Climate change

Due to the climate change, seasonal differences in temperatures have become wider, and extreme weather events are becoming  more common.

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Why are summer nights getting steadily warmer?

One of the factors is a warming of 2 °C, in recent decades, in the surface temperature of the Mediterranean. Answered by María José Estrela, full professor of Physical Geography at the UV.

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Too many bears and penguins

Sara Moreno, Tatiana Pina and Martí Domínguez have shown the over-representation of iconic animals of climate change.

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Sea-level rise

Thermal expansion of the ocean and mass loss from glaciers and ice sheets will continue to be the main contributors to the sea level rise.

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Disentangling nutrition facts from fiction

There is a widespread misconception, mainly due to perverse agnogenic practices, that nutrition is hard and confusing, that we do not really know what to eat and that health professionals cannot agree.

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The arrival of COVID-19 in a context of climate emergency

Losing sight of climate change in the media could run the risk of strengthening the consensus for a narrative in favour of economic growth that leaves environmental issues in the background.

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The keys to a preventable pandemic

Most probably, the current coronavirus1 pandemic represents the uncertain epilogue of an epidemiological period marked by the renewed prominence of the infectious disease in the last decades of the twentieth century

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Are we in a climate emergency?

We are indeed in an emergency. Let there be no doubt about that. But if there is one thing that is even more paralysing than not accepting the situation we are in, it is saying that our house is on fire and then calmly keep watching television.

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Creative (climate) communications

Researcher Max Boykoff has just published the book Creative (Climate) Communications. In this text, he offers some key ideas he discusses in depth in his new publication.

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Greta Thunberg

An offensive against the core of our conscience

Greta Thunberg and our young people remind us that we cannot keep looking the other way. Otherwise, we will be denying our sons and daughters – and ourselves, of course – the right to life.

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