State of emergency: 20,000 tonnes of diesel spill into Arctic river – video

Twenty thousand tonnes of diesel fuel spilled into a river inside the Arctic Circle forcing Vladimir Putin to order a state of emergency.

The spill occurred when a fuel reservoir at a power plant near the city of Norilsk collapsed on Friday. The plant is operated by a division of Nornickel, whose factories in the area have made the city one of the most heavily polluted places on Earth

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Enter Your Information Below To Receive Free Trading Ideas, Latest News, And Articles.

Please Enter Your Email Address:




Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us and our affiliates. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

Latest

Australia’s extraordinary and vulnerable animals – in pictures

A long-nosed potoroo (Potorous tridactylus) eating fungi. The way they use their long, slightly curved claws to dig up food helps to spread fungal spores...

If the PM spurns Albanese’s climate peace offer, Labor will be left with a painful problem | Katharine Murphy

We are going to track back to the week's developments on energy policy, but I want to open this weekend in Eden-Monaro, with voters...

Climate crisis: alarm at record-breaking heatwave in Siberia

A prolonged heatwave in Siberia is "undoubtedly alarming", climate scientists have said. The freak temperatures have been linked to wildfires, a huge oil spill...

Women shouldering the burden of climate crisis need action, not speeches

Milikini Failautusi, 30, lives on the Pacific island of Tuvalu. She has become virtually a nomad in her own country after rising tides forced...

Climate action under duress: how Dutch were forced into emissions cuts

Last month the Dutch government announced a bold set of climate policies designed to reduce annual carbon emissions by nearly 10 megatons, comparable to...