Climate Change


12 April 2021

New York City’s Union Square to receive $100 million pedestrianised makeover

New Yorks City’s iconic Union Square is to receive a major makeover which will see the area transformed into a pedestrian-friendly, car-free zone, in a new […]
9 April 2021

Are you thinking about Net Zero emission targets?

The UK is hosting COP26 in November and in preparation to this important assembly, the COP hosted a climate and development meeting. On listening in, the […]
5 April 2021

Make Green Policies Great Again: Biden’s $2.25 trillion plan

US President Joe Biden announced a $2.25 trillion package that is meant to address important issues linked to fossil fuels and climate change. The package is […]
26 March 2021

New York has transformed the world’s largest landfill into a green oasis

The Fresh Kills landfill used to contain all of New York City’s garbage, a place with stinky smells and whose view, made up of piles of […]
9 March 2021

Sentosa Island in Singapore to become carbon-neutral by 2030

To ensure that Sentosa Island in Singapore continues to develop as a sustainable leisure destination, Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) will transform the resort island into a […]
9 March 2021

Can tourism make peace with nature?

At first sight, this is an odd question. Nature, wildlife, pristine natural habitats, birds, coral reefs, whales & dolphins and the charismatic mega fauna like the […]
2 March 2021

This is the critical decade

For the last year, the pandemic has dominated the news. Understandably so, some of us have had Covid-19, most of us will have relatives, friends and […]
1 March 2021

Major iceberg calves from Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica worries scientists

A huge iceberg (1270 km²) the size of the county of Bedfordshire has broken off the 150-m thick Brunt Ice Shelf, almost a decade after scientists […]
23 February 2021

Viruses: What’s in a name?

The 1918 flu pandemic was caused by an H1N1 virus with genes of avian origin. We remember it as the Spanish Flu because it was reported […]
16 February 2021

Living with pandemics

An H1N1 virus caused the last major pandemic with genes of avian origin. It was rampant 1918-1920, often referred to as Spanish Flu it was first […]
15 February 2021

Coca-Cola will start testing the use of paper bottles

Stepping up their game and at being responsible with its ecological impact on the planet, Coca-Cola has unveiled its paper bottle prototype and will soon start […]
14 September 2020

How will the tourism sector confront climate change and the pandemic?

In the USA wildfires have been raging for nearly a month across Oregon, California and Washington State. Thirty-five have died, many more are missing, and tens […]
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