Europe Rethinks Relying on Wood-burning for Electricity

[ad_1] In recent years, Europe’s power stations have reduced their use of coal by burning something else instead: millions of tons of wood, mostly imported from the United States. A controversial European Union policy called the Renewable Energy Directive made this transition by counting biomass (organic materials such as wood, burned as fuel) as renewable …

Europe Rethinks Relying on Wood-burning for Electricity

[ad_1] In recent years, Europe’s power stations have reduced their use of coal by burning something else instead: millions of tons of wood, mostly imported from the United States. A controversial European Union policy called the Renewable Energy Directive made this transition by counting biomass (organic materials such as wood, burned as fuel) as renewable …

Europe Has Another Song Contest With All Eyes On Eurovision

[ad_1] TONDER, Denmark — Folk musician Billy Fumey took the stage in this quaint market town in rural Denmark on Friday night and began an intense love song in the endangered Franco-Provençal language. In giving a lyrical description of hair blowing in the wind – “Kma tsèkion de tèt frissons da l’oura lèdzira” – few …

Paris, Former Art Capital of Europe, is at the Top Again

[ad_1] TREND isn’t limited to the French capital, either. Last summer, Lucy Chadwick, the British-born former senior director of Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in New York City, has decided to relocate it, with a few days’ notice, in response to the urge to return to Europe after feeling overwhelmed by both the Trump presidency and Brexit. …

Why Aren’t US Oil Companies Starting to Save Europe?

[ad_1] “The model has completely changed,” he said. Oil executives also argue that they spend a lot of money on new oil and gas production, but inflation undermines their efforts. According to RBN Energy, a Houston-based research firm, exploration and production spending will increase more than 20 percent this year, but about two-thirds of that …

As Europe Approves New Technology Laws, the U.S. Is Even More Behind

[ad_1] Only in the last few years has it seen a landmark law for Europe. online privacy approved sweeping regulations to come into effect curb the dominance It was one of the tech giants and was nearing an agreement on new legislation to protect its citizens from harmful online content on Friday. This is Europe …

Why Can’t the US Quickly Separate Europe From Russian Gas?

[ad_1] HOUSTON – Biden administration wants to send more natural gas to help break Europe Dependence on Russian energy. But this grand ambition will be largely symbolic, at least in the short term, as the United States does not have enough capacity to export more gas and Europe does not have significantly more import capacity. …

How Europe Got Hooked on Russian Gas Despite Reagan’s Warnings

[ad_1] The measure immediately angered America’s European allies, where the $25 billion pipeline promised a stable supply of gas at a time when nations were still reeling from the oil shocks of the 1970s. But it was the oil and gas lobby that fought within the United States. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represents …

As Major Shows of Russian Art End in Europe, Some Wonder What’s Next

[ad_1] A blockbuster show at the Louis Vuitton Foundation on the outskirts of Paris has been watched by more than a million people since it opened in November. Known as the Morozov collection, the collection includes paintings by Picasso, Gauguin, Renoir, and Van Gogh, as well as some of Russia’s most famous painters. Never before …