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Understanding the UK’s Gas Shortage | GZERO World

Understanding the UK’s gas shortage

As the UK prepares to host COP26, Britons have cut back on fossil fuels... out of necessity. For weeks, they've been lining up at gas stations, sometimes fighting at the pump not because there's not enough fuel but rather due to a shortage of truck drivers to deliver it. Yet another unintended consequence of Brexit, which has caused many EU truckers to leave the UK and makes it harder for Great Britain to get fuel from mainland Europe.

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Podcast: Man-made crisis: how do we survive on the planet we warmed? UN environment chief explains

Listen: Fires, floods, and droughts. Climate change is already happening but so far humans have been slow to react. Will the UN Climate Conference (COP26) produce lasting change or just more hot air? On GZERO World, Ian Bremmer speaks with Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the UN Environment Program. Plus, a look at what's driving the United Kingdom's fuel shortage.

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Blinken Starts Mending Fences With France Following AUKUS Rift | Europe In :60 | GZERO Media

Antony Blinken mending fences with France following AUKUS rift

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe:

How is US Secretary of State Antony Blinken doing with his talks in Paris?

Well, seems to be fairly okay. He had a lengthy discussion with the Foreign Minister Le Drian and he was even received by the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron. There's a lot of fence-mending to be done, but a start has been done. And that's good.

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