Disasters and climatic phenomena today and in the past

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The current interest and frenzy discussion and attribution of all the evils in climate change, the climate crisis, has led to skepticism about its right research direction, as well as its management and priority implementation actions, extended to its impacted effects on humans, the environment, and the economy. Rather than being the result of a simple mistake, an adequate dispute is based on diversity. I argue that many aspects of the scientific and ethical debate on climate change can be usefully viewed from a different more human-environment-centered perspective. This opinion article presents the topic recalling the historical past and discussing the current opinions and policy orientations followed by scientists, and decision-making centers. Emphasis is given to the prioritized sectors for mitigating the currently undesirable effects, in parallel to re-orientation and breakdown of research on the contemporary causes of climatic change from the non-human interventions.

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Ioannis Liritzis, Dean of Class IV, Natural Sciences, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Salzburg

Key Research Institute of Yellow River Civilization and Sustainable Development & Collaborative Center on Yellow River Civilization, Laboratory of Yellow River Cultural Heritage, Henan University, Kaifeng, China

AMEU, Alma Mater Europaea, Koper, Slovenia

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Liritzis, I. (2023). Disasters and climatic phenomena today and in the past. Proceedings of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/peasa.22