Press release, Kirkenes, Murmansk, Luleå, Oulu, September 29th 2015
On Monday 28th of September, Thomas Nilsen was fired from his position as chief editor of the online news site BarentsObserver by the owners of the Norwegian Barents Secretariat, the three Northern Norwegian county administrations.
STATEMENT FROM BARENTS PRESS INTERNATIONAL, CONCERNING THE RESTRICTION OF BARENTSOBSERVERS' EDITORIAL FREEDOM
Russian journalists will go on an ecological press tour
The Russian ecological Union – the Climatic Secretary «Friends of Baltic», the Kola Ecological Center invite journalists of the Northwest of Russia to take part in media tour «The Climate and Green Power».
The main aim is to show interrelation of a problem of climate changes with decisions in the field of renewed power and power efficiency and also to acquaint journalists with examples of practical decisions in this area for formation of public opinion and advancement of ideas of green power through mass media.
Within the limits of the press tour journalists will get acquainted with examples of:
introductions of power effective approaches in inhabited sector within the limits of the pilot project «Power effective quarter», Apatity;
production of biogas from animal waste industries in the agrocomplex "Kovdorsky" of Murmansk area;
using of wind power for enterprise power supply (hotel Ogni Murmanska in Murmansk);
and with other examples of low carbonic power decisions.