Climate change policy

Ministry says major progress made at COP26, further effort needed

Ljubljana – The Environment Ministry said that significant progress had been made at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, while further efforts would be needed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. It quoted Minister Andrej Vizjak expressing satisfaction that the Slovenian EU presidency was able to contribute to the overall result.

Slovenia to join Powering Past Coal Alliance at COP26

Ljubljana – The government has decided that Slovenia will join the Powering Past Coal Alliance as part of the Energy Day at the COP26 conference in Glasgow on Thursday, dedicated to enhancing global energy transition, and will also sign a statement of public support for the clean energy transition.

Turkey's coal exit by 2030 could reduce power sector emission by 82.8 pct

Turkey could be coal free by 2030 if fossil fuel companies are made financially responsible for their externalities in line with the "polluter pays" principle, and if the government ends coal subsidies, according to a new report from a group of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on Nov. 2.

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