An equipment malfunction at an oil refinery caused an oil spill in the Adriatic Sea off the coast in Croatia last week, wreaking havoc on the local environment and creating panic among locals.
For the last two weeks people across the globe protested to end the use of fossil fuels and switch to renewable energy for one reason- put an end to the devastating effects of climate change. Today, the people of Turkey joined the Break Free actions and drew their red lines in Aliaga, Izmir protesting against… Read More Protests in Izmir — “STOP” coal plants in Turkey
As the climate talks roll on in Paris, there’s a certain smell in the air. It isn’t the apples or chocolate being handed out at the entrance to the conference centre, nor the popular free coffees being handed out by the German government. It’s the smell of greenwashing. And this isn’t the first time.
As we are moving closer to the possibility of an international climate agreement at COP21 in Paris this December, many countries still seem to be playing a dangerous game of dress ups. Perhaps one of the best examples is Turkey, a country that so far seems to support the long-term goal of the climate agreement… Read More Turkey and its double standards in the climate negotiations
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?
After hearing yesterday’s promises and actions to cut CO2 emissions coming from many countries at UN Climate Summit 2014, explanations on what is being done so far and what will be done by 2020, I couldn’t help but think that maybe those promises would’ve had a slightly different impact if postcards from current events within… Read More Postcards from a polluting country
I don’t throw away plastic & tins and tend to reuse them to where they can’t be used anymore. Yesterday a friend asked me why do I keep collecting junk when I can afford to buy new!? I said it’s because I love nature too much. She didn’t seem to understand what reusing plastic, paper… Read More My 5 reasons to stop Climate Change