ECOLOGY



26 Belarusian wetlands are of international importance

... for the preservation of natural ecological systems of biological and landscape ...

02.02.2024
Belarus , ecology , nature , wetlands

Belarus already reduced greenhouse gas emissions to the level planned only in 2030

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions requires a lot of resources, but Belarus managed to reach the level that was planned only in 2030 – as stated by Oksana Melnikovich, the Deputy Head of the Department for Regulating the Impacts on the Air, Climate Change and Expertise of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Republic of Belarus “Belarus has pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 35 percent from 1990 levels by 2030, but already this year the reduction was 40 percent,” ...

29.01.2024
Belarus , ecology , greenhouse gas emissions

Adani Group to invest $100bn in clean energy over decade

Indian industrial conglomerate Adani Group plans to invest $100bn in transitioning its companies to clean energy over the next decade, TASS reports photo: www.m ercomindia.com Adani Group plans to invest $100 billion in clean energy by 2030. The conglomerate’s five companies have set a goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Currently, Adani Group companies involved in the production of cement, servicing seaports and power generation are actively moving towards renewable energy ...

19.12.2023
India , emissions , Adani group , ecology , energy

Gigin on significance of climate summit in UAE

... the West, “The topic of ecology has faded into the background ... political agenda. The topic of ecology there is not even in ...

30.11.2023
Gigin , climate , ecology

India proposes to create biofuel alliance for environmental protection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India intends to propose the creation of a biofuel alliance to protect the environment and promote the energy transition, TASS reports Photo: www.freepik.com Narendra Modi said, “People around the world can unite to understand our planet: every lifestyle decision can be made taking into account the impact it will have on the planet in the long term. A biofuel alliance may become another step in this direction.” The politician added that India had already ...

05.09.2023
india , ecology

We appreciate what we have

... monitored.” Vitaly Pivovarchik Human The ecological quality of life of Belarusians ...

30.08.2023
Belarus , environment , protection , statistics , ecology

The climate shoots at point-blank range

Weather disasters in 2023 — accomplices of climate weapons or a harbinger of another conspiracy theory? The weather forecast is one of the news that many perceive with increasing suspicion. First, not all predictions come true. And secondly, the world has entered an era when anomalous natural phenomena cease to be anomalous. For example, Europe already faced the third wave of summer heat in August, but there is no panic. Are they used to? Meanwhile, amid disturbing (and often fake) news from ...

23.08.2023
ecology , climate , globe , weather disasters , cataclysms , climate weapons

У технического прогресса есть обратная сторона медали, поэтому охрана окружающей среды так актуальна – Щеткина

... ходе II Международной специализированной выставки ECOLOGY EXPO-2023 высказала руководитель представительства ... масштабном экологическом мероприятии, она отметила: ECOLOGY EXPO-2023 имеет огромнейшее значение ...

22.08.2023
экология , выставка , ecology

Spiegel: German authorities won’t be able to achieve climate neutrality by 2045

Germany’s plans to achieve climate neutrality by 2045 will not come true – according to the draft report of the expert group under the Environment Ministry, RIA Novosti reports photo: www.reuters.com The report, cited by Spiegel, states, “Germany’s current and planned climate policies are not enough to reach the official target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045.” It’s noted that, even in a best-case scenario, the country would still have net emissions of 160 million tonnes of CO2 ...

19.07.2023
Germany , greenhouse gas emissions , ecology

Francesca La Camera: reducing industrial emissions is the number one agenda for all countries of the world

The decarbonisation of the energy system powered by renewable energy sources, the reform of electricity networks, the reduction of industrial emissions are the number one agenda for all countries of the world – as stated by Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Francesca La Camera at the plenary session of the Astana International Forum “The global energy transformation of all oil-producing countries is critical to achieving climate change goals. Urgent action is ...

09.06.2023
greenhouse gas emissions , ecology , global warming , climate

Expert: Green Party plays destructive role in Germany

Green Party plays a destructive role in German politics – as noted by a political scientist and independent German journalist, Gregor Spitzen, in his talk with the Soloviev Live TV channel PHOTO: WWW.REUTERS.COM According to the expert, the Green Party actually stands for the deindustrialisation of Germany, “It plays a destructive role in German politics, as it is aimed at deindustrialising Germany, turning the country into an object of international politics and thoughtlessly following the ...

17.05.2023
germany , ecology

Bishkek tops list of world’s most polluted cities

The capital of Kyrgyzstan is the most polluted city in the world, TASS reports with reference to iqair.com PHOTO: WWW.PIXABAY.COM According to the source, air pollution in the Kyrgyz capital makes 306 AQI (air quality index), which corresponds to the ‘dangerous’ level. The city of Dhaka (Bangladesh) is in the second position (179 AQI), while Delhi (India) is third (176 AQI). The degree of air purity is ‘harmful’ in these cities. Calcutta (India), Karachi (Pakistan), Mumbai (India), Accra ( ...

02.03.2023
ecology , air , Kyrgyzstan

France declares need to save water in the country

The Minister of Ecological Transition of France, Christophe Bechu, ...

24.02.2023
france , water , ecology

Biodegradable packaging certification lab to be established in Belarus by late 2025

It will appear on the basis of the Institute of Housing and Communal Services of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus – as noted by Olga Sazonova, the Head of the General Directorate for Regulation of Waste Management, Biological and Landscape Diversity at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection According to her, the establishment of the laboratory is connected with the need to develop technical requirements for biodegradable packaging in the country, to answer the ...

15.02.2023
Belarus , ecology , biodegradable packaging

British authorities fail to cope with tasks to improve environment situation

The report from the UK Environment Agency indicates that the UK government has not come closer to achieving any of the twenty-three environmental targets that were set earlier, the Financial Times reports photo: www.pixabay.com It is noted that in 2018, Britain published a plan to improve the environment for the next 25 years. It even sets goals that are legally binding: achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and halving the number of rivers polluted by metals from abandoned mines by ...

26.01.2023
UK , ecology

Check out the tower!

The Nature and Ecology Museum of Polotsk is housed ... Carboniferous period The Nature and Ecology Museum of Polotsk is never ...

24.11.2022
Polotsk , Museum , Nature , Ecology

Laboratory to test biodegradable packaging to be established in Belarus

The action plan aimed at phasing out the use of polymer packaging with its replacement with environmentally friendly packaging envisages a range of measures, including the creation of a national system for assessing biodegradable materials and packaging in accordance with international rules and standards “The first step in this direction is the creation of a domestic laboratory for testing biodegradable packaging,” Vadim Kitikov, the Director of the Institute of Housing and Communal Services of ...

03.11.2022
Belarus , ecology , packaging

Diplomats presented Belarus’ achievements at international eco-farming forum

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to the Republic of Korea, Andrei Chernetsky, took part in the 2nd International Forum on Eco-Farming in Gimhae – as reported by the Belarusian Foreign Ministry’s press service Photo: www.mfa.gov.by As part of the forum, Mr. Chernetsky informed on the country’s initiatives on sustainable agriculture and development of organic farming in Belarus. Agriculture is not only an important sector of the national economy: it makes a significant ...

25.10.2022
forum , ecology

Poland warns of possible environmental disaster in Baltic Sea due to sanctions against Russia

Anti-Russian sanctions imposed in Poland could turn into an environmental disaster for the Baltic Sea – as noted by Michal Dudek, from Sulzer Pumps Wastewater Poland, in his talk with Onet.pl, RIA Novosti reports Photo: www.pixabay.com As informed, in late April, Poland’s Interior Ministry de facto banned the activities of thirty-five firms suspected of having links with Russian capital – including Sulzer Pumps Wastewater Poland, which specialises in sewage treatment and transportation. ...

08.06.2022
poland , ecology , russia , sanctions

Future wrapped in green

How the country is improving the environmental safety of packaging Bags, milk and water bottles, disposable tableware and cling film — plastic has long been an integral part of our life. About 300 million tonnes of plastic waste worldwide annually is the price of this. Half of the waste is plastic packaging. It is impossible to do without it, but we can use and recycle it reasonably. What does safe and environmentally friendly packaging mean, how can we switch to it smoothly, and what standards ...

14.04.2022
packaging , ecology , safety , economics

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