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.
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 (...)
Trees for life
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
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…
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.
My main concerns: Climate change induces ocean warming, sea level rise, deoxygenation and acidification with consequences on ocean biodiversity and biogeochemical cycles that are (...)
I have been working with public and private actors on mitigation and adaptation to climate change for more than 10 years. In concrete terms, for mitigation to climate change (...)
Climate change threatens animals and humans, so don't waste time but act
Global warming impacts every living being on Earth. Every citizen has a responsibility to mitigate their impacts and to demand legislation that works to protect the environment.