A warning for particles in the air for Normandy on December 1st

Normandy: Alert to the Particles in the Eure and Seine-Maritime

Air Normand warns against exceeding the threshold of suspended particles, for the day Thursday 1st December 2016, for Eure and Seine-Maritime. Vulnerable people (pregnant women, infants and young children, people over 65 years old, asthmatic or suffering from cardiovascular diseases) should limit physical activity and sport as outdoors and indoors. All information is to be found on […]

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Air pollution in France is responsible for 48,000 deaths a year

Air Pollution Responsible for 48,000 Deaths per year in France

The air pollution from fine particles is responsible for 48,000 deaths each year in France, of which over 34,000 are preventable, according to a new study released Tuesday. The pollution from human activities (transport, industry, heating with fossil fuels such as oil, agriculture …), is estimated to be responsible for 48,000 deaths per year, corresponding to 9 […]

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Many councils are starting to adapt to not using pesticides before the law change in 2017

Pesticides: Without Waiting for 2017, Municipalities have their Green Revolution

Maintain the gardens and public parks without using … Maintain the gardens and public parks without using pesticides? Hundreds of towns have already done but in nine months, the law will impose this green revolution to all local authorities, despite the reluctance of many elected officials. “We often come up against the argument: this is […]

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In Rennes it is estimated that 70 percent of drivers cheat the parking meters

Rennes: 70% of Drivers Cheat Parking

Often one complains of too many fines. According to environmentalists elected in Rennes, only one motorist in seven puts coins in the parking meter. A shortfall for the City. Earlier in the week, at the city council meeting, Matthew Theurier, the leader of environmentalists elected, suggested some new ideas to find some solutions for the city, […]

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Almost 2,000 anti-airport protesters gathered outside the courthouse in Nantes.

Notre-Dame-des-Landes: Hundreds of Anti-Airport Protesters at Nantes Court

Large mobilization of anti-airport protestors, Wednesday in Nantes court where the expulsion request of fifteen inhabitants and farmers  of Notre-Dame-des-Landes is examined … At just after 10 am this morning, more than a hundred people are already gathering before the court in Nantes. The first banners are deployed. Everything so far is calm. More than a […]

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Waste collection around Nantes

Nantes: Great Rubbish Collection Operation on the Périphérique

Sixty volunteers have already responded to participate in this civic gathering on Saturday morning … They are preparing to find all kinds of packaging, empty cigarette packets, cans, but also diapers, used syringes, urine-filled bottles or tires and appliances … About sixty volunteers are expected on Saturday from 9 am to noon, for an unusual […]

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French President Francois Hollande, speaking at the G7 Summit

G7: Francois Hollande welcomes “ambitious and realistic commitments” Climate

French President Francois Hollande welcomed that the G7 has taken “ambitious and realistic commitments” in the fight against global warming for the Paris Conference in December. French President Francois Hollande welcomed on Monday that the G7 has taken “ambitious and realistic commitments” in the fight against global warming for the Paris Conference in December. “All […]

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