Energy Efficiency

The Russian Government is taking steps to restrict combustion of associated petroleum gas.

25/04/2007 Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia has decided to strengthen penalties for combustion of associated petroleum gas

Conclusions of the European Union Summit

12/03/2007 A number of significant decisions in the field of climate change was taken at the end of the European Union (EU) summit, held in Brussels, March 8-9, 2007. In particular, EU countries agreed upon a joint greenhouse gases reduction target of 20% below 1990 level by 2020, as well as upon introduction of ambitious targets to rise energy efficiency by 20%, increase the share of renewable energy sources by 20% and biofuels by 10% by 2020.

Developing Countries Have Realised the Importance of Joint Actions Aimed at Tackling Global Climate Change

19/02/2007 Members of parliaments of the key world countries signed a joint statement on climate change as a result of their meeting in Washington D.C. on February 14-15, 2007, held within the framework of the Global Legislators Organisation for a Balanced Environment (GLOBE).

“International Environmental Cooperation” No.10

14/11/2006 Bulletin “International Environmental Cooperation” No.10 (September 2006) is now available on the web.

Press-conference on renewable energy in Moscow House of Journalists

23/03/2006 REEEP Regional secretariat for Russia and FSU together with Russian regional Environmental Centre organized a press conference on "Global energy security and role of renewable energy for Russia and Former Soviet Union, G8 and the world" on March, 22.