Summary and conclusions of COP26 Glasgow 2021

Introduction. Half a century lost before Glasgow. Summary of COP26. What is the Glasgow Climate Pact? Main objectives of COP26. Who were the absent leaders? The physical spaces. Opinions. COP26 conclusions Introduction Half a century lost before Glasgow In Stockholm-1972 the First Earth Summit was held. This meeting produced the "Stockholm Declaration", a document comparable [...]

Preliminary information on COP26 Glasgow 2021

Updated September 18, 2021 COP26 will take place in the Scottish city of Glasgow, between October 31 and November 12, 2021, and not in 2020 as planned. Its postponement was due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change of date was agreed between the UN and the Governments of the United Kingdom and Italy, which are [...]

Heat waves, fires, and climate change

The temperatures recorded these days in Lytton, Canada and Pakistan are an alert to the world This year 2021 we have seen unprecedented phenomena related to excessive heat, which has surprised the north of the planet. The situation has turned dramatic in the small town of Lytton, on June 29, where the temperature touched 49.5 [...]

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

The Paris Agreement was presented in the french capital in November 2015 during COP21. It was approved by 167 countries immediately, but its entry into force depended on the ratification of 55% of the 197 parties, which occurred on April 20, 2016, during the celebration of Earth Day. "Ambition" as the backbone of the Paris [...]

World Oceans Day 2021 The ocean: Life and livelihoods

The ocean: Life and livelihoods Every June 8, World Oceans Day is celebrated. This date was established by the UN to recognize its vital importance for the life of all species. The ocean covers more than 70% of the planet's surface and represents the world's lung, providing at least 50% of the planet's oxygen. It [...]

By |2021-07-03T19:23:59+00:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

The Earth talks in its Day

Today, April 22, I am 4300 million years old and in such a long period I have never seen anything like this. But first let me introduce myself. My name is Earth or Mother Earth. I am a blue globe, which in practice is a gigantic condominium with hundreds of thousands of apartments inhabited by [...]

By |2021-04-22T02:41:41+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Air, Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Pollution, Soils, Water|0 Comments

Global warming, greenhouse effect, climate change and their relationships

We must be clear the difference between these three phenomena on Earth, although they are so closely related to each other that it is almost impossible to talk about one of them without mentioning the other two. These natural conditions of our planet, existing for millions of years, are linked to other characteristics such as [...]

The ABC of Wildfires: Australia, Brazil, and California

Every year vegetation fires occupy more inches in the media. And is not for less. Along with greenhouse gas emissions and the extinction of species, forest fires have for decades become one of the great threats to the Earth's climate system and therefore to the life that develops on it. These fires, some of great [...]

Brief update on Permafrost

Phys.org There is not much talk about permafrost, despite its enormous size and importance. To give you an idea, these ice-free frozen regions occupy a quarter of the Earth's soils. The name was coined in 1943 by S. W. Müller and is derived from "permanent" and "frost" words, that is, permanently [...]

By |2020-08-30T03:11:01+00:00August 30th, 2020|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Soils|0 Comments

International Soil Conservation Day

It is celebrated on July 7 since 1963 in memory of Dr. Hugh Hammond Bennett, American researcher who dedicated himself to the study of the production and care of the soil, while retaining its integrity to maintain the balance of the environment. Soil is one of the most important resources to combat climate change. Like [...]

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