Preparing ourselves for a rise in sea level
4/8/14

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.

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The erroneous GPS signal
2/10/14

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.

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Tracking volatile organic compounds
1/31/14

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?

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Predicting flooding of the river Meuse in Wallonia
1/20/14

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.

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Atlas mondial des matières premières
11/12/13

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.

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