Natural environment

Discharged wastewater continues to pose threat to Marmara Sea

Some 280 Olympic pool volume of wastewater is being discharged from Ergene River in Turkey's northwest to the Marmara Sea every day, according to Greenpeace Mediterranean.

"Industrial wastes had made the Ergene River one of the most polluted streams in the world. Now, these wastes are carried to the depths of the Marmara Sea by pipes," the NGO said in a statement.

PM Janša in Glasgow for world leaders summit

Glasgow – PM Janez Janša will attend the World Leaders Summit, a high-level political event held in Glasgow, UK, on Monday and Tuesday as part of the ongoing COP26 climate conference.

The summit, hosted by UK PM Boris Johnson, will be an opportunity to discuss ways of mitigating climate change and providing climate aid to the most vulnerable countries.

UN Climate Conference in Glasgow Began with a Minute of Silence for COVID-19 Victims

The inaugural UN climate conference in Glasgow is the last chance to limit global warming to less than one and a half degrees Celsius. This was stated in his opening speech by the chairman of the conference Alok Sharma. COP26 began with a minute of silence in memory of the Covid-19 victims.

G20 Summit: Carbon Neutrality by Middle of the Century and Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C

G20 leaders adopted a final declaration following two-day Rome summit, acknowledging the need for global carbon neutrality "by or around" the middle of the century, and calling for action to curb rising global warming up to 1.5 degrees Celsius, reports TACC.