Nord Stream gas leaks see methane spew into the atmosphere

Climate scientists described the shocking images of gas spewing to the surface of the Baltic Sea as a “reckless release” of greenhouse gas emissions that, if deliberate, “amounts to an environmental crime.” Anadolu Agency Anadolu Agency Getty Images Unexplained gas leaks along two underwater pipelines connecting Russia to Germany have sent huge volumes of methane, … Read more

Nord Stream gas leaks see methane spew into the atmosphere

Climate scientists described the shocking images of gas spewing to the surface of the Baltic Sea as a “reckless release” of greenhouse gas emissions that, if deliberate, “amounts to an environmental crime.” Anadolu Agency Anadolu Agency Getty Images Unexplained gas leaks along two underwater pipelines connecting Russia to Germany have sent huge volumes of methane, … Read more

You’ll never solve climate change with degrowth

Climate change is being fueled by the release of greenhouse gas emissions and those emissions are coming from every sector of the global economy: Electricity, manufacturing, transportation, agriculture, industrial processes. Collectively, greenhouse gas emissions have generally been climbing for decades. Activists often advocate using less and consuming less as one potential solution to climate change … Read more

Economy flights from Moscow to Dubai hitting $5,000 as Russians flee

The airline industry has been hamstrung by a perfect storm of challenges over recent weeks, from labor shortages and supply disruptions to rising fuel prices. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — One-way economy flights from Moscow to Dubai are going for as much as $5,000 and many have completely … Read more

The US and Europe are running out of weapons to send to Ukraine

Ukrainian servicemen fire an M777 howitzer, Kharkiv Region, northeastern Ukraine. This photo cannot be distributed in the Russian Federation. Vyacheslav Madiyevsky | Future Publishing Getty Images In the US weapons industry, the normal production level for artillery rounds for the 155 millimeter howitzer — a long-range heavy artillery weapon currently used on the battlefields of … Read more

The US and Europe are running out of weapons to send to Ukraine

Ukrainian servicemen fire an M777 howitzer, Kharkiv Region, northeastern Ukraine. This photo cannot be distributed in the Russian Federation. Vyacheslav Madiyevsky | Future Publishing Getty Images In the US weapons industry, the normal production level for artillery rounds for the 155 millimeter howitzer — a long-range heavy artillery weapon currently used on the battlefields of … Read more

What is required to travel to Hong Kong? Many, many tests

Travelers headed to Hong Kong no longer need to quarantine in a hotel upon arrival. But they will have to submit to a barrage of Covid tests. They can go to work, take public transportation and go to supermarkets, but for the first three days, travelers can’t go into “high-risk premises” such as restaurants, bars … Read more

Larry Summers blasts UK’s ‘utterly irresponsible’ fiscal policy

Larry Summers Cameron Costa CNBC LONDON — Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers on Tuesday warned that the UK has lost sovereign credibility after the new government’s fiscal policy sent markets into a tailspin. The British pound hit an all-time low against the dollar in the early hours of Monday morning, before recovering slightly on … Read more

What is required to travel to Hong Kong? Many, many tests

Travelers headed to Hong Kong no longer need to quarantine in a hotel upon arrival. But they will have to submit to a barrage of Covid tests. They can go to work, take public transportation and go to supermarkets, but for the first three days, travelers can’t go into “high-risk premises” such as restaurants, bars … Read more

European markets open to close; sterling slumps against the dollar

UK bond yields set for record monthly rise British government bond yields are on course for the biggest monthly rise recorded within Refinitiv and Bank of England data going back to 1957, a Reuters analysis found. The yield on 10-year gilts has risen 131 basis points so far in September, with a sell-off intensifying Friday … Read more