Energy & Fuel

"John Kerry Says Fossil Fuel Subsidies Are The ‘Definition Of Insanity.’"

"John Kerry, the U.S. special envoy for climate change, on Friday described fossil fuel subsidies as the “definition of insanity,” denouncing measures taken by governments that artificially lower the price of coal, oil or gas."

Source: NYTimes, 11/15/2021

Lukashenko Warns Europe: Sanction Us Again And We Could Cut Gas Supply

"Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko opened another potential front against Europe on Thursday, threatening to choke off gas supplies amid a deepening crisis that has brought migrants surging to E.U. borders and Western leaders planning to retaliate with more sanctions."

Source: Washington Post, 11/12/2021

Biden’s Proposed Auto Emissions Crackdown Will Be Strengthened: Regan

"The Biden administration will strengthen its proposed limits on auto and truck emissions, U.S. environmental chief Michael Regan said Wednesday, addressing complaints that the plan announced last summer is too weak."

Source: Bloomberg, 11/11/2021

"COP26: Surging Wood Pellet Industry Threatens Climate, Say Experts"

"A carbon accounting loophole in global climate change policy classifies burning woody biomass for energy as “carbon neutral,” and is accepted by the U.N. and many of the world’s nations. But scientists have proven otherwise, even as the forestry industry gets massive subsidies to produce millions of tons of wood pellets annually."

Source: Mongabay, 11/11/2021

"Regan Seeks Industry Backing for Methane Rule to Overcome GOP"

"The EPA’s plans to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas operations will need industry support to stick in case Republicans take over Congress after the 2022 midterm elections, EPA administrator Michael Regan told Bloomberg Law Wednesday in Glasgow."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 11/11/2021

Oil And Gas Industry Pushes Misinformation About Its Impact On La. Coast

"Louisiana politicians at the state and federal level are echoing a false oil and gas industry claim to support more offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, saying that Louisiana will lose more land to the sea without offshore production royalties to pay for coastal restoration."

Source: WWNO/Southerly, 11/10/2021


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