Photos credits: IDDRI In France, the municipal elections on the 28th of June surprisingly brought ecology on the front of the political scene in big cities such as Lyon, Bordeaux, and Strasbourg. In a government practically reluctant to take the climate emergency into consideration and prioritize concrete measures, the elections… Read More »The Citizen’s Convention on Climate: utopia or step towards change?
Monsanto is already world-wide known as the nightmare of farmers, and the developer of the polemical glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide in the 1970s. What the company traditionally does is called genetical and bio-engineering, using gene improved plants to better off the profits and efficiency of agricultural production. It is specialized in… Read More »Harvesting Data: Monsanto’s new business?
The world is facing a global health crisis, but wasn’t the planet already sick? While the number of living vertebrates diminished of 60% between between 1970 and 2014, the oil production never stopped increasing (i.e chart below). In August 2018, the global world production passed the 100 billions barrels per… Read More »Capitalism and Environment: the other disease
Isn’t this suspended time of quarantine already long enough to allow us to subject the components of the current system to examination and to assess them, before deciding whether we want to contribute to its repair, or seek a better one?
In the age of dataism, algocracy, social media, over-presence of internet, we allow cookies every day, clicking “ok” on terms and conditions, letting our data be used and sold without consciousness of it. The growth of computing capacities and flows of digital data (called Big Data) has made it possible… Read More »Data: the new black gold
If you still didn’t hear in the news lately: in France are happening huge strikes, and work stoppage. A call for the population was launched on December 5 and the country was basically blocked all day long, from the flights, metro, buses, to the schools and works. Promised by Emmanuel… Read More »Pension system in France: my numerical protest
Since the starting point of the Revolution of Smiles, or Hirak Movement, on February 16, 10 days after the news of the dynamic president Bouteflika’s candidacy for presidency, the structure, the significance and the leading of this protest has been astonishing, for many reasons. First, for the non-violent trend and… Read More »Algeria – Hirak and nonviolence: a Sharp’s prism
Episode 1: Tourism: a model to re-invent? Episode 2: Can eco-tourism be the solution to over-tourism? We belong to a time of extreme movement facilitation, openness to the world and cultures. We profit from the economic competition applied to the international flights, and from the advantages of the low cost companies.… Read More »Tourism: a model to re-invent?
It is now more than known : the movement that Greta Thunberg launched in August 2018 by sitting in front of the Swedish Parliament is spreading day by day, embracing already the youth and calling for every age, every social background, everyone. On 20th of September, the young Swedish girl… Read More »Friday for future, a worldwide waking up