Ichthyosaurs had BLUBBER just like whales, study finds

Ichthyosaurs had BLUBBER just like whales, study finds

Ichthyosaurs had BLUBBER just like whales! Ancient marine reptile that roamed Germany 150 million years ago was stunningly preserved thanks to its thick layer of fat, study finds Scientists studied remains of an ichthyosaur discovered in Southern Germany The specimen includes the complete internal skeleton, and soft tissues The team believes these were preserved thanks … Read more

Why Renewables Can’t Solve Europe’s Energy Crisis

Why Renewables Can’t Solve Europe’s Energy Crisis

Germany is preparing for gas rationing. France’s power grid operator is asking consumers to use less electricity. In the UK, protests are breaking out over the latest electricity price hike that plunged millions of households into what one local think tank called fuel stress. Europe has a serious energy problem. The problem dates back years … Read more

German man got 90 COVID-19 shots to sell forged vaccination cards: report – National

German man got 90 COVID-19 shots to sell forged vaccination cards: report – National

A 60-year-old man allegedly had himself vaccinated against COVID-19 dozens of times in Germany in order to sell forged vaccination cards with real vaccine batch numbers to people not wanting to get vaccinated themselves. The man from the eastern Germany city of Magdeburg, whose name was not released in line with German privacy rules, is … Read more

Germany Could Nationalize Parts Of Russian Oil And Gas Giants

Germany Could Nationalize Parts Of Russian Oil And Gas Giants

Germany is considering the idea of ​​nationalizing the German units of Russian oil and gas giants Rosneft and Gazprom over concerns the companies that are systemically important for the German energy market could run into financial troubles, German business daily Handelsblatt reported this week, quoting sources in the government. The German Ministry of Economy is … Read more

Germany triggers emergency plan to manage gas supplies amid ruble standoff with Russia

Germany triggers emergency plan to manage gas supplies amid ruble standoff with Russia

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck speaks at a news conference in Berlin, on March 28.Bernd Von Jutrczenka/The Associated Press Germany triggered an emergency plan to manage gas supplies on Wednesday that could see Europe’s largest economy ration power if a standoff over a Russian demand to pay for fuel with rubles disrupts or halts supplies. … Read more

Russia invasion of Ukraine is increasing risk of a recession in Germany, think tank says

Russia invasion of Ukraine is increasing risk of a recession in Germany, think tank says

Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate on the occasion of the Earth Hour, on March 26, 2022. Tobias Schwarz | dpa | Getty Images Germany’s heavy reliance on Russian energy could tip its economy into recession, an independent economic think tank warned on Wednesday. There are rapidly rising concerns over what Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine will mean … Read more

Germany issues ‘early warning’ of possible gas shortages as Russia threatens

Germany issues ‘early warning’ of possible gas shortages as Russia threatens

London CNN Business — Germany issued an “early warning” of possible natural gas shortages on Wednesday over a payments dispute with Russia that could lead to energy rationing in Europe’s biggest economy. Moscow said last week that it wanted to be paid in rubles, rather than US dollars or euros as per existing gas supply … Read more

Exxon Considers Taking Its Gas-To-Bitcoin Pilot Global

Exxon Considers Taking Its Gas-To-Bitcoin Pilot Global

The fourth-largest oil company in the world is now considering taking its gas-to-bitcoin pilot to four countries… The largest US oil producer Exxon Mobil is considering expanding its North Dakota bitcoin mining pilot program to further reduce the volume of natural gas it routinely burns off or flares into the atmosphere, Bloomberg reported Thursday. People … Read more