Ces chenilles mangeuses de plastique pourraient aider à sauver la planète  

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Blockchain: Que se passe-t-il ensuite? The price of bitcoin has recently rallied, but at the beginning of February 2018 many predicted its collapse. If these doomsayers prove to be correct, what, if anything, will be its legacy? What becomes of blockchain? Are we in the early days of the internet left to one day wonder […]

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Déchets électroniques: la croissance la plus rapide au monde Les déchets électroniques constituent désormais le flux de déchets qui connaît la plus forte croissance au monde. En effet, nous avons généré l’équivalent de 4 500 tours Eiffel de déchets électroniques en une seule année. Et pourtant, seulement 20% des déchets sont collectés et recyclés. Où […]

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While other societies often took a couple of centuries to transition from rural to urban, China is doing it in three or four decades – with problems including congestion, pollution and garbage. Zhang Jianyu, Chief Representative of the Environmental Defense Fund, explains why the planned new city at Xiongan is an opportunity to put planning […]

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Rapidly decarbonizing the energy system will require different technologies in different locations. Lachlan Blackhall of Australian National University points to the world’s largest photovoltaic farm at Longyangxia Dam as an example of how quickly technologies can reach commercial viability – and residential lithium batteries as an example of how consumers are taking the lead.

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How does an idea take shape? According to artist Olafur Eliasson, it starts by answering the seemingly straightforward question of why.

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Today female talent is increasingly under-used and untapped. At the same time, men’s wages are rising faster and further. Why? And what can be done to achieve parity? For the full Global Gender Gap Report, visit: www.weforum.org/reports/the-global-gender-gap-report-2017

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Expert Robert Muggah describes the most dangerous threats faced by modern cities around the world.

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Here are three easy but effective strategies to defend vulnerable cities against rising sea levels and flooding. Ida Auken, former Danish minister of the environment, explains the pioneering strategies being explored by Danish cities that other seaside cities around the world could adopt.

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