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'830,000 people are dying every year because of unsafe sanitation'

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PERSPECTIVE

Every morning, FRANCE 24 speaks to a key business, social or cultural player, or a leading voice in the field of humanitarian action, sport or science. From Monday to Friday at 8.40 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-10-31

Global warming: 'Paris agreement will leave 99% of the problem unsolved'

The 2015 Paris climate agreement is a highly costly treaty that will change little. That's the view of Bjorn Lomborg, who's been named one of the most influential people of the 21st century. Lomborg, who has his own think tank and has written several books on the issue, admits that climate change is real, but says the Paris accord is a tiny way of doing something about global warming. He argues that it will solve just one percent of the problem at a very high cost.

Lomborg argues that what we should be doing instead is investing the money into research and development of green energy, which needs to be made cheaper than fossil fuels. He joined us for Perspective.

By Stuart NORVAL

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2018-11-19 Perspective

'830,000 people are dying every year because of unsafe sanitation'

According to the UN, around 60% of the global population either have no toilet at home or don't have one that keeps water clean and disease-free. In some areas, even hospitals...

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2018-11-16 Perspective

Concerts Without Borders: Making classical music accessible

For decades, classical music has been seen as too highbrow; a genre that appeals more to the slipper-wearing generation than to hip young people. Bonnie Brown and Michelle Wood...

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2018-11-15 Perspective

'Photography is part of our daily lives and we want to reflect that'

Tucked away in Paris's Marais neighbourhood is a little gem dedicated to photography. La Maison Européenne de la Photographie has been drawing in crowds since it first opened its...

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2018-11-14 Perspective

Men's health in 'Movember': Raising awareness of male wellbeing

"Check your equipment regularly". That's the message from a worldwide campaign, also followed here in France, to encourage men to do more to look after their bodies. "Movember"...

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2018-11-13 Perspective

Nov 13 Paris terror attacks: 'Islam is part of the solution'

On the third anniversary of the Paris attacks that killed 130 people, FRANCE 24 spoke to Asif Arif -- the co-author of a book about terrorist links between France and Belgium --...

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