When EU ministers discuss new energy savings objectives for 2030, they should also consider the actual policies needed to achieve them, because targets alone won’t deliver, says Hector Pollitt.
US President Donald Trump is expected to "decertify" the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran. Germany has defended the agreement and warned that a US withdrawal would push the EU to Russia and China.
The Southern Gas Corridor project is a very strong basis for exceptional political dialogue between the European Union (EU) and Azerbaijan, Fuad Isgandarov, Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to Belgium told .
Next month the US Administration concludes its review of relations with Iran and addresses its next requirement to report to the US Congress on whether Tehran continues to comply with the Iran nuclear deal. Credible reports suggest that President Trump is seeking a way to justify declaring that Iran is no longer compliant with the deal.
A failure to renew the oil accord would add further oversupply.
Long-term growth in oil production in the Central & Eastern European (CEE) region is dependent on Azerbaijan, Russia and Kazakhstan, according to the outlook for Central & Eastern European oil, gas & fuel released by BMI Research (a unit of Fitch Group).
The current year, 2017, was declared the Year of Ecology in Russia. The goal is to draw attention to the problems existing in the environmental sphere and improve the state of the country's environmental security. A very timely step. After all, more than 40 million Russians live in dysfunctional environmental conditions, and more than 1 million - in territories where the level of pollution is characterized as dangerous. Russia ranks third in the world in terms of the level of energy extravagance and the first - in terms of the volume of absolute losses in heat networks.
Construction of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline’s underwater section in the Marmara Sea has started, the Turkish media report .
World leaders and foreign ministers in UN General Assembly during last week spoke about real challenge for the global community. World must hope the chance for formal and informal discussions can play its part in reducing tensions and divisions.
A meeting on the Iranian nuclear deal between Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and foreign ministers of Six powers (Russia, the US, France, UK, China and Germany) is planned to be held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.