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15 June, 2024
 

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1. Eco-friendly farming ideas from Safe-H2O-Farm project meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eco-friendly-farming-ideas-from-safe-h2o-farm-project-meeting

Earlier this month, The Cyprus Institute hosted the first annual meeting of the PRIMA Safe-H20-Farm project....

2. Project Full Circle to break speedboat record with new fuel technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/project-full-circle-to-break-speedboat-record-with-new-fuel-technology

Project Full Circle is an ambitious multi-million euro effort to design and build the fastest and most fuel-efficient speedboat to circumnavigate the globe, aiming to break the coveted UIM world record. ...

3. ''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...

4. 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. ...

5. Trump asks oil execs for $1B to undo enviro rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-asks-oil-execs-for-$1b-to-undo-enviro-rules

Former President Donald Trump has made bold promises to overturn dozens of environmental regulations and laws implemented by the Biden administration during a meeting with top executives of American oil companies....

6. 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....

7. Pollution problems plague Cyprus ports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pollution-problems-plague-cyprus-ports

Ports are under scrutiny for violations including changing ballast water without proper consent, leading to significant air pollution and discharge of solid waste. ...

8. Athens blanketed in Sahara dust, city bathed in orange glow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-blanketed-in-sahara-dust-city-bathed-in-orange-glow

Clouds of dust from the Sahara covered Athens and other Greek cities on Tuesday, one of the worst such episodes to hit the country since 2018, officials said....

9. Commonwealth ministers meet in Cyprus to safeguard the oceans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commonwealth-ministers-meet-in-cyprus-to-safeguard-the-oceans

At a pivotal moment for our planet, representatives from 28 Commonwealth nations convened in Cyprus to shape the destiny of our oceans....

10. Cyprus leads the charge in sustainable aquaculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-the-charge-in-sustainable-aquaculture

The Ministerial Conference on Oceans, titled ''Our Resilient Shared Ocean: From Cyprus to Samoa,'' concluded with optimistic messages regarding the future of water resource management....

11. 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....

12. EU champions ocean health with $3.71 billion investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-champions-ocean-health-with-$3-71-billion-investment

The European Union will spend 3.5 billion euros ($3.71 billion) to protect the ocean and promote sustainability through a series of initiatives this year, the EU’s top environment official said on Tuesday. ...

13. Commonwealth leaders forge path to ocean sustainability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commonwealth-leaders-forge-path-to-ocean-sustainability

On Friday, April 19, 2024, Limassol will host the inaugural ministerial summit for the Oceans of the Commonwealth States....

14. Limassol's 'Ocean Room' takes kids on an exciting journey of discovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-ocean-room-takes-kids-on-an-exciting-journey-of-discovery

A dynamic space addressing the complexities of today's maritime landscape, the OCEAN ROOM, was introduced as part of Limassol Municipality's Blue Economy Innovation Centre. ...

15. Seal of approval: Limassol's adorable mascot captivates hearts (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seal-of-approval-limassol-s-adorable-mascot-captivates-hearts

The story of Mr. Poseidon, as the seal is affectionately known, highlights a crucial aspect: the intricate relationship between the coastal economy and the marine ecosystem....

16. Cyprus' wetlands under threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wetlands-under-threat

Kathimerini reporter Pavlos Neophytou delves into the critical challenges facing Cyprus' precious wetlands, where red alerts have recently been issued for the Achna dam and Larnaca salt ponds. ...

17. 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. ...

18. Hotel Berengaria €40M revival sparks environmental debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hotel-berengaria-€40m-revival-sparks-environmental-debate

Positively, the Environmental Authority has conditionally approved the revival and operation of Hotel Berengaria and the construction of houses in Prodromos....

19. Wastewater leak sparks environmental crisis in Achna

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wastewater-leak-sparks-environmental-crisis-in-achna

Nikos Vassilas, the community mayor of Achna, has raised alarms about potential impacts on crops, the water table, and the environment following a leakage of wastewater from farmers' tanks near the community's dam....

20. King Charles' battle and Cyprus' cancer crusade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/king-charles-battle-and-cyprus-cancer-crusade

The specter of cancer has reached even the ''semigod'' King Charles of Britain, sending shockwaves through the British populace and beyond....

21. Cyprus mulls speed limit reduction to boost safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mulls-speed-limit-reduction-to-boost-safety

The Department of Public Works in Cyprus has concluded a study proposing a reduction in speed limits from 50 km/h to 30 km/h in specific urban areas, aiming to curb accidents, decrease pollution, and foster eco-friendly transportation....

22. Philippines accuses China of dumping cyanide into disputed Scarborough Shoal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippines-accuses-china-of-dumping-cyanide-into-disputed-scarborough-shoal

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in the Philippines has accused Chinese fishing vessels of utilizing cyanide to harm the Scarborough Shoal, a contested atoll in the South China Sea, according to a report in Business Insider....

23. Transforming homes into energy generators, one wall at a time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/transforming-homes-into-energy-generators-one-wall-at-a-time

Imagine if you could turn your house walls into solar panels just by painting them – that's the idea behind solar paint. Unlike traditional solar panels, this high-tech paint contains tiny light-sensitive particles....

24. Over 1,000 tons of discarded tires pile up across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-tons-of-discarded-tires-pile-up-across-cyprus

Today, more than 1,000 tons of tires lie scattered in open spaces throughout Cyprus, posing a significant problem for the environment and public health....

25. Government to receive €1.2B for green transition and resilience plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-receive-€1-2b-for-green-transition-and-resilience-plan

Cyprus is set to receive a total of 1.2 billion euros from the Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP). ...

26. Cyprus establishes committee to combat coastal marine pollution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-establishes-committee-to-combat-coastal-marine-pollution

The Council of Ministers has greenlit the creation of a committee dedicated to tackling marine pollution along the coasts of Cyprus. Tasked with decision-making on response measures and pollution prevention, the committee aims to enhance coordination among relevant authorities for effective solutions....

27. Nicosia ranks 17th in European Quality of Life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ranks-17th-in-european-quality-of-life-–-beats-athens-at-27th

A recent survey by the European Commission reveals that Nicosia residents are overwhelmingly satisfied with their quality of life, with 86% expressing contentment. ...

28. Turkey implements vessel traffic system in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-implements-vessel-traffic-system-in-occupied-territories

Turkey is taking steps to bolster maritime security in the occupied territories with the implementation of a ''Vessel Traffic Service System.''...

29. USA: Detroit unveils groundbreaking electric charging road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-detroit-unveils-groundbreaking-electric-charging-road

Detroit has reportedly unveiled new technology beneath its streets after a year of waiting, with electric vehicles able to get a boost that could ultimately make range anxiety a thing of the past....

30. Tension peaks in Cyprus natural gas development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tension-peaks-in-cyprus-natural-gas-development

The development of the Natural Gas network of Cyprus has become a tangled mess, as after the delays in the schedules......

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