Mr. Julian Popov: “Air pollution is a problem of energy”


“Air pollution is an energy problem. It became especially relevant because of the cold months this winter and increased consumption of firewood and coal,” said before the participants Mr. Julian Popov, who is a member of BSoP Board, Senior Policy Advisor of the European Climate Foundation, and former Minister of Environment and Water in the 2013 Bulgarian interim government.

Mr. Popov expressed the opinion what could be done about this problem in Bulgaria and Europe He spoke about the energy trends and European energy policies. Mr. Popov was a special guest speaker in the panel “30 minutes in the company of …”

Earlier in the day, Dr. Emilia Zankina who is the provost of the American University in Bulgaria presented the topic of stakeholder analysis. Another theme in the program was a simulation of a TV debate. The anchor of the debate was the journalist from the Bulgarian National Television Bojko Vasilev.

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