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 19:56:00 +0200wired (en)

Yesterday President Joe Biden unveiled his long-awaited American Jobs Plan, a sweeping wishlist for fixing the country’s crumbling infrastructure, revitalizing manufacturing and research, and tackling the climate crisis. The United States would make the biggest jobs investment in itself....

Tackling Challenges of a Drier, Hotter, More Fire-Prone Future - Eos

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 14:42:00 +0200eos (en)

, Andrew Hoell, Justin Mankin, Amanda Sheffield, and Isla Simpson 37 mins ago Droughts, heat waves, and wildfires are among the costliest and most life-threatening disasters in the United States and worldwide. Wildfires in the western United States burned nearly 3.56 million hectares (8.

Deforestazione: nemmeno Covid-19 arresta la perdita delle foreste tropicali

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:57:00 +0200regionieambiente (it)

che sono stati diffusi il 31 marzo 2021 dall’ Università del Maryland , che fa parte della piattaforma Global Forest Watch del World Resource Institute WRI ),in partnership con circa 40 organizzazioni, che, utilizzando i dati satellitari di Google Earth , di altre fonti ufficiali e anche....

U.S. Provides Additional Assistance...

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 05:54:00 +0200akp-en (en)

AKP Phnom Penh, April 01, 2021 -- The United States , through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced Thursday that it will provide US$875,000 in additional humanitarian assistance to strengthen preparedness and response capacities for natural hazards and shocks in Cambodia. According to a U.

Anita’s face-off with climate change

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 15:11:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Although women should be felicitated every day of the year, International Women’s Day (IWD) gives an extra opportunity for the world to reflect and at the same time take charge of the driving seat and steer the wheels to finding more ways towards gender equality. This year the theme of International Women’s Day circles around the word challenge.

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