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Jean-Marc JANCOVICI
Consultant


 

WHEN I WAS (VERY) YOUNG...

 

WHAT KEEPS ME BUSY TODAY

 

OTHER TOPICS FOR WHICH I CAN BOAST KNOWING A LITTLE SOMETHING

  • Various other topics related to environment
  • Micro-economic modeling,
  • Information technologies,
  • French acounting and French law

 

WHAT DO I DO TO FILL UP MY FRIDGE ?

 

WHAT DO I DO THOUGH IT SELDOM FILLS UP MY FRIDGE ?

  • Associate Professor with Mines ParisTech
  • Lectures and conferences (more than 500, oh boy do I probably have becomed a boring old thing !)

 

WHAT DO I DO THAT RATHER EMPTIES MY FRIDGE ? (BUT I LIKE IT, YES I DO)

  • Founder and president of The Shift Project
  • Co-founder et co-organizer of the Entretiens de Combloux, first winter school in France (and in the world ?) for editors in chief on energy and climate change issues
  • Member of the Independent Expert Panel of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation
  • Occasional member of various public commissions in France

 

BOOKS (in French only, alas)

 

MEDIA

  • various articles
  • From December 2009 to June 2011, a weeckly chronicle on the French leading news radio, France Info
  • Since December 2009, a monthly presentation of the carbon footprint of the French on the evening news of TF1 (leading TV network) and Metro (main free newspaper).

 

DO I KNOW WHERE IS THE START BUTTON ON A COMPUTER ?

  • I can handle a Mac or a Windows PC,
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office, and personal web site authoring.

 

SPOKEN LANGUAGES

  • French (mother tongue)
  • English (I wrote all you will find on this site, mistakes and clumsy attemps to be funny included, so you can judge by yourself !)
  • Russian (some very old remains from high school, but I still know how to say "vodka"..)

 


A COUPLE OF OLD REFERENCES

 

AND...

  • I should care about future generations, since I have contributed twice to its increase...
  • Military service (mandatory at the time...) : deputy commander of a fighting unit (about 100 people) in alpine troops.
  • Mens sana in corpore sano...
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