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Pizzorno Environnement continues its disengagement from Morocco - 08/25/2020 - Arthur Maffren

MOROCCO/FRANCE. After stopping its operations on 1 July 2020, Pizzorno Environnement announced on 24 August that it "is not a candidate for the renewal of the Marrakech collection and cleaning market". version française

Renewables surpass fossil fuels in EU27 electricity generation for the first time - 07/23/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EU. According to the Ember think tank, renewable energies provided more electricity than fossil fuels in EU countries in the first six months of 2020. version française

European Commission mobilises €100 million for Albania after the earthquake at the end of 2019 - 07/17/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

ALBANIA. The European Commission adopts a €100 million package to rehabilitate and rebuild schools after the November 2019 earthquake in Albania. version française

The UfM gives priority to financing climate actions in the South and East Mediterranean - 07/15/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. The Union for the Mediterranean declares climate financing as a priority for the southern and eastern Mediterranean region, which is warming 20% faster than the global average.

Pizzorno ceases operations in Oum Azza, Morocco - 07/01/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MOROCCO / FRANCE. Var-based Pizzorno Environnement announces the closure of the Oum Azza waste treatment and recovery centre in Morocco. version française

EU invests €1000bn in energy transition - 01/15/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EUROPEAN UNION. The Investment Plan for a Sustainable Europe will invest at least €1,000 billion over ten years to address climate and environmental challenges.

European Parliament declares climate emergency and carbon neutrality in 2050 - 11/29/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

EUROPEAN UNION. A few days before the opening of the COP25, the European Parliament adopts a resolution declaring a "climate and environmental emergency".

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
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