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Friday, 24.10.2014, 21:46
After several hours of discussions, the European Union (EU) leaders finally reached agreement on the climate and energy policy framework for 2030, informs LETA.
Keyword tags: Ecology, Energy, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Legislation, Transport
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.
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.
About 40 electric automobiles have been registered in Latvia in 2014, Ingus Rutins, the vice president of "Automotive Association", told Nozare.lv/LETA.
The largest environment management and recycling company in the Baltics Eco Baltia grupa and producers' responsibility organisation AS Latvijas Zaļais punkts have implemented a unique social campaign in Riga, Latvia inviting people to recycle, reported BC director of corporate communication at Eco Baltia grupa Dace Jansone.
The first organic baby food production facility in the Baltic countries will have its opening ceremony in Adazi on Friday, October 10, as Lat Eko Food representative Liene Grabe told the Nozare.lv business portal, reports LETA.
In the first nine months of 2014 Lithuania's wind farms generated 366.4 Gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity, i.e. by 19.3% more year-on-year. Wind electricity accounted for 16.4% of the total electricity volume generated in Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA.