War in Ukraine Likely to Speed, Not Slow, Shift to Clean Energy: IEA

"The energy crisis sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is likely to speed up rather than slow down the global transition away from fossil fuels and toward cleaner technologies like wind, solar and electric vehicles, the world’s leading energy agency said Thursday."

Source: NYTimes, 10/28/2022

"Western Powers Rebuke Russia’s ‘Dirty Bomb’ Claims Against Ukraine"

"The United States, Britain and France rejected as “transparently false” claims by Moscow’s defense minister that Ukraine is preparing to use a “dirty bomb” — explosive weapons designed to widely disperse radioactive material — on its own territory with Western help, characterizing the claims as an attempt by Moscow to create a pretext for escalating the conflict."

Source: Washington Post, 10/24/2022

"Germany’s New Hunger for Coal Dooms a Tiny Village"

"For months, die-hard environmental activists have camped in the fields and occupied the trees in this tiny farming village in western Germany, hoping that like-minded people from across the country would arrive and help stop the expansion of a nearby open-pit coal mine that threatened to swallow the village and its farms."

Source: NYTimes, 10/14/2022

"Biden Says the U.S. Is Eyeing ‘Alternatives’ to OPEC Oil"

"President Biden on Thursday defended his visit to Saudi Arabia this summer, in the wake of Wednesday’s decision by the Saudi-led cartel of oil-producing nations to cut production, which will likely raise gasoline prices in the United States."

Source: NYTimes, 10/07/2022

"An Explosive Problem: The Radford Arsenal’s Toxic Operations"

"At military bases across the country, the Department of Defense (DoD) has for decades relied on a practice known as open burn/open detonation (OB/OD) to destroy excess, unserviceable, or obsolete military munitions, including small arms cartridges, rockets, mortars, missiles, and other items."

Source: Ctr. for Progressive Reform, 09/29/2022

"White House Alarm Rises Over Europe As Putin Threatens Energy Supply"

"White House officials are growing increasingly alarmed about Europe’s energy crisis and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s threats to force a bleak winter on the continent." "Biden aides have redoubled efforts to increase natural gas exports across the Atlantic but see few obvious solutions".

Source: Washington Post, 09/13/2022


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