Showing posts with label Austria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Austria. Show all posts

Monday, January 22, 2018

Austria to Sue EU over Allowing Expansion of Hungary Nuclear Plant

Hungary Nuclear Plant AT PAKS
Austria said on Monday it planned to sue the European Commission for allowing Hungary to expand its Paks atomic plant, saying it did not view nuclear energy as the way to combat climate change or as being in the common European interest.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Australia one of"world leaders" for life expectancy: WHO

Australia is one of the "world leaders" for citizen life expectancy, ranked only behind Japan, Singapore and Switzerland, according to the results of the World Health Organization's (WHO) latest world health check.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Half a tonne of ivory seized in Austria

Austrian authorities said Wednesday they had seized more than 560 kilos (1,235 pounds) of ivory, a haul they described as a national record and one of the biggest in Europe.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Australia: From hot to stormy, again

More than 21,000 homes were without electricity in Mildura, Victoria on Friday after a lightning storm ripped through the area, tearing down trees and power lines. There were also reports of a mini-tornado damaging buildings.

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Austrian glaciers see large retreat in 2015

The hot Austrian summer of 2015 has led to a large retreat of the country's glaciers, an expert in the field said on Friday.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Austria on track for second-warmest winter on record

The current winter is set to become the second-warmest in nearly 250 years since Austria began to record temperature, according to preliminary figures released Friday.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Austria's largest glacier could disappear by 2050

Glaciers in the Hohe Tauern mountain range in southern Austria have melted at an extremely high rate this year, with estimations that the longest glacier known as the Pasterze could disappear almost entirely by 2050, it was reported Thursday.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Snakes seek refuge in urban areas: Potentially deadly consequences of El Niño for N. Australia

Persistent drought in northern Australia is having potentially deadly consequences as snakes seek refuge in urban areas during their quest for water.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Austria sees hottest July on record in nearly 250 years

The month of July has been the hottest in Austria in the 248 years since temperatures have been recorded, the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) said Friday.

Monday, July 06, 2015

Austria Files EU Complaint against UK Nuclear Plant

Austria has filed a legal challenge at the European Court of Justice against EU-granted state subsidies for a new nuclear power plant in Britain, government officials confirmed on Monday.

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Heat wave set to hit Europe over coming days

Europe is expected to be hit by a heat wave in the coming days with day temperature to reach up to 40 degrees Celsius in some areas, the Austrian Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Report: Poland receives 20% less Russian gas per day. (Qualcuno ruba il gas alla Polonia)

Late on Wednesday, PGNiG reported receiving 20 million cubic meters of gas per day, which is slightly less than the planned volume...

WARSAW, September 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Poland has been receiving 19 million-20 million cubic meters of Russian gas per day, which is 20% less than Polish energy company PGNiG requested from gas giant Gazprom, Bloomberg reported Wednesday referring to CEO of the country’s pipeline operator Gaz-System Jan Chadam.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Russia tightens energy grip amid 'reverse flow' gas trade

 While the EU prepares to apply a new round of sanctions against Russian energy companies, Poland, Slovakia and Austria have announced delivery shortfalls in their Russian gas imports being piped through Ukraine.

Ukraine started reverse flow of gas imports from Europe through Slovakia, Poland, Austria and Hungary, after Russia halted gas exports to Ukraine in June.

Austria reports 15% lower gas supply from Russia. -(Qualcuno ruba il gas)

One of explanations may be that Russia fills storage facilities and because of this less is exported to Europe, department head Bernhard Painz said...

VIENNA, September 12. /ITAR-TASS/. The Austrian energy operator E-Control said Russian gas supply was 15% lower on September 11.

One of explanations may be that Russia fills storage facilities and because of this less is exported to Europe, department head Bernhard Painz said on Austrian television.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Gazprom to build South Stream's Austria section

Russia's Gazprom and Austrian gas producer OMV agreed on Tuesday to build a pipeline that would transfer Russian gas to central Europe, Gazprom said in a statement on its website. 
The memorandum, signed in Moscow, was announced in a day when the European Union imposed sanctions on 15 Russian individuals over their roles in the Ukrainian crisis.
The pipeline will be a part of the planned 'South Stream' project to ship Russia's natural gas to Europe through Bulgaria, Greece, Italy and Austria.

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