At the UN, Vanuatu launches the battle for a treaty on the non-proliferation of fossil fuels

The small island state of Vanuatu threatened by the rise of the oceans launched Friday at the UN the battle for the creation of a “fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty“, aiming to eventually eliminate the planet from the main causes of global warming. “We call for the development of a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty to phase … Read more

The San Marina shoe brand placed in receivership, announces the company’s lawyer

San Marina had suffered the backlash of the judgment of the Court of Cassation which forced, last June, so-called non-essential traders and who had had to keep their doors closed during the spring 2020 confinement, to pay their rents. The Marseille commercial court has decided to place the San Marina shoe brand in receivership for … Read more

France is not in the nails, according to an observatory

France is not meeting its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, with many sectors continuing to emit too much CO2 and carbon sinks not working as well as expected, according to the latest Climate-Energy Observatory unveiled on Thursday . This annual observatory is designed by the Climate Action Network (RAC) with other partners, including the public … Read more

Fossil fuel reserves contain 3.5 trillion tons of CO2

For the first time, an inventory attempts to assess the pollution still contained in coal, gas and oil stocks. The world’s fossil fuel reserves contain the equivalent of 3.5 trillion tonnes of greenhouse gases, which would be released if used and could undermine international climate goals, according to an unprecedented inventory released Monday. This phenomenal … Read more

Germany risks regression in 2023

Average inflation will rise to 9.3% next year, after 8.1% in 2022, the IFO institute also indicated. Germany’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to shrink by 0.3% in 2023 due to massive inflation and a lack of Russian gas, amid war in Ukraine, according to a study by the IFO institute. published on Monday. … Read more

“Big Business” #97: So Much So Far

Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – A little Coué method does not harm. But it will take more than that for the new boss of the State Shareholding Agency. Dear subscribers, I start with an agenda point. You will now receive this letter on Thursday rather than Tuesday. I hope this little slip … Read more

MEPs toughen text to green EU imports

The European Parliament extended the list of products concerned by import restrictions, including in particular rubber and maize, and widened the scope of the text to financial players. The European Parliament on Tuesday toughened up Brussels’ proposal to cut EU imports linked to deforestation, widening the range of affected products, notably to include rubber and … Read more

The UN calls on the EU to avoid a return to fossil fuels

Faced with the energy crisis created by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, some European countries, including Germany, have announced an accumulated use of coal. The UN on Monday called on the European Union to avoid turning to fossil fuels in the face of the energy crisis created by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, deploring this … Read more

Cathay Pacific Cargo launches Fly Greener Aviation news

Article published on September 11, 2022 by David Dagouret This is a carbon offset program for air cargo. Cathay Pacific is taking the lead in aviation sustainability efforts in Asia with the extension of its “Fly Greener” program to its air cargo services. Fly Greener is a carbon emissions offset program, with an integrated carbon … Read more

The world is paying ‘a horrific price’ for its dependence on fossil fuels, says UN chief

“stop this madness» : developing countries pay the «priceof the world’s dependence on fossil fuels, a statement by the United Nations Secretary-General on Saturday, on the second day of his visit through Pakistan devastated by catastrophic floods. “Pakistan and other developing countries are paying a horrific price for the intransigence of large emitters, which persists … Read more