Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding with the airline company SAS Scandinavian Airlines concerning research on ecosystems and infrastructures of hybrid and electric aircraft.

Toulouse; Airbus Signs an Agreement with a Scandinavian Company to Develop Hybrid Aircraft

On Wednesday 22nd May 2019, Airbus signed a joint research project in Toulouse with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft. The challenge is immense. Air transport is already responsible for 2% to 3% of global CO2 emissions . And the growth of air traffic is expected to more than double over the next 20 years … A research […]

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In Toulouse, the most polluting vehicles, soon to be banned

Toulouse: The Most Polluting Vehicles will Soon be Banned

Toulouse Métropole wants to reduce the pollution generated by road traffic with areas prohibited for certain vehicles and the ambition to become “breathable city in 5 years”. Users of the road, remember this acronym: ZFE. Toulouse Métropole wants to establish a low-emission zone to reduce atmospheric pollution. Diesel vehicles particularly targeted Toulouse is indeed one of 15 communities […]

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A study says that the rivers in France are overflowing with pesticides

Our Rivers are Overflowing with Pesticides, Suspected of Being Endocrine Disruptors

According to an unpublished study, published by Générations future Tuesday 16th April, 2019, pesticides suspected of being endocrine disruptors are present in waterways. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, an unpublished study on the presence of pesticides , suspected of being endocrine disruptors , in French rivers, was published by the association Generations futures. This  new report  complements previous environmental association studies of the presence of […]

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CO2 levels are at there highest for 3 million years

Planet: CO2 at its Highest for Three Million Years

CO2, the main cause of global warming, has never been so concentrated in the atmosphere in the last three million years. The concentration in the atmosphere of CO2 , the main cause of global warming, is at its highest since 3 million years.  It thus makes the dramatic increase of the temperature of the planet and the level of the oceans inevitable in a […]

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Three out of four children breathe polluted air in France

Pollution: Three out of Four Children Breathe Toxic Air in France, According to Unicef

ENVIRONMENT: “We call for respect for children’s rights, including living in a healthy environment,” says Unicef, which calls on the public authorities of France to act Three out of four children breathe toxic air in France, according to an alarmed Unicef France, in a report released Thursday. This is the first time the UN agency has taken up this theme in […]

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The state plans to levy a tax of 3 euros on each carte grise issued in France

Soon a New Tax on the Carte Grise?

The government is considering the introduction of a tax of 3 euros on the Carte Grise. Additional revenue to finance pollution controls A “tax” anti-diesel-Gate in the boxes of the State? This is what  Le Parisien,  who announced on Monday the government’s plan, thinks he knows . Three euros more on each Carte Grise ? According to our colleagues, the executive would […]

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The government plans to phase out physical tolls on motorways.

Soon the End of Toll Gates (and Traffic Jams) on the Highway?

In a draft law, the government plans to eliminate physical tolls by eliminating barriers, in order to streamline traffic and limit pollution. Details. No more traffic jams on the highways ? This is the promise of the government that wants to develop tolls without barriers on the major axes of France. In the latest version of the draft mobility law (LOM), unveiled by the Context website , […]

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Car free day in Paris

Car Free Day in Paris this Sunday: What You Need to Know

Sunday, September 16th, it is the day without car in Paris. Traffic restrictions are put in place in the capital. What there is to know. This Sunday is the 4th edition of  Car Free Day in Paris . Between 11 am and 6 pm, the entire capital, except the ring road, is subject to traffic restrictions.  An operation set up […]

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Swimming prohibited at Moulin-Blanc beach in Brest

Brest: Swimming is Prohibited at Moulin-Blanc

Following a problem of repression of sewage, swimming is prohibited beach of Moulin-Blanc (first post) in Brest since Thursday, June 28, 2018 and until further notice. The town of Brest decided on Thursday 28th June, 2018 to temporarily prohibit and until further notice th ebathing  beach of Moulin-Blanc (first post). A decision that follows a defect on a sewage discharge […]

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To fight traffic congestion on the Nantes ring road, Francis Rol-Tanguy proposes the introduction of an urban toll.

Nantes: An Urban Toll to Fight Against the Congestion of the Ring Road?

A report on mobility in the Greater West proposes the introduction of a congestion charge to relieve the Nantes ring road (Loire-Atlantique) His report is eagerly awaited in the West . Exclusively, the newspaper Le Télégramme unveiled Tuesday, June 26, the first lines of reflection Francis Rol-Tanguy  for mobility in the regions of Brittany and Pays de la Loire . This senior official […]

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