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express
PLAYING GOD? Tens of millions spent on huge project to change the WEATHERincluding the US, using weather modification techniques which allows authoritie
PLAYING GOD? Tens of millions spent on huge project to change the WEATHER
express / Posted an hour ago
including the US, using weather modification techniques which allows authorities to clear the skies or make it rain. Droughts in places such as the the US and China are one of the biggest constraints on their farming industries, which is why... Read more
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USA Today
Buzz about summer stock slowdown heats upto see a pause over the next month” after hitting a new peak, Lee says. Followi
Buzz about summer stock slowdown heats up
USA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
to see a pause over the next month” after hitting a new peak, Lee says. Following 13 new peaks after year-long new-high droughts since 1954, the S&P 500 was up an average of just 1% a month later, vs. gains of 4% three months later and 12%... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Churches Urged to Preach Climate Change Gospelwhere it is ranked the seventh and first in Southern Africa. Climate change al
Churches Urged to Preach Climate Change Gospel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
where it is ranked the seventh and first in Southern Africa. Climate change alone, he said, especially through frequent droughts or floods, has become the greatest threat to the well-being of all humanity, particularly to the poorest and the... Read more
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Unicef
In drought-stricken Ethiopia, stopping measles in its trackscomplications, including pneumonia, diarrhoea and brain infections. The threat
In drought-stricken Ethiopia, stopping measles in its tracks
Unicef / Posted 5 hours ago
complications, including pneumonia, diarrhoea and brain infections. The threat of a measles outbreak is greater during droughts like the one affecting Ethiopia because malnutrition lowers the body’s defences, making children more vulnerable to... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
A handshake beats legislationhaving assurance that that water stays,” Flake told the press. But if it must “
A handshake beats legislation
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
having assurance that that water stays,” Flake told the press. But if it must “stay” in Lake Mead even during severe droughts, you may wonder, why did those water users agree to put it there in the first place? Actually, what Flake really... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Focused Farmer Capacitation the Way to Goannually would vanish as farmers got down to the serious business of farming.
Focused Farmer Capacitation the Way to Go
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
annually would vanish as farmers got down to the serious business of farming. However, that was not to be as successive droughts largely related to climate change and lack of hands-on experience in managing resources by land beneficiaries made... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
El Niño droughts in southern Africa will be ‘more frequent and severe’: Oxfamdeaths”. “An estimated 579 000 children will need treatment for severe acute m
El Niño droughts in southern Africa will be ‘more frequent and severe’: Oxfam
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 hours ago
deaths”. “An estimated 579 000 children will need treatment for severe acute malnutrition this year‚” Oxfam added. “Droughts‚ like the one caused this year by El Niño‚ are becoming more frequent and more severe‚ and the trend can be expected... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Early Days: Behind Dalby's first conventsalaries were to be pooled added further stress for the Sisters. Being close to
Early Days: Behind Dalby's first convent
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
salaries were to be pooled added further stress for the Sisters. Being close to the creek, floods were a dangerous hazard. Droughts too had their downside as when the water tanks at the Convent were low it was necessary to have a weekly trip the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Evidence shows man charged with Sierah Joughin's murder may be serial offenderdrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Evidence shows man charged with Sierah Joughin's murder may be serial offender
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Pink Lotus Project hosting free leadership symposium for teensdrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Pink Lotus Project hosting free leadership symposium for teens
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Worlds Made By Hand: "Survival Of The Fittest Will Replace Checking In On Facebook"internet. The increasing level of power failures, electric grid blackouts, wat
Worlds Made By Hand: "Survival Of The Fittest Will Replace Checking In On Facebook"
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 hours ago
internet. The increasing level of power failures, electric grid blackouts, water shortages, drinking water contamination, droughts, oil price spikes and crashes, crumbling bridges, disintegrating highways, bursting water mains, train derailments,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Woolmarket community gathers to honor law enforcementdrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Woolmarket community gathers to honor law enforcement
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Moss Point children salute officers with appreciation luncheondrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Moss Point children salute officers with appreciation luncheon
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
South Mississippi seniors discuss future of health caredrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
South Mississippi seniors discuss future of health care
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Bicyclist hit and run suspect identifieddrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Bicyclist hit and run suspect identified
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Trump Supporter Reacts To The Democratic Conventionalways occurred and have had dramatic impacts in the past, long before the carb
A Trump Supporter Reacts To The Democratic Convention
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 hours ago
always occurred and have had dramatic impacts in the past, long before the carbon emissions the Left blames for today’s droughts and tsunamis. Hollywood actress Signourey Weaver, hair on fire, introduced a “scare-me” video by James Cameron and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
William Carey University athletic programs enhance with new facilitiesdrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
William Carey University athletic programs enhance with new facilities
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 17 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Man wanted for questioning in connection to Biloxi burglarydrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Man wanted for questioning in connection to Biloxi burglary
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
WATCH LIVE AT 6 p.m.: Mayor Yarber holds community forum on racedrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
WATCH LIVE AT 6 p.m.: Mayor Yarber holds community forum on race
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Unity themed breakfast held in Gulfportdrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Unity themed breakfast held in Gulfport
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 20 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Dukes, Holmes disqualified as legal counsel in Bolton federal trialdrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Dukes, Holmes disqualified as legal counsel in Bolton federal trial
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 21 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Urban and Community Forestry Conference is all about the treesdrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Urban and Community Forestry Conference is all about the trees
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 21 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Donald Trump to visit Mississippi again in Augustdrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Donald Trump to visit Mississippi again in August
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 21 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi field produces business tycoon?drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Mississippi field produces business tycoon?
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 21 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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EuroNews
Cloning giant sequoias to battle climate changegases, such as carbon dioxide, that drive climate change. They can live for th
Cloning giant sequoias to battle climate change
EuroNews / Posted 22 hours ago
gases, such as carbon dioxide, that drive climate change. They can live for three thousand years, surviving wildfires, droughts and disease. The director of the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is Jacob Milarch: “So we feel that maybe there’s... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
JPD investigating rollover death of infantdrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
JPD investigating rollover death of infant
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 22 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mayor Magee vetoes Wayne Farms tax exemptiondrought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in
Mayor Magee vetoes Wayne Farms tax exemption
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 22 hours ago
drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of MexicoHurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. Source: WDAM While the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexicothe last major hurricane to hit the United States back in 2005. It is the longe
Hurricane drought records set in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 22 hours ago
the last major hurricane to hit the United States back in 2005. It is the longest such streak since 1900. Despite the long droughts, NOAA still anticipates a normal season with 10 to 16 named storms. And, as the National Weather Service often... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Arhar Modi: Rahul goes after PM over price rise, Jaitley returns fireveggies and dairy products have fed inflation, driven up mainly by shrinking su
Arhar Modi: Rahul goes after PM over price rise, Jaitley returns fire
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 hours ago
veggies and dairy products have fed inflation, driven up mainly by shrinking supplies after two years of back-to-back droughts in top farming states. Pulses such as tur or arhar dal are important sources of protein in India, which has been... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Climate crime? 47 firms told to answer rights rapsthe Philippines, including Greenpeace Southeast Asia. At mercy of big firms “
Climate crime? 47 firms told to answer rights raps
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
the Philippines, including Greenpeace Southeast Asia. At mercy of big firms “We’ve been affected for so long by storms, droughts… by extreme weather, now made worse by climate change. We just want to live a decent and peaceful life, without fear... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Food Agency Leaders Hail U.S. Law Aimed At Boosting Global Food Security, Resilience, Nutritionand hygiene to poor communities and build their resilience to withstand shocks,
UN Food Agency Leaders Hail U.S. Law Aimed At Boosting Global Food Security, Resilience, Nutrition
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and hygiene to poor communities and build their resilience to withstand shocks, such as those stemming from conflict, droughts and floods. Among other things, the GFSA writes into law the Feed the Future programme, the U.S. government's... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Despite Rains Severe Drought Continueslevels. What is needed is more numerous widespread rainfall events like that wi
Despite Rains Severe Drought Continues
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
levels. What is needed is more numerous widespread rainfall events like that without long dry stretches in between. Droughts across Western New York are not all that rare actually. Looking back at our climate record drought conditions have... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Arhar Modi’: Rahul takes a dig at NDA govt over rising prices of food itemsveggies and dairy products have fed inflation, driven up mainly by shrinking su
‘Arhar Modi’: Rahul takes a dig at NDA govt over rising prices of food items
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
veggies and dairy products have fed inflation, driven up mainly by shrinking supplies after two years of back-to-back droughts in top farm states. Pulses such as tur and arhar are a key source of protein in India, which has been struggling to... Read more
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The Hill
Democratic convention more about Fantasyland than Americaalways occurred and have had dramatic impacts in the past, long before the carb
Democratic convention more about Fantasyland than America
The Hill / Posted yesterday
always occurred and have had dramatic impacts in the past, long before the carbon emissions the Left blames for today’s droughts and tsunamis. Hollywood actress Signourey Weaver, hair on fire, introduced a “scare-me” video by James Cameron and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Deputy Aid Chief Calls for Strengthened Response to Upcoming La Niña Weather Eventyears, mainly due to the effects of global climate change. Extreme weather even
UN Deputy Aid Chief Calls for Strengthened Response to Upcoming La Niña Weather Event
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
years, mainly due to the effects of global climate change. Extreme weather events associated with these phenomena - such as droughts and floods - have increased in frequency and severity. According to the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian... Read more
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The Courier
LETTERS TO THE EDITORevidence shows global warming is changing our climate and increasing the danger
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The Courier / Posted yesterday
evidence shows global warming is changing our climate and increasing the dangers of catastrophic fires, heat-waves, droughts, floods and crop failures, heatstroke and other health impacts. The prospects for our future safety declines every... Read more
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Salon.com
Weather disasters can fuel war in volatile countries, study findsviolence that fueled a global refugee crisis, climate scientists on Monday repo
Weather disasters can fuel war in volatile countries, study finds
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
violence that fueled a global refugee crisis, climate scientists on Monday reported that armed fighting is prone to follow droughts, heatwaves and other weather-related calamities in turbulent countries. Nearly a quarter of deadly armed conflicts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs Committee Urges South Africans to Pay Special Attention to Weather Warningsstating that rainfall is expected to become more variable, with an increase of
Environmental Affairs Committee Urges South Africans to Pay Special Attention to Weather Warnings
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
stating that rainfall is expected to become more variable, with an increase of extreme events such as flooding and droughts." "We further call upon the relevant departments to take appropriate actions to mitigate the impact of these... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Heed warnings as extreme weather events set to increase‚ Parliament warnsopportunity to remind fellow South Africans that our White Paper on Climate Cha
Heed warnings as extreme weather events set to increase‚ Parliament warns
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
opportunity to remind fellow South Africans that our White Paper on Climate Change has sounded these warnings‚ stating that rainfall is expected to become more variable‚ with an increase of extreme events such as flooding and droughts.” – TMG Dig... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bloc Declares Drought a Regional Disastertemperatures in the Pacific. - El Nino and La Nina cause changes in rainfall a
Bloc Declares Drought a Regional Disaster
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
temperatures in the Pacific. - El Nino and La Nina cause changes in rainfall and temperature and are linked to extreme droughts, storms and floods. - The last El Nino started in March 2015. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) declared... Read more
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The Economic Times
Looking to import pulses from Myanmar, Africa to ease shortage: Ram Vilas Paswanin the country. Chickpea prices, the most consumed pulse in India, have more t
Looking to import pulses from Myanmar, Africa to ease shortage: Ram Vilas Paswan
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
in the country. Chickpea prices, the most consumed pulse in India, have more than doubled in a year after back-to-back droughts curbed output in the country, prompting authorities to suspend futures trading in the protein rich food... Read more
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Quartz
There will be 1.8 billion Indians by 2050. GM crops are the only way to feed them allover India. Farmers in the country currently lose some Rs50,000 crore ($5 bill
There will be 1.8 billion Indians by 2050. GM crops are the only way to feed them all
Quartz / Posted yesterday
over India. Farmers in the country currently lose some Rs50,000 crore ($5 billion) every year to pests and diseases. Droughts, coupled with a lack of irrigation facilities, are exacerbating the problem. Prices for pulses—a category of grains... Read more
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Daily Liberal
South Dubbo weir's fate under scrutinyDepartment of Public Works at the two-day conference, without the weir to secur
South Dubbo weir's fate under scrutiny
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Department of Public Works at the two-day conference, without the weir to secure the city's water supply during decade-long droughts mass evacuation of thousands of residents would remain the only option. The main outcomes of the safety upgrade... Read more
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New Kerala
UN deputy aid chief calls for strengthened response to upcoming La Niña weather event - newkerala.com #96729years, mainly due to the effects of global climate change. Extreme weather even
UN deputy aid chief calls for strengthened response to upcoming La Niña weather event - newkerala.com #96729
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
years, mainly due to the effects of global climate change. Extreme weather events associated with these phenomena such as droughts and floods have increased in frequency and severity. According to the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian... Read more
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Breitbart
Sigourney Weaver at DNC: Hillary Understands ‘Moral Obligation’ of Tackling Climate Changestar and environmental activist said. “You see, when we talk about greenhouse
Sigourney Weaver at DNC: Hillary Understands ‘Moral Obligation’ of Tackling Climate Change
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
star and environmental activist said. “You see, when we talk about greenhouse gases, warming temperatures or deadlier droughts, even more destructive storms, what we’re really talking about is people,” Weaver added. “They’re the people you’re... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Drought Raises Concerns for Blueberry Farmersof hot, dry weather is making Maine farmers sweat, worried about the condition
Drought Raises Concerns for Blueberry Farmers
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
of hot, dry weather is making Maine farmers sweat, worried about the condition of their crops during one of the worst droughts in years. Much of New England is experiencing a drought, and in York County, Maine, ground water levels for the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Drought Raises Concerns for Blueberry Farmersof hot, dry weather is making Maine farmers sweat, worried about the condition
Drought Raises Concerns for Blueberry Farmers
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
of hot, dry weather is making Maine farmers sweat, worried about the condition of their crops during one of the worst droughts in years. Much of New England is experiencing a drought, and in York County, Maine, ground water levels for the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Water resilience that flows: Open source technologies keep an eye on the water flowCosta Rica. Credit: Silja Hund. Communities around the world are familiar with
Water resilience that flows: Open source technologies keep an eye on the water flow
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Costa Rica. Credit: Silja Hund. Communities around the world are familiar with the devastation brought on by floods and droughts. Scientists are concerned that, in light of global climate change, these events will only become more frequent and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
From farmers to central bankers, southern Africa counts drought costcaused power shortages and protests. The 2015/2016 El Nino weather system, the
From farmers to central bankers, southern Africa counts drought cost
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
caused power shortages and protests. The 2015/2016 El Nino weather system, the Pacific Ocean phenomenon associated with droughts, storms and floods, baked southern Africa before ending in May. This coincided with a slump in commodity prices... Read more
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Swissinfo
Solar-Plane Team Plans to Develop Drones After Record FlightSolar drones could be used in domains that require observation and measurement
Solar-Plane Team Plans to Develop Drones After Record Flight
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
Solar drones could be used in domains that require observation and measurement such as forecasting hurricanes or assessing droughts to allocate resources more efficiently, Borschberg said. The pilots will focus on promoting clean energy to... Read more
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