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How Afghan refugees used their knowledge of farming in dry regions to transform arid Balochistan

2022-11-24T15:10+0100scroll-in (en)

Mohammad Tahir Khan looks thinner than other Afghans. He’s wearing a red-coloured shalwar qameez which matches his ruddy face, a turban tied on his head in the Afghan manner. An old watch sits on his wrist but his long grey beard, thinner than his body, makes him resemble an Uighur man from the Muslim-dominated Xinjiang province of China.

How Afghan refugees used their knowledge of farming in dry regions to transform arid Balochistan

2022-11-24T15:04+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Mohammad Tahir Khan looks thinner than other Afghans. He’s wearing a red-coloured shalwar qameez which matches his ruddy face, a turban tied on his head in the Afghan manner. An old watch sits on his wrist but his long grey beard, thinner than his body, makes him resemble an Uighur man from the Muslim-dominated Xinjiang province of China.

How Afghans are turning Balochistan green

2022-11-20T07:11+0100dawn (en)

Akbar Notezai / White Star. Mohammad Tahir Khan looks thinner than other Afghans. He’s wearing a red-coloured shalwar qameez which matches his ruddy face, a turban tied on his head in the Afghan manner. An old watch sits on his wrist but his long grey beard, thinner than his body, makes him resemble....

Not because of the war this time... Millions of people are threatened with emigration from their countries

2022-11-19T06:54+0100tellerreport (en)

LONDON. - Those who believe that the refugee crisis may stop with the cessation of armed conflicts in poor countries are mistaken, as the world is on the verge of a new type of asylum, the victims of which are numbering in the millions, and in the next few years they will turn into tens of millions,....

At COP27, the US Said It Will Lead Efforts to Halt Deforestation. But at Home, the Biden Administration Is Considering Massive Old Growth Logging Projects Schemes that protect forests to create carbon credits that polluters can buy to offset their emissions have been popular in the rush to green the....

2022-11-15T14:16+0100insideclimatenews (en)

The panelists at Monday’s session talked about “leveraging investments” and “catalyzing partnerships” to boost a vast global carbon accounting system by which wealthy regions or countries can continue to emit greenhouse gases by paying others to maintain forests that take them out of the atmosphere.

Droughts, floods and storms: The people hit hardest by the climate crisis

2022-11-12T01:05+0100independent-UK (en)

has similarly been hit by heavy rains, deadly flash floods and landslides in recent weeks. “With reliable forecasts, it is increasingly possible to anticipate extreme weather events and take necessary action in advance,” says Robert Kasca, WFP representative and country director in Nepal.

Eastern Africa Seasonal Monitor: Progress of the October-December Season - Research, Analysis and Monitoring (RAM) Unit World Food Programme, Regional Bureau Nairobi (9th November 2022)

2022-11-11T13:40+0100reliefWeb (en)

HIGHLIGHTS. ▪ The delayed and poor rainfall performance in October sets in motion the likelihood of a 5th consecutive season in the eastern Horn of Africa. The likelihood of depressed seasonal rains will extend the current drought into 2023. Preliminary analysis indicate that this could continue during the March May 2023 season.

Why act now on climate change? Look at the disasters around you

2022-11-08T05:07+0100financial-time (en)

Water levels on the Rhine, a critical artery for the German economy, ran so low during this summer’s drought that access for cargo ships was severely reduced. At around the same time, thousands of miles away, a monsoon in Pakistan resulted in one of the worst floods in the country’s history, as....

New UN weather report ‘a chronicle of chaos’: UN chief

2022-11-07T07:29+0100un-sustainabledevelopment (en)

The provisional 2022 State of the Global Climate study outlines the increasingly dramatic signs of the climate emergency, which include a doubling of the rate of sea level rise since 1993, to a new record high this year; and indications of unprecedented glacier melting on the European Alps.

New UN weather report ‘a chronicle of chaos’: UN chief

2022-11-06T18:30+0100un-org (en)

The provisional 2022 State of the Global Climate study outlines the increasingly dramatic signs of the climate emergency, which include a doubling of the rate of sea level rise since 1993, to a new record high this year; and indications of unprecedented glacier melting on the European Alps.

At COP 27 the cry of suffering of the planet. The "State of the global climate in 2022" report

2022-11-06T17:53+0100tellerreport (en)

The last 8 years. have been the hottest of those recorded so far, fueled by ever-increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases and heat accumulated in the sea. The average temperature in 2022 is about 1.15 degrees Celsius. above pre-industrial levels (i.e. the average temperature of the period 1850-1900).

New UN weather report ‘a chronicle of chaos’: UN chief

2022-11-06T16:41+0100globalissues (en)

The provisional 2022 State of the Global Climate study outlines the increasingly dramatic signs of the climate emergency, which include a doubling of the rate of sea level rise since 1993, to a new record high this year; and indications of unprecedented glacier melting on the European Alps.

MIL-OSI United Nations: New UN weather report ‘a chronicle of chaos’: UN chief

2022-11-06T14:27+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The provisional 2022 State of the Global Climate study outlines the increasingly dramatic signs of the climate emergency, which include a doubling of the rate of sea level rise since 1993, to a new record high this year; and indications of unprecedented glacier melting on the European Alps.

New UN weather report ‘a chronicle of chaos’: UN chief

2022-11-06T14:26+0100foreignpolicywatchdog (en)

The full 2022 report is due to be released in the Spring of 2023, but the provisional study was brought out ahead of COP27, the UN climate conference, raising awareness of the huge scale of the problems that world leaders must tackle, if they are to have any hope of getting the climate crisis under control.

New UN weather report ‘a chronicle of chaos’: UN chief The latest report from the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO), released on Sunday, shows that the last eight years have been the warmest on record, fuelled by ever-rising greenhouse gas concentrations.

2022-11-06T14:24+0100un-news (en)

The provisional 2022 State of the Global Climate study outlines the increasingly dramatic signs of the climate emergency, which include a doubling of the rate of sea level rise since 1993, to a new record high this year; and indications of unprecedented glacier melting on the European Alps.

Vandalizing nature paintings.. the new way of protesting climate activists

2022-11-05T20:13+0100tellerreport (en)

At a time when climate change has reached a degree of danger threatening the extinction of the human race itself, and after former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke last year that the Egyptian city of Alexandria is one of the cities threatened with drowning in a few years, climate issues....

Drought across Africa

2022-11-04T07:22+0100myscience (en)

Vast swathes of Africa have experienced more frequent and intense episodes of drought since 1983, new research has uncovered. Research commissioned by WaterAid saw Cardiff University expert Professor Michael Singer join forces with colleagues from the University of Bristol to shine a new light on....

Drought across Africa

2022-11-03T18:50+0100miragenews (en)

Vast swathes of Africa have experienced more frequent and intense episodes of drought since 1983, new research has uncovered. Research commissioned by WaterAid saw Cardiff University expert Professor Michael Singer join forces with colleagues from the University of Bristol to shine a new light on....

African drought zones expanded 40 per cent since 1980s, triggering worst drought in decades, report says

2022-11-03T14:39+0100theglobeandmail (en)

Regions affected by drought have expanded by as much as 40 per cent in many African countries since the 1980s, probably as a result of climate change, British scientists have concluded. The research, published on Thursday, helps explain the devastating drought that has swept across the Horn of....

Climate research: What the stress of the trees is doing to the rainforest

2022-10-31T15:36+0100tellerreport (en)

Chapter: 1. Dawn in the rainforest. 2. Over all the treetops is peace. Photo: Nyani Quarmyne Dawn in the rainforest. By ANDREAS FREY (text) and NYANI QUARMYNE (photos) Photo: Nyani Quarmyne. October 31, 2022 Floating rivers are part of the water cycle in Amazonia, which scientists are researching in great detail.

Oms: allarme colera nel mondo. Focolai in Siria, Libano, Haiti, Nigeria, Malawi e Etiopia

2022-10-21T03:34+0200rainews (it)

Secondo l’Organizzazione mondiale della sanità, l' Oms , nell'ultimo anno "stiamo assistendo a un preoccupante aumento di focolai di colera nel mondo ", anche a causa dei cambiamenti climatici. "Nei primi 9 mesi dell'anno, 26 paesi hanno già segnalato focolai di colera, mentre tra il 2017 e il 2021,....

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