Tag: climate changes

Young Italians’ real concern is about jobs, not climate

Young Italians’ real concern is about jobs, not climate

It is far from reflecting concern: the main concern for Italians is work. The same applies to the youngest and is an almost unique situation in Europe. This is what a survey by the European Council on Foreign Relations (Ecfr) reveals. five tribes The survey was conducted in 11 European countries, in addition to ours, […]

Artificial lungs that capture Co2: here’s the “climate saving” system

Artificial lungs that capture Co2: here’s the “climate saving” system

The UK has recently opened its first plant to capture carbon directly from the air. It is a building built by the Mission Zero Technologis company in collaboration with the University of Sheffield. Despite its limited capture and storage capacity (only 50 tonnes of Co2 per year, much less than other facilities in operation or […]

Hurricane over Acapulco shows climate disasters will become increasingly common

Hurricane over Acapulco shows climate disasters will become increasingly common

Victims and damage running into billions of dollars: Hurricane Otis hit more than 800,000 Acapulco residents with winds exceeding 300 kilometers per hour, leaving behind a trail of destruction that many compare to a powerful earthquake. What was surprising was not only the arrival of such a devastating hurricane in a part of Mexico not […]

So the man who worked for the oil companies became the European climate commissioner

So the man who worked for the oil companies became the European climate commissioner

He was an employee who helped an oil company grow, soon to be the one who will have to bury fossil energy at the European level. Conservative Wopke Hoekstra is now one step closer to becoming the new climate action commissioner, despite the burden of his past. The politician was an employee of Shell at […]

How a carbon tax could help European products resist Chinese competition (and beyond)

How a carbon tax could help European products resist Chinese competition (and beyond)

The European Union’s Carbon border tax comes into force provisionally from Sunday, October 1. Designed to protect European products from competition from the top polluting countries while also forcing them to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the tax could boomerang for trade relations. How does tax work? Goods produced in European bloc countries are subject to […]

Macron announces that he will ban coal by 2027

Macron announces that he will ban coal by 2027

Seven billion will be spent on ecological transition in 2024 alone. The promise comes from French President Emmanuel Macron, who explained in broad terms the difficulties of his second term in office, in which he guaranteed that he would focus on the problem of climate change in a meeting. The Elysée president’s rhetoric was rich […]

Famous ski resort closed forever: “It doesn’t snow enough anymore”

Famous ski resort closed forever: “It doesn’t snow enough anymore”

Skiing and snowboarding are enough, there is no snow in the mountains to do these sports. It is better to surrender to the evidence than to continue shooting artificial snow. And residents of a small town in Haute-Savoie on the French side of Mont Blanc decided to do just that, opting to close the family […]

Increasingly expensive and poor quality coffee: “Climate change is to blame”

Increasingly expensive and poor quality coffee: “Climate change is to blame”

Bad news for coffee lovers: The irresistible beverage may become more expensive and less delicious. Climate change and the dizzying increase in demand all over the world have caused cup prices to skyrocket. Let’s try to better understand what’s going on and why coffee and other products (like orange juice) will become a luxury for […]

Tenerife in flames, thousands of citizens and tourists evacuated

Tenerife in flames, thousands of citizens and tourists evacuated

Enormous winds swept 41 kilometers into a mountainous national park on the Spanish island of Tenerife, fueled by hot, dry air, forcing authorities to evacuate thousands of locals and tourists who came to spend their holidays on the island. The fire is currently affecting the municipalities of Arafo, Candelaria, El Rosario, La Victoria, Santa Ursula, […]

Mayor who wants to destroy hundreds of trees: “They are not local”

Mayor who wants to destroy hundreds of trees: “They are not local”

During a scorching summer across Europe, a mayor decided to cut down hundreds of trees on the island of La Gomera, part of the Canary archipelago in Spain, due to landscaping and urban management. According to Angelica Padilla, who was re-elected in May, this is a beautification operation aimed at removing “non-native” trees. Dozens of […]

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