Bicycle parked on Paris sidewalk

Paris plans to be 100% cyclable by 2026

In a new initiative to update its existing Plan Velo for a more cycle-friendly city, Paris, France is investing 250 million euros ($290 million) to make the city entirely bikeable.

Coal mining

Seven nations launch initiative to end new coal power

The Compact calls on nations to halt the construction of unabated coal-fired power generation projects by the end of this year. Initial signatories include Sri Lanka, Chile, Denmark, Germany, Montenegro, France, and the U.K.

Model of lungs

Landmark asthma vaccine looks to human trials

In a recently study published in Nature Communications, researchers from France’s Institut Pasteur describe several successful preclinical tests of this asthma vaccine in mice.

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