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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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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International Mother Earth Day 2018

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…

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Temporal affects the Canary Islands and beaches of Andalusia in Spain.

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.

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Hurricane Irma has brought destruction and death to the Caribbean, Cuba and Florida.

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…

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Melting in the poles continues with its implacable advance.

                                        Melting in the Antartic region 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…

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World Day to combat Desertification and Drought, 2017.

(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.

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World Water Day 2017.Wastewater, the untapped resource

World Water Day 2017.Wastewater, the untapped resource. UNESCO Wastewater treatment in a factory © Shutterstock.com Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of World Water Day Most human activities produce wastewater and over 80 percent of the world’s wastewater is released…

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