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17 June, 2024
 

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1. ''Cyprus has the potential to become a model of sustainability in Europe''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-the-potential-to-become-a-model-of-sustainability-in-europe

In a recent interview during the first-ever Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held at the Hilton in Nicosia, environmental economist and sustainability advocate, Professor Cameron Hepburn, delved into the pressing need for Cyprus to embrace a green transition...

2. 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....

3. Fireworks banned amid wildfire concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fireworks-banned-amid-wildfire-concerns

In light of recent fire outbreaks in the village of Kouklion, located in Cyprus' Paphos district, the Mines and Quarries Service, a department under the Ministry of Agriculture,...

4. Spain and Greece face dire drought conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/spain-and-greece-face-dire-drought-conditions

“The tourism sector has to adapt to the situation we are experiencing, which is absolutely abnormal,” a member of the Catalan government told the Financial Times......

5. Europe's heat-related deaths surge by 30% in 20 years, report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-heat-related-deaths-surge-by-30-in-20-years-report-finds

Scorching weather has baked Europe in more days of “extreme heat stress” than its scientists have ever seen....

6. Small farms dominate 85% of EU agricultural aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/small-farms-dominate-85-of-eu-agricultural-aid

Farmers with small farms constitute more than 85% of the beneficiaries of Common Agricultural Policy subsidies in Cyprus, Minister for Maria Panayiotou said in her intervention......

7. Grammys 2024: Women dominate as Taylor Swift makes history with 4th best album win

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grammys-2024-women-dominate-as-taylor-swift-makes-history-with-4th-best-album-win

In a historic sweep, female artists claimed the spotlight at this year's Grammy Awards, clinching the top four honors of the night....

8. Supermarkets in Spain take extreme measures to protect olive oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supermarkets-in-spain-take-extreme-measures-to-protect-olive-oil

In Spain, the world's leading olive oil producer, supermarkets are resorting to extreme measures as the price of this liquid gold skyrockets. With some bottles reaching 14.5 euros, theft is on the rise, prompting anti-theft devices on olive oil shelves....

9. Olive oil prices soar due to shortage and weather woes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/olive-oil-prices-soar-due-to-shortage-and-weather-woes

The price of olive oil is expected to rise dramatically, possibly exceeding 10 euros per liter and reaching 15 euros in Europe, according to agricultural organizations....

10. Study uncovers 117,000-year human ancestor bottleneck

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-uncovers-117-000-year-human-ancestor-bottleneck

A team of scientists from the United States, Italy, and China may have finally explained a large gap in the African and Eurasian fossil record....

11. Towns chase transformative cultural thrones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/towns-chase-transformative-cultural-thrones

Larnaca, Limassol, and Nicosia have begun working towards the title of the European Capital of Culture for 2030, and it seems that the municipalities of Ypsonas and Ayia Napa also want to join this effort....

12. Downed power line suspected in fatal Maui wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/downed-power-line-suspected-in-fatal-maui-wildfires

Awakened by howling winds that tore through his Maui neighborhood, Shane Treu went out at dawn and saw a wooden power pole suddenly snap with a flash, its sparking, popping line falling to the dry grass below and quickly igniting a row of flames. ...

13. Online coordination sparks mass protests for free beaches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/online-coordination-sparks-mass-protests-for-free-beaches

Many see wrongdoings or abuses of power, but they have self-taught themselves to overlook them. Many experience humiliations or injustices, but they have learned to remain silent....

14. Is there a need for radical changes in civil protection?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-there-a-need-for-radical-changes-in-civil-protection

The catastrophic fire in Rhodes, a typical and unfortunate example of what is internationally referred to as a mega-fire - a fire that is extremely destructive to the local environment...

15. Chinese capital hit by deadly floods: 20 dead, 27 missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-capital-hit-by-deadly-floods-20-dead-27-missing

Torrential rain in areas around China's capital, Beijing, killed at least 20 people and left 27 missing, the government reported Tuesday, as flooding destroyed roads, uprooted trees, and knocked out power. ...

16. Journalists brave sweltering heatwave across Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/journalists-sweltering-heatwave-across-europe

Millions of people in several parts of the world have been experiencing intense heat. ...

17. Tourism to drop by 10% in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-to-drop-by-10-in-the-mediterranean

According to tourism agencies and experts, the high summer temperatures in Southern Europe could permanently change tourist habits, with more travelers choosing more relaxed destinations or taking their vacations in spring or autumn to avoid excessive heat. ...

18. Cyprus shines with 58 medals and national records in Malta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shines-with-58-medals-and-national-records-in-malta

June started off on the right foot for Cypriot athletes participating at the 19th Games of the Small States of Europe, held in Malta. At the same time, Cyprus tops the list of medals with a total of 58 medals....

19. ChatGPT shares grim predictions of how humanity could be wiped out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chatgpt-shares-grim-predictions-of-how-humanity-could-be-wiped-out

As tech experts warn that the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence could threaten humanity, OpenAI's ChatGPT weighed in with its own predictions on how humanity could be wiped off the face of the Earth....

20. The red warning from the beaches of Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-red-warning-from-the-beaches-of-protaras

First and foremost, let me state that I am not an environmental expert. As an active citizen, I am recording my concerns about the changes brought about by climate change...

21. US at the ready to lend support to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-at-the-ready-to-lend-support-to-cyprus

Should disaster strike once again, the United States stands ready to lend its support, resources, and expertise to the Republic of Cyprus, US Ambassador Judith Garber assured, pointing out at the same time, that Americans have benefitted directly from the heroism and efficiency of the Civil Defense team in the past....

22. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

23. Anastasiades urges world leaders to go climate neutral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-urges-world-leaders-to-go-climate-neutral

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades asked world leaders to walk the road towards climate neutrality and a future of green, sustainable, resilient economies and societies, during his intervention at the COP27, in Sharm el Sheikh on Tuesday....

24. California to cover canals with solar panels to fight drought

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-to-cover-canals-with-solar-panels-to-fight-drought

State utilities in California are preparing to launch a pilot project to cover California’s irrigation canals in solar panels....

25. Never before seen archeological treasures resurfacing thanks to the drought

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thanks-to-the-drought-dinosaur-prints-old-bones-and-hunger-stones-are-resurfacing

Europe is experiencing its worst drought in at least 500 years. Landscapes across Europe and beyond are being altered as forest fires, melting glaciers and other disasters threaten to wipe out entire regions....

26. What is causing the unexpected drop in global food prices?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-is-causing-the-unexpected-drop-in-global-food-prices

Six months after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the inflationary shock is still causing a "headache" for markets, government staff and households, with the price of natural gas hitting new record levels yesterday....

27. Scientists warn of dire effects as Mediterranean heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-of-dire-effects-as-mediterranean-heats-up

While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves....

28. Drought: Ban on the use of garden hoses in London from August 24

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drought-ban-on-the-use-of-garden-hoses-in-london-from-august-24

Thames Water, the water company serving customers in and around London, announced today that it is banning its customers from using garden hoses to water their lawns from August 24, citing the prolonged drought....

29. Why heat waves are increasingly hitting Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-heat-waves-are-increasingly-hitting-europe

Record high temperatures in many Western European countries, with record highs in Britain, France, Germany and elsewhere, as well as persistent prolonged heat in the Iberian Peninsula, are the culmination of a long upward trend in Europe's summer temperatures this year....

30. High temperatures and wildfires test Europe's patience (pictures)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-temperatures-and-wildfires-test-europe-s-patience-pictures

Firefighters have been battling several blazes in southern Europe for the past few days as the mercury soared, with scientists linking the very high temperatures to climate change....

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