Portugal on track to become coal-free by year end
2021-01-15 16:15:39

Portugal on track to become coal-free by year end

The Sines coal plant in Portugal went offline at midnight yesterday evening (14 January), leaving the country with just one remaining coal power station in operation, which is scheduled for closure in November


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A climate neutral EU - what does it mean?
2020-10-26 13:05:56

A climate neutral EU - what does it mean?

The Council reached agreement on a partial general approach on the proposed European climate law. The aim of the proposal is to set in legislation the objective of a climate-neutral EU by 2050, which was endorsed by the European Council in December 2019

Vladimir Kosterin: Ukraine needs a "reset" of the insurance sector
2020-10-23 13:25:52

Vladimir Kosterin: Ukraine needs a "reset" of the insurance sector

On October 22, 2020 at the Ptukha Institute of Demography and Social Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, a round table was held on the topic: "The epidemic of injuries and deaths on the roads: an assessment of the economic, medical and demographic losses of Ukraine"

At Davos, UN chief urges ‘big emitters’ to take climate action
2020-01-24 13:30:37

At Davos, UN chief urges ‘big emitters’ to take climate action

The world is “doomed” in the face of climate change unless major industrial nations reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Dutch supreme court upholds landmark ruling demanding climate action
2020-01-14 17:10:30

Dutch supreme court upholds landmark ruling demanding climate action

Court rules Dutch government has duty to protect citizens’ rights in face of climate change

As COP25 goes into the night, Guterres calls for more climate ambition
2019-12-20 18:45:08

As COP25 goes into the night, Guterres calls for more climate ambition

“Today is the last day of the COP25 in Madrid”, said Secretary-General António Guterres. “And I appeal to the delegates of all Member States to convey a message of ambition to the world”

Natural hazards don’t always spell disaster: UN risk reduction chief
2019-11-07 12:00:40

Natural hazards don’t always spell disaster: UN risk reduction chief

Tsunamis are rare, but when they strike, they are the deadliest and most costly of natural hazards. With half of the world’s population expected to live in coastal areas more prone to tsunamis by 2030