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Maxime Efoui-Hess: Putting your engineering skills to work for the climate

A former engineering student at ISAE-SUPAERO, Maxime Efoui-Hess has made the defence of the climate his personal and professional leitmotiv. Convinced that engineers have a major role to play in protecting the environment, the young graduate has taken the sidelines by joining The Shift Project, a lobby group that aims to promote the protection of the environment.

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How are we going to live in the "urban furnaces"?

How are we going to live in the cities of the South of France if new climatic furnaces develop, as in 2019, endangering life? 2019 was the year of climatic awakening. Montpellier, Marseille, Toulouse, Narbonne, Nîmes... So many southern cities in which the inhabitants are active, active, active, active, active...

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Climate disruption favours the emergence of new epidemics

Climate disruption favours the emergence of new epidemics

L’épidémie de coronavirus Covid-19 en cours, qui a débuté à Wuhan à la fin de l’année dernière, illustre bien la menace que représentent les maladies infectieuses émergentes, non seulement pour la santé humaine et animale, mais aussi pour la stabilité sociale, le commerce et l’économie mondiale. Ces perturbations se produisent dans

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The sea rises

::: 04/02 - The magazine Futuribles is organising a round table on Tuesday 4 February 2020, from 5.30 to 7.30 pm, on the theme "The sea rises". On October 24, 2019, the National Research Alliance for the Environment (AllEnvi) published the results of a prospective study on the environmental, social and economic consequences of the sea.

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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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Will Australia's mega-fires have an impact on the global climate?

Will Australia's mega-fires have an impact on the global climate?

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The whole world is stunned by the images of the giant fires ravaging Australia. Their scale would almost make the fires in California, Russia and even the Amazon almost insignificant compared to the "Monster", the mega fire that is currently raging. The damage caused locally is considerable and still far from being quantified, in particular to

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weather and climate

How the climate crisis has become our daily life

For at least forty years, scientists have been alerting the world to the climate crisis. They have long preached in the desert like prophets of bad news. But things have changed. And the year 2019, in particular, has marked a turning point. The climate crisis is now part of our daily lives. Every

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The climate that hides the forest

Le climat qui cache la forêt - Comment la question climatique occulte les problèmes d'environnement, by Guillaume Sainteny - Edition Rue de l'échiquier, collection L'écopoche, November 2019 - 256 Pages The book that puts the climate back in its place and contributes to renewing the debate on climate change. A word of comment

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Where's the happiness

Il est où, le bonheur de François Ruffin - Editions Les Liens qui Libèrent (LLL), November 2019 - 192 pages François Ruffin positions himself here on the climatic and social emergency, with back and forth between past and present. A hard-hitting book aimed at young people (and others).

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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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The challenge of adapting to climate change

Créée il y a un an à l’initiative des Pays-Bas, la Commission mondiale sur l’adaptation (Global Commission on Adaptation) avait pour objectif implicite de faire progresser la visibilité politique de la question de l’adaptation au changement climatique, et par conséquent d’accélérer le rythme des actions destinées à la préparation aux

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Greta Thunberg

The scream

Greta Thunberg's address to the heads of state gathered for the climate summit at the UN on 23 September sounded like a cry. At the age of sixteen, in tears but above all in rage, the girl who has become the symbol of the youth climate movement, has been pushing for a change in the world's climate.

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