Pursuing to contribute to the protection and care of the environment, last Saturday September 22nd, 500 trees were planted in the Las Margaritas Farm, in San Francisco Zapotitlan, Suchitepequez. This activity was held to close the reforestation season in the Sis-Ican basin, which started earlier this year and planted 180,000 ...
October 2, 2018Divulgacion
The 3rd National Climate Change Congress is now ongoing in Chiquimula. The ICC is currently participating in several spotlight sessions, concurrent sessions and a stand. The event, which started yesterday and will end by the afternoon of tomorrow, has more than 900 attendees that are interested in several topics related to ...
September 27, 2018Divulgacion
Experts propose sustainable solutions to mitigate soil degradation About 200 specialists from several countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, gathered and participated in the IX Congress of Ecology and Soil Erosion and Control, being this the most important global event of this matter. Soil degradation is a transversal problem that ...
September 27, 2018Divulgacion
Due to the current atmospheric conditions, moderate rains shall continue throughout the country. For this week the forecast includes: Central areas (including Guatemala City): Fog in the early morning, cloudy during the day. Light rains in the afternoons and nights, thunders. North east light winds switching to south in the afternoon. Maximum ...
September 24, 2018Divulgacion
Today, 52 leaders from Pachalum, Quiche, concluded their training processes to strengthen capacities in climate change, specifically to adapt and mitigate climate change. Leaders are distributed in three grups: Community adaptation to climate change training, which will graduate 23 community leaders; Training in climate change, which will graduate 22 teachers; and ...
September 19, 2018Divulgacion
Private Institute for Climate Change Research, Guatemala, September 13th, 2018, 14:36 PM. Hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean started in May of this year and so far, it has had 10 tropical cyclones that have been named, very close to the forecast for tropical cyclones (14) for this 2018. Tropical cyclones ...
September 13, 2018Divulgacion
Climate change is a global phenomenon that has taken global relevance in news, politics, and world's industry. As the IPCC states (2014), the human influence in the global climate system is evident. Undoubtedly, current climate change is connected to human activity in the planet. Although climate has always changed, especially when ...
September 12, 2018Divulgacion
September 10th, 2018, 7:00 am, by Paris Rivera. The ICC reports that a wide low atmospheric pressure area, a strong low atmospheric pressure system, could strengthen to tropical cyclone. As the National Hurricane Center reports, there is a 10% probability that this system becomes a tropical cyclone (tropical depression) in the ...
September 10, 2018Divulgacion
Middle school and high school teachers finished the Training in Climate Change today, with a closing ceremony held at Santa Rosa. The 18 teachers shared the closing ceremony with Dr. Arcenio Castillo Colindres, Nancy Mazariegos, Leonardo Cabrera and Ana Paez from the Ministry of Education and Pablo Yax and Ronal Perez, ...
September 6, 2018Divulgacion