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1. Protesters paint Stonehenge, Taylor Swift jet not present at airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-paint-stonehenge-taylor-swift-jet-not-present-at-airport

Environmental activists from the group Just Stop Oil have sparked widespread condemnation after a series of disruptive protests within 24 hours....

2. Transport minister Vafeades calls for fair climate laws in shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-vafeades-calls-for-fair-climate-laws-in-shipping

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades spoke of the need to prevent the side effects of legislation to tackle climate change on the shipping sector and ports, during discussions in the Transport Council of the EU held on Tuesday in Luxembourg....

3. CBC projects 3% GDP growth in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbc-projects-3-gdp-growth-in-2024

The Central Bank of Cyprus has revised its 2024 forecast for GDP growth to 3%, from 2.8% that was expected last March, mainly due to the upward revision of domestic demand, while it maintained its forecast for growth in the years 2025 and 2026, at 3.1% and 3.2%, respectively....

4. Cyprus plans €3.1B climate investment by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plans-€3-1b-climate-investment-by-2030

Cyprus’ total investment on climate change in both EU and public funds as well as private investments are estimated to amount to €3.1 billion by 2030, the Finance Ministry has said....

5. European Parliament elections see rightward shift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-elections-see-rightward-shift

Voters across Europe cast their ballots on Sunday in the European Parliament elections, likely shifting the assembly to the right and increasing the number of euroskeptic nationalists. ...

6. 31,000 children in Cyprus below poverty line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/31-000-children-in-cyprus-below-poverty-line

The percentage of children at or below the poverty line in Cyprus stood at 18.1% in 2022, equivalent to around 31 thousand children according to Eurostat......

7. NASA's new rocket set to cut Mars journey to just 60 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-new-rocket-set-to-cut-mars-journey-to-just-60-days

Recently, NASA announced it was funding a revolutionary high-thrust rocket — called a Pulsed Plasma Rocket — that could make crewed missions to Mars in just two months....

8. Cyprus wins IMF praise for strong recovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wins-imf-praise-for-strong-recovery

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised Cyprus for its robust economic recovery and fiscal discipline, recommending continued efforts......

9. A taste of the first 'Green Agenda Cyprus Summit'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-taste-of-the-first-green-agenda-cyprus-summit

The inaugural "Green Agenda Cyprus Summit" was held on Monday, May 20, at the Hilton Hotel in Nicosia. The event brought together leaders from Cyprus' business community and featured prominent speakers and experts on environmental, sustainability, and energy issues from around the world, aiming to inspire and motivate attendees....

10. Tired of bad news? You're not alone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tired-of-bad-news-you-re-not-alone

Are you tired of reading ''the news''? ...

11. BBC: Climate change linked to turbulence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-change-linked-to-turbulence

Severe turbulence caused a Singapore Airlines flight to plunge 7,000 feet, leading to one death and injuring 79 passengers, according to a report by the BBC. ...

12. Cyprus pledges to plant 100,000 trees annually to combat climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pledges-to-plant-100-000-trees-annually-to-combat-climate-change

The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment has introduced a series of ambitious green initiatives......

13. Bankers rally for increased green financing despite longer payback periods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bankers-rally-for-increased-green-financing-despite-longer-payback-periods

According to a report by Panagiotis Rougalas, big players in the financial world are urging banks to step up for a greener future....

14. Cyprus Institute's climate efforts recognized with prestigious PAM award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-institute-s-climate-efforts-recognized-with-prestigious-pam-award

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) was among the winners of a Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) Award, awarded in recognition of CyI’s research and educational activities in addressing the Climate Crisis and advancing mitigation actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region....

15. Green transition: Cyprus in the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-transition-cyprus-in-the-spotlight

The first ''Green Agenda Cyprus Summit,'' organized by the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit and the newspaper ''KATHIMERINI,'' was a resounding success. The event took place at the Hilton Hotel in Nicosia....

16. EU Commissioner warns of the health impact of climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-warns-of-the-health-impact-of-climate-change

European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides described the climate crisis as one of humanity's most pressing challenges, emphasizing its impact on health....

17. Banks stress need for government support in ESG initiatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-stress-need-for-government-support-in-esg-initiatives

Banks are urging a combination of government and regulatory policies to achieve a healthy, effective, and optimal green transition in Cyprus....

18. Green Agenda takes center stage in pursuit of sustainable living

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-agenda-takes-center-stage-in-pursuit-of-sustainable-living

As the Green Agenda Cyprus Summit unfolds at the Hilton Hotel, the atmosphere buzzes with anticipation and determination....

19. Dr. Hepburn: ''Cyprus has the dirtiest and most expensive grid in the EU''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-hepburn-cyprus-has-the-dirtiest-and-most-expensive-grid-in-the-eu

During his presentation at the Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held today at the Hilton Nicosia, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Cyprus, Cameron Hepburn, discussed Cyprus' energy transition and its decoupling from fossil fuels to achieve zero emissions and protect the environment. ...

20. Climate action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-action

Wopke Hoekstra has been the European Commissioner for Climate Action since 9 October 2023. Before assuming office in Brussels, he held various political positions in the Netherlands and worked in the private sector. ...

21. From gigabytes to watts: Telcos' evolution into energy providers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-gigabytes-to-watts-telcos-evolution-into-energy-providers

Andreas Neocleous is the first CEO of Cyta, Cyprus’ largest telecommunications organization, to have been appointed from the private sector....

22. Foundational principles of sustainable development in Natura 2000 regions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foundational-principles-of-sustainable-development-in-natura-2000-regions

Dimitris K. Melissas is a Lawyer and Professor of Public Law at the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, specializing in Urban Planning Law, Spatial Planning Law and Environmental Law....

23. CEO advocates Green Transition at inaugural Cyprus Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ceo-advocates-green-transition-at-inaugural-cyprus-summit

In an interview on SPOR FM's ''News Diaspora'' program, Dimitris Lottidis, the founder of the conference and CEO of SPP Media, addressed the urgent climate crisis and the inaugural Green Agenda Cyprus Summit....

24. Banking sector's pledge to environmental transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banking-sector-s-pledge-to-environmental-transition

Eliza has been the Executive Director of Finance since October 2019 and since October 2021 she has been an Executive Member of the Bank of Cyprus Board of Directors....

25. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

26. Kyriakides announces EU allocation of €11M to bridge mental health gaps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-announces-eu-allocation-of-€11m-to-bridge-mental-health-gaps

In a recent announcement coinciding with European Mental Health Week, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides revealed......

27. The Minister of Agriculture at the Green Agenda Cyprus Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-minister-of-agriculture-at-the-green-agenda-cyprus-summit

Dr Maria Panayiotou studied History and Archeology at the University of Cyprus from where she graduated in 2004 with honors....

28. Dr. Nicolas P. Mastrogianopoulos at the Green Agenda Cyprus Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-nicolas-p-mastrogianopoulos-at-the-green-agenda-cyprus-summit

Dr. Nikolas P. Mastroyiannopoulos is the Founding Managing Partner of W11 Ventures. He is a non-executive director on the Board of Directors of the Green Energy Group in Limassol, and the CIM Business School in Nicosia Cyprus and the Chairperson of the Techisland Health Cluster Committee....

29. Research and innovation initiatives towards climate neutrality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/research-and-innovation-initiatives-towards-climate-neutrality

Alexandros Charalambides is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Cyprus University of Technology, a member of the board of directors of EAC, ...

30. Why Cyprus has the edge in Hydrogen technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-cyprus-has-the-edge-in-hydrogen-technology

George Pechlivanoglou studied mechanical engineering (BSc) and completed the MSc in renewable energy technology at the University of Oldenburg, Germany....

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