Overall Green alert Drought for Central USA-2021
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 27 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Apr 2023
Duration: 227 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 63621 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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MIL-OSI Translation: COP28: The harsh blanket of drought is growing lo ... 2023-12-04T13:57+0100.

Source: United Nations – in Spanish 4. Headline: COP28: The harsh mantle of drought is growing longer and longer across the planet. During the second day of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), the UN Convention to Combat D
Land use, land-use change and forestry2023-12-04T11:03+0100.

Written by Liselotte Jensen. The revision of the Land Use, Land-use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) Regulation effectively increases reduction in overall net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2030 to 57 %, from the 55 % required by the Europea
Agreement to phase out fossil fuels would be huge for humanity, says G ... 2023-12-04T06:09+0100.

An agreement by countries to phase out fossil fuels would be “one of the most significant events in the history of humanity”, according to Al Gore , amid wrangling by governments at Cop28. It would be a “welcome surprise” if world leaders a
How sea level rises could look in global cities2023-12-04T03:14+0100.

As global leaders and delegates gather in Dubai for the annual UN climate summit, a new analysis shows how some cities could be inundated — if not entirely submerged — by rising ocean waters. The relentless rise of planet-warming pollution

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),