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news UNCCD Executive Secretary welcomes Simon Stiell’s appointment to lead UN Climate Change Convention

2022-08-16T09:44+0200unccd-int (en)

Bonn, 15 August 2022 – Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), welcomed the announcement of Grenada’s former minister for climate resilience and the environment Simon Stiell as the next Executive Secretary to lead the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Europe, USA, Australia are burning: What can we do to prevent wildfire?

2022-08-15T17:28+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

, partly due to climate change. Declining rainfall and longer droughts are making forests so dry that localized lightening can spark a small fire that transforms into an inferno before firefighters can limit the damage. Such was the scale of the Australian Black Summer megafires of 2019-20 that....

Droughts are getting worse around the world, here’s why and what needs to be done

2022-08-15T08:22+0200europeansting (en)

Climate change is contributing to more droughts and water shortages on continents around the world. Northern Italy is facing its worst drought in 70 years, and more than 43% of US states are currently experiencing droughts. A new UN report says drought frequency and duration has increased by nearly a third since 2000.

Cambiamenti climatici: serve il sostegno ai paesi in difficoltà

2022-08-14T17:59+0200notiziegeopolitiche (it)

di C. Alessandro Mauceri. I danni causati dai cambiamenti climatici nei primi sei mesi del 2022 sono impressionanti. Inondazioni, incendi e tempeste hanno causato perdite per oltre 65 miliardi di dollari. Questo senza contare i costi in termini di vite umane: secondo i dati ufficiali, sarebbero almeno 4.

Experts analyze four major focuses of recent high temperature weather

2022-08-14T15:11+0200tellerreport (en)

Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, August 13th: Experts analyze four major focuses of recent high temperature weather. Xinhua News Agency reporter Huang Yao. Since the beginning of summer this year, there have been many high-temperature days, wide coverage, and the highest temperature in many places breaking the historical extreme.

Water-intensive industries should use waste water to contain drought

2022-08-13T17:36+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

TEHRAN – In order to prevent soil erosion and water stress, industries should give more attention to watershed management, dredging and runoff control, new irrigation methods, and wastewater treatment. The average rainfall in the semi-arid country of Iran is 250 mm, which is one-third of the world average.

Water-intensive industries should use wastewater to contain drought

2022-08-13T17:34+0200tehrantimes (en)

TEHRAN – In order to prevent soil erosion and water stress, industries should give more attention to watershed management, dredging and runoff control, new irrigation methods, and wastewater treatment. The average rainfall in the semi-arid country of Iran is 250 mm, which is one-third of the world average.

Experts warn California of a catastrophe “greater than any in world history”. It is not an earthquake.

2022-08-13T06:24+0200exbulletin (en)

Climate change is a factor in amplifying floods. In fact, the study found that climate change makes such catastrophic floods twice as likely to occur. Swain said that such massive statewide floods have occurred every century or two in California over the past millennia, and the current risks of such events have been greatly underestimated.

Dry California announces new water strategy to fight climate change

2022-08-13T06:15+0200azernews (en)

By Trend Drought-stricken California announced a new water strategy to adapt to hotter, drier conditions caused by climate change as officials believe extreme weather could diminish water supply by up to 10 percent by 2040 in the most populous U.S. state, To replace and replenish what the southwestern U.

Dry California announces new water strategy to fight climate change

2022-08-13T06:10+0200today-az (en)

By Trend Drought-stricken California announced a new water strategy to adapt to hotter, drier conditions caused by climate change as officials believe extreme weather could diminish water supply by up to 10 percent by 2040 in the most populous U.S. state, To replace and replenish what the southwestern U.

‘Exceptional’ drought reshapes food and energy supplies across Europe

2022-08-13T02:55+0200theage (en)

London: The biggest drought in more than 20 years has been declared across the majority of England, with households warned their taps could run dry, farmers flagging major food shortages after failed crops and some supermarkets begin rationing bottled water.

‘Exceptional’ drought reshapes food and energy supplies across Europe

2022-08-13T02:54+0200theherald-au (en)

London: The biggest drought in more than 20 years has been declared across the majority of England, with households warned their taps could run dry, farmers flagging major food shortages after failed crops and some supermarkets begin rationing bottled water.

‘Exceptional’ drought reshapes food and energy supplies across Europe

2022-08-13T02:54+0200brisbanetimes (en)

London: The biggest drought in more than 20 years has been declared across the majority of England, with households warned their taps could run dry, farmers flagging major food shortages after failed crops and some supermarkets begin rationing bottled water.

‘Exceptional’ drought reshapes food and energy supplies across Europe

2022-08-13T02:52+0200smh (en)

London: The biggest drought in more than 20 years has been declared across the majority of England, with households warned their taps could run dry, farmers flagging major food shortages after failed crops and some supermarkets begin rationing bottled water.

‘Exceptional’ drought reshapes food and energy supplies across Europe

2022-08-13T02:47+0200watoday (en)

London: The biggest drought in more than 20 years has been declared across the majority of England, with households warned their taps could run dry, farmers flagging major food shortages after failed crops and some supermarkets begin rationing bottled water.

Europe rushes firefighters to France amid ‘worst drought in 500 years’

2022-08-12T18:33+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

FIREFIGHTERS from across Europe deployed to France yesterday to help battle wildfires ripping through the country’s forests. The fire in the Gironde region and the neighbouring Landes has burned almost 30 square miles since Tuesday and forced the evacuation of at least 10,000 people.

Lake Powell Inching Towards Deadpool, Could Be Dry Within Decades

2022-08-12T13:00+0200newsweek (en)

is rapidly drying up as a result of the scorching megadrought in the Western U.S., and may completely disappear in just decades. The second largest reservoir in the U.S. by total capacity after Lake Mead , Lake Powell spans the Utah/Arizona border, and is an artificial lake created from damming the Colorado River .

Lake Powell Inching Towards Deadpool, Could Be Dry Within Decades

2022-08-12T12:54+0200newsweek-USA (en)

is rapidly drying up as a result of the scorching megadrought in the Western U.S., and may completely disappear in just decades. The second largest reservoir in the U.S. by total capacity after Lake Mead , Lake Powell spans the Utah/Arizona border, and is an artificial lake created from damming the Colorado River .

St. John’s river level drop causes concern about algae blooms, drinking water

2022-08-12T11:49+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

“This is all the talk of the people out here,” Sphar said. “The consensus is that none of us remembers it this low this time of the year.” The lake, a favorite local spot to launch airboats, is an outflow of the St. Johns River, one of the few surface water supplies of drinking water in Florida.

Dimentica i prati verdi! Dai satelliti anche la Gran Bretagna sembra il deserto del Sahara

2022-08-12T10:15+0200greenme (it)

Sembra il deserto del Sahara ma è il Regno Unito: dai satelliti la Gran Bretagna dai prati verdi è arida. La siccità ha colpito duramente anche lì e gli scienziati sono preoccupati. Il servizio meteorologico inglese Met Office alzato il rischio incendi boschivi fino al massimo nella giornata di....

Dry California's new water strategy

2022-08-12T07:04+0200uniindia (en)

Los Angeles, Aug 12 (UNI) Drought-stricken California announced a new water strategy to adapt to hotter, drier conditions caused by climate change as officials believe extreme weather could diminish water supply by up to 10 per cent by 2040 in the most populous US state.

Tornado de fuego se forma en medio de devastador incendio en California

2022-08-12T02:10+0200biobiochile (es)

Un impactante tornado de fuego se formó en medio del combate al devastador incendio que afecta al noroeste de Los Ángeles, California, en Estados Unidos. Según constató el medio KTLA, los bomberos estadounidenses lucharon contra el incendio forestal que se movía rápidamente en un terreno abierto y montañoso la tarde de este pasado miércoles.

Dry California Announces New Water Strategy To Fight Climate Change

2022-08-12T01:08+0200menafn (en)

- Trend News Agency) Drought-stricken California announced a new water strategy to adapt to hotter, drier conditions caused by climate change as officials believe extreme weather could diminish water supply by up to 10 percent by 2040 in the most populous U.S. state, Trend reports citing Xinhua . To replace and replenish what the southwestern U.

Dry California announces new water strategy to fight climate change

2022-08-12T00:46+0200trendnews-az (en)

Drought-stricken California announced a new water strategy to adapt to hotter, drier conditions caused by climate change as officials believe extreme weather could diminish water supply by up to 10 percent by 2040 in the most populous U.S. state, To replace and replenish what the southwestern U.S.

Dry California announces new water strategy to fight climate change

2022-08-11T23:51+0200china.org.cn (en)

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Drought-stricken California on Thursday announced a new water strategy to adapt to hotter, drier conditions caused by climate change as officials believe extreme weather could diminish water supply by up to 10 percent by 2040 in the most populous U.S. state. To replace and replenish what the southwestern U.

Dry California announces new water strategy to fight climate change

2022-08-11T23:48+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Drought-stricken California on Thursday announced a new water strategy to adapt to hotter, drier conditions caused by climate change as officials believe extreme weather could diminish water supply by up to 10 percent by 2040 in the most populous U.S. state. To replace and replenish what the southwestern U.

Biden falsely links Kentucky floods to ‘climate change’ – Reality Check: Floods ‘have not increased in frequency or intensity’ – White House ignores peer-reviewed studies & IPCC & data

2022-08-11T20:50+0200wattsupwiththat (en)

, Pages 704-717. The study found: ‘The number of significant trends was about the number expected due to chance alone.’ ‘Changes in the frequency of major floods are dominated by multidecadal variability.’ ‘The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded (Hartmann et al.

Europa activa la alerta roja por la peor sequía en 500 años

2022-08-11T18:49+0200lavozdegalicia (es)

Una imagen suele valer más que mil palabras. Este viejo dicho lleno de razón se aplica perfectamente para describir la intensidad de la sequía que está afectando a Europa y el Reino Unido. El programa de Vigilancia Copernicus de la Unión Europea acaba de publicar dos fotografías tomadas por uno de....

Business Advice for the Days Immediately Following a Natural Disaster

2022-08-10T20:14+0200marketbusinessnews (en)

No matter where you live, there is always the potential for some kind of natural disaster. In some parts of the United States there are hurricanes and tropical storms. In other areas there are droughts that pack the earth so tightly that a few inches of rain can cause severe flooding.

UK meteorologists, water firms issue warnings as extreme heatwave looms

2022-08-10T13:31+0200terradaily (en)

The UK's meteorological agency on Tuesday issued an "amber" warning for extreme heat while the country's biggest water provider said restrictions loom, as Britain braces for another punishing heatwave later this week. The warning by the Met Office, covering much of southern England and parts of....

July 2022 marks the 3rd hottest on record for the US

2022-08-09T14:59+0200downtoearth (en)

The United States (US) witnessed its third-hottest July on record in 2022, according to the country’s weather forecaster (NOAA). The average temperature across the US crossed 24.6 degrees Celcius (C), making July the third-hottest in the country’s 128-year climate record. Texas reported its hottest July ever, according to the analysis.

California analiza dar identificaciones oficiales a inmigrantes indocumentados

2022-08-09T03:19+0200semana (es)

Este lunes 8 de agosto se conoció que en California, Estados Unidos, un comité del Senado debatirá un proyecto de ley que buscará identificar de manera oficial a las personas migrantes que se encuentren indocumentadas. En este sentido, esta propuesta podría llegar a beneficiar a cerca de dos....

For Advance Drought Warning, Look to the Plants

2022-08-08T11:43+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 32,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. Among the extreme weather impacts resulting from climate change, drought is a growing problem around....

How do we fight fire as temperatures rise? As wildfires again burn out of control, strategies to limit climate-fuelled infernos include fighting fire with fire.

2022-08-08T11:17+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Fire has burnt through forests for hundreds of millions of years, but now unprecedented wildfires are burning hotter and longer partly due to climate change. Declining rainfall and longer droughts are making forests so dry that localized lightening can spark a small fire that transforms into a mega-blaze before firefighters can limit the damage.

cambio climático Dura realidad de dos embalses estadounidenses

2022-08-08T07:24+0200aimdigital (es)

Dos de los mayores embalses de Estados Unidos, que proporcionan agua y electricidad a millones de personas, corren el riesgo de convertirse en pequeños charcos. Este es uno de los resultados de la crisis climática y del consumo excesivo de agua, según los expertos.

For advance drought warning, look to the plants

2022-08-06T03:57+0200vervetimes (en)

Among the extreme weather impacts resulting from climate change, drought is a growing problem around the globe, leading to frequent wildfires, threats to water resources, and greater food insecurity. Drought is monitored across the world—including Connecticut—with alerts going out when conditions become sufficiently dry to merit a notification.

MIL-OSI USA: Thompson, Newhouse, Costa, Panetta, Axne, and 17 Members Introduce Reauthorization for the Emergency Relief Program

2022-08-05T23:38+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Mike Thompson Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA. This week, Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Jim Costa (CA-16), Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Cindy Axne (IA-03) and 17 members introduced legislation to reauthorize the....

This Common 'Super Plant’ Could Inspire Drought-Resistant Crops

2022-08-05T22:36+0200discovermagazine (en)

They say that weeds are simply underappreciated flowers, and a new study supports that thought, suggesting that some supposed "weeds" deserve much more attention. Published in Science Advances, this paper states that a common plant also called purslane, could influence the creation of....

This Common ‘Super Plant’ Could Inspire Drought-Resistant Crops

2022-08-05T21:41+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

They say that weeds are simply underappreciated flowers, and a new study supports that thought, suggesting that some supposed “weeds” deserve much more attention. Published in Science Advances, this paper states that Portulaca oleracea a common plant also called purslane, could influence the....

For Advance Drought Warning, Look to the Plants

2022-08-05T20:17+0200homelandsecuritynewswire (en)

Among the extreme weather impacts resulting from climate change, drought is a growing problem around the globe, leading to frequent wildfires, threats to water resources, and greater food insecurity. Researchers find signals in vegetation can help forecast devastating ‘flash’ droughts.

Senator Sinema’s support for climate and tax bill depends on ‘billions to tackle droughts’ – here’s why

2022-08-05T18:26+0200independent-UK (en)

Democrats agreed to remove a measure that would have closed the carried interest loophole – which allows partners of hedge funds or venture capital firms to have their income taxed as capital gains, at a lower rate than traditional income. “We have agreed to remove the carried interest tax....

El clima seca los embalses del oeste de Estados Unidos

2022-08-05T15:51+0200elnuevosiglo (es)

Dos de los mayores embalses de Estados Unidos, que proporcionan agua y electricidad a millones de personas, corren el riesgo de convertirse en pequeños charcos. Este es uno de los resultados de la crisis climática y del consumo excesivo de agua, según los expertos.

For Advance Drought Warning, Look to the Plants

2022-08-05T15:41+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Among the extreme weather impacts resulting from climate change, drought is a growing problem around the globe, leading to frequent wildfires, threats to water resources, and greater food insecurity. Drought is monitored across the world – including Connecticut – with alerts going out when....

Avanza el desierto en los valles semiáridos de Chile

2022-08-05T15:33+0200portaldelcampo (es)

fijado por la ONU (2010-2020), la situación en Chile al respecto aparece a la vez preocupante y esperanzadora. La Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas, en la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible , asignó como objetivo a todos los países el implementar medidas políticas para luchar contra la....

MIL-OSI USA: For Advance Drought Warning, Look to the Plants

2022-08-05T15:24+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: US State of Connecticut. Among the extreme weather impacts resulting from climate change, drought is a growing problem around the globe, leading to frequent wildfires, threats to water resources, and greater food insecurity. Drought is monitored across the world – including Connecticut –....

La siccità sta prosciugando il bacino idrico più grande degli Stati Uniti

2022-08-05T12:50+0200iconaclima (it)

La siccità minaccia di far sparire il lago Mead, il bacino idrico più grande degli Stati Uniti. I livelli dell’acqua nel lago sono i più bassi che siano mai stati registrati: il 18 luglio era pieno per poco più di un quarto (il 27 per cento) della sua capacità.

Saving the sequoias The Mariposa Grove of giant sequoia trees in Yosemite National Park narrowly avoided harm from the Washburn fire thanks to planning and quick action, but as wildfires grow in number and intensity across the west the massive ancient trees face new challenges to survival. Aug.

2022-08-05T07:21+0200graphics (en)

For millennia, giant sequoias – the largest trees on Earth – have resisted and relied on fire. But today's wildfires are far more frequent and intense due to climate-fueled droughts. In July, the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoia trees in Yosemite narrowly avoided disaster in the Washburn Fire due to quick action and long-term planning.

2 largest US reservoirs at ‘dangerously low levels’: UNEP

2022-08-04T15:37+0200downtoearth (en)

Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States (US) have dwindled to ‘dangerously low levels’ due to the impacts of climate change, warned the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) August 2, 2022. The low levels of Lake Mead and Lake Powell can affect the water and electricity supply for millions of....

Catastrofi naturali: danni per 65 miliardi di dollari nella prima metà del 2022

2022-08-04T07:06+0200greenreport (it)

Secondo il rapporto di metà anno presentato da Minich Re, «Il quadro delle catastrofi naturali per la prima metà del 2022 è dominato dalle catastrofi meteorologiche. I tornado estremi negli Stati Uniti hanno causato miliardi di danni, parti della costa orientale dell’Australia sono state sommerse da....

Scientists say the world needs to think about a worst-case “climate endgame”

2022-08-03T23:01+0200digitpatrox (en)

A group of worldwide scientists says the world wants to begin making ready for the opportunity of a “local weather endgame” as excessive climate occasions maintain ravaging the planet. From raging wildfires to catastrophic flooding , the results of local weather change could be seen throughout.

Giant sequoias that survived California wildfire may not be so lucky next time

2022-08-03T17:41+0200gmanews (en)

For millennia, giant sequoiasthe largest trees on Earthhave resisted and relied on fire. But today's wildfires are far more frequent and intense due to climate-fueled droughts. In July, the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoia trees in Yosemite narrowly avoided disaster in the Washburn Fire due to quick action and long-term planning.

Giant sequoias survived a California wildfire. Next time, they may not be so lucky By Travis Hartman, Ally Levine and Anurag Rao (Reuters) - For millennia, giant sequoias - the largest trees on Earth - have resisted and relied on fir... 1h ago

2022-08-03T14:17+0200wsau (en)

By Travis Hartman, Ally Levine and Anurag Rao. (Reuters) – For millennia, giant sequoias – the largest trees on Earth – have resisted and relied on fire. But today’s wildfires are far more frequent and intense due to climate-fueled droughts. In July, the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoia trees in....

Giant Sequoias Survived A California Wildfire. Next Time, They May Not Be So Lucky

2022-08-03T13:51+0200ibtimes (en)

For millennia, giant sequoias - the largest trees on Earth - have resisted and relied on fire. But today's wildfires are far more frequent and intense due to climate-fueled droughts. In July, the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoia trees in Yosemite narrowly avoided disaster in the Washburn Fire due to quick action and long-term planning.

Giant sequoias survived a California wildfire. Next time, they may not be so lucky

2022-08-03T13:49+0200saltwire (en)

By Travis Hartman, Ally Levine and Anurag Rao. (Reuters) - For millennia, giant sequoias – the largest trees on Earth – have resisted and relied on fire. But today's wildfires are far more frequent and intense due to climate-fueled droughts. In July, the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoia trees in....

Giant sequoias survived a California wildfire. Next time, they may not be so lucky By Travis Hartman, Ally Levine and Anurag Rao (Reuters) - For millennia, giant sequoias - the largest trees on Earth - have resisted and relied on fir... 37m ago

2022-08-03T13:47+0200kelo (en)

By Travis Hartman, Ally Levine and Anurag Rao. (Reuters) – For millennia, giant sequoias – the largest trees on Earth – have resisted and relied on fire. But today’s wildfires are far more frequent and intense due to climate-fueled droughts. In July, the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoia trees in....

Giant sequoias survived a California wildfire. Next time, they may not be so lucky Travis Hartman, Ally Levine and Anurag Rao |Updated 2 minutes ago |3 min read By Travis Hartman, Ally Levine and Anurag Rao (Reuters) - For millennia, giant sequoias – the largest trees on Earth – have resisted and relied on fire.

2022-08-03T13:19+0200thechronicleherald (en)

By Travis Hartman, Ally Levine and Anurag Rao. (Reuters) - For millennia, giant sequoias – the largest trees on Earth – have resisted and relied on fire. But today's wildfires are far more frequent and intense due to climate-fueled droughts. In July, the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoia trees in....

The general secretary has been concerned about here

2022-08-03T13:05+0200tellerreport (en)

Just today, officially launched! On August 3, the radio drama "Let's live up to the green hills" will be launched on the Voice of China, CCTV News Client, Cloud Ting, CCTV and other platforms. It tells the story of the people of Changting fighting against the barren mountains and turning the "Flaming Mountain" into a "flame mountain".

Giant sequoias survived a California wildfire. Next time, they may not be so lucky

2022-08-03T13:05+02004-traders (en)

* Graphic on "Saving the Sequoias": https://tmsnrt.rs/3Q0IrOk Aug 3 (Reuters) - For millennia, giant sequoias the largest trees on Earth have resisted and relied on fire. But today's wildfires are far more frequent and intense due to climate-fueled droughts.

Aridificazione del West Usa: un futuro prossimo di scarsità di acqua ed energia

2022-08-03T10:44+0200greenreport (it)

I due più grandi laghi artificiali statunitensi verso il dead pool status: la nuova normalità molto secca. [3 Agosto 2022] Due dei più grandi bacini idrici d’America, il Lake Mead, in Nevada e Arizona, e il Lake Powell, in Utah e Arizona, che forniscono acqua ed elettricità a milioni di....

DOD Office Focuses on Effects of Climate Change on Department

2022-08-02T22:58+0200defense (en)

Human activity is the main driver for global warming, according to the United Nations. The main culprit is burning fossil fuels that pump greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, trapping heat. The Earth is 1.1 degrees Celsius warmer than it was in the late 1800s. The last decade, 2011-2020, was the warmest on record.

El clima seca los embalses en el oeste de Estados Unidos, lo que enfrenta escasez de agua y energía

2022-08-02T22:13+0200esdelatino-com (es)

El embalse del lago Mead, el cuerpo de agua artificial más grande de los Estados Unidos, se creó en la década de 1930 con la construcción de la presa Hoover, una obra maestra de la ingeniería. El lago Powell, el segundo más grande, se creó en la década de 1960 con la construcción de la presa Glen Canyon.

American West Faces Water And Power Shortages Due To Climate Crisis: UN Environment Agency

2022-08-02T20:27+0200scoop-co-nz (en)

Wednesday, 3 August 2022, 6:16 am Press Release: UN News Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States are at dangerously low levels due to the climate crisis and overconsumption of water, which could affect water and electricity supply for millions in six western states and Mexico, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) warned on Tuesday.

American west faces water and power shortages due to climate crisis: UN environment agency

2022-08-02T17:59+0200foreignpolicywatchdog (en)

Since 1970, weather, climate and water hazards have accounted for 50 per cent of all disasters, and impact 55 million people every year. Furthermore, some 2.3 billion people globally face water stress annually. ‘A new very dry normal’ Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States are in danger of reaching ‘dead pool status.

MIL-OSI United Nations: American west faces water and power shortages due to climate crisis: UN environment agency

2022-08-02T17:35+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

‘A new very dry normal’ “The conditions in the American west, which we’re seeing around the Colorado River basin, have been so dry for more than 20 years that we’re no longer speaking of a drought, said Lis Mullin Bernhardt, an ecosystems expert at UNEP . “We refer to it as ‘aridification’ – a new very dry normal.

Harris cites climate 'crisis,' pushes $1B for floods, storms

2022-08-02T15:06+0200chron (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris called climate change an “immediate” and “urgent” crisis Monday as she detailed more than $1 billion in federal spending to respond to disasters such as deadly flooding in Kentucky and wildfires ravaging her home state of California.

Harris announces $1B to tackle U.S. climate disasters

2022-08-02T12:58+0200arkansasonline (en)

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Kamala Harris called climate change an "immediate" and "urgent" crisis Monday as she detailed more than $1 billion in federal spending to respond to disasters such as deadly flooding in Kentucky and wildfires ravaging her home state of California.

Le assicurazioni pagano un conto da 35 miliardi di dollari per le catastrofi naturali

2022-08-02T12:41+0200milanofinanza (it)

Una serie di tempeste in Europa, inondazioni in Australia e Sudafrica, temporali negli Stati Uniti, e catastrofi naturali nel Vecchio Continente, hanno generato 35 miliardi di dollari di danni assicurati nel primo semestre del 2022 . Un dato in crescita del 22% rispetto alla media degli ultimi dieci anni (29 miliardi di dollari).

As the climate dries the American west faces power and water shortages, experts warn

2022-08-02T11:43+0200unep (en)

Two of the largest reservoirs in America, which provide water and electricity to millions, are in danger of reaching ‘dead pool status.’ A result of the climate crisis and overconsumption of water, experts say. Lake Mead, in Nevada and Arizona, and Lake Powell, in Utah and Arizona, are currently at their lowest levels ever.

Why haven’t more hurricanes formed this season?

2022-08-02T08:36+0200d1softballnews (en)

(CNN) — We are now into the third month of hurricane season, which is more than 30% of the way there, and it appears that we are off to a slow start. People have asked me where it went, or even told me that they thought this season was going to be moved. So I asked a hurricane expert what’s going on.

Heat Waves Across Europe And World: Is Human Resilience Towards High Temperatures Decreasing?

2022-08-02T08:26+0200news18 (en)

The world is faced with brutal heat waves this summer. Recently, more than 2,000 people have died in Portugal and Spain due to the extreme heat and blazing wildfires. Scientists have been working hard to understand the limits of resilience that humans can show to heat extremes as the temperature continues to rise due to climate change.

Harris cites climate ‘crisis,’ pushes $1B for floods, storms

2022-08-02T07:53+0200thegardenisland (en)

WASHINGTON Vice President Kamala Harris called climate change an “immediate” and “urgent” crisis Monday as she detailed more than $1 billion in federal spending to respond to disasters such as deadly flooding in Kentucky and wildfires ravaging her home state of California.

Forests fires — causes, consequences and preventive measures

2022-08-02T06:44+0200dawn (en)

, and Morocco. Prolonged dry weather, severe heatwaves and gusty winds add the proverbial fuel to these fires, which have caused immense damage to economies, displaced large populations, resulted in the loss of livelihood for thousands and exposed the fragility of response measures.

Texas farmers, ranchers take economic hit with drought

2022-08-02T06:34+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

“It seems to be hotter earlier,” said Russell Boening, a farmer and rancher in Floresville, a city southeast of San Antonio. “We started getting over 100 [degree days] back in June. And here we are on August first. Our area right here has been extremely dry, and most of Texas is extremely dry.

Texas farmers, ranchers take economic hit with drought

2022-08-02T05:52+0200mynews13 (en)

“It seems to be hotter earlier,” said Russell Boening, a farmer and rancher in Floresville, a city southeast of San Antonio. “We started getting over 100 [degree days] back in June. And here we are on August first. Our area right here has been extremely dry, and most of Texas is extremely dry.

Forests on fire

2022-08-02T05:11+0200dawn (en)

The writer is director of intergovernmental affairs, United Nations Environment Programme. FOREST fires have scorched the planet with ferocity this year. Over the past four months, a series of deadly wildfires have raged across several parts of the world, the latest affecting California, countries in southern Europe, and Morocco.

Vice President Kamala Harris cites 'climate crisis,' pushes $1B for floods, storms

2022-08-02T04:50+0200ksl (en)

Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes. WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris called climate change an "immediate" and "urgent" crisis Monday as she detailed more than $1 billion in federal spending to respond to disasters such as On a visit to Miami, Harris announced a series of grants being made....

Kamala Harris announces $1 billion to US states for flooding, extreme heat

2022-08-02T03:33+0200fox35orlando (en)

"The devastation is real. The harm is real. The impact is real,'' Harris said. "And we are witnessing it in real time.'' In 2021, the United States experienced 20 climate-related disasters that each caused over $1 billion in damage, Harris said, citing a report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Kamala Harris announces $1 billion to US states for flooding, extreme heat

2022-08-02T01:45+0200fox5atlanta (en)

"The devastation is real. The harm is real. The impact is real,'' Harris said. "And we are witnessing it in real time.'' In 2021, the United States experienced 20 climate-related disasters that each caused over $1 billion in damage, Harris said, citing a report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Harris cites climate ‘crisis,’ pushes $1B for floods, storms

2022-08-02T00:24+0200wsvn (en)

MIAMI (WSVN) - WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris called climate change an “immediate” and “urgent” crisis Monday as she detailed more than $1 billion in federal spending to respond to disasters such as deadly flooding in Kentucky and wildfires ravaging her home state of California.

Harris cites climate ‘crisis,’ pushes $1B for floods, storms

2022-08-02T00:09+0200denverpost (en)

By MATTHEW DALY. WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris called climate change an “immediate” and “urgent” crisis Monday as she detailed more than $1 billion in federal spending to respond to disasters such as deadly flooding in Kentucky and wildfires ravaging her home state of California.

Harris cites climate 'crisis,' pushes $1B for floods, storms

2022-08-01T23:57+0200krmg (en)

and wildfires ravaging her home state of California. On a visit to Miami, Harris announced a series of grants being made available to states to help communities across the nation prepare for and respond to climate-related disasters. Touring the National Hurricane Center before the grant....

England just had its driest July since 1935

2022-08-01T20:09+0200vervetimes (en)

just experienced its driest July since 1935, according to provisional statistics released Monday from the Met Office , the national meteorological service for the United Kingdom. England had 23.1 millimeters of rain in July, which is less than one inch. That’s 35% of England’s average rainfall for the month, according to the Met Office.

England just had its driest July since 1935

2022-08-01T20:00+0200cnbc (en)

just experienced its driest July since 1935, according to provisional statistics released Monday from the Met Office , the national meteorological service for the United Kingdom. England had 23.1 millimeters of rain in July, which is less than one inch. That's 35% of England's average rainfall for the month, according to the Met Office.

MIL-OSI USA: Pelosi Statement on Passage of Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act

2022-08-01T19:07+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United States House of Representatives – Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi Representing the 12th District of California. Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the passage of the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act: “Passage of the Wildfire Response and Drought....

A Tisha B’Av Message: How Do the Warnings Today Differ From Those of Jeremiah?

2022-08-01T09:50+0200timesofisrael (en)

Over 2,600 years ago, Jews failed to heed the warnings of the prophet Jeremiah about the importance of changing their ways, with the result that the first Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed, one of many tragedies that occurred on that day, including the destruction of the second Temple as well.

STATI UNITI La California brucia di nuovo

2022-08-01T08:24+0200timgate (it)

L'incendio McKinney ha colpito 160 chilometri quadrati La California sta bruciando di nuovo, colpita dal più intenso incendio dell'anno, denominato McKinney fire, partito venerdì scorso. Da un'area di circa un chilometro quadrato, con il vento e l'alta temperatura si è esteso fino a circa 160....

Ashgar takes action against Cornish flood contractors – Doha News

2022-08-01T01:37+0200worldakkam (en)

Last August, the United Nations revealed that humans are causing irreversible damage to the planet because countries have failed to minimize their fossil fuel emissions. Qatar’s Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has taken action against “some” contractors who have failed to comply with rainfall preparation procedures.

Are there pros of wild forest fires? Evidently so

2022-07-31T11:30+0200moneycontrol (en)

In the last decade, climate change has had a significant impact on the world. We've seen extreme weather events like hurricanes and droughts that are more frequent and more intense than ever before. According to the NICC Wildland Fire Summary and Statistics , in the United States alone, from 2012 to....

Heatwaves send another climate warning

2022-07-31T02:09+0200chinadaily (en)

A person is seen covering the head with a blouse near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, on June 16, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING - Exceptional heatwaves have been sweeping across much of the Northern Hemisphere for several weeks, where blazing weather has paralyzed infrastructure, harmed food production and threatened energy security.

Xinhua Headlines: Heatwaves send another climate warning, highlighting need for green actions

2022-07-30T16:24+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

*Exceptional heatwaves have been sweeping across much of the Northern Hemisphere for several weeks, where blazing weather has paralyzed infrastructure, harmed food production and threatened energy security. *As a "wake-up call" for green cooperation in safeguarding the climate, food and energy....

Xinhua Headlines: Heatwaves send another climate warning, highlighting need for green actions

2022-07-30T12:43+0200china.org.cn (en)

by Xinhua writer Zhang Yisheng. BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Exceptional heatwaves have been sweeping across much of the Northern Hemisphere for several weeks, where blazing weather has paralyzed infrastructure, harmed food production and threatened energy security.

MIL-OSI USA: Feinstein Applauds Passage of House Wildfire, Drought Bill

2022-07-30T08:59+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for California – Dianne Feinstein Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today applauded the House for passing the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act, a package of bills to help federal wildfire response and mitigation efforts and combat the Western drought.

"Animals are still too little taken into account during disasters"

2022-07-30T08:46+0200tellerreport (en)

Whether domestic, farmed or wild, animals are impacted in the same way as humans by natural disasters or conflicts. However, they are rarely taken into account in the management of emergency and rescue plans. In 2005, after Hurricane Katrina in the United States , the International Fund for Animal Welfare (Ifaw) launched a program to remedy this.

MIL-OSI USA: Democrat Drought and Wildfire Bill Falls Short

2022-07-29T23:52+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy delivered a speech on the House Floor on how the House Democrat drought and wildfire bill fails to deliver for our community. Democrats tried to claim their bill is a solution to....

Da soli non si combatte il cambiamento climatico

2022-07-29T19:16+0200technologyreview-it (it)

Gli Stati Uniti devono aggiornare e integrare i loro sistemi irregolari di distribuzione dell’elettricità per farla arrivare dove è necessaria durante le sempre più frequenti ondate di calore, inondazioni, incendi e tempeste. James Temple. Le violente ondate di calore che hanno portato a temperature....

What the James Webb Telescope Does not Tell us?

2022-07-29T10:23+0200geospatialworld (en)

The recently released first images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have revealed new views of the cosmos in exquisite, never-before-seen detail. Webb’s image covers a patch of sky approximately the size of a grain of sand held at arm’s length by someone on the ground – and reveals....

Lawmakers look to pass wildfire prevention package

2022-07-28T23:32+0200wwlp (en)

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — The western United States faces a historic drought and devasting wildfires, which is why lawmakers in the U.S. House are poised to pass a massave package to try to tackle these problems in the future. Wildfires have burned more than 5.6 million acres in the U.S.

Lawmakers look to pass wildfire prevention package

2022-07-28T23:09+0200cbs17 (en)

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — The western United States faces a historic drought and devasting wildfires, which is why lawmakers in the U.S. House are poised to pass a massave package to try to tackle these problems in the future. Wildfires have burned more than 5.6 million acres in the U.S.

Lawmakers look to pass wildfire prevention package

2022-07-28T22:47+0200wkrn (en)

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — The western United States faces a historic drought and devasting wildfires, which is why lawmakers in the U.S. House are poised to pass a massave package to try to tackle these problems in the future. Wildfires have burned more than 5.6 million acres in the U.S.

Lawmakers look to pass wildfire prevention package

2022-07-28T22:47+0200krqe (en)

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — The western United States faces a historic drought and devasting wildfires, which is why lawmakers in the U.S. House are poised to pass a massave package to try to tackle these problems in the future. Wildfires have burned more than 5.6 million acres in the U.S.

As droughts worsen in the rest of Midwest, Ohio improves (see this week’s drought map)

2022-07-28T19:05+0200cleveland (en)

Abnormally dry weather is the first level of intensity in a season’s drought cycle and signals a slowdown in the planting and growth of crops or pastures. In Ohio, this typically translates to stunted crop growth and a decline in pond levels. Compared to the rest of the Midwest, Ohio is faring the....

Disaster prep can save lives, but isn’t as accessible to those most at risk

2022-07-28T18:16+0200popsci (en)

Disaster risk and climate change are closely linked, and you can’t discuss one without including the other. Increasing global average temperature and widespread changes in weather patterns make extreme weather events more frequent or intense. In the United States , heat waves occurred three times more often in 2021 than in the 1960s.

Water is critical ingredient to restore the Rio Grande ecosystem at Rio Bosque

2022-07-28T13:30+0200elpasotimes (en)

Rio Bosque Wetlands Park manager John Sproul opened the spigot of a collapsible water tank in the bed of his pickup truck. Sproul and his colleague Sergio Samaniego filled buckets to water saplings they had planted last winter in the park on El Paso's south-eastern edge.

How apocalyptic is heat apocalypse?

2022-07-28T04:45+0200punchng (en)

“We have a choice. Collective action or collective suicide. It is in our hands.” – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The present weather condition in Europe has been described as “heat apocalypse.” In Spain and Portugal, more than 1,000 deaths have been attributed to the heat in recent days.

Comment Premium Catherine Conlon Opinion Our love of cars, cattle and cheap flights is fuelling the climate crisis so we must repair the damage now

2022-07-28T03:39+0200independent-ie (en)

Wildfires and heatwaves wreaking havoc across swathes of the globe show humanity is facing “collective suicide”, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned recently as governments scrambled to protect people from the extreme heat. Half of humanity is in the danger zone, from floods, droughts, extreme storms, and wildfires.

Oakfire, California’s largest wildfire this year, has left at least 41 structures destroyed so far

2022-07-27T23:16+0200worldakkam (en)

At least 41 structures were destroyed by the oak fire, according to officials, and are now the largest wildfire of the year in California, the western United States . According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire (Cal Fire), a fast-moving wildfire that began Friday afternoon near....

Flash floods swamp St. Louis in US, breaking century-old rain record

2022-07-27T04:15+0200straitstimesSG (en)

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) Just three days ago, the River Des Peres, which carries stormwater from the city of St. Louis, was "almost bone dry," the city's fire chief said, as Missouri experienced what the governor called increasingly dry conditions and the growing threat of serious drought. Then came record rainfall early Tuesday, drenching parts of St.

A hellish combination of topography, weather, and fuel stir the Oak Fire Mariposa County, hardest hit by the fire, hasn't burned in a century.

2022-07-26T23:01+0200popsci (en)

Summer has more or less become synonymous with wildfire season across the Western United States —currently there are 93 large fires and burning through 3,116,631 acres in 15 states . Since the very beginning of the year, over 38,000 fires have burned across 5,571,855 acres, almost double the area aflame during the same period in 2021.

Flash Floods Swamp St. Louis In Latest Bout Of Extreme U.S. Weather

2022-07-26T21:06+0200techcodex (en)

Topline. Flash floods inundated St. Louis streets as the city broke the record for daily rainfall in just five hours Monday night, as the U.S. continues to experience extreme storms, heat, and fires throughout the country this summer. St. Louis broke century-old rainfall record between Monday night and Tuesday morning.

A Fast-Moving Wildfire is Spreading Near Yosemite National Park

2022-07-26T20:43+0200smithsonianmag (en)

A wildfire near Yosemite National Park has spread to more than 18,000 acres, spurred on by drought, dry vegetation and dead trees. The blaze, which emergency responders have named the Oak Fire, has ballooned to become California’s largest so far this year.

A fast-moving wildfire is spreading near Yosemite National Park

2022-07-26T20:36+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A wildfire near Yosemite National Park has spread to more than 18,000 acres, spurred on by drought, dry vegetation and dead trees. The blaze, which emergency responders have named the Oak Fire, has ballooned to become California’s largest so far this year.

Stopping wildfires before they start

2022-07-26T19:14+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Wildfire season is back in the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon. Last month, the Brazilian part of the forest saw its highest number of fires in 15 years. The good news is that scientists can predict where these fires are likely to erupt, so fire crews can respond quickly.

Rising global heat waves: A new normal or climate emergency

2022-07-26T18:14+0200indiatoday (en)

Every corner of the world shows an unusual trend in temperature rise -- from the global north to the global south. More frequent, intense and rising heatwaves sweltered Europe, North America, North Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. A series of extreme weather events, back-to-back heatwaves included, suggest a near climate emergency, experts warn.

How wildfires start and how to stop them

2022-07-26T14:36+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Fire experts use wildfire prediction tools which look at the wind speeds, slopes, the fire's direction and fuel to work out how to put out the blaze. "You then create a fuel break [basically a big trench] around the whole of the fire. Then you can win and suppress it really effectively.

Incendi negli USA: case distrutte in sobborgo di Dallas, ancora in fiamme vasta area vicino al Parco di Yosemite

2022-07-26T07:47+0200informazione (it)

(LaPresse) Sono circa 2000 i vigili del fuoco impegnati dallo scorso venerdì a combattere «l'Oak fire», l'incendio scoppiato a sudovest del parco nazionale di Yosemite, nei pressi… Lunedì 25 luglio 2022 - 21:31. Usa, 2.500 pompieri lottano contro megaincendio vicino Yosemite. Bruciati già 6.800 ettari di colline.

La ola de calor también ahoga a África

2022-07-26T06:20+0200lavanguardia (es)

En Europa, arden España, Francia y Portugal y el Reino Unido se derrite; al sur del Mediterráneo, África se abrasa. Desde hace diez días, cientos de bomberos marroquíes luchan con hasta seis incendios que han quemado 7.000 hectáreas y han obligado a desalojar de sus casas a 1325 familias y Túnez,....

U.S. firefighters begin delaying a huge wildfire in California | Environmental News

2022-07-26T02:28+0200worldakkam (en)

Firefighters began to slow the spread The biggest wildfire So far this year in California, after an oak fire threatened the famous Yosemite National Park, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate the community. Large flame Rapid expansion Since its inception on Friday, the scorching, dry weather....

Greece, California battle fierce wildfires amid heatwaves

2022-07-25T14:03+0200jamaicaobserver (en)

ATHENS, Greece (AFP) — Greece on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. The United States , meanwhile, sweltered in scorching heat set to exceed already record-setting temperatures, worsening an out-of-control wildfire in central California.

1000s evacuated as California fire grows; Greece battles wildfires amid Europe heatwaves

2022-07-25T13:52+0200terradaily (en)

A fierce California wildfire expanded Sunday, burning several thousand acres and forcing evacuations as tens of millions of Americans sweltered through scorching heat. More than 2,000 firefighters backed by 17 helicopters have been deployed against the Oak Fire, which broke out Friday near Yosemite....

Greek firefighters in uphill battle to save famed natural park

2022-07-25T13:38+0200thesundaily (en)

ATHENS: Greek firefighters on Monday battled a raging fire threatening the Dadia National Park, known for its black vulture colony, as the country scorched under a blistering heatwave. The Mediterranean country is reeling under a heatwave that began on Saturday and is expected to last 10 days.

Greek firefighters in uphill battle to save famed natural park

2022-07-25T13:15+0200naharnet-ar (en)

Greek firefighters on Monday battled a raging fire threatening the Dadia National Park, known for its black vulture colony, as the country scorched under a blistering heatwave. The Mediterranean country is reeling under a heatwave that began on Saturday and is expected to last 10 days.

Greek firefighters in uphill battle to save famed natural park

2022-07-25T12:56+0200iraqinews (en)

Athens – Greek firefighters on Monday battled a raging fire threatening the Dadia National Park, known for its black vulture colony, as the country scorched under a blistering heatwave. The Mediterranean country is reeling under a heatwave that began on Saturday and is expected to last 10 days.

How wildfires start and how to stop them

2022-07-25T11:58+0200bbc (en)

Fire experts use wildfire prediction tools which look at the wind speeds, slopes, the fire's direction and fuel to work out how to put out the blaze. "You then create a fuel break [basically a big trench] around the whole of the fire. Then you can win and suppress it really effectively.

Greek Firefighters In Uphill Battle To Save Famed Natural Park

2022-07-25T11:53+0200barrons (en)

Greek firefighters on Monday battled a raging fire threatening the Dadia National Park, known for its black vulture colony, as the country scorched under a blistering heatwave. The Mediterranean country is reeling under a heatwave that began on Saturday and is expected to last 10 days.

25/07/2022 Greek firefighters in uphill battle to save famed natural park

2022-07-25T11:53+0200rfi-en (en)

The Mediterranean country is reeling under a heatwave that began on Saturday and is expected to last 10 days. Temperatures were set to rise to 42 degrees Celsius (107 degrees Fahrenheit) in some regions and the country is battling three major wildfires.

Greece, California battle fierce wildfires amid heatwaves

2022-07-25T11:24+0200tnp-sg (en)

ATHENS (AFP) - Greece on Sunday (July 24) battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. The United States meanwhile sweltered in scorching heat set to exceed already record-setting temperatures, worsening an out-of-control wildfire in central California.

Greece and California battle fierce wildfires

2022-07-25T06:04+0200gulf-times (en)

Greece yesterday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. The United States meanwhile sweltered in scorching heat set to exceed already record-setting temperatures, worsening an out-of-control wildfire in central California.

Greece, California battle fierce wildfires amid heatwaves

2022-07-25T05:50+0200truemedian (en)

Greece on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. The United States meanwhile sweltered in scorching heat set to exceed already record-setting temperatures, worsening an out-of-control wildfire in central California.

Greece and California fight fierce wildfires

2022-07-25T05:47+0200worldakkam (en)

Greece fought four major wildfires yesterday, forcing hundreds to evacuate due to rising temperatures and rising fears of increasing flames in Spain. Meanwhile, the United States was fed up with the scorching heat already set to exceed record temperatures, exacerbating an uncontrollable wildfire in Central California.

Greece battles fierce wildfires amid Europe heatwaves

2022-07-25T05:27+0200timesofindia (en)

ATHENS: Greece on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. Scientists say human-induced climate change is amplifying extreme weather -- including the heatwaves, droughts and floods seen in....

What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires? 4 minutes ago

2022-07-25T03:40+0200newstalkzb (en)

Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they're probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken. A mass migration of Europeans from the....

Greece battles fierce wildfires amid Europe heatwaves

2022-07-25T03:25+0200thenews-pk (en)

ATHENS: Greece on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. Scientists say human-induced climate change is amplifying extreme weather -- including the heatwaves, droughts and floods seen in....

Greece battles fierce wildfires amid Europe heatwaves

2022-07-25T03:15+0200ibtimes-uk (en)

Greece on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. Scientists say human-induced climate change is amplifying extreme weather -- including the heatwaves, droughts and floods seen in several parts....

Greece battles fierce wildfires amid Europe heatwaves

2022-07-25T01:20+0200abs-cbnnews (en)

ATHENS - Greece on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. Scientists say human-induced climate change is amplifying extreme weather -- including the heatwaves, droughts and floods seen in....

Greece, California battle fierce wildfires amid heatwaves

2022-07-25T01:07+0200straitstimesSG (en)

ATHENS (AFP) - Greece on Sunday (July 24) battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. The United States meanwhile sweltered in scorching heat set to exceed already record-setting temperatures, worsening an out-of-control wildfire in central California.

Greece fights four major wildfires amid Europe heatwaves

2022-07-25T00:55+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. Scientists say human-induced climate change is amplifying extreme weather – including the heatwaves , droughts and floods seen in several parts of the....

24h – The New York Times

2022-07-25T00:01+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Scorching temperatures engulfed the northeast on Sunday during the summer’s first prolonged heat wave, with a record five straight days of triple-digit temperatures in Newark and blistering heat in Boston; Providence, R.I.; and Manchester, NH. Other parts of the country were also sweltering, with....

Explainer: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-24T22:40+0200nzherald (en)

Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they're probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken. A mass migration of Europeans from the....

Greece fights four major wildfires amid Europe heatwaves

2022-07-24T21:28+0200english-alaraby (en)

on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. Scientists say human-induced climate change is amplifying extreme weather – including the heatwaves , droughts and floods seen in several parts of the....

Greece, California battle fierce wildfires amid heatwaves

2022-07-24T21:18+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Greece battled four major wildfires on Sunday that forced hundreds to evacuate as rising temperatures there and in Spain heightened fears of more fires. The United States , meanwhile, was bathed in scorching heat that exceeded already record-setting temperatures, exacerbating an uncontrollable wildfire in central California.

24/07/2022 Greece battles fierce wildfires amid Europe heatwaves

2022-07-24T20:51+0200rfi-en (en)

Scientists say human-induced climate change is amplifying extreme weather -- including the heatwaves, droughts and floods seen in several parts of the planet in recent weeks -- and say these events will become more frequent and more intense. The international community has agreed that climate change....

Greece, California battle fierce wildfires amid heatwaves

2022-07-24T20:35+0200tribune (en)

ATHENS: Greece on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. The United States meanwhile sweltered in scorching heat set to exceed already record-setting temperatures, worsening an out-of-control wildfire in central California.

Greece, California battle fierce wildfires amid heatwaves

2022-07-24T20:04+0200samacharcentral (en)

Greece on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. The United States meanwhile sweltered in scorching heat set to exceed already record-setting temperatures, worsening an out-of-control wildfire in central California.

Greece, California battle fierce wildfires amid heatwaves

2022-07-24T20:04+0200techcodex (en)

Greece on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. The United States meanwhile sweltered in scorching heat set to exceed already record-setting temperatures, worsening an out-of-control wildfire in central California.

Greece, California battle fierce wildfires amid heatwaves

2022-07-24T19:53+0200vervetimes (en)

Greece on Sunday battled four major wildfires that have forced hundreds to evacuate, as soaring temperatures there and in Spain raised fears of more blazes. The United States meanwhile sweltered in scorching heat set to exceed already record-setting temperatures, worsening an out-of-control wildfire in central California.

24/07/2022 Greece, California battle fierce wildfires amid heatwaves

2022-07-24T19:24+0200rfi-en (en)

The United States meanwhile sweltered in scorching heat set to exceed already record-setting temperatures, worsening an out-of-control wildfire in central California. Scientists say human-induced climate change is amplifying extreme weather -- including the heatwaves, droughts and floods seen in....

Greece, California Battle Fierce Wildfires Amid Heatwaves

2022-07-24T19:10+0200barrons (en)

Scientists say human-induced climate change is amplifying extreme weather -- including the heatwaves, droughts and floods seen in several parts of the planet in recent weeks -- and say these events will become more frequent and more intense. The international community has agreed that climate change....

Brucia la California, oltre 6mila sfollati: dichiarato lo stato d'emergenza

2022-07-24T14:57+0200citynews (it)

Il governatore della California Gavin Newson, ha dichiarato lo stato di emergenza nella contea di Mariposa, sulla costa occidentale degli Stati Uniti, a causa dell'incendio che da venerdì ha distrutto case e infrastrutture e ha costretto all'evacuazione di oltre 6mila residenti nello Stato, dopo aver bruciato più di 4.

Brucia la California, oltre 6mila sfollati: dichiarato lo stato d'emergenza

2022-07-24T14:52+0200europa-today (it)

Il governatore della California Gavin Newson, ha dichiarato lo stato di emergenza nella contea di Mariposa, sulla costa occidentale degli Stati Uniti, a causa dell'incendio che da venerdì ha distrutto case e infrastrutture e ha costretto all'evacuazione di oltre 6mila residenti nello Stato, dopo aver bruciato più di 4.

Europe and US gripped in lethal heatwave: Will this bring long delayed action on Climate Change?

2022-07-24T14:44+0200thevoiceslu (en)

BY RONALD SANDERS. (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the OAS. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London and Massey College in the University of Toronto. The views expressed are entirely his own) Sir Ronald Sanders.

Estados Unidos enfrenta calor extremo y un incendio forestal que crece en California

2022-07-24T06:07+0200listin (es)

Una "ola de extremo calor" afecta a decenas de millones de estadounidenses este fin de semana, con temperaturas récord en el centro y noreste y un incendio forestal que se propaga de manera alarmante en California. El "Oak Fire" se declaró el viernes en el condado de Mariposa, cerca del Parque....

Floods in southern Iran kill more than 20 people

2022-07-24T01:24+0200worldakkam (en)

Tehran: Floods in southern Iran have killed at least 21 people and left others missing after heavy rains in mostly dry countries, state media reported on Saturday. “21 people have died and two are still missing,” said the head of the Red Crescent Society in a flood that affected Estahban County and several surrounding towns in Fars Province.

Estados Unidos enfrenta calor extremo y un incendio forestal que crece en California

2022-07-23T23:23+0200eldeber (es)

Una "ola de extremo calor" afecta a decenas de millones de estadounidenses este fin de semana, con temperaturas récord en el centro y noreste y un incendio forestal que se propaga de manera alarmante en California. El "Oak Fire" se declaró el viernes en el condado de Mariposa, cerca del Parque....

What is behind the deadly wave of fires in Europe?

2022-07-23T22:07+0200politiko (en)

And scientists say the fires are likely to get worse as climate change intensifies unless action is taken. The mass migration of Europeans from rural to urban areas in recent decades has neglected forests and left them at the mercy of droughts and heat waves that are becoming more common amid global warming.

Explained | What’s Causing Europe’s Spate Of Deadly Wildfires?

2022-07-23T13:08+0200india (en)

Lisbon: Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. Scientists say, they’re probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken.

Incendi, l’Italia brucia: quali sono i danni visibili (e invisibili)

2022-07-23T08:52+0200quifinanza (it)

Cosa scatena gli incendi? Dopo aver risalito l’Europa occidentale partendo dal Portogallo fino al Regno Unito, i roghi stanno devastando la Penisola. Gli incendi estesi e inarrestabili sono la drammatica conseguenza del riscaldamento globale che a causa dell’estrema intensità di siccità prolungate....

Incendi, l'Italia brucia: quali sono i danni visibili (e invisibili)

2022-07-23T08:20+0200247libero (it)

Cosa scatena gli incendi? Dopo aver risalito l’Europa occidentale partendo dal Portogallo fino al Regno Unito, i roghi stanno devastando la Penisola. Gli incendi estesi e inarrestabili sono la drammatica conseguenza del riscaldamento globale che a causa dell’estrema intensità di siccità prolungate....

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-23T04:10+0200timesfreepress (en)

A local resident fights a forest fire with a shovel during a wildfire in Tabara, north-west Spain, July 19, 2022. Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they're probably going to get worse....

Several factors behind Europe’s spate of wildfires

2022-07-22T15:11+0200africa-cgtn (en)

Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they’re probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken. FILE – Firefighters work at the scene of a....

What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T13:43+0200naharnet-ar (en)

Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they're probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken. A mass migration of Europeans from the....

AP Explains: What’s Behind Europe’s Spate of Deadly Wildfires?

2022-07-22T12:32+0200thenationalherald (en)

LISBON, Portugal — Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they’re probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken.

What's behind Europe's spate of major deadly wildfires? | Explainer

2022-07-22T10:50+0200business-standard (en)

Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they're probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken. A mass migration of Europeans from the....

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T09:30+0200taiwannews (en)

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they’re probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken.

EXPLAINER: What’s behind Europe’s spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T09:10+0200TorontoStar (en)

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they’re probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken.

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T09:00+0200news-gazette (en)

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they’re probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken.

EXPLAINER: What’s behind Europe’s spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:43+0200metro-us (en)

Posted on July 22, 2022 FILE – A local resident fights a forest fire with a shovel during a wildfire in Tabara, north-west Spain, July 19, 2022. Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop.

EXPLAINER: What’s behind Europe’s spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:33+0200apnews (en)

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they’re probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken.

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:32+0200wsoctv (en)

Europe Wildfires Explainer FILE - A local resident fights a forest fire with a shovel during a wildfire in Tabara, north-west Spain, July 19, 2022. Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop.

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:32+0200clickondetroit (en)

Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. FILE - A local resident fights a forest fire with a shovel during a wildfire in Tabara, north-west Spain, July 19, 2022. Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop.

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:30+0200sfgate (en)

A mass migration of Europeans from the countryside to cities in recent decades has left neglected woodland at the mercy of the droughts and heat waves that are increasingly common amid global warming. One tiny spark can unleash an inferno. Fighting forest fires in Europe has never been so hard.

EXPLAINER: What’s behind Europe’s spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:29+0200fresnobee (en)

FILE - A local resident fights a forest fire with a shovel during a wildfire in Tabara, north-west Spain, July 19, 2022. Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they’re probably going to....

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:29+0200wftv (en)

Europe Wildfires Explainer FILE - A local resident fights a forest fire with a shovel during a wildfire in Tabara, north-west Spain, July 19, 2022. Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop.

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:26+0200news4jax (en)

Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. FILE - A local resident fights a forest fire with a shovel during a wildfire in Tabara, north-west Spain, July 19, 2022. Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop.

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:26+0200independent-UK (en)

WHAT’S CAUSING EUROPE’S WILDFIRES? The continent’s so-called rural exodus since the second half of the last century, as Europeans moved to cities in search of a better life, has left significant areas of countryside neglected and vulnerable. is littered with combustible material, says Johann....

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:25+0200news-yahoo-uk (en)

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they’re probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken.

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:24+0200actionnewsjax (en)

Europe Wildfires Explainer FILE - A local resident fights a forest fire with a shovel during a wildfire in Tabara, north-west Spain, July 19, 2022. Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop.

EXPLAINER: What's behind Europe's spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:23+0200ABCnews (en)

LISBON, Portugal -- Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they’re probably going to get worse as climate change intensifies unless countermeasures are taken.

EXPLAINER: What’s behind Europe’s spate of deadly wildfires?

2022-07-22T08:22+0200sandiegouniontribune (en)

FILE - A local resident fights a forest fire with a shovel during a wildfire in Tabara, north-west Spain, July 19, 2022. Major wildfires in Europe are starting earlier in the year, becoming more frequent, doing more damage and getting harder to stop. And, scientists say, they’re probably going to....

Wildfires raging in Europe: What, where and why? - Al Jazeera English

2022-07-22T00:11+0200google-top-stories (en)

Once a rare occurrence, extreme fires are now becoming more frequent and lasting longer worldwide. The destructive blazes are driven at least in part by climate change, which exacerbates their scale and intensity, even in the northern winter months. With temperatures spiking above 40 degrees Celsius....

MIL-OSI USA: Governor Parson Signs Executive Order to Accelerate Drought Response Actions

2022-07-21T21:49+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: US State of Missouri. JULY 21, 2022. Jefferson City In response to increasingly dry conditions and the growing threat of serious drought, especially across Missouri’s southern counties, Governor Mike Parson today issued Executive Order 22-04 calling upon the Missouri Department of Natural....

Why are wildfires raging in Europe?

2022-07-21T15:07+0200aljazeera-en (en)

Once a rare occurrence, extreme fires are now becoming more frequent and lasting longer worldwide. The destructive blazes are driven at least in part by climate change, which exacerbates their scale and intensity, even in the northern winter months. With temperatures spiking above 40 degrees Celsius....

Long-moving butterfly is threatened with extinction

2022-07-21T14:17+0200tellerreport (en)

The number of colorful monarch butterflies has dropped drastically and the species is now globally endangered. In addition, all species of fish disturb are classified as endangered. This is according to the latest updated red list from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Clima, Biden in pressing sul Congresso annuncia pacchetto da 2,3 miliardi dollari

2022-07-21T14:15+0200247libero (it)

(Teleborsa) - Il Presidente americano Joe Biden torna in pressing sul Congresso , per portare avanti un pacchetto di misure finalizzato a combattere il cambiamento climatico , in un momento in cui la morsa del caldo torrido e della siccità sta colpendo gli Stati uniti e l'Europa.

Clima, Biden in pressing sul Congresso annuncia pacchetto da 2,3 miliardi dollari

2022-07-21T14:01+0200teleborsa (it)

(Teleborsa) - Joe Biden torna in pressing sul Congresso , per portare avanti un pacchetto di misure finalizzato a combattere il cambiamento climatico , in un momento in cui la morsa del caldo torrido e della siccità sta colpendo gli Stati uniti e l'Europa.

Are we living in a land of few natural disasters? Not really - or not for long Home and Garden

2022-07-21T13:28+0200jsonline (en)

As the Western United States enters fire season during yet another drought while the Gulf Coast begins what is likely to be a more active than normal Atlantic hurricane season for 2022, Wisconsinites are looking back on a relatively mild winter and wet, but not very dangerous, spring.

IoT technology can advance environmental monitoring

2022-07-21T05:20+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Environmental dangers are a global concern, and individuals, municipalities and organizations alike are making a conscious effort to reduce waste, minimize their environmental footprint and promote overall sustainability. Whether it’s flooding, poor air quality or radiation leaks, the ability to....

President Biden asserts 'climate change is an emergency'

2022-07-21T01:49+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

(Yuri Gripas - Pool via CNP / MEGA / Newscom/RSSIL/Newscom) President Joe Biden did not succumb to pressure from leading members of the Democratic Party to declare a national state of climate emergency in his remarks in Somerset, Massachusetts, this afternoon.

Biden lays out new funds for localities on climate, but no national emergency yet

2022-07-21T00:07+0200mycouriertribune (en)

Climate-induced weather disasters include record wildfires in the West, record-setting heat waves and droughts, and aggressive hurricanes. Here, smoke plumes and hurricane clouds are visible at once. (Image by NASA Earth Observatory. With U.S. Senate negotiations over climate funding stalled,....

Somalia attempts to revive lands blighted by deforestation

2022-07-20T22:26+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

When farmer Mohamed Ibrahim Aden isn’t tending to his own fields, you can often find him watering seedlings at a small community nursery in the Somali village of Gobweyn. The acacia trees Aden is growing will be replanted across this semi-arid stretch of Somalia.

Map shows how wildfires are spreading in Europe as heatwave hits France, Spain and Portugal

2022-07-20T18:22+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Firefighters in southwestern France are still battling wildfires that have forced more than 37,000 people out of their homes, with more than 30 blazes in Spain and several in Italy, as Portugal has surpassed 1,000 heat-related deaths amid a heatwave sweeping through Europe.

Athens suburbs are ravaged by wildfire fanned by gale-force winds

2022-07-20T12:39+0200dailymail (en)

In Spain - nearly 10 days into the latest heatwave - more than a dozen fires continued to rage Tuesday, including in the northwest province of Zamora, which already experienced a huge fire last month. Known as one of the largest wolf reserves in Europe, it saw nearly 30,000 hectares of land reduced to ashes during the June blaze.

Where are the fires in France, Spain and Portugal? Map shows how wildfires are spreading in Europe heatwave

2022-07-20T12:31+0200inews-co-uk (en)

France, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece are all battling to contain wildfires that broke out during a heatwave that has brought record temperatures to Europe The Greek civil protection called on 19 July for the evacuation of eight villages at the foot of Mount Penteli, north of Athens, threatened....

Caldo record nel Regno Unito, case distrutte dagli incendi: ma ora è allerta temporali e inondazioni

2022-07-20T11:58+0200fanpage (it)

Dopo il caldo record registrato nei giorni scorsi, con le temperature che hanno superato i 40 gradi centigradi, mai registrati finora, nel Regno Unito arrivano i temporali. Ma, secondo gli esperti, non è proprio una buona notizia, al punto che il Met Office, l'Agenzia nazionale che monitora il....

As Canadians look on in awe at the European heatwave, we face our own climate challenges.

2022-07-20T11:33+0200printveela (en)

Records are being broken across Europe, and Canadians might think they got lucky this summer, especially in the light of Record heat wave in British Columbia last June. But while we’ve had fewer heatwaves this year compared to last summer, it could just be a case of a late start. Much of southern Ontario has been under heat threat since Tuesday.

France battles huge wildfires, Britain bakes in record heatwave

2022-07-20T06:58+0200bdnews24 (en)

Southern and western Germany and Belgium were also braced for potentially record-breaking temperatures as the heatwave, which scientists attribute to climate change, edged north and east. Numerous wildfires were reported in Italy. One of the biggest blazes broke out on Monday night in the hills of....

France battles huge wildfires, Britain bakes in record heatwave

2022-07-20T06:45+0200in-cyprus (en)

Firefighters in southwestern France battled on Tuesday to contain massive forest wildfires and Britain recorded its highest ever temperature, while Portugal reported more than 1,000 heatwave-related deaths as Europe scorches. Southern and western Germany and Belgium were also braced for potentially....

France battles huge wildfires, Britain bakes in record heatwave

2022-07-20T06:22+0200zawya-palestine (en)

LONDON/PARIS - Firefighters in southwestern France battled on Tuesday to contain massive forest wildfires and Britain recorded its highest ever temperature, while Portugal reported more than 1,000 heatwave-related deaths as Europe scorches. Southern and western Germany and Belgium were also braced....

Heat record falls as Europe gasps for relief

2022-07-20T02:17+0200worldakkam (en)

The fierce heat waves that fueled the fierce wildfires in Western Europe pushed temperatures up to the range where heat records were set yesterday. Experts blamed the rise in temperature for climate change and warned that it wouldn’t get worse. “Heat waves are becoming more frequent and this....

France battles huge wildfires; Britain bakes in record heatwave

2022-07-20T00:20+0200japantoday (en)

Firefighters in southwestern France battled on Tuesday to contain massive forest wildfires and Britain recorded its highest ever temperature, while Portugal reported more than 1,000 heatwave-related deaths as Europe scorches. Southern and western Germany and Belgium were also braced for potentially....

Heat waves in Britain, Europe are shattering records and forcing public service cancellations. Here’s what to know

2022-07-19T23:48+0200theglobeandmail (en)

A heat wave is blazing through the United Kingdom and several European countries, sending temperatures soaring above 40 degrees in some cities. In the U.K. the extreme heat has closed schools, halted rail services, melted airport runways, and even forced some hospitals to cancel surgeries because operating rooms were too hot.

Wildfires rip through Europe amid scorching heatwave

2022-07-19T23:13+02004-traders (en)

STORY: More than 30 wildfires continued to ravage parts of Spain, numerous wildfires were reported in Italy and firefighters in southwestern France battled to contain massive forest fires. Smoke also rose over the horizon in London, and Athens hillsides were ablaze.

L'Europa boccheggia per il caldo. Per la prima volta superati i 40 gradi nel Regno Unito

2022-07-19T22:49+0200huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

Caldo record, siccità, incendi: in gran parte d'Europa le temperature estreme stanno causando vittime e danni pesantissimi. I meteorologi segnalano che l'ondata di afa dovrebbe raggiungere il picco in queste ore, ma ammoniscono che comunque il termometro rimarrà al di sopra dei livelli di guardia ancora per diversi giorni.

Britain bakes in record heatwave, France battles huge wildfires

2022-07-19T22:10+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Met Office said a new provisional record temperature of 40.3C was recorded in Coningsby, in central England, with 34 sites across the country experiencing temperatures in excess of the previous high of 38.7C recorded in 2019. Stephen Belcher at the Met Office said he had not expected to see such temperatures in Britain in his career.

France battles huge wildfires, Britain bakes in record heatwave

2022-07-19T22:04+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Firefighters in southwestern France battled on Tuesday to contain massive forest wildfires and Britain recorded its highest ever temperature, while Portugal reported more than 1,000 heatwave-related deaths as Europe scorches. Southern and western Germany and Belgium were also braced for potentially....

Britain bakes in record heatwave, France battles huge wildfires

2022-07-19T21:59+0200rnz-co-nz (en)

The Met Office said a new provisional record temperature of 40.3C was recorded in Coningsby, in central England, with 34 sites across the country experiencing temperatures in excess of the previous high of 38.7C recorded in 2019. Stephen Belcher at the Met Office said he had not expected to see such temperatures in Britain in his career.

Britain bakes in record heatwave, France battles huge wildfires

2022-07-19T21:54+0200radionz (en)

The Met Office said a new provisional record temperature of 40.3C was recorded in Coningsby, in central England, with 34 sites across the country experiencing temperatures in excess of the previous high of 38.7C recorded in 2019. Stephen Belcher at the Met Office said he had not expected to see such temperatures in Britain in his career.

Our Forests Can’t Handle This Much Stress | Smart News

2022-07-19T21:17+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Firefighters from the Brigadas de Refuerzo en Incendios Forestales (BRIF) tackle a forest fire in Avila, Spain, on July 18, 2022. Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez / Getty Images A heatwave killed more than 1,000 people in Spain and Portugal last week, with temperatures eclipsing 110 degrees Fahrenheit in some parts of the country.

The United Kingdom records an all-time heat record: more than 40…

2022-07-19T19:23+0200thesaxon (en)

Extreme heat, wave of fires and droughts: this was the climate crisis The record temperatures < /strong> They are not just in southern Europe. Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom face extreme heat . In fact, the United Kingdom has registered an all-time record over 40C, announced British....

Western Europe broils in wildfire-causing heat wave

2022-07-19T18:35+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

LA TESTE-DE-BUCH, France: A heat wave broiling Europe spilled northward on Monday to the United Kingdom and fueled ferocious wildfires in Spain and France, which evacuated thousands of people and scrambled water-bombing planes and firefighters to battle flames in tinder-dry forests.

Western Europe broils in wildfire-causing heat wave

2022-07-19T18:09+0200manilatimes (en)

LA TESTE-DE-BUCH, France: A heat wave broiling Europe spilled northward on Monday to the United Kingdom and fueled ferocious wildfires in Spain and France, which evacuated thousands of people and scrambled water-bombing planes and firefighters to battle flames in tinder-dry forests.

Britain’s temperature reached 40 degrees Celsius, a record high

2022-07-19T17:10+0200worldakkam (en)

Britain broke the record for the highest temperature recorded on Tuesday in a heat wave that struck Europe’s belts — and national weather forecasters are even hotter in such extremely unprepared countries. I expected it to be. A typical warm country has hit the continent since last week, causing a....

Escalation del caldo fino a 40 gradi a Lodi

2022-07-19T17:08+0200ilcittadino (it)

Da giovedì l’ondata di caldo raggiungerà il suo apice anche in Italia con temperature fino a 40°C, mentre in Europa sono stati battuti centinaia di record di caldo tra Spagna, Francia e Regno Unito. Secondo La redazione di 3bmeteo.com: l’ondata di caldo non accenna a diminuire sull’Italia: tra....

Lake Mead dwindles, and a WWII-era ‘swamp boat’ emerges

2022-07-19T16:43+0200vervetimes (en)

A World War II landing craft — the same type famous for its use on D-Day in 1944 — is the latest object to emerge from the declining waters of Lake Mead near Las Vegas. Scientists say the lake’s level is at a record low, largely because of a long-term drought across the American Southwest — but....

È la settimana più calda dell’anno: da Bolzano a Bologna, ecco le 9 città bollino rosso domani

2022-07-19T16:03+0200ilSole24ore (it)

L’Europa continentale soffre un’ondata di caldo senza precedenti. Nel Regno Unito è stato raggiunto oggi un nuovo picco storico con ripercussioni su viaggi, assistenza sanitaria e scuole non essendo il Paese preparato a temperature così estreme. In Francia il clima torrido si sposta oggi verso l’est....

Horn of Africa: Washington promises 1.2 billion dollars to deal with the famine

2022-07-19T15:53+0200tellerreport (en)

A rain of dollars to ward off drought and famine. Washington, via its humanitarian aid agency, USAID, will send shipments of food,… Horn of Africa: Washington promises 1.2 billion dollars to deal with the famine. An internally displaced Somali woman near a dead animal carcass due to recurrent....

Heatwave stifles Europe: Britain hits record-breaking 40° C, forest fires in Spain, France

2022-07-19T15:33+0200expressindia (en)

For a week, Spain has recorded more than 30 wildfires with its Castile and Leon and Galicia towns being hard hit, news agency Reuters reported. Over 6,000 people from 32 villages of Zamora province have been evacuated by the Spanish authorities and nearly 70,000 hectares of land were destroyed in the blazes.

Europe’s deadly heatwave breaks temperature records, fuels wildfires

2022-07-19T09:55+0200moneycontrol (en)

A fierce heatwave has gripped western Europe, leaving much of the continent sweltering under record high temperatures. Here is what you need to know about the unprecedented heatwave that has forced thousands to evacuate their homes and caused widespread destruction.

‘Heat apocalypse’: Europe in the grip of record-breaking heatwave

2022-07-18T22:41+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A heatwave broiling Europe has moved northward to the United Kingdom and fuelled ferocious wildfires in Spain and France, where more than a dozen local temperature records were broken. On Monday, two people were killed in the blazes in Spain that its prime minister linked to global warming, saying, “climate change kills”.

‘Heat apocalypse’: Europe in the grip of record-breaking heatwave

2022-07-18T22:31+0200aljazeera-en (en)

A heatwave broiling Europe has moved northward to the United Kingdom and fuelled ferocious wildfires in Spain and France, where more than a dozen local temperature records were broken. On Monday, two people were killed in the blazes in Spain that its prime minister linked to global warming, saying, “climate change kills”.

Triple-digit heat is killing us and our economy: What to do?

2022-07-18T22:07+0200thehill (en)

A Salvation Army hydration station sign gets hit by the midday sun as temperatures climb to near-record highs, Monday, June 19, 2017, in Phoenix. Weather conditions are setting up for a brutal heat wave over the Southern Plains of the U.S., with unusual heat likely bleeding further north, east and west.

Warmest part of summer 'yet to come': Environment Canada climatologist

2022-07-18T18:37+0200ctvnews (en)

While temperatures may be easing in certain parts of the country, "the warmest part of the summer is yet to come," a senior climatologist for Environment Canada says. "We think that July and into August will be warmer than normal," Dave Phillips told CTV News Channel on Monday about recent modelling.

U.N. chief says extreme heat will ultimately threaten humanity, 'no nation immune'

2022-07-18T17:45+0200newsbreak-USA (en)

July 18 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued an ominous warning Monday, saying humanity faces "collective suicide" from the impact of extreme climate events, including wildfires and heatwaves that are currently wreaking havoc around the world.

Humanity faces ‘collective suicide’ over climate crisis: Guterres

2022-07-18T16:24+0200uniindia (en)

United Nations, July 18 (UNI) Wildfires and heatwaves wreaking havoc across swathes of the globe show humanity facing “collective suicide”, the UN secretary general has warned. “Half of humanity is in the danger zone, from floods, droughts, extreme storms and wildfires. No nation is immune.

World Insights: Countries in Northern Hemisphere swelter in severe heat

2022-07-18T14:01+0200europesun (en)

by Xinhua writer Zhang Yisheng. BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- A batch of countries in the Northern Hemisphere are bracing for a record hot summer, with blistering heat waves resulting in wildfires and hundreds -- or even thousands -- of deaths. World Meteorological Organization spokeswoman Clare....

What's Causing This Heatwave And Will Summers Always Be Like This?

2022-07-18T13:29+0200huffingtonpost-uk-en (en)

Climate change is defined by the United Nations as “long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns”. The earth’s climate naturally changes over time (we’ve had the Ice Age, after all). But human behaviour is accelerating changes at an increasingly rapid rate.

BEIJING, July 18 (Bernama) -- Countries in the Northern Hemisphere are bracing for a record hot summer with blistering heat waves, resulting in wildfires and hundreds,or even thousands, of deaths, reported Xinhua. [ read more ]

2022-07-18T12:37+0200bernama (en)

BEIJING, July 18 (Bernama) -- Countries in the Northern Hemisphere are bracing for a record hot summer with blistering heat waves, resulting in wildfires and hundreds,or even thousands, of deaths, reported Xinhua. World Meteorological Organisation spokeswoman Clare Nullis recently said a new....

Northern Hemisphere bracing for a record hot summer

2022-07-18T12:16+0200famagusta-gazette (en)

A batch of countries in the Northern Hemisphere are bracing for a record hot summer, with blistering heat waves resulting in wildfires and hundreds — or even thousands — of deaths. World Meteorological Organization spokeswoman Clare Nullis said on July 12 that a new heatwave was building up in....

World Insights: Countries in Northern Hemisphere swelter in severe heat

2022-07-18T11:31+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

A man drinks water in Barcelona, Spain, July 15, 2022. (Photo by Ismael Peracaula/Xinhua) Climate change is making heat waves more frequent and intense, experts said. by Xinhua writer Zhang Yisheng. BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- A batch of countries in the Northern Hemisphere are bracing for a record....

Countries in Northern Hemisphere swelter in severe heat

2022-07-18T10:57+0200peopledaily (en)

BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- A batch of countries in the Northern Hemisphere are bracing for a record hot summer, with blistering heat waves resulting in wildfires and hundreds -- or even thousands -- of deaths. World Meteorological Organization spokeswoman Clare Nullis said on July 12 that a new....

Youth speaking to power: Act on climate change now

2022-07-18T09:22+0200mg (en)

South Africa’s young people can no longer stand by and watch as the older generation fails to take action on climate change. (Photo by Darren Stewart/Gallo Images via Getty Images) It is South Africa’s youth, the children of today, as well as future generations, who will bear the brunt of the poor....

Brucia il Sud/Ovest dell'Europa, verso temperature record in Francia e Regno Unito

2022-07-18T07:32+0200meteoweb (it)

L'ondata di caldo che sta interessando da giorni l'Europa occidentale sta alimentando anche numerosi incendi boschivi , e oggi rischia di fare registrare temperature record in Francia e Regno Unito : quella odierna potrebbe essere la giornata più calda mai registrata in Francia, dove le massime....

European heat waves show no signs of waning as wildfires destroy land

2022-07-18T06:02+0200worldakkam (en)

As the heat waves showed no signs of weakening, firefighters fought to contain the wildfires that struck southwestern Europe. The UK is ready to set a new temperature record as of Monday. Raging flames in France, Greece, Portugal and Spain have destroyed thousands of hectares of land and fled thousands of inhabitants and vacationers.

In Europe the heat and fires continue

2022-07-17T17:57+0200italy24news (en)

Loading player. In France and Morocco the woods where the great fires of the last week have developed continue to burn, in Spain there are new ones and so in Greece: the high temperatures due to the heat wave that is affecting Europe western and southern favor flames.

Interview: Britain unprepared for record scorchers, says climate scientist

2022-07-17T15:17+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

LONDON, July 17 (Xinhua) -- As Britain issued its first-ever "Red Extreme" heat warning, the highest-level alert, a leading climate scientist has said the country is ill-prepared for the record scorchers. "The record high temperatures we're expecting and experiencing is not surprising.

Britain unprepared for record scorchers, says climate scientist

2022-07-17T14:50+0200cambodiantimes (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "It's very unusual to have temperatures so high in Britain. This is part of a trend with climate change leading to more and more extreme peak temperatures. We are going to live with more of these until we tackle the climate change problem at the international level on a global scale," a climate scientist said.

Britain unprepared for record scorchers, says climate scientist

2022-07-17T11:57+0200longbeachstar (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "It's very unusual to have temperatures so high in Britain. This is part of a trend with climate change leading to more and more extreme peak temperatures. We are going to live with more of these until we tackle the climate change problem at the international level on a global scale," a climate scientist said.

Britain unprepared for record scorchers, says climate scientist

2022-07-17T10:31+0200northernirelandnews (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. "It's very unusual to have temperatures so high in Britain. This is part of a trend with climate change leading to more and more extreme peak temperatures. We are going to live with more of these until we tackle the climate change problem at the international level on a global scale," a climate scientist said.

[ July 17, 2022 ] Britain ill-prepared for the record scorchers Environment

2022-07-17T09:47+0200famagusta-gazette (en)

As Britain issued its first-ever “Red Extreme” heat warning, the highest-level alert, a leading climate scientist has said the country is ill-prepared for the record scorchers. “The record high temperatures we’re expecting and experiencing is not surprising.

Britain unprepared for record scorchers, says climate scientist

2022-07-17T09:36+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

Tourists walk in Parliament Square in London, Britain, July 11, 2022. (Photo by Stephen Chung/Xinhua) "It's very unusual to have temperatures so high in Britain. This is part of a trend with climate change leading to more and more extreme peak temperatures.

Europa nella morsa dell'afa e del fuoco. In cenere un'area come la Val d'Aosta

2022-07-17T06:16+0200247libero (it)

L'Europa brucia. Bruciano le temperature. E brucia la terra. Il Regno Unito, la Germania e la Danimarca sono in allerta e attendono i 40 gradi già da oggi, e lo stesso accade in Francia, Parigi compresa; l'Italia li supererà di nuovo a giorni in diverse città; in Spagna si è andati già oltre i 50 al....

Leggi Europa nella morsa dell’afa e del fuoco. In cenere un’area come la Val d’Aosta

2022-07-17T04:40+0200ecomy-it (it)

L’Europa brucia. Bruciano le temperature. E brucia la terra. Il Regno Unito, la Germania e la Danimarca sono in allerta e attendono i 40 gradi già da oggi, e lo stesso accade in Francia, Parigi compresa; l’Italia li supererà di nuovo a giorni in diverse città; in Spagna si è andati già oltre i 50 al....

Da gennaio bruciati 346mila ettari. Il triplo rispetto alla media. E ora incendi accesi dalla Francia al Portogallo. Al Nord regna il caldo. In Gran Bretagna temperature da record fino a 40 gradi. E in Spagna si sfiorano i 50

2022-07-17T04:06+0200repubblica (it)

L'Europa brucia. Bruciano le temperature. E brucia la terra. Il Regno Unito, la Germania e la Danimarca sono in allerta e attendono i 40 gradi già da oggi, e lo stesso accade in Francia, Parigi compresa; l'Italia li supererà di nuovo a giorni in diverse città; in Spagna si è andati già oltre i 50 al....

U.K. Braces for Heatwave as National Emergency Is Declared

2022-07-17T00:58+0200time (en)

T he U.K. has declared a national emergency as it braces for a heatwave after the United Kingdom’s National Severe Weather Warning Service issued its first ever “red” warning for extreme heat. Much of England is expected to experience record high heat of 104 degrees early next week.

U.K. Braces for heatwave during national emergency

2022-07-16T23:18+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

T he U.K. has declared a national emergency as it braces for a heatwave after the United Kingdom’s National Severe Weather Warning Service issued its first ever “red” warning for extreme heat. Much of England is expected to experience record high heat of 104 degrees early next week.

A 117 degree day in Portugal: Record-breaking heat waves hit Europe

2022-07-16T18:06+0200haaretz (en)

An extreme heat wave has washed over Europe over the past few days, with temperatures setting records. Portugal experienced a national high of 47 degrees Celsius (117 Fahrenheit) last week, and firefighters are battling blazes across the continent. The European Union warned earlier this month that....

Groundhog Day For America’s Energy Grid Despite decades of warnings and plenty of grand promises of investment, both Texas and California are facing another potential crisis due to aging energy infrastructure

2022-07-16T00:18+0200oilprice (en)

After multiple energy crises across several states last year due to America’s aging infrastructure and failing grid system, Americans are once again being asked to curb their energy usage as they face another summer of sweltering temperatures and potential blackouts.

California is losing its trees — perhaps permanently — as climate change is shifting its ecosystems

2022-07-15T23:45+0200zmescience (en)

California’s forests are losing more trees than they can recover, a new paper warns. Headwaters Forest Reserve in California. Image credits Bureau of Land Management / Flickr. Forests are one of the linchpins in the State of California’s strategy to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions.

On climate, Democrats and Republicans don’t inhabit the same reality

2022-07-15T20:55+0200arstechnica (en)

There are many dramatic contrasts between the Biden administration and its immediate predecessor, and climate policy is high on the list. After four years of promises to restore coal use and claims that windmills caused cancer, we have an administration that promises to cut emissions in half by the end of the decade.

Summer in Europe: Heat wave and wildfires

2022-07-15T16:03+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

More than 800 firefighters battled two wildfires in the region outside Bordeaux in southwest France, according to the regional emergency service. Firefighters extinguish a house on fire during a wildfire that broke out in Arles, in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region of southern France, July 7, 2022.

Mother Nature Dissents

2022-07-15T11:47+0200theatlantic (en)

Mother Nature is entering a dissenting opinion on last month’s Supreme Court decision that weakened the federal government’s ability to combat climate change. With record heat in Texas that is testing the state’s power grid, a California wildfire that has threatened an ancient grove of sequoias....

Extreme weather made worse by climate change

2022-07-14T08:03+0200chinadaily (en)

Water is used to cool down a sheep rescued from a forest fire in Boa Vista, Portugal, on Tuesday. Several wildfires swept across central Portugal on Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents. Firefighters struggled to put out flames as the country battled a sweltering heat wave.

2 SDGs Sustainable Ci... Climate Action... Human Mobility in the Context of SIDS and Climate Change: Pre-empting, Planning, and Contingency Arrangements for Adverse Climate Change Impacts 13 July 2022 |

2022-07-14T00:39+0200sdg-iisd-org (en)

By Dr. Koko Warner, Perry World House Visiting Fellow. Introduction: Climate Change Risks and Vulnerability. As the adverse impacts of climate change emerge, affected societies will be required to understand and collectively act upon policies intended to increase environmental and social sustainability.

Heatwave sweeps across Europe

2022-07-13T23:18+0200northernirelandnews (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. World Meteorological Organization spokeswoman Clare Nullis said on Tuesday that a new heatwave was building up in Western Europe, currently affecting mainly Spain and Portugal, which was forecast to intensify and spread. VALLETTA, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Significant heatwave is....

Summer in Europe: Heat wave and wildfires

2022-07-13T20:44+0200dailysabah (en)

More than 800 firefighters battled two wildfires in the region outside Bordeaux in southwest France, according to the regional emergency service. Firefighters extinguish a house on fire during a wildfire that broke out in Arles, in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region of southern France, July 7, 2022.

Public Health When Heat Waves Meet Air Pollution, Death Risks Rise Substantially

2022-07-13T19:46+0200scientificamerican (en)

published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine highlight the grim toll on human health as temperatures rise, droughts worsen and wildfires become more frequent. “This is an important co-exposure that’s likely going to increase with frequency with the changing climate,....

Heatwave sweeps across Europe

2022-07-13T14:18+0200europesun (en)

© Provided by Xinhua. World Meteorological Organization spokeswoman Clare Nullis said on Tuesday that a new heatwave was building up in Western Europe, currently affecting mainly Spain and Portugal, which was forecast to intensify and spread. VALLETTA, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Significant heatwave is....

Heatwave sweeps across Europe

2022-07-13T13:32+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

People spend their time at the seaside during a heatwave in Naxxar, Malta, July 6, 2022. (Photo by Jonathan Borg/Xinhua) World Meteorological Organization spokeswoman Clare Nullis said on Tuesday that a new heatwave was building up in Western Europe, currently affecting mainly Spain and Portugal, which was forecast to intensify and spread.

Desperate battle to save homes in Europe as temperatures head towards 50°C

2022-07-13T12:44+0200metro-uk (en)

People battle to save their homes from fast-spreading wildfires on the outskirts of Lisbon in Portugal (Picture: EPA) Europe is in the grips of a brutal ‘heat dome’ that could shatter temperature records across the continent. The mercury is rising well above average for July, and has even hit 47°C in Ourense, northern Spain.

A ‘second chance’: Morton Arboretum led discovery of oak tree thought to be extinct in Texas

2022-07-13T12:07+0200chicagotribune (en)

“It was kind of one of those things where no one wanted to just jump up and down immediately,” Knapp said. “But then, as we started to look at the material and feel the thickness of the leaves, noticed the hair on the undersurface, we all kind of collectively realized that this is a dead ringer for Quercus tardifolia.

[ July 13, 2022 ] Europe in the grip of blistering heatwave Europe

2022-07-13T07:59+0200famagusta-gazette (en)

Significant heatwave is once again sweeping across Europe, with several countries suffering the threats of disasters and health risks caused by extreme high temperatures. Some countries have issued heat alerts or declared a state of emergency. HEATWAVE BUILDING UP.

Roundup: Heatwave sweeps across Europe

2022-07-13T05:09+0200europesun (en)

VALLETTA, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Significant heatwave is once again sweeping across Europe, with several countries suffering the threats of disasters and health risks caused by extreme high temperatures. Some countries have issued heat alerts or declared a state of emergency. HEATWAVE BUILDING UP.

Firefighters scramble to put out flames in heatwave-hit Portugal and Spain

2022-07-13T02:02+0200straitstimesSG (en)

OUREM, PORTUGAL (REUTERS) - Several wildfires swept across Portugal's central region on Tuesday (July 12), forcing the evacuation of hundreds of locals as firefighters struggled to put out flames at a time the country is battling a sweltering heatwave.

Heatwave sweeps across Europe Significant heatwave is once again sweeping across Europe, with several countries suffering the threats of disasters and health risks caused by extreme high temperatures. Some countries have issued heat alerts or declared a state of emergency, reported Xinhua.

2022-07-13T01:41+0200dailyfinland-fi (en)

Significant heatwave is once again sweeping across Europe, with several countries suffering the threats of disasters and health risks caused by extreme high temperatures. Some countries have issued heat alerts or declared a state of emergency, reported Xinhua. HEATWAVE BUILDING UP.

Roundup: Heatwave sweeps across Europe

2022-07-13T00:47+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

VALLETTA, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Significant heatwave is once again sweeping across Europe, with several countries suffering the threats of disasters and health risks caused by extreme high temperatures. Some countries have issued heat alerts or declared a state of emergency. HEATWAVE BUILDING UP.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-13T00:13+0200japantoday (en)

Spain's second heat wave in less than a month and the year's first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries. Portugal could get the highest temperatures.

Heat wave forecast prompts concerns over wildfire hazard in Spain, Portugal 36 mins

2022-07-12T22:34+0200cknw (en)

Spain’s second heat wave in less than a month and the year’s first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified worries. Portugal could get the highest temperatures.

Heat wave forecast prompts concerns over wildfire hazard in Spain, Portugal

2022-07-12T22:01+0200globalnews (en)

Spain’s second heat wave in less than a month and the year’s first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified worries. Portugal could get the highest temperatures.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T21:47+0200seattletimes (en)

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s second heat wave in less than a month and the year’s first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries. Portugal could get the highest temperatures.

Mexico drought sees 1million people ordered to ration water

2022-07-12T21:16+0200independent-UK (en)

is in the grip of a historic water shortage that is bringing acute misery to communities across the country. In Monterrey , the capital of the north-eastern state of Nuevo León, water rationing is now in place in the wealthy city of more than 1 million people.

3:04p Heat wave in Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T21:07+0200marketwatch (en)

Spain’s second heat wave in less than a month and the year’s first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries. Portugal could get the highest temperatures.

Spain, Portugal battle wildfires amid soaring temperatures

2022-07-12T21:00+0200dailysabah (en)

Soaring temperatures in Portugal and Spain worried authorities as firefighters battled wildfires amid the second in less than a month and the year's first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T20:57+0200wral (en)

By RAQUEL REDONDO and HELENA ALVES, Associated Press. MADRID Spain's second heat wave in less than a month and the year's first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T20:50+0200metro-us (en)

Posted on July 12, 2022 A local resident uses a garden hose to try to stop a forest fire from reaching houses in the village of Figueiras, outside Leiria, central Portugal, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Hundreds of firefighters in Portugal continue to battle fires in the center of the country that forced....

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T20:45+0200click2houston (en)

MADRID – Spain's second heat wave in less than a month and the year's first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries. Portugal could get the highest temperatures.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire …

2022-07-12T20:41+0200wowktv (en)

A local resident uses a garden hose to try to stop a forest fire from reaching houses in the village of Figueiras, outside Leiria, central Portugal, Tuesday, Read More A local resident uses a garden hose to try to stop a forest fire from reaching houses in the village of Figueiras, outside Leiria, central Portugal, Tuesday, July 12, 2022.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T20:41+0200wsoctv (en)

Portugal Forest Fires A local resident uses a garden hose to try to stop a forest fire from reaching houses in the village of Figueiras, outside Leiria, central Portugal, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Hundreds of firefighters in Portugal continue to battle fires in the center of the country that forced....

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T20:40+0200financialpost (en)

Article content. The Spanish army’s emergency unit deployed 100 soldiers to help around 300 firefighters and other response teams battle the fire. Hundreds of firefighters in Portugal tried to tame blazes in the center of the country that forced the evacuation of dozens of people from their homes, mostly in villages around Santarem and Pombal.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T20:40+0200news4jax (en)

MADRID – Spain's second heat wave in less than a month and the year's first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries. Portugal could get the highest temperatures.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T20:37+0200clickondetroit (en)

MADRID – Spain's second heat wave in less than a month and the year's first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries. Portugal could get the highest temperatures.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T20:36+0200actionnewsjax (en)

Portugal Forest Fires A local resident uses a garden hose to try to stop a forest fire from reaching houses in the village of Figueiras, outside Leiria, central Portugal, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Hundreds of firefighters in Portugal continue to battle fires in the center of the country that forced....

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T20:35+0200mynews13 (en)

MADRID (AP) — Spain's second heat wave in less than a month and the year's first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries. Portugal could get the highest temperatures.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T20:33+0200wftv (en)

Portugal Forest Fires A local resident uses a garden hose to try to stop a forest fire from reaching houses in the village of Figueiras, outside Leiria, central Portugal, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Hundreds of firefighters in Portugal continue to battle fires in the center of the country that forced....

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T19:22+0200ABCnews (en)

MADRID -- Spain's second heat wave in less than a month and the year's first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T19:17+0200sfgate (en)

1 of 11 Young surf students dive from a pier at Carcavelos Beach, outside Lisbon, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Portugal is experiencing a heatwave that led the government to declare a state of alert from Monday through Friday due to the heightened risk of forest fires.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T19:16+0200apnews (en)

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s second heat wave in less than a month and the year’s first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T19:16+0200startribune (en)

Portugal could get the highest temperatures; its central Alentejo region is expected to reach 46 degrees Celsius (115 F) on Wednesday and Thursday. Spain's State Meteorological Agency said southern cities such as Cordoba and Seville could reach 42 C (107.6 F).

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T19:11+0200independent-UK (en)

's second heat wave in less than a month and the year's first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries.

Heat wave forecast for Spain, Portugal fuels wildfire worry

2022-07-12T19:07+0200sandiegouniontribune (en)

MADRID — Spain’s second heat wave in less than a month and the year’s first for neighboring Portugal is expected to last at least until the weekend, weather forecasters said Tuesday. With temperatures in both countries already elevated, the outlook magnified wildfire worries.

Iberian Peninsula swelters in heatwave, wildfire risk grows

2022-07-12T17:24+0200thepeninsulaqatar (en)

LISBON: Soaring temperatures in Portugal have forced authorities to place more than half of the country on "red alert" on Tuesday and deploy hundreds of firefighters to combat blazes erupting in the central region amid a heatwave that also swept Spain.

Iberian Peninsula swelters in heatwave, wildfire risk grows By Catarina Demony and Miguel Pereira LISBON (Reuters) - Soaring temperatures in Portugal have forced authorities to place more than half of the count... 42m ago

2022-07-12T17:09+0200wsau (en)

By Catarina Demony and Miguel Pereira. LISBON (Reuters) – Soaring temperatures in Portugal have forced authorities to place more than half of the country on “red alert” on Tuesday and deploy hundreds of firefighters to combat blazes erupting in the central region amid a heatwave that also swept Spain.

Iberian Peninsula swelters in heatwave, wildfire risk grows By Catarina Demony and Miguel Pereira LISBON (Reuters) - Soaring temperatures in Portugal have forced authorities to place more than half of the count... 22m ago

2022-07-12T16:49+0200kelo (en)

By Catarina Demony and Miguel Pereira. LISBON (Reuters) – Soaring temperatures in Portugal have forced authorities to place more than half of the country on “red alert” on Tuesday and deploy hundreds of firefighters to combat blazes erupting in the central region amid a heatwave that also swept Spain.

Iberian Peninsula swelters in heatwave, wildfire risk grows

2022-07-12T16:31+0200reuters (en)

LISBON, July 12 (Reuters) - Soaring temperatures in Portugal have forced authorities to place more than half of the country on "red alert" on Tuesday and deploy hundreds of firefighters to combat blazes erupting in the central region amid a heatwave that also swept Spain.

How climate change is making extreme weather a regular occurrence

2022-07-12T00:42+0200polandsun (en)

Torrential rains in Japan, record-breaking heatwaves in Europe, and recurring droughts in the western US. For the second year in a row the start of summer in the northern hemisphere has been marked by extreme weather. To what extent is global warming to blame? In France , a particularly intense....

How climate change is making extreme weather a regular occurrence

2022-07-11T21:07+0200europesun (en)

Torrential rains in Japan, record-breaking heatwaves in Europe, and recurring droughts in the western US. For the second year in a row the start of summer in the northern hemisphere has been marked by extreme weather. To what extent is global warming to blame? In France , a particularly intense....

Margarita Ducci Directora Ejecutiva Pacto Global Chile, ONU Combatir la sequía y desertificación

2022-07-11T19:17+0200biobiochile (es)

Si bien, en el mundo, se ha conseguido progresar ampliando la disponibilidad de agua potable y saneamiento, existen miles de millones de personas que aún carecen de acceso a este servicio básico. De hecho, una de cada tres personas no cuenta con agua potable salubre y dos de cada cinco personas, no....

How climate change is making extreme weather a regular occurrence

2022-07-11T18:44+0200france24-en (en)

In France , a particularly intense heatwave is set to start on July 11, lasting over a week with temperatures of more than 38°C in a large portion of the country. The exceptionally warm weather will also hit the Iberian peninsula, with temperatures over 40°C in Spain and Portugal , and the UK.

How climate change is making extreme weather a regular occurrence

2022-07-11T18:29+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Torrential rains in Japan, record-breaking heatwaves in Europe, and recurring droughts in the western US. For the second year in a row the start of summer in the northern hemisphere has been marked by extreme weather. To what extent is global warming to blame? In France, a particularly intense....

Extinct Oak Tree Species Rediscovered, Preservation At Work in Big Bend National Park

2022-07-11T14:29+0200sciencetimes (en)

Specialists led the discovery from the United States Botanic Garden and The Morton Arboretum (USBG). According to their findings, the tree, also known as Quercus tardifolia , measures about 30 feet in height. However, most of its body is in poor condition, pushing the team to preserve its entirety for survival.

Il disperato tentativo di salvare dagli incendi le gigantesce sequoie californiane

2022-07-11T13:33+0200agi (it)

AGI - Un incendio boschivo fuori controllo da tre giorni a Yosemite Park, in California, sta ora minacciando le sue secolori sequoie giganti. Lo ha annunciato l'amministrazione dello stesso Parco naturale negli Stati Uniti occidentali. Il rogo - che ha raggiunto Mariposa Grove, l'area del Parco che....

Il disperato tentativo di salvare dagli incendi le gigantesce sequoie californiane

2022-07-11T13:10+0200247libero (it)

AGI - Un incendio boschivo fuori controllo da tre giorni a Yosemite Park, in California, sta ora minacciando le sue secolori sequoie giganti. Lo ha annunciato l'amministrazione dello stesso Parco naturale negli Stati Uniti occidentali. Il rogo - che ha raggiunto Mariposa Grove, l'area del Parco che....

Scientists predict climate-related catastrophes before they happen

2022-07-11T00:47+0200dailysabah (en)

For climate scientists reviewing a Pacific Ocean temperature forecast map in November, a bright red, sideways "V," thousands of kilometers long signalled disaster. Combined with La Nina cooling in the central and eastern Pacific, the V-shaped pattern of warm sea water, stretching from Australia's....

Yosemite’s fire grows as the crew tries to protect the iconic giant Sequoia.news

2022-07-11T00:47+0200worldakkam (en)

A Wildfire threatening the largest orchard of the giant sequoia In Yosemite National Park, more than double the size of a day, firefighters work in difficult terrain to protect iconic trees and small mountain towns. Residents near campers and flames were evacuated, but the rest of California’s vast....

Tornado rips through rural Alberta levelling one home and damaging four others

2022-07-09T02:05+0200theglobeandmail (en)

A tornado that touched down in rural Alberta on Thursday levelled an entire home and damaged at least four others, while other parts of the province were pelted with hail as big as hen eggs. The affected homes were located in the small community of Bergen, in Mountain View County, south of Sundre.

Wildfire nears famous site in California’s Yosemite National Park

2022-07-08T23:42+0200aljazeera-en (en)

A portion of Yosemite National Park in the US state of California has been closed, officials said, as a wildfire is inching closer to a grove of famous giant sequoia trees. Authorities blocked access to the park’s largest stand of sequoias and told visitors to leave nearby areas as firefighters....

Kilimo busca optimizar el uso del agua en el cultivo de alimentos

2022-07-08T20:14+0200thefoodtech (es)

México. – El pasado mes de junio se conmemoró a nivel mundial la Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía ; asimismo, esta celebración se puso en marcha como parte de las acciones de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación en los países afectados ya sea por graves....

El 40% de la superficie terrestre está degradada o rumbo a desertificación

2022-07-08T15:13+0200elnuevosiglo (es)

El efecto del cambio climático sobre los recursos naturales del mundo es cada vez mayor y notorio. De acuerdo con el informe de Perspectiva Global de la Tierra, publicado por la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (UNCCD), la gestión que se hace hoy en día de los....

The Pacific Ocean’s unpredictable La Niña weather system could be set for a rare ‘triple-dip’

2022-07-07T23:10+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

By Joanna Thompson. After two years of La Niña — El Niño’s cooler counterpart — the South Pacific may be facing a potential third appearance of La Niña in a row, which could bring more rainfall to an already-saturated eastern Australia and continue the trend of intense hurricane seasons along the....

07.07.2022 USA - West Texas farmers and ranchers fear the worst as drought Lloyd Arthur can run his hand through the soil at his cotton farm and know what kind of year he’s going to have. His dry, cracked field is making him think this could be a repeat of one of the state’s worst years.

2022-07-07T20:41+0200agroinsurance-en (en)

Lloyd Arthur can run his hand through the soil at his cotton farm and know what kind of year he’s going to have. His dry, cracked field is making him think this could be a repeat of one of the state’s worst years. “We can’t outfox what Mother Nature sends us,” said Arthur, whose farm is about 30 miles outside of Lubbock.

07.07.2022 USA - West Texas farmers and ranchers fear the worst as drought Lloyd Arthur can run his hand through the soil at his cotton farm and know what kind of year he’s going to have. His dry, cracked field is making him think this could be a repeat of one of the state’s worst years.

2022-07-07T19:44+0200agroinsurance (en)

Lloyd Arthur can run his hand through the soil at his cotton farm and know what kind of year he’s going to have. His dry, cracked field is making him think this could be a repeat of one of the state’s worst years. “We can’t outfox what Mother Nature sends us,” said Arthur, whose farm is about 30 miles outside of Lubbock.

Weather: global warming and the mechanics of the extreme

2022-07-07T19:35+0200tellerreport (en)

At the end of June, Japan was confronted with an unprecedented heat wave. The mercury soared to 35°C for several consecutive days in Tokyo, the capital, and up to 40°C in Isesaki, in the center of the country. Unheard of at this time of year. After this stifling heat, it is now torrential rains that are falling on the archipelago.

US & Canada · Brussels EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires 50% Center coverage: 4 sourcesThe European Union's executive warned on Thursday that the continent is facing one of its toughest years when it comes to natural disasters like droughts and wildfires.

2022-07-07T15:44+0200ground-news (en)

EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires. BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s executive is warning that the continent is facing one of its toughest years when it comes to natural disasters like droughts and wildfires because of increasing climate change.

US & Canada · Detroit EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires 100% Center coverage: 1 sourcesThe European Union's executive warned on Thursday that the continent is facing one of its toughest years when it comes to natural disasters like droughts and wildfires.

2022-07-07T13:38+0200ground-news (en)

EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires. The European Union's executive warned on Thursday that the continent is facing one of its toughest years when it comes to natural disasters like droughts and wildfires because of increasing climate change.

Caldo estremo in Europa e non solo: Giugno 2022 è stato il 3° più caldo a livello globale

2022-07-07T13:32+0200meteoweb (it)

Media globale ed europea mensile delle anomalie della temperatura dell’aria superficiale e relativa al periodo tra il 1991 e il 2020, da gennaio 1979 a giugno 2022. Le colonne più scure fanno riferimento ai valori di giugno. Fonte dati: ERA5. Credit: Copernicus Climate Change Service/ECMWF.

La tragedia della Marmolada vista da Antonello Fiore (Presidente geologi). “I morti sembravano usciti da un tritacarne”

2022-07-05T00:42+0200castellinews (it)

Il Parlamento europeo riunitosi a Strasburgo in sessione plenaria ha osservato oggi un minuto di silenzio per le vittime della Marmolada in seguito al crollo del ghiacciaio che domenica pomeriggio ha provocato svariati morti e dispersi, per quella che è stata sin da subito definita una vera e propria carneficina.

Il clima e i parchi nazionali "ammalati": Yellowstone e gli altri

2022-07-02T09:11+0200ilbolive (it)

Il caso Yellowstone. Dal 10 al 13 giugno 2022 un flusso di aria calda ed estremamente umida, che di solito ha origine nei tropici, ha generato piogge torrenziali inattese, fatto salire le temperature e ha provocato così la fusione improvvisa di un gran quantitativo di neve sui monti del parco.

University of Exeter: Climate change will increase chances…

2022-07-02T08:52+0200indiaeducationdiary (en)

New research highlights how the risk of wildfire is rising globally due to climate change – but also, how human actions and policies can play a critical role in regulating regional impacts. The study, conducted by an international team of researchers led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the....

Il clima e i parchi nazionali 'ammalati': Yellowstone e gli altri

2022-07-02T08:13+0200247libero (it)

Il caso Yellowstone. Dal 10 al 13 giugno 2022 un flusso di aria calda ed estremamente umida, che di solito ha origine nei tropici, ha generato piogge torrenziali inattese, fatto salire le temperature e ha provocato così la fusione improvvisa di un gran quantitativo di neve sui monti del parco.

Climate Change Induced Wildfires are Rising at a Faster Pace than Predicted

2022-07-01T15:24+0200azocleantech (en)

New research highlights how the risk of wildfire is rising globally due to climate change but also, how human actions and policies can play a critical role in regulating regional impacts. The study, conducted by an international team of researchers led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the....

USA: Corte Suprema limita i poteri dell’agenzia ambientale

2022-07-01T09:14+0200periodicodaily (it)

Dopo il diritto all’aborto, in America sono in pericolo anche le politiche ambientali. La Corte Suprema USA limita i poteri dell’Agenzia per la protezione ambientale (EPA). Si tratta di un duro colpo per la lotta al cambiamento climatico dell’amministrazione Biden.

Leave a comment on: “Climate change will increase chances of wildfire globally — but humans can still help reduce the risk — ScienceDaily”

2022-07-01T07:27+0200vervetimes (en)

The study, conducted by an international team of researchers led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK, shows that anthropogenic climate change is a ‘push’ factor that enhances the risk of wildfires globally. Fire weather — the hot dry conditions conducive to wildfires — is increasing....

El calor extremo, una 'línea roja' para la OTAN: debilita sus aviones y aumenta el consumo de energía

2022-07-01T03:11+0200elespanol (es)

Desde India, China o Pakistán hasta Europa Occidental o Estados Unidos. Las temperaturas extremas no han hecho excepción alguna estos meses. Son el resultado de una circulación atmosférica alterada por el cambio climático. Esta cuestión cobra ahora protagonismo en el ámbito de la seguridad y la defensa .

Climate change will increase chances of wildfire globally -- but humans can still help reduce the risk

2022-06-30T23:01+0200sciencedaily (en)

The article, published today in the journal Reviews of Geophysics , involved scientists from UEA, Swansea University, the University of Exeter and Met Office in the UK, CSIRO Climate Science Centre in Australia, together with colleagues from the US, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands.

Climate change will increase chances of wildfire globally,…

2022-06-30T18:15+0200vervetimes (en)

The study, conducted by an international team of researchers led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the U.K., shows that anthropogenic climate change is a “push” factor that enhances the risk of wildfires globally. Fire weather—the hot dry conditions conducive to wildfires—is increasing under....

Climate change will increase chances of wildfire globally, but humans can still reduce the risk

2022-06-30T18:13+0200phys (en)

The study, conducted by an international team of researchers led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the U.K., shows that anthropogenic climate change is a "push" factor that enhances the risk of wildfires globally. Fire weather—the hot dry conditions conducive to wildfires—is increasing under....

Climate change will increase chances of wildfire globally

2022-06-30T15:03+0200miragenews (en)

New research highlights how the risk of wildfire is rising globally due to climate change but also, how human actions and policies can play a critical role in regulating regional impacts. The study, conducted by an international team of researchers led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the....

30-Jun-2022 Climate change will increase chances of wildfire globally – but humans can still help reduce the risk University of East Anglia Peer-Reviewed Publication New research highlights how the risk of wildfire is rising globally due to climate change – but also, how human actions and policies....

2022-06-30T15:00+0200eurekalert (en)

New research highlights how the risk of wildfire is rising globally due to climate change but also, how human actions and policies can play a critical role in regulating regional impacts. The study, conducted by an international team of researchers led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the....

Caldo record, siccità, grandinate: l'estate italiana del clima estremo Una Italia divisa in due ma ancora unita dalla stessa emergenza: quella della siccità. Ieri, come allertato dalla Protezione civile con un allarme arancione, temporali violenti hanno colpito la Valchiavenna, Torino, Sondrio,....

2022-06-30T12:04+0200informazione (it)

Una Italia divisa in due ma ancora unita dalla stessa emergenza: quella della siccità. Ieri, come allertato dalla Protezione civile con un allarme arancione, temporali violenti hanno colpito la Valchiavenna, Torino, Sondrio , alcune aree di Piemonte Lombardia e Trentino portando vento, forti....

Caldo record, siccità, grandinate: l'estate italiana del clima estremo

2022-06-29T03:07+0200247libero (it)

Chicchi di grandine grossi come palline da golf al Nord, temperature ancora intorno ai quaranta gradi al Sud. Una Italia divisa in due ma ancora unita dalla stessa emergenza: quella della siccità . Ieri, come allertato dalla Protezione civile con un allarme arancione, temporali violenti hanno....

Caldo record, siccità, grandinate: l'estate italiana del clima estremo

2022-06-29T02:10+0200repubblica (it)

Chicchi di grandine grossi come palline da golf al Nord, temperature ancora intorno ai quaranta gradi al Sud. Una Italia divisa in due ma ancora unita dalla stessa emergenza: quella della siccità . Ieri, come allertato dalla Protezione civile con un allarme arancione, temporali violenti hanno....

Combatir la sequía y la desertificación

2022-06-28T14:22+0200LaTercera (es)

Por Margarita Ducci, directora ejecutiva de Pacto Global Chile (ONU) Si bien, en el mundo, se ha conseguido progresar ampliando la disponibilidad de agua potable y saneamiento, existen miles de millones de personas que aún carecen de acceso a este servicio básico.

Every heatwave ‘more intense and more likely’ because of climate change

2022-06-28T09:11+0200impartialreporter (en)

But severe droughts in many parts of the world are not due to climate change, the review by scientists from University of Oxford, Imperial College London and the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, said. Extreme weather events linked to climate change have caused a large number of deaths....

UBC experts call for proactive approach to prepare for more extreme wildfires

2022-06-27T17:33+0200ubc (en)

and Dr. Kira Hoffman (KH) are wildfire experts whose research focuses on how natural disturbances such as wildfires and droughts, human factors and climate interact to affect how easily—or not—forests burn. In this Q&A, they address how families and communities can prepare for more extreme wildfire seasons.

E siccità sia…

2022-06-26T19:33+0200vglobale-it (it)

E di siccità parla anche l’ultimo rapporto «Drought in Numbers» dell’United nations convention to combat desertification (Unccd), che sottolinea, infatti, come la siccità stia aumentando, a livello globale, dal 2000, e colpisca circa 55 milioni di persone ogni anno.

E siccità sia...

2022-06-26T10:29+0200247libero (it)

E di siccità parla anche l’ultimo rapporto «Drought in Numbers» dell’United nations convention to combat desertification (Unccd), che sottolinea, infatti, come la siccità stia aumentando, a livello globale, dal 2000, e colpisca circa 55 milioni di persone ogni anno.

Cos'è La Niña e perché il raffreddamento anomalo dell'Oceano Pacifico è pericoloso

2022-06-25T07:12+0200247libero (it)

AGI - La Niña potrebbe persistere nel 2023. Il fenomeno di raffreddamento anomalo dell’Oceano Pacifico che ha contribuito a provocare forti inondazioni nell’Australia orientale e ha esacerbato la siccità negli Stati Uniti e nell’Africa orientale potrebbe arrivare a ben tre anni consecutivi. A riferirlo, alcuni ricercatori in un articolo su Nature.

'A powerful, photogenic storm': More than 20 tornado warnings issued during stormy Saskatchewan night

2022-06-25T02:36+0200barrie (en)

Environment Canada meteorologist Terri Lang said as of Friday morning they had one confirmed around 5:38 p.m. on Thursday. Lang added that Thursday could be considered a typical stormy afternoon and evening in June for Saskatchewan, but said the severity may have seemed worse for people because the....

'A powerful, photogenic storm': Over 20 tornado warnings issued during stormy Saskatchewan summer

2022-06-25T01:53+0200barrie (en)

Saskatchewan’s skies lived up to its moniker Thursday night, creating some picturesque storm clouds. Amateur and professional storm chasers flocked to social media showing their view of an active weather event. However, not all was so beautiful. Manitoba storm chaser Jason Carruthers followed one cell from Indian Head past the Manitoba border.

Another stormy night in Sask. results in 22 tornado warnings from Environment Canada

2022-06-24T18:50+0200barrie (en)

Twenty-two tornado warnings were issued across central and southern Saskatchewan by Environment Canada on Thursday afternoon and evening, on top of multiple severe thunderstorm warnings. Warnings stretched from southwest Saskatchewan to the Manitoba border from around 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Experts call for proactive approach to prepare for…

2022-06-24T16:41+0200techcodex (en)

Wildfires have grown in frequency, intensity and overall burned area due to climate change. This year, communities in B.C. and Canada are bracing for this pattern to continue. UBC forestry researchers Dr. Lori Daniels (LD), Dr. Kelsey Copes-Gerbitz (KCG) and Dr.

“Tripletta” La Niña: il fenomeno climatico potrebbe durare fino al 2023

2022-06-24T14:44+0200meteoweb (it)

La Niña potrebbe persistere anche il prossimo anno: il fenomeno climatico di raffreddamento anomalo dell’Oceano Pacifico che ha generato inondazioni in Australia orientale e aggravato la siccità negli Stati Uniti e nell’Africa orientale potrebbe perdurare per 3 anni consecutivi, secondo uno studio pubblicato su Nature.

Vatican News Newsletter 23 giugno 2022

2022-06-23T19:22+0200agenparl (it)

(AGENPARL) – gio 23 giugno 2022 Non riesci a vedere la newsletter? [Guardala online](https://r.spclists.va/r.html?uid=D.P2.EbB.Rct.BFzB.A.SczZDu-nLiX0nuLaUYlXgWQ8vOoqv2NN8rFAnC3obH7sLRWFLbqJTJbVkgXoWVbplkLji-DoaIteuzZOh1HpiA) [Vatican News] Le notizie del giorno 23/06/2022 [Il Papa: in Ucraina una....

Mozione, Daga M5S Camera, su iniziative a contrasto siccità e desertificazione

2022-06-23T13:14+0200agricolae (it)

Atto Camera. Mozione 1-00675. presentato da. DAGA Federica. testo di. Mercoledì 22 giugno 2022, seduta n. 712. La Camera, premesso che: il 17 giugno 2022 è stata celebrata la giornata mondiale per la lotta alla desertificazione e alla siccità; i dati del rapporto delle Nazioni Unite sulla....

La tragedia castigó sobre todo a Gayan, en Paktika, donde según la ONU hasta 1.800 viviendas resultaron destruidas o dañadas, lo que representa el 70% de las edificaciones de ese distrito. EFE / VANGUARDIA

2022-06-23T07:15+0200vanguardia-CO (es)

L a ONU está “totalmente movilizada en Afganistán para proveer ayuda tras el terremoto que ha dejado ya 1.030 muertos y más de 1.500 heridos, según dijo ayer su secretario general, António Guterres. En un comunicado, Guterres dijo sentirse muy apenado por el pueblo afgano, “que ya sufre el impacto....

Indigenous peoples have adapted to drought for millennia

2022-06-21T23:53+0200kenyastar (en)

will further limit them. Drought is the slow-motion car crash in the climate change disaster litany. By 2050, 216 million people are expected to migrate because of drought . A staggering 69.6 percent of the Canadian Inuit indigenous people do not always know where their next meal is coming from.

Il Messico nella morsa della siccità. A Monterrey 5 milioni di abitanti senz’acqua

2022-06-21T23:21+0200kmetro0 (it)

K metro 0 – Città del Messico – Più della metà del Messico sta affrontando una siccità grave per il cambiamento climatico. L’allarme è stato lanciato da “Conagua”, un’Authority nazionale istituita nel 1989 per gestire e proteggere le risorse idriche del paese.

Banca d’Italia – Intervento del VDG Piero Cipollone su “Transizione energetica, finanza e clima: sfide e opportunità”

2022-06-21T18:55+0200agenparl (it)

(AGENPARL) – mar 21 giugno 2022 Roma, 21 giugno 2022 Da oltre un ventennio il cambiamento climatico è considerato una delle minacce principali più di recente dal contagio pandemico. Queste fonti di rischio sono purtroppo di attualità. La guerra in Ucraina, in corso ormai da oltre 100 giorni, con i....

Un camino para luchar contra la desertificación y la sequía

2022-06-21T07:26+0200elmostrado (es)

Cada 17 de junio, Naciones Unidas promueve la celebración del Día Mundial de lucha contra la desertificación y la sequía, este año enfatizando la acción temprana, individual y colectiva, que contribuya a mitigar ambos efectos y particularmente el de la sequía para la vida en el planeta.

Lideres nacionales e internacionales piden en Madrid medidas urgentes para combatir la sequía y la desertificación en todo el mundo

2022-06-20T21:49+0200soziable (es)

España ha sido la sede del Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía 2022. El pasado viernes 17 de junio, el Gobierno de España y Naciones Unidas organizaron, con motivo del Día Mundial de la Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía , una jornada para abordar medidas y soluciones contra este problema de primer orden.

Ondata di calore estrema ha ucciso migliaia di mucche in Kansas: le immagini drammatiche

2022-06-20T16:03+0200fanpage (it)

Migliaia di mucche sono morte in Kansas (Stati Uniti) a causa di un' ondata di calore estrema che sta investendo la regione. Matthew Lara, il portavoce del Dipartimento della Salute e dell'Ambiente dello Stato americano, come riportato dalla Reuters ha affermato che era a conoscenza della morte di....

Expertos y líderes nacionales e internacionales piden medidas urgentes para combatir la sequía

2022-06-20T12:42+0200iagua (es)

El Gobierno de España y Naciones Unidas han organizado una jornada para celebrar el Día Mundial de la Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía, del que España es sede este año, para abordar medidas y soluciones contra este problema de primer orden. El acto, celebrado en el Museo Nacional Reina....

Discurso contra la desertificación de Pedro Sánchez: lleno de "muchas palabras pero pocas medidas"

2022-06-20T09:55+0200ecoavant (es)

Greenpeace ha criticado el discurso del presidente del Gobierno, Pedro Sánchez, en la celebración de la ONU en Madrid por el Día Mundial contra la Desertificación y la Sequía, al considerar que estuvo lleno de "muchas palabras pero pocas medidas" y porque no ha concretado "ningún plan efectivo" para....

Indigenous peoples have adapted to drought for millennia

2022-06-20T06:09+0200themandarin (en)

A controlled burning to reduce bushfire risk in the Kimberley, where First Nations people of the area traditionally burnt selected areas. (Philip Schubert/Adobe) In Kenya right now, even camels are struggling to survive. The worst drought since the 1980s has killed 1.

Climate Change Could Intensify Violence Against Women, Study Says

2022-06-18T19:16+0200voanews (en)

Weather disasters that happen more often because of climate change create conditions in which gender-based violence often spikes, according to new research. The study, published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health, reviewed research from five continents and found increased violence against....

Giornata desertificazione: Wwf, più siccità per 700 milioni

2022-06-17T12:37+0200altoadige (it)

(ANSA) - ROMA, 17 GIU - Circa 4 miliardi di persone (su 7,8 miliardi di esseri umani sulla Terra) sperimentano già una grave carenza d'acqua per almeno un mese all'anno. Sempre più persone (circa 700 milioni) soffrono periodi di siccità più lunghi rispetto al 1950.

Giornata desertificazione: Wwf, più siccità per 700 milioni

2022-06-17T12:34+0200ansa (it)

(ANSA) - ROMA, 17 GIU - Circa 4 miliardi di persone (su 7,8 miliardi di esseri umani sulla Terra) sperimentano già una grave carenza d'acqua per almeno un mese all'anno. Sempre più persone (circa 700 milioni) soffrono periodi di siccità più lunghi rispetto al 1950.

Environnement Canada a lancé une alerte d’orages violents et potentiellement mortels pour l’île de Montréal et Laval jeudi après-midi.

2022-06-16T22:02+0200lapresse-CA (fr)

« Les météorologues d’Environnement Canada surveillent un orage très dangereux pouvant produire des rafales destructrices, de la grêle de la taille d’une balle de baseball ou plus et de la pluie forte », a indiqué l’agence fédérale dans « Il s’agit d’une situation dangereuse pouvant causer des blessures mortelles.

SPECIALE ALTA MURGIA – CRISI DEL GRANO Siccità – raccolto –...

2022-06-14T13:12+0200corrierepl (it)

by Giovanni Mercadante. Mentre imperversa il conflitto bellico tra Russia e Ucraina, l’economia mondiale è presa nella morsa degli approvvigionamenti, i cui risvolti negativi si stanno rivelando critici su tutto il pianeta. L’Europa che ha visto una pace durata 77 anni (1945-2022), improvvisamente i figli della 2.

Meteo. In un mese la terza intensa ondata di calore in...

2022-06-13T22:27+02003bmeteo (it)

ondata di calore giugno 2022. Al via la nuova intensa ondata di calore per l'Europa, la terza nel giro di un mese; attualmente è confinata tra Marocco e Spagna dove i valori raggiungono i 43°C in Andalusia, i 45°C in Marocco. Questi valori potrebbero essere superati nei prossimi giorni avvicinandosi....

Southwestern US on alert for dangerous heatwave

2022-06-10T14:00+0200terradaily (en)

A large swathe of the southwestern United States was on alert Thursday for a potentially deadly heatwave that could push temperatures as high as 47 degrees celsius (117 Fahrenheit) over the coming days. Millions of people in California, Nevada and Arizona were warned to expect dangerous conditions....

This is what Nova Scotians can expect for the weather this summer

2022-06-10T11:24+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

With summer on the horizon – and warm temperatures arriving earlier and lasting longer across Canada – many are hoping to avoid a repeat of last year’s devastating extreme weather. Dave Phillips, a senior climatologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada, spoke with CBC Radio’s Information....

This is what Nova Scotians can expect for weather this summer

2022-06-06T20:05+0200CBC (en)

With summer on the horizon — and warm temperatures arriving earlier and lasting longer across Canada — many are hoping to avoid a repeat of last year's Dave Phillips, a senior climatologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada, spoke with CBC Radio's Information Morning Nova Scotia host Portia....

Disastri naturali: l’importanza della prevenzione

2022-06-02T10:54+0200notiziegeopolitiche (it)

di C.Alessandro Mauceri – Almeno 91 morti in Brasile a causa di inondazioni e smottamenti. Migliaia i dispersi, specie nelle favelas delle città nord-orientali di Recife e Jaboatao dos Guararapes, le più colpite. La scorsa settimana forti piogge hanno sferzato il Pernambuco provocando smottamenti....

How the Climate Justice Movement Could Solve Global Gender Inequalities

2022-05-27T04:08+0200earth-org (en)

As the most challenging global issue of all time, climate change has not only incalculable ecological impacts but also complex intertwining with global patterns of societal inequality. In any climate crisis, women and girls always bear the brunt of the negative impacts. However, women’s rights are less frequently discussed in the climate agenda.

mercoledì 25 maggio

2022-05-27T00:47+0200informazioneonline (it)

L'incidente tra un'auto e una moto è avvenuto in via Verdi poco prima delle 22. Nel violento scontro sono rimaste coinvolte due persone: sul posto,... Un percorso da favola dove sono nascoste 21 sculture lignee di animaletti umanizzati realizzati da Barba Brisiu.

Energia: In arrivo la tempesta perfetta di blackout continui in estate per miliardi di persone

2022-05-26T16:46+0200agenparl (it)

(AGENPARL) – Roma, 26 maggio 2022 – Si prevede un’estate molto ma molto calda e non solo per temperature torride. Quest’estate, le reti elettriche in tutto il mondo non produrranno elettricità a sufficienza per soddisfare l’impennata della domanda, minacciando più di un miliardo di persone con dei blackout continui.

Forecasters predict an abnormally high number of storms for this hurricane season—again

2022-05-25T22:50+0200truemedian (en)

with 70 percent confidence that from June 1 to November 30, the eastern US coast will see up to 21 named storms. Six to 10 of those storms could become hurricanes, with three to six of those hurricanes potentially being “major”—category 3, 4, or 5. A hyperactive storm season should not be taken lightly, NOAA officials emphasize.

Wmo: Ultimi 7 anni i più caldi di sempre, nuovo record per 4 indicatori del cambiamento climatico

2022-05-24T09:38+0200ilfattonisseno (it)

Gli ultimi sette anni sono stati i sette anni più caldi mai registrati. Il 2021 è stato “solo” uno dei sette più caldi a causa di un evento La Niña all’inizio e alla fine dell’anno “temporaneo che ha portato un effetto di raffreddamento, ma non ha invertito la tendenza generale all’aumento delle temperature “.

B.C. farmers ‘white-knuckling’ their way through extreme cold after floods, heat dome

2022-05-22T11:50+0200heatingnewsjournal (en)

VANCOUVER – Richard Bosma’s cows were home less than a week after being evacuated from a flood in Abbotsford, BC, before temperatures dropped on his farm. VANCOUVER – Richard Bosma’s cows were home less than a week after being evacuated from a flood in Abbotsford, BC, before temperatures dropped on his farm.

Get ready for a summer of blackouts

2022-05-20T18:54+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) predicts that the U.S. may see a summer of rolling blackouts. These blackouts are predicted to be a result of high temperatures and droughts across the country. High temperatures, which are considered to be a guarantee for most of the U.S.

Get Ready For A Summer Of Blackouts

2022-05-20T18:02+0200ibtimes (en)

by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) predicts that the U.S. may see a summer of rolling blackouts. These blackouts are predicted to be a result of high temperatures and droughts across the country. High temperatures, which are considered to be a guarantee for most of the U.S.

news Latest climate report underscores urgent need to act on drought

2022-05-19T20:47+0200unccd-int (en)

The State of the Global Climate in 2021 report released on 18 May 2022 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirms that the past seven years have been the warmest seven years on record. According to the Report, drought affected many parts of the world, including the Horn of Africa,....

Wmo, la crisi climatica continua ad accelerare: nel 2021 toccati quattro record negativi

2022-05-18T16:21+0200greenreport (it)

Eppure stiamo sussidiando i combustibili fossili con 11 milioni di dollari al minuto Wmo, la crisi climatica continua ad accelerare: nel 2021 toccati quattro record negativi. Guterres: «Le energie rinnovabili sono l'unico percorso verso una vera sicurezza energetica, prezzi dell'energia stabili e....

Wmo: “Ultimi 7 anni i più caldi di sempre, nuovo record per 4 indicatori del cambiamento climatico”

2022-05-18T10:34+0200dire (it)

ROMA – Gli ultimi sette anni sono stati i sette anni più caldi mai registrati . Il 2021 è stato “solo” uno dei sette più caldi a causa di un evento La Niña all’inizio e alla fine dell’anno “che ha portato un effetto di raffreddamento temporaneo, ma non ha invertito la tendenza generale all’aumento delle temperature”.

Clima, WMO: nuovi record nel 2021 per 4 indicatori chiave

2022-05-18T10:22+0200meteoweb (it)

L’Organizzazione Meteorologica Mondiale (World meteorological organization, WMO) delle Nazioni Unite, ha pubblicato oggi l’ultimo rapporto, dal titolo “ The WMO State of the Global Climate in 2021 “. Dal documento emerge che 4 indicatori chiave del cambiamento climatico – le concentrazioni di gas....

2021 among hottest years on record

2022-05-18T10:08+0200tellerreport (en)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) publishes this Wednesday, May 18 its report on the state of the climate in 2021. If 2016 was warmer, it still beat other sad records. 2021 among hottest years on record. July 11, 2021 in Death Valley National Park, California. AP - John Locher. Text by: Simon Rozé Follow.

Fulmini su Johannesburg (Sud Africa)

2022-05-18T00:31+0200lanuovabq (it)

L’Ufficio per la riduzione del rischio di disastri delle Nazioni Unite (Undrr) ha da poco pubblicato un rapporto sulla situazione del pianeta in cui si dice che dal 1970 a oggi il numero dei disastri naturali è quintuplicato e si prevede che nell’immediato futuro aumenterà ancora del 40%.

Global Warming Shows Alarming Surge But World Sitting Smug

2022-05-16T06:01+0200menafn (en)

- Gulf Times) Unprecedented floods and landslides in South Africa and a blistering heatwave across India and Pakistan are just a few examples of the devastating impacts of global warming. Scientists are of the view that the natural calamity experienced in and around Durban last month was made twice as likely by global warming.

Environmental developments worldwide in January 2022

2022-05-13T20:36+0200turkishpress (en)

ANKARA A number of reports on climate change and its growing impact were released in January, while positive steps and pledges toward the protection of the environment were also witnessed. Following is a list of environmental developments, reports and events compiled by Anadolu Agency. Jan.

Climate change made deadly S. Africa rains twice as likely

2022-05-13T14:34+0200terradaily (en)

Rainfall that caused catastrophic floods and landslides last month in and around Durban, South Africa, was made twice as likely by global warming, scientists said Friday. An exceptional downpour -- more than 35 centimetres (14 inches) over two days -- on April 11-12 claimed hundreds of lives and caused $1.

Climate change made KZN's deadly rains twice as likely, scientists say

2022-05-13T13:49+0200eyewitness-news (en)

PARIS - Rainfall that caused catastrophic floods and landslides last month in and around Durban was made twice as likely by global warming, scientists said on Friday. An exceptional downpour, more than 35 centimetres over two days, on 11-12 April claimed hundreds of lives and caused $1.

13/05/2022 Climate change made deadly S. Africa rains twice as likely

2022-05-13T13:15+0200rfi-en (en)

An exceptional downpour -- more than 35 centimetres (14 inches) over two days -- on April 11-12 claimed hundreds of lives and caused $1.5 billion in damage across the provinces KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape. Without climate change, rain of this intensity would happen roughly once every 40 years,....

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