the surgeon recognizes a “moral flaw”

A surgeon tried to distribute an X-ray of the arm of a Bataclan survivor on an NFT (digital certificates) site admitted to the Paris Criminal Court on Wednesday, September 21 “a moral mistake“, but “not professional“. Emmanuel Masmejean, a renowned orthopedic surgeon at the Georges-Pompidou European Hospital in Paris, is being charged with breach of … Read more

more promises, but not always convincing study finds

States, communities and businesses are multiplying the commitments of “carbon neutrality“but many present”major flawsAccording to an analysis made public on Monday. Of the main polluters, most developed countries have set themselves carbon neutral by 2050. China and India are aiming for 2060 and 2070 respectively. Read alsoCarbon neutrality, according to Etihad. the “greatest challenge” in … Read more

Millennial mega-drought in southwestern North America

The 20-year-old megadrought in southwestern North America is the worst in 1,200 years, according to a study published Monday, Feb. 14, which highlights that this episode, exacerbated by climate change, is likely to continue into 2022. Read alsoCalifornia grapples with historic drought The western United States and northern Mexico have suffered from an exceptional drought … Read more

a minority of CEOs have seen their pay cut during the pandemic

Fewer than half of the CEOs of major UK companies have faced pay cuts during the pandemic, despite widespread use of government aid and as many workers lose their jobs or see their pay cut. Read alsoStellantis: boss Carlos Tavares’ salary disputed According to a survey by the High Pay Centre, a British think tank, … Read more

The city finances twice as much CO2 as the UK emits, NGOs denounce

The carbon emissions financed by banks and asset managers in the UK are almost double that of the country, according to a study by WWF and Greenpeace on Tuesday, which calls on London to demand more effort from the sector. †The financial sector will play a critical role in determining whether the world will successfully … Read more

FTSE-100 executive pay down

CEO pay has fallen this year in the FTSE-100, the stock market index of London’s largest publicly traded companies, according to a survey by consultancy PwC on Monday. Read alsoAre net wages “much lower” in France than elsewhere? Now that the season for shareholders’ meetings, which validate compensation plans, has come to an end, PwC … Read more

the gender pay gap persists for 25 years

The gender pay gap remains significant and has barely narrowed in 25 years in the UK, according to a study published Monday that questions the persistence of social norms in particular. †On average, a woman of working age in the UK earned 40% less than a manof the same age group in 2019, ie before … Read more

half of the country’s children live in families where essential costs are sacrificed

According to a survey published Monday, nearly half of children in the UK live in families who have to make sacrifices in their essential expenses, including food and clothing. “By April (next) a third of households – 23.4 million people – will be under budget, averaging £8,600 (more than £10,200) to cover living expenses” each … Read more