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
Atmospheric conditions cause moderate-to-strong rains Due to easterly waves passing through and approaching Guatemala, along with the typical atmospheric conditions of the month, local moderate-to-strong rains can occur in the Pacific regions of the country. Central area including Guatemala City: Scattered clouds to cloudy during the day, Rains in the afternoons and ...
September 5, 2018Divulgacion
As part of the project called "Strengthening reforestation and forest protection actions for the integrated management of the watersheds in the CBC area (The Central America Bottling Corporation) during August, the following activities were developed in the Villalobos River Basin: Planted 11,000 trees with people from Magdalena Milpas Altas, located ...
August 30, 2018Divulgacion