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: 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: 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 ...

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, RIA Novosti reports Photo: 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. ...

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 ...

packaging , ecology , safety , economics

Technology hits the gas

The key task is to develop a component base for an electric vehicle — that is what our mechanical engineers think about the development of Belarusian skill sets in the field of environmentally friendly transport and implemented projects The global fleet of electric vehicles, according to forecasts of the International Energy Agency, may grow to 145 million by 2030. Large automakers are already announcing the refusal to produce cars with internal combustion engines. Belarus has not stayed away ...

electric car , mechanical engineering , transport , technology , ecology , economics

Green street for electric vehicles

One hundred thousand electric cars in Belarus by the end of 2025. Why not? The meeting between the President and the leadership of the Council of Ministers in late October tackled additional measures aiming to stimulate the development of electric transport in the country. In March 2020, Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 92 ‘On Stimulating the Use of Electric Vehicles’. As time has shown, this document was an important starting point for innovative transformations in the transport industry. ...

auto , electric car , ecology

Synergy of new approaches

... the 25th Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum Energy Expo 2021 The ... included international specialised exhibitions Energy. Ecology. Energy Saving. Electro, Oil & Gas ... the 25th Belarusian Energy and Ecology Congress. The focus was placed ...

Energy Expo , BelNPP , ecology

EnergyExpo forum opened in Minsk

From October 12 th -15 th , Minsk hosts the 25 th Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum: Energy Expo – 2021. Its programme is rich in events – including international conferences, exhibitions, seminars and round table discussions.

energy , ecology , forum , Expo

Belarus to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 35 percent by 2030

The Republic has approved commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 35 percent by 2030 – as informed by the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection It’s been announced that, as part of implementation of the international obligations to meet the provisions of the Paris Agreement Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Council of Ministers of Belarus has adopted Resolution No. 553 as of September 29 th : On ...

green economy , ecology

25th Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum to gather over 200 organisations from seven countries on October 12th-15th

... feature international specialised exhibitions: Energy. Ecology. Energy Saving. Electro; Oil&Gas ... , the 25th Belarusian Energy and Ecology Congress will be organised. Forum ...

energy , ecology , forum

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