Tag: Food security

How will El Niño affect Colombia?

Arjun Harindranath September 30, 2018 Cracked earth in the department of La Guajira. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock Colombia is likely to face the weather phenomenon El Niño this year as authorities seek to mitigate the more extreme consequences that might be felt across the country. El Niño had […]

El Nino Coming Back?

  (Bloomberg) — La Nina is dead. Long live El Nino? May 10 2018 A weather pattern known as La Nina that has worsened drought conditions across the U.S. Great Plains has faded, according to the U.S. Climate Prediction Center. But it could be replaced late this year by […]

Zimbabwe: El Nino Breaks World Record

By Samantha Chigogo Climate researchers from America’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have revealed that 2015 has broken records as the earth’s hottest year and the global scorching weather conditions are forecast to continue. According to the NOAA Annual Global Analysis for 2015, last year’s sharp spike […]