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Because the state of our planet determines the life and survival of plant, animal and human species, all ideas for combating global warming, protecting life and changing our behaviour merit our attention.  It’s time for widespread collective and individual mobilisation! 

No air conditioning: simple and natural tips for a cool summer

Did you know? According to the International Energy Agency, air conditioning alone accounts for 10% of global electricity consumption. And that is not its only negative point. It's high time that we learn how to do without it! But how? Here are 5 simple and natural ways of combatting heat, without air conditioning.
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Circular economy: France pioneers the anti-waste campaign

It’s a world first: from 2021, French businesses will be required to recover, reuse or recycle all unsold produce, or face financial penalties. This is one of the flagship measures of the draft anti-waste bill for a circular economy championed by the government of French President Emmanuel Macron.
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World Environment Day: air quality, an issue for the future

Every year since 1974, on the 5th of June, some 150 countries participate in World Environment Day, established by the UN. This year, the theme that we are being encouraged to reflect on is air pollution, which is responsible for over 8 million premature deaths worldwide each year.
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Plastic waste recycled into fuel!

Convert plastic waste to fuel? Initially, we might think this is fake news, yet the idea is indeed being developed by startups, in Norway and France in particular. Aviation is one sector that has been using this technology: over the last ten years, an increasing number of flight tests have been conducted using biofuels from recycled products.
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