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Global warming, greenhouse effect, climate change and their relationships

We must be clear the difference between these three phenomena on Earth, although they are so closely related to each other that it is almost impossible to talk about one of them without mentioning the other two. These natural conditions of our planet, existing for millions of years, are linked to other characteristics such as [...]

Brief history of the COPs – UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

©Published first time in November 2015 – Updated September 2020 It is almost impossible to start updating our traditional Short History of the COPs with something other than the pandemic that took everyone by surprise. The aggressive coronavirus, with its severe COVID-19 disease, without knocking on the door, broke into our homes just beginning this [...]

By |2020-09-10T18:15:47+00:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: COP26 Glasgow 2020|0 Comments

The ABC of Wildfires: Australia, Brazil, and California

Every year vegetation fires occupy more inches in the media. And is not for less. Along with greenhouse gas emissions and the extinction of species, forest fires have for decades become one of the great threats to the Earth's climate system and therefore to the life that develops on it. These fires, some of great [...]

Brief update on Permafrost

Phys.org There is not much talk about permafrost, despite its enormous size and importance. To give you an idea, these ice-free frozen regions occupy a quarter of the Earth's soils. The name was coined in 1943 by S. W. Müller and is derived from "permanent" and "frost" words, that is, permanently [...]

By |2020-08-30T03:11:01+00:00August 30th, 2020|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Soils|0 Comments

Meaning and importance of the environment and biodiversity

World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 of each year. In 2020 the venue of the event will be Colombia. Around 30 experts will participate in six academic panels that will be held that day. Topics to be discussed will be the Amazon, air quality, health, circular economy, and climate change. The central theme [...]

How to turn 2020 into the Golden Decade

COVID-19, climate change and economic recession: three crises that we can beat. The new coronavirus landed in our existence in an unexpected way, ripping lives, overturning plans, disrupting businesses, evaporating jobs, and vanishing dreams. COVID-19 has not yet been defeated and we cannot know if there will be a rebound before obtaining a vaccine. In [...]

By |2020-07-10T23:10:28+00:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Mother Earth Day in an environment of COVID-19

The motivation for this year 2020: "The role of biological diversity" This year marks the golden anniversary of the International Mother Earth Day, established on April 22, 1970, to stimulate by the American senator Gaylord Nelson, promoter of the first demonstration in defense of the environment in the United States. 50 years ago, Nelson encouraged [...]

By |2020-04-22T05:52:28+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Global Warming|0 Comments

Reopen or not reopen, here is the question

Humanity is at the greatest crossroads in its history, caused by the unexpected attack of the new coronavirus, causing the pathology COVID-19. No one can say a priori that it is better to reopen or not to reopen. It has been heard over there: “I'd rather die of COVID-19 than famine". Whoever says this has [...]

By |2020-04-24T01:13:45+00:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Anthropocene|0 Comments

For a better world after COVID-19

The coronavirus is a worldwide catastrophe, a planetary cataclysm, a universal chaos that surprised us all. A tragedy of proportions still impossible to quantify. In baseball terms, we caught us off base. In terms of soccer, the coronavirus showed us a red card and sent us to sit in our houses, until he leaves. Most [...]

By |2020-04-04T20:30:21+00:00April 4th, 2020|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Environment|0 Comments

COVID-19 and Climate Change

The imponderables The world celebrated December 31, like so many other times, the end of a year and this time that of a decade. The joy for the arrival of 2020, a kind of magical figure, beautiful, round number, easy to read and pronounce, would soon fade away. At the time there was no idea [...]

By |2020-03-23T16:37:54+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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