On serait tenté de voir dans le diabète une simple maladie chronique contrôlable grâce à la médication. Ce serait oublier que le diabète est responsable d’un nombre important de cas de cécité, d’amputation, de maladie du rein et d’arrêt cardiaque. Toute personne qui en souffre est condamnée à passer le (...)
Report from the Quebec Commission on Energy Issues that was co-chaired by Roger Lanoue and myself .
This report, entitled Mastering our Energy Future : For the economic, environmental and social benefit of all, was produced after a set of hearings held across Québec with the help of more (...)
Mines, shale gaz, oil. Natural resources remain a major news item even in our cloud economy. The rapid increase in the price of oil and metals, over the last decade, coupled with the development of new technologies allowing the exploitation of non-conventional resources, has led to major (...)
In a few years, the exploitation of shale gas has revolutionized the energy sector in the United States and North America. It now promises to do the same over the rest of the planet. However, while the resource appears to be plentiful all around the globe, its exploitation is far from being (...)
With almost 50 % of its energy coming from renewable sources, Quebec is particularly well-positionned to become the first modern economy to abandon oil and to achieve energy independence. This collective project, both realist and exciting, could transform Quebec into a leading model for the (...)
Energy issues are the talk of the day every day! Every time, medias, analysts and politicians are pointing their finger to a well-defined culprit but that changes constantly: speculators, Iran, Iraq, Russia, consumers, etc. But these daily events are only the reflection of a much more (...)