« Je fais la vaisselle à l’eau froide » : face aux hausses de prix, les plus modestes adaptent leurs modes de vie

Je fais la vaisselle a leau froide face aux hausses

Un centre Emmaüs, à Ivry-sur-Seine (Val-de-Marne), en avril 2020. MARTIN BUREAU / AFP A 59 ans, Ghislaine (elle n’a pas souhaité donner son nom, comme les personnes citées par leur seul prénom), auxiliaire de vie dans une maison de retraite près de Biarritz (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), a pris une nouvelle habitude : elle vit à l’eau froide. Non pas pour … Read more

Televisions weigh heavily in the environmental footprint of digital in France

Televisions weigh heavily in the environmental footprint of digital in

Smartphones may be by far the best-selling electronic product, but their weight is small compared to televisions. Here, in 2003, in a Parisian department store. JEAN-PIERRE MULLER / AFP In France, digital accounts for 2.5% of the national environmental footprint. This share could rise to 6.7% in 2040 if no action is taken to contain … Read more

Overwhelming pollution studies, citizen demonstrations, Covid-19… Cruise passengers in the storm

Overwhelming pollution studies citizen demonstrations Covid 19… Cruise passengers in the

The “Wonder of the Seas” cruise liner docked in the port of Marseille during a fine particle alert on January 15, 2022. GERARD BOTTINO / SOPA IMAGES / LIGHTROCKET VIA GETTY IMAGES The cruise has seen better days. Pretty much everyone leading up to June 2, 2019, when the giant of the seas MSC-Opera crashed … Read more

Telework: the government wants to extend the minimum three-day rule for two weeks

Telework the government wants to extend the minimum three day rule

The Minister of Labor, Elisabeth Borne, announced on Wednesday January 19 to the representatives of the employers’ and employees’ trade union organizations that the government was considering extending “for two more weeks” the rule providing for a minimum of three days of teleworking per week to fight against the Covid-19 epidemic, we learned from the … Read more

Covid-19: 20% of hospitalizations have a cause other than the virus

Covid 19 20 of hospitalizations have a cause other than the

In an intensive care unit at the Strasbourg University Hospital, January 13, 2022. JEAN-FRANCOIS BADIAS / AP More than 25,000 people declared to have Covid-19 are currently hospitalized in France. However, a significant portion of them are for reasons other than the effects of the disease. This bias, identified since the beginning of the epidemic … Read more

Covid-19: Brazil and Germany record an unprecedented number of cases since the start of the pandemic

Covid 19 Brazil and Germany record an unprecedented number of cases

The Covid-19 pandemic “is far from over”, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday, January 18, warning against the idea that the Omicron variant is benign. Brazil, already one of the most bereaved countries in the world, recorded its highest rate of contamination in 24 hours. People wait to be … Read more

Avian flu: 2.5 million poultry will be slaughtered in the South West

Avian flu 25 million poultry will be slaughtered in the

On the farm of Julien Mora, representative of the Movement for the Defense of Family Farmers (Modef) of the Landes, in Mugron, in the south of the department, silence reigns. More duck noise. “We delivered our fattened ducks on December 27. We were supposed to bring in ducklings on January 4 or 5. It was … Read more

Slight increase in births and rebound in life expectancy in France in 2021, despite the Covid

Slight increase in births and rebound in life expectancy in

After the demographic shock of 2021, marked by the excess mortality linked to Covid-19, it is on a positive note that the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Insee) has chosen to highlight in its latest report annual, presented on Tuesday 18 January. In 2021, “fertility is maintained” despite the pandemic context, thus titles … Read more

Concern remains high over the Tonga islands, cut off from the world since the volcanic eruption

Concern remains high over the Tonga islands cut off from

An image of the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in the South Pacific, captured by video, January 14, 2022. TONGA GEOLOGICAL SERVICES / VIA REUTERS Uncertainty remains, Tuesday, January 18, on the situation and the extent of the damage to the Tonga islands, four days after the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai … Read more

Health crisis: new call for strike Thursday in schools, colleges and high schools

Health crisis new call for strike Thursday in schools colleges

Display on the door of a school on strike in the 20th arrondissement of Paris, January 13, 2022. Camille Gharbi for “Le Monde”. CAMILLE GHARBI FOR “THE WORLD” A week after a major movement, a call for a new mobilization Thursday, January 20 in schools, colleges and high schools is launched to ask “strong answers” … Read more

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