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Fuel is a problem for business and consumers – why prices are so high

A sign displays gas prices at a gas station on May 10, 2022 in San Mateo County, California. Liu Guangan | China News Service | Getty Images It’s impossible to overlook the skyrocketing price of gasoline and right in the head of consumers’ minds as big billboards advertise that gas is now $4, $5 and … Read more

Inflation makes everyone spend more, but it may be the engine to save our money — and our planet

Inflation worries many Americans — a jump in the price of groceries and gas means paying more for fewer items, and potentially restricting any savings in the future. But it could also be an opportunity to rethink daily spending, and perhaps even help the environment. There is a link between consumer spending and climate change. … Read more

Gasoline could hit $5 a gallon this summer, causing more pain for consumers

Current gasoline prices are shown in Garden Grove, California, March 29, 2022. Mike Blake | Reuters Gasoline prices are an alternative ticket to consumers’ wallets this summer, as supply shortages and uncertainty in Ukraine could drive up fuel costs sharply. Gasoline prices are up around $5, and look like they’ll stay high even after the … Read more

Facts: How the EU plans to abandon Russia’s fossil fuels

Pictures of solar panels are taken at a solar park in Saelices, Spain, May 11, 2022. The image was taken with a drone. Photograph: Guillermo Martinez/Reuters Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – The European Union published plans on Wednesday to end its dependence on Russian gas, oil and coal … Read more

Switching from coal to renewables costs down: TransitionZero

Energy workers inspect photovoltaic power generation facilities at a 35MW “complementary fish light” photovoltaic power plant in Binhai New District, Haiyan City, east China’s Jiangsu Province, on March 15, 2022. Costphoto | Future Publishing | Getty Images Record-breaking coal and gas prices have pushed up prices for consumers and businesses alike, but there may be … Read more

This is what just happened that sent the stock market down 71% of the time, warns Credit Suisse

Wall Street is in an unusually bullish mood on Tuesday morning. Tim Holland, chief investment officer at Orion Advisor Solutions, says the market has just hit two peaks. Last week, the Labor Department finally reported a permanently small drop in inflation, with a gauge of individual investor sentiment showing the largest proportion of retail investors … Read more

Analysis: White House balances inflation and farmers in new biofuel mandates

May 16 (Reuters) – The White House is expected to announce in coming weeks how much biofuels like corn ethanol that U.S. refiners will have to blend into their fuel this year, a decision that will force it to balance taming consumer inflation against subsidizing the nation’s farmers. How the administration balances competing priorities could … Read more

The Big Read: As households face soaring electricity prices, being environmentally friendly can also be environmentally friendly.

“The recovery from COVID-19 has increased the demand for oil, such as its use in industries, trade and transportation, and therefore the price of oil has increased,” said Assistant Professor Zhang. He added, “The Ukrainian-Russian war affected oil production and supplies (so) oil prices increased… As long as the war continues, the price is expected … Read more

The Saints have a chance to do something the NFL team has never done

New Orleans Saints have a chance to run a birding challenge with games against hawks, eagles, cardinals, seahawks, and crows.picture: Getty Images The New Orleans Saints are looking to do some damage next season. Will they outsmart the Buccaneers for the best pooch in the NFC South? Mostly not. Will they compete? probably. They would … Read more

The newly elected ruler of the UAE sees Iran and Islamists as a threat to safe havens in the Gulf

The de facto ruler was elected president after the death of his brother Bin Zayed formed a new axis with Israel against Iran and the Islamists Obama writes that Gulf ruler may be ‘smarter’ DUBAI (Reuters) – Emirati strongman Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, who was formally elected president on Saturday, has led a realignment … Read more