the private sector must do more for the energy transition, for Janet Yellen

Joe Biden managed to snatch an agreement in August on the “Inflation Reduction Act”, the biggest investment ever adopted in the United States in the fight against climate change. US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday called on US companies to do more to fund the country’s energy transition and support the policies put in … Read more

A consumer association denounces the excessive presence of plastic in food packaging

In a vast survey, the CLCV listed the packaging of more than 250 food products and criticized the excessive presence of plastic in relation to the quantity of food. The alarm bell is ringing. While the anti-waste law, passed in 2020, sets targets for reducing packaging – and in particular to limit the presence of … Read more

have food recalls really increased?

THE CHEKING PROCESS – In the wake of the Buitoni pizza and Kinder chocolate scandals ahead of Easter, recalls seem to be on the rise. Is that the case ? The recalls of food products seem to be linked since the spring. The Buitoni frozen pizza scandal was followed a few weeks later by the … Read more

An Italian Nobel Prize winner at the heart of a controversy over… cooking pasta

Italian physicist Giorgio Parisi suggested on Facebook to turn off the heat under the pan when cooking pasta to save energy. Great harm has taken him. Energy savings, but not at any cost. In Italy, the physicist Giorgio Parisi, Nobel Prize winner moreover, advertised on his Facebook account a small daily gesture that saves more … Read more

the fight against inflation will last “as long as necessary”, says the vice president of the Fed

The American central bank (Federal Reserve, Fed), in the maneuver to try to slow down inflation in the United States, will continue to tighten its monetary policy as long as necessary, reaffirmed on Wednesday the vice-president of the institution, Lael Brainard. The Fed will stay in this process”as long as needed to bring inflation downshe … Read more

the City of London has lost 14% of its restaurants since the pandemic due to telework

The London business center is more affected by this phenomenon than the rest of the city. Restaurants located in residential areas, in particular, suffer less. The City of London, the financial heart of the United Kingdom and central district of the British capital, has lost 14% of its restaurants and bars since the pandemic, showing … Read more

Has the United States introduced a 15% tax on superprofits, as LFI MEP Manon Aubry claims?

By John Timsit Posted yesterday at 7:42 p.m., Update yesterday at 9:08 p.m. Joe Biden, President of the United States, at the White House on August 9. AFP. THE CHEKING PROCESS – A new tax on the profits of certain American companies revives the political and fiscal debates in France. Has the United States become … Read more