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SCIENCE : Transport-derived emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) have decreased owing to stricter controls on air pollution

Volatile chemical products emerging as largest petrochemical source of urban organic emissions In SCIENCE 16/02/2018 Transport-derived emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) have decreased owing to stricter controls on air pollution. This means that the relative importance of chemicals in … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Développement Durable, Environnement, Europe, In English, Pollution, Ressources naturelles, Risques, Sécurité, Transports | Laisser un commentaire

Crowded streets: Cities face a surge in online deliveries

In BBC NEWS By Natalie Sherman Business reporter, New York 04/01/2018 Online shopping is skyrocketing. So what are cities going to do about it? By the time veteran UPS driver Thomas « Tommy » Chu leaves work, he will have picked up … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Déplacements, Développement Durable, Distribution, Emissions CO2, Environnement, In English, Innovation, Intermodalité, Logistique urbaine, Pollution, RSE, Transports | Laisser un commentaire

«L’âme des grandes villes occidentales va-t-elle survivre au tourisme de masse ?»

Publié dans LE FIGARO, par Mathieu Bock-Côté le 22/12/2017 TRIBUNE – Figure de la vie intellectuelle québécoise, Mathieu Bock-Côté s’inquiète de la disneylandisation d’un monde affadi et uniforme, soumis à la logique consumériste au détriment des populations locales. Un quotidien … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Déplacements, Développement Durable, Europe, In English, Ressources naturelles, Risques, Sûreté | 4 commentaires

Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart

THE GUARDIAN 12/12/2017 by Julia CARRIE WONG Chamath Palihapitiya, former vice-president of user growth, expressed regret for his part in building tools that destroy ‘the social fabric of how society works’ A former Facebook executive has said he feels “tremendous guilt” over … Continuer la lecture

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As Planet Rages With Fires and Storms, Ire Aimed at Murderous Climate Denialism

https://www.commondreams.org/ byJessica Corbett, staff writer 2017/09/07 « It is past time to call out Trump and all climate deniers for this crime against humanity. No more treating climate denial like an honest difference of opinion. » As Houston begins its long recovery from Hurricane … Continuer la lecture

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Trump ‘poised to quit Paris climate deal’

BBC NEWS 31/05/2017 US President Donald Trump is poised to pull the country out of the Paris climate accord, US media report, quoting senior officials. The 2015 accord for the first time united most of the world in a single … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Développement Durable, Emissions CO2, In English, Pollution, Ressources naturelles, Risques, RSE, Sécurité | Laisser un commentaire

Logistics sector in Luxembourg raising its profile

Published in LUXEMBURGER WORT, 21 April, 2017 by Steve Hoscheit Most people know of Luxembourg as a financial powerhouse. Some know it for its international profile and as the seat of many European institutions. For others, it is one of the … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Déplacements, Développement Durable, Distribution, Europe, In English, Innovation, Intermodalité, Transport matières dangereuses, Transports | Laisser un commentaire