Climate Change


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.

21 June 2021

Oil pollution led to the closure of five famous beaches in Corsica

Oil residues have reached the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, leading to the closure of five famous beaches. Authorities are searching for the source of the […]
8 June 2021

A giant artificial island will be built off Copenhagen

The Danish government has approved plans to build a giant artificial island off the country’s capital city of Copenhagen. The island, named Lynetteholm, will house 35,000 […]
4 June 2021

Why do we need to care about the environment?

Every 5th of June we celebrate World Environment Day, an important reminder that we must all do what we can to protect our natural surroundings and […]
2 June 2021

Switzerland has the world’s first high-altitude floating solar park

In the Valais Alps in Switzerland, Lake Toules is home to the world’s first high-altitude floating solar park. Its panels produce 50% more energy than those […]
1 June 2021

Learning to live with Covid and Climate Change

Over the last twelve months, we have made some progress in learning to live with Covid with vaccinations and better treatments, new social protocols and vaccine […]
31 May 2021

Brussels launches major air quality study

Saturday saw the official launch of “CurieuzenAir”, the largest ever air quality study of Belgium’s capital. The data collected will provide more reliable information for politicians […]
25 May 2021

How can travel and tourism help protect our oceans?

I’ve always been a lover of the sea, be it for the pleasure of swimming in it or being close by. Let’s face it there are […]
25 May 2021

Paris to ban as much traffic from the center as possible

Auto tourism has been around for a long while now. Since men invented the car, people have been roaming the world from the comfort of their […]
24 May 2021

All glaciers in Germany will melt away within ten years

Despite what some might say, global warming is real. And its consequences can be seen all over the planet. Species are getting extinct, weather conditions are […]
24 May 2021

World’s largest iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

An enormous iceberg has calved from the western side of the Ronne Ice Shelf, lying in the Weddell Sea, in Antarctica announced the European Space Agency […]
24 May 2021

Dutch designer creates biodegradable masks with flower seeds inside

Dutch designer Marianne de Groot-Pons was fed up with finding blue surgical masks in the streets, polluting the environment, and has created a brand of biodegradable […]
19 May 2021

Kazakhstan and the EU look to join forces on green projects

The European Union praised Kazakhstan’s efforts in its green agenda and discussed the potential of cooperating in the near future regarding areas such as environmental protection, […]
10 May 2021

If not now, when?

Just last month the US President Joe Biden asserted that this is the  “decisive decade” for tackling climate change. In his opening address, he said, “Scientists […]
5 May 2021

Uzbekistan’s plan to reach zero emissions by 2050

Yesterday, the Press Club in Brussels held a press conference on the efforts and investments going into Uzbekistan and its energy sector, specifically the new Stone […]
26 April 2021

Greenland: a forerunner for Europe?

Every one of us has heard of Greenland and has a certain perception, which might be – or not – in accordance with the reality on […]
23 April 2021

“America is back”: Biden to cut US emissions at least in half by 2030

The Washington Post reported this week that President Biden will pledge to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by the end of the […]
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