Tag: France

How to determine the terrorist threat levels

Why terrorism threat levels rise in the days, weeks and months before an attack, not after. The risk level is determined by what we know, not what has just taken place. And what we know is usually determined in large part by intelligence.

How France created the metric system

It is one of the most important developments in human history, affecting everything from engineering to international trade to political systems.

How to prevent vehicular terrorist attacks – maybe

One thing that is confounding police and intelligence agencies the world over is what to do about car rammings/vehicular terrorist attacks.

One dead, 13 others sick in raw cheese E. coli outbreak

French authorities have recalled all reblochon cheeses made by a site in eastern France after seven children were hospitalised with E.coli infections traced to a producer.

French art gallery discovers more than half its paintings are fake

The shock discovery is made after an art historian notices buildings shown in the paintings were erected after the artist's death.

To Pay or Not to Pay: Airbus Faces Dilemma as Bribery Probes Loom

Court says planemaker failed to prove corruption by partners, as a result, Airbus faces court orders to pay intermediaries.

France to sue Apple and Google over unacceptable practices

The country's finance minister says the case could lead to "millions of euros" in fines.

Trending topics this week – Malware, disasters and maths!

Malware, disasters and maths! See what you missed this week on The Resilience Post.

Cyclone Zeus’ loss estimated at 284 million euros

The revised loss estimate the property insurance market from Cyclone Zeus in France is up and it goes up to 284M euros. Natural disaster can be costly!

How soon will peak oil demand arrive?

Predictions vary by decades, but most agree it is coming, with major implications. In the first decade of the 2000s, there was growing concern about so-called "Peak Oil," based on a theory developed by Shell oil engineer M. King Hubbert, who in the 1940s predicted that output of oil in the lower 48 states in ...

Big data a “key to reducing food waste”?

Rising costs of food wastage and legislation aimed at reducing the problem is motivating organizations to use big data in order to combat the issue.

Will France actually ban all gas and diesel vehicles by 2040?

Paris is set to ban diesel cars within city limits by 2025, which may well serve as a trial run for the rest of the country for gas and diesel cars by 2040. Environment minister unveils five-year-plan to fulfil country's commitments under Paris Agreement. France plans to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, ...