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Australia: A mirror for the world?

Could Australia be the first area of the planet with a climate change concluded? Not only are the mega fires out of control, which with their violent flames devastate everything they find in their path. Now other phenomena join the fires, increasing the anguish and misfortune of its poor inhabitants, animals and vegetation. As if [...]

Summary and conclusions of the Rio Summit. Second Earth Summit

Revised January 2020 The Rio Summit was a fundamental meeting, more important than most people think. In Río de Janeiro set the foundations for the fight against climate change and face the threats that loom over life on Earth, with a view to the 21st century. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) [...]

Air pollution in big cities is also a topic

At first sight the concern about air pollution, smog or pollution in cities, has been relegated to the background by universal and more alarming issues, which monopolize more headlines, such as global warming, climate change, the recent fire in the Amazon, the active hurricane season, the melting of the world's glaciers, the defrost of Arctic [...]

Greta, the climate strike and the Youth Summit in New York

On September 20, 2019, the third global climate strike was held, the largest global mobilization focused on the same topic. Before March 15, when the first global climate strike was made, history had not registered anything similar. We must raise awareness that a great step has been taken and consider this youth initiative as the [...]

Why does the lung of the world burn?

It is no little that is at stake in the Amazon rainforest. The lung of the world should not be a token in a casino roulette. This biodiversity emporium is about 7 million km2, it is 12 times the size of Spain, it has 80,000 kinds of trees, 140,000 species of plants, 20% of the [...]

Why does the Amazon burn?

Today the news of the Amazon fire is the title of almost every newspaper in the world, in the most varied languages. In addition, it is a trend topic with more than 1.5 million tweets combined between the three variants of the theme on Twitter. The lung of the planet has been burning for 16 [...]

Questions and curiosities about Greta Thunberg’s trip

Why does Greta travel by sailboat? The obvious answer is that the sailboat does not emit greenhouse gases like a ship or a conventional plane. But Greta Thunberg's decision carries a symbol, and that is that humanity will have to change their lifestyle radically, because the current model no longer works. We will have to make [...]

Climate change deniers will have to capitulate

When the first railroads in the United States began to roar, many landlords questioned the viability of the new system of transportation and bet on their failure. Their argument was very simple: the railings were violating private property and they were not willing to allow it. Some people threatened to defend their possession with blood [...]

World Day to Combat Desertification

The "World Day to Combat Desertification" is celebrated every year on June 17, because that day, in 1994, the "Convention to Combat Desertification" was enacted in Paris, that is, a quarter of a century ago. This 25th anniversary of the Convention will be organized by the government of Turkey, in the city of Ankara. This [...]

World Environment Day, environmental facts and curiosities

Beat Air Polution World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5, dedicated this year to the fight against air pollution with the moto “Beat Air pollution”. Established by the UN in 1972, during the Stockholm Conference, whose central theme was the normalization of human relations with the environment. China will be the global host of [...]