November 29, 2022

Unusual heat wave hits Antarctica

DECRYPTION – Historically high temperatures, more than 30°C above average, have been recorded. In the coldest region in the world, Antarctica, unprecedented temperatures were recorded ...
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Vines: helium balloons against hail

FIGARO TOMORROW – To protect their harvest from the devastating effects of hail and violent storms, the 9,000 winegrowers of Saint-Émilion implemented an innovative system ...
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In the ocean, heat waves of the past are now the norm

DECRYPTION – These heat waves result in particular in episodes of massive mortality of marine animals and cascading effects on the food chain. The average ...
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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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