Turkey's renewables expansion, driven by hydro, wind and solar energies, places the province of İzmir as a leader in wind power and Konya as a pioneer in solar energy, data compiled by the state-run Anadolu Agency reveals.
Of the country's total renewables capacity of 50,990 megawatts (MW), hydropower stood at 31,280 MW, wind power reached 9,543 MW and solar totaled 7,070 MW.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to announce on Wednesday (2 June) the details of a project which aims to transform the island of Astypalaia in the southeastern Aegean Sea into Europe's "Green Island".
The objective is to have all of Astypalaia's daily activities run on renewable energy, from electricity to transport.
The first integrated Circular Economy Center in Romania, with the main objective of supporting the needs of people in difficulty, was opened on June 1 in Bucharest, informs the initiator of the project, the Eco-Sustainable Association, in a press release sent to AGERPRES on Wednesday.
On Thursday, Earth Day, President Klaus Iohannis visited the Vacaresti Natural Park, a wetland area within the limits of Bucharest City, saying that he would extend his protection and high patronage to the park, and that a working group would be set up for the development of the area.
Today (April 22) is Earth Day, an international event celebrated around the world to pledge support for environmental protection. The year 2021 marks the 51st anniversary of the annual celebrations. This year's theme for Earth Day is 'Restore Our Earth'.
In 2009, the United Nations designated April 22 as 'International Mother Earth Day'.
Ljubljana – InnoRenew CoE, an institute focusing on interdisciplinary research of renewable materials and sustainably built environment, has become the sole Slovenian organisation to be included in the European Commission’s New European Bauhaus, an initiative aimed at creating future ways of sustainable living.
Ljubljana – Foreign Ministry State Secretary Stanislav Raščan pledged Slovenia’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with the EU’s commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, as he took part in a virtual EU-Brazil event on climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development on Wednesday.