Congress Threatens Big Oil With Subpoenas For Alleged Disinformation

Big Oil majors, including Exxon, BP, Shell, and Chevron, may be subpoenaed to turn over financial documents as part of a congressional probe into alleged disinformation about the effect of the industry on the climate. “Today’s witnesses refused to take responsibility for big oil’s decade-long disinformation campaign,” said the chairwoman of the Committee of Oversight and Reform, as quoted by…

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The Global Energy Crunch Has Sent Steel Production Crashing

Global crude steel production declined in September, marking the fourth straight month of month-over-month declines. Global crude steel production falls to 144.4 MT September global crude steel production fell to 144.4 million metric tons, the World Steel Association reported this week. Metals producers around the world have felt the burden of rising energy costs, as we’ve noted in previous articles.…

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Biden Heads To Global Climate Talks Empty-handed

US President Joe Biden heads to a climate gathering this weekend without a commitment on tackling global warming after his deeply-divided Democrats failed to get behind his sweeping economic agenda. Biden had wanted to show the landmark COP26 conference in Scotland that Washington is leading the world on decarbonizing, but the package of social reforms containing his signature climate policy…

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CPEC Projects To Be Completed Timely In GB: CM

Gilgit Baltistan (GB) Chief Minister Muhammad Khalid Khurshid Khan Friday said the projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would be completed timely and meet the expectations of the population who felt deprivation during the previous years in the development process. He was speaking at the “Regional Dialogue on the Role of Parliament in Promoting Trade, Agriculture and Tourism under…

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Pakistan to Present Diverse Agenda at COP-26

Pakistan is all set to have a diverse representation at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP-26) in Glasgow where the key negotiations would open up with a debate on developing countries’ plight of bearing the brunt of environmental degradation caused by the developed countries, said Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Dr. Suleri was…

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Consumers face petrol shortage at pumps before next week’s strike

Consumers in Karachi, Islamabad and other cities have faced a shortage of petrol at some fuel stations, just two days after petroleum dealers announced that they would observe a nationwide strike the next week.All Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association or APPDA, a body representing pump owners, is demanding a hike in dealers’ margin on the sale of petrol.On Tuesday, APPDA Chairman…

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