Pierre Calame

Ingénieur, président honoraire de la Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer pour le progrès de l’homme (FPH), chroniqueur invité de UP’ Magazine.

Est-on capable en France et en Europe de se réinventer et d’en débattre ? Chiche Monsieur le Président !

Réinventer, refonder : on semble n’avoir dans les hautes sphères que cela à la bouche. Et tant mieux. C’est le reflet d’une prise de conscience des impasses dans lesquelles nous nous trouvons avec notre conception de l’économie, de la gouvernance, du droit, des relations entre les sociétés, prise de conscience

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Should there be resource quotas per citizen?

The only effective and socially just way to meet our climate commitments is to allocate each citizen a quota of fossil energy, part of which he or she can freely sell or buy from his or her neighbours. What international agreements or national governments never talk about: reluctant

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Can Europe get us out of the COP impasse?

At the opening of COP 25, we are once again given the same curves, modern variations of the sign hanging in the hairdresser's shop: tomorrow we shave for free. Only one region of the world combines the potential to transcend national sovereignty, the capacity for creativity, the capacity for innovation and the ability to create, all in one place.

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global warming

Climate Policy: The Principle of Unlimited Irresponsibility

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A few weeks ago, a conference was held at the Collège de France organized by the Institut Louis Bachelier, bringing together a group of top economists. The first surprise, which is not a surprise at all, was a magnificent graph showing the close link between growth in world gross domestic product and growth in energy consumption since 1990.

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economy

The Great Return of the Economy to Oeconomy

How, in the context of globalization, can humanity reconcile economic necessities with the inescapable fact that natural resources are limitées ? This is the question posed by Pierre Calame in a book published in 2009 by Editions Charles Léopold Mayer, (ECLM), under the title "Essai sur l'œconomie. On

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policy dialogue

Political dialogue: methods must be renewed

Whether or not he obtains a parliamentary majority, Emmanuel Macron will have to show that politics can be done differently; that it is possible to organize real citizen debates for each change that engages the future. The time for deliberative democracy has come. Let us not sulk at our pleasure. In my previous letter

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