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12:21 May 25, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanOn 25 May 525 Cases Recorded Because of Heavy Wind in Morning
As of 25 May, at 06:00, a total number of 525 cases were recorded in Armenia, out of which 447 in Yerevan
18:47 May 24, 2016 | Climate ChangeHayk Harutyunyan: Competitive Tariff Needed for Creating Solar Energy
“Solar energy is the future of our energy. Everything will start from the marker, and the only prerequisite to have the market is to have competitive prices. If we are able to establish
12:59 May 24, 2016 | Climate Change379 Cases Recorded only in Yerevan Due to Strong Wind
On 23 May alarm signals were recorded in Yerevan because of string wind: from 17:00 to 18:00 the strength of the wind
12:29 May 20, 2016 | Climate ChangeEnergy Deputy Minister Hayk Harutyunyan Obtained Solar Photovoltaic Station Through
Armenia will have legislative and financial conditions for the development of solar energy and soon this sector will have geometrical progression, as
16:08 May 19, 2016 | Climate Change | Syunik | YerevanWhether Geothermal Power Plant To Be Constructed in Armenia?
The geothermal explorations without drilling at Karkar geothermal site in Syunik Region have been accomplished. The land areas, where drilling will be carried out, have
19:25 May 18, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanTo What Extent Financial Mechanisms Promote Development of "Green" Energy Policy in Armenia
By joining the global processes of combating climate change, it’s urgent for Armenia to transit to “green economy” strategy. Armenia has undertaken a commitment to restrict greenhouse gas emission in the range of
16:06 May 18, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan“Green” Energy Funding To Be Increased in Frames of Paris Agreement
In the frames of Paris Agreement 'green' funding will be increased. For example, the World Bank will increase funding in this direction by 1/3, as Tamara Babayan
12:36 May 11, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanWhether Armenia Can Reach 20.1% Forestation without External Funding?
If actions directed at the reduction of greenhouse emissions are not carried out in the world, the temperature in Armenia will increase by 3-4 degrees. As a measure for climate change mitigation, Armenia has undertaken to make its forestation 20.1% by
18:39 May 05, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan"Climate Forum East" Project Aiming To Make Civil Society Active in Combating Climate Change
"Climate Forum East" Project of the Armenian Red Cross raises awareness on climate change in the communities of Armenia. “In this stage we provide small grants and recently we have signed three contracts with
13:31 April 27, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanWhy Amendments to Forest Code Initiated: Governmental Body Proposing Amendments Giving Explanations
“The president of our country assigned us to review and reduce the burden, all those administrative drawbacks, which exist in our country. There was a contradiction between
16:34 April 25, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanNazeli Vardanyan: Amendments to RA Forest Code Bear Huge Risks
On 31 March 2016 the Armenian Government approved RA draft laws “On Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Forest Code” and “On Making Amendment to RA Code on Administrative Violations” and sent to the National Assembly. The amendments envisage permitting site development in forests and to eliminate the concept of a forest ticket
16:20 April 25, 2016 | Climate Change | Armavir | Yerevan“Armavir Development Center” NGO: Growing Apricot in Ararat Valley Is Almost Inexpedient
“Growing apricot in Ararat Valley is almost inexpedient, it’s already several years as apricot trees blossom earlier and
14:39 April 25, 2016 | Climate ChangeThe Armenian Delegation was Missing at the Signing Ceremony of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
The Armenian delegation was missing at the signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change in the UN Headquarters on 22 April.
14:58 April 21, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanLegalizing Illegal: Business Intends To Get into Armenian Forests
Since 2009 the extent of reforestation works has reduced by 6 times reaching almost zero level in 2015. The Government hasn’t allotted even a penny for the reforestation in 2016. Recently the Armenian Government has approved the draft amendments
18:22 April 19, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanArmenian Youth Needs "Green Education"
The American University of Armenia has a mandatory environmental component in its academic programs: “In the AUA Master’s programs it’s obligatory to select a one-credit environmental course, if you don’t select an environmental course
13:07 April 18, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanArmen Vardanyan: It’s Impossible to Solve Environmental Problems without Cooperating with NGOs
There are three social forums operating adjunct to Nature Protection Ministry, which ensure the detection and multilateral discussion of environmental problems. As Armen Vardanyan, Nature Protection Ministry
14:44 April 14, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanArmenia to Establish Civil Investment Green Fund
The civil society will be involved in climate change mitigation and adaptation processes only provided that it will have social and economic benefit from such involvement: Aram Gabrielyan, National Focal Point of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, expressed
12:53 April 08, 2016 | Climate Change | Shirak | YerevanGEF Experience: Four New "Green" Enterprises Set up Due to SGP
The aim of the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by the UNDP is to involve civil society into the implementation processes of global environmental conventions.
15:29 April 06, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanLegislative Initiatives Aimed at Greening Economy in Armenia to End by 2018
We have 11 private companies – small and medium enterprises, where ecological audits have already been carried out, relevant “healthing” and “greening” consultations have been provided and we already have proposals accepted
16:24 April 05, 2016 | Climate Change | YerevanLighting in Victory Park and Mashtots Avenue Changed with Funds Saved from Energy Efficiency in Yerevan
The projects aimed at energy efficiency in Armenia give their results; particularly Yerevan Municipality saved