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Thibaut Lecompte
π Planet π Industry

Bio-based materials improve the comfort and carbon footprint of buildings

Thibaut Lecompte, Lecturer at Université Bretagne-Sud, Vincent Picandet , Lecturer at Université Bretagne-Sud

On October 4th, 2022
5  min. de lecture
π Economics π Planet

Green swans: a tipping point for global finance

Luiz Awazu Pereira Da Silva, Deputy General Manager of Bank of International Settlements

On September 27th, 2022
5  min. de lecture

Inspired by the idea of the "black swan" from the financial world, "green swans" are a way of accounting for the certainty of extreme climate events.

Andrew Steele
π Planet π Society

Lifespan: what can we learn from these animal-champions?

Andrew Steele, PhD in physics from the University of Oxford, Science Writer and Columnist at Polytechnique Insights

On July 12th, 2022
5  min. de lecture
Marc Ammerich
π Industry π Energy π Planet

Nuclear waste: how are sites monitored?  

Marc Ammerich, Expert, Auditor and Consultant in Radiation Protection

On July 6th, 2022
3  min. de lecture
π Geopolitics π Planet

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. de lecture

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

π Planet π Energy π Science and technology

Are electric cars a truly sustainable solution?

Aurélien Bigo, Research Associate of the Energy and Prosperity Chair at Institut Louis Bachelier

On June 1st, 2022
6  min. de lecture

To assess if electric vehicles lead us towards sustainable mobility, we must look at the advantages and disadvantages on several environmental, social, and economic factors.