For competitive renewable energies

Developing an alternative to conventional energies such as gas, coal or oil is a major challenge of the 21st century. On the one hand, these energies are exhaustible, on the other hand, they are very polluting in CO, CO2, NOx. Hydropower, wind, solar or biomass represent alternative energy production solutions that have the advantage of being, [...]

The competitiveness of renewable energies

For competitive renewable energies

Develop an alternative toconventional energy such as gas, coal or oil is a major issue of the 21st century. On the one hand, these energies are exhaustible, on the other hand, they are very polluting in CO, CO2, NOx. Hydropower, wind, solar or biomass represent alternative energy production solutions that have the advantage of being, [...]

Environment: fine for a polluter

The owner of an Italian oil tanker, the San Matteo, was sentenced for "illegal dumping" of hydrocarbons in the Mediterranean The Marseille Criminal Court fined Wednesday a fine of 330.000 euros to the owner of San Matteo and 10.000 euros to his captain. The court also awarded 2.000 euros damages to four associations that [...]

Total will compensate its accusers

The oil group Total signed, Tuesday November 29, an amicable transaction with the eight Burmese who were at the origin of the investigation opened, 9 October 2002, against him to the court of Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) for the crime of "sequestration". The plaintiffs criticized the French oil company for having to work for it and forced [...]

Warming: a weapon of mass destruction

"In the history of humanity, there has never been a danger as important as climate change." The sentence, launched by Jean-Guy Vaillancourt, professor of sociology at the University of Montreal, makes you jump? You will have to get used to it, it will soon be commonplace. With global warming now the subject of scientific and political consensus, the international community [...]

Birth of ASPO France

ASPO, "Association for the Study of Oil and Gas Peak," is an association of European scientists specializing in oil. Its purpose is to study, predict and, above all, inform the rulers about the historical peak of hydrocarbon production. According to theories very strongly argued by ASPO, and in particular by Colin Campbell, this peak of production [...]