Fuel duty could rise by nearly 25 per cent next year if Jeremy Hunt ditches current 5p cut

[ FUEL duty is set to be hiked by nearly a quarter next year if Jeremy Hunt ditches the current 5p cut. An eye-watering 12p could be whacked on the price of petrol and diesel from March after the scheduled one year cut comes to an end. 1 A ‘record cash increase’ on petrol costs … Read more

Fuel ‘set to rise 12p a litre’ in huge hike Jeremy Hunt didn’t mention

The government’s budget watchdog expects the rise to happen ‘late March’ (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Motorists could be paying even more for their fossil fuels next year as part of a fuel duty hike Jeremy Hunt failed to mention. The price people pay for petrol and diesel at the pump might go up by around 12p-a-litre, … Read more

‘Cleaner’ fuel or climate villain? Natural gas taking heat at COP27 summit – National

After long enjoying a reputation as a “bridge fuel” capable of helping the world achieve its climate goals, natural gas is losing some of its environmental lustre – and that has implications for Canada’s energy sector. Canada is the fourth-largest global producer and sixth-largest exporter of natural gas. And with the war in Ukraine driving … Read more

Juan Williams: GOP’s extremism could fuel ‘Blue Wave’ in 2024

You are now warned. Next year there will be even more Republicans in Congress who deny that President Biden won the last presidential election. Yes, there will be more 2020 election deniers on Capitol Hill than the current 139 in the House and 8 in the Senate.  Almost half of voters in the midterm elections, … Read more

Flights into Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport disrupted by fuel pump fire

A fuel pump caught fire at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Friday, forcing a ground stop and hundreds of flight delays at one of the nation’s busiest hubs, officials said. By 4 p.m. CST, there had been at least 755 delays of flights into or out of DFW, which accounted for a disproportionate 19.2% of … Read more

Haiti police gain control of key fuel terminal, ending gang blockade: sources – National

Haitian police have taken control of a fuel terminal that had been blockaded by armed gangs since September, three sources said on Thursday, ending a standoff that had triggered a humanitarian crisis and talks of foreign military intervention. A gang coalition known as G9 blocked the entrance to the Varreux terminal in September, leaving the … Read more

Marketers protest N185/litre fuel, threaten strike

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, on Monday, threatened to withdraw its service over incessant increment on the price of the premium motor spirit in the Eastern part of the country. The marketers, in a statement, blamed private depots for the hike in price. According to them, they were buying from depots at N185 … Read more

Nightmare fuel? Here’s how (and why) scary movies affect your sleep

Halloween is a time for frightening yourself silly with horror movies. If you don’t have a natural disposition towards scary stuff, if just a glance at our best horror movies on Netflix list fills you with dread, that can quickly translate into nightmares or difficulty sleeping. We spoke to a sleep expert to find out … Read more

Russia’s ‘dirty bomb’ claims fuel fears of Putin escalation in Ukraine

Nevertheless, it drew coordinated public pushback from the U.S. and its allies. In a joint statement early Monday, the U.S., Britain and France rejected Shoigu’s accusations and “any pretext for escalation by Russia.” Separately, Secretary of State Antony Blinken called the allegations “transparently false.” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov countered those statements Monday, saying the threat … Read more

Fremantle sponsored by fossil fuel company Woodside, rip up agreement, climate change, Dale Alcock

Fremantle has no plans to terminate a multimillion-dollar deal with oil and gas giant Woodside despite the Dockers being caught in a growing storm of anti-sponsor movements and a group of high-profile fans urging the club to dump its major sponsor. It comes in the wake of revelations Australian cricket captain Pat Cummins spoke to … Read more

France strikes and fuel shortages explained, and what they mean for your half-term holidays

As half term begins for many families in the UK, those travelling to France could see their plans disrupted this week. Several French unions have called for a day of industrial action on 18 October, in response to the government instructing key workers at TotalEnergies oil refineries to return to work after a prolonged period … Read more

Here’s why inflation isn’t slowing

Inflation accelerated again in September, defying the expectations of economists and lingering at the highest levels in decades. Despite rapid rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, an unraveling global economy and slowing U.S. growth, prices have kept rising at rapid rates.  Prices rose 0.4 percent in September, according to consumer price index (CPI) data released … Read more

The British Bank Asking Consumers to Ditch Fossil Fuel Funders

To highlight the influence fossil fuel companies have in the financial world, The Co-operative Bank is urging people to move their investments from rival institutions to the British bank, which it claims offers a greener focus. In an initiative similar to that of Make My Money Matter, founded by filmmaker and Comic Relief co-founder Richard…

NASA successfully completes vital Artemis 1 rocket fuel test

The next Artemis 1 launch attempt might take place as soon as next week, seeing as NASA has met all the objectives it set out to do to consider its rocket’s fuel test a success. NASA had to test adding super-cooled fuel to the Space Launch System’s tanks to confirm the repairs it made after … Read more

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