Keep in mind the long term issues: climate change and biodiversity loss.
We need more public knowledge, less irrational beliefs, and to take away the power from the corporations.
Trees for life
It is key that climate change policies address inequities and maximise fairness.
One key obstacle to combating climate change is the naïve faith that it can be solved by technological progress, as most new inventions merely stimulate more consumption.
I'm working on adressing climate change from the fundamental understanding of global forest ecology. I study the impact of climate change on the global state of forests (carbon (...)
I have worked for more than 40 years on the challenges to food security in Africa. The main challenge to agriculture and natural resources management in Africa today is to find (...)
For my research I analyse future timeseries of modelled variables such as temperature and precipitation. These climatological variables are obtained from a regional climate model (...)
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.
Climate changes put us in a difficult situation. By our actions, we can adopt a necessary environmentally-friendly behavior. However, larger societal changes are also needed.