January 20, 2022

In Nepal, scientists at the bedside of the glaciers

REPORTING – Since 2018, the Vanishing glaciers teams have been traveling to the highest peaks around the world. On an expedition to the Himalayas, we ...
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COP26: carbon offsetting, an attractive but contested solution

DECRYPTION – Companies unable to reduce their emissions finance reforestation projects. The aim of the COP negotiations is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a task ...
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COP26: on the way to a warming limited to 2 ° C in 2100?

Provided they are respected, the commitments made at COP26 would a priori be compatible with the objective of the Paris Agreement. The world may be ...
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South Africa more ambitious on the climate

ANALYSIS – The continent’s largest emitter, heavily dependent on coal, is stepping up its commitments by 2030 and aiming for carbon neutrality by 2050. This ...
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Climate summit: “COP or flop?”

The editorial of the Figaro tomorrow, by Caroline de Malet. Will COP26 be equal to COP21? Significant announcements have already been made by some of ...
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COP26: CO2 emissions are on the rise again

DECRYPTION – After a brief respite in 2020, the world has resumed its pre-epidemic growth rate, much to the surprise of experts. The effect of ...
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The most vulnerable countries “would not survive in a world at + 2 ° C more”

MAINTENANCE – Mohamed Nasheed, Ambassador of the Climate Vulnerable Forum, former president of the Maldives explains that for countries like his, doing everything to respect ...
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Climate: China resists climate emergency

DECRYPTION – If the country has promised to achieve carbon neutrality “before 2060”, this march will be slow at least until 2040, or even 2050. ...
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COP26: in Glasgow, a climate summit to remobilize the planet

Five years after the Paris agreement, the commitments made by the countries are still largely insufficient to meet the objective of limiting warming below 1.5 ...
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