Christophe Laurens Christophe Laurens is a landscape architect. He has been developing a project management activity for the past ten years called Studiolaurens. As a researcher for the “Architecture and Anthropology Laboratory” at the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris la Vilette”, he currently teaches Applied Arts at Vitry sur Seine and has a... Read more →
Luc Semal Luc Semal has a PhD in political sciences from CERAPS (Lille 2 University). His work focuses on the political and social implications of the current ecological crisis, his thesis focuses on the transition movement and transition towns. He is also a member of the editorial board for the degrowth review, Entropia. He... Read more →
Mathilde Szuba Mathilde Szuba has a PhD in Environmental Sociology from the Centre d’Etudes des techniques, des Connaissances et des Pratiques (CETCOPRA, Université Paris I). Her research focuses on the political and social implications of peak oil and the “overshooting” of irreversible ecological thresholds, mostly through the study of Individual Carbon Quotas. She has... Read more →
Philippe Bihouix Philippe Bihouix is an engineer. From a general engineering background, he has worked as a construction engineer in the building industry and as an engineering analyst in various industrial sectors (energy, chemicals, transport, telecommunications, aeronautical and so on) for almost ten years. He has also worked as a head of mission for... Read more →
Yves Cochet Yves Cochet was minister for territorial planning and for the environment under PM, Lionel Jospin. As a green activist for the past forty years, he has been a European MP for the European Green Party until june 2014 after spending almost twenty years as a parliamentary at the French national assembly. With... Read more →
Jean-Claude Besson-Girard Painter and writer, Jean-Claude Besson-Girard is director of the theoretical and political degrowth review, Entropia. He has theorized and practiced degrowth throughout the... Read more →
Philippe Bihouix Philippe Bihouix is an engineer. From a general engineering background, he has worked as a construction engineer in the building industry and as... Read more →
Marc Zischka Marc Zischka is an entrepreneur. He created is own company in 1996 to introduce juggling as a pedagogical tool in France. He progressively... Read more →
Les séminaires de l’Institut Momentum ont lieu une fois par mois. Ils sont ouverts au public dans la limite des places disponibles. Ils portent sur les voies de la réparation d’un monde dégradé et sur la préparation aux risques systémiques d’effondrements.
In the summer of 2021, activist groups occupied the ‘jardins ouvriers’ – or working people’s allotments – in the poor suburb of Aubervilliers, in an attempt to defend them from rampant urban planning and privatisation.
In response to the magnitude of the energy, environmental and economical crisis that strike the United States, the Post Carbon Institute has recently undertaken the production of a series of community resilience guides.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the Club of Rome’s report , Dennis Meadows discussed the challenges of forging ahead into a sustainable future at “Perspectives on Limits to Growth: Challenges to Building a Sustainable Planet”.
Benoît Thévard, an energy engineer member of the Momentum Institute, published a study entitled ” Europe facing Peak Oil”. Peak Oil is the period of time when global oil production starts to decline due to the depletion of the exploitable resources.