My biggest concern is the increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere, as it causes acidification of the oceans and global warming, leading to climate change and biodiversity (...)
I am a physicist, specializing in the physics of fundamental interactions. I taught and did research mainly at the Catholic University of Louvain and before that at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) and Cinvestav (Mexico). For more than 50 years, I…
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood... and I took the one towards regenerative economics 🙂
In our struggle to make this world a better place, our best weapon remains our determination to change ourselves. "Be the change you want to see in this world." Mahatma Gandhi
Year after year, alpine glaciers are receding due to climate change. Far less visible, but equally important, is the thawing of the frozen underground, called permafrost.
Huge biodiversity losses are taking place, caused by global warming and accelerated by massive deforestation.
In our daily activities as climate scientists, we see the importance of keeping global warming well below 1.5°C every day in our climate model simulations. Therefore, I try to (...)
I am professor at UCLouvain. I teach on chemical and environmental engineering.
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.
We need a common dream to get everyone on board for a fair and much needed change of lifestyle