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.

12 October 2022

What are the countries leading the wind energy transition?

Wind power sits at the heart of the energy transition for many countries. The race to build bigger and better wind turbines reflects the efforts of […]
12 October 2022

Drought in the northern hemisphere 20 times more likely due to climate change

A new scientific study reinforces that drought across the northern hemisphere, which is becoming recurrent, is at least 20 times more likely as a result of […]
12 October 2022

Honeywell introduces new ethanol-to-jet fuel technology

On Monday October 10th, Honeywell announced a new ethanol-to-jet fuel (ETJ) processing technology that allows producers to convert corn-based, cellulosic, or sugar-based ethanol into sustainable aviation […]
12 October 2022

Wealthiest 10% responsible for 48% of greenhouse gas emissions, study finds

The top 1% of emitters are responsible for nearly a quarter of all emissions contributing to global warming, a new study published in Nature Sustainability reveals. […]
11 October 2022

Brussels car parks must provide vehicle charging spots by 2025

All car parks in Brussels serving 10 cars or more must provide electric charging points by 2025, reports Belga. Both office and public car parks are […]
7 October 2022

Cars should be able to recharge every 60 km by 2026 in the EU

The Transport and Tourism Committee adopted a draft negotiating mandate, under the Fit for 55 package, on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure by 36 votes […]
4 October 2022

Christmas markets in Europe might have to turn off their lights to save energy

As the colder months approach, European countries that depend the most on Russian gas continue to look for alternatives to cut energy costs. One of the […]
3 October 2022

Brussels restaurants go dark to highlight energy crisis

The start of autumn has been particularly cosy in some Brussels restaurants, as candlelit dining and unusual brunches over the last four days raise awareness of […]
3 October 2022

Global warming causes worst melt year on record for Swiss glaciers, study shows

A recent study has revealed that Switzerland’s 1,400 glaciers have lost half their total volume since the early 1930s, and researchers say the ice melt is […]
30 September 2022

North of Portugal know-how on marine litter and waste management showcased in Brussels

LIPOR is the Intermunicipal Waste Management Service of Greater Porto. Over their 40 years of existence, they turned a landfill into a waste management facility, started […]
29 September 2022

Activists hijack over 500 billboards to highlight aviation’s impact on the environment

On 22 September, over 500 corporate advertising spaces across Europe were “hijacked” by members of the activist group Brandalism. The group, formed by anonymous artists, covered […]
29 September 2022

Brussels rolls out first green hydrogen-powered taxi

The Brussels-based company Taxi Verts has launched their first hydrogen car into service for the Belgian capital. The vehicle is being tested with the help of […]
29 September 2022

Hospitality industry asks Council to regulate energy prices so businesses can remain open

Hotrec, the European Association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafés in Europe, calls for Energy Ministers in the European Council to cut down the energy prices and […]
27 September 2022

EU countries need to increase their efforts of phasing out single use plastics

On 22 September, the Rethink Plastic alliance and the Break Free From Plastic movement have released an annual assessment tracking the progress scored by EU countries […]
26 September 2022

How are ski resorts dealing with the energy crisis?

The rise in energy prices is causing ski resorts to fear the worst. Faced with uncertainty as costs may not fall in the short term, resorts […]
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, […]