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Biden Admin keeps sanctions on America! EPA Proposes Stronger Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles to ‘Support Transition to Zero-Emissions Future’ March 7, 2022 Contact Information EPA Press Office ([email protected]) WASHINGTON (March 7, 2022) –Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing new, stronger standards to promote clean air and reduce pollution from heavy-duty vehicles and engines starting in model year (MY) 2027. The proposed standards would reduce emissions of smog- and soot-forming nitrogen oxides (NOx) from heavy-duty gasoline and diesel engines and […]

Former Obama U.S. Treasury official Mark Mazur says quiet part out loud: ‘We don’t want lower prices for fossil-fuel buyers, we prefer higher prices’ to achieve ‘climate change goals’ Excerpt via Bloomberg News – Feb 18, 2022 Bloomberg excerpt: “Former U.S. Treasury official Mark Mazur… agreed a gas-tax holiday “undercuts the administration’s climate change goals — where really to care about fossil-fuel consumption, we don’t want lower prices for fossil-fuel buyers, we prefer higher prices.” Mark Mazur   “Former U.S. Treasury official Mark […]

Russia warns of $300 oil, threatens to cut off European gas if West bans energy imports “It is absolutely clear that a rejection of Russian oil would lead to catastrophic consequences for the global market,” Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said Monday in an address on state television. “The surge in prices would be unpredictable. It would be $300 per barrel if not more.” His comments come with […]

Biden says U.S. will ban Russian oil imports in response to Putin’s invasion of Ukraine President Joe Biden announced that the U.S. will ban imports of Russian oil, a major escalation in the international response to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The move came as western-allied nations work to sever Russia from the global economy and punish Russian President Vladimir Putin. The United Kingdom also announced its own plans to phase out […]

AP: Biden to ban Russian oil imports over Ukraine war–eSYS-7oD6LhQ6ksOAelXfh77kEq3xYun7JMcsR36DC5DPOGCH17YYlKm8xuqhk0VyDalJnLGdXlRrfb86iJdYz6u8Qw&utm_content=206137634&utm_source=hs_email WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has decided to ban Russian oil imports, toughening the toll on Russia’s economy in retaliation for its invasion of Ukraine, according to a person familiar with the matter. The move follows pleas by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to U.S. and Western officials to cut off the imports, which had been […]

Fmr. Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown ‘is living off the grid in retirement’ – Warns ‘accelerating oil & gas in U.S. would go against climate goals, & climate is like war: If we don’t handle it, people are going to die’ WILLIAMS, Calif. (AP) — Former California Gov. Jerry Brown is living off the grid in retirement, but he’s still deeply connected on two issues that captivated him while in office and now are center stage globally: climate change and the threat of nuclear war. The 83-year-old Brown, who left office in 2019, serves […]

John Kerry: ‘Gas will be key component of energy transition, not unabated gas though’ – Warns energy markets would be turbulent for a while, ‘and we will have to live with it’ By David Gaffen (Reuters) – U.S. climate envoy John Kerry said on Monday that the crisis in Ukraine is going to be a “defining moment” for this century, saying the stakes “could not be higher,” even if the world has to live with higher energy costs for a time. Kerry, the kickoff speaker at […]

The hit to your pocketbook from higher gasoline prices: $2,000 a year BY AIMEE PICCHI American consumers are already struggling with the highest inflation in four decades — a phenomenon that is eating into buying power and eroding wages. But more economic pain may be in store, with one analyst estimating that the recent surge in gas prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could add up to $2,000 […]