Warren Buffett’s Texas Power Push Sparks a Berkshire Backlash
Berkshire Hathaway Energy is promoting SB6, wherein TX would fund natural gas-fired power plants. Fellow Mark P. Jones explains how there are many groups “ranging from companies to nonprofits to experts who are openly stating that this is a bad bill.”
Poised to Pardon a Convicted Murderer, Gov. Greg Abbott Has a History of Stingy Clemency
Gov. Greg Abbott’s track record on clemency is in the spotlight as he considers pardoning Daniel Perry. According to fellow Mark P. Jones, there is no reason to believe that members of the Texas Board of Paroles & Pardons aren’t on the same page as Abbott
Leaked U.S. Intel: Russia Operatives Claimed New Ties With UAE
A recent intelligence leak revealed Russian operatives boasted about convincing the UAE to team up against U.S. & British intel agencies. Ties between Russia & the UAE have strengthened since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, fellow Kristian Ulrichsen said.
Energy Crunch Eases in Emerging Markets, Thanks to Europe’s Warm Winter
Last year’s LNG shortage may have disrupted the push to replace dirtier fossil fuels with natural gas. Fellow Anna Mikulska notes countries became “concerned about the future of LNG, which basically will translate into reluctance to invest in LNG.”
Why Poland is Taking so Long to Build Floating Gas Terminal
Poland trails behind Germany in constructing a gas terminal. Fellow Anna Mikulska summarizes it as "a matter of existing infrastructure, in the ports as well as take-off infrastructure that existed to a good degree in Germany but does not in Poland."