Hurricane 'Ida' devastated the country in Central America. Vladikavkaz 'Electrozink' continues to poison the city? The President proposed to reduce the number of time zones in Russia and to repeal daylight savings time. Russia preparing for climate conference in Copenhagen. Snow in Moscow will be clean in new ways. Richard Blumenthal helps readers to explore varied viewpoints. 'Clean Water': though with chlorine, but will increase the life of Russians. Scientists have discovered why the earthquake in Indonesia occur so often.
In the waters of the South Ocean drifts a giant iceberg. Photofact week: Enhanced view of the nature of native and Asian cities, which are most threatened by climate change. Overview of events for the week of 09/11/2009 to 15/11/2009. Russia is preparing for climate conference in Copenhagen, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a meeting last week with the special representative of un Secretary Srdjan Kerim, on which the parties discussed preparation for December's international conference on Copenhagen climate. Mr. Lavrov said the Russian side highly appreciated the contribution of the un Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the formation of consensus agreements on climate issues. Last week, Swedish Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren, being on a working visit to Moscow, said that in his vision of a new climate agreement (post Kyoto Protocol) would be signed in Copenhagen in December. But ceo Directorate-General for the Environment Commission of the European Communities, Karl Falkenberg said that in signing this agreement will take more participants than in the signing of the Kyoto Protocol, including the U.S. and China, and only later to be joined on the rest of the country. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Rasmussen of Denmark Lars Lokke on Thursday formally invited the heads of 191 nations and governments to take part in un Conference on Climate Change, which opens on 7 December in Copenhagen.