The UN declared the threat to human rights due to climate change :: Society :: RBC

According to Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, the “triple planetary crisis” leads to the violation of human rights, including to life and development: the loss of natural resources, environmental pollution and climate change Michelle Bachelet (Photo: Denis Balibouse / Reuters) Environmental threats are fueling tensions in societies, exacerbating inequalities and other dire consequences, especially for people in […]

“The climate crisis is upon us”!

In the aftermath of Storm Ida on the northeast coast of the United States, time has come to take stock. The damage is significant and the victims, even more numerous than on the Louisiana side. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Incredible time-lapse of three hurricanes filmed from the ISS Three hurricanes observed from […]

India: in northeastern states, 400,000 flee from floods – Last Hour

(ANSA) – NEW DELHI, AUGUST 30 – Hundreds of thousands of people in northeastern India have had to seek refuge on the roofs of their homes or in hilly areas, after the incessant rains for a week have flooded the Brahmaputra and others major rivers, flooding most of the states of Assam and Bihar. Many […]

USA – Storms in Tennessee leave at least 21 dead

Damage in many areas of Tennessee WHAT/dpa US President Joe Biden expressed his condolences to the victims in a speech in the White House. He had instructed his team to pledge federal aid to the governor of Tennessee. “We offer all the support you need at this terrible moment,” said Biden. After the rain from […]

Floods in Turkey – Tagesschau

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Four weeks after the flood disaster in the Ahr valley – SWR Aktuell

Four weeks after the flood disaster on the Ahr, more than 3,000 emergency services are still on site. One of the biggest tasks at the moment is the restoration of the water and sewage pipes in the region. Many helpers are still taking care of the basic needs of those affected. According to the crisis […]

Study on flood protection: healthy forests hold back a lot of water

An Interreg study shows that well-mixed and managed forests can protect against floods. © Land Tyrol Innsbruck – Forests absorb almost 40 percent more water than open areas. And therefore not only protect against avalanches and rockfalls, but also against floods and mudslides. A survey commissioned by the provinces of Tyrol and South Tyrol as […]

Over 150 dead in storms in Germany – Germany –

19.07.2021 06:21 (Akt. 19.07.2021 12:11) Four days after the devastating storms in Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia, the death toll has risen to more than 150. According to the police, at least 110 people were killed and 670 injured in the Ahrweiler district alone. In North Rhine-Westphalia, the number of confirmed fatalities by Sunday was 45, […]