World Soil Day 2021

Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity On December 5 of each year we celebrate World Soil Day. In 2014 the UN designated this date, which had been proposed by FAO a year earlier. Although its origin was in 2002, promoted as an event by the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), within the framework of [...]

By |2021-12-07T20:50:34+00:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Forest, Pollution, Soils, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

World Oceans Day. Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean

As every year since 2008, this June 8 is celebrated the World Oceans Day. Like the other ephemerides that we celebrate around the environment of our planet, this time it is also marked by the impact that COVID-19 has generated in each of the aspects of life on Earth. The importance of the seas and [...]

By |2020-07-10T23:32:47+00:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Pollution, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

Summary and conclusions of the Rio Summit. Second Earth Summit

Revised January 2020 The Rio Summit was a fundamental meeting, more important than most people think. In Río de Janeiro set the foundations for the fight against climate change and face the threats that loom over life on Earth, with a view to the 21st century. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) [...]

Can the multiplication of gas pipelines in Europe face the Paris Agreement?

New technologies allow the construction of long gas pipelines at high speed Published in January 2019. Reviewed in December 2019 (These days the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline is world news because the United States Congress has approved sanctions related to the Russian gas pipeline that will take natural gas to Germany, [...]

Air pollution in big cities is also a topic

At first sight the concern about air pollution, smog or pollution in cities, has been relegated to the background by universal and more alarming issues, which monopolize more headlines, such as global warming, climate change, the recent fire in the Amazon, the active hurricane season, the melting of the world's glaciers, the defrost of Arctic [...]

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