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Top Channel | February 25, 2016

Një raport teknik i një rrjeti organizatash jofitmprurëse të Europës qëndrore dhe asaj lindore akuzon bankat ndërkombëtare të zhvillimit dhe institucionet e Bashkimit Europian se po financojnë në Shqipëri projekte që rrezikojnë monumentet natyrore dhe parqet kombëtare të vendit.

Al Jazeera | February 19, 2016

The Kumtor mine, built on a glacier high in the Tian Shan mountains, continues to attract fierce criticism from locals.

Tian Shan mountain range, Kyrgyzstan - Hidden in a valley in Kyrgyzstan's Tian Shan mountains lies the magnificent Issyk-Kul Lake, one of the highest and deepest lakes in the world and a top tourist destination in the region.

Polskie Radio | February 11, 2016

Miliardy euro, które z unijnego budżetu mają być przeznaczane na przejście od gospodarki opartej na węglu w kierunku ekonomii niskoemisyjnej, mogą być zmarnowane przez kraje Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej - alarmują organizacje pozarządowe.

Taki wniosek płynie z raportu CEE Bankwatch Network i Friends of the Earth Europe, który współfinansowała UE. Organizacje opisały w ponad 150-stronicowej publikacji analizę planów inwestycyjnych i strategii klimatycznych 9 krajów Europy Środkowej i Wschodniej.

Raport dotyczy polskich inwestycji w ramach funduszy europejskich

RFE/RL | February 8, 2016

Nearly 30 years after Chernobyl spewed nuclear dust across Europe and sparked fears of fallout around the globe, a strapped, war-torn Ukraine is opting for "upgrades" rather than shutdowns of its fleet of Soviet-era nuclear power reactors.

Kyiv is planning to spend an estimated $1.7 billion to bring the facilities, many of which are nearing the end of their planned life spans, up to current Western standards.

Facing Finance | February 8, 2016

In dem kleinen Dorf Geghanush im Süden Armeniens regt sich Widerstand gegen das kanadische Bergbauunternehmen Dundee Precious Metals (DPM) und dessen lokales Tochterunternehmen, das in der Region Syunik verschiedene Edelmetalle abbaut. Laut einer Petition von 184 Bewohnern von Geghanush bedrohen die Rückhaltebecken der Mine, die DPM reaktiviert hat und nun für seine Rückstände nutzt, die Menschen, Tiere und die Umwelt in der Region.

Environnement Magazine | February 2, 2016

Dans un nouveau rapport, plusieurs ONG environnementales dénoncent l'utilisation de fonds européens a priori destinés à la transition énergétique, mais bénéficiant aux énergies fossiles.

The Slovak Spectator | February 2, 2016

Monopolistic business interests and state intervention prevent investment in renewable energy sources, improved efficiency and smart grid technology. They block the country from accessing free money that would make energy cheaper, cleaner and more efficient.

WHEN the European Union was setting long term climate and energy policy 2014 the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) banded together in an effort to protect their manufacturing based economies.

Euractiv.rs | February 1, 2016

Jugoistočna Evropa (JIE) preplavljena je projektima hidroelektrana i postoji ogroman potencijal za štetu u životnoj sredini regiona sa ubitačnom kombinacijom poslednjih divljih reka u Evropi, rasprostranjene korupucije i neadekvatne zaštite prirode. Istovremeno istraživanja pokazuju da je veliki broj planiranih ili projekata koji se realizuju baš u zaštićenim regijama. U Srbiji su od 88 projekata hidroelektrana obuhvaćenih istraživanjem mreže Benkvoč, 57 "grinfild" projekti od kojih je 34 u zaštićenim zonama.

Tagpress.it | January 30, 2016

Tra i firmatari anche Comitato No TAP e Re:Common. “Progetto in violazione dei diritti umani”, motivi fiscali, strategici, ambientali, climatici, democratici e politici alla base della richiesta.

Transporter | January 29, 2016

Nouă state membre UE din Europa Centrală și de Est, printre care se numără și România, țin pe loc progresele realizate de blocul comunitar cu privire la combaterea încălzirii globale.

Conform unui studiu publicat de către organizaţiile de mediu Friends of the Earth Europe şi CEE Bankwatch Network, nouă state membre ale Uniunii Europene nu profită de posibilitatea de a utilizat fondurile UE pentru a investi în energia verde.