The European Parliament

So an unusual way to well-known Russian public figures, athletes and politicians, as part of the ecological action 'most green tree Moskvy lighted garland on the main energy-saving Christmas tree country. Organizer This environmental campaign – World Wildlife Fund (WWF) – plans to attract the attention of the Russians to energy efficiency, as well recall that wasteful consumption of electricity – one of the main reasons for the changes climate. The action was attended by Minister of Natural Resources Yuri Trutnev, deputy head of Mitvol, the Ambassador of Denmark in Moscow Per Carlsen, Director of wwf Russia's Igor Chestin, anchorman Nikolai Drozdov, Leading Olga rustling and Olympic champion Ilya . Originally scheduled to energy-saving light garland on Christmas tree on December 6, the day of global action against climate change. However, this action was transferred in connection with the death of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy ii. The European Parliament will gradually introduce new environmental standards for motor vehicles The European Parliament approved a plan for a smooth reduction CO2 emissions from new cars sold in Europe.

The new eu directive, according to which the amount of carbon dioxide emissions from all new passenger cars must not exceed 130 grams per km against the present 158 grams, should enter into force in 2012, as originally proposed to the European Commission, as from 2015. 130 grams – the average value, which must fit 'average' emissions of all models of any brand. Those who can not to make their cars are harmless, will have to pay a fine for each excess gram of CO2 in the exhaust of every car.