EU-US Energy Forum
The EU is seeking to ease transatlantic trade tensions by doubling imports of LNG from the US. This move will reduce its reliance on Russia, while placating President Trump. Not everyone sees this as a win-win; Two hundred separate organizations on both sides of the pond are warning of the dire climate consequences of importing fracked hydrocarbons to create plastic. Meanwhile, the 1st EU-US Energy Council B2B energy forum gets under way.