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Germany weans off Russian gas

Germany no longer fears cold winter without gas

Germany is facing its second winter without gas deliveries from Russia. But analysts say that for gas shortages to really bite, a lot of things would have to go wrong. Germans themselves are optimistic.
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Why wind energy from the High Plains can’t get to other Texans and the grid

While wind farms in the region could help power and lower energy costs for at least 9 million homes, significant infrastructure upgrades would be needed to supply electricity from the region to other parts of the state.
Greenland’s rare-earth mining &  election
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Greenland’s rare-earth election

A vote last month answered an important question about the world’s largest island.
In Europe, a backlash is growing over incinerating garbage
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In Europe, a backlash is growing over incinerating garbage

For years, European countries have built “waste-to-energy” incinerators, saying new technology minimized pollution and boosted energy production. But with increasing concern about the plants’ CO2 emissions, the EU is now withdrawing support for these trash-burning facilities.
Power companies pledge carbon neutrality by 2050 — with some time to figure out natural gas
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Power companies pledge carbon neutrality by 2050 — with some time to figure out natural gas

Two major players in Pennsylvania's electricity market announced last week, by 2050, they will contribute no additional carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.

The world missed a critical deadline to safeguard biodiversity, UN report says

The world missed a critical deadline to safeguard biodiversity, UN report says

A decade ago, United Nations members crafted an agreement to curb the loss of biodiversity. We’ve failed miserably, but all hope is not lost.
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