pollution

China launches its carbon market on February 1

China emits nearly a third of the world's greenhouse gases each year

Violet Field inPlanetJan 23, 2021 2 min read
 China launches its carbon market on February 1

Oiled bird strandings are increasing on the Brittany coast

The Vigipol union blames the wreck of the Tanio, an oil tanker that sank in March 1980 off the coast of Finistère

Violet Field inPlanetJan 23, 2021 3 min read

WHO air standards would prevent 50,000 deaths per year in Europe

On average, 84% of the population in cities is exposed to levels above those recommended by WHO, study finds

Violet Field inPlanetJan 21, 2021 2 min read

Microplastics in the Arctic come from our clothes

Of the microplastic fibers found in the Arctic Ocean, 73.3% are polyester and mostly come from our clothing

Violet Field inPlanetJan 18, 2021 2 min read

An oil leak reported at the Total refinery in Donges

Traces of hydrocarbons have been located in the Loire, but "no environmental damage has yet been observed", indicates the prefecture

Violet Field inPlanetJan 8, 2021 2 min read

A judgment recognizes (without saying it) the status of climate refugee

In December, the Bordeaux administrative court of appeal refused the deportation of an undocumented Bengali living in Toulouse and suffering from a chronic respiratory disease, basing its decision on complaints.

Violet Field inPlanetJan 8, 2021 4 min read

The fuel oil discovered on a beach in Brittany was not

An old peat bog would be present under the sand of Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

Violet Field inPlanetJan 7, 2021 2 min read

Vehicles without Crit'Air will still be able to circulate in 2021 in Strasbourg

Originally scheduled for January 1, the Low Emission Zone (ZFE) is postponed for one year in the Alsatian capital

Violet Field inPlanetDec 31, 2020 2 min read