Climate change policy
Nearly 40% of Bulgarian Drivers Want to Reduce their Carbon Footprint
Nearly 40% of Bulgarian drivers want to reduce their carbon footprint. This is shown by the results of a national representative survey of the leading global agency KANTAR, initiated by Shell Bulgaria
Democracy Digest: Central European Leaders See Red over EU Green Deal
Prices are expected to rise further as the cost of carbon permits under the EU emissions trading scheme continues to increase.
Turkish parliament ratifies Paris climate agreement
The Turkish parliament ratified the Paris climate agreement to contribute to the global efforts against climate change and put it into effect after publishing it in the Official Gazette on Oct. 7.
Record Jump in Gas Prices: How Will it Affect the Bills in Bulgaria?
Vizjak notes importance of agreement at Glasgow COP26 summit
Milan – Environment Minister Andrej Vizjak attended a three-day Pre-COP meeting in Milan whose participants tried to bring their positions closer together ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow. He noted the importance of an agreement being reached at the summit as the only way to limit heating of the atmosphere and negative impact of climate change.
Green Requirements will Pad costs of flying with 8 percent rise by 2050
Environmental regulations aimed at cutting the carbon footprint of aviation will increase the cost of flying by around 8% by 2050, according to the European Commission.
The EU executive tabled a package of energy and climate laws in July this year, aiming to halve the EU's carbon emissions by the end of the decade before reaching net-zero by 2050.
Report shows Slovenia must make climate neutrality top priority
Ljubljana – Slovenia can achieve climate neutrality by the middle of the 21st century if it makes cutting greenhouse gas emissions and transition to climate neutrality a top priority and if it immediately enhances implementation of climate measures, says the Climate Mirror 2021 report.
Australian PM says may not join global climate summit
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, under pressure to adopt a 2050 net-zero carbon emissions target, said in an interview published on Sept. 27 that he may not join this year's landmark U.N. climate summit in Glasgow.
Turkey to fight climate change with nine-point action plan
Turkey, which announced the presentation of the Paris Climate Deal to parliament next month, will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 21 percent as of 2030 by implementing an action plan with nine major points.
"The country prepared an action plan consisting of some 32 targets and some 81 acts collected under nine major points," daily Milliyet reported on Sept. 23.
The WHO has Tightened the Criteria for Air Pollution
The World Health Organization (WHO) tightened its air quality guidelines on Wednesday for the first time since 2005, hoping to encourage countries to introduce clean energy and prevent deaths and diseases caused by pollution.