The 10 green commandments to reduce your impact on the climate


“From 2 ° C of global warming, we could end up with more severe and more numerous climate-related food crises. “ Once again, the experts of the IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, sounded the alarm on August 8.

Their latest report, devoted to food and land degradation, shivers down your spine: “Our land use […] is not sustainable and contributes to climate change ”, emphasizes to AFP Valérie Masson-Delmotte, paleoclimatologist and co-president of the IPCC, for whom the report puts “Emphasis on the importance of acting now”.

The risk ? One day having to choose between properly feeding the billions of Earthlings and fighting against global warming …

“The increase in heat wave episodes should push us to act to adapt”

Act now, okay. But how ? On average, the carbon footprint of a French person is around 11 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per year. In other words, due to their daily habits (travel, accommodation, food, etc.), a French person produces on average 11 tonnes of CO2 every year (or equivalent, i.e. other greenhouse gases).

Gold, “To respect the Paris Agreement [adopté lors de la COP21 fin 2015], this footprint must be reduced to 2 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per year by 2050, ie a drop of 80% “, recalls Carbone 4, an independent consulting firm specializing in

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