Produits de proximité – Est-ce toujours la meilleure option? [ENG]

After decades of outsourcing and a stronger craving of consumers for exotic and foreign products, the last years have shown an increasing interest of buying locally produced goods, most importantly among them being food. One of many examples worldwide is city of Graz, in Austria, which developed its own label to support local food; another En savoir plus surProduits de proximité – Est-ce toujours la meilleure option? [ENG][…]

The case of microgrids in Tanzania (II / II)

In our last post, David has explained what microgrids are and the importance of its development in the upcoming years for providing electricity access to different communities (http://sustainability-by-education.org/?p=874). In this post, we will talk specifically about the case of microgrids in Tanzania, a country that I have been able to visit thanks to the support En savoir plus surThe case of microgrids in Tanzania (II / II)[…]

La photovoltaïque flottante [English]

Brief Introduction to Solar PV Although solar energy has been, is, and will be the most abundant source of energy on Earth, it was not until 1839 that Alexandre Edmond Becquerel observed that the sunlight striking certain materials generated electric current. That is, he discovered the photovoltaic effect. Forty-four more years were needed to develop En savoir plus surLa photovoltaïque flottante [English][…]

Écrans solaires: nous protègent-ils vraiment? [English]

If you are going to the beach this weekend, don’t forget to bring your sunscreen! However… did you know that 14.000 tonnes of sunscreen reach every year coral reefs, making them susceptible to bleaching, deforming baby coral and degrading its resilience to climate change? Most of the sunscreens are made from chemical UV filters of En savoir plus surÉcrans solaires: nous protègent-ils vraiment? [English][…]

12 trucs pour réduire votre consommation d’énergie à la maison [English]

According to Eurostat, households represent a 25% of the final energy consumption in Europe, a sector only exceeded by transport, which represents a 33%. Understanding final energy as the energy that reaches the final consumer’s door, in the case of households this energy is mainly provided in the form of electricity and natural gas, and En savoir plus sur12 trucs pour réduire votre consommation d’énergie à la maison [English][…]

Le grand problème de le gaspillage alimentaire [English]

How many times may our parents have told us that we must not waste the food? And even though, are we really aware of the amount of food that is wasted every day in our planet and its consequence at an economical and environmental level? Every day, around 1.3 billion tons of food suitable for En savoir plus surLe grand problème de le gaspillage alimentaire [English][…]

Fridays for future et la hausse des grèves pour le climat dans le monde: revue des origines du mouvement, son impact et son avenir (II/II)

C’est la suite d’un article en deux parties sur le mouvement Fridays for Future. Pour lire la première partie, sur les origines et l’expansion du mouvement, allez ici. La grande grève du 15 mars L’expansion et la croissance de « Fridays for Future » à l’automne de 2018 et au début de 2019 ont abouti à la En savoir plus surFridays for future et la hausse des grèves pour le climat dans le monde: revue des origines du mouvement, son impact et son avenir (II/II)[…]

Fridays for future et la hausse des grèves pour le climat dans le monde: revue des origines du mouvement, son impact et son avenir (I/II)

Le 15 mars, plus de 1,400,000 étudiants du monde entier ont protesté contre l’inaction du gouvernement face au changement climatique, dans ce qui était considéré comme la plus grande action climatique de l’histoire. Plus de 2,000 manifestations ont eu lieu dans plus de 125 pays, l’Europe étant la première région en termes d’organisation et de En savoir plus surFridays for future et la hausse des grèves pour le climat dans le monde: revue des origines du mouvement, son impact et son avenir (I/II)[…]

Global warming – Myth or reality? [English]

Within the scientific community, there is a strong consensus regarding the existence of a global warming process, whose consequences would be devastating if no action is taken to stop it. However, there are many people – from normal citizens to the president of the United States –  denying climate change. Thus, in this first Weekly En savoir plus surGlobal warming – Myth or reality? [English][…]

Welcome to the weekly post of Sustainability by Education! [English]

As you may know, we are young professionals specialized in the field of renewable energy and sustainability, and our goal is to share our knowledge with as many people as possible. Our current way of doing this is to go to schools and organise interactive workshops with children and teenagers. However, we also believe that En savoir plus surWelcome to the weekly post of Sustainability by Education! [English][…]