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 [...]

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

©Published first time in November 2015 – Updated August 2021 As we write this new update to the Brief History of COP, the alarming news continues. Mega forest fires that happen at the same time in different parts of the planet: Russia, the United States, Canada, Cyprus, Turkey, Greece. The voracity of these fires, some [...]

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 [...]

The Paris Agreement the hope of humankind

While it is true that many people are expectant about the Paris Agreement, among other things because of its starting difficulties, it is also true that it is an extremely powerful document, accepted by almost every nation on the planet. It is a universal agreement that establishes measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This in [...]

From Kyoto to Paris, history of two climate agreements

The 1950s were times of mixed feelings. World War II was just over. The smell of gunpowder had not vanished when the reconstruction of Europe and Japan began. The people, although they did not forget their dead, began to live life in the hope that peace and well-being would be permanent. That vision of a [...]

Generation Friday

Dedicated to all those children, teenagers and youth who have activated and fight for their future. A long time ago the world waited for you. It was proven once again that you cannot plow in the sea. Instead, seeds of hope, wherever they spread a good day can germinate, flourish and bear fruit. And notice [...]

World Day to Combat Desertification

The "World Day to Combat Desertification" is celebrated every year on June 17, because that day, in 1994, the "Convention to Combat Desertification" was enacted in Paris, that is, a quarter of a century ago. This 25th anniversary of the Convention will be organized by the government of Turkey, in the city of Ankara. This [...]

Are the objectives of the Paris Agreement realistic?

Never had humanity reached an agreement as advanced as that of Paris. Never before has it been so close as now to take concrete action to prevent Global Warming from continuing its increase. It should also be noted that for the first time such terms as those of the Paris Agreement, sponsored by the UN, [...]

Worrying aspects of COP21

Texts we have emphasized in the draft that begins trading on Paris, Sunday December 6, 2015. (Excerpted from the newspaper El Pais, Spain, signed by Manuel Planelles, Paris 5 Dec 2015 - 21:08 CET) We have read the draft agreements on COP21 and highlight these points of their content that concern us. In the midst [...]

Biosphericide

A Bio Big Bang on our planet A Bio Big Bang on our planet The biosphere, along with the atmosphere, are two inseparable entities of the Earth, a system in which each needs the other to exist. That thin biological sphere composed of water, soil and air full of life, has been there [...]

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