July 2008 – Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée
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25 July 2008

VINGT-DEUX PROJETS DE CENTRALES BIOMASSE EN France

En France, le ministère de l’Écologie vient de retenir vingt-deux projets de centrales biomasse. Certaines entreprises s’intéressent de près au massif forestier français, qui représente 30 % du territoire métropolitain, et qui pourrait se révéler être une manne énergétique naturelle et renouvelable. Parmi les vingt-deux projets de centrales biomasse – c’est-à-dire dont le combustible est […]



The European Community signs a Science & Technical cooperation agreement with New Zealand

Today the European Community signed an S&T cooperation agreement with New Zealand bringing the total number of S&T cooperation agreements the EC has signed with third countries to 33. This international agreement which replaces the administrative arrangement concluded between the two Parties in 1991 shall help to better prepare and coordinate the research cooperation.
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Public Research: Common problems need common solutions!

Commission proposes to Member States to jointly address major societal challenges
Climate change, diseases, or energy are societal challenges shared by all EU countries. National research, which currently makes up 85% of all European public research funding, will have more impact if Member States pool their resources and better coordinate their efforts. The European Commission today […]



16 July 2008

On line scientific references for wood promotion

As an ecological and multi-purpose material, wood has to better valorize its various assets to maintain and enhance its market share in the current context of hard competition between materials.
To do so the South West European forest-wood chain seized the opportunity of the transnational project DEFOR « Développement Forestier » to build a tool to […]



15 July 2008

EFI grows by four new Regional Offices

EFI Annual Conference made a major decision three weeks ago of establishing four new Regional Offices in different locations across Europe.
The Conference cast a vote on the issue after considering the process of establishment and hearing the recommendation by the EFI Board. The approved proposals are:

EFIATLANTIC in Bordeaux, France which concentrates on issues of west-European […]



1 July 2008

Visualisez le changement climatique avec meteo France et sciences et vie

Sur le site de météofrance, désormais, il est possible de consulter en valeur absolue ou en écart aux normales saisonières des sorties de modèles pour les températures minimales, maximales, précipitations et réserve utile des sols. Cette consultation peut se faire à l’échelle de la France ou par maille.
Il est évident que ces données ne corresondent […]