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ICOS uses trees to help us understand global warming - 12/12/2014 - Michel Neumuller, MARSEILLE

MEDITERRANEAN. A key issue in the debate on global warming, greenhouse gases (GHG) are poorly measured in practice. ICOS, an international research network active in Spain, Italy and Portugal, recently set up a measurement station in Provence to observe the impact of forests on GHG emissions and their atmospheric concentration.

" The key to real growth is through Green growth" - 03/03/2014 - Caroline Garcia, MARSEILLE

Leo Brincat, maltese Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change will hold until 2016 the presidency of the Mediterranean Commission for Sustainable Development during the two next years, in charge of the Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development review process. :...

"Renewable energies and energy optimisation are the only way out for Egypt" - 12/09/2013 - Propos recueillis par Safia Ouared, au CAIRE


EGYPT. Sayed Farouk, senior vice president of The Arab Contractors, explains the steps taken by his company to reduce energy consumption.French version

"Lebanon has a culture of energy efficiency" - 12/06/2013 - Interview by Jenny Saleh in BEIRUT


LEBANON. The Lebanese energy sector is attempting to make up ground in terms of energy efficiency. Interview with Pierre El Khoury, director of the LCEC, an organisation affiliated to the Lebanese Ministry of Energy and Water that is charged with drawing up energy efficiency strategies. French version

Efficiency, at the heart of energy saving - 12/05/2013 - Caroline Garcia


All around the Mediterranean, countries are looking at improving their energy efficiency. Efficiency is thought of as key to reducing energy consumption, particularly in homes. This is why all the focus is on the building sector. French version

Tunisia is attempting to put theory into practice - 12/05/2013 - Gérard Tur with Nadia Chahed, TUNIS


Dwindling resources and an increase in consumption. Tunisia aims to solve this complicated energy equation by applying already existing legislation in the field. French version

Morocco hopes to reduce energy use by 12% by 2020 - 12/05/2013 - Julie Chaudier, CASABLANCA


MOROCCO. With its trade balance hampered by oil product imports, Morocco has launched the Energy Efficiency Convention, which aims to reduce energy consumption by 12%. French version

"The yearly energy consumption represents 3% of the palestinian GDP" - 12/05/2013 - Amal Belkessam


Fuad Amleh, CEO of the Palestinian electricity company (PETL) evokes the measures taken by his country to develop and try to save energy despite many constraints Palestine faces.French version

The shipping industry explores new ways of preserving the environment - 09/29/2012 - Nathalie Bureau du Colombier

Under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization in the 2000s, the shipping community set about trying to reduce greenhouse gases and protect the marine environment - an unenviable task. In March 2012, the IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee adopted a series of guidelines on topics such as...

Regulations on the environmental impact of ships set new course - 09/29/2012 - Mathieu Bouchard

Environmental regulations on passenger shipping are complex and undergo regular changes. They are now aiming to reduce the sea and air pollution caused by ships.
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From "free and democratic Algeria" to "civil and non-military state"

Razika Adnani, philosopher and specialist in issues related to Islam, member of the Orientation Council of the Fondation de l'Islam de France, of the Scientific Council of the CEFR and of the analysis group JFC Conseil
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