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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 [...]

By |December 7th, 2021|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Forest, Pollution, Soils, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

The Autotrophs

I don't think any poet is attracted to this word and even less to use it in any of his creations. Autotroph is soundless, hollow, not at all fancy and looks more like aggressive. For some it may even seem like the name of a criminal gang ... the [...]

By |December 7th, 2021|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Forest, Soils, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

COP26 Glasgow 2021. Summary, objectives, opinions and conclusions

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 [...]

To the youth of the world, about the COP26

Facing reality has always been humanity's hardest task Throughout the most important climate event of all time, COP26 (31 Oct - 12 Nov 2021), it is possible that humanity's fate may be decided. This article that you are now reading, I dedicate it to you and to all the [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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" [...]

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2021

Restoration. Land. Recovery  The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) established "Restoration - Land - Recovery" as a theme for 2021, focusing on the transformation of degraded lands into healthy lands, and within the framework of the United Nations Decade on the Restoration of Ecosystems 2021-2030. On this [...]

By |June 17th, 2021|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Forest, Soils, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |June 8th, 2021|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

World Environment Day 2021 Ecosystem Restoration. Reimagine, recreate, restore

Ecosystem Restoration. Reimagine, recreate, restore. June 5 was established as World Environment Day by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972. On that date, the Stockholm Conference “First Earth Summit” was held at the initiative of Sweden and in conjunction with the UN. Also known as the “United Nations [...]

By |June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Paris Agreement, Sustainability|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 [...]

By |April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Air, Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Pollution, Soils, Water|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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