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Presidential Adviser Alexander Bedritsky took part in the UN Climate Change Conference

December 11, 2010

The conference of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted a package of decisions that essentially form an action plan for concluding a global agreement on reducing the manmade burden on the climate after 2012.

Tags: environment, Mexico

G20 Summit in Seoul

November 12, 2010

The G20 heads of state and government held a working session, focusing primarily on global economic issues, international trade, and climate change.

Tags: economy and finance, environment, foreign policy, G20, Republic of Korea

Meeting on Moscow-St Petersburg motorway construction

October 12, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev invited experts to the Kremlin to hear their views on the construction of the Moscow-St Petersburg motorway through the Khimki Forest, an issue that has raised great public concern.

Tags: environment, transport, Moscow Region

Presidential Aide Alexander Bedritsky took part in a meeting of the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability

September 19, 2010

Presidential Aide and Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Change Alexander Bedritsky took part in New York in the first meeting of the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability established by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Tags: alternative energy, environment

Federal Forestry Agency is brought under direct subordination to the Government

August 27, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev announced during a working meeting with First Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov that he has signed an executive order bringing the Federal Forestry Agency (Rosleskhoz) under direct subordination to the Government.

Tags: agriculture, environment

Motorway construction through Khimki Forest suspended

August 26, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev announced this decision in his blog. The President instructed the Government to suspend the implementation of the resolution on the motorway construction through the Khimki Forest and to conduct further public and expert discussions on the issue.

Tags: environment, transport, Moscow Region

Visit to Baltic research station

July 21, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev and President of Finland Tarja Halonen visited a scientific research centre on Seili Island in the Baltic Sea, near the city of Turku.

Tags: environment, Finland

Congratulations to Academician Guri Marchuk

June 8, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Academician Guri Marchuk on his 85th birthday.

Tags: energy, environment, science and innovation

List of instructions issued following a State Council Presidium meeting has been approved

June 7, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev approved a list of instructions issued following a meeting of the State Council Presidium on May 27, 2010 on improving the system of state environmental regulation.

Tags: environment

Consolidated state policy is needed to address environmental problems

May 27, 2010

This was announced by Dmitry Medvedev at a State Council Presidium meeting on reform of the state management in environmental protection.

Tags: environment

Dmitry Medvedev visited the CO2-neutral innovative Green Lighthouse building at the University of Copenhagen

April 28, 2010

The building is environmentally friendly and makes highly efficient use of solar energy.

Tags: environment, science and innovation, Denmark

Dmitry Medvedev took part in a ceremony marking the start of construction of the Nord Stream gas pipeline's underwater section

April 9, 2010

In his remarks at the event, the President said that Nord Stream will make it possible to deliver an additional 55 billion cubic metres of natural gas a year to the European Union countries and represents a real contribution by Russia to Europe’s energy security.

Tags: energy, environment, Russia–European Union, Leningrad Region

Security Council meeting on preventing national security threats arising from global climate change

March 17, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev held a Security Council meeting on preventing national security threats arising from global climate change.

Tags: energy, energy efficiency, environment, national security

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