Barron’s | Thu, Oct 28, 2021
by Bianca Taylor, Founder, Tourmaline Group
Natural-gas prices are skyrocketing globally, flummoxing policy makers. As parts of the world emerge from the pandemic, energy demand is up and supply down after the cold winter of 2020, worsening temperature extremes, severe drought in South America, and other shortages caused by geopolitical tensions. Here in the U.S., natural gas prices are up about 100% from a year ago. In the U.K., they’re up about 500%.