the agricultural version of the Tour de France

Deux-Sèvres, report From Brittany to the Côte-d’Or, twenty-two young people crisscrossed the French countryside during the last fortnight of August to discover farms with innovative practices. Launched in 2019 by three young sons of farmers, the Agricultural Tour de France is in its third edition. Before settling on a farm, its organizers wanted to understand … Read more

Fiona continues to escalate and could head to Canada

Tropical Storm Fiona has dumped a veritable deluge in the West Indies. No less than 504 mm of rain fell in just 24 hours in the south of Guadeloupe, which was hit hard. That’s more than a month of rain. Major floods are still affecting Guadeloupe territory, and one death has been reported by the … Read more

France prosecuted in the name of a treaty protecting companies

This is a first for France. After Spain or Italy, France is also being attacked in the name of the Energy Charter Treaty (TCE). This text, which dates from the early 1990s, allows companies to sue countries that change their energy policy if they believe that this threatens their financial interests. In short: this international … Read more

The south-west of France faces a new heat peak

September 12, 2022 at 3:13 p.m., Reading time: 1 minute Climate A week before the start of autumn, the mercury could break new records in the South West on Monday September 12, “ with the 35°C mark regularly exceeded between Aquitaine and the west of Midi-Pyrénées »warned Météo France. “ The whole country will experience … Read more

Four Animals You May See This Fall

1. Humpback whale Some of the best places to see humpback whales are off British Columbia and in waters near Quebec and Nova Scotia. The whale watching season in Canada runs from May to October. In winter, they head south in search of warmer waters. These incredible creatures can live up to 50 years and … Read more

Fracking causes earthquakes in Canada

Fracking, what is it? In March 2018, earthquakes caused widespread disruption across Alberta. Power was knocked out in parts of Sylvan Lake and homes in Red Deer shook as tremors traveled the ground. It’s a well-known phenomenon in parts of western Canada. Alberta’s energy regulator later confirmed that the seismic activity was caused by nearby … Read more

of citizens invest in solar energy

Published on : 08/27/2022 – 08:12 Autumn is approaching in Europe and with it particularly high energy bills due to the war in Ukraine. In France, individuals are protected from rising prices by an “energy shield” put in place by the government. But the executive is considering the future of this device. Some individuals are … Read more

In Belgium, a collective acts against Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant

Belgium, correspondence “ Wait a minute » : this is the name given to the week of mobilization against the arrival of Alibaba at Liège airport, in Belgium. In Brussels, Liège, Namur, Antwerp and Maastricht, posters and information stands call on citizens to question their political leaders until June 27. “ Our goal is to … Read more