Colombia: the “failure” of the fight against deforestation, the challenge of the new president – 08/03/2022 at 14:03

Aerial view of a coca field in a deforestation area in the department of Guaviare, on November 4, 2021 in Colombia (AFP / Raul ARBOLEDA) Despite government praise, the military strategy to fight against deforestation is “a failure” in Colombia, say environmental experts who aspire to new methods from the future President Petro, open to … Read more

EU: Increase in greenhouse gas emissions, without reaching pre-pandemic levels – 08/16/2022 at 18:10

EU: RISING GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS, NOT REACHING PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS (Reuters) – Greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union (EU) rose in the first quarter compared with the same period a year earlier, but did not reach pre-coronavirus pandemic levels, a reported Tuesday to the Statistical Office of the bloc. Greenhouse gas emissions amounted to 1.029 … Read more

EU: Increase in greenhouse gas emissions, without reaching pre-pandemic levels – 08/16/2022 at 18:10

EU: RISING GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS, NOT REACHING PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS (Reuters) – Greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union (EU) rose in the first quarter compared with the same period a year earlier, but did not reach pre-coronavirus pandemic levels, a reported Tuesday to the Statistical Office of the bloc. Greenhouse gas emissions amounted to 1.029 … Read more

“Big Business” N°80: role-playing games

By Bertille Bayart Posted on 01/26/2022 at 1:20 p.m., Update on 01/26/2022 at 1:20 p.m. Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Strike at EDF. The Saturday visit to the Élysée. Taxonomy still in crisis. Dear subscribers, Three years ago almost to the day, I wrote a column whose title was: “What do we … Read more

Limiting cutting and replanting: the challenge of Togo where poverty rhymes with deforestation – 08/04/2022 at 08:41

Sébastien Balouki, director of the NGO Reboisons vite le Togo (RVT), watches over the forest in the Lomé region, June 28, 2022 (AFP / Matteo FRASCHINI KOFFI) 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 … Read more

Commentary video game purists resist the onslaught of cryptocurrencies – 08/10/2022 at 14:38

Gamers play the NFT video game Axie Infinity on their smartphones on December 15, 2021 in Malabon, a suburb of Manila, Philippines (AFP / Jam STA ROSA) Purists vs. crypto-enthusiasts: Some video game fans are concerned about the commercial temptation of the industry, as major studios increasingly take interest in blockchain technology, which lures gamers … Read more

“Big Business” No. 79: shock price

By Bertille Bayart Published on 01/20/2022 at 11:06, Update on 01/20/2022 at 11:08 Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Inflation causes great excitement. Unheard of since Lyndon Johnson in 1966 damaged the reputation of eggs to drive down demand. Dear subscribers, These last few days have been marked – until the “Ibiza-gate” in … Read more

On Amazon, the worrying business of counterfeit books

By Claudia Cohen Posted 1 minute ago, Update 1 minute ago Many authors found that the e-commerce giant was selling counterfeit versions of their book. Gorodenkoff Productions/stock.adobe.com INVESTIGATION – Many books are pirated, printed at low cost and then resold online at steep discounts. One fine morning in July, David Flanagan, a Tesla engineer in … Read more

panic and energy mess

By Bertille Bayart Posted on 09/21/2021 at 6:15 p.m., Update on 09/25/2021 at 09:48 “Big Business”, by Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Soaring prices are shaking politicians and throwing statistics into a panic. Dear subscribers, Feverish atmosphere in recent days, and I’m not talking about diplomacy and submarines. No, another subject of … Read more

Thanks to “business games”, entrepreneurs can train online before launching

By donning the costume of a business leader for a game, future entrepreneurs can, thanks to these games, immerse themselves in a sector of activity and perfect their future strategy. LUCIEN LUNG/Le Figaro For several years, simulation games have been multiplying in business schools and companies. Whether they allow a budding entrepreneur to test his … Read more