Bulgaria & Poland Are Responsible for Europe’s Worst-Case Energy Scenario

Bulgaria & Poland Are Responsible for Europe’s Worst-Case Energy Scenario

This could quickly catalyze a chain reaction of events whereby European production grinds to a halt, including possibly within its German economic engine. The socio-political consequences could be tremendous since people have already shown how rebellious they’re becoming after organizing massive rallies against their governments’ epidemiological policies that were imposed on the pretext of containing…

“Operation Thermostat”: Energy Rationing & the Pivot from Ukraine to Climate?

“Operation Thermostat”: Energy Rationing & the Pivot from Ukraine to Climate?

Italy is officially becoming the first country to start rationing energy after cutting their supply of Russian gas and oil. From next month, until at least March 2023, public buildings across the nation will be banned from running air conditioning at lower than 25 degrees, or heating higher than 19 degrees. The plan, termed “Operation…

My Energy is Your Problem

My Energy is Your Problem

“Energy makes energy anyhowSo spend yourself and get rich right now”— Marillion “Rich” This day has been a long time coming. From the moment, more than a decade ago, when it was finally admitted that Europe was destined to be an energy importer, we were going to see the climax of the showdown between the…

Russian Gas and Ukraine: a Middle Eastern Perspective

Russian Gas and Ukraine: a Middle Eastern Perspective

Hype in the West regarding Russia’s plans to seize Kyiv and its other “schemes” garnered response and comments in the Middle Eastern political circles and media. Among these the US-driven propaganda narratives regarding Moscow’s alleged intent to use its gas as a geopolitical weapon and about the gas stranglehold that Russia has allegededly put on…

Nuclear Power Causing Disagreements in the EU

Nuclear Power Causing Disagreements in the EU

Amid the world’s forced turn toward nuclear power and energy crisis, Europe had given serious thought to nuclear power’s future on the continent. Currently, 31 countries operate nuclear power plants. The peak in nuclear power generation was recorded in 2006 (2,660 TWh), but overall, the share of nuclear power in global electrical power generation decreased from…