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Large fossil reserves must stay in the ground

According to a scientific report published on the 7th of January in Nature, three quarters of known fuel reserves must be kept in the ground […]
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From extreme weather to climate forecasts

In January 2015, Africa and more precisely Cape Verde, Malawi and Mozambique have experienced unusual heavy rainfalls. Some weather stations have recorded rain levels approaching […]
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The Southern ocean is the true lung of our planet

Every year mankind’s GHG emissions total is 10 billion Teq CO. Half of these emissions are stocked in the atmosphere and contribute to strengthen greenhouse […]
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El niño is back

 El Niño was expected last year but it was a no-show. It finally happened on March 2015 according to scientists at the National Oceanic and […]
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How volcanoes offset global warming

After a major rise of temperatures since the beginning of the 20th century, global warming seems to have taken a break for the last 15 […]
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Permafrost and biological methane : two carbon time-bombs

For the first time since records began, the parts per million (ppm) of CO2 in the atmosphere were over 400 in March 2015. For 400 000 […]
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Climate, food security and healthcare

805 million people worldwide suffer from hunger. For the most part, these people live in developing countries. According to the the United Nations Development Program […]
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Antarctic: the hidden price of the iceberg

In a worst case scenario, the melting of the entire Antarctic Ice sheet would lead to a rise of sea levels of 57 meters. But […]
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Data show no recent slowdown in global warming

From 1951 to 2012, temperatures increased by an average of 0.12°C every decade. But from 1998 to 2012 this rise was of only 0.05°C. Though […]
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Biodiversity and climate : The silence of the bees

The biodiversity on the planet records 6 000 plants, 40 000 invertebrates and 1 000 vertebrates. This rich biodiversity has been living on Earth for […]
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The unavoidable sea level rise

2005, Hurricane Katrina: the flooding of New Orleans killed 18,000 people. 2008, Hurricane Nargis: 150,000 people killed in the Irrawaddy Delta region, also because of […]
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Natural gas now cooking with gas!

Currently made up of fossil fuels for more than 80%, the global primary energy mix has entered a period of transformation. In 2015, oil is […]
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2015, Hot year

2015 se fait une place au soleil dans le top 3 des 10 années françaises les plus chaudes jamais enregistrées depuis 1880. 10 années qui […]
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Stagnation des émissions de CO2 dans le monde

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Océans sains, planète saine

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GIEC : un nouveau cycle est en marche

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Couche d’ozone : Is it trou ?

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2016 année de tous les records ?

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Réchauffement et corail : Aïe, Aïe, Aïe…

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Les années se suivent et se réchauffent

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Les émissions de méthane détonent

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Initiative ACT : réconcilier l’entreprise avec les 2°C

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Arctique, tac, tic, tac…

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Accord de Paris : le rôle du SBSTA

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Sols et climat : 4 ou 40 pour 1000 ?

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Émissions de GES et normes ISO

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2°C, à prendre au premier degré

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L’Homme, nouvelle force géologique

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Une session pavée de Bonn intentions

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Carboneconomy

To think climate action as an investment

Climate change is a very serious threat for mankind and especially for the most vulnerable populations. Global warming will reduce crop yields and will trigger […]
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CDM: welcome to aviation!

On February 2015, the CDM’s executive board met in Geneva. The flying industry, responsible for 12% of global emissions, will be included in new methodologies […]
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Linking carbon markets

UK’s Energy and Climate Change Committee published a report recommending an international connection of CO2 quota trading schemes throughout the world. According to Tim Yeo, […]
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Carbon Market : the EU’s visible hand

9 months until the COP21 and the European Union finally sheds some light on the carbon’s market which is currently running out of gas. Because […]
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Fossil fuel subsidies

5,3$ trillion in 2015, $10 million dollars a minute every day, this is the cost of fossil fuels subsidies according to a new estimate by […]
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CDM : a call for support to Africa

Even though Africa has a small share of responsabilty in climate change as it only accounts for 7% of global emissions, it is one of […]
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1 billion voluntary carbon credits in 10 years

Despite its relative small size, the voluntary offsetting market has positive results, reports the Forest Trends and Ecosystem marketplace. Over the past decade, nearly 1 […]
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The Tobin tax to the aid of the Green Fund

Tobin Tax, Robin Hood tax, financial transaction tax… three different names for a same project which has been discussed for more than 30 years. James […]
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Climate economics : orthodox or hetheredox

A scientific consensus has been established on the existence of climate change. However, it is not the case for solutions to implement in order to […]
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French ambitious energy transition bill adopted

After a lot of back-and-forth and some heated parliamentary debates, the French National Assembly and the Senate have finally found an agreement in France on […]
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Climate bonds : a new to fund the fight against climate change

What’s an obligation ? It is a “debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity which borrows the funds for a defined […]
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Marché du carbone : les chinois au charbon

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Un corridor pour le prix du carbone

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BEGES : l’ADEME demande un retour d’expérience

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EU ETS : un train de réformes à grande vitesse

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Une coalition pour un prix du carbone

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Le marché carbone volontaire dans une dynamique encourageante

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CORSIA : l’aviation compensera la croissance de ses émissions

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Réforme de l’EU ETS : Donner ENVI aux États membres

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Reporting climat : premières récoltes pour l’Article 173

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ICAP : Nouvelles fraîches des ETS

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L’Ontario lance son ETS

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Videos

Improved cookstoves

In developing countries, energy-efficient cookstoves improve population living conditions and avoid CO2 emissions.
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Biogas digesters

The construction of household biogas in developing countries helps to fight against energy poverty while protecting our climate.
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Putting a price on carbon

Find out in less than 3 min why and how the Nicolas Hulot Foundation is campaigning for a fair price on carbon.
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Climate change : causes and consequences

4 minutes for a better understanding of the causes and consequences of climate change.
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The forest carbon projects

Limit deforestation and sustainably manage forest resources is a key tool in fighting against climate change.
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The european emission trading scheme

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El Niño 2015/2016

 
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Carbon

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Soil key-role in climate change

lls nous nourrissent, nous chauffent, ils filtrent nos eaux et stockent du carbone… Le sol a un rôle majeur dans la lutte contre le changement climatique.
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Compenser sur le territoire français

Il est possible de compenser ses émissions via un projet mené dans un pays développé, notamment en France.
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Eau et compensation carbone

Il existe de nombreux projets de compensation carbone en lien avec l’eau. Tour d’horizon.
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Les entreprises et la compensation carbone

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Carbon offsetting from A to Z.
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Frequently asked questions


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