Category Archives: News

Every Little Counts (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Every Little Counts (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) There are many ways to adopt a proactive attitude towards understanding our environment focused on making with our actions an improvement in the state of our symbiotic coexistence. Some of us try our best … Continue reading

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Settled Science (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.)


Settled Science (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.) Science From http://www.scientificamerican.com I have been aware of a rather confusing posture adopted by the Australian Government about Science: Science as a systemic pattern of thought oriented to identify relevant gaps of knowledge, to … Continue reading

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Forecasts For Ecosystems (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.)


Forecasts For Ecosystems (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.) By NOAA’s definition “Ecological forecasting” predicts changes in ecosystems and ecosystem components in response to an environmental driver such as climate variability, extreme weather conditions, pollution, or habitat change. It also provides information … Continue reading

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Forecasting Past Events. Snow Coming to Spain (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.)


Forecasting Past Events. Snow Coming to Spain (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.) Back on  March 3, 2015 I published an entrance covering the situation created over Europe by a cold burst of polar air reaching low latitudes at the Iberian peninsula. … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Dynamics And Shapes (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.)


Atmospheric Dynamics And Shapes (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.) This image from Eumetsat shows in a nicely way how two masses of air of different density interact giving the shape of a mushroom. Sure you have seen this shape in many … Continue reading

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What Is Wrong With The Concept “Bio”? (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.)


What Is Wrong With The Concept “Bio”? (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.) Today and tomorrow I am attending to an encounter of business representatives from companies presenting their projects related with the sectors of Biotechnology, Agri-food sector and Biomass. So far, … Continue reading

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Waste from Space. What Goes Around Comes Around. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.)


Waste from Space. What Goes Around Comes Around. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.) The 5th of Nov 2015 it was reported by the media that a mysterious black ball has fallen from the sky in the middle of a Spanish field. … Continue reading

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Press release. Asking NASA. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.)


Press release. Asking NASA (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD.) NASA has hosted a media teleconference at noon EST on Thursday, Nov. 12 to discuss the latest insights into how Earth is responding to rising levels of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, … Continue reading

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100 Things To Say (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


100 Things To Say (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) Among all different personalities, backgrounds and styles of life, there is something that we all share, and that is, that some things, with or without intention, stick into our minds. Sometimes we are … Continue reading

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Climate and Data. Drinking From the Source (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Climate and Data. Drinking From the Source (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) This days we have been “surprised” with the announcement of a publication from NOAA claiming that the “hiatus” in temp was not so quite as thought before… Then I have … Continue reading

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