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Latvia and Uzbekistan discussed events during Presidency in EU

Latvia and Uzbekistan discussed events during Presidency in EU

29.10.2014

From 28 to 29 October, the State Secretary of the Latvian Foreign Ministry, Andrejs Pildegovics is on a visit to Uzbekistan to take part in an international conference in the city of Urgench entitled: "Development of Cooperation in the Aral Sea Basin to Mitigate the Environmental Catastrophe", reports BC Latvian MFA.

Keyword tags: Ecology, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Legislation, Markets and Companies, Transport



Combating climate change by further reducing greenhouse gases

Combating climate change by further reducing greenhouse gases

28.10.2014

European Commission's ambitious proposal to cut off at least 40% in greenhouse gas emissions has been approved by the member states in October 2014. The proposal was revealed in January 2014 but at that time the idea seemed as a wrong thing at the wrong moment. Now the reduction was unanimously approved by the European Council.

Best European “green capital” for 2017

Best European “green capital” for 2017

27.10.2014

More than two thirds of European citizens are living in towns and cities; hence the necessity to increase healthy environment in urban areas, i.e. support cities with a green vision. The European Green Capital Award is recognition of a city with environmentally-friendly way of living. The award helps in setting higher standards in sustainable urban development and pioneering innovative solutions to environmental challenges.


EU leaders agree on new climate and energy policy goals

EU leaders agree on new climate and energy policy goals

24.10.2014

After several hours of discussions, the European Union (EU) leaders finally reached agreement on the climate and energy policy framework for 2030, informs LETA.

EcoMin: EU’s proposals regarding greenhouse gas cuts will push Latvia back to Stone Age

EcoMin: EU’s proposals regarding greenhouse gas cuts will push Latvia back to Stone Age

22.10.2014

The European Commission's latest proposals regarding greenhouse gas reductions is absurd, as far as Latvia is concerned, because for Latvia it will mean return to the Stone Age, Economy Minister Vjaceslavs Dombrovskis (Reform Party/Unity) told reporters after the Saeima Economic Committee's meeting yesterday, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.

21.10.2014

New HELCOM recommendation on Baltic aquaculture taking shape

Fisheries and environmental experts and authorities from the Baltic region start today a 2-day meeting with key focus on a mature draft for a new HELCOM Recommendation on aquaculture which, once adopted, will help cultivate fish in a more balanced and environmentally sustainable way, informs professional secretary at HELCOM Dmitry Frank-Kamenetsky.

16.10.2014

About 40 electric automobiles registered in Latvia in 2014

About 40 electric automobiles have been registered in Latvia in 2014, Ingus Rutins, the vice president of "Automotive Association", told Nozare.lv/LETA.

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