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.
Climate change impact in the Mediterranean. Source: City University of Hong Kong, Science Daily, October 26, 2018 The first-ever study synthesizing risks posed by climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean zone. As the Mediterranean Basin is experiencing the impact of climate change more…View More Climate change impact in the Mediterranean
5 Mayor Crops in the crosshairs of Climate Change Dan Charles, October 25, 2018 Climate change is coming like a freight train and our food, so dependent on rain and suitable temperatures, sits right in its path. The plants that nourish us won’t disappear entirely.…View More 5 Mayor Crops in the crosshairs of Climate Change
In the fight against flooding in Sant Lorenç Mallorca, which is so prone to this type of event, it must protect the area with contour channels that dampen the entrance of external waters to the area and improve the urban surface drainage and drainage of the internal waters within the town, in order to evacuate the runoff of the waters in the affected area in the shortest possible time and ensure that human and economic losses are minimizedView More Floods fight in Mallorca demand more protection works.
Heat waves and drought have manifested with great intensity in 2018, in different countries of Asia, Africa, Europe, America and Oceania as a result of greater global warming, causing hundreds of human losses and billions of dollars in losses of harvests in different crops, registering the highest temperatureView More Heatwaves its effect and drought in 2018
The study shows that unless drastic measures are taken to limit the emissions that cause climate change, the most populated and agricultural region of China could face such deadly conditions repeatedly, suffering the most damaging heat effects, at least as far as regarding human life, from anywhere on the planet.View More Prevent deadly heat waves in China due to climate change
Floods as a result of torrential rains in Japan have caused some 209 deaths as well as damage to roads and bridges infrastructure, landslides, constant water and electricity cuts and transport disruptions, have been evacuated around 5 million people.View More Floods in Japan require improving the efficiency of surface and internal drainages.
Global emissions of carbon dioxide have mainly increased due to the great impact of human activity and the increase in around 80 million / year of the world population.View More Emissions of C02 in the main polluting countries.
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018 NU, 17 June, 2018 In addition to providing for basic cooking, heating and construction needs, forests today are depleted by illegal logging, Afghanistan. Photo: UNAMID/Albert Gonzalez Farran The decay of the land Desertification is the degradation of…View More World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018
We celebrate World Oceans Day to remind everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. They are the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe.View More World Oceans Day 2018
Climate change threatens coffee, the flagship product of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa, Apr 16 Ethiopia, 2018 — Prensa Latina. In Ethiopia, the increase in temperature and the decrease in rainfall have negative effects on the national coffee industry. To combat these harmful consequences, it is necessary…View More Climate change threatens coffee, the flagship product of Ethiopia.
International Mother Earth Day UN, 22 April, 2018. A woman harvests rice by hand in Timor-Leste. © UN Photo/Martine Perret. Mother Earth is a common expression for the planet earth in a number of countries and regions, which reflects the interdependence that exists among human…View More International Mother Earth Day 2018
he system has named countries where shrinking reservoirs could lead to the taps completely drying up, the study said. Tensions have been apparent in India over the water allocations for two reservoirs connected by the Narmada river, it said.View More Water shortage to hit India soon, new satellite study warns
U N World Water Day, 2018. 22 March / 2018. Water is an essential building block of life. It is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health; water is vital for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and human development. This year’s…View More World Water Day, 2018.
Global warming manifests itself with increasingly powerful cyclones and tornadoes, the strong wind causing sea waves to penetrate more frequently on the coasts. Climate change is a reality and states that we must prepare to face it and improve surface drainage and sewerage in tourist areas, as well as making safer constructions away from the impact of sea waves.View More Temporal affects the Canary Islands and beaches of Andalusia in Spain.