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‘Bit of re­lief’: Biden calls for three month gas tax hol­i­day
Asks states to sus­pend their tax­es; re­finer­ies, en­er­gy com­pa­nies to pass sav­ings to con­sumers.
22 Jun 2022
EU warns of fos­sil fuel ‘back­slid­ing’ as coun­tries turn to coal
Ur­su­la von der Leyen is­sues warn­ing af­ter sev­er­al EU mem­bers say they will use coal as an al­ter­na­tive to Russ­ian gas.
21 Jun 2022
US Pres­i­dent Biden con­sid­er­ing gas tax hol­i­day amidst high prices
As con­sumers feel the pinch of ris­ing en­er­gy prices, the Biden ad­min­is­tra­tion strug­gles to find so­lu­tions.
20 Jun 2022
Nige­ria: Supreme Court up­holds freeze on Shell’s as­set sale
Eighty-eight com­mu­ni­ties were award­ed $1.95bn com­pen­sa­tion for an oil spill they blamed on a Shell as­set.
20 Jun 2022
Ger­many turns to coal as Rus­sia cuts gas sup­plies
Econ­o­my min­is­ter says Ger­many will lim­it the use of nat­ur­al gas for elec­tric­i­ty pro­duc­tion and in­stead burn more coal.
19 Jun 2022
Sri Lan­ka troops open fire as protest over fuel turns to riot
Po­lice say four civil­ians and three sol­diers wound­ed when shots were fired dur­ing un­rest sparked by eco­nom­ic cri­sis.
19 Jun 2022
Can MENA coun­tries fight cli­mate change the same way?
With Egypt’s COP27 six months away, ex­perts are call­ing at­ten­tion to the MENA re­gion’s tran­si­tion to clean en­er­gy.
11 Jun 2022
In­vestors start to wor­ry as Pak­istan’s IMF bailout not fi­nal yet
With­out a bailout from the In­ter­na­tion­al Mon­e­tary Fund, Pak­istan may de­fault for the sec­ond time in its his­to­ry.
25 May 2022
Can re­new­able en­er­gy help close pow­er gap in In­dia’s hot sum­mer?
As soar­ing tem­per­a­tures load up on In­dia’s pow­er lines, it’s a re­minder to in­vest more in re­new­able en­er­gy.
23 May 2022
Coal, oil price surges on Ukraine war make Asia’s rich­est rich­er
Gau­tam Adani and Mukesh Am­bani have seen their for­tunes jump on the back of surg­ing glob­al com­mod­i­ty prices.
19 May 2022
Lo­cals blame coal pow­er plant in Ma­ha­rash­tra for death, sick­ness
Air pol­lu­tion from a ther­mal pow­er plant in In­dia’s Chan­dra­pur killed 1,300 peo­ple in the area in 2020, re­search claims.
18 May 2022
Aus­tralian elec­tion: Where is cli­mate change on the agen­da?
Most Aus­tralians want ac­tion on cli­mate change, but you would not know that from the cam­paign for Sat­ur­day’s elec­tion.
17 May 2022
Gas is a dan­ger­ous dis­trac­tion for Africa
Ar­gu­ments for gas ex­plo­ration and in­fra­struc­ture are rob­bing us of vi­tal time to switch to clean en­er­gy.
Vanes­sa Nakate
16 May 2022
In­fla­tion ris­es in Nige­ria amid fuel scarci­ty and in­se­cu­ri­ty
The hike in in­fla­tion means pur­chas­ing pow­er of Nige­ri­ans, some of whom live on $50 month­ly min­i­mum wage, is de­clin­ing.
16 May 2022
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