2018 September 29 A.Jurgelevičius, EEAG Vice-president participated in a meeting organized by Lithuanian ecology and waste association, which discussed the most relevant ecological problems in Lithuania.
Fossil fuel is a term used to refer to hydrocarbons contained in natural resources. It is a general term used for combustible geological deposits of organic matter formed from decayed plant and animal remains. These dead organisms contain energy forged through original photosynthesis from plants. They get converted to various fossil fuelswhich are formed by exposure to heat and pressure in the earth’s crust over millions of years.
Open burning is the burning of unwanted material in the open air where smoke and toxic fumes are released into the atmosphere directly, therefore, affecting the environment. Often, the practice is done outdoors where house hold waste materials are burnt as a means of waste disposal, away from an incinerator or a furnace chamber. The lack of a chimney or stack predisposes the atmosphere to more air pollution from the open burning.
Ireland is set to become the first country to divest from fossil fuels, according to NPR. The bill was passed by the Dail, Ireland’s lower house of parliament and after the bill was issued, it requires its sovereign wealth fund to sell off its holdings in fossil fuel industries “as soon as practicable.”
Eastern European Association of the Greens supported Mantova initiative against waste incineration plant
10th of August, in Mantova, Italy, a public action dedicated to sign in petition took place.
Lots of researchers from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, partnering with the University of Notre Dame, have recently discovered that a “considerable potential” in Saudi Arabia. It is necessary to know that Saudi Arabia is a country with a worldwide reliance on crude oil – a good switch to wind energy is a good move.
July 16, 2018 in Brussels Press Club (Brussels, Belgium), the Eastern European Association of the Greens discussed an important topic: “Global warming – ways to prevent.”
Participants of the round table analyzed the problem of climate change on Earth and, in particular, in Europe. Thus, during the discussion, experts noted that since the beginning of the 20th century, the average temperature of the Earth’s climate system has increased by about 0.74 ° C, while about 2/3 of increase fall on the last decades, namely, after 1980. Each of the last three decades was warmer than the previous one.
In this photo released by Greenpeace, a drone resembling the character of Superman flies over the nuclear power plant of Le Bugey, central, France, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. The environmental activist group says the drone was harmless but the action showed the lack of security in nuclear installations in France, which is heavily dependent on atomic power. (Nicolas Chauveau/Greenpeace via AP) (Associated Press)
On the 3 of July, Eastern European Association of the Greens visited the event in the Albert Borschette Congress Centre (CCAB) in Brussels, where the results of the Stress Test peer review in Belarus were presented to the public by ENSREG.
One of the increasing threats that are yet to be taken very seriously is the menace of antibiotic resistance. This problem has radically become one of the biggest health challenge faced by mankind. However, antibiotic resistance has been highlighted in the UN Environment Frontiers Report 2017 as one of the 6 major global health problems.