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Climate initiatives: lessons from a hot summer

2022-09-30T04:18:21.465Z

FIGARO TOMORROW - The disasters of July and August acted as an electric shock and should push the State, businesses and local authorities to really work in favor of the environment.



An unprecedented drought, devastating fires, water shortages, energy prices at unprecedented levels… and the official announcement of the

“end of abundance”

by Emmanuel Macron.

Loaded, will the summer of 2022 have convinced the French that the resources of the planet have limits and that action must be taken to curb climate change?

Or will it have no more effect than the fires that hit Australia in 2019 and 2020, the heat dome that dried up Canada in July, or the rain that fell on the ice cap at 3000 meters above sea level? altitude in Greenland one month later?

“Awareness is progressing, but that is not enough.

The problem now is taking action,

sighs Philippe Zaouati, CEO of Mirova, an asset management company dedicated to responsible investment.

It's a human reflex.

First, we doubt the need to change and, once convinced, we tell ourselves that it will be enough to adapt a little for everything to continue...

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Source: lefigaro

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