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C'est pas sorcier: carbon; The Great Green Wall

Monday 11th October 2010 from 10h00 to 11h30
Salle 1 / Auditorium

C'est pas sorcier / Carbon: the wizards are on balance

Directed by
François Davin
Written by
Rafaële Brillaud
Produced by
France Télévisions, F.T.D, M.F.P.

Magazine, France, 2010, 26 min

Scientist note that temperatures increase since the last century, due to greenhouse gases emissions. And carbon dioxide emission is the most important. If we found a high quantity of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, it’s because of human activities...

Fred conducts the investigation. He checks on his misbehaviour, meets experts and asks himself about global solutions to fight these "carbon emissions".

In his truck, Jamy helps Fred: from greenhouse effect to carbon market, his models help us to understand the consequences of carbon dioxide.

Throughout the program Fred and Jamy realize the importance of their responsibility on global warming...


Great Green Wall (The)

Directed by
Nicolas Temple
Written by
Axel Ducourneau
Produced by
CNRS Images

Documentary, France, 2010, 21 min

In 2004, eleven african countries gathered to handle a major ecologic challange: the desertification of the Sahel. This is why the great green wall project has been created. The goal is to create a large wooded area across Africa, 7,000 km long and 15 km large.

In 2008, Senegal has launched this ambitious project. In the North the planting sites are held during the short humid period. Their development will play a major role in the forest protection, the water management but also the access of local people to basic needs (education and healthcare), thus contributing to fight against poverty.

The consequences of the great green wall are studied in Senegal, through the establishment of a "man-field" observatory created by the CNRS at Tessékéré. The observations of ecological, medical and social changes will help to evaluate the impact of this green wall on the populations.


Debate with :

  • Patrick Faisques, manager for institutional research relations at Veolia Environnement
  • Fred , co-host of "C'est pas sorcier"
  • Nicolas Temple, director

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