medio ambiente

World Environment Day

It is time to act decisively is clear: tax pollution; end fossil fuel subsidies; and stop building new coal plants, we need a green economy not a grey economy. Understanding the different types of pollution and how it affects our health and our environment, will help us to take measures to improve the air we breathe.

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ciclones, tornados

Tornadoes wave in the USA increases and each season is more aggressive

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.

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biodiversidad

UN report on biodiversity: one million species threatened with extinction

Forests, peatlands and coastal marine ecosystems must be protected or restored. The combination of biodiversity conservation with the drastic reduction of CO2 emissions and the increase of carbon storage in nature can contribute significantly to limit global warming to 1.5 ° C

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Drainage and cleaning of channels should be prioritized in Indian regions by cyclonic activity

The cyclone season of the Indian Ocean has begun and threatens to be very activated by global warming, preventive measures must be taken in the drainage of agricultural and urban areas, the cleaning of the riverbed

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Reuse of wastewater in Spain should be increased

(Español) Con el calentamiento global y el cambio climático la demanda de agua aumenta en la agricultura, en la población, la industria y el turismo, por  lo que debemos prepararnos con más eficiencia en la reutilización de las aguas residuales para hacerle frente al desafío que se avecina.

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Floods and effects in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi due to cyclone Idai

(Español) El ciclón Idai ha provocado grandes inundaciones y cuantiosas pérdidas humanas y económicas en Mozambique, Zimbabue y Malawi. Hay reportado más de 730  muertos, se han  destruido infraestructuras y comunicaciones, se han inundado miles de hectáreas de cultivo y poblaciones enteras, hay 2,8 millones de personas afectadas, un millón de niños requieren ayuda urgente, las pérdidas económicas se estiman en miles de millones de dólares.

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Effects of climate change in 2018

(Español) Los efectos del cambio climático en 2018 se han intensificado gradualmente a través olas de calor y de frio, incendios forestales, inundaciones, sequias, huracanes y ciclones, por lo que se estima que para 2040 se incrementará los problemas como la escasez de alimentos, los incendios forestales, el desplazamiento poblacional, las inundaciones y sequias

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‘Already affecting us’: Climate change evident in Southwest as heat, drought, fires, federal report says

‘Already affecting us’: Climate change evident in Southwest as heat, drought, fires, federal report says Ian James UE, AZ central News. Arizona State, Published Nov 26, 2018 A new report from the federal government says the effects of climate change are intensifying across the country,…

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contaminacion

Climate change impact in the Mediterranean

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…

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Floods fight in Mallorca demand more protection works.

 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 minimized

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Heatwaves its effect and drought in 2018

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 temperature

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