the “planetary limit” has just been crossed!

Hinatea Chatal Today 6 mins “We are at 24,000 billion floating particles on the surface of the oceans” according to François Galgani, oceanographer at the French Research Institute for the Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer) and specialist in plastics. Another alarming report! Published on January 18 in the scientific journal Environmental Science and Technology, the … Read more

Carbon tax, deforestation… The EU is looking for its environmental priorities

The European Union’s environment ministers met this Thursday, January 20 in Amiens (Somme) for two days of discussions on European climate priorities. On the table, several thorny subjects mentioned in the European plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55 % by 2030 compared to 1990. If no agreement is expected at the end of … Read more

pointing screens

Published on : 01/20/2022 – 16:06 Digital terminals, that is to say the screens of our smartphones, televisions or computers, are the source of the vast majority of digital pollution in France. This is the result of a study just published by the Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) and the Electronic Communications Regulatory Authority … Read more

pointing screens

Published on : 01/20/2022 – 16:06 Digital terminals, that is to say the screens of our smartphones, televisions or computers, are the source of the vast majority of digital pollution in France. This is the result of a study just published by the Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) and the Electronic Communications Regulatory Authority … Read more

Cyclists and pedestrians breathe in more pollution than motorists

January 18, 2022 at 6:09 p.m., Updated on January 19, 2022 at 09:44 Reading time: 3 minutes Pollution Transport Cyclists and pedestrians inhale more particles produced by road traffic than users of motorized transport: this is the result of a study published on January 18 in the scientific journal International Environment. Scientists from the Pierre … Read more

the planet has crossed the red line

The planetary limit in terms of chemical and plastic pollution has been crossed. This is the conclusion of a study published on January 18 in the journal Environmental science and technology. This concept of planetary boundaries was proposed in 2009 by an international research team led by Swede Johan Rockström, director of the Potsdam Research … Read more

the planet has crossed the red line

The planetary limit in terms of chemical and plastic pollution has been crossed. This is the conclusion of a study published on January 18 in the journal Environmental science and technology. This concept of planetary boundaries was proposed in 2009 by an international research team led by Swede Johan Rockström, director of the Potsdam Research … Read more

these natural environments that we neglect

“To save the climate and biodiversity, it is urgent to go beyond forests”, warns the World Wide Fund for Nature, WWF. Much less protected than forest environments, savannahs, peat bogs, grasslands or even mangroves are under pressure from agricultural and forestry expansion on a global scale. The risk: the eventual massive degradation of these important … Read more

What solutions to fight against imported deforestation?

Published on : 03/01/2022 – 00:08 In France, a strategy to fight against imported deforestation is beginning to be put in place and the country intends to bring this mobilization to European level. This is one of his priorities during his presidency of the European Council which began on January 1 for 6 months. Sitting … Read more