Agro in fighting climate change.

Agro in fighting climate change. Andrea Rodríguez Valverde / October 16, 2016, Costa Rica. Irrigation programs are strengthened to acquire technology to generate electricity based on clean sources. It is also working on two pilot projects in coffee and cattle, to achieve higher productivity with…

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Vietnam is feeling strong climate change impacts to production

Vietnam is feeling strong climate change impacts to production and people’s lives. Vietnam News, September, 05/2016. In Vietnam the last few years, drought, unseasonable rain, downpours, long hot spells and extremely cold weather have seriously affected farm production and people’s daily lives. During this year’s…

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Climate change destroys 20% of the potatoes in Latin America.

Claim that climate change destroys 20% of potatoes a year. August 26, 2016. Panama. High temperatures and erratic rainfall have made that potato production in Latin America is decreasing each year between 10 and 20%, since the crop is harvested until it reaches the consumer’s…

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International Mother Earth Day 2016.

International Mother Earth Day 2016. United Nations Organization, 22 april. Mother Earth Day coincides with the Signing of the Paris Agreement. This year, Earth Day coincides with the signing ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, which will take place at UN Headquarters in…

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How is climate change affecting agriculture?

How is climate change affecting agriculture? By Pam Kan-Rice, UC ANR University of California, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Using about 100 years of climate data and 60 years of farm acreage ´The relationships between the evolution of local climate conditions and the acreage of 12…

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Droughts and climate change in Bulgaria: assessing maize crop risk

Droughts and climate change in Bulgaria: assessing maize crop risk and irrigation requirements in relation to soil and climate region. Z. Popova, M. Ivanova, L. Pereira, V. Alexandrov, M. Kercheva, K. Doneva and D. Martins. Agricultural Academy, “N. Poushkarov” Institute of Soil Science, Agrotechnology and…

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Scientists help Vietnam’s rice farmers adapt to climate change.

Scientists help Vietnam’s rice farmers adapt to climate change, amid major drought. Jared Ferrie, Asia Editor Phnom Penh, 16 March 2016 Scientists are developing more resistant varieties of rice to help farmers in Vietnam adapt to climate change, amid the country’s worst drought in 90…

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COP21 climate change summit reaches deal in Paris

COP21: climate change summit reaches deal in Paris. BBC, Science & Environment, 13 December 2015. A deal to attempt to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2C has been agreed at the climate change summit in Paris after two weeks of intense…

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Coalition of business leaders challenges 2C climate change target

Coalition of business leaders challenges 2C climate change target Suzanne Goldenberg Theguardian.com, 7 December 2015, UK.  The corporate leaders, members and supporters of the B Team, a coalition of chief executives for climate action, said governments should aim for a stronger target than the agreed…

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Bill Gates in the War on Climate Change

Bill Gates to Fund Multi-Billion-Dollar War on Climate Change. Reuters, November 29, 2015, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will launch a multi-billion-dollar clean energy research and development initiative with heads of state on Monday, the opening day of the U.N. climate change summit in Paris. Group…

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Tropical deforestation distorts rainfall and winds of the world.

Tropical deforestation distorts rainfall and winds of the world. Iberian America reports, December 29, 2014 The catastrophic effects of deforestation are not limited to increased CO2 in the atmosphere. The elimination of forests changes the humidity and air flow, resulting in changes of fluctuations in…

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