Sustainable development

Kathimerini among founding members of UN initiative for media alliance

Kathimerini, one of Greece's leading daily papers, is among more than 30 organizations from around the world that have joined forces in the SDG Media Compact, a United Nations initiative aimed at advancing awareness of a series of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were unanimously adopted by all world leaders in 2015.

The Mayor of Bourgas: It is better to Make Electricity from Garbage instead of Burning it

Bourgas City Council adopted a project proposal for "Design and construction of anaerobic installations for separately collected biodegradable waste". The project is expected to be financed with BGN 30 million under the Operational Program "Environment". wrote about the idea in January.

Northern Europe is Increasingly Relying on Wind Power

New energy trends are gaining strength in Europe, including rising investments in wind power. Belgium, for example, plans to double its offshore wind farms, while Denmark plans to build enough turbines to feed its seven largest cities. 

A few days ago, the Belgian government announced it would allocate another large area near the French waters to build new wind farms after 2020.

Proposal cancelled following locals' reaction to quarry on Aegean island of Gökçeada

Following locals' reaction to a potential quarry construction on the Aegean resort island of Gökçeada, the relevant engineering and consultancy company has withdrawn their application for an environmental impact assessment (EIA or ÇED), which had been submitted earlier to the Environment and Urbanization Ministry.