For the Director General of the International Labor Organization, “we need a social consensus for the ecological transition to succeed”

Guy Ryder, the director general of the International Labor Organization, in Beijing, in November 2019. FLORENCE LO Guy Ryder is Director General of the International Labor Organization (ILO), a United Nations agency, which brings together representatives of governments, employers and employees from 187 member states. The former British union leader explains at what cost the … Read more

ELA, the Basque union which has placed ecological transition at the heart of its strategy

ELA executives Mitxel Lakuntza (right) and Leire Txakartegi, in San Sebastian (Spanish Basque Country), October 12, 2021. JUAN HERRERO / EFE Radically transform the production model in the face of the climate emergency. From its point 2 (out of thirty-six), in the orientation resolution which will be voted by the 750 delegates of its next … Read more

Orsted, story of a forced ecological transition by a Danish energy company

QUENTIN FALCOMPRESSED Like any good story, this one begins with a resounding failure. In 2002, the Danish energy company Elsam inaugurated Horns Rev1, the world’s first commercial offshore wind farm, in the North Sea: 80 turbines with a total capacity of 160 megawatts (MW) are installed 14 km from the country’s coast. . But, designed … Read more

The ecological challenge of the Norwegian oil tanker Equinor

The CEO of Norwegian oil giant Equinor, Anders Opedal, in Baerum, on the outskirts of Oslo, on August 10, 2020. HAKON MOSVOLD LARSEN / AFP Almost everyone seems to agree: it is necessary to drastically reduce the consumption of fossil fuels to limit global warming. But is it up to the companies and producing countries … Read more

In Tunisia, the mascot Labib, a forgotten symbol of ecological awareness

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. A statue of the mascot Labib in Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia. LILIA BLAISE “If you throw your … Read more

follow the first debate between the five candidates for the ecological primary

Find here all of our live #PRIMAIRE_ECOLOGISTE 12h43 : For his part, Yannick Jadot says “defend” the right to blasphemy. 12h43 : Jean-Marc Governatori answers a question on the right to blasphemy. “Secularism is a great value of France. I agree on freedom of expression “, but the candidate is more reserved as to the … Read more

At the foot of the Vercors, the long struggle to restore ecological continuity

By Perrine Mouterde Posted today at 03:02, updated at 07:41 Reserved for our subscribers ReportageThe fragmentation of habitats is the main cause of erosion of biodiversity. To remedy this, territories are restoring and preserving biological corridors. The cliffs of the Chartreuse massif and those of Vercors face each other, plunging into the Grésivaudan valley in … Read more

in Argentina, large rodents reveal the country’s ecological and social ills

Capybaras near Mar del Plata, Argentina, May 8, 2020. MARA SOSTI / AFP LETTER FROM BUENOS AIRES « Invasion de capybaras », “Desperate inhabitants”, « capybaragate ». The continuous Argentinian news channels, more readily occupied by the electoral campaign three months before partial legislative elections, were, from August 18, suddenly grabbed by a gang of rodents, the largest in … Read more

“Restoring energy to its materiality in the landscape is a fundamental issue of ecological transition”

A field of wind turbines, near Villeveyrac (Hérault), on June 1, 2021. PASCAL GUYOT / AFP En this summer of 2021, climate change made its dramatic entry into the era of visibility. From June to August, the surge of climatic catastrophes across the planet was continuous: hurricanes Henri and Grace hit the American and Mexican … Read more

In the Lyon region, entrepreneurs committed to the ecological transition

Within the company SLAT, specializing in fire-fighting equipment, in Champagne-au-Mont-d’Or (Rhône), August 9, 2021. BRUNO AMSELLEM / DIVERGENCE FOR “THE WORLD” In the corridor of the metro, in Paris, in November 2015, François Duchâteau fell in front of a poster of the COP21, the international summit on climate change which is being held at the … Read more