G7 accused of ‘backsliding’ on climate goals over energy security fears

G7 accused of ‘backsliding’ on climate goals over energy security fears

G7 leaders have been accused of “backsliding” on climate goals after they watered down pledges to halt fossil fuel investment because of fears over energy security. Vladimir…

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G7 to explore caps on energy prices to curb Russian revenues

G7 to explore caps on energy prices to curb Russian revenues

G7 members will explore ways of curbing energy costs, including via possible caps on the price of oil and gas, as leaders vow to prevent Russia from…

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Ethereum Energy Consumption Sees Sharp Decline As Mining Profitability Drops

Ethereum Energy Consumption Sees Sharp Decline As Mining Profitability Drops

Ethereum energy consumption had been on the rise through 2021. Most of it had been triggered by the bull market which had brought renewed interest to the…

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Germany’s Pixie-Dust Energy Plans and other commentary

Germany’s Pixie-Dust Energy Plans and other commentary

Libertarian: Germany’s Pixie-Dust Energy Plans Germany’s government is committed to “green” energy, yet somehow it’s preparing to “fire up coal-burning power plants,” ribs Reason’s J.D. Tuccille. Coal…

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European energy crisis reignites debate over closure of Groningen reserve

European energy crisis reignites debate over closure of Groningen reserve

Damaging earth tremors linked to the giant Groningen gasfield in the Netherlands have plagued local residents such as Laurens Mengerink for a quarter of a century. But…

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French energy giants urge consumers to cut back

French energy giants urge consumers to cut back

‘The best energy is the one we don’t use,’ say French energy bosses – Copyright AFP ISHARA S. KODIKARA Consumers should start cutting back on their energy…

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Bitcoin’s Energy Use Dips After Price Drop – Good News For Environmentalists?

Bitcoin’s Energy Use Dips After Price Drop – Good News For Environmentalists?

Bitcoin, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, consumes an astounding amount of electricity. But, its energy use depends on a lot of things. After suffering a major collapse…

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Bitcoin’s Energy Consumption Drops By A Quarter Following Crypto Crash

Bitcoin’s Energy Consumption Drops By A Quarter Following Crypto Crash

The Bitcoin network’s power consumption has fallen to 11 GW as of yesterday, down 27% from 15 GW in April, according to the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption…

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How blockchain can open up energy markets: EU DLT expert explains

How blockchain can open up energy markets: EU DLT expert explains

Aside from the buzzing neologism of Web3, there is a bit less catchy but hardly less important concept of Industry 4.0, which includes the new and revolutionary…

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G7 leaders to debate ways to stabilise global energy markets

G7 leaders to debate ways to stabilise global energy markets

US president Joe Biden expects G7 leaders to debate steps to “stabilise global energy markets” as Washington seeks more co-operation to contain the high commodity prices weighing…

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