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The pandemic made it impossible to conduct international climate negotiations. Instead of the annual UN summit, virtual climate dialogues have become a place for discussing plans. Activists of the Russian Social Ecological Union believe that nevertheless the Parties to the Paris Agreement should not postpone emission reductions for the future, and should start to act now.

 

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Russia is able to switch to a carbon-free economy: the International Petroleum Corporation (BP) has presented energy development forecasts for specific countries (Country Insight). Activists from public environmental organizations believe that the “green course” for Russia is quite realistic.

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The reactor pressure vessel damaged during lifting operations at Ostravets-1 in Belarus has passed Rosatom’s safety inspection and may be used at the Novovoronezh II or Leningrad II plants in Russia, or the Akkuyu plant in Turkey, raising potential safety concerns, Andrey Ozharovsky, a specialist at Russian environmental non-governmental organization the Nuclear Waste Safety Program said in an email Nov. 30.

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The Sakhalin Oblast plans to become a pilot region where work will be carried out to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within the framework of the Paris Agreement. Representatives of public environmental organizations welcome this initiative and believe that the development and implementation of regional and municipal climate plans should be supported at the national level.

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While high-ranking representatives of the oil industry claim that the oil renaissance is not far off, the international oil and gas corporation British Petroleum (BP) with its new report actually puts the cross on the “black gold.” Members of public environmental organizations believe that the current situation in the energy markets is a signal for reorienting the Russian economy.

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The announcement of the European Commission on the preparation of a “borderline carbon corrective mechanism” triggered a heated discussion of the Russian law on the internal carbon regulation. In their suggestions, representatives of the Russian Social and Ecological Union have repeatedly emphasized the need to adopt legislation regulating emissions.

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The Ministry of Economic Development has sent to the executive authorities for approval the draft updated plan of measures to improve energy efficiency of the Russian economy. Practical actions and financing are of crucial importance in this matter, are sure representatives of the Russian Social and Ecological Union.

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The Vnesheconombank Development Institute (VEB.RF) has published the first version of guidelines on green finance. Representatives of the Russian Social and Ecological Union believe that the country’s development trend should be not only the development of a climate-friendly “green” image of individual campaigns, but also the “greening” of the entire economy and spheres of life of Russia.

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The International Energy Agency (IEA), together with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), proposed a sustainable recovery plan to world governments. There will be no better time to move the economy into a green direction, experts say. Representatives of the Russian Socio-Ecological Union,  who’ve launched an initiative to collect proposals for a green recovery from the crisis, agree with them.

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The World Economic Forum has initiated a major economic reset. Authoritative economists are confident that development in the pre-crisis format "as usual" will only exacerbate existing problems, and humanity has one promising way - to develop in a carbon-free, sustainable and fair manner.

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