The effects of global warming in 2019 continue to rise causing: the melting of the ice sheet at the poles, the increase in forest fires and increased activity of tornadoes and cyclonesView More Global warming increase its destructive activity in 2019.
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.View More Tornadoes wave in the USA increases and each season is more aggressive
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
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
(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.
(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.
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
Globally, about 10 billion trees are lost annually by felling, fire and farming practices at that rate of deforestation, trees will be extinct in 300 years.View More 10 billion trees disappear annually.
Global warming and acidification of the oceans reduce the capacity of calcareous phytoplankton to absorb CO2 from the atmosphere. The rapid warming and acidification of the oceans causes negative impacts on the calcareous microalgae that are important regulators of the concentration of CO2 in the…View More Global warming and acidification of the oceans.
Syrian crisis altered region’s land and water resources, Stanford study finds Danielle Torrent and Tucker, Steven Gorelick Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences: December 5, 2016 The Syrian civil war and subsequent refugee migration caused sudden changes in the area’s land use and…View More Syrian crisis altered region’s land and water resources
WMO highlights human action on climate change. UN-WMO News Center, November 8, 2016. The luster 2011-2015 has been the warmest recorded so far, during that same period greenhouse gas concentrations continued to rise and reached unprecedented levels. High temperatures have been accompanied by other indicators…View More WMO highlights human action on climate change.