Tag: climate change

DO WE SUFFICIENTLY UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN ACHIEVING CLIMATE GOALS?

The exploitation of various natural materials and their further use in economic production has a great impact on the generation of greenhouse gas emissions. The circular economy has been promoted worldwide as...

Melting of the cryosphere cryosphere – changes and consequences

The cryosphere is the area of our planet where water freezes into snow or ice. The cryosphere is divided into snow, ice, glaciers, ice shelves or icebergs, sea ice and permafrost. Some...

STATE OF EMERGENCY, RESTRICTIONS AND EMPTY TANKS DUE TO DROUGHT

In recent years, the world has witnessed some of the most severe droughts ever, affecting different continents and millions of people. In 2021, Madagascar experienced one of the worst droughts in its history,...

CHAMELEON FACADE – THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

Global warming has prompted researchers around the world to find innovative solutions to make buildings conserve energy as efficiently as possible. One of the solutions is the brightest white paint, which reflects...

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS LEAD TO THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Modern times have brought us new technologies and innovations that make our daily lives easier. The constant growth and progress of all spheres of life require the use of natural resources that...

THE 2023 TREND CONTINUES – JANUARY 2024 WARMEST YET

We had record high temperatures in 2023 and such a trend continues in 2024, with the warmest January on record, announced the EU Copernicus Climate Change Service. Measurements show that this is the...

CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND BANKING

The circular economy puts an end to the concept of “exploit – produce – use – throw away”. As it usually happens, we became aware of climate change, the incredible amount of...

HOW DID PAKISTAN’S LIBRARY BECOME MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT?

A project was recently implemented in Pakistan that resulted in a significant improvement in the energy efficiency of a public facility. The Raziuddin Siddiqui Memorial Library in Islamabad, known for its collection...

EU DIRECTIVE WILL ESTABLISH THE POLLUTER PAYS PRINCIPLE FOR WATER TREATMENT

The European Commission reacted positively to the temporary political agreement concerning the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive, which is a significant step in the protection of human health and the environment from...

HOW DANGEROUS ARE EXCESSIVE AMOUNTS OF PHOSPHORUS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND HOW TO USE IT MORE SUSTAINABLY?

Food safety is a very important topic, especially at a time when pollution, climate change, urbanization and population growth have never been more intense. Phosphorus plays an important role in ensuring food...

INDUSTRIAL AIR POLLUTION AND ITS DETRIMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE AND HEALTH

Air pollution is one of the most dangerous types of pollution for the health of people and other living beings. An analysis conducted by the European Environment Agency (EEA) showed that the...

ANOTHER “LIQUID TREE” ON THE STREETS OF BELGRADE

The urban photo bioreactor called LIQUID 3, the first of its kind in Serbia, is an innovative biotechnological solution for combating air pollution in urban areas. The project was initiated and designed...

THE FUTURE OF GREEN CONSTRUCTION

At a time when the world is facing increasingly pronounced challenges caused by climate change, sustainable green construction is a key component of their solution. This is not only about buildings that...

FROM JAMAICA TO THE SAHARA: THE STRUGGLE FOR WATER RESOURCES

Faced with the challenges of climate change and frequent droughts, people around the world are finding innovative ways to manage water resources. One such example comes from a rural settlement in Jamaica,...

AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT ON PLASTIC POLLUTION TO BE CREATED BY THE END OF 2024

Although the plastic industry is worth about 700 billion dollars a year, provides millions of jobs and generates other social benefits, we have to look at the bigger picture, i.e. how plastic...

Valencia kicks off 2024 as new European Green Capital

The Spanish city of Valencia officially starts, today, as the European Green Capital 2024. To celebrate this achievement, over 400 activities and events are foreseen to reach all sectors of the city,...

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