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Russia 'warming 2.5 times quicker' than global average: ministry
Russia 'warming 2.5 times quicker' than global average: ministry

Russia is warming more than twice as fast as the rest of the world, sounding an alarm on the rise in floods and wildfires nationwide.

Russia 'warming 2.5 times quicker' than global average: ministry
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'Chemical attack' descends upon Atyrau

Excess hydrogen sulfide emissions in Atyrau in western Kazakhstan cause headaches and suffocation among residents.

'Chemical attack' descends upon Atyrau
World greenhouse emissions threaten warming goal: report
World greenhouse emissions threaten warming goal: report

Emissions of greenhouse gases are rising so fast that within one generation the world will have used up its margin of safety for limiting global warming.

World greenhouse emissions threaten warming goal: report
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Russian Troitskaya power plant fined by Kazakh environmentalists

Russian Troitskaya GRES power plant has been fined $35 thousand by Kazakhstani environmentalists.

Russian Troitskaya power plant fined by Kazakh environmentalists
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Semey residents suffer from smoking boiler house

Residents of one of the regions of Semey city are stifled with smoke issuing from a boiler house.

Semey residents suffer from smoking boiler house
Kashagan Oil Field. Photo ©REUTERS
Kashagan consortium to face emissions penalty

The international consortium developing in the giant Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan will be subject to emissions penalties.

Kashagan consortium to face emissions penalty
Kashagan oil field. ©Reuters
No pollution discovered at Kashagan

No pollution has been found around the Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan.

No pollution discovered at Kashagan
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Kazakhstan energy experts call GHG emission quotas populism

Urazalinov believes that these plans are a threat to Kazakhstan coal-fueled energy and that their implementation is likely to undermine achievement of the goals that the Kazakhstan economy is supposed to reach before 2030.

Kazakhstan energy experts call GHG emission quotas populism
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Kazakhstan No.1 in Central Asia and in world's Top 10 by greenhouse gas emisions

Greenhouse gas emissions have brought Kazakhstan to the 1st place among Central Asian countries.

Kazakhstan No.1 in Central Asia and in world's Top 10 by greenhouse gas emisions
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First-ever global deal struck on airline CO2 emissions

A first-ever global deal on curbing the airline industry's rising carbon emissions was agreed Friday.

First-ever global deal struck on airline CO2 emissions
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Science points to a new global warming source: the sea

Oceans that grow more acidic through Man's fossil fuel burning emissions, can amplify global warming by releasing less of a gas that helps shield Earth from radiation.

Science points to a new global warming source: the sea
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Introduction of Euro-4 in Kazakhstan was timely: Transport Ministry

Euro-4 cars filled with Euro-2 petrol will still improve the ecological situation in Kazakhstan: official.

Introduction of Euro-4 in Kazakhstan was timely: Transport Ministry
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Volvo trucks reports profit drop but sees sales pick up

Swedish heavy truck and construction equipment maker Volvo reported that profits plunged in the second quarter.

Volvo trucks reports profit drop but sees sales pick up
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Kazakhstan and U.S. agree to cooperate in reduction of emissions

A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in expansion of capacities for development of an emissions reduction strategy has been signed between Kazakhstan Ministry of Environmental protection and the U.S. Government.

Kazakhstan and U.S. agree to cooperate in reduction of emissions
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Kazakhstan mulls postponing penalties for greenhouse gas emissions

Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Ministry is suggesting to postpone and lower the fines for exceeding greenhouse gas emission quotas.

Kazakhstan mulls postponing penalties for greenhouse gas emissions
China 'will not accept' carbon tax on EU flights: report
China 'will not accept' carbon tax on EU flights: report

China will not pay for CO2 emissions by its airlines on flights within Europe, a top civil aviation official reportedly said after the European Commission warned eight Chinese firms face fines for nonpayment.

China 'will not accept' carbon tax on EU flights: report
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Toxic emission captured on video in Tengiz

The video shows an emission of untreated sulfur dioxide at TengizChevrOil plant at Atyrau field in Kazakhstan.

Toxic emission captured on video in Tengiz
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EU lawmakers face close vote on pollution credit freeze

Controversial plans to revive the EU's faltering carbon cap-and-trade system so as to cut greenhouse gas emissions face a tough test in the European Parliament.

EU lawmakers face close vote on pollution credit freeze
Pavlodar oil refinery. ©RIA Novosti
One ton of industrial wastes per resident in Pavlodar oblast

Last year pollutant discharge from the regional industrial companies in Pavlodar oblast of Kazakhstan made 675 thousand tons.

One ton of industrial wastes per resident in Pavlodar oblast
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Kazakhstan cities to cut greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent

Kazakhstan signed an agreement with the EU Association of Energy Efficient Cities to expand international cooperation in energy-saving and improvement of energy efficiency.

Kazakhstan cities to cut greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent