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Insured Losses Regarding Climate Change Have Risen Five-Fold

Date: 23.04.2019 Author: Peter Palčec
Insured Losses Regarding Climate Change Have Risen Five-FoldPhoto: Pixabay

“The enormous human and financial costs of climate change are having a devastating effect on our collective wellbeing. The catastrophic effects of climate change are already visible around the

EC: Europe is Already a Global Leader in Fighting Climate Change

Date: 11.04.2019 Author: Peter Palčec
EC: Europe is Already a Global Leader in Fighting Climate ChangePhoto: InnoEnergy

The European Commission has published its fourth report on the State of the Energy Union which shows that Europe is already a global leader in fighting climate change. “European policies implemented

IRENA: RES Need to Grow Six Times Faster to Meet 2050 Targets

Date: 10.04.2019 Author: Peter Palčec
IRENA: RES Need to Grow Six Times Faster to Meet 2050 TargetsPhoto: arhiv Energetike.NET

Increased use of renewable energy, combined with intensified electrification, could prove decisive in the world meeting key climate goals by 2050. A study published by the International Renewable

Environmental Groups Lodge Complaint Against Romania’s Coal Power Leniency

Date: 29.03.2019 Author: Peter Palčec
Environmental Groups Lodge Complaint Against Romania’s Coal Power LeniencyPhoto: Pozitivna Slovenija

Romania could face legal action after environmental groups lodged a complaint with the EU over allegedly lax penalties against coal power polluters in the Eastern European country. EU rules on

Bankwatch: First Climate and Energy Plans of CEE Countries Lack Ambition

Date: 25.03.2019 Author: Peter Palčec
Bankwatch: First Climate and Energy Plans of CEE Countries Lack AmbitionPhoto: Roman Peklaj

Member states across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) continue to do less than their fair share in setting the course for the EU to meet its long-term energy and climate commitments, finds a new

EBRD to Co-Finance Gas Cogeneration Plant in BiH’s Zenica

Date: 18.03.2019 Author: Peter Palčec
EBRD to Co-Finance Gas Cogeneration Plant in BiH’s ZenicaPhoto: www.pixabay.com

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will co-finance the construction of a new local heat and power plant that will no longer rely on heavily polluting coal in Bosnia and

Dr. Anthony Hansen, Aerosol: I Envision a Sustainable Future with Renewable Electricity

Date: 18.03.2019 Author: Alenka Žumbar
Dr. Anthony Hansen, Aerosol: I Envision a Sustainable Future with Renewable ElectricityPhoto: personal archive

“All mention of the term ‘climate change’ has been deleted from the websites of the U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). Additionally, the majority of the scientists on the Clean Air

Are We Ready for Photovoltaic Waste?

Date: 15.03.2019 Author: Alenka Žumbar
Are We Ready for Photovoltaic Waste?Photo: Marija Jankovska

How is photovoltaic waste management regulated in the EU, and Slovenia specifically, and how does the management of used panels work in practice? In search for answers, Energetika.NET has turned to

European Parliament Endorses Net-Zero Climate Target For 2050

Date: 15.03.2019 Author: Peter Palčec
European Parliament Endorses Net-Zero Climate Target For 2050Photo: Ana V. Vršnak

A 2050 net-zero greenhouse gas emissions objective for the EU and a higher 2030 emissions reductions target have been endorsed by the European Parliament, states a press release from the World Wide

Energy Community Receives Complaint Against Albania Due to 2 HPPs

Date: 14.03.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Energy Community Receives Complaint Against Albania Due to 2 HPPsPhoto: Alenka Žumbar

EcoAlbania, Riverwatch and EuroNatur have sent a complaint to the Energy Community Secretariat against the Albanian government over the procedures for the Kalivaç and Poçem hydropower plant (HPP)

ARSO: EIA Needed for Hydraulic Fracturing in Slovenian Petišovci

Date: 11.03.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
ARSO: EIA Needed for Hydraulic Fracturing in Slovenian PetišovciPhoto: Petrol Geoterm

The Slovenian Environment Agency (ARSO) issued a decision on Friday ordering an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to be undertaken and an environmental permit to be obtained for extracting gas

En.odmev 019: Smart Energy Future Will Arrive at a Surprising Speed

Date: 07.03.2019 Author: Valerija Hozjan
En.odmev 019: Smart Energy Future Will Arrive at a Surprising SpeedPhoto: Siniša Kanižaj

New technology, innovative approaches and innovative models will make the drivers of the energy transition, said Bojan Kumer, State Secretary at the Slovenian Ministry of Infrastructure, earlier today

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