Mazatlán and other cities in Mexico will be underwater due to climate change

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A satellite image issued by the United Nations Climate Conference shows the surroundings of the Mazatlan Cathedral in a critical situation

MAZATLÁN.- Global warming is here, its effects have reached us, with more catastrophic rains, more floods, melting poles but above all, with higher temperatures, have you felt that every year it gets hotter? they are effects of this phenomenon. 

At the United Nations Climate Conference, it was mentioned that in a study of 184 cities, all of them presented serious future problems if global temperatures increased by only 3 degrees Celsius. 

One of these cities is Mazatlán, in its images that you can find at https://picturing.climatecentral.org/ show the sea levels projected in the future in the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, placing almost all of Mazatlán in blue. 

All this, due to global warming caused by man in two different scenarios and although the UN indicates that these water levels can be reached in hundreds of years, it is a possibility that has to be worked on in the short term. 

Check the map here:

In this study, a large part of Mazatlán is shown under water, encompassing several neighborhoods such as Centro, Reforma, Palos Prietos, Independencia, Zona Dorada, Lomas de Mazatlán, Sábalo Country and others. 

Other countries that also had a perception study on this problem are Dhaka, Bangladesh; Shanghai, China; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Havana Cuba; Lagos, Nigeria; London, United Kingdom; Rio de Janeiro Brazil; Sydney, Sydney, Australia and more. 

In Mexico, the Climate Conference revealed other Mexican cities such as Ensenada, Baja California; La Paz, Baja California Sur and Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. 

It starts today!

The UN launched a couple of years ago, 17 Sustainable Development Goals that, in an agreement signed between all countries, they will seek to meet 15 years. These objectives go hand in hand towards a better world in the social, economic and environmental spheres. 

These objectives are, fight against poverty, zero hunger, health and well-being, quality education, gender equality, clean water and sanitation, affordable and non-polluting energy, decent work and economic growth, water-industry and innovation, reduction of inequalities. , sustainable cities and communities, responsible consumption and production, climate action, underwater life, life in terrestrial ecosystems and peace. 

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