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February 17, 2020

The life and death of world coal mining depends on China. The Wuhan coronavirus has reminded to the world where the key production facilities of a wide range of goods – from smartphones to vehicles are located in that area.

February 15, 2020

Forum for Energy: for 10 years, Poland must refuse from using coal. On the 14th of February, at an interview to the Newseria information agency, Joanna Mackoviak-Pandera, President of the Forum Energii announced that to comply with the ecological standards of European Union, Poland shall try to reduce coal consumption for 10 years. Poland consumes 24-26 million tons of coal annually for heating purposes. Half of this is used by private households.

February 5, 2020

Adapting to climate change: We're doing it wrong. When it comes to adapting to the effects of climate change, scientists and policymakers are thinking too small, according to a new research review. The authors argue that society should focus less on how individuals respond to such climate issues as flooding and wildfires and instead figure out what it takes to inspire collective action that will protect humans from climate catastrophes on a much grander scale.

February 4, 2020

Arctic permafrost thaw plays greater role in climate change than previously estimated. Abrupt thawing of permafrost will double previous estimates of potential carbon emissions from permafrost thaw in the Arctic, and is already rapidly changing the landscape and ecology of the circumpolar north, a new CU Boulder-led study finds.

December 4, 2019

The “green insanity” that has been covering the western world is already causing serious economic consequences. However, there are grounds to suppose that it will get more and more interesting. Especially, if we take the two major symbolic persons of the world “green movement”. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg took off their environmental masks and firmly indicated their real political intentions. Should they succeed in what they want; the world will never be the same as it was.

November 6, 2019

The First Disarmament and International Security Committee of the UN General Assembly have approved three Russian draft resolutions. All three are associated with exploration of outer space.

November 5, 2019

More than 11,000 scientists from around the world declare a ‘climate emergency’. Study outlines six major steps that ‘must’ be taken to address the situation. A new report by 11,258 scientists in 153 countries from a broad range of disciplines warns that the planet “clearly and unequivocally faces a climate emergency,” and provides six broad policy goals that must be met to address it.

November 5, 2019

Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth in Norway are today again taking the Norwegian government to Oslo’s Court of Appeal for opening up new oil drilling in the Arctic. “Right now climate change is contributing to intensifying wildfires, droughts, hurricanes and heatwaves and causing deaths around the world. The Norwegian Government can no longer ignore the dangerous impact its exported oil is having on the climate. Climate change knows no borders. Oil is oil, no matter where it is burned, and the government needs to cancel all drilling for new oil in the Arctic.

October 21, 2019

In view of the global warming and its potential catastrophic consequences, the leading world powers are having to search for alternatives for mineral fuel types to reduce their impact to the atmosphere. Hydrogen may be a promising replacement to oil and gas – successful tests on hydrogen are underway in Germany and Great Britain. In this regard, railway transport has most potential: hydrogen-powered trains will replace diesel-powered locomotives.

October 15, 2019

Serbian journalist Zoran Milosevic thinks that the purpose of the new “Northern Expansion Doctrine” of the USA is an attempt to deprive Russia of its rights to the Northern Sea Route (NSR). Milosevic expressed his views in his article in the “Pechat” publication.

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