Nord Stream rupture could mark largest methane release on record – UN

September 30 (Reuters) – Ruptures of the Nord Stream gas pipeline network under the Baltic Sea have resulted in what is likely the largest single release of climate-damaging methane on record, the United Nations Environment Program said on Friday. . A huge plume of highly concentrated methane, a much more potent but shorter-lived greenhouse gas … Read more

EU countries approve windfall energy profit levies, move towards gas price caps

EU approves windfall energy profit levies Countries consider capping gasoline prices as next step States divided on how to contain exorbitant prices BRUSSELS, Sept 30 (Reuters) – European Union countries agreed on Friday to impose emergency levies on the windfall profits of energy companies and began talks on their next move to tackle the energy … Read more

US says it has agreed to partnership with Pacific islands, offering ‘big dollar’ aid

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The United States said at a summit with Pacific island leaders on Wednesday that it had agreed to a future partnership with them and hinted at the prospect of “significant aid” to a region where they hope to stem China’s growing influence. The Washington Post quoted US officials as saying … Read more