Monthly Archives: July 2014


It seems Morocco has done a lot in its own energy transition. As RTCC reported the country should be held up as a ‘poster child’ for effective green policymaking according to the World Bank’s top climate official, Rachel Kyte. This occurs as the country has recently cut its fossil fuels subsidies […]

Morocco goes forward on cleantech


It’s the middle of summer, so instead of telling you to (re) read a Midsummer Night Dream by William Shakespeare, I’d like to share with you a video I discovered while browsing Mother Nature Network. This 1.30 minute video presenting three videos from Belgian company  De Lijn shows how travelling […]

A short video advocating public transport


After months of hard work the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott succeeded in repealing that great carbon cutting tool that is the carbon tax. This is a monumental error that is going in the exact opposite direction where all countries are going. As RTCC noted : ” The removal of the tax, […]

Australian PM repeals carbon tax



Here is further proof it’s high time to divest to avoid the carbon bubble. The Daily Telegraph published this week a most interesting article on how fossil fuels – oil, coal and natural gas – are the next subprime danger of this cycle as “ The cumulative blitz on energy exploration […]

Fossil fuels are the next subprime danger


A few weekends ago I was fortunate enough to go with great friends to La Barra, a beautifully stunning beach in the Parque Nacional Natural Uramba Bahía Málaga on the Pacific coast of Colombia. The photos I took do not lie, the place is simply magnificient and a great spot to spend […]

La Barra, or why we need to clean up our ...


Bad news for the oceans : according to the BBC : ” Many of the Caribbean’s coral reefs could vanish in the next 20 years, according to a report published by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). “ ” Data from more than 35,000 surveys suggests that habitats have declined by […]

Caribbean’s coral reefs could vanish by 2030



So you thought avoiding climate change by investing massively into cleantech would be bad for economic growth and GDP ? Please pray do read on and share. As Euractiv noted : ” Global economic output could rise by as much as an additional $2.6 trillion (€1.9tn) a year, or 2.2%, […]

World Bank advocates climate-smart action and cleantech


In 2012 I wrote a series of articles about planting trees. Given how this simple action solves heaps of problems – such as climate change and air pollution – in both the countryside and in our cities I believe we should make it a priority. If you believe these are words […]

” Plant, baby, plant ” a reminder