Even with some of the worst air in Europe, the lignite-rich Balkan nation says it can’t afford cleaner energy.
Waste disposal has become a political problem for Russia’s capital, and the authorities are now looking to transfer it to the regions. From openDemocracy.
Government’s pledge to spend billions may not be enough, state audit agency and environmentalists claim.
Business groups also oppose the E40 river project, saying Belarus needs more modern transport infrastructure.
Farmers in the teeming Ferghana Valley are highly vulnerable to the effects of rising temperatures.
Unlikely activist does her own research into the effects of coal-fired power plants and ends up informing the nation.
The controversy pits the grassroots activists who brought a reformist government to power against foreign investors who promise the economic growth Armenia needs. From Eurasianet.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.