German minister criticizes US over ‘astronomical’ natural gas prices

A photo of a natural gas flare burning near an oil pump jack at the New Harmony Oil Field in the US on June 19, 2022. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Germany’s economy minister accused the US and other “friendly” gas supplier states of astronomical prices for their supplies, suggesting they were profiting … Read more

German minister criticizes US over ‘astronomical’ natural gas prices

A photo of a natural gas flare burning near an oil pump jack at the New Harmony Oil Field in the US on June 19, 2022. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Germany’s economy minister accused the US and other “friendly” gas supplier states of astronomical prices for their supplies, suggesting they were profiting … Read more

Orsted to use more fossil fuels as the energy crisis continues

Jens Auer | Torque | Getty Images Energy firm Orsted is to continue or restart operations at three fossil fuel facilities after being ordered by Danish authorities to do so, as governments around Europe prepare themselves for winter amid the energy crisis. In a statement over the weekend, Orsted — whose biggest stakeholder is the … Read more

How to protect your finances from natural disasters like Hurricane Ian

Tap emergency resources Reach out to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Disaster Assistance Improvement Program and the American Red Cross, as well as state and local governments, for emergency assistance. You may also find help in your community. “Disasters bring people together,” McClanahan said. “People are really good at helping people. “If you have the … Read more

Riverford: UK business needs long-term policies and stability | FT Food Revolution – Financial Times

Riverford: UK business needs long-term policies and stability | FT Food RevolutionFinancial Times

Prince William to stay away from Cop27 along with his father, King Charles

His son William, who has now inherited the title, has also made the environment a cornerstone of his public work, founding the Earthshot Prize. He too will not attend Cop27 and is not currently planning to take part from a distance, in line with government advice. On Sunday Simon Clarke, the Levelling Up Secretary, told … Read more

Biden to visit Florida and Puerto Rico as scale of Hurricane Ian’s death and destruction emerges

Hurricane Ian takes aim at Carolina coast on Sept; 30th, 2022. NOAA President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to devastated areas this week as the United States reels from the death, dangerous floods and destruction left in Hurricane Ian’s wake. The White House announced late Saturday that the Bidens will visit … Read more

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda talks EV skepticism, ‘happy dance,’ his legacy

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda speaks during a small media roundtable on Sept. 29, 2022 in Las Vegas. Toyota LAS VEGAS — Toyota Motor CEO Akio Toyoda last week simply stated what he would like his legacy to be: “I love cars.” Just how the 66-year-old racer, car enthusiast and company scion will be remembered regarding … Read more

War on motorists based on ‘false’ government data as calls to scrap LTNs grow

Across Britain, miles driven on minor roads rose by just less than 10 per cent, rather than the 26 per cent originally suggested. The original data suggested a rise from 108 billion vehicle miles in 2009 to almost 136 billion in 2019. This has been revised to 107 billion in 2009 and less than 118 … Read more