Tag: ecology

  • Hydrogen-powered aircraft

    Hydrogen-powered aircraft

    Which is better, the plane or the train? The plane pollutes more, but it’s faster, more convenient and cheaper than the train. Trains are expensive in terms of infrastructure and space: stations, rails, track maintenance, etc. Oil lobbies compete with nuclear lobbies. Yet aviation and ecology can be reconciled. Hydrogen-powered aircraft pollute less than trains.…

  • Cut out the middleman

    Cut out the middleman

    Four traders, suppliers of raw materials supply 90% of food for humans and livestock: Cargill, ADM, Louis Dreyfus Commodities and Bunge. They supply cereals, cocoa, cotton, oil, eggs, flour, meat, peanuts, rubber, salt, wool, chemicals and vitamins. The biggest of these, CARGILL, is the largest private company in the United States and controls a quarter…

  • How can we win back trust?

    How can we win back trust?

    Today, the far right in Europe and in the United States is only gaining ground. But is attacking immigrants, as the police are doing, a solution to the security problems we face? What can we do about the rise of jihadism in particular?Jihadism feeds on the exclusion advocated by the far right and applied by…

  • Ecoterrorism

    Ecoterrorism

    Terrorism is the use of terror for ideological, political or religious ends. The word “terrorisme” was first used in November 1794, when it was used to describe the “doctrine of the partisans of the Terror”, those who, some time earlier, had exercised power by waging an intense and violent struggle against the counter-revolutionaries. It was…

  • Stop the all-concrete approach

    Stop the all-concrete approach

    Concrete dominates today’s buildings. And yet it has major shortcomings. It consumes a lot of water and energy, produces a lot of CO2 and lasts only 80 years at best for reinforced concrete. What’s more, it doesn’t provide sufficient protection from the heat, leading to increased use of air conditioning, which in turn exacerbates global…

  • Peru, biodiversity in danger

    Peru, biodiversity in danger

    The biodiversity in Peru is enormous and unique, 3000 to 4000 varieties of potatoes, 52 varieties of corn, 163 varieties of tomatoes, 7590 varieties of flowers that exist only there, 4400 varieties of butterflies, 3 varieties of cocoa, avocados, cotton. We use only a few varieties of each crop in Europe. If these were to…

  • Sun Cream

    Sun Cream

    Sun Cream Différences entre écran solaire minéral et filtre UV chimique – ecocentric: https://www.ecocentric.fr/blog/index/billet/14446_filtres-solaires-nanos   Hawaii approves sunscreen ban in an effort to save coral reefs – TreeHugger: https://www.treehugger.com/ocean-conservation/hawaii-approves-sunscreen-ban-effort-save-coral-reefs.html La crème solaire est-elle vraiment efficace ?: https://youtu.be/LF6qK6j3vco Which sunscreen should you choose? – Mary Poffenroth – Ted ed: https://youtu.be/JX8rv_natkw To check if your sunscreen is…

  • Turn

    Turn

    “Look back and take a picture of the Earth”, Carl Sagan told the Apollo 17 astronauts Who were oriented towards space Photographing distant planets and stars. “Turn back, there’s no need to look to the future!” When, for the first time, Humans cause disasters At the magnitude of natural disasters, You chose not to look…

  • Why wait 2000 years to adopt a natural and more efficient way to grow food?

    Why wait 2000 years to adopt a natural and more efficient way to grow food?

    Why wait 2000 years to adopt a natural and more efficient way to grow food? “The recycling of organic wastes was perfected over centuries in Europe. But their Nitrogen content is only 0.5% and the heavy labor of collecting and distributing up to 40 tons of wastes per acres of city execra resulted in an…

  • The eco comfort, a way of life

    The eco comfort, a way of life

    The eco comfort, a way of life – How to use vinegar for household chores: https://en.wikihow.com/use-vinegar-for-working-workers White vinegar can also be used instead of softener in your washing machine. It is very effective, except for the towels it makes rough. – Batmaid – What if lemons were your home’s best friend?: https://batmaid.ch/blog/fr/nettoyage-maison-avec-des-citrons?utm_source=Returning+clients&utm_campaign=7a44a5fa4d-NL_citron_20nov2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c2cf3deb26-7a44a5fa4d-570640433 Using probiotic cleaners in…