thefocusofkris:

Don’t mess with us

New Hampshire. I didn’t remember reading welcome signs in my native language :)

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Genius. This is my song of the day. Love the video as well. Enjoy !

IPCC solutions to a warming world are cheap

IPCC solutions to a warming world are cheap

IPCC AR5 WGIIII reported recently that the IPCC is publishing this year its fifth assessment report (AR5). The last working group has published its own report and it has come to the climate change solutions we have to put in place.

The good news is : it’s going to be really cheap, only a mere, tiny, itsy bitsy 0.06 percent of global GDP per annum. The bad news : we have to act fastor it is will either…

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mothernaturenetwork:

Pay it forward: Good deeds are contagiousResearch finds that recipients of kindness are more likely to spread kindness themselves.

Does this need more text ? Yes ? So get going and do something good for people around you.

mothernaturenetwork:

Pay it forward: Good deeds are contagious
Research finds that recipients of kindness are more likely to spread kindness themselves.

Does this need more text ? Yes ? So get going and do something good for people around you.

European Investment Bank to provide France 750 million Euros for renewables

European Investment Bank to provide France 750 million Euros for renewables

Wind turbines in Camargue, France - squareI often have my home country, France, is beginning to lag dangerously on renewable energy sources and the energy transition, and this albeit I have witnessed interesting development. But could this change. As I wrote for Cleantechies :

” Covering European environmental and energy policies for Cleantechies got me thinking lately how France is lagging behind its neighbours. Indeed, in the last few…

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It’s official, I became a top influencer on climate

It’s official, I became a top influencer on climate

Jim McClelland and Solarcentury logosThis week I was featured for the first time in the ” Top 500 influencers active on Twitter in Climate Science & Forecast, the Carbon Economy, Emissions, Clean, Green & Renewable Energy, Generation and Efficiency, from Policy to Practice.”

This is a great honor as among the people ranked are Al Gore (#1) or Kees van der Leun (#70). The list is curated and managed by Jim McClellandin association…

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Re-reading Roald Dahl

MatildaI have had the occasion over the past few months to read again three of the most known Roald Dahl’s books : Matilda, the Big Friendly Giant and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Having read – and loved them – as a young kid, I was wondering if I would enjoy them as much as an adult. And the answer is a loud Y E S ! (more…)

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Night Watch, by Terry Pratchett

Night Watch, by Terry Pratchett

Night WatchAlbeit I haven’t chronicled here all the previous Pratchett I read, I have really the impression, reading Discworld novels that they are getting better all the time.

Night Watch is indeed even funnier than the previous ones and is an even fiercer satire of our world. In this novel, Captain – no, Commander, – Samuel Vimes is pursuing a very dangerous serial killer, only to be sent back in time…

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Need I to say more ? Really ? Get out of your flat and go for a walk in the nearest park :)

Need I to say more ? Really ? Get out of your flat and go for a walk in the nearest park :)

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"Solar power has won the global argument. Photovoltaic energy is already so cheap that it competes with oil, diesel and liquefied natural gas in much of Asia without subsidies."

Global solar dominance in sight as science trumps fossil fuels (via greenpeace)

Checkmate to the fossil fuels.

Now it’s only a matter of time renewables take over.

Who else :)

Who else :)

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Light pollution is harming us all

Light pollution is harming us all

Chicago by night. But is it really nightIf you have been reading this blog for a few years, you know it : I am very much interested in astronomy and even happen to practice it from time to time. But this is becoming harder and harder globally because of light pollution.

But is light pollution really a pollution ? YES, as it has averse effects on many if not on all species, including ours.Aeon Magazine has published a compelling article…

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climate-changing:

true

so so so true…

climate-changing:

true

so so so true…

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"Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life."

— Stephen King (via yourlovingapril)

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The good ol’ US of A…

The good ol’ US of A…

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