Climate Change

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Energy transition is inevitable, but opposition is very strong

01 October 2021 - Implementation of the energy transition in Serbia and the region is inevitable, and it is also the stance of those who do not believe in climate change and are against the closure of coal-fired power plants.

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Ahead of COP26 in Glasgow: Australia (still) stubborn on profiting from fossil fuels

29 September 2021 - Fossil fuels are Australia’s largest export and if you take away the nation's largest export, then you've got to accept a lower standard of living, according to Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joice.

Tire companies in Slovenia, Turkey to decarbonize production with renewables

Tire companies in Slovenia, Turkey to decarbonize production with renewables

27 September 2021 - Goodyear Slovenia, and Goodyear Turkey will be among first factories of the famous tire producer, to use only renewable energy.

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Massive Attack promote idea of cutting emissions at tours, festivals

10 September 2021 - Massive Attack and the Tyndall Centre produced a roadmap for touring with the least possible carbon footprint, but all stakeholders must participate

40 000 species IUCN Red List threatened extinction

Almost 40,000 species on IUCN Red List are threatened with extinction

08 September 2021 - Nearly 40,000 species out of almost 140,000 on the updated IUCN Red List are threatened with extinction. The Komodo dragon's position has worsened.

Christos Stylianides Greece first climate crisis ministry

Christos Stylianides to take helm at Greece’s first climate crisis ministry

08 September 2021 - Former European Commissioner Christos Stylianides is taking over the Ministry of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection of Greece after historic wildfires

Industry joins forces with science to make Ruhr a pioneering region for a successful energy transition hydrogen

Industry joins forces with science to turn Ruhr into model region for hydrogen economy

06 September 2021 - Eight companies and institutions are working on solutions to supply the industry and residents of the Ruhr in Germany with CO2-free hydrogen.

Climate crisis is fact, Slovenia must help its farmers - president Pahor

Climate crisis is fact, Slovenia must help its farmers – President Pahor

27 August 2021 - The temperature in Slovenia is rising two times faster compared to global average, so the state must help the agricultural sector.

montenegro tpp pljevlja gas fired power plant

Montenegro mulls gas-fired power plant to replace TPP Pljevlja

26 August 2021 - Montenegro is considering options to replace the Pljevlja thermal power plant when it ceases to generate electricity.

Climate change increased intensity of German floods - report

Climate change increased intensity of German floods – report

25 August 2021 - Climate change increased the intensity and likelihood of the rainfalls and floods in Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands that killed at least 222 people.

SSAB, LKAB, Vattenfall world's first fossil-free steel

Swedish HYBRIT technology launches industry’s first fossil-free steel

19 August 2021 - Within the HYBRIT project, SSAB has manufactured the first fossil-free steel in the world and delivered it to Volvo Group.

EU coal consumption decreased by two thirds in last 30 years

EU coal consumption decreased by two thirds in last 30 years

18 August 2021 - In 2020, the EU consumed 63% and 64% less hard coal and brown coal, respectively, than in 1990, according to Eurostat's data.

July 2021 is the world’s hottest month ever recorded

July 2021 was the world’s hottest month ever recorded

18 August 2021 - It remains very likely that 2021 will rank among the world’s 10-warmest years on record, according to US agency NOAA.

Scientists urge state of emergency Croatia climate change

Scientists urge state of emergency in Croatia due to climate change

18 August 2021 - Scientists for Climate – Croatia want a state of emergency in the country because of desertification risk, sea level rise, droughts, floods and fires

Most of bilateral financing done by China, Japan, US ended in overseas fossil fuels power plants

Most of bilateral financing of power plants from China, Japan, US went to fossil fuel projects

17 August 2021 - Between 2000-2018 three countries financed coal and gas power plants with installed capacity of 243 GW. 

Coal power plant Pljevlja likely to be shut down by 2030 krivokapic Montenegrin prime minister

Coal power plant Pljevlja likely to be shut down by 2030 – Montenegrin prime minister

12 August 2021 - The state must create conditions for the development of companies able to accept employees from the sectors that will be affected by the energy transition.

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