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30 August 2021

Scientists see link between climate change and Europe’s floods

In mid-July, a persistent downpour hit Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. Severe flooding occurred in the German states North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate, in Luxembourg, and […]
25 August 2021

Extreme weather and tourism

Over the last year or so, meteorologists have linked climate change and extreme weather events more confidently and publicly. Weather is variable within a considerable range […]
24 August 2021

Embraer pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040

Brazilian multinational aerospace manufacturer Embraer has announced ambitious new ESG targets as part of its commitment to building a sustainable future, including a commitment to carbon […]
19 August 2021

Oysters are cleaning our oceans

A team from Corsica University’s marine research institute Stella Mare is depositing the oysters into the sea with the aim of cleaning up the water. The […]
10 August 2021

Having failed to mitigate we must now also adapt to climate change

This report has been a long time coming, too long. The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been very careful not to exaggerate the scientific […]
29 July 2021

Did you know that seagrass can help fight climate change?

Seagrasses don’t get as much attention as coral reefs but this elusive, tiny marine plant is at risk, threatened by human activities such as dredging, the […]
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 […]
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