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Got airtime on BBC News this morning ... gas shortage and high energy prices is caused by Russia politicizing the fossil fuel delivery to Europe.


Cost of Inaction and Costs of Action In Climate Protection Assessment of Costs of Inaction or Delayed Action of Climate Protection and Climate Change (2005)

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Feb 14th, 2022 at 12:02:08 PM EST
Claudia Kemfert considers Nord Stream 2 a mistake ...

On the Biden win in 2020 ...

Europeans express relief, hope for climate cooperation after Biden win

Claudia Kemfert, professor for energy economics and energy policy at the German Institute for Economic Research, has warned on Twitter that not everything will change under Biden. "Biden also considers Nord Stream 2 (rightly) a mistake."

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Feb 14th, 2022 at 12:02:49 PM EST
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Is Mrs. Kemfert willing to join NATO into a war with Russia over fossil fuel supply and supremacy. Putting blame on Russia to promote a Green Deal ... stupidity.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Feb 14th, 2022 at 12:03:44 PM EST
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Behold the premise of a "rational system" of government:

If US climate "Green Deal" becomes reality
It won't.

The EU should initiate a joint #GreenNewDeal Deal with the USA

Because EU already enjoys trade surplus with USA and ROBUST joint ventures among profit-seeking and yield-chasing TNCs to liberate "green" minerals from EMERGING MARKETS around the world.

Nuclear, CCS, fracking will have no future in midterm.
Incorrect. Check with rate payers in your "community" abusing investor-owned Public Utility Commissions. And Juncker's last stand on importing LNG from "net exporter" USA.
All of these technologies are much more expensive than renewable energies.
See above
Conventional energy business models have no future. Biden focuses on realism and economy without artificial
wut are natural
subsidies for expensive technology?

case in point

Evidently, this person is either illiterate and innumerate or has yet to read a word of US legislation pertaining to congressional appropriations intended to commercialize US American "science, technology, and innovation" for the future "bioeconomy". Is this person an expert economist?

by Cat on Mon Feb 14th, 2022 at 02:15:52 PM EST
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NSA Jake Sullivan Reportedly Asks US Congress to Offer $1 Billion Loan Guarantees to Ukraine
Fox News has reported citing anonymous sources. Moscow has repeatedly denied these allegations over the past months.

He reportedly justified the measure by the need to "calm market concerns" about a possible war erupting in Ukraine.

Fox News earlier said that Sullivan will be briefing congressional leaders and members of key House and Senate committees on the latest developments concerning Ukraine and the allegedly possible "Russian invasion".

Evergreen New Deal
House approves $1B loan guarantee package for Ukraine, 2014
Inside Joe Biden's brawling efforts to reform Ukraine, 2019
US Embassy staff in Ukraine falls to 22, February 2022 earnings call
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has been briefing top House lawmakers by phone this morning about the situation in Ukraine. A similar briefing happens in person at 3:30 p.m. ET in the Senate today.

A source familiar with this morning's call tells Fox News that the U.S. will offer $1 billion in soveriegn loan guarantees to Ukraine in an effort to calm market concerns about a war in Ukraine.

by Cat on Mon Feb 14th, 2022 at 05:16:59 PM EST
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