Tuesday, October 4

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FAA Says Future Planes Will Need to Reduce Carbon Emissions | Business News
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FAA Says Future Planes Will Need to Reduce Carbon Emissions | Business News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration proposed Wednesday that future planes produce lower levels of greenhouse gas emissions before they can be certified by federal regulators.The Federal Aviation Administration proposal would increase fuel-efficiency standards for jets and large turboprop and propeller-driven planes that it has not yet certified, and for planes built after Jan. 1, 2028.The FAA will develop means to determine the relationship between fuel efficiency and reductions in carbon dioxide emissions.The rule, if made final, would cover large airliners under development, including Boeing's 777-X and new versions of its 787 and the Airbus A330neo, plus various business jets and other planes. The FAA said the rule would bring the United States in line with carbon dioxide emissio...
Europeans Weigh Costs of Cutting Russian Energy Over Ukraine | Business News
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Europeans Weigh Costs of Cutting Russian Energy Over Ukraine | Business News

By COLLEEN BARRY, VESELIN TOSHKOV and JUSTIN SPIKE, Associated PressMILAN (AP) — Across Europe, rising energy prices are testing the resolve of ordinary consumers and business owners who are caught between the continent’s dependence on cheap Russian energy and its revulsion over President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine.Governments are trying to replace energy supplies from Russia, mindful that their regular payments are funding a war that has seen thousands of civilian deaths and widespread destruction. They also face a nerve-wracking showdown with Moscow over its demands for payments in rubles, and the possibility that Russia will block supplies, as it did to Bulgaria and Poland last week.European Union countries import 40% of gas and 25% of oil from Russia, and the current EU timet...