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Immense remaining oil reserves and the challenge of reducing consumption

Antoine Le Solleuz, Director of Studies at the École des Mines de Nancy, Olivier Gantois, Executive Chairman of Ufip Energies and Mobilities

On January 17th, 2023
5 min reading time
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Splinternet: how geopolitics is fracturing cyberspace

Asma Mhalla, specialist in the geopolitics of the digital economy and lecturer at Sciences Po Paris and École Polytechnique (IP Paris)

On January 17th, 2023
5 min reading time

Cyberspace has become a battleground for power struggles between nations, leading to a fracturing of the global network. It can be used as a weapon of war between countries.

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How authoritarian regimes threaten democracies

Dominique Reynié, Professor at Sciences Po and Director General of the Foundation for Political Innovation

On January 3rd, 2023
5 min reading time

Today democracies are in a “perilous situation” and must compete with non-democratic systems

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What are the risks of nuclear power plants in wartime?

Karine Herviou, Deputy Director General in charge of the Nuclear Safety Division of the Institute for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), Najmedin Meshkati, Professor of Civil/Environmental Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC), Veronika Ustohalova, Senior Researcher, Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety at Öko-Institut e.V., Olivier Gupta, Director General of the ASN and President of the Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (WENRA)

On July 12th, 2022
6 min reading time

The recent occupation of two nuclear sites in Ukraine by Russian forces has highlighted the importance of monitoring such facilities in wartime.

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“In the absence of an army, Europe will have to cooperate”

Lucie Liversain, PhD student at I³-CRG* at École Polytechnique (IP Paris)

On June 22nd, 2022
4 min reading time

A number of European countries, led by France, are pushing the idea of “strategic autonomy”, which includes cooperative weapons programmes.

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IPCC: the cost of stopping climate change

Céline Guivarch, Chief Engineer at CIRED and Lead Author of the 6th IPCC report

On June 8th, 2022
4 min reading time

The cost of climate change mitigation is lower than the cost of inaction, in part because the cost of inaction means bearing the impacts.