The European Union (EU) announced Thursday that it will be outlawing the sale of gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles by 2035 even though EU countries are already struggling to fight soaring electricity costs.
NATO did not speculate on the perpetrator but suggested the attacks could demonstrate “coercive” use of energy as a warfare tactic by “state and non-state actors.”
Much more important for the long term, Truss announced that she will issue more than 100 new licenses for oil drilling in the North Sea and lift a ban on fracking for gas and oil put in place in 2019. She also announced an energy supply task force to negotiate long-term energy supply contracts.
Gov. Gavin Newsom originally proposed keeping the plant open as delays in green energy production and heat waves could push power demand beyond available electricity supplies, causing blackouts and energy shortages, according to an Aug. 12 webinar hosted by the California Energy Commission.
Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk told European energy leaders that the world needs more oil, natural gas and nuclear power to end its energy crisis during a conference in Norway, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Germany has gone “full Germany” on the subject of mask mandates. The new Infection Protection Act requires indoor masking for the unvaccinated beginning this fall.
Three days ago, we reported that the vaccinated accounted for 94% of COVID deaths. Today we’ve got more troubling news. Children, who were never a vector but were lined up and jabbed anyway, are dying in record proportion to their unvaccinated peers.
Germany’s three remaining nuclear plants had been scheduled to shut down by the end of the year after former Chancellor Angela Merkel moved to phase out nuclear energy; moreover, Germany’s environmental and economic ministries had advised against extending the life of the plants in March.
Russian state-backed energy companies cut liquefied natural gas exports last week, leaving Europe in search of energy sources. Germany, Austria and the Netherlands recently announced moves to increase energy production coal-fired facilities in order to meet demand.
World government leaders, executives, celebrities and billionaires likely emitted thousands of pounds of carbon dioxide traveling to Davos this week where they warned of an impending “climate crisis.”
The European Union released a proposal that would define liquified natural gas (LNG) and nuclear energy as “green” energy, opening both up for greater investment across the region.
Denmark lifted all domestic COVID-19 restrictions on Tuesday, becoming the first member of the European Union to do so, BBC News reported.