PARIS (AFP) - Scientists and government officials from some 30 countries will spend three days this week in Exeter (Britain) on global warming and should make a pessimistic observation: the planet is warming up faster and with consequences more serious than we thought. A hundred scientists and sixty [...]
A new front opens up in the battle of renewable energies: the use of underwater currents.
Keywords: renewable energy, hydropower, hydroelectricity, recovery, use, marine currents, sea, tide, tidal stream, wind turbines
By Armelle THORAVAL
The tidal turbines?
Suspended in the air and anchored to the ground by its chains, the beast [...]
Man is changing nature at such a rate that species may no longer be able to adapt, leading to a major extinction crisis, scientists say. Some figures: - One in four mammals, one bird in eight, one in three amphibians and nearly half of freshwater turtles are threatened, according to [...]
There is less than a decade left to avert a catastrophic earthquake disruption, says a large study to be released Tuesday. Written by a wide panel of scientists, former politicians and economists, this report, called 'Meeting the Climate Change', sets the point of no return for climate change to be ten years or even less. beyond which the [...]
Here is a visitor's remark about Mr Negre's invention. "Several MDI shareholders are about to take action against the MDI group. Indeed, the concept of the air engine promised by Mr. NEGRE begins largely to drag in time. All 6 months of the promises of homologations [...]
Major technological breakthrough Ted Sargent's researchers in Canada (MIT Microphotonics Laboratory and Nortel Networks) have designed a plastic that combines quantum dots, which are tiny semiconductors, with a polymer. The obtained nanoparticles, which measure between 2 and 4 nanometers, are capable of capturing the high wavelengths of [...]
A record number of tornadoes have been recorded in 2004 in Kansas and more generally in the United States since they were recorded. The good news is that the number of deaths from tornadoes (35 this year) has decreased compared to other years. Kansas has recorded 124 tornadoes, breaking the record of 1991 [...]
Keywords: recycling, compost, composting, wastegreen, organic waste, recovery.
France produces annually around 600 million tons of waste of which more than 400 are organic waste. For the latter, composting is a fast-growing process of treatment, favored by the current regulatory and sociological context.
Key words: Jacques Benveniste, memory of water, molecules, drugs, applications,méopathie.
This article follows the death of Mr Beneveniste in October 2004. We would like to remind our readers of the following: you need 1000 experiments to confirm a principle but only one is enough to invalidate it! And be wise not to be right too soon, the rest of the world could not [...]
Keywords: summit, conference, biodiversity, species, animals, extinction, influence, man,use, modifications, pollution, ecosystem
4 press review articles about the January 2005 UNESCO Biodiversity Summit.
1) Alert to biodiversity threatened, The World
By Hervé Kempf
On the initiative of Jacques Chirac, an international conference gathered in Paris, from the 24 [...]