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Tianjin blast may have grave consequences for local authorities
22/08/2015 - Spotlight on Asia

Tianjin blast may have grave consequences for local authorities

Four new fires broke out Friday in the devastation left by giant explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin last week.
Nantes Canal in Rohan, Brittany
02/08/2015 - France

Four teenagers killed in road accident, Royal supports stricter speed limits

Four teenagers were killed in a road accident on Saturday night, whilst returning home from a private party, in Morbihan, northwest France. 10 others were in a critical condition on Sunday.
Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal in the French National Assembly
23/07/2015 - France

Green growth energy law reduces France's nuclear dependence

The French parliament on Wednesday passed a "green growth" energy transition law that reduces the country's dependence on nuclear power by 25 per cent.

The Paris region is particularly affected by pollution, 17 March 2015.
15/07/2015 - France

French Senate says air pollution costing more than 100 billion euros annually

Air pollution in France is costing the country 101.3 billion euros each year, according to a French Senate committee report released Wednesday.

Swimmers make the most of the heat at the Bassin d'Arcachon, near Bordeaux, western France
02/07/2015 - France

French trains delayed by heatwave, pollution levels rise

Trains were delayed all over the Paris region this Wednesday because of the heatwave that has hit France this week. Pollution levels will also rise with a red alert expected on Friday.

Bicycles start to change their image in Asian urban transport choices
06/06/2015 - Spotlight on Asia

Bicycles start to change their image in Asian urban transport choices

Bicycles are no longer looked down upon for being old fashioned, too slow or even too cheap, or else only for sports freaks with big calves and lycra gear.
12/05/2015

French press review 12 May 2015

The French press takes a look at the heavy toll of air polution in France: more than 16,000 lives lost and 48 billion euros every year.
Toxic tours visit polluted sites around Paris
04/05/2015 - Spotlight on France

Toxic tours visit polluted sites around Paris

As Paris gets ready to host the UN Climate Conference, everyone from artistic to environmental groups are jumping on board, organizing climate-themed festivals, conferences and events.
Could Paris's Seine River become a major shipping route?
27/04/2015 - Spotlight on France

Could Paris's Seine River become a major shipping route?

As the French capital looks for ways to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution, some companies are looking to the Seine River as a passageway for their goods and services.
Paris submerged in smog in March
10/04/2015 - FRANCE

Speed limits tightened in Paris, Lille on third day of high pollution

Speed limits were reduced 20kmph in the Paris region and north-west France on Friday and limits imposed on lorries passing through the capital on the third day of high pollution Friday.

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