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1. Op-ed: The effects of Global warming on banks and insurance companies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/op-ed-the-effects-of-global-warming-on-banks-and-insurance-companies

One of the last print editions of the Economist had the title ‘Say goodbye to 1.5° C’ which refers to the goal of limiting the increase in the average temperature of the planet to 1.5 degrees Celsius...

2. 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....

3. Exness donates three fully-equipped firetrucks to the Forests Department of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-donates-three-fully-equipped-firetrucks-to-the-forests-department-of-cyprus

Cyprus-based fintech company Exness has just donated three fully-equipped firetrucks to the Forests Department of Cyprus. This donation is part of the €300,000 pledge made by Exness CEO Petr Valov in 2021, following devastating wildfires across the island....

4. High winds as wildfire rages near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-winds-as-wildfire-rages-near-athens

A Greek wildfire fueled by gale-force winds raged in the mountainous region of Penteli near Athens on Tuesday, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of at least four areas and a hospital...

5. UK records 40C for first time in history as European heatwave rages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-records-40c-for-first-time-in-history-as-european-heatwave-rages

The UK has recorded a temperature of above 40C for the first time in history – at London Heathrow – as the extreme heatwave ravaging the country and parts of Europe prompted warnings of a “very extreme danger” of wildfires....

6. 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....

7. Local councilor arrested after company bleeds cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-councilor-arrested-after-company-bleeds-cash

A local councilor in rural Larnaca has been remanded in custody on suspicion of swindling a produce company in his community out of half a million, following an audit that revealed blank cheques were misused...

8. Divided Cyprus scrambles as fire rages in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-scrambles-as-fire-rages-in-the-north

Planes over divided Cyprus were fighting another day to put out the Kantara wildfire previously thought to have been under control, with reports overnight saying Turkish Cypriot authorities were evacuating local communities as the flames were spreading westwards...

9. EY launches 2022 Better Working World Data Challenge to help tackle biodiversity loss

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-launches-2022-better-working-world-data-challenge-to-help-tackle-biodiversity-loss

10. Exness partners with Reflect Festival as key supporter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-partners-with-reflect-festival-as-key-supporter

Limassol based multi-asset broker Exness, a continuous supporter of local and global events that promote technology and innovation, has announced its active support of the Reflect Festival, taking place on October 14, 15 & 16, in Limassol. The Reflect Festival is a future-focused event that puts Cyprus on the map of technology and innovation. ...

11. Drone-spotted firestarter has change of heart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drone-spotted-firestarter-has-change-of-heart

A man in rural Nicosia who tried to burn a patch of reeds over the weekend went back moments later and put the flames out after being chased by drone as he was trying to leave the area...

12. Cyprus’ top diplomat: Turkey is creating new Ottoman empire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-diplomat-turkey-is-creating-new-ottoman-empire

The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey’s president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East...

13. Southern European banks set for climate hit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/southern-european-banks-set-for-climate-hit

Banks in southern Europe are set to be among the hardest hit if climate change is not mitigated as their clients are most exposed to natural hazards such as wildfires,...

14. Greek PM: Cost of ignoring climate crisis unimaginable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-cost-of-ignoring-climate-crisis-unimaginable

Mediterranean nations must lead the way in addressing climate change, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said, warning that the cost of doing nothing was unimaginable,...

15. EUMED9 summit poised to tackle migration and climate crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eumed9-summit-poised-to-tackle-migration-and-climate-crisis

Nine European countries on the Mediterranean are holding a summit in Athens Friday afternoon to discuss issues ranging from climate change to migration and Afghanistan....

16. Athens taps Cypriot ex-commissioner for Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-taps-cypriot-ex-commissioner-for-cabinet

The Greek government confirmed on Monday that former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, will head the newly formed Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry...

17. Massive forest fire ravages Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-forest-fire-ravages-greek-island

Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as 'a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions'...

18. Greece mounts ‘superhuman efforts’ in multiple fronts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mounts-‘superhuman-efforts-in-multiple-fronts

Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after taking many to safety by sea...

19. Thousands flee fires in Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-fires-in-greece-turkey

Thousands of people fled wildfires burning out of control in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major blaze just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed one life, as a protracted heat wave left forests tinder-dry and flames threatened populated areas and electricity installations...

20. Wildfires roar back to life near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-roar-back-to-life-near-athens

Wildfires north of Athens leapt back to life on Thursday as searing conditions persisted and emergency crews battled blazes across Greece for a third day running...

21. Cypriot teams waste no time in Attica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-teams-waste-no-time-in-greece

A Cypriot fire fighting team dispatched to Greece this week wasted no time upon arrival in Attica on Wednesday, as wildfires in the broader area continued to threaten the wider region in the hottest part of the summer...

22. Cyprus scrambles in wake of Greek, Turkish fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-in-wake-of-greek-turkish-fires

Greek Cypriot fire fighters and civil defense volunteers flew to Greece on Wednesday to help battle blazes in that country, while a Turkish Cypriot team was also due in neighboring Turkey which has also extended a call for international assistance due to deadly wildfires...

23. Cyprus wants to cut red tape in fire response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-cut-red-tape-in-fire-response

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has instructed officials to look for ways to cut red tape in the prevention and handling of fires, following a devastating blaze that killed four workers and exposed lack of coordination between state and local authorities...

24. ECOMMBX and friends take immediate action to help wildfire victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecommbx-and-friends-take-immediate-action-to-help-wildfire-victims

Without any second thoughts ECOMMBX, ECOMMPAY and other fintech/ IT/ Technology companies, members of Techisland community, cojoined forces to raise a total of €900.000 for immediate and short-term relief measures. ...

25. Cyprus police retrace steps in deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-retrace-steps-in-deadly-fire

Cypriot authorities officially confirmed the identifies of four Egyptian workers who died in a devastating wildfire last weekend, with police saying investigators are trying to piece back together any communications the victims might have had prior to their demise...

26. EU chief visits Cyprus after deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-chief-visits-cyprus-after-deadly-fire

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is on a visit to Cyprus to boost post-pandemic recovery efforts, but the EU chief also grabbed an opportunity to tell a local community affected by last weekend’s deadly fire that Europe was at their side...

27. Cyprus awaits endorsement during Ursula visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-rrp-endorsement-during-ursula-visit

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen flies to Cyprus Wednesday on a two day visit to deliver notes on the government’s recovery and resilience plan submitted two months ago...

28. Police not ruling out probe in fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-not-ruling-out-criminal-probe-in-fire-deaths

The Cypriot government has rejected accusations of a lax response to Saturday’s deadly wildfire, with police not ruling out a criminal investigation that could include a probe into the deaths of four Egyptian workers who died while trying to escape the inferno...

29. Exness pledges 300,000 euro in financial support following devastating wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-pledges-300-000-euro-in-financial-support-following-devastating-wildfires

Cyprus wakes up to another grim day following what has been characterized as the most devastating fire in the history of the island....

30. Questions emerge in Cyprus fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-in-cyprus-fire-deaths

Pro-migrant group KISA is accusing authorities and farmland bosses of leaving foreign workers to fend for themselves in Saturday’s wildfire in Cyprus, as more questions are being raised following the death of four Egyptian workers who perished while trying to evacuate in an inferno with the odds overwhelmingly stacked against them...

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