Carbon Footprint

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 [...]

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 [...]

How we reach the Climate Emergency

On May 1, 2019 England declared the "Climate Emergency". It was the first country to do so. The threat that looms over life on our planet and the pressure of environmental groups made it take this big step. With the Climate Emergency Great Britain set name and last name to gravity. It is the object [...]

The asymmetric war against animals

"Protect our species", is the motto chosen by the UN for the celebration of Earth Day 2019, on April 22, in the framework of biodiversity in our privileged blue planet. Talking about biodiversity and species protection, without considering their recent demographic history, at least some of them, would be an incomplete work. But if we [...]

Games of Thrones or Climate Games?

About the premiere of the first episode of the last season of "Game of Thrones". I am 72 years old and I confess that I have never seen a delivery of the successful series. The reason: I need to attend to 24 different topics for having proposed to leave a legacy before leaving this world. [...]

Timeline of ozone layer holes

What is the ozone layer? When were your holes discovered? What are your causes? How are they closing? What is the Montreal Protocol? What is the Kigali Amendment? We present a brief chronology on these topics. Who discovered the ozone layer, when the alarms were lit on their holes, what is being done about it [...]

The COP25, Chile and its golden opportunity to make history

The COP25 will take place in Chile, between December 2 and 13 , 2019 Chile will host the COP25 in 2019, with the happy coincidence that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. It was created with the premise of reinforcing public awareness on a global [...]

Donald Trump’s opinion on climate change: “I don’t believe it”

At a time when deniers or skeptics of climate change are diminishing and losing their influence in the world, President Donald Trump emerges on the horizon as the number one denial of global warming, climate change and other disturbances in the Earth System, attributed to humans for science. This is very serious because Mr. Trump [...]

Everybody loves timber

An addiction hard to left The black widow is made love by the male, who in his last pleasant moments ignores his immediate future. Finished the loving rite the female sticks his poisonous sting and the unfortunate lover falls to the ground instantly. There is no scientific explanation for as strange as unnatural behavior. The [...]