Al Gore’s optimism on climate change

Al Gore did it again in another TED Talk in the end of last month. In 20 minutes he managed to show how critical our climate situation is but also brought a lot of optimism as solar and wind are beating all past predictions on how fast and big they are growing.

Climate change to worsen allergies

If a weirder climate, rising sea levels and so on and so forth weren’t enough to motivate us to combat climate change, here is another reason to do so. As Al Gore notes on his blog : “Watery eyes, runny noses and puffy faces will abound this year as a warm winter, human development and… Continue reading Climate change to worsen allergies

Another heat wave hits America and Europe

As Al Gore noted on his blog : ” The March heat wave continues to shatter longstanding records from the Upper Midwest to the Northeast, with more than 2,200 warm temperature records set during the month so far.“ Meanwhile, President Barack Obama admitted during a fundraiser that the temperatures experienced in Chicago – around 80°F… Continue reading Another heat wave hits America and Europe

Worth an article – my September 2011 tweets

I have been committed since January 2007 to bring you each month a selection of the latest headlines and best researches on sustainable development, climate change and the world energy sector. However, I don’t blog as much as I would like to and generally write around 25 posts per month. But many more news are… Continue reading Worth an article – my September 2011 tweets

Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project is a success

I recently wrote about Al Gore’s new project, The Climate Reality Project. It took place on September 14th and gathered more than 8.6 million people all over the world. Oddly enough, little to nothing was said or heard about in France. The one-hour presentation by Al Gore reminded me of An Inconvenient Truth. I would… Continue reading Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project is a success

Al Gore’s new campaign : Climate Reality

Al Gore certainly contributed to my involvement in cleantech and climate change mitigation. So when he is launching a new campaign – called The Climate Reality Project – I believe this deserves some mention here. Furthermore, I am amazed on how little attention this got. There were only 1,520 people who watched the video on… Continue reading Al Gore’s new campaign : Climate Reality

Worth an article – my June 2011 tweets

I have been committed since January 2007 to bring you each month a selection of the latest headlines and best researches on sustainable development, climate change and the world energy sector. However, I don’t blog as much as I would like to and generally write around 25 posts per month. But many more news are… Continue reading Worth an article – my June 2011 tweets

Oil : the headlong rush

In French, we have an expression, ” la fuite en avant “ which can be explained this way : “A fuite en avant is something one does when one is in a losing situation, and one hopes to salvage it by doing more of the same or worse.” Not that I want to delve into… Continue reading Oil : the headlong rush

Worth an article – my February 2010 tweets

I have been committed for three years to bring you each month a selection of the latest headlines and best researches on sustainable development, climate change and the world energy sector. However, I don’t blog as much as I would like to and generally write around 25 posts per month. However, many more great news… Continue reading Worth an article – my February 2010 tweets

International Day of Climate Action

Today is special as 350 is organizing the International Day of Climate Action. In 181 countries over 5200 events are taking place for the most widespread day of environmental action in the planet’s history. 350 is “ an international campaign dedicated to building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis–the… Continue reading International Day of Climate Action