Thursday, December 2, 2021
Russia generates much less greenhouse emissions than other major economies throughout the globe, but it will bear the brunt of the consequences of global warming more than others. A group of American researchers developed a worldwide geographical index of climatic inequality.  According to an article in Science Advances magazine, it...
Dmitry Chumakov, Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN from Russia addressed a high-level United Nations conference on climate, saying that Russia thinks that implementing the climate agenda should not be hampering international trade, and lead to unfounded restrictions and discrimination. Chumakov mentioned the Glasgow conference event on climate saying that...
The Northern Sea Route will have no effect on the Arctic's climate since the fuel used will have as little influence on the region's ecosystem as possible, according to Russian Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Ruslan Edelgeriyev in an interview with Izvestia. "The Northern Sea Route has little impact on...
Russia intends to fight for sanctions relief for state-owned energy companies that engage in green initiatives during next month's big UN climate meeting, Bloomberg reports. Ruslan Edelgeriyev, President Vladimir Putin's environment envoy, accused Western countries of using double standards in asking Russia to "lower methane leakages while we have Gazprom...
Russia, one of the world's largest producers of oil and gas, is aiming for carbon neutrality by 2060, according to President Vladimir Putin. "In actuality, Russia will aim towards carbon neutrality in its economy," he stated at a Moscow energy conference. "And we set a deadline of no later than 2060." In...
The cost of building four Rosatom hazardous waste processing plants has more than tripled, reaching 48 billion rubles. The reasons, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Rosatom, include a decrease in the percentage of waste incineration and an increase in processing volumes, an increase in environmental requirements,...
According to a recent study by scientists at the Carbon Brief climate analytics website, Russia has contributed 6.9 percent of the world's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions since 1850, Moscow Times writes. Russia is fourth in the world in terms of yearly carbon emissions, according to data from the Union of...
The Forum for Interregional Cooperation between Russia and Kazakhstan has been held since 2003 in turn in the cities of the two countries - in 2019, the host city was Omsk, where the two sides discussed issues related to cross-border cooperation. The next in line was Kokshetau in the north...
The Ministry of Natural Resources proposes to calculate the environmental fee according to a new formula: multiply the base rate by the increasing coefficient of the environmental friendliness of the product, Izvestia reported. For example, for some types of electronics, its maximum value will be five. The Ministry of Natural...
In a new trial project, Russian electric vehicle owners will be allowed to use toll roads for free beginning in 2022, The Moscow Times writes citing a newly released draft government proposal. The program, which is part of the new Development Concept for the Production and Use of Electric Automobile...