Les enjeux de la fusion de l’ASN et de l’IRSN

  Tout d'abord, la sureté nucléaire est définie, dans le code de l’environnement, comme « l’ensemble des dispositions techniques et des mesures d'organisation […] prises en vue de prévenir les accidents ou d'en limiter les effets »[1]. Pour commencer, il sera vu comment cet élément central de la sécurité nucléaire est…

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Doughnut model: a new way to think about the economy.

Doughnut model: a new way to think about the economy. This model would change our vision of the economy and the way to take decisions. Think of it as a compass for human prosperity in the 21st century, with the aim of meeting the needs of all people within the…

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Poland and its coal (part 2) : the challenges and progress of the energetic transition

    Today, 70.2% of Poland's primary energy production comes from its coal[1]. This includes the burning of the ore by thermal power stations or directly by households. The country is therefore heavily dependent on this energy. This dependence on "the dirtiest of fossil fuels"[2] is creating major environmental and…

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the Karolin coal-fired power station in Poznan, Poland ©Marcin Jozwiak

Poland and its coal (part 1): the devastating effects on public health

  In winter, when the wind doesn't blow in Poland, cities disappear under a thick gray, black, or yellow mist: the “smog”. A contraction of the words "smoke" and "fog," smog is a toxic mix of ambient fog, gases, and fine particles, and is the reason Poland has the most…

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