Gas supply crisis in Europe worsens after Russia imposes sanctions

Russia imposes sanctions on European companies affiliated with Gazprom The Polish operator of the Yamal-Europe division was also affected Germany loses 10 million cubic meters per day of gas supply Dutch gas prices closed 12% higher BERLIN (Reuters) – Pressure on Europe to secure alternative gas supplies increased on Thursday as Moscow imposed sanctions on … Read more

Russian gas: Europe is running out of time to find alternatives

Just 24 hours after Ukraine reduced the flow of natural gas through its territory to Europe, blaming interference by Russian forces, Gazprom suspended supplies through the Yamal-Europe pipeline that runs through Poland, and stopped sending gas to a distributor in Germany. While the affected quantities are small, in total they represent only a small percentage … Read more

MIT’s Sun-in-a-Box technology uses light as an efficient form of energy

The photovoltaic thermal cell, also called a “heat engine,” measures just one square centimeter, but the research team behind it is looking to expand it. picture: Phyllis Frankl MIT researchers have built a highly efficient thermophotovoltaic cell that when combined with renewable resources, it efficiently converts incoming photons – particles of light – into electricity. … Read more

NATO welcomes Nordic members as Ukraine pushes Russian forces back

Finland expected to announce its attempt to join NATO Ukraine stops the main route for transporting Russian gas to Europe Russia imposes sanctions on Gazprom units in Europe and the United States Ukrainian forces seek to cut Russian supply lines on the battlefield Kyiv/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Finland is expected to announce on Thursday its intention … Read more

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is taking aggressive action against an ISP for misleading internet speeds

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and attorneys for Los Angeles County and Riverside County agreed to Request To settle claims against Frontier Communications Intermediate, LLC and its parent company, Frontier Communications Parent, Inc. (collectively referred to as Frontier). Prosecutors alleged that Frontier promised Internet speeds that Frontier did not provide. The order, which … Read more

Ukraine halts transport of major Russian gas to Europe, blaming Moscow

Gas pipelines at the Atamanskaya compressor station, a facility of the Gazprom Power of Siberia project outside the far eastern town of Svobodny, in the Amur region, Russia, November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kyiv/LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it would suspend the flow … Read more

Exclusive Germany is preparing a crisis plan for a sudden end to Russian gas – sources

BERLIN (Reuters) – Three people familiar with the matter told Reuters that German officials were quietly preparing for any sudden stop in Russian gas supplies with an emergency package that could include taking control of important companies. The preparations led by the Ministry of Economic Affairs show the growing alert over the gas supplies that … Read more

When the internet knows where you live

On April 28, Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, announced that it would begin displaying the locations of users’ IP addresses on their profile pages and in all responses posted to the site. company framed Feature as a necessary measure to “maintain a healthy and orderly environment for discussion”. According to the official Weibo community … Read more

How to break through the steady phase of weight loss

When you lose weight, your body burns fewer calories at rest and during physical activity than it did before.Getty Images / istockphoto Q: Since January, I’ve lost 15 pounds of “epidemic” weight. I have more to lose but my weight loss seems stuck now. What gives? Consistent weight loss is a normal but frustrating part … Read more