Inês Monteiro and Marta Almeida, Portugal, 19-25 years old Climatic manifestations have become the most common way for young people to express themselves in the fight against climate change. In Guarda, this […]
João Fonseca, Portugal, 14 years old The Douro Demarcated Region is suffering climate change’s impacts with serious consequences for the region’s economy. Earth’s termical balance is being compromised due to the acumulation […]
Since November 2019, COVID-19 has strongly hit China and, shortly after, the whole world. Portugal was one of the affected countries. Europe even more. The USA even more than Europe. An epidemic that quickly became a pandemic changed the behavior of almost everyone.
The recent outbreak of Coronavirus, a disease declared a pandemic, has had enormous repercussions not only at the national level, but also worldwide. From stopped cities, closed borders to paralyzed factories, there are numerous obvious consequences that the “plague” has caused.Despite these misfortunes, it is possible to verify some positive impacts, environmental issues, showing an opportunity to rethink our lifestyle.
COVID-19 is the disease caused by the new coronavírus (SARS-COV-2). This pandemic started three months ago and we are already feeling changes in our lives. But, what’re the environmental impacts of it?
“There is no plan B for the Montijo airport”, said António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, to TSF radio when one more blockade was imposed to the construction of the new Portuguese aerial platform, this time coming from the city council. In the last few months, the progress in the works of the construction of the new airport has been none, and the oppositions, in a huge number.
Martina Mifsud, Malta – 23 years old The first adjectives which come to mind (at least, I’m betting, for most people) upon hearing the phrase ‘renewable energy’ are probably ‘cheap’ (bills) and […]
Martina Mifsud, Malta – 23 years old According to the Climate Action Tracker (CAT) Warming Projections Global Update- December 2018, as presented by Prof. Richard Betts, Professor of Climate Impacts, University of […]