France Says “Oui” to Masdar Renewables Deal
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
France plans to produce 23% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, a strategy also intended to boost the national economy.
France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally
SEPTEMBER 24, 2016
France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic. But why stop at its borders?Arash
New rooftops in France must be covered in plants or solar panels
MARCH 23, 2015
France has issued a new eco-friendly law which requires rooftops on all new buildings in commercial zones to be partially covered by plants or solar panels. They had called for a law which required all new rooftops in France to be fitted with green roofs. And this while Germany has nearly 40 gigawatts installed
France Says Adieu To Hydraulic Fracking
JULY 1, 2011
Somewhere, Mark Ruffalo is giving a giant high-five to the entire country of France this morning! Don’t mess with France.
France offers €200 subsidy on electric bike purchases
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Israeli Students Design a Solar-Powered Water Treatment Plant for Home Use
MARCH 19, 2012
More on water treatment systems in Israel and beyond: IUCN Makes Nature’s Solutions Central to the World Water Forum in France.
Daring Moroccan university recycles urine as drinking water
MAY 7, 2014
Green Tech and Gadgets algae Drought ESA reclaimed water University of Kenitra water issues water treatment This is huge.
France Dims its Lights to Save Costs and Energy
MARCH 8, 2013
As of July in Paris , all shops and offices in France will have to shut off their lights at night, under a government decree issued on Wednesday.
Nuclear Power Continues World Dependence on Middle East Oil
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
In its haste to free itself from oil-powered electricity, during the Arab oil shocks of the 70s, France switched to nuclear energy. Wrong.
Stop calling vegan food “cruelty-free”
JULY 20, 2016
Guest Post by Dr. Frances McCormack. ———————————————————————–. Sometimes it’s easy to compartmentalise ethical issues and to forget that abstaining from one moral wrong doesn’t eradicate all others. Farm workers are frequently exposed to toxic chemicals , endangering their health and those of their families. People Sticky Veganism
Heavy anti-nuclear protests in Germany
NOVEMBER 9, 2010
These past days there have been heavy protests and blockades in Germany against a train carrying nuclear waste from France. Nein danke!
French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon on ecology and nuclear energy
APRIL 11, 2012
The issue is that of hazard assessment. Business & Politics communism ecological planning ecology François Hollande France general election interview Jean-Luc Mélenchon Left Front Marine Le Pen nationalization Nicolas Sarkozy nuclear power political ecology politics socialismThat is why we favor a referendum. What happens normally?
Reflections on my Privileged Veganism
AUGUST 15, 2016
Guest Post by Dr. Frances McCormack. ———————————————————————–. I remember, before I went vegan, being staunchly anti-feminist. Privilege.
Just two more examples of animal rights protests that hurt women
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
In France, 296 Life France staged the chaining, branding, and murder of women to represent the standard treatment of cows. News Sticky
The Green Buzz: Thursday, June 6
JUNE 6, 2013
They say the United States’ “invented environmental dumping” and that’s reason enough to continue to ban fracking in France. D-Day: 69 years ago today, Operation Overlord began. So let’s talk Normandy in today’s green news. The Independent ). Christian Science Monitor ). Bloomberg ). BBC News ).
Got Environmental Issues? The Next Generation’s On It with Solutions-Oriented Projects Galore
OCTOBER 16, 2009
Well, I was wrong. Here are four great examples. GreenDream and the Ultimate Green Classroom. Teens Turning Green: Educating Their Peers.
SARS Virus Variant MERS Spreading from Middle East
JUNE 17, 2013
Last month two new cases were reported in France. Saudi Arabia claims about half of all cases of MERS. Some 30 people have died.
Cosmic rays reveal the secrets of Egypt’s pyramids!
OCTOBER 20, 2015
But the pyramids aren’t going anywhere, so this isn’t much of an issue. Think of it as a cosmic CT scan, only for buildings.
The Way of Water (La natura dell’acqua)
The Alien Next Door
JULY 3, 2016
She imagines its coolness gliding down her throat. Wet with a lingering aftertaste of fish and mud. Water is a shape shifter. L’acqua è un mutaforma.
Mark Tercek chats with Justin Adams, new Global Managing Director of Lands
JULY 24, 2014
For these issues, scale is still the question. Tercek: What are our biggest opportunities for impact on these global environmental issues?
Should Women Stop Wearing Bras?
APRIL 16, 2013
Recent research conducted in France may influence women to change their minds again. Natural Herbs For Breast Health And Enhancement.
Marine Drones Wanted to Clean the Gulf Seas from Plastic
JULY 9, 2012
The issue of plastic waste in our sea cannot be stressed enough, the figures are shocking. This Marine Drone could clean up our dirty work.
Will COP 21 finally deal with climate change ?
DECEMBER 3, 2015
Or will it? Also included are worsening droughts in many locations, including India, Africa, and the United States. XI’s.
Cyclepedia–Bike Porn, Old and New | Wend Blog
MARCH 23, 2011
Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition! If you’re into bikes–it’s OK, so are we– buy it here. The stretch of trail that. Close
When will the Middle East wake up to green roofs?
APRIL 7, 2015
Vive la France! Is there a hint of French greenwashing? Possibly, but the result is undeniably positive. Click here to view the embedded video.
A Vegan’s Guide to Tackling Naysayers
JUNE 14, 2016
Guest Post by Dr. Frances McCormack. ———————————————————————–. If people can get into heated discussions over sports teams and toothpaste-tube lids (or their absence), then they can, and will, get into heated discussions over moral issues. One of the skills required of an advocate for veganism is adaptability. The Unreceptive Listener.
We Need to Talk About Yulin
JUNE 21, 2016
Guest Post by Dr. Frances McCormack. ———————————————————————–. I’m with you; I hate it too. I’ve been there. Surely every little step helps.
EU decision will pull Monsanto weedkiller off market shelves
MAY 21, 2016
The IARC’s assessment of the 5 pesticides is published in the latest issue of The Lancet Oncology. The IARC is part of the WHO. Over 1.4
Unicycles 'Round the World | Wend Blog
FEBRUARY 19, 2011
Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition! As it should be. So sit back, relax and prepare to take a visual journey through Unicycles, ‘Round the World.
PIP Breast Implant Warnings Hit Middle East
DECEMBER 25, 2011
A call to women has been issued in the Middle East to women from Israel all the way to Abu Dhabi. image via Globalpost.
Despite SolarInnovations, Israel Lags Far Behind Europe and the US in Results
MAY 30, 2011
Sun rising over Germany to France and Spain. The Arava Power Team. Israel Signs Landmark Agreement With Arava Power.
Shorebirds Are Still Being Hunted, Often Legally
Nature Conservancy - Science
MARCH 28, 2016
The researchers had named these satellite-tagged whimbrels Machi and Goshen, and news of their death shocked birders and conservationists worldwide.
Domestic Animals and Us: What We Can Learn About Veganism From the Animals We Love
APRIL 19, 2016
Guest Post by Dr Frances McCormack. We watched her slowly improve a little and then regress quickly. I can’t accept that idea. Animals Sticky
Why Body-Shaming Has No Place in Animal Advocacy (Or Anywhere Else)
MAY 23, 2016
Guest Essay by Dr. Frances McCormack. Clare avoids all vegan events now. You may also think the title is offensive. People Sticky Veganism
Shale gas “fracking” in the Sahara is worse for water
MARCH 3, 2015
The link between shale gas and sovereignty is also a central issue for rest of North Africa. Here is why. million m³ (17.76 billion liters.
Verizon selects 12 Internet of Things startups that may change your world
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
In line with the trend for the quantified self, the Owlet sock helps parents understand whether their newborns are experiencing any issues.
Wine 'Round the World | Wend Blog
MARCH 5, 2011
Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition! Or maybe you’re drinking the boxed kind and feeling the opposite. Click on the thumbnails to view the images.
Seven Billion and Counting: Population and the Planet
Nature Conservancy - Science
MAY 1, 2014
The approach makes use of connections between what may at first seem unrelated issues. What’s the role of technology…of education?
Nissan Highlights Quiet of Electric Cars By Running Parade Through Sleeping Town
Green Living Ideas
MAY 3, 2014
Nissan recently highlighted that last point by running a race between a few of its 100% electric Nissan LEAFs through a small sleeping town in France.
The Journal Writer by Nina Munteanu Now Out
The Alien Next Door
MAY 14, 2013
I cover how to get the most out of your journal writing experience and discuss safety issues. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE.