Global warming: Children's climate strike spreads worldwide

Thousands of children protest in cities across Asia and Europe against climate change.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 15, 2019 ~2 min

Grande America: France braces for oil spill damage after ship blaze

Tonnes of "hazardous materials" have spilled into the Atlantic after a container ship sank.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 14, 2019 ~3 min

Climate change: Protecting the poor from green taxes

Has President Macron's controversial fuel tax set back carbon taxes globally?

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
Dec. 11, 2018 ~5 min

Chien Wang selected to join French climate research initiative | MIT News

MIT senior research scientist is one of six U.S. scientists to join French President Emmanuel Macron's "Make Our Planet Great Again" program.

Mark Dwortzan | Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
May 29, 2018 ~4 min

Outstanding MIT students of French explore "Paris et la rue" | MIT News

In the January Scholars in France program, students discover behind-the-scenes Paris and the city's storied streets.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
March 5, 2018 ~7 min

An American in Paris | MIT News

Doctoral student Elizabeth Dekeyser studies Muslim communities' sense of solidarity with the French state.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science • mit
Nov. 20, 2017 ~8 min

Author Édouard Louis examines contexts for violence | MIT News

The acclaimed writer, whose work has become a cause célèbre in France and beyond, speaks as part of the MIT Global France Seminar series.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Nov. 2, 2017 ~6 min

Jessica Myers: Liberté, Égalité, Sécurité | MIT News

A novel thesis in the form of a podcast gives voice to issues of security and identity in New York and Paris.

Michael Blanding | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
July 10, 2017 ~7 min

Investigating the trap of unemployment | MIT News

PhD student Aicha Ben Dhia studies France’s labor market from the perspective of local job-seekers.

Dara Farhadi | MIT News correspondent • mit
June 29, 2017 ~10 min

A new fight with old battle lines | MIT News

Book explores what France’s LGBTQ rights battle says about identity and belonging.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 2, 2017 ~7 min