Fires near Chernobyl make Kiev air most polluted in world

Fires around the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant and elsewhere pushed pollution levels in Ukraine’s capital Kiev to the worst in the world, giving inhabitants another reason to stay indoors on top of the coronavirus lockdown, Reuters …

Armenia to ban single-use plastic bags from 2022

The Armenian National Assembly voted unanimously to approve amendments to the Law on Trade and Services that will see the single-use plastic banned, PublicRadio of Armenia reports. The changes envisage banning the use of …

Oil-Rich Azerbaijan Takes Lead in Green Economy

Now that the heat and dust of Azerbaijan’s parliamentary election on February 9thhas settled, a new generation of administrators are focusing on accelerating the pace of reforms under President Ilham Aliyev, who has ambitious …