Questions tagged [energy-policy]

Questions related to policies regarding the consumption, production and distribution of energy within a certain country. Use this tag alongside the country in question.

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How can choosing petroleum origin when refueling be arranged?

A statutory instrument becomes effective in May 2020 in Sweden saying that petroleum providers need to declare country of origin of liquid and gaseous fuel. How could this be arranged as an active ...
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Why don't politicians push for fossil fuel reduction by pointing out their scarcity?

Fact A: Climate change is predominantly caused by fossil fuel usage (focusing only on what we humans control). Fact B: Many people do not believe that climate change is an important issue. Fact C: ...
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Why does the U.S. oppose the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project?

Why does the U.S. oppose the €9.5 billion Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project?
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Why does Hungary no longer seem to support the BRUA gas pipeline project?

According to this article, BRUA gas pipeline project seems to be on hold after a surprise decision coming from Hungary: The Hungarian transmission system operator FGSZ took the European gas ...
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Why does Germany seem to not favor EU energetic independence (from Russia)?

Following US newest sanctions towards Russia, Germany reacted against this new wave of sanctions: Germany threatened on Friday to retaliate against the United States if new sanctions on Russia ...