Category «Climate Change»

Advances related to climate change

The progress achieved is that academics are paying more attention, but that is NOT the magic solution to solve the secret of climate change. This year’s edition of “Emissions Gap,” an influential annual report of the United Nations Environment Program, devotes a chapter to the elimination of CO2. The problem is not that there is no money for …

The negative of the secret of climate change

There are less intensive alternatives in the use of land, at least on paper. Some are low technology, such as stimulating the soil to store more carbon by limiting or stopping deep plowing. Others are less so, as gadgets to capture CO2 directly from the air or methods that accelerate the natural processes of erosion …

Resolving the secret of climate change is not easy

Being able to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere is crucial to meet climate objectives. Of the 116 models that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) analyzes to chart the economically optimal paths towards the Paris goal, 101 assume “negative emissions”. No scenario can keep heating below 1.5 ° C without GHG removal. …

What is the secret of climate change?

According to The Economist , Sweden’s parliament passed a law in June that requires the country not to have “net emissions” of greenhouse gases (GHGs) into the atmosphere by the year 2045. This does not mean that within three decades the Swedes they will not emit substances that heat the planet, even if all their …

PREDICTIONS AND SOLUTIONS For Climate Change

A bigger problem than poverty, that the recessions that haunt us is climate change and global warming . It has become impossible to imagine the economic cost and the effects on current society and civilization. It is undoubtedly the most important problem facing the international community in the XXI century, on the other hand, it is such an important and …

Solutions to Climate Change

Increasing temperatures, melting glaciers, falling snow and ice cover, rising sea levels, droughts, floods, natural disasters, all point out that climate change is a fact. Taking action against climate change for the future of the planet and of humanity is in our hands and those of governments. The Durban Climate Summit in South Africa has shown that countries …

What causes Climate Change?

The ecological footprint of humanity (a way to measure the impact of our way of life) indicates that: the use of fossil fuels (coal, oil) for the generation of energy and transport, the deforestation , the production of commodities (crops, meat, fish, wood), and the use of fresh water. they are the main causes that drive global warming and the degradation of nature. This is seen in: …

10 false myths about Climate Change

The problem of Climate Change involves certain misinterpretations that it is important to clarify, here we expose some of the most frequent myths about Climate Change: 1.- “The hole in the ozone layer is the cause of climate change”. Although both problems are related to the atmosphere, climate change is not caused by the hole in …

Causes of climate change

Human action as the main cause of climate change The causes of climate change have to do mainly with human action. This implies the excessive use of fossil fuels, coal and gas on a large scale. All this causes the increase in the temperature of the planet.  The causes of climate change include human influence as responsible for the …