This presentation about "Energy, consuming less, consuming better" was given at the Chamber of Agriculture in Parthenay (Deux-Sèvres, 79, France).
The talk starts with a summary of key physical elements: orders of magnitude, principles of efficiency and well to wheel approaches. It widens the scope to include food production in energy strategies at territorial levels. Territories must balance the use of their soils depending on their energy output: windmills, fracking or (...)
Talk about sustainable cities given during the first TEDx Nantes in 2013. Nantes has been EU green capital in 2013 and has hosted key events throughout the year, starting with this TEDx dedicated to sustainable cities, ending with the ECOCITY 2013 conference.
Here is the TED talk I gave about the City in BETA version.
See the slides from this TED Talk here:
I was invited to speak at Paris 2.0 this morning. Here is the video (the presentation of Urban Compost starts around the 66th minute)
Aller voir le site Our roundtable focused on the impact of a place on innovation: physical or virtual, or both. Great talk by Birgitta Ralston about Transplant in Norway, who explained how her team created and further develops a home for innovation by the shore of a fjord, about an hour away from Oslo by plane. She insisted on the presence of a (...)
We are screening the movie NOUS RESTERONS SUR TERRE on May 13th in Paris. Contact us for details if you want to attend.
This movie is the result of four years of dedicated film making, with stunning images shot around the world. The photography, editing and musical score will catch your imagination, hold your breath.
Praise to the content.
The film consists of video sequences shot around the world, both of nature and human life, showing growth, extraction, transformation and their (...)
We recently presented our observations on multi-modal transportation at the European Forum on Intermodal Passenger Travel in Cologne, Germany. The website of the LINK FORUM provides very useful resources on the topic of inter-modal transportation. The download area features the presentations given during the 2-day conference held on June 17 and June 18.
Our presentation “The Other View” can be downloaded here. The core part of our presentation is that strategies aiming at fostering the (...)
This is a companion post to a talk given at Jardins Jardin on May 31st. How can gardens contribute to policies to fight climate change? What insights can we learn from previous production modes? How do urban policies place gardens in schemes for new cities? Finally, how can local communities maximise the benefits of their gardens? Gardens are bigger than they look. Garden boundaries far extend their land surface. Bees cover a 3km radius and tell us a lot about the (...)