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Germany, Norway urge NATO to protect undersea infrastructure

Dec. 01, 2022 11:46 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — NATO's secretary-general on Thursday welcomed a recommendation by Germany and Norway for the military alliance to set up a center tasked with protecting undersea infrastructure such as gas pipelines and telecommunication cables. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said...

Judge orders Enbridge, tribe to form emergency pipeline plan

Nov. 29, 2022 11:55 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered energy company Enbridge Inc. and an American Indian tribe to come up with an emergency plan to prevent potential spills from an aging oil pipeline running across the tribe's reservation. The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa...

Environmental groups oppose pipeline expansion in Pacific NW

Nov. 19, 2022 12:57 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. government has taken a step toward approving the expansion of a natural gas pipeline in the Pacific Northwest — a move opposed by environmentalists and the attorneys general of Oregon, California and Washington state. The Federal Energy Regulatory...

Sweden: Traces of explosives found at Baltic Sea pipelines

Nov. 18, 2022 08:35 AM EST

HELSINKI (AP) — Investigators found traces of explosives at the Baltic Sea site where two natural gas pipelines were damaged in an act of “gross sabotage,” the prosecutor leading Sweden's preliminary investigation said Friday. Mats Ljungqvist of the Swedish Prosecution...

Republicans tout benefits of fossil fuels at climate talks

Nov. 11, 2022 19:18 PM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Members of a Republican Congressional delegation took the stage at this year's U.N. climate talks Friday to tout the benefits of fossil fuels — a bold move at a meeting that's all about curbing carbon emissions for the good of humanity. Scientists...

Report: War-triggered gas boom threatens world climate goal

Nov. 10, 2022 05:45 AM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The war-inspired natural gas boom is undermining already insufficient efforts to limit future warming to just a few more tenths of a degree, a new report says. Planning and build-up of liquified and other natural gas — due to an energy crisis...

Norway ups military preparedness, cites need for vigilance

Oct. 31, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway said Monday it's stepping up its military preparedness, but the NATO member's Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said there is “no reason to believe that Russia will want to invade Norway or any other country directly." “We must be more...

Live Updates | Russia-Ukraine-War

Oct. 28, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging Russia and Ukraine to renew the deal that has seen more than 9 million tons of grain exported from Ukraine and brought down global food prices. He is also calling for other countries, mainly in the West, to...

Swedes want further probing into Baltic Sea pipe line blasts

Oct. 28, 2022 06:29 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor wants “a supplementary crime scene investigation" at the site of explosions that damaged two natural gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea and said Friday that a preliminary probe concluded the cause was “suspected gross sabotage." ...

Ukraine's utilities threatened by Russia in war's new phase

Oct. 20, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — When a missile struck a power station less than a mile from his apartment on the outskirts of Kyiv, Oleksander Maystrenko didn’t panic, run to a bomb shelter or consider evacuating, even though he lives close to what suddenly has become the Russian military's main target in...