My main concern science, policy and society at large is lack of a caring attitude: it seems we care less for each other and for the quality of our living environment than needed (...)
Participation of the public at large to sustainability planning with scientists can enable major transformations in the field of mobility, housing and food.
Individual awareness and efforts are a good thing, but they cannot resolve the ecological problem, and neither can science. The issue is a societal one.
I conduct research on the impacts climate change has on ecosystems, also in conjunction with other global changes – such as biodiversity loss. When I’m at conferences, it is easy (...)
Air pollution by particulate matters and ozone dramatically affects lung health of the general population. In predispoded people like asthmatics or patients suffering from chronic (...)
I am concerned that climate change is currently receiving much more attention than other dimensions of human impacts on the environment. The accumulation of organic and mineral (...)
Let’s try humility, foresight, responsibility and respect, like someone “who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.” (W. Berry)
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!
We know only a tiny part of the biodiversity that future generations could benefit from. We should not destroy this potential
An ecological but desperatly derisory way of life