ICC started a series of training workshops on rainwater and fog harvesting. The workshops are being conducted by the Disaster Risk Management program of ICC in coordination with World Vision and the Municipality of Siquinalá; and funding by We Are Water Foundation from Spain as part of the project “Rehabilitation ...
March 26, 2020Divulgacion
ICC started the process of estimating the Carbon Footprint and the Water Footprint of the sugar production of the CASSA Group (Sugar Company of El Salvador). This effort is a pioneering step for the sugar industry of El Salvador in favour of environmental sustainability and an effective approach to resolve ...
March 24, 2020Divulgacion
ICC manages a network of 30 meteorological stations in southern Guatemala, and now there are three new stations recently installed in El Salvador. The installation of the three meteorological stations in El Salvador is a cooperative effort between the Sugar Company of El Salvador (Grupo CASSA) and ICC. The stations are ...
March 2, 2020Divulgacion
The Guatemalan Climate Change Science System (SGCCC) was created in 2014 by the main universities of the country, the National Institute of Seismology, Volcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology of Guatemala (INSIVUMEH), the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN), The Association for Research and Social Studies (ASIES), the Latin American Faculty ...
October 25, 2019Oscar Gonzalez
With the purpose of evaluating the increase in migration from Central America and parts of Mexico, associated with droughts and climate change, a meeting was held in September at the facilities of the University of Arizona. PhD Alex Guerra, Director of the Private Institute for Climate Change Research (ICC) participated in ...
October 8, 2019Oscar Gonzalez
The Coordination Center for Natural Disaster Prevention in Central America and the Dominican Republic (CEPREDENAC in Spanish) held the First Sub Regional Meeting with the purpose of strengthening actions with the Public-Private Sector on resilience issues against disasters. The meeting was held in the city of Santo Domingo on September ...
October 8, 2019Oscar Gonzalez
Nine years ago, the Private Institute for Climate Change Research (ICC) was founded for the purpose of being a leading private institute in research of and project development for climate change adaptation and mitigation within communities and productive systems in the Mesoamerican region. Throughout the past years, the ICC has ...
August 6, 2019Pablo Yax
Central America is one of the regions most vulnerable to the effects of variability and climate change. The Private Institute for Climate Change Research (ICC) was created with the purpose of developing applied research and promoting projects that contribute to decreasing vulnerability, mitigating emissions, and adapting to climate change. During ...
July 29, 2019Pablo Yax
Scientific knowledge about climate change and climate variability is fundamental for the Guatemalan society. For this reason, the Private Institute for Climate Change Research (ICC), in coordination with the Association of Municipalities of the South Coast (Mancomunidad de Municipios de la Costa Sur, MAMCOSUR) and the Qawinaqel Association (Asociación Qawinaqel), ...
July 22, 2019Pablo Yax