How the EU hopes to tackle high power prices while protecting its cross-border electricity market

The EU has taken action as power prices have had spiked in line with gas prices this year. Credit: Viktollio / Shutterstock Europe is more of its power from renewable sources every year but, as the current crisis has shown, power markets remain at the mercy of getting volatile gas prices. The EU Commission has … Read more

41 large polluters to get free passes in Washington state carbon trading market

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Washington is required by law to eliminate or offset all of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. But generous exemptions for more than 40 of the state’s biggest polluters in a forthcoming carbon market could push that goal beyond reach. In January, the state Department of Ecology will roll out a … Read more