Ecology

Spring blossoming in Moscow (photo report)

Fruit trees, bushes, seasonal flowers are blossoming in the capital. Moscow is buried in flowers. You can watch the beauty or shoot colorful spring photos in any district of the city. …

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Construction of Nord Stream 2 suspended till late May

The permit for the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline was suspended due to an appeal by environmentalists. "The application has a suspensive effect. Now the decision will be made by the court. But for now the …

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John Kerry comments on Putin's speech at climate summit

U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry on Thursday said Russian President Vladimir Putin in his speech provided visionary thoughts about cooperating on environmental issues. "I listened to Putin today. I thought he was pretty rational and …

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Is Israel preparing a substantial attack on Iran?

Israel suspects Iran intentionally dispatched a ship to dump hundreds of tons of crude oil onto its beaches, the area's worst ecological disaster in decades, in revenge for the November assassination of the country's top nuclear scientist, according to Israeli officials and media, Business Insider writes

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Decisive year for energy Industry

We’ve known for decades that in order to curb the impact of perpetually rising carbon emissions, we would have to radically disrupt the machinations of global industry and change the way we live, think, and dream. We have to actually buckle down and make behavioral and systematic changes instead of hedging our bets on futuristic technological innovations that will save our butts at the last second, Oil Price writes

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Biden returns U.S. to Paris climate accord

U.S. President Joseph Biden signed a decree on his first day in office to return the country to its obligations under the Paris Climate Agreement. During the ceremony at the White House, President Biden said that these were the first of …

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Global temperatures in 2020 among highest on record

Global temperatures in 2020 were among the highest on record and rivaled 2016 as the hottest year ever, according to international data compiled by the World Meteorological Organization. The heat came even as a global economic slowdown …

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Caspian crisis: threats of sinking sea levels

The water levels of the Caspian Sea will be 9 to 18 meters lower than they are now, German and Dutch researchers calculate. In the Nature-journal Communications Earth & Environment they urge the world to act. Technically, this sea is a land-locked lake, but it is the largest on the planet (371.000 km2), and quite salty

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