Ukraine pushes to take back all land from Russia, demands Western weapons

Ukraine took over dozens of cities in rapid advance Many fleeing Russian soldiers have left Ukraine – US official Zelenskiy asks for anti-aircraft systems from the West ON THE WAY TO BALAKLIIA, Ukraine, September 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it intended to liberate all of its territory after pushing back Russian forces in … Read more

EU divided over Russian gas price cap amid ‘energy war’

The gas installation is pictured at the Cavern Underground Gas Storage (CUGS) facility in Kosakowo, near Debogorze, Poland April 30, 2022. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Countries resist EU proposal to cap Russian gas price Wider support for cash grants to energy companies Ministers will discuss an exceptional … Read more

Biden administration rejects Cheniere’s request to circumvent LNG pollution rule

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday it had rejected a request from major liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Cheniere Energy Inc. (GNL.A) to exempt the turbines at its two US Gulf Coast terminals from a dangerous pollution rule. … Read more

EU rushes to protect industry as Russia gas shutdown shakes markets

Gas prices in Europe up around 400% compared to a year ago EU states rush to support struggling power companies Disruptions hamper EU efforts to fill storage EU denounces Moscow’s weaponized gas, Russia blames sanctions LONDON/OSLO, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Gas prices in Europe jumped, stocks tumbled and the euro tumbled on Monday after Russia … Read more

Biden declares urgency over Mississippi water crisis

JACKSON, Mississippi, Aug 30 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration approved an emergency declaration regarding a water crisis in the state of Mississippi and on Tuesday ordered federal aid to supplement the response to the state. “Emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, will be provided at 75% of federal funding for a period … Read more

Cataclysmic floods in Pakistan kill 1,100 people, including 380 children

Flood killed at least 1,100 people, affected 33 million A third of the country is under water – climate minister Climate catastrophe in Pakistan needs the world’s attention – António Guterres Devastation ‘of international origin’ – UN Harneis CHARSADDA, Pakistan, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Torrential rains and floods have submerged a third of Pakistan and … Read more

US spares western states from Colorado River water cuts – for now

Aug 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. government has so far spared seven western states from mandatory Colorado River water cuts, but warned on Tuesday that drastic conservation was needed to protect declining reservoirs from overdraft and severe drought exacerbated by climate change. In June, the US Bureau of Reclamation had given states 60 days, until … Read more

Chinese rocket falls to Earth, NASA says Beijing has not shared information

A Long March-5B Y3 rocket, carrying the Wentian laboratory module for China’s space station under construction, lifts off from the Wenchang Spacecraft launch site in Hainan province, China July 24, 2022. China Daily via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) – A Chinese rocket fell back … Read more

At least 16 people die in ‘epic’ Kentucky floods, including 6 children

July 29 (Reuters) – The death toll in eastern Kentucky rose to at least 16 on Friday as flooding triggered by “epic” torrential rains swept away homes, washed away roads and pushed rivers to their banks , state authorities said, warning that more deaths were expected. Police and National Guard troops, including personnel from neighboring … Read more

Russia further cuts gas flows as Europe pleads for savings

Pipes from the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline landing facilities are pictured in Lubmin, Germany March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN/FRANKFURT, July 27 (Reuters) – Russia delivered less gas to Europe on Wednesday in a further escalation of an energy standoff between Moscow and the European … Read more