01. EXERCISING ETHICAL CITIZENSHIP IN THE DIGITAL AGE

The people against Shell

Historic day in the fight against climate change: this is the first time in history that justice has ordered a multinational to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and obliges it to respect the Paris Agreement on the climate .

Six young people against 33 countries: a first victory for the climate

In September 2020, six young people aged 8 to 21 lodged a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights against 33 countries for having "failed to do their part to avoid a climate catastrophe". Three months later, we learned that their request had been accepted. Where are we now in the fight against climate change?

Everything you need to know to fully understand what is at stake in the 2020 American elections

Here we are: the 2020 US elections will be held in a few hours and we will finally know the identity of the President of the United States for the next four years. Here is an active learning journey to grasp the ins and outs of this unprecedented election.

TikTok: stop or continue?

With more than two billion downloads since its creation in September 2016, TikTok is arguably the fastest growing application ever. Donald Trump wants to ban its use in the United States. Zoom on a generational phenomenon larger than life and with deep ethical considerations.

Eco-epidemiology

For several years, environmentalists, scientists, farmers and other concerned groups have sounded the alarm: the exchange of germs is much more frequent than in the past. They notice that a new infection appears every 14 to 16 months. The conditions for these infections to develop, transmit and remain active are increasingly favorable. Insights into eco-epidemiology, an emerging discipline that focuses on environmental factors influencing disease transmission.

An eventful fall across the world

What do Hong Kong, Chile, Algeria, Iraq, Bolivia, Lebanon and Guinea have in common? These are all countries that are shaken by protest movements. Claims with diametrically varied and opposing causes, but which have similar objectives.

Global climate strike September 27, 2019

Several initiatives are being organized around the world to put the fight against climate change and all the impacts caused by global warming to the fore. Young people, with Greta Thunberg as standard bearer, are taking more and more place in the offensive that is being waged, knowing more than anyone that they represent the future and that they will have to assume the consequences of the announced changes. On September 27, 2019, a global climate strike will therefore be the culmination of a week of major actions for the environment.