Tag: environment

Lufthansa is also targeted by the EU on suspicion of greenwashing

Lufthansa is also targeted by the EU on suspicion of greenwashing

Companies of the Lufthansa group, of which the Italian ITA may soon become a part, are suspected of carrying out these practices. greenwash, deceiving customers by pretending to have eco-sustainable behavior when this is not true. That’s why the German airline is currently under investigation by the European Union because of this suspicion, it offers […]

Greenwashing, an organizational practice that does not combat climate change

Greenwashing, an organizational practice that does not combat climate change

Consumers can also research companies’ sustainability claims and consider the real impact of the products they offer them on the environment. environment. On the part of companies, it is very dangerous to fall into this practice because it jeopardizes the reputation and reliability of their brand. In this sense, Bustos highlights three aspects that must […]

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 […]

There have never been so many oilmen at a climate conference

There have never been so many oilmen at a climate conference

At least 2,456 oil and gas lobbyists are attending the climate conference. Record. COP28, which takes place in Dubai until 12 December, sees an unprecedented presence at key climate talks from representatives of some of the world’s biggest polluters. Facing a record year for temperatures, extreme climate events and rising greenhouse gas emissions, lobbyists for […]

Cop28, announcement by Giorgia Meloni: “Italy will do its part”

Cop28, announcement by Giorgia Meloni: “Italy will do its part”

«It is a key moment to contain the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees. Although there are reasons to be optimistic, the goal remains a long way off. COP28 must be a turning point, we are invited to set a clear direction and to act in a reasonable but concrete way.” Prime Minister Giorgia […]

What are the “sultan” of oil and the Pope doing at the climate conference?

What are the “sultan” of oil and the Pope doing at the climate conference?

Over the years, the United Nations Climate Conference has become the “Place to Be” on the global political calendar due to increasing issues surrounding climate change. Approximately 70 thousand people, including diplomats, company executives, heads of government and activists, are expected to be at Expo City. But there will be some notable absences: US President […]

So mussels can protect beaches from erosion

So mussels can protect beaches from erosion

A natural barrier made of mussels to combat coastal erosion. This is the solution that Belgium is trying, thanks to a consortium of research institutes and companies. Mussel structure can limit the harmful effects of strong North Sea currents while improving biodiversity. This solution may also attract the attention of Italy, which is struggling with […]

Less gas to save the climate and oil companies: This is how Sheikhs lead the COP in Dubai

Less gas to save the climate and oil companies: This is how Sheikhs lead the COP in Dubai

Skepticism and mistrust underlie COP28, the annual United Nations climate summit that begins on November 30 and runs until December 12. The first factor that caused this sensation is the place where it will be held: Dubai, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, one of the oil giants of the Middle East. There is […]

Social capital and knowledge, the basis for sustainable urban development

Social capital and knowledge, the basis for sustainable urban development

Those were the key points of the forum’Building cities: sustainable and inclusive urban development‘, held in the city Barranquillain which different actors participated in topics such as build, infrastructure And environment. One of the most relevant topics on the agenda had to do with the locations of the householdsbecause achieving a good sustainable urban developmentyou […]

The “lethal” gas that Europe wants to stop

The “lethal” gas that Europe wants to stop

Agreement reached to reduce dangerous methane emissions. After months of negotiations and fifteen days before COP28 kicks off in Dubai, the European Union is introducing ambitious legislation in the energy sector aimed at reducing the effects of this resource on global warming. Methane has 80 times the impact of carbon dioxide when measured over 20 […]

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