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Experts Predict Food Crisis In Nigeria, Other Countries

2024-04-22T16:40+0200naijanews (en)

Experts have forecasted a food crisis in West African nations and the Sahel region, except countries in the region changed their food production system. The representative of AGRHYMET, Dr Abdou Ali , who spoke on Monday, warned that the countries might experience a between June and October 2024, which could affect up to 50 million persons.

World cannot turn its back on Sudan and its neighbours any longer

2024-04-20T20:39+0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

Amitabh Behar. At Renk in South Sudan, 40km (25 miles) south of the border with Sudan, I met a young boy – Miyok, orphaned by the brutality of the Sudan conflict. Miyok is one of at least 600,000 refugees who have fled to South Sudan since the start of the conflict a year ago. He now lives with his aunt in one of the two transit centres.

The world cannot turn its back on Sudan and its neighbours any longer

2024-04-18T14:26+0200aljazeera-en (en)

As international donors met earlier this week in Paris, Miyok’s story resonated deeply. His dream represents not only his personal aspirations but also embodies the collective hope of a nation striving for a better future. A future that continues to remain uncertain, however.

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2024-04-18T00:03+0200tvnz (en)

The desert nation of the United Arab Emirates attempted to dry out today from the heaviest rain ever recorded there after a deluge flooded out Dubai International Airport, disrupting flights through the world's busiest airfield for international travel.

Scripps News Storm dumps more than a year's worth of rain across Dubai in 24 hours AP via Scripps News 8:52 AM, Apr 17, 2024

2024-04-17T17:19+0200koaa (en)

The desert nation of the United Arab Emirates attempted to dry out Wednesday from the heaviest rain ever recorded there after a deluge flooded out Dubai International Airport, disrupting flights through the world's busiest airfield for international travel.

Scripps News Storm dumps more than a year's worth of rain across Dubai in 24 hours AP via Scripps News 10:52 AM, Apr 17, 2024

2024-04-17T17:18+0200wkbw (en)

The desert nation of the United Arab Emirates attempted to dry out Wednesday from the heaviest rain ever recorded there after a deluge flooded out Dubai International Airport, disrupting flights through the world's busiest airfield for international travel.

Scripps News Storm dumps more than a year's worth of rain across Dubai in 24 hours AP via Scripps News 7:52 AM, Apr 17, 2024

2024-04-17T17:16+0200ksby (en)

The desert nation of the United Arab Emirates attempted to dry out Wednesday from the heaviest rain ever recorded there after a deluge flooded out Dubai International Airport, disrupting flights through the world's busiest airfield for international travel.

Scripps News Storm dumps more than a year's worth of rain across Dubai in 24 hours AP via Scripps News 9:52 AM, Apr 17, 2024

2024-04-17T17:04+0200kxxv (en)

The desert nation of the United Arab Emirates attempted to dry out Wednesday from the heaviest rain ever recorded there after a deluge flooded out Dubai International Airport, disrupting flights through the world's busiest airfield for international travel.

Scripps News Storm dumps more than a year's worth of rain across Dubai in 24 hours AP via Scripps News 10:52 AM, Apr 17, 2024

2024-04-17T17:00+0200abcactionnews (en)

The desert nation of the United Arab Emirates attempted to dry out Wednesday from the heaviest rain ever recorded there after a deluge flooded out Dubai International Airport, disrupting flights through the world's busiest airfield for international travel.

Passover 2024 and Earth Day

2024-04-15T23:44+0200timesofisrael (en)

This year, the start of Passover and the annual Earth Day occur on April 22nd. Hence, this is an excellent time to consider environmental messages related to Passover and the events and concepts associated with the liberation of the Israel ites from Egypt : 1.

Terrestrial water storage in 2023

2024-04-05T05:55+0200nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

Negative TWS anomalies encompassed much of North America in 2023 (Fig. 1b ). In particular, severe droughts were observed over western and central Canada owing to low snowfall (especially in southern British Columbia), causing TWS anomalies exceeding –20 cm relative to 2002–2023.

S&P Global Says Panama Canal’s Drought Dilemma Threatens Supply Chains

2024-04-04T19:23+0200esgnews-com (en)

Start every business day with our analyses of the most pressing developments affecting markets today, alongside a curated selection of our latest and most important insights on the global economy. Panama Canal’s Drought Dilemma Threatens Supply Chains.

Marcos Román (Asociafruit): “Egipto es la mayor amenaza que tiene la agricultura europea”

2024-04-03T11:37+0200valenciafruits (es)

La fuerte irrupción de Egipto, la falta de agua, el descenso en el consumo de la patata y que este ali mento no esté contemplado en la PAC no son razones suficientes para que Marcos Román, presidente del Sector de la Patata de Asociafruit, deje de ser optimista con el futuro del sector de la patata en los próximos años.

Brazil’S Machinery Exports, Imports Down

2024-03-28T19:49+0100menafn (en)

- Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)) São Paulo – Brazil's machinery and equipment exports were down in February and the first two months of the year, the Brazilian Association of the Machinery and Equipment Industry (ABIMAQ) reported on Wednesday (27). Revenue from the industry's domestic consumption, imports and exports reached BRL 19.

SOS on world meteorological day

2024-03-25T02:33+0100pakobserver (en)

THE latest World Meteorological Organisation’s (WMO) State of the Climate 2023 report reads like a dystopian thriller – but smashed records of GHG levels, ocean heat, and glacial melt are anything but fiction. According to the report, 2023 is the hottest year on record. The global average near-surface temperature soared to a staggering 1.

76 percent of Africa’s energy could come from renewable sources by 2040

2024-03-23T23:24+0100sundaymail-zw (en)

Christiane Zarfl and Rebecca Peters. OVER half of Africa’s people — about 600 million — lack access to even the bare minimum of electricity. The tough question to answer is how access can be extended without adding to global warming by relying on fossil fuels.

76% of Africa’s energy could come from renewable sources by 2040: here’s how

2024-03-20T06:19+0100downtoearth (en)

Over half of Africa’s people about 600 million lack access to even the bare minimum of electricity . The tough question to answer is how access can be extended without adding to global warming by relying on fossil fuels. We a team from Rwanda and Germany who work in the field of renewable energy....

76% of Africa’s energy could come from renewable sources by 2040: here’s how

2024-03-20T05:25+0100thetimes-za (en)

More than half of Africa’s people — about 600-million — lack access to even the bare minimum of electricity. The tough question to answer is how access can be extended without adding to global warming by relying on fossil fuels. We — a team from Rwanda and Germany who work in the field of renewable....

76% of Africa’s energy could come from renewable sources by 2040: here’s how

2024-03-20T01:49+0100greenbuildingafrica (en)

The tough question to answer is how access can be extended without adding to global warming by relying on fossil fuels. We – a team from Rwanda and Germany who work in the field of renewable energy scientific modelling – set out to find the answer by building the Renewable Power Plant Database Africa , the first on the continent.

Climate change ‘speeding up,’ UN warns as Canada braces for early wildfires

2024-03-19T16:12+0100globalnews (en)

season. UN Secretary-General António Guterres made those comments Tuesday in reaction to a World Meteorological Organization (WMO) report that found 2023 broke every single climate indicator record the organization has. “Sirens are blaring across all major indicators. … Some records aren’t just chart-topping, they’re chart-busting,” he said.

Africa has enough renewable energy sources to power its people

2024-03-19T10:22+0100esi-africa (en)

Over half of Africa’s people – about 600 million – lack access to even the bare minimum of electricity. The tough question to answer is how access can be extended without adding to global warming by relying on fossil fuels. We – a team from Rwanda and Germany who work in the field of renewable....

Africa: 76% of Africa's Energy Could Come From Renewable Sources By 2040 - Here's How

2024-03-19T05:46+0100allafrica (en)

Over half of Africa's people - about 600 million - lack access to even the bare minimum of electricity . The tough question to answer is how access can be extended without adding to global warming by relying on fossil fuels. We - a team from Rwanda and Germany who work in the field of renewable....

76% of Africa's energy could come from renewable sources by 2040: here's how

2024-03-18T17:40+0100nigeriasun (en)

Over half of Africa's people - about 600 million - lack access to even the bare minimum of electricity . The tough question to answer is how access can be extended without adding to global warming by relying on fossil fuels. We - a team from Rwanda and Germany who work in the field of renewable....

76% of Africa’s energy could come from renewable sources by 2040: here’s how

2024-03-18T15:31+0100johansen (en)

Over half of Africa’s people – about 600 million – lack access to even the bare minimum of electricity . The tough question to answer is how access can be extended without adding to global warming by relying on fossil fuels. We – a team from Rwanda and Germany who work in the field of renewable....

Rich world must follow China’s lead and support Africa’s green revolution

2024-03-16T09:51+0100scmp (en)

China was applauded by African officials during the UNEA-6 summit for its role in Africa’s transition towards green mobility. As Kenya’s special climate envoy Ali Mohamed said: “We seek partnership to help achieve our e-mobility aspirations, and China has come on board as a crucial partner.

Una tavoletta di 3.300 anni descrive un’invasione catastrofica in Turchia

2024-03-12T17:40+0100scienzenotizie (it)

L’Impero Ittita, che resistette agli Assiri e rivaleggiò con l’Antico Egitto durante il Nuovo Regno, fu invaso da varie direzioni due secoli prima di crollare nel XII secolo a.C. C. Una tavoletta di argilla di 3.300 anni fa, rinvenuta nel 2023 nella Turchia centrale, descrive una disastrosa....

Speak up on climate change – Women urged

2024-03-12T12:02+0100theghanareport (en)

The National Coordinator for Gender Action in Climate Change for Equality and Sustainability (GACCES), Portia Adu-Mensah, has encouraged women to speak up about issues of climate change that negatively impact their lives. She explained that this was critical because women were the direct victims of....

Hunger facing 40 million people across Middle East this Ramadan, says UN

2024-03-11T18:02+0100thenational (en)

But in the past year, prices had begun to stabilise after food-producing regions ramped up harvests, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation, which recorded a drop in its food price index through 2023. “Despite global food prices easing in recent months, domestic food inflation in....

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

2024-03-07T10:20+0100africa-newsroom (en)

Administrator Power and Special Envoy Lamamra also discussed the grave humanitarian situation and the imperative to accelerate the flow of humanitarian assistance to the people of Sudan. The below is attributable to Spokesperson Jessica Jennings:‎ On March 5, Administrator Samantha Power met UN....

EGITTO, L’EXPORT IN EUROPA SPICCA IL VOLO: È QUASI RADDOPPIATO. ARANCE IN TESTA

2024-03-06T11:34+0100corriereortofrutticolo (it)

Per l’ export ortofrutticolo egiziano nel mercato europeo è stato un 2023 molto positivo . Secondo EastFruit i volumi delle esportazioni sono quasi raddoppiate, superando per la prima volta in assoluto il mezzo milione di tonnellate. Arance in testa, segue l’uva.

More than half of the world’s great lakes are drying up

2024-03-05T10:50+0100bullfrag (en)

More than half of the world’s major lakes and reservoirs are drying up. A new study based on satellite images, verified that 53% of these water surfaces have been decreasing significantly since 1992. And yes, it’s partly our fault. From the Caspian Sea, located between Europe and Asia, to Lake Titicaca in South America.

How Climate Change Risks Increase at a National Scale as the Level of Global Warming Increases

2024-02-29T20:55+0100enn (en)

A major research programme led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) has quantified how climate change risks to human and natural systems increase at a national scale as the level of global warming increases. A major research programme led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) has quantified how....

Drought in India's farmlands to reduce by 21% if 1.5 degree global warming threshold is met: Study

2024-02-29T15:36+0100newindianexpress (en)

A new study shows India’s agricultural land exposure to drought would reduce by 21% if the global warming threshold of 1.5 ºC above pre-industrial temperatures is met. Moreover, it will reduce economic damage due to riverine flooding and population exposure to drought.

UEA studies climate change risks as global warming increases

2024-02-29T13:18+0100theengineer (en)

A research programme led by the University of East Anglia (UAE) has quantified how climate change risks increase at a national scale as the level of global warming increases. A collection of eight studies, focusing on Brazil, China, Egypt , Ethiopia, Ghana and India, has shown that the risks of....

El Gobierno valenciano dispara las inspecciones en almacenes un 375% ante la avalancha de naranja egipcia

2024-02-20T17:48+0100freshplaza (es)

El conseller de Agricultura, José Luis Aguirre, ha expresado su preocupación en Les Corts por el incremento de las importaciones europeas de naranjas egipcias. En enero, de las 51.000 toneladas de naranjas importadas por la UE, 45.000 procedían de Egipto, un aumento del 104% respecto al año....

El Gobierno valenciano dispara las inspecciones en almacenes ante la avalancha de naranja egipcia

2024-02-19T23:08+0100larazon-es (es)

El conseller de Agricultura, José Luis Aguirre , ha alertado esta mañana en Les Corts del aumento de las importaciones europeas de naranjas egipcias : en enero, de las 51.000 toneladas importadas, 45.000 procedían de Egipto, un 104 % más que un año antes, debido a la bajada de producción aquí, el....

Water Lily

2024-02-10T06:25+0100forestry (en)

Cultural Significance. Water lilies have been significant symbols in various cultures throughout history. In ancient Egypt , they symbolized rebirth and regeneration, particularly the blue lotus native to the Nile, which was associated with the sun’s cycle and life and death.

UPSC Essentials | Daily subject-wise quiz — Environment, Geography, Science and Technology (Week 42)

2024-01-24T14:28+0100expressindia (en)

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only. (b) 2 only. (c) Both 1 and 2. (d) Neither 1 nor 2 QUESTION 3. With reference to the Rooster drones, consider the following statements: 1. These drones can be operated by a single controller. 2. The source code of the software used in these drones is indigenous.

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

2024-01-23T21:14+0100africa-newsroom (en)

A three-year partnership with the EU in the southern African nation of Eswatini is improving food security through cash assistance, climate-smart farming and epidemic prevention. In the Lubombo region of Eswatini, near the town of Big Bend, 39-year-old Bongani Masuku looks over at his field of maize.

Egypt to establish 8 more groundwater stations in South Sudan

2024-01-16T20:57+0100libyannewswire (en)

Egypt has started the process of establishing eight groundwater drinking water stations in South Sudan, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hani Sewilam announced on Monday. The eight groundwater stations include three stations in Lobonok and five in Jonglei.

Egypt to establish 8 more groundwater stations in South Sudan

2024-01-15T11:47+0100sis (en)

Egypt has started the process of establishing eight groundwater drinking water stations in South Sudan, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hani Sewilam announced on Monday. The eight groundwater stations include three stations in Lobonok and five in Jonglei.

Global Leaders’ Fail in Upholding Human Rights

2024-01-14T10:54+0100indianf (en)

In the tumultuous year of 2023, marked by unprecedented challenges, global leaders have fallen short in safeguarding human rights, as revealed by Human Rights Watch in its comprehensive clash to turmoil in Ukraine , Myanmar, Ethiopia, and the Sahel, underscored 2023 as a year fraught with suffering.

Clima, siccità e scirocco tagliano prezzi carciofi (-60%). Invasione dall’estero, soprattutto dall’Egitto

2024-01-13T12:14+0100pnquotidiano (it)

BRINDISI La siccità e i venti di scirocco con alti tassi di umidità hanno tagliato la produzione di carciofi del 60%, con il pregiato violetto di Brindisi che scarseggia, mentre i prezzi dopo le festività natalizie sono crollati a 20 centesimi a capolino per lo stop dei consumi di ortaggi che non....

Bari – CLIMA: COLDIRETTI PUGLIA, SICCITÀ E SCIROCCO TAGLIANO PRODUZIONE DI CARCIOFI (-60%); PREZZI STRACCIATI PER ‘VIOLETTO BRINDISINO’ (20 CENT)

2024-01-10T10:51+0100puglialive (it)

Invasione di carciofi dall’estero, soprattutto dall’Egitto. La siccità e i venti di scirocco con alti tassi di umidità hanno tagliato la produzione di carciofi del 60%, con il pregiato violetto di Brindisi che scarseggia, mentre i prezzi dopo le festività natalizie sono crollati a 20 centesimi a....

How did humans get to the brink of crashing climate?

2024-01-09T13:40+0100apnews (en)

into the atmosphere. For hundreds of years, people have shaped the world around them for their benefit: They drained lakes to protect infrastructure, wealth and people. They dug up billions of tons of coal, and then oil and gas, to fuel empires and economies.

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