Thursday, October 6, 2022

Tag: France

Denouncing focus on violence, women march in France to reclaim anti-austerity...

"Macron your goose is cooked, the chicks are in the street!"

More than a thousand arrested as Yellow Vests protests over economic...

Some 1,220 people were arrested in France on Saturday as more than a hundred thousand took to the streets – leading to a lockdown...

Shattering Europe?

Why Trump’s Paris fiasco really matters.

New study: Eating organic foods reduces your risk of getting cancer

"Although our findings need to be confirmed, promoting organic food consumption in the general population could be a promising preventive strategy against cancer." 

Debate: Jeremy Corbyn, antisemitism and the British media

It is the Labour party’s hesitation on this point, and Corbyn’s history of pro-Palestinian activism and criticisms of Israel, that have proven so problematic.

France: Non-recycled plastic will cost 10 percent more

"Recycling is necessary but not sufficient. We absolutely must cut off the flow and have more stringent measures against over-packaging and disposable objects."

France to shut down its coal plants two years earlier than...

France hopes to become carbon neutral by 2050.

France becomes first country to ban fracking and oil production

The plan is part of France’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement, and their larger plan of weaning the French economy from fossil fuels.

France to ban sale of cars powered by gasoline and diesel

France intends to end oil and gas exploration in French territory, eliminate coal-fired power plants by 2022 and encourage homeowners to produce their own energy.

France to ban all new development of shale oil and gas

The days of unfettered fossil fuel extraction are over.

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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

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EV charging stations approved for 50 states plus DC and Puerto Rico, covering 75,000...

States will have access to $1.5 billion in federal monies to build the chargers.

Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

Parents like their public schools, no matter how much the charter school movement tells...

Branding public schools as “failed” institutions is more about politics than education.