Open call: research staff position for 6 months, mainly dedicated to carbon footprint issues and other tasks of the Chair.

We are looking for graduates in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Tourism, etc., with a master's degree in environmental management, environmental conservation, sustainable tourism, or similar.

We are looking for a person with an academic record above 8 and with an interest in starting a PhD thesis through a pre-doctoral contract.

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Emilio Chuvieco, professor of Regional Geographic Analysis at the University of Alcalá and director of the Environmental Ethics Chair, has been awarded the Jaume I Prize in the Environment category, this being one of the most prestigious recognitions in Spain.

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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.