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

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

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

Leo Brincat, maltese Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change will hold until 2016 the presidency of the...

"Renewable energies and energy optimisation are the only way out for Egypt" - 12/09/2013


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


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


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


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


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


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

Under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization in the 2000s, the shipping community set about trying to reduce greenhouse gases and...

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

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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