Policy brief | Identifying the urban-rural interface in Chile: conditions that determine the highest...

Delimiting the rural-urban interface areas of Chile and defining those that have a higher risk of fires will allow efficient targeting of management...

Analysis | Reconstructing the past 5,000 years of climate history in the Southern Hemisphere

Antonio Lara, Ricardo Villalba, Rocío Urrutia-Jalabert, Álvaro González-Reyes, Juan Carlos Aravena, Brian Luckman, Emilio Cuq, Carmen Rodríguez, and Alexia Wolodarsky-Franke The use of natural indicators...

Policy brief | Climate Change and Coronavirus Recovery Plans

Ryan Mitchell, MA Student at Clark University, International Development and Social Change. Internship at Climate Change Law Observatory - (CR)2. The coronavirus pandemic has brought...

Policy Brief | Water rights in Chile: An approach at odds with natural processes

In Chile, water is considered a national good for public use and usage rights are granted to private individuals, who as titleholders can use,...

Analysis | The crucial role of satellite products in observing the Earth from space...

By Deniz Bozkurt, associate researcher (CR)2, and Roberto Rondanelli, associate researcher (CR)2 and academic DGF-FCFM Universidad de Chile. Observation of Earth processes is vital to...

Analysis | The Pacific Ocean’s “hot blob” and heatwaves in Chile

René Garreaud, Deputy Director, Center for Climate and Resilience Research (CR)2 ; and Martín Jacques, principal investigator, Center for Climate and Resilience Research (CR)2 The “hot...

Analysis | Could the carbon sink of the world’s forests be neutralized?

By Rocío Urrutia, adjunct investigator at the Center for Climate and Resilience Research (CR)2 It has been reported that increased CO2 emissions, nitrogen deposition and...

Policy brief | Water availability in the Cauquenes river basin facing climate change and...

Lower rainfall and an increase in temperature would generate a 32.1% decrease in the flow of the Cauquenes river basin for the period...

Analysis | Towards a better forecast of heat waves in the Chilean south-central zone

Never and nowhere do heat waves (HW) go unnoticed. That is particularly true during the summer in the south-central zone of Chile, which extends...

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