What can we do for the planet? -
Salut à tou.te.s,
Where do we stand today on the objectives of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change? The COP28 at the end of November will say. Problem: it's happening in Dubai and the amount of energy needed to cool the auditoriums has been heavily criticized for worsening the situation. France just got its share of natural disaster with the Ciarán storm, as well as its share of controversy when it was announced that TotalEnergy was amongst the worst "carbon bombers" in the world. But here's the positive!: Philosopher Pierre Charbonnier shares his views on how a positive image of a green future could be used as positive propaganda.
Join us in this week's sessions:
- Tuesday November 7, 2023
- Sunday November 12, 2023
Bonne semaine et à bientôt,
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And the winner is: "Journal d'une Serveuse de cafétéria" d'Anne Buisson (level B2). We'll be reading it in two sessions on Nov 30 and Dec 14. Click here for more info.
Word of the week: "espoir", nom masculin
• Le fait d’attendre quelque chose avec confiance. ⇄ hope
🔗 L'Accord de Paris - site officiel (in French): http://unfccc.int/files/essential_background/convention/application/pdf/french_paris_agreement.pdf
🎬 Interested in geoengineering? Check out this movie on Arte (in French): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBPZ0ESorXA