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Oregon Budget Negotiations | Environmental Justice And Carbon Pricing

OPB’s senior political reporter Jeff Mapes fills us in on the budget negotiations going on in Salem as lawmakers try to figure out how to find common ground on the best way to close a $1.6 billion budget gap. 60 more words

Oregon Legislature

Another Big Win for Russian Pipeline Politics in Europe?

A divisive Russian energy project dripping with geopolitical tension reached a major milestone this week. The Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which would pump natural gas from Russia into Northern Europe, lined up financial backing from the western energy industry on Monday despite a barrage of protest from many European Union members fearful of Moscow’s hold on Europe’s energy supplies. 710 more words

The Cable

What would the impact of an energy price cap actually be?

Going into the snap election both the Conservatives and Labour are proposing variants on an energy price cap. The details are yet to be confirmed, but it is likely that  both plans will involve the regulator being able  to set a maximum cap on standard variable tariffs, as with customers who are on prepayment meters. 900 more words

Energy Policy

Cyber Attack Fears As MULTIPLE CITIES HIT With Power Grid Failures

By Mac Slavo -Re-Blogged From http://www.libertyheadlines.com

The U.S. power grid appears to have been hit with multiple power outages affecting San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. 738 more words

Foreign Policy