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.
Global warming is robbing world's oceans of oxygen MADRID. KAZINFORM The amount of oxygen in the world's oceans decreased by 2 percent between 1960 and 2010 and is expected to go down by a further 3-4 percent by the year 2100 as a result of global warming, something that will have an effect on habitats and the coastal economies that depend on them.
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.
COP25 climate summit kicks off with eye on fresh climate action MADRID. KAZINFORM The COP25 climate summit, which seeks to lay the groundwork for a new phase of environmental action, was kicking off on Monday in Madrid, after the Chilean government said it could not host the event owing to unrest in the country, EFE reports.
Kazakhstan invites Canadian investors to cooperate in mining sector NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of Kazakhstan, received Stephane Dion, Canadian Ambassador to Germany and special envoy to the European Union and Canadian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Nicholas Brousseau on Tuesday, Kazinform has learnt from the ministry’s press service.
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.