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.

1 September 2023

Air pollution is more dangerous than smoking cigarettes or drinking alcohol

Air pollution is the greatest external threat to human life expectancy on the planet. That’s the key takeaway from the latest report published by the Energy […]
30 August 2023

European hospitality sector calls for “balanced approach” of energy performance of buildings

Hotrec, the umbrella Association of Hotels, Restaurants, Bars and Cafes and similar establishments in Europe, welcomes the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) […]
24 August 2023

What role will tourism play in Maui’s future?

Questions are growing on the island of Maui, Hawaii, about how soon is too soon to talk about healing and getting ‘back to normal’ and what […]
24 August 2023

140 arrests made as Greece battles wildfires for second time this summer

A wildfire has been spreading outside Athens for several days, reports Reuters. This report contains upsetting details. The blaze started near a Mount Parnitha village then […]
23 August 2023

Tourists urged to stay indoors as Nero heatwave sweeps across Italy

Italy is currently grappling a third scorching heatwave in two months, with the anticyclone Nero at the helm, prompting authorities to issue red heat alerts for […]
22 August 2023

Jakarta orders civil servants to work from home to fight soaring pollution

On August 10th Jakarta became the world’s most polluted major city.  According to data from Swiss air quality technology company IQAir, it thereby passed cities such as […]
18 August 2023

Race to escape Canada’s Yellowknife as trees explode, cars melt and bears burn

The race is on to get out of Yellowknife, capital of Canada’s Northwest Territories, as wildfires advance on the city. The whole city population has been […]
18 August 2023

10 things you need to know about air pollution

Pollution is a fact of life on Earth, with even “natural” sources like plants, pets and fungi, emitting harmful matter into the air we breathe. So, […]
17 August 2023

Climate change means Belgium and Nordics could become new places-to-be, says Tui

Shifts in Europe’s climate, including extreme summer heatwaves and the increasing risk of wildfires in Mediterranean countries, will alter holiday calendars and boost the popularity of […]
17 August 2023

Jakarta has become the most polluted city in the world

On August 10th, Jakarta became the world’s most polluted major city, according to data from Swiss air quality technology company IQAir. It has ranked among the […]
16 August 2023

Are the Hawaii fires a game changer for tourism?

We have seen wildfires affect so many countries and communities around the world over the last couple of years that there is a real danger of […]
10 August 2023

Tragedy strikes Maui as wildfires claim 36 lives

In a heart-wrenching incident, the Hawaiian Island of Maui, known for its breathtaking beauty, has been gripped by a catastrophic, fast-moving, wildfire that started on August […]
8 August 2023

6 European countries demand climate action after devastating heatwave

Heads of State across the Mediterranean have issued a stark warning about climate change and its threat to daily life in their countries. “Extreme natural phenomena […]
4 August 2023

Greenland ice sheets more vulnerable to climate change than previously believed

A secret ice core taken from Greenland in the 1960s has revealed that Earth’s ice sheets are less stable and more vulnerable to melting than previously […]
3 August 2023

Failure of ocean current system could create climate catastrophe by 2025

One of the main ways Earth channels heat away from the tropics towards the North Atlantic is weakening and could fail, causing a climate catastrophe as […]
3 August 2023

Climate change to shift European tourism from south to north

Climate change will gradually drive tourism in Europe away from typical southern destinations and up to cooler northern regions, a new study from the European Commission […]