the challenge of Togo where poverty rhymes with deforestation

Day and night, Komlatsè Koto watches with a vigilance committee over the forest of their village in southern Togo, to prevent one day it turns into a huge clearing or disappears completely. Because for years, the inhabitants of the village of Ando-Kpomey, 65 km north of Lomé, have anarchically cut the trees of this equatorial … Read more

the court of appeal decides to wait for the end of the investigation

The Paris Court of Appeal decided on Thursday April 14 to await the outcome of the criminal proceedings for violation against the renowned lawyer Alex Ursulet, before deciding on his disbarment from the bar, we learned from a judicial source. Read alsoEdmondo Bruti Liberati: “Criminal justice remains the ultimate bulwark against corruption» Accused of rape … Read more

Canada could push back on its industry’s pollution reduction target

Canada, the world’s fourth-largest oil producer, is considering pushing back its oil industry’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets, the environment minister acknowledged in an interview on Saturday. – SRC public television. Justin Trudeau’s government tabled a year ago at the United Nations its plan to comply with the Paris Climate Agreement, which provides for a … Read more

British motorists and lawyers demonstrating against inflation

Lawyers in gowns and wigs demanding an increase in their remuneration to snail operations on the roads for the drop in fuel prices, British inflation gave rise to new demonstrations on Monday. Read alsoModerna to build RNA vaccine research and production facility in UK Historic strike last month in the UK Against a background of … Read more

In Sudan, gold leaves behind disease and pollution

At four years old, Taleb can neither walk nor see: the gold from the subsoil which was to enrich his village has ruined his health, assures his mother, with mercury and other cyanide now encrusted in the earth and bodies in Sudan . In Banate, a village of 8,000 inhabitants 360 kilometers north of the … Read more

deforestation of ecosystems up 20% in 2021

Deforestation in all ecosystems in Brazil increased last year by 20.1%, according to an independent study made public on Monday July 18, which points out that in 2021 the Amazon lost an average of 18 trees per second. “Brazil lost 16,557 km2 of original vegetation cover in all its ecosystems last year“, after 13,789 km2 … Read more

pollution episode in progress, speed lowered on the roads

The heat hit again. This Sunday afternoon, the prefect of the Rhône activated the level of information and recommended because an episode of pollution of the summer pollutant type O3 was declared on the territory of the Metropolis of Lyon. In order to fight against this pollution and especially not to aggravate it, motorists have … Read more

Two-month ban on practicing for lawyer Emmanuel Pierrat suspected of harassment

Lawyer Emmanuel Pierrat was sentenced on Thursday, for suspicion of harassment, to a two-month ban from practicing after a disciplinary hearing with the Paris Bar Council, informed the AFP Tuesday, July 5 from a source familiar with the matter. Contacted, the lawyer was not followed up immediately. His counsel, Me Jean-Didier Belot, indicated that he … Read more

Axa offloads a life insurance portfolio in Germany

The insurer Axa announced Thursday the sale for 660 million euros of a life and retirement insurance portfolio held until now by its German subsidiary to a local insurer. The company has entered into an agreement with Athora Germany “for the sale of a €16 billion portfolio of life insurance and pension contracts“Said a press … Read more

Inflation will weigh on the insurance market, according to a study by Swiss Re

The insurance market will continue to grow in 2022 thanks in particular to emerging countries, according to a study published on Wednesday by the reinsurer Swiss Re, which nevertheless warned against the risks that inflation will pose to insurers. . In 2022, insurance premiums issued worldwide should for the first time exceed the 7,000 billion … Read more