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Valérie Masson-Delmotte, a Voice for the Climate
Of the ten most influential personalities in 2018, according to a ranking by the scientific journal Nature, only one is French: Valérie Masson-Delmotte. CNRS News looks back at the brilliant career...
Climate: a Half-Degree that Could Change Everything
Upon the publication of the IPCC’s Special Report on the Impact of Global Warming of 1.5 °C, three experts who contributed to its drafting—the ecologist Wolgang Cramer, the paleoclimatologist Joël...
Biodiversity: State of Emergency
The IPBES, which is to biodiversity what the IPCC is to climate change, recently published five reports at its sixth plenary session held in March in Medellín, Colombia. In this synthesis of current...
How Many Sexes Are There?
Probing the hidden side of thunderstorms
The Lost City of Akhenaten
Black holes of the third kind
The astrophysicist Françoise Combes receives the CNRS 2020 Gold Medal
New tools to help “predict” forest fires