As global warming accelerates, a new study indicates that new trading patterns could develop as an adaptation strategy.
According to a study by EDHEC, some investors could see the value of their portfolios plummet by 50% by 2050 as a result of the multiplication of extreme weather events.
The EU now appears too divided to play a significant role in any resolution of the conflict.
Since the 1950s, billions of tons of plastic have been produced and much of it ends up in the environment – even at the bottom of lakes in Finland.
Opposition forces in France are using the president’s unpopularity to push for a new constitution. It’s a dangerous game.
Any smart climate strategy will need to simultaneously move away from fossil fuels and protect biodiversity, including through carbon sink preservation and a shift toward sustainable agriculture.
Our bodies are able to perceive time thanks to our internal clocks, which are also used by the other living beings with which we interact.
In different parts of the world, managing debt on a day-to-day basis is a real job, and one that is mainly taken on by women.
Conspiracy theories may be baseless, but they can have a range of harmful real-world consequences, including spreading lies, undermining trust in media and government and inciting violence.
While working from home can have advantages, new research shows that there can also be a wide range of negative effects, including psychological reactions such as emotional exhaustion.
A strange worm found in the jungle, then harvested and preserved in… gin, provides a better understanding of the evolution and genetics of flatworms.
On the issue of working-class neighbourhoods, as on others, Emmanuel Macron has failed to find the path to a common project.
On paper, the lush and wealthy city of Geneva is one of the capitals of human rights. Yet, one historian’s work points to a darker history few one want to see.
In the face of climate change, research shows it might be best not to put all one’s grapes in one basket.
The French Football Federation has recently ruled against breaks for religious motives. But if French players’ attitude during the 2023 Ramadan are anything to go by, the debate is far from closed.
New genetic studies claim to be able to foretell our intelligence or predisposition to certain diseases. But two scientists beg to disagree, reminding us that not everything is written in our DNA.
Five major banks are now in the crosshairs of the French financial prosecutor’s office. Of what are they accused? Here’s the lowdown.
The slow disappearance of cash has advantages, but it can also exclude the most vulnerable from socio-economic activity. It’s also a privatisation that deteriorates the symbolic dimensions of money.
The adoption of France’s pension-reform law without a vote of the National Assembly puts greater demands on workers for the benefit of those who have already retired.
While the scale of the strikes in both countries is historic, a scholar in employer relations notes the legislative conditions framing industrial action in the UK are much more restrictive.