Since the introduction of the policy in 2015, there have been at least 14 applications for new or relocated stations on ODZs. Four applications have already been approved, and the others are still being processed under the current, unrevised policy.
Short-sightedness of our political class in the face of climate change is truly distressing. We must convince political leaders to make climate justice and our wellbeing a priority.
To escape from the unpleasant sight and sounds of new developments, we flock to the sea, averting our gaze from land and thus silently allowing more exploitation to happen.
The newly established pressure group Inħobbu l-Gżira believes that the amended Manoel Island masterplan still needs to change.
Here are a few suggestions on how we can make Malta a fairer and greener place. The list below is, by no means, exhaustive, but could be just enough to lead to a deeper transformation of our society.
We all need access to education, work, healthcare, goods and services. We should therefore look at designing a transport system that provides equitable, affordable and efficient mobility options—truly a public transport.
How did it happen that everything previously labelled as misery and poverty became symbolic of good intent and care for environment in just a couple of decades? Progress: it seems that we have been there without knowing.