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The EU And UK’s Energy Masochism Is A Self-Induced Disaster

With winter fast approaching, Europe finds itself in an energy crisis—and reliant on the tender mercies of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin. It’s a self-induced disaster years in the making. European energy prices are up more than five times from a…

On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan on Climate Change – The New York Times

SAKHALIN ISLAND, Russia — Sixteen wind turbines are slated to go up amid the winding coast and wooded hills of this Russian island in the Pacific, creating a wind park bigger than any that currently exists in the vast reaches…

On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan for Climate Change – The New York Times

SAKHALIN ISLAND, Russia — Sixteen wind turbines are slated to go up amid the winding coast and wooded hills of this Russian island in the Pacific, creating a wind park bigger than any that currently exists in the vast reaches…

A Perfect Storm Is Brewing In Canada As Energy Crisis Looms

Winter is coming — and it’s not looking pretty. A confluence of events is threatening to create the perfect storm that could see an unusually cold winter coupled with prohibitively high home heating costs, in an economy already facing significant…

Tackling methane emissions from fossil fuel operations is essential to combat near-term global warming – News – IEA – IEA

Climate action cannot focus only on carbon dioxide. Governments and energy companies have major opportunities to reduce methane emissions, which provides the most impactful way to limit near-term climate change, the International Energy Agency said in a new report released…

Global Methane Pledge aims for 30 percent methane emissions cut from 2020 levels by 2030

A global Methane Pledge will be launched at the UN Climate Change Conference at Glasgow COP26 in November. The pledge will commit countries to a collective goal of reducing global methane emissions by at least 30 percent from 2020 levels…

Russia ‘To Determine UK’s Winter Fate’ After Merkel ‘Outsmarted’ By Putin On Energy Crisis

Vladimir Putin has the fate of a UK’s winter in his hands after he “outmaneuvered” Angela Merkel on gas supplies in Europe, experts have warned. The German Chancellor struck a deal with the Russian President for the Nord Stream 2…

Obstacles abound in global effort to cut methane – E&E News

President Biden and European Union leaders want the rest of the world to join them in a new campaign to slash methane emissions. If successful, the initiative could go a long way toward blunting the impact of the planet-warming gas…

Joint US-EU Press Release on the Global Methane Pledge – Whitehouse.gov

The United States and European Union announced today the Global Methane Pledge, an initiative to reduce global methane emissions to be launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November in Glasgow.  President Biden and European Commission President…

Biden, world leaders push climate action, vow methane cuts – Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tried on Friday to hammer out the world’s next steps against rapidly worsening climate change with a small group of other global leaders and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking methane leaks….

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