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.
The continuous growth of the world population and the increase in the demand for food, means that every day the production of food is insufficient to guarantee the future of the balanced diet of the inhabitants of the planet earth.View More World population growth threat future sustainability humanity.
(Español) El agua es un recurso vital que cada vez es más escaso. Su uso indiscriminado, el aumento de la población global y los efectos del cambio climático ponen en riesgo el panorama futuro del planeta TierraView More Water demand will grow 80% in the cities until 2050.
he temperature of oceans and seas has increased remarkably in the last 30 years, which has caused cyclones, typhoons, tornadoes and tropical storms to become increasingly violent and destructive.View More Climate change and its main effects
Juan G. R and Juan G. R. Water crisis in Spain, its effects at the end of autumn 2017. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 8, No. 1: 14-16, November 2017, Spain. The current volume of water stored in Spain is 20768 hm3, which represents only…View More . Water crisis in Spain, its effects at the end of autumn 2017.
Scientists against droughts and floods of climate change. Euronews, 10/07/201. Europe. Together with the rest of the planet, Europe is preparing for the consequences of climate change. Several areas face diverse risks ranging from droughts to floods, but do we understand what awaits us and…View More Scientists against droughts and floods of climate change.
Juan G. R., Juan G. R., Juan G. M. and Juan G. M. I., Hurricane Irma has brought destruction and death to the Caribbean, Cuba and Florida. Water and Irrigation. Vol .: 8, No. 1: 11-13, September 2017, Spain. Hurricane Irma has brought destruction and…View More Hurricane Irma has brought destruction and death to the Caribbean, Cuba and Florida.
(Español) Las pérdidas económicas se estimaron en 100 billones de dólares, es necesario revisar el plan de construcción de viviendas, sistemas de drenaje y repoblación forestal en la lucha contra inundaciones, ciclones, huracanes y tornados en todo el sur de los Estados Unidos. El presidente Donald Trump ha aprobado declaraciones de desastre de emergencia tanto en Texas como en Louisiana, dirigiendo la ayuda federal hacia las áreas afectadas.View More Hurricane Harvey hits Texas and Louisiana provoking great economic losses.
Juan G. R., Juan G. R., Juan P. J. A. Melting in the poles continues with its implacable advance. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 8, No. 1: 7-8, July 2017, Spain. Global warming intensifies, 2016 has been very hot and 2017 is not behind it…View More Melting in the poles continues with its implacable advance.
(Español) La desertificación se debe a la vulnerabilidad de los ecosistemas de zonas secas, que cubren un tercio de la superficie del planeta, a sobreexplotación y el uso inadecuado de la tierra. La pobreza, la inestabilidad política, la deforestación, el sobrepastoreo y malas prácticas de riego afectan negativamente a la productividad del suelo.View More World Day to combat Desertification and Drought, 2017.
Juan G. R. Drought in Spain, its effects at the beginning of summer 2017. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 8, No. 1: 5-6, June 2017, Spain. The current volume of water in Spain is 31326 hm3, which represents only 56% of the capacity of the…View More Juan G. R. Drought in Spain, its effects at the beginning of summer 2017.
World Oceans Day 8 June, 2017 “The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an ambitious framework which, together, we will use to address these threats and improve people’s lives. The World Oceans Day provides an important opportunity to advocate for a sustainable future.” — António…View More World Oceans Day 8 June, 2017
Drought in Yucatán will cause water pollution Paul Antoine Matos. The Mayan Journey, Merida, Yucatan, Tuesday, May 15, 2017. Due to factors such as climate change and deforestation, drought seasons in recent years have seen high temperatures in Mexico, if drought continues to be damaged…View More Drought in Yucatán will cause water pollution
Costa Rica launches groundwater plan in July. Juan Fernando Lara S., Periódico La Nación, 10/5/2017, Costa Rica. Using high resolution maps and images to locate aquifers and recharge zones, Costa Rica begins to assess the status and potential of its groundwater to ensure the future’s…View More Costa Rica launches groundwater plan in July.
Climatic effect of irrigation over the Yellow River Basin. April 21, 2017, China. As a sensitive region of global climate change, the Yellow River basin, situated in arid and semiarid regions, also plays an important role in food production. However, using water resources in the…View More Climatic effect of irrigation over the Yellow River Basin.