How Europe prepares for the approaching winter

How Europe responds to the energy crisis in the winter

Europe urgently implements a series of measures to deal with the energy crisis, such as imposing a ceiling on electricity prices or calling for savings, when the cold winter approaches. European Union (EU) officials on September 30 agreed on a …

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How Europe responds to the energy crisis in the winter

How Europe responds to the energy crisis in the winter

Europe urgently implements a series of measures to deal with the energy crisis, such as imposing a ceiling on electricity prices or calling for savings, when the cold winter approaches. European Union (EU) officials on September 30 agreed on a …

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Consequences when Russia annexed 4 Ukrainian territories

Consequences when Russia annexed 4 Ukrainian territories

Deciding to annex four Ukrainian territories despite objections from the United Nations, Russia could increase confrontation with the West and become more isolated. Russian President Vladimir Putin today will preside over the signing ceremony of the annexation of four Ukrainian …

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Chinese scholars argue about economic line

Chinese scholars argue about economic line

China’s two top economists fiercely debated the country’s economic development line, just ahead of the party congress. Wen Tiejun, 71, a prominent Chinese scholar on agricultural and rural policy, made headlines earlier this week with a viral video on social …

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Germany clings to coal amid energy crisis

Germany clings to coal amid energy crisis

Once committed to phasing out coal by 2030, Germany now sees it as an important source of fuel amid an energy crisis caused by the Ukraine conflict. Bernard Vendt, the director of a power plant, stands on the railing outside …

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African women regret abusing skin whitening cream

African women regret abusing skin whitening cream

CameroonWearing a wide-brimmed hat to protect her face from the sun, Jeanne regretted having skin cancer after years of using whitening creams. Jeanne, 63, is one of many women in Cameroon, a country in Central Africa, who use controversial skin-whitening …

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Controversy over the culprit that damaged Nord Stream

Controversy over the beneficiary when the Nord Stream pipeline is paralyzed

The governments of European countries as well as Russia have said that the incidents with the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines off the Danish island of Bornholm are not natural, but most likely sabotage. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) …

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Nord Stream leak could cause climate disaster

Nord Stream leak could cause climate disaster

The leak of hundreds of thousands of tons of methane from the Nord Stream pipeline could be the largest greenhouse gas emissions recorded to date. On September 26, the Swedish Maritime Authority (SMA) discovered two leaks on the Nord Stream …

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