Climate Change


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 […]
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 […]
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