Activists in Macedonia have won a fight for clean water despite years of dismissal by the former government. From Global Voices.
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.