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Faced with the drought of the mountain pastures, the breeders of Bauges are thinking of bringing their animals down

You have to climb a few meters in the grilled grass, above the Lauzarin mountain pasture chalet, to reach the water tank. It stands there, at about 1,400 meters above sea level in the valley of Arclusaz, on the Savoy side of the Bauges massif. Stones have been placed there, as can be found for …

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“The time has come to create a real public service for the energy renovation of buildings”

Ln June 28, the Nanterre court placed the builder of Phénix houses in compulsory liquidation. This company had been one of the leading players in the construction of individual houses since the 1970s. In fifty years, these pavilions have sprouted like mushrooms, from Dunkirk to Perpignan, and are largely responsible for urban sprawl, one of …

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“The ecological convictions of many financiers vary like stock market prices”

Pcould companies be trusted to lead the fight against climate change? For several students from AgroParisTech, Sciences Po or Polytechnique, the answer is no. A disavowal which intervenes in a context where the ecological convictions of many leaders have varied like the prices of the Stock Exchange. Especially in finance. At the start of the …

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Can individuals save the climate through sobriety?

Transport, food, consumption… our daily activities consume energy and produce greenhouse gases, too. In France, each individual emits an average of ten tonnes of CO equivalent2 per year. To achieve the carbon neutrality objectives set by the Paris agreements in 2015 and limit the impact on the planet’s climate, it would be necessary to drop …

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