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Technology, Economics, And Governance News Roundup | December 2-9

Technology, Economics, And Governance News Roundup | December 2-9
Rachel Moltz
Fri, 12/09/2022 – 10:59
Industrial Policy & International Security

US, UK ink deal aimed at bolstering gas cooperation | The Hill

The United States and the United Kingdom signed an energy deal to boost American natural gas exports to the UK. The US agreed to send up to ten billion cubic meters of liquified natural gas to UK terminals in 2023. This year, the US has already shipped 7.6 billion cubic meters of natural gas to the UK, around 2.1 billion cubic meters more than in 2019. The countries also committed to cooperating in areas of energy policy, like energy efficiency and nuclear energy, and in emerging technologies, like hydrogen and carbon capture. These countries hope to stabilize global energy markets and reduce long-term carbon emissions through this partnership.

Iran carries out first known execution over anti-government protests | The Guardian

Iran carried out the first known execution tied to recent anti-government protests. The state hung Mohsen Shekari on Monday after a revolutionary court convicted him of “waging war against God.” Shekari was accused of blocking a street in Tehran and of wounding a member of the pro-regime Basij militia. Rights groups …read more

Source:: Hoover Institution


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