Oil

The pestiférés

A strange scene is being repeated in different parts of the world at the moment, in the skyscrapers of business districts, on the top floors of glass towers, or in the quiet and discreet clubs of Wall Street or the City. Scenes worthy of the Shakespearean tragedies the

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Deforestation

These French banks that finance the destruction of the world's forests

According to data analysed by the NGO Global Witness, between 2013 and 2019, the French financial sector financed five of the six most harmful agro-industrial companies directly or indirectly involved in deforestation activities in the world's three most important tropical forests, namely the Brazilian Amazon, the Amazon Basin and the Amazonian Basin.

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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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Shakespeare doesn't like oil...

Shakespeare doesn't like oil...

The prestigious Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company announced on Wednesday 2 October that it was withdrawing aid from the BP oil group in the name of the "climate emergency". A movement that is making its mark all over the world. BP's patronage allowed the RSC, a British theatre company based

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Water as heritage

Water is a common good, a natural heritage, one of the most essential, if not the most essential to human life, which must be managed to ensure its sustainability. What is less well known is that access to drinking water is based on a scientific and technical heritage, developed and maintained over the years.

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Rare earth mines

Chinese threats to rare earths: Americans are starting to get really worried

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The trade war has intensified since Washington raised tariffs on Chinese products in early May. It is now coupled with a technological war: the Trump administration has banned American companies from selling technology to Huawei, the world's second largest smartphone manufacturer, jeopardizing the supply of Chinese products.

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