EU countries approve climate measures after long talks

apnews.com BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries reached a deal backing stricter climate rules that would eliminate carbon emissions from new cars by 2035 following hard-fought talks that dragged into the early hours of...

EU countries reach deal on climate laws after late-night talks

investing.com By Kate Abnett LUXEMBOURG -EU countries clinched deals on proposed laws to combat climate change early Wednesday, backing a 2035 phase-out of new fossil fuel car sales and a multibillion-euro fund to shield poorer...

Summer Preview: Rolling Blackouts, Higher Gas Prices, Natural Gas Rationing In Europe And A Historic Diesel Crisis

zerohedge.com Summer Preview: Rolling Blackouts, Higher Gas Prices, Natural Gas Rationing In Europe And A Historic Diesel Crisis Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Almost everyone has heard...

Germany declares gas crisis as Russia cuts supplies to Europe

cnn.com German economy minister Robert Habeck said he hoped rationing wouldn't be necessary to get through the coming winter, but couldn't rule it out. "Gas is from now on in short supply in Germany," he told reporters at a...

Germany declares gas crisis as Russia cuts supplies to Europe

cnn.com German economy minister Robert Habeck said he hoped rationing wouldn't be necessary to get through the coming winter, but couldn't rule it out. "Gas is from now on in short supply in Germany," he told reporters at a...

Crude Oil Edges Higher; Oil Majors to Meet With Biden Administration

investing.com By Peter Nurse Investing.com -- Oil prices stabilized Thursday, edging higher after the previous session's weakness with traders focusing on a meeting of major U.S. oil refiners with the Biden administration to...

Germany Elevates Risk Level In Its "National Gas Emergency Plan" To Second-Highest "Alarm" Phase

zerohedge.com Germany Elevates Risk Level In Its "National Gas Emergency Plan" To Second-Highest "Alarm" Phase European natural gas and power prices surged after Germany triggered the "alarm stage" of its...

U.S. oil refiners to meet Biden officials in high-stakes price talks

investing.com By Jarrett Renshaw and Laura Sanicola - Major U.S. oil refiners will meet with U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and other Biden officials on Thursday in an emergency meeting about how to lower record-high...

Factbox: Australia's inquiry into sexual harassment in mining

investing.com By Praveen Menon and Byron Kaye SYDNEY - An Australian state government inquiry into abuse in the mineral-rich west has found the mining industry perpetuated a culture that led to women being subject to frequent...

Russian gas cuts have hit 12 countries, EU climate chief says

investing.com BRUSSELS - A dozen European Union countries have been affected by cuts to gas supply from Russia, EU climate policy chief Frans Timmermans said on Thursday. Timmermans said ten of the EU's 27 member countries have...

New research reveals U.S. gas pipeline leaks have not improved

investing.com By Valerie Volcovici - Over 2,600 hazardous gas pipeline leaks in the United States caused more than $4 billion in damages and emergency services, killed 122 people, and released 26.6 billion cubic feet of fuel as...

Russian gas cuts have hit 12 countries, EU climate chief says

reuters.com A dozen European Union countries have been affected by cuts to gas supply from Russia, EU climate policy chief Frans Timmermans said on Thursday.

EU Commission proposes cutting pesticides by half by 2030

apnews.com BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive arm on Wednesday proposed setting legally binding targets to reduce the use of chemical pesticides by 50% by 2030 and a ban on all pesticide use in areas such public...

Not-so-fast fashion: EU reveals crackdown on disposable clothing

aljazeera.com New rules proposed by the EU’s executive arm call for a mandatory minimum use of recycled fibres by 2030. Rules also would seek to contain the release of microplastics and improve global labour conditions in the...

EU wants to force fashion firms to make clothes more durable and recyclable

theguardian.com The European Commission is calling for an end to fast fashion by 2030. It announced a vast expansion of eco-design rules that could in future apply to any product, starting with textiles. The EU executive also wants...