Caspian-related regional seminar to be held in Avaza ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM The International Ocean Institute (IOI) will hold a regional workshop on Caspian Sea - Sustainable Development and Management in the Caspian Avaza (tourist zone in Turkmenistan) from March 9-20, 2020, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen government.
Kazakhstan to appoint ecology ambassadors NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The capital of Kazakhstan has hosted the 1st ecological gathering of public activists, volunteers, governmental officials and delegates of international organizations. Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the country Magzum Mirzagaliyev participated in the event as well, Kazinform reports.
Multilateral consultations to be held on dev't of UN Special Program for Aral Sea Basin ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM Multilateral consultations will be held at Turkmenistan's Foreign Affairs Ministry on the development of the UN Special Program for the Aral Sea Basin (UN SPAS) on Dec. 18, Trend reports referring to the State News Agency of Turkmenistan.
ADB meets commitment to double annual climate financing to $6 billion MANILA. KAZINFORM The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has achieved a key commitment to double its annual climate investments from $3 billion in 2014, hitting a record high of more than $6 billion in climate-related financing in 2019.
Investments in Arctic studies in 2020 estimated at $27 mln ST. PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM The Russian budget allocated 1.7 billion rubles ($27 million) for the program of complex scientific studies in the high-latitude Arctic in 2020, the State Duma’s head of the ecology committee Vladimir Burmatov said on fringes of the Arctic: Present and Future international forum.
S. Korea unveils world's first geostationary air pollution monitoring satellite SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea on Thursday unveiled the world's first geostationary environmental monitoring satellite that can closely check the movement of fine dust and other air pollutants in the East Asian region in real time.
Almaty to host discussion on alpine cryosphere module ALMATY. KAZINFORM On December 3, a meeting on the creation and implementation of cryosphere (glaciers, snow cover and permafrost) training modules in the universities of the Central Asian region is to be held in Almaty with the participation of representatives of universities and institutes of Central Asia, experts and partners, as well as with the involvement of young people.
Kazakhstan to match emissions to environment to European volume BAKU. KAZINFORM - The concept of the transition to the ‘green’ economy in Kazakhstan sets goals for decrease of CO2 emissions in electricity production, Member of the Directors Board of the Kazakhstan’s Solar Energy Association Yernar Bilyalov told Trend.