I made changes in my daily life. I still feel powerless to fight climate change. Stopping lobbies and populism's influence on politicians is the key to the ecological transition.
What moves me the most is the definitive disappearance of species and the climate sceptic movements. I try to be an actor of change on a daily basis.
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 (...)
Travelling by bicycle, buying products in cooperative supermarkets, marching for climate... All this is a good thing but...
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 (...)
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 (...)
In order to recognise that climate change is a problem of individual responsibility, our traditional concepts regarding moral responsibility may need to be revised or expanded.
Besides an ecological problem, I see climate change also as a (gigantic) social question.
Keep in mind the long term issues: climate change and biodiversity loss.
Working on the African urban climate at KU Leuven, one of my main concern is concerning data scarcity and the induced lack of resilience from populations living there.