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Energy, transport, petrochemicals… The challenges of “zero oil”

By Mark Holland / yesterday

By Adrien Pecout Posted today at 3:45 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationConsidering the post-oil era implies a technological, economic and societal upheaval. The key to this energy transition is in the hands of governments, which will have to arbitrate between responding to the climate emergency and maintaining purchasing power. Can humanity do without “black […]

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“Even to optimize energy production, you will always need plastic”

By Mark Holland / yesterday

October 22, 2021, in Munich (Germany), in a BMW factory. DPA / PHOTONONSTOP Raymond Michels is a researcher at the CNRS and the University of Lorraine, specializing in the geochemistry of hydrocarbons. Why does chemistry need oil? Quite simply because it is a unique material on Earth, for its energy content, but also for its […]

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Staff – Monnoyeur Group – Le Point

By Mark Holland / yesterday

A partner of Caterpillar or John Deere, the company specializes in the distribution of capital goods and services for industry and construction. General Staff – Monnoyeur Group Published on 01/16/2022 at 09:50 Link copied Copy link Lhe Monnoyeur Group, created in 1906, present in eighteen countries, is a French family ETI specialized in the distribution […]

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Inflation: the Swiss miracle – Le Point

By Mark Holland / a day ago

Unlike its French, Italian and especially German neighbors, in 2021, the annual inflation is only 0.6% in the Confederation. The rise in the prices of imported products was only 1.5%, and that of products manufactured in Switzerland by 0.3% in 2021 © ROBERT SCHMIEGLT/GEISLER-FOTOPR / Geisler-Fotopress / dpa Picture Alliance via AFP From our correspondent […]

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In Paris, the metro that spoils the forest

By Mark Holland / a day ago

Near avenue de la Dame-Blanche, in the Bois de Vincennes area affected by the potential extension works for metro line 1, on January 10, 2022. HUGO LEBRUN/HANS LUCAS In front of the bicentennial oak tree some thirty meters high, Barbara Jakowska raises her eyes to the sky: “Why make a big fuss when a town […]

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