Environmental economics

Vizjak points to green transition in address to UN Environment Assembly

Nairobi/Ljubljana – Slovenian Environment Minister Andrej Vizjak highlighted the role and potential of green investment as he addressed in a video call a virtual session of the UN Environment Assembly, which started in Kenya’s capital Nairobi on Monday.

Environment Minister: Taxation can be a solution to curb pollution, full pledge decision needed

Taxation can be a solution for curbing pollution, and I believe that starting from 2022 we must commit to an unequivocal decision in this regard, Environment Minister Tanczos Barna said on Monday evening on broadcaster B1TV. "If we want to curb pollution we need to see what we can do about traffic, industrial and residential pollution, and about illegal, uncontrolled incineration.

Istanbul's Belgrade Forest being degraded

Jose Bove, the French farm workers' union leader, recently said the following: "As far as world leaders are concerned, the entire planet should submit to market laws. Our struggle is based on resistance to this development. Health, education, culture, food - these are all issues that are close to everyone's heart. Today they are in danger of becoming commodities.