Michel Petillo

Location: Brussels
Nationality: Belgian
Biography: Michel is a Brussels-based freelance fine art and documentary photographer  (°1971). He is half Italian, half Dutch.He began photography with the Berlin School of Photography (Bettina Von Kameke) in 2009. In 2014, Michel attended a... read on
The end of Coal: Reality Check on the Energiewende
michel petillo
Aug 8, 2018
Reality Check on the Energiewende

During the UN climate negotiations at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (CoP) in Bonn last November 2017, over 15 countries and several USA states such as California and Washington, plus 58private companies joined the Powering Past Coal Alliance. Carbon pollution from coal is considered a leading contributor to climate change. The Alliance’s charter states that to meet the 2015 Paris Agreement to keep global temperature increases “well below 2°C” and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C, traditional coal power-needs to be phased out by no later than 2030, and no later than by 2050 in the rest of the world.........

Article and photo series published in Revolve Magazine:
Some realities about the energy transition: coal is not dead (yet), hydrogen will replace oil (eventually) and everything will be about repurposing (someday).


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Brussels in Lockdown

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208 Ways to leave the EU

By Michel PETILLO — 500 km of border 208 official and a multitude of unofficial border crossings 1900 km of borderland 21..

I am not my body published online on DODHO Magazine

By Michel PETILLO — Very please to have been published online by Dodho Magazine:   I’m not my body - A story..

Hello Tree - Autumn is here .... finally

By Michel PETILLO / Sonian Forest, Brussels — Sonian Forest Brussels - Unesco Heritage site since 2017.

Dr. Denis Mukwege wins the Nobel Peace Prize

By Michel PETILLO / Brussels — Dr. Denis #Mukwege has won the #nobelpeaceprize. He is also known as the "man who repairs women"..

IPA 2018 winners announced

By Michel PETILLO / New York City — Honoured to have been awarded an Honorable Mention in the  2018 International Photography Awards ..

London Photo Month 2018

By Michel PETILLO — Feeling Honoured to be part of London Photomonth with Shutter Hub Open 2018. Opening on 4 October at Old..

I'm not my body; A story about Euthanasia

By Michel PETILLO —  Honoured to be part of the finalists of the KOLGA and KLPA 2018       Michel Petillo -..
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