We do talk a lot about global pollution including greenhouse gas emission and living sustainably to reduce any unwanted wastage. Recycling the waste, using more renewable energy sources, or even shifting to battery-used vehicles. Beach litter? How about beach cleaning? Should we not be serious about keeping our sea beaches clean to prevent sea pollution. As per Legambiente, in 2019, the survey shows the most … Continue reading How serious are Italians about beach litter?
Are the Italians take environmental concerns seriously? Are they worried about environmental problems? Are they even aware of the problems? Do Italians are optimistic about making a real impact to protect the environmental problems in Italy? As per Istituto Ixè, around 90% agree that each individual can make a real impact to protect the environment. The role of each individual is very important as per … Continue reading How environmental problems are seen by the Italians?
Are the Chileans aware of the environmental impact? Are they serious about the environmental impacts? As per earth.org, the global ranking of Chile in the global sustainability index is 27th. In climate change 11th, policy 88th, oceans 97th, energy 19th. According to the press release in October 2019 shows that Chile is following ambitious targets for 2030. The main objectives formulated as per the new … Continue reading What environmental awareness is present among Chileans?
As per earth.org, Mexico ranked 49th in the Global Sustainability Index in environmental sustainability. The current policymakers are somehow more in favor of fossil fuel utilization than renewable energy resources. The country is focused on the carbon emission market, reduction of the emission by 50% below by 2050 but can be seen not fulfilled due to lack of inefficient current policies. The ranking of Mexico … Continue reading What environmental concern is present in Mexico?
Brazil in 2020, has been ranked by the World Economic Forum’s Energy Transition Index at 45th out of 115 countries. The country has shown remarkable performances in universal energy access to clean cooking fuels. High degree energy security and relatively low carbon intensity of energy mix. Brazil is known to be the user of more than 46% of the energy mix powered by renewable energy … Continue reading What sustainable behaviors are noticed in Brazil?
The main focus of the European Ecological Network Natura 2000 is the conservation of natural habitats including special or specific plants and animals with European community importance. The initiative took place due to the conventional provisions adopted in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 on biological Diversity. Two important legal acts fall under the Natura 2000 network: The European Parliament act 2009/147/EC in 2009 acted on … Continue reading What is European Ecological Network Natura 2000?
Greenhouse gases of the atmosphere are the composition of physical and chemical properties with the ability for retaining energy within the atmosphere of the earth hence resulting in global climate warming. Greenhouse gases include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide. The industrial gases are hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, sulphur hexafluoride, and nitrogen trifluoride. The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) in 1988 governs the inventories of greenhouse gas … Continue reading What is the scenario of Greenhouse gas emission in Europe?
The ecological deficit has been defined as a situation that occurs due to the ecological footprint exceeding the biocapacity of the area available to that population. The situation happens because a state can import goods, overuse its resources, and more carbon dioxide is emitted into the atmosphere than the absorption by the forest. The other resources include overfishing and overharvesting forests. Biocapacity means the biological … Continue reading What is ecological deficit?
The purpose of the measurement is used as an important indicator to track human pressure on the freshwater supply. In 2002, Arjen Hoekstra, introduced the concept to complement with ecological footprint and carbon footprints. The concept of WF aims in demonstrating the link between water use and human consumption. It also demonstrates the link between global trading in water and water resources management. In the … Continue reading What is a water footprint?
Sustainability is defined as sustainable development with three guiding strategies:- Sufficiency means production reduction and consumption. Efficiency in using material and energy more productively. Consistency means nature-friendly material cycles, recycling, and waste avoidance. The objectives of the United Nations ensuring sustainable development on economic, social, and ecological levels are limited to 8 UN SDGs. Good health and well-being: The substantial reduction in the number of … Continue reading Which UN SDGs agree with sustainability?