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Europe's Rhine River is down to 1.5 feet amid record drought, affecting the shipment of energy and food.
Rhine River Just 1.5 Feet Deep in Some Areas as Heatwave Scours Europe
The Rhine River, a major thoroughfare via Germany that connects the Netherlands, France, and Austria, is running dry, causing major disruptions to both European industry and energy supplies. The massive heat wave that rocked much...
India has lost extensive swaths of its rice crops due to drought this year.
India, 40% of Global Rice Exports, has Lost 13% of 2022’s Crops to Drought
As the global food crisis continues to accelerate, India, the world’s largest trader of rice, has lost 13 percent of its plantable area this year due to extensive droughts. Mukesh Jain, Director of an India-based...
A new UK utilities payment boycott protest has hit 90,000 supporters.
UK Utilities Payment Boycott Protest Garners 90,000 Supporters
A recently organized UK protest movement claims more than 90,000 people have pledged to stop paying their utility bills on Oct. 1 as super-inflated European energy prices are crippling the middle class. According to website...
US cattle breeding stock is being sent for slaughter as the national herd declines by more than 2 million head.
US Cattle Herd Hits 6-Year Low as Breeding Stock Sent for Slaughter
The size of the nation’s cattle herd has contracted to levels not seen since 2016 and 2012 amid a number of coinciding crises, such as spiraling feed costs, water shortages,  and unprecedented temperatures.  But most...
Russia has signaled it wont be returning natural gas supplies to Europe to prevent the July 21 doomsday scenario.
Russia Signals European Natural Gas Deliveries Will Remain Cut at July 21 ‘Doomsday’
The Russian Federation has signaled it is unlikely that deliveries of natural gas through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline will be returned to Europe in time for the completion of scheduled maintenance, which commenced July...
A "Doomsday" disruption to natural gas by Russia's Gazprom Nord Stream 1 pipeline is closer to happening as a key turbine is still trapped in Canada.
Russia’s Gazprom Warns July 22 European ‘Doomsday’ Is on Track
Russia’s state owned natural gas distributor Gazprom warned on July 13 that finagling by the government of Canada has made the prospect of what some analysts have called a “doomsday scenario” lying ahead for Europe...
Tens of thousands of citizens hit the streets of NATO member Albania as fuel prices and inflation are hitting home.
Massive Protests Hit Albania Over Inflation, Fuel Prices
Although life carries on as normal for citizens of the United States and Canada, unrest in the world of emerging markets is starting to boil as smaller economies have been hit harder by the high...
Protestors burned down Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa's home after the Government banned fuel and propane sales.
Sri Lankans Burn President’s House Down After Government Bans Sales of Gasoline and Propane; Resignation Pending
President of embattled Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa has reportedly told the Speaker of the House he will resign on July 13, Sri Lankan media reports. The news was posted in a brief piece on the...
Is Iran in famine? Beef, fruit, and dairy sales dropped 30% in one week.
Iran Suffering Famine? Beef, Dairy, and Fruit Consumption Dropped 30% in a Week
Iran’s food security crisis is escalating at an alarming speed after reports emerged that beef, dairy, and fruit purchases have dropped as much as 30 percent in a single week. Despite the alarming figures, English-language...
The price of natural gas is going to shutter Australian food processors.
Australian Food Processor Says Natural Gas Prices Will Force It to Close
A major food processor in Australia has said it will soon have to close its doors because the cost of natural gas is running it out of business.  Master Butchers Co-operative CEO Jamie Higgins told...
Demand destruction is being tasted by retailers that sell junk such as Target and Walmart, data shows.
Consumer Demand for ‘Crap’ Is Dying, Bloating Retailer Inventories: Analysts
Consumers are buying less and less “crap,” leaving leading U.S. retailers such as Walmart and Target — whose business model capitalizes on discretionary spending — with a big problem, found a leading transportation industry analysis...
The EU has cut Russia's Sberbank out of the SWIFT network.
The EU Just Cut Russia’s Largest Bank Out of SWIFT
The European Union has announced it will be excluding Russia’s largest financial institution, Sberbank, from the SWIFT network in addition to imposing a massive embargo on Russian oil.  President of the European Council, Charles Michel,...