Antarctica marine sanctuaries fail to protect penguins and whales

Antarctica Marine Sanctuaries: New Failure to Protect Penguins and Whales

The fragile marine ecosystems of Antarctica are the subject of a project of large marine sanctuaries. But not everyone agrees. An international initiative to create large marine sanctuaries around Antarctica to mitigate the effects of climate change and protect fragile marine ecosystems has failed for the eighth consecutive year, blocked by China and Russia. The proposal was presented […]

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Greta Thunberg refuses an award for the environment

Planet: Greta Thunberg Refuses an Award for the Environment

PLANET: For the young activist, Greta Thunberg, the climate movement needs, above all, that the leaders in power begin to “listen” to science. Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday refused an environmental award, saying the climate movement did not need a prize, but that ruling officials are beginning to “listen” to “science”. The girl, who rallied millions of people […]

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Diesel, petrol, electric ...: the purchase of a car can turn into the puzzle

Diesel, Petrol or Electric? When the Car Purchase Turns into a Puzzle

If the market for diesel vehicles collapses, that of petrol remains highly taxed, and that of the electric is still too expensive. This confuses many motorists for their next car purchase. Diesel? Decried for its pollutant emissions. Petrol? Taxed for its CO2 emissions. Electric? Too expensive. Many motorists do not know which car to buy for their next car […]

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Carlsberg presented on October 11 two prototypes of paper beer bottles.

Carlsberg Tests the Paper Beer Bottle

Like the Danish brewery Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, The Absolut Company and L’Oréal also aim to advance sustainable packaging. No more glass and metal, instead of cardboard. The Danish company Carlsberg has unveiled two new prototypes of “paper bottle”, the first in the world according to them for beer. Made from sustainable wood fiber, the packaging would be 100% organic and fully recyclable. A concept […]

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A Nobel Peace Prize for Greta Thunberg? Bookmakers Believe in it, Experts Sceptical 1

A Nobel Peace Prize for Greta Thunberg? Bookmakers Believe in it, Experts Sceptical

At bookmakers the 16-year-old, Greta Thunberg is a favourite. Nobel Peace Prize specialists are more sceptical. Greta Thunberg wearing the laurels of peace? The young Swedish spokesperson for the fight against climate change is the bookmaker’s favourite for the Nobel Peace Prize, but the experts are wary. Already recognized by the “Right Livelihood Nobel” and an Amnesty International Award, the 16-year-old girl […]

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In Toulouse, the first "100% electric bus line" soon commissioned to the airport

Toulouse: The First “100% Electric Bus Line” Soon Commissioned to the Airport

At the latest, the beginning of December 2019 that the first 100% electric buses from Toulouse will circulate on the shuttle bus line of the airport. They will be coloured “copper” – the historic conductor of electricity – and they will soon be circulating in the streets of Toulouse. The first 100% electric buses in […]

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More than 40% of endangered tree species in Europe

More than 40% of Endangered Tree Species in Europe

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has published for the first time a “red list” of threatened European trees on Friday 27th September 2019. More than 40% of the tree species present in Europe are endangered, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) warned Friday 27 September 2019, one of the main dangers being […]

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Demonstration against Ceta in Paris, July 16, 2019.

Ceta: The Ratification of the Controversial EU-Canada Agreement Voted in the Assembly

The French deputies approved Tuesday 23rd July 2019 the ratification of the free trade agreement between the EU and Canada (Ceta), with a record of disputes within LREM. Despite a record number of protests in the LREM majority group, the ratification of the controversial Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (Ceta) was approved Tuesday 23rd […]

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Christophe Castaner wants explanations on the controversial evacuation in Paris of an environmental demonstration during which activists were sprayed with tear gas

Green Activists Gassed: Christophe Castaner wants Explanations

Christophe Castaner wants explanations on the controversial evacuation in Paris of an environmental demonstration during which activists were sprayed with tear gas Christophe Castaner asked a report to the Paris police chief on the “modalities” of the controversial evacuation in Paris of an environmental demonstration during which activists were sprayed with tear gas (Twitter screenshot), said yesterday the […]

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The National Assembly is examining the mobility bill

Bike, carpool, 80 km/h … the Assembly is Examining the Mobility Bill

MPs begin the review of the draft mobility Bill, which includes a package for greener commuting and taxation of air transport. The National Assembly seizes Monday, June 3, 2019 the sprawling text of law on mobility, which promises jousting around the easing of 80 km/h speed limit and taxation of air transport. Already passed in the Senate at […]

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