COP and Climate Conferences

World Oceans Day 2024: Awaken New Depths

On June 8, 2024, within the framework of the UN Decade of Ocean Sciences, we celebrate World Oceans Day, with the theme “Awaken new depths”. The oceans are considered the lungs of the Earth. They provide about 50% of the planet's oxygen and are responsible for a large part of the Earth's biodiversity. Their waters [...]

World Environment Day 2024

Date: June 5, 2024 Host country: Saudi Arabia. Motto: “Our lands. Our future". Numeral: We are the #RestorationGeneration. UN: “World Environment Day 2024 focuses on restoring lands, stopping desertification and strengthening resilience to drought.” SGK-Planet opinion: In view of the urgency of the situation, every day of the year should be dedicated to the environment, [...]

The bell ringing of the last Venezuelan glacier

At the beginning of May 2024, the disappearance of the Humboldt Glacier, the last ice mass of its type in our country, made news. It was located in Mérida, in the Sierra Nevada of the same name. The Humboldt was the last Venezuelan glacier... and the first to disappear in the world. Our mountains will [...]

Water for Peace. World Water Day 2024

Water for Peace To celebrate World Water Day 2024 , the United Nations has chosen “Water for Peace” as its motto. Water is a fundamental human right, without water life on our planet Earth is impossible. For this reason, unequal access for populations causes tensions, confrontations and conflicts between the communities and countries most affected [...]

Forests and Innovation: New Solutions for a Better World. International Day of Forests 2024

Forests and innovation: new solutions for a better world Every March 21 we celebrate the International Day of Forests, and a theme is selected each year to develop for that celebration. In 2024 it has been dedicated to “Forests and innovation: new solutions for a better world”. The great advances in innovation and technology have [...]

Don’t listen to what they promise but look at what they do

I am going to borrow this classic axiom to talk about the serious climate crisis on Earth that its inhabitants are suffering from. As an example, these days we are witnessing the severe frosts that are experienced in the Northern Hemisphere, with the highest incidence in the United States and Canada. On the other hand, [...]

Summary and conclusions of COP28 Dubai UAE 2023

COP28 or the 28th Conference of the Parties was held between November 30 and December 12, 2023. The venue was the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, at the Expo City Dubai Congress Centre, under the motto “Unite, act, deliver results”. Estimated participation : 80,000 delegates, a figure that includes 140 heads of state and [...]

Everything you need to know about COP28

Below we present the most relevant data and comments on COP28 to begin on November 30, 2023. Name of the event: COP28 or 28th Conference of the Parties. Date: From November 30 to December 12, 2023. Location: United Arab Emirates, Dubai City, Expo City Dubai Congress Centre. Motto: “Unite, act, deliver results.” Central objective: Maintain [...]

What we know about the El Niño phenomenon 2023-2024

Includes recommendations to minimize in advance the effects of the El Niño phenomenon Scientists estimate that the 2023-2024 El Niño, exacerbated by the climate crisis, will likely raise global temperatures to new records in 2024. The most recent of these events was El Niño 2015-2016. After seven years of pause, it is among us again, [...]

Climate Change, the SDGs and the Triple Planetary Crisis

At the midpoint since the creation of the Agenda 2030 was approved, in 2015, and its implementation date in 2030, the 2023 SDG Summit is held in New York, headquarters of the United Nations, preceded by the report United in Science 2023 of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The report, which is annual and with [...]

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