Tag: Climate change

Shocking statement of the minister: “He who dies of hunger is a fool”

Shocking statement of the minister: “He who dies of hunger is a fool”

In Uganda, Oryem is stormed by Secretary of State Henry Okello, who calls people starving in his country “stupid.” The BBC reports this and reminds that hunger and related diseases in the northeast of the African country led to more than 2,200 victims in 2022, according to the report of the Uganda Human Rights Commission. […]

Greenwashing, an organizational practice that does not combat climate change

Greenwashing, an organizational practice that does not combat climate change

Consumers can also research companies’ sustainability claims and consider the real impact of the products they offer them on the environment. environment. On the part of companies, it is very dangerous to fall into this practice because it jeopardizes the reputation and reliability of their brand. In this sense, Bustos highlights three aspects that must […]

Short-circuiting China’s green turn towards climate conference The People’s Republic of China is among the countries most reluctant to give up fossil energy sources. Frequent power outages in 2021 and 2022 have pushed Beijing to rely on coal-fired power plants, contradicting Xi Jinping’s promises to reduce fossil fuel emissions

Short-circuiting China’s green turn towards climate conference The People’s Republic of China is among the countries most reluctant to give up fossil energy sources. Frequent power outages in 2021 and 2022 have pushed Beijing to rely on coal-fired power plants, contradicting Xi Jinping’s promises to reduce fossil fuel emissions

Summers have been hotter than usual in China for the past few years: Droughts, dry rivers and record heat waves of over 40°C have made the Asian country among the countries most affected by climate change. Therefore, the Chinese leadership is increasingly motivated to face a groundbreaking challenge: The People’s Republic, which is among the […]

There is less and less water in the Panama Canal

There is less and less water in the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is dry. The reason for this is climate change and the resulting drought. The risks to the world economy are huge: In fact, 3 percent of global trade in goods passes through the Panama Canal; However, this rate rises to 8 percent in grain trade and 5 percent in chemical products and […]

Melting of Antarctica’s glaciers is now inevitable

Melting of Antarctica’s glaciers is now inevitable

The Antarctic ice cap will continue to melt. Even by adhering to the most ambitious emissions reduction targets, thereby limiting temperature rise to less than one and a half degrees above pre-industrial levels, the huge mass of ice covering the western region of the Antarctic continent will gradually weaken over the next century. An event […]

Because a bottle of olive oil now costs almost 10 euros

Because a bottle of olive oil now costs almost 10 euros

From black gold to green gold. The price of olive oil has been increasing for months. And so one of the typical products of our diet risks turning into a luxury product. According to the latest Unioncamere research, today’s wholesale cost is up 17% from last June and up to 73% from last year. The […]

Greece was flooded, hundreds of people were rescued in flooded villages

Greece was flooded, hundreds of people were rescued in flooded villages

Intensive rescue efforts are continuing in Greece to save people trapped in the terrible flood disaster that affected many parts of the country. Rescue teams rescued people from floodwaters on Saturday using inflatable boats and bulldozers as they moved into villages hardest hit by a wave of rain that killed at least 10 people this […]

Flooding at desert festival: Thousands wander in mud, one dead being investigated

Flooding at desert festival: Thousands wander in mud, one dead being investigated

Thousands roam the desert, some dancing in the mud, and the investigation into the suspicious death continues. This is the result of Burning Man, a counterculture festival held in the Nevada desert, after a flood that caused many of the attendees to flee. Still, some took advantage of the unusual circumstances and continued with the […]

Tenerife in flames, thousands of citizens and tourists evacuated

Tenerife in flames, thousands of citizens and tourists evacuated

Enormous winds swept 41 kilometers into a mountainous national park on the Spanish island of Tenerife, fueled by hot, dry air, forcing authorities to evacuate thousands of locals and tourists who came to spend their holidays on the island. The fire is currently affecting the municipalities of Arafo, Candelaria, El Rosario, La Victoria, Santa Ursula, […]

Beijing and Washington (at least) talk about climate

Beijing and Washington (at least) talk about climate

The two countries responsible for the biggest emissions warming the planet are talking to each other again. US climate ambassador John Kerry landed in Beijing on July 16 and will stay until the 19th, the hottest summer ever for China’s capital and most of the planet. Difficult attempts Despite high tensions between the United States […]