World Energy Outlook 2022 shows the global energy crisis can be a historic turning point towards a cleaner and more secure future

The global energy crisis triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is causing profound and long-lasting changes that have the potential to hasten the transition to a more sustainable and secure energy system, according to the latest edition of the IEA’s World Energy Outlook.

World Energy Outlook 2022 shows the global energy crisis can be a historic turning point towards a cleaner and more secure future
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The wheels are coming off the Dutch green revolution

Another day, another success in the courts for Dutch environmentalists. This week, the country’s highest court, the Council of State, decided that building is no longer exempt from EU environment protection rules. In one of the world’s most densely-populated countries, where new homes are badly needed – and a 900,000 home building spree had just been announced – this spells trouble: within hours, building association Bouwend Nederland called it a ‘tragedy’ and experts warned it will exacerbate the Netherlands’ housing crisis.

The wheels are coming off the Dutch green revolution

Sahra Wagenknecht SMASHES the US’ double standards

We depend on Russia more than Russia depends on us.

Sarah Wagenknecht, the new star of German politics, puts German national interests first and is not afraid to call things by their proper names. In a new interview she states openly that the government has not yet found an alternative to Russian energy resources. According to Sarah, boycotting energy resources from Russia because of the military confrontation with Ukraine does not fit in with the logic of buying energy resources from Azerbaijan, which has shown aggression against Armenia, or the UAE, which has been bombing Yemen for years, and the US, despite the “impeccable democracy” often violates the international law.

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U.S. privately asks Ukraine to show it’s open to negotiate with Russia

So much propaganda to sift through!?! 🙄

U.S. privately asks Ukraine to show it’s open to negotiate with Russia

The request by American officials is not aimed at pushing Ukraine to the negotiating table, these people said. Rather, they called it a calculated attempt to ensure the government in Kyiv maintains the support of other nations facing constituencies wary of fueling a war for many years to come.

The discussions illustrate how complex the Biden administration’s position on Ukraine has become, as U.S. officials publicly vow to support Kyiv with massive sums of aid “for as long as it takes” while hoping for a resolution to the conflict that over the past eight months has taken a punishing toll on the world economy and triggered fears of nuclear war.

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The story of the Lions’ Den

The Lions’ Den was relatively unknown outside of Nablus until a few months ago but today they have gained hero-like status across Palestine — for leading a revival of armed resistance against Israeli colonialism. This is their story.

The story of the Lions’ Den

Video via Palestinian Chronicle TV

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Ramzy Baroud on Gaza’s Lions’ Den Photos: ‘Armed Rebellion in Palestine is Now Imminent’

“This is a proof that the Lions’ Den is a popular Palestinian phenomenon that extends beyond Nablus, to the rest of Palestine,” Palestinian journalist and editor of The Palestine Chronicle Ramzy Baroud said, commenting on newly-emerged photos of Gaza fighters wearing the Lions’ Den symbols.