climate change

How does the world cope with fertilizer shortages?

Vie, 06/10/2022 - 23:12 -- bacosta

 

After being postponed for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Economic Forum in Davos finally took place. The central agenda of world leaders and business leaders revolved around four points, climate change, rising inflation, Russia's special military operation and how it aggravated the energy and food crisis. 

Water: a global public good? Or a waste?

Vie, 05/27/2022 - 22:28 -- bacosta

The importance of water care is a recurring theme and water saving campaigns tend to focus on people's everyday activities. However, industries account for approximately 92% of total consumption. More water goes into things than into human consumption. It shows the responsibility for water care rests mainly on the shoulders of the large corporations that run the industries mentioned above and others, not just on individuals' daily decisions. The offshoring of production means that these industries are engaged in plundering developing countries' water. The rich consume, and the poor go without clean water or any water at all.

Climate change. The IPCC's warnings

Vie, 04/01/2022 - 17:40 -- bacosta

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ((IPCC) published Group II's contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report on Climate Change in February 2022. With an emphasis on adaptation and vulnerability, this report seeks to warn of the consequences of climate change without decisive action shortly. In face of this, the G7 is more prepared for war than for the planet.

The cost of climate change

Jue, 09/16/2021 - 11:31 -- anegrete

The Paris agreement, signed in 2015, is so far the most ambitious agreement developed among nations to combat climate change. This agreement seeks to keep the global temperature level below 2°c compared to the pre-industrial levels,

The actions taken by Latin American governments are insufficient to slow progressive climate change. The region will be one of the geographical areas most affected economically and socially by this fact.

Faced with the current climate scenario, developing countries should rethink how much they are doing to fight climate change, because, although they are not the most polluting nations in the world, they will be the most affected by it.

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