Portada Cambio Climático

Water at the crossroads of Climate Change and the SDGs

  • World Water Week ends with a call to climate negotiators to fully integrate water into the global agreement of Paris 2015 next December
  • Solving the problems of hydric resources and sanitation are approached as a key factor in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
  • The prestigious event about water in Stockholm held its 25th anniversary with 3,300 participants from 125 countries
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Managing water: the immediate challenge

  • The conclusions of the I Water Congress of Catalonia underline the need for sustainable and participative management in water and sanitation for economic and social progress.
  • The Catalan community is shown as a benchmark model for finding solutions before climate change and the increase in the demand for water and modernised sanitation.
  • Xavier Latorre, president of the Associació Catalana d’Amics de l’Aigua presented 12 conclusions to the congress held in the Roca Barcelona Gallery.
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The keys for understanding and following climate change

  • The understanding of the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC (AR5) is crucial for achieving the communication objectives pointed out by the experts in Climate Change.
  • The work of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), the WMO (World Meteorological Organization) reveals one of the most serious threats for future access to water.
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