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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 reporter for Travel Tomorrow, 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.

23 September 2022

Spraying sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere could cool the Earth’s poles by 2°C

In the race to find solutions to cool the Earth’s poles by 2°C, scientists are suggesting to use high-flying jets, similar to a modified Boeing KC-135R, […]
22 September 2022

European Commission approves €5.2 billion state aid for hydrogen projects

The Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a second Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) to support research and innovation, first industrial deployment […]
21 September 2022

Air pollution decreased by almost 90% in Brussels on car free Sunday

Sunday, 18 September, marked the annual Car Free Sunday in Brussels, when all the roads in the capital region are closed to motorized traffic. On this […]
20 September 2022

Environmental and consumer NGOs threaten to sue Commission over taxonomy labelling

Environmental and consumer NGOs announced a breakup with the Platform on Sustainable Finance, the European Commission’s expert group designed to develop technical recommendations for the EU […]
20 September 2022

China could have nuclear fusion power plant ready by 2028, top scientist says

Authorities in China have approved the construction of the world’s largest power plant, which could generate nuclear fusion energy by 2028, according to scientists involved in […]
15 September 2022

Switching to renewable energy could save the world trillions, new Oxford study shows

A recent Oxford University study reveals that changing from fossil fuels to renewable energy could save the world as much as 12 trillion euros by 2050. […]
14 September 2022

Death Valley registers hottest September day reaching 52°C

A summer of extremes led to the hottest day in the Death Valley followed by massive floods causing waterfalls. 1. Death Valley The US national park […]
12 September 2022

Is climate change turning winter into the new summer holiday season?

This year, heat records have been broken all over the world. During the summer, over 60% of Europe was in danger of serious drought, the highest […]
6 September 2022

More than 50,000 people sign petition to regulate polluting cruises in Marseille

More than 50,000 people have signed a petition to ban large polluting cruise ships from Marseille. The mayor launched the campaign in July with a document […]
5 September 2022

European Commission may implement price cap on solar and wind power

The European Commission is preparing its plan for the reform of the electricity market, as well as ways to improve energy savings to alleviate the high […]
2 September 2022

MIT’s new batteries could provide low-cost storage for renewable energy

The problem that still impedes a wider use of renewable energy sources is their dependence on uncontrollable factors. A solar panel does not give energy at […]
31 August 2022

How green spaces in cities can cool the atmosphere during heat waves

With heat waves becoming the norm, discussions are sprouting on ways to keep cities cool. Investment in small green spaces seems to be a step further […]
31 August 2022

Belgium set to become a European hydrogen hub

Belgium is pushing forward its goal of becoming a transport and storage hub to bring hydrogen to Western Europe. According to Belga news agency, 95 million […]
31 August 2022

Kazakhstan to start exporting bioethanol to Europe

Kazakhstan’s BioOperations plant in Tayinsha will start exporting bioethanol to Belgium, having reached an agreement with a buyer after a year of negotiations, according to the […]
29 August 2022

Amazon bets on green hydrogen to help reach its goal of net zero by 2040

Amazon announced that the company has signed an agreement with Plug Power to supply 10,950 tons per year of green hydrogen for its transportation and building […]
26 August 2022

TUI group priorizes ‘real emissions reductions’ rather than offsetting them

Focusing on the reduction of emissions rather than offsetting them, TUI Group is now having its own reduction targets scientifically verified. It has submitted its targets […]