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How do you like net zero now? ‘In Germany, prices for gasoline & public transport surged’

Via American Energy Alliance’s In The Pipeline: https://mailchi.mp/947e42b5c59b/gavins-miracle?e=02e2394a9b How do you like net zero now? Deutsche Welle (31/22) reports: “In Germany, prices for gasoline and public transport surged on September 1st, as government subsidies expired. The price for natural gas — which half of all households use for heating — and for electricity has skyrocketed […]

Green New Deal in Action! ‘Businesses in Spain have to keep summer air conditioning above 80 degrees F under new govt rules’

Escaping the heat in Spain just got a little bit harder. From today, businesses have to keep summer air conditioning above 80 degrees Fahrenheit under new government rules https://t.co/rvZtFwLfmJ pic.twitter.com/pnz4nHFZZO — Bloomberg Quicktake (@Quicktake) August 9, 2022 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-08-08/spain-air-conditioning-crackdown-set-to-take-effect#xj4y7vzkg From August 9, businesses have to keep summer air conditioning above 80 degrees Fahrenheit under new government […]

NYT: Europe facing the ‘physical absence of energy’ – EU ‘staring down a ‘wartime’ winter…government rationing, closure of energy markets, & industrial shutdowns’

Putin is widening his energy war with Europe, and the EU is now staring down a “wartime” winter: the possibility of not just price crises but government rationing, the closure of energy markets, and industrial shutdowns. https://t.co/86AtrjgBwi pic.twitter.com/5KwnL5m52W — David Wallace-Wells (@dwallacewells) August 10, 2022

Putin has Europe where he wants it – ‘Putin is managing to make Europe look politically powerless’

  https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2022/07/26/putin-has-europe-where-he-wants-it/ By Paul Homewood the Spectator: Have we reached the endgame of Vladimir Putin’s energy war against the West, the point at which he turns off the gas for good? This afternoon, Gazprom announced that from Wednesday morning it will cut the quantity of gas flowing through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany […]

Dumb As It Gets: Germany Heads Into Winter Refusing To Let Badly Needed Power Plants Operate

    https://notrickszone.com/2022/07/05/dumb-as-it-gets-germany-heads-into-winter-refusing-to-let-badly-needed-power-plants-operate/ By P Gosselin Into winter chaos without extending power plant operation By Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Translated by P. Gosselin, one hyperlink added) There is another taboo law that the German federal government does not want to touch: the nuclear phase-out law. Most people in Germany have seen through the inane statements of […]

‘Massive consequences’: Regulator urges Germans to prepare for possible gas shortage – ‘Hot water could only be made available at certain times of the day’

  https://twitter.com/FrankWi74044551/status/1543676966670180352   https://www.cnbc.com/2022/07/02/regulator-urges-germans-to-prepare-for-possible-gas-shortage.html?__source=sharebar|twitter&par=sharebar Regulator urges Germans to prepare for possible gas shortage Fearing Russia might cut off natural gas supplies, the head of Germany’s regulatory agency for energy called on residents Saturday to save energy and to prepare for winter, when use increases. Federal Network Agency President Klaus Mueller urged house and apartment owners […]

IEA: Europe Will Have To Cut Gas Usage By Nearly One-Third – Germany warns ‘gas is a scarce asset’

    https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/IEA-Europe-Will-Have-To-Cut-Gas-Usage-By-Nearly-One-Third.html By Julianne Geiger In the first quarter of next year, the countries of the European Union will have to cut their usage of natural gas by up to 30% in preparation for a complete stoppage of Russian gas flows, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). IEA Director Fatih Birol on Tuesday […]

EU Says Africa Should Stop Buying Russian Fertilizer — But Can’t Make It Themselves – Fertilizer production in Africa ‘would clash with EU green goals’ 

  https://www.zerohedge.com/commodities/eu-says-africa-should-stop-buying-russian-fertilizer-shouldnt-make-it-themselves BY TYLER DURDEN In an attempt to encourage African nations to stop buying Russian fertilizer, the European Union developed a working plan that would help then develop their own fertilizer plants. The draft, dated June 15 and prepared by aides of European Council President Charles Michel, was to be presented at a summit of EU […]