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Learning the lessons of the Hunga Tonga eruption
The Hunga Tonga submarine volcano, whose eruption in January 2022 was the most powerful the world has seen in the last thirty years, released massive amounts of water vapour and aerosols into the...
Global warming in France may be worse than thought
When adapting the IPCC's method for estimating global warming to the situation in France, scientists have found that the temperatures that can be expected in the country by the end of the...
Understanding urban heat islands
The effects of urban heat islands, which can increase temperatures in cities by as much as 10 °C, are particularly noticeable in summer. For some twenty years Valéry Masson has been studying these...
How Many Sexes Are There?
The Legacy of World War I
The Machine that Selected the Citizens of Athens
“Energy sobriety is not just a matter for individuals”
“Humans caused the overpopulation of wild boars”
Determining the role of climate change in extreme weather events