A key international meeting to tackle climate change is currently taking place in Paris. It’s an event that's easy to overlook, with global attention on the crisis in the Middle East. French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting the One Planet - Polar Summit, an international gathering which aims to address the increasing rate of melting ice caps.
2 Jul 2023
The healthcare sector accounts for around 4 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. That's equivalent to the annual emissions of France, Germany and Brazil combined. Medical staff and the healthcare industry are gradually embracing the objective of reducing the sector's contribution to global warming. But the task remains daunting. The Down to Earth team takes a closer look.
8 May 2023
Faced with the climate crisis, more and more young people are denouncing government inaction. This movement has now reached France's top universities, where students and graduates alike are denouncing an education system that does not take environmental issues into account. Some recent graduates – from Sciences Po university, business school HEC and engineering school École Polytechnique – have decided to take action, from making radical career changes to shaking up courses at their alma maters. FRANCE 24's team went to meet them.