Bangladesh has developed the largest individual solar panel programme in the world. 3.7 million solar cells have already been installed since 2003 on the roofs of houses in rural areas. By 2018, there should be 6 million. NGOs use this development of rural areas to push for women to work in a country (...)
Faces of a pioneering valley. In the Drôme valley, in the Vercors foothills, another world is taking shape. A world where mankind is a stakeholder in nature, where agriculture respects both the land and the farmers, where the economy is at mankind’s service, and not the other way around. (...)
For the past 15 years, Eva-Lanxmeer has been a model of a city in full transition. This eco-district was built from the end of the 1990s on in the town of Culembourg in the Netherlands and houses 1000 inhabitants in a quiet and green setting. Eco-houses with solar panels, shared gardens, an urban (...)
La rédemption d’un businessman
Tony Meloto est un bâtisseur de rêves. Ce Philippin, ancien cadre chez Procter & Gamble, puis créateur et chef d’entreprises a conçu un innovant modèle de développement économique. (...)
The kingdom of Bhutan announced in 2012 its desire to live 100% from eco-agriculture. Having been through dark times of fertilisers, weed killers and pesticides from the petrochemical industry, the farmers have once again found under their hoes, a soil that is soft to till. Hemmed in between two (...)
In 2008, a groundbreaking city with a low carbon footprint emerged from the deserts of the United Arab Emirates. This urban laboratory, 30 minutes from Abu Dhabi, houses a university that is specialised in the research and development of the clean technologies of the future. .
Particularly vulnerable at risks linked to the water, the Netherlands begin anticipating climatic changes. Rather than to fight her, so much to tame this water with which the Dutchmen maintain ancient links. A revolution of mentalities represented by the appearance of the first floating houses. Meeting (...)