A look at the previous months work, my capstone project for a local grocery store and my sustainable investing class.
To a new report, the suppliers of 89 large multinationals have cut their emissions by 434 million tonnes of carbon dioxide last year alone.
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.
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.
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.
It has been raining a lot lately in large parts of France, to the point that Paris got flooded. Masterpieces in Le Louvre had to be evacuated… But was all this linked to climate change ?
This could be another turnaround for the fight against climate change as the G7 is willing to eliminate subsidies for oil, coal and natural gas within the decade.
21 countries from Austria to the United States have cut their greenhouse gases emissions while growing their economies in the past 15 years. This proves that decoupling economic growth and greenhouse gases emissions is feasible.
While the European Union officials – not ” leaders ” – keep on clinging to 20 % emissions reductions by 2020, the Union has already slashed its emissions by 23 percent. This is taking place ahead of the Paris Climate Conference later this year.
Now these are great news but there is a major catch, or perhaps two… The first one the date : by 2100, as in 85 years… The second one, they didn’t say even how they would cut emissions.
Last year I was reporting that we were 6.5 million people working in the Renewable Energy Industries. If I have – temporarily – left it, many more have joined as now this figure reaches 7.7 million people.
There has been for quite some time a big communications campaign in France promoting eating at least five fruits and vegetables a day. While this might sound hard, it is actually very easy once you have gotten some key healthy habits.