The jump in fossil fuel use pushed emissions from electricity production up 1.7%, or 133 million tons, in the first eight months of this year, climate think-tank Ember said in a report Wednesday. Most of the increase was in July and August, as fossil generation was unchanged in the first half from a year earlier.
Benchmark futures declined as much as 9.7%. European demand is likely to fall by a record 10% this year, and another 4% next year due to the high prices, according to the International Energy Agency. Gas saving measures will be crucial to help stretch inventories to the end of winter even with dwindling Russian supply, … Read more
“We are going to get Congressional support in a bipartisan way for us to make our own fuel cycle supply chain independent, certainly of Russia,” Granholm, 63, said in an interview at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna. “We’ve got to make this happen for our own independence and national security.”