Author: Fiorella lecoutteux
Half French and half British, Fiorella studied Literature and Film in Brighton and London before starting an internship in film distribution in France. She writes about social issues happening on the two sides of the channel, from the refugee crisis to media democracy.

Thoughts on COP21’s exclusive guestlist

COP21

I was very impressed by the COP21 ads in the Parisian metro last week. In big bold white letters the placards proclaimed:

THE PLANET IS IN OUR HANDS

WE CANNOT TELL OUR CHILDREN THAT WE DIDN’T KNOW

WELCOME TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE COME TO DEFEND OUR PLANET

Since wrapping up the climate talks last weekend, the COP21 agreements have been hailed a historical success by politicians from around the globe. Read more...