Since the beginning of the Ukraine war, the rest has been racing to reduce reliance on Russian energy. Last week, the EU proposed a 15% cut in gas usage across all member states. While some countries across Europe are prepared to cut their gas use significantly, others less reliant on Russian energy are reluctant to do so. Last week, European Union ministers accepted major gas cuts across Europe in the face of gas shortage worries going into the winter. So what are countries around the world doing to curb their energy usage as they see shortages and rising prices? Several governments are now introducing measures to ensure they maintain their energy security as the flow of Russian gas begins to slow. Last week, the European Commission proposed a 15 percent cut in gas usage across member states, starting in August and ending in March 2023 to ease worries of […]

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