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1. 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....

2. Iran president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-president-and-foreign-minister-die-in-helicopter-crash

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi has died in a helicopter crash in foggy weather in the mountains near the border with Azerbaijan, Iranian state media has reported. Foreign minister Hossein Amir-abdollahian was among those killed....

3. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

4. Dusty skies and toasty temperatures ahead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dusty-skies-and-toasty-temperatures-ahead

Get ready to embrace a sprinkle of dust in the air, as predicted by our friendly Meteorological Service. ...

5. Fire strikes abandoned cinema in Limassol's Turkish Cypriot quarter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-strikes-abandoned-cinema-in-limassol-s-turkish-cypriot-quarter

A blaze ignited on Wednesday afternoon in an abandoned cinema located within a Turkish Cypriot neighborhood in the Limassol District, prompting a rapid response from the Fire Service and raising concerns among local residents....

6. Netanyahu: ''We are not a vassal state of the US''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-we-are-not-a-vassal-state-of-the-us

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly reacted during a meeting with his security cabinet following President Biden's warning about a potential major attack on Rafah, Axios' Barak Ravid reports....

7. Can a giant vacuum cleaner be the key to cleaner air?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-a-giant-vacuum-cleaner-be-the-key-to-cleaner-air

Iceland celebrated the inauguration of what's been hailed as the ''world's largest'' direct air capture (DAC) plant on Wednesday. Developed by Swiss company Climeworks, the colossal facility, named ''Mammoth,'' marks a significant stride in combating planet-heating emissions....

8. Chaos ensues amid passport control issues at UK airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-ensues-amid-passport-control-issues-at-uk-airports

Chaos erupted at airports across the United Kingdom on Tuesday as several major hubs confirmed a nationwide border issue, causing extensive delays and frustration among travelers....

9. Councilor claims vehicle vandalism in pre-election turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/councilor-claims-vehicle-vandalism-in-pre-election-turmoil

Savvas Kyriakou, a Municipal Councilor from Dromolaxia, has filed a complaint with authorities alleging an attack against him and damage to his vehicle....

10. Few coal plants to survive stricter US regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-predict-few-coal-plants-to-survive-stricter-us-regulations

New climate rules imposed by Joe Biden’s administration requiring huge cuts in carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants will accelerate the decline of an industry that until recently provided most of America’s power, experts say, potentially even dealing a death blow to coal in the US....

11. Cyprus records 3.2% drop in March fuel sales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-3-2-drop-in-march-fuel-sales

Total sales of petroleum products declined by 3.2% year on year in March with sales amounting to 108,200 tonnes. ...

12. NASA cleared for £3.35 billion dragonfly mission to Titan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-cleared-for-£3-35-billion-dragonfly-mission-to-titan

A Dragonfly is heading to Saturn – as Nasa has been given the final permission it needs to launch its Dragonfly mission to Saturn’s moon Titan in the coming years....

13. New vaccine shows promise against deadly skin cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-shows-promise-against-deadly-skin-cancer

In a groundbreaking development in cancer treatment, doctors are conducting trials on what could be the world’s first personalized mRNA vaccine against melanoma, marking a potential game-changer in the fight against cancer....

14. Highs of 36°C in store for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highs-of-36°c-in-store-for-cyprus

Today, we're dealing with a bit of a weather cocktail, low pressure and warm air masses are calling the shots. ...

15. 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....

16. Healthier ready-to-eat meals could slash EU emissions by 48m tonnes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthier-ready-to-eat-meals-could-slash-eu-emissions-by-48m-tonnes

Healthier ready-to-eat meals could cut EU emissions by 48m tonnes annually and save customers €2.8bn (£2.4bn) each year, as well as reducing disease, a report has found....

17. Cyprus braces for rising Israel-Iran tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-rising-israel-iran-tensions

When Saddam Hussein attacked the center of Tel Aviv with scud missiles in January 1991, Israeli citizens wore gas masks due to the risk of chemical attacks. It took 33 years for Israel to face another missile attack from a sovereign state....

18. Court backs elderly women, holds Swiss Government liable for climate inaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-backs-elderly-women-holds-swiss-government-liable-for-climate-inaction

A group of senior women in Switzerland, known as Senior Women for Climate Protection, with an average age of 74, have won a landmark......

19. Tougher regulations loom for tobacco heat sticks in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tougher-regulations-loom-for-tobacco-heat-sticks-in-europe

European governments are weighing the introduction of tougher rules on cigarette makers’ new zero-tobacco heat sticks, moving to close the loopholes they were designed to exploit just months after their launch. ...

20. Get ready for a heatwave!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/get-ready-for-a-heatwave

Good morning, folks! We've got some exciting weather news coming your way. Weak high pressure and a hot gas mass are swooping in, promising to bring rising temperatures and plenty of sunshine to the area....

21. Clear skies and cheerful vibes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clear-skies-and-cheerful-vibes

Today, we're in for a treat as the morning haze clears up, revealing bright skies and a warm breeze that's sure to lift your spirits....

22. Cyprus braces for soaring fuel prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-braces-for-soaring-fuel-prices

Cyprus braces for a significant hike in motor fuel prices by mid-April, with increases of 10 cents per liter expected to impact consumer spending across the island nation, according to a report by Kathimerini's Maria Eraclous....

23. Dusty skies and rising heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dusty-skies-and-rising-heat

Get ready for a weather rollercoaster in the region, folks! While a weak low-pressure system holds sway for now, brace yourselves for a temporary spike in high pressure starting tomorrow. ...

24. Cyprus ends fuel tax break, prices set to spike from April 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-fuel-tax-break-prices-set-to-spike-from-april-1st

Starting April 1st, the reduced consumption tax on fuels (95-octane gasoline and diesel) will come to an end, reverting to 8.3 cents per liter for gasoline and 6.3 cents per liter for heating oil....

25. Cyprus rocked by abbey scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rocked-by-abbey-sandal

Cyprus is grappling with the fallout from a series of unsettling revelations involving the Abbey of Avvakum, a scandal that has implicated the state, the Church of Cyprus, and the nation’s political sphere, raising serious questions about oversight, responsibility, and the need for swift action....

26. Zero-emission buildings by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zero-emission-buildings-by-2030

In a bid to combat climate change, the European Parliament has approved a plan to make buildings more energy-efficient and eco-friendly. The revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive,...

27. How to apply for the photovoltaic project for your home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-to-apply-for-the-photovoltaic-project-for-your-home

The Greek Ministry of Energy has launched Category A3 of the grants scheme to promote the use of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems in residential buildings for 2024-2025. ...

28. NASA's ice particle strategy to combat global warming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-ice-particle-strategy-to-combat-global-warming

NASA scientists have revealed a bold strategy to tackle climate change: deploying ice particles into the sky. ...

29. Dimitra explains what it's like to be a ''bee mama''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dimitra-explains-what-it-s-like-to-be-a-bee-mama

Dimitra Zakynthinos is a resident of central Athens and has a very particular approach to issues concerning the environment and our transition to the green era. ...

30. LPG leak unveiled as cause in fast-paced probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lpg-leak-unveiled-as-cause-in-fast-paced-probe

Investigations into the strong explosion that rocked Egkomi on Tuesday night (20/2) are progressing rapidly. ...

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