Through this century, tens of millions of people will have to face increased coastal floodings. Even if there is still a great deal of uncertainty regarding the extent of the rise in sea level as a result of global warming, building dykes will cost less than repairing likely damage.
Has your GPS sent you the wrong way? Well, it’s not the end of the world! However, it is a problem if the GPS used to plan this route was inaccurate. A problem that’s on the road to being solved.
Isoprene and methanol are, among others, volatile organic compounds that are naturally released into the environment by plants. But what role do they play in atmospheric pollution and climate change?
The risk of flooding along the river Meuse in Wallonia will increase between now and 2100, accompanied by increased vulnerability of flood-risk areas due to increased urbanization. A major rethink of land development policy is urgently required.
Bernadette Mérenne-Schoumaker publie un Atlas qui, en une centaine de cartes et infographies, explique en quoi la gestion des matières premières sera un des grands défis du XXIe siècle.