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
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 (…)
Like in Denmark, let the nation invest in its future (not only elites) : lower taxes for financial investments in green energy (wind, solar), permaculture and new living models.
In our team at VITO we focus on the impacts of climate change, in particular in cities. One of the main outcomes of our work in recent years is that, under the business-as-usual (…)
I am worried about the way mankind interacts with its natural environment. I purposely refer to ‘its environment’ because environmental changes will often affect all biological (…)
We need to reconfigure our minds to free ourselves from consumption society and respect other human beings, as well as our common natural ressources
A novel can’t stop global warming. But some stories stick with us, possibly affecting the way we think about the world, and in turn affecting the way we live in the world.
Difficult but urgent need to change Growth paradigm, change our relation to nature and to other human beings, mainstream environment protection in all activites and policies!
My main concerns are about the biodiversity crisis. Experts have recognised three main causes. The first main cause depends on habitat destruction, fragmentation and degradation (…)
As an environmentalist, I try to reduce my consumption and my waste, to use public transport and to buy organic/local food. As a family, we could do more.
The North Sea, my field of work, is receiving a tremendous human pressure such as from shipping, fisheries, pollution from land or via atmospheric depositions, from offshore platforms (…)
Achieving 2030 goals is feasible & affordable using right technologies, adequately, reasonably. Let’s start now. It is not so dramatic. But 2050 is another story, of more changes.
As a professor of public law, I am particularly interested in the content of the Belgian Constitution, but also in its evolutionary prospects. In association with several colleagues (…)