June 20, 2022

Germany is stepping up efforts to respond to a cut in Russian gas supplies by reviving coal plants and providing financing to secure gas for the winter, an effort that would cost about 15 billion euros ($15.8 billion) at current prices. The package of measures was announced days after Moscow slashed deliveries on its main gas link to Europe, hitting supplies to Germany and creating a knock-on effect for France, Austria and the Czech Republic.

June 17, 2022

Russian Federation and United States of America suspended negotiations on climate.

June 8, 2022

Congo’s Oil Block Sale Threatens Carbon Sinks, Forest Pact

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s plan to auction oil exploration blocks next month threatens to disrupt some of the world’s most important carbon sinks and could jeopardize a $500 million forest preservation agreement.

June 7, 2022

800% increase in UN appeal needs for extreme weather-related emergencies over last 20 years – new Oxfam research

The amount of money needed for UN humanitarian appeals involving extreme weather events like floods or drought is now eight times higher than 20 years ago — and donors are failing to keep up, reveals a new Oxfam brief today. For every $2 needed for UN weather-related appeals, donor countries are only providing $1.

May 23, 2022

Poland tells Norway to hand over oil revenues. Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki has accused the Nordic country of making “unjust” oil and gas money amid the Ukraine conflict. Norway should share the “excess” profits it’s been making as oil and gas prices soar amid the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said at the National Youth Dialogue Congress on Saturday.

May 13, 2022

Poland is ruining the Belavezha Forest. Poland decided to fence itself off from Belarus with a wall. The concrete fencing is already 50 kilometres long. In June, they are going to triple this length. Dividing the only relict forest in Europe into two parts, the wall also runs through specially protected natural areas. Animals are becoming hostages of political games and ambitions. Experts believe that this wall can cause an environmental disaster.

May 12, 2022

The Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is being held in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) from May 9 to 20. The theme of the meeting is "Earth. Life. Legacy: from Scarcity to Prosperity." The conference is about a call to action aimed at reviving and preserving terrestrial ecosystems, such as agricultural lands, meadows, forests, wetlands and peat lands for future generations.

May 12, 2022

Environmental Education Day in Russia Date in the current year: May 12, 2022. Environmental Education Day is observed on May 12 in Russia and other CIS countries. This annual ecological observance was established in 1991 to emphasize the importance of environmental knowledge in all sciences and fields of human activity.

April 28, 2022

The Russian authorities are assuming to postpone the plan of saving the planet from global warming due to Western sanctions. The Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation (Ministry of Energy of Russia) proposed to postpone the implementation of the national strategy to combat harmful greenhouse gas emissions for an indefinite period.

March 25, 2022

"Responding to challenges - by overcoming limits." The Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov arranged a presentation of the preprint of the report to the Rome Club. On March 23, the Moscow State University Fundamental Library hosted a presentation of the preprint of the report to the Rome Club "Overcoming Limits", timed to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the first report of the club "The Limits to Growth".