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.
Juan G. R. Tornadoes, storms, floods and frost in USA in December 2015 Water and Irrigation Vol : 7, No. 1: 1-3, January, 2016, Spain. Climate change in the territory of the United States, as a result of increased pollution emissions of greenhouse gases and…View More Tornadoes, storms, floods and frost in USA in December 2015
Juan G. R , Juan G. R., and Juan P. J. A. Impact of human activity determinant factor of global warming. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 6, No. 1: 36-38, December, 2015, Spain. The impact of human activity has a great weight in the emission…View More Impact of human activity determinant factor of global warming.
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
Ethiopia:Water Ingineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation. The Ethiopian Herald, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 22 November 2015. Ethiopia is endowed with abundant water resources but due to lack of sufficient technology, knowledge and finance, developing water sources for agriculture and energy is in its infancy stage.…View More Ethiopia: Water Engineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation
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
Canadian Water Quality Index for the Naranjo river watershed, Las Tunas province, Cuba Balmaseda Espinosa C. y García Hidalgo Y. Agrarian University of Havana, Faculty of Agriculture, San José de las Lajas, Mayabeque. University of Las Tunas, Faculty of Agriculture, Las Tunas, Cuba. Revista Ciencias…View More Canadian Water Quality Index for the Naranjo river watershed, Cuba.
Irrigation water quality Justina Manzano Research Institute of Irrigation and Drainage, Cuba. Science and Technology in Agriculture. Irrigation and Drainage Series, Vol.10 No 1: 47-72, 1987.Cuba. The study aims to determine how to assess the water for irrigation, because it knows that it influences both…View More Irrigation water quality
Behaviour of the active area of roots of the banana tree on Ferrasol soil irrigated for surface and subsurface drip irrigation. Rodriguez Garcia M. R. y Lopez Seija T. Research Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Boyeros, Havana, Cuba. Revista Ciencias Técnicas Agropecuarias, ISSN -1010-2760, RNPS-0111, Vol.…View More Behaviour of the active area of roots of the banana tree by drip irrigation
Improvement furrow irrigation, continuous and surge, on leached red Ferrallitic soil in the Banao productive system. Rodriguez Gonzalez M., Santana Sotolongo M., Brown Manrique O. y Alonso de la Paz F. Revista Ciencias Técnicas Agropecuarias, ISSN -1010-2760, RNPS-0111, Vol. 23, No. 1 (enero-febrero-marzo, pp.56-59), 2014,…View More Improvement furrow irrigation, continuous and surge
Lack of sanitation for 2,4 billion people is undermining health improvements. Joint WHO/UNICEF, news release. June, 30, 2015 ¦ Geneva ¦ New York. The Joint Monitoring Programme report, Progress on sanitation and drinking water: 2015 update and MDG assessment, says worldwide, 1 in 3 people,…View More Lack of sanitation for 2.4 billion people is undermining health improvements
The 10 countries with the largest reserves of fresh water. RT news channel in Spanish, page Web. July 25, 2015, Russia. Relatively recently the water, like air, is considered one of the free gifts of nature, with the exception of irrigated areas, where water always…View More The 10 countries with the largest reserves of fresh water.
Juan G. R., Juan P. J. A. Worldwide development of irrigated area in the main countries. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 6, No. 1: 32-35, November, 2015, Spain. In the mid 20th century, the world irrigated area was 121 million hectares, in the early 21st…View More Worldwide development of irrigated area in the main countries.