Offset measures are the latest trend for damage control in biodiversity hotspots. But, are we really using them as a last resort and is it possible offsets will only bring more changes in climate!?
We all know politics is about successful manipulation. What you say, how you say it, when you say it, but most importantly- how to avoid saying it! The problem is that when your city is melting at +50 or drowning in the latest flash flood it gets a bit difficult to manipulate the situation. But,… Read More Climate Change Mitigation Job Advertisement: A Straightforward politician
Macedonia is a Balkan country with moderate continental climate, fertile lands, lush green mountains and nine rivers passing through its territory. This would be an ideal place for agriculture, but during these last two years the country faced extreme weather conditions like never before. Heavy rainfall caused many of the rivers to spill, flooding surrounding… Read More Frequent flash floods – a serious threat to public health in Macedonia
The Macedonian capital has always been the center of historical events and a true reflection of Macedonian culture and tradition. However in recent years, the once charming city of Skopje have become one big dusty construction site swallowing old buildings and very old trees and now threatening people’s health and livelihood.
The newest changes and amendments to the general urban plans for the city of Ohrid 2014-2024 are threatening to wipe out an entire ecosystem, and in doing so- cause one of the biggest environmental disasters Macedonia has ever seen.
You must think I am crazy or want to lure readers by placing a sensationalist title. How can one single frog save the Planet? But, it’s been raining for the past couple of days and frogs came out to play on the grass surfaces of my city, except what used to be 10 frogs is… Read More How a frog saved the Planet
In light of recent announcements that two major steel factories in different cities in Macedonia, are closing up shop by the end of this month, the public had two extremely opposing opinions. On the one side are the many people employed by these factories, who a loosing their jobs and on the other side are… Read More A Safe Future!? What does it really mean?