Climate change policy

Serbia is one of the Vice-Presidents of the next UN Climate Change Conference

In that capacity, Serbia will participate in the 2020 session in Glasgow, the environment ministry said.
At the closing of the conference, signatories to the UN Convention on Climate Change COP 25 in Madrid today, Serbia was also elected a member of the Convention Bureau on behalf of the Eastern European Group of countries, the statement added.

UNDP, Hatay Municipality tackle climate change, environmental impacts of migration

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Hatay Metropolitan Municipality have joined forces to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the local level, in a bid to tackle climate change issues and the effect of the high influx of migration on the environment.

The US Is Taking the First Step to Withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced today that he has informed the UN that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, the AP reported.

This is the first official step in the 12-month procedure to exit the Global Climate Change Pact. In his message, Pompeo emphasizes that the document is an "unfair economic burden" on the US economy.

The UN Climate Conference Will Be Held in Madrid

The United Nations has confirmed that this year's climate change conference will take place in December in Madrid after Chile abandoned its household over anti-government protests in the country, Reuters reported.

The conference, also known as COP25, will be held from 2 to 13 December, as scheduled, but in the Spanish capital.

Europe without Petrol and Diesel Cars after 2030?

Denmark and 10 other EU countries have called for the creation of a European strategy for the gradual decommissioning of diesel and petrol cars, including allowing the ban of sales at member state-level by 2030 to combat climate change, Reuters reported. .

Denmark made the proposal on Friday at an European meeting of environment ministers held in Luxembourg, BTA reported.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison: Greta Thunberg Was Used to Arouse Fear

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison dismissed criticism of his country's climate policy yesterday and hinted that the young Swede, Greta Thunberg, was manipulated.

In a speech to the UN General Assembly, Morrison said Australia was fighting climate change and rejected "any insinuation to the contrary."

President Iohannis, at the UN: Romania was not spared by adverse effects of climate change

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday, in New York, that climate change is a global challenge and showed that Romania's national strategy on this issue was designed with the aim to shape an economy resilient to climate change, with low carbon dioxide emissions, able of integrating climate policies through smart economic growth.