Friday, January 27, 2023
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, according to Turkey's Communications Directorate, Daily Sabah reported. Per a statement, Erdogan praised Putin for allocating five firefighting planes and three additional helicopters to help Turkey battle wildfires throughout the nation. According to the...
Russia's national fishing department announced on Thursday that it has filed a claim against Norilsk Nickel, the world's largest nickel and palladium supplier, for $801 million in damages related to an Arctic fuel leakage last year. After 20,000 tons of petrochemicals that leaked out of a power plant in the industrial...
According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, direct damage from the flames ravaging Yakutia already totals over 1 billion rubles ($13.5 million). There have been a total of 1,227 wildfires in the province since the start of the fire season, compared to 1,503 at the same time in 2020, TASS...
According to the RBC news website, the European Union's planned carbon border tax may cost Russian exporters with a significant carbon footprint at least 1.1 billion euros per year, the largest penalty of any country. The border fee, suggested as part of the EU's grand goals to combat climate change...
In the Far East, there is less and less mature forest with high-quality timber suitable for processing. Konstantin Lashkevich, the head of the RFP Group, the largest timber industry enterprise in the Far East, proposes for authorities to allow the privatization of 2-3% of the forests in Russia to engage...
Moscow did not make any commitments to US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry in terms of lowering emissions, since Russia is already doing a lot in this area, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. "We have an environmental contribution margin. I repeat: we continue to...
Alexander Shokhin, head of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, says that the European Commission's proposed carbon border fee plan imposes EU regulatory norms on other nations and completely contradicts fundamental objectives of the Paris Agreement, TASS reports. The European Commission's cross-border carbon tax plan essentially duplicates aspects of...
Russian President Vladimir Putin reminded US climate envoy John Kerry on Wednesday that Moscow and Washington had a similar interest in combating climate change, the Kremlin claimed, in a rare area of agreement between the foes. "The climate crisis is one of the areas where Russia and the US have...
The Russian Ministry of Natural Resources has produced a draft bill titled "On Amendments to the Administrative Code," which proposes introducing responsibility for failure to comply with required standards for quoting polluting emissions. According to the paper, people who refuse to submit information for completing summary air pollution estimates may...
Russian regions will be able to receive additional funding to reduce the level of environmental pollution, according to the press service of the Russian government. The corresponding decree, signed by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin, speaks of expanding the list of areas that will be financed...