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    Russian Gas Pipeline to Europe Explodes

    Russian Gas Pipeline to Europe Explodes

    Three repair workers were killed yesterday when a section of the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhhorod natural gas pipeline in western Russia exploded. One driver was also suffering from shock, Reuters reported. The pipeline transports gas from Siberia to central Europe via Ukraine and is currently the primary gas export route from Russia to Europe. Local officials said the […]

    Arctic Air Brings Dangerous Cold to U.S., Could Test Texas Grid

    Arctic Air Brings Dangerous Cold to U.S., Could Test Texas Grid

    A bomb cyclone of Arctic air is descending on the lower 48 states, bringing with it life-threatening extreme cold, heavy snow and rain, and blizzard conditions. The National Weather Service office in Buffalo, NY — no stranger to extreme winter weather — described it as a “once in a generation winter storm.” The coldest temperatures […]

    Despite Climate Warnings, Coal Use Reaching Record Highs in 2022: IEA

    Despite Climate Warnings, Coal Use Reaching Record Highs in 2022: IEA

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that coal use must be largely phased out by 2050 in order to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis.  Despite this, the carbon-intensive fuel is set to reach record levels of use in […]

    Two New Sustainable Jet Fuels Might Be the Future of Flight

    Two New Sustainable Jet Fuels Might Be the Future of Flight

    As the race to develop a permanent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) that will eventually replace kerosene continues, two new developments shed light on how quickly the technology is advancing.  A company called Enviva, which is touted as the world’s largest producer of biomass, has invested in biomass factories all throughout the southeastern U.S. These factories […]

    Top 10% of UK Earners Use Nearly 3x the Energy of Bottom 30%, Study Finds

    Top 10% of UK Earners Use Nearly 3x the Energy of Bottom 30%, Study Finds

    Yet another study provides evidence that humanity is not all equally responsible for the climate crisis. The UK-based research, published in Ecological Economics, finds that the top 10 percent of income earners in the country use almost three times as much energy as the bottom 30 percent. What’s more, the top 10 percent’s energy footprint […]