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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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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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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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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Prevent deadly heat waves in China due to climate change

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.

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inundaciones

Floods in Japan require improving the efficiency of surface and internal drainages.

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.

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Climate change threatens coffee, the flagship product of Ethiopia.

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…

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