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Norway Replaces Russia As Germany’s Top Gas Supplier

Norway became Germany‚Äôs single-largest natural gas supplier in 2022, overtaking Russia, as total German gas imports dropped by 12.3% compared to 2021, the German Federal Network Agency, Bundesnetzagentur, said on Friday. Norway provided 33% of the gas Germany imported last year, followed by Russia, whose share fell to 22% for last year, compared to a 52% share in…

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Europe’s Big And Expensive Energy Mistake

Europe failed to prioritize energy security and has now found itself overly reliant on Russian energy and paying sky-high prices for power France is dealing with this issue by renationalizing its largest utility in order to ensure the survival of nuclear power. Germany, which is arguably the country that has suffered most from energy security…

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Here’s How The Energy Crisis Turns Into Hunger And Then… War?

We have previously warned about a whopping food crisis and supply problems in the fertilizer market. Well, now is worse because that was BEFORE we had the natural gas crisis. Why is that important? Natural gas is THE critical input into making fertilizer. Urea is essentially ammonia in solid state, the process of which entails…

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The Commodity-Currency Revolution Begins…

We will look back at current events and realise that they marked the change from a dollar-based global economy underwritten by financial assets to commodity-backed currencies. We face a change from collateral being purely financial in nature to becoming commodity based. It is collateral that underwrites the whole financial system. The ending of the financially based…

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