Water scarcity to hit half Mankind by 2050

According to researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ” by 2050 more than half the world’s population will live in water-stressed areas and about a billion or more will not have sufficient water resources. “ ” (…) The researchers expect 5 billion of the world’s projected 9.7 billion people to live in water-stressed areas by… Continue reading Water scarcity to hit half Mankind by 2050

IEA : Global CO2 emissions decreased

According to a study to be released in November by the International Energy Agency, global greenhouse gases emissions decreased by no less than 2.6 percent. This can be explained by several factors. Among these factors are the economic recession which decreased the emissions of the global industrial sector but also the various commitments of the… Continue reading IEA : Global CO2 emissions decreased

The huge potential of energy efficiency

I am a huge advocate of energy efficiency since my Master’s thesis on the French residential sector and even believe this is the panacea to all our energy and climate problems. So when two recent studies brought further data, I thought it would be nice to share them with you. One comes from the Earth… Continue reading The huge potential of energy efficiency

Lester Brown’s interview in Terra Economica

Lester Brown, the famous US environmentalist – founder of the Worldwatch Institute and President of the Earth Policy Institute – was interviewed by the French Magazine Terra Economica. Everything from climate change to the current crises we are facing is tackled and Mr. Brown’s opinions on what he calls the first 21st century ecological crisis… Continue reading Lester Brown’s interview in Terra Economica

Review of Plan B 2.0 by Lester R Brown

As I just finished this book from the renowned founder of the Earth Policy Institute, I will give you my review of what I consider an essential reading on environmentalism. I consider it a must read as it brings not only solutions to most problems our Planet and Mankind are facing, but also hope for… Continue reading Review of Plan B 2.0 by Lester R Brown