Published articles2021-02-28T17:22:19+00:00

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

International Day for Biological Diversity 2022

Building a shared future for all life On May 22, 2022, we celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity. This date was established by the United Nations with the purpose of spread the importance of biological diversity, due to the value of the immense number of species of living [...]

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World Bee Day 2022

Celebrating the diversity of bees and beekeeping systems This May 20, like every year since 2017, we celebrate World Bee Day. This year we continue with the theme “Commitment to bees”, which has been dedicated to celebrating their diversity and that of beekeeping systems. On the occasion of this [...]

By |May 20th, 2022|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Environment, Sustainability|0 Comments

Brief history of the COPs – UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

©Published first time in November 2015 – Updated May 2022 From COP1 to COP27 The Brief History of COP, Conference of the Parties, is a summary or short timeline of what has happened at the major annual climate conferences. This Brief History was created by SGK-PLANET in 2015 as [...]

Earth Day 2022. “Invest in our planet”

Like every year, every April 22 we celebrate International Mother Earth Day. The theme for the year 2022 is “Invest in our planet”. We find ourselves with oceans and seas increasingly suffocated by plastic pollution. The followed rise in temperatures to extreme levels. Forest fires, floods, cyclones, tornadoes and [...]

By |April 21st, 2022|Categories: Air, Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Forest, Pollution, Soils, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

Green, how I want you green… on Earth Day

“Green, how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches. The ship out on the sea and the horse on the mountain”. I have borrowed the first lines of the poem “Romance Sonámbulo” by the famous Spanish poet Federico García Lorca to write this article, in tribute to our [...]

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