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CALLS FOR GREEN ECONOMY AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE…

Digital transformation will be critical in redesigning production to prioritize the environment for a sustainable future, a major Turkish business association said on Oct. 20.  “One of the most important problems of our age is undoubtedly climate change,” said Bahadir Balkır, the vice president of the Turkish Industry and Business …

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DR. YUSUF DEMİR: WE HAVE A SERIOUS RISK OF DROUGHT IN BLACK SEA REGION

Diminishing rainfall in recent months across the Black Sea region has led to a decrease in the water level in stream beds and dams along with a drop-off in drinking water resources. Experts stated that the region received half of the rain this year and that there is a serious …

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GREEN RECOVERY PLANS BOOST INCOME, EMPLOYMENT AND GDP…

Media release… Green recovery plans boost income, employment and GDP better than return-to-normal stimulus measures, new analysis finds.The results make a strong case for including green recovery measures in national responses to Covid-19. New York / London, Oct. 19, 2020 – New analysis, commissioned by the We Mean Business coalition …

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DR. MURAT TÜRKEŞ: TURKEY IN THE MIDDLE OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate change and global warming can lead to aggravated problems in Turkey as it is in the middle of it, with a likelihood of huge financial losses in the coming future, a prominent climate expert has warned. “For some time, winters in Turkey are tropical winters. We are living the effects of global …

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“13 MILLION SAPLINGS PLANTED IN THE ‘BREATH FOR THE FUTURE’ CAMPAIGN”

Millions are expected to turn up to plant saplings for November’s National Forestation Day, while Turkey plans to include other countries in efforts to expand its forests this year… The “Breath For the Future” campaign launched last year by the government will return on Nov. 11. Agriculture and Forestry Minister …

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TURKISH ENVIRONMENT AGENCY TO BE ESTABLISHED…

The agency will function on the circular economy and zero waste practices. A bill of law was submitted for the establishment of Turkish Environment Agency under the authority of Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation. The agency, according to the bill of law, submitted to Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) …

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DR. FİLİZ KARAOSMANOĞLU: LET’S CLEAN OUR DIGITAL LIFE!

Press release… Let’s lower our digital carbon footprint… Sustainable Production and Consumption Association (SPCA; SÜT-D) made a call to clean the digital life on account of World Cleanup Day, 19 September. The importance of reducing the digital carbon footprint emphasized anddrawn attention to reducing its cost. September 19, World Cleanup …

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“FAO SUPPORTS TURKISH FARMERS TO ADAPT CLIMATE CHANGE IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION”

As climate change takes a toll on agriculture and brings unsustainable agricultural practices into the spotlight, Turkish farmers are looking to make a change. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has stepped in to help them in these turbulent times. Sheikh Ahaduzzaman, the FAO program officer …

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“GREEN DEAL OF EU GIVES THE SAME MESSAGE AS OUR SUSTAINABILITY MANIFESTO”

Press release… Jak Eskinazi, Coordinator of Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EIB), said that The Green Deal gives the same message as EIB’s Sustainability Manifesto. Eskinazi said, “Fighting climate change and making Europe climate-neutral by 2050 is one of the main priorities of the European Commission. In support of this priority, the Commission …

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TURKEY QUICKENS THE STEPS TO A LOW CARBON ECONOMY WITH THE EU…

Press release… The European Union (EU) pioneers green incentives and creates jobs for women and youth with the funds it provides to countries. While 65 thousand people are employed through 16 thousand supports provided projects in Turkey, 20 percent of the Instrument for Pre-Accession (IPA) investments has been carried out …

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