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02 11 2020 | 10:34

Russia rules out cutting fossil fuel production in next few decades.

Energy minister says Moscow will also focus on clean-burning hydrogen and carbon capture. Russia has no plans to rein in its production of fossil fuels in the coming decades despite the global…

02 11 2020 | 07:07

Kamchatka: Toxic algae blamed for mass marine death in Russia.

The mass death of sea creatures off the coast of Kamchatka in Russia's far east was most likely caused by toxic algae and not man-made factors, Russian officials have said. The find weeks ago raised…

25 10 2020 | 11:12

Alarm as Arctic sea ice not yet freezing at latest date on record.

Delayed freeze in Laptev Sea could have knock-on effects across polar region, scientists say. For the first time since records began, the main nursery of Arctic sea ice in Siberia has yet to start…

10 10 2020 | 08:40

Dead animals are washing ashore on a remote Russian peninsula. What’s going on?

An unidentified pollution event may have spilled a slew of toxic chemicals into the water. Thousands of dead octopuses, starfish and other sea creatures have recently washed up on the shores of the…

21 07 2020 | 10:12

Russia launches pollution investigation after streams run orange.

Acidic runoff from abandoned Urals mine puts spotlight on hazardous industrial waste. Russian prosecutors are inspecting a facility supposed to treat acid runoff from an abandoned Urals mine after…

19 07 2020 | 08:08

Siberia heatwave was 'almost impossible' without climate change, scientists say.

An extreme heatwave in the Arctic is a problem for the entire planet, say scientists, because the region regulates weather around the globe and contains much of the world's carbon-rich permafrost. A…

04 07 2020 | 10:37

Russian mining giant admits pumping wastewater into Arctic tundra.

Norilsk Nickel suspends workers at metals plant who dumped the water in ‘flagrant violation of operating rules’ A Russian mining giant said on Sunday it had suspended workers at a metals plant who…

03 07 2020 | 15:02

Big nations aid fossil fuels more than clean energies amid pandemic, researchers find.

US, Russia are among many G20 nations helping coal, oil and gas more than clean energy as part of recovery packages, a major study will show. Major nations including the United States and Russia are…

22 06 2020 | 07:59

Climate crisis: alarm at record-breaking heatwave in Siberia.

Unusually high temperatures in region linked to wildfires, oil spill and moth swarms. A prolonged heatwave in Siberia is “undoubtedly alarming”, climate scientists have said. The freak temperatures…

28 05 2020 | 11:18

UN Climate Change Launches Russian Language Communications Tools.

UN Climate Change News, 22 May 2020 - UN Climate Change has launched a Russian language version of its website and social media channels as part of its efforts to expand the geographical reach of…

27 09 2019 | 10:51

Murmansk Launches Construction of Russia’s Largest Wind Power Park.

The turbines built near the windy coast of the Barents Sea will account for a major share of the green power produced by Russia over the next decade. While ice-cold fall storms were gathering force…

01 09 2019 | 12:08

Russia pushing 'unsuitable' nuclear power in Africa, critics claim.

Moscow aiming to win influence by wooing African states with nuclear energy. Russia is attempting to gain influence in Africa and earn billions of pounds by selling developing nations nuclear…

28 08 2019 | 15:33

Ahead of heating season, EU gas tanks are full.

With gas prices at a ten-year low, storage tanks are far fuller than average for this time of year. This may have political implications as lawmakers think about security of supply. Concerns over…

07 08 2019 | 05:40

Arctic wildfires: How bad are they and what caused them?

Wildfires are ravaging parts of the Arctic, with areas of Siberia, Alaska, Greenland and Canada engulfed in flames and smoke. Satellite images show how the plumes of smoke from the fires, many…

06 08 2019 | 18:28

'Siberia is burning': Artists raise awareness of Russia wildfires.

As wildfires continue to burn across Russia, artists in the country have taken to social media to share their feelings of powerlessness and call for urgent action to protect what is left of the…

30 07 2019 | 17:13

Russia’s permafrost is melting and it could have a devastating global effect.

An environmental vicious circle is taking hold in Russia and other parts of the Arctic as permafrost – the frozen ground beneath a quarter of the Northern Hemisphere and almost 20% of Earth’s…

10 07 2019 | 13:18

Russia readies to ratify Paris Agreement, warns about renewables ‘absolutism’.

The Russian government will submit legislation to ratify the Paris climate agreement by September, but president Vladimir Putin warned against the perils of “absolutist” renewable energy. EURACTIV’s…

05 06 2019 | 18:10

As America retreats on climate, China and Russia confirm commitments.

The US president’s gambit to make the Paris Agreement collapse failed. Now China and Russia are taking advantage of the power vacuum left by the US to shape the accord’s rules – and show no signs of…

08 05 2019 | 08:30

Russia does not have a strong commitment to renewable energy compared to most countries.

Russian hydropower company RusHydro has launched a wind power plant in Russia’s Arctic region. It’s far from a signal that fossil-fuel-hungry Russia is going green, but it’s a start. Russian company…

11 04 2019 | 17:50

Russia floats first law to regulate CO2 emissions.

Draft bill would give government powers to regulate CO2 and create carbon markets, but faces stiff opposition inside and outside Moscow administration. Russia is considering climate legislation that…