Germany triggers gas alarm stage, accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register West, Russia in energy standoff since Ukraine invasion German minister warns of ‘rocky road’ ahead Minister does not rule out gas rationing Russian … Read more

Biden administration leans on Tesla for guidance in renewable fuel policy reform

June 23 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden rarely mentions electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) in public. But privately his administration has leaned on the company to help craft a new policy to allow electric vehicles (EVs) to benefit from the nation’s lucrative renewable fuel subsidies, according to emails reviewed by Reuters. The Biden … Read more

Exclusive: G7 likely to discuss Russian turbine, but may not find solution – Canada minister

Canada’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson takes part in a news conference at the Ornamental Gardens in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, June 22 (Reuters) – The G7 is likely to discuss the fate of a Russian … Read more

EU signals shift to coal, accuses Russia of ‘rogue moves’ on gas

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS/OSLO June 22 (Reuters) – The European Union will temporarily shift back to coal to cope with dwindling Russian gas flows without derailing longer … Read more

Europe may shift back to coal as Russia turns down gas flows

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Germany may take ‘painful’ move to fire up coal power Italy, Austria also looking at burning more coal Surging gas prices add to … Read more

Russian gas flows to Europe fall, hindering bid to refill stores

Nord Stream 1 pipeline capacity down to 40% Europe’s gas price jumps up to 30% after disruption news Gazprom blames cuts on equipment delays from Canada Freeport LNG terminal in US offline until September LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) – Russian gas supply to Europe via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline fell further on Thursday and … Read more

Germany’s conservatives on track to win election in northern state

Conservative CDU leads with 43.5% in early exit polls Energy transition to major campaign issue amid Ukraine war Election seen as bellwether for NRW election on May 15 BERLIN, May 8 (Reuters) – Germany’s conservative CDU won an election in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein on Sunday, a boost to the party of former Chancellor … Read more

SEC adds China’s JD.com to list of over 80 firms facing delisting risk

May 5 (Reuters) – The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) added over 80 firms, including China’s JD.com (9618.HK), to a list of entities facing possible expulsion from American exchanges amid a long-running auditing standoff between the United States and China. On Wednesday, the SEC expanded the list on a provisional lineup under a 2020 … Read more

Indonesia’s palm oil export ban leaves global buyers with no plan B

People shop for cooking oil made using palm oil at a supermarket in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 27, 2022. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register All vegetable oil prices set to jump on supply disruption Buyers can’t replace Indonesian palm oil shortfall Soyoil, canola oil supply hit by drought, sunflower oil … Read more

Tourism New Zealand’s Rene de Monchy warns Australian visitor return no quick fix for battered sector

Tourism NZ campaign in Abel Tasman National Park. Video / 100% Pure New Zealand New Zealand’s tourism industry starts a long recovery after two brutal years, with borders opening tomorrow for vaccinated Australian visitors. A tourism leader says the return of Australians – this country’s biggest market pre-pandemic – would be a great start but … Read more