acoustic ecology

The beauty of the world on tap

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Half the sounds of nature have disappeared in fifty years. However, resistance fighters are taking care to listen, record, preserve and broadcast the endangered sounds. This is why, according to the terraeco.net article. How many natural sounds do you hear every day? How long has it been since a pretty noise interrupted your

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climate and planet

The main issues at COP20 in Lima

A un an de la conférence de Paris sur le climat, quels défis pour la Présidence française ? Après le sommet de Ban Ki Moon en Septembre, la négociation du paquet énergie climat en Europe, ou les premières annonces de la Chine et les Etats-Unis, la question climatique reprend du

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mobility and innovation

Business Climate Strategies Report: Mobility

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EpE presents its new publication "Business strategies for the climate: Mobility", a guide to carbon-free mobility for businesses and individuals. The global development of transport has accompanied and continues to accompany the growth of world economies and allows the development of territories. However, the global development of transport has accompanied and continues to accompany the growth of the world's economies and allows for the development of territories,

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climate and planet

The Alternatiba wave is growing

Bayonne en octobre 2014, Agen, Gonesse, Nantes, Paris, Lille, Ciboure-Socoa et Bordeaux en septembre et octobre 2014 : 62 000 personnes ont déjà visité les Villages des alternatives au changement climatique « Alternatiba ». Près de 1700 bénévoles ont participé à la préparation et à la mise en place de

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We're all Marranes!

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On the occasion of the publication of his last book (1), Edwy Plenel denounced: "One accepts the other on condition that he is no longer himself". Our era is living through an astonishing paradox: it wants to erase the distinctive signs of peoples by subjecting them to the constraints of a civilization

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climate and planet

Alternatiba, The village of Alternatives

Le 6 octobre dernier à Bayonne, plus de 12 000 personnes se sont réunies à l’appel de l’initiative Alternatiba. Cette mobilisation citoyenne tentait de répondre au triple constat suivant : les grandes conférences internationales sur le climat sont devenues des coquilles vides – incapables de déboucher sur des vraies mesures

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Les Nouvelles Energies rentrent à l’ESILV

L’ Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs Léonard de Vinci  – ESILV – crée créé un département baptisé «Nouvelles Énergies» offrant une majeure d’enseignement sur 2 ans pour former de futurs ingénieurs capables d’apporter des réponses concrètes aux problématiques du défi énergétique. Ces enseignements reposent sur quatre piliers principaux : la physique liée à l’énergie, la

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The Sharing Economy: Challenges and Opportunities for Ecological Transition

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Sharing economy: challenges and opportunities for ecological transition - report by Damien Demailly and Anne-Sophie Novel. Is the economy of sharing a tool for ecological transition? The main objective of this report is to analyse the environmental hopes of the economy of sharing, taken in its diversity, and the conditions under which it can be used.

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Is there a place for hydrogen in the energy transition?

Since the 19th century, hydrogen has been the stuff of dreams thanks to its energy and environmental properties. It is seen as a possible replacement for hydrocarbons when their resources are exhausted. Its capacity to be produced and consumed locally thanks to small units based on renewable energy sources has led to the emergence of experiments, in particular by

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Taking into account the bee's environment to better assess the risk of insecticides

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A study coordinated by INRA and associating ACTA, CNRS and ITSAP-Institut de l'abeille shows that the degree of sensitivity of bees to the undesirable effects of pesticides varies according to environmental conditions. The researchers observed that an insecticide of the neonicotinoid family disrupts their ability to find their way around,

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Climate countdown

Compte à rebours du climat. Les scientifiques américains révèlent que 2013 a été l’année la plus chaude… 486 jours. C’est le temps qui reste à la planète et aux politiques avant le début de la 18 éme conférence sur le climat qui se tiendra prés de Paris, au Bourget, à

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