International

"As War Rages, a Struggle to Balance Energy Crunch and Climate Crisis"

"As the world reels from spikes in oil and gas prices, the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has laid bare a dilemma: Nations remain extraordinarily dependent on fossil fuels and are struggling to shore up supplies precisely at a moment when scientists say the world must slash its use of oil, gas and coal to avert irrevocable damage to the planet."

Source: NYTimes, 03/11/2022

Analysis: Big Oil's Plastic Boom Threatens U.N.'s Pollution Pact

"When the United Nations agreed a landmark deal to create the world's first ever global plastic pollution treaty this week, every party was quick to claim a victory, from industry lobbyists to environmental activists. That could spell trouble."

Source: Reuters, 03/04/2022

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