Weather

Weather is the state of the atmosphere, describing for example the degree to which it is hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or stormy, clear or cloudy. On Earth, most weather phenomena occur in the lowest level of the planet's atmosphere, the troposphere, just below the stratosphere. Weather refers to day-to-day temperature and precipitation activity, whereas climate is the term for the averaging of atmospheric conditions over longer periods of time. When used without qualification, "weather" is generally understood to mean the weather of Earth. Weather is driven by air pressure, temperature, and moisture differences between one place and …

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Vaccine Maitri is a pragmatic response to the pandemic

ORF · 29 April 2021 English

From supplying hydroxychloroquine to more than 100 nations to providing 64 million doses of vaccines to more than 80 nations, India’s imprint on global health has been substantive. And as …

response-of-the-indian-state-to-covid-19-63770/ https://www.orfonline.org/expert-speak/covid19-developing-asia-weathering-storm


Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Key developments and update in the Informal …

IISD · 29 April 2021 English

This report provides an update on the Informal Working Group on MSMEs' work for June‚ÄďDecember 2020, including COVID-19's impact on MSMEs, especially those led or owned by women.

relief, and financial programs could help them weather the pandemic, at least in the near term (ITC,


How Might State Responses to the Pandemic Affect the Safety Net?

Urban Institute · 29 April 2021 English

This report examines how the pandemic and related economic downturn affected the need for safety net supports; actions states are taking to mitigate the immense hardship the pandemic has caused; …

discrimination. Safety net programs can help people weather the economic crisis by providing stability and


How Might State Medicaid and Other Health Programs Be Affected in the …

Urban Institute · 29 April 2021 English

state, local, and tribal governments, has played a massive role in mitigating harm and helping many weather the economic downturn, and enhanced federal matching funds and the public health emergency's maintenance-of-effort

individuals, businesses, and public-sector agencies weather the economic downturn (box 1). In this paper payments from plans to providers to help providers weather the storm. Key informants told us that health plan


The Philippines: America’s Perpetually Useless Ally

Cato Institute · 28 April 2021 English

China has parked its fishing fleet in waters claimed by the Philippines. Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has fulminated ineffectively. So far, at least, the Biden administration has declined to go …

claimed were fishing vessels sheltering from bad weather that no one else spotted ‚ÄĒ around Chigua, Gaven


There Are No Winners in Afghanistan

ORF · 28 April 2021 English

The U.S. has all the watches, but we have all the time.‚ÄĚ This quote, sometimes attributed to a captured Taliban fighter, is among the handful of now-famous anecdotes produced by ‚Ķ

response-of-the-indian-state-to-covid-19-63770/ https://www.orfonline.org/expert-speak/covid19-developing-asia-weathering-storm


Asia Cube Wastewater Treatment Upgrade Project: Asset-Level Yongcheng No. 5 Environment and …

ADB · 27 April 2021 English

Environment and social compliance audit reports describe project compliance with environmental and social safeguards requirements and include information on consultations and participation of affected people, as well as conclusions and …

capacity. ‚ÄĘ Review any impacts from extreme weather events due to climate change such as floods, and the local area, however, it is not an extreme weather impact assessment covering historic and future control analysis, ecological impacts, extreme weather analysis (including climate, flooding, earthquake warehouse (about 15 m2) with secondary containment, weather- proof and waring sign provisions. The HW are treated


Asia Cube Wastewater Treatment Upgrade Project: Asset-Level Yongcheng No. 2 Environment and …

ADB · 27 April 2021 English

Environment and social compliance audit reports describe project compliance with environmental and social safeguards requirements and include information on consultations and participation of affected people, as well as conclusions and …

capacity. ‚ÄĘ Review any impacts from extreme weather events due to climate change such as floods, and the local area, however, it is not an extreme weather impact assessment covering historic and future control analysis, ecological impacts, extreme weather analysis (including climate, flooding, earthquake warehouse (about 8 m2) with secondary containments, weather-proof and waring sign. ASSET-LEVEL E&S AUDIT warehouse (about 8 m2) with secondary containment, weather-proof and waring sign provisions. The HW are treated


Multiscale Spatiotemporal Analysis of Extreme Events in the Gomati River Basin, India

PIK · 27 April 2021 English

Accelerating climate change is causing considerable changes in extreme events, leading to immense socioeconomic loss of life and property. In this study, we investigate the characteristics of extreme climate events …

same¬†period¬†indicates¬†that¬†the¬†basin¬†has¬†moved¬†towards¬†drier¬†weather.¬† ¬† (a)¬† ¬† (b)¬† ¬† (c)¬† ¬† (d)¬† ¬† Atmosphere¬†2021 r¬†of¬†dry¬†days¬†pushing¬†the¬†basin¬†towards¬†drier¬†weather.¬†This¬† finding¬†is¬†in¬†line¬†with¬†prior¬†studies¬†dealt¬†globally¬†[17 cipitation¬†Extremes¬†over¬† Georgia,¬†1971‚Äď2010.¬†Weather¬†Clim.¬†Extrem.¬†2014,¬†4,¬†75‚Äď85,¬†doi:10.1016/j.wace


Climate Variability in Central Europe during the Last 2500 Years Reconstructed from …

PIK · 27 April 2021 English

The Late Holocene was characterized by several centennial-scale climate oscillations including the Roman Warm Period, the Dark Ages Cold Period, the Medieval Warm Period and the Little Ice Age. The …

in the Northern Hemisphere and influences the weather and climate conditions in the North Atlantic as


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