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Inside the Clean Energy systems that power Fontvieille


Fontvieille’s clean heating and air conditioning network prevents the release of 6,000 tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. This system, which is good for the planet, is also particularly innovative: it powers the Fontvieille district by using waste. “The way this central system works is by steam energy which comes from incinerating waste.  It was constructed in 1983, …

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Monaco and Tara Pacific make groundbreaking oceanic expedition


Setting sail from Lorient in May 2016, the scientific schooner, Tara, began its two-year expedition to study the Pacific Ocean. Criss-crossing across 11 time zones, from East to West and South to North, the Tara and its crew of environmental scientists will travel 100,000 km and visit 30 countries gathering meticulous data to unveil the biodiversity of coral reefs. The …

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Prince Albert-II continues the legacy of his great grandfather

Prince Albert diving

At a rate of three missions a year, until 2020 “Monaco Explorations” will study marine biodiversity in oceans around the world aboard the ship Yersin. Reconciling humanity and the oceans. This is the motto of the ‘Explorations of Monaco’, a large-scale scientific project which was launched at the Oceanographic Museum. The adventure is put together by Prince Albert’s determination to …

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Prince Albert’s environmental ambitions

Prince Albert II

Following the publication of Monaco’s White Paper (‘Livre Blanc‘) last week, Prince Albert shared his thoughts on the Principality’s energy transition. “Together we will create a society that uses less energy, a society that privileges from the use of renewable energy and will be more durable. Together we will favour this new society free of fossil fuels. Like Henry Ford said “coming …

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Monaco’s Green Revolution

Prince Albert II.

March 23, 2017 is a historical date for the Principality. Following successive ratifications from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in 1994, the Kyoto Protocol in 2006 and more recently the Paris Agreement in 2016, Monaco is plunging into its environmental future with full force. During the presentation of the White Paper* on an energy transition in the …

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