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Dana is a Travel Tomorrow reporter. She graduated in Political Science and International Relations. She moved to Brussels from Romania for her studies and Mont des Arts made her fall in love with the city and remain here. She loves animals, especially dogs, and everything food related, but dessert most of all.

15 April 2022

New Brussels mural highlights impact of EU consumption on wildlife

Yesterday, WWF unveiled the “Together for Forests” mural, a 24-meter-tall piece of street art, in an effort to raise awareness of the destructive impacts European consumption […]
13 April 2022

Geneva is using lake water to cool buildings and replace air conditioning

Geneva is using lake water to cool buildings and replace air conditioning, which is reducing electricity consumption by 80%. Swiss company SIG is pumping water from […]
1 April 2022

Shift from short-haul to rail brings limited benefits, study says

Transport, especially aviation, has come under increased scrutiny due to the global necessity of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and achieving EU and global targets. A […]
1 April 2022

The journey to net zero emissions for travel accommodations

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it,” Robert Swan once said. And, in this one brilliant sentence, he […]
30 March 2022

This abdication of leadership is criminal, warns António Guterres UN Secretary General

In the last few months there have been two important IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) reports dealing with the causes and impacts of climate change. […]
29 March 2022

Why building greener is key to meeting Paris climate targets

A new United Nations-led report reveals that reducing carbon output from buildings and construction is essential to meet the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming […]
28 March 2022

How gas prices compare around the world?

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine has resulted in a rise in commodities’ prices in many countries, including gasoline.  Statista, a global platform that analyzes market and […]
23 March 2022

Microsoft discourages corporate travel by raising own carbon fee

On March 10, Microsoft released its annual sustainability report, providing a comprehensive view of its progress during 2021 toward becoming a carbon-negative, water-positive and zero-waste company […]
22 March 2022

EU doubles efforts to curb its dependency on Russian gas

Russia is by far the largest energy supplier to the EU. It exported about 45% of the gas consumed across the bloc in 2021, according to […]
21 March 2022

Renewable fuels could replace up to 70% of Russian oil imports by 2030, industry says

With oil prices reaching high-levels and driving price commodities over the roof, the industry is suggesting that renewable fuels may be able to replace up to […]
21 March 2022

Belgium postpones its 2025 nuclear power exit

On Friday March 18th, Belgium decided to postpone its nuclear phase-out, originally scheduled for 2025, by an additional ten years. “The federal government has decided to […]
10 March 2022

How can low-carbon liquid fuels “green” road transport?

The fuel industry is looking at low-carbon liquid fuels in an attempt to keep the benefits of the internal combustion engine without its negative impact on […]
3 March 2022

“90% of the coral reefs could disappear within 50 years” estimates the Lisbon Oceanarium

The Lisbon Oceanarium is currently working hard on the acquisition of knowledge regarding the reproduction cycle of species, such as corals and the fish that live […]
3 March 2022

Only 15% of the world’s coastlines remain untouched

Earlier this week, a disturbing study was released by the IPCC or Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Bottom line of the international research? “Human-induced climate change […]
2 March 2022

Wildfires will double by the end of the century and we are not prepared

Almost every region in the world has been confronted with wildfires, especially just in the past year. California, Greece, Portugal and Australia are just the best-known […]
2 March 2022

If not now, when?

Climate Change has arrived, and it is here to stay. We have failed to slow, let alone reverse, the accumulation of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. […]
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