Norway’s centre-left opposition wins in a landslide

Euractiv | Sep 14, 2021 at 10:14 AM

Norway’s status as a major oil and gas producer has been at the heart of the campaign, although a transition away from petroleum – and the jobs it creates – is likely to be a gradual one despite progress by pro-environment parties.

French government to double railway freight by 2030

Euractiv | Sep 14, 2021 at 9:37 AM

As the French minister for Transports, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, announced on Monday, the French government will invest 170 million euros per year until 2024 in order to double the transport of goods by rail by the end of the decade.

Talk of $100 oil to send shudders through households

Irish Times | Sep 14, 2021 at 7:30 AM

Following a 50 per cent surge between January and early July as economies gradually reopened after the worst of Covid-19, oil prices have been fairly range-bound in recent months – notwithstanding a recent rally off their lows in the past few weeks as US production was hit when Hurricane Ida slammed the Gulf of Mexico.