Tag: climate changes

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 […]

Hell on earth: weather anomaly confirming climate shift

Hell on earth: weather anomaly confirming climate shift

Extreme weather events are one of the most tangible effects of climate change. Events such as the heatwave affecting northern India these days, where around 100 people died due to a mix of temperatures above 40 degrees and rapidly increasing humidity, which can be fatal to the most fragile strata of the population. Such conditions […]

If Italy finances the big names in the ice cream industry with climate funds

If Italy finances the big names in the ice cream industry with climate funds

The richest countries on the planet have pledged to spend $100 billion a year to mitigate the effects of global warming. The commitment, based on the 2015 UN climate conference in Paris, includes investing this money through grants, loans, bonds, equity investments and other types of contributions to help developing countries reduce emissions and adapt […]

“We’re throwing away Gross Domestic Product. A toxic indicator”

“We’re throwing away Gross Domestic Product. A toxic indicator”

Stop seeing Gross Domestic Product as a measure of a country’s economy. To be precise, “trash” as it is a “toxic indicator”. Affirmation is not the epitome of a student slogan, but the call made by a parliamentarian from the European People’s Party (EPP) during a well-attended conference devoted to the search for alternative economic […]

Destructive hurricane in Mississippi, dozens dead and injured: video

Destructive hurricane in Mississippi, dozens dead and injured: video

At least 23 dead, four missing, dozens injured, hundreds left homeless and extensive damage: this is the only temporary toll of the last devastating hurricane to hit the Mississippi in the United States. Unfortunately, the numbers are bound to rise.” About 100,000 people are still without electricity, including those in neighboring states Tennessee and Alabama. […]

Drought puts Argentina into default

Drought puts Argentina into default

There hasn’t been a cloud on the horizon for months, but the perfect storm for Argentina has already arrived. A severe drought hit the country, combined with a series of unprecedented heatwaves that brought the economy to its knees, complicating the government’s economic plans. The results start with finance, go through exports, and fall on […]

Climate Minister but receives donations from oil and aerospace companies

Climate Minister but receives donations from oil and aerospace companies

Its mission is to steer the UK towards zero emissions, but the election campaign was funded by a fuel company and another aviation company. Controversial revelations about the conservative Graham Stuart selected for the Climate role by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to implement the Guardian’s ‘Net zero’ strategy (the goal of achieving net zero greenhouse […]

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