Incentives against nature?

December 6, 2017

INTERVIEW // In a few days, the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference will open (11 to 13 December, Buenos Aires, Argentina), during which the international community will discuss the subsidies granted to the fisheries sector. But can this issue of subsidies that are harmful to the state of resources and biodiversity only be addressed at the […]

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Between postponed objectives and the urgency to prepare for the future: what should be the strategy for the transition of the French electricity system?

November 17, 2017

The challenges of transforming the French electricity system attracted the media spotlight when the Government announced that it had postponed to beyond 2025 the implementation of a target to reduce the share of nuclear energy to 50%. Indeed, this decision undermines an objective enshrined in the law and increases uncertainty for operators. However, the announcement […]

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Safeguarding the spirit of Paris: where do we stand and what is at stake at COP23?

November 2, 2017

COP23 follows another year of extreme weather events, with some impacts once again breaking historic records—massive floods in Central and South Asia, or the recent series of hurricanes in North America and the Caribbean. For the first time, an Island Nation, the Republic of Fiji, is presiding over the COP. Given the particular context coupled […]

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French National Mobility Conference (Assises de la Mobilité) : IDDRI’s 5 recommendations

September 19, 2017

“The battle I will fight in the years ahead concerns the transport for everyday life.” At the inauguration of the new Paris-Rennes TGV line on July 1, 2017, Emmanuel Macron highlighted the will of the executive to make daily mobility a major priority of his five-year term of office. This announcement is very positive, as there […]

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