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THE WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION   IS TIGHT.

THE WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION IS TIGHT.

A narrow focus can have critical implications for strategic decision-making in tackling climate change, such as droughts or flooding.  Tons of paper have been written about the impact of increased carbon dioxide concentrations and other greenhouse gases in the...

How to effectively heal the climate?

How to effectively heal the climate?

An example of the recovery plan for the Košice region of Slovakia. A lot has been said about climate change. The scientific community perceives climate change as a consequence of human anthropogenic activity by increasing the concentration of CO2 greenhouse gases....

COP26

COP26

WHY DON‘T WE TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE EFFECTIVELY?The debates on climate change are not going away. The COP26 climate change summit has begun in Glasgow, and the key discussion is centered on limiting CO2 emissions. However, everyone agrees in unison that manifestations...

SIM4NEXUS

SIM4NEXUS

Rainwater retention is a driving force of climate-resilient landscapes.There are many misunderstandings about the causes of climate change, and there is an urgent need not only to discuss but also to act. The majority of existing climate models do not take water and...

India

India

IndiaSustainable livelihoods: Water, Climate and Geospatial Development Conference 2021 While the annual dry period begins in India currently, the region spanning from Southern Europe to Iran has been hit by violent rains that are flowing into the valleys and are...

HURRICANE IDA

HURRICANE IDA

Hurricane Ida Comes on the Heel of the Massive Heat Dome in the Central U.S. Hurricane IDA made landfall on the Louisiana coast. The Governor of Louisiana announced yesterday that IDA would be one of the strongest hurricanes in the last 70 years. Now, note the...

VENTURA RIVER WATERSHED INITIATIVE

VENTURA RIVER WATERSHED INITIATIVE

Water Management Program for the Ventura River Watershed Dietrick Institute for Applied Insect Ecology California & People and Water, Slovakia Michal Kravčík, Jan Dietrick, Brett Levin, Russ Speer, Danka Kravčíková, Peter Bujňák Current Status of the Ventura River...

LAND SURFACE AND LAND USE CAN MODIFY WEATHER PATTERNS

LAND SURFACE AND LAND USE CAN MODIFY WEATHER PATTERNS

Deadly floods in Germany tragedy have been presented as a result of climate change. (in the NY Times, for example). I dare to take a non-mainstream view of the cause of Germany's catastrophe.  My team and I first drew attention to the extreme downpour phenomenon after...

SLOVAK GREEN RECOVERY PLAN for Košice region

SLOVAK GREEN RECOVERY PLAN for Košice region

Restoration Programme of Landscape Recovery of the Košice Region Restoration Programme of Landscape Recovery of the Košice Region aims to restore the land and revitalize water resources and watersheds, resulting in economic recovery. The restoration plan will...

Big Sur Area Landslide and Water Paradox

Big Sur Area Landslide and Water Paradox

Big Sur Area Landslide and Water ParadoxHow can a new water paradigm reverse extreme weather events such as the Big Sur area mudslide? Paradoxically, the last week's precipitation whiplash was caused because the Golden State is running out of water. The flash floods...