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26 Apr 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
A new research series to inform the UN Security Council (UNSC) on climate-related and development risks in selected countries has launched its summary on Iraq. It highlights the vulnerability of Iraq to the impacts of climate change, its dependency on natural resources, and the environment of conflict, poverty, political instability and corruption.
5 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Speakers stress need for urgent action to respond to issues such as climate change, population growth and economic development and opportunity to make water the “deal maker” for the green economy, climate resilient and more inclusive growth.
13 Feb 2022 KAMPALA, Uganda
IGAD organizes 2nd Water Dialogue Forum on "Groundwater For Resilience"; the axis of groundwater for peace and stability, groundwater for climate change and resilience to drought
11 Feb 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Diplomacy Talks and OOSKAnews Voices are a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.
Dr. Renee Martin-Nagle, special correspondent to OOSKAnews, highlights facts about agricultural production and how it might change given evidence of climate change.
Martin-Nagle is a globally recognized water expert and consultant focusing on surface water, groundwater, unconventional water resources, contaminants, climate change, and oceans. She currently has several affiliations: Treasurer of the International Water Resources Association; President and CEO of A Ripple Effect; Special Counsel at Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC; Visiting Scholar at the Environmental Law Institute; Secretary and Chair of the Governance Committee of the Mount Aloysius College Board of Trustees, and Member of the Ebensburg Municipal (water) Authority. She is also an Expert Reviewer of the UN IPCC Sixth Assessment Report.
2 Nov 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Effects of climate change will increase competition for water resources, causing food scarcity and heightening social tensions around the world within 20 to 30 years.
4 Oct 2021 BONN
Regional variations in climate will affect smallholders. No silver bullets to assist in survival.
4 Oct 2021 ANKARA
Drinking water supplies in major cities and tourist areas threatened by toxic combination of climate change and water management policies.
4 Oct 2021 KAMPALA, Uganda
Access to water and sanitation linked to climate change in new reports from WaterAid Nigeria
26 Jul 2021 Zhengzhou, China
The severe rainstorms have now moved north impacting neighbouring cities and regions, with collapsed roads and damaged dams and reservoirs cutting off power leaving thousands trapped without electricity and water supplies. In one incident, 12 drowned in a Zhengzhou train.
Locals were unprepared for the downpours as weather forecasters had issued a warning for extreme rain for the wrong place and time.
Farmers in the Henan region have lost livelihoods with at least 200,000 chickens and up to 6,000 pigs lost in the floods
8 Jun 2021 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Government to reduce number of cargo ships permitted on the Parana River basin, part of Brazil’s fourth- largest waterway for cargo transport. Restrictions could impact Brazil’s agriculture sector, particularly in the major farming states of Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo which rely on the 2,400km waterway for crop transportation.
6 Mar 2021 BRUSSELS, Belgium
Water features highly in a new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change aimed at shifting the focus from examining the problem to implementing solutions.Identifying the availability and sustainability of freshwater as “fundamental for climate resilience”, the Commission is seeking to prioritise transformational changes in all sectors through enhanced engagement of the Common Implementation Strategy (CIS) of the Water Framework and Floods Directives and is pushing hard for nature-based solutions and cross-border cooperation...
4 Mar 2021 ARUSHA, Tanzania
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has urged the Council of Ministers of its parent organisation the East African Community (EAC) to push forward on transboundary harmonisation in respect of the Lake Victoria Basin. A February report on the “On-Spot Assessment of the Lake Victoria Basin” was compiled by the Assembly's Committee on Agriculture, Tourism and Natural Resources (ATNR)...