changes in public services

Reclaiming public services

What if what the media is telling us about the decline of public services is wrong? This is what a report by the Observatoire des multinationales, the association that monitors the CAC 40, reveals, not to play the stock market, but to measure its ecological and social impact. The desire to put an end to

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positive nutrition

Territories with "positive food", a (r)evolution of citizenship

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Faced with the crisis of confidence in a hyper-industrialized and globalized food supply, the territories have mobilized strongly. They are a scale that makes it easier to create coherence between overly segmented policies (agriculture, health, environment, education, etc.), to create synergies between actors, transparency, the

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concours edf pulse

Les concours EDF Pulse en Régions

Lancé par EDF au plan national en 2013, le concours EDF Pulse est déployé en régions. Pour une seconde édition en région Occitanie Pyrénées-Méditerranée (Toulouse, Montpellier, Perpignan, Nîmes, Tarbes, Rodez, Foix) et une toute première édition en Normandie et en région PACA. Sa vocation : valoriser et soutenir le développement

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Farms in town

City farms

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How can urban and peri-urban wastelands be reclaimed? The Orée association presented in their guide "On the road to the circular economy", published in July 2016, an urban agriculture project offering an innovative solution based on the circular economy model. The current linear economic model - "extract, produce, consume,

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environment

Quand le bio fait revivre les villages

Comment lutter aujourd’hui contre l’exode rural ? Qui n’a jamais traversé ces villages aux rues désertées, aux volets clos et aux boutiques vides, voire inexistantes ? Un village a su résister ! Interdiction des pesticides, bistrot-épicerie « bio », école Montessori : en voie de désertification voici seulement quelques années, le village de Saint-Pierre-de-Frugie en Dordogne,

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Academy of Technology

Biodiversity and regional planning: locality and globality,

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The Academy of Technologies recommends dynamic management of biodiversity in land use planning projects. This opinion is at the heart of current events, especially when we see the massive opposition linked to the Grand Ouest airport project, known as the Notre-Dame-des-Landes airport project, which is giving rise to lively local and national controversies between

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climate

Climate: France sets an example

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On the occasion of the signature, on 22 July, of 100 new positive energy territories agreements for green growth, the Ministry of Ecology published a new brochure entitled "La France exemplaire. Les territoires en action": 32 pages covering the main actions of these labelled territories.  

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You can change your life! Climate and energy: changes will come through the territories

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In our neighbourhood as in many countries, people convinced that we must "live differently", implement other ways of producing, consuming and sharing energy. Collection of exciting testimonies from the third meeting entitled Climate and Energy: Producing Renewable and Autonomous Energy of the People's University

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FoodLab: Alsace is preparing the food factory of tomorrow

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To enter resolutely into modernity without denying its roots: the Alsatian food-processing industry is setting this course until 2017. Its FoodLab will be the guiding thread: it combines the evolution of consumer trends leading to the emergence of new products and the adaptation of industrial tools... The term will no doubt sound suspicious...

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