December 3, 2023


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Inslee Challenges Cap-and-trade Role in High Wash. Gas Prices

Washington’s Democratic leaders struck back at critics who blame the state’s 6-month-old cap-and-trade program for producing the highest gasoline prices in the U.S.

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Cap-and-trade Driving up Washington Gasoline Prices, Critics Say

Critics of Washington’s cap-and-trade system blame it for the state's high gas prices, but defenders say other factors are at play too.

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Global Energy Forum Grapples with Ukraine Invasion, Renewable Future
The need for energy security in the wake of the Ukraine war dominated the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi as much as climate change.
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Study: EV Adoption to Cut $5.3M in Vt. Gas Taxes in 2025
Under Vermont's plans to ramp up EV adoption, gas tax revenue losses from light-duty cars could total $80 million in 2050, according to a new study.
Pedal to the Metal: Reports Call for Massive Acceleration in EV Adoption
Zeroing out transportation emissions by 2050 will require getting 218 million EVs on the road worldwide by 2030. Business as usual won't work, BNEF says. 
LCFS Bill Passes Washington Legislature
Washington’s legislature passed a low-carbon fuel standard bill that will require refiners to reduce the carbon in motor fuels sold in state.
Wash. Becomes 2nd State to Adopt Cap-and-trade
Washington is on its way to becoming the second state to have a comprehensive cap-and-trade program after a Senate vote approving the bill.
Wash. Senate OKs Low-carbon Fuels Bill
The Washington Senate approved a bill that would require an increased use of biofuels to cut carbon emissions from vehicles.
World Puts Gasoline in the Rearview Mirror
Increasing efficiency standards and competition from EVs means worldwide gasoline demand has likely peaked, the IEA reported.

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