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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.

3 June 2022

Automotive industry claims e-fuel could be a potential complement to e-mobility

Ahead of next week’s vote of the European Parliament to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieve climate neutrality by 2050, under the Renewable Energy Directive, […]
3 June 2022

First biomass center opens in the Flemish province of Limburg

The first Biomass Square in Flanders was officially opened on May 31 at the Bionerga site in Houthalen-Helchteren in the Limburg province. 1. Biomass center in […]
2 June 2022

How to make the Emission Trading Scheme a fair and fit-for-purpose instrument to all

On 14 July 2021, the European Commission adopted a series of legislative proposals setting out how it intends to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by […]
31 May 2022

Looking at carbon emissions beyond the silo

Too often the travel and tourism industry fails to look beyond the sector, beyond the silo, we all have a natural tendency to self-reference. There is […]
25 May 2022

Tuvalu is the least visited country in the world and it could soon disappear

There is a small island, right in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, that receives very few tourists. With a population that doesn’t even reach 12,000 […]
25 May 2022

Low carbon liquid fuels can be the key for a fast-paced decarbonisation

EU policies are being pushed to make transport more sustainable as part of urgent climate efforts to reach net neutrality. A lot of research and development […]
24 May 2022

Australian scientists say ‘night time’ solar power can be captured

A breakthrough discovery from Australian scientists points at the possibility of harnessing energy that flows out of the Earth at night, a process called ‘nighttime’ solar […]
24 May 2022

Biofuels cannot meet the demand for aviation fuel

On the 14th of May, the UK’s Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP, announced plans for a net zero transatlantic flight by the end […]
24 May 2022

Heatwave in Spain breaks record temperatures for May

Spain is experiencing a heat wave in the middle of May, 30 days before the start of summer. On Thursday May 19th, the Generalitat of Catalonia […]
18 May 2022

Deployment of offshore wind power farms continues to be on the rise

Companies are paying higher and higher prices for sites to install offshore wind farms. After three days and 64 rounds of bidding, the US Department of […]
18 May 2022

“Failure to honour commitments made at COP26 would be an act of monstrous self-harm”warns COP chief

On Monday May 16th, COP President Alok Sharma returned to Glasgow’s Scottish Event Campus to mark six months since the conclusion of COP26, and to warn […]
17 May 2022

Hold your pee and poo when it rains in Brussels

It’s a strange request spotted in the streets of Brussels: “Hold your pee and poo when it rains.” One that could easily be seen as a […]
17 May 2022

5 jobs for people who want to save the planet

When you’ve just finished high school, you’re confronted with a huge decision: what to study next? Of course, whatever you decide doesn’t just impact the next […]
16 May 2022

A new report reveals that tech companies are not focused on reducing travel emissions

A new report rates 230 global companies on their efforts to cut corporate travel carbon emissions, heavily criticizing those companies that have promoted virtual work practices […]
11 May 2022

Portugal to open in July Europe’s largest floating solar park

A new photovoltaic power plant in Portugal with 12,000 solar panels is ready to start operating in July of this year. Located in the Alqueva reservoir […]
11 May 2022

Did you know these low-cost ovens made with mirrors produce no carbon emissions?

Solar cookers use mirrors to concentrate the sun’s energy. To cook food they work even under slightly overcast skies. Solar cookers are cheap and they eliminate […]
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