GOT HEAT? Polish households burn TRASH for heat as Western sanctions against Russia deprive Europe of energy

As cheap Russian energy runs dry due to Western sanctions, the people of Poland, the latest country to make energy crisis headlines, are now resorting to burning trash for heat. Circulating images (see Great Game India) show large plumes of black and brown smoke bellowing from homes and filling the sky with stinky smoke as Poles struggle to stay … Continue reading GOT HEAT? Polish households burn TRASH for heat as Western sanctions against Russia deprive Europe of energy

Switzerland threatens residents who heat their homes this winter with jail time

For the first time ever, Switzerland is imposing nationwide restrictions on energy use amid the crisis in Ukraine. Violators, we are told, face fines and even prison time, depending on the type of offense. In late August, Swiss authorities announced that due to Western sanctions against Russia that prompted the latter to shut off the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, … Continue reading Switzerland threatens residents who heat their homes this winter with jail time

ENERGY RATIONING BEGINS: Germany implementing energy rationing program amid fears of gas shortages and riots

Germany is now implementing strict energy rationing as the country tries to avoid severe energy shortages this winter. German officials are hoping that renewed and harsher rationing efforts will help reduce the risk of energy shortages as Europe’s energy disputes with Russia appear to have no end. Many ministers are also very concerned about the possibility of heightened public … Continue reading ENERGY RATIONING BEGINS: Germany implementing energy rationing program amid fears of gas shortages and riots

Germany says citizens who don’t enjoy freezing this winter are extremists

The German government is gearing up for widespread civil unrest this winter once the lights go out. According to reports, one of the top search queries on Google in Germany right now is for “firewood” as residents panic at the thought of there being no more Russian gas coming through the pipeline to heat their homes and businesses in … Continue reading Germany says citizens who don’t enjoy freezing this winter are extremists

ENERGY COLLAPSE: Australian government asks residents to turn off lights to avert power blackouts

As the country enters its mildly cold winter season, Australia is resorting to telling its residents to turn off the heat in order to prevent rolling blackouts amid an “ongoing energy crunch.” Australian energy minister Chris Bowen has asked residents of Sydney and New South Wales to turn off the lights and any other “energy-intensive appliances” they … Continue reading ENERGY COLLAPSE: Australian government asks residents to turn off lights to avert power blackouts