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Marco Rubio says California EV plan 'self-defeating': People will 'charge their cars with coal'

Marco Rubio says California EV plan ‘self-defeating’: People will ‘charge their cars with coal’

Senator Marco Rubio criticized California’s plan to ban the sale of gasoline-powered vehicles. Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio has dismissed California’s intention to ban the sale of gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035, arguing that until new battery technology emerges, electric vehicles will remain powered by fossil fuels. At a news conference at Resurrection Muscle Cars in …

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Coal stoves and wood thieves: Europe winters without Russian gas

Coal stoves and wood thieves: Europe winters without Russian gas

BERLIN — Jörg Mertens knows that the West’s standoff with Russia has caused energy prices to soar across Europe. But his August bill left him dumbfounded. His energy bar soared by 70%. “I’m scared,” said the 60-year-old Munich man, his voice broken. After rent, the added costs (about $190 a month for electricity and heating …

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Doctors seeking HIV treatment warn gay men are ‘canaries in the coal mine’ of future epidemics

Model posing for photo (Photo: Shutterstock) A trial of a potential HIV cure is underway. The scientists involved hope to have preliminary results by November. One of them also offers stark warnings about the threat to humanity from future epidemics. He believes that, like HIV and monkeypox, gay men can be “canaries in the coal …

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Germany to keep two nuclear power plants as backup and burn coal to fight energy crisis from war and climate change

Germany to keep two nuclear power plants as backup and burn coal to fight energy crisis from war and climate change

An aerial view shows the Isar nuclear power plant, including the Isar 2 reactor, in Essenbach, Germany, on August 14, 2022. Isar 2 is one of the last three nuclear plants still operating in Germany, all of which are scheduled to close by the end of the year. However, politicians and other players are discussing …

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In Poland, where coal is king, homeowners queue for days to buy fuel

In Poland, where coal is king, homeowners queue for days to buy fuel

WARSAW/BOgdanka, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Dozens of cars and trucks lined up at the Lubelski Wegiel Bogdanka coal mine in the sweltering late summer heat in Poland as households worried about winter shortages waited day and night , with long queues hoarding heating fuel reminiscent of the communist era. Artur, 57, a pensioner, drove from …

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