Quality of the air we breathe continues to deteriorate in different countries.

Juan G. R., Juan G. R., Juan P. J. A. Quality of the air we breathe continues to deteriorate in different countries.  Water and Irrigation Vol.: 11, No. 1: 10-12, March 17, 2020, Spain   The lowest air quality by country is present in China, India,…

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Heatwave, water deficit and death due to heat stroke, 2017

Juan G. R., Juan P. J. A. Heatwave, water deficit and death due to heat stroke, 2017.  Water and Irrigation Vol.: 11, No. 1: 1-4, February 25, 2020, Spain.  The water deficit and the scarcity of water in the body occur at different times of…

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Madrid Climate Change Conference, 2-13 December, UN.

Madrid Climate Change Conference, 2-13 December, UN. The Madrid Climate Change Conference – COP25 – will bring the world together to consider ways to strengthen the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Taking place from 2 to 16 December in Madrid, the Conference comes at a…

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Plastics and garbage pollution in oceans and seas increases in 2019

(Español) Los plásticos y basuras provocados por el impacto actividad humana están invadiendo océanos y mares del planeta y se  incrementan considerablemente a un gran ritmo. El basurero flotante más grande está ubicado en el Norte  del Océano Pacifico entre Hawái y California con una superficie de más de 6 millones de km2, le sigue en importancia el del Atlántico Norte, el del Pacifico Sur y el ubicado en el Atlántico Sur.

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Global warming, forest fires and it disastrous effects in 2019.

Worldwide there are more than 10 million ha affected by forest fires in 2019. The Amazon has an area of ​​4.8 million hectares affected by forest fires between Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay. In Siberia, Russia has been razed 3.0 million ha. In India 1.3 million ha caught fire.  In addition every year they burn in Africa at the end of the dry season of 300 to 350 million Since they mainly affect pastures and land dedicated to crops

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Climate Summit against global warming and climate change in NY.

The UN-organized climate summit in New York on September 23 is key to assessing future prospects in the fight against global warming and climate change. They have stolen my dreams and my childhood with their empty words, said the young activist Greta Thunberg at the opening of the climate summit

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. Fight against the effects of cold drop in the Spanish Levante

The effect of the Cold Drop has brought torrential rains and strong gusts of wind to the affected provinces, which has caused large floods in cities and agricultural and livestock areas causing substantial economic and human losses. It is necessary that measures be taken to combat the effects of cold drop and climate change, we must review the urban and rural drainage works that we have in susceptible areas.

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Floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh are increasingly extreme.

The overflow of the rivers, including one of the largest in India, the Brahmaputra has caused great floods. Climate change has caused increasingly extreme seasons throughout South Asia with very dry periods and periods of torrential rainfall, which makes it increasingly necessary to carry out a comprehensive irrigation and drainage plan that guarantees the sustainable development of the agriculture and the sustainability of large population centers, as well as improving urban drainage.

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medio ambiente

World Environment Day

It is time to act decisively is clear: tax pollution; end fossil fuel subsidies; and stop building new coal plants, we need a green economy not a grey economy. Understanding the different types of pollution and how it affects our health and our environment, will help us to take measures to improve the air we breathe.

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Tornadoes wave in the USA increases and each season is more aggressive

Effects of climate change, such as sea level rise, increased oceanic heat, acidification of the oceans, melting of ice in poles and glaciers continue, extreme weather conditions have sown destruction on all continents, as indicated in the WMO  Climate change and its different effects are reaching the different areas of the planet and are becoming more aggressive every day, which together with the demographic growth of the world population that already reaches 7.8 billion inhabitants and the pollution of the air by the Greenhouse gas emissions due to the action of human activity make the perspective of sustainable development and social welfare increasingly difficult to achieve by the end of the century.

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UN report on biodiversity: one million species threatened with extinction

Forests, peatlands and coastal marine ecosystems must be protected or restored. The combination of biodiversity conservation with the drastic reduction of CO2 emissions and the increase of carbon storage in nature can contribute significantly to limit global warming to 1.5 ° C

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