Climate Change

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 [...]

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

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

Warm winter in the northern hemisphere

At the time I write this, noon on March 9, 2020, according to the time of the East of the United States, the temperature in New York is 17 ⁰C, in London 10 ⁰C and in Moscow 7 ⁰C, unlikely levels for this date. The warm winter of 2019-2020 is amazing, but more amazing is [...]

By |2020-03-12T00:44:42+00:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming|0 Comments

From Kyoto to Paris, history of two climate agreements

Thus, we arrived at the Second Earth Summit, Rio de Janeiro 1992. There the continuity was given to the 26 imperishable statements of Stockholm and therefore impossible hide under the bed. Rio-92 produced preponderant documents. There are seven major challenges to face the problems of the Earth: The "Rio Declaration on Environment and Development." The [...]

2020: the year of truth for earthlings

This year 2020 is expected to activate the Paris Agreement at COP26, Glasgow, Scotland, November 2 to 13. The next twelve months will be crucial and potentially full of challenges, as can be deduced from the insufficient results of COP25 and the history of failure and postponements accumulated during the last quarter of the century, [...]

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) [...]

Can the multiplication of gas pipelines in Europe face the Paris Agreement?

New technologies allow the construction of long gas pipelines at high speed Published in January 2019. Reviewed in December 2019 (These days the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline is world news because the United States Congress has approved sanctions related to the Russian gas pipeline that will take natural gas to Germany, [...]

What is expected of COP25 and what are its objectives

COP25 will undoubtedly mark the 2020 climate agenda. The destiny has desired IFEMA facilities to be the setting for one of the most important, difficult and most stressful COPs that have been envisioned since these climatic summits were created in 1995. The challenge of the Madrid Fair (IFEMA) is to set up an event in [...]

Dismantling criticism of Greta Thunberg

There are two kinds of climate deniers: 1) those who do not really believe in climate change and 2) those who pretend not to believe but know that it exists. I believe that the latter are the most dangerous, and their lack of sincerity in the fight against climate change generates many fears and questions. [...]