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Bangladesh balances energy needs with climate, conservation

Nov. 09, 2022 04:55 AM EST

RAMPAL, Bangladesh (AP) — Fish, rice, mangrove trees and the lush delta wetlands where the massive Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna rivers drain into the Bay of Bengal. It’s not luxury. But for the farmers and fishermen who live by the world’s largest mangrove forest, it’s...

Inflation, abortion top final Kuster-Burns debate for 2nd CD

Nov. 04, 2022 22:52 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster said her Republican challenger was concealing his position on abortion legislation, while Robert Burns accused the five-term Democratic incumbent of not doing enough in Congress to deal with rising costs during their second and final debate Friday. ...

Europe urged to save natural gas to avoid shortage next year

Nov. 03, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe could face a severe natural gas shortage next year and needs to act now to reduce use, the International Energy Agency said in a report Thursday, warning against complacency in an energy crisis triggered by Russia's war in Ukraine after countries were able to...

Biden spending $4.5 billion to help lower home heating costs

Nov. 02, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Wednesday it is making $4.5 billion available through a low-income home energy assistance program to help with heating costs heading into what is expected to be a brutal winter. Spending for the program is significantly higher than...