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Here I write about climate change and Polar Regions - but also about anything else that strikes my fancy.

I'll try to post here as often as I can. But keep in mind I'm a very busy guy, so please cut me some slack if you don't hear from me for a while!

  • Princess Elisabeth Antarctica, the Zero Emission research station

    News coming from the cold

    Posted on the 26.01.2014 by Jérôme Coupé

    The discussions with our federal governent and the preparation of the BELARE season at Utsteinen have kept me quite busy for the last few months. I have had little time to post news on my personal site, but here are some fresh news from Antarctica.

  • It's vital that children go back quickly to school.

    Kids need our help in the Philippines

    Posted on the 22.11.2013 by Jérôme Coupé

    On 8 November, category 5 Typhoon Haiyan struck 36 provinces of the Philippines. It seems to be the most powerful storm ever recorded. The latest estimates are that more than 12 million people have been affected by the tragedy, including 5 million chilfren. More than 900 000 people have been displaced, killed and injured. UNICEF wants to help.

  • Towards an open ocean around 2050 ?

    A big step forward

    Posted on the 10.11.2013 by Jérôme Coupé

    On 27 september 2013, the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) has finally been published by the IPCC (United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. At least the first of its three volumes to come.

  • More and more scientists come every year to PEA to study the antarctic world

    A busy come back

    Posted on the 29.04.2013 by Jérôme Coupé

    Nearly two months have passed since the IPF team has come back from Utsteinen. Our most important target for the present time : to find new partners to help IPF to pursue its mission of information and education in climate changes.

  • Since the war begun two years ago, the situation in Syria is more than critical

    Action 12 12 for Syria : big success

    Posted on the 29.04.2013 by Alain Hubert

    In its 29 years existence, the consortium known as "Consortium 12-12" has helped people all over the world -famine in Ethiopia in 1984, floods in Mozambique in 2000, the Asian tsunami in 2004, etc. Last Friday (the Consortium's 17th campaign), it was the day of the tea, a symbolic gesture to help the people from Syria.

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