2022 was marked by extreme weather events. It was the hottest weather ever measured in France, with a record 33 days of extreme heat in France, and Météo-France considered it “a symptom of climate change”. The drought hit much earlier than usual and with unprecedented force, resulting in spectacular forest fires like in the Gironde. Geopolitics also played a role, because the war in Ukraine led to the massive use of coal.
However, this year was an opportunity for awareness. And on the environmental front, steps and good news have paved the way. So put your climate worries aside for a moment and dive into our positive environmental news quiz in 2022.