Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Traffic is costing Malta €200 million a year --Transport Minister "Traffic is costing the Maltese economy €200 million in GDP a year and this will increase to €1.2 billion by 2050 unless current policies were changed, Transport Minister Joe Mizzi said today. "

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A heatwave in the Arctic, a Trump in the White House

Al Jazeera: "This Christmas, the Arctic had a heatwave, scoring record high temperatures, even in the dark. A chunk of ice the size of the United Kingdom thawed in the warmth.

On the other side of the planet, a huge fracture in Antarctica's ice shelf widened suddenly in December. Long term, the whole ice shelf will probably break up.

An ominous threshold is being reached, just as the very "old economy" Donald Trump, sworn to uphold climate denial and fossil fuel supremacy, is about to take control of the United States presidency."

Sunday, January 8, 2017

"tens of thousands" expected to observe Dubai Car-Free Day on February 5 "Tens of thousands of employees of the participating entities are expected to ditch their cars for a day to participate in Dubai Municipality's biggest environmental awareness campaign."