Climate Change And Global Warming

A few years ago, we wondered about global warming existence and the human role in it. Today, observations remove doubt and the alerts concerning pollution consequences become recurring. Companies and citizens must commit, adapt and mobilize. Are men and companies primarily responsible for climate change ? What are the impacts and consequences on the planet ? Who should react and how ? Find in this category news of companies’ initiatives about global warming. Discover also examples of global warming commitment and approaches of organizations in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Climate change causes the increase of wave energy

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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Many climate change effects happen at the sea. They’re particularly visible because of the destruction of coastal areas all over the planet due to sea level rises. Nonetheless, a new study published by Nature on January 14th says that the changes in wave power are also an important indicator of the consequences of climate change. And ignoring it may lead to…

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What’s more sustainable: an SMS, an email or an instant message?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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What’s more sustainable: an SMS, an instant message or an email? Have you ever wondered about the sustainability of your communications?  An overview of SMS, instant messages and emails worldwide Worldwide, the use of mobile messaging and social apps (instant messages) is growing at a higher rate than any other mobile apps. In fact, Whatsapp is the most popular messaging app…

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Deforestation – what is it? What are its causes, effects and solutions?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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What is the definition of deforestation? It adds more CO2 to the atmosphere than all cars and trucks on the world’s roads. But what are its causes and effects? How to stop deforestation? What animals are affected by deforestation? Let’s find out. What is deforestation? A brief definition Deforestation is the decrease in forest areas. It happens when forest regions are…

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Renewable energy: definition, examples, benefits and limitations

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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What is renewable energy? Which are the best examples of renewable energies in the world? What are their advantages and disadvantages? How is renewable energy having an impact on the world in terms of employment and new jobs? Definition of renewable energies Renewable energies (or renewables) are ways to generate energy from (theoretically) unlimited natural resources. These resources are either available…

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Digital transformation and ecological transition are not incompatible

par Philippe Tuzzolino Philippe Tuzzolino

In these times of acute awareness of environmental issues, our lifestyles face some healthy and very necessary questioning, namely in terms of the digital technology that has been revolutionizing the world for the past ten years or so. Philippe Tuzzolino, Orange Group Environmental Director, sheds his expert light on the subject to put into perspective various aspects of the digital phenomenon.…

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Christmas gifts – 10 ecological and ethical ideas to offer to family & friends

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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Are you looking for eco-friendly, responsible or ethical gift ideas to offer to your friends and family for Christmas? Then we have some ideas to help you out buying or creating original and responsible gifts! Christmas is usually a period of gifts. Yet, this is not a reason to fall into the excesses of consumption: we can keep up to our…

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Is Palm Oil Bad For The Planet? Can Palm Oil Be Sustainable?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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Palm oil is present in around 50% of the products you see when you go to the supermarket. Due to its massive use and efficiency, it is being overexploited – destroying ecosystems, biodiversity and supporting unfair human rights practices. Because of this, some companies have already started to demand that the palm oil they buy as an ingredient for their products…

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China has a new policy that will ban plastic waste: can it turn out to be something good?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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China was, for the last three decades, responsible for managing nearly half of the world’s plastic waste. In April 2018, the Chinese government announced a new policy to ban the import of 32 kinds of solid wastes including plastic waste, starting in December 2018. At the same time, our planet has been facing a huge plastic crisis that is affecting our…

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Are electric cars really eco-friendly?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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Are electric cars (EC) really eco-friendly? They seem to be a great solution to fight climate change and they are even said to have zero emissions. But are they worth it? Is it true that they are harmless to the planet?  Climate change is, quite simply, an existential threat for most life on the planet – including, and specially, the life…

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10 actions that companies can put in place to fight climate change

par Clément Fournier Clément Fournier

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As we saw in our previous article in COP21, many companies are and will be in the future, greatly affected by climate change. Yet, many do not know what they can do to fight it. Here are 10 actions that all companies could put in place to do their part in the fight against global warming. 1 – Measure and analyze…

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