May 28, 2022

The still distant promises of CO2 capture technologies

DECRYPTION – Bioenergy, storage of carbon dioxide in the basement or capture in the air are tried around the world with very contrasting results. Along ...
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Rivers around the world polluted by drugs

DECRYPTION – An unprecedented study reveals the extent of pollution by pharmaceutical residues, which spares no continent. The medicines that heal us poison the rivers. ...
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Pollution worsens Covid-19 infections

After several months of study, researchers from the University of Insubria, in Varese in Italy, have established a link between an increase in the number ...
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Why it is crucial to study the impact of pollution on health

DECRYPTION – Several studies have shown that air pollution has an impact on mortality from Covid-19. However, many questions remain unanswered. The environment is a ...
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How pollution can drive us (literally) crazy

DECRYPTION – Atmospheric pollutants, global warming and urban density are real enemies of our mental health. 40,000 deaths per year in France linked to exposure ...
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Air pollution promotes certain neurological disorders

DECRYPTION – Air pollutants seem to affect our brains, but the mechanisms at work remain poorly understood. Reproductive, respiratory or cardiovascular disorders, cancer, diabetes… The ...
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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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