Climate Change

Phoresta / Climate Change

The Conference of the Partners to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24 of the UNFCCC) took place from 3 to 14 December 2018 in Katowice, Poland. The conference had many objectives, only partially achieved. Above all, it was about the urgency of implementing the Paris Agreement, which unfortunately saw the withdrawal of the...

In our News Letter we often talked about James Hansen, an important American astrophysicist and climatologist. He is well known and appreciated for his research on climatology and climate change. He regularly publishes research contributions on these issues. Recently we read his post "Global Warming and East Coast Hurricanes ". For further information you may...

We have read a long, intersting article published in Nature, titled  ‘Chemists can help to solve the air-pollution health crisis’, written by  Jos Lelieveld and Ulrich Pöschl. They say that learning more about how pollutants enter and damage the body would reduce disease and deaths. Above the column there's a tragic photo of a child...

We keep going with the interview with Carlo Coluccio, a mobility expert and former Director of Reggio Emilia Innovazione. In the previous parts, Mr. Coluccio spoke about sustainable mobility, types of fossil fuels and their impact on the environment and decarbonisation. This time we’ll talk about de-pollution of the River Po Valley.   Q: There are two...

We keep on getting the NASA Climate Change newsletter. The most recent issue, dated 2 April, states that February 2018 was the sixth warmest February in 138 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. The monthly analysis...