Left and right, “Organic social security is a consensus”

Mélanie Vogel (Europe Écologie-Les Verts), 6 April 2022, during the presentation of the conclusions of the Senate Information Report on Organic Social Security. – © Marius Matty / Reporterre Mélanie Vogel (Europe Écologie-Les Verts), 6 April 2022, during the presentation of the conclusions of the Senate Information Report on Organic Social Security. – © Marius … Read more

Towards ecological social security to ensure our resilience

A senatorial inquiry mission looked at the first bricks in the construction of an ecological social security. The current system, which is outdated, needs to be developed to take into account environmental risks and their prevention. We share the observation that there are more and more environmental risks, that we must evolve to ensure that … Read more

Chile proves that the social and climate struggle pays off!

As Chile changes president, a look back at the upheavals the country has experienced since 2019. Between popular uprising, drafting a new constitution and presidential elections, things are moving across the Atlantic! In this country, where even water is traded as a deed, the hope of change is growing to put an end to the … Read more

The “love hormone” turns lions into kittens

For years, scientists have sprayed the lions’ noses with oxytocin, called the love hormone. Result: they became much kinder to their neighbors and less quick to roar at lions they did not know. This work, published Wednesday in the journal iScience, could provide valuable help in light of the urban expansion that is forcing some … Read more

The International Dental Association launches a consensus statement on …

30.03.2022 – 16:00 FDI World Dental Federation GENEVA (ots) The International Dental Federation (FDI) today launched its first Consensus statement on environmentally sustainable oral care this statement aims to shift the oral health sector towards more environmentally friendly practices that ultimately reduce the profession’s CO2 footprint. The Consensus Declaration was released today at a special … Read more

IPCC report: It is (high) time to take care of …

The finding of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is clear: the world is in bad shape. Very bad, even as it “will be exposed to more inevitable climatic hazards over the next two decades with a global warming of 1.5 degrees”, and that “exceeding, even temporarily, will lead to further serious consequences, of … Read more

in Deux-Sèvres, a large demonstration to protect water

La Rochénard (Deux-Sèvres), report Spring brings new colors to the mobilization towards the mega-pools in Deux-Sèvres. Nearly 7,000 people, according to the organizers, gathered between March 25 and 27 in La Rochénard to oppose the construction of water reserves taken from the groundwater, called megabassins, intended for agriculture. A convention started with a call from … Read more

The war in Ukraine could throw the world into a food shortage

“We are not just losing six million tons of grain” from last year’s harvest in Ukraine, says David Laborde, senior analyst at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, DC, “but potentially 60 million tons. Losing the next harvest will be a critical shortcoming , which no one can remedy. “ And that’s not … Read more

the tracks of the Assembly to promote its generalization

The Assembly’s Committee on Sustainable Development has examined the obstacles to the generalization of the social pricing of water throughout the territory. It provides several recommendations for lifting them. ” Since the launch of the Brottes Act of 15 April 2013 and despite the generalization at the end of 2019, local authorities have not massively … Read more