Esta semana y la próxima semana tendrá lugar en París un “partido de alto riesgo” entre la ciencia y la voluntad política.   La parte que corresponde a la ciencia es muy clara: se ha establecido…

Paula Caballero, John Roome |

Ce qui se joue cette semaine et la semaine prochaine à Paris est un match aux enjeux considérables entre la science et la volonté politique.   Les données scientifiques sont relativement claires…

Paula Caballero, John Roome |

Playing out this week and next in Paris is a high-stakes match between science and political will.   The science part is quite clear: 2015 is set to be the hottest year on record – a full degree…

Paula Caballero, John Roome |

También disponible en English La pregunta fundamental en el periodo previo a la Conferencia de las Partes (COP 21) sobre el cambio climático es: ¿dónde encontraremos las soluciones sobre el…

Jonathan Coony |

It was recorded by the Spanish conquistadors, and triggered famines that have been linked to China’s 1901 Boxer Rebellion and even the French revolution. Named by Peruvian fishermen because of its…

Francis Ghesquiere, Nicholas Jones |

  Global warming can be limited by reducing or avoiding greenhouse gases stemming from human activities - particularly in the energy, industry, transport, and building sectors—which together…

Zhihong Zhang |

Here are some facts that you might not know: Over the last 60 years, Guatemala has lost almost half of its forests, much of it due to illegal logging. Built-up area around Lake Laguna in the…

Stig Johansson |

Bien souvent, quand on discute entre amis, les données sont les grandes absentes : « C'est un problème vraiment énorme ! » Mais « énorme » à quel point, exactement ? Il est fort probable que…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |

Muchas conversaciones de sobremesa y discusiones amistosas se dirigen hacia un vacío de datos: “El problema es grande… ¡muy grande!”. ¿Cuán grande exactamente? Lo más probable es que su amigo no…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |

It is not often that as an economist, you find yourself surrounded by creative artists! I found myself in such a situation recently when I was invited to be a panelist for the Dominican Republic…

Muthukumara Mani |