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2018 10 04 16 57 21The 12th session of the UNESCO/ISEDC Co-sponsored Fellowships Programme for specialists from developing countries and countries in transition, which started on October 1, 2018 at ISEDC, keeps on taking place in Moscow. In the first week of training (October 1-5), the participants of the Programme met the ISEDC experts.

DSC 7524On October 1, 2018 the 12th session of the UNESCO/ISEDC Co-sponsored Fellowships Programme for specialists from developing countries and countries in transition officially started up at the premises of International Sustainable Energy Development Centre under the auspices of UNESCO (ISEDC).

IPCCIn Incheon, South Korea, this week, representatives of over 130 countries and about 50 scientists have packed into a large conference center going over every line of an all-important report: What chance does the planet have of keeping climate change to a moderate, controllable level?

global energy 2018 7The solemn Global Energy Prize award ceremony will take place on October 4, at 14:00, on the second day of the "Russian Energy Week" forum. This year the scientists from Russia and Australia, Academician Sergei Alekseenko of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Professor Martin Green, are awarded a high prize.

climate change8This week’s UN climate negotiations in Bangkok begin four months of climate summits that could make 2018 the year that world governments chart a path toward tackling climate change.


global energy 2018 7The Global Energy Association summed up the results of the IV All-Russian contest of implemented innovative projects in the field of energy, The Energy of Breakthrough. This year’s winner is a young scientist from St Petersburg Alexey Trinchenko.

ice1The oldest and thickest sea ice in the Arctic has started to break up, opening waters north of Greenland that are normally frozen, even in summer. This phenomenon – which has never been recorded before – has occurred twice this year due to warm winds and a climate-change driven heatwave in the northern hemisphere.

forest2Forests in tropical regions could soon become a source of greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming rather than helping to counteract it, according to research. Loss of trees to agriculture or livestock in tropical regions and the impact of climate change is limiting the forests' ability to absorb carbon dioxide, a study shows.