Podcasts

46 Results are available

Tendances au Macroscope 1
18/07/2022

The environmental issues of maritime transport - Trends Under the Macroscope #37

The oceans play a very big role in the global economy, given that more than 90% of global trade is transported by sea. Recent works have shown that tightening of environmental regulation of cargo ships can lead to spectacular gains in terms of public health.  In the years to come, additional efforts will be made to drastically reduce the sector's greenhouse gas emissions, very likely with the implementation of new technologies, such as the use of hydrogen.

Focus
Tendances au Macroscope 1
28/06/2022

How cities are adapting to the increase in flooding risk - Trends Under the Macroscope #36

It is now well established that global warming increases the probability of violent flooding episodes. A recent study focusing on 9,500 cities in 175 countries measured the local economic impact of floods and shows that adaptation measures greatly mitigate this negative impact. The subject of adaptation and resilience to climate disasters will arise more and more and should take an increasingly important place in public policies.

Focus