Environment

Experts interviews

France - Plastic management

Ocean innovation: the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea
18/05/2016
The French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER, Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer) is one of the world's leading oceanographic institutions. It has around 1600 staff and a remit to carry out targeted applied research on issues such as the impact of...
credit: http://www.airlab.solutions
02/08/2018
Finding better ways to tackle air pollution is crucial to the future of the urban environment. In Paris, the city authorities and a number of companies involved in mobility and energy established in September 2017 Airlab as an innovation accelerator that would experiment with and identify the most...
© Peter Börkey
02/10/2018
Plastic is everywhere, with about 380 million tonnes produced worldwide in 2015, up from 2 million tonnes in the 1950s. Only an estimated 15% is collected and recycled, while plastic that is not properly treated poses a serious environmental threat. An OECD report published in May (Improving...