science

Pollution of l'air

There's a conflict of interest in the air.

Michel Aubier, a renowned lung specialist and former head of department at the Bichat hospital in Paris, appeared on Wednesday for "false testimony". The specialist, who had been heard by a senate committee interested in the cost of air pollution, had forgotten to mention in the Senate his close relationship with the oil company Total.

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Neurofinance

Is finance a science? And what about neurofinance?

The new economic season was spiced up by the controversy initiated by the book by Cahuc and Zylberberg, two economists who claim to be orthodox, on what they call "economic negationism". This negationism would be the tendency of some intellectuals to ignore the results of economic studies or even

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climate variability

Climate Change: Active Scientific Mobilisation

As negotiators prepare an agreement text for COP21, which is expected to establish a new climate regime, the international scientific community is gathering in Paris for four days, from 7 to 10 July, under the auspices of global scientific institutions (ICSU [World Science Council] and FutureEarth [International Programme on Climate Change]).

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