Submission de Bolivia a la COP 26 de Cambio Climático

Con una enorme brecha entre las emisiones globales de GEI y los pobres esfuerzos de mitigación de los países desarrollados contenidos en sus Contribuciones Nacionalmente Determinadas (CND), y un presupuesto global de carbono cada vez más reducido, consideramos que el enfoque correcto es que los países desarrollados logren una reducción real de emisiones de carbonoSigue leyendo “Submission de Bolivia a la COP 26 de Cambio Climático”

Borrador de biodiversidad global post 2020

L@s activistas ambientales argumentaron que el documento debe ser un documento mas ambicioso para enfrentar y detener la crisis de la extinción causada por l@s human@s, debiendo enfatizar en la recuperación de las especies y la necesidad urgente de eliminar el comercio y explotación de animales silvestres.

Restoring natural forests is the best way to remove atmospheric carbon

Plans to triple the area of plantations will not meet 1.5 °C climate goals. New natural forests can, argue Simon L. Lewis, Charlotte E. Wheeler and colleagues. [Simon L. Lewis, Charlotte E. Wheeler, Edward T.A. Mitchard & Alezander Koch / Natureresearch journal 02.04.2019] Keeping global warming below 1.5 °C to avoid dangerous climate change1 requires the removal ofSigue leyendo “Restoring natural forests is the best way to remove atmospheric carbon”

Large hydropower dams ‘not sustainable’ in the developing world

[Matt McGrath/BBC/05 de noviembre de 2018] A new study says that many large-scale hydropower projects in Europe and the US have been disastrous for the environment. Dozens of these dams are being removed every year, with many considered dangerous and uneconomic. But the authors fear that the unsustainable nature of these projects has not beenSigue leyendo “Large hydropower dams ‘not sustainable’ in the developing world”

Andes dams twice as numerous as thought are fragmenting the Amazon

[CLAIRE ASHER / MONGABAY 28 DE FEBRERO DEL 2018] A new study identified 142 dams currently in operation or under construction in the Andes headwaters of the Amazon, twice the number previously estimated. An additional 160 are in the planning stages. If proposed Andes dams go ahead, sediment transport to the Amazon floodplains could cease,Sigue leyendo “Andes dams twice as numerous as thought are fragmenting the Amazon”

Earth’s sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn

[ Damian Carrington, www.theguardian.com ] Earth’s sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’ as study reveals billions of populations of animals have been lost in recent decades. Opinion: You don’t need a scientist to know what’s causing the sixth mass extinction. If you want to watch the video, just click here:Sigue leyendo “Earth’s sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn”

Net Carbon Emissions from Deforestation in Bolivia during 1990-2000 and 2000-2010: Results from a Carbon Bookkeeping Model

[Lykke E. Andersen , Anna Sophia Doyle , Susana del Granado , Juan Carlos Ledezma , Agnes Medinaceli , Montserrat Valdivia , Diana Weinhold, 18de marzo, 2016] Resumen Estimaciones exactas de las emisiones globales de carbono son fundamentales para entender el calentamiento global. Este trabajo estima las emisiones netas de carbono debidas a cambios deSigue leyendo “Net Carbon Emissions from Deforestation in Bolivia during 1990-2000 and 2000-2010: Results from a Carbon Bookkeeping Model”

From Paris with love for lake Poopó

By Pablo Solón Lake Poopó becomes a desert while in Paris, governments conclude an agreement they call “historic” to address climate change. Will the Paris Agreement save over 125,000 lakes that are in danger of disappearing in the world due to climate change? The second largest lake in Bolivia did not disappear by magic. TheSigue leyendo “From Paris with love for lake Poopó”

DECLARATION OF THE WORLD PEOPLES’ CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE DEFENSE OF LIFE TIQUIPAYA – BOLIVIA

Read here:  Declaration of The World People’s Conference on Climate Change and defense of life (English)  Lee aquí : La declaración del a Conferencia Mundial de los Pueblos sobre el Cambio Climático y la defensa de la vida (Español)

 Parties reflect on Co-chairs’ tool as ADP resumes work

[Published by Third World Network / www.twn.my / 1 September 2015] Bonn, 1 September (Indrajit Bose) – The Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) resumed its work at the tenth part of its second session in Bonn that is taking place on 31 August to 4 September. The session offers Parties theSigue leyendo ” Parties reflect on Co-chairs’ tool as ADP resumes work”

History’s Lesson for Climate Action: No Other Choice ‘But Mass Mobilization’

[http://www.commondreams.org/ Jon Queally / 26/08/2015] Joint statement ahead of UN climate talks in Paris declares humanity is “at crossroads” and that only hope is to stop digging up and burning world’s remaining fossil fuel reserves With less than 100 days until high-level UN climate talks take place in Paris, key leaders from the global climate justice movementSigue leyendo “History’s Lesson for Climate Action: No Other Choice ‘But Mass Mobilization’”

Tutu, Klein and Chomsky call for mass climate action ahead of Paris conference

[http://www.theguardian.com/ Emma Howard / 26/08/2015] Artists, journalists, scientists and academics among 100 signatories calling for mobilisation on scale of slavery abolition and anti-apartheid movements Desmond Tutu, Vivienne Westwood, Naomi Klein and Noam Chomsky are among a group of high-profile figures who will issue a mass call to action on Thursday ahead of the UN’s crunch climate changeSigue leyendo “Tutu, Klein and Chomsky call for mass climate action ahead of Paris conference”

Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change

[http://islamicclimatedeclaration.org/islamic-declaration-on-global-climate-change/] Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change In the name of Allah, Most Merciful, Most Compassionate PREAMBLE God – Whom we know as Allah – has created the universe in all its diversity, richness and vitality: the stars, the sun and moon, the earth and all its communities of living beings. All these reflect andSigue leyendo “Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change”

Why 2 Degrees Of Global Warming Is Still Too Much

[http://www.huffingtonpost.in/ Pari Trivedi, 06/07/2015] In the most recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, climate scientists and experts have concluded that we should aim to limit global warming to 1.5°C; the former number of 2°C has been deemed inadequate and unsafe. Though the report falls short of providing concrete scientific evidence, the experts haveSigue leyendo “Why 2 Degrees Of Global Warming Is Still Too Much”