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Russia makes first delivery of carbon-neutral LNG to Europe

Russia makes first delivery of carbon-neutral LNG to Europe

Russian energy giant Gazprom said on Monday it had delivered its first carbon-neutral shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe. Gazprom said its shipment of Russian LNG, which it said was made carbon neutral by offsetting …

Is Israel preparing a substantial attack on Iran?

Is Israel preparing a substantial attack on Iran?

Israel suspects Iran intentionally dispatched a ship to dump hundreds of tons of crude oil onto its beaches, the area's worst ecological disaster in decades, in revenge for the November assassination of the country's top nuclear scientist, according to Israeli officials and media, Business Insider writes

Makhachkala residents start large-scale cleaning of the city

Makhachkala residents start large-scale cleaning of the city

Residents of the Dagestan capital are actively cleaning the city from the garbage accumulated. Today, 3,000 citizens with 300 units of special equipment took part in the action, First Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of …

Decisive year for energy Industry

Decisive year for energy Industry

We’ve known for decades that in order to curb the impact of perpetually rising carbon emissions, we would have to radically disrupt the machinations of global industry and change the way we live, think, and dream. We have to actually buckle down and make behavioral and systematic changes instead of hedging our bets on futuristic technological innovations that will save our butts at the last second, Oil Price writes

Biden returns U.S. to Paris climate accord

Biden returns U.S. to Paris climate accord

U.S. President Joseph Biden signed a decree on his first day in office to return the country to its obligations under the Paris Climate Agreement. During the ceremony at the White House, President Biden said that these were the first of …

Global temperatures in 2020 among highest on record

Global temperatures in 2020 among highest on record

Global temperatures in 2020 were among the highest on record and rivaled 2016 as the hottest year ever, according to international data compiled by the World Meteorological Organization. The heat came even as a global economic slowdown …

Caspian crisis: threats of sinking sea levels

Caspian crisis: threats of sinking sea levels

The water levels of the Caspian Sea will be 9 to 18 meters lower than they are now, German and Dutch researchers calculate. In the Nature-journal Communications Earth & Environment they urge the world to act. Technically, this sea is a land-locked lake, but it is the largest on the planet (371.000 km2), and quite salty

Natural disasters cost insurance industry $76 billion in 2020

Natural disasters cost insurance industry $76 billion in 2020

Natural disasters like wildfires which devastated parts of the United States and a record number of hurricanes in the Atlantic caused $76 billion in insured losses during 2020, Swiss Re said on Tuesday. The 40% increase from $54 billion …

Iran is running out of water

Iran is running out of water

What’s happening with Lake Urmia is just one example of water-environmental problems emerging right across Iran