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Claire de Thoisy-Méchin

Press Relations

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Email: claire.de_thoisy-mechin@upmc.fr


In English:

Katherine Tyrka

International Press Relations

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Email: katherine.tyrka@upmc.fr

Sorbonne University is mobilizing its researchers on climate and the environment and has launched the site www.demainleclimat.fr

Une bâche, illustrée par le dessinateur Yak et son fameux Elyx, est affichée  à l'entrée du campus Jussieu de l'UPMC.

The UPMC Jussieu Campus is sporting a new banner on climate change, illustrated by the artist Yak and his famous Elyx character. Sorbonne University’s main focus for the year is to provide the keys to understanding climate change in all its dimensions. The website www.demainleclimat.frNouvelle fenêtre (in French) launched today by Sorbonne University, enables everyone to find out about events, publications and debates in just a few clicks. These Sorbonne University events on climate are designed for the general public as well as the scientific community.


The climate, a scientific and civic commitment of Sorbonne University. Every day, 2000 climate science experts bring their scientific multidisciplinary perspective on issues related to global warming. This expertise makes Sorbonne University one of the international leaders on this topic.

An ambitious and varied program for all ages. 18 “Science at Heart” conferences are programmed twice a month through to December 2015 and the Science Festival will be held next October on the Jussieu campus, provide a scientific exchanges and contributions to society’s current debates on the climate. Educational projects, student initiatives, professional conferences and art projects will also provide a unique perspective on the challenges of climate change.

Coming next week: an exceptional event April 8 dedicated to "Climate and Space Observations"

May 19-20: the Seine 21 conference is organized by students and designed for businesses and local authorities to understand the risks of flood and waste.


Find all the programming on www.demainleclimat.fr (in French) and on the web sites of Sorbonne University member institutions.


Tow artisitsNouvelle fenêtre will spend all year with Sorbonne University to illustrate new perspectives on climate change. Yacine Aït Kaci, know as YAKNouvelle fenêtre, is a newspaper cartoonist, and Fiamma Luzzati whose illustrations include depicting Sorbonne University research on the site www.lemonde.fr.Nouvelle fenêtre

For more information

The Sorbonne University siteNouvelle fenêtre (in French)