Skeptics worry the plan will give polluters an inexpensive and imprecise option to meet future emission targets.
The Virginia Clean Economy Act will force state regulators to factor in indirect costs associated with carbon emissions.
The announcement came as a surprising setback for the Transportation and Climate Initiative.
Turning ancient forests into wood pellets is putting the country’s tourism and climate commitments at risk.
Wood pellets cause more climate pollution than coal when they’re burned. So why does Europe call them ‘carbon neutral’?
Within the time frame climate scientists say we must make drastic reductions in greenhouse gas pollution, could wood pellets be considered “carbon neutral,” as the European Union and other governments have deemed them?