South-East European Exhibition Save the Planet

From 7th to 9th March 2017 in  Sofia, Bulgaria there will be conference organized by Via Expo. The 8th edition of the South-East European Exhibition Save the Planet is coming in a few months. Over the years of its existence since 2010, the event has proved its significance for the …

Albania Disposes of 160 Tonnes of Napalm Components as Part of OSCE Project

The OSCE Presence in Albania and the Ministry of Defence held a ceremony on 6 December 2016, marking the completion of a joint project to destroy hazardous military chemicals. The Head of Presence, Ambassador Bernd Borchardt, Defence Minister Mimi Kodheli and representatives of OSCE participating States that have funded the …

Cities Are at the Frontline of the Energy Transition

Cities dominate energy demand, and by extension are responsible for a significant share of carbon emissions. In 2013, the world’s urban areas accounted for about 64% of global primary energy use and produced 70% of the planet’s carbon dioxide emissions. These shares will rise as cities grow and urban economic …

Which Are the World’s Most Environmentally Friendly Countries?

Nordic nations often appear at the top of rankings for the world’s greenest places, so the countries dominating Yale’s Environmental Performance Index (EPI) will come as no surprise – with the exception of Norway, which is lagging behind in 17th place. Since 2000, Yale’s annual index has ranked the top-performing …

Got Denmark envy? Wait until you hear about its energy policies

Back in the early 1970s, Denmark got almost all its energy from imported oil. Then came the oil crisis, which, naturally, had a big impact. Political discussions throughout the ’80s resulted in two big strategic decisions. One, Denmark would develop its own North Sea oil and gas resources. Two, it …

Denmark Breaks Its Own World Record in Wind Energy

Danish wind turbines set a new world record in 2015. Wind power is now counted for 42.1% of the total electricity consumption in Denmark, according to data published on Friday (15 January). The percentage of wind power in Denmark’s overall electricity mix is the highest in the world. Last year, the …