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.
Ashgabat hosted int’l conference on water issues ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM An international conference «Rational use of water resources - the basis for achieving sustainable development goals» was held Nov. 7 in Ashgabat and brought together experts from ten countries, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, Trend reports.
Study: Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon jumped by 80% in September SAO PAOLO. KAZINFORM - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon region increased by 80 percent in September compared to the same month last year, according to a private study released on Wednesday stating that 802 square kilometers (308 square miles) of forest was lost in the zone, EFE reports.
OSCE supports Almaty training seminar on combatting corruption with a focus on poaching NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan in partnership with the UNDP and Regional Hub for Countering Global Threats of the Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General's Office, will organize a five-day training seminar on coordination of actions in the fight against corruption with a focus on poaching for some 40 representatives of territorial inspectorates of Forestry and Wildlife, security services of specially protected areas and the Prosecutor General's Office.
Kazakhstan to host technical meeting on the Zhaiyk river rational use NUR-SULTAN.KAZINFORM The OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan in partnership with the Public Foundation Center for Water Initiatives will organize a technical meeting on rational use and protection of water resources of the Zhaiyk river.
UN chief says cities consume two-thirds of the world's energy NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Cities Day on October 31 said that the cities consume more than two-thirds of the world’s energy, and account for more than 70 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, according to IRNA.
Germany allots 4.5 mln euros for low-carbon development strategy NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Beginning from 2014 the country's emissions exceed the obligations under the Paris Agreement, said Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, at today’s governmental meeting.