Climate Change


27 July 2021

Pollution turns lagoon in Argentina entirely pink

The new bright pink colour of the Corfo lagoon in Argentina may look pretty but the reason behind the recent colour change is anything but. According […]
27 July 2021

Dubai creates ‘artificial rain’ to cope with high temperatures

Dubai has lately a heat wave of up to 50 degrees Celsius and its National Meteorological Center has thus begun experimenting with the use of drone […]
15 July 2021

Tourism takes action on plastic waste and pollution

Tourism businesses and destinations are stepping up their commitment to sustainability. Aimed at reducing waste and pollution across the sector, the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI) is welcoming […]
15 July 2021

EU unveils ambitious climate goal: to reduce net emissions by 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels

The European Commission adopted a package of proposals to make the EU’s climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions […]
12 July 2021

Global emissions fell to 1965 levels in Europe due to Covid-19 lockdowns

In 2020, primary energy consumption and carbon emissions from energy consumption recorded the fastest drop ever since the Second World War, according to data released by […]
29 June 2021

Native people of the Amazon forest haven’t caused any damage for over 5.000 years, new study says

The Amazon rainforest is huge. It covers about 5.500.000 square kilometers and makes up more than half of the world’s remaining rainforests. Researchers estimate that there […]
29 June 2021

Brussels to ban petrol cars from 2035, diesel from 2030

The government of the Brussels Region has confirmed its commitment to ban diesel vehicles from 2030 and gasoline vehicles from 2035. It has presented the details […]
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 […]
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