How Ukraine wants to make Russia pay for war’s environmental damage – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article The destruction unleashed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is vast — but Ukraine’s environment ministry is determined to chart the specific toll on the environment and amass evidence to eventually take Russia to court. “It is crucial for us to record in detail and collect evidence to hold … Read more

Ecuador police arrest top indigenous leader amid protests over fuel prices

Issued on: 06/15/2022 – 04:49 Ecuadorian police have arrested the leader of an Indigenous movement, pushing his organization to call Tuesday for a popular uprising a day after nationwide roadblocks to protest high fuel prices. The arrest of Leonidas Iza, leader of the powerful Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie), sparked outrage, with authorities … Read more

QatarEnergy and TotalEnergies to collaborate on North Field East project

Issued on: 06/12/2022 – 16:53 QatarEnergy signed a partnership deal with France’s TotalEnergies on Sunday for the North Field East expansion of the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project. QatarEnergy’s chief executive said more partners would be announced in the coming days. The Gulf state is partnering with international energy companies in the first … Read more

Facing record inflation, Biden chides Exxon, oil companies for profits

US President Joe Biden speaks during the opening plenary session at the Ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California, US, June 9, 2022. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, June 10 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden on Friday accused the US oil industry, and Exxon … Read more

Ottawa faces controversy over Bay du Nord oil mega project in NL

Global National Despite making climate pledges, the federal government approved the Bay du Nord oil project off Newfoundland and Labrador’s coast in April. As Ross Lord explains, the decision is spawning questions about whether the federal and provincial Liberal governments are moving in opposite directions on the environment.

sri lanka: Sri Lanka will need $5 billion in next six months for essentials: Prime Minister

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cash-strapped government will need at least $5 billion in the next six months to maintain basic standards of living, including some $3.3 billion for fuel imports, the country’s prime minister told Parliament on Tuesday. “Only establishing economic stability not enough, we have to restructure the entire economy,” said Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is … Read more

Putin’s war and green zealots doom the West to a ruinous energy bill

Curiously, you might think, we have not yet seen the rehabilitation of Big Oil fully reflected in the share prices of either BP or Shell. Yes, the shares have come surging back, but to nowhere near the levels which have historically been associated with $100-plus oil. Why is that? Partly, it’s down to having to … Read more

Daily gas price check: 211.5 cents per liter in Toronto

The average price for gas in Ontario on Saturday is 209.6 cents per liter, up 3 cents from Saturday’s average of 206.6, according to the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). Last month’s average was 187.2 and last year’s average was 129 cents per liter, CAA data shows. Ontario drivers continue to see eye-watering prices at the … Read more

China’s new vassal: Vladimir Putin – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article China can now enjoy turning the tables. When Chairman Mao Zedong visited Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in the winter of 1949, he was very much the junior supplicant. Stalin packed him off to wait for weeks in his snow-bound No. 2 dacha, 27 kilometers outside Moscow, where the … Read more

Daily gas price check: 211.5 cents per liter in Toronto

The average price for gas in Ontario on Saturday is 209.6 cents per liter, up 3 cents from Saturday’s average of 206.6, according to the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). Last month’s average was 187.2 and last year’s average was 129 cents per liter, CAA data shows. Ontario drivers continue to see eye-watering prices at the … Read more