Climate risk assessment has begun in the Chu River basin

On May 3, 2024, a seminar on assessing climate risks for the transboundary river basin of the Chu River was held in Taraz. It was attended by representatives of government departments for managing water resources and emergency situations, public associations, water inspections, regional and city akimats. The purpose of the meeting was to develop an …

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Floods are increasing: a lot of water has been lost – is there corruption or unprofessionalism here?

Live broadcast took place on April 1. 2024 #Inbusinesskz #AtamekenBusiness #time to talk FLOODS ARE INCREASING: A LOT OF WATER HAS BEEN LOST – IS THERE CORRUPTION OR UNPROFESSIONALISM HERE? FLOOD-FLOOD MAY INCREASE: WHERE IS THE FORECASTING WORK AND WATER SPECIALISTS? TOKAEV – ABOUT THE FAILED WORK ON THE FLOOD: “THAT THE AKIMATS, APPEARING TO …

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Representatives of Tajikistan took part in the regional seminar “Increasing investment in early warning systems”

On February 1-2 this year, a Regional Workshop on “Increasing Investments in early Warning Systems” was held in Bangkok, Thailand, during which representatives of the governing bodies of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Agency of Hydrometeorology of the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Committee Emergency situations …

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The impact of five transboundary river basins in Central Asia on climate change is being studied

On February 20, a regional seminar on “Climate Risk Analysis and Capacity Development” was held in Tashkent, dedicated to the launch of a large six-month study to assess climate risks for five river basins in Central Asia. For information: based on the results of the assessment, issues related to climate risks in relation to five …

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Persons with disabilities are more vulnerable to the consequences of climate change in Uzbekistan, says a World Bank study

During natural disasters, persons with disabilities are most at risk because emergency alerts and evacuation routes may not be accessible to them. The World Bank conducted a study in Uzbekistan on this topic and shared recommendations on the needs of people with disabilities. Across the globe, persons with disabilities experience mortality rates up to four times higher in natural disasters than persons without disabilities. Although 15% of the world’s population …

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Climate change and security in Central Asia. Regional assessment.

The European Union (EU) has supported the Environment and Security Initiative through its Stability Instrument. (ENVSEC) to promote regional stability through cross-border cooperation on adaptation to the impacts climate change. National participants also provided input and comments on the regional assessment report. consultations held in Central Asian countries in 2014-2015. Draft Final Results Report regional …

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Skillful seasonal prediction of summer wildfires over Central Asia

With the increased damage caused by wildfires under global warming, accurately predicting wildfires remains challenging yet crucial for regional disaster mitigation. The boreal summer (June–September: JJAS) wildfire burned area (BA) of Central Asia reaches the greatest seasonal extent and has the largest interannual variance over the Eurasian continent. Considering both physical relationships and prediction skills …

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State of the climate: How the world warmed in 2022

This article analyzes the most recent data on the oceans, atmosphere, cryosphere and surface temperature of the planet. The review reveals: ocean heat content, surface temperature, warming over land, extreme weather, comparison with climate model data, warming of the atmosphere, sea level rise, greenhouse gases, sea ice extent, future predictions.

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