October 28, 2021

Micropollutants infest our rivers

An official report draws up a worrying inventory of the contamination of waterways in France. Micropollutants threaten the balance of our rivers. The impact of ...
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Towards stricter standards for air pollutants

INFOGRAPHICS – To reduce the number of premature deaths worldwide, the WHO recommends lowering the alert thresholds for the finest particles and nitrogen oxides. For ...
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Can we say that natural gas is clean energy?

VERIFICATION – According to MEP Aurore Lalucq, Berlin intends to promote natural gas as one of the levers towards the energy transition. THE QUESTION – ...
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Do diesels still pollute so much?

DECRYPTION – Recent advances in engines and filters have improved the fuel performance of diesel vehicles. Crit’Air 4 and more vehicles, which can no longer ...
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Pollution peaks: alerts save lives … provided the thresholds are low enough

A French study shows that alerts on pollution peaks in Île-de-France reduce mortality. But the researchers insist: exposure to pollutants is dangerous on a daily ...
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Space debris, an increasingly pressing threat

DECRYPTION – These fragments present an increasing danger for future missions in space. Once he sets foot in the International Space Station (ISS), Thomas Pesquet ...
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