When one thinks of the Middle East nowadays, oil comes to mind. But with solar photovoltaic booming right now all around the region and beyond, this might not be the case in twenty or thirty years.

How the Middle East is turning to the sun for ...


Years ago when Google Earth was launched, we were all amazed at the levels of details provided. It was just very impressive. Now Google does it again with a most interesting feature: Google Project Sunroof.

How to go solar with these two super tools


If energy efficiency has made it to the mainstream years ago, Greenbiz reported last year that some large companies are just getting more serious on conserving water, an increasingly critical commodity. Water is an important part of supply chain management as it is part of every business operation. It is […]

How companies can save water



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There are still reasons to cheer in our fight against climate change. According to the respected International Energy Agency’s new report, global greenhouse gases emissions from energy remained flat in 2016 while the global economy grew by 3.1 percent. 

Global emissions from energy are flat. Now what ?





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That’s it ! Renewable energy sources and electric vehicles are progressing so fast around the world that according to a new study coal and oil use could peak worldwide in as little as three years.

Global coal and oil use to peak in 2020


I came across several articles on my home country lately and thought it was the occasion to keep everyone updated on how the French energy transition is going on.

France is late on its energy transition


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While the United States are wondering what will happen next on climate change mitigation in their country, both India and China have recently unvealed very ambitious targets to fight local air pollution and global climate change.

India and China go full speed against climate change



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I posted this earlier today somewhere else on the Web and given the immediate response I thought I might as well share that with the broader public of this blog.

Reflection on Martin Luther King Day


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Ten years ago I was starting this website as a blog. One of my goals was to show my passion for what was then called sustainable development and much more: energy issues, the environment and so on.

Celebrating ten years of blogging