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…View More Agro in fighting climate change.
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…View More Vietnam is feeling strong climate change impacts to production
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…View More Climate change destroys 20% of the potatoes in Latin America.
Study: Economic effect of climate change on farmers. Published: June 8, 2016, United States. Over the next 70-100 years, the climate is projected to change dramatically, with major impacts on a wide variety of economic sectors, but the sector that is most likely to be…View More Economic effect of climate change on farmers.
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…View More International Mother Earth Day 2016.
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…View More How is climate change affecting agriculture?
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…View More Droughts and climate change in Bulgaria: assessing maize crop risk
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…View More Scientists help Vietnam’s rice farmers adapt to climate change.
Many of world’s lakes are vanishing and some may be gone forever. New Scientist, 4 March 2016. Many of world’s lake are vanishing by different causes. Lake Poopó became a dry salt pan. Titicaca is heading towards trouble too, just 1 to 2 °C of…View More Many of world’s lakes are vanishing.
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…View More COP21 climate change summit reaches deal in Paris
Climate Change & Species. The International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN, December 2015. The rise in global mean temperatures and carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are putting many species at an increased risk of extinction. Driven primarily by the human production of greenhouse…View More Climate Change & Species
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…View More Coalition of business leaders challenges 2C climate change target
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…View More Bill Gates in the War on Climate Change
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…View More Tropical deforestation distorts rainfall and winds of the world.