Sustainability

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. [...]

COP25, Chile did seize its golden opportunity

I can tell you that since I have been following the COPs, since the presentation of the Kyoto Protocol, COP3-1997, Chile realized one of the best campaigns, activities and awareness about climate change and its related issues that I have seen in the months prior to a COP. His web pages, his videos and his [...]

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 Population Day

Why is World Population Day celebrated on July 11? The UN established this date because that day, in 1987, the world population reached 5,000 million people. Since then this figure has increased by more than 50%, surpassing the 7,600 million inhabitants. The numerical growth of humans in the 20th century was explosive. In 1900 the [...]

Generation Friday

Dedicated to all those children, teenagers and youth who have activated and fight for their future. A long time ago the world waited for you. It was proven once again that you cannot plow in the sea. Instead, seeds of hope, wherever they spread a good day can germinate, flourish and bear fruit. And notice [...]