The director of the Chair of Environmental Ethics, Mr. Emilio Chuvieco, publishes an article evaluating the results achieved at the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2021. He shares the generalized disappointment of experts and civil society organizations, which consider that the agreements adopted hardly tackle the root of the problem.

"Once again, the meetings of the conferences of the parties (COP) were more media noise than concrete and effective decisions to tackle the problem of climate change."

The Environmental Ethics Chair "Fundación Tatiana Pérez de Guzmán el Bueno - Universidad de Alcalá" presents the Online Observatory on Huella de Carbono "CO2web" (

This observatory pursues two fundamental objectives: firstly, to facilitate the user with the necessary information so that he is more aware of the climatic impact of his daily habits (his Carbon Footprint) so that, secondly, he can make decisions that can reduce his impact.

Online presentation of the CO2 Web Observatory that took place on June 18.

The Silene Association has published the first issue of the Silene Notebooks series, in order to address relevant current challenges and promote reflection and introspection, as well as the teaching of contemporary spokesmen for spiritual traditions and wisdom.

The UAH has prepared a series of activities for December coinciding with the celebration in Madrid of the COP25. The first one took place last Tuesday, day 3 in the context of the summit itself. The six Madrid public universities that make up the CRUMA have held sessions with the participation of their rectors and experts from each of these institutions. In the case of UAH, professors Emilio Chuvieco (director of the Chair of Environmental Ethics) and Mª Jesús Salado (director of Environmental Sustainability of the University of Alcalá) have intervened.

The director of the chair, Prof. Emilio Chuvieco, was interviewed on December 6 in 'La Tarde' (COPE) on the occasion of the Climate Change Summit (COP25). It can be listened to on the following link (from minute 12).

The Community of Madrid will have the advice of more than 30 experts that will make up the new Scientific-Technical Committee on Sustainability and Climate Change, which will offer expert and qualified opinion to be able to develop plans for prevention and real mitigation of climate change in order to apply them to regional public policies.

The director of the chair, Prof. Emilio Chuvieco, is part of the delegation of the European Space Agency that will participate in the next United Nations Conference on Climate Change 2019 (COP25), to be held in Madrid next 2-13 December. More information on the COP25 website.

The chair of environmental ethics collaborates in the organization of the VI International Congress of Environmental Education, promoted by the Spanish Association of Environmental Education. The event, which is being held together with the II Ibero-American Congress on Environmental Education for Sustainability, will take place at the Rectorate of the University of Alcalá, from February 13 to 16, 2020. The deadline for submission of communications summaries has been opened (until December 15, 2019).