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Good climate news

The good news is that the road for the renewable, green, or clean fuels is clear. Already 13% of the world's energy is produced by solar and wind energy, and the production of both continues to increase, according to data provided by CNN. The transition process is in full movement and has reached an inertia [...]

The soil and the importance of its conservation

Since 1963, every July 7 we celebrate the International Soil Conservation Day, in memory of the American researcher Dr. Hugh Hammond Bennet who dedicated himself to the study of production and care of the soil, to maintain the balance of the environment. What is the soil? Soil is one of the most important resources to [...]

The Paris Agreement and the difficulty of the “ambition” concept

Updated June 20, 2022 The war in Ukraine is showing setbacks in some fossil energy cancellation programs, as in the case of Germany, which yesterday announced the resumption of the use of coal as fuel, despite having celebrated two years ago the closure of its last underground coal mine. Similarly, the war is an important [...]

Planet Water without water

Updated June 2022 From today's headline (22-6-2022), World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2022. “Drought in Chile: the effects of climate change and the overexploitation of reserves. Since 2007, Chile has suffered an extreme drought. In many regions, the flow of streams and rivers has been reduced by between 50 and more than 90 [...]

Rising up from drought together. World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2022

Every year on June 17, the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is celebrated throughout the world. This year the theme is “Rising up from drought together”, seeks to promote early and timely action to avoid consequences that can be described as disastrous for humanity and planetary ecosystems. The celebration this year 2022 will [...]

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Revitalization: collective action for the Ocean. World Oceans Day 2022

On June 8 we celebrate World Oceans Day 2022, this year framed in the UN Decade of Ocean Sciences and within which the Conference of the Oceans is held, between June 27 and July 1, 2022, in Lisbon, Portugal and which will be organized jointly with the government of Kenya. The theme of 2022 Revitalization: [...]

Only One Earth. World Environment Day 2022

Only One Earth. World Environment Day 2022 In harmony with nature Living sustainably in harmony with nature This June 5, 2022, we celebrate World Environment Day. The theme this time is Only One Earth, and with the motto Living sustainably in harmony with nature. On the occasion of Stockholm+50, the theme of the Stockholm Conference [...]

Stockholm Declaration. Proclaims and Principles

Report of the United Nations Conferences on the Human Environment Stocjholm, 5 - 16 June 1972 United Nations Publications Nueva York, 1973 A/CONF.48/14/Rev.l Part One Action taken by the Conference Chapter I Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, Having met at Stockholm [...]

Back to Stockholm!

At the 1972 Stockholm Conference was everything we should have done, but didn't do Going back to Stockholm, in the real sense of the phrase, is impossible. Only in science fiction can you go back to the past. Reversing deforestation of forests is unreal. It can be reforested, yes, but the deforested areas are so [...]

A very important week

Tomorrow (05-30-2022) begins the week of the 50th anniversary of "Stockholm 1972", the first world environmental conference, also called "First Earth Summit" or "UN Conference on the Human Environment". Half a century ago, in the capital of Sweden, a fundamental document was produced, drawn up by illustrious minds. “The Stockholm Declaration”, which consists of 7 [...]

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