Sustainable development

Air pollution in Hong Kong

As I wrote previously on this website an article on China and the pollution issues it is facing, I wanted to go deeper in this important problem. This is why I will exemplify with the case of the Hong Kong administrative region. Hong Kong (also known as HK) is a 6.9-million people urban area constituted …

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Record pollution in China in 2006

Year 2006 broke several records for China. The first one is good news for this great country as its economic growth was of 10.7 percent, the most important for the past 15 years. The second one is very bad news as 2006 was the “darkest year” for pollution in the People’s Republic of China. The …

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Oops… hardware problem !

Due to computer hardware problems in my family (where I was staying last week) I haven’t been able to post my articles on Friday as I wanted. Their Hard Disk Drive crashed on Thursday morning and I do sincerely hope that they will be able to get their data back (and some of mine too …

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French urged to decrease their electricity consumption

The ADEME ( “Agence de l’Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l’Energie” ; or Agency for Environment and Energy Conservation ; an official body depending from the French ministries of Environment and Industry ; website ) urged last week French people to decrease their electricity consumption. This is done after that our country has seen …

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Study of the latest “Summary for policymakers”

I had time during the week-end to have a look at the summary for policymakers that was published last Friday by the IPCC specialists. This fourth report brings more precise data and reinforces the impression given by the third report that was published in 2001. During this time, climate specialists had time to study various …

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US President becoming aware of energy scarcity

Last week on Wednesday evening, US President George W Bush tackled America’s addiction to oil during his seventh State of the Union address. In order to decrease this addiction, he proposed to increase the mileage standards for both cars and light trucks. This decision was taken in order to decrease by 20 percent in the …

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On wood

Wood is a great material for many things, ranging from construction material to heat premises. In France, the market is soaring, and this for several reasons. The first thing that is needed to know is that the French forest is growing, approximately 70.000 hectares per annum. The total land covered by forests in France are …

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May this blog begin ! (at last…)

After a week of work, the resumes in English and French are available. Normally everything works just fine and there is all the data needed for a resume. If you think there is something missing (or worse, that is not working), please tell me. I will do my possible to do the needed fixing or …

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Welcome to my blog !

As a French Master’s graduate in International Management, I have been widely interested for some time in Sustainable development and all related subjects. As a matter of facts, both my Bachelor’s dissertation and my Master’s thesis were in relation with renewable energies. I also did various other papers and files on related topics and have …

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