Marta Pacheco.


Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a freelancer for the Brussels Morning newspaper and the Parliament Magazine, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

26 January 2022

The last 7 years were the warmest on record

The last 7 years were the warmest on record and also the 7th consecutive year where the global temperature has been more than 1°C above pre-industrial […]
24 January 2022

Towards a 4th Covid-19 vaccine dose in the EU?

European health ministers discussed a potential 4th Covid-19 vaccine dose during a virtual meeting that featured best practices in managing the ongoing pandemic and the alignment […]
24 January 2022

Alitalia to fly again in March 2022 after ending operations in October 2021

After ending 74 years of business over bankruptcy in October 2021, Italy’s Alitalia will fly again as of March 2022, Alfredo Altavilla, ITA (Italia Transporto Aereo) […]
24 January 2022

EU lawmaker calls for 100% green fuel for aviation by 2050 instead of 63%

1. More SAF An EU lawmaker at the European Parliament is proposing to raise the target of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) to 100% by 2050 instead […]
21 January 2022

New technology converts carbon dioxide and green hydrogen into SAF

1. Sustainable aviation fuel A new technology unveiled by Johnson Matthey is able to efficiently convert carbon dioxide and green hydrogen into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), […]
21 January 2022

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo urge UN to create new treaty on plastic pollution

Seventy business operators, including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have issued a joint statement urging the United Nations (UN) to create an ambitious treaty based on a circular […]
20 January 2022

Several flights to the US suspended over 5G concerns

The imminent deployment of high-speed 5G telecommunications services in the United States (US) led to the suspension of several flights to the country on 18 and […]
20 January 2022

A 68-year-old woman was asked to disembark her flight after removing mask to drink water

A 68-year-old woman sued an airline after the crew kicked her out for removing the mask to drink water. The woman, identified as Medora Clai Reading, […]
20 January 2022

Luxury space balloon to float travellers above the Earth with a cocktail

Space enthusiasts will soon be able to travel inside of a luxury balloon which will float travellers 100,000 feet above the Earth, with the promise of […]
19 January 2022

Japan is turning used buses into moving saunas

Used buses in Japan’s Himeji city in Hyogo prefecture will have a second life as moving saunas named Sabus, and they are promising to offer something […]
18 January 2022

15 oldest countries in the world

How can we define which countries are the oldest in the world? Such task may be a tricky one, since past History events may indicate that […]
18 January 2022

Turkmenistan’s “Gates of Hell” may finally be closed after 50 years of non-stop burning

The “Gates of Hell”, a gaping hole in the middle of the Karakum Desert, in Turkmenistan, have been permanently burning since 1971. After 50 years of […]
18 January 2022

Leonardo DiCaprio called eco-hypocrite after being spotted on super-polluting yacht

After building a name for himself in the world of climate activism, the Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been called “eco-hypocrite” following paparazzi photos which caught […]
18 January 2022

Italy attempts to preserve Venice by limiting the number of tourists

1. Ending mass tourism Trying to preserve the city of Venice, the Italian government decided to limit the number of tourists to discourage day-trippers. Over the […]
18 January 2022

What do travellers want for 2022?

1. Probing future tourists After two years of travel uncertainty, more than a third of recently surveyed travellers want to go to a destination they have […]
17 January 2022

Archaeologists find 1,000-year-old mummy in underground tomb in Peru

Archaeologists found a well-preserved mummy dating back around 1,000-800 years in an undergoing tomb, in Cajamarquilla, Peru. The researchers discovered the mummy lying in a fetal […]
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