Posts published in Day: December 1, 2018

European long-term climate policy’s strategy

Saturday, December 1, 2018

The European Commission has initiated a collective strategy to combat climate change’s threats. The Commission’s perspective long-term climate strategy would determine Europe’s energy and climate policy evolution to 2050. Public discussion will follow to show how the Baltic States and other EU countries will reach the ambitious aims. At a press conference in Brussels, 28 November 2018 Commissioner for climate actions and energy, Miguel Arias Cañete underlined that emissions need…

Economic affairs minister to propose Finland join Rail Baltica

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson (Centre) is meeting Finnish Minister of Transport and Communications Anne Berner in Helsinki on Friday. Simson will propose that Finland join the joint venture for the construction of the Rail Baltica railway. “Finland has been a supporter of Rail Baltica, but it could influence the development of the project as one of its shareholders,” Simson said in a press release, adding that…

Did Ukraine provoke the clash in the Sea of Azov?

By Ben Aris on Saturday, December 1, 2018

I’m going to get into trouble asking this question. The problem is that the whole situation in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has become so emotional and polarised that even suggesting Russia is not entirely to blame for the flaring military tensions in the Sea of Azov over the weekend brings down condemnation from Ukraine’s supporters – which include most of the western world. But there is a question…

Gas prices to increase 7 cents for household in Lithuania

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Lithuania’s National Commission for Energy Control and Prices has on Friday approved new gas prices for households for 2019, proposed by Lietuvos Energijos Tiekimas, with the new tariffs set to come into force on Jan. 1. The price for consumers using natural gas for cooking only will rise 11.9% from 59 to 66 cents per m3 and that for consumers using the fuel to heat their homes will increase from…

Crazy 15 seconds of play between Sevilla and Standard Liege in Europa League (Video)

Saturday, December 1, 2018

The Europa League is often criticised for its lack of quality, and a bizarre sequence of events during Standard Liege’s clash with Sevilla will do little to change that perception. Standard Liege won 1-0 courtesy of Moussa Djenepo’s goal, while Sevilla ended the game with 10 men following the dismissal of Pablo Sarabia. However, it was 15 seconds of action towards the end of the game that provided the biggest…