With an increased urbanization rate we have to face new challenges with innovative urban planning methods, urban agriculture, improved mobility and better waste management.
I do not think that there are environmental concerns specific to my field.They are in common with all fields in biological, chemical and biomedical sciences, but here is clearly (…)
Although the Anthropocene and climate change are widely known as scientific issues, they are also significant cultural problems. In literary criticism and ecocriticism, the main (…)
Expert in biodiversity, changing towards a sustainable way of life since 30 years, convinced that sustainable living brings happiness and happy to share experiences.
My main concerns about climate change in my researches are the melt of the Greenland ice sheet and the associate sea-level rise. I reduce my carbon footprint in many ways.
My concern, which sometimes keeps me awake at night, is that we, humans, are threatening the very inhabitability of the only inhabitable planet in the solar system
We Change For Life is a project initiated by three scientists,
biologists or climatologist, who wish to raise public awareness about
the emergency to take action to ensure the livability of our planet.
Think globally but act locally, in the meantime we should keep on influencing our policymakers and provide them new evidence to get them in the right direction.
The likely three major things that influence, more or less equivalently, your CO2 footprint are your home heating consumption, your red meat consumption and your car use.
Climate action should not only be taken top-down (policy) but also bottom-up. Within this testimony I give an overview of my personnel actions to live in a more sustainable way.
My main concern is the inertia of the climate system and the long time scales connected with in particular sea level rise. It will be very difficult, hence impossible, to avoid (…)
My main concerns :
– In virology, the effect of climate change has been observed these last 15 years since several viral diseases have emerged in Western Europe. These diseases (…)
For my research in fluid dynamics, I have the privilege to work with super-computers every day. They allow me to process large amounts of data that I could not analyze in any (…)
Some ideas to move to zero emissions by 2050
Working as a biologist in a natural sciences institute that holds a unique historical entomological collection confronts me daily with the tremendous biodiversity loss we are experiencing (…)
Give people the dignity of their work and enable them to find the meaning of what they do will greatly simplify everyday life
Biodiversity, climate and human well-being go hand in hand but are deteriorating. We, politician and citizens, need to act urgently in a holistic and realistic way.
Changing habits: a small step for each of us, a huge step for mankind.