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 (…)
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.
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.
Expert in biodiversity, changing towards a sustainable way of life since 30 years, convinced that sustainable living brings happiness and happy to share experiences.
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 (…)
250 scientists testify about the changes they put into practice in their life to better respect our environment
As a geographer I try to contribute to solving issues of unequal development worldwide. Facing the ‘Big Oil’ lobby, I appreciate the young generation for saving ‘Planet & People’
I am Hendrik Wouters, researcher at Ghent University. I study the emergence of heat waves, drought and intense precipitation. I have participated in the latest climate report from (…)
The final piece that pushed me to take action was a recent study showing dramatic declines in insect abundances in German nature reserves. It not only touched me because I was (…)
Travelling by bicycle, buying products in cooperative supermarkets, marching for climate… All this is a good thing but…
Main concerns: Natural habitats, especially primary forests which sustain the highest biodiversity are disappearing at an alarming rate.
Actions: At professional level, to support (…)
My research area covers well-being and sustainability indicators. I also work on free (or zero fare) public transports. In my way of life, I decided not to use the car and to use (…)
I am leading a large research infrastructure which assesses the impact of climate change on ecosystems and the services they provide to our society. I am therefore very much aware (…)
Universities have a major societal responsibility in the necessary transition of our societies towards a sustainable way of life. Universities must have a leading role in the (…)
My main concern is the lack of awareness of a large number of people about the quantity of products (food or not) useless, superfluous purchased and that will often end up in (…)
RBINS – OD Nature / Oceanography The translation of this testimony was generated automatically by a translation program. Thanks for your understanding. Studying the oceans provides an impressive view of the severity and ubiquity of the impact of human activities…
Key concerns are sea level rise, acidification, harmful algae blooms, biodiversity loss, place for nature ..
Personally we renovated our house to (…)
From her experience and everyday life, an atmospheric researcher gives some guidelines of her individual action, and ideas to conceive and promote action to address climate change.