Province Redoubles Efforts to Palliate Climate Change
HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 17 (acn) Central
Cuban province Cienfuegos redoubles efforts to fight climate
change, and its experts presented the macro-project scenarios of
danger and vulnerability from the rise of sea level for the
years 2050 and 2100.
Garcia, PhD, head of the Provincial Group for the Study of
Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk in an interview with Granma
she believes that that macro-project is the most
comprehensive tool for
improvement of environmental and land use, from the
organizational points of view.
The research carried out by the Group provided new evidence,
with previous assessments that the first areas to be
damaged, in a
possible scenario of sea level rise would be the low areas
city, scientist Roberto Gomez Brito said.
Gomez explained that, according to the estimates also low
areas of some
municipalities would be affected.
As a direct result of this study the Yaguanabo settlement,
municipality of Cumanayagua, was moved from the beach to
with new and resistant to the onslaught of hurricanes
The mapping of vulnerabilities associated with
phenomena is just one of the several ways through which
coordinated effort by the Ministry of Science, Technology
following instructions issued by the Communist Party and the
which involves all Cuban agencies.