Showing posts with label agreement. Show all posts
Showing posts with label agreement. Show all posts

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Major fishing nations agree on Arctic fishing moratorium

Major fishing nations agree on Arctic fishing moratorium
The world's major fishing nations have agreed a deal to ban commercial fishing in the high seas portion of the central Arctic Ocean.

Monday, October 30, 2017

UN says atmospheric CO2 levels have hit record high

CO2 levels have hit record high
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has hit a new high, the UN has said, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.

Friday, June 02, 2017

Merkel Vows 'More Decisive Action Than Ever' on Climate

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday pledged "more decisive action than ever" to protect the climate after the US pullout from the landmark Paris accord.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump to decide on Paris climate agreement after G7 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump will not make an announcement on whether or not to pull the country out of the Paris Agreement on climate change until after he returns from the May 26-27 Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy, the White House said Tuesday.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Iran, Russia agree to jointly produce nuclear fuel

Iran's Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) said on Saturday that Russia and Iran have reached an agreement to jointly produce nuclear fuel, semi-official ISNA news agency reported.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Cuba, US ink cooperation deal on oil spill clean up

Cuba and the United States on Monday signed an agreement to cooperate to clean up and contain future oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico and the Florida Straits.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Bulgaria and Russia sign agreement to settle debt on Belene NPP project — minister

Bulgaria and Russia have signed two agreements to settle the debt on the Belene nuclear power plant project in compliance with the decision of the international arbitration court in Geneva, Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said after talks with First Deputy Head of Russian Nuclear agency Rosatom Kirill Komarov.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Brazil ratifies Paris climate change agreement

Brazil's President Michel Temer on Monday ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change, which commits Brazil to reducing its carbon emissions by 37 percent by 2025 from 2005 levels.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Ban Ki-moon urges G20 leaders to ratify Paris Agreement

With Barack Obama and Xi Jinping ratifying the Paris Agreement, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged other leaders to accelerate their countries' ratification process "so we can turn the aspirational Paris into the transforming climate action the world so urgently wants."

Monday, September 05, 2016

EU chief applauds China and US for joining climate change deal

European Council President Donald Tusk praised the decision made by China and the U.S. to ratify the Paris agreement, saying, "We are happy that the United States and China, the two biggest global emitters, ratified the agreement."

Saturday, April 02, 2016

China, US pledge joint efforts to combat climate change

China and the United States on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to jointly tackling climate change as the world's two major carbon emitters plan to ink an ambitious climate agreement next month.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Paris climate pact seen as 'most important environmental agreement ever' in Australia

Australian MPs hailed the success of the Paris climate talks on Monday, with Environment Minister Greg Hunt describing the pact as "arguably the most important environmental agreement ever."

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Paris climate talks enter stage of substantive negotiations

The Paris climate talks entered stage of substantive negotiations on Tuesday as negotiators began to turn political will that their leaders expressed into concrete solutions to various disputes over a new climate agreement.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Mexican plea for climate consensus as hurricane nears

Mexico's climate negotiator issued a tearful plea Friday to U.N. colleagues to put aside their differences for a global pact, as a superhurricane headed for his country.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Winter Gas Package Commercial Terms Acceptable for Kiev

Ukrainian Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn said that Kiev accepts the commercial terms of the initialled trilateral protocol on the deliveries of Russian gas.

Ban Ki-moon welcomes joint China-US announcement on measures to tackle climate change

UN, 25 September 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the joint announcement made today by the Governments of China and the United States on the significant steps each country is aiming to take to address climate change.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

EU set for gas talks with Ukraine, Russia Friday

Russia, Ukraine and the European Union are set to resume gas talks in Brussels Friday aimed at restoring Russian gas supplies to neighboring Ukraine, the Russian energy minister said Thursday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Russian Energy Ministry does not confirm gas talks on September 25

Russian Energy Ministry has not yet confirmed trilateral gas talks between Russia, the European Union and Ukraine on September 25, a representative of the ministry told TASS on Tuesday.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Winter package on gas may be signed at September meeting Russia-EC-Ukraine

The winter package on gas may be signed during a September meeting between Russia, the European Commission and Ukraine, a draft trilateral agreement was on agenda of the Friday meeting between Russia and the European Commission, Russia’s Minister of Energy Alexander Novak said in an interview with the Rossiya-24 television broadcaster on Saturday.

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